Knowsley Green Space

Knowsley parks plan agreed by cabinet

Knowsley Council’s cabinet has agreed unanimously that a charitable trust to manage the borough’s green spaces should be established, as the local authority seeks to raise funds to manage its parks following funding cuts.

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Knowsley names parks to be sacrificed

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Knowsley Council has agreed to sell off 10% of its parks and green spaces in order to secure funding for the continued management of the remaining sites, which it said will be protected "forever".

Rotheram asks for more housing powers

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Housing issues including a stamp duty holiday, a devolved Housing Investment Fund and a model to tackle homelessness are among the items set out as priorities by Liverpool City Region metro mayor Steve Rotheram ahead of this week’s Autumn Budget.

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Leaders call for end to Merseyrail dispute

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Liverpool City Region metro mayor Steve Rotheram and city mayor Joe Anderson have come together, along with the five leaders of the city region’s districts, to write an open letter to transport union RMT and Merseyrail.