Liverpool is to mark the 30th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy by creating a temporary memorial in the city centre.
Following yesterday’s hung jury verdict in the trial of Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield, the difficult decision has been made to cancel the planned commemoration event which would mark the 30th anniversary of the disaster.
Mayor Anderson responds to the Hillsborough trial outcome.
The honour of Freedom of the City will be awarded posthumously to the 96 who lost their lives at Hillsborough and to key campaigners on Thursday 22 September.
Liverpool is to award the Freedom of the City to key figures involved in the 27 year Hillsborough campaign
More than 30,000 people attended a commemoration event to mark the outcome of the Hillsborough inquests at Liverpool’s St George’s Hall plateau.
Mayor Joe Anderson has expressed disappointment that the Independent Press Standards Organisation (IPSO) has dismissed his concerns about the appointment of Sun journalist Trevor Kavanagh to its board.
A minute’s silence will be observed throughout the city to mark the 26th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy.
Hillsborough Band of Life comes to Liverpool Cathedral
Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson is calling on the city of Liverpool to fall silent to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy.