NEWS ROUNDUP: Everton stadium & Song for Kindness
Everton FC's plans for a new stadium at Bramley-Moore Dock and a community-led legacy project at Goodison Park have been unanimously approved. Following the City Council's green light, the plans will be referred to the Secretary of State for Housing Communities and Local Government.
More than twenty people are being investigated following an operation to tackle waste crime in Cheshire. Vehicles and companies believed to be involved in the illegal disposal or management of waste were pulled over. Waste crime causes significant environmental and public health problems and drains the UK economy of hundreds of millions of pounds a year in clean-up costs.
The Liverpool Song for Kindness song contest that was launched in memory of John Lennon, in what would’ve been his 80th year, has brought on new partners. In addition to global charity tuff.earth, Liverpool City Council and The Cavern Club running the competition, Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts (LIPA) and Strawberry Field are now part of the unique collaboration. In response to the dark times the world has been facing, the aim of the song contest is to raise spirits – whilst offering musicians an exciting opportunity to gain international exposure.
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