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Liverpool's Lord Mayor, Councillor Anna Rothery, has written to The Queen to convey the city's condolences following the death of HRH The Duke of Edinburgh. The private letter to Her Majesty follows the opening of a virtual Book of Condolence, which has been signed by hundreds of people.
A contentious proposal to formally shut off Lime Street to buses cleared a key hurdle on Thursday. The move, if given final sign off, will allow a major redesign of the area around Lime Street and St George's Hall. The proposal is part of a wider overhaul of how traffic flows through the city centre that will see major changes to other roads such as the Strand.
Wallasey Rugby Club, one of Wirral's longest standing sporting institutions, has set up a Crowdfunder to help them get back on their feet after being hit hard by the pandemic. With loss of revenue from venue hire and events meaning they cannot afford essential repairs to the floodlights, changing room and toilets.
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