Public want ‘a reason to stay’ in Liverpool’s Williamson Square

Respondents to a consultation on the future of Liverpool's Williamson Square say they "want a reason to stay” in the public space.A report updating the council’s cabinet on the progress of a regeneration vision for the square has identified possible ways to maximise its potential.According to the document, which will be discussed at the Cunard ... Read More...

Stewart Milne Homes donates Christmas trees to Wirral hospitals

Housebuilder Stewart Milne Homes has spread some festive cheer in Wirral by donating Christmas trees to two hospitals.Arrowe Park and Clatterbridge hospitals received the trees for a third year as part of Stewart Milne’s charitable partnership with Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (WUTH).Staff from the company, which is ... Read More...

Bongo’s Bingo founder plans Baltic shipping container leisure complex

The co-founder of Bongo’s Bingo wants to open a music, arts, drinking and eating space in the Baltic Triangle made from repurposed shipping containers.Joshua Burke is behind plans submitted to Liverpool City Council for ‘Content’, which would be based in Cains Brewery Village.Proposals are for 15 steel shipping containers sited on ... Read More...

Approval expected for Baltic Triangle hotel

Plans to convert a kitchen showroom into a new hotel in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle are expected to be approved.Living Brick's proposals for ‘Baltic Hotel’ include a café, restaurant and a three-storey roof extension.A report to Liverpool City Council’s planning committee recommending the 36-bedroom hotel for approval says the scheme will ... Read More...

The Florrie receives national Historic England award for building’s rescue

Liverpool’s Florence Institute has received a national accolade at the Historic England Angel Awards 2018.The building, affectionately known as ‘The Florrie’, won in the Best Rescue of a Historic Building or Place category during a ceremony last night (27 November).The awards were hosted by historian Bettany Hughes at the Gillian ... Read More...

Prescot shops and restaurants receive special Knowsley Business Award

Prescot traders received a surprise accolade for their contribution to the area as the biggest ever Knowsley Business Awards took place.The annual celebration of the borough’s individuals and organisations returned last night (22 November), with 850 guests in attendance.Retailers and food and drink establishments from Prescot’s independent business community were ... Read More...