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  LATEST NEWS, HOT TOPICS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Local News, Hot Topics and Community Announcements

 

New Ferry in the printed local newspapers:

03 Dec 2018 - Planning application submitted to replace Bebington Glass & Glazing with block of flats

24 Jun 2018 - Second New Ferry Festival to return

11 Nov 2016 - New Ferry's Christmas Lights to shine this season thanks to local firm

09 Sep 2016 - Meeting to be held to discuss Anti-Social Behaviour in New Ferry

22 Apr 2016 - Protest held over closure of New Ferry's Co-op and Lloyds Bank

18 Apr 2016 - Closure of New Ferry's Co-op announced

27 Aug 2015 - New Ferry residents say "no" to proposed drug and alcohol counselling service

30 Jul 2015 - New Ferry Butterfly Park celebrates 20 years

16 Dec 2014 - New Ferry's public services escape the axe in Wirral budget cuts

15 Dec 2014 - Community campaigner Arthur Waller MBE passes away suddenly

15 Dec 2014 - "Your Wirral" grant programme reopens

11 Dec 2014 - Have Your Say on Wirral's Local Plan

10 Dec 2014 - New Ferry's public toilets wrecked

02 Dec 2014 - New Ferry Butterfly Park welcomes Bluebell invasion

30 Nov 2014 - New Ferry's Christmas lights shine again

22 Nov 2014 - Sewer collapse closes New Ferry Road

23 Sep 2014 - Wirral Council wants your comments on budget savings

30 Jun 2014 - Line up of events at New Ferry community event announced

13 Apr 2014 - New Ferry to host second classic vehicle event

16 Mar 2014 - New Ferry's "Risa Spice" listed in Top 10 of restaurants in Birkenhead

01 Dec 2013 - Big thanks to the Christmas Lights team

26 Oct 2013 - Volunteers needed to help New Ferry's Christmas lights to shine again

14 Aug 2013 - New Ferry to host Classic Vehicle Day

07 Apr 2013 - Arsonists strike at Port Sunlight River Park

28 Mar 2013 - Port Sunlight River Park website goes live

19 Feb 2013 - Work starts at £2.4million Port Sunlight River Park

25 Jan 2013 - New Puffin crossing to link New Ferry with Port Sunlight

12 Jan 2013 - Ethel Austin closes its New Ferry store for the last time

10 Dec 2012 - Sports2Kids gets little 'uns active

11 Nov 2012 - New Ferry Youth Club facing closure

04 Nov 2012 - Anti-social behaviour in New Ferry to be tackled

01 Nov 2012 - Plant bluebells and help with winter work in New Ferry Butterfly Park

20 Sep 2012 - Community Neighbourhood Funding suspended

05 Sep 2012 - New Womens' Choir starting in New Ferry

01 Aug 2012 - Christmas Lights unlikely to shine in 2012

01 Aug 2012 - New Ferry Regeneration Action Group changes name

04 Jul 2012 - New Ferry Butterfly Park Comma Project - Diary Dates

14 May 2012 - New Ferry Park Sport Pavilion re-opens following makeover

22 Apr 2012 - Deputy Labour Leader Harriet Harman opens Comma Project

26 Mar 2012 - New Ferry District Centre enters race to become a Portas Pilot

26 Mar 2012 - New Ferry Park Sports Pavilion gets a makeover

21 Mar 2012 - Funding confirmed to kickstart Port Sunlight Park

27 Jan 2012 - New Neighbourhood Plans published

09 Jan 2012 - New Ferry Butterfly Park - WInter Workdays

23 Dec 2011 - Health and Fitness special offers from Wirral Borough Council

23 Dec 2011 - Health and Fitness special offers from Wirral Borough Council

22 Dec 2011 - Comments requested on Wirral Council's draft Corporate Plan

30 Nov 2011 - Formal planning application for Bertha Macs to be a public bar has been submitted

21 Nov 2011 - Plans revealed for £35million mixed use development for former Croda Factory Site, Pool Lane, Bromborough Pool

22 Sep 2011 - Donations sought to buy daffodils for New Ferry Park (and support Marie Curie nurses)

18 Aug 2011 - Last call for bids to revitalise New Ferry shopping area

22 Jun 2011 - Consultation on Neighbourhood Plans begins

20 Jun 2011 - Wirral Hotel hours extended - but with conditions

15 May 2011 - Your views sought on proposed NHS changes

20 Apr 2011 - Oak of Hope planted in New Ferry Park

30 Mar 2011 - Proposals announced for New Ferry Park

12 Mar 2011 - New Ferry is counting on you

07 Mar 2011 - Missing Cat

14 Jan 2011 - NHS Community Programme launched to encourage healthier lifestyles

05 Dec 2010 - Environmental expert voices concern about Mersey Barrage proposal at New Ferry

17 Nov 2010 - Residents asked for comments on WMBC's new strategies

02 Nov 2010 - Questionnaire about New Ferry Village Hall launched

20 Sep 2010 - Wartime exhibition planned

20 Sep 2010 - New Ferry library closed as refurb begins

05 Sep 2010 - Bloomin' marvelous!

27 Aug 2010 - Planning application submitted to extend Cleveland Arms Public House

27 Aug 2010 - Free vouchers to help residents save energy and money

14 Aug 2010 - Celebrating Wirral Countryside Volunteers Silver Jubilee

06 Jul 2010 - Housing scheme wins approval but with conditions

28 Jun 2010 - Great Eastern demolished by developer

15 Jun 2010 - Friends of New Ferry Park elect Chair and other members

15 Apr 2010 - Butterfly Park Open Day & Art Trail

14 Apr 2010 - Local History Group starting up

31 Mar 2010 - Great Eastern threatened with demolition again

27 Feb 2010 - Great Eastern threatened with demolition again

22 Jan 2010 - Residents asked to comment on new planning framework

14 Jan 2010 - Public event on the Mersey Coastal Park Strategy announced

07 Jan 2010 - Report the mindless idiots attacking motorists

01 Dec 2009 - Valuable nature reserve threatened with closure

28 Oct 2009 - Bebington Badminton Club seeks new members

09 Oct 2009 - Active Holiday Programme

06 Oct 2009 - New Ferry Park Play Area to be refurbished

03 Oct 2009 - Bromborough Landfill - new park discussed

03 Oct 2009 - Mersey tidal barrage scheme back on the cards

20 Sep 2009 - Mersey Coast development plans announced

  Printed newspaper Archive:
(please note links to external websites may sometimes be broken if the page has been deleted)

05 Dec 2018 - Theresa May pledges to review lack of funding for New Ferry

05 Dec 2018 - Council reveals plans to buy 'key properties' in New Ferry and rebuild town

03 Dec 2018 - Time to spread festive cheer with New Ferry's first Christmas market

30 Nov 2018 - New Ferry blast victims urged to apply for help from Welfare Assistance Fund

23 Nov 2018 - Phil Davies brands Government minister 'heartless and callous' after refusing help for New Ferry

22 Nov 2018 - Government slammed for 'cold and heartless' response to New Ferry funding pleas

07 Nov 2018 - New Ferry residents cleared 10 tonnes of waste from streets ahead of Bonfire Night

24 Sep 2018 - Shop owner pleads not guilty to causing New Ferry gas explosion

24 Sep 2018 - Furniture shop owner accused of causing New Ferry gas explosion in insurance scam

06 Sep 2018 - New Ferry group hopeful of blast compensation

11 Aug 2018 - New Ferry group set for first meeting with communities secretary

14 Jun 2018 - The forgotten New Ferry disaster - 15 months on

11 Jun 2018 - Homes plan may kickstart New Ferry regeneration

13 Apr 2018 - Kingdom litter warning sign removed as rubbish is strewn all over floor

04 April 2018 - Man in court over New Ferry explosion

25 Mar 2018 - How Wirral's most neglected town became Merseyside's forgotten disaster zone

25 Mar 2018 - Then and now: how New Ferry looks today, 12 months after devastating explosion

23 Mar 2018 - New Ferry explosion: One year on

28 Feb 2018 - New Ferry will NOT be left behind as huge £1bn project to regenerate Wirral is confirmed

17 Jan 2018 - Man seriously injured in New Ferry explosion recovering after major operation

05 Dec 2017 - Couple whose lives were rocked by New Ferry explosion finally tie the knot

06 Sep 17 - Residents set to see early New Ferry regeneration ideas

25 Aug 2017 - Demolition works set to begin

27 Mar 2017 - Timeline of explosion which rocked New Ferry

27 Mar 2017 - Charity appeal for help after New Ferry blast reduces shop to rubble

27 Mar 2017 - Wirral explosion - police probe New Fery gas blast

23 Mar 2018: New Ferry explosion: One year on

12 Mar 2018 - New Ferry named as one of 20 local social action partnerships

12 Mar 2018 - The Tory minister for the North thinks blast-hit New Ferry is in MANCHESTER

12 Mar 2018 - Dance school destroyed in New Ferry explosion finds new home a year on

28 Feb 2018 - New Ferry 'will NOT be left behind' as huge £1bn project to regenerate Wirral is confirmed

16 Jan 2018 - Furniture store director and gas company charged over New Ferry explosion

21 Dec 2017 - Wirral Council leader clashes with Government minister over New Ferry regeneration plan

24 Nov 2017 - Politicians express disappointment after Government fails to pledge regeneration funding for New Ferry

24 Nov 2017 - New Ferry's Age UK shop reopens after refit following devastating explosion

21 Nov 2017 - This is what could be built on site of New Ferry explosion

15 Sep 2017 - New Ferry blast hero wins award

27 Mar 2017 - Timeline of explosion which rocked New Ferry

27 Mar 2017 - Charity appeals for help after New Ferry blast reduces shop to rubble

27 Mar 2017 - Wirral explosion - police probe New Ferry gas blast

26 Mar 2017 - Teen who helped pull injured from rubble in explosion hailed a "hero"

26 Mar 2017 - Wirral explosion victim in "critical" condition

24 Apr 2015 - Hunt for school children who dropped object from bypass bridge hitting pregnant woman's car

24 Apr 2015 - Port Sunlight River Park to host walking festival events

28 Feb 2015 - Mersey firefighters called to blaze at New Ferry furniture warehouse

05 Feb 2015 - Wirral teen making his mark in political circles

30 Jun 2014 - Port Sunlight Park opens

30 Jun 2014 - Brimstone breeding first for New Ferry Butterfly Park

28 May 2014 - Volunteers needed to help build spectacular waterfront park

04 May 2014 - Wirral butcher's crowning glory

14 Apr 2014 - Port Sunlight River Park nears completion as new public park to offer spectacular Liverpool’s waterfront views

11 Dec 2013 - New Ferry Butterfly Park spreads its wings

29 May 2013 - New Ferry crackdown on street drinking

06 Mar 2013 - New Ferry Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) to close due to funding cuts

19 Feb 2013 - Work begins on showpiece Wirral riverside park

12 Feb 2013 - Campaigns to fight council cuts in Wirral

30 Jan 2013 - Police set to be given extra powers to tackle nuisance drinking on the streets of New Ferry

30 Jan 2013 - Armed robbers raid New Ferry betting shop

14 Jan 2013 - Cash-strapped Wirral Council bids to sell off free car parks

09 Jan 2013 - Port Sunlight Museum closes for refurbishment work

03 Jan 2013 - Man in hospital after assault near Wirral pub

08 Dec 2012 - Pensioner seriously injured after struck by car in New Ferry

12 Nov 2012 - New Ferry by-pass closed after crane strikes bridge

24 Oct 2012 - New Ferry to receive £10,000 funding to put together regeneration plan for high street

18 Sep 2012 - Multimillion pound plans for former Wirral chemical works set to be approved

07 Aug 2012 - The Dream for Port Sunlight River Park Moves a Step Closer

23 Jul 2012 - Homes set to replace golf driving range

02 May 2012 - Port Sunlight Diamond Jubilee sundial revives ancient time-telling art

06 Mar 2012 - Plans submitted to make historic Wirral village “more sustainable”

01 Feb 2012 - Alison McGovern: Heritage, art and creativity can help New Ferry beat the economic downturn

26 Dec 2011 - Renovation scheme planned for historic Hesketh Hall

25 Dec 2011 - Wirral charity needs your help for 10th anniversary appeal

04 Oct 2011 - Consultation on Wirral neighbour-hood plans comes to an end

27 Jul 2011 - Plans revealed to aid Wirral’s struggling town centres

17 Aug 2011 - Bebington Youth Centre in New Ferry say ‘we will not be beaten’, after callous thieves raided and even stole their sweets

27 Jul 2011 - Plans revealed to aid Wirral’s struggling town centres

25 Jul 2011 - Merseyside police appeal for witnesses over New Ferry bypass motorcyclist death

30 Jun 2011 - New Ferry Butterfly Park wins legal battle to stay open

23 Jun 2011 - £3.5bn River Mersey tidal power scheme put on hold over costs

16 May 2011 - Wirral Council Liberal Democrat councillor Steve Niblock defects to Labour and urges colleagues to do same

20 Apr 2011 - Wirral park tribute paid to armed forces

19 Jan 2011 - Fresh hopes for Bromborough tip park plan

12 Jan 2011 - Government funding to tackle empty shops problem in New Ferry and Bromborough

12 Jan 2011 - MP aims to get park project back on track

31 Dec 2010 - Retired magistrate Arthur Waller says MBE was "the best Christmas present"

01 Dec 2010 - Peel Mersey Tidal Power project plan open for inspection

01 Oct 2010 - Wirral £2.3million rubbish tip park plans in doubt

18 Aug 2010 - Co-operative invests £200,000 in New Ferry

29 Jun 2010 - Fury as bulldozers end heritage hopes of former Wirral pub

10 Mar 2010 - Campaign launched to save landmark Wirral pub with historic links to Isambard Kingdom Brunel

03 Mar 2010 - New Ferry Butterfly Park volunteer nets environmental award

20 Jan 2010 - Wirral's New Ferry Butterfly Park wins temporary reprieve

21 Jan 2010 - Plans to turn Wirral's Bromborough landfill site into outdoor pleasure park win government funding

20 Jan 2010 - Wirral council approves bid to save New Ferry butterfly park

09 Dec 2009 - Six ambitious projects to transform Wirral’s coastline from Rock Ferry to Eastham unveiled

07 Dec 2009 - New Ferry Butterfly Park followers float survival battle

30 Nov 2009 - Wirral Council would have broken law if libraries had closed

08 Nov 2009 - Wirral school takes penguin under its wing as part of art project

02 Nov 2009 - Solicitor threatens legal action over Wirral libraries report

15 Oct 2009 - Wirral libraries inquiry chairman let town hall lawyer decide who saw her top-secret letter

01 Oct 2009 - Government report on Wirral library closures to be delayed

28 Sep 2009 - Call for rethink on Wirral coastline redevelopment scheme

23 Sep 2009 - Wirral's east coast plans for £10m development project

20 Aug 2008 - New Ferry pub demolition may be scuppered

23 Jul 2008 - Historic Great Eastern pub in New Ferry faces demolition

30 Jun 2008 - Clean-up squads in action at beauty spot