Category : News

15 Jul 2021

Latest updates for businesses affected by COVID-19

The Working Safely during coronavirus guidance for England has been updated to reflect the changes from step 4. Please see a summary of the contents of the guidance below: Priority actions to take: Six steps to protect yourself, your staff and your customers during coronavirus (COVID-19). 1. Complete a health and safety risk assessment that includes risks from COVID-19. This should consider the points below in the rest of this guidance. It should also take into account any reasonable adjustments needed […]

14 Jul 2021

Stunning ‘Fluffy Pony’ sculpture celebrates historic horsepower on Liverpool Plinth

A new and unusual sculpture celebrating the horse power behind Liverpool’s and England’s historic waterways will be the latest to adorn The Liverpool Plinth when it is unveiled on Thursday 15 July Liverpool based artist Faith Bebbington is the latest to have her work installed on The Liverpool Plinth, which is the North’s answer to London’s Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square, celebrating and platforming sculptors working in the North of England. Standing on Liverpool Parish Church, the Liverpool Plinth is […]

12 Jul 2021

Museum of Liverpool celebrates its 10th birthday

Weekend of festivities to mark a decade of the city museum. The Museum of Liverpool opened on 19 July 2011 The Museum has welcomed more than 7.5 million visitors in ten years, with an extraordinary 1 million in its first nine months The Museum is award-winning, including: the prestigious Council of Europe Museum Prize in 2013 for its commitment to human rights and work with children and families; the UK’s best Window with a View public vote in 2016, and […]

12 Jul 2021


Liverpool’s brand new Baltic Hotel is an eccentric mix of post-war modernism dressed in pre-war architecture. Where punk art meets urban chic, a colourful retreat for hipsters and hippies and the great and the good. Marketing Liverpool caught up with Suzanne McEldowney, Deputy Sales and Operations Director of Town Hotels Liverpool to find out more about her company’s latest venture, that’s already shaking-up Liverpool’s ever-lively Jamaica Street. TELL US ABOUT THE HOTEL & THE VISION BEHIND IT “The Baltic Hotel is […]

12 Jul 2021

Liverpool Food Tours MD Rises to Running Charity Challenge – 91 miles in 24 hours – Nearly £1000 raised for charity

Last weekend, Liverpool Food Tours MD, Gareth Boyd covered almost 92 miles by foot over a 24 hour period. He was running/walking for 2 local charities – The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity & The Bluecoat.  ‘I’m delighted to be able to support these 2 worthwhile charities. I love running and this 24 hour challenge seemed the perfect way to try and raise support. Thank you to everyone who has supported me to date”. Gareth started the 24 hour challenge at 9am Saturday […]

09 Jul 2021

Latest updates for businesses affected by COVID-19

Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, set out plans for the final step of the roadmap in England The Prime Minister held a press conference today outlining more details about step 4, the final stage of the England roadmap, which is expected to start on 19 July. At step 4, the Government will remove outstanding legal restrictions on social contact, life events, and open the remaining closed settings. Guidance will be provided to the public and to businesses on how they can […]

08 Jul 2021

Liverpool Builds Bridges

A spectacular bridge is set to mesmerise north Liverpool – bringing together culture, communities and civic pride. The 72ft long and 19ft high structure will be located in Walton and will be the focal point of a three-day (5-7 August) event called Bridge. Each day it will play host to a series of free activities, and for two nights an extraordinary outdoor performance is set to wow crowds.. From 10am-5pm Thursday to Saturday, the community, artists and designers will come […]

08 Jul 2021

Liverpool Chamber launches Innovation in Business Awards 

Liverpool Chamber has announced plans for a unique awards event to take place later this year.  The Innovation in Business Awards will be held on Thursday 18 November at the new Innside by Melia hotel in Liverpool city centre and a ‘Green Room’ experience will also allow guest businesses to share the experience live with their wider teams at a separate venue. The awards are designed to celebrate the spirit of innovation that has driven the recovery of many local […]

06 Jul 2021


Liverpool has become the first UK city to join an international alliance which could see it host more major business events. The Hybrid Cities Alliance brings together more than 20 cities from around the world to work together on ‘multi-city hub’ events; where attendees can meet face-to-face in hubs located in different cities or countries, but all connected via an online platform. This type of event has steadily grown in popularity in recent years, before rocketing due to Covid-19. The last year has […]

30 Jun 2021
The Liverpool Waterfront

Tourism figures take huge hit during pandemic

Over 31,000 jobs have been lost in the Liverpool City Region tourism sector as the pandemic lockdowns cost the region billions in visitor spending – recently released figures show. The region’s tourism industry has been growing steadily in recent years, with spending in the city region reaching £4.98bn in 2019. However, the income generated from the sector has fallen 58% due to restrictions imposed. The various local and national lockdowns linked to the coronavirus pandemic saw nationally inbound visits down […]