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Liverpool remembers Hillsborough disaster

Liverpool will fall silent as it today marks the 27th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster, on the 15th April 1989, at the Liverpool vs Nottingham FA cup semi-final in Sheffield. The silence will be observed across the city at 3:06pm, the time that the match was stopped to commemorate the…

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Central Library reaches milestone

The Central Library in Liverpool is celebrating its 2 millionth visitor since a major redesign three years ago. The library was originally opened in 1860 but today features a five-storey library behind a Grade II listed façade. A new atrium designed to mirror the dome of the Picton Reading Room…

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New Science Building

The new science building at Liverpool Hope University was opened by the University Chancellor Lord Guthrie, who cut the ribbon as guests and students were invited to learn more about the new facilities. The new building cost £8.5 million and features dedicated equipment and laboratory spaces for the Faculty of Science, including subjects nutrition,…

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Follow at FACT

The latest exhibition at the FACT gallery explores the use of social media, where most people access a social media profile and have an online identity. the exhibition runs from the 11th December until 21st February 2016. Ant Hamlyn is a graduate of Liverpool Hope University who has been undergoing…

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Beatles Statue Unveiling

A new statue of the Beatles entitled “I saw them standing there” has been unveiled on the Pier Head by the three graces in Liverpool. The statue was unveiled by the sister of John Lennon, Julia Baird, and the city deputy mayor Cllr Ann O’Byrne. The statue, which was sculpted…

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David Martello visits Liverpool

After witnessing live on TV in Konstanz, Germany the attacks in Paris on the 13th November 2015, David Martello brought his piano 400-miles to Paris to pay tribute to victims. Martello, who goes by the performance name Klavierkunst, moved his piano by bike around Paris, to perform John Lennon’s Imagine the…

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Dirty Rotten Scoundrels Review

By Daniel Leung When I first heard of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and saw the trailer for the show I was astounded to see Robert Lindsey, who played Ben Harper in one of my favourite sitcoms the BBC’s My Family. I have wanted to see many musicals for a while, Jersey Boys,…

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