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Check in for cruise hotel consultation

Liverpool City Council is hosting a two-day information event this week for a proposed four star hotel for the city’s new cruise terminal facility.

The pre-planning application consultation sessions are being held on Thursday, 27 September 2pm – 7pm and Friday, 28 September 12pm – ...

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The River of Light is back

Both sides of the River Mersey will be lit up by fireworks on Sunday 4 November with a specially commissioned musical display in Liverpool and Wirral.

River of Light: The Elements in association with Royal Liver Building 360 will see the return of Titanium Fireworks, who wowed crowds last ...

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Action to tackle rogue landlords in County

A crackdown on rogue landlords in part of Liverpool is getting underway.

Around 85 properties on Neston Street, Wilmslow Street, Eton Street and Oxton Street in County are being targeted by the city council’s Landlord Licensing team, who will be checking whether they meet the required ...

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Peace vigil outside the Albert Dock

Liverpool Friends of Yemen will be holding a vigil for peace in Yemen on Sunday 23 September outside the Albert Dock.

The Group was launched two years ago at the Labour Party Conference in Liverpool and will be joined again by party leader, Jeremy Corbyn MP.

LFOY is a non sectarian ...

2018-09-21 13:32 open_in_new
Waterfront car park set for demolition

Work could get underway next month demolishing the multi-storey Waterfront Car Park in Liverpool ravaged by fire on New Year’s Eve.

A report to the Cabinet on Friday 28 September says detailed logistical plans have been drawn up to take down the car park, which has 1,191 vehicles inside ...

2018-09-21 12:29 open_in_new
Join the giants of football

Liverpool FC, Everton FC and Tranmere Rovers are joining forces to stage a series of free, football coaching sessions for local school children – with a giant twist.

Hundreds of school children from across the region are being invited to take part in the event, which will mark the ...

2018-09-21 10:23 open_in_new
CONTRACTOR TO BE APPOINTED FOR NEW ISLE OF MAN FERRY LINK ROAD

Liverpool City Council is about to appoint a contractor to deliver a Mersey waterfront link road for the new Isle of Man Ferry Terminal.

Following a Europe wide procurement process a report to the council’s cabinet next Friday (28 September) is recommending the contract for the £7.6m ...

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Important transport information ahead of the Giant Spectacular

Check timetables and plan your journeys a few days before the event – don’t leave it until the last minute.

Hundreds of thousands of people are expected to join the event, taking place between 4th and 7th October, placing a significant increase in demand on public transport services ...

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Fiendish Family Fun at Sefton Park Palm House this Halloween

The Monster Halloween Ball!

Sefton Park Palm House, Liverpool 24th / 25th / 26th October 2018

The beautiful Palm House in Liverpool’s Sefton Park will  play host to some fiendish family fun this Halloween as The Lantern Company prepare to host three days of workshops, ...

2018-09-19 17:26 open_in_new
Liverpool’s Dream will be last-ever Giants showcase

JEAN-LUC Courcoult, founder and Creative Director of the world’s most influential street theatre company, Royal de Luxe, has announced Liverpool’s Dream will be the final curtain for the Giants.

At a press conference held in Liverpool earlier today (Tuesday 18 September), Jean-Luc ...

2018-09-19 14:17 open_in_new
Our friend electric

State-of-the-art ‘super cab’ hits the streets of Liverpool

LIVERPOOL’S first ever electric black cab has hit the streets.

It’s got that instantly recognisable ‘Hackney Carriage’ look but this stylish new super charged cab is quieter, cheaper and cleaner than its ...

2018-09-18 17:17 open_in_new
Liverpool’s cutting edge care hubs plan breaks ground

THE SPADEWORK has started on a multi-million pound plan to transform social care for people living with dementia in Liverpool.

Earthmovers are in at two sites in the city as part of a £30 million plan to create new living spaces and care hubs. The services will be managed by health ...

2018-09-18 14:08 open_in_new
Liverpool says: “Rethink Universal Credit”

+++ read the report Universal Credit Unintended Consequences here: https://bit.ly/2pdKtzy+++

City wide call for the Government to reconsider the roll-out of welfare reforms

THOUSANDS of people in Liverpool are being forced into poverty because of the Government’s welfare reform ...

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Bulky Bob’s and FRC Group Celebrate 30th Birthday

On September 14th, 1988, a group of volunteers in Speke created Furniture Resource Centre to help get furniture to local people who desperately needed it.

Now 30 years on, Furniture Resource Centre has grown into a group of registered charities and social enterprises, known as FRC Group, ...

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Utility works to begin on £22m highways scheme

Work is to begin next week on installing new underground utility trenches as part of a £22m upgrade to a major route into Liverpool city centre.

Contractors, Osborne, are to start the latest phase of the Great Howard Street (A565) scheme on Tuesday, 18 September.

To allow for the ...

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Heritage boost for England’s first mosque

Liverpool City Council is to transfer its ownership of the site of England’s first mosque to support a new Islamic Heritage and Enterprise Centre.

A report to the council’s cabinet today (Friday, 14 September) is recommending the council transfer the freehold lease of the Grade II* ...

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Managing agent hit with £4k bill for operating 12 unlicensed properties

A managing agent has been hit with a total bill of almost £4,000 and a criminal record after pleading guilty at Liverpool Magistrates’ Court to renting out 12 private sector properties without a compulsory licence.

The Landlord Licensing scheme was introduced by Liverpool City Council ...

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Liverpool College expansion celebrated

Hundreds of extra pupils will get the chance to attend one of Liverpool’s most popular schools – following investment from the Mayor’s £180 million school investment programme.

A new £3.7 million Key Stage 1 ‘pre-prep’ block at Liverpool College will be used by primary school ...

2018-09-13 16:32 open_in_new
Giants Route Revealed

Are you ready to plan your Giants journey?

Giant visitors will walk the streets of Liverpool and Wirral in October – in what will be the final in the trilogy of Giant spectaculars.

For this latest instalment, the world-famous street theatre company Royal de Luxe, from Nantes, ...

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Summer reading success at Croxteth Library

A celebration was held at Croxteth Library to celebrate the high achievements of a group of very special readers.

The person-centred group from the adults with learning disabilities group based at Larkin’s Farm took part in this year’s Six Book Reading Challenge, which aims to ...

2018-09-12 14:17 open_in_new
300 children get Swim Safe training in Liverpool’s Docks

Over 300 school children are heading to the Liverpool Docks this week to learn how to swim safely in open water.

Swimming in open water can be more dangerous than swimming in a pool and SwimSafe training equips children aged 7-14 with the knowledge and skills they need to avoid having to ...

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