Liverpool BID Company – News & Updates2019-09-27T14:40:01+01:00

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The latest news and updates from the Liverpool BID Company.

Liverpool’s late-night arts festival LightNight Liverpool explores Home for 2020

12 February 2020|

LightNight Liverpool, the city’s one-night arts festival, is back on Friday 15 May 2020. On the night audiences of all ages are invited to follow an exciting trail of over 100 unforgettable events with friends and family, as the city’s finest arts spaces open late to explore the theme of Home.

PHE guidance on how to prevent spread of 2019–nCoV (Coronavirus) infection

3 February 2020|

The latest PHE (Public Health England) guidance to assist professionals in providing advice to the public on how to prevent spread of 2019–nCoV (Novel Coronavirus) infection, what symptoms to look for, and what to do if they become unwell in a variety of settings. 

Call out for artists – Sculptors in the North wanted!

13 January 2020|

Liverpool BID Company and dot-art are seeking a new artist from the north of England to have their work installed on The Liverpool Plinth. The sculpture will stand at the side of Liverpool Parish Church, overlooking Chapel Street and the city’s UNESCO World Heritage Waterfront. 

Liverpool City Centre Public Space Protection Orders (PSPO). What does it mean for you?

7 January 2020|

A PSPO (Public Space Protection Order) is in place in Liverpool city centre since 7 January 2020 to prevent people obtaining money whilst attempting and succeeding in selling articles or entertainment in the public highway which has been causing a detrimental effect to the well-being of children within the city centre, as well as, people living, visiting or working in the area for a sustained period of time.

Apply to host a LJMU Intern as part of their funded internships

4 December 2019|

Aiming to support business growth in the Liverpool City Region (LCR), this year’s LJMU fully funded (at no cost to the business) Internship Programme is primarily targeting small to medium size businesses. This gives growing businesses the opportunity to get one month of support from a student who is looking to work in the LCR.

Liverpool Biennial reveals theme and participating artists for 11th edition in 2020

6 November 2019|

Liverpool Biennial is pleased to reveal the artistic concept and title of its 11th edition next year. Titled The Stomach and the Port, Liverpool Biennial 2020 will take place from 11 July – 25 October, curated by Manuela Moscoso with new Director, Fatoş Üstek and the Liverpool Biennial team.

Remembrance service at Exchange Flags – Monday 11 November 11am

28 October 2019|

In an event that has become a regular in the Liverpool Business District calendar, the International Cotton Association (ICA) with the support of the Liverpool BID Company will hold their annual remembrance service on Liverpool’s historic Exchange Flags on Monday 11 November at 11am.

Christmas 2019 amendments to city centre vehicle access – new bollards timings

21 October 2019|

As in previous year’s, the timings for the hydraulic bollards within the main pedestrianised area in the city centre including Lord Street, Church Street, Whitechapel, Williamson Square and surrounding streets will change from Thursday 14 November 2018 until Tuesday 24 December 2018, they will rise at 10am and then lower at 8pm Monday – Sunday as part of lead up to Christmas late night shopping in the City.

Have your say on the future of Cavern Quarter and Williamson Square

18 October 2019|

Starting on Monday, 21 October the public are invited to give their views on a draft Spatial Regeneration Framework (SRF) for the Cavern Quarter, including Mathew Street - home of the world famous music venues the Cavern Club and Eric’s, and nearby Williamson Square.

Overview of Merseyside Police’s NICE Investigate – evidence sharing platform

17 October 2019|

Following the request of BID Levy Payers, we hosted a session alongside Merseyside Police to give an overview of the new NICE Investigate, a new platform that introduces a new easy method of Sending Digital Evidence as a member of the public or business.