Job losses for Connexions staff

The Beacon in St Helens
The Beacon in St Helens
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AN information and advice service for unemployed young people has moved out of its permanent home - leading to “a small number of job losses”.

Connexions services previously offered at the Beacon bulding in College Street (pictured) are now available from Starting Point in Hardshaw Street, and a range of other community venues.

The service will continue to provide information, advice and guidance services to targeted groups of young people in schools and colleges across the borough.

Connexions staff are now available at alotted times at Haydock, Newton and Parr libraries, Grange Valley Youth Centre, Bold Miners centre, St Helens College, Sutton, Moss Bank, Central Link and Thatto Heath childrens centres, Millersdale, Re:new Parr and Helena offices.

A St Helens Council spokesman confirmed that the restructure had led to “a small number of job losses”.