Progress for Liverpool’s £700m Festival Park regeneration scheme

A £1 million programme of Festival Park enabling works could be approved next week to move the major mixed-use regeneration scheme forward.The site investigations on Liverpool’s former International Festival Gardens and Southern Grasslands zones are expected to be given the go-ahead by city council cabinet members.The local authority, which last ... Read More...

Church building to be transformed into college and community hub

A Bootle church building will be revived for the community as part of a £3 million Hugh Baird College scheme.Liverpool-based Crossfield Construction has been appointed as the lead contractor to develop the Health, Engagement and Training Hub.Through the Oriel Road project, the existing St Winefride’s Church will be extensively refurbished ... Read More...

Council proposes new charges for events in Liverpool’s parks and public spaces

Organisers of commercial and charitable events could face new charges for the use of Liverpool’s parks and public spaces.Liverpool City Council cabinet members will consider introducing the policy and rates, which the local authority says would “help safeguard parks from the potential impacts of future cuts to the council’s budget”.If ... Read More...