Uncertain future for the oldest black community in Europe.

By Faye Wasilowski.  The future of an African Caribbean community centre in Toxteth is an uncertain one, since Council funding terminated in 2012, and plans for new housing on the plot are have been discussed.   Completed in 1976, the centre was officially opened by the Bishop of Liverpool, the right Reverend David Sheppard. Since then, it has been left to deteriorate, after its official … Continue reading Uncertain future for the oldest black community in Europe.

Sexism, Diversity, and the Future of Media: Jane Garvey tells all

By Harriet Morphy-Morris and Sarah Almond Jane Garvey, best known for her work on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour and Radio 5 Live, returned to Liverpool as an Honorary fellow of John Moore’s University. She spoke with  Journalism students from JMU Journalism in a round table discussion. The podcast talks about diversity in the BBC, obstacles women have faced in the media, and the LGBT community. … Continue reading Sexism, Diversity, and the Future of Media: Jane Garvey tells all

Exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery which Celebrates the Empowerment of Women

By Harriet Morphy-Morris To mark 100 years since women won the right to vote, the exhibition 209 Women has empowered the city of Liverpool by highlighting the visibility of women in environments which are still largely male dominated. The exhibition, shot exclusively by women photographers, first launched in the Houses of Parliament on December 14th, 100 years to the day since women first voted in … Continue reading Exhibition at the Open Eye Gallery which Celebrates the Empowerment of Women

Liverpool’s youth strike for climate action tomorrow

By Hannah Martin, Young people in Liverpool are set to strike for the second time over the government’s climate change policies. A second Youth Strike 4 Climate is set to take place Friday 15th March – four weeks after the first UK-wide #fridaysforfuture brought thousands of students out of schools and on to the streets. Young people from more than 40 countries together to join … Continue reading Liverpool’s youth strike for climate action tomorrow

Where Are Liverpool’s Sex Workers Now? A Mersey Mash Investigation

By Hannah Martin, It’s been three years since BBC’s Four Pounds for Sex highlighted the impacts of Liverpool’s ‘Red Light District’. The programme labelled Kensington’s Sheil Road area as one of the cheapest places to buy sex in the UK, and was also home to one of the highest rates of organised crime in the city. Since then, police and local council have put efforts … Continue reading Where Are Liverpool’s Sex Workers Now? A Mersey Mash Investigation

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