Andy Burnham

‘Council of the North’ moves a step closer

Mayors and leaders from Liverpool City Region, Manchester, Newcastle, Leeds and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority have discussed further the formation of a body that will provide a strong, unified voice for the north.

Southern Gateway Speke

St Modwen adds Speke warehouses to portfolio

St Modwen has acquired Southern Gateway, a multi-let industrial estate off Speke Boulevard in Merseyside, from asset management group Gresham House for £7.25m, reflecting a yield of 11.89%.

Kirkby Town Centre 17th August 2016.

Cabinet approves Knowsley capital spend

Knowsley Council’s cabinet has approved a capital investment programme of £32m for improvements to the borough’s highways, land and property, with projects to be phased over the next three years.

Mersey Gateway Bridge From The Air August 2017

Mersey Gateway registrations hit 50,000 mark

Registrations for Merseyflow, the quickest way to use the Mersey Gateway bridge, have reached more than 50,000 a month ahead of the bridge’s expected opening in mid-October.

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Emergency services out in force for Mersey Gateway drill

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Alice Cachia

Three cars, one tanker, and bloodied victims screaming for their lives. But what looked like a horrific collision with multiple casualties and even a death, was in fact an emergency services drill, co-ordinated by Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service to test responses on the new Mersey Gateway bridge ahead of its opening. [GALLERY]

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Knowsley mulls partial park sell-off

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Following Knowsley Council’s decision that it can no longer meet the annual £1.3m cost of maintaining the borough’s parks, a consultation has been launched regarding how the parks should be funded and managed in future.