Garden party picture courtesy of St Josephs Hospice

Hospice celebrates 50th anniversary with summer Garden Party

One of the oldest hospices in the country is set to celebrate its 50th anniversary with a summer garden party. St. Joseph’s Hospice is inviting the local community to join in with its 50th anniversary celebrations at a Garden Party...
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Miss Liverpool to represent UK in international beauty pageant in Vietnam

Charlotte Grant from Kirkby will travel to Vietnam this September after being chosen to represent the UK in Miss Cosmo UK 2024. The international beauty pageant which will be in Vietnam is set to take place in September of this...
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Former Eurovision winner Katrina ‘walking on sunshine’ after headline announcement

As Liverpool gear up for Pride in Liverpool this summer, a special guest has been announced as this year’s headline act. Former Eurovision winner, Katrina, formerly of Katrina and the Waves, will perform on the main stage at the world-famous...
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SWITCH: Safe space for queer women and non-binary people in Liverpool

Liverpool’s newest event for queer women and non-binary people will return this Saturday (May 4) at the Quarry. 'SWITCH' emerged onto Liverpool’s queer scene last summer and has continued to grow in popularity ever since.

Toxteth community project provides healing through gardening

  Granby Toxteth Development Trust (GTDT) has worked in collaboration with the Whitechapel Centre to develop a therapy garden for members of the local community to learn gardening skills and grow their own vegetables. The newly renamed New Beginnings Garden of...
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New app helps Merseyside families track cheap, healthy food

Liverpool families struggling with the cost of living will be able to find affordable, healthy food with the help of a new app. The app enables people to find their closest community food space and Queen of Greens bus stop....
A guide dog, with its owner (visible from the waist down) holding onto its harness.

Merseyside blindness charity welcomes Rotheram’s promise to make Mersey Rail accessible

A Merseyside blindness charity welcomed Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram's pledge to make all Mersey Rail stations and platforms accessible for those with disabilities. However, Margaret Guppy, a volunteer from Bradbury Fields, told Mersey News Live that not enough is being...
Bronte Youth Club Sign - By George James (fine to use)

Bronte youth club gets new lease of life with redevelopment

A redevelopment project has begun at Bronte Youth Club in the city centre of Liverpool. The club is located on Trowbridge Street and for many years was the heart of the local community. Harrison Stringfellow are the architects behind the redevelopment...

UK’s first ‘rainbow taxi rank’ introduced to Liverpool’s Pride Quarter

Merseyside Police has worked alongside LCR Pride Foundation and Liverpool City Council to introduce a number of new security measures to the city's vibrant Pride Quarter. The changes include the introduction of the UK's first designated 'rainbow taxi rank' as...

Drag performer set to raise the curtain on Up Next Festival

The Up Next Festival is set to open tonight, with an aim to shine a light on hidden artistic talent in Merseyside. The show-opener is a piece produced by Andrew McKay, a Merseyside drag artist. McKay's piece, 'Wo-Man', will be...