are promoting higher building density, more people, better urban quality, more businesses,
more culture, more money. Good luck to 'em, I say. Go and have a look at their website.
- Take a look at 'Liverpool
tales from the Mersey Mouth' - memories, stories, opinions from
John Williams. If you know Liverpool, you'll recognise it in these tales.
have an excellent collection of photographs of Liverpool and Bootle
both past and present - at the moment they're showcasing Liverpool FC's
triumphal tour of the city with their three major trophies. They also
have a message board, and a comprehensive collection of links to other
of Culture? What would Jim Royle say?
- In 1207, King John granted Liverpool a Charter which
founded the city. There's stuff
going on to mark the 800th anniversary.
Liverpool City Council have a less than impressive online presence
- they are going through a rebuild, and look ing for suggestions just
now. Why not let them know what's wrong with it?
- The prize for style goes to scouser.com,
which describes itslef as A charitable site, offering all kinds information
and resources about the City of Liverpool and Merseyside. This site
looks gorgeous, and there's plenty of jokes too, if you can penetrate
the phonetic rendering of our unique accent!
- The Victorian Sefton
Park Palmhouse is open again after undergoing renovation. The palmhouse
is one of the most remarkable structures in the city, built to house
a collection of tropical specimens from around the world. It had fallen
into disrepair, but a public campaign has been successful in organising
Slemen is a talented writer with a fascination for ghost stories
and all things supernatural in Liverpool and beyond.
Lark Lane Village Green site has info about an interesting part
of Liverpool a couple of miles from here.
Sunlight, across the water on the Wirral peninsular, is a nineteenth
century 'model village' built by soap magnate and philanthropist Lord
Lever for his workforce.
Williamson's Tunnels are just up the road - an underground kingdom
built in the early nineteenth century by a local eccentric to no apparent
Architecture and Design Trust are an excellent organisation - their
brief is to tell the world about the treasures we have to offer.
Hope Street Organisation run various arts and culture based programmes
- find out more at their website.
host this site (thanks, Merseyworld!) and generally do a brilliant job
of 'promoting Merseyside and its regions'. They have a huge amount of
Liverpool - related info.
Liverpool Guide is working on the huge task of putting together
a comprehensive resource for citizens, visitors and those curious about
John Moores University (LJMU) are on our doorstep here in Canning,
and one way or another their activities shape a lot of what goes on
in the area.
City of Liverpool Community College has been in the city for a number
of years offering a wide variety of courses at all levels.
Institute for the Performing Arts, always referred to in the local
press as "Paul McCartney's Fame School" is on Mount Street.
- There's a harrowing account of life for the less fortunate
in Victorian Liverpool here,
in an essay inspired by the musical stage production of the novel 'Her
- If you found this site through an interest in genealogy,
for a comprehensive collection of resources. Those in search of their
Irish ancestry may learn something useful here,
on Josie McCann & Marie McQuade's page.
James' Cemetery, the former quarry in the shadow of the cathedral,
is the subject of a very attractive and informative new website by Mike