Monthly Archives: February 2019

Bids for Funding for Crosby Village

Sefton launches major bid for Future High Street funding

Sefton Council is bidding for a slice of the £675m Future High Street Fund with bids planned for both Southport and Crosby.The Future High Street Fund was announced in last November’s budget and aims to support and fund local areas’ plans to make their high streets and town centres fit for the future.IMG-0700

In this first round, Sefton will include bids for both Crosby village and Southport town centre and builds upon the Council’s ambitions for its town centres encapsulated within its agreed regeneration frameworks and 2030 Vision.

The Future High Street Fund aims to help Councils, their communities and the private sector work in partnership to develop and sustain town centres to enhance their vitality and viability.  The fund also includes the opportunity to bid for part of a £55m Heritage High Street Fund.


Cllr Marion Atkinson, Sefton Council’s Labour Cabinet Member for Skills and Regeneration, said: “Building on Sefton’s ambitions for its town centres, we are aiming to submit two bids to the Future High Street Fund for both Southport town centre and Crosby Village to help sustain them for the future. The bids will also support Sefton’s and the City Region’s ambitions for future growth.

“For Southport this will build upon Sefton’s success in securing around £10m of Heritage Lottery and Coastal Communities Funding for King’s Gardens, Southport Pier and the recently announced Townscape Heritage Scheme.

“For Crosby this will build on the significant private sector funding by St Modwen into the village centre. If successful, Sefton Council will continue to work in an inclusive way with private sector and community sector partners.”

Formal stage 1 bids for both projects will be made in the coming months with further details issued in due course.


Posted by on February 25, 2019 in Uncategorized


New traders arrive Jan/Feb/March.

BIG MAP updated 160219 ver 3

  • Scouse bird Salon ( 2 Telegraph House)
  • Scouse Bird store( 4 Telegraph House)
  • bank business hub( Unit 1 Glenn Buildings North)
  • british legion( 3 Telegraph House)
  • furniture store, GTE? ( 6 Telegraph House)
  • Baileys gifts (unit 4 Glenn bldgs South)
  • Former Mcdonalds being fitted out (7 Telegraph House)
  • unit 2 Glenn bldgs South being fitted out
  • Eight degrees bar( Behind George’s)
  • Crosby Events Centre, Above Blues bar
  • Glamorous, Liverpool Road.
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Posted by on February 22, 2019 in Uncategorized


Meetings w/c 25th Feb 2019

Monday 25th February 2019
MR* Effectiveness of Council Enforcement Activity Working Group 10.30 am Committee Room, Town Hall,
MR* Wildflower project-Rimrose valley meeting with eden project director. 12:30.
MR-JG-LB *Labour Group meeting,  7:30 Bootle Town Hall
Wednesday 27th February 2019
MR-JG-LB * Community Chat – Bootle 6.00 pm Bootle Town Hall,
Thursday 28th February 2019
MR-JG-LB * Budget Meeting, Council 6.30 pm Bootle Town Hall
Saturday 2nd March
MR* Canvassing 11:00 Kew ward, Southport
SUNDAY 3rd March
JG-LB *Canvassing 11:00 Kew ward, Southport
MR=Cllr Michael Roche
JG= Cllr Jan Grace
LB= Cllr Les Byrom
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Posted by on February 22, 2019 in Uncategorized


Leafleting 17th Feb

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Posted by on February 17, 2019 in Uncategorized


Updated Crosby Village Map

BIG MAP updated 160219 ver 3View full size here


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Posted by on February 16, 2019 in Uncategorized