‘No return to austerity’: Wirral MPs call on government to provide Wirral Council with the funding it needs to deliver local services

In advance of the government’s autumn Budget and Spending Review on 27 October, Wirral MPs, Margaret…

Former Labour MP Frank Field reveals he is terminally ill

Former Labour MP Frank Field has asked peers to back efforts to relax the law on…

Mayor welcomes dignitaries to seal historic links with Peru

The Mayor of Wirral, Councillor George Davies, welcomed dignitaries from the Peruvian Embassy in London to…

Wirral MP calls for outright Underground Coal Gasification ban ahead of COP26

Wirral West MP Margaret Greenwood has written to Alok Sharma, the President for COP26, asking him…

Your council, your voice – help set the budget for 2022-23

“There are no easy answers” to close the budget gap this year, the leader of Wirral…

Wirral will trial a new ‘School Streets’ scheme to improve safety

A trial project starts next month that aims to help make the school run safer, healthier…

Wirral MPs express sadness following murder of Essex MP

Wirral MPs have expressed their sadness following the murder of Conservative MP for Southend West, Sir…

Northern leaders set out collective offer to work with Government to level up the North

Civic and business leaders from across the North are putting forward a collective partnership offer to…

Metro Mayor responds to rail ‘betrayal’ article in the Independent

Responding to the story  in The Independent, Steve Rotheram, Metro Mayor of the Liverpool City Region said,…

Merseyside MPs call on health minister to protect pay and pensions of NHS staff

A group of 36 MPs and Lords, including several from Merseyside, have written to Ed Argar, the government’s…

Scale of Liverpool City Region’s efforts to rescue COVID-hit economy revealed

Accounts approved at the Combined Authority’s September meeting have revealed the scale of the rescue effort…

Lib Dem ‘rising star’ loses battle against cancer

Wirral is mourning the Liberal Democrat councillor Andy Corkhill, who passed away on 4 October. His mum,…

Bus Rapid Transit system proposal for Wirral Waters

Hydrogen-powered buses could be brought in to meet growing demand for transport around Wirral Waters and…

Wirral’s Stop Smoking service named No.1 in the country

Wirral’s Stop Smoking service has been recognised nationally as the top provider, out of a pool…

LCR Connect – Delivering ultrafast digital infrastructure

Metro Mayor Steve Rotheram has officially launched LCR Connect – a 212km full-fibre, ultrafast, gigabit-capable network spanning the…