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One year of Coronavirus in Merseyside

One year ago today, on March 11th 2020, the World Health Organisation declared that the Covid-19 emergency had reached pandemic status. The global death toll had passed 4,000 but in the UK the number of confirmed deaths was still in...
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Women call for action to end endometriosis suffering

Women in Merseyside have shared their experiences after a study found that many women put off visiting a doctor over endometriosis symptoms. A new study has been published to coincide with Endometriosis Awareness Month this March. The study found that 62%...

On this day, 1974: former Wirral school-boy Harold Wilson becomes PM for the second...

Merseyside in the 1960s and 70s was hotbed of culture and activity. Not only did the city have their most famous export topping the charts, but one of their adopted sons was top of the government. Twice. Harold Wilson is...

“Staff are exhausted” Life as a Liverpool critical care nurse during Covid

With infection rates still high, and hundreds in Merseyside hospitals battling Covid, one critical care nurse offers an insight into how our medical teams are coping. Dr Colin Jones has worked in nursing for 41 years and is a Senior...
Joan and Jimmy TikTok

Meet the Southport grandparents who went TikTok viral

A Merseyside couple have built their TikTok following over the last year, reaching 12.6 million views on a recent video. Joan and Jimmy O’Shaughnessy created their TikTok account during the first lockdown after seeing a friend post a TikTok dancing video on Facebook.
George Harrison playing guitar.

Remembering the life of Liverpool icon George Harrison

On what would have been his 78th Birthday we take a look back on the life of a Liverpool Icon: George Harrison.

The Liverpool company making fast changes for slow fashion

Two Liverpool entrepreneurs are leading the way in sustainable fashion with a new marketplace Make Thread. Established in late 2019, Make Thread brings together independent designers and a zero-waste motto to create quality, durable clothing that does not add to...
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...
Andi Herring, CEO LCR Pride Foundation

Liverpool celebrates LGBT+ History Month 2021

Andi Herring CEO of LCR Pride Foundation speaks to MerseyNewsLive about the significance of LGBT+ History Month which is taking place virtually this year.
Women in science

Celebrating International Day Of Women and Girls in Science

International Day Of Women And Girls In Science 2021 is championing the women at the forefront of the fight against Covid-19.  February 11th is the sixth year of the international assembly for the event, held at the United Nations Headquarters...