The Liverpool Waters redevelopment get the green light from the Government, clearing the way for massive investment and redevelopment of North Liverpool dockland.
A leaked series of email between Mayor Anderson and Coun Richard Kemp makes for amusing reading – but there’s nothing funny about party political squabbles in these difficult times.
Five years ago, the world came to our city to celebrate our cultural renaissance. This Friday, Liverpool plays host to an unprecedented gathering of politicians, faith leaders and community champions. They come from England’s eight core cities – Manchester, Bristol, Leeds and Newcastle among them; and they come with a single purpose. Together, our core [...]
Portlandia COMEDY Got Netflix? Caught Portlandia yet? Do it. Do it now. Sleater-Kinney’s Carrie Brownstien and Saturday Night Live’s Fred Armisen penned and star in this viscously accurate satire of the hipster life in Portland. No trend tic is left un-poked, from facial hair to dumpster diving, website stats to ethical bookstores. It’s funny coz [...]
Today (13th December) it’s been announced Liverpool City Council are pushing forward with proposals for a cycle hire scheme within the city. From summer 2013, Liverpool would have 300 bikes available in the city centre, rising to 1,000 over the following 18 months across the entire city and outlying suburbs. Bikes would be hired via [...]
A powerful council meeting shows the astonishing depth of feeling Liverpool harbours towards those responsible for smearing Hillsborough families – and the city – 23 years on.
The future starts here. Today, Joe Anderson, together with Liverpool Vision chief Max Steinberg, release the details of the city’s new Strategic Investment Framework (SIF): the big ideas set to take the city forward for the next 15 years. To cut to the chase, if the last decade-and-a-bit was all about shiny new buildings, the [...]
Council drops ‘ludicrous, unreasonable and unlawful’ policy on busking in Liverpool.
We attend a Liverpool City Council meeting – Joe Anderson’s first as Mayor – and sympathise with a public that has lost interest in politics.
Woo-hoo! Liverpool has its own elected Mayor! It’s Joe Anderson, that portly gentleman who appears in newspapers all the time shaking hands with anonymous, moneyed suits and wearing a rictus grin of the kind that says ‘I don’t like smiling, much’. Enormous things will change. When Joe is pictured shaking hands with his rictus and [...]
Joe Anderson’s mayoral victory rounds off a great night for Labour in Liverpool – and a disastrous one for the Liberal Democrats.
If anyone can upset Labour’s Joe Anderson in this week’s Liverpool mayoral elections it’s Liam Fogarty. He tells us why Liverpool needs a mayor – and why it might not be Joe
Tell us who’ll get your vote on Thursday in Liverpool’s mayoral elections – and why?
Liverpool’s plans for the next three or so years were unveiled this morning. Want to know what’s coming over the hill? A monster package of promises, that’s what…
Liverpool Waters project now under fire from UNESCO and English Heritage
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