Liverpool Labour deputy mayor and key cabinet member to quit council  Liverpool Echo

Key figures will not seek re-election in May - with more party seats expected to be taken by new members.


Liverpool to build new council houses for first time in 30 years  BBC News

Liverpool is set to begin building new council houses for the first time in 30 years. The council is pressing ahead after the government confirmed a £735m debt ...


Peek inside Liverpool's amazing £1 homes as series returns to see how residents are getting on a year later  Liverpool Echo

Residents from Liverpool's £1 houses are about to let the world see how they are getting on one year after they were filmed taking part in the landmark scheme.


If you live in this part of Merseyside your council tax bill could be halved  Liverpool Echo

Thousands of people living in one part of Merseyside will have their council tax bill halved, in a bid to reduce financial pressures on low income families.


Liverpool Waters heat network secures £13m loan  Place North West

The Merseyside Pension Fund has backed Peel Energy's plans for a district heat network to support the delivery of the wider £5bn Liverpool Waters site.


Crackdown could lead to rogue Liverpool landlords being banned  Liverpool Echo

Bad landlords could come under even more pressure.


Call for 'immediate and high-level' inquiry into the governance of Liverpool City Council  Liverpool Echo

Government urged to step in over issue of removing Liverpool's elected mayor.


Another major swimming baths shut as three busiest Liverpool council pools close  Liverpool Echo

Two of the city's most popular swimming baths will stay closed for MONTHS.


Nearly HALF of bus routes into Liverpool City Centre set to be dramatically changed  Liverpool Echo

11000 passengers a day to be affected - with many commuters set to have to walk further every day.


Liverpool's Council And Supporters Praised For Their Cleaning Efforts  European Cleaning Journal

Praise has poured in for Liverpool council workers who cleared the streets quickly and efficiently after the city's Champion's League victory parade..


Inside amazing £1 homes on Britain's cheapest street a year after owners move in  Mirror Online

Camera crews returned to Britain's cheapest street, in Liverpool, to catch up with homeowners a year after they bought £1 properties from the council.


Sickening Universal Credit con empties the bank accounts of the most vulnerable  Liverpool Echo

Warning issued over shocking scam targeting Liverpool's benefit claimants.


Bowling alley and indoor climbing included in council plans to replace swimming pools  Liverpool Echo

Two facilities in West Lancashire are to be demolished and replaced.


Fitzgibbon crime family associate Danny Smith back behind bars again  Liverpool Echo

Notorious south Liverpool crook with long criminal record has been recalled to prison.


The low-cost funerals which could save families in need thousands  Liverpool Echo

In some cases you could have a *service* for just £1000.


Plans for shopping icon to become luxury hotel and casino under threat  Liverpool Echo

Plans to turn a former Liverpool shopping icon into a luxury hotel and casino could be under threat after a row between a developer and the building's ...


Of course the Netball World Cup Opening Ceremony in Liverpool will be a spectacle  The Guide Liverpool

The Vitality Netball World Cup's opening ceremony is set to be a celebration of the world in one city – with its distinct Liverpool twist beamed to a global ...


The Liverpool road where air pollution measured 100 times worse than city average  Liverpool Echo

Figures have revealed that one Liverpool road air pollution is 100 times worse than the average for the city. A council spokesman said a vehicle tracking air ...


Decline of a Liverpool institution: Dockers Club's fall from community hub to crime hotspot  Liverpool Echo

Since the closure of the famous Dockers Club the site has been hit with fires, graffiti and a shocking incident in which police were petrol bombed. But what next?


Liverpool Youth Offending Service receives 'good' rating  BBC News

Liverpool's Youth Offending *Service* (YOS) has been rated "good" with some "outstanding" areas following an official inspection. But the HM Inspector of ...


Everything you need to know about Africa Oyé - line-up, start time, parking and more  Liverpool Echo

The much-loved festival will take place in Sefton Park on June 22 and 23.


Asbestos needs to be pulled out of Liverpool leisure centre  Liverpool Echo

The centre will close for three months from Monday.


Part of house collapses in middle of night waking neighbours  Liverpool Echo

But disgruntled neighbours told the ECHO how the chimney collapse is part of a much wider problem in their road.


Speculative development at Pall Mall 'unlikely' as plans progress  Place North West

Kier Property and CTP are on course to submit a planning application for the £200m commercial development in Liverpool in the coming weeks but have ...


Dirty-dealing taxi drivers snared at Liverpool and Everton football matches  Liverpool Echo

Council action part of wider crackdown on trades in the city.


Liverpool to build its first council houses for 30 years  Show House News

Liverpool – the city which built the first council houses in Europe 150 years ago – will construct a new generation of local authority homes.


The Unmourned: heartbreaking stories of the people with no-one to go to or pay for their funerals  Liverpool Echo

A young man with no family who took his own life and a homeless veteran are among some of the men and women whose deaths went unmourned - as it's ...


Gang and drug-related activity leads to two city newsagents being closed  Liverpool Echo

Thugs pose a menace to the public and nearby businesses - and two shops pay the price.


Why some people aren't happy about Liverpool's first council homes in 30 years  Liverpool Echo

People living close to where Liverpool's first council homes in three decades are set to be built have said that the new properties could 'destroy their community'.


Major Merseyside bus overhaul sparks huge backlash from passengers  Liverpool Echo

Passengers and politicians are leading the backlash against planned changes to city centre bus routes, with some calling them 'rubbish' and 'a nightmare'.


Former factory to be demolished to make way for 50 new houses  Liverpool Echo

Plans to demolish a former factory to make way for almost 50 houses have been given the green light. Sefton Council has approved a plan for 46 homes to be ...


Liverpool Champions League triumph gives 'incalculable' PR boost to city, says council  PRWeek

The football club's Champions League win in Madrid at the weekend and resultant victory parade back in Liverpool meant exposure for the city worth 'millions'.


Exciting new scheme will help more people in Liverpool get on the property ladder  Liverpool Echo

The rent-to-buy scheme will mean first-time buyers paying 80% rent on their home while saving the other 20% towards a deposit.


Plans for new city centre Merseyrail station backed by Liverpool council  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool's waterfront could have a new train station under plans supported by the city council . A new report looking at how the city centre will develop over the ...


'The other legends' of Liverpool's victory parade - and images that show why the city's lucky to have them  Liverpool Echo

Praise has poured in for the army of Liverpool workers who cleared the streets after yesterday's Champion's League victory parade . An estimated 750,000 ...


Shock walkout as council slammed over 'barren and empty' part of Liverpool  Liverpool Echo

"I have to go back and tell my community why we are being forgotten again."


Start date set for Liverpool bus hub called 'idiotic' by critics  Liverpool Echo

A start date for construction on a controversial city centre bus hub has been announced by Liverpool council . Work on the hub, on Old Haymarket, will begin on ...


This many taxi drivers had their licences revoked last year - why?  Liverpool Echo

Shocking number of allegations of drivers' misconduct.


Merseyside's new Police HQ 'could be £500,000 more expensive because of delays'  Liverpool Echo

Delays in starting work on Merseyside Police's new headquarters mean the building could end up being £500,000 more expensive, according to the region's ...


Devastating pictures show why nursery ravaged by fire might not re-open  Liverpool Echo

The building is thought to be in "irreparable condition"


Two of Liverpool's busiest swimming pools will remain closed for months due to raft of repair work  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool's only Olympic-sized pool was shut for a 'deep clean' to get the glass out of the water.


The company that wants to bring phone boxes back to Liverpool - but doesn't have a phone number  Liverpool Echo

Phone boxes could be set to make a return to Liverpool after plans have gone in to install new ones across the city. But the company that has applied to the ...


The 20 year plan to shape the future of Liverpool - and what it might change  Liverpool Echo

It isn't finalised - but there could be some huge changes for the city centre.


Foundations to back £1m project at Falkner Street  Place North West

Liverpool City Council's housing company will fund a £1m fit-out of the ground floor 68 Falkner Street to create space for the women's education centre ...


How Liverpool celebrated when LFC won the Champions League - in pictures  Liverpool Echo

Ahead of the Champions League final, Liverpool authorities were preparing for the city's busiest week ever, with fans pouring into the city as well as visitors ...


Council will try to evict travellers by heading to court  Liverpool Echo

Two groups of travellers have set up camp in Merseyside.


Liverpool sets out plan to combat dwindling office supply  Place North West

As it looks to combat a shortfall in offices, the city council's plan for the commercial district will head to public consultation, with the proposed framework ...


Liverpool responds to Central Library horror death with heartfelt tributes  Liverpool Echo

'I'd never get over seeing something like this, just awful'


Aristocrat the Marquess of Bristol lends money to controversial New Chinatown site  Liverpool Echo

London-based property company has loaned money to the China Town Development Company.


Derek Hatton: Council's doing a great job despite Tory funding cuts  Liverpool Echo

It's an exciting period for the city of Liverpool. We've seen massive crowds coming out to welcome the Champions League Cup back. Yes I know, wrong colour ...


Merseyside could get yet ANOTHER Mayor Joe Anderson figure as council debates government reform  Liverpool Echo

Wirral council have launched a review of their governance model.


Leeds is becoming more popular than Liverpool for tourists, report claims  Leeds Live

The city's growing popularity has helped create more jobs.


Mother who bought and renovated £1 house in Liverpool reveals she is scared to go out at night  Daily Mail

Mel and Rob Hilton-Phillip, from Liverpool, bought their house for a pound and renovated it with £40000 of savings. But the young family, who call their home 'a ...


Investors will back Liverpool’s £200m Pall Mall scheme, says city council chief  Liverpool Business News

Council CEO Tony Reeves also predicts up to 1.5m sq ft of new office space will be built in the city; In Downtown in Business discussion with Manchester ...


Tourists respond to Mayor Joe Anderson over plans to introduce "hotel tax" for visitors  Liverpool Echo

Fans of the city said they would feel "penalised" if a tourist tax was introduced.


12-year-old boy suffers broken back in 44ft fall from roof of swimming baths  Liverpool Echo

The boy reportedly narrowly avoided more serious injury by landing in the water.


Council cuts continue while reserves rise  Socialist Party

Local authorities in England are sitting on almost £22 billion of financial reserves, £5 billion more than the year before, the Sunday Times reports. Councils have ...


Liverpool City Council - Strategic Lead for Major Sporting Events  British Gymnastics

Liverpool is a place with a belief in the ability of major events to effect long lasting transformational change. It is also one of the great sporting Cities and is fast ...


Birkenhead could get its own 'Baltic Triangle' under plans to transform overlooked gem  Liverpool Echo

Birkenhead could get its own "Baltic Triangle" under exciting plans to transform a run-down building dubbed an "overlooked gem" into a "cultural hub".


Contracts Manager - Core Service job with Liverpool City Council | 133835  LocalGov

Contracts Manager - Core *Service* in Full time, £40000 - £49999, Manager, Environment with Liverpool City Council. Apply Today.


Debate nature of Public-Private Partnerships on 27 June  Place North West

Speakers from the Greater Manchester and Liverpool City Region Combined Authorities, and Warrington, Salford and Lancashire councils, will discuss what ...


More than one in three Merseyside nursing homes below standard  Liverpool Echo

Inspections found 51 homes in the county were rated inadequate or requires improvement.


This is why Mersey Gateway bridge will be lit up red this weekend  Liverpool Echo

There's a very poignant reason behind the illuminated display.


Councils can fight back against Westminster cuts. Look at Liverpool  The Guardian

Local government is being forced to be creative by funding reductions, says mayor Joe Anderson.


How derelict empty homes blighting this Anfield road are being brought back to life by the local community  Liverpool Echo

Derelict terrace houses blighting a road near Liverpool Football Club have been saved by the local community who came up with ambitious plans to bring them ...


Force of crash bends and uproots lamppost after two-car smash in Childwall  Liverpool Echo

A BMW 116 and an Audi Q3 were involved in the crash.


News - Council housing company to offer Rent to Buy  Inside Housing

Inside Housing, news, analysis, and comment about the social housing sector in the UK.


Abandoned Anfield road to transform into 'hipster village' with bakery and brewery  Liverpool Echo

Exciting plans to transform an abandoned Anfield road into a mini 'hipster village' featuring a micro-brewery, bakery and "tasting room" have been unveiled.


Councillor who called Scousers 'scumbags' quits but refuses to apologise  Liverpool Echo

A parish councillor who told a Scouser to 'get on a Megabus back to Liverpool with all the scumbags and drug dealers' has quit his position but is refusing to ...


Live: M62 closed after J5 Huyton crash - traffic updates  Liverpool Echo

Police warn motorists to expect delays this afternoon as they deal with motorway accident.


Liverpool and Scotland star Andy Robertson added to Glasgow City Council fame list  Glasgow Live

Glasgow City Council have congratulated Liverpool and Scotland star Andy Robertson after his Champions League win, saying 'You've done Glasgow proud'.


Placefirst secures planning approval for 52 new homes in Liverpool  Business Merseyside

The ongoing regeneration of Liverpool's Welsh Streets took a significant step forward this week as the city council approved specialist build-to-rent developer ...


Joe Anderson clashes with his own party over proposed £50m investment fund  Liverpool Echo

Mayor Joe Anderson clashed with members of his own Labour group last night over proposals that would see the council able to borrow up to £50m to invest in ...


Disabled woman shocked to be hit with £10,000 care bill - which council never told her she had to pay  Liverpool Echo

A young disabled woman was left stunned when she was suddenly presented with a £10,000 bill for her care - after the council neglected to tell her she had to ...


NEPALESE COMMUNITY | The council and police respond to Edmondson Park concerns  Liverpool City Champion

The members of a residents' group representing the Nepalese community at Edmondson Park and Bardia have concerns which they believe affect everyone at ...


Sheffield council backs universal basic income trial  The Guardian

City moves closer to hosting pilot of 'radical' scheme Labour has vowed to trial if in power.


Why councils are bringing millions of pounds worth of services back in-house  The Guardian

After 40 years of awarding contracts to the private sector, insourcing is now the way for local authorities to cut costs and improve quality. Anna Bawden. Wed 29 ...


Former Sunderland star Jordan Henderson 'honoured' with Freedom of the City nomination  Chronicle Live

Sunderland-born football hero Jordan Henderson 'honoured' with Freedom of the City nomination - but may not accept it until he he hangs up football boots.


A council in our region has launched a huge recruitment drive - and the pay terms are surprisingly good  Liverpool Echo

From personal trainers to chief executives - view the full list of vacancies here.


Special needs children in Merseyside borough 'continue to be let down'  Liverpool Echo

Calls for council to turn things around after scathing inspection.


Council backs business district consultation - but confusion over ‘new station’ remains  Liverpool Business News

Experts behind the Spatial Regeneration Framework for the 40-acre central business district says it is vital new grade A office space is built. Tony McDonough ...


Why this cash-strapped council can't get £500,000 back from offshore company  Liverpool Echo

A developer that dropped out of plans to convert a derelict building into almost 200 flats has evaded paying over half a million pounds to a cash-strapped council ...


Plans put forward to help save Sefton's coastline from plastic pollution  Liverpool Echo

If adopted Sefton Council will ban single use plastics and send zero plastic to landfill in the future.


Liverpool's Champion's League victory parade: all you need to know  ITV News

Tens of thousands of people are expected to watch Liverpool FC tomorrow as they parade the Champions League trophy on an open top bus through the city.


The Liverpudlian Prime Ministerial candidate who admitted making homeless people's lives 'uncomfortable' (and it's not Esther McVey)  Liverpool Echo

Kit Malthouse, from Aigburth, is one of a growing number of Tory MPs hoping to take the top job.


The planned 'victory parade' route if Liverpool FC win the Champions League  North Wales Live

Liverpool City Council are already making plans for a 'victory parade' should the Reds return home with the Champions League trophy next weekend.


Foundations and Blackburne House to create £1m housing and education project  Liverpool Business News

Partnership will see Liverpool Council's housing company and Blackburne House, a training and support organisation for women, take the ground floor space of ...


Caernarfon crash pilot's plane 'hit runway at 200mph'  Daily Post

John Backhouse died when his Piper PA31 Navajo crashed at the airport in September 2017.


Tranmere and council respond after star player slapped with fine  Liverpool Echo

Fans have even offered to pay the fine themselves - but there's a catch.


What happens if you don't pay your council tax bills - and how you could reduce them  Liverpool Echo

More than 23 THOUSAND people were issued with a court summons for failing to pay their council tax in Sefton last year. One man had not paid any for almost ...


Embarrassing viewing numbers for online council meetings branded 'mortally insulting' by wounded councillors  Liverpool Echo

The meetings have been described as "more Crossroads than Love Island' by one concerned councillor.


Deli owner found dead after Kosher meat scandal rocks Jewish community  Liverpool Echo

"The circumstances are very tragic and we send our condolences and very best wishes to his wife and two children"


Homeless deaths 'highest in areas with biggest council budget cuts'  Craven Herald

Deaths of homeless people have been highest in areas with the biggest council cuts, Labour analysis shows. Nine of the 10 areas with the most homeless ...


Liverpool star Andy Robertson congratulated by old local council for Champions League win with hilarious  The Scottish Sun

LIVERPOOL Champions League winner Andy Robertson has been congratulated by his old local council with a hilarious photo showing how much the left-back ...


Politician who called Scousers 'scum bags and dealers' told to expect a visit  Liverpool Echo

Derbyshire Cllr John Philips can expect some *fresh* faces at his next parish council meeting.


Why the city of champions needs a champion without an axe to grind  Local Government Chronicle

It is evident walking around the centre of Liverpool today that it is enjoying a renaissance. Urban regeneration projects, arguably triggered by its UNESCO world ...


How 2019 is transforming Liverpool: the plans set to change the city forever  Liverpool Echo

Liverpool has transformed drastically over the last few years. And with more and more new developments being approved for the city, and others in the pipeline, ...


ITV Good Morning Britain weatherman Alex Beresford bursts into laughter after epic blunder  Liverpool Echo

GMB weatherman Alex Beresford struggled to get his words out today, and suffered a blunder when he was talking about the summer solstice. Alex was talking ...


Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp sips a beer at Champions League parade - Daily Star  Daily Star

LIVERPOOL boss Jurgen Klopp guzzles a beer and has a laugh with fans lining the streets during the open-top bus parade through the city.


Giant 'sinkhole' appears after sewer collapses on main road  Liverpool Echo

Water-filled crater caused by partially collapsed 19th century sewer.