#TrendingLiverpool – August 9th: What was happening on twitter last week?
So August is upon us and lots happening so far. Jeremy Corbyn turned up to St Georges Hall to massive crowds, Liverpool Loves dominated the Pier Head, and we seen Rio open the Summer Olympics. It’s all going on… So here is your twitter summary of recent events from a scouse perspective.
Whatever you think of Jeremy Corbyn – Plenty turned out to see him at St Georges Hall
Liverpool has a proud history of standing up for justice. Honoured so many are here to support our campaign tonight pic.twitter.com/CN2laaY8bH
— Jeremy Corbyn MP (@jeremycorbyn) August 1, 2016
Meanwhile, people were quick to draw comparisons to his rival, Owen Smith and his earlier rally in Liverpool
Wow! Corbyn supporters in Liverpool now in lashing rain (left) v Owen Smith yesterday in sunshine & free ice-cream! pic.twitter.com/GQeDDg0E3t
— Peter Guy (@Getintothis) August 1, 2016
The leadership debate ends in Liverpool in September so no doubt the city will hear more about this one!
Meanwhile, here is what else you may have missed:
The Beatles groundbreaking Album, Revolver, Turned 50 years old this week. At the time it once again revolutionised music and shocked and wowed listeners.
Revolver is 50 years old today, and still one of the greatest albums that has ever existed. pic.twitter.com/7iT6Q4rUK2
— Dale (@DRDaleRoberts) August 5, 2016
Scouse Bird Problems gave girls advice that will have certainly angered men around the city
Food eaten from your fella’s takeaway doesn’t contain any calories
— Scouse Bird Problems (@ScouseBirdProbs) August 3, 2016
James Sutton, currently of Hollyoaks fame, did a video this week that is well worth watching and sharing. #TeamAcko
— James Sutton (@thejamessutton) August 4, 2016
I LOVE this picture!
— John Johnson (@John_Johno) August 6, 2016
— Ross (@RossyP90) August 5, 2016
So the Pier Head hasn’t only been booming during the weekend, it was booming all week. The Liverpool Village is smashing it on the water front, the place is booming and there is even a free bus picking people up in and around town to take them down to our waterfront.
— ScouseScene (@scousescene) August 5, 2016
Starry Three Graces… pic.twitter.com/agSe8mJFJ7
— Alan Dow Photography (@AlanDow74) August 3, 2016
— CitySights Liverpool (@CitySightsLiv) August 6, 2016
— Liverpool Loves (@LiverpoolLoves) August 7, 2016
In other areas of the city, despite a fair bit of public objection, the demolition of the Futurist on Lime Street went ahead
PETE PRICE: Here is the former Futurist Cinema on Lime St taken earlier tonight. What are your memories? pic.twitter.com/y4KjetSivX
— Radio City Talk (@RadioCityTalk) August 7, 2016
This is brilliant
— This Is Liverpool (@ThisIsLiverpooI) August 7, 2016
If you don’t screenshot your Just Eat order and lash it on Twitter, did you really even get one?
— Paul Bannister (@PaulDBannister) August 3, 2016
John Barnes did this on his way to watch Liverpool in Wembley
— CapitalLivNews (@CapitalLivNews) August 7, 2016
That’s your lot for this week! 15 tweets giving you the summary of what has been happening to scousers this week. If you have anything that you wish to send through during the week that you think we will want to see then email me Dale@theguideliverpool.com