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Working alongside Liverpool City Council We understand that Liverpool City Council needs to ensure that the site is in safe hands and won’t become a liability to an already tightly stretched budget. However, we are keen for Kirkdale’s Ward Councillors to closely follow the progress of the project to satisfy themselves that everything is moving forward smoothly. We’d like all our Ward Councillors (Cllr Joe Hanson, Cllr Malcolm Kennedy and Cllr Lisa Gaughan) to be backing such an important project for the area. Every step of the project will be taken alongside local experts with a proven record of success, and we will be able to demonstrate that everything has been well considered and is in safe hands, and that there is no risk for Liverpool City Council in facilitating this local initiative. An outline proposal was first submitted to Cllr Hanson in March of 2018, expressing our offer to form a social enterprise, and to access the necessary funding required to get our proposals off the ground. Great strides have since been made. A Community Interest Company has been formed, and our CIC has been successful in securing developmental funding and support from Power to Change and Locality: two of the UK’s leading support providers for community businesses. Cllr Hanson has raised valid concerns about site security and antisocial behaviour, and this proposal has addressed those concerns. The CIC is now in a fabulous position to move forward with Kirkdale’s Councillors in making the CIC’s proposals a gleaming reality for Kirkdale. Our proposals for the Ralla will necessitate hundreds of thousands of pounds of investment into Kirkdale. The funds won’t be needed all at once. The work will be completed in stages, each with a clear beginning and end, and a clear budget. Each step of the work will enable the CIC to provide a greater range of activities on site. Each step will lead on to the next.

Profile for The Ralla Ecological Garden CIC

Raising the Ralla! 2019 brochure.  

For many years, residents in Kirkdale have been keen to transform the land at the Ralla into a true asset for the local community. In 2018,...

Raising the Ralla! 2019 brochure.  

For many years, residents in Kirkdale have been keen to transform the land at the Ralla into a true asset for the local community. In 2018,...

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