A room with disco lights, an inflatable unicorn and two people in costume smiling at the camera

Tickets on sale for Salt and Tar’s Comedy Festival

Tickets are now on sale for the first Comedy Weekender to be held at Salt and Tar, Bootle’s brand-new events ...
Concept design illustrating what the future re-purposed Strand could look and feel like.

Cabinet welcomes Salt and Tar rebrand ahead of busy Bootle Canalside events programme

Later this year, top comedians Jason Byrne, Jo Caulfield and Scott Bennett and local band Red Rum Club will appear ...
Concept design illustrating what the future re-purposed Strand could look and feel like.

Bootle Canalside events area to be branded ‘Salt and Tar’

SALT AND TAR: MADE IN BOOTLE is the proposed new brand for the Canalside Event space, Sefton Council’s January Cabinet ...

‘A real honour’ says Bootle superstar Alex Greenwood as she unveils huge hometown mural

"It's a real honour and if I can inspire just one girl from Bootle to play football then I feel ...
An artist's impression of Dippy in the Strand

Bootle is deeply dippy for Dippy!

He’s Britain’s best-loved dinosaur and Sefton Council thinks Dippy should be making his way to Bootle!  Although Dippy currently lives ...

Foster Care Fortnight Celebrations at the Strand Shopping Centre

It's Foster Care Fortnight (9th - 22st May), the annual celebration which allows us to raise awareness about how fostering ...
Sefton residents rewarded for good deeds

Sefton Citizens 4 Good Scheme returns with nominations now open

Nominations are now being accepted for a major scheme that recognises Sefton residents who make a positive difference to life ...

Bootle locals young and old have their say on Christmas at Canalside

Bootle residents headed down to Bootle Canalside over the last two weekends to give their feedback on current and future ...

Canalside: Tell us what you think!

We want to hear your thoughts on Bootle Canalside! We want to know how we can make the site better, ...
Cllr Ian Maher

Levelling Up Fund disappointment

Sefton Council Leader Cllr Ian Maher has expressed his disappointment at the Levelling Up fund announcement by the Chancellor yesterday which ...

Bootle Canalside Bank Holiday Pop Up: Everything You Need to Know

This Bank Holiday weekend, Bootle Canalside is hosting its first pop-up event with traders serving worldwide food and drink from ...

Did someone say Bank Holiday Weekend at Bootle Canalside?

Bootle Canalside opens its gates from Thursday 26th to Monday 30th August for a Bank Holiday weekend packed full of ...

Transformation and regeneration get the green light in Bootle

Bootle is headed for transformation and regeneration as Sefton Council have been granted planning permission for a new food, drink ...

Sefton Council is putting people at the heart of plans for Bootle

Town planners in Sefton will be out and about next week to gather your views on the ongoing regeneration of ...

Sefton Council’s £14.5 million Levelling Up Fund bid will kick-start Bootle’s post-COVID recovery

Sefton Council has submitted a £14.5 million bid to the Government’s Levelling Up Fund that will help kick-start Bootle’s economic ...

Sefton Council asked to approve funding bids for Crosby and Bootle regeneration

Sefton Council are being asked to approve bids of up to £20m each for projects across Sefton as part of ...

Transformation of Bootle Canalside moves to next phase

The ongoing transformation of Bootle has taken a major step forward as work begins to transform the canalside into an ...

Transforming Bootle: ‘Area Action Plan’ sets out vision for town’s long-term future

Transforming Bootle: ‘Area Action Plan’ sets out vision for town’s long-term future Sefton Council is inviting the community to help ...
Demolition works begin near Bootle New Strand shopping centre as diggers can be seen taking down parts of a building

Demolition marks start of work to redevelop Bootle New Strand shopping centre

Work has now started on site to clear and make good the land adjacent to the Strand and the Leeds ...

Sefton approves major economic boost for flagship towns

Sefton Council have acted to further secure and improve the economic future of two flagship towns in the borough. At ...
An artist's impression of how The Strand and Bootle town centre could look.

Exciting future ahead for Bootle’s landmark shopping centre

Sefton Council’s vision for the long-term future of Bootle New Strand Shopping centre continues to progress with the acquisition of ...