Our Success is in our members who value our strength as a valued community.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,029,058
Topics75,695
Members13,576
Forums65
Posts in last 24hrs20
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
40 registered members (AndyT, 8 invisible), 1,226 guests, and214 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
194 car sales
New General Forums
Wild West (Leasowe)
by GaryFromWirral. 23rd Nov 2020 6:44pm
Sony PlayStation 5 sales
by _Ste_. 21st Nov 2020 9:46am
Ebay fraudsters
by _Ste_. 16th Nov 2020 12:23pm
Dominic Goings
by casper. 14th Nov 2020 9:48am
New Wirral History
Fairs Cameras - Bebington
by diggingdeeper. 23rd Nov 2020 4:08pm
Wirral Home Guard
by bridekirk. 12th Nov 2020 10:34pm
Genealogical Research - Macmillan
by Alex_Macmillan. 10th Oct 2020 11:57am
Outdoor swimming pools
by mikeeb. 30th Jun 2020 4:26pm
122 Wirral Hotel 97 Cleveland Street Russell St
by derekdwc. 4th Jul 2014 9:34pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
Gladstone Theatre Vandalised
by diggingdeeper. 24th Nov 2020 9:17pm
Fairs Cameras - Bebington
by diggingdeeper. 24th Nov 2020 9:00pm
Rockferry high school fire
by cools. 24th Nov 2020 8:58pm
Award for Corbyn ???
by diggingdeeper. 24th Nov 2020 8:55pm
Oxton Flats
by AndyT. 24th Nov 2020 12:09pm
View Ranger
by mikeeb. 24th Nov 2020 10:42am
car stupidity
by diggingdeeper. 23rd Nov 2020 4:15pm
WANTED...used garden roller
by spider. 23rd Nov 2020 3:02pm
Liverpool Airport
by Excoriator. 23rd Nov 2020 12:59pm
November
M T W T F S S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30
Recent Posts : What's On ?
View Ranger
by mikeeb. 24th Nov 2020 10:42am
Pontins Southport
by mikeeb. 18th Nov 2020 1:13pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
£1 house programme on now #1052900
21st Feb 2018 10:03pm
21st Feb 2018 10:03pm
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 383
svenlock68
S
svenlock68 Offline OP
Old Hand
svenlock68  Offline OP
Old Hand
S
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 383
svenlock68
As usual people trying their hardest to get a useless PR obsessed council to help are frustrated by idiot apologist gormless wasters from liverpool council.
Why people give them money & trust i really dont know
. The houses are infact £50ks worth of work ahead.....crime & filth are rife plus a years wait to even start from fool overpaid council " officials " who wont even sign things off. Incompetents.
I wouldnt touch their " amazing deal " with a barge pole.
Poor souls with no permanent home.

Google Ads
Re: £1 house programme on now [Re: svenlock68] #1052907
22nd Feb 2018 9:09am
22nd Feb 2018 9:09am
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,742
wirral
E
Excoriator Online content
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Online Content
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,742
wirral
Be fair Sven. You don't know the council official is overpaid, and the delay was due to the government being slow not the council. I saw the programme too.

It would have been better of course to allow work to start immediately, and the Council would have liked to do so but it simply couldn't. The government had given them a grant to demolish them and seems reluctant to move from this position.

Quite possibly, a developer WANTS them to be demolished in order to build profitable houses on the site. The longer the delay, the more likely it is that they will be vandalised or torched and will HAVE to be demolished. A word in a Minister's ear over an agreeable meal in a posh restaurant is probably all it took to cause such a delay.

Re: £1 house programme on now [Re: svenlock68] #1052911
22nd Feb 2018 3:08pm
22nd Feb 2018 3:08pm
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Wirral
T
thesilentenigma Offline
Newbeee
thesilentenigma  Offline
Newbeee
T
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Wirral
It's laughable isn't it?, these poor saps were sold a false dream. Pay 40k to do those dumps up - the council should be paying them. Why isn't a HA taking them on?

Re: £1 house programme on now [Re: Excoriator] #1052949
23rd Feb 2018 8:41am
23rd Feb 2018 8:41am
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 383
svenlock68
S
svenlock68 Offline OP
Old Hand
svenlock68  Offline OP
Old Hand
S
Joined: Nov 2011
Posts: 383
svenlock68
Originally Posted by Excoriator
Be fair Sven. You don't know the council official is overpaid, and the delay was due to the government being slow not the council. I saw the programme too.

It would have been better of course to allow work to start immediately, and the Council would have liked to do so but it simply couldn't. The government had given them a grant to demolish them and seems reluctant to move from this position.

Quite possibly, a developer WANTS them to be demolished in order to build profitable houses on the site. The longer the delay, the more likely it is that they will be vandalised or torched and will HAVE to be demolished. A word in a Minister's ear over an agreeable meal in a posh restaurant is probably all it took to cause such a delay.


I wouldnt agree, hes overpaid to do his job because he cant even tell them in 18 months the answer they wanted.
Councils all over uk are crushed by paying high salaries plus golden handshake pensions , like the WBC leader is on more than the PM !
Fire chiefs & police chiefs too. Yet our bills go up while services shut or reduce. Its the self entitlement of high pay brought up during labour.
Yet councils lost millions via iceland bank accounts.
If youre lookin for corrupt money wasting PFI using quango run by free masons look at a local council.
" arms length management " is a new peusdo speak term we now hear about grenfell area council .....the usual MO of the uk will apply . No one will be held to account & lengthy enquiries and debate will kick it into the long grass , it will be no ones responsibility.
Apologist weak uk will reign.


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Gladstone Theatre Vandalised
by diggingdeeper. 24th Nov 2020 9:17pm
Oxton Flats
by AndyT. 23rd Nov 2020 6:17pm
Fairs Cameras - Bebington
by diggingdeeper. 23rd Nov 2020 4:08pm
car stupidity
by lincle. 23rd Nov 2020 8:46am
Liverpool Airport
by Excoriator. 22nd Nov 2020 5:42pm
For Sale & Free
2009 Mini 1.4 First - Full JCW Bodykit
by delta6. 23rd Nov 2020 10:14am
Ps4 Glacier White 500gb
by Peter0787. 20th Nov 2020 6:34pm
CALL OF DUTY
by paul110180. 17th Nov 2020 9:44pm
Ipad 5 Mini 256gb
by Catsick. 14th Nov 2020 2:25pm
Chest Freezer
by delta6. 12th Nov 2020 6:32pm
Member Spotlight
_Ste_
_Ste_
The Bronx
Posts: 16,273
Joined: August 2005
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
vicpitcher, Lilycat, AndyT, mac123, TheSock
13576 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
locomotive (78)
New Wirral Info
Oxton Flats
by AndyT. 23rd Nov 2020 6:17pm
Pontins Southport
by mikeeb. 18th Nov 2020 1:13pm
divorce
by lincle. 15th Nov 2020 10:48am
eBay Complaints
by granny. 6th Nov 2020 11:33am
Wirral’s Rights of Way Map
by mikeeb. 31st Oct 2020 11:09am
News : New Topics
Gladstone Theatre Vandalised
by diggingdeeper. 24th Nov 2020 9:17pm
Liverpool Airport
by Excoriator. 22nd Nov 2020 5:42pm
Remembrance Sunday
by mikeeb. 8th Nov 2020 9:49am
Firework attack
by lincle. 6th Nov 2020 10:12am
Furlough extended to March
by mikeeb. 5th Nov 2020 4:53pm
New Enthusiast Forums
car stupidity
by lincle. 23rd Nov 2020 8:46am
car sales
by lincle. 19th Nov 2020 4:54pm
Ban on sales of petrol and diesel cars and vans.
by mikeeb. 18th Nov 2020 10:50am
cheap kindle books
by derekdwc. 17th Nov 2020 11:06am
Puppy Mills
by granny. 17th Nov 2020 10:44am
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 7:55am
Sunset Tue 4:02pm
Local Time Tue 10:52pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1