The council commissioned artist Miguel Romo to create the piece to launch the Your Streets Campaign.
Liverpool's Commercial District Partnership has called in Kenyon Fraser to undertake all of its marketing and PR. Kenyon Fraser won the contract after a competitive tender process, beating off incumbents Clarity Creation and Paver Smith, as well as Aurora Media.
The CIPR local public services group has provided this week's public sector column. It has been written by Polly Rance, head of media and external relations at the London Borough of Hackney, and is about the huge challenges facing London public sector communicators in 2012. To read it, go to prweek.com/uk and click on public sector.
The Department for International Development has launched a campaign with the Barclays Premier League and the Disasters Emergency Committee to help the 13 million people in Ethiopia, Kenya and Somalia who are facing hunger in the crisis that was brought on by severe drought.