The Flaming Lips to headline Liverpool Sound City

SOUND CITY 2015 - THE FLAMING LIPS

Following the recent announcement of the changing landscape of Liverpool Sound City, it has this week been revealed that joining Belle & Sebastian as headliners is the legendary experimental rock band The Flaming Lips. Announced on the back of their latest album, ‘With a Little Help from My Fwends’, a track-by-track tribute to The More...

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By Sydney Cronin On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014
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Jamie T: Live at Liverpool Guild

When Jamie T returned to the live scene after a 4 year absence this summer it felt like more than just a relief to that occasional question of “Whatever happened to him?!”, juxtaposed next to a Youtube More...

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By Joseph Hart On Friday, April 4th, 2014
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BBC holds live debate ‘is Liverpool truly a global city?’ at Museum of Liverpool

Live audience debate city’s multiculturalism “Of course Liverpool is a global city” – Mayor Joe Anderson The BBC held a live debate at the Museum of Liverpool last Tuesday, asking: ‘Is More...

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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, March 27th, 2014
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Ending street harassment: an interview with Reclaim the Night’s Rachael O’Byrne

(Trigger warning: Please note that this article discusses rape culture and street harassment) Reclaim the Night, a march that campaigns for an end to violence against women, is returning to the streets of Liverpool More...

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By Paula Murphy On Thursday, February 27th, 2014
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Food for thought at The Brink, Liverpool

Coconut oil is the elixir of life, or so the Paleo devotees will have you believe. Not only is it a healthy and tasty alternative to animal and vegetable oils, it is also a practical alternative to underarm deodorant. More...

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By Alice Sholl On Thursday, February 6th, 2014
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UoL staff strike for third time

Staff and students join picket lines placed in universities across country “The three unions have acted in solidarity and we will always act in solidarity.” – Unite The staff of the University of Liverpool More...

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By Alice Sholl On Tuesday, February 4th, 2014
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Liverpool to launch mental health campaign ‘Time to Talk’

A new city-wide mental health campaign will begin across Liverpool this Thursday 6 February. The campaign, ‘Time to Talk Liverpool’, aims to raise awareness of mental health issues and improve people’s well-being More...

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By Alice Sholl On Sunday, November 24th, 2013
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Local charities launch Christmas toy appeal

“We know this is really making a difference.” – Liverpool Lions A toy appeal has been launched by local charities to help disadvantaged children this Christmas. Liverpool ECHO’s charity fund Liverpool More...

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By Sophie Cain On Saturday, November 16th, 2013
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Capstan’s Christmas(sy) Bazaar – This Sunday

Tomorrow the Baltic Triangle’s HAUS Warehouse will be once again be transformed into Liverpool’s favourite urban market – this time with a few festive twists! Illustration by Laura-Kate Draws As More...

By Alice Sholl On Friday, November 8th, 2013
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Alleged rapist awarded PhD in social work at Hope

Department offering PhD to Smith headed by fellow SWP member Martin Smith, who resigned from the Socialist Worker’s Party in June following allegations of rape, has been awarded a funded PhD in Social Work at More...