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Port Sunlight traffic woes

Wirral Globe: Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight

10:26am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Once upon a time, peace was a stroll through the village or the bliss of a walk to enjoy the seasons.

I support call for beach dog ban

Wirral Globe: FLASHBACK: Egremont Beach in yesteryear

10:11am Wednesday 20th August 2014

Yes, to have part of the beach for "families only" and "no dogs" is a great idea, so come on council, please get it sorted.

Circus use of animals should be confined to history books

Wirral Globe: One of the lions which performs at Peter Jolly’s Circus, one of only two in England that still uses live animals in the ring

10:08am Wednesday 20th August 2014

I FIND it impossible to understand, as part of a supposed educated and forward-thinking nation, the need for performing animals and the desire to watch them.

Wirral bin brilliance

Wirral Globe: Wheelie bins in Darlington hailed a success

10:05am Wednesday 20th August 2014

LAST week I was incensed when Biffa refused to empty my bin because one of the wheels on it had rusted off.

Proud of Oxton village

Wirral Globe: Mersey Morris Men shaking sticks at the Secret Gardens of Oxton 2014 event.

10:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

THERE is a long and cherished tradition in the village of contributing to civic obligations. The “Secret Gardens of Oxton” is a well-established highlight in the Wirral calendar of annual events.

Solution to dog mess problem

Wirral Globe: Free Dog Training Event

9:52am Wednesday 20th August 2014

DOG-fouling has and always will be an issue that people will comment about.

Parents must spread the road safety message to children

Wirral Globe: EXPENSIVE: Car insurance remains stubbornly high in Bradford

9:45am Wednesday 20th August 2014

CAN I please appeal to all parents of children who are allowed to play out alone that they push, push and push some more the importance of road safety.

Little dog was victim of 'awful' attack in Birkenhead Park

Wirral Globe: SNAPPED BY YOU: Birkenhead Park

9:38am Wednesday 20th August 2014

WHILE in Birkenhead Park my husband and I witnessed what looked like a Staffordshire bull terrier attack a little dog and was ripping it to bits; it was awful, really upsetting.

Thanks to helpful Wirral postie

Wirral Globe: Tycroes postman Michael Norris was caught stealing mail from sorting office.

1:48pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

I RECENTLY missed a parcel I needed for my holidays and my regular postman delivered a package and so knew I was in.

WIRRAL MEP: Shocked by statistics on Merseyside pay

Wirral Globe: UKIP Euro MP Paul Nuttall

1:43pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

FIGURES released last week by the TaxPayers Alliance on council employee pay have exposed some shocking statistics right here in Merseyside.

Wirral could have done much more to promote Viking Longboat

Wirral Globe: Norwegian volunteers aboard the Longship

1:35pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

I don't know whether it arrived on schedule but, via the local news papers, I did note its arrival in Birkenhead, albeit dis-masted.

Don't ban dogs from Wirral beaches...

Wirral Globe:

1:30pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

JUST make it fair for us to enjoy a part of the beach without dogs and they go and enjoy another part.

Circus is dated

Wirral Globe: One of the lions which performs at Peter Jolly’s Circus, one of only two in England that still uses live animals in the ring

1:23pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

THE vast majority of people feel that this form of “entertainment” which results in utter misery for the animals concerned belongs only in the history books.

Circus animals happy to be there

Wirral Globe: One of the lions which performs at Peter Jolly’s Circus, one of only two in England that still uses live animals in the ring

1:18pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

I RECENTLY took my four-year-old daughter to the Peter Jolly circus in Upton.

Astounded by Wirral council leader's rant on fossil fuels

Wirral Globe: DIFFICULT QUESTIONS: Esther McVey

1:13pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

IT'S a bit rich of the Leader of the Council to question my position and the position of Wirral Conservatives when it was his party leader Ed Miliband who with the Coal Authority granted the first 14 licences for undergound coal gasification in 2009/10, including one in Liverpool Bay.

Don't nit pick over the cost of Wirral Open

Wirral Globe:

1:40pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

TRY looking at the bigger picture and the huge benefits to our area.

Praise for poppies on Wirral roundabouts

Wirral Globe: Picture of the Day - Poppies growing on a roundabout in Bulwark.. (7924789)

10:11am Wednesday 6th August 2014

THE council's magnificent displays remind us all of the bravery by so many of our forebears.

Wirral grandmother's outrage at parking fine

Wirral Globe: Drivers deserve to be fined

10:07am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Apparently this is nothing to do with the police or the council, but a charge levied by the company who own the land.

Wirral poppies are sobering reminder of Great War

Wirral Globe: In Flanders Fields . . . . . . poppies blow

10:03am Wednesday 6th August 2014

AT A time when Wirral Council has received some negative comments, we would like to say a big thank you to whoever it was who decided to plant thousands of poppies on Wirral roundabouts and grass verges.

Shocked by use of animals in circus

Wirral Globe: One of the lions which performs at Peter Jolly’s Circus, one of only two in England that still uses live animals in the ring

10:00am Wednesday 6th August 2014

I can't believe people are so backwards they think this is entertainment.

Dog owners should join campaign to keep beaches clean

Wirral Globe: FLASHBACK: Egremont Beach in yesteryear

9:57am Wednesday 6th August 2014

I FEEL I must respond to Ian Thornton's letter regarding dog fouling on beaches and public places.

Thanks for help after fall in Wirral street

9:54am Wednesday 6th August 2014

I WOULD like to thank the two gentlemen who came to my assistance on the early hours of Sunday, June 29, in Mill Road, Bromborough.

Pay rise is our only bonus

Wirral Globe: Wycombe sports centre unveils new gym equipment

9:42am Wednesday 6th August 2014

BOTH my wife and I are ex-armed forces and use this benefit a lot.

Soldiers' bravery is worth nothing, it seems

Wirral Globe: A pictoral diary of the 26 weeks of infantry training undertaken by a section of young men at Catterick Garrison in order to become soldiers in the British army.

9:37am Wednesday 6th August 2014

I SERVED 12 distinguished years in the Royal Air Force, serving in front-line operations in Bosnia, Kosovo and Kuwait and Iraq.

Cuts mean no more gym for Wirral soldier

Wirral Globe: New Burnley gym set to create 40 jobs

9:32am Wednesday 6th August 2014

I don’t wish to get embroiled in the rights and wrongs of the council's ideas on cutting costs etc, what must be must be.

SNAPPED BY YOU: New Brighton's sunny delight

Wirral Globe:

4:30pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

READER Craig Fletcher sent us this picture of the sunset at New Brighton, taken during last week's glorious weather.

I'd like a wider view on The Open

Wirral Globe:

11:48am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DO we know how much this has cost, and how expenditure balances against income from the event?

Help needed in search for Wirral schoolmates

11:44am Wednesday 30th July 2014

I AM searching for the school I went to, Oxton School around 1951 to 1953.

Globe reader urges 'say no to cold callers'

11:40am Wednesday 30th July 2014

THIS is a warning to all Oxton residents – never say yes to any cold caller.

Wirral public spaces are not just for dog walkers

Wirral Globe:

11:29am Wednesday 30th July 2014

AS a dog-owner myself, I get fed up of irresponsible owners allowing their pets to foul everywhere and harass people and other animals.

Kids had a splashing time in New Brighton

Wirral Globe: New Brighton Marine Lake. Picture: Paul Heaps

11:25am Wednesday 30th July 2014

LAST weekend my wife and I paid a visit to New Brighton.

Airport angst

Wirral Globe: FLYING HIGH: Liverpool John Lennon Airport

11:16am Wednesday 30th July 2014

LIVERPOOL Council is doing a great job in promoting the city.. it's a pity John Lennon Airport seems to be working against that.

Praise for Open traffic mangement

Wirral Globe:

11:14am Wednesday 30th July 2014

IT was quite remarkable that it was generally quicker and easier to get around the Meols, Hoylake and West Kirby area by car than at any other time.

Animals have the right to be born free

11:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

I WAS very disappointed to see that a circus using wild animals is coming to the Wirral.

Woof of thanks for dogs' charity support

Wirral Globe:

4:11pm Friday 25th July 2014

DOGS Trust Merseyside would like to say a big thank you to everyone who donated their time and gifts to the charity for their annual open day, making it a record year, with a grand total of £10,000 raised and more than 2,000 visitors.

HS2 is a high-speed gravy train

Wirral Globe: The Birmingham and Fazeley viaduct, part of the proposed route for the HS2 high speed rail scheme

4:09pm Friday 25th July 2014

We already knew the eye-watering estimate for this white elephant scheme – £42.6bn – would inevitably rise before a shovel hit the ground.

Not bothered by Blue Badge trouble in Wirral supermarket carpark

Wirral Globe: FINED: A woman abused the Blue Badge scheme

4:06pm Friday 25th July 2014

WHILE putting shopping into the boot of my car at my local Morrison’s store at New Brighton, I was accosted by another female driver who wanted my space.

Don't tar all Wirral beach users with the same brush

Wirral Globe:

4:02pm Friday 25th July 2014

WITH reference to the letter from P Montoya regarding dogs on the beach at New Brighton, your correspondent states that she would not sit on the sand with her children due to the fact that dogs foul it regularly.

Wirral veteran's cry for help

Wirral Globe: Soldiers from the Duke of Lancaster's Regiment march through  Accrington to exercise their freedom of the borough.

2:32pm Friday 25th July 2014

AS A soldier in the Cheshires from 1991 to 1999, I served in Germany, Bosnia, Northern Ireland, America, Africa, and Belize.

Dogs are taking over our public spaces and it’s getting out of control

Wirral Globe: MAN'S BEST FRIEND: Dogs were in their element at the RSPCA's novelty dog show.

12:16pm Monday 21st July 2014

Owners let them harass and jump around my children with a breezy, “It’s all right, mate, he doesn't bite”.

New 5p and 20p coins aren't always recognised in tunnel

Wirral Globe: Hundreds of thousands of counterfeit coins from Mersey tunnel booths could be turned into a public sculpture

9:31am Monday 21st July 2014

IN response to the letter headlined “Mersey tunnels – investigation is needed”, the writer is indeed correct in saying that the new 5p and 20p coins are not always recognised in Mersey Tunnel toll collecting units.

Drivers should be tested on their theory every five years

Wirral Globe: A must read: The Highway Code

3:45pm Monday 21st July 2014

THIS is to the taxi driver in the hackney cab last Monday on Moreton Cross roundabout, who cannot understand the highway code.

SNAPPED BY YOU: Heavenly scene

Wirral Globe:

10:05am Wednesday 9th July 2014

READER Daren Dva sent us this picture of Christ Church in Oxton, taken from his window.

Why punish the children?

Wirral Globe:

10:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

CAN anyone explain to me why children are, yet again, being punished by this Government?

Public sector has it good

Wirral Globe: Wallasey Town Hall

9:59am Wednesday 9th July 2014

PUBLIC sector workers, do you get: Paid more than minimum wage? More than 20 days holiday plus paid bank holidays?

Plants were for everyone

Wirral Globe: Flowerbeds full of buds and promise

9:59am Wednesday 9th July 2014

TO THE person(s) that took the geranium plants out of the planters around New Brighton roundabout - I hope you enjoy them.

Scooters are a real menace

Wirral Globe: The scooter....

9:58am Wednesday 9th July 2014

I HAVE read many letters about cyclists on pavements, but am I the only pedestrian who has been almost ‘mown down’ more than once by primary school children on their way to school on their lethal scooters?

Tories should be ashamed

Wirral Globe: Conservative Party (6677580)

9:57am Wednesday 9th July 2014

CONSERVATIVE voters should feel great shame for the attacks on poor, disabled and vulnerable people to claw back their meagre benefits to bring down ‘the defecit’.

Times need to be managed

Wirral Globe: Senior doctor urges patients with minor ailments not to clog up Arrowe Park Hospital's A&E Department

9:48am Wednesday 9th July 2014

A FRIEND of mine recently underwent a successful hip operation at Arrowe Park Hospital.

Let’s use our ‘thinking caps’

Wirral Globe: EPS: Dog owners 'clean up' in new campaign

9:47am Wednesday 9th July 2014

LET me get this straight right from the beginning. I like dogs, I own a dog and I pick up every time after my dog, because I have the roll bags attached to the lead.

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