Liverpool's Georgian Quarter. Image from Flickr

Liverpool vs Everton – the friendly derby?

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Tonight's men's Merseyside derby will be a major event on the pitch, but it is also a key date in Liverpool's calendar far beyond the football grounds. Despite the intensity and passion shown when Liverpool take on Everton, this fixture...

Merseyside pays tribute to “selfless” former Birkenhead MP Lord Frank Field

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Tributes to the long-serving former Birkenhead MP and crossbench peer, Lord Frank Field have been paid by Merseyside representatives from across the political spectrum. Lord Field represented Birkenhead for 40 years spanning from 1979 to 2019, first as a Labour...
Photograph of bike courtesy of Merseyside police

Police hunt masked man after boy, 11, pushed off electric bike

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Police are appealing for information after a report of a robbery in Aigburth on the 19th April. It was reported that at around 11:55pm a man wearing a balaclava and dressed in black jumped out from a bush and pushed...

Looming Heatwave: Is the UK ready for another scorcher in 2024?

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The MET office is warning of the potential hottest year on record in 2024, with ‘supercell’ storms and 40 degree days. What should the UK expect from the elements this summer, and how should you prepare?  The Upward Trend The numbers...

Gifting a Good Impression: Monet and Degas masterpieces given to Walker Art Gallery

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Two impressionist masterpieces are making their way to Liverpool, ready to feature in the Walker Art Gallery.  The Epte in Giverny (1884) by Claude Monet and Modiste Decorating a Hat (1891-1895) by Edgar Degas will both feature in the Walker Art...
Picture of Charlotte Grant courtesy of Charlotte Grant

Miss Liverpool to complete charity abseil for cancer

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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...

Sunak and Starmer pay tribute to former Birkenhead MP Frank Field

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Politicians and MPs have paid tribute to Frank Field, former Birkenhead MP, after he passed away on Tuesday. Frank Field was the MP for Birkenhead for 40 years. A family statement was issued by his parliamentary office saying that Field had...

Croxteth residents react after XL Bully abandoned in park

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Croxteth residents said there should be stricter measures in place for careless dog owners in Merseyside, after an XL Bully was abandoned at a nearby park. Merseyside Police were called to Croxteth Park on March 23 to seize the dog...
Cammell Laird Shipyard, Birkenhead. Photo via Alamy

Cammell Laird green energy project questioned by environmentalists

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British shipbuilding company Cammell Laird’s plan to deliver a ‘pioneering clean energy project’ on Birkenhead has come under fire. The company, whose headquarters and shipyard are in Birkenhead, have successfully bid for government funding to develop a ‘cutting-edge Green Shore...

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

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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...