Districts in Cumbria spanned the top five areas for heritage in the North West, according to the 2016 RSA Heritage Index. South Lakeland made the national top 10, while Liverpool was overthrown by Bristol as top heritage city.
The redevelopment of Myerscough College’s facilities at Croxteth Park, Liverpool is set to be given the go-ahed, following a report for Liverpool City Council’s cabinet ahead of its meeting this Friday.
In its third hearing at a Cheshire East planning committee, proposals for a £1.6m watersports adventure park in Chelford have been rejected, overturning consent granted in August after an application process marred by council errors.
A study into the condition of the derelict Wellington Rooms in Liverpool has revealed that £120,000 of urgent repair works are required to protect the building, with the council set to apply to Historic England to joint fund the restoration.