March 4, 2008

Liverpool

Liverpool is the UK's nomination for European Capital of Culture 2008
The population of Liverpool is rising for the first time in decades and now stands at 447,500
Average income in 2003, was £22,839, a rise of 10.9 per cent on the previous year
Liverpool has the biggest single collection of Grade One listed buildings and more national museums and galleries than any other city outside London
Liverpool has 2,500 listed buildings and 250 public monuments
Work has been completed on the £18m refurbishment of St George's Hall
The City Council has signed a £920 million deal with the Duke of Westminster's Grosvenor Estates, to transform the city centre with 2 million sq ft of new shops, offices and leisure facilities - Europe's biggest regeneration scheme
Liverpool has had World Heritage city status conferred on it by UNESCO
The new 1,500 seat Arena and Convention Centre Liverpool will open in 2008 on the King's Waterfront
Liverpool John Lennon Airport is Europe's fastest-growing regional airport
A new £15 million Cruise Liner facility will be bringing big ships back to the Mersey by 2008
A scheme to regenerate Anfield includes 2,200 new and refurbished houses, an Education Innovation Centre, an internet youth café, health facilities, environmental improvements, a community plaza and community centre and a new stadium for Liverpool FC
Liverpool has Europe's longest established Chinese community and Europe's largest Chinese Arch which stands 14 metres over the entrance to Chinatown

1 comment:

Lynx said...

10 lines! Read the task attentively! Correct!