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Liverpool's River of Light Trail is back!

CURRENTLY Liverpool's waterfront is glowing as the River of Light Trail takes place again. Sadly, due to the Pandemic, the annual Fireworks that have in recent years been fired on the River Mersey will not take place, but this illuminating mixture of art and sound installations are well worth a visit. They are like those that had been exhibited on the River of Light Trail back in March (2021.) Now Culture Liverpool has brought it back, this time with some very interesting interactive activities for the kids and adults alike. Please, if you do attended, take a mask with you and remember Covid19 is still...


New Season Coffee, Bar and Kitchen in Southport to hold 1st vintage pop up event

JUST weeks after officially opening the new Season Coffee, Bar and Kitchen in Southport's growing Market Quarter, the team are counting down to their 1st vintage...


Liverpool Parachute Regimental Association to receive Freedom of the City

The 13th Battalion of the Parachute Regiment receive their Colours in Liverpool from Field Marshall Montgomery in 1953.

THE Liverpool branch of the Parachute Regimental Association received the Freedom of the City in a special ceremony on Sunday, 24 October 2021 at the City's...


Freemasons sign up to Armed Forces Covenant

THE Freemasons have signed the Armed Forces Covenant during a ceremony at Freemasons' Hall in Covent Garden on 20 October led by...


Crowdfunder launched to help forgotten Argentinian veterans of The Falklands War

A Crowdfunder has been launched to help forgotten Argentinian veterans of The Falklands (Malvinas) War receive recognition. The...


Contractors appointed to stalled Highways schemes within Liverpool

Highways; stalled upgrades to roads in Liverpool like County Road (A59) in Walton (above) are to resume.

LIVERPOOL City Council has appointed contractors to complete the remaining highways schemes which had stalled following the collapse...


Full cast announced for Jersey Boys - in Liverpool from Jan 2022
Photo by Darren Bell...

THE producers and creative team are delighted to announce that in addition to the smash hit West End...


LA welcomes Farming Innovation Programme's research and development funding

A new long term funding programme that encourages farmers, growers, foresters...


Liverpool City Region Company Wins ₤8.1m Contract to Help Combined Authority Tackle Fuel Poverty

A Liverpool City Region company; Next Energy Ltd; has won an ₤8.1m contract to install energy saving...


The last ever Liverpool Rock N Role Marathon?

THE event was normal held in May, but due to the Pandemic, it had to be scrapped in 2020 and postponed this year (2021). As normal, this part of the Rock and Roll race series followed the same format as in previous years, with stages set up along the route, that had live bands and other entertainment taking place on them. The route also took in Liverpool's iconic landmarks, including:- The Royal Albert Docks, The Cavern Club, The Beatles statue, Anfield Stadium, Goodison Park Stadium, Penny Lane and so much more. Sadly, The IRONMAN Group before the race announced that the Rock 'n' Roll...


Hydrogen blend trial with HyDeploy and Pilkington UK

LEADERS gathered at Pilkington UK, in St Helens, Merseyside, to drive the conversation around...


Merseyrail celebrates 50 years of serving the Liverpool City Region

MERSEYRAIL this month are celebrating 50 years of the Merseyrail brand this month as the brand was 1st seen on trains, back in October 1971...


Metro Mayor Supports Scheme Offering Free Broadband for Jobseekers

LIVERPOOL City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram is lending his support to a new scheme that offers eligible jobseekers across the Region 6 months of free broadband...


Top Liverpool DJ leads Halloween event to raise vital funds for the City's homeless

AS the City Centre prepares itself for a busy period over Halloween, with bars, restaurants and leisure...


Back small businesses in 2021 Budget, says FSB's Michael Sandys, Area Leader for Liverpool City Region

AHEAD of the 2021 Autumn Budget and Spending Review, FSB are calling on the UK's Government to back small...


Northern launches search for Merseyside Station adopters

NORTHERN is on the lookout for community custodians to help out at some of its Stations, within Merseyside. The rail operator is searching...


Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has announced that:- "The World Re-imagined" is coming to the Liverpool City Region

LAUNCHED in May 2021, The World Re-imagined is a national art education...


The UK's top 10 most romantic Cities revealed

DID you know, Norwich is the UK's most romantic City? That is what is the findings of new research by The Leadership Factor, who conducted the...


LGA says:- "Universal free garden waste collections 'unnecessary' and not solution to reducing landfill"

INTRODUCING universal free garden waste collections is:...


Winter Arts Markets at Liverpool Cathedral

ON Friday, 3 December and on Saturday, 4 December 2021, Liverpool Cathedral will play host to 2 festive Winter Arts Markets. The events will see...


Launch of the Liverpool City Region's Black Music Action Group

ON Monday, 25 October 2021, the Liverpool City Region Music Board will be hosting an event to officially launch its rebranded sub group, the:- 'Black Music Action Group' and the Music Board's recently published Black Lives Matter Manifesto. The event will be hosted by SpyKatcha, at the British Music Experience, with presentations given by...


Top 6 tips on how to help your dog through fireworks. Our expert answers your questions

WITH fireworks night fast approaching, dog experts from Treat Your Dog give their best and brightest advice for dog owners. Whether you've had your dog for a long time or you are one of the many people to have adopted a Pandemic puppy, this advice will save you a lot of stress and worry about your beloved pooch...


Nacro Chief Executive comments about Raab's plans to get prison leavers back to work

IN is statement to our newsroom Nacro Chief Executive, Campbell Robb, commented on Dominic Raab's plans to get prison leavers back to work. Nacro has over 50 years experience working to rehabilitate offenders and prison leavers and said:- "Dominic Raab announced his plan to solve the job crisis...


Letter to the Editor from Barnardo's

"THE Charity. Barnardo's is having to support children as young as 9, who are being criminally exploited, and we are deeply concerned that without Government action the problem will spiral even further out of control. During the Pandemic we have seen organised gangs grooming young people and encouraging them to carry drugs and weapons. These children are victims and need the right..."


Care England say:- "Listen to Us!"

CARE England, who are the UK's the largest and most diverse representative body for independent providers of adult social care, has made its views known about making vaccination a condition of deployment in the health and wider social care sector highlighting its concerns around the potential timeframe for the imposed policy. Professor Martin Green OBE, Chief Executive of Care...


Self Assessment deadline countdown begins

THE HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) are reminding Self Assessment customers have less than a week to submit paper Tax Returns and just 100 days to go for Online Tax Returns. The Self Assessment Tax Return deadlines for 2020/21 Tax year are 31 October 2021 for paper returns and 31 January 2022 if customers complete their Tax Return online. More than...


All stars take on Matilda FC in charity football match to raise funds for sick children in Liverpool

MATILDA FC will take on an all-star team to raise money to provide children in Alderhey Children's Hospital with presents at Christmas. A sparkling line up of celebrities will swap the red carpet for the football pitch as they grace Whitton Albion FC's U lock it Stadium on Sunday, October 31, to support the Matilda...


Support Marie Curie with spring planting this autumn

END of life charity, Marie Curie, is encouraging people in Southport to start preparing for the National Day of Reflection 2022 by planting spring bulbs and seeds this autumn. Individuals, Schools and organisations up and down the country are taking part in the spring planting to show their support for Marie Curie and the National Day of Reflection. The flowers will bloom in...


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