PARKING CHARGES AT GREEN OAKS SHOPPING CENTRE

The Council has been advised that from 24 May onwards, the owners of Green Oaks shopping centre in Widnes are issuing PCN tickets for non-payment of the £1 parking charge. This means that if you park without paying the £1 charge you will receive a PCN ticket. Following representations from the Council, it had been […]

Bramley-Moore Dock legal and financial advice settlement

JOINT STATEMENT FROM LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL AND EVERTON FOOTBALL CLUB Liverpool City Council and Everton Football Club have reached an amicable settlement after concluding negotiations over the payment of historic external financial and legal advice sought over the Club’s transformational new stadium development at Bramley-Moore Dock. Between 2016 and 2019, both parties were in talks […]

COUNCIL COMMITTED TO FINDING SOLUTION AT SANKEY CANAL

Halton Borough Council remains fully committed to the Sankey Canal and is working with Warrington Borough Council and others to address the current low water levels on the ‘New Cut’ stretch of the canal. However, with no straightforward solution, restoring the levels may take some time. An almost two mile section of canal is located […]

INSPECTORS ISSUE LOCAL PLAN REPORT ENABLING COUNCIL DECISION ON FINAL ADOPTION

Independent planning inspectors have completed their examination of the St Helens Borough Local Plan and have published their final report. The report outlines the Main Modifications which need to be made to the draft St Helens Borough Local Plan after ​public consultation that concluded in January this year, and following a ​series of public examination hearing ​sessions into the Local Plan Submission Draft which took place […]

CONSULTATIONS AND LATEST NEWS

Survey on recreational use of green spaces, the countryside and the coast Local councils in the Liverpool City Region and West Lancashire have commissioned a survey to find out more about how people use different green spaces, the countryside and the coast for recreation. The survey takes less than 10 minutes to complete and will help […]

Fly tipper prosecuted after being caught on CCTV dumping rubbish

A fly tipper has been fined and ordered to pay clean-up costs after dumping rubbish in Orford. Steven Williamson, 41, of Skye Road, Urmston, pleaded guilty at Warrington Magistrates Court after being caught on CCTV fly tipping waste to the rear of Hallfields Road in Orford. The council investigation found that Mr Williamson had been […]

70 litter picks for the Queen’s 70 years of service

Keep Manchester Tidy, the partnership between the City Council and Keep Britain Tidy will take to the streets with local groups by hosting 70 litter picks for the Queen’s 70 years of service. After hundreds of volunteers got involved in the Great British Spring Clean, and following calls for more litter picking events, Keep Manchester […]

Special scrutiny meeting to discuss energy contract report

An extraordinary meeting of the Finance and Resources select committee is being held on Wednesday 18 May to scrutinise a Cabinet report about increased energy costs for Liverpool City Council. Earlier this month, the Cabinet agreed to transfer to a new electricity supplier, Crown Commercial Services, while a search gets under way for a new […]

Mayor of Liverpool backs landmark social investment report

Mayor of Liverpool Joanne Anderson has given her backing to a landmark report launched in Liverpool, outlining how best to boost the social enterprise sector. Delegates representing social businesses, investors and charities attended the event – ‘Reclaiming the Future: Reforming Social Investment for the Next Decade,’ – held in the city’s Knowledge Quarter on 17th […]