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Baby Hospice appeals for help to raise £3.5m to build a new home.

The hospice 'Zoe's Place' located in West Derby has placed an urgent appeal for help to raise £3.5million. The hospice has cared for babies and young children who have complex or even life threatening conditions for over 28 years. It also...
LJMU visiting professor Rob Gandy

Professor investigates haunting hotspot in Ellesmere Port

Is Ellesmere Port home to one of the UK’s haunting hotspots? A paranormal researcher and LJMU visiting professor thinks so. Paranormal researcher, Professor Rob Gandy, has conducted an investigation into ghostly sightings on an Ellesmere Port road. Previously featured in MerseyNewsLive,...

Riverdance to visit Liverpool after announcing 30th anniversary tour.

Riverdance are set to embark on a special anniversary tour in 2025 to celebrate an incredible 30th year milestone. The show will visit 30 UK venues, one for each year of its history, from August to December 2025. Since Riverdance emerged...
MA Film Festival

Liverpool John Moores MA film festival returns for a 4th year

The 4th annual Liverpool John Moores MA Film Festival started on Monday, the 18th of March, with a great selection of documentaries created by film-makers from around the world. There will also be Animated films on Tuesday the 19th of...
World Museum

“Like being left to the wolves” – Strikers’ anger at unpaid cost of living...

A National Museums Liverpool worker has made their feelings very clear as staff continue to strike over an unpaid cost of living payment.  Over 200 staff from National Museums Liverpool (NML) are on strike after not being paid a £1500...
Blue Coat School in Wavertree - Img courtesy of Rodhullandemu under CC licence

Prestigious Wavertree School Votes for Industrial Action

Teachers at The Blue Coat school in Wavertree have voted almost unanimously in favour of industrial action following an ongoing dispute with the school leadership team.  The National Education Union (NEU) cites concerns related to transparency, accountability and leadership within...
Merseyrail train Image - Cormac Brady

Merseyrail to launch contactless tickets in Autumn

Liverpool City Region Mayor, Steve Rotheram, has announced that contactless ticketing will be introduced onto the Merseyrail network. There have long been calls for Merseyrail to introduce tap-and-go, which has been used by Transport for London (TfL) since 2012, and...
St Josephs Hospice grounds

St James Hospice celebrates its 50th anniversary

One of the oldest hospices in the country is celebrating its 50 years of care in Merseyside. St. Joseph’s Hospice in Thornton was founded by much-loved member of the local community, Father Francis O’Leary. On the 19th March 1974, the hospices...
Missing woman Sarah Smyth

Merseyside Police appeal for information to find Sarah Smyth

Merseyside Police appealed for information this morning to help find a Kirkdale woman who has gone missing. Sarah Smyth, 48, was last seen on Monday 18th March around her home on Orwell Road, Kirkdale. She is described as 5ft 7in tall,...
St John's (c) Sophia Sciolti

St John’s Market closed by council over £1.7m of unpaid rent

Liverpool city council closed St John’s Market on Monday with immediate effect.  St John’s Market which has been open since 1969, came to an abrupt end after an ongoing rent dispute dating back to August 2020.   The 43 tenancies at the...