LEADERS COME TOGETHER TO DISCUSS THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT ACROSS THE REGIONS

Getting the most out of opportunities to improve transport across the wider St Helens, Wigan and Warrington areas was the key topic as part of a Strategic Transport Meeting. Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram and Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham joined St Helens Borough Council Leader Councillor David Baines, Warrington Borough Council Deputy […]

Liverpool City Council looking to make pop-up cycle lanes permanent

Liverpool City Council has launched a public consultation on converting the city’s three original pop-up cycle lanes into permanent corridors for active travel. The pop-up lanes were first installed in 2020, in the early stages of the pandemic, as an emergency measure to help encourage people to take more exercise. The routes chosen were Vauxhall […]

ST HELENS SOUTHERN GATEWAY COMES IN FOR HIGH PRAISE

A pioneering project, one of several initiatives led by Mayor of the Liverpool City Region, Steve Rotheram, and St Helens Borough Council to make active travel safer and help achieve net zero targets by 2040, has come in for high praise during Road Safety Week. Last week, work started in Lea Green to install a […]

Road traffic victims to be remembered at poignant Liverpool service

The Roadpeace memorial in St John’s Gardens A special service will take place in Liverpool on Sunday (20 November) to remember road crash victims. Taking place in St George’s Hall’s Concert Room at 1.30pm, those who have been bereaved or injured as a result of a road crash are invited to attend the moving ceremony […]

Traffic calming for Hallfields Road alongside smaller Orford LTN

Warrington Borough Council is to introduce traffic calming measures on Hallfields Road, along with new proposals for a Low Traffic Neighbourhood (LTN) in Orford. The council is proceeding with a previously consulted upon traffic calming scheme to address long standing concerns over the impact of traffic on Hallfields Road. It follows detailed consultation with local […]

On-street car parking consultation launched

Amonth long public consultation has launched today (Monday, 14 November) on proposed changes to on-street parking in Liverpool city centre. Liverpool City Council is asking members of the public, businesses, residents and commuters for their views on proposals that will affect the operation of on-street parking, including public pay and display and other parking bays […]

ST HELENS BOROUGH COUNCIL CHRISTMAS LIGHTS SWITCH ON EVENTS 2022

Live Christmas lights switch-on events will be staged in St Helens and Earlestown town centres later this month (November) as the borough marks the countdown to the festive period. Featuring a whole host of local talented performers, both shows will be headlined once again by multi-award-winning band, Boomin, whose special blend of big covers and […]

Night-time police patrols around public transport network

Passengers are set to see an increased uniformed police presence around transport hubs and on key bus routes as part of the Safer Streets Liverpool campaign focused on keeping women safe. Additional high visibility police patrols will run at peak teams to proactively prevent sexual violence and provide reassurance to women travelling at night, particularly […]

Liverpool looking to curb moving traffic contraventions

High angle view of St Pancras railway station in London, England Liverpool City Council has launched a six-week long public consultation on proposals to curb moving traffic contraventions. The city council is looking to apply for new enforcement powers to help reduce congestion, improve air quality and road safety, and encourage sustainable travel. Part 6 […]