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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...
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...
royal liverpool hospital demolition site

Old Royal Liverpool Hospital building collapses in dramatic footage

Dramatic footage showing one of the towers of the old Royal Liverpool Hospital building collapsing has gone viral on social media. The video shows the Duncan Building crashing down within moments, sending a large cloud of dust across the demolition...
Picture of Charlotte Grant courtesy of Charlotte Grant

Miss Liverpool to complete charity abseil for cancer

A woman from Liverpool will abseil down Anfield stadium to raise money for a cancer charity. Charlotte Grant was crowned Miss Liverpool last month, and will compete for the title in the Miss England National final next month, a national...

Controversial property development next to sick children’s unit given council go-ahead

A planning proposal to build over 50 new properties, including houses and retirement flats, on land next to the Ronald McDonald House in Stoneycroft has been approved by Liverpool Council.  The Ronald McDonald house is a unit designed for parents...

Exhibition celebrates black women in academia

An exhibition celebrating black women in academia has taken the stage at Liverpool John Moores University. ‘Black In The Ivory’ seeks to challenge traditional views of black women in academia and give black women a safe space to freely express...

Decision due on controversial housing plans near Alder Hey hospital

A decision is expected later today on whether proposals for a controversial housing scheme near Alder Hey children's hospital will get the green light. Nearly 500 objections have been lodged against the plans to build a hundred homes, as well...

St Luke’s Bombed Out Church Bar and Café reopens for 2024

It might not yet feel like Spring, but the team at St Luke’s Bombed Out Church have re-opened their garden bar and café and are crossing their fingers for sunshine. After their launch in 2020, the site has been...