Appeal for information following a fail to stop RTC in St Helens

We are appealing for information following a fail to stop RTC in Haydock on Thursday, 15 April. At around 7.20am, emergency services were called to Church Road to reports of a collision between a car and an 87-year-old female pedestrian, near to the junction of Kenyons Lane South. The car is described as black, but the […]

Matrix Roads Policing appeal for information following serious RTC in Kensington

We’re appealing for information following a serious road traffic collision in Kensington on Wednesday, 14 April. At around 9.10pm, emergency services were called to Prescot Road to reports of a collision involving a Renault Clio and a pedestrian, a man in his 50s. The pedestrian was taken to hospital for treatment of serious but non-life […]

Operation Cedar launches to help tackle issues facing our communities

Today (Friday 16th April 2021) marks the launch of Operation Cedar, which will see our Special Constabulary Officers regularly deployed across the Liverpool area to deal with anti-social behaviour, serious violence and acquisitive crime. The Special Constabulary are volunteers from our local community and are fully warranted police officers, dedicating their spare time to supporting Merseyside […]

Police remind the public to stay vigilant to potential terrorist attacks

Merseyside Police – in collaboration with UK Counter Terrorism Policing – is urging people to be vigilant as lockdown eases across the country. The threat to the UK from terrorism remains ‘substantial,’ meaning an attack is likely.  As non-essential shops, hospitality and sports events begin to open up again, Counter Terrorism Policing has launched a new ‘Easing […]

Missing: Christopher Pink

We’re appealing for the public’s help to trace missing Christopher Pink. Christopher, aged 43, was last seen on Narrow Moss Lane, Ormskirk, on Monday 12 April. He is described as white, around 5ft 7in tall, of large build with short grey hair. When last seen he was wearing a grey tracksuit. Christopher is known to […]

Take part in Covid-19 testing to keep our schools safe

As pupils and young people return to school after the Easter holiday, parents are being asked to remain vigilant following a noticeable increase in Covid-19 cases – predominantly in school-aged children and their families. 1 in 3 people with Covid-19 do not have any symptoms, and may be spreading the virus without knowing it. Thank […]

Pop up Covid-19 testing to be trialled in local parks this weekend

Residents enjoying two of the borough’s excellent parks this weekend (17-18 April) will also have the opportunity to get a quick and easy Covid-19 test on the go as part of a pilot testing programme in public spaces. A mobile testing van will be set up in Mesnes Park, Newton-le-Willows on Saturday, and in Taylor […]

Local businesses encouraged to help Kickstart young people into work

Local businesses are being offered the opportunity to gain financial support by creating a job placement for talented young adults as part of a national initiative backed by St Helens Borough Council. The government’s Kickstart scheme provides funding to employers to create six-month job placements for 16 to 24-year olds on Universal Credit at risk of […]