Published: 5th Sep 2019

Liverpool City Council has set up a new £1m fund to help residents lead change within their local communities. The Mayoral Inclusive Growth Fund will aim to empower residents and groups by encouraging grass-roots initiatives to apply for cash-aid. The council says the £1m ‘community chest’ will help individual communities tackle specific issues they face. Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson said: ‘Our communities face many challenges and we believe that the people best placed to meet them are those who live in our communities. They know best what will make the difference and we want them to come forward and take control.’ ‘The council works in partnership with many groups and organisations and this new fund will be a way of extending that network and enable residents to take an active role in shaping the future of our city. The £1m pot is made up of four separate funding streams, … (To read the full article, subscribe below)