Tag Archives: Lime Street

New Mayor, same name, same old Liverpool Labour

In all the excitement of the election that took place in most of the UK last Thursday two items seem to have been missed by many in Liverpool. The over costly leccy bill and the screwed up mayoral consultation. The … Continue reading

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What has 2022 in store for Liverpool?

Speaking after the Battle of Egypt in 1942 Sir Winston Churchill spoke these oft repeated words, “This is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning”. At … Continue reading

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How much more money will they waste on Lime Street?

It was sad news that the Company undertaking the huge changes at Lime Street went into administration yesterday with all the loss of jobs and grief that this will entail. However, some good my come of it if we use … Continue reading

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In Praise of…. Liverpool

What other City in the World not only has buildings as beautiful as these but where you can see them from a deck of a Cruise Liner? There’s an old saying, “familiarity breeds contempt”. That is partly true. Too often … Continue reading

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Let’s think again about Lime Street & the Futurist

The futurist in its heyday The decision by SAVE to go to court to try and protect the Futurist and the need to tackle safety issues at the site have given the council the opportunity to think again about the … Continue reading

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Is Labour’s dream for Liverpool a cold, wet Benidorm?

Last week I went to Benidorm. We have stayed several times at a nearby small Spanish town with Erica’s sister but we decided that we would go and have look at Benidorm having spent so many hours in planes to … Continue reading

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What sort of City Centre do we want?

St George’s Hall – A planning success from the 19th Century Does anyone now remember the monstrous buildings which for 5.5 decades obscured the magnificent frontage of Lime Street station? 6 big shops and a tower block, Concourse House, which … Continue reading

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