Arriva 410 Bus: From “Ferry Across the Mersey” to “Folsom Prison Blues”

So, having a rare day out with the wife we returned from Liverpool on the Mersey Ferry (she likes the ferry whereas my taste in music isn’t Gerry and the Pacemakers “Ferry Across the Mersey” as loud as possible). We get an Arriva 410 bus from Woodside planning to change on Conway Street on the…… Continue reading Arriva 410 Bus: From “Ferry Across the Mersey” to “Folsom Prison Blues”

Cathcart Street Primary School – Start of Autumn Term delayed – Apology from Wirral Council

In an update to an earlier story about Cathcart Street Primary School it is now planned to open on Monday 12th September instead of Wednesday 7th September. David Armstrong, Interim Director of Children’s Services, explained: “Cathcart Street Primary School is undergoing £1.8m worth of major refurbishment works, which will create a better learning environment for…… Continue reading Cathcart Street Primary School – Start of Autumn Term delayed – Apology from Wirral Council

Looking back over the last 12 months

Looking back over the last half-year or so since this blog started, what were the stories and pages on this blog that have captured the public’s attention and brought them to this blog? There was the story about the 2011 Census, which many people had questions about ranging from why was there no question 17…… Continue reading Looking back over the last 12 months

Labour Rose: Election Special

Whilst out today with my wife, I spotted Cllr Harry Smith on Worcester Road and sure enough when I returned home there was a Labour leaflet delivered. It seems both the Lib Dems and Labour agree that the nearly £2 million spent on Cathcart Street Primary School is a good idea. The very spot Cllr…… Continue reading Labour Rose: Election Special

Cabinet meeting (Wirral Council) 22/02/2011 Part 1 – the Conservative/Lib Dem budget cometh and Labour is not happy

Well yesterday the Conservative & Lib Dem Cabinet “unveiled” their Wirral Council budget for 2011/2012. Labour’s (opposition) budget will arrive by noon on Friday the 25th February. Next Monday (1st March) the full Council will vote on the budget, although with 41 (yes I know it’s 42 including the Lib Dem Mayor but generally he…… Continue reading Cabinet meeting (Wirral Council) 22/02/2011 Part 1 – the Conservative/Lib Dem budget cometh and Labour is not happy