Sefton Southport

Thwarted Sefton tries again with Lottery bid

Sefton Council is pushing forward with a £1.7m bid for National Lottery Heritage money to support its plans to integrate Southport town with its seafront, a project which was previously rejected for funding in 2016.  

Watch Factory

Second Watch Factory phase in for planning

An application for 88 houses and 103 apartments, representing the second phase of development on a former watch factory on Bookbinders Lane, Prescot has been lodged with Knowsley Council.

Belong Birkdale 2

Belong Birkdale tops out

Care village Belong Birkdale is on target for its opening in late 2019, following a topping-out ceremony at the £16m scheme.

Formby Hall Lodges

Sefton demurs on Formby Hall lodges

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Neil Tague

Sefton Council’s planning committee has deferred a decision on Formby Hall Golf Resort’s latest proposal for expansion, a scheme that had been recommended for approval.

Widnes Waterfront Site

Housing numbers cut at Widnes Waterfront

Mulbury and Magenta Living have put forward fresh plans for the 19-acre site, more than halving housing numbers from a previous application which would have seen the delivery of 624 homes.

The Dell Prenton

Prenton plans head to Wirral committee

A 28-apartment block replacing The Dell pub and a McDonalds restaurant in Prenton, both of which have attracted significant local opposition, are set to be signed off by the council next week.