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Liverpool Theatre Festival
has been hailed a triumph for the troubled industry amid Pandemic
Photographs by David Munn...
LIVERPOOL Theatre Festival
attracted almost 3,000 live performance fans across 9 days for its inaugural
staging; with calls for it to become an annual event. St Luke's Bombed Out
Church in the heart of the City Centre provided the perfect backdrop for the 1st
festival, which featured 19 showstopping performances of 12 productions.
Liverpool Theatre Festival was created by Liverpool theatre producer Bill Elms,
whose mission it was to reinvigorate and boost the City's live performance...
Unemployed and looking to train and develop in the world of dance with
Liverpool's favourite cultural dance professionals
ARE you passionate about dance and culture? Would you like to learn more about
how dance can impact and improve people's lives? If so we have the course that
is waiting for...
RNIB works with the LEGO
Foundation to bring LEGO®
Braille Bricks toolkits to children in the North West
CHILDREN with vision impairment
in the North West of England are set to benefit from LEGO® Braille Bricks
toolkits thanks to the Royal National Institute of Blind People's (RNIB) work
Emergency grants from Tesco
have supported 13 Southport community groups impacted by Covid
13 community groups across
Southport have benefitted from Tesco's Covid19 Community Fund since the start of
lockdown, a total of ₤6,500,put towards local causes over the past 6 months by
Through its Bags of Help...
Liverpool City Region to introduce free Digital Skills for the Workplace
HUNDRENDS of Liverpool City Region residents are set to benefit from free
training in the digital skills needed by local employers.
"Digital Skills for
the Workplace" is a free, flexible course of up to 12 weeks in duration, which
is part of the Government's Digital Bootcamps...
Gaskells get fun and funky
MERSEYSIDE waste management
company Gaskells Waste Services is supporting homelessness charity The
Whitechapel Centre by donning some fab and funky socks to take part in the
charity's Socktober Campaign.
The Socktober campaign encourages...
RSPCA deal with 31 horse
incidents in Merseyside during lockdown
AS the microchipping of horses
becomes compulsory in England this month, the RSPCA fears it will not be enough
to prevent an impending horse welfare catastrophe; as the charity reveals that
Hugh Baird College chosen as
the only provider in Liverpool City Region to deliver new T-level qualifications
THE Government has chosen Hugh Baird College as the
only education provider in the Liverpool City Region to deliver new world class
technical qualifications called T-levels. T-levels are a new, 2 year...
Liverpool commemorates the
City's 1st black Citizen
monument recognising Liverpool's 1st black Citizen has been unveiled in the City
at Liverpool Parish Church in a special ceremony to commemorate the life of the
1st recorded black resident of Liverpool.
Research by Liverpool historian Laurence Westgaph has revealed the...
Discover the Magic of
Christmas at Dunham Massey
CHRISTMAS at Dunham Massey, in
Altrincham, Cheshire, returns for its 4th year to the historic National Trust
property, from 20 November to 30 December 2020. This year you will discover new
immersive installations as the magical winter trail is set to be bigger and
better than ever. Enter beside giant glittering deer into a world festooned with
seasonal cheer enhanced by a soundtrack of festive classics.
New trail highlights for 2020:-Dancing Lights on Water;
and Fire Garden;
Snowflake Light Display...
Nearly 1 in 10 Brits find
happiness in ditching the daily commute
8% UK adults said saving money on
commuting during the Covid19 lockdown makes them happy. But as lockdown
restrictions are tightened once more with home working...
UK embraces hydrogen fuelled future as
transport hub and train announced
THE 1st ever hydrogen powered train have run on the
UK mainline, on 30 September 2020, in a big step forward towards the UK's net
zero targets, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced, visiting the start of
trials in Warwickshire. The trials of the train, known as HydroFLEX, which have
been supported with a ₤750,000 grant from the Department for Transport, follow
almost 2 years...
How to legalise E-scooters
in the UK
FOR sometime cyclists have been
riding dangerously on public footpaths and pavements in the UK, despite it being
illegal, yet very few fines are issues for it. But as we push to go green, calls
to make e-scooters legal on public roads in the UK are now growing stronger.
However, many disability groups, such as those working with the blind or hard of
sight are concerned. Speeds, noise levels, as well as how the enforcement of any
prohibitions is applied wil...
Win the tastiest student job in the UK
AS students across the country begin a different version of fresher's week this
week, online food portal Foodhub are offering students across Liverpool the
chance to bag a years' worth of free food worth over ₤750! Students from
Universities in Liverpool will be able to apply for the Tastiest job as Chief
Student Taste Tester for Foodhub; winning the chance to taste offerings from
takeaways and food outlets in their area FOR FREE!
To apply for the dream job...
Movie and TV buffs assemble! Pop culture retailer Lost Universe is recruiting a
POP culture online retailer Lost Universe is recruiting for a seriously dreamy
job, a geek movies and TV binge watcher. All that's required for the role is to
rate 3 movies or TV episodes of choice from the latest superhero / Sci-Fi / fantasy
The opportunity is a 1 off project which will pay 1 talented movie or TV fanatic
₤300 for their binge watching...
British Transport Police
issue an appeal after racially aggravated public order incident on a
train between Liverpool Central and Hunts Cross
BRITISH Transport Police are appealing for further
information after a racially aggravated public order offence on a train from
Liverpool. The incident, we are told, happened at around 6.28pm, on Wednesday,
22 July 2020, on the Liverpool Central to Hunts Cross service. We are told that
a man is reported to have been verbally abused by another man before 2 women...
Celebrity bedtime stories to keep kids safe online
A leading suicide prevention charity has launched a new celebrity Bedtime
Stories campaign to help protect children from the nightmare of cyber bullying
and harmful online content.
North West based PAPYRUS Prevention of Young Suicide says the hard hitting
films, which are narrated by celebrities, are designed to raise awareness of the
impact online bullying and dangerous content can have on children and young
people. Critically acclaimed actor Michael Sheen OBE, actress...
LCR Cares passes ₤2 million mark
LCR Cares, the community fund set up by Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the
Liverpool City Region, has now raised more than ₤2 million. Set up in
partnership with the Community Foundation for Merseyside and the National
Emergencies Trust, the Fund has benefited from significant funding from the
National Emergencies Trust and the Combined Authority; as well as contributions
from other charitable trusts, such as the Daneway Foundation, Dulverton Trust
and Westminster Foundation...