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Spring in to Story Time!

Stories, songs and silliness are on offer for families during the Easter Half Term in Liverpool.

On Wednesday 4 April from midday to 3pm, 12 venues across Liverpool will host free Pop-Up Story Time events. Aimed in particular at children up to the age of 11 years old, there’s no ...

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New street cleansing teams in city centre  

Two new street cleansing teams dedicated to areas frequented by rough sleepers are to start work in Liverpool. 


The city centre has several hotspots used by the homeless which need regular cleansing and have a knock-on effect on the rest of the city centre cleansing ...

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Double Fantasy

From May 2018, the Museum of Liverpool will show a ground-breaking exhibition, exploring the personal and creative chemistry of John Lennon and Yoko Ono and their ongoing Imagine Peace campaign.

Double Fantasy – John & Yoko, at Museum of Liverpool from 18 May 2018 to 22 April ...

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It’s my (street) party!

Residents in Liverpool are being invited to organise street parties to celebrate the Royal Wedding. 


The legal cost of arranging a road closure for an event to mark the wedding of HRH Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on Saturday 19 May is being waived and the city council will ...

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World Social Work Day celebrated

Liverpool celebrated World Social Work Day on Tuesday 20 March to mark the invaluable contribution they make to our communities.


Together they support older people, children and families and young care leavers, as well as providing or commissioning services for adults with a ...

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Feast of Fire’s food and drink offer set to sizzle

With just days to go, the first glimpse of the tantalizing food and drink offer at Feast of Fire shows that it will be one seriously fiery feast for all of the senses.

The chefs delivering the appetising artisan food and drink offer will be working with real fire to reflect the ...

2018-03-20 18:32 open_in_new
Inspiring entrepreneurs at Toxteth Library

Toxteth Library are hosting a free workshop for local entrepreneurs with Keira O’Mara founder of Mama Designs and Mark Lawler, the Managing Director of Baltic Creative CIC.

As leaders in business they will be providing advice and support to budding entrepreneurs across the City. The ...

2018-03-20 18:32 open_in_new
Litter fines to be used to make city cleaner and greener

Income from some of the fines issued to people for dropping litter in Liverpool are set to be used to help make the city cleaner and greener.

A £20,000 fund to help community groups make improvements in their neighbourhoods is being funded using a slice of the income from the penalty ...

2018-03-20 17:29 open_in_new
Liverpool Central Library invites primary and secondary schools from across the city to Young Makefest.

The festival is a one day event held in Liverpool Central Library consisting of hands on activities and demonstrations for young people interested in creating art, digital technologies, performing or making with a range of materials and technologies.

From crafting, to gaming to coding ...

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Online access to ancestry and archives 

A long-term project to digitise carefully and accurately all of the electoral registers for the City of Liverpool from 1832 to 1970 held by Liverpool Record Office in the Central Library & Archive has just come to fruition.

This has resulted in over 671,000 high quality images and more ...

2018-03-20 17:29 open_in_new
Saved from the streets

Liverpool City Council and The Whitechapel Centre prevented more than 160 people from sleeping on the streets in January.

The latest figures from the council-backed Urban Outreach Response Service, show that during one of the coldest months of the year, 163 people at risk of sleeping rough ...

2018-03-20 16:26 open_in_new
Have your say on car park plans

Liverpool City Council is inviting residents to have their say over plans for a new car park to replace the burnt out multi-storey at King’s Dock.

The Liverpool Waterfront Car Park at the Echo Arena was left devastated when fire broke on New Year’s Eve, 2017.  Investigations into the ...

2018-03-20 16:26 open_in_new
Have Your Say on future of Wellington Rooms

The public are being invited to ‘Have their Say’ this week on proposals for the future of one of Liverpool’s historic treasures.

The Wellington Rooms, which sits within the city centre’s Knowledge Quarter on Mount Pleasant, have lain empty for more than 20 years but plans have now ...

2018-03-20 14:20 open_in_new
Launch of the Liverpool Active Workplace Toolkit to aid productivity and reduce absence in the workplace

As part of the Liverpool Active City Strategy 2014-21, and in partnership with strategic stakeholders, Liverpool City Council (LCC) and NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group (LCCG) are launching the Liverpool Active Workplace Toolkit on 20th March 2018 at the Liverpool Business Fair at ...

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Council plans new future for historic estate

Liverpool City Council has announced it is to launch a new investment drive to transform Croxteth Hall and Country Park into a major tourist attraction.

After undergoing a procurement process to find an external operator, the council has decided instead to keep the historic country house ...

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European Day of Artistic Creativity

CreART (Network of Cities for Artistic Creation) is an exciting European Network made up of cities and cultural organisations and aims to highlight the importance of visual arts across Europe and in local communities.

Wednesday (21 March) marks European Day of Artistic Creativity, and to ...

2018-03-19 18:23 open_in_new
Spring Equinox celebrated in Liverpool

The spring equinox is being celebrated by the Syrian Kurdish community in Princes Park on Tuesday 20 March.

Newroz is the Kurdish celebration of the Persian new year holiday.

The event will include traditional music and dance and is taking place near the children’s ...

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Speke Road Closure

There will be a temporary closure of Speke Road during evening hours, from Monday 19 March for up to 4 nights.

The road closure is required to allow for carriageway resurfacing in association with the new pedestrian crossing facility. In addition to these works, Liverpool City Council will ...

2018-03-16 18:59 open_in_new
Chance to see BAFTA nominated film and Q&A with writer Peter Turner

After a sell-out screening in February, Film Stars Don’t Die in Liverpool will be back in all its glory on the Liverpool Philharmonic Hall Walturdaw screen – on Wednesday 21 March 7.30pm.

Presented with support from Liverpool Film Office and Lionsgate UK, to celebrate the ...

2018-03-16 16:53 open_in_new
Running for the community in Liverpool

A new scheme where runners combine getting fit with supporting older people and working on community projects is to launch in Liverpool later this month, and is looking for runners across the city to sign up.

Instead of running for miles on a treadmill or lifting weights, GoodGym Liverpool ...

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New classrooms for two schools

More than £4 million is set to be invested in two popular schools in Liverpool. 


A report to the Cabinet on Friday 23 March is recommending £2.5 million be spent on Monksdown Primary School in Norris Green, following a decision to expand it from two to three forms of ...

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