Council wins transport grant bid

THE Merseyside Transport Partnership (MTP) has won a £4.87m grant from the governments Local Sustainable Transport Fund.

This funding further enhances an investment of £8.65million from existing public and private funds (£13.5 million total).

St Helens will receive £805,000 to promote economic growth and reduce carbon in the areas around Haydock and Lea Green Industrial Estates.