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‘Our Liverpool’ programme launches to support new arrivals

Liverpool City Council has launched ‘Our Liverpool’, a programme to help migrants and refugees settle into their new city and get to know their neighbours.

The £2.4 Million funding from the Home Office to will enable the local authority to improve and increase capacity of services for ...

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Tin Can Triumph

Scousers go above and beyond for the council’s foodbank challenge

PEOPLE in Liverpool have given their all for the Mayor’s Hope Fund appeal to help feed people in need this Christmas.

The council threw open the doors of public buildings, libraries, leisure centres and offices ...

2018-12-10 15:21 open_in_new
New images reveal revamped Lime Street

New images showing a radical revamp to Liverpool’s historic Lime Street have been revealed.

A series of CGIs depict a major redesign to create a world class “gateway experience” that includes a new public square outside Lime Street station and an expanded plateau outside St ...

2018-12-10 13:15 open_in_new
Dock road to reopen on Monday

Liverpool’s “dock road” is to reopen on Monday, 10 December after a month long closure to enable vital works to support the city’s new Isle of Man Ferry Terminal, located at Liverpool Waters.

The Waterloo Road/Regent Road corridor will reopen in both directions from 6am now that ...

2018-12-07 14:50 open_in_new
Blue Room celebrates ten years of creativity at Bluecoat

Bluecoat’s inclusive arts project Blue Room, for adults with learning disabilities is celebrating ten years of creativity.

Since 2008, three Blue Room groups have met weekly at Liverpool’s contemporary art’s centre to explore the exhibitions, create their own artwork and share their ...

2018-12-06 18:53 open_in_new
Speke and the Sea Project

On Tuesday 18th December a group of 30 primary school children from schools in Speke, will spend the day in Discover Library, in Liverpool Central Library.

They will be rehearsing and working on a performance that members of the public are very welcome to come to watch, performance begins ...

2018-12-06 13:38 open_in_new
Mandela family to visit Liverpool

The family of revolutionary leader Nelson Mandela have announced they will be heading to Liverpool next year when work is set to start on a tribute to the Freeman of the City.

The former President’s eldest daughter Dr Makaziwe ‘Maki’ Mandela and his granddaughter Tukwini Mandela, ...

2018-12-05 18:46 open_in_new
Liverpool’s new housing company launched

Liverpool residents could be given help to buy their own homes through a new Rent to Buy scheme being set up by the city council’s new housing company, Foundations.

The company, which intends to build and renovate some 10,000 homes in the city in the next decade in a sweeping £1bn ...

2018-12-05 14:32 open_in_new
New image of green square at heart of £200m Pall Mall scheme

New images of the central green square at Pall Mall – a new business community at the gateway to Liverpool’s central business district – have been revealed.

The plans being brought forward by a joint venture between Kier Property, CTP and Liverpool City Council will create a vibrant ...

2018-12-04 18:35 open_in_new
Non-urgent highways works suspended for Christmas

Liverpool City Council has suspended all non-urgent highways works to support businesses and shoppers in the run up to the festive season.

With the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors gearing up for their busiest time of year – many firms make a third of their profits over the ...

2018-12-04 14:23 open_in_new
The ‘mane’ event this Christmas

Echo Arena Liverpool is cantering towards the fourth Liverpool International Horse Show which is set to take place from Friday 28 to Monday 31 December.

The event will mark the culmination of an extraordinary 12 months which saw the city celebrate a decade since its year as European ...

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Christmas boost for Liverpool families

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has announced plans to help hundreds of families this festive season.

Around 900 families with a child under one in receipt of housing benefit or council tax support will be able to claim a £20 voucher to help them with their fuel bills. A further 150 care ...

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A cherry on top for Croxteth Park

AN avenue of beautiful trees will welcome visitors to Liverpool’s Croxteth Hall and Country Park as a planting project gets underway on Tuesday (4 December).

Youngsters from Emmaus Primary School will join members of the Croxteth Park Volunteer Group (CPVG) to plant 18 Wild Cherry ...

2018-11-30 14:50 open_in_new
Liverpool commits to beating HIV

Liverpool is to join a network of cities around the world committed to beating HIV by promoting early diagnosis.

On the eve of the 30th World AIDS Day, Mayor Joe Anderson has announced the city is to become part of the ‘Fast-Track Cities’ network, joining London, Manchester and ...

2018-11-30 13:47 open_in_new
International Day of Persons with Disabilities 2018

The United Nations International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) will be globally observed on Monday 3 December.

The theme for this year’s IDPD is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. This theme focuses on the empowering persons ...

2018-11-29 15:44 open_in_new
All aboard … for the departure of the 2018 cruise season

This year the Liverpool Cruise Terminal has welcomed more than 100,000 international passengers and crew and approximately 50,000 spectators to the waterfront during cruise ship visits, generating an economic impact of around £7 million.

During 2018 Liverpool has welcomed 57 cruise ...

2018-11-29 14:41 open_in_new
Young interns start work

Liverpool City Council has taken on young people with learning disabilities as part of a programme to help them into work.

The council has offered placements in a children’s centre, a respite centre and in its short breaks team as part of its Supported Internships programme.

Just ...

2018-11-29 13:38 open_in_new
Worthy causes win in Woolton

Charity offers ‘sterling’ support to local groups

CAN you make a difference to life in Woolton?

That’s the big question being posed to community and voluntary groups in the Liverpool suburb as part of an annual local grant funding scheme.

Each year, The Woolton ...

2018-11-29 12:35 open_in_new
Lets keep the city moving this Christmas

Merseytravel, Stagecoach and Arriva buses, Liverpool City Council, Merseyside Police and Halton Transport will be working together to reduce traffic congestion and keep the city centre moving in the lead up to Christmas.

The aim is to support the city’s economy by reducing illegal ...

2018-11-28 17:41 open_in_new
Let’s Rock Liverpool!

The UK’s biggest and favourite retro festival is heading to Liverpool.

Let’s Rock Liverpool has been added to the widely successful and incredibly popular series of retro festivals for 2019 celebrating all things pop and 80s.

Let’s Rock Liverpool will take place at Croxteth ...

2018-11-27 18:35 open_in_new
Care home residents ride to victory

Staff and residents at a care home involved in a project in which residents cycle a virtual bike ride around Liverpool have won a top award.

Stapely Care Home in Mossley Hill received a specially adapted bike linked to a digital screen which projects a route of local landmarks, including ...

2018-11-27 13:20 open_in_new