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”?

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?

The Independent Businesses on Old Haymarket fighting against the council’s Bus Hub approval

By Harriet Morphy-Morris After months of council meetings and proposals, plans for Liverpool’s City Centre Bus Hub were approved on the 26th February. As part of Liverpool City Council’s connectivity scheme, the Bus Hub will be one of many new schemes which aims to make Liverpool more attractive and easy to navigate. In a Mersey Travel press release the City Council said: “The aim is … Continue reading The Independent Businesses on Old Haymarket fighting against the council’s Bus Hub approval

Junkyard Golf Club has landed in Liverpool

By Olivia Wagg The highly anticipated Junkyard Golf Club has arrived in Liverpool. Following on from its major success in London, Manchester and Leeds. Crazy golf brand junkyard golf has officially launched inside Liverpool One. The venue will now be home to three 9-hole themed golf courses all constructed from reclaimed junk. Scrap yard slides, wrecked car parts and jungle bathtubs are all apart of … Continue reading Junkyard Golf Club has landed in Liverpool

Churchill Way Flyovers to be demolished over safety fears

By Olivia Wagg The Churchill Way Flyovers will be demolished this summer. The statement was made following serious safety concerns last September. Since the first closure, engineers have been drilling into the structure to inspect the condition of the bridge. Now Liverpool Council has revealed that the repair for the Flyover would be too costly. To rebuild the bridge it would cost up to £60m … Continue reading Churchill Way Flyovers to be demolished over safety fears

Merseyrail station band get a new platform

By Olivia Wagg  Liverpool’s very own Merseyrail Sound Station has featured as part of the fringe events at the BBC Radio 6 Music’s festival. The festival will be a great opportunity for local acts such as ‘PALE RIDER’ to showcase new material and represent the city in March. Merseyrail sound station is a development scheme developed by Merseyrail and Bido Lito. Their aim is to … Continue reading Merseyrail station band get a new platform