Liverpool’s new Lord Mayor sworn in

Liverpool’s newest Lord Mayor has been sworn during a ceremony at the Town Hall.Councillor Malcolm Kennedy was elected to the council in 1998 and has stepped down as cabinet member for regeneration after seven years.Liverpool City Council says the former teacher, who has become the ‘First Citizen of Liverpool’, will ... Read More...

Communal spaces can prompt residents to renew tenancies, says expert

Communal spaces encouraging social connections amongst residents can prompt renters to renew their tenancies for longer, according to a property developer.PlaceFirst, which is currently regenerating Victorian terraced houses in Toxteth’s Welsh Streets area, suggests that creating the right environment for community spirit to thrive can benefit landlords and residents alike.Speaking ... Read More...

Georgian Quarter terrace restoration ‘not student accommodation’

Terraced homes in Liverpool’s Georgian Quarter will not be converted into student accommodation, according to the developer despite plans stating otherwise.A spokesperson for Elliot Group, which is restoring the listed buildings on Percy Street and Upper Parliament Street, tells Your Move that its planning application erroneously listed the scheme as student homes.The ... Read More...

Groupe F: Interview with artistic director ahead of ‘Sgt Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band’ Liverpool display

Groupe F: Interview with artistic director ahead of 'Sgt Pepper's Lonely Heart's Club Band' Liverpool display Liverpool will celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band' with 13 specially commissioned events taking place across the city - each a reimagining of a different track from the ... Read More...

Liverpool event guide: June – July 2017

Liverpool event guide: June – July 2017 June2 June Phil Collins Echo Arena Liverpool The Genesis legend brings his ‘Not Dead Yet’ tour to Liverpool.Until 7 June Romeo & Juliet Everyman Shakespeare’s classic love story is brought to life by the Everyman Company.9-10 June Anything Goes Floral Pavilion Cole Porter’s much loved musical comes to Wirral.10 June Somewhere in time - An audience with Ian Waite ... Read More...

Liverpool clubbing guide: June – July 2017

Liverpool clubbing guide: June - July 2017 2 June | FRI Fiesta Bombarda Buyers Club Fiesta Bombarda brings a midnight carnival of music, performance and dance to Buyers Club on Hardman Street.Reggae, afrobeat brass and dub sounds will reverberate across the venue until 4am, with the full line-up expected to be announced soon.2-4 June | FRI, SAT, SUN Baltic Weekender Various ... Read More...