Wirral Council cuts

Wirral Council has announced its budget recommendations. The council needs to find savings of £109 million by 2016.

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Wirral council cuts mean end of sponsorship of Tranmere Rovers

Wirral Council sponsors Tranmere Rovers Credit: PA Images

Wirral Council has announced its budget recommendations, and begun to outline how it plans to save £106m before 2016.

One of the measures sees the council cut its ties with Tranmere Rovers.

A statement read:

"We will also not be renewing the Council’s sponsorship of Tranmere Rovers FC, however, we will continue to support the excellent work the Club does in both local schools and the wider community across Wirral."