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Croxteth Community Garden - pic my own

The community garden keeping Croxteth growing

A local family and group of volunteers have transformed an unused green space into a  thriving community garden in Croxteth. Liverpool council granted Rachael Emblem, 42, permission to use the green space for Croxteth Community Garden in February 2020. Volunteers of...
Little Peacock Coffee Shop

‘Pandemic parents’ supported by Mossley Hill coffee shop

'Pandemic parents' who gave birth during lockdown can now attend support groups at Little Peacock coffee shop in Mossley Hill. Between April and June 2020, the strictest lockdown period, 153,464 babies were born in England and Wales. However, until now, new...
jessica taylor charity- approved by Jessica

PhD student completes inspiring 25 day challenge for Liverpool Women’s Hospital

Student Jessica Taylor has completed an inspiring 25-day challenge to raise money for the Neonatal Unit at Liverpool Women’s Hospital. The PhD Chemistry student at The University of Liverpool raised £1625 by walking 25,000 steps for 25 days. Jessica, 25, has...
Castle Street

Castle Street and Bold Street ‘pedestrians only’ until September

Businesses across Liverpool have welcomed news that Castle Street and Bold street will stay pedestrianised until September. Liverpool City Council scheme ‘Without Walls’ was launched in June last year in partnership with Liverpool BID Company. The scheme included a £450,000 fund...
Little Peacock Cafe owners

Mossley Hill duo’s big plans for Little Peacock Coffee Shop post lockdown

The Little Peacock Coffee Shop opened the doors to their 'community hub’ on Rose Lane, Aigburth on March 1. Seán Gleeson and Liz Wilson's shop was previously run by Wigwam Coffee Shop, which unfortunately closed in August due to Covid-19. After...
Reclaim these streets Liverpool - picture courtesy of Isabel Burke

Reclaim These Streets vigil to take place in Liverpool

A vigil for women threatened on our streets is planned to take place in Liverpool following the disappearance of Sarah Everard. The vigil will take place at the Bombed Out Church, Liverpool on Saturday March 13 at 6pm. The #reclaimthesestreets vigil...
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“A new chapter will begin”- reflections on a year of Covid with Merseyside’s independent...

The continuation of the Covid-19 pandemic and a succession of national lockdowns has put untold strain on the UK’s high street; none more so than for Merseyside’s independent bookstores. At the start of 2021, official book sales monitor Nielsen BookScan...

Carol-singing trio spread Christmas spirit to lonely and vulnerable

A travelling carol-singing trio are bringing a musical doorstep experience to people and organisations who are in challenging circumstances. The trio is a group of professional artists who have come together during exceptional times to promote joy and connection to...

Landmarks are lighting up purple for the first North West sexual violence awareness week

Landmarks across the North West are lighting up purple for the first North West Sexual Violence awareness week.
women centralised event

Women lead new music events in Liverpool

A series of live music events centralising women, both on and off the stage, have been launched in Liverpool. The events will be about promoting women in the music industry and will be organised and led by women, showcasing local women artists.