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by Wirral Council News
Wed Jun 19, 2019 11:59 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: A closer look at Wirral Echo Environment winners
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A closer look at Wirral Echo Environment winners

<r>The recent Echo Environment Awards saw our Wirral participants win an impressive six out of the nine awards on the evening and on Wednesday 5 June, the Mayor invited our winners and runners up for a celebratory afternoon tea.<br/> <br/> These awards recognise the continued hard work from business...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Jun 19, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Wirral’s Youth Review – Have Your Say
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Wirral’s Youth Review – Have Your Say

<r>A review of Wirral’s youth offer is asking young people what they like to do in their spare time.<br/> <br/> The review, which runs throughout summer, and up until 20th September is looking to gather opinion on the current activities and support services available to young people in Wirral, as we...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Jun 18, 2019 11:18 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: New pledge to young people leaving care
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New pledge to young people leaving care

<r>An ambitious programme of support and advice for some of Wirral’s most vulnerable people is expected to be approved by the borough’s new cabinet at its first meeting this month.<br/> <br/> The new pledge to young people will detail how the Council – and other local organisations – will help them ...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Jun 18, 2019 9:32 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Households urged to dispose of garden waste properly
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Households urged to dispose of garden waste properly

<r>Households in Wirral are being urged to dispose of garden waste properly to help protect the environment.<br/> <br/> To dispose of garden waste properly, residents can take it to their local recycling centre, compost it at home or sign up for garden waste collections at wirral.gov.uk/garden waste...
by Wirral Council News
Sun Jun 16, 2019 10:08 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Safe Car Wash app launches
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Safe Car Wash app launches

<r>An app which allows users to flag up signs of potential human trafficking has seen nearly 1,000 reports in its first six months.<br/> <br/> The Safe Car Wash App was launched last year by the Clewer Initiative and has been dubbed ‘the largest community intelligence gathering exercise ever attempt...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:15 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Officially a ‘Plastic Free Community’
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Officially a ‘Plastic Free Community’

<r>Wirral joins a network of communities, across the UK, leading the way on tackling throw away plastic.<br/> <br/> Marine conservation charity, Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), has awarded Wirral with Plastic Free Community status. This status has been granted in recognition of the work it has done to...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Jun 14, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: New video to mark New Ferry anniversary event
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New video to mark New Ferry anniversary event

<r>Two years after the explosion which ripped through the town, residents of New Ferry came together for a special event to mark the anniversary.<br/> <br/> 'Into The Light' was a procession of homemade lanterns crafted by local people at a series of workshops - and now a new video celebrating that ...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:18 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Port Sunlight Village Trust launches five-year strategic plan
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Port Sunlight Village Trust launches five-year strategic plan

<r>North West charity, Port Sunlight Village Trust (PSVT), has been awarded a Resilient Heritage grant by The National Lottery Heritage Fund towards a 12-month project aptly named ‘Brighter Future’.<br/> <br/> The funding supports the launch of their first five-year strategic plan, which articulates...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Jun 12, 2019 10:14 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Wirral carers deliver more than half a million hours of care every week
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Wirral carers deliver more than half a million hours of care every week

<r>Latest figures show that 26.5% of Wirral’s estimated 40,000 carers self-reported at least 50 hours of weekly care work. This amounts to approximately more than 537,000 hours of unpaid work.<br/> <br/> The 2018 figures are released during National Carers Week, 10 – 16 June, as Wirral’s care servic...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Jun 05, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Volunteers available to support community projects
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Volunteers available to support community projects

<r>Do you know of a charity or voluntary organisation that is in-need of some extra help for one-off projects?<br/> <br/> Wirral Council staff are encouraged to support their local community by volunteering for a day or two per year. Employees have really got behind the initiative, and so far have h...