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by Wirral Council News
Wed Apr 01, 2020 1:20 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Local Plan consultation concludes next Monday
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Local Plan consultation concludes next Monday

<r>The consultation period on the Wirral Local Plan, which began on 27 January and was extended for a further two weeks as a result of the COVID-19 outbreak, is due to close at 5pm on Monday, 6 April.<br/> <br/> This is your last chance to have your say on the exciting and ambitious plans for change...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Apr 01, 2020 12:49 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: A letter from the Leader of Wirral Council
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A letter from the Leader of Wirral Council

<r>Dear resident,<br/> <br/> We are facing an unparalleled situation with coronavirus, across our borough, our country and indeed the world.<br/> <br/> Locally this is stretching council services, but we are working hard, and in different ways, to focus our resources to ensure the vulnerable in our ...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Mar 31, 2020 11:58 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Wirral Libraries hosts new 'virtual' book club
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Wirral Libraries hosts new 'virtual' book club

<r>If you're a book lover who's always wanted to join a reading group, or who is missing your regular group due to self-isolation, Wirral Libraries invites you online to its new virtual book club.<br/> <br/> Hosted by Goodreads: the world's largest site for readers and book recommendations, Wirral L...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Mar 31, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Health warning over smoke from bonfires
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Views: 65

Health warning over smoke from bonfires

<r>Wirral Council has joined Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service in issuing an urgent appeal for residents to not light bonfires or barbecues during this global health pandemic.<br/> <br/> Coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause significant respiratory problems for people who contract the virus and when t...
by Wirral Council News
Tue Mar 31, 2020 1:40 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Emergency Food Hub gets to work helping vulnerable residents
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Views: 53

Emergency Food Hub gets to work helping vulnerable residents

<r>Wirral’s new Emergency Food Hub, a partnership between Wirral Council and community food providers, has launched an online facility to provide a single point of contact for residents to report they need urgent help to get food.<br/> <br/> There are many reasons why people will be struggling to ge...
by Wirral Council News
Mon Mar 30, 2020 4:45 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Garden waste collections suspended
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Views: 65

Garden waste collections suspended

<r>Brown (garden waste) bin collections have been suspended until further notice due to the developing COVID-19 situation.<br/> <br/> A reduction in bin collection staff means there aren’t enough people to carry out brown collections, without disrupting green (general waste) and grey (recycling) col...
by Wirral Council News
Mon Mar 30, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Online process to claim business grant support
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Views: 62

Online process to claim business grant support

<r>Following last week’s announcement on Government support for business during the COVID-19 outbreak, Wirral Council has now made the online grant claim process live on its website.<br/> <br/> The funding for these one-off grants is expected to arrive from Government after 1st April, 2020. It has b...
by Wirral Council News
Sat Mar 28, 2020 6:08 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: When staying home isn’t always safe: Coronavirus and domestic abuse support
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When staying home isn’t always safe: Coronavirus and domestic abuse support

<r>Public services and support agencies in Wirral have a message to anyone experiencing domestic abuse during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic: You are not alone, and we are still here to support you.<br/> <br/> While residents will be following Government advice and staying home to help reduce t...
by Wirral Council News
Sat Mar 28, 2020 4:22 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Meal vouchers for Wirral's schoolchildren
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Views: 79

Meal vouchers for Wirral's schoolchildren

<r>Wirral children who normally get free school meals will receive vouchers to cover the cost of food, as Wirral Council steps in to ensure no child goes without a lunch now schools are closed.<br/> <br/> There are plans for a Government scheme to support children eligible for free school meals but ...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Mar 27, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Council and community food providers come together at new Emergency Food Hub
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Views: 104

Council and community food providers come together at new Emergency Food Hub

<r>Wirral Council and community food providers are coming together to make sure vulnerable residents don’t go hungry during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) situation.<br/> <br/> The new Council-led initiative will see Feeding Birkenhead, Supporting Wirral, Wirral Foodbank and other third sector food prov...