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Acting Mayor launches new round of funding to improve Liverpool communities

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The city’s Acting Mayor has launched a new round of funding for ideas that improve Liverpool’s communities. Councillor Wendy Simon said ideas which make Liverpool more vibrant and connected could receive up to £10,000 as part of Crowdfund Liverpool. The latest...
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Liverpool’s Kim Johnson challenges Boris Johnson on fire and rehire policy

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Liverpool Riverside MP Kim Johnson put a question to the Prime Minister in Parliament following the GMB British Gas engineer strike. Today's Prime Minister's questions included a question from Ms Johnson on the government's stance on fire and rehire practices. Last...
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Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson blocks £5m city zip wire plan

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Liverpool mayor Joe Anderson has blocked plans for a £5 million aerial zip wire in the city. Councillors had previously backed Zip World's proposals for a 400m (1,300ft) line running from St John's Beacon to Liverpool Central Library.

The seven candidates vying to be Liverpool mayor on election day

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On May 6 Liverpool is set to elect a new Mayor with seven candidates vying for the role. The role has been filled by acting Mayor Wendy Simon following the resignation of Joe Anderson. Mr Anderson was arrested on suspicion of...

St Helens Council approve 2022 budget and financial plan

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St. Helens Council has agreed on their budget for the following year and a new Medium Term Financial Plan. The budget has been greatly impacted due to Covid-19. In 2010, St. Helens Council received £127m in government funding for vital services,...
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Liverpool wins £500k funding for environmental projects

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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.

Socialist Students demand free tuition following Covid-19 disruptions

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A Socialist Students group occupied the University of Liverpool Guild of Students demanding free tuition following a year of Covid-19 disruptions. Members of the group are calling for the removal of fees as part of their wider policy of cancelling...
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Liverpool City Council reacts to Government intervention

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The Government has announced that it will intervene in the running of Liverpool City Council after a bombshell report into the administration was revealed. Local Government Secretary, Robert Jenrick, delivered a statement to Parliament where he outlined the major problems discovered in the report and his plans for the future running of the council.

Students urged to complete census on Sunday amid concerns of skewed data

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Students are being encouraged to complete a census for both their university address and their at-home address. The 2021 census will be carried out on March 21 to gather data on how coronavirus has affected health and finances across England,...
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Liverpool City Council moves to make street harassment a crime

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Last night, the Liverpool City Council Neighbourhood Select Committee voted unanimously in favour of the motion to make street harassment a crime.

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