Making Wirral's beaches and coastal areas even better

Wirral's beaches and coastal areas are one of the main attractions for residents and visitors - including Meols, Moreton, West Kirby, Wallasey, Red Rocks, New Brighton, Thurstaston and Leasowe. 

For more details, click on this link. For tide times call Wirral Country Park on 0151 648 4371 (please note, the centre is not staffed all day).

  • Conservatives scrap 'UCG'

There's been good news for our beaches and coastal areas lately - such as the Government scrapping plans for Underground Coal Gasification in the Dee Estuary and Liverpool Bay (see news story below).

  • Polluting microbeads to be banned

In July, the Government announced plans to ban the sale and manufacture of microbeads – tiny pieces of plastic that are easily swallowed by marine life – in cosmetics and personal care products such as toothpastes and shower gels.  Around eight million tonnes of plastic makes its way into oceans each year, posing a serious threat to our natural and marine environment – experts estimate plastic is ingested by 31 species of marine mammals and over 100 species of sea birds.

  • Say 'No' to parking charges along our coast

The Leader of Wirral's Labour Council has announced plans to install 'pay and display' meters at our coastal areas in Wallasey, Moreton, Meols, Hoylake and West Kirby.  If you are opposed to these charges, click here

  • Join our new Coastal Clean Up Team

Wirral's Conservative Councillors are setting up a team of volunteers to help remove further waste and rubbish from our beaches.  Our new Coastal Clean Ups will take place at different locations around Wirral and everyone is welcome to get involved - sign up using the form below and we'll be in touch.

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News

New environment protections announced for Liverpool Bay

Conservatives have, this week, announced that special environmental protections will be extended around Liverpool Bay as part of a national plan that will see nearly 150,000 rare seabirds better protected as the UK’s ‘Blue Belt’ of marine protected areas extends by over 650 square miles.

West Kirby Councillor welcomes Conservative block on UCG in Dee

Following an independent review ordered by the Conservatives, the Government has confirmed it will not proceed with Labour's plan for Underground Coal Gasification.  The Dee Estuary and Hilbre Island was one of the areas where UCG licences had been granted by the previous Labour Government.