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The latest update from Liverpool Live
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2019-02-13 16:43
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2019-02-12 15:28
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George McKane Returns!

Regular **George McKane** from **Yellowhouse** returned after an extended absence.  He joined **Mick** to read a poem about his time receiving hospital treatment & share his experience. Originally broadcast **12th February 2019**. Follow **@MrMi...
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Steve Rotheram on the #BigStationSleepout

With **Network Rail** teaming up with the **Railway Children** charity to raise awareness of runaway children, **Mick Coyle** was joined by **Merseyside Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram**.  The Metro Mayor discussed why he was taking party in the **#BigStat...
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Sam's Deportation Fear

On Liverpool Live today, **Mick** was joined by **Sam,** a local resident originally from Malaysia, now facing deportation back to his home country, where he risks discrimination and violence due to being part of the LGBT+ community. He was joined by *...
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Everton join David Dein's Twinning Project to Rehabilitate Prisoners

Footballing legend **David Dein**'s plan to use football to help rehabilitate offenders has passed its launch target with 32 Premier League and English Football League clubs signing up to be twinned with their local prisons. Both **Liverpool and Evert...
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Jim Johnson on 'Sound of My Voice'

**Mick Coyle** was joined in the studio by frequent **Liverpool Live** contributor **Jim Johnson** to discuss his new project **Sound of My Voice**. Following a potentially career-changing diagnosis, Jim began SoMV to chart his own journey, and guide o...
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Lynette Page-Collin Talks 'Elle For Elle' Success

**Lynette Page-Collin** from **Elle For Elle** joined **Mick Coyle** to talk about the charity's shoebox appeal that took place over the Christmas period. The campaign enjoyed huge success, and raised over **£30,000** worth of beauty products for dome...
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Natasha Devon MBE on 'Where's Your Head At?'

**Mick Coyle** was joined by mental health campaigner & author **Natasha Devon MBE** ahead of today's debate on the importance of mental health first aid in the work place. Natasha has been a tireless proponent for mental health services, and has s...
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Liverpool Green Leader Tom Crone on Cycling in Liverpool

Following yesterday's meeting on cycling planning infrastructure in the Liverpool City Region, leader of the Liverpool Greens **Tom Crone** joined **Mick Coyle** to discuss the future of cycling in Liverpool. Follow **@TomMartinCrone** & **@MrMick...
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Chris Lamb ('Chocolate Orange Man') talks about his Christmas NHS Collection

With Christmas rapidly approaching, **Mick Coyle** was joined by the **Chocolate Orange Man**, Chris Lamb from St. Helens. After personal tragedy, Chris began collecting Chocolate Oranges as Christmas gifts for NHS staff, and this year, is on-track to...
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Simon Whitter & John Finnigan on Free Christmas Dinners

With Christmas quickly approaching, **Mick Coyle** was joined by **John Finnigan** & **Simon Whitter** to discuss their events aimed at bringing a free Christmas meal to those who are most in need over Christmas. Simon's work is spread over sites ...
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Helen Barnard on the Shocking Rise in Child Poverty

**Helen Barnard** from the **Joseph Roundtree Foundation** joined **Mick Coyle** to discuss a new report that **one in five of the UK population** are living in poverty - that's **14.3 million people.** From low-paid work to changes in tax credits and...
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Michelle & Kate from Ronald McDonald House at Alder Hey

**Michelle Langan** & **Kate Davis** from **Ronald McDonald House Liverpool** joined **Mick Coyle** to talk about their latest fundraising drive ahead of Christmas. Based at Alder Hey Children's Hospital, the charity provides living facilities for ...
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Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham on Free Bus Tickets for Foodbanks

**Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham** joined Radio City Talk's **Mick Coyle** as he announces the launch of 3000 free bus passes for the city region's food banks. In conjunction with Arriva & Stagecoach, the scheme is aimed at the very poorest food bank...
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Alan Cook on the Knife Angel Sculpture

As a stunning 'Knife Angel' sculpture is installed in the city, Radio City New's **Adam Phillips** talks to **Alan Cook**, whose son **Sam Cook** was tragically murdered on a night out. Alan shares his thoughts on the sculpture, and what impact it may ...
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Autism's Got Talent with Cal Ruddy & Kate McCann

**Alan Irwin** was joined by local singer-songwriter **Cal Ruddy** ahead of his performance at _Autism's Got Talent_ at the Floral Pavilion. **Kate McCann** from **Autism Together** was also in the studio to discuss the event, as well as recent scienti...
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Brexit Chaos with European Law Professor Francesco Rizzuto

As Teresa May faced **open revolt** in the aftermath of a tense cabinet meeting, **Professor of European Law Francesco Rizzuto** joined Mick to discuss the unfolding consequences of multiple resignations, and as he put it, a political "Gunfight at the ...
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The Big Help Project

**Mick Coyle** was joined by **Lisa Armstrong** from **The Big Help Project**, a series of food clubs that aims to help alleviate food poverty. Lisa spoke of how the charity has seen people from all walks of life attend the club, from the working poor ...
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Rachel O'Hare Talks 'Elle For Elle' Shoebox Appeal

**Rachel O'Hare** from **Elle For Elle** joined Mick Coyle to talk about the charity's shoebox appeal. This Christmas, they're asking for shoebox donations filled with beauty supplies for those women who may be unable to afford them. Liverpool donatio...
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Merseyside PCC Jane Kennedy on the Impact of Funding Cuts

**Jane Kennedy**, **Police & Crime Commissioner for Merseyside** joined **Mick Coyle** to discuss the “immense” impact of cuts on police forces across England and Wales. **PCC Kennedy** emphasised her concerns that such cuts would lead to reduced n...
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Frank Cogley on The Tim Cogley Cardiac Screening Foundation

After his son sadly passed after an unforeseen heart failure at aged 34, Frank Cogley established the Tim Cogley Cardiac Screening Foundation, to prevent the same happening to other young people.   For more details on the Foundation and events in your...
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Jay McKenna on the Sean Cox Appeal

With the announcement that the Spirit of Shankly organization has raised £59,104 for the Sean Cox appeal, Jay McKenna from the organization joins Mick to thank all those involved, and talk about what to expect with the fundraising going forward. You c...
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Autumn Budget Analysis with Maria Eagle MP

_"I don't believe the coalition government, or subsequent Tory governments care about places like Liverpool."_ **Member of Parliament for Garston & Halewood Maria Eagle** joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live to discuss the fallout of the 2018 Autum...
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Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram Talks Public Transport w/ Mick Coyle

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram joined Mick Coyle to discuss future plans for the Liverpool City Region bus system. The Metro Mayor discussed plans to improve efficiency, reduce cost, and move towards 'smart' public transport. Later, Mayor Rotheram comment...
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Levison Wood talks 'Journeys through the Badlands and Beyond' with Mick Coyle

Explorer, adventurer, and former British Army officer, Levison Wood sat down with Mick Coyle to talk about his forthcoming Echo Arena Auditorium show, 'Journeys through the Badlands and Beyond'. Catch Levison at the Echo Arena Auditorium, Nov. 3rd. F...
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Luciana Berger Talks Poverty in Liverpool w/ Mick Coyle

Ahead of her debate in Westminster Hall on the state of poverty in Liverpool, Wavertree MP Luciana Berger joins Mick Coyle, as she sets out how bad just how bad things have gotten, particular for society's most vulnerable members. Follow @MrMickCoyle ...
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Claire House's #EveryDyingChild Campaign

Mick Coyle is joined by the team from Claire House to hear about their new hospice in Liverpool. The #EveryDyingChild campaign is hoping to raise £14m for their new centre in West Derby. Find all the details on [](http://www.clai...
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City of Liverpool FC & State of Mind

Head of Welfare for City of Liverpool FC, Mike Caulfied, was alongside Owen Cotterell from State of Mind sport, to talk about their upcoming mental health event at the Purps home game vs Ashton this weekend. Chasing the Stigma and State of Mind are th...
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Maggie O'Carroll on Universal Credit

Chief Executive of The Women's Organisation, Maggie O'Carroll, was alongside Mick Coyle to talk about the roll out of Universal Credit in  Merseyside. Maggie was involved in a study looking at the impacts of Universal Credit on the region and who it w...
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Cheryl Fergison on "Maggie May"

Bob Eaton, Royal Court favourite and writer & Director of Lennon, has written a brand new musical about one of Liverpool’s most legendary characters. Maggie May – The Musical is set in Liverpool just before the outbreak of the second world war. It...
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The Royal British Legion on veteran performed play "Unspoken"

Mick was joined by the British Legion on Liverpool Live to talk about their play "Unspoken". The production, presented by "Bravo 22 Company" which is a recovery through the arts programme, is performed by military veterans and is currently touring the...
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Everton defender Michael Keane

Mick Coyle was joined by Everton centre half on the show to talk about the blues start to the season, competition for first place in the back four and his relationship with former Director of Football, Steve Walsh.
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"Kirsten's Wish" by Teenage Cancer Trust

The team at Teenage Cancer Trust joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live to talk about raising awareness of leukaemia after the death of 23 year old Liverpool mum, Kirsten Hawksey. Kirsten's family have set up "Kirsten's Wish" to tell her story and how to...
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The Megan Hurley Foundation

The family of a Merseyside teenager killed in the Manchester Arena attack have launched a charity in her memory.  15 year old Megan Hurley was among the 22 people who lost their lives in the terror attack last year . Megan's brother Bradley told ou...
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Frances Molloy on "Tyred" campaign update

Mick Coyle was joined by Liverpool Mum and campaigner Frances Molloy to give an update on the "Tyred" campaign. Frances' son Michael was killed in the Bestival coach crash in 2012 and she is now fighting to change the law on tyres older than 10 years ...
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The Red Box Project

Red Box is a scheme to get sanitary products to girls that need them for NO cost. They operate across different parts of the country, and have branches across the North West including Prescot and Whiston. Karl Duvall and his wife are volunteers for R...
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George McKane on men's health

Liverpool Live regular and local fundraiser, George McKane, told Mick Coyle about his battle with prostate cancer and his upcoming heart operation. George wants to raise awareness of men's health and encourage other men to regularly check on their hea...
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Jeremy Corbyn with Mick Coyle

Jeremy Corbyn joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live from the Granby Four Streets project in Toxteth. The Labour leader was in town for the Labour Party conference and he gave his views on community initiatives such as Granby and Fans Supporting Foodbank...
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Shadow Health Secretary Jon Ashworth MP

Shadow Health Secretary, Jon Ashworth MP, joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live to call on the government to take action on the Royal Hospital. The government have been accused of not stepping in to save the hospital which has stalled due to the collaps...
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Dan Carden MP

Walton MP, Dan Carden, joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live to talk through various issues he has been dealing with in Parliament and on a constituency level. Topics included the news that the Royal Hospital might have only two weeks left to be saved a...
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Crissy Rock on her new book

Liverpool legend Crissy Rock joined Mick Coyle to talk about her new book "Scouse, Choppers & Space Hoppers" The book is described as a "childhood and youth-hood nostalgia memoir recalling Liverpool in the 1960s and 70s" and looks at all different...
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The Mowgli Trust Dog Show

At the moment, Claire House isn’t reaching all the children it needs to across the North West, which is why they are building a second Hospice in Liverpool. The Mowgli Trust Dog Show will raise vital funds and awareness for Claire House but this is on...
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Blaen Roberts on #KnivesDownBikesUpMovement

The #KnivesDownBikesUp movement was started by Blaen Roberts, 21 from Kirkby, who created an Instagram page to arrange "rideouts" with youths to help prevent knife crime The group ride their bikes from the city centre every Sunday to places like Crosb...
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Mark McVeigh on fun day at David Lloyd

The Owen McVeigh Foundation is hosting a family fun day at David Lloyd Knowsley this Saturday. The day features a host of activities for people young and old, and there’s even a live performance from Jamie Webster. It gets underway from 10.30am – and...
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George Galloway on his upcoming tour

George Galloway joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live to talk about his new show "The Outsiders" where he will talk politics and about his life. Mick also put questions to George about the current antisemitism row in the Labour party and his thoughts on...
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Frank Field MP resigns Labour Whip

Frank Field MP for Birkenhead joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live to talk about his decision to resign the Labour Whip to serve as an independent Labour MP.
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Jay McKenna on FA support for safe standing

Chair of Spirit of Shankly, Jay McKenna, joined Mick Coyle to talk about the FA throwing their support behind the safe standing debate alongside the Premier League and the EFL.
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Em & Paul from "The Gin To My Tonic"

The creators from "The Gin To My Tonic" show joined Mick Coyle on Liverpool Live to talk about the rising gin phenomenon, how the UK's drinking habits have changed and how they came about the show. The exhibition includes over 60 vendors of gin and is...
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Denise & Stuart Fergus on KidsFest 2018

KidsFest returns to Stanley Park on Sunday 19th August 2018 with a day packed of exciting free, fun activities for all the family. Organised by the James Bulger Memorial Trust (JBMT) the annual festival honours the life of toddler James Bulger. James...
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CEO of Autism Together on "Autism Gold Awards"

According to Merseyside-based charity Autism Together, autism community heroes take many forms. A hero may have helped out in an emergency or stepped in when no-one else was prepared to, to help a family in distress. A hero may be a kind shopkeeper, a...
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Everton's new mental health hub "Peoples Place"

Everton Football Club and its official charity, Everton in the Community, have launched a new mental health focused campaign to raise funds to build a permanent facility – called ‘The People’s Place’ - in conjunction with local charity Chasing the Stig...
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