What’s to be done with Concert Square?

The bars, the clubs, the violence and the whole sickening spectacle of Concert Square are symptoms of the problem, but Liverpool’s city centre should never have been allowed to get in this state in the first place.

Tesco withdraws Hope Street application due to Facebook petition

In case it passed anyone by, Tesco withdrew its application to build a store on Hope Street, after a significant amount of protest emerged online, focussed around a Facebook group ,which ended up with over 4,500 members.

In a rare triumph of people power, Tesco’s indicated that it was prepared to acknowledge the level of public feeling and look elsewhere for a new site.

I think it’s fair to say that few people expected the supermarket megalith to heed any complaints, but heed them it did.
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