By Laura Sharman | May 24, 2018

Council to buy Liverpool Central Shopping Centre

Council to buy Liverpool Central Shopping Centre

Liverpool City Council is set to buy Liverpool Central Shopping Centre in a bid to earn £4.3m over the first five years.

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Councils reaffirm support for Yorkshire-wide devolution deal

Representatives of 17 of the 20 councils across Yorkshire have reaffirmed their support for a devolution deal that encompasses the whole of the county.

Funding awarded to test 5G technology

The winners of grants to develop communications technology have been announced in the latest stage of the government's drive to make the UK 'a world leader in 5G'.

Local councils prepare to lobby MPs for extra powers

Town and parish councils are calling for new powers to be handed to them following Brexit in what they see as the next stage in local government devolution.

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