Plans for Waterloo office to residential conversion dismissed on appeal

Two applications to convert Waterloo offices into apartments have been dismissed on appeal by the Planning Inspectorate.The separate applications both proposed that existing workspace at 1-3 Crosby Road South be converted and extended to provide 30 and 32 homes respectively.DPP Planning submitted both sets of plans earlier this year on ... Read More...

Vintage market, café and creative workshop planned for Ten Streets

A vintage market, café and creative workshop could transform a vacant warehouse in Liverpool’s Ten Streets area if plans are approved.The proposed venue in the emerging district would also have space outside for occasional street food units and seating.Liverpool City Council’s planning committee will consider the plans for the Cotton ... Read More...

‘Great British Menu’ finalist Ellis Barrie announces new Liverpool restaurant

‘Great British Menu’ finalist Ellis Barrie has revealed plans to open a new restaurant in his home city of Liverpool.The 28-year-old chef and his older brother Liam have already achieved Good Food Guide recognition with their Anglesey restaurant Maram Grass, located on their parents’ North Wales caravan park.The duo have ... Read More...

River of Light celebrations returning to illuminate both sides of Mersey

River of Light will return in November, lighting up both sides of the Mersey with a specially commissioned musical display.Entitled ‘The Elements’, the spectacle will act as the finale for the Liverpool 2018 programme’s ‘China Dream’ season as well as the area’s bonfire celebration.Taking place on 4 November, the display ... Read More...

Travel: An insider’s guide to Amsterdam

Travel: An insider's guide to Amsterdam It may be renowned for its coffeeshop culture, but Amsterdam is a strikingly beautiful destination with fascinating attractions, fabulous shops and fine food and drink. What makes it all the more appealing is you can reach it in under 90 minutes with regular flights from ... Read More...