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
By Francesco Guerritore
The first of a brand new series of events was held yesterday in the Baltic Triangle where 5G and its presumed deadly effects were discussed. Continue reading ‘Outside the box’ hosts its first event on 5G
Mental health issues are on the rise. According to NHS Digital stats, there has been a steady increase throughout the decade.
Figures show employee absence as a result of mental health problems has reached its highest level since 2010. Nafi Wernsing reports. Continue reading The rise in mental health issues
By Olivia Wagg
Located in the heart of Liverpool, Bixteth Street Gardens is at the centre of office buildings, apartments and trees.
A place once home to wildlife, can now be found fenced off and bombarded by posters urging to save the gardens. Continue reading The Fight For Bixteth Street Gardens in Liverpool
By Demi Williams
The Royal Liverpool University Hospital, founded in 1978, is the largest and busiest hospital in Merseyside, and since its announcement to build a new and improved hospital back in 2013, it’s faced its fair share of difficulties. Continue reading Royal Liverpool Hospital – How did we get here?
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
By Ana Madureira
Calderstones Park has been the stage of a battle opposing the Liverpool City Council (LCC), alongside with private housing developer Redrow Homes, and Liverpool Open and Green Spaces Community (LOGS) for the past four years. Continue reading Calderstones Park – another chapter to be written
By Faye Wasilowski. CBBC are calling on some of Merseyside’s best young footballers to take part in their new talent show “Can you kick it?” produced by Match of The Day. The search is on for young talented footballers, from the ages of 10 to 15. Girls and boys can both take part in the programme. Trials will be taking place in various locations around … Continue reading Can You Kick It, Liverpool?
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?
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?