Liverpool's taxpayers are owed a lot of money - and they'll have to wait for it  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool's taxpayers are owed almost £2million from developers behind building projects across the city. Developers working on large projects have to pay the ...


Liverpool Council spends £80,000 to tell people it is spending money fixing the roads  Liverpool Echo

"It's madness, we can all see they are fixing roads, so what was the need?"


Liverpool in bid to host prestigious sporting event The Ocean Race  Liverpool Echo

City is in the running with three other European destinations to host the European finish of the 'Trans-Atlantic' stage.


Liverpool City Council consults on selective licensing  NLA News

Liverpool City Council has begun consultation on selective licensing in the city. The consultation will close on 26 May 2019. The proposals for selective licensing ...


Scouse 'King of the Road' who took on Liverpool Council over potholes and hung out with the stars has died  Liverpool Echo

A self-proclaimed 'King of the Road' who famously took on Liverpool Council over the state of the roads and used to hang out with celebrities has died.


Wherever you live, this is how much Council Tax you will pay this year  Liverpool Echo

With Council Tax rises and extra costs for police, fire and Steve Rotheram all confirmed - we have done the maths to see what you will pay this year.


Inspectors slam Liverpool for failings over special needs children  Liverpool Echo

Ofsted finds 'significant concerns' with Special Educational Needs provision in city - and demands action.


Seven things we learnt from a crazy Liverpool Council budget meeting  Liverpool Echo

Sparks were flying all over the town hall tonight - here is the best of the action.


Wirral Borough of Culture awarded substantial Arts Council grant  The Guide Liverpool

£130,000 from the Arts Council's National Lottery Project Grants has been awarded to Wirral Council to support working with internationally-renowned artists as ...


Liverpool Council paid out more than £700,000 consulting over Everton stadium plans  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool Council has spent more than £700,000 consulting on Everton's proposed new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock. The figures have been revealed after ...


Why are there so few black and minority ethnic councillors in Merseyside?  Liverpool Echo

In the UK, we now have more than 50 MPs with black and ethnic minority backgrounds - more than ever before. But the picture in local politics is very different, ...


Bus smashes into man at junction where council had 'no funding' for crossing  Liverpool Echo

The victim, in his 50s, suffered 'major trauma' in the collision near the junction of Wavertree Road and Durning Road -where it looks like changes could now be ...


Liverpool Council in new green space row as treasured community gardens are destroyed without notice  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool City Council has become engulfed in another green space row after contractors dug up and destroyed two much-loved public gardens that have been ...


Liverpool Shopping Park's £30m expansion green lit by council  Retail Gazette

Liverpool City Council's planners have approved plans for an expansion to Liverpool Shopping Park expected to create up to 885 new jobs.


Wirral awarded Arts Council grant to encourage new visitors and engage residents  Liverpool Echo

Wirral has been given a £130,000 Arts Council grant to work with internationally-renowned artists and local people in its Borough of Culture year .


Liverpool Council is APPEALING Calderstones Park High Court defeat  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool City Council has appealed against a decision by the High Court over plans to build on Calderstones Park. The council suffered an embarrassing and ...


Could Liverpool city centre look like this again after huge eyesore is torn down?  Liverpool Echo

Old images of the area around the Churchill flyover could give an impression of how the area around them could look once they're demolished. The images ...


Channel 5 filming of 'drunk and vulnerable' Scousers slammed as 'irresponsible'  Liverpool Echo

Channel 5 did not have the co-operation of local organisations when they decided to film drunk Scousers - and have been slammed as 'grossly irresponsible' for ...


Row over claims Labour pocketing neighbourhood money for 'nice little earner'  Liverpool Echo

The Liverpool Liberal Democrats have come under fire over an election leaflet which claimed Labour councillors have been pocketing neighbourhood money to ...


Major section of Liverpool's 'Dock Road' to close for four weeks from Monday  Liverpool Business News

From 9.30am on Monday, March 18, Waterloo Road and Regent Road will completely close to traffic Paisley Street and Blackstone Street to allow for essential ...


Liverpool City Region leaders form Brexit Council  Insider Media

Private and public sector leaders from across the Liverpool City Region have met for the first time as part of a new group designed to help safeguard the region's ...


Liverpool's Sciontec project makes pitch to global investors at MIPIM - Liverpool Business News  Liverpool Business News

Sciontec Liverpool is a partnership between Liverpool City Council, the University of Liverpool and Liverpool John Moores University to create new science and ...


Liverpool Festival Gardens: £10m boost could bring site 'back to life'  BBC News

A £10m "injection" could help bring Liverpool's Festival Gardens site "back to life", the mayor says.


Nurse caught on hidden camera allowing elderly woman to be manhandled is suspended  Liverpool Echo

The dementia patient's daughter set up the camera and caught some shocking behaviour.


Labour Councillor of more than 30 years latest to quit party and slam 'hard-left' takeover  Liverpool Echo

Yet another long-serving Wirral councillor has quit Labour after blaming a "hard-left" takeover - becoming the latest to join the borough's growing Independent ...


Militant's rule ended in tears. But in Liverpool, Derek Hatton was genuinely popular  New Statesman

For Hatton, Kinnock was the failure, the betrayer of socialism, not Militant. Kinnock lost elections. Militant Labour won them.


Report | Liverpool flyovers' catalogue of faults | Inside Track  New Civil Engineer

Above Liverpool's busy city centre, the Churchill Way flyovers are eerily empty. The giant concrete structures once integral to the city's road network have been ...


Fury as graffiti dubbing convicted fraudster Tommy Robinson a 'saint' appears in Liverpool city centre  Liverpool Echo

Graffiti that has appeared in Liverpool city centre depicting far-right activist Tommy Robinson as a saint has been condemned. A stencilled drawing of Mr ...


How Sefton Council is ploughing MILLIONS into this part of the borough  Liverpool Echo

The local authority is throwing its weight behind regenerating this area.


25.02.2019 Liverpool launch city-wide air quality monitoring scheme  AirQualityNews

A city-wide traffic monitoring exercise takes place this week in Liverpool as the council develops its air quality plan. From today (February 25) 40 cameras will ...


Exciting new Liverpool city centre district called "Upper Central" could create 7,000 jobs  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool city centre is getting an exciting new city centre district called Upper Central. And Mayor Joe Anderson says the area could house thousands of jobs.


Council paid huge amounts of money to company they only found out was dissolved after Googling it  Liverpool Echo

Wirral council has launched a probe after it found large amounts of money had been paid to a firm which, after Googling it, officials realised was actually ...


Big cash donation by mystery benefactor to save land dubbed Liverpool's "most beautiful green space"  Liverpool Echo

Campaigners feel inspired after the victory to save land at Calderstones Park.


Liverpool's Churchill Way flyovers will have to be demolished, says city council  Liverpool Business News

City centre structures, which have been carrying traffic since 1970, were closed in September last year after a routine inspection uncovered serious construction ...


Liverpool bus hub overcomes opposition  Place North West

Plans for a bus layover hub at Old Haymarket in Liverpool city centre have been approved, in the face of objections from councillors and business figures ...


With Kingdom gone, this is what's happening to litter louts  Liverpool Echo

The controversial litter squad's contract was terminated by mutual consent last week.


Wirral Council blunder as top job given to man responsible for huge sums paid to dissolved firm  Liverpool Echo

A council blunder saw a top job given to a contractor - eight days after officials knew him to have invoiced them for huge sums being paid into a dissolved ...


Homes England is helping fund 1,500 homes in Liverpool  BuyAssociation

Homes England is giving a £9.9m grant to Liverpool City Council to help provide up to 1,500 homes at the Festival Gardens in Liverpool. Liverpool City Council ...


People are still angry about Liverpool FC's plans for Melwood training complex  Liverpool Echo

Hundreds of people are expected to turn out to protest about Liverpool FC's plans for its former Melwood training complex. People living close to the facility are ...


The way Liverpool bins are collected could be about to change  Liverpool Echo

The poor conditions in some of the alleys have meant rats have found it easier to nest.


Will stressed fish delay Liverpool's new £50m cruise liner terminal?  Liverpool Echo

Plans for a new cruise liner terminal on Liverpool's waterfront will have to go for another round of public consultation - because of fears about how underwater ...


Legal briefs: Aberdeen FC wins court battle over new home; Liverpool City Council challenges green wedge ruling  The Planner

A judge has dismissed a legal challenge to Aberdeen FC's plans to relocate to a new stadium at Kingsford, near Westhill, on the edge of the city. Press and ...


Warning about being outdoors today as air pollution levels soar in Liverpool  Liverpool Echo

Calls for declaration of 'emergency' as map shows Liverpool and Merseyside to be hit hard.


This is how much your council tax will rise if you live in Sefton  Liverpool Echo

Council leader has slammed the Tory government for forcing their hand.


Liverpool set to 'harness the power' of major sporting events  Insider Media

Plans for Liverpool to "harness the power" of major sporting events to drive beneficial change for the region and be the most active city in England are set to be ...


Taxpayers spend £4m a year on 'ghost school' - the council wants to stop it  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has revealed how the council might deal with a 'ghost' school that it currently has to shell out £4m a year for - even though it ...


This man has been arguing with the council about street lights for three years  Liverpool Echo

Simon Gong hunts down hundreds of broken street lights every year - and is fuming with the council for not fixing them quickly enough.


Takeaway 'advertises' five star hygiene rating despite getting one star from council  Liverpool Echo

It is believed that the restaurant hasn't held a five star rating since July 2016.


Derek Hatton suspended by the Labour party already  Liverpool Echo

Derek Hatton has been suspended from the Labour Party just a day after his readmission was confirmed, the Echo understands. The controversial former deputy ...


Council race row over comments on Eastern Europeans and littering  Liverpool Echo

A city councillor has been accused of racism after he talked about an Eastern European man disposing of his rubbish - but he says the response shows the ...


Liverpool's World Heritage Site: 'Governance needs to change'  Place North West

While Liverpool City Council has said there are “compelling arguments” for expanding the World Heritage Site to areas including Rodney Street and Chinatown, ...


Fears for the future of Liverpool's libraries as more cuts on the horizon  Liverpool Echo

The council has managed to avoid closing any libraries so far - but trouble lies ahead.


Birmingham council and union 'welcome' end to refuse dispute  LocalGov

Refuse collectors who took part in a series of strikes in Birmingham are to be given £3,500 each in a settlement which both sides say has ended the ...


Wirral Council ends deal with Kingdom waste firm  BBC News

A waste disposal enforcement firm accused of "underhand and aggressive tactics" will no longer be employed by Wirral Council. The local authority suspended ...


600 'affordable' and supported living homes to be built at Liverpool Festival Gardens  Liverpool Business News

ghLiverpool City Council's strategic plan for the south Liverpool site also reveals 975 of the properties will be classed as 'build-to-rent' and a further 270 will be ...


Massive Tory cuts blamed for huge increase in council staff sick days  Liverpool Echo

Government cuts have been blamed for an increased number of sick days taken by Wirral Council staff, as the organisation revealed details of how it's ...


What happened when we went to investigate 'dogging' on Merseyside  Liverpool Echo

After receiving reports of lewd behaviour in public areas - we thought we better check it out.


Man stabbed in residential street near Anfield 'was traffic warden'  Liverpool Echo

He was carrying out his duties when he was attacked.


New Anfield plan that shows Liverpool have listened to complaints after difficult saga  Liverpool Echo

Club produces detailed plan after local people forced it to change course last year.


Liverpool's office supply dries up after record year  Place North West

The city's office market has continued to perform but with no Grade A space remaining and a rapidly diminishing supply, the need for new high-grade office ...


Highways Inspector job with Liverpool City Council | 129437  Highways Magazine

Liverpool City Council's aim is to create exceptional standards of safety within the highways for residents, communities and local businesses across the city of ...


Person found self-harming on council premises as austerity continues to wreak havoc  Liverpool Echo

"People are cold and hungry, and it's getting worse as time goes on”


Team Leader - Asset Management job with Liverpool City Council | 129434  Highways Magazine

Liverpool City Council wish to recruit a Team Leader - Asset Management to be responsible for the development and management of the highways Asset ...


Six things we learned from Wirral's budget meeting as council tax goes up again  Liverpool Echo

It included a controversial incident in which dozens of councillors walked out in protest at suspended Labour member Jo Bird being allowed to speak.


Sister's heartbreak at seeing ex-Coronation Street extra homeless on TV documentary  Liverpool Echo

The sister of a Coronation Street extra turned drug addict spoke of her horror at seeing the former model sleeping rough on a hard-hitting TV documentary.


Council failed to provide data on public spaces sold off due to 'misinterpretation'  St Helens Star

ST Helens Council claims it “misinterpreted” a Freedom of Information request about the selling off of public spaces after it was accused of…


Engineer - Highways Capital Projects (S106) job with Liverpool City Council | 129435  Highways Magazine

Engineer - Highways Capital Projects (S106) in Full time, £30000 - £39999, Engineer, Environment with Liverpool City Council. Apply Today.


Council's 'next leader' ousted as she becomes latest to hit out at 'hard-left Labour Party takeover'  Liverpool Echo

Cllr Bernie Mooney, who many believed would be the authority's next leader, said she feels 'betrayed'


Contracts Manager job with Liverpool City Council | 129439  Highways Magazine

Liverpool City Council wish to recruit a Contracts Manager based in Highways & Transportation. The successful applicant will be responsible for assisting the ...


Man charged over death of 'lovely soul' council worker in city centre crash  Liverpool Echo

Arts community stalwart Linda Meagor, 49, was walking home from work when she was hit by a car on the Strand in Liverpool City Centre.


Mental health absence levels hit new high as council sickness costs exceed £3m  Liverpool Echo

The proportion of staff at a Merseyside council taking sick days for mental health is as high as it's been since 2010 - with the authority calling it a "major area of ...


The nine politicians in the running to be next Wirral Council leader  Liverpool Echo

It's been a turbulent few months for Labour, so who could lead the council on May 4?


Inside mouse-ridden Merseyside Pound Bakery slammed by food hygiene inspectors  Liverpool Echo

Droppings were found in five different places around the shop.


Improvement works to cause disruption on major Liverpool arterial route - Liverpool Business News  Liverpool Business News

Between now and autumn improvement works will take place along Prescot Road (A57) and will run from Low Hill, near the Royal Liverpool Hospital, to Newton ...


The "ghost" house that's been empty for more than 25 years  Liverpool Echo

The problem is widespread across the borough and remains a headache for those in the housing sector who have branded the issue a "disgrace"


Liverpool flyovers to come down  Transport Network

Liverpool's Churchill Way flyovers are to be demolished at a cost of £6m after inspectors found significant defects and said they cannot be strengthened.


Building luxury houses in south Liverpool creating a "class divide" in the city  Liverpool Echo

People have questioned the need for "millionaire mansions" and "houses for the rich" in Liverpool.


Sydney's third city thrives as population booms  Government News

One of Sydney's fastest growing multicultural hubs is expanding rapidly, but unlike most urban metropolises the residents aren't feeling the squeeze. Home to ...


Crowds storm out of fiery council meeting as controversial homes are approved  Liverpool Echo

"This is a violation of the people who already live here"


Wirral Council pledges 'brownfield first' plan to build over 800 homes a year  YM Liverpool

Wirral Council will target brownfield sites to build more than 800 homes per year according to the authority's deputy leader.


Bristol woman fined £1675 for horrific state of her garden  Liverpool Echo

Council took her to court after she ignored previous fines and penalty notices.


St Helens Council receive £1.5m for cycling and walking network projects  St Helens Reporter

Council chiefs will use £1.5m from the EU to fund two projects aimed at improving the cycling and walking network in the city region.


Council hits back at abandoned diggers left at roadworks  LocalGov

Manchester City Council has hit out at the 'unacceptable behaviour' of workers who dumped diggers in the middle of traffic works over a dispute over alleged ...


Hundreds turn out to protest against controversial £200m Hoylake Golf Resort plans ahead of crunch meeting  Liverpool Echo

The plans were debated at a fiery council meeting on Monday.


Liverpool 'tourist tax' needed to fund culture, council says  BBC News

A "tourist tax" on guest accommodation in Liverpool could help to pay for future cultural events in the city, the council says. Plans to add a £1 levy on hotel rooms ...


Calderstones Park: Liverpool Council loses fight over park houses plan  BBC News

A High Court judge rejects planning permission for new houses to be built in a popular Liverpool park.


Liverpool City Council plans to hire 160 more staff in child social services  BBC News

The move comes in response to an Ofsted report last year which criticised social workers' caseloads.


Digital Local Land Charges Register goes live for Liverpool City Council  GOV.UK

From 3 September 2018, anyone requiring Local Land Charges searches in the local authority area of Liverpool City Council will need to get them from HM ...


Revealed: The first class trips taken by Liverpool City Council officers  Liverpool Echo

Questions have been asked about why Liverpool Council has flown top officers around the world on First and Business class flights. In June, the ECHO reported ...


Anti-Muslim claims about Liverpool's Chinese New Year pig are RUBBISHED  Liverpool Echo

Islamophobic claims about Liverpool's Chinese New Year celebrations have been dismissed by the city council and rubbished by Mayor Joe Anderson.l. A tweet ...


Liverpool 1985: the council that tried to set an illegal budget  Public Finance

Vivienne Russell reminds us what happened in Liverpool in 1985 when the city council tried to set an illegal budget after Labour's Dawn Butler recently revived ...


NSW Election 2019: Liverpool and Holsworthy candidates talk top priorities  Daily Telegraph

With less than a week to go until voting day, the Leader invited this year's candidates for Liverpool and Holsworthy to share their vision for their electorates.


Liverpool Council wants to hire a new PR boss - and the salary is HUGE  Liverpool Echo

Eye-watering package for new top job at the authority.


Extra £16 council tax fee for Liverpool City Region mayor  BBC News

An extra charge on this year's council tax bill has been proposed to pay for the Liverpool City Region's mayor. Householders will be charged an average of ...


Liverpool council to hire 160 new staff in 'unprecedented' investment in children's social care  Public Sector Executive

Liverpool City Council has pledged to hire 160 new staff as part of an £8m restructuring in a “radical new approach” its children's social care services. Under its ...


Liverpool Council to hire 160 new staff in 'unprecedented' £8m investment  Liverpool Echo

The cash-strapped council is making the big decision to help vulnerable children in the city.


Booze, baubles and ukulele bands: The WEIRD ways Liverpool council spends your money  Liverpool Echo

Roads, schools and houses are some of the big things Liverpool council has to spend money on. And these big budget areas do take up most of the council's ...


This is why Liverpool Council was clearing away homeless tents in the city centre last night  Liverpool Echo

People were concerned about the authority's actions - so we asked for an explanation.


Liverpool council 'united against transgender abuse'  BBC News

Liverpool City Council has "united" against the "hateful" defacing of public art by ReSisters in a row over the transgender community, the city mayor has said.


Liverpool litter firm Kingdom sacked by council  BBC News

Kingdom's contract was terminated amid concerns over the behaviour of some staff, Liverpool's mayor says.