Warrington Borough Council welcomes Local Transport Funding commitment

Warrington Borough Council has welcomed news that the borough has received a commitment of over £120m in national funding to improve transport connections. The government has today (Monday 26 February) announced that local transport authorities (LTAs) in the North will receive £2.5 billion in Local Transport Funding (LTF) over the next seven years, from April 2025. This […]

BY OURS DESIGN PROPOSALS SHARED FOLLOWING PUBLIC CONSULTATION

Cowley Hill residents and businesses are invited to attend a community event next month [March] to hear more about the design proposals of a pioneering project that they have helped shape to create safer, healthier, and more attractive streets where they live In May 2020, St Helens Borough Council was selected as one of the […]

CARBON AND COST CUTTING METHODS PAVE THE WAY FOR POTHOLE REPAIRS IN ST HELENS BOROUGH

With a rise in reports against a backdrop of significant government funding cuts, St Helens Borough Council is taking an innovative approach in the war against every motorist’s bugbear – potholes For the past few months, the council’s highways department has been trialling low carbon methods to repair road defects such as potholes which form […]

Queens Drive reopens

Queens Drive has fully reopened following work to improve drainage infrastructure and install a flood warning system. The road has been closed since last August when Elaine and Philip Marco tragically died after their car became submerged in flood water. Since then substantial work has been undertaken to renew the gullies, remove and thin shrubbery […]

Princess Parkway resurfacing works set to take place

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In the coming weeks a section of Princess Road is set to be fully resurfaced.  Following an assessment of the surface’s conditions, the decision has been made to fully repair the carriageway, running from the M60 Junction 5 off slip to the junction of Barlow Moor Road.  This work is being carried out in collaboration […]

Free bike marking events taking place across Merseyside

Merseyside Police is inviting the public to get their bikes security marked at a series of free events across the region. The force is working in partnership with Bike Register to host bike marking events throughout the year. Since July 2023, more than 1000 bikes have been registered by officers.  Bike Register is the UK’s […]

MAJOR IMPROVEMENTS MADE TO DRIVE UP SAFETY STANDARD ON THE BOROUGH’S ROADS

As part of an ongoing commitment to road safety, St Helens Borough Council has carried out a number of successful schemes over the past 12-months to improve infrastructure and conditions on the local highway network for the benefit of all road users – whether you drive, walk or cycle. Funded through different streams, including the […]

Second phase of reg plate cameras go live

The second phase of enforcement cameras designed to curb moving traffic contraventions go live in Liverpool today (Monday, 29 January). Liverpool City Council has been installing Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras at a number of locations as part of new enforcement powers to help reduce congestion, improve air quality and road safety, and encourage […]

Queens Drive update

Following the tragic incident on Queens Drive, we understand many local residents want to know what is happening with the road. To assist, we have put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help answer some of your queries. UPDATE – 23/1/24 Testing has taken place this morning on the new flood sensors, signage […]