Loneliness this Valentine’s Day

By Mary Slowey With Valentine’s Day here, thousands of couples across the nation check in to hotels, attend dinner reservations or cuddle up at home, whilst singletons meet up with friends to embrace their single status. However what does Valentine’s Day mean for those not in a relationship and who simply don’t have friends to meet up with? February 14th, along with the build up … Continue reading Loneliness this Valentine’s Day

West Kirby residents demand action after teenage gangs cause misery

By Faye Wasilowski. Residents of West Kirby have shared concerns about the growing nuisance youths who are causing havoc in some areas. Groups of youths have also smashed parked cars in the street. Ashton Park, in the Wirral, is a hot spot for teenage drinking at the weekends, and is frequently left in an unfit state. This has become an increasingly worrying concern for locals. … Continue reading West Kirby residents demand action after teenage gangs cause misery

Food, drinks and celebrations! Liverpool city centre set to have two huge street parties

Liverpool city centre is set to have a massive party this year. Organised by the Liverpool Bid Company, the street festival will celebrate food and independent businesses.  The events are set to take place in Castle Street and Bold Street. Mersey Mash reporter Nafi Wernsing went to discover the significance of this event. Liverpool without a doubt is a unique city. Culture capital of Europe, … Continue reading Food, drinks and celebrations! Liverpool city centre set to have two huge street parties

The ‘Alley Angels’ of Anfield want you to join them

By Francesco Guerritore A group of volunteers from Anfield is working to keep it a welcoming borough by cleaning the streets and educating people from the area. James Coates, coordinator of Your Housing Group, started the project last June, knocking on doors in Anfield and gathering consensus from people to volunteer with him. Now the group is known as the ‘Alley Angels’ and is extremely … Continue reading The ‘Alley Angels’ of Anfield want you to join them

“Tougher internet regulations” says Cairncross Review

by Hannah Martin, Government report calls for platforms such as Google and Facebook to do more to identify fake news and focuses heavily on “protecting local-democracy.” The audit into the sustainability of quality reporting led by Dame Frances Cairncross, a former economic journalist, says that websites collating and promoting news have a responsibility to assess the authenticity of sources and “nudge people towards reading news … Continue reading “Tougher internet regulations” says Cairncross Review

Champagne and oysters event to be held in old police station

By Faye Wasilowski. Furnivals Well and its upstairs restaurant Bitter Social are to host the quirky Champagne and oyster event in one of the UK’s oldest public police stations.   The bar, situated in Ropewalks, was once home to Charles Dickens, with the event a nod to its Victorian past.   With three menus to choose from, this Valentine’s Day will be like no other. … Continue reading Champagne and oysters event to be held in old police station

Liverpool Mayor In High Level Summit To Push For Cleaner Air

By Maëlle Fontaine. Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson has been part of a top-flight summit to push forward the Clean the Air campaign. He met with the secretary of State Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Michael Gove and the secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock. I’m with other city leaders from across the UK this morning to start a summit with government #LoveCleanAir We’re ready to … Continue reading Liverpool Mayor In High Level Summit To Push For Cleaner Air

Season of art to Celebrate Women

By Demi Williams Liverpool are getting ready to launch a new season of art and culture events to celebrate inspirational women. ‘Rise’ will cover the worlds of art, business, sport, politics and science and will present how women have impacted their community. The programme of events will officially launch on International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March and will be a yearlong event. Three preview … Continue reading Season of art to Celebrate Women