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Liverpool fashion brand celebrates 10 years of success

A Liverpool fashion brand which has become an international success is celebrating its tenth anniversary this month. The Wasted Heroes studio creates handmade designs that are worn by familiar faces like Carl Cox, Charlotte de Witte and Gorgon City. It was...

Charity encourages children to walk more to combat air pollution

The Living Streets charity has launched the WOW Walk to School challenge to help reduce levels of air pollution. The national campaign is encouraging more children to walk to their schools. The challenge aims to reduce the number of congested roads and the associated levels of pollution. The organisation found that...
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Liverpool residents’ fears over misuse of electric scooters

Liverpool residents have been expressing concerns that electric scooters could pose some dangers. The scheme, which launched in October as a joint initiative from Liverpool City Council and scooter company Voi, has been praised for encouraging green transport.

Earth Day: four Liverpool groups who are making a difference

As the climate emergency continues to rise, each year's Earth Day becomes increasingly important. This year’s Earth Day, 22 April, focuses on actively repairing the world’s ecosystems.

Liverpool makes landmark pledge to protect all of its parks

Liverpool City Council has announced that all of the city’s parks are to be protected indefinitely. Liverpool's acting mayor, Councillor Wendy Simon, is set to make the plans official at Cabinet today which will see the protection of 100 much-loved...
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7 unique ways to be more sustainable in Merseyside on Global Recycling Day

Merseyside is fighting the climate crisis with innovative ways to be sustainable this Global Recycling Day.
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New project launched to educate Liverpool schoolchildren on climate change

A new project from a Liverpool John Moores lecturer will see a wave of local pupils being educated on climate change.
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Planning permission granted for 841 new homes in Sefton

Permission has been granted for Persimmon Homes to build 841 new homes on land east of Maghull in Sefton. The Planning Inspectorate made the decision on February 22, despite concerns from Sefton residents. There is concern that HGVs will be too...

Sefton Council rejects £41m housing and business development plan for Bootle Canal Quarter.

An application to regenerate Bootle Canal Quarter into a community-led green living and business plot has been rejected by the Council. SAFE regeneration’s proposal to regenerate the area with affordable housing, leisure activities and new businesses was expected to introduce...
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Liverpool wins £500k funding for environmental projects

Green projects aiming to improve the environment in the Liverpool city region have been granted funding of £500k. Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced the 58 projects that will be funded by the Community Environment Fund.