Knowsley Council starts negotiations to buy Kirkby town centre

Knowsley Council has confirmed that it has begun negotiations with St. Modwen with a view to acquiring the company’s assets in Kirkby town centre.The announcement comes after much speculation over the firm’s planned regeneration which includes a new Morrisons supermarket, cinema, shops and restaurants.Councillor Graham Morgan, leader of Knowsley Council, has declared ... Read More...

Acclaimed eatery heading to Liverpool’s Vincent Café and Cocktail Bar site

A critically acclaimed North West tapas restaurant is heading for Liverpool’s former Vincent Café and Cocktail Bar later this year.Simon Shaw, chef patron and creative director of El Gato Negro on Manchester’s King Street, has confirmed plans to open a second branch of the award-winning eatery.Serving seasonally influenced tapas dishes, ... Read More...

Reopened Halton Curve to ‘create business and tourism opportunities’

New rail links along the reopened Halton Curve are expected to “create further business and tourism opportunities” for the Liverpool City Region.Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Wrexham in North Wales got underway this morning (19 May), with the first service calling at Chester, Helsby, Frodsham, Runcorn and Liverpool South ... Read More...

Japan’s biggest homebuilder takes stake in Urban Splash’s ‘House’

Japan’s biggest homebuilder is heading to the UK after forming a new partnership with Urban Splash and Homes England.Sekisui House has acquired a 35% equity stake in the Liverpool-founded company's 'House' modular concept which allows customers to personalise their new home.Headquartered in Osaka, Sekisui House was founded in 1960 and ... Read More...