30 operations – Emma’s story

By Hannah Martin, This article & video contain graphic images. Research shows the average Briton will under-go two surgeries in their life. This hasn’t been the case for Emma who’s endured 30 surgeries, 20 years of rehabilitation and 10 years bed-bound. At the age of seven, Emma was in a car accident, nearly loosing her life. After weeks in intensive care at Great Ormond Street … Continue reading 30 operations – Emma’s story

Is There Still Hope for Britain’s “Hollywood of the North”?

By Sarah Almond Liverpool is set to become the brand new home for the big and small screen, with plans being unveiled for it to be claimed as “Hollywood of the North”. In June 2018, the owner of the Littlewoods building, CAPITAL&CENTRIC, announced the ambitious deal with major filming company, Twickenham Studios to transform what once was the Football Pools, into an impressive filming hub. … Continue reading Is There Still Hope for Britain’s “Hollywood of the North”?

Secretly Starving: Social Media vs. Eating Disorders

Across Merseyside a growing number of primary school aged children have been hospitalised due to eating disorders in the last year.   Whilst many of the figures from the NHS are concealed to protect patient confidentiality, it is believed that among the 531 people admitted in 2017/18 there has been at least one boy under the age of 10. Another 72 children between the ages 10-18 … Continue reading Secretly Starving: Social Media vs. Eating Disorders

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

Now that the Grand National is over, let the roadworks begin

By Maëlle Fontaine. The A59 is to undergo roadworks carried out by contractor King Construction. Starting today, the programme is aimed to include three upgraded crossings, a new toucan crossing and two new pedestrian crossings. Bus priority at two major junctions is to be created and 2km of road will be resurfaced . Road users from the Walton, Kirkdale and Anfield areas are encouraged to … Continue reading Now that the Grand National is over, let the roadworks begin

Super Sunday Vegan special at the Baltic Market

By Maëlle Fontaine Another vegan special is back at the Baltic market this Sunday. With dozens of street food traders attending the event you do not have to be vegan to enjoy it : vegan peanut butter brownies, bagels, garden burgers or falafel wraps, there is something for everyone. The bar also offers a range of different vegan beers and wines. Doors open at 11am and … Continue reading Super Sunday Vegan special at the Baltic Market