SEVEN GREAT STORIES YOU NEED TO KNOW THIS WEEK
This week Liverpool City Region mapped out the roads of a £1bn development, took to the skies, with four new flight routes, attracted three new industry 4.0 companies and witnessed skyrocketing visitor numbers, to round off the week nicely.
Even closer to home, Invest Liverpool looked ahead to another major international event, perfect for positioning our city region as a leading tech-centre and place to invest.
Like most people, we also can’t wait for weekend, as we’re taking in Liverpool’s enormous Biennial, this Saturday, which is sure to be a blast. Read on for more and follow the links for full details.
FOUR NEW ROUTES & EIGHT NEW AIRCRAFT FOR LIVERPOOL JOHN LENNON AIRPORT
Liverpool John Lennon Airport continues to bolster its roster of flights, launching four new routes, requiring eight new aircraft. Where to next?. READ MORE
£1BN PADDINGTON VILLAGE SCHEME GETS THE DIGGERS OUT
Roadworks are well underway at Liverpool City region’s Paddington Village, a development that will eventually feature a £28m college, £35m cancer Centre and the northern headquarters for the Royal College of Physicians. READ MORE
INDUSTRY 4.0 RACE HOTS UP AS SENSOR CITY WELCOMES RAFT OF NEW COMPANIES
Liverpool City Region’s Sensor City has landed three new tenants as part of plans to make Liverpool City Region the ‘go-to’ location for industry 4.0 technologies. READ MORE
LIVERPOOL’S VISITOR NUMBER SOAR
Liverpool City Region has landed is in the UK’s top five tourist destinations with a surge in visitors.The number of overseas visitors coming to Liverpool has risen by a quarter in just one year.
The tourism boom saw a total of 839,000 foreign visitors in 2017, up from 671,000 the year before, according to the Office for National Statistics. READ MORE
INVEST LIVERPOOL TAKE ON TECHBBQ
Heroic startups and scaleups meet with leading tech talents and innovators. Inspirational speakers engage with innovative minds and visionary corporates talk to prominent investors.
You’ve never been to a BBQ quite like Copenhagen’s TechBBQ – And that’s why the event is firmly in Invest Liverpool’s busy calendar. READ MORE
LEAP INTO LIVERPOOL BIENNIAL WITH US
Every two years, Liverpool’s artistic spirit is indulged, bolstered and exemplified by the always brilliant Liverpool Biennial. The world-renowned, free festival of contemporary art is the physical manifestation of our city region’s audacious artistic spirit. This weekend we’re (hopefully) visiting all the sights. READ MORE
LOW CARBON HOT WATER IN THE WORKS FOR LIVERPOOL WATERS
Peel Energy has announced plans to develop a low carbon, hot water network at its ambitious Liverpool Waters development, under the name of ‘Mersey Heat’. READ MORE
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