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  1. YO! Liverpool Contributors Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Content provided by YO! Liverpool members, experts and historians. Looking to grow your blog / organisation further and are not already listed below? Click here to get in touch.

    1. Kev shares the best images from the Liverpool Records Office plus information, documents etc that focus on Liverpool's history and development.

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    2. Local historian and author of 'Liverpool in the 1950's. and the author of the 'Liverpool Picturebook' website, sharing local history articles updated twice weekly on Yo Liverpool.

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    3. "I run the Bluecoat Press and have been publishing books on Liverpool for the past 20 years. A photographic history of Liverpool." - Colin Wilkinson

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    4. Ronnie writes about observations of life in Liverpool, walking and other stuff he’s interested in.

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    5. Extracts, memories & stories chosen from Ant Hogan's Wartime Remembrance site.

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    6. Member Dazza presents his contributions, reports, articles etc... about Liverpool history.

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    1. Liverpool Cultural Champions Blog

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    2. The story of Liverpool in pictures. Ged takes us for a trip down memory lane and through nostalgia central.

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    3. Old photographs of Liverpool city centre and suburbs, put together with shots of the same scene retaken by Keith Jones in 2013

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    4. John Reppion author of 800 Years of Haunted Liverpool, presents his selection of weird Liverpool history, odd tales and folklore for your viewing pleasure.

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    5. Christopher T. George

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      Perspective on Liverpool from an U.S.-based Ex-Pat.

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  3. Liverpool and Merseyside's Story Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Liverpool and Merseyside's growth & development, population increases, slavery, the wars etc.

    1. General discussion about Liverpool and Merseyside's past.

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    2. Discuss the development of the regions roads, trams and railway systems.

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    3. Liverpool and Merseyside's role in shipping, its maritime heritage, warehousing and other industries that still have a presence and those that have long gone.

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    4. Intriguing facts & achievements that have put Liverpool, Merseyside and its people on the map. *Includes a list of 'Liverpool Firsts'

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    5. Rumors, tales, stories, sightings and other oddities that are worthy of discussion and investigation.

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    6. Miscellaneous older images of Liverpool that don't fit anywhere else on YO! Liverpool.

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    7. A small online Library of links to various old books about Liverpool that have been out of print for a long time.

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  4. Liverpool City of Architecture Threads / Posts  Last Post

    The development of Liverpool's architecture including public, commercial and port buildings, municipal housing, garden suburbs, streets, tenements, terraces, squares etc.

    1. General discussion about Liverpool - The City of Architecture. Discuss the rest of Merseyside here.

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    2. Liverpool earliest surviving structures and road systems.

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    3. Liverpool's City Center architecture including public, commercial and port buildings of interest.

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    4. Liverpool's architecture out in the suburbs.

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    5. In My Liverpool Home

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      Liverpool was the first council in the country to build homes for its inhabitants. From the earliest examples through to present day, Liverpool's housing has been a varied mixture of municipal and private housing, garden suburbs, streets, tenements, terraces, squares etc.

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  5. Liverpool The Pool of Life Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Liverpool and Merseyside people and their origins, associated cultures and communities that have developed and continue to develop within Merseyside.

    1. General discussion about the people of Liverpool and Merseyside.

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    2. The cultures and communities that have developed in Liverpool and Merseyside.

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    3. Scouser Hall of Fame

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      The nets most comprehensive list of famous (and some infamous) Scousers, Liverpudlians and Merseysiders!

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    4. Liverpool's reign as European Capital of Culture in 2008. From the initial bid through to celebrating, it's all here!

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    5. Liverpool Ex-Pats

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      The 'Pool of Life' extends far and wide. There are hundreds of thousands of scousers living all around the globe. Share your experiences of moving and living away from the region! Discuss everything 'Ex-Pat' related here.

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    6. Liverpool Sailors

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      Does cracker hash mean anything to you? If the answer is a huge 'yes' then this is the place for you. The home for ex-sailors.

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    7. The home of Liverpool & Merseyside Soldiers & Airmen.

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    8. The place for tracing your family history, contacting people and old friends. Our friendly experts are here to help!

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    9. Liverpool Memories

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      Reminisce past experiences and share your memories about growing up and spending time in Liverpool and Merseyside.

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  6. Liverpool's Environment Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Recent photographs, views and information on Liverpool's architecture, buildings, streets, structures and the wider urban environment.

    1. Miscellaneous views, photographs and information about Liverpool and Merseyside's urban environment.

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    2. Locations, areas and structures relating to Liverpool & Merseyside's maritime history.

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    3. Views, images and information on Merseyside's existing architecture, buildings and structures.

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    4. Includes conservation areas, listed building information and nature conservation.

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    5. Views, images and information on Merseyside's existing streets and areas worthy of discussion.

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    6. Views, images and information on Merseyside's parks and grounds.

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    7. Exploring Merseyside

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      Yo! Liverpool's urban explorers have been out and about finding the normally unseen parts of our urban environment. Have you got any pictures and reports to share?

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    8. Views and photographs of people around Liverpool and Merseyside.

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    9. A daily challenge for our members. The aim was to capture and post 365 pictures of Liverpool and Merseyside throughout the year. The first picture posted became Picture of the Day for that day!

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  7. Liverpool Districts Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Recent photographs, views and information on the many districts and areas of Liverpool and Merseyside.

    1. Miscellaneous chit-chat about areas and districts.

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    2. Gillmoss and Croxteth Park, Walton, Clubmoor, Norris Green and Aintree.

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    3. Liverpool North

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      Covering the areas of Kirkdale, Everton Park to the west of Stanley Park.

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    4. The area includes Edge Lane, Kensington, Anfield, Tuebrook & Stoneycroft, Old Swan, West Derby, Knotty Ash and Yew Tree.

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    5. Liverpool City Center

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      Liverpool City Center issues, news and views.

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    6. Smithdown Road, Toxteth, Sefton Park, Aigburth, Wavertree, Liverpool Marina, Brunswick Dock and Dingle areas.

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    7. Liverpool South

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      Mossley Hill, Calderstones Park, Speke, Garston, Allerton & Hunts Cross, Childwall, Gateacre, Woolton, Belle Vale, Cressington and Mossley Hill.

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    8. Wider Merseyside

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      Other areas of Merseyside.

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  8. Liverpool Development Archive Threads / Posts  Last Post

    Photographs, views and information about recently completed local building projects, restorations, developments including high rise scouse-scrapers!

    1. General development chit-chat.

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    2. Includes the Waterfront, the Commercial District, Retail Areas, Ropewalks etc.

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    3. Includes the University and Canning areas.

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    4. City Suburbs North, South, East and Central.

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    5. Greater Liverpool

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      Developments, redevelopments, restorations etc within the rest of Merseyside.

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