11 Apr 2012

Request for Litter bin, Church road.Mersey Park Primary School.

Dear Mr Cleary

Thank you for your request in reference to the above which was logged on 13 March 2012.

The cost of satisfying the demand for litter bins continually exceeds the financial resources allocated for this provision.  Therefore all requests to install litter bins are assessed by the Departments area managers who deal with the Street Cleansing service.  They will periodically, as and when requests are made for litter bins to be installed, consider the requests against a pre-determined set of criteria and recommends in what priority order the installations should be carried out.  When assessing litter bin instalation requests the department will assess the installation based on the locations need and relevant factors. This would entail large amounts of litter being discarded in the area, near to or at the specific location requested, ie Schools, Shops, Bus stops etc. 

The scheduled cleanse for Church road is carried out on a weekly basis, which is currently deemed adequate enough to deal with the amount of litter that may accumilate between the cleansing cycles for this residential area.  However, the location will be inspected based on the above criteria and if a litter bin is deemed necessary, one will be installed in due course.

Thank you for bringing this matter to the Departments attention.  Should you wish to discuss any aspect of this matter further, then please contact Streetscene on the telephone number below.

Yours sincerely

Assistant Contracts Manager
Through Streetscene
Technical Services

7 Apr 2012

Coaches on Price Street

I've complained to National Express about their coaches parking on Price Street, sometimes at unsociable hours with engines running.

I've been promised an answer soon! Let's hope so.

2 Apr 2012

A Green vote is the only alternative to the politics of despair

As recent events have clearly shown, mainstream politics is completely out of touch with the reality of day-to-day life for most people. It is quite simply a tragedy that every one of Wirral’s 66 councillors backs the shameful austerity measures that are crippling our society while doing nothing to repair our broken finances.


The Green Party stands for real fairness. We are not afraid to say that the very wealthy in our society are not paying their fair share. That has to be addressed through fairer taxation, both locally and nationally. Neither are we afraid to say that investment is crucial if we are to provide desperately needed jobs and desperately needed hope for our young people. A Green New Deal can transform our economy and our society.


The path pursued by Labour, Tory and Liberal is a road to nowhere. Wirral desperately needs a voice that will promote real fairness, for our people and our environment. The Green Party can be that voice and May 3rd is the opportunity to reject austerity and embrace the politics of hope.