By Frank McKenna 27 November 2009 at 11:47
During the past week, the Liverpool city regions political leadership – or ‘super cabinet’ as they like to be referred to- have conspired to throw away one Billion pounds of investment into Greater Liverpool.
The Tesco/Everton plan for Kirkby was knocked back by the government par... [More]
By Frank McKenna 27 November 2009 at 11:39
A General Election will take place in the summer of 2010, and up until very recently the smart money has been on a Conservative victory.
However, recent wobbles by the Tory leadership, followed by several polls suggesting that the result will be far closer than previously thought, has seen pundits ... [More]
By Frank McKenna 20 November 2009 at 11:38
The future of the National Football Museum was supposed to be decided upon at a meeting of Trustees yesterday. Having read a number of statements, including the National Football Museums official Press Release, I have to say that the outcome of the meeting is utter and total confusion. We are told t... [More]
By Frank McKenna 13 November 2009 at 11:37
In some places Preston is referred to as the North West’s third city. At Downtown, we always brand Preston as the UK’s newest city. But for many, both locally, regionally and most certainly nationally, Preston is more often than not thought of as a town. A big town, granted. But a town, ... [More]
By Frank McKenna 12 November 2009 at 11:37
There has been a long running debate in Liverpool, going back at least ten years, about the pros and cons of an Elected Mayor for the city. This week the MP for Walton, Peter Kilfoyle, issued a report that concluded the need for a Mayor – but one that represented the whole of the Liverpool Cit... [More]