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by venice
20th Oct 2017 7:41pm
One for lollipop
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Wheels of industry?
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17th Oct 2017 2:15pm
Irish storm. Stay safe lollipop !
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16th Oct 2017 11:10am
New Wirral History
Downloadable oldwirral pdfs
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Pier at Moreton Shore ?
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Long-forgotten brook.
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St David's Church and Friary - Pantasaph
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Yesterday at 02:37 PM Newton village hall by shedo

There is an auction & bric a brac sale in Newton village hall on Saturday 28th October
Viewing & bric a brac 10-12
Auction 1.30
I have a poster but don’t know how to put it on this page

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17th Oct 2017 2:15pm Wheels of industry? by Excoriator

On a whim, I turned my phone camera onto a £2 coin to try out a magnifier app. and noticed a circular design involving a chain of interlocked gear wheels around the centre of the coin. I suppose this is intended to imply money going round and round the economy or perhaps the wheels of industry smoothly rotating and supplying us all with goods.

Unfortunately, there are nineteen gears in the chain which means they will be locked solid! For them all to rotate, you need an even number of gear wheels.

Perhaps it is indeed intended to represent the way money flows or how industry works, or is the result of a sense of humour in the designer who can have complete confidence that the sort of people who will be involved in approving his design will know absolutely bugger all about even such simple engineering structures that they will be utterly unaware that they have approved a solidly jammed and useless metaphorical machine.

It made me smile anyway.

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15th Oct 2017 4:09pm Ive gone all Russian! by venice

Ive got a Yahoo email address purely because I created it when I first jointed the Wirral freecycle site. When I looked in it yesterday, everything bar my name , is in Russian text! I still want to use freecycle , so whats the best way for me to sort this out please ,so I can use FC again?

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15th Oct 2017 2:23pm Waning enthusiasm for brexit. by Excoriator

John McDonnell's view, expressed today, that a 'no deal' brexit is not going to happen because there is sufficient cross party opposition in the commons to stop it is the latest indication that the abandonment of brexit is increasingly a realistic possibiity.

A few months back and this sort of statement would have caused an outcry. Now it can be expressed with little surprise from anyone.

I feel, as a remainer, more optimistic now than I have been for ages. One can feel the enthusiasm for brexit trickling away, as the squabbling tories cock it up, and more and more facts about what departure will actually mean become apparent to the public. We are increasingly seeing polls reflecting a movement away from brexit, so a decision from the commons to abandon brexit will be greeted not with outrage as it would have been a few months back, but with general relief.

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14th Oct 2017 10:18pm missing woman from Liscard by assassin

Merseyside police have ask for help to find Janet Miller from Liscard who was last seen at 1pm yesterday if you have seen her please call 101 or missing people on 116000 with info thanks you.

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14th Oct 2017 7:27pm Auto electrician for dash cams installation by vampy1977

Hi,
Anyone recommend an auto electrician who can professionally hard wire in a front and rear end dash cam to the car.
Thanks

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14th Oct 2017 11:26am Motorbike Crash Penkett Road Wallasey Sat 3:13am by Neilj

A motorbike was speeding down Penkett Road this morning (Sat 14th Oct at 3:13) it mounted pavement and caused major damage to a parked car. The motorbike was seen on CCTV 2 minutes (3:15) later being pushed up Zig Zag Road with one of its wheels locked. The bike has left red paint on the car suggesting it is red and a cap (possibly the petrol cap) was left at the scene.
Please can people check cctv Saturday and look out for motorbikes with considerable damage/locked wheel. Any info appreciated and will be passed to the police.

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13th Oct 2017 3:58pm Magenta, Thingwall by granny



Houses built in Thingwall by Magenta.

On the planning documents linked, March 2015, it states that the land for building house is privately owned.

Local people have said it was Council land . There is also mention in the linked document to garages being on the plot of land mentioned, so I assume it was Council land providing garages for the previous council properties.

The only conclusion is that the Council have sold the land to Magenta,(or a middle man) Mangenta have built 7 houses in total, 4 mid-end terrace and 3 semi-detached.

That seems to have taken away the outlook of the local neighbours of the trees and the play area for children.

These houses are now on Rightmove selling for £175,000, £185,000 and £195,000 and would seem to be vastly overpriced for the area.

What I would like to know is, if it was Council land (which is almost certainly was) why has it been sold to Magenta for them to build houses for sale when there is a huge demand for social housing ?

Is this ethical ?
https://democracy.wirral.gov.uk/documents/s50023921/14_01540RPT.pdf

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13th Oct 2017 3:17pm Wallasey couple jailed for fake sickness claims by Gibbo

couple who were caught faking a sickness bug on Majorcan Thomas Cook holiday after boasting on Facebook of 'sun, laughter and fun' are jailed in landmark case


Deborah Briton and partner Paul Roberts tried to claim sickness compensation .But they had boasted on Facebook of holidays full of 'sun, laughter and fun'. At Liverpool Crown Court the couple were sentenced to prison for fraud. They had admitted four counts in the private prosecution which was brought by holiday company Thomas Cook



http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...ess-claims.html

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13th Oct 2017 1:21am Wirral Council Firework Displays 2017 by diggingdeeper

"The council-organised displays on Saturday, November 4 will be held at Central Park in Wallasey, Birkenhead Park, Park Drive, Birkehead, Mayer Park in Bebington, Lingham Park in Moreton and Woodchurch Leisure Centre."

(love that the Wirral Globe can't spell "Birkenhead")

SOURCE

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9th Oct 2017 12:26pm Downloadable oldwirral pdfs by derekdwc

Liverpool 1775 to 1800
Olaf Stapledon
Outline Plan for the County Borough of Birkenhead 1947
Pagan Wirral - Myth and Reality
perambulation of the hundred of wirral
Rambles around the old Churches of Wirral
Smugglers of Parkgate and Heswall
The Acts of Parliament and provisional orders relating to Wallasey 1809-1899
The history and meaning of the local and river names of South-west Lancashire and of Wirral
The History of Cheshire
The history of the hundred of Wirral
The place-names of the Liverpool district; or, The history and meaning of the local and river names of South-west Lancashire and of Wirral (1898)
The Wapentake of Wirral; a history of the Royal Franchise of the Hundred and Hundred Court of Wirral 1352 to 1786
Transactions of the Historic Society of.Lancashire and Cheshire 1868
Wirral Field Names & References
Wirral in Medieval Legend

click here
Sorry seemed to have lost the link to the above


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5th Oct 2017 11:14pm World Mental Health Day 2017 by RUDEBOX

Wirral Mind invites you to…

World Mental Health Day
Tuesday 10th October 2017
10am - 4pm

To help mark the occasion,
Wirral Mind will be organising various activities for you to get involved in!

· Come along and sample free cakes from around the world.

· Start your Christmas shopping by visiting Rosie’s Crafts and our Mindful Chic Boutique.

· Relax with a free hand massage followed by a free manicure (book early to avoid disappointment).

· Join our free 5 ways to wellbeing workshop 1:30pm – 2:30pm.

· Join our free Yoga Workshop 2:45pm – 3:45pm.

· Help celebrate our 50th Anniversary by making your mark on our Lambanana.

Wirral Mind, 90-92 Chester Street, Birkenhead, CH41 5DL.Tel: 0151 512 2200

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5th Oct 2017 4:02pm dash cam footage by johncon

Any one know anything about dash cam footage ? I recently bought a cheap dash cam using a 32gb memory card the problem i have is that when i try to download footage on to my lap top it will download 6 or 7 of the files but then freezes and says files are corrupt !! Duff camera of Sd card ??

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2nd Oct 2017 11:43am Magnet fishing by Dilly

I was in Central park yesterday and saw a bloke doing this. Just a large magnet on a rope.He told me it was quite a big craze and to look it up on YouTube which I did. Some great video footage of alsorts being dragged from canals and other waters. Some even of safes being hauled in. The magnets a very strong but don't come cheap. Anyone on here tried it ?

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30th Sep 2017 1:14pm The Repeal Bill for Brexit by granny



Tell your local MP not to block Brexit.

https://changebritain.org/email-mp/?__f=23842652962790745

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27th Sep 2017 6:16pm Armed incident in West Kirby by philmch

http://www.itv.com/news/granada/update/2017-09-27/bomb-disposal-unit-attend-incident-in-west-kirby/

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27th Sep 2017 11:02am Electric cars. by venice

As lack of charging infrastructure is holding back electric cars being as convenient as they might be, Could lamposts be converted to charging posts and if they could, what are the downsides?

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27th Sep 2017 12:22am Pier at Moreton Shore ? by fish5133

Just looking at some old photos in Paul Ogradys autobiography and he has one noted as being at Moreton Shore but it has part of a large steel/iron pier like structure in the background with people walking on it.. . Was there ever a pier there or is he getting his beaches mixed up..i suspect it could be new brighton

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26th Sep 2017 1:26am Trains At East Street - Seacombe by diggingdeeper

A couple of carriages parked up by the old Agfa factory on East Street. These are class 508 DMSO carriages which are now used for emergency services training.

Although they are the same as the 508 class used by Merseyrail, these carriages spent most of their life in other parts of the country.

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23rd Sep 2017 9:01pm New Childrens Museum? by RUDEBOX

A NEW children's museum could be making its way to Wirral.

Celebrating 25 years this year, the National Children's Museum Eureka! in Halifax revealed the plans to build a new museum next to Seacombe Ferry Terminal at a gala anniversary dinner on Thursday.

The plans have been backed by Wirral Council and Merseytravel and have support from Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram.


If fundraising is successful, the £11million project could open as early as 2021.

Leader of Wirral Council councillor Phil Davies said: “This announcement is fantastic news for the Liverpool City Region.


"A world-class, family-friendly, innovative and incredibly successful attraction like Eureka! is a welcome addition to the Mersey waterfront.

“Eureka would not only inspire children locally, but also attract visitors from across the North West and beyond, driving additional passenger traffic onto the Mersey Ferry and increasing visitor spend across the city region.

“Working with organisations such as Eureka is definitely the way forward to promote learning while inspiring the next generations of scientists and engineers, and to also support our commitment to supply the skills for future growth and bring new businesses to the city region.

"This announcement is yet another compelling reason to visit and invest in Wirral and the wider city region.”

The building will be designed to focus on an older seven to 14-year-old age range and will boast activities that develop the technical and digital skills of children and teenagers.

Eureka! chief executive Leigh-Anne Stradeski said: “Eureka! has always had ambitions to extend beyond West Yorkshire and we have actively been looking for sites for development throughout the UK.

"The Wirral site - if it goes ahead - will be funded by grants, donations and partnerships and we have planned it to concentrate on skills-based learning while continuing to use play and discovery as a means of engagement.


“We want to create a thriving children’s community of budding scientists and engineers, actively engaging them to contribute their ideas while learning about real world problems.

“Liverpool City Region is already home to big names across maritime, manufacturing, motoring and energy.

"We hope these plans for Eureka! Merseyside will excite people enough to open up opportunities for local children to aspire to work in jobs within these companies and sectors.

"This could fill the current skills gap by capturing their interest in STEM subjects.”

Announcements about the second Eureka! will be made in the coming months and it is hoped the development could bring 28 full-time posts and 91 jobs to the area and boost local economy by £6.2million.

http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/15552430.Wirral_could_welcome_new_children_s_museum_by_2021/

There is nowhere to increase 'visitor spend' unless they want to call into HomeBargains before the coach departs!

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22nd Sep 2017 7:55pm New Brighton Sunset plus "Sunset Swim" by buddy

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22nd Sep 2017 12:49pm Twelve Wirral Drug Arrests by diggingdeeper

A total of 12 people were arrested in dawn raids across Wirral as part of an 18-month investigation into organised crime and drug supply.

SOURCE

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20th Sep 2017 9:48am Battery tester by madrob

Anyone have a battery tester i can lend

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19th Sep 2017 6:48pm URGENT: Update CCleaner now by diggingdeeper

If you use ccleaner, a previous release of this had malware installed on it. Update now to make sure you are safe. Piriform have already had the command and control server taken down that used the malware but its best to play safe.

SOURCE

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18th Sep 2017 2:15pm New supermarket in Moreton? by teacherSue

Has anybody heard about the proposed supermarket to be built in place of the council offices at the end of Knutsford Road?

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17th Sep 2017 7:37pm Long-forgotten brook. by Excoriator

I am trying to find some information about a stream that ended up discharging into Bromborough Pool. It has long since been culverted and used as a sewer so probably now gets diverted ingloriously into the Bromborough water treatment works.

I have found an old map (http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/maps/sheet/first_edition/lm_79ne ) which shows it (after considerable zooming and panning), unnamed, starting somewhere in the woods surrounding Reservoir road and proceeding downhill towards what is now Bebington Road Allotments. There is little trace of these days it until you get to the allotments, but there is a tiny trickle which enters a grid near Kingsbrook Way, and there is a dry ditch which runs along the rear of the houses on Princes Boulevard down towards the rear of Tesco's carpark.

From there you have to follow the lie of the land. The lowest point runs roughly parallel to the old Chester Road past the entrance to the Oval, and eventually dives under the railway embankment somewhere near the station (Probably under the bridge) and enters Port sunlight. One assumes the culvert will follow the route of the stream pretty closely.

Originally before that land was built on, it ran along under Corniche Rd. to join the pool shortly after. These days I suspect Corniche Rd is where it does a sharp right and ends up in the Wastewater plant.

I would really like to find the name of this stream. One might guess at the Kings Brook, or perhaps the Wood Burn. (It started in the wood after all) but these are guesses based on the names of roads that came well after it was culverted and forgotten.

If anyone can direct me to some documentary evidence for the name of this little brook, I would be very grateful. There are probably thousands of similar little streams which have been 'sewerised' and their names forgotten. It seems to me a sad end for things that, in all probability, have been around for millions of years. And who knows, when we have wiped ourselves out will probably burst out of their culverts and reestablish themselves again!


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15th Sep 2017 3:22pm Last Tram 60th anniversary event by Norton

Taking Place Saturday 16th September, 2017, Pacific Road, Birkenhead

From the Merseyside Tramway Preservation Society News -

"On Saturday 14th September 1957 - Liverpool's last trams ran on the citys tramlines for final time so on Saturday 16th September 2017 we are going to commemorate and celebrate Liverpools World famous trams and tramways with a one-off special event.

This event is going to reach both sides of the River Mersey as we are coordinating and working with National Museums Liverpool to bring you something very special indeed which commemorates and celebrates liverpool's world famous tramways and tramcars!

BREAKING NEWS - There will be a FREE (Liverpool Corporation) vintage bus service running between our museum here in Birkenhead and the magnificent Museum of Liverpool located on the world famous Liverpool Waterfront.

PLUS - MAKE A NOTE - at around 4.15pm - Be at Pacific Road as we re-create and set up and original 1950's street scene (Timeshift) using a minimum of 3 original Liverpool Tramcar's, Original 1950's Liverpool Corporation Buses, PLUS Auxiliary Fire Engines as well as Classic Cars from the period to create a 2017 - 1950's time-shift image. laugh

Make a note of the date of this event - Saturday 16th September 2017.

Background & Event Info.

Liverpool routes 6A & 40 were the last two routes to close and mark the end of Liverpool Tramways forever.

A procession of Trams took to the streets on the last day. Soon after all but 5 of Liverpools original trams were lost or destroyed.

On Saturday 16th September 2017 we are to mark and commemorate 60 years since the end of Liverpools Tramways with a very special event which will see a number of Orginial Liverpool Buses joining us, classic cars and 1950's vehicles as well as music from the period playing inside the museum."

NB The annual Birkenhead Bus & Tram show is a few weeks later on Sunday 1st October.

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13th Sep 2017 10:19am Planning perm' for Bhead drive-through restaurant by BlueLou

I was reading about this in the Globe earlier.

Plans were submitted in July to knock down a few shops in Birkenhead town centre (opposite The John Laird Pub) for a drive through restaurant.



https://planning.wirral.gov.uk/online-ap...RA_DCAPR_101952
Reference: APP/17/00982

I don't have strong opinions on this but I thought it was pretty interesting.

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12th Sep 2017 11:29am HERITAGE RECEPTORS by granny


Just found this amongst my bits and bobs. Thought it might be of interest. Didn't really know how to title it but it's self explanatory relating to Peel Holdings Archaeological search on the Wallasey Dock area.


Appendix 11.1 Archaeological Legislative Framework, Criteria

for Assessment and Known Heritage Receptors, Sites and

Find Spots


APPENDIX 11.1:

ARCHAEOLOGICAL LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK, CRITERIA FOR ASSESSMENT AND KNOWN

HERITAGE RECEPTORS, SITES AND FIND SPOTS

LEGISLATIVE FRAMEWORK

National Heritage Act 1983 (Amended 2002)

The National Heritage Act 1983 established the Historic Buildings and Monuments commission of England, more

commonly known as English Heritage, and provided for the establishment of services of education public information,

research and record keeping.

English Heritage (along with Cadw in Wales, Historic Scotland and the DOE in Northern Ireland) act as government’s

advisors on the built heritage. The primary responsibilities of English Heritage are defined as far as is practicable to:

Secure the preservation of ancient monuments and historic buildings situated in England;

Promote the preservation and enhancement of the character and appearance of Conservation Areas situated in

England; and

Promote the public’s enjoyment of, and advance their knowledge of, ancient monuments and historic buildings

situated in England, and their preservation.

Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (As Amended)

Archaeological work can be secured either by the use of a planning condition or by a legal agreement under Section

106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (a planning obligation).

PLANNING POLICY

Wirral Unitary Development Plan 2000

The Wirral UDP was adopted in 2000. Its policies were saved for three years in September 2004, and the Council

applied to the Secretary of State to extend further again in 2007.

Policies CHO1 and CH1 explain that development proposals must aim to protect Listed Buildings, structures and other

features of recognised architectural or historic importance, historic areas of distinctive quality and character and

important archaeological sites and monuments.

Policy CH25 relates to non-scheduled archaeological remains. It states that where there are development proposals

liable to affect areas of known or suspected important un-scheduled archaeological remains, the potential importance

of the interest (in terms of rarity, condition and age of remains) and whether it is desirable or practical (owing to the

fragility or importance of the remains) to preserve them in situ will be considered.


Peel Land and Property (Ports) Limited Volume 2: Environmental Statement – Technical Appendices

West Float, Wirral Waters, International Trade Centre


GAZETTEER OF KNOWN HERITAGE RECEPTORS, SITES AND FIND SPOTS

The details of all known heritage receptors, former sites and the details of stray finds within the study area are detailed

on Table 11.1.

Table 11.1 Known heritage receptors, sites and find spots

HA

number

Designation LB/NMR/MSMR

numbers

National

Grid Ref.

Period Description

1 – NMR 67588 SJ 30 90

(locality)

Unknown Human skull and red deer leg bone; said to be the

remains of “an ancient forest bed”; found in 1850,

c.10 feet below the bed of Wallasey Pool

2 – MSMR 3090/9 SJ 3010

9056

NA /

Early Modern

Spring/Docks. A watercourse was depicted on the

1844 map, before construction of the docks. It was

later incorporated into the dock design, probably

becoming Graving Dock No 1. A graving dock is a

dry dock where a ship can be repaired. Graving

Docks 1 & 2 were constructed on the site in 1859

and are still extant, to some extent.

3 – MSMR 3090/13 SJ 302

909

Roman Coin of Valentinian II

4 Grade II

Listed

LB 444453

NMR 67590

NMR 509886

MSMR 3091/1

SJ 30190

91020

Post-medieval

(1621; barn

pos. C16th)

“The Old House”/”Birds House”: dwelling and

adjoining barn on Limekiln Lane. The house still

stands.

5 – none SJ 30032

90905

Post-medieval

(C17th)

The 1665 map shows a road heading south to meet

Wallasey Pool at what is now Wallasey Bridge.

Although no bridge is indicated on that map, it

suggests the presence of a bridge or ferry.

6 – NMR 1511394

MSMR 3090/16

MSMR 3090/17

SJ 3019

9012

Post-medieval

(C18th)

Birkenhead Foundry; three casting halls and a boiler

yard on the corner of Beaufort Road and Lincoln

Street. The building still stands but appears to have

been rebuilt extensively.

7 – MSMR 2991/16 SJ 2961

9101

Post-medieval

(late C18th)

Two tidal watermills; indicated on 1797 map
.

8 – MSMR 3090/4 SJ 3037

9098

Post-medieval

(late C18th)

Poulton Manor House, Sherlock Lane (between

Poulton Road and Limekiln Lane)

9 – MSMR 3091/6 SJ 3021

9106

Post-medieval ‘The Old Pool Inn’

10 – MSMR 3091/7 SJ 3026

9116

Post-medieval Poulton Hall (1652 country house, enlarged in 1720,

1840 and later) Peel Land and Property (Ports) Limited Volume 2: Environmental Statement – Technical Appendices

West Float, Wirral Waters, International Trade Centre

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8th Sep 2017 11:23pm Stolen - Clara - Therapy Dog by diggingdeeper

This is Clara, a therapy dog for Orton house residential home in Birkenhead she was stolen this morning, if you see her return her to Orton house residential home (Wirral Christian Centre) please.



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8th Sep 2017 8:34am Dock road closed by assassin

Police have closed the dock Rd in Wallasey both ways

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7th Sep 2017 5:59pm Byrne Ave Baths Funding Launch by diggingdeeper

I really hope this succeeds and the bath's building gets refurbished. We have lost far too much of our heritage in recent years.

http://www.wirralglobe.co.uk/news/155206...e_Avenue_baths/

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7th Sep 2017 1:57am ASDA (Bromborough) Fined £700,000 by diggingdeeper

Thoroughly disgusted with this, all food places have the occasional rodent outbreak however this was not only brought on by widespread poor cleanliness but their initial response was totally pathetic.

May I also say that there must have been many staff complicit with this. If you work somewhere that is breaking the law, report them!

SOURCE

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6th Sep 2017 10:07pm Ness gardens Free Entry 7th September 10 till 5 by fish5133

Reminder Ness Gardens has free entry tommorrow (Thursday 7th September)

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4th Sep 2017 8:23pm HOD Leasowe Castle Hotel by RUDEBOX

Well. it's September again which means one thing only- Heritage Open Days!!

A new addition to this years booklet was Leasowe Castle Hotel. This 1 hour guided tour was a bookable event. Visited with Missy (of the Manor)!

Bit of History- The original Leasowe Castle was built in 1593 by Ferdinando, the 5th Earl of Derby. In the following year he was awarded with the Manor of Wallasey, and in 1594 became the Mayor of Liverpool. The original purpose of the building is not known but it is likely to have been built in connection with sporting activities, possibly as a viewing area for the famous Wallasey races, the forerunners of the Derby race. The original octagonal tower was built with an entrance door five and a half feet above ground level. This would have given security and protection against flooding from the high tides, and also the ground floor would have served as a stable. The walls were built three feet in width, and a later owner, possibly William the 6th Earl of Derby constructed four turrets onto the original tower. T he Stanley family (the Earls of Derby), seem to have given up the building within a century of its construction, and it rapidly deteriorated to a ruin. Once known as The New Hall it soon became known as Mockbeggar Hall, a name commonly given to old ruined manorial halls. A chart of North Wirral, the Grenville Collins Pilot of 1650 shows the castle named as Mockbeggar Hall, and the foreshore as Mockbeggar Wharf, a name still used on today's Ordinance Survey Maps. The castle passed through several families until bought in 1802 by Mrs Boode. Her daughter Mary Anne married Colonel Edward Cust in 1821 and the castle remained in the Cust family until 1895. Edward Cust, the 6th son of Lord Brownlow, tried initially to run the castle as a hotel, unsuccessful he then took up residence in 1843 and made many additions to the building. In 1911 it was bought by the Trustees of the Railway Convalescent Homes, who ran the place until 1970. It was later bought in 1974 by the Wallasey Corporation who did little with it, Wirral Borough Council eventually reselling it in 1980 to Ken Harding who opened it again as a hotel. The first St Bernard dog ever brought in England found a home at Leaoswe Casle.

http://www.wirralhistory.online/leasowecastle.html

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4th Sep 2017 2:27pm 45 gallon by Dilly

Oil drums, good clean condition. 6 available. Take as many as you need. Collection only. Cheers

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4th Sep 2017 9:01am 3 and 2 seater reclining suite by tommybarry

5 years old in good condition frame fabric and recliners are all good, want to give this to someone in need rather than selling. also fire retardant
will expect collection on Thursday 7th as having new suite delivered friday

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3rd Sep 2017 4:20pm Carbon Cleaning by venice

"Cheshire Carbon Cleaning" firm coming to Cheshire. £55 promotional offer. Has anyone had this done elsewhere and been pleased with the result? They seem not to use solvents surprisingly . OH (who doesnt like using the pc, sked me to look in the advert, wondering if this means removing the air filter - and would it clean the turbo charger and catalytic converter, diesel particulate filter, exhaust system? The ad doesnt say . So, any thoughts on the good or bad points regarding the system used?

https://www.cheshirecarboncleaning.co.uk/contact

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29th Aug 2017 9:28pm Corsa D wing replacements by conan

My daughter has a corsa d with tatty wings,ive sourced both in the same colour.
Can anyone here replace them please.

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29th Aug 2017 2:10pm chest of drawers by Catsick

4 drawer chest in ok condition for age, will require clean up/repair.
Collection only.

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