The latest news from the Mayoral Club

Baltic Creative CIC embark on new development

16th October 2017 | By Sam Martin

Baltic Creative are set to embark on the next phase of development after completing the purchase of a historic 19th century docklands storehouse in the Baltic Triangle, Liverpool. The four storey red brick warehouse located at 61-65 Norfolk Street and adjoining two storey building on Simpson Street have been acquired from Liverpool City Council on … Continued..

LCR Metro and LEP meet Brexit Minister

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor presented a northern perspective to Brexit Minister, David Davies, at a meeting in York that also involves fellow Metro Mayors from Greater Manchester and Tees Valley. The meeting is the first direct dialogue between Mr Davies and northern leaders, and represents a new strand in the national dialogue about the … Continued..

Liverpool ideally placed to host Channel 4 relocation

| By Sam Martin

Channel 4 to Liverpool Partnership Chairman has said that Liverpool is “ideally placed to drive long-term success” for the broadcaster if and when it makes the relocation from London. It has also been announced that the government is launching a consultation to look at whether Channel 4 “should relocate some or all its staff outside … Continued..

Liverpool 2018 announces GREAT Britain Campaign Partnership

4th October 2017 | By Sam Martin

GREAT to be first partner for Liverpool’s Capital of Culture 10th Anniversary Celebrations Culture Liverpool announces the GREAT Britain campaign as the first major partnership of the region’s 2018 programme. The partnership means that next year’s events will be given even more of a national and international profile. Using its impressive reach, the GREAT campaign … Continued..

Duke of Cambridge Announced as Patron of IBF 2018

3rd October 2017 | By Sam Martin

His Royal Highness The Duke of Cambridge has announced that he will be the patron of the 2018 International Business Festival at an event held at Lancaster House. The Festival, which will be held in Liverpool next June, will bring together businesses from across the country and around the world to access practical advice, make … Continued..

River of Light Returns

15th September 2017 | By Sam Martin

Image Credit: Wing W Wong One of the UK’s most successful firework companies will light up the skies above both sides of the River Mersey for this year’s November 5th celebrations – with a specially commissioned musical display in Liverpool and Wirral. Titanium Fireworks are the team behind acclaimed national events including the Mayor of … Continued..

First details of programme announced for 10th Liverpool Biennial in 2018

9th September 2017 | By Sam Martin

Featured image: Haegue Yang, Quasi-Pagan Modern, 2016. Liverpool Biennial returns in 2018 from 14 July – 28 October with the programme presented in locations across the city including public spaces and the city’s leading art venues: Bluecoat, FACT, Open Eye Gallery, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool John Moores University’s Exhibition Research Lab, National Museums Liverpool, RIBA North, the Liverpool … Continued..

Clipper 2017-18 race start

29th August 2017 | By Sam Martin

The biggest ever edition of the Clipper Race, got underway on the River Mersey, Liverpool, in front of thousands of spectators, and was nothing short of spectacular. With a short inshore circuit getting the race underway, Dare to Lead led the way over the line on the course’s return loop with Garmin less than half … Continued..