Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Epstein Theatre returns to spread the Christmas cheer

Liverpool's Epstein Theatre is reopening its doors to visitors next month and to mark their return are hosting a range of festive shows for fans to enjoy over the Christmas period. The theatre over on Hanover Street has been undertaking...

Whitechapel Centre launches Christmas appeal to help Liverpool’s homeless

The Whitechapel Centre has launched its annual Christmas appeal to help homeless people in Liverpool.

Women take centre stage at The Matriarch Market

Female entrepreneurs are being featured in Liverpool’s new Matriarch Market. The event, taking place in November, is focused on empowering women and female-run businesses in venues across the city. Not Your Babe, the company running the market are aiming to inspire...

Wirral waterfront receives £19.6m budget boost

The government has awarded Wirral Council £19.6m to aid the regeneration of Birkenhead's waterfront. The plan aims to convert Woodside ferry terminal into a more popular attraction for locals and tourists.

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.

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...

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...