Mersey tunnel toll to drop to £1 for Liverpool city residents

Drivers from Liverpool city region will be paying a £1 to use Mersey tunnels from April 1, the city’s transport committee has agreed.

The proposal was first tabled two years ago by Liverpool Mayor Steven Rotheram as part of his election manifesto to help people within the boundaries of the city. Continue reading Mersey tunnel toll to drop to £1 for Liverpool city residents

Liverpool Council’s fight to reduce the number of rough sleepers

By Harriet Morphy-Morris The number of homeless people in Liverpool has fallen by more than half in the past year. According to official government figures, which were released this morning, the statistics from the annual rough sleeper count revealed a 53% drop. Liverpool City Council  invested £11m in supporting those at the risk of homelessness and currently fund 750 temporary bedspaces accross the city. The … Continue reading Liverpool Council’s fight to reduce the number of rough sleepers

LIPA Re-enact The Beatles Apple HQ Performance

By Sarah Almond LIPA students have celebrated the 50th anniversary of The Beatles’ last ever-public performance. The group paid homage to the band’s famous Apple HQ rooftop performance in 1969, by playing their own renditions of classic Beatles’ songs on the Starbucks rooftop in Liverpool One. The set list included songs such as ‘Yesterday’, ‘Penny Lane’, and ‘Let It Be’. Shoppers stopped in their tracks … Continue reading LIPA Re-enact The Beatles Apple HQ Performance

New “speed on green” cameras set up to cut road tragedies in Merseyside

By Maelle Fontaine
Merseyside Road Safety Partnership (MRSP) has launched a trial scheme to reduce tragedies across Merseyside’s road network.

As part of speed awareness month, 13 new locations across Sefton, Knowsley, Liverpool, Wirral and St Helens have been equipped with “speed on green” cameras. Continue reading New “speed on green” cameras set up to cut road tragedies in Merseyside

Knife Angel bids farewell to Liverpool – but what was its impact?

By Reanna Smith
The Knife Angel  that has been on display at the Liverpool Anglican Cathedral since November is leaving the city today (January 31).

The 27-foot sculpture was created by Alfie Bradley at the British Ironwork’s Centre in Shropshire, and is made of over 100,000 confiscated knives. It aims to raise awareness of the impact of knife crime on people’s lives. Continue reading Knife Angel bids farewell to Liverpool – but what was its impact?