More fire engines and more fire fighters on the way

A plan to invest an extra £1 million in Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service will see four more fire engines purchased and an extra 22 fire fighters recruited, after the Authority's budget was passed with Conservative support.  Wallasey Fire Station will also be staying open.

Leader of Wirral Council announces resignation

Leader of the Council Cllr Pat Hackett has announced his intention to retire from politics this year. Cllr Hackett has been a Member of Wirral Council for 26 years, since he was first elected in 1994.

8,810 families now on the waiting list for housing in Wirral

Social landlords and Wirral Council have been slammed by the Leader of the Borough's Conservative Group for failing to provide homes that people need.
Latest figures show a record 8,810 families waiting for accommodation in Wirral.

Storm Ciara - emergency contact numbers

Flood alerts:

visit Environment Agency North West on Twitter or website

Trains and ferries:

trains running normally but no ferries on Monday.  Further updates on Twitter

Magenta Living properties:

damage or emergencies should be reported on 0808 100 9596