Liverpool Echo

screen-shot-2017-01-02-at-22-54-20

Shoebox of love, Homeless, Christmas

Photograph: Vorny Redmond

Liverpool fundraiser aiming to help the homeless this Christmas with shoebox appeal

The Shoebox Full of Love appeal is in it’s third year of collecting donations of shoebox’s and distributing them to homeless and vunerable people across Merseyside. Vorny Redmond, organiser of the campaign, hopes to reach more than 5,000 people this Christmas.

coronation street, stars,

Photograph: Flickr – Raintheone

From Hilda Ogden to Les Dennis – how Merseyside stars have graced the Corrie cobbles

This feature looks back on all the Coronation Street stars from Liverpool, past and present, and where they are now – have a read to find out!

Les Dennis, Michael Rodwell, Coronation Street star

Photograph: Coronation Street

Les Dennis on his explosive Coronation Street exit

Q&A with Liverpool-born Coronation Street star, Les Dennis, about his looming departure from the cobbles.

zoo, lions, animals, series, television

Photograph: Pixabay

Secret Life of the Zoo back for a second series

Secret Life of the Zoo, filmed at Chester Zoo, is back for a second series after high demand. Here is a sneak preview of what to expect from this series.

PETA, PROTEST, SHEEP, WOOL, ANIMAL WELFARE, ANIMAL CRUTELY, VEGAN

Photograph: Liverpool Echo

What were those models doing freezing in Liverpool earlier?

In the run up to Christmas, PETA organised and held a protest in Liverpool One to spread awareness of how sheep are treated in the industry when sheared for wool.

protest, kurdish, turkish, demonstration, liverpool

Photograph: Chantelle Heeds

What was the protest in Liverpool earlier?

A Kurdish protest organised by the Liverpool Rise for Kurdistan took place in Liverpool City Centre. Around 80 protesters participated and various streets had to be blocked off.

money-1760_640

Photograph: Pixabay

Merseyside man raises money for Jo’s Friends

A man from Merseyside raised over £3,000 for Cancer of Unknown Primary (CUP) charity Jo’s Friends, after they supported him when he lost his wife to CUP in 2013.

Big help project, shop, Knowsley

Photograph: Big Help Project

Big Help celebrates five years

The Big Help project announces plans to carry out activities in celebration of it’s five year anniversary – I spoke to organisers to find out what they have planned.

Race for life, Granddad, charity, cancer, fundraising

Photograph: Ray Buckley

Grandad who ran women only race for life in drag donates money to Clatterbridge Cancer Research

Grandad, who ran the Race For Life dressed as a woman, donates the money he raised to Clatterbridge Cancer Research – I spoke to him about his experience.

Advertisements