The best outdoor arts & entertainment in Liverpool this summer

The best outdoor arts & entertainment in Liverpool this summer Words by Natasha YoungWilliam Shakespeare’s ‘The Tempest’ Where? Knowsley HallWhen? 9 AugustWhat’s happening? Pack up a picnic, set up your camping chair, sit back and enjoy an evening of theatre outdoors. All male company The Lord Chamberlain’s Men will perform its fast-paced production ... Read More...

Church building to be transformed into college and community hub

A Bootle church building will be revived for the community as part of a £3 million Hugh Baird College scheme.Liverpool-based Crossfield Construction has been appointed as the lead contractor to develop the Health, Engagement and Training Hub.Through the Oriel Road project, the existing St Winefride’s Church will be extensively refurbished ... Read More...

Council proposes new charges for events in Liverpool’s parks and public spaces

Organisers of commercial and charitable events could face new charges for the use of Liverpool’s parks and public spaces.Liverpool City Council cabinet members will consider introducing the policy and rates, which the local authority says would “help safeguard parks from the potential impacts of future cuts to the council’s budget”.If ... Read More...

Housing People Building Communities (HPBC) celebrates 15 years: Interview with founder

Housing People Building Communities (HPBC) celebrates 15 years: Interview with founder Liverpool-based charity Housing People Building Communities (HPBC) is 15 years old this year and, having finally completed its first community-led, low-cost housing development in Granby Toxteth, is now looking ahead to future projects. Your Move caught up with Reverend Canon ... Read More...

Liverpool’s community cinema craze

Liverpool's community cinema craze Multiplex behemoths and avant garde arthouse venues dominate Liverpool’s cinema landscape but a growing movement is giving the city’s film fans exciting new ways to get their celluloid fix. With pop-up screenings and community cinema spaces fast becoming an integral part of the local entertainment offer, Your ... Read More...

Communal spaces can prompt residents to renew tenancies, says expert

Communal spaces encouraging social connections amongst residents can prompt renters to renew their tenancies for longer, according to a property developer.PlaceFirst, which is currently regenerating Victorian terraced houses in Toxteth’s Welsh Streets area, suggests that creating the right environment for community spirit to thrive can benefit landlords and residents alike.Speaking ... Read More...