Welcome to WikiWirral, sharing is what we do best.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,006,540
Topics74,475
Members12,695
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs26
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
66 registered members (3richard, 13 invisible), 1,111 guests, and294 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Two people and a car
by cools. 13th Aug 2018 3:47pm
How do Breasts Have So Much Power ?
by granny. 5th Aug 2018 4:33pm
Where's this?
by venice. 5th Aug 2018 3:24am
HAPPY BIRTHDAY
by rocks. 4th Aug 2018 11:25am
New Wirral History
Birkenhead Market.
by venice. 4th Aug 2018 7:54pm
1970's Murder in Central Park, Wallasey
by cutespam. 4th Aug 2018 11:28am
Clatterbridge workhouse
by venice. 4th Aug 2018 11:22am
Sir Thomas Massey Stanley 1841
by bliplandy. 1st Aug 2018 2:57pm
Listed buildings site
by derekdwc. 23rd Jul 2018 9:08pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
No more bridge, never be the same
Over Exposed Crash Site
Topic Replies
Finds from the last outing
by Detecting_wirral. 17th Aug 2018 7:08pm
What song are you listening to?
by cools. 17th Aug 2018 4:21pm
More threats to Wirral's Green Belt
by diggingdeeper. 17th Aug 2018 11:30am
Opticians and Glasses
by venice. 16th Aug 2018 11:15pm
Need an earth strap fitting....
by gerrymoore. 16th Aug 2018 2:03pm
Xbox One 1tb
by Ocanisak. 16th Aug 2018 1:22pm
Gibson House
by diggingdeeper. 14th Aug 2018 8:59pm
Another plan for Birkenhead
by Gibbo. 14th Aug 2018 10:28am
paint mixing
by gerrymoore. 13th Aug 2018 9:28am
August
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 31
Recent Posts : What's On ?
The Duke of Lancaster
by Gibbo. 7th Aug 2018 11:23am
Ness Gardens Fun Day
by granny. 3rd Aug 2018 1:39pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rating 5
Strange happenings #1053585
15th Mar 2018 12:56pm
15th Mar 2018 12:56pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
L
lincle Online content OP
Addict
lincle  Online Content OP
Addict
L
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
Oooooh some weird people about . Last night I put my bin out for collection as usual.This morning I went to bring it in but it had gone. Some of you may not think that's unusual but the bin collection hadn't taken place so whoever took it also took two weeks rubbish as well so if you spot it on Wiki for Sale please let me know or if you took it ,keep the rubbish,return the bin which is clearly marked as I can't afford £37 to replace it.

Google Ads
Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053595
15th Mar 2018 2:48pm
15th Mar 2018 2:48pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,814
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,814
Birkenhead
They used to replace stolen bins for free, worth an ask?


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Strange happenings [Re: diggingdeeper] #1053608
15th Mar 2018 4:07pm
15th Mar 2018 4:07pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
L
lincle Online content OP
Addict
lincle  Online Content OP
Addict
L
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
Thanks Digging,not holding out any hope but worth a try .Will ring now

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053609
15th Mar 2018 4:29pm
15th Mar 2018 4:29pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
L
lincle Online content OP
Addict
lincle  Online Content OP
Addict
L
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
Rang the Council ,Digging, great bloke but all he can do is send me 5 stickers to put on bin bags which the collectors will take. Ring again in a fortnight if bin not returned & they will send out a new one ,cost £37 . Oh well there goes my cold weather payment ☃

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053611
15th Mar 2018 5:39pm
15th Mar 2018 5:39pm
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,530
wirral
E
Excoriator Online content
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Online Content
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,530
wirral
I think the grey ones are free, but I could be wrong.

Some time ago I read a newspaper columnist (can't remember his name) who heard a noise one evening and investigated to find a shamefaced neighbour at his bins. It appeared the neighbour had received a letter from the council pointing out that he wasn't recycling enough and might be fined! It turned out he (the neighbour) was something of a keen organic cook and bought very little prepackaged food, growing much of it in his allotment, so there was very little he COULD recycle. This cut no ice with the council who assumed he was bunging everything in the landfill bin.

The two came to an arrangement in which they would share their rubbish, and keep the council happy.

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053617
15th Mar 2018 6:45pm
15th Mar 2018 6:45pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
L
lincle Online content OP
Addict
lincle  Online Content OP
Addict
L
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
At the moment a grey ( ?) bin is half price for a limited period. I did ask if I could use my useless brown bin instead if I covered it in green sticky backed plastic. At least the bloke laughed so he was happy. Kind neighbour has offered the use of hers & my Daughter will also take my rubbish away.

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053648
16th Mar 2018 3:35pm
16th Mar 2018 3:35pm
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,530
wirral
E
Excoriator Online content
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Online Content
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,530
wirral
Sometimes, bins fall into the wagon. If that happens, the bin men are supposed to report it and if they do you get a free replacement. If they don't, that's it. You have to pay. We now have two green and two grey ones due to disappearance, followed (when we've bought a new bin) reappearance some weeks later!

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053649
16th Mar 2018 4:22pm
16th Mar 2018 4:22pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
L
lincle Online content OP
Addict
lincle  Online Content OP
Addict
L
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
Wish that had happened Ex but the wagon hadn't been ,the collectors were still 10 minutes down the road.They have promised to look for it . Luckily a neighbour now has no need for her spare bin as her family have left home so she is going to let me have it if mine doesn't turn up. I think it's so wrong to have to pay when it's taken ,the Council insist on bins being near to the road for easy collection but won't be responsible if some thief in the night goes off with it.

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053651
16th Mar 2018 5:11pm
16th Mar 2018 5:11pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,814
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,814
Birkenhead
I think flats get free bins as well, yet another way landlords are subsidised.

So badly thought out are wheelie bins, you have no control over who robs it, no control over other people putting the wrong type of rubbish in your bin and then when its windy there is nothing you can do to prevent it getting blown over. They are also pretty impracticable to clean.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053659
17th Mar 2018 10:34am
17th Mar 2018 10:34am
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
L
lincle Online content OP
Addict
lincle  Online Content OP
Addict
L
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
There must be many houses with more green bins than needed.The Council will collect them but what happens to them then ? A good idea would be to give them free to people who have had their bin nicked .

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053660
17th Mar 2018 10:42am
17th Mar 2018 10:42am
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,345
Wirral
C
cools Offline
Forum Master
cools  Offline
Forum Master
C
Joined: Aug 2013
Posts: 2,345
Wirral
Think you will have to put your bin out in the morning before they come lincle.. used to put mine out overnight but would find all sorts of rubbish that I hadn't put in, dog poo bags etc and worse.

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053666
17th Mar 2018 2:11pm
17th Mar 2018 2:11pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,814
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 11,814
Birkenhead
I don't have a problem with people using my bin as a public bin when it is out, its better than throwing it on the floor or throwing it over your wall.

Where the problem lies is others putting rubbish in the wrong bin or overloading your bin then the binmen refuse to empty it and you could face a fine.


In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act. George Orwell

We should judge our economy by the absence of poverty, not the number of billionaires - Jeremy Corbyn
Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1053864
23rd Mar 2018 6:21pm
23rd Mar 2018 6:21pm
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
L
lincle Online content OP
Addict
lincle  Online Content OP
Addict
L
Joined: Jan 2014
Posts: 281
wirral
20.30 Wednesday evening two blokes were seen towing another neighbours bin down the road, also full of rubbish. Another neighbour gave chase & the bin was abandoned in a bus shelter two streets away. We now have a rough idea where they're coming from & the time so will be watching out. We think they're just messing about but don't realise that bins aren't free .

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1054875
21st Apr 2018 8:00pm
21st Apr 2018 8:00pm
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 1
Wallasey
P
Peter88 Offline
Peter88  Offline
P
Joined: Apr 2018
Posts: 1
Wallasey
If your bin is stolen, call the police (non emergency line) and report it as stolen, they'll provide you wit ha crime reference number and then contact the council and report the bin as stolen and provide the crime reference number and your bin will be replaced for free. That's how it works with Liverpool and Sefton Councils, so I assume Wirral Council will be the same.

Re: Strange happenings [Re: lincle] #1055011
27th Apr 2018 9:06am
27th Apr 2018 9:06am
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 84
Wallasey village
N
Near_Oval Offline
Member
Near_Oval  Offline
Member
N
Joined: Oct 2012
Posts: 84
Wallasey village
Just to note - wheelie bins have been observed being used in the process of theft - boiler removed from empty property and was slid into a wheelie bin and subsequently moved to vehicle for taking away.


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Finds from the last outing
by Detecting_wirral. 17th Aug 2018 7:08pm
Opticians and Glasses
by Moonstar. 15th Aug 2018 1:05pm
Need an earth strap fitting....
by gerrymoore. 13th Aug 2018 9:31am
paint mixing
by locomotive. 11th Aug 2018 8:52pm
Another plan for Birkenhead
by Norton. 10th Aug 2018 4:47pm
For Sale & Free
older type phones
by Snodvan. 8th Aug 2018 8:10pm
Xbox One 1tb
by Ocanisak. 6th Aug 2018 3:21pm
Holiday Rental
by Peter0787. 29th Jul 2018 3:03pm
Wanted moped parts.
by vw_kyle. 28th Jul 2018 7:43pm
Samsung S7
by Dilly. 28th Jul 2018 8:39am
Member Spotlight
Gibbo
Gibbo
Oxton
Posts: 1,967
Joined: December 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
kurto, DetectWirral79, CharlotteE, jackiebee, RRowley21
12695 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
paint mixing
by locomotive. 11th Aug 2018 8:52pm
Water treatment plant Wrexham.
by venice. 8th Aug 2018 11:25am
Ness Gardens Fun Day
by granny. 3rd Aug 2018 1:39pm
Hanging a 11kg mirror on a dot and dab wall
by yr20405. 30th Jul 2018 9:29am
The Duke of Lancaster
by snowhite. 29th Jul 2018 8:50pm
News : New Topics
Another plan for Birkenhead
by Norton. 10th Aug 2018 4:47pm
Crucifixion
by diggingdeeper. 9th Aug 2018 10:34pm
Big Police Hunt Irby Pensby Thursaston
by fish5133. 8th Aug 2018 11:43pm
Trump on his pedestal.. again.
by granny. 3rd Aug 2018 1:48pm
Lost
by Kylix. 31st Jul 2018 4:24pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Finds from the last outing
by Detecting_wirral. 17th Aug 2018 7:08pm
Opticians and Glasses
by Moonstar. 15th Aug 2018 1:05pm
Need an earth strap fitting....
by gerrymoore. 13th Aug 2018 9:31am
Finds 08/08/18
by Detecting_wirral. 9th Aug 2018 8:16pm
Gadget for stopcock
by venice. 8th Aug 2018 12:50pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Fri 5:56am
Sunset Fri 8:36pm
Local Time Fri 7:31pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1