LIVERPOOL TO COMMEMORATE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF HILLSBOROUGH DISASTER

2nd April 2019 | By Sam Martin

Public invited to gather for commemorative event outside St George’s Hall on Lime Street at 5.30pm on Monday, 15 April. Liverpool is to stage a commemorative event marking the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough football disaster on Monday, 15 April at St George’s Hall Plateau. Organised by Liverpool City Council, the event will be open … Continued..

City in race to host Blue Riband sporting spectacle-The Ocean Race

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool’s bid to make waves: City aims to bring The Ocean Race to the waterfront in 2021/22. Liverpool has been shortlisted to be the only UK host port for one of the most prestigious sporting events on water. The city is bidding to welcome The Ocean Race in 2021/22 – widely regarded as one of … Continued..

LIVERPOOL SCOOPS UP THREE EVENT AWARDS

| By Sam Martin

LIVERPOOL is the best event destination in the world and the city’s Giant Spectacular – Liverpool’s Dream was the best event of its kind on the planet. That’s the verdict following a major international events awards ceremony which saw Liverpool walk away with a trio of top honours. The annual Eventex Awards is seen as … Continued..

Liverpool Film Office launches Film Fund in UK First

| By Sam Martin

A brand new film and TV fund is being launched to attract more productions to Liverpool City Region (LCR), create jobs and boost the local economy. In a UK first for a combined authority, and the first local authority supported fund in the UK for six years – the LCR Production Fund has been created … Continued..

River Festival Liverpool Returns!

22nd March 2019 | By Sam Martin

The popular River Festival Liverpool is back in June and a huge 23ft replica of the earth will be one of the event highlights. Located in Britain’s biggest cathedral, Liverpool Cathedral, the artwork called ‘Gaia’ (meaning the personification of the earth), will hang majestically in the Grade I listed building and features accurate and detailed … Continued..

Merseyside must ‘work harder’ to grow economy, says head of MIPIM delegation

1st March 2019 | By Sam Martin

Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson and City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram will head the city’s biggest-ever private sector mission to the global expo in Cannes in March. A record 42 public sector partners will join the Liverpool delegation to MIPIM, one of the world’s biggest annual property and investment expos, taking place in Cannes in … Continued..

Nearly £10 million cash boost to bring hundreds of homes to Festival Gardens

| By Sam Martin

Up to 1500 family homes will be built at the Festival Gardens in Liverpool thanks to a multi-million pound funding boost from Homes England, the agency announced today (February 28). The Government’s housing accelerator – which brings experts and funding to areas to tackle the housing crisis – will give a grant of £9.9 million … Continued..

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival 2019 is coming to Liverpool

28th February 2019 | By Sam Martin

Liverpool will be the host city for the 6 Music Festival 2019, taking place in venues across the city from Friday 29 to Sunday 31 March. Lauren Laverne announced the details and full line-up today on the BBC Radio 6 Music Breakfast Show. BBC 6 Music are bringing their alternative music festival from Friday 29 … Continued..

Michelle Melia of Radisson Blu shares journey with a global brand in Liverpool

15th February 2019 | By Diarmid Mackinnon

Liverpool is a city which is constantly growing, whether it’s a new local business or an international hotel chain expanding their portfolio in the city. With the news that Radisson RED – a lifestyle brand for the millennial mindset who are selective in their locations  – is coming to Liverpool’s Lime St, we spoke to Michelle … Continued..

£47m city centre highways revamp begins

13th February 2019 | By Sam Martin

First package of works for Liverpool City Centre Connectivity (LCCC) begins. A far-reaching multi-million pound scheme to make Liverpool city centre easier to navigate for pedestrians, cyclists and motorists has started. Liverpool City Council has instructed contractors GRAHAM to undertake the first package of works for the £47m Liverpool City Centre Connectivity (LCCC) scheme, which … Continued..