Liverpool city centre church plans ‘Homeless Jesus’ installation

One of Liverpool’s most well-known churches is planning to install a striking sculpture which depicts Jesus as a homeless person.Casts of ‘Homeless Jesus’ have been displayed in cities across the world including in Manchester outside St Ann's Church (pictured).Liverpool Parish Church (also known as St Nick’s) says placing a version ... Read More...

Liverpool’s economy boosted by heritage says new research

New research from Historic England has revealed the important contribution that heritage makes to Liverpool's economy.According to the Heritage Counts 2018 report, unique historic buildings are boosting employment and tourism spending across the North West.The latest figures show that in the North West, 20,800 people are directly employed in heritage ... Read More...

Bongo’s Bingo founder plans Baltic shipping container leisure complex

The co-founder of Bongo’s Bingo wants to open a music, arts, drinking and eating space in the Baltic Triangle made from repurposed shipping containers.Joshua Burke is behind plans submitted to Liverpool City Council for ‘Content’, which would be based in Cains Brewery Village.Proposals are for 15 steel shipping containers sited on ... Read More...

Approval expected for Baltic Triangle hotel

Plans to convert a kitchen showroom into a new hotel in Liverpool’s Baltic Triangle are expected to be approved.Living Brick's proposals for ‘Baltic Hotel’ include a café, restaurant and a three-storey roof extension.A report to Liverpool City Council’s planning committee recommending the 36-bedroom hotel for approval says the scheme will ... Read More...