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by Wirral Council News
Thu May 06, 2021 9:41 am
Forum: Council News
Topic: Elections 2021 in Wirral
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Elections 2021 in Wirral

<r>The local elections for 2021 take place on Thursday May 6.<br/> <br/> In Wirral this includes elections to Wirral Council, the Merseyside Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) and mayor for the Liverpool City Region combined authority, also known as the “metro” mayor.<br/> <br/> Unlike local electi...
by Wirral Council News
Tue May 04, 2021 5:16 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Exceptional response to 2021 Census
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Exceptional response to 2021 Census

<r>The response to Census 2021 has exceeded all expectations, with 97 per cent of households across England and Wales making sure they count when it comes to local services like school places, GP surgeries and hospital beds.<br/> <br/> This is above the pre-census target of 94 per cent, while all lo...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Apr 30, 2021 4:16 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Get ready for the walk ahead this May – It’s National Walking Month
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Get ready for the walk ahead this May – It’s National Walking Month

<r>Wirral’s diverse landscape is perfect for outdoor adventures so whether you are walking around the coast or a local park or green space, there is plenty to enjoy. <br/> <br/> National Walking Month is the perfect time to head out on some of your favourite walks, talk with like-minded people or ex...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Apr 30, 2021 12:45 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Town centre revamp approved by council planners
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Town centre revamp approved by council planners

<r>The 1.4 million square  foot masterplan to bring forward the transformation of Birkenhead town centre has been approved by Wirral Council’s planners.<br/> <br/> The new masterplan for the town centre aims to deliver a highly-accessible central business district with new energy-efficient office bu...
by Wirral Council News
Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:41 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Suspected loan shark arrested in Wirral
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Suspected loan shark arrested in Wirral

<r>A 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of illegal money lending and money laundering following an operation in Birkenhead, Wirral.<br/> <br/> The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) working in partnership with Wirral Council Trading Standards and Merseyside Police executed warrant...
by Wirral Council News
Thu Apr 29, 2021 4:26 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Safety concerns over swimmers using West Kirby Marine Lake now water sports have returned
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Safety concerns over swimmers using West Kirby Marine Lake now water sports have returned

<r>Swimmers using West Kirby Marine Lake for open water swimming are being asked to stop, as it’s not safe now water sports have been allowed to restart under the government’s roadmap for lifting restrictions.<br/> <br/> Swimming isn’t actually allowed at the Marine Lake, and this is highlighted by ...
by Wirral Council News
Thu Apr 29, 2021 12:56 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Residents are encouraged to be water aware
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Residents are encouraged to be water aware

<r>Ahead of the bank holiday weekend, when more people might be visiting coastal locations and inland water beauty spots, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) are urging people to take extra care in and around water.<br/> <br/> The Fire Service share their top tips for water safety. They includ...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Apr 28, 2021 3:36 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: New grass cutting programme begins in Wirral
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New grass cutting programme begins in Wirral

<r>A reduced grass cutting programme is in place across Wirral after proposals were agreed to reduce the maintenance budget – with a positive knock-on effect of being able to encourage wildflowers and attract bees and butterflies.<br/> <br/> The new programme means that some green spaces will be mai...
by Wirral Council News
Fri Apr 23, 2021 3:09 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Local businesses are invited to a free road safety event to help keep their drivers safer on the road
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Local businesses are invited to a free road safety event to help keep their drivers safer on the road

<r>As restrictions ease and more businesses reopen, the council’s road safety team is encouraging local businesses that require their staff to drive to attend the latest online free ‘Mind Your Business’ event.<br/> <br/> Mind Your Business is a partnership scheme between Wirral Council and various t...
by Wirral Council News
Wed Apr 21, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Council News
Topic: Symptom-free testing takes to the road
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Symptom-free testing takes to the road

<r>New rapid mobile testing vehicles will be in some of the borough’s busiest places over the coming weeks to help as many people as possible get into the habit of twice weekly COVID-19 testing. The testing team will be there to help you take a rapid symptom-free test and give out test kits (7 in ea...