‘My drink was spiked and nobody believed me’

Women share their stories of nights out in Liverpool city centre Two women have shared their experiences of having their drinks spiked while enjoying a night out in Liverpool. Neither wishes to be named, but their experiences in the city centre...
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Liverpool joins nationwide boycott of nightclubs in solidarity against drink spiking

Young people in Liverpool are joining a nationwide boycott of nightclubs over the coming week.

Historic Wirral docks building awarded listed status

A Victorian building at Birkenhead docks has been given a Grade II Listing. The Dock Gateman's Hut is believed to have been built around 1866 and currently stands on the grounds of the Wirral Waters redevelopment scheme. The scheme aims to...

Art project aims to empower single parent families

A community art project is helping single parents tackle some of the challenges they are facing in the wake of the pandemic and benefit rule changes. Single parents families are among the hardest hit when it comes to job losses...
MNL magazine front cover October 20 2021

Latest issue of our sister magazine MerseyNewsLive available now

The latest issue of our sister magazine MerseyNewsLive is now out, writes reporter HARLEY MULLEN. As university life gets back into full swing, fresh dangers arrive for students with a worrying increase in the number of people being spiked on...
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Former Merseyside police officer defends force’s record on violence against women

A former Merseyside Police officer has defended the force's record in dealing with violent crime against women but says plans to reform the criminal justice system won’t work without extra funding. Nick Kealey, a former police sergeant who is now...

Almost Liverpool 8 – A celebration of diversity and culture

MerseyNewsLive reviews Almost Liverpool 8 Part way through Almost Liverpool 8, poet Roger McGough says: "Everybody would like to be from Liverpool" and after watching this film, it is easy to see why. Almost Liverpool 8 is a documentary celebrating the area of...

Remembering the Liverpool 8 uprisings 40 years on

The Liverpool 8 Uprisings of 1981 are to be remembered by a 40th anniversary exhibition. The exhibition will be curated by Writing on the Wall and Liverpool Record Office, looking at a crucial moment in the history of Liverpool's Black community. The...
Lupus Awareness Month

Invisible illnesses – how the nation’s unnoticed suffering affects lives

A disease that affects millions of people globally, Lupus is normally forgotten and ignored. But October is shining a light on this condition. Lupus, medically known as systemic lupus erythematosus, is a long-term autoimmune disease affecting the joints and skin. The...