Government’s £3m cultural Northern Powerhouse fund to ‘develop future talent’

A £3 million Northern Powerhouse cultural fund is a “vote of confidence that will develop future talent” according to the government.Prime Minister Theresa May announced the cash boost for cultural and creative organisations in areas including Liverpool and Manchester yesterday (8 May) during a reception at 10 Downing Street.Through the ... Read More...

First look at proposed hotel transformation of Liverpool’s Gostins Building

The first images of a planned hotel transformation of Liverpool's Gostins Building have been revealed.Proposals from applicant Hanover Holding for the retail arcade also include a ground floor restaurant, private apartments and a rooftop terrace.According to plans submitted to Liverpool City Council, the hotel would occupy the ground floor to the ... Read More...

Masterplan to boost Liverpool’s ‘Beatles Quarter’

Liverpool City Council plans to produce a masterplan to boost the city’s ‘Beatles Quarter’ and develop its global tourism appeal.The local authority wants to increase investment and control the future use of buildings in the area around Matthew Street, which is home to the world-famous Cavern Club.A report to the council's cabinet next Friday ... Read More...