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by Wirral Council News
Fri Jul 20, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: VIDEO: Short film showcases New Brighton's hidden gems
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VIDEO: Short film showcases New Brighton's hidden gems

<p class="intro">A new video promoting one of New Brighton’s key attractions aims to remind locals and tourists alike about the hidden gems of the resort on our doorstep.</p> <p>The film features the New Brighton Mermaid Trail and its release has been timed to coincide with schools breaking up for t...
by Wirral Council News
Thu Jul 19, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Wirral Parks and open spaces are once again nationally recognised!
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Wirral Parks and open spaces are once again nationally recognised!

<p class="intro">There’s more to celebrate this Love Parks Week after 26 of Wirral’s parks are announced as this year’s winners of the nationally recognised Green Flag Awards.</p> <p>Taking their place on the list this year are Walker Park, Prenton and Meols Parade Gardens. The 26 nationally recogni...
by Wirral Council News
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:50 am
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: 'Measured Miles' launched for Love Parks Week
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'Measured Miles' launched for Love Parks Week

<p class="intro">This Love Parks Week we’re helping you work towards achieving a more active lifestyle with the added bonus of using local parks to do it with the launch of the new ‘Measured Miles’ maps.</p> <p>Measured Miles are set routes across a number of our local parks, all one mile in length....
by Wirral Council News
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Multi million pound plan to upgrade streetlights will save thousands
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Multi million pound plan to upgrade streetlights will save thousands

<p class="intro">A multi-million pound investment project into energy efficient LED units across all of Wirral’s street lights is set to save up to £700,000 in its first three years.</p> <p>Wirral’s Council’s Cabinet have approved a £4.6 million interest free loan from not-for-profit company SALIX t...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Shape up for summer with Wirral Leisure Centres
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Shape up for summer with Wirral Leisure Centres

<h3>This summer Wirral leisure centres are doing more than ever before to help you get “beach body ready”.</h3> <p>Improvements include earlier opening hours, fantastic summer offers and our new easy pay-as-you-go cash passes for students and teenagers.</p> <p>All seven of our gyms now open before 7...
by Wirral Council News
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Community Wellbeing Project invites residents to walk a mile with Macmillan
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Community Wellbeing Project invites residents to walk a mile with Macmillan

<p class="intro">Wirral's first 'Macmillan Mile' event takes place on Thursday 19 July.</p> <p>Part of the Community Wellbeing Project, funded by Wirral Council, this family-friendly event aims to encourage survivors of cancer to stay active by walking alongside their families and friends.</p> <bloc...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:39 am
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Children invited to join Mischief Makers at local libraries
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Views: 41

Children invited to join Mischief Makers at local libraries

<p class="intro">Wirral libraries are calling for children to sign up to read six books this summer as part of Mischief Makers, Summer Reading Challenge 2018.</p> <p>Part of a wider campaign run by national charity The Reading Agency, the Summer Reading Challenge asks 4-11 year olds to borrow and re...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Jul 10, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Wirral pupils leading the fight against single-use plastics
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Wirral pupils leading the fight against single-use plastics

<p class="intro">A Wirral primary school has become the first in the borough to ban plastic straws and milk cartons to help protect the environment.</p> <p>Pupils from Portland Primary School in Birkenhead decided to tackle the issue after learning about the impact single use plastics can have on th...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Residents advised to get vaccinated amid measles outbreak
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Views: 36

Residents advised to get vaccinated amid measles outbreak

<p class="intro">Following a recent outbreak of measles in Wirral, Public Health England (PHE) is advising the public to ensure they have had 2 doses of MMR vaccine to protect against the disease. </p> <p>In Wirral there have been five confirmed cases and six probable cases in recent weeks. All case...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:20 am
Forum: Council Talk
Topic: Gamblers in Wirral are handing over almost £13 million a year to bookmakers
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Gamblers in Wirral are handing over almost £13 million a year to bookmakers

<p class="intro">Gamblers in Wirral are handing over almost £13 million a year to bookmakers.</p> <p>A 2018 annual report from the Director of Public Health has shown that bookmakers pocketed £12.9 million from Wirral residents in the year 2016/17.</p> <p>The report describes operators of fixed odds...

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