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Tug of war over freeport bid

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A formal application will be made by the combined authority to reinstate the Port of Liverpool’s freeport status despite opposition from Sefton Council on environmental and social grounds.

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Goldman Sachs spends £150m on regional housing

Neil Tague

The financial giant's merchant banking division, working with operating partner Pitmore, has acquired a 918-home portfolio of North West rented houses from Gatehouse Bank.

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Combined authority pumps further cash into Kirkby

Neil Tague

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has agreed an additional investment of £2.8m to support the second phase of Knowsley Council’s Kirkby town centre regeneration programme.

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Southport’s £50m Town Deal bid revealed

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Sarah Townsend

Proposals for a waterside events centre, business incubator space and a regeneration of Lord Street, the town’s central retail boulevard, are included in a funding submission to the Government to revive the Merseyside coastal town.

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Glass Futures bags further £15m backing

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Neil Tague

The development of a 158,000 sq ft, £54m R&D facility for the glass industry, next to St Helens’ rugby league stadium, has received a major funding boost with £15m committed by central Government.