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Yesterday at 09:24 PM Cheshire Live Steamers [by diggingdeeper]
Cheshire Live Steamers, mini traction engines on at Wirral Country Park this weekend Saturday and Sunday 10am to 4pm.

[Linked Image]
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Yesterday at 09:09 AM Body repairs [by kamikazi]

My camper needs welding, looking for recommendations of someone who is excellent at body repairs, my van is overheight for most workshops at 10 foot.

Thanks in advance

K
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15th Jul 2019 10:43pm Set Your Clocks [by diggingdeeper]
A one o'clock gun will be fired on Thursday 18th July 2019 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the previous firing.

Please don't ask what time it will go off grin

It will be a field gun at Woodside ferry performing the event.
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15th Jul 2019 2:17pm free Items to go before scrapman commoth [by gerry1]
Five electrical Items for spares/repair..

One Radiator cover to fit radiator size 110cmx60cm or aprox 43"x2ft

Must go a.s.a.p Collection only from eastham.

FREE.
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13th Jul 2019 3:05pm Wirral Crime Yesterday [by diggingdeeper]
Merseyside Police are appealing for information about the following events that occurred on 12th July

Shots fired in Victoria Fields, Birkenhead

Arson in Livingstone Street, Birkenhead

Stabbing by Railway Pub, Meols

70 year old man robbed in Laird Street, Birkenhead
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13th Jul 2019 8:39am Block Paving [by delta6]
Free for collection from Moreton
Cannot deliver.
Whole purple/red blocks
Whole yellow blocks

Plenty of purple and yellow half bricks/off cuts.
See pics
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9th Jul 2019 5:43pm Ah, how sad. [by venice]
Hopefully it may have been claimed by now , but Upton vets are holding an old blind unmicrochipped all black cat if you know anyone who has lost one.
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28th Jun 2019 2:43pm Death Cafe Wirral - this time at Stollies [by martinharris]
This week is the second anniversary of the death of Death Cafe founder Jon Underwood. He died suddenly at the age of just 44 but his legacy lives on in many ways, including the thousands of Death Cafe events that run all over the world every year now. See what it's all about by coming to one on the Wirral. Our last one was well attended and this one will be at Stollies in Wallasey Village. It's free to attend but booking is essential.

For more information go to... Death Cafe Wirral [/url]https://www.facebook.com/events/426702974785332/
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27th Jun 2019 11:27am washing machine parts [by gerry1]
HI any washing machine engineer out there wanting some parts before scrap man.
The machine was a HOTPOINT WMA40

1 drum housing unit, with new bearing fitted.
2 front panel complete with electronics, and a draw unit.
3 a glass door complete.

these must go as one lot,
Thanks Gerry
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25th Jun 2019 8:42am Best Dog Walking Parks ? [by Fenix]
New dog owner here - I know there are two private parks you can let the dogs run off the lead in Willaston and Neston - but are there any council parks with fences to keep the dogs contained ?

The nearer Bebington the better - not sure if doggie is that keen on the car and we'd always try and walk if possible.

Thanks everyone.
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23rd Jun 2019 7:18pm Unidentified Dredgers [by locomotive]
A couple of years ago I asked did anyone remember two scrap dredgers lying in Vittoria Dock or a basin off the dock, at last I have found them, one was Mersey 24 a Grab Hopper type, which was in a collision in the Mersey and sank, it was recovered and beached at Egremont where it was repaired enough to get it into the dock, it was sitting on the bottom of the dock, and the engine room was quite clear water, all the silt stayed at the bottom, so you could swim around (no Mr Health and Mr Safety in those days. The thing that stuck in my memory was it had been rammed midships and there was the biggest piece of timber I have ever seen bolted across the gap, it was about 2 feet square and 20 feet long at least, it was sold to Westminster Dredging in 1957.
The other ship was Centaur a Bucket dredger, we used to climb up to the top of the bucket lift, she was sold for scrap April 1958.
In those days we didn't cause any damage so nobody bothered you, I think they were still there in late 58 early 59, awaiting removal, information found in a MDH&B stock list book. Kindly lent tp me last week. I left school in 59 so never went back down to the docks, mystery solved
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21st Jun 2019 4:08pm windows 10 [by steviebyday]
just spotted an update for windows 10 1903, is it safe to upload, or does it have problems.
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21st Jun 2019 10:42am Cheshire Tithe Maps Online [by yoller]
I don't know if we've already featured this on WikiWirral, but it's a useful research tool ...

https://maps.cheshireeast.gov.uk/tithemaps/
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19th Jun 2019 9:25am The Daffodil (Overchurch) is Saved [by Norton]
From the Merseyside on Film Facebook page

The Daffodil Is Coming Home
The Royal Daffodil Is Coming Home!

The Former MV Royal Daffodil Mersey Ferry Sets Sail Towards New Life As The Region’s Premier Floating Food & Drink Destination . . . Keep an eye on this page for more in the coming months . . . .

A project to re-launch the former MV Royal Daffodil as Liverpool’s latest waterfront attraction has passed its first milestone, as it was recently towed out onto the river by her new owners, for the very first time in almost six years.

Having been moved off its mooring at Duke Street Quayside, Birkenhead and winched out of the water; the vessel is undergoing extensive restoration and re-purposing, with an exciting array of plans to secure her future now starting to be revealed. Going forward, it will simply be known as “Daffodil” and is set to be permanently relocated to Canning Dock during the coming months.

The initiative promises to preserve what is a hugely important feature of the City Region’s recent maritime heritage for many years to come, whilst opening Daffodil back up to the public as a unique place to drink, dine, host events, occasions and hold weddings by the waterfront.
The venture is being spearheaded by a number of local Visitor Economy business leaders – CEO of Liverpool City Sights, Philip Olivier; Managing Director of Orb Events Agency, Joshua Boyd and Managing Directors of popular Baltic Village businesses, Alfred McCaughran and Terence Stockton. The project was initially pitched to Merseytravel in June 2018 before being assessed and eventually approved by Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor Steve Rotherham and Merseytravel board members in April 2019. This week, it has been given a further stamp of approval by the Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Joe Anderson, twelve months on from its first inception.

Having been decommissioned and out of service since 2012 with gradually deteriorating condition, this much-loved vessel will be transformed through upwards of £600k investment in order to re-launch as a static, floating venue which features a café, cocktail bar and 106-cover seafood & grill restaurant; alongside an al-fresco Promenade Deck and event space in the former engine room of the hull. An official launch date is yet to be announced.

In addition, plans for 11 bedrooms of on-board guest accommodation are set to be developed in the near future to create the region’s largest floating hotel. Key heritage aspects are also carefully preserved throughout, with plans to create a mini-museum exhibit to the history of the 800-year-old Mersey river crossing in the “Wheelhouse” or bridge, offering visitors a first-hand look at navigation consoles and the original 19th-century compass amongst other exhibits.

Major engineering works are project-managed by Bromborough-based Carmet Marine who have over 40 years’ experience across three generations in their locally rooted, family-owned business. A broad range of contractors from the Liverpool City Region and across the North West are being used for all other key refurbishments, furnishings and interior design work.

This exciting venture will eventually result in the creation of over 16 new jobs and is expected to become a key feature in the ever-transforming waterfront zone, likely becoming a major tourist attraction. It is certain to become a new picture-postcard moment for all visitors to the city, set against the iconic backdrop of Albert Dock and the Three Graces.

Originally built at Cammell Laird, Birkenhead ‘The Daff’ was given her maiden voyage in April 1962 where she went on to carry passengers across the River Mersey in service to the people of the Liverpool City Region – right up until December 2012. The ferry has a wealth of heritage as both a working cross-river vessel as well as being used for functions, parties and special cruises with famous local nightlife brands over the years. Owners are now uncovering an exciting history of famous faces, personal stories and have been unravelling a swathe of legendary moments with the kind help of Mersey Ferries Heritage Society and local enthusiasts, which they hope to begin sharing with the public very soon.

For up to date info, please visit:
https://www.facebook.com/daffodilliverpool
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18th Jun 2019 3:20pm Recycling [by granny]


Recycling is very much at the fore and some brilliant ideas and community interaction are taking place all over the country/world.

This I thought is an excellent idea. So far as I know, it seems to be in the are of Kent, but if any of the supermarkets in Wirral would engage, it could be an amazing result. Sainsbury's, Tesco, and Waitrose are collection points in Kent and East Sussex .



Charity coffee pod & crisp packet recycling

Whilst our main focus and indeed fundraiser has been Tassimo drinks pods over the last few years we have recently started collecting your used crisp packets.

We take all sizes, brands and multi bag outer packaging.

Crisp packets take over 30 years to break down. Over 100 million are eaten in the UK daily!

You drop them off and we sort them before sending off to the recycler. Every 3kg (approx 400/500 packets) is enough to wrap 3 patients in bubble wrap whilst being flown to a major trauma centre by Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex. This simple yet effective measure allows for patients to maintain their core body temperature and is key in the chain of survival.

Who would have thought eating something so yummy would do so much good for not only sick and seriously injured patients but our environment?

If you are a company/school/club/scout group etc and want to start your own collection then please send us a message. We pay for the postage and all money you raise goes directly to Air Ambulance Kent Surrey Sussex.
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14th Jun 2019 8:36pm File Backups Storage On Memory Sticks [by fish5133]
Think i have too many photo graphs and also want to back up certain files. Whats the best and quickest way of doing it, especially photographs.

Have a Pictures Folder which has sub folders in it. Do i have to do each folder separately or can i just save the whole Pictures Folder. Tried copy and paste but it seems to get bogged down. What about drag and drop.

Thank you
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14th Jun 2019 1:47pm Yet another Scam! [by Habdab]
Two days ago I got an annonymous call, they hung up when I answered, so I knew what was coming. Sure enough, today I got a recorded message telling me criminal proceedings were being brough against me, press 1.
So I pressed it and an Indian gentleman asked me why I was calling. I told him, then he asked me my name. I told him to wait while I recorded the call then told him it was his idea to call me and he should already have my name. He got annoyed and mumbled something about the Police getting in touch then hung up.
Not sure how they intended to scam me, but beware.
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11th Jun 2019 2:22pm Looking for old friends.... [by RachelC]
My Nan grew up in Mason Avenue, Bidston (Beryl Christopher - as she was then known, Born 1932).

She wants to track down some of her friends from her younger days.

She worked with Marie Crichton (not sure of the spelling) in Littlewoods Birkenhead in the 1950's. Marie married Billy Bainbridge and is believed to have had twin boys.

If anyone knows where they are or what became of them she would love to know.
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9th Jun 2019 6:33pm Living with universal 'wages' [by venice]
Looks like if there was an election and Labour got in , John McDonnell is saying he would put Liverpool forward as a test area for a' universal basic income for everyone ' . I believe this failed in Finland , not sure about Canada , and Scotland are planning but yet to action it . Do you think it would work in Liverpool ,and would you like to see it in Wirral ?
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9th Jun 2019 5:47pm Eastham Zoo/Pleasure Gardens [by CateJones]
Hi,

I’m wondering if anyone has any more info/pictures around the Eastham Pleasure Gardens and the zoo there?

I take the dog there regularly, so have seen the bear put and fountains, and I can see what’s left of the rollercoaster.

There just seems to be very little info about it, tho I imagine there were probably posters and postcards at the time!
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7th Jun 2019 11:42am Logo on Pilgrim Street building, Birkenhead [by yoller]
Does anyone know what this ornate logo stood for on this old building at the Monk's Ferry end of Pilgrim Street, Birkenhead? I think it reads: WB Ltd, or W B and L.
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7th Jun 2019 8:46am Brown Bin Collections [by granny]


Anyone failed to have their brown bin emptied this week ? The new financial year has begun for Berty Brown Bin.
I paid his membership, which was accepted and collected from my bank a week before Berty's next collection.

Up to that point no ' membership sticker' had arrived, but that shouldn't make much difference because Berty's collectors have IT on board to tell them who has paid and who hasn't.

To cut a short story even shorter, the Berty's Collectors didn't empty him but only about 2 hours later the 'membership sticker' arrived . It would seem that a number of neighbours had the same problem but all received their stickers in the same morning post as I did.

According to Street Scene, numerous people have called to report no collection on that particular morning and if we left the bins out they would be emptied before 5pm the next day.

Well, it hasn't happened, and they haven't yet been collected this morning either .

This of course does not sound like a major problem, objection being... I bet the bins will be emptied on Saturday morning, when the men are on triple wages .
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3rd Jun 2019 8:34am Collapse of Crane [by Excoriator]
The second of the two cranes that used to be at the end of the disused oil jetty in Rock Ferry collapsed yesterday at about 5 PM. The first one went years ago. This second collapse seems to have damaged the remaining infrastructure of the rusting structure which will over the years follow it. The deck near the crane is now sagging dangerously.

The whole decaying structure is dangerous, and from time to time one sees kids playing on it. At least one young man died on it, and it should be demolished immediately in my opinion.
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2nd Jun 2019 1:48pm Wallasey Grammar School for Boys 1940 [by Ligularium]
Hi

Do any members in this group have any snippets of knowledge about Wallasey Grammar School for Boys during the 2nd world War?

I'm particularly keen to learn what happened to the school and the boys in December 1940. Does anyone know if the boys were evacuated, and if so, any ideas where the boys were sent?

Are there any publications I might be able to locate that covers this time in Wallasey's History?

Thanks

Ligularium
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1st Jun 2019 5:35pm ISS Visible Tonight [by diggingdeeper]
At about 11:05pm tonight, the International Space Station may be visible from the Wirral for a few minutes in the south-west. Its very low down so you need a clear view to the south-west.

It may be visible the next few nights as well but I think tonight is the longest.
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24th May 2019 4:53pm 3 Mobile Outage Wirral [by SteveK557]
Friday 24 May 2019 – If you live on the Wirral and you have had issues with your 3 mobile service/signal recently during May 2019 and has been down during the week Mon 20 May 2019 to Friday 24 May 2019 then I’d suggest that you contact 3 mobile and quote the known issue with the mobile mast in Spital, and get a reduction on your phone bill as compensation.

I had typed this out just in case I got a window of opportunity to post it online and warn others that this is a technical problem with the 3 mobile network in Wirral and is not an issue with your phone, which 3 mobile will try to tell you.

I’ve had a few issues over the last few months with 3 mobile local service/signal (particularly in Bromborough) but I lost signal and all service on the morning of Mon 20 May 2019, so I couldn’t contact 3 to ask what was happening without driving to Ellesmere Port before the signal would pick up again.

I have two phones with 3 mobile. Both affected.

I rely on one of those phones for personal hotspot. No service. I don’t have any other internet service at home to rely upon.

No calls available.
No text.
No data usage available.
No mobile services available.
No hotspot available.
Complete loss of all services.
“Network service unavailable” – message.

A week signal came back intermittently but kept dipping in and out and not enough to actually use the phone or hotspot.
I tried to contact 3 whilst I had a signal but due to the signal dropping off again and again I kept getting cut off during conversation with the Asian rep who initially couldn’t understand what I was saying, which doesn’t help when all he wanted to do was to verify my account, take me through security questions, asks me again because he can’t understand me and then puts me on hold!!!

FFS 3 Mobile......., I’VE GOT A WEAK SIGNAL THAT IS A RESULT OF YOUR POOR SERVICE AND IT WILL DROP OUT ANY SECOND. I’VE BEEN WAITING FOR A SIGNAL TO BE ABLE TO CONTACT YOU TO REPORT IT -------AND ONCE i GET THROUGH TO YOU-------------YOU PUT ME ON HOLD!!!!!! YOU MORON.

I subsequently got cut off before I could get to the bottom of the problem or ask him to try and call me back.

The signal eventually kicked back in again briefly late Monday afternoon just long enough for me to be able to contact 3 again and speak with customer services.

They initially tried fobbing me off and telling me that it was an issue with my android phone. I knew this to be nonsense. My other phone is an iPhone and I had the exact same service/signal issues with that one too.

Ironically, whilst on the phone to 3 customer services, I got a text message from 3 telling me that the mobile Mast in Spital, Wirral would be down for maintenance and that mobile services to this area would be affected until Friday 24 May 2019.

The text message said – “Hello, We’re planning work in Spital CH62 3PZ this week. We expect to finish by 24/05/2019. If your service is affected, click here for updates - http://bit.ly/2YbX5GW “.

The above bitly link takes you to a Network & Coverage postcode checker – it didn’t work.

The customer services rep continued to tell me that my service/signal issue was with my phone and was then trying to upgrade me to a 4G phone.

Told her I didn’t need a new phone. I read the text message out to her and she then backtracked, put me on hold and came back and confirmed that the service in my postcode was down due to maintenance and that the service would continue to be affected until Friday 24 May 2019.

I told her that this wasn’t acceptable. She offered me a 12 pound rebate.

I’m not interested in a measly rebate.

I want mobile service or at least to receive ample warning that it is going to be down so that I can make alternative arrangements.
They just don’t get it.

They are a mobile service provider, yet expect you to be able to access your messages and the internet to contact them to complain or to find out what the issues is------whilst their own services are down!!!!!!!!!

They keep you on hold, after you have desperately been trying to contact them.

They try to sell you another phone, whilst you’re trying to get their trash service back online.

What mobile company in the right mind sends out text messages to its own customers to inform them that service is down…..knowing full well that the customer can’t receive that message because they don’t have any signal or service because your feckin service is down!!!!!! Morons. Who is running this company?

She could have offered me 100 pound but it still doesn’t give me any mobile service or internet.

I didn’t receive any prior warning that this outage was going to happen, other than the text message that was sent whilst the service was actually down. Go FFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFFF figure.

Eventually managed to check their ‘Check coverage & network status’ tool – it either gives me an ‘OOPS’ error message or it tells me that there are no problems in my postcode.!!!!!!. WTF!

…It gets even better.

3 mobile have since been trying to call me back on my dead mobile service to discuss my complaint further. They couldn’t get through to me…..i wonder why?

So they sent me 3 text messages telling me that they couldn’t get through to me…..i wonder why?

Those text messages say that they want me to go online to make my complaint via live chat……..without any internet access!!!!

Those text messages didn’t come through to me for two hours…….i wonder why?

BECAUSE YOUR SERVICE IS DOWN YOU MORONS!!!!!!

You couldn’t make this up. It comedy at its best.

3 mobile obviously don’t know how their own mobile service actually works.

Hint - We need to be able to access to your services in order for us to use them and receive your messages and calls. We also need a signal/service to be able to speak to you via live chat!!

P.S... Been told by 3 mobile customer services that they have actually been fitting a new mobile mast in Spital, Wirral and that all mobile services should be resumed back to normal today, Friday 24 2019.
.
(They also have an issue with one of their masts in Liverpool).

Rant over.
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23rd May 2019 5:37am Wifi Dongle in Ireland [by saltytom]
On my trips round Ireland I have always used wifi in bars / pubs etc, I will be staying in Fermoy for 8 weeks from next week does anyone know anything about using WIFI Dongles as I want to take a laptop with me, thanks for any help in advance.
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20th May 2019 6:06pm CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD [by thesilentenigma]
Campaigners are highlighting the plight of a flooded cycleway in Wirral as the borough prepares to host a national bike race.
Angry cyclists say the perimeter track around Bidston Moss is blocked by a lake that has been growing in size since before the turn of the year.
Wirral has been trumpeting the arrival of the OVO Tour Series for professional cyclists on May 21 as well as hosting a stage of the Tour of Britain in September.
But nothing has been done to resolve the blockage at one of the area’s premier scenic routes.
Cyclist Barry Turner 58, from Seacombe, said: “You expect a bit of flooding in winter but a small pool has been allowed to grow into something resembling a lake. You can actually see vegetation growing underneath the water, it’s like Wirral’s version of a coral reef.
“Unfortunately no one seems to taking responsibility for this. It affects walkers as well as cyclists. Every time you go along there – which I do less and less – you find people grumbling.”
The track at the rear of Bidston Tip links on to Route 56 of the national cycleway.
The flooding appears to have been caused by a drainage issue on nearby land managed by Network Rail. Forestry England, which is responsible for the Bidston Moss land, says it is working with Network rail to try and find a short-term solution.







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20th May 2019 8:49am Body found in Central Park lake [by daveybm]
According to the Liverpool Echo a man's body was found in the lake at 6.30 this morning,
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/park-cordoned-after-mans-body-16299695
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17th May 2019 10:29pm Galloway Arms/Park Hotel 183-185 Beckwith Street [by diggingdeeper]
Built around 1860 as the Galloway Arms Hotel, renamed to the Park Hotel then later renamed to the New Park Hotel. May have been rebuilt at some point.

183-185 Beckwith Street on the west corner of Trinity Street and Beckwith Street, Birkenhead.
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17th May 2019 6:34am Tyres [by Pete_M]
Hi all,
I need four tyres for my Ford Focus, where would you recommend on the Wirral for either new or part worn?

Any advice is appreciated.

Pete
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12th May 2019 9:36pm Evacuees [by Bandurra]
Hello - nervous first post


I would be very grateful if anyone could point me in the right direction to find out a little more about the evacuation of children from Birkenhead to the English/Welsh border

Thank you
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8th May 2019 10:34pm Tommy Robinson [by diggingdeeper]
5pm Sunday 12th May - Beechwood, Wirral CH43 7ZU

1pm Sunday 19th May - Bootle

5pm Sunday 19th May - Stockbridge L28 1ST
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7th May 2019 5:07pm Free custom Bike [by gerry1]
Free Appolo Rage bike,
Needs a new back wheel inertube, free to collection only from
Eastham.
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6th May 2019 7:03am Help building a model hydroplane? [by gerrymoore]
I already have a radio control TX and RX and suddenly fancy building a very fast little boat. Saw a guy on Gautby road lake when I was a kid (what a memory I have!!) who had a hydroplane/airboat powered by a little glow plug engine and airscrew - wow that went FAST!!!

I want to use an electric motor with a an ESC and lipo battery but not sure what sort of power I need to go FAST!!! Also what size/type of prop.

Anyone here know anything about what I'm talking about and can offer any advice??? Thanks Gerry
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5th May 2019 9:17pm The Future is 5G [by granny]

Having watched this programme 'click' earlier today , it is IMO very concerning and I can't see why we in this island nation would even need it.

Worth watching to the end , 25 mins of enlightenment. Maybe this is what Edward Snowden was engaged in ?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0004v9t/click-5g-whizz
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3rd May 2019 12:15am Local Elections 2019 [by diggingdeeper]
Massive gain for greens in Birkenhead & Tranmere.

Green gain in Prenton.

Conservative gain in Pensby & Thingwall (must be the land of BDSM)

Libdem gain in Oxton (back to where it was traditionally).

Labour gain in Rock Ferry (only because previous Labour Councillor did the dirty).

I think all the rest were holds.
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1st May 2019 10:16pm Climate Change [by derekdwc]
Just wondering how many of us believe in climate change (I do) and if someone could do a poll on here.
Was thinking if it keeps on hotting up and a growing population and leakages will we come to a point where we have serious water shortages.
Just found after a google that there is only 1 major desalinated water plant in the UK and that's in London.
I think Wirral (being surrounded on 3 sides by water and having land to build on) would be in a good position to build desalinated water plant or plants.
Should we start thinking of water aid for ourselves within the next couple of decades
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1st May 2019 5:09pm Death Cafe comes to Wirral [by martinharris]
Death Cafe: Wednesday 8th May (7pm - 9pm)

This is part of a global movement which encourages people to drink tea, eat cake and discuss death! It's as simple as that. Refreshments will be on sale in the coffee bar at Hoylake Parade Community Centre and the event will be hosted by Wirral funeral celebrant, Martin Poole. The thinking behind the event is that by talking about and coming to terms with our own death, we can make better decisions in our lives.

Details about the event can be found at www.facebook.com/deathcafewirral

To book your free space contact martin@wirralfuneralcelebrant.co.uk
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30th Apr 2019 9:54am Birkenhead [by Excoriator]
What should be done to lift the general air of hopelessness that pervades Central Birkenhead? I drove through the other day and found it utterly depressing.

The council has tried several times to get the place going and each scheme has proved an expensive flop. Perhaps its time for the general public to take a hand and suggest something that might work.

Demolishing the whole place and starting again seems a not entirely unreasonable suggestion at times.
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