Councillors vote in favour of new food bin plan for Wirral

WIRRAL councillors have voted in favour of public consultation on plans for the weekly collection of food waste MORE

There is more information on the options being considered and details of how you can give your views HERE

FLASHBACK: Cllr Bernie Mooney tries out the new containers which residents will receive if the proposal to introduce household food recycling to the borough is accepted

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The first prosecutions of people who failed to pay their fixed penalty notice for litter were brought before the courts this week. More

“These cases prove that we really do mean business when it comes to cleaning up our streets and open spaces and creating a more attractive local environment. Cnclr Bernie Mooney

Council sets up new group to influence future cycling and walking projects

If you are interested in walking and cycling issues this could be for you. Public policy is increasingly recognising the benefits of encouraging more cycling and walking. The profile is rising,more funding is coming available and the Council is setting up a new group which it wants to be an opportunity to share ideas, news and opportunities and to influence the debate on  future initiatives. Called the Active Travel Group, find out more info, get involved or sign up to the mailing list here

Flooding clean-up begins

The clean-up after the flooding in part of Moreton and elsewhere in the Wirral has begun and involves the Council, Merseyside Police and Fire and Rescue and the Environment Agency.

Heavy flooding in Wirral

BBC News

Seal spotted off Wallasey

The seal spotted in the Mersey near Elgin Drive, Wallasey

Liverpool Echo

http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/seals-big-deal-mammal-spotted-9964568