Get Ready for the Weekend in Liverpool

Get Ready for the Weekend in Liverpool River of Light, ‘Punk 1976-78’ exhibition and more   SPECTACLE | Musical ‘River of Light’ display returns Both sides of the River Mersey will be lit up with spectacular fireworks as this year’s spectacular ‘River of Light: The Elements’ event takes place on Sunday (4 November).From 5pm ... Read More...

The Interview: Crosby’s para badminton world champion Rachel Choong

The Interview: Para badminton champion Rachel Choong talks to YM Liverpool Crosby para badminton player Rachel Choong is the world number one having made history by achieving double, triple world champion success. The 24-year-old took time out of her busy sporting schedule, which also includes running Crosby Badminton Club alongside her father, ... Read More...

The Interview: Liverpool’s ‘Forrest Gump’ on his record-breaking running challenge

The Interview: Liverpool’s ‘Forrest Gump’ on his record-breaking running challenge Interview with Rob Pope Croxteth vet Rob Pope has smashed records and raised thousands for charities in a mammoth adventure partly inspired by Forrest Gump. The ambitious runner made big sacrifices and tested his fitness to cross America five times before declaring ... Read More...

The Interview: Andy Grant on life-changing injury to medal success

The Interview: Andy Grant on life-changing injury to medal success Interview with Andy Grant Bootle-born Andy Grant joined the Royal Marines aged 17. Three years later he was hit by an explosion in Afghanistan and suffered catastrophic injuries including a severely damaged right leg.  Following countless operations and against doctors’ advice, Andy chose to ... Read More...

Call for writers to enter competition judged by Philip Pullman

Best-selling author Philip Pullman will judge short stories by budding Liverpool writers in a new competition.Primary and secondary school pupils across the city as well as University of Liverpool and XJTLU (Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University) students are being invited to enter the 500-word China Stories contest.The competition, which has been launched ... Read More...