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by Wirral Council News
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:49 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Libraries' 'Food for Fines' initiative makes a difference
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Libraries' 'Food for Fines' initiative makes a difference

<r>Wirral Libraries' 'Food for Fines' initiative  - which allowed borrowers to clear unpaid library fines by donating food and toiletries to Wirral Foodbank - saw a "substantial" number of donations during Libraries Week (7-13 October).<br/> <br/> A total of £1,900 worth of library fines were also w...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:27 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Community Action Day - Woodlands Park
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Community Action Day - Woodlands Park

<r>The Mayor has unveiled a new piece of graffiti artwork in Woodlands Park.<br/> <br/> Created by pupils at Woodlands Primary School, the colourful display stands out against the railings and welcomes visitors to the park.<br/> <br/> After the unveiling, pupils from the school - with some help from...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Oct 22, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Wirral Ways to deliver support to residents for another 5 years
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Wirral Ways to deliver support to residents for another 5 years

<r>Wirral Ways to Recovery has been successful in its bid to retain the borough’s contract to provide Adult Substance Misuse Treatment and Recovery Services. <br/> <br/> This follows the service’s recent ‘Outstanding’ classification, following a recent CQC inspection that was published in August.<br...
by Wirral Council News
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:32 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Blitz on areas blighted by environmental problems brings results
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Blitz on areas blighted by environmental problems brings results

<r>More than 120 tonnes of fly-tipped waste has been removed from streets and alleyways as Wirral Council and partner organisations carried out a comprehensive ‘blitz’ on areas of Birkenhead that have been most blighted by environmental problems.<br/> <br/> As well as fly-tipping and alleyway dumpin...
by Wirral Council News
Mon Oct 21, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Chris Salmon Poetry Competition 2020
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Chris Salmon Poetry Competition 2020

<r>The annual Chris Salmon Poetry Competition has launched for 2020, and this years' event will be the last one ever.<br/> <br/> All entries must be submitted by 16 January 2020.<br/> <br/> The theme for the last ever competition will be ‘Freedom’ and there are five different age categories - each c...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Oct 18, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Wirral Council commits to TUC’s Dying to Work Charter
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Wirral Council commits to TUC’s Dying to Work Charter

<r><br/> Wirral Council is now signed up to a charter aimed at helping employees who become terminally ill at work.<br/> <br/> The authority is the latest employer to sign up to the Dying to Work Voluntary Charter, following in the footsteps of employers such as Rolls Royce, Royal Mail and the Co-op...
by Wirral Council News
Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: See Constellations in West Kirby this weekend
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See Constellations in West Kirby this weekend

<r>Looking for something to do over the weekend? You won't be disappointed by Constellations, a breathtaking visual and audio experience that will turn West Kirby's Marine Lake into a portal to the stars.<br/> <br/> Commissioned by Wirral Borough of Culture, Constellations presents Studio Joanie Lem...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Oct 16, 2019 4:28 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Our young people build the library of the future
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Our young people build the library of the future

<r>Children from Wirral Libraries' Lego Clubs took part in the 'Build the library of the Future' competition as part of National Libraries Week (7-12 October) - with some innovative and impressive designs submitted!<br/> <br/> Ran by the Chartered Institute of Library and Information Professionals (...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:57 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Lighting up our library offer
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Lighting up our library offer

<r>Libraries across the Liverpool City Region have teamed up to share books and resources for residents living in each of the local authority districts - meaning library members in Wirral can take out books in Liverpool, Sefton and beyond.<br/> <br/> Known as Library Light, the new scheme is open to...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:56 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Domestic abuse friendly businesses honoured at ceremony
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Domestic abuse friendly businesses honoured at ceremony

<r>Last week, Wirral Council honoured 13 businesses and community groups for receiving the borough’s Domestic Abuse Business Quality Mark training.<br/> <br/> The event, which took place during October’s Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, saw businesses and community groups accredited for taking part i...