Liverpool street named after councillor

A street on a new estate in Liverpool is being named after a city councillor who died in office. The street in Croxteth will be called Rose Bailey Close, in honour of the councillor who campaigned for community unity after Rhys Jones was murdered.

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Rose Bailey 'had real pride' in Croxteth

"If ever anybody deserved to be honoured in the is way it is Rose.

"She was somebody who had real pride in the area she represented and she never missed an opportunity to speak up on behalf of Croxteth and Liverpool.

"We will never forget the way she fought to show the true face of the community when she saw how it had been represented in the aftermath of Rhys Jones' death."

– Joe Anderson, Mayor of Liverpool

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Liverpool street to be named after campaigning councillor

Cllr Rose Bailey campaigned for community unity after Rhys Jones was murdered Credit: ITV Granada

A street on a new estate in Liverpool is being named after a city councillor who died in office.

The new road in Croxteth is being called Rose Bailey Close. Cllr Bailey campaigned for community unity after Rhys Jones was murdered.

She died two years ago while serving as the city's deputy lord mayor.

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