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Croxteth Hall refurbishment

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A wing of Liverpool's Croxteth Hall which was damaged by fire more than sixty years ago is to be restored to its former glory.

The four hundred thousand pound refurbishment will transform two rooms which will be made available for weddings. The work has been approved by English Heritage

The makeover will include plastering, installing wood paneling, new windows and lighting along with a major decoration scheme to make them look as stylish as the original.

It's expected to be finished by the summer.

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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

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.