WikiWirral its great, register, enjoy and welcome.
Forum Statistics
Posts1,020,349
Topics75,173
Members13,105
Forums66
Posts in last 24hrs7
Most Online13,060
Sep 14th, 2019
Who's Online Now
32 registered members (6 invisible), 1,335 guests, and251 spiders.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


Popular Topics(Views 7days)
New General Forums
World's Best Council Estate
by diggingdeeper. 28th Sep 2019 1:56pm
Funny Pics and Posts
by neddy. 2nd Feb 2013 4:21pm
Keep one, Lose one
by . 26th Apr 2006 9:28pm
ADD/TAKE AWAY game
by . 19th May 2004 9:35pm
New Wirral History
WHERE IS/WAS TONER ROAD, LISCARD
by moretonkiwi. 27th Sep 2019 4:25am
some downloadable pdfs from Cheshire Local History
by derekdwc. 26th Sep 2019 12:44pm
Where is/was this Station Hotel
by derekdwc. 13th Mar 2019 11:44am
Long-forgotten brook.
by Excoriator. 17th Sep 2017 7:37pm
St Werburgh's, Birkenhead
by Roslynmuse. 13th Aug 2014 7:19pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
Boaty McBoatface takes shape
The gathering storm: Mersey waterfront today
Topic Replies
663 Wellington now called "Dukes" Wallasey Road a
by daveybm. 13th Oct 2019 10:08am
What song are you listening to?
by Dilly. 13th Oct 2019 12:19am
Defend Democracy Protests
by granny. 12th Oct 2019 11:40pm
Lost river (Well, brook really)
by Excoriator. 12th Oct 2019 11:08pm
Spark plugs
by Pete_M. 11th Oct 2019 3:59am
Samsung Gear S3 Frontier Smart Watch
by Catsick. 10th Oct 2019 6:48pm
Wanted consumer unit fuse box for a shed
by spider. 10th Oct 2019 4:45pm
For sale R/c Big Spitfire plane
by spider. 10th Oct 2019 4:43pm
Bidston Hill Underground Tunnels Part 2
by DHutch. 10th Oct 2019 12:21pm
October
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 ?
Question Time in Wallasey
by granny. 29th Sep 2019 9:51pm
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
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: 511
south wirral
P
pacef8 Offline
Smartchild
pacef8  Offline
Smartchild
P
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 511
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: 3,965
Heswallish
F
fish5133 Offline
Forum Guardian
fish5133  Offline
Forum Guardian
F
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 3,965
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: 511
south wirral
P
pacef8 Offline
Smartchild
pacef8  Offline
Smartchild
P
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 511
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: 157
Seacombe
K
keef666 Offline
Enthusiast
keef666  Offline
Enthusiast
K
Joined: Dec 2013
Posts: 157
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: 511
south wirral
P
pacef8 Offline
Smartchild
pacef8  Offline
Smartchild
P
Joined: Dec 2008
Posts: 511
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
Extinction Rebellion
by granny. 7th Oct 2019 6:06pm
Question Time in Wallasey
by derekdwc. 29th Sep 2019 12:12pm
WHERE IS/WAS TONER ROAD, LISCARD
by moretonkiwi. 27th Sep 2019 4:25am
some downloadable pdfs from Cheshire Local History
by derekdwc. 26th Sep 2019 12:44pm
New Brighton Adventure Land
by cools. 25th Sep 2019 10:34pm
For Sale & Free
Computer Desk
by Catsick. 9th Oct 2019 11:49am
Computer Desk
by Catsick. 5th Oct 2019 9:35am
Laser Printer (USB / network)
by Gibbo. 3rd Oct 2019 11:11am
sewing machine
by lincle. 3rd Oct 2019 8:31am
Trampoline
by lincle. 1st Oct 2019 6:19pm
Member Spotlight
BandyCoot
BandyCoot
Birkenhead
Posts: 5,437
Joined: December 2008
Show All Member Profiles 
Newest Members
jpacker, Fazza, Mrs_Woods, S1mm0, spaceylala
13105 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Question Time in Wallasey
by derekdwc. 29th Sep 2019 12:12pm
Darley Dene, Breck Road, Wallasey
by NickWirral. 15th Sep 2019 7:01pm
Wirral Heritage Week
by locomotive. 14th Sep 2019 9:23pm
New Ferry, opinions?
by Natalie1989. 6th Sep 2019 9:56am
Recent road repairs
by Littlebear. 26th Aug 2019 11:21am
News : New Topics
Extinction Rebellion
by granny. 7th Oct 2019 6:06pm
New Brighton Adventure Land
by cools. 25th Sep 2019 10:34pm
New art ... by Dotmaster @ NewBrighton
by GaryFromWirral. 21st Sep 2019 3:20pm
Police, Rock ferry.
by diggingdeeper. 19th Sep 2019 8:52pm
Stanley School Sackings
by diggingdeeper. 18th Sep 2019 1:54am
New Enthusiast Forums
When Logins Become Redundant
by diggingdeeper. 24th Sep 2019 8:10am
Spark plugs
by Pete_M. 16th Sep 2019 8:14am
Kia Ceed Clutch
by TudorBlue. 14th Sep 2019 8:24pm
Downton Abbey Film
by cools. 13th Sep 2019 3:30pm
Hedgehog Street
by granny. 6th Sep 2019 10:39pm
Popular Topics(Views 24hrs)
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Mon 7:37am
Sunset Mon 6:18pm
Local Time Mon 2:49am
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.6.1.1