Campaigners against the closure of a council-run day centres in Wirral have recorded a song.
Wirral Council has outlined how it plans to save £106m in the next three years.
Empty shops on our high streets are now a familiar sight. But one community in Wirral filling in those gaps with neighbourhood centres.
Empty shops on our high streets have sadly become something of a familiar sight. But one community in Wirral are reclaiming those gaps left behind by retailers creating a neighbourhood centres instead.
They'll provide things like after school clubs, healthy eating lessons and literacy courses.
Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses after a brother and sister suffered serious injuries in a road traffic collision in Wirral this afternoon. The six-year-old boy and eight-year-old girl were crossing the road a Marine Promenade when the collision occurred at 2pm.
The 65-year-old driver of the silver BMW X-Trail 4X4 stopped at the scene and is helping police with enquiries. A routine breath test was carried out, the result was negative. Both children were taken by ambulance under police escort to Alder Hey Children's Hospital.
The six-year-old boy has a serious head injury and is described as critical at this time. His sister, 8, has a fracture to her left leg and her condition is described as serious but not life-threatening. Their mother, who was with them at the time of the incident, is with them at hospital.
The borough will lose a third of its funding over the next three years, a consultation to gauge public opinion began today. Tim Scott reports:
Wirral Council is asking residents what services they want to save as it plans 100 million pound spending cuts. The local authority says is needs to slash a third of its budget over the next 3 years. Tim Scott has the details:
Wirral Council is asking residents what services they want to save as it plans £100 million spending cuts.
The local authority says is needs to slash a third of its budget over the next 3 years.
A one million pound ticket from the draw on Friday 27th July is still unclaimed, and the search is on the find the owner.
The ticket was bought on the Wirral, and it's one of seven from the same draw that haven't been cashed.