Getting by with a little help from our friends… of Norris Green Park

Established in 2018, Friends of Norris Green Park volunteer group are on the lookout for more people to come and get involved in improving the park. The group have lots of volunteering opportunities from litter picking & planting, painting signage, bins and benches, making pallet planters & seating, to helping to restore the old walled […]

Glass Futures planning permission approved

The Leader of St Helens Borough Council has welcomed the approval of planning permission for the ground-breaking Glass Futures development. At its meeting last night, the council’s planning committee approved the £54 million glass production, research and innovation facility that will be built on a brownfield site next to the Totally Wicked Stadium.  The new […]

Councillors chosen to champion key issues across St Helens Borough

St Helens Borough Council’s work to support equality, The Armed Forces, mental health and climate change will be championed by four councillors who have been chosen as member champions. The roles will see the chosen member champions lead on promoting the importance of these issues and track the council’s progress in each area and how […]

Metro Mayor Launches The Good Business Festival Youth Programme at Knowsley Safari

The Good Business Festival Youth summit launch at Knowsley Safari as children help plant a new garden. Picture by Gareth Jones METRO MAYOR LAUNCHES THE GOOD BUSINESS FESTIVAL YOUTH PROGRAMME AT KNOWSLEY SAFARI • Ground breaks on sustainable children’s garden supported by Chris Packham and Carla Marie Williams• Garden marks the launch of the Youth […]


Do you need your green  bins emptied by Halton Borough Council? Current Garden Waste Service subscriptions will expire on 31st May 2021 and a new subscription payment will need to be made in order to receive collections beyond this date. Payment for new subscriptions is NOT automatically taken by the Council. In order to ensure […]

Recycling and waste collections over Spring Bank Holiday in St Helens Borough

With the Spring Bank Holiday (Monday 31 May) and a long weekend to look forward to, there’s always that little bit of confusion in households about recycling and waste collections. But there’s no need to anxiously wait to see which bins your neighbours are putting out. Collection crews will be working as normal on the […]

Litter pick in your community for the Great British Spring Clean in St Helens Borough

Residents, community groups and schools in St Helens Borough are readying their litter pickers and bags for the Great British Spring Clean (Friday 28 May – Sunday 13 June) – the country’s biggest mass-action environmental campaign, being supported locally by St Helens Borough Council and Groundwork. Led by Keep Britain Tidy, the event encourages local […]

Liverpool’s relationship with Shanghai blossoms

Liverpool is being showcased in stunning green-fingered form in Asia. The City of Liverpool will be represented at the tenth China Flower Show which is taking place this year in Liverpool’s sister city of Shanghai. The China Flower Expo is the largest and most influential national flower event in Asia, and will be taking place […]

Normal services resume at borough’s household waste recycling centres

Normal services are gradually returning to the borough’s Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs), as traffic control measures at the Ravenhead site, Burtonhead Road will be removed today (Monday 17 May). Burtonhead Road had been cordoned to traffic entering from the Sherdley Roundabout and Ravenhead Retail Park, with one-way and queuing systems in operation at the entrance […]