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Downtown Wants A Bank of Liverpool

https://vimeo.com/204378926 Downtown in Business and boutique finance company Currency Matters brought together city mayor Joe Anderson and thirty business leaders this week to launch a debate about the establishment of a Bank of Liverpool. Welcoming the initiative mayor Anderson said: “We need to encourage innovation and investment to create growth ...

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Guest blog: Five reasons to visit Red Door's new floor - 'The Study'

Words: Teleri Davies (@DIBTeleri) Since opening in the city, Red Door, Berry St has been one of my 'go to' venues in Liverpool. With its welcoming bar area that’s often bustling with live music and its impressive terrace spot. Red Door pretty much has your night out covered. Recently, the ...

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Downtown wins 'Finest in Business' award

Downtown in Business is ‘Finest in Business’ according to national magazine Corporate Vision. The top of the class award was bestowed upon the business networking club and private sector lobbying organisation in the December issue of Corporate Vision. Downtown chief executive Frank McKenna commented: “I am delighted that we have ...

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Limitless conference to focus on Howard's way

The chief executive of Manchester City Council, Sir Howard Bernstein, will be among the speakers at the Downtown Liverpool ‘Limitless’ conference in February next year. The man who is regarded as the most effective senior official in local government by many will be talking about leadership, Brexit challenges, Manchester’s relationship ...

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Members News

Daniel Davies’ term as chairman of the IoL extended

The Institute of Licensing (IoL), the membership and training organisation for licensing professionals, has extended Daniel Davies’ term as chairman. Following a board meeting on Tuesday 7th February, members approved an extension from February 2017 to February 2020.

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Music scholarship honoring Michael Molloy awarded to local musicians

A new annual music scholarship, honouring local musician and songwriter Michael Molloy, is to be awarded to two rising stars from Rare Studio, a charitable performing arts school in Liverpool. The scholarship has been created to celebrate Michael's life; giving life-changing opportunities to young musicians wanting to get a head ...

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Marcus Collins showcasing Love Motown for Radio City's Cash for Kids

Liverpool born singing sensation Marcus Collins has come a long way since coming runner-up to Little Mix in the 8th series of the X Factor in 2011. As well as his recording and writing talents Marcus has also tread the boards in acclaimed hit musicals 'Hairspray' and 'Kinky Boots'. On Friday ...

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New Everton Chair in Social Responsibility to help Club strengthen community impact

Liverpool Hope University has named Professor Ian Vandewalle as Everton Chair in Social Responsibility – a brand new role that will support the new five-year research partnership between Everton Football Club and the University’s researchers. Professor Vandewalle will bring researchers from the University’s departments of Health Sciences, Education, Social Work, ...

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