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?
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
By Sarah Almond
Labour MP for Liverpool Dame Louise Ellman has spoken out regarding the resignation of Labour MPs.
In a statement released on Twitter, she hit out at the anti-semitic comments directed towards former MP for Wavertree, Luciana Berger. Continue reading Liverpool MP Louise Ellman backs fight against antisemitism
One would never guess what is behind the St Anne’s Church doors in Kensington. Asylum Link Merseyside is a busy charity working to help asylum seekers and refugees integrating British society. Francesco Guerritore and Maelle Fontaine found out more. Continue reading Kensington’s hidden refugee charity
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
By Olivia Wagg
Kensington residents were left confused after a community area was demolished without warning.
The site was dug up as part of major resurfacing in the area, however Liverpool City Council has since apologised for not letting people know about the work. Continue reading Liverpool City Council improves treasured Kensington green space
By Faye Wasilowski
Some of Liverpool’s most vulnerable people are living in shocking conditions across Merseyside, including the Kensington area.
Many homes affected are those owned by non-for-profit housing association organisations. Continue reading Poor social housing hits vulnerable people in Kensington
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
By Reanna Smith
Roadworks taking place in Kensington will last until autumn, according to Liverpool City Council.
Works began on February 18 and will take place between Low Hill and Laurel Road. Continue reading Major roadworks for “crumbling” road in Kensington to last until autumn