Giants duo honoured by Merseyside Police

17th September 2019 | By Sam Martin

A Giant accolade: Jen Falding and Susan Lees have received the Chief Constable’s Commendation The Duo behind Liverpool’s biggest ever free event have been awarded one of the top honours from Merseyside Police. Liverpool City Council’s Susan Lees and Jen Falding, who both work in the Culture Liverpool team, have received the prestigious, Chief Constable’s … Continued..

Mayor of Liverpool submits £230 million green deal bid to new Government

9th September 2019 | By Sam Martin

Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson has submitted a bid to new Prime Minister Boris Johnson for a £230 million ‘Green City Deal’ to tackle climate change and boost the economy post-Brexit. The proposal would provide new skills and housing which would transform the city through new powers and funding, creating 10,000 new jobs, supporting 35,000 … Continued..

EVERTON REVEAL VISION FOR NEW WATERFRONT STADIUM

8th September 2019 | By Sam Martin

Everton Football Club today revealed the proposed designs for its iconic new stadium which would be built on semi-derelict dockland in North Liverpool and deliver a £1bn boost to the city’s economy. Images of the stadium were revealed by world-renowned architect Dan Meis at an event for the Club’s fans held in a former warehouse … Continued..

Plans approved for landmark Liverpool Cruise Terminal

7th September 2019 | By Sam Martin

A planning committee has given the go-ahead for the detailed design of the new £50m Liverpool Cruise Terminal. The city’s new terminal, situated within Peel L&P’s £5bn Liverpool Waters scheme, will be constructed at the Princes Jetty site. The proposal will enable the world’s largest cruise ships – up to 3,600 passengers – to embark … Continued..

SONY INVESTS BIG IN LIVERPOOL CITY CENTRE

6th September 2019 | By Sam Martin

Sony to move 500 video games workers to Liverpool city centre. Video games giant Sony Interactive Entertainment Europe is moving 500 staff into the former Liverpool Echo offices in the city centre. Sony has agreed a deal to take all 65,000 sq ft of office space across three floors in what is now being called … Continued..

MAJOR WORKS UNDERWAY AT THE ROYAL LIVER BUILDING

4th September 2019 | By Sam Martin

Work is well underway to deliver the next phase of development at The Royal Liver Building which will combine high quality office space alongside amenities, health and wellbeing activities. Following planning approval in 2018, contractors are now on site and the scheme is on track to be completed by November 2019. Developed and managed by … Continued..

TOURISM FIGURES CONTINUE TO CLIMB

6th August 2019 | By Sam Martin

Latest figures show Liverpool City Region’s Visitor Economy is now worth over £4.9bn, last year welcomed 67.3m visitors to the region and supports over 57,000 jobs. These findings are contained in the latest independent research for 2018 commissioned by the Visitor Economy Team at Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). Headline city region-wide figures … Continued..

Over 200,000 encounter The Earth at Liverpool Cathedral

1st July 2019 | By Sam Martin

An amazing 202,677 people encountered the earth at Liverpool Cathedral since Luke Jerram’s seven-metre spherical artwork ‘Gaia’ was installed on Saturday 25 May. During its four-week residency, it dazzled visitors, worshippers, event and concert-goers alike as it hung majestically in the Cathedral’s Well. Over 170,000 visitors from across the region and beyond came to the … Continued..

TOURISM STARS CELEBRATED AT CITY REGION AWARDS

10th June 2019 | By Sam Martin

LIVERPOOL CATHEDRAL WAS THE SETTING FOR THE BEST TOURISM BUSINESSES TO BE RECOGNISED AND REWARDED AT THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION TOURISM AWARDS 2019, SUPPORTED BY ASSOCIATE SPONSOR, LIVERPOOL ONE. A total of 19 awards were handed out on the night (16 May) in celebration of an incredible year for the region’s visitor economy, which was … Continued..

Marketing Liverpool launches new drive to attract more visitors to Merseyside

9th June 2019 | By Sam Martin

Liverpool city region attracts more than 64m visitors a year, generating £4.5bn, and the new campaign aims to push those figures even higher. A new push has been launched to further grow Liverpool city region’s £4.5bn visitor economy and attract even more UK and international visitors to Merseyside. Marketing Liverpool, an arm of Liverpool City … Continued..