The seven candidates vying to be Liverpool mayor on election day

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On May 6 Liverpool is set to elect a new Mayor with seven candidates vying for the role. The role has been filled by acting Mayor Wendy Simon following the resignation of Joe Anderson. Mr Anderson was arrested on suspicion of...
Little Peacock Coffee Shop

‘Pandemic parents’ supported by Mossley Hill coffee shop

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'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...
Southport Murder

Police launch murder investigation after body found in Southport

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Two people have been arrested after the body of a 32-year-old man was found on Eastbourne Road in Southport. A 23-year-old man and a 32-year-old man have been arrested on suspicion of murder, Merseyside Police have said.
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Man arrested as police probe Toxteth shooting

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Detectives investigating a shooting in Toxteth have arrested a 20-year-old man on suspicion of carrying a firearm. The arrested man has been taken to hospital with head injuries believed to be linked to the incident.
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New art project aiming to tackle litter problems in Liverpool

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A Liverpool Theatre company is starting a new community art project aimed at tackling litter in Liverpool. The Seeds of Change project will work with community groups to create a project using litter found on the streets. The project wants to...

First week back in Liverpool’s independent shops

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Liverpool is full of activity once again since non-essential shops were able to reopen along with other venues. In the city centre shoppers have flocked in their masses to shop at retailers in L1, but also to much-loved independents. Beth Crosbie...
St Helens

St Helens organisations sought for bids for new Government Fund

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Community groups in St Helens are being urged to apply for funding for projects from a new government fund. Liverpool City Region Combined Authority is seeking bids from St Helens organisations to access the £220m UK Community Renewal Fund. The invitation...
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Firearm and weapons seized in Kirkby as officers continue to tackle violent crime

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A man in his 20’s has been arrested on drugs and weapons charges in Kirkby, and a 25 year old male has been detained for an unrelated matter.
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Liver Building shortlisted for national award

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One of Liverpool's most famous buildings has been nominated for a prestigious award. Liverpool’s Royal Liver Building has been shortlisted for the Planning Excellence Award from the Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI).It has been included in the Heritage and Culture...
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Campaigners help to cut food waste in Liverpool City Region

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A project to help householders cut food waste, eat more healthily and save money is celebrating a funding boost. Feedback Global has received £19,900 from the Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) Community Fund to run the Your Food Needs...