Welcome to our first “Sunday Snippets” feature. It is a weekly round-up of interesting stories and things that have caught our eye and piqued our interest over the last seven days.
Wirral is a diverse area, ranging from open countryside with little villages and hamlets dotted along country roads to swathes of land with a history of maritime and land-based industry. But, there is one thing that is common across all the varied …
Well done, Elizabeth!
Tranmere Rovers’ victory over Leicester City Under-21s last night secured them a place in the Papa John’s EFL Trophy quarter-finals…
NHS vaccine scam warning
The COVID-19 vaccine will always be available free of charge. The NHS will never ask you to share bank details to…Posted by nhs.uk on Friday, 8 January 2021
Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority (MRWA) has confirmed that in line with government advice it plans to keep all 14 of its Household Waste Recycling Centres (HWRCs) open and operational through …
Trump becomes first ever US president to be impeached twice
Donald Trump has been impeached for inciting the riot at the US Capitol, during which 5 people died, including a DC Metro Police officer. Ten Republicans rebelled and voted with the Democrats after a day of debate in the House of Representatives.
Aldi joins Sainsbury’s, Tesco, Asda and Morrisons in enforcing ‘no face-mask, no entry’ policy in their stores …
Natasha Owens posted these crisp, frosty photos of rural West Kirby
A very seasonal set of photographs showing winter Wirral at its best!
The Hive asks for your support
Merseyrail has had to reduce services on the West Kirby and New Brighton lines, due to staff needing to isolate or shield, due to COVID-19.
Their website explains that the company has made the difficult decision to reduce the West Kirby and New Brighton services to a 45-minute frequency Monday to Sunday from Monday 18 January.
Slight changes to BBC Shipping Forecast broadcast times
For fans of the Shipping Forecast on the radio (or the wireless, as my mother still likes to call it!), there will be some small changes to the broadcast times starting on Monday, 18 January, 2021.
This is the first of a new weekly round-up of Merseyside Police activity in Wirral during the previous week.