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...

Emerging talented musicians offered free industry insight at Liverpool event

Liverpool’s young emerging talented musicians could benefit from a free day of insight into a career in the industry as a special event takes place.Arts Council England backed organisation, Future Bubblers will bring its ‘Industry 101’ session to 24 Kitchen Street, tackling everything from record deals and contracts to live ... Read More...

Craftivist Collective: Liverpool-born founder and activist discusses craftivism

Craftivist Collective: Liverpool-born founder and activist discusses craftivism - Interview with Sarah Corbett As the founder of Craftivist Collective, Liverpool-born campaigner Sarah Corbett is at the centre of a movement which aims to change the world with actions that provoke reflection and discussion rather than derision and division. Following the release of her ... Read More...