The Northern Powerhouse Partnership has called on Government to deliver Northern Powerhouse Rail by 2032/33, providing high-speed links between regional cities at the same time as HS2 reaches the north.
By mutual agreement, Liverpool City Council has ended its highways contract with Amey, reflecting a council-wide review that has seen parks services, street cleaning, bin collections, IT, HR and payroll services all returned to direct council control.
Liverpool City Council’s cabinet is set to approve the adoption of a Strategic Regeneration Framework for the 125-acre former dockland site after 75% of consultation respondents showed support for the proposals.
Chancellor Philip Hammond and Communities Secretary Sajid Javid have confirmed the first round of allocations from the £5bn Housing Infrastructure Fund, backing 18 projects across the region with awards of between £300,000 and £12m.
Liverpool’s Local Plan is set to undergo scrutiny at cabinet, full council and a special regeneration select committee over the next two weeks as the city council looks to finally adopt a plan for the next 15 years.