Feb 10

Walton Festival to make a comeback in 2016

ONE of Liverpool’s most popular festivals is to return after a gap of almost a quarter of a century. Walton Festival is being re-launched this year on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 July in Walton Hall Park with support from Liverpool City Council, Walton Community Interest Company, County Road Regeneration and local housing associations. It …

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Feb 10

Blackpool to host national tourist awards 2016

Blackpool’s Winter Gardens will host the national VisitEngland tourism awards this year, it has been announced. Tourist figures from across the country will descend on the resort for the Awards for Excellence 2016 ceremony, which will take place on Tuesday 8 March. With sixteen categories to compete for, hundreds of nominees are set to visit …

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Feb 10

Lancashire £5 million flood repair programme announced

Lancashire County Council has announced a £5 million programme to repair transport infrastructure damaged in the December floods, funded by the Department for Transport. The December floods were unprecedented in their widespread impact across the county and the county’s highways and other transport infrastructure, including roads, bridges and footpaths, suffered significant damage. The initial estimate …

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