Houses on an all-but-abandoned street in Liverpool are being sold for £1. But 30 years ago it was a vibrant inner city street, so what went wrong?
Campervan holidays have become popular in recent times. As long as you don’t spend too much time in the garage, a camper van or motorhome can be a good investment. A growing number of motorhomers are finding ways of cutting costs further by camping for free. Reporter and VW enthusiast Stephanie Power reports
Liverpool claims to be the second most filmed city in the UK outside London. The council says it's the most film friendly. But it also thinks it's losing £20 million a year because it doesn't have a studios. That could be about to change. Stephanie Power has been on a tour of the city.
Stephanie directed this short trailer as part of the BBC's My Ramadan season in 2015.
Stephanie ran the competition to find 64 football fans to sing Abide With Me on the pitch at Wembley for the 2015 FA Cup Final.
Twenty years ago there were no Muslims in the Premier League. Now there are nearly forty. This programme speaks to star players and managers about the impact Muslims are having on the English game. Assistant Producer, Stephanie Power. Director, Rob Cowling
This RTS award winning film describes the impact of the Hillsborough tragedy and those living under its shadow for a generation. Assistant Producer, Stephanie Power. Director, Kevin Sim
David Gillooley was in the Leppings Lane end at Hillsborough on 15th April 1989. Twenty years on, he is reunited with the policewoman who he says saved his life.
A new exhibition at Liverpool's World Museum opens today. "The Beat Goes On" explores the city's musical identity and heritage. Liverpudlian, Lita Roza, was one of the first to have a number one hit in the charts with "'How Much Is That Doggie In The Window' " in 1953.
For PM Stephanie Power tracked her down to her home in London to talk about Liverpool's musical heritage and 'that song':
August Bank Holiday sees the annual Mathew Street festival in Liverpool, which along with new bands and other merseybeat favourites, celebrates all things Beatles. So, how important is the ‘Beatles Economy’ to the city?
Croxteth in North Liverpool has become synonymous with gun and knife crime after Rhys Jones was killed in nearby Croxteth Park. After his death and a spate of killings around the country, government departments and local authorities were keen to try and find a solution to the problem, by funding projects designed to tackle it.
We have heard that two Home Office projects TKAP and TGAP rather than see a decrease, have actually seen an increase in gun and knife crime.
So do projects like this ever work? Stephanie Power reports from Croxteth
We've talked a lot in recent weeks about sentencing, soaring prison numbers and the problem of reoffending. In the course of that debate, one view that has rarely been heard is that of people who are behind bars.
In Wandsworth Prison in south London, there's an educational project which teaches inmates how to make radio - and this programme was given unique access to it. We asked the prisoners involved to put together a report on why they reoffend...
We all know it's the European Capital of Culture this year, but Liverpool's not just about Paul McCartney gigs and banana - shaped sheep. Some other old names are coming back too. Cammell Laird, the shipyard which built the Royal Navy flagship, the Ark Royal, has just announced a new contract with the Ministry of Defence worth £250 million pounds. For PM, Stephanie Power reports on Merseyside's reinvigorated maritime industry.
The Football Association estimates that in some areas of the country, 20% of games are played without a referee. So, to address this problem, the FA is planning to recruit 8,000 new referees in the next three years. As part of this recruitment drive it’s actively trying to attract more women to the job. Someone who’s taken the plunge is reporter Stephanie Power. We hear how she got on refereeing her first match.
In the 1960s, former Home Secretary Alan Johnson was a musician but gave it up to become a postman. So what has he missed? In this five part series, Alan meets people who have succeeded where he failed.
Every year, around 8,000 people from 50 countries pay homage to John Lennon at his childhood home, Mendips. But who are these visitors and what do they seek from an ordinary suburban semi in Liverpool? Alexei Sayle, meets custodian Colin Hall and finds out what it’s like to live in one of the most famous houses on Merseyside. He also talks to some of those who visited the house when John Lennon lived there – and of course – just a few of those 8,000 visitors.
Twenty years ago Liverpool band, The Farm, released their anti-war single, All Together Now. It reached Number 4 in the charts. Twenty years later it’s being re-released, but this time as part of a fundraising effort for serving soldiers. Stephanie Power reports on what it’s like when your song loses its meaning.
Stephanie also makes short films for other organisations. This film, narrated by Christopher Eccleston, was made for the opening of TUC Congress in 2010. Stephanie worked with Director, Sol Papadopoulos.
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