Independents’ Biennial plans city region takeover

Image credit: Jules Lister Two hundred artists and over 250 new works of art created by Liverpool and UK based artists will flood the Liverpool City Region when the Independents’ Biennial gets underway next month.Special commissions will take place in St Helens, Sefton, Wirral, Knowsley and Liverpool during the four-month festival which ... Read More...

Shakespeare North Playhouse project moves towards construction stage

The preferred construction partner for Knowsley’s multi-million pound Shakespeare North Playhouse has been named.Knowsley Council cabinet members have agreed to appoint Kier Construction for the Prescot town centre scheme, with pre-construction work scheduled to start in April 2018.An April 2020 completion date has been earmarked for the theatre, education and ... Read More...

Call for community-focused groups to take on new Market Place café

Charities, community investment companies and social enterprises could help breathe new life into Prescot’s Market Place.Organisations are being given an opportunity to become a tenant of the new café/multi-use building which forms part of the area’s £500,000 transformation.Commercial businesses with a community focus could also be in the running to ... Read More...

New homes, supermarket & Shakespeare theatre to be considered at Knowsley meeting

Knowsley Council will consider a number of high-profile proposed developments today (9 November) including a major retail scheme in Kirkby and a Shakespearean theatre in Prescot.The local authority’s planning committee will also debate plans for a number of new housing developments across the borough.The proposed retail development in Kirkby town ... Read More...