PLANS to convert offices into a bar and restaurant have been given the go-ahead by the council.

Proposals were drawn up and sent to the council in December by applicant Ian Jones for the premises at 2 Station Street, Rainhill.

Plans sought permission to turn the ground floor offices into a bar and restaurant.

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The application was received and validated by St Helens Council on December 7.

Planners gave the application the nod.

Work on the conversion must begin in the next three years.