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Disused Stations

This photo was taken 10th April 1955 and shows a train about to enter the tunnel to Dingle Station. The location is approximately where Greens Leisure Club is today. The following is taken from the Disused Stations in the UK website The most famous closed railway in Liverpool is of course the Liverpool Overhead Railway.    Dingle Station, Toxteth Dock, Herculaneum Dock, Brunswick Dock, Wapping Dock and Canning being perhaps the most local. Other Liverpool disused stations also feature on the website A site dedicated to Dennis John Norton a Birmingham photographer contains more photographs and insights into the...

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Property Price Search

Did you know that many details of properties are now available online. For example sale price, the date sold and the type and age of the property as well as for a small fee official title register documents. There are two good websites for this. The Land Registry itself and 192.com To use the Land Registry website simply enter your postcode in their Property Enquiry form. As a postcode covers a number of houses you then choose the house you are interested in from the list displayed and choose the specific document you wish to order. 192.com has many search options. To search for Property Prices go to the Property Price Search page and enter details as required. You only need to enter “L17 7E” in the Post Code box and leave all the others blank to get a full list of properties for the Riverside Gardens area. Then just click on the specific property you are interested in from the list displayed. You will need to scroll down the page to find the results as they are hidden near the bottom. At the very bottom of the page is a useful list of neighbouring property prices. Data is only available from April the 1st...

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Neighbourhood Info System

Liverpool City Council Neighbourhood Information System launched. Provides you access to information about your property and immediate neighbourhood. Look for the “My Neighbourhood”...

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Dome Demolition

Demolition of Festival Dome. “Local companies Langtree and McLean will this morning deposit ambitious plans for the derelict site that will see more than 1,300 new homes built around the cleared dome area, as well as the restoration of the original gardens created for the festival in 1984.” Quote from icLiverpool website news...

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3 Parks Neighbourhood Committee 16 Aug 2006

Alcohol in Priory Wood The Committee with the support of Merseyside Police confirmed that they wished to establish a Designation Order on alcohol consumption for Priory Wood. Agreed that a formal request be made to Nick Phillips, Assistant Executive Director for Community Safety to consider the proposal. Turner Home Playing Field The question as to the use of Toxteth Annexe car park free of charge for football matches was referred to the Executive Board held on 8th September, 2006. The Executive Board resolved that the matter be referred to the Interim Executive Director (Children’s Services) for a report. Police Report Inspector Ian Black and Inspector Stuart Quirk addressed the meeting. They stated that – Burglaries are down this month, there have been two arrests of main targets who were caught committing crimes. Car crime is down, they have targets on conditional bail or curfews. Merseyside Police are now using other methods to catch offenders, such as a rat trap vehicle Robberies have gone up for September, the hot spot being Lark Lane and outside the park Fourteen arrests were made in one day relating to violence 4 out of 5 persistent priority offenders were locked up in September Eleven warrants have been issued in the Princes Park Ward Operation Long Island (robberies) has seen four people locked up on conspiracy Anti social behaviour remains in the parks, the main...

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