Valerie Hill on a fashion classic/ P12

Who wears short shorts? Not me

Friday, June 16, 2006 Published in Liverpool for Merseyside, Cheshire & West Lancs ●


There’s more to me than Three Lions
Ian Broudie looks back/ Box Office

Liverpool duo bring England victory

Fine-dodgers to be named
HUNDREDS of people in Merseyside and Cheshire who do not pay court fines are to be named and shamed in the local press as part of new government plans. PAGE 2


Tunnel drama
A MERSEYSIDE police officer averted tragedy in the Birkenhead tunnel after a man collapsed at the wheel of his car. PAGE 3

Liverpool council plans crisis talks to avert Kirkby move
EVERTON’S proposed move to a new stadium in Kirkby would be part of a development costing £250m, a confidential report leaked to the Daily Post reveals. The document, prepared by Knowsley chief executive Sheena Ramsey, also shows the council is considering handing over £50m-worth of land in return for a share in the management company operating the stadium or the income it generates. Last night, Liverpool council leader Warren Bradley upped the stakes by revealing his council is also offering the club two prime pieces of land in the city on which to build a new ground.

Everton stadium to cost £250m
Daily Post Staff

Homes claim
LIVERPOOL is repeating the slum-clearance mistakes of the 1960s by agreeing to the demolition of 1,800 terraced homes, campaigners warned last night. PAGE 5

Crash victim
THE man who died when the stolen car he was driving crashed on the Formby bypass was named by police yesterday, as a makeshift shrine took shape around the crash site. PAGE 14

Liverpool’s Peter Crouch, left, and Steven Gerrard celebrate their goals which gave England a 2-0 World Cup victory over Trinidad & Tobago in Nuremberg yesterday WORLD CUP: PAGES 6-7, 36-40

He will hold talks with Everton chief executive Keith Wyness and chairman Bill Kenwright over the next week to thrash out proposals for a new city stadium. The Daily Post exclusively revealed last month that neighbouring Knowsley council was making a sustained attempt to lure the club to the borough. Yesterday, it emerged that supermarket giants Tesco, headed by Evertonian Terry Leahy, have entered the


Glassworkers will know their fate in the autumn
HUNDREDS of workers at Europe’s largest container glass factory, who faced losing their jobs because of an invalid pollution certificate, have been reprieved by top judges. The massive plant at Elton, near Chester, was built without the required planning permission and faced

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immediate closure, with up to 200 job losses, after a judge ruled last year that a Pollution Prevention and Control Permit (PPC) had been unlawfully granted. The plant’s Ireland-based

operators, Quinn Glass Ltd, yesterday lost their appeal against that ruling but Lord Justice Buxton nevertheless threw the beleaguered workforce a lifeline. The judge, sitting with Lord Justice Richards and Sir Christopher Staughton, ruled that the PPC permit, although invalid, would remain in

place, at least until Chester City Council has a chance to decide whether or not to issue a fresh permit. That still leaves a question mark over the plant’s future as it cannot operate without the required permit. The workforce at the Elton plant will not learn their fate until September, Chester City

Council said last night. A spokesman for the authority said: “The council will consider in detail the Court of Appeal’s rejection of Quinn Glass’s appeal, and its ruling to quash the permit with effect from the time the council determines the