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2014/09/01 11:26
2014/09/01 11:26
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A Merseyside day centre will close and four others will be given over to outside firms to run as part of a wide ranging shake-up services for vulnerable people. Liverpool Council hopes that by making...
2014/09/01 11:26
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2014/08/31 05:16
2014/08/31 05:16
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A war veteran who wants to prepay for his funeral has been told he will be charged hundreds of pounds extra because he has moved house. 91-year-old James Graham bought a burial plot alongside his...
2014/08/29 18:31
2014/08/29 18:31
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Liverpool Council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald will be quizzed by Mayor Anderson also called for a full public inquiry on the back of the report by Professor Alexis Jay that revealed up to 1,400...
2014/08/29 10:41
2014/08/29 10:41
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Sam Duckworth still remembers his first Liverpool gig nearly a decade ago. “It was at the very beginning of my career. The venue was like a snooker club, with an all-you-can-drink bar – my...
2014/08/28 13:23
2014/08/28 13:23
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A dad-of-two glugged from a bottle of washing up liquid as he performed a bizarre alternative to the Ice Bucket Challenge. Ian Rushforth was nominated to take part in the viral craze which has swept...
2014/08/23 17:36
2014/08/23 17:36
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Work will start this month to bring a historic library back into use by a children’s charity. The Grade II-listed Lister Drive library in Tuebrook has deteriorated since it was closed to the public...
2014/08/19 09:51
2014/08/19 09:51
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... have applied for planning permission to refurbish the Cunard building – with the overall cost of the move set to top £15m. The council plans to move some staff – including those from...
2014/08/18 14:47
2014/08/18 14:47
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A couple who pretended to be landlord and tenant to cheat their way to £115,000 of fraudulent benefits were caught out after posting pictures of their Caribbean cruise holiday on Facebook. Two...
2014/08/18 07:36
2014/08/18 07:36
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Liverpool Council leaders claim the government is using prisoners who could be earning as little as 30p an hour to carry out work that could instead be going to local firms. An ECHO investigation has...
2014/08/17 13:42
2014/08/17 13:42
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Council bosses have approved plans to print a 12-page guide to help buskers and shopkeepers get on. Musician Jonny Walker, who plays his guitar on the city’s streets, says the initiative could lead...
2014/08/16 18:46
2014/08/16 18:46
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A lawyer from Terri McMillan says it is thanks to the support of her neighbours on High Park Street that she made it through university and went on to become a world-class solicitor. The 37-year-old...
2014/08/15 15:56
2014/08/15 15:56
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Two generations of benefit fraudsters cheated £160,000 in public funds. Businessman Denis Tracey, 64, appeared in the same dock as his son David and his partner Cheryl Patterson. Denis Tracey’s...
2014/08/11 05:26
2014/08/11 05:26
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Fast-expanding Liverpool-based discount retailer TJ Morris is aiming to ease the burden of red tape, helped by Liverpool city council. The family-owned firm, whose Home Bargains brand is in around...
2014/08/09 16:31
2014/08/09 16:31
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Rocker Pete Wylie has pulled out of the Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) in a protest over library closures and security firm G4S’s links to Israel. Mighty Wah! founder Wylie said he...
2014/08/07 20:36
2014/08/07 20:36
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The housing group playing a Your Housing Group has told the ECHO it is looking to set up a base there as part of its plans to “build a brighter future” in the area. The news has been welcomed by...
2014/08/06 16:26
2014/08/06 16:26
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The magnificent buildings on Liverpool’s waterfront embody its success as a maritime city in the 19th century. Once England’s second most important port, Liverpool is also second only to London in...
2014/08/06 16:20
2014/08/06 16:20
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A ‘HAUNTED’ site close to Liverpool’s oldest church is set to be at the centre of another planning battle. The Diocese of Liverpool wants to build three houses in the garden of the vicarage at All...
2014/08/06 11:21
2014/08/06 11:21
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A dead cow which washed up on the shore of the Mersey at Cressington Promenade has remained on the beach for three days. The animal was first spotted by dog walkers off Cressington Esplanade on...
2014/08/06 09:36
2014/08/06 09:36
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A right hand man of Unite general secretary Len McCluskey is to throw his hat in the ring to stand for Labour in Alex Flynn, a senior press officer for the union, is to challenge other hopefuls...
2014/08/05 17:01
2014/08/05 17:01
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Liverpool ECHO readers have named and shamed the worst dog fouling 'hot spots' across Merseyside for our new map. Hundreds of people pointed the finger – while holding their noses – over an issue...
2014/09/01 11:26
2014/09/01 11:26
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