Liverpool Cathedral

Thefts targeting Liverpool churches at a five-year low

Thefts targeting churches and religious buildings in Liverpool are at a five-year low according to Merseyside Police statistics. A freedom of information request reveals thefts from churches hit a five year low from January 2020 to February 2021. A total of...
Guild of Students

Socialist Students keep up pressure on universities over education fees

Socialist Students have continued to keep up pressure on universities in Britain following their nationwide education fees protests. The group organised campaign stalls and open-air meetings in 26 universities across the country last week. They believe the delays in the return...

Merseyside’s youth knife crime: ‘We would be petrified if we got a true picture’

A violence prevention expert has raised concern over growing levels of knife crime amongst young people in Merseyside. Alan Walsh, a youth worker specialising in knife crime in Liverpool says the lockdown may have made the problem worse. Alan has dealt...
Sleeping Beauty Panto

Gareth Gates set to star in Panto coming to M&S Bank Arena

Gareth Gates is set to star in a new Pantomime coming to the Liverpool waterfront next month.  Gates will star as the “Handsome Prince” in Shone Productions’ Sleeping Beauty – The Pantomime of Your Dreams.  The Pantomime will run from Saturday 29 May until Saturday 5 June at The Auditorium...
World Book Night

World Book Night: Authors share experiences of first novel

The UK celebrated the 10th anniversary of World Book Night on Friday. Hosted by Sandi Toksvig, the event encouraged people to share the books which made people smile.
Liverpool River of Light Festival

Must-see art as lockdown restrictions ease in Merseyside

Art seems to be around every street corner in Merseyside. Whether an iron man or lambanana, art has continued to be accessible in every part of the region. As lockdown restrictions start to ease, Merseynewslive takes a look at...

Outrage at Liverpool club events while funerals face restrictions

A grieving Liverpool daughter has hit out at new pilot social events being held in the city which she says "laughs in the face" of those who have lost someone during the pandemic. Funerals are still only allowing 30 attendees...
e scooters

Liverpool residents’ fears over misuse of electric scooters

Liverpool residents have been expressing concerns that electric scooters could pose some dangers. The scheme, which launched in October as a joint initiative from Liverpool City Council and scooter company Voi, has been praised for encouraging green transport.
Sign of Brackenwood Golf Course

Still no funeral for baby found on Brackenwood Golf Course

A funeral has still not been held for a baby found dead on a Merseyside golf course more than 13 weeks ago. The discovery was made by dog walkers on Brackenwood Golf Course on January 29.
Cannabis farm found by Merseyside Police in St Helens. edit

Man arrested and two cannabis farms seized in St Helens.

Officers have arrested a man and seized two cannabis farms from addresses in St Helens this week.