Approval recommended for controversial bus hub on Old Haymarket

Controversial plans to create a new bus hub on Liverpool’s Old Haymarket have been recommended for approval.Liverpool City Council’s planning committee deferred proposals for the permanent layover facility last month in order to carry out another round of consultation.Local business owners fear the scheme, which would be situated on a ... Read More...

Festival Gardens to close for site investigations to inform area’s development

Liverpool’s Festival Gardens will close on Monday (28 January) as investigations get underway to inform the area’s multi-million pound regeneration.Contractor Willmot Dixon will drill several bore holes during the temporary closure to determine what lies beneath the 25-acre formal Chinese and Japanese gardens.According to Liverpool City Council the findings will contribute to ... Read More...

Cultural events generate more than £85 million for Liverpool economy

Cultural events in Liverpool generated more than £85 million for the local economy last year, it has been revealed.High profile happenings such as the Giants Spectacular, Bordeaux Wine Festival and Liverpool International Music Festival (LIMF) attracted more than 2.2m people to the city.The figures have been revealed as part of the ... Read More...