Final stage of Manchester to Chorlton Walking and Cycleway set to begin

An example of what a CYCLOPS junction looks like. The final stage of the landmark Manchester to Chorlton Walking and Cycleway scheme is set to begin. After several years of consultation and construction this section – Area 3B – which runs along Manchester Road between Clarendon Road West and Sandy Lane will begin on Monday […]

Landlord of vacant property fined for mismanagement  

A landlord has been landed with a bill of almost £2,800 for failing to clear rubbish and maintain his vacant property in Anfield. Alex Howard of Old Farm Road in Crosby was found guilty by Liverpool Magistrates Court in relation to an empty property on Newark Street which has been vacant for a number of […]

COUNCIL TEAMS UP WITH VETERANS TO KEEP HALTON GREEN AND CLEAN

A team of volunteers from Halton Veterans Legion CIC group will soon be taking to the streets of Halton, to help keep our borough looking green and litter free. Over the next year, volunteers will be out and about each week clearing weeds, cutting back vegetation, sweeping footpaths and litter picking. Their work will be […]

Funding boost for ground-breaking “greener roads” project

Aproject to radically reduce the environmental impact of Liverpool’s roads has been given a multi-million pound boost. Liverpool City Council has been awarded £4m from the Department of Transport’s Live Labs 2: Decarbonising Local Roads competition, after successfully pitching an innovative idea to reduce the carbon footprint when designing and resurfacing roads. The aim of […]

Fly-tipper caught on camera dumping rubbish in Birchwood

On Wednesday 18 January, a fly-tipper was fined and ordered to pay costs by Warrington Magistrates’ Court. Paul Hart, 42, of Munro Avenue, Wigan, pleaded guilty and was convicted of the offence after a vehicle registered to him was caught on camera fly-tipping the waste on Kingfisher Close, Birchwood. Mr Hart had allowed the motor […]

GARDEN WASTE SUBSCRIPTION

This year’s subscription is now open. The subscription period will run from Monday 6 March 2023 until Friday 8 December 2023. The collection charge is £40 per bin. Any permits purchased between Monday 12 December 2022 and Friday 17 February 2023 will be posted out week commencing Monday 20 February. Please allow up to 10 […]

Green light for a Liverpool city centre mobility strategy

A project to improve how people get around Liverpool city centre has been given the green light. Liverpool City Council’s Cabinet has agreed to accept more than half a million pounds to develop a mobility strategy that will build on the recent enhancement of key routes such as Lime Street and The Strand. Approval of […]

Praise for Warrington’s litter heroes

The council has praised its hard-working and selfless communities and litter networks in response to findings from Keep Britain Tidy – an independent charity that works to eliminate litter and waste – which shows Warrington is leading the way in eliminating litter. Data recorded through Keep Britain Tidy’s “collect and count” scheme showed that nationally, more than […]

Kensington takeaway fined for food safety breaches

The owner of a Chinese takeaway in Liverpool has had to pay more than £6k after pleading guilty to 20 breaches of food and safety hygiene regulations The Director of Kensington Takeaway, Mr Keihan Nikseresht Somehsaraei, has been fined £5,200, plus costs of £750 and £190 victim surcharge, in a case that was heard at […]

First of its kind ‘Good Help Hub’ launches

A brand-new multi-service agency has opened to the public in Croxteth. As part of the Government’s Partnership for People and Place Pilot, Liverpool was selected as one of 13 pilots nationally to change service delivery in local areas. After a 12-week study and learn phase, the Hub finally opened its doors to the public on […]