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26 minutes ago Egremont Ferry to Be Destroyed [by diggingdeeper]
Looks like it is end of the road for the Egremont.

https://www.nationalhistoricships.o...ruct-registered-historic-vessel-egremont
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Yesterday at 10:34 PM Finding Information about Leslie John Robinson. [by Kaylawritinglife]
Hello,
I am a 3rd year university student at LJMU and am researching into the life of a man named Leslie John Robinson (b.1929) who was born in Wallasey. He had many jobs including working as a van boy for the Birkenhead and District Co-op Bakery on Price Street before going on to join the army (South Lancashire Regiment) serving in Egypt. He then became a police officer and married his wife Hazel and had two children Jane and Andrew. He also had a granddaughter called Nanette. He moved to Teesside before returning back to Tranmere.
If anyone has any information about Leslie or his family/ friends or any images of places such as the Bakery on Price Street or the original Well Lane School I would be incredibly greatful.

Thank you.
Kayla
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13th Feb 2019 12:30pm Join Us Tonight .. FREE ENTRY .. [by WargamerNik]
Join us tonight .. FREE ENTRY to first time visitors ..Wirral Wargaming Club .. Doors open 6.30pm at the Carrbridge Community Centre, Woodchurch. Next door to the Swimming Baths .. for more details, please visit our website linked in this post..


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13th Feb 2019 12:29pm Join Us Tonight .. FREE ENTRY .. [by WargamerNik]
Join us tonight .. FREE ENTRY to first time visitors ..Wirral Wargaming Club .. Doors open 6.30pm at the Carrbridge Community Centre, Woodchurch. Next door to the Swimming Baths .. for more details, please visit our website linked in this post..


https://nikjtyrrell.wixsite.com/wir...on9ygM80ftmHvb3BIL36BU59w0CAYEba56NpT62w
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12th Feb 2019 11:35pm Vue Cinema and Birkenhead Market For Demolition? [by fish5133]
Wirral council have just bought VUE cinema for £7million and taken back the freehold on Birkenhead Market so they can "completely reshape the town centre" according to the Wirral Globe,

sound ominous "reshape" flatten?

another pie in the sky promise that will just line the pockets of so called consultants and these mystery development companies.?

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11th Feb 2019 10:53pm Brief brown-out in New Ferry [by Excoriator]
Mid-morning today, the lights suddenly went very dim, and slowly got dimmer for about five or ten minutes. Clearly a big drop in voltage.It was then just as suddenly restored.

It was enough to scramble the brains of my piano (electric) changing the settings on it, and the boiler was so baffled by the event it stopped work entirely, and had to be coaxed back to work by power cycling it.

My desktop carried on as normal and so did the monitors on it. I guess they have switchmode supplies that will operate down to about 100 volts.

Did anyone else notice this?
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11th Feb 2019 10:30am Very ill informed distracted youth " protesting " [by svenlock68]
On saturday i saw the stupid distracted young sitting down in birkenhead shops as a silly " protest " against supposed myths of global warming hysteria.
The worlds gona end next week type rubbish.
Sorry but GW is about taxing people / upping their bills / corporate agenda nothing more.
They need to look into the past....
The mini ice age in the 1600s
Don easterbrook proves in court co2 doesnt cause GW
Ice skating on the thames
Niagra falls freezin solid long before cars vans planes etc.
The atmosphere is 75 % water
Co2 feeds plants. Its good.
The oceans have 50 times the co2 of the sky
Termites produce more co2 than people
Listen to piers corbyn , friends of science dot com.
Listen to dan pena talking about GW via mortgages in florida ( very good points )
We had a period of cooling from 78 to 98 , FACT.
Look into drax power station in yorks & how it ships billions of dollars of US wood from carolina to be burnt cause the EU doesnt allow coal burning.
Who pays for that?? The public user bill payers....
It would take over 20k wind farms to produce draxs power levels. Its never gona fill the gap, rotor farms or solar.
Google dominican / haiti border picture....one side bland , one side lush greenery.....guess which side has GW sanctions on it ?? The beige bland one..
Im fed up of GW hysteria when itll prob be our food consumption & over population thatll be our demise as told in docufilm " cowspriracy "
Human kind ( ego led ) just wont accept the weather happens despite us not because of us.
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8th Feb 2019 10:24am NAILS IN DOG BISCUITS [by venice]
Reports from Petpals that biscuits laced with nails have been found in Parkgate. Same thing happened in a Widnes park a while back apparently , so be vigilant everywhere, but especially in parks .Please put a message on your FB and share , to keep as many dogs safe as poss.
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7th Feb 2019 8:39am Trees Down [by diggingdeeper]
I didn't think the winds were going to hit us until later in the week however they have.

Three trees down.

Junction of Church Road/Quarry Road Bebington.

Raby Road (I think Thornton Hough)

Junction of Irby Road/Townshend Avenue Irby
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6th Feb 2019 3:15pm The River Tame [by granny]

The River Tame in Greater Manchester has the highest levels of of microplastics anywhere in the world. This, combined with toxic algae produced by rising global temperatures, means our waterbirds are living in a poisonous, plastic soup.
Help us call for a new deal for nature that protects and restores our wildlife. Email your MP here: http://ow.ly/sp8S30nB9n9


https://www.wwf.org.uk/fight-for-na...mp;utm_campaign=organic&pc=VCZ201001
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5th Feb 2019 4:14am Missed Bin Collections [by diggingdeeper]
Green bins should be left out.

Grey bins should be taken in and put out by 7am Sunday 10th Feb (normally Saturday night for most people).

Brown bins will not be collected in advance of the next scheduled collection (even though you pay extra for this service!)

Source
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3rd Feb 2019 4:11pm Birkenhead movie now on Netflix [by thesilentenigma]
A movie made around Birkenhead called The Violators is now available on Netflix.
The Hollywood Reporter describes it as 'a bracing bleak blast of social realism from a
corner of England rarely seen on screen'.
Meanwhile another American magazine, Variety, describes it as being set in a rundown suburb in
the picturesque English county of Cheshire!
I initially thought it was in Manchester as there was a reference to Mancland and there
are some Manc accents and NO scouse ones. Weird.
Nice to see my house made it to the big screen.
Usual dish of despair and scuzzies.
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2nd Feb 2019 1:40pm Various Free Items [by rhoobarb2002]
Having a clear out and giving away some stuff, free to whoever can pick up today.

- 2 Tier Food Steamer

- Free Standing, oil filled style radiator.

- Bag of boys clothes 5-6yo ish.

- Basic filter coffee machine (a bit dusty, needs a clean)

- A bin bag of various young children's toys.

- Men's Mountain Bike - Been outside, needs some TLC.

Birkenhead area.

Please do not ask if you do not intend to pick up.
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2nd Feb 2019 11:17am Not Quite Banksy [by granny]


but better.... IMO.

[youtube]https://vimeo.com/205838661[/youtube]
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30th Jan 2019 9:32pm Satellite dish [by Dilly]
Anyone recommend someone that can test and repair or replace a dish. I was bought a Humax box at Christmas and when set up it says weak or no signal. Box is brand new but still I had someone test it at their house and it was fine. I have never used the dish before as it was already here when I moved in. Thanks in advance for any help.
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29th Jan 2019 9:31pm BT [by venice]
Openreach

·We are recruiting 3,000 new trainee engineers over the next 12 months, this is in addition to the 3,500 new trainee engineers we hired last year, the biggest recruitment drive in our history.


Do you know someone who might be interested in one of these vacancies?
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25th Jan 2019 12:53pm Recommission Car [by camaroz]
Hello, has anyone recommendations for a mechanic / garage who can recommission a car (40 years old).
Will need someone who knows American V8's.
It's been in storage for over five years - will also need MOT.
Need more info? PM me.
TIA
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15th Jan 2019 2:09pm Found -Cav King Charles Spaniel [by squirrel]

Found on Saturday wandering down Lansdowne Road/Tollemache Road near Claughton/Bidston a Male tri-colour Cavalier King Charler Spaniel.

He's a well, looked after and v friendly little chap, i'm sure someone is missing him. Think i've seen him being walked past my house but don't know him enough to know his owner.


Does anyone know who he belongs to? Picture attached.
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15th Jan 2019 1:54pm When The Light Goes Out [by granny]
There's no 'science' category on Wiki .

What will happen if the light of the moon goes out ?

China's moon mission has seen the first seed sprout. IF scientists want to inhabit the moon, covering it in vegetation would put the light out .

It does say in the good book that darkness will cover the earth. Maybe this is why ? but there's also the tides weather and wildlife that would be affected.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-46873526
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15th Jan 2019 12:46pm West Kirby/ Calday - Water feature/stream!?! [by Stewie]
Hi All - just wondered if anyone can shed light on a 'water feature' noted in old mapping in vicinity of Croome Drive,West Kirby. As you can see from the attach snippet it doesn't seem to be attached to a stream/brook so wondered if anyone would know how/what it is or have any historic photos?

Thanks in advance for any info.
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12th Jan 2019 2:19pm Best Vets [by granny]


Everyone has their own 'special' vet for their animals. Please can folks tell me which they would recommend and why.

Son looking for new vet for his dog. Thanks
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11th Jan 2019 3:43pm Diane Oxberry [by granny]

The North West's favourite weather girl, Diane Oxberry, passed away yesterday morning. It seems only like a couple of days since she was doing the weather.
Such a shock and very sad. RIP Diane, you will be missed so much.



https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-manchester-46820379
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10th Jan 2019 11:41pm Recycled Homes [by granny]

We are so behind in the worldwide recycling arena. Admittedly we don't have the odd patch of land to start building, but it could be a project with giving some land for the homeless people who fancy having a go, and to get stuck into.
I'm sure many would enjoy the challenge, if they dropped out, someone else could take over. There are some really great ones.
What do you think ?

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9th Jan 2019 9:36am Wirral Wargaming Club - FREE ENTRY - Tonight 9 Jan [by WargamerNik]
Morning All

Just a quick post to let you know that Wirral Wargaming Club opens its doors again tonight at 6.30 - 9.30.

We are located at the Carrbridge Community Centre, Woodchurch. We offer free parking and free entry to first time visitors.

We welcome gamers of all levels and systems, from miniatures games to board and card games, in a friendly atmosphere.

Feel free to drop in, see what we're all about. Bring your models, books, dice, scenery etc, and get a game in.


Please email us at WirralWargaming@outlook.com for more details, or visit our website, linked below ..

https://nikjtyrrell.wixsite.com/wir...EG1O55_igAwFFepHiDy16ZwKJfyqvXe6WWLN3o7k

Also, find our Facebook group here .. https://www.facebook.com/groups/224624941567642/
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9th Jan 2019 9:31am Wirral Wargaming Club - FREE ENTRY - Tonight 9 Jan [by WargamerNik]
Morning All

Just a quick post to let you know that Wirral Wargaming Club opens its doors again tonight at 6.30 - 9.30.

We are located at the Carrbridge Community Centre, Woodchurch. We offer free parking and free entry to first time visitors.

We welcome gamers of all levels and systems, from miniatures games to board and card games, in a friendly atmosphere.

Feel free to drop in, see what we're all about. Bring your models, books, dice, scenery etc, and get a game in.


Please email us at WirralWargaming@outlook.com for more details, or visit our website, linked below ..

https://nikjtyrrell.wixsite.com/wir...EG1O55_igAwFFepHiDy16ZwKJfyqvXe6WWLN3o7k

Also, find our Facebook group here .. https://www.facebook.com/groups/224624941567642/
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8th Jan 2019 4:20pm Headlights [by starakita]
My friend messaged me before asking about their corsa's headlight.Said it's not as bright as the left side,tried changing bulbs but it's still the same.Had an issue with the indicator so had the relay changed,works fine when turning but said it looks like the orange light is stuck on.I haven't seen it,they only asked with me having a corsa just wanted to see if anyone had any ideas.
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6th Jan 2019 12:08pm Epsom salts [by snowhite]
Here is a tip for you fish lovers.

If you see your fish swimming on its side or floating to the top of the tank ,get a a container or a soup mug ,fill it half full with the tank water then add 2 scoops of Epsom salts .Remove the fish from the tank and put it in the container or mug.supervise the fish for at least 1 minute .remove the fish from the container and put it back into the tank.

Do not feed your fish for 1 day .

anyone with pet rabbits i will put another tip on here later .

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4th Jan 2019 1:18pm Dont feed this to your dogs [by cools]
Saw this on another forumn. Thought it was important to spread the word.
"Don't feed your dogs food bought from B+M i.e. beef jerky dog treats etc. Apparently injected with something that destroys the kidneys, two dogs had to be put down. Vet has reported it but could take time for stores to clear shelves "
Hope this ok to report on here , as I say just sharing someone's post.
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3rd Jan 2019 6:30am Woman’s body found in woods [by Kieran1981]
The story is now available on the internet so I can post about it now. Someone I know found the body while walking their dog. https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/body-woman-found-wirral-woods-15618124
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3rd Jan 2019 1:03am Is our Lifestyle being controlled. [by granny]
Don't know what to think, it all seems to fall into place as we see things happening from our own perceptive as in Europe, Regional as in planned land banking of green belt , unelected Governments as in EU etc. and NGO's like George Soros . Scary stuff !
I can see the reasoning behind the idea , but can't agree with the intended implications . (if that's the right word) Don't like it .. sounds more straight forward.


Agenda 21 .


https://www.pce.parliament.nz/media/pdfs/local_agenda_02_00.pdf

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zpw7Zhu3KiI

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31st Dec 2018 2:11pm Floral pavilion promo code? [by TheComputerLab]
Hi,

I have noticed that there is an autism friendly showing in the floral coming up so I thought ‘great, something we can do as a family... finally’

I have just been online to book and it’s £60 for 2 adults and a 7 and a 4 year old (eldest autistic). That seems very steep for a pantomime.

Anyone have any codes to get a discount or have any thoughts on the price structure? Am I being unreasonably?
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26th Dec 2018 11:36am On This Day in HIstory [by granny]


26th December 1862

Largest Mass Hanging in US History

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dakota_War_of_1862#Execution

Execution[edit]

One of the 39 condemned prisoners was granted a reprieve.[23]:252–259[28] The Army executed the 38 remaining prisoners by hanging on December 26, 1862, in Mankato, Minnesota. It remains the largest mass execution in American history.

The mass execution was performed publicly on a single scaffold platform. After regimental surgeons pronounced the prisoners dead, they were buried en masse in a trench in the sand of the riverbank. Before they were buried, an unknown person nicknamed "Dr. Sheardown" possibly removed some of the prisoners' skin.[29] Small boxes purportedly containing the skin later were sold in Mankato.

At least two Sioux leaders, Little Six and Medicine Bottle, escaped to Canada. They were captured, drugged, and returned to the United States. They were hanged at Fort Snelling in 1865.[30]

Medical aftermath[edit]

Because of the high demand for cadavers for anatomical study, several doctors wanted to obtain the bodies after the execution. The grave was reopened in the night and the bodies were distributed among the doctors, a practice common in the era. William Worrall Mayo received the body of Maȟpiya Akan Nažiŋ (Stands on Clouds), also known as "Cut Nose".

Mayo brought the body of Maȟpiya Akan Nažiŋ to Le Sueur, Minnesota, where he dissected it in the presence of medical colleagues.[31]:77–78 Afterward, he had the skeleton cleaned, dried and varnished. Mayo kept it in an iron kettle in his home office. His sons received their first lessons in osteology based on this skeleton.[31]:167 In the late 20th century, the identifiable remains of Maȟpiya Akan Nažiŋ and other Indians were returned by the Mayo Clinic to a Dakota tribe for reburial per the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act.
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24th Dec 2018 9:48pm Billy Butler Axed ? [by fish5133]
Radio Merseysides Billy Butler not had his contract renewed and hes not too happy about it.His last show Friday 28th Dec. Have noticed over the last couple of years a slight decline in him (he is 77) but he was IMO still good enough for Radio . Certainly better than one of the guys they have on there in the daytime. . Was on his show quite a few years ago when he was interviewing me about 911 as I had something to do with 911forum.org.uk and the intended speaker couldnt make it from Bristol. He was doing a series on conspiracy theories..
One voice I will miss from the radio
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23rd Dec 2018 11:24am Islamification of our country? [by venice]
Is there going to be pressure on all companies to make their products automatically Halal , since continuing to provide two different versions may not be financially viable , as we have already seen in the production of meat to schools in some places. We seem to me to be getting swept down a very slippery road.


https://boycotthalal.com/how-compan...l-RCzrCkanVbPUGTjhn0PO5A9bos2DvmjpxMNOAY
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18th Dec 2018 10:27am Car batteries [by cools]
Asking for a friend is it ever worth buying a used car battery from a scrapyard?
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18th Dec 2018 7:37am Levers Causeways [by adrianb]
Hi,

Does anyone know if it is permitted to walk the various tree lined lengths of paths around Thornton Hough?

On the map they are marked down as paths but not rights of way.

Cheers
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17th Dec 2018 10:43pm Nasty Crash Storeton Lane [by fish5133]
Hour or 2 ago .according to my dear lady bus and car involved close to the Longcroft Fellowship. Door off bus and car looked in a bad way. Road blocked and cars turning to go back way they came.
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17th Dec 2018 11:19am Can Anyone Recommend A Mobile Mechanic [by rhoobarb2002]
Just need someone to come and check the exhaust, confirm the part that needs replacing, and fitting it when it arrives.

Toyota Prius Gen II

Birkenhead area
Thanks
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15th Dec 2018 1:06pm Chester Zoo Fire [by lincle]

Chester zoo evacuating visitors & animals as fire spreading. Hope all animals & staff are safe
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12th Dec 2018 11:02am Medieval Wirral. [by granny]

Came across this the other day. which is really interesting for various medieval history of the area.

On page 21 there is a map of the Priory lands which if you are still around Derek, you might be interested in, as I remember you were looking for information a few years back.

Plenty to read about and enjoy.

https://www.merseysidearchsoc.com/u...haeological_society_volume_02_-_1978.pdf
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