Cray-sea good cruise season

3rd September 2018 | By Sam Martin

Liverpool’s Cruise Terminal is riding the crest of a wave after notching up a record-breaking summer season – with a 150% rise in visitors compared to last year. From April to the end of July, the facility at Princes Dock has already welcomed 57,990 international passengers and crew – with 12 more weeks of visits still … Continued..

Think Publicity secures PR contract for Liverpool’s Royal Albert Dock

| By Sam Martin

Waterfront attraction, which welcomes more than 6m visitors every year, has embarked on a programme of strategic change over the past year focused on its commercial retail and office space. Liverpool PR and marketing agency, Think Publicity, have been appointed by Aberdeen Standard Investments to handle commercial tenant PR for the Royal Albert Dock. The waterfront attraction, which … Continued..

Cammell Laird and the maritime sector can drive the Northern Powerhouse, minister is told

| By Sam Martin

Northern Powerhouse Minister Jake Berry visited the Birkenhead shipyard and engineering and was told Merseyside’s fast-growing maritime sector was the key to job and wealth creation. Liverpool city region’s £4bn maritime sector can drive local job and wealth creation over the next few years with shipyard Cammell Laird leading the charge. That was the clear … Continued..

Liverpool’s new cruise terminal moves a step closer with £20m funding secured

| By Sam Martin

New facility off Princes Dock will be incorporated into Peel’s £5bn Liverpool Waters development and is expected to see the creation of 500 jobs. Work on the next phase of Liverpool’s new £50m cruise terminal will begin in October after Liverpool City Region Combined Authority approved £20m for the project. The cash will come from the … Continued..

Crowds line the streets of Liverpool to see Gaz Whiter crowned Champ of Red Bull Drift Shifters

31st August 2018 | By Sam Martin

SUNDAY 19th AUGUST: The world’s top drift racers descended upon the city of Liverpool today to witness Gaz Whiter being crowned champion of Red Bull Drift Shifters; one of the biggest, loudest and most precise motorsport events to ever hit the UK. The competition saw twelve global drift legends showcase their skills just feet from excited spectators … Continued..

UK Parliament artist is creating artworks with Liverpool residents to explore impact of race relations laws

| By Sam Martin

Artist Scarlett Crawford has been appointed by the UK Parliament for a new project entitled First Waves: Exploring the impact of race relations legislation in the UK. Over the course of her artist residency, Scarlett is holding workshops at partner organisations across the country, including Bluecoat, Liverpool’s centre for the contemporary arts. The project is timed … Continued..

Liverpool’s high street is thriving, according to new figures

| By Sam Martin

Liverpool BID Company has revealed footfall figures that show the city centre’s high street continues to thrive and buck the national trend. Despite reports of a downturn nationally, Liverpool is on the up reporting 12 consecutive months of footfall growth year on year along with a 6.7 per cent year on year increase in footfall … Continued..

Shanghai artists take over Liverpool waterfront

8th August 2018 | By Sam Martin

Ten acclaimed Chinese artists, living and working in Liverpool’s twin city Shanghai, will showcase their work in a brand new free exhibition taking over the waterfront. This is Shanghai will bring together the work of ten leading contemporary artists from China, reinforcing a creative link between the two cities which are often compared due to … Continued..

Heat network set for Liverpool Waters

| By Sam Martin

Peel Energy is to develop a district heat network at Liverpool Waters development, under the name of Mersey Heat. The first phase of the network will be centred on existing buildings around Princes Dock along with planned new developments along the waterfront. The heat network will support space heating and hot water provision within the … Continued..

Road closures for businesses during Red Bull Drift Shifters

| By Sam Martin

Enquiries to: Culture Liverpool Direct line   : 0151 233 2008 E-mail          : [email protected] August 2018 Dear Resident / Business Red Bull Drift Shifters Event Day: Sunday 19th August 2018, Gates 09:30am, Event Starts 10:30am, Event Finish 2.30pm Road Closures for Event Setup: Friday 17th – Monday 20th August    Liverpool is proud to host a … Continued..