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Liverpool’s Dream: Final act of Giant trilogy

10th May 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

AFTER four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers, it’s official… they’re back! Liverpool and Wirral – get ready to walk in the footsteps of Giants. Preparations are underway as the city gears up to welcome some very special Giant visitors for what will be their third and final Liverpool experience. Royal de Luxe, the … Continued..

City gets set for cultural kick-off

9th May 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Coinciding with the greatest footballing event across the globe, the 2018 FIFA World Cup, The Art of Football will see Liverpool host three major exhibitions, a symposium, pop-up cinema, a music festival as well as stage a call out for community groups to take part in a football parade with a difference – all in … Continued..

Tall ships heading to River Mersey for Capital of Culture anniversary

30th April 2018 | By Sam Martin

 A 17-strong fleet of tall ships from across the world is heading to the River Mersey to help the city celebrate the 10th anniversary of its year as European Capital of Culture. The spectacular fleet will return to the city for the fifth time for the Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta, a free event which … Continued..

Liverpool Enters Race for Channel 4 Relocation

23rd April 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

Liverpool has announced it is to submit a “compelling bid” to host Channel 4’s new national headquarters. Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson and the Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram have joined forces to lead the bid saying today “Channel 4 would find a soulmate in Liverpool” with a move that would breathe new … Continued..

Moon landing in Liverpool for Three Festivals Tall Ships Regatta 

10th April 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

A giant, 23ft replica of the moon is coming to Liverpool’s Anglican Cathedral as part of an extensive programme of events across the city over the final bank holiday weekend in May. Created by renowned British artist Luke Jerram, the stunning “Museum of the Moon” uses detailed NASA imagery of the lunar surface and includes … Continued..

Planning approval for £36m scheme on site of former Liverpool charity HQ

4th April 2018 | By Sam Martin

Merseyside developer Elliot Group has received the go-ahead for an 11 storey luxury apartment block in Liverpool city centre. The Address, part of the company’s wider Wolstenholme Square development, will turn the former headquarters of social care charity PSS into 32 studios, 102 one-bed apartments and 66 two-bed homes. The £36m project will also include … Continued..

£50M CRUISE FACILITY GETS THE GREEN LIGHT

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool City Council has approved plans for a new £50m permanent cruise liner terminal. Earlier this month, Liverpool City Council awarded the first of a two-stage design and build contract for the facility to McLaughlin & Harvey. Princes Jetty on Princes Parade will be demolished to make way for the new facility, which will be … Continued..

Aberdeen Standard Investments confirm five new deals for Albert Dock Liverpool

| By Sam Martin

Aberdeen Standard Investments have agreed five new leases as part of its vision for the iconic Albert Dock Liverpool, including a diverse mix of independent and national leisure, retail, restaurant and office tenants. Rosa’s Thai Cafe and Lunyalita are the latest restaurateurs to sign for new 2,436 sq ft and 2,767 sq ft units, on … Continued..

Empowering the women in our networks: #IWD2018

8th March 2018 | By Tammi Murphy

On the 8th March 2018, and 100 years since (some) women received the right to vote in the UK, countries around the world will celebrate International Womens Day. Whether through events, talks, rallies, arts performances or marches; people across the world will be pushing for progress for the social, political and gender equality of women. … Continued..

One on Liverpool ONE with Donna Howitt

6th March 2018 | By Sam Martin

2018 is a milestone year for the city as well as Liverpool ONE as it celebrates its 10th birthday. We chat to Donna Howitt, Marketing and Business Performance Director, about the role this mixed-use development plays in the ecosystem of the city’s offering to tourists and residents. Q: You’ve been with Liverpool ONE since before … Continued..