Statue for ‘visionary’ scouser who founded ‘Liverpool Olympics’

Plans are afoot to erect a statue of a Liverpool gymnastics and athletics entrepreneur who founded the ‘Liverpool Olympics’.Charity Liverpool Heartbeat is behind proposals to honour Kensington-born John Hulley, who lived in the city from 1832 to 1875.Subject to planning permission, the statue would be located on a vacant concrete ... 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...

Everton appoints stadium development director to progress waterfront ground

Everton Football Club has appointed a stadium development director to progress its ambitious plans for a new Bramley-Moore Dock ground.Construction industry expert Colin Chong has taken the role, in a move hailed as an “important step” for the club’s stadium vision.Chong has already been working as Everton’s head of estates ... Read More...

Mayor: Football hubs to support next generation of Gerrards and Rooneys

New state-of-the-art football hubs will help develop the “next generation of Gerrards and Rooneys” according to Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson.The Parklife project will see the creation of 12 floodlit 3G pitches, as well as health and fitness and coaching facilities, across Liverpool.Liverpool City Council says completion of four of ... Read More...