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Be A Liverpool 2018 Supercar Spotter!

17th July 2018 | By Sam Martin

A supercar has been given a neon makeover to celebrate the anniversary of Liverpool’s European Capital of Culture title. An award winning BAC Mono motorcar has been emblazoned with the ‘Liverpool 2018’ branding by APM Customs, and anyone who spots it on the city’s streets are encouraged to take a snap and send it in … Continued..

BAC PARTNERS WITH POSEIDON TO BECOME THE FIRST CAR MANUFACTURER TO GO ‘CLIMATE POSITIVE’

10th July 2018 | By Sam Martin

Briggs Automotive Company (BAC) has become the first car manufacturer in the world to go ‘climate positive’, setting a new industry standard for climate action. Becoming climate positive means that the Liverpool-based manufacturer will contribute to the removal of more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it emits. To deliver on its commitment to protect … Continued..

Liverpool BID Company wins ballot for a further term of Retail & Leisure BID

| By Sam Martin

Businesses in Liverpool back £5m masterplan to make the city centre safer and cleaner. Businesses in Liverpool have backed a £5m masterplan to make the city centre safer and cleaner. Liverpool BID Company secured a resounding 66% yes vote on the month-long postal ballot from its BID levy payers for a further term of the … Continued..

Major new public artwork for Liverpool waterfront to mark cultural anniversaries will be iconic landmark for City Region

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool Biennial and Tate Liverpool today announced a new joint project with internationally acclaimed artist Ugo Rondinone – his first major work in the UK. The sculpture, called Liverpool Mountain will stand at over 10 metres tall, next to Tate Liverpool in Royal Albert Dock Liverpool. The work is planned to be unveiled this autumn. … Continued..

Liverpool city centre’s booming hotels on course to smash sales record for 2018

| By Sam Martin

More than 820,000 hotel rooms were sold in the city centre in the first five months of the year and the International Business Festival in June will boost the figures even more. Liverpool city centre’s booming hotel sector is on course for another record year after more than 820,000 rooms were sold in the first five … Continued..

Celebrate your graduation at Fazenda

| By Sam Martin

Eleanor Roosevelt once said ‘The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams’. As your new chapter starts, Fazenda is the perfect place to celebrate your accomplishments this graduation. Indulge in continuous table side experience of freshly-grilled meats to mark this special occasion with your loved ones. Each graduate will receive … Continued..

Wild Thang are proud to be Culture Liverpool’s official uniform sponsor & partner for 2018/19

| By Sam Martin

2018 is a very special year for the city region, being 10 years since Capital Of Culture & Wild Thang are really proud to be sponsoring & supplying the Culture Teams Uniform. In 2008 Liverpool was named European Capital of Culture, since then they have never been far from the spotlight. Over the last five … Continued..

Liverpool’s Dream wants you!

9th July 2018 | By Sam Martin

The team behind what is set to be the biggest free street theatre event in the UK this year is looking to recruit hundreds of volunteers to be part of the unforgettable experience. Liverpool’s Dream will see Giants wandering the streets of Liverpool and Wirral for the final time from 4-7 October, and the team … Continued..

Pier Head reaches new heights with ‘Thrill Village’ 

6th July 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Attention thrill seekers – Europe’s fastest thrill ride among 5 world class new experiences coming to Liverpool! From Saturday 14th July, The Pier Head Village Festival is taking fun to the next level, with family attractions, art galleries, artisan markets and new thrill rides set to tower over the city’s iconic waterfront. ‘Thrill Village’, created … Continued..

Liverpool is first city to take advantage of app-based on-demand public transport service ArrivaClick.

| By Tammi Murphy

Liverpool is to become the first UK city to run ArrivaClick, the Arriva UK Demand-Responsive Transport (DRT) solution, creating up to 70 new jobs. Complementing the existing bus network, ArrivaClick is to be the largest service of its type in the UK with the potential to transform thousands of journeys. The innovative new minibus service … Continued..