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-stars ''Reaching for the Stars'' History Today, Volume: 63 Issue: 1 2013 In 1999, Liverpool was the first city outside the capital to be awarded blue plaques by English Heritage in recognition of the "significant contribution made by its sons and daughters in all walks of life." BBC News 26 May 1999 Government Liverpool has three tiers of government; the Mayor and Local Council

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and featured a lesbian vicar; ''Springhill (Springhill (TV series))'' was a soap drama about a Catholic family in contemporary Liverpool; ''The Grand (The Grand (TV series))'' explored society's opinion of subjects such as prostitution, abortion, and homosexuality during the interwar period; and ''Queer as Folk'', his first prolific series, recreated his experiences in the Manchester gay scene (Canal Street (Manchester)). His later series include ''Bob & Rose'', which portrayed

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and popular Member of Parliament (MP), William was persuaded by his friends William Pitt (William Pitt the Younger), Thomas Clarkson, Hannah More, and others to take on the dangerous issue of the British slave trade. This led him to become highly unpopular in the House of Commons (British House of Commons) amongst the MPs representing vested interests of the slave trade in London, Bristol, and Liverpool. The film portrays William Pitt the Younger as one of his few

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offered a publishing contract with Polygram Music Publishing four days after reluctantly handing over a demo tape of 4 songs that cost £150 to record featuring "Take It Easy Chicken", "Skin Up Pin Up", "Moronica" and "She Makes My Nose Bleed". Formation Paul Draper and Stove King met in the early-mid '90s whilst working in the printing industry as photo retouchers (Photo manipulation) for rival companies situated opposite each other on the same industrial park in Little Stanney on the outskirts of Chester http: web 20030618064909 http: index2.html . Through their shared love of '80s new wave (New Wave music) bands such as Duran Duran, ABC (ABC (band)) and also David Bowie http: artist mansun-p203321 biography they started socialising together at weekends, going to gigs in Liverpool and playing along to drum loops together in their bedrooms with the desire of forming a band together. Reid, Pat, Burning Ambition - Mansun's Stove, Retrieved August 2011 . Whilst King was a relative newcomer to playing bass, Draper had previously been in electronic band Grind with programmer-keyboard player Steve Heaton and (future Mansun) drummer Carlton Hibbert http: artist grind?m 9f4ec34b-dce2-44ad-935a-564312ee9fa3 who released one 12" single in 1991 on the small "Whats In It For Me Records" label http: mansun Desperate%20Icons%20Discography 00ep grind.html . The band played mostly around London at venues such as The Rock Garden and The Brain and also supported Beverley Craven at the Mean Fiddler. Following the split of Grind, Draper, funded by a grant from The Prince's Trust, set up a music company called "Ambiance Productions" to produce relaxation tapes to be sold in "hippe shops" across the north west http: web 20040930070146 http: . In early 1995 the duo enlisted Maidstone expat Dominic Chad, who was the bar manager at the Fat Cat pub on Watergate Street in Chester opposite the office where Draper would go and see former Grind member Steve Heaton http: web 20040805174708fw_ http: moviecontent.html . Chad had previously played with "Floating Bear" http: index.php?f data_home&a 2 formed whilst at Bangor University in 1990 91, where he had been studying French (French Language) and Russian (Russian Language) but was kicked off the course due to lack of effort. Chad would later admit that his routine during university was "get up at three, go down to the union bar at four and stay there until it shut" http: web 20050215191919 http: ~saintchads . With the aid of a drum machine, the trio began rehearsing at Crash Rehearsal Studios in Liverpool, where the band were quickly discovered by passing A&R scouts Mark Lewis and Alan Wills (who later went on to form Deltasonic Records) http: web 20030313122223 http: artists Mansun interviews February1998 interviews11451.asp who were there to see Cast (Cast (band)) and overheard the band through their rehearsal room door. The band were offered a publishing contract with Polygram Music Publishing four days after reluctantly handing over a demo tape of 4 songs that cost £150 to record featuring "Take It Easy Chicken", "Skin Up Pin Up", "Moronica" and "She Makes My Nose Bleed". Ferry Service Queen Elizabeth (Elizabeth I of England) granted John Poole the lease of ferry rights at Tranmere in 1586. The ''Etna'', the first steam-powered ferry on the River Mersey operated from Tranmere Pool to Liverpool on 17 April 1817. Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool

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-personality-of-the-year&method full&objectid 15245395&siteid 50061-name_page.html title Chris is Young Sports Personality of the Year author Jones, David date 2005-03-01 accessdate 2008-06-23 publisher Liverpool Echo Kathy Lloyd attended Warwick Bolam High School in Netherton, Bootle, near Liverpool, leaving in 1984. Lloyd left school at 16 and worked at the Top Shop clothing store in Liverpool before venturing into modelling. Some of her early photos were taken by Beverley Goodway, a famous UK glamour photographer who persuaded her to send some photos to ''The Sun (The Sun (newspaper))''. She first appeared as a page Three girl in ''The Sun'' in early 1986, at the age of 17, where she quickly became a regular. '''Canning''' is an area of Liverpool, England. It lies on the borders of Toxteth and the city centre and bounded to the south by Upper Parliament Street, to the east by Grove Street, to the north by Myrtle Street and to the west by Hope Street (Hope Street, Liverpool). DATE OF BIRTH 24 March 1982 PLACE OF BIRTH Liverpool, England DATE OF DEATH A '''train shed''' is an adjacent building to a railway station where the tracks and platforms are covered by a roof. It is also known as an '''overall roof'''. The first train shed was built in 1830 at Liverpool's Crown Street Station (Crown Street railway station). He was founder Chairman of the NewcastleGateshead Initiative, the private public sector partnership responsible for the destination marketing of Newcastle and Gateshead and its bid for European Capital of Culture 2008, which was won by Liverpool. From 2005 to 2009 he was the Chairman of the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art in Gateshead. Under his chairmanship the finances were restructured and the present caterers were appointed. His role was criticised for appointing controversial director Peter Doroshenko and stating that staff unrest against the director was a "storm in a teacup". A number of controversial exhibitions took place at that time. After Doroshenko's departure he was then responsible for the appointment of the current Director, Godfrey Wordsdale, and discussions with the University of Northumbria were begun which led to the current partnership between the two institutions. Description Blundellsands is an area north to the city of Liverpool and to the west of Crosby (Crosby, Merseyside) with Hightown (Hightown, Merseyside) and Little Crosby to the north of itself, Great Crosby and Thornton (Thornton, Merseyside) to the east and Brighton-le-Sands (Brighton-le-Sands, Merseyside) and Waterloo (Waterloo, Merseyside) to the south. The area is served by Blundellsands & Crosby (Blundellsands & Crosby railway station) and Hall Road (Hall Road railway station) railway stations. Its shoreline, the northern part of Crosby Beach, includes parts of the popular exhibit, ''Another Place'', designed by the sculptor Antony Gormley. Several of the Gormley statues are accessible from the Burbo Bank car park. The area is generally considered to be very affluent with many local celebrities, footballers, politicians, businessmen and in general wealthy people making up the vast majority of residents calling this their home. 15 Feb-6 March 1943 Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool

''' (born 8 May 1986 in Liverpool) is an English (England) cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm medium bowler, who has represented Middlesex (Middlesex County Cricket Club) and Worcestershire (Worcestershire County Cricket Club). He scored a record 177 not out for his school, St Margaret's, in an under-15 final.

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However, the character of Lisa was left open for a possible return. After their departure from Hollyoaks, Ben and Lisa start a new life. Cracks begin to show in the relationship as Ben cheats and Lisa ends up self-harming again. Lisa plans to move to Cyprus, leaving Ben, however he stops her and convinces her to give their relationship another chance. In ''Hollyoaks: In the City'', Ben and Lisa return from a holiday to Liverpool, where Lisa begins working as a receptionist and a model (model (person)). Ben buys a bar and the pair move in with his friend Tank-Top. Yet again Lisa and Ben's relationship struggles as they both cheat. Lisa is kidnapped and, whilst trying to escape, shoots Ben, supposedly killing him. On 27 February 2007, ''Lion'' was moved by road from Manchester to Liverpool for conservation work prior to it taking pride of place in the new Museum of Liverpool.

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. There is also a connection between Liverpool and Belfast via the Isle of Man. The world's largest car ferry, ''Ulysses (MV Ulysses)'', is operated by Irish Ferries (Irish Continental) on the Dublin–Holyhead route. The Isle of Man Sea Terminal in Douglas is served by frequent ferries to and from Heysham. Douglas is also served by frequent summer services to and from Liverpool with a more restricted timetable operating in winter. There are also limited summer-only services to and from Belfast and Dublin. All ferries are operated by the Isle of Man Steam Packet Company. His concert career began at the young age of nine when his father toured both Isaac and his sister, Clementina, throughout northern Spain. By the time he had reached 12, he had made many attempts to run away from home. A popular myth is that at the age of 12 Albéniz stowed away in a ship bound for Buenos Aires. He then made his way via Cuba to the United States, giving concerts in New York and San Francisco and then travelled to Liverpool, London and Leipzig. Gramophone Archive By age 15, he had already given concerts worldwide. This over-dramatized story is not entirely true. Albéniz did travel the world as a performer, however he was accompanied by his father. As a customs agent he was required to travel frequently. After a juxtaposition of Isaac's concert dates, on his alleged adventure, and his father's travel itinerary it is apparent that they were traveling together. After a short stay at the Leipzig Conservatory, in 1876 he went to study at the Royal Conservatory (Royal Conservatory of Brussels) in Brussels after King Alonso's personal secretary, Guillermo Morphy obtained him a royal grant. Commons:category:Liverpool Dmoz:Regional Europe United Kingdom England Merseyside Liverpool Wikipedia:Liverpool


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'''Liverpool''' ( The city is within the historic county (Historic counties of England) of Lancashire. Its urbanisation and expansion were largely brought about by its status as a major port (Port of Liverpool), which included its participation in the Atlantic slave trade. Liverpool was the port of registry of the ocean liner RMS ''Titanic'' (RMS Titanic), and many other Cunard (Cunard Line) and White Star (White Star Line) ocean liners such as the RMS ''Lusitania'' (RMS Lusitania), ''Queen Mary (RMS Queen Mary)'', and ''Olympic (RMS Olympic)''.

Liverpool's status as a port city has contributed to its diverse population, which, historically, was drawn from a wide range of peoples, cultures, and religions, particularly those from Ireland. The city is also home to the oldest Black African community (Black British) in the country and the oldest Chinese community (British Chinese) in Europe. Natives of Liverpool are referred to as '''Liverpudlians''' (from a long-standing jocular alteration of 'Liverpool' to 'Liverpuddle') and colloquially as "Scousers", a reference to "scouse (scouse (food))", a form of stew. The word "Scouse" has also become synonymous with the Liverpool accent (accent (sociolinguistics)) and dialect. Many people "self-identify" as Liverpudlians or Scousers without actually being born or living within the city boundaries of Liverpool. Many people from within the greater Merseyside area consider themselves thus, although many do not. Conversely, a number of people from Liverpool itself may not consider themselves Scousers, since the term for them may have pejorative overtones.

Tourism forms a significant part of the city's modern economy. The city celebrated its 800th anniversary in 2007, and it held the European Capital of Culture title together with Stavanger, Norway, in 2008. Labelled the "World Capital City of Pop" by ''Guinness World Records'', the popularity of The Beatles, and other groups from the Merseybeat (Beat music) era and later, contributes to Liverpool's status as a tourist destination.

Several areas of Liverpool city centre were granted World Heritage Site status by UNESCO in 2004. The Liverpool Maritime Mercantile City includes the Pier Head, Albert Dock, and William Brown Street. Liverpool is also the home of two Premier League football (Association football) clubs, Liverpool (Liverpool F.C.) and Everton (Everton F.C.). Matches between the two are known as the Merseyside derby. The world-famous Grand National also takes places annually at Aintree Racecourse on the outskirts of the city.

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