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Petition To Save Rock Ferry High School Woodlands

We are already aware of the threat to the playing fields at Rock Ferry High School, but we didn’t know about the active petition by the local community to save their green-space. In their own words, the ‘Save Rock Ferry High School & Woodlands’ Group say the following about their petition: The aim of this […]

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Wirral Conservation Service Update

Wirral Conservation Areas’ Forum Respond As reported in our previous post, there is an impending threat to the future of Wirral’s council-run Conservation Service. Wirral Conservation Areas’ Forum have responded to this in their newsletter which you can download in full from this website. Here is their quoted response to this worrying news: In a shock announcement […]

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Storms & Erosion At Thurstaston Beach Reveal More…

In a previous post on this site, the continuous erosion of Thurstaston cliffs was discussed, including the deposits of an old Wirral sandstone building that is gradually finding its way onto the beach below. The post mentioned a stone slab lying on the beach, “some sort of Granite stone with a semi-circular worn groove” that […]

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Annual General Meeting & W Victor Smith Memorial Lecture

‘Local War Memorials’ Date: Thursday 6th March, 2014 Time: 19:00 Venue: Wallasey Golf Club Speaker: Mr Edward Morris Tickets for Wirral Society events are issued on a ‘first come, first served’ basis. To apply for tickets please email events@wirralsociety.net stating the event(s) you wish to attend along with your name and number of tickets required. […]

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Public Benches – Who Is Responsible?

Disclaimer The following is an individual viewpoint expressed by a Society member and may not fully represent the collective views or opinions of The Wirral Society. The Wirral Peninsula is home to some stunning views; with two contrasting riversides to choose from, one an iconic reminder of the golden age of shipping, the other looking […]

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Thurstaston Beach Erosion

Old Farm Building Lost To Eroding Cliff The west coast of Wirral is eroding – it’s official. Perhaps, one of the best areas to view this invasive activity is from the beach at Thurstaston, constantly at the mercy of the incoming tides sent up the River Dee from Liverpool Bay. This was the subject of […]