Lynda La Plante

Born and raised in Liverpool, Lynda La Plante trained for the stage at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art RADA. After finishing her studies, she began her career as an actress appearing with the Royal Shakespeare Company in a variety of productions, as well as popular television series including Z-Cars, ...

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Natasha Jonas

Natasha Jonas was born in Toxteth, Liverpool and is part of Great Britain's elite female boxing squad Initially intending to be a footballer, she spent eighteen months in the United States on a football scholarship, before returning to the United Kingdom and studying media studies at Edge Hill University, Lancashire. She ...

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David Aliu

Mersey Tigers captain and local lad David Aliu became the Mersey Tigers all-time record points scorer in the BBL in December, and he’s showing no signs of stopping just yet. He also made his 100th appearance for the Mersey Tigers this month. Daliu started playing basketball at the age of 14 ...

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Steve Smith

Steve Smith is Britain’s most successful ever High Jumper and he is still the current British Record Holder with an amazing jump of 2 metres 37 or 7 ft 10". A record that was set 18 years ago. Steve was the inspirational captain of the British team for the European Championships ...

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Katarina Johnson-Thompson

Educate Magazine is focusing on the Olympics 2012 and our Olympic hopefuls, this issue we talk to Halewood born heptathlete Katarina Johnson-Thompson from Liverpool who is already World Junior Heptathlon Champion and she has only recently turned 18. Her coach Mike Holmes says that she shows more promise than Jessica Ennis ...

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