BBC 6 Music kicks off festival season

By Reanna Smith The BBC 6 Music Festival has had it’s Liverpool debut. The annual festival featured performances from a variety of 6 Music favourites including Anna Calvi, Hot Chip, Fontaines D.C and The Good, The Bad & The Queen. Three venues across the city hosted the event, with sell out performances taking place each day and night. BBC 6 decided to bring the festival … Continue reading BBC 6 Music kicks off festival season

Football Hooliganism on the Rise

Harriet Morphy-Morris A report published by the National Crime Intelligence Service shows that arrests, involving spectator violence towards players, have increased.  According to NCIS, hooligans are becoming more sophisticated in breaching security. There have been high profile cases of crowd-trouble, Aston Villa’s captain, Jack Grealish, was assaulted on pitch during the Derby. A fan ran onto the pitch and punched Grealish in the side of … Continue reading Football Hooliganism on the Rise

Single use plastics on the Wirral – are they any closer to being banned?

Back in December 2017, Wirral Council hoped to be the first local authority to ban single use plastics in Merseyside. Have the council pursued this goal, and if so, where are they now? Mersey Mash reporter, Danielle Wilson investigates. The world has become a lot more environmentally aware over the past year, with multiple countries battling against the rising amount of pollution in our oceans. … Continue reading Single use plastics on the Wirral – are they any closer to being banned?

The battle to save a much loved country park continues – as Rimrose Valley Campaign Group make it to Westminster. What happens now?

By Jose Ruiz Highways England announced plans in 2017 to build a dual carriageway through Rimrose Valley country park down to the Port of Liverpool. When an alternative route was not presented, Sefton Council took action and in October 2018, a case was taken to Manchester’s High Court. The decision went in favor of Highways England. The last time Rimrose Valley country park made it into … Continue reading The battle to save a much loved country park continues – as Rimrose Valley Campaign Group make it to Westminster. What happens now?