Merseyside Civic Society : Culture and Heritage Page
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MCS Culture and Heritage Page Contents

* Culture and Heritage - plus photos

* Further Visitor Information

* Local Media and News Feeds

* City Development

* Historical Material

* Publishers etc

* Photo Libraries and Archives etc

* Other Heritage etc Sites of Interest

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Introduction

The MCS website has been created to enable links to be made to sources of information about local cultural and heritage matters that may be of interest to members of Merseyside Civic Society or those who share an interest in the aims of the Society.

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Culture and Heritage - plus photos

* Liverpool Waterfront - promotional site for events and activities located on the Liverpool waterfront
* Official Guide to the City of Liverpool - World Heritage City
* Liverpool Heritage Forum - networking website for organisations with an interest in heritage issues across Liverpool City Region
* Liverpool Architectural Society - including photos
* Liverpool Culture Blog - maintained by Ian Jackson
* National Museums Liverpool - wide range of local information
* St George's Hall - World Monuments Fund Britain - project

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Further Visitor Information

* See Liverpool - 40+ pages of information and 100 links on local information
* Liverpool Days - The Blog - Gerard Fleming's photoblog
* Liverpool Engineering Walks - viewing Liverpool through an engineer's eyes: walking tour website, supported by the Institution of Civil Engineers
* Liverpool Plus - many Liverpool links [maintained by Mike Chitty] including 'Look at Liverpool' (guided walks/tours info)

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Local Media and News Feeds

* Liverpool Echo
* Liverpool Confidential
* Click Liverpool
* Its Liverpool
* Insider Media : North-West
* BBC News Liverpool
* Bay TV Liverpool
* Granada TV News
* Seven Streets - after the original 7 streets (art, music, events, etc)
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City Development

* Liverpool Development Summary 2 - prepared by Martin Sloman
* Skyscraper City - Liverpool Metro area thread

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Historical Material

* A Brief History of Liverpool
* Liverpool 2007 - 800th Anniversay Site
* Liverpool 2008 - European Capital of Culture
* Liverpool 800 Project - developed by University of Liverpool School of History
* The Lost Dock of Liverpool 2008 - Time Team Special 36 (48 minutes)
* Leverpoole - an outstanding collection of Liverpool maps and photographs assembled and maintained by Tony Swarbrick [added October 2008] [no longer functioning : anyone know new location?]
* Liverpool Street Map - A to Z - 1257 Liverpool maps - past and present
* Liverpool History - Spartacus Schoolnet
* Liverpool Tales - over 100 tales relating to Liverpool
* Liverpool History Online - Liverpool JMU project
* Liverpool Then and Now - amazing selection of photos featuring Liverpool scenes of some time ago - and more recently
* PortCities Liverpool - access to historical and other information
* The Lost Tribe of Everton Scottie Road - a new book by Ken Rogers featuring many photos (see Amazon/Waterstones) [added July 2010]
* Liverpool Pubs - Last Order page 2 (not located page 1!) - reached from the In a City Living website
* Liverpool message board - with sections on development and the environment

* Lathom and Burscough Military Heritage Society

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Publishers etc

* Bluecoat Press - publisher of books on local issues
* Urban Realm - architecture news, reviews and resources - including material on Liverpool

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Photo Libraries and Archives etc

* Liverpool 360 - 360 degree photos at key sites
* Liverpool Photos - photos photos photos (maintained by Guy Woodland)
* Liverpool Pictorial - outstanding selection of photos (maintained by Liverpool photographer Dave Wood)
* Liverpool Views - editorial, comment and photos !! [Not updated since 2010?]
* Liverpool Webcam - plus 360 degree photos etc [Regret that this has been notified as a broken link. Advice on an alternative would be appreciated]
* Merseyside Photo Library
* Paul McMullin - Liverpool Photographer
* Shipping on the Mersey - including access to webcams
* Streets of Liverpool - a pictorial history of Liverpool - from Bluecoat Press archives / Colin Wilkinson
* Towner Images - photos of Liverpool on flickr (Reg Towner - local architect)
* The North Docks, Liverpool a black & white slide show by Reg Towner - local architect)
* Webb Aviation - Liverpool Aerial Photos - superb images
* Webb Aviation - Portfolio of Aerial Photos of the UK - superb images

* Tropix Photo Library - world photos including Liverpool/Merseyside photo selections
* Foto Search Stock Photos/Graphics - culture and heritage photos by Foto Search - including separate UK archive
* Go Graph Stock Photography - a sister site to Foto Search - offering over 11 million affordable royalty free stock photos, vector clip art and royalty-free footage clips
* Can Stock Photo - outstanding photo stock archive (US based)

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Other Heritage etc Sites of Interest

* English Heritage
* Heritage Information
* Heritage Link - updated 30 October 2009
* Lancashire Archaeology and Heritage
* Lancashire Archaeology and Heritage : Historic Towns
* Lancashire Archaeology and Heritage : Old Maps
* Lancashire Archaeology and Heritage : Historic Highways
* Liverpool Heritage Forum
* Liverpool World Heritage Site
* Merseyside Transport Trust
* Public Monuments and Sculpture Association

* The Historic Environment of Liverpool Project

* Fight for Our Homes - based in Nelson, Lancs
* Home Regeneration - based in Middlesbrough

* Builder Scrap - saving the environment, saving costs (based in Bromborough)

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This Version : 5 January 2015 [Amendment: new links]
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