Publication: Liverpool Confidential

First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

City bails out Philharmonic Hall as refurb costs rocket

PRIVATE donors have come to the rescue after the costs of refurbishing Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall rocketed by £1.8m. The city council’s cabinet is also expected to approve up to £2m extra on top of the money it has already given towards the work. The ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - 13 hours ago]
First reported Oct 20 2014 - Updated Oct 20 2014 - 1 reports

Death of Liverpool Direct looms - but boss McIlhenny stays on for another year

LIVERPOOL Direct, the city council’s front-line service, will switch to full council ownership on October 31.But its chief executive, David McElhinney, will be kept on for almost a year to oversee the "wind up" before he is made redundant. A report to next ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 20 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 17 2014 - 1 reports

Goodbye bus lanes. Hello Red Routes?

MOTORISTS tempted to get out of their cars and dance on the street graves of the soon-to-go bus lanes beware: just around the corner is a potentially more ferocious vehicle attack weapon.For ‘son of bus-lanes’, read Red Route Invader.Mayor Anderson has ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Lost Weekend: October 17-19

Get kicked out for coming home at dawnFORMED more than 40 years ago and still going stronger than a hand slapping a double bass, Crazy Cavan ‘n’ the Rhythm Rockers  were the inspiration behind bands like The Stray Cats.They got together in South Wales ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

Ticket Giveaway: Ideal Home Show At Christmas

GETTING ready for Christmas is almost as fun as Christmas itself when you leave yourself plenty of time. So this year, we’re all off to EventCity on 14-16 November to check out the Ideal Home Show at Christmas sponsored by Gocompare.com – being held in ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 15 2014 - Updated Oct 15 2014 - 1 reports

Cunard cruise terminal hope lies dead in water

LIVERPOOL Mayor Joe Anderson last night confirmed his dreams of creating a stunning cruise terminal departure lounge in the riverfront Cunard Building have been torpedoed by strict security controls.But the mayor defended his £10m purchase of the one ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 15 2014]
First reported Oct 13 2014 - Updated Oct 13 2014 - 1 reports

Liverpool date for big debate on immigration

"WHAT does it mean to be British?" and "What is the cost and benefit of immigration to the UK?"Right now, every politcal party is earnestly jostling to tell you as the election race begins.It is perhaps time, then, to give other more dispassionate thinkers ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 13 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 1 reports

Households set to be charged for parking outside own front…

CHARGES are to be introduced for the first time in Liverpool for people living in streets with residents’ parking schemes.It could see multi-car owning households paying £200 or more a year  – and £40 a year if you plan to have a visitor over - though ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 07 2014 - Updated Oct 07 2014 - 1 reports

Freedom of the city? My Arse!

RICKY Tomlinson was handed the Freedom of Liverpool last night, with his long suffering screen wife at his side.She played Sheila Grant in Brookside, and Barbara Royle in the Royle Family, and as actress Sue Johnston, she continues to stand by her leading ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 07 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Victoria Street in seal-off after stabbings

TWO men, one with knife wounds to the chest and the other to the stomach, were in hospital today after what is thought to have been an early-morning bar-room brawl in the city centre.Police were called to Victoria Street, at around 5.25am, by paramedics ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Say Mello, wave goodbye

AS little as 10 years ago, you couldn't give the warehouses around Duke Street away. How that has changed.And in 2007, when a rough and tumble collective of performers took over Mello Mello, formerly a cafe and HQ of superclub Cream, not only was there ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 06 2014]
First reported Oct 06 2014 - Updated Oct 06 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Drummond: How To Sell Your Soul To The…

I SOLD my soul to the Devil once, can’t remember when I did it, but I got a good price. I got all the trimmings – fame, fortune, that sort of thing.But then I had to take things a step further because I wanted to get my soul back again. This required ... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 06 2014]

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...The extra funding has been backed by Mayor Anderson to ensure the continuation of what the mayor describes as "a significant Liverpool institution, operating from an appropriate venue for the city’s cultural offer"
"Entering it’s fifth year the  Oxjam  Liverpool Takeover is striving towards its most ambitious target yet; £5,000." Swivel on that, Comic Relief
The British Academy Debates were launched earlier this year to encourage the public, it says, "to discuss some of the most important challenges of our time, and show the role academic research plays  in helping us understand and address them"
...Police are examining CCTV in the area. Detective Inspector Graeme Robson, of Liverpool North CID, said: "Our investigation is at a very early stage and we are still trying to piece together what happened during this incident. "We believe there may have been a disturbance in a nearby bar which then led to an altercation between a group of men on Stanley Street. "Extra officers will be on patrol to reassure local people and we are determined to being those responsible to justice." Scenes around Victoria Street and Stanley Street have been cordoned off whie forensic examinations of the area take place. Det Insp Robson added: "We know that a number of people and drivers were in the area at the time and I would appeal to anyone who witnessed what happened, or has any information which could help with our inquiries, to come forward." Anyone with information can call detectives in St Anne Street CID on  0151 777 4044  or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on  0800 555 111 ."

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City bails out Philharmonic Hall as refurb cost... [Published Liverpool Confidential - 13 hours ago]
Death of Liverpool Direct looms - but boss McIl... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 20 2014]
Goodbye bus lanes. Hello Red Routes? [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 17 2014]
Lost Weekend: October 17-19 [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 16 2014]
Ticket Giveaway: Ideal Home Show At Christmas [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 16 2014]
Cunard cruise terminal hope lies dead in water [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 15 2014]
Liverpool date for big debate on immigration [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 13 2014]
Freedom of the city? My Arse! [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 07 2014]
Households set to be charged for parking outsid... [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 07 2014]
Bill Drummond: How To Sell Your Soul To The… [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 06 2014]
Say Mello, wave goodbye [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 06 2014]
Victoria Street in seal-off after stabbings [Published Liverpool Confidential - Oct 06 2014]
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