Bootle Canalside 2

Sefton regeneration gathers pace 

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Dan Whelan

A pair of £20m bids to Whitehall’s £4.8bn Levelling Up Fund are poised for council sign off this week, while the authority has also lodged plans to create a multi-functional events, entertainment, and hospitality venue next to Bootle Strand. 

Arc 130 Haydock

Aprirose picks up Haydock shed

The investor has agreed to forward-purchase a 127,000 sq ft warehouse currently under construction at Haydock Cross, St Helens.

Glass Futures

Glass Futures set for sign-off

Neil Tague

The £54m research and innovation centre for the glass industry is to go before St Helens’ planning meeting next week with approval expected.

Melwood Fowler Carragher Academy

Reds legends step in to preserve Melwood legacy 

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Dan Whelan

Former Liverpool footballers Jamie Carragher and Robbie Fowler have agreed to operate the sports facilities at the club’s former training ground, allowing them to be retained for community use under Torus’ plans to redevelop the site into housing. 

Abbey Cinema Wavertree

Lidl pulls Wavertree plans on listing  

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Dan Whelan

Heritage conservationists appear to have won the battle to preserve Abbey Cinema on Church Road North after the supermarket giant withdrew plans to demolish the building when it was granted grade two-listed status.