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Councillor Chris Blakeley (1950-2020)

THE DEATH has been announced of Councillor Chris Blakeley, who served the ward of Moreton West and Saughall Massie as a Conservative councillor for nearly 20 years.

Victory in Post Office battle

News that sub-postmasters and postmistresses have won a legal battle against the Post Office has been welcomed by a Wallasey councillor.

Wallasey put first for new street lights

After a three year campaign by local councillors, the new streetlight programme is finally underway and communities in Wallasey are top of the list.

Report reveals Town Hall's £29 million pay out

A report to Wirral Councillors has revealed how the ‘cash strapped’ Authority has paid out £28.9 million but without an audit trail to show who authorised the spending.

Unemployment in Wallasey and Moreton down again

Earlier today, the Office for National Statistics announced that unemployment has fallen to a new low.  Here in Wallasey, there are 2,260 people out of work and claiming benefits, compared to 2,968 when Labour left office in 2010.

Wirral Councillor welcomes crack-down on illegal traveller sites

Proposals to give police new powers to arrest and seize the property and vehicles of trespassers who set up unauthorised caravan sites has been welcomed by a Wirral Councillor whose ward has been blighted by the problem in recent years.