Daily News Report: Purple Flag Status, Vaccine Bus, and Museum Romance

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📰 Liverpool celebrate once again achieving prestigious purple flag status – taking their reign for a twelfth consecutive year.

Status-awarded venues are recognized for achieving excellence in providing a dynamic mix of entertainment while promoting the safety and well-being of visitors and local residents.

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Liverpool, who first won the purple flag in 2010, have again demonstrated that they have a safe and well-managed night-time economy.

📰 Liverpool City Council and the local NHS are once again teaming up with Arriva to bring the NHS Covid-19 vaccination bus back to the streets of Liverpool.

Last year, the city’s vaccination bus held 48 community outreach events in 18 different locations and saw more than 10,000 people vaccinated on board.

The bus will make the following stops in February and March:

  • February 19 and 20 – Anglican Cathedral, St James Mount, L1 7AZ
  • February 26 and 27 – Williamson Square, City Center
  • March 5 and 6 – Old Bus Station, The Orient Hotel, L24 2SX
  • March 12 & 13 – Newsham Park (via St Francis of Assisi), L6 7UN

📰 The start of 2022 has brought a record number of marriage requests to National Museums Liverpool as its events team prepares for its most romantic year in history.

With seven sites – the oldest dating back to the 1800s – it includes some of England’s most visited museums outside of London.

It has received hundreds of special wedding requests over the past decade and now hosts wedding events at a selection of its venues, including the Walker Art Gallery and the World Museum in Liverpool city centre.

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