Fruit Trees

The city council has a number of fruit trees that it wishes to plant. Views on possible locations are wanted.

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Pay and Display at Britannia Car Park

The Britannia car park is no longer free. £1 for 2 hours. £5 all day.

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Superfast Fibre Broadband Availability

A quick survey of which streets in the Riverside Drive area can get superfast fibre broadband. Updated with latest good news.

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Tree Felling in Priory Wood

6 trees in Priory Wood are to be removed for safety reasons

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Otterspool HUB Festival

Otterspool HUB Festival The award winning Funeral For a Friend will headline the festival along with The Blackout. Young Guns, Mayday Parade and We are in the Crowd will also be playing throughout the weekend. Local bands are being given the opportunity to win a place in the line-up – all they have to do is visit the website, upload a sample of their music and fill in the online application. A panel of local music industry professionals will draw up a shortlist and festival goers will be asked to online and vote for their favourite. Cost For the first time there is a charge of £5 for a single day ticket or £8 for the two days. 8,000 tickets available for each of the two days. BMX BMX legend Jerry Galley, skateboard gurus Pete King, Chris Oliver and Rodney Clarke and pro BMX rider Bas Keep will be showcasing their skills throughout the weekend. Break Dance There will also be dance offs between Bboys and Bgirls from across the globe who will battle it out to win the title of ‘International Break Dance Crew’ in the UK’s largest outdoor international break dance competition. Tickets Tickets will be available online from 9am on Friday 25 February. More info at...

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Hub Festival 21/22 May 2011

Otterspool HUB Festival The award winning Funeral For a Friend will headline the festival along with The Blackout. Young Guns, Mayday Parade and We are in the Crowd will also be playing throughout the weekend. Local bands are being given the opportunity to win a place in the line-up – all they have to do is visit the website, upload a sample of their music and fill in the online application. A panel of local music industry professionals will draw up a shortlist and festival goers will be asked to online and vote for their favourite. Cost For the first time there is a charge of £5 for a single day ticket or £8 for the two days. 8,000 tickets available for each of the two days. BMX BMX legend Jerry Galley, skateboard gurus Pete King, Chris Oliver and Rodney Clarke and pro BMX rider Bas Keep will be showcasing their skills throughout the weekend. Break Dance There will also be dance offs between Bboys and Bgirls from across the globe who will battle it out to win the title of ‘International Break Dance Crew’ in the UK’s largest outdoor international break dance competition. Tickets Tickets will be available online from 9am on Friday 25 February. More info at...

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Crime Prevention Weekend 22/23 Jan 2011

The St Michaels Police team will be holding a FREE crime prevention weekend 22/23 Jan 2011 Saturday 22nd January 2011 – Number Plate Screw Fix The purpose of this event is to reduce and prevent vehicle number plates being stolen from vehicles. We use special fixings which secure your number plate to your vehicle. The fixings cannot be removed by criminals. This event will be held in Sefton Park, opposite Livingston Drive, L17. Sunday 23rd January 2011 – Pedal Cycle Identification Marking The purpose of this event is to mark up all pedal cycles with a unique, tamper proof serial number. The number will be registered and recognised nationwide. This event will be held at The Old Police Station, Lark Lane Community Centre, Lark Lane, L17. Both events will be held between the hours of 10am – 4pm Please come along to one or both of the events and help reduce and prevent crime in our...

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Mersey Tidal Power Exhibition

There is a public exhibition on Saturday 15th Jan 2011 at the Britannia Pub on Riverside Drive concerning the Mersey Tidal Power project. The exhibition will provide information about the project and the work undertaken to date, with members of the project team on hand to answer any questions. Feedback forms will be provided to capture the views and ideas of members of the public.

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Winter Council Services

No Longer Live: See here instead http://liverpool.gov.uk/parking-travel-and-roads/winter-gritting/ Updated 1 Jan 2011 () A useful webpage on the council website is at http://www.liverpool.gov.uk/news/weather_conditions.asp This will be constantly changing so make sure you check the Council site for uptodate information. As of 1 Jan 2011 it says… Crews are working hard to collect the backlog caused by the severe weather and the festive holidays. Residents are asked to continue to put out their purple and blue bins and continue to refer to the dates on their calendar The green waste collection and bin replacement services have been suspended until further notice, to assist with the collection of normal waste and recycling. Gritting Map There is also a very useful interactive Gritting map which lets you see which roads and pavements are to be gritted and also the location of the gritting bins. Enter your address in the top left corner of the page or browse the map by clicking and dragging with your...

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Participatory Budgeting: Come and Find Out More

Liverpool City Council’s Neighbourhood Management Services, working with Liverpool Charity & Voluntary Services, would like to invite you to an information event on ‘Participatory Budgeting’ that will take place this month at: St Hilda’s CE High School, Croxteth Drive, L17 3AL, Thursday 22 April, 5-7pm Free buffet and refreshments Free raffle – for your chance to win an iconic Liverpool souvenir During 2009/10, Liverpool City Council delivered a Participatory Budgeting event in each ward in the city. These ‘Community Funding Events’ gave local residents the opportunity to vote on funding for project ideas submitted by local voluntary and community groups that would most benefit their community and almost £270,000 was distributed to a wide variety of projects in this way. During 2010/11, Participatory Budgeting will be further progressed in Liverpool, ensuring that you, as a resident, can participate in the allocation of available financial resources for the benefit of your community. This means you can have a real say in what happens where you live and help make some real changes in your community. At the information event you will find out: What is Participatory Budgeting? What does it mean to you as a resident? What are the benefits? How can I become involved in shaping services and making my community a better place to live? We look forward to seeing you there; feel free to invite your friends and neighbours. If you have any questions regarding the content of this letter or have any special requirements that would enable you to attend then please contact your local Neighbourhood Management Team by contacting Liverpool Direct on 0151 233 3000. Yours sincerely Karen Lewis, Neighbourhood Performance Manager, Neighbourhood Management Services Rita Kenwright, PB Development Officer, Neighbourhood Management...

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United Utilities Land For Sale by Auction

The land by “The Gates” at the corner where Promenade Gardens, Dingle Road and Dingle Lane meet is for sale by auction by United Utilities on 25 Feb 2010 at Manchester United Football Ground. The full details of Lot 104 can be seen at Pugh Auctions website There are various reports available for download on the website which are well worth a read not only for a description of the land but also if you are interested in its history and that of the surrounding area. (Click Download Legal Documents to see...

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Disposal of Landscape Maintenance Depot at Otterspool

A recent council meeting resolved that… … having given due consideration to the objections received as a result of the advertisement of the disposal of the former Landscape Maintenance Depot and adjacent land, Otterspool Drive site as shown shaded blue on the plan submitted, they be not sustained and that the decision (Minute No. 77 (b)) of the Board of 9 October 2009 to grant an agreement for a 125 year lease, conditional on satisfactory planning consent, of the former Landscape Maintenance Depot and adjacent land, Otterspool Drive as shown verged on the Plan No 16,716 submitted to Keith Perryman for the sum of £33,129 plus a rent of £5,000 per annum for the first ten years followed by a peppercorn ground rent, plus £1,656 surveyor’s fees and £1,325 legal costs, and on other terms as agreed by the Operations Manager Property and Asset Management Services be reaffirmed. See the full details at the following link: Full...

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