Liverpool is incredible.
But it isn’t perfect.
This website was created to highlight both these indisputable facts.
As a fictitious bartender once said, journalism should “Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.”
Yet, wherever we look in 2019, the media landscape is awash with PR, pap – and salt and pepper chicken.
Nobody gets comforted, nobody gets afflicted.
We want to change that.
Authority should be, needs to be, questioned, examined and scrutinised.
Power should be, has to be, confronted, debated and criticised.
Institutions need to celebrated, questioned, held to account.
Attitudes should be interrogated.
And everyone has a story that deserves to be told.
We want to poke in dark corners, bring to light city-wide injustices and offer a voice to those who feel they have been silenced and forgotten.
We want to demonstrate the very best humour and humanity in Liverpool.
We want people to be interested, in touch and informed.
We want the town hall to take notice.
We want you to join us.
Original journalism; original photography.
One story at a time; once a week.
Writing that goes broader and deeper – told by people who know and love the city.
Independent. In depth. In Liverpool.