WORK STARTS ON LIVERPOOL’S CRUISE LINER TERMINAL

5th June 2018 | By Sam Martin

The first phase of construction of Liverpool’s new Cruise Liner Terminal has begun. An overwater jack-up platform has arrived in the River Mersey to begin site investigations on the bedrock on which much of the new facility will be built. This will be in place for about four weeks to establish the strength of the … Continued..

Channel 4 Shortlists Liverpool for New HQ

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool’s bid to be the new home of Channel 4 has received a boost as the broadcaster has shortlisted the city in its search for a new HQ. In a letter to Liverpool City Council, Channel 4 has confirmed it has selected Liverpool for its next round of assessment which will include a site visit … Continued..

| By Sam Martin

The Liverpool BID Company is seeking the support from BID (Business Improvement District) levy payers for a further term of the Retail & Leisure BID until 2023. The BID area incorporates well-known areas such as Bold Street, Cavern Quarter, Church Street, Williamson Square, Clayton Square, Queen Square, St Johns and Metquarter. Over the past 5 … Continued..

An unforgettable weekend for Mayoral 100 Club members at Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta

4th June 2018 | By Sam Martin

Across May Bank Holiday Weekend, our World Heritage UNESCO waterfront played host to Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta and welcomed the Bordeaux Wine Festival to the UK for the first time. The event was officially opened on Thursday evening with the Blessing of the Grape ceremony at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral. The highlight of the ceremony … Continued..

Liverpool’s Dream: Final act of Giant trilogy

10th May 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

AFTER four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers, it’s official… they’re back! Liverpool and Wirral – get ready to walk in the footsteps of Giants. Preparations are underway as the city gears up to welcome some very special Giant visitors for what will be their third and final Liverpool experience. Royal de Luxe, the … Continued..

City gets set for cultural kick-off

9th May 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Coinciding with the greatest footballing event across the globe, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, The Art of Football will see Liverpool host three major exhibitions, a symposium, pop-up cinema, a music festival as well as stage a call out for community groups to take part in a football parade with a difference – all in … Continued..

Tall ships heading to River Mersey for Capital of Culture anniversary

30th April 2018 | By Sam Martin

 A 17-strong fleet of tall ships from across the world is heading to the River Mersey to help the city celebrate the 10th anniversary of its year as European Capital of Culture. The spectacular fleet will return to the city for the fifth time for the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta, a free event which … Continued..

Liverpool Enters Race for Channel 4 Relocation

23rd April 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Liverpool has announced it is to submit a “compelling bid” to host Channel 4’s new national headquarters. Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and the Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram have joined forces to lead the bid saying today “Channel 4 would find a soulmate in Liverpool” with a move that would breathe new … Continued..

Moon landing in Liverpool for Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 

10th April 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

A giant, 23ft replica of the moon is coming to Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral as part of an extensive programme of events across the city over the final bank holiday weekend in May. Created by renowned British artist Luke Jerram, the stunning “Museum of the Moon” uses detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface and includes … Continued..

Planning approval for £36m scheme on site of former Liverpool charity HQ

4th April 2018 | By Sam Martin

Merseyside developer Elliot Group has received the go-ahead for an 11 storey luxury apartment block in Liverpool city centre. The Address, part of the company’s wider Wolstenholme Square development, will turn the former headquarters of social care charity PSS into 32 studios, 102 one-bed apartments and 66 two-bed homes. The £36m project will also include … Continued..