WikiWirral Online with you since 2003, fantastic.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,019,348
Topics75,077
Members13,032
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs7
Most Online7,831
Apr 8th, 2013
Who's Online Now
43 registered members (alan128, 10 invisible), 1,310 guests, and369 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
When will we learn
by casper. 20th Jul 2019 8:14pm
HMS Li WO
by casper. 18th Jul 2019 7:39pm
EU Successes
by diggingdeeper. 11th Jul 2019 3:39pm
Harry Brown
by cools. 10th Jul 2019 2:06pm
New Wirral History
Unidentified Dredgers
by locomotive. 23rd Jun 2019 8:18pm
Cheshire Tithe Maps Online
by yoller. 21st Jun 2019 11:42am
POW Camp, Bidston WW1
by bert1. 23rd Nov 2012 7:12am
721 E.S.W.A club 54-56 Park Road South Birkenhead
by derekdwc. 1st Jul 2012 10:33am
ABC Cinema
by pablo42. 3rd Apr 2012 9:21am
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
WW1 Monument, Birkenhead
Topic Replies
What song are you listening to?
by Dilly. 20th Jul 2019 7:36pm
Wirral Crime Yesterday
by diggingdeeper. 20th Jul 2019 5:43pm
Set Your Clocks
by granny. 20th Jul 2019 11:56am
Body repairs
by _Ste_. 19th Jul 2019 11:40pm
Cheshire Live Steamers
by muzzy2. 18th Jul 2019 9:28am
Accessing Marine Lake, New Brighton
by saltytom. 17th Jul 2019 11:10am
417 Ring o' Bells West Kirby
by diggingdeeper. 16th Jul 2019 5:34pm
free Items to go before scrapman commoth
by gerry1. 15th Jul 2019 3:17pm
Black 2008 Vauxhall Meriva - MOT Failure
by lansyp. 15th Jul 2019 11:41am
July
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 ?
Cheshire Live Steamers
by muzzy2. 18th Jul 2019 9:28am
Death Cafe Wirral - this time at Stollies
by martinharris. 28th Jun 2019 3:43pm
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
Meanwhile, in Windsor.. #1055577
20th May 2018 5:57pm
20th May 2018 5:57pm
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 707
Wallasey
Norton Online Reading OP

Veteran
Norton  Online Reading OP

Veteran
Joined: Sep 2011
Posts: 707
Wallasey
While we watched TV and wished the Royal couple all the best yesterday ...

Did anybody notice the excellent state of the roads and street lights etc. in the public areas of Windsor?
I'm sure some things will have been 'touched-up', but a lot of infrastructure was pre-existing.

How do they do it? I don't know..
However, I do know that Band 'C' Council Tax in Wirral is £1307 and in Windsor it's £1142.

So, we are paying over 15% more in rates than they are. I've not checked the extra local levies.

Perhaps they are a healthy lot down there, with no rough sleepers (they were moved on the day before) or perhaps they have somebody who can do the maths better than their local counterparts..

Google Ads
Re: Meanwhile, in Windsor.. [Re: Norton] #1055579
20th May 2018 11:39pm
20th May 2018 11:39pm
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,664
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,664
Birkenhead
Less crime
Less alcohol problems
Less drug problems
Less coast
More shared borders
More money
More income
Higher employment
Tory favouritism


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: Meanwhile, in Windsor.. [Re: Norton] #1055586
21st May 2018 8:04am
21st May 2018 8:04am
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,659
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,659
wirral
The roads are certainly pretty terrible around here. I may have to buy a half-track when I next change my car.

But for big events like royals arriving, roads can be miraculously improved even round here. I recall the Duke of Ed. visiting the Royal Mersey Yacht club some years back. It was obvious a visit was in the offing, the litter was cleared up and the road resurfaced for a couple of hundred yards leading to the club. I'm quite surprised that it happens anywhere really. Many visits are kept quiet for security reasons but sudden tarting up of an area is a dead giveaway.

Re: Meanwhile, in Windsor.. [Re: Norton] #1055591
21st May 2018 10:24am
21st May 2018 10:24am
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,664
Birkenhead
diggingdeeper Offline

Wiki Master
diggingdeeper  Offline

Wiki Master
Joined: Jul 2008
Posts: 12,664
Birkenhead
The Queen thinks the whole world smells of fresh paint.

Refurbishment always has a trinary option:- a dignitary is visiting, its about to be demolished/closed ...... or both.


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: Meanwhile, in Windsor.. [Re: Norton] #1055593
21st May 2018 12:06pm
21st May 2018 12:06pm
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,659
wirral
E
Excoriator Offline
Forum Addict
Excoriator  Offline
Forum Addict
E
Joined: Jan 2010
Posts: 1,659
wirral
I don't know about the yacht club, but the road also serves the Refreshment Rooms which appears to be thriving.


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Cheshire Live Steamers
by diggingdeeper. 16th Jul 2019 10:24pm
Body repairs
by kamikazi. 16th Jul 2019 10:09am
Set Your Clocks
by diggingdeeper. 15th Jul 2019 11:43pm
Wirral Crime Yesterday
by diggingdeeper. 13th Jul 2019 4:05pm
Ah, how sad.
by venice. 9th Jul 2019 6:43pm
For Sale & Free
free Items to go before scrapman commoth
by gerry1. 15th Jul 2019 3:17pm
B&O MX7000 25”
by _Ste_. 14th Jul 2019 1:17am
14” Sony Trinitron PVM Monitors
by _Ste_. 14th Jul 2019 1:12am
Sony Trinitron pvm monitors
by _Ste_. 14th Jul 2019 1:08am
Block Paving
by delta6. 13th Jul 2019 9:39am
Member Spotlight
Dilly
Dilly
wallasey
Posts: 8,794
Joined: July 2011
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Blinkbonny, Carl63, Cal2221, mccairn, Benbow
13032 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Cheshire Live Steamers
by diggingdeeper. 16th Jul 2019 10:24pm
Abandoned Buildings around Wirral
by sabian8989. 8th Jul 2019 11:48pm
Accessing Marine Lake, New Brighton
by Aryia. 30th Jun 2019 8:49pm
Death Cafe Wirral - this time at Stollies
by martinharris. 28th Jun 2019 3:43pm
Cutting gutters and down pipe
by ultimate. 21st Jun 2019 7:20am
News : New Topics
Set Your Clocks
by diggingdeeper. 15th Jul 2019 11:43pm
Wirral Crime Yesterday
by diggingdeeper. 13th Jul 2019 4:05pm
Saudi arms sales
by granny. 20th Jun 2019 11:04am
The Daffodil (Overchurch) is Saved
by Norton. 19th Jun 2019 10:25am
Thieves About
by diggingdeeper. 11th Jun 2019 12:30am
New Enthusiast Forums
Body repairs
by kamikazi. 16th Jul 2019 10:09am
Ah, how sad.
by venice. 9th Jul 2019 6:43pm
Best Dog Walking Parks ?
by Fenix. 25th Jun 2019 9:42am
windows 10
by steviebyday. 21st Jun 2019 5:08pm
Chernobyl
by Softy_Southerner. 4th Jun 2019 11:40am
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Sat 5:09am
Sunset Sat 9:27pm
Local Time Sat 9:47pm
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1