Latest Liverpool Stories

2008-10-09 18:00:17

By Neil Hodgson KNOWSLEY electronic point of sales company Cybertill has added a specialist web services team to offer a range of packages to get its clients online, or improve their existing operations. (c) 2008 Liverpool Echo. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All rights Reserved.

2008-10-07 18:00:24

305p 22.5p LIVERPOOL airport's second-largest operator, Easyjet, yesterday announced an increase in passengers that flew with them last month. In September, 4.2m passengers used the airline - a 22% rise on a year earlier.

2008-10-07 18:00:12

By Emma Pinch WHEN Scots architect John Cunningham went to choose material from a Birkenhead quarry in 1838, it was a long seam of unusable clay, which made his heart beat a little faster, rather than the quality of the excellent Wirral sandstone.

2008-10-06 18:00:24

STRANDED members of Liverpool's Irish Guards Singers slept rough at Manchester airport last night. At least six of the former soldiers - all now more than 60 years old - stayed at the airport after their flight was unexpectedly cancelled.

2008-10-04 18:00:20

By LAURA SHARPE SEVEN special needs schools are set to close and move to the same site as mainstream schools. Consultation has begun on the plans by Liverpool City Council which will see the transformation of secondary special education in Liverpool.

2008-10-04 18:00:16

By Jade Wright TONIGHT sees a great gig at the Carling Academy featuring some of the best local bands on the circuit. Northern Empire is a live music and indie club night at the 500 capacity Carling Academy 2. Running from 8pm to 2am, it is effectively a night of two halves. Part one is the gig.

2008-10-04 18:00:11

Move tender plants into the greenhouse Start planning ahead and order seeds for next year Cut back perennials that have died down Continue planting spring flowering bulbs Plant spring cabbage and winter lettuce Tidy up your lawns.

2008-10-04 18:00:09

TODAY is the last day to apply for the prestigious MTV award tickets at the Echo Arena, Liverpool. It was announced earlier this month Merseysiders will be given priority for tickets to the awards on November 6, and the online ballot - at www.mtveme.com-closing today at 6pm.

2008-10-02 18:00:18

BOXER Ricky Hatton will form part of Oasis' close protection squad when the band plays in Liverpool next Tuesday. Song writer and guitarist Noel Gallagher was set upon by a crazed fan when the band played a gig in Toronto last month.

2008-10-02 18:00:00

LEGENDARY eighties pop icon Rick Astley is the surprise inclusion in a shortlist for a Best Act Ever music award, to be handed out in Liverpool next month.

Word of the Day
  • Monstrous in size or character; huge; prodigious; monstrously perverse, savage, cruel, etc.
The word 'immane' comes from the Latin word 'immanis', 'enormous'.