Campaign to Revive Festival Gardens Ferry Service

HOW about reviving the ferry services from Liverpool Pier Head to the restored International Garden Festival site?
A meeting is planned for July 4, at 5.30pm, in Otterspool Inn, for all those interested in the idea.

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Festival Park on Course

“Festival Park on Course” says ITV’s Granada Reports. See their video here. Developers behind one of the north west’s newest parks say they’re on course for it to be open to the public by this spring. The waterfront site of Liverpool’s Garden Festival had lain derelict for more than 25 years but is now being back to life. Older visitors will even get to see some familiar sights, including a view of the Mersey that had previously been...

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Mersey Tidal Power Exhibition

There is a public exhibition on Saturday 15th Jan 2011 at the Britannia Pub on Riverside Drive concerning the Mersey Tidal Power project. The exhibition will provide information about the project and the work undertaken to date, with members of the project team on hand to answer any questions. Feedback forms will be provided to capture the views and ideas of members of the public.

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Penguin Spotted

Did anybody else spot that Penguin having his photo taken yesterday morning down by the river just past the Britannia Pub next to the new funnels. It must be a Go Penguin who escaped a bit early. He didn’t stay long though and there is no sign of him now.

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Porpoise or Dolphin

While out taking photos this evening just down from the Brittania Inn along the Dingle Esplanade I saw something unusual in the water. There were two of them, quite a long way out. Unfortunately my camera doesn’t have much of a zoom lens so it’s hard to be sure what exactly they were. You can click on one of the photos to see a larger version. Apparently the Harbour Porpoise is most commonly sighted in this area but I’m not sure as this doesn’t seem to have the right shaped nose. I think it looks more like a Bottlenose Dolphin. Any experts out...

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