‘Gaia’ at Liverpool Cathedral: interview with artist behind giant Earth installation

'Gaia' at Liverpool Cathedral: interview with artist behind giant Earth installation Visitors to Liverpool Cathedral can currently witness the world under one roof, following the launch of a month-long display of ‘Gaia’. Internationally renowned artist Luke Jerram is behind the 23ft replica of our planet, and also created the popular ‘Museum of ... Read More...

Plans submitted for new boutique hotel in Liverpool’s Queen Square

Promenade Estates has submitted a planning application to convert its Grade II-listed Queen Square headquarters into a 43-bed boutique hotel. Designed by Alfred Waterhouse, the building was the regional headquarters of Pearl Assurance and overlooks St John’s Gardens and St George’s Hall.It also adjoins the city’s Marriot Hotel, which ... Read More...

Knowsley Council starts negotiations to buy Kirkby town centre

Knowsley Council has confirmed that it has begun negotiations with St. Modwen with a view to acquiring the company’s assets in Kirkby town centre.The announcement comes after much speculation over the firm’s planned regeneration which includes a new Morrisons supermarket, cinema, shops and restaurants.Councillor Graham Morgan, leader of Knowsley Council, has declared ... Read More...

Acclaimed eatery heading to Liverpool’s Vincent Café and Cocktail Bar site

A critically acclaimed North West tapas restaurant is heading for Liverpool’s former Vincent Café and Cocktail Bar later this year.Simon Shaw, chef patron and creative director of El Gato Negro on Manchester’s King Street, has confirmed plans to open a second branch of the award-winning eatery.Serving seasonally influenced tapas dishes, ... Read More...

Reopened Halton Curve to ‘create business and tourism opportunities’

New rail links along the reopened Halton Curve are expected to “create further business and tourism opportunities” for the Liverpool City Region.Services between Liverpool Lime Street and Wrexham in North Wales got underway this morning (19 May), with the first service calling at Chester, Helsby, Frodsham, Runcorn and Liverpool South ... Read More...