Kensington Factfile – is it more than a student hot spot?

By Megan Stringer Known locally as ‘Kenny’, Kensington is very different to its London namesake. Described by many as one of the most deprived areas in Liverpool, the area is home to around 15,377 people, according to the 2011 Census. Kensington is known for being a student hot spot, with many of the houses being occupied by students from Liverpool’s three Universities. However, Kensington is … Continue reading Kensington Factfile – is it more than a student hot spot?

Derek Hatton suspended by Labour just two days after re-joining

By Jose Ruiz
Former Liverpool City councillor Derek Hatton has been suspended from the Labour Party just two after being allowed membership again.

An investigation into a tweet posted back in 2012 by the former deputy leader of Liverpool Council Derek Hatton, has led to his suspension. Continue reading Derek Hatton suspended by Labour just two days after re-joining

HMP Liverpool prison officers walk out over safety concerns

By Reanna Smith
Prison officers at Walton Prison have gone on strike today (February 21), after a fellow member of staff was sacked for using force on an inmate.

Officers are striking after the “unjustly” dismissal due to concerns over health and safety, as violence has been rising at the prison. Continue reading HMP Liverpool prison officers walk out over safety concerns

Sadio Mane’s house burgled during Champions League Match

By Demi Williams
Liverpool star Sadio Mane’s house was reportedly burgled while he was playing in the Champions League match against Bayern Munich.

Police have appealed for witnesses after a number of people are reported to have forced entry to the 26-year-old’s Allerton home while he was playing at Anfield on Tuesday night. Continue reading Sadio Mane’s house burgled during Champions League Match