Dock Branch Park

Birkenhead’s 20-year framework launched

Neil Tague

An eight-week consultation has been opened as Wirral Council seeks to set out planning guidelines for "the most radical changes to Birkenhead since the 1947 Town Plan".

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Headbolt Lane scoops £66m boost

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Sarah Townsend

The planned new station in Kirkby has taken a step forward with the funding injection from the Liverpool City Region’s Transforming Cities Fund.

Chester Train Station

Leaders push for cross-border rail funding

Neil Tague

Local authorities have redoubled efforts to convince Chancellor Rishi Sunak to support projects such as a new Deeside Parkway station and the modernisation of Chester’s station in the Budget Statement on 3 March.

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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.

Chester Train Station

Borderlands councils seek £20m rail boost

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Dan Whelan

Local authority leaders from Cheshire West & Chester, Wirral and North Wales have asked Chancellor Rishi Sunak to help fund three schemes to boost cross-border connectivity, including the refurbishment of Chester train station.