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Communities to be consulted over tree felling

Greater protections for trees in urban areas are on the way, a month after Councillor Gerry Ellis presented a petition signed by 476 people following trees being felled in Ashton Park, West Kirby.

Wirral's garden waste charges could be binned

Wirral’s charges for its failing garden waste collection scheme could be banned under new Government plans announced this week.

At the same time, councils could also be forced to offer a weekly bin collection to prevent food waste being uncollected for up to 14 days.

Green light given to Storeton Green Belt development

Commenting on the decision to allow re-development of Storeton Hall, a Grade II* Listed Building and Scheduled Monument, and building in the Green Belt, Councillor Mary Jordan (Clatterbridge Ward) said: “This is a shocking decision, following an appeal against the Council’s Planning Committee ref

Garden Waste cash hopes dashed

Hopes by Wirral's Labour Council to persuade around 5,000 more households to part with £40 to have their garden waste collected have flopped.