NEWS ROUNDUP: Jordan Banks tribute & Gerry Marsden statue
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Liverpool's players paid tribute to Jordan Banks ahead of Thursday's Premier League game against Man United. The Reds wore 'Jordan 7' shirts during their pre-match warm-up at Old Trafford in remembrance of Jordan, who tragically passed away at the age of nine after being struck by lightning.
A range of reforms to the way Liverpool Council functions have cleared a crucial hurdle. The measures include changes to governance measures, there is also set to be electoral reform, with a redrawing of ward boundaries, a reduction in the number of councillors and a move to all-out elections every four years.
A statue of legendary singer Gerry Marsden could be established on Liverpool's waterfront under new proposals. Sculptor Laura Lian wants to erect a sculpture of the singer, who died in January, to pay tribute to him while also raising money for charity.
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