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January 3, 2012

Liverpool City Council debating ban on new bars, including in gay area – Stanley Street Quarter

Liverpool City Council might introduce a new policy which will stop new bars and clubs opening in the city, which would include its gay quarter.

In light of the recent rise in drinking on streets, street crime and violence in many of Liverpool’s popular nightlife areas, as well as the increase in the number of licensed premises, a proposal to stop new bars from opening could be passed and enforced this year.

November 30, 2011
Liverpool Pride organisers say the festival will return in 2012 despite city funding cuts.
Liverpool Pride organisers have vowed the festival will return in 2012 despite the city council's plans to cut all funding. The gay scene at the historic British port city of Liverpool has traditionally been overshadowed by its neighbour, Manchester. However the LGBT community has been more vocal and confident in the last few years, matching the city's own regeneration.