Liverpool BID Area

Expansive Liverpool BID sets out five-year plan

With its levy-paying members set to vote next month on a further five-year term, Liverpool BID Company has launched its business plan for the Retail & Leisure business improvement district, including its intent to expand the district’s boundaries.

Steve's Superhero Walk

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AEW Architects is inviting all friends and colleagues from the industry to join them on a fancy dress charity walk on Sunday 18 February, a family event to help former managing director Steve Burne raise £250,000 to fund new long-stay rooms at Ronald McDonald House.

RHS Garden Bridgewater

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Worsley New Hall in Salford may have been demolished in 1946, but the Royal Horticultural Society wants to preserve memories of the site as part of its 150-acre RHS Garden Bridgewater, due to open in 2020.

Stalybridge Town Facebook Page Picture

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It's fair to say Stalybridge isn’t famed for its royal connections, but hopes were raised that the town could have its own Richard III-style discovery when human bones were excavated outside a new Aldi this week.

Sir Richard Leese Broken Arm 2

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When Manchester and Liverpool agreed to work together at MIPIM UK back at the event’s inception in 2014, who’d have thought the combined efforts would evolve to the extent of one leader cutting up food for the other but that’s apparently what had to happen at a dinner this week after Sir Richard Leese arrived with his right arm broken and in a cast.

Transvestites

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These two drag queens were hired to welcome guests at U+I’s Mayfield launch, and didn’t they look fabulous? The regeneration specialists held the party in the Manchester Piccadilly depot courtyard, before work starts on transforming the 24-acre site.

Hairy Bikers Liverpool Festival

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Could the Hairy Bikers be cooking up some chip barms this Sunday when they come to Liverpool for its annual food and drink festival?

Ramsbottom Black Pudding

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The black pudding vs the Yorkshire pudding. The latter might arguably be more loved, but the former travels further and hits harder, as competitors will discover in the black pudding throwing world championships this weekend.