Liverpool News

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    New LGBTQIA+ Shared Reading Taster Sessions Announced At Liverpool’s Everyman 

    The Reader is excited to be launching new LGBTQIA+ inclusive Shared Reading taster sessions at Liverpool Everyman. Two drop-in sessions will accompany a debut play set in the Aids epidemic, Tell Me How It Ends, by Tasha Dowd, agraduate of the award-winning Young Everyman Playhouse (YEP) programme. These pre-show sessions on 19 and 20 June are open to everyone and FREE to attend. At Shared Reading groups people talk, connect and share experiences using stories,…

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    My School, My Planet - Evelyn Primary School

    My School, My Planet Project Enhances Outdoor Learning Across The North West

    The national school grounds charity, Learning through Landscapes, has been teaching children across Merseyside about the importance of the natural environment through outdoor learning and play. Learning through Landscapes, through £250,000 funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, has partnered with 16 schools across the county for its project. My School, My Planet, has worked specifically with children from urban communities, who for many are disadvantaged through location and may have limited access to the outdoors. Pupils took…

  • Things to do in Liverpool
    WYLD Sauna Liverpool

    WYLD Sauna – The UK’s First Public Floating Sauna To Open At Liverpool’s Princes Dock This Autumn

    Planning permission has been granted for the UK’s first public floating sauna at Liverpool Waters’ Princes Dock this autumn. Proposals were first unveiled in February this year when waterside regeneration specialist, Peel Waters, and Liverpool-based WYLD Sauna revealed their plan to bring the traditional Nordic sauna experience to Liverpool. WYLD Sauna was established by outdoor swimming and sauna addicts and, having seen first-hand the explosion of floating saunas across Scandinavia, they are bringing the experience…

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    Tom Davies, ChopValue UK Managing Director at Microfactory in Liverpool

    Footballer Tom Davies Launches Green Business, ChopValue, Transforming Chopsticks Into Statement Furniture

    Chopsticks are recycled to create statement pieces of interior furniture at a new business which opens this week (14 June) led by footballer Tom Davies. An estimated 80 billion chopsticks are used across the globe every year and without ChopValue UK’s efforts, are at risk of going straight to landfill. ChopValue has proudly diverted over 160 million chopsticks from landfill while storing 7,890,770kg of CO2 emissions. Opening in Liverpool, ChopValue UK is poised to contribute…

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    YMCA Together Drug Awareness Training

    YMCA Together Administers Life Saving Drug 78 Times In Overdose Interventions

    YMCA Together has revealed that its staff have administered medicine that rapidly reverses opioid overdoses a remarkable 78 times in under three years. Naloxone, often referred to as the “overdose antidote,” is a critical tool in combating the opioid crisis. Its timely administration can mean the difference between life and death for people experiencing an overdose. YMCA Together’s life-saving interventions highlight the stark reality faced by those in Merseyside who are struggling with the potentially…

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    PussyCats Striptease Bar Liverpool

    The Team Behind Rude Opens PussyCats, Liverpool’s First Burlesque And Striptease Bar

    The team behind Rude, the UK’s largest strip club, has opened PussyCats, the UK’s first burlesque and striptease bar. Based on Eberle Street in the city centre, PussyCats is a fun adult entertainment venue that will provide experiential live burlesque and striptease shows, exciting private peep shows, jazz music, and excellent whiskeys and cocktails. After taking over the building in 2023, the team has worked tirelessly on an extensive refurb, investing over £500,000 into the beautiful, historic townhouse…

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    Leading SEO Agency Quirky Digital Marks Four Successful Years In Business With New Era

    Leading SEO Agency Quirky Digital Marks Four Successful Years In Business With New Era

    Leading SEO agency Quirky Digital is marking four successful years in business with a new era for the brand. Since launching the business in May 2020, Managing Director Liam Quirk, who started the company alone, has rapidly grown and developed QuirkyDigital. Today, the business has 14 employees and over 50 clients across multiple industries including various sectors such as healthcare, professional services, SAAS, investment, real estate, addiction and E-commerce. Over the last four years, Liam has had a clear vision to become…

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    National Football Museum Interior, Re-Designed with Poke Marketing's Help

    Poke Marketing Helps National Football Museum To Reenvisage The Story of Football

    Leading creative agency Poke Marketing has rebranded the National Football Museum to attract a wider and more diverse audience, emphasising the importance of football in English culture. Poke, which has a proven track record of delivering successful creative and strategic marketing campaigns for clients in a number of sectors, including sports and leisure, was appointed in June 2023 to rebrand the museum, which attracts millions of visitors from around the world. Since then, the Liverpool based…

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    New Images of £100m Liverpool Baltic Station Revealed

    New images of the £100m Liverpool Baltic station scheme have been revealed – showing how the new rail link will look in the heart of one of the city region’s fastest growing areas. The new station is one of four planned by recently re-elected Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotheram, who has committed to completing the project by the end of 2027 – a year ahead of its current schedule. Mayor Rotheram has also pledged…

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    The Reader Booshelf 24-25 Theme of Wonder

    The Reader’s 5th Annual Bookshelf Reveals Theme of ‘Wonder’

    Liverpool-based national charity The Reader has launched its fifth annual Bookshelf 2024/5 and the new theme is ‘Wonder’. This annual collection of 24 novels, plays, poetry and non-fiction for adults, young people and children is a carefully curated list exploring a different theme each year. It is designed to inspire people to discover a diverse range of literature, old and new, including through Shared Reading. Highlights of this year’s recommended list include Jonathan Swift’s 18th…

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    Liverpool Waterfront Mural Celebrates City's Culture - Photo Credit - Pete Carr

    New Liverpool Waterfront Mural Celebrates City’s Culture

    A new mural on Liverpool’s waterfront has been unveiled, celebrating the city’s sporting, artistic, comedic and dramatic talent. Created by artist Joseph Venning, the mural at ACC Liverpool is designed to highlight the figures from different eras who have defined the city’s cultural life. The mural has been funded by Liverpool BID Company’s Art & Culture Fund and has been developed by ACC Liverpool and dot-art.  Stretching 40m, and two metres high, the mural can…

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    Liverpool Among UK Cities Prioritising Eye Health

    Liverpool Among UK Cities Prioritising Eye Health

    In this digital age, eye health is often overlooked. Many of us spend hours daily on some form of screen, whether on our mobiles for socialising or on laptops and computers for work and entertainment. Fortunately, eye concerns and conditions can be mitigated by early detection. A national eye health survey from 2023 aimed to gauge eye health awareness in the UK. Findings indicated that Norwich, Plymouth, and Liverpool residents are most likely to have…

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    Mr Muscle Walk of Fame Liverpool FC

    Walk of Fame Unveiled To Celebrate Liverpool Football Club Fans Who Contributed To Sustainability Efforts At Anfield

    Mr Muscle, a brand of SC Johnson and an official sustainability partner of Liverpool Football Club, has today revealed a fan ‘Walk of Fame’, to celebrate the collective muscle of fans who have helped contribute towards plastic recycling over the past three football seasons at Anfield. The Walk of Fame has been created on Rockfield Road, a street that marks the iconic matchday walk to the stadium and pays homage to 12,848 fan names –…

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    Liverpool Sign Gets A Football Makeover

    Liverpool Sign Gets A Football-Themed Makeover

    Football legends Mark Lawrenson, former Liverpool FC player, and Graham Stuart, former Everton FC player, officially unveiled a new look for the giant Liverpool sign in the heart of the city today (Wednesday 24 April).  The new artwork that decorates the Liverpool sign, which is located at Liverpool ONE on Thomas Steers Way near to the Hilton Hotel, was designed by Liverpool-based artist Claire Pinegar, to highlight Liverpool’s famous football heritage.   The design is inspired…

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    The Top 5 High-Grossing Movies & TV Shows Filmed in Liverpool

    Your Lucky Day With Local Competitions in Liverpool

    There are thousands of competitions throughout the year in the UK. What makes this even more exciting is that many of these are completely free to enter. Below, we will go through some of the best competitions currently running in the Liverpool area and explain how you can enter. Who knows, maybe it will be your lucky day, and you will find yourself with a free luxury holiday, car, or hotel stay. Two-Night Stay at…

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    Helen & Darren Wynn from Carringtons Catering

    Carringtons Catering Marks Milestone Anniversary With Record Year

    Carringtons Catering, an esteemed name within the region’s catering industry, is marking the 20-year milestone of Helen and Darren Wynn at the helm. The dynamic husband and wife duo took over the reins of the business, which operates right across the North West, back in 2004 and have recently celebrated their most profitable year to date. Helen was named after family friend Helen Carrington, who originally founded Carringtons Catering in 1978. She started there as…

  • Business
    Professional Liverpool Announces New Sector Leader of Its Corporate Finance Group - Mark (L) and Phil (R)

    Professional Liverpool Announces New Sector Leader of Its Corporate Finance Group

    Professional Liverpool, one of the city’s leading cross-sector professional services membership bodies, has appointed Mark Borzomato as Sector Lead of its Corporate Finance Group.    The Corporate Finance Group provides a platform to connect member organisations across multiple sectors including accounting and advisory firms, banks, law firms, private equity investors and enterprises.    Mark, CEO of Liverpool based fund manager River Capital, brings with him over 25 years’ experience in the Liverpool Corporate Finance community which is…

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    Blackstock Market Opens Its Doors

    Blackstock Market has opened to the public with more than 2,000 people flocking to the multi-million-pound Liverpool venue on its first day. The hotly anticipated new £7million entertainment destination was officially launched, with events including a sold-out evening from Hot Water Comedy Club, led by its popular resident compere Paul Smith. The epic comedy line-up also included fan favourites Jamie Sutherland, Kate Tracey, Danny McLoughlin, Tony Carroll, Rob Thomas, Brennan Reece, Phil Chapman and Freddie Quinn. Earlier in the day, superstar British…

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    Rons Place Birkenhead Flat Granted Grade II Listed status - Photo Credit Historic England

    Ron’s Place: Birkenhead Flat of Artist Granted Grade II Listing

    A humble flat on Silverdale Road, Birkenhead, Wirral, has a truly fascinating story. The flat known as Ron’s Place, has earned the prestigious Grade II listed status after a campaign from passionate supporters. This accolade stands as a testament to the extraordinary artistic journey of its former resident, Ron Gittins. For over three decades, Ron Gittins poured his creativity into transforming his living space into a mesmerising realm inspired by the ancient civilizations of Greece…

  • Music
    Rough Trade Store Liverpool

    Rough Trade Announces Liverpool Store Opening Date

    Leading independent music retailer Rough Trade has today announced that its new Liverpool store will open its doors to the public at 10am on Thursday 18 April. Rough Trade Liverpool, located on Hanover Street, will welcome customers just days before its Record Store Day debut on Saturday 20 April.   The new store location comprises two floors, with the ground floor housing the record store and café, which will serve Dark Arts Coffee. Meanwhile, the first floor features a dedicated venue space…