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The Hive is offering support to businesses

The Hive is offering support to businesses

The Hive is is offering support to co-operative businesses affected by Covid 19. It provides Covid-19 business support Business Planning Help with setting up a new Co-operative Advice on growing your co-operative Buyouts and conversions advice for businesses that are...

A New Magazine from the Co-operative Society

A New Magazine from the Co-operative Society

We are the rebuilders: Four co-operative offers for building back better from COVID-19 June 2020 This is a magazine describing the things it is engaged in to support the Build Back Better campaign following the Covid-19 lock down.

Proposed Expansion of Liverpool Airport

Proposed Expansion of Liverpool Airport

This article, written by Jane Hammett and published in Nerve magazine, sets out the case for protecting the Greenbelt and shoreline at Oglet, near Speke, Liverpool from destruction caused by the proposed expansion of Liverpool airport.    

Announced: CitizenSciArt

Announced: CitizenSciArt

The roster of sPark It partners keeps growing. It is a joy to see so much creativity in Liverpool, and so many of these ideas have blown us away. One particularly intriguing concept has come in from CitizenSciArt, a project that spans the worlds of science, research,...

The Landworkers’ Alliance

The Landworkers’ Alliance

The Landworkers' Alliance supports and promotes agroecology and the conservation of land for local food growing and distribution. There are some work and investment opportunities in the newsletter and a petition in support of a National Nature Service. Follow the link...

Transition: Bounce Forward featuring sPark It

Transition: Bounce Forward featuring sPark It

As part of Transition: Bounce Forward, Paul will be talking Transition, sPark It and all things Liverpool.  While the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the vulnerability and inequality experienced by many people in our communities, it has also demonstrated the...

Some concept art from the sParkitects!

Some concept art from the sParkitects!

Some concept art from the sParkitects! Here at sPark It HQ we've been busy working away on the crowdfunder. We're also in talks regarding location, and developing the concepts for our built environment installations. We've pulled together a team of 'sParkitects' (they...

Announced: Lister Steps

Announced: Lister Steps

We always knew this project would inspire some really brilliant ideas - that's why we called it sPark It. Even so, some of the proposals coming through from our exhibitors are really blowing us away. Today, we feel privileged to be able to announce a partnership with...

Announced: Give Poetry A Chance!

Announced: Give Poetry A Chance!

As well as the charity and community organisations who are working with sPark It, we will also be supporting our creatives and artists, and so we're pleased to announce Give Poetry A Chance, a Liverpool based initiative providing a platform for local poets. We asked...

Introducing: Alchemic Kitchen

Introducing: Alchemic Kitchen

Lucy Antal is a longtime friend of Transition Liverpool, and a creator of some truly wonderful foodie goodness. So when we saw some of her recent tweets on blackberries, we just had to pester her for a blog post and recipe. Here at the Alchemic Kitchen we have a...

Announced: Yellow House are coming to sPark It

Announced: Yellow House are coming to sPark It

We're really excited to finally be able to start announcing some of the other community organisations that are going to make sPark It something brilliant. Today we're very proud to announce that Yellow House are coming to sPark It. sPark It is coming to a city centre...

What is a green economy?

What is a green economy?

This Greenpeace YouTube video describes the basics about how a green economy might work. It suggests that now, following the Covid-19 crisis is a good time to move our economy in a new direction. It offers a clear rationale for why greening our economy can only be of...

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