WikiWirral 16yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,021,489
Topics75,236
Members13,165
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs28
Most Online14,906
Nov 23rd, 2019
Who's Online Now
41 registered members (9 invisible), 1,331 guests, and174 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
Not Happy !
by granny. 27th Nov 2019 2:27pm
How are you at Dancing ?
by granny. 24th Nov 2019 1:11am
are
by Dilly. 23rd Nov 2019 9:34pm
Vagina Museum !
by granny. 21st Nov 2019 10:18pm
New Wirral History
Old Chester Road in 1880
by soonguy. 22nd Nov 2019 8:13pm
Poulton named Poton 1579
by granny. 13th Nov 2019 12:03pm
WW2 Bomb Map - Wallasey
by red_devil. 9th Nov 2019 12:21am
some downloadable pdfs from Cheshire Local History
by derekdwc. 26th Sep 2019 12:44pm
Mortimer's Toy Shop Moreton
by Mike_White. 2nd Mar 2017 12:40pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
Election 2019
by diggingdeeper. 9th Dec 2019 11:45pm
Poulton named Poton 1579
by sonylegs. 8th Dec 2019 11:17pm
Sandwich toaster
by madrob. 8th Dec 2019 7:02pm
Three More Cranes for Liverpool 2.
by Wally1. 8th Dec 2019 12:01pm
What song are you listening to?
by Dilly. 7th Dec 2019 6:09pm
washing machine
by lincle. 7th Dec 2019 12:22pm
Latest Phone Scam
by teacherSue. 5th Dec 2019 11:37pm
bike for sale 2
by locomotive. 4th Dec 2019 7:03pm
DOG COAT
by rocks. 4th Dec 2019 6:23pm
December
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 ?
Previous Topic
Next Topic
Print Topic
Rate Topic
CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD #1068617
20th May 2019 6:06pm
20th May 2019 6:06pm
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Wirral
T
thesilentenigma Offline OP
Newbeee
thesilentenigma  Offline OP
Newbeee
T
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Wirral
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.







[img]https://business.google.com/posts/l/03280704132149526626?hl=en[/img]

Google Ads
Re: CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD [Re: thesilentenigma] #1068622
20th May 2019 6:23pm
20th May 2019 6:23pm
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 512
south wirral
P
pacef8 Offline
Smartchild
pacef8  Offline
Smartchild
P
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 512
south wirral
Its the water table level and not the fault of where the cycle track was laid . Plus the original funding had no long term future plan once the money had run out .
Complaining about a crit race around price street will not get your message across.

Re: CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD [Re: thesilentenigma] #1068663
21st May 2019 12:30am
21st May 2019 12:30am
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,972
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,972
Heswallish
adds a bit of interest to the race. like the water jump in steeple chases .

Re: CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD [Re: thesilentenigma] #1068666
21st May 2019 7:57am
21st May 2019 7:57am
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 512
south wirral
P
pacef8 Offline
Smartchild
pacef8  Offline
Smartchild
P
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 512
south wirral
A new golf housing development will not help either .

Re: CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD [Re: thesilentenigma] #1068720
22nd May 2019 3:31am
22nd May 2019 3:31am
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 160
Seacombe
K
keef666 Offline
Enthusiast
keef666  Offline
Enthusiast
K
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 160
Seacombe
They could have pumped the water into the dock by the Penny Bridge, Oh wait, they filled that in didn't they! its bad enough for road users when the road floods near the roundabout, never mind outside the entrance to the tip, and this road was resufaced less than two years ago?
I remember when they had the gaints down on New Brighton prom last year, they removed some bollards and post, came out and repainted the yellow lines and road markings so it looked nice for the TV, so far they still haven't replaced the bollards or posts!

Re: CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD [Re: thesilentenigma] #1068734
22nd May 2019 12:47pm
22nd May 2019 12:47pm
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 512
south wirral
P
pacef8 Offline
Smartchild
pacef8  Offline
Smartchild
P
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 512
south wirral
September see the tour of britain race head there ! Yes more bloody cyclist with no lights or high viz . No point putting them back now ...

Re: CYCLE RACE OVERSHADOWED BY FLOOD [Re: thesilentenigma] #1068834
24th May 2019 9:49am
24th May 2019 9:49am
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Wirral
T
thesilentenigma Offline OP
Newbeee
thesilentenigma  Offline OP
Newbeee
T
Joined: Jan 2018
Posts: 26
Wirral
On the contrary my friend - highlighting a cycleway problem when a major event is taking place is THE time to do it.


Moderated by  Mod 

Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Latest Phone Scam
by Habdab. 3rd Dec 2019 2:14pm
Three More Cranes for Liverpool 2.
by Wally1. 1st Dec 2019 5:01pm
Berlin celebrates first Birthday of polar bear
by snowhite. 1st Dec 2019 9:10am
Election 2019
by granny. 30th Nov 2019 10:48am
Hillsborough.
by Fidelio. 28th Nov 2019 11:02pm
For Sale & Free
Sandwich toaster
by madrob. 8th Dec 2019 7:02pm
DOG COAT
by rocks. 4th Dec 2019 6:23pm
Old Motocross Parts Wanted
by Bultaco. 2nd Dec 2019 11:24pm
washing machine
by lincle. 1st Dec 2019 7:18pm
Men's hoodie
by paul110180. 27th Nov 2019 11:35pm
Member Spotlight
sunnyside
sunnyside
wirral
Posts: 44,448
Joined: April 2010
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
Reneemia1, Decondave, chrisglo51, Roblinton, Flyer
13165 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
GingerTom (2019)
New Wirral Info
Latest Phone Scam
by Habdab. 3rd Dec 2019 2:14pm
Carpet fitter.
by Fidelio. 26th Nov 2019 11:14am
Land Clearance in Rock Park
by Excoriator. 16th Nov 2019 10:47pm
Oakdale Mission
by Mason. 13th Nov 2019 4:15pm
Cheap skip hire
by spgb1a. 8th Nov 2019 1:05pm
News : New Topics
Three More Cranes for Liverpool 2.
by Wally1. 1st Dec 2019 5:01pm
Election 2019
by granny. 30th Nov 2019 10:48am
Hillsborough.
by Fidelio. 28th Nov 2019 11:02pm
Shooting
by diggingdeeper. 26th Nov 2019 6:58pm
Road works
by Excoriator. 26th Nov 2019 4:52pm
New Enthusiast Forums
Berlin celebrates first Birthday of polar bear
by snowhite. 1st Dec 2019 9:10am
Petrol cost question
by ultimate. 23rd Nov 2019 11:05am
Heaters on Renault Modus
by lauren_lfc89. 11th Nov 2019 10:01am
3 series E90 Front Coil Spring
by conan. 9th Nov 2019 3:03pm
Bultaco pursang
by Bultaco. 13th Mar 2019 12:43pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Tue 8:17am
Sunset Tue 3:53pm
Local Time Tue 2:49am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1