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Issue:- Thursday, 28 October 2016

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Small grants can help people launch their ‘bright ideas’ for Wallasey

WALLASEY Constituency Committee is inviting groups to bid for cash to fund community projects in the Wallasey area. A total of £20,000 has been made available to voluntary, community and faith groups and not for profit organisations. Bids up to a value of £1,000 are invited for projects that focus on improvements in 1 or more of the Committee's 3 priority areas:- personal wellbeing, economic wellbeing and neighbourhood wellbeing.

The closing date for submissions is noon, on Friday, 9 December 2016.

Wallasey constituency includes the wards of Moreton West and Saughall Massie, Leasowe and Moreton East, Liscard, New Brighton, Seacombe and Wallasey. Cllr Bernie Mooney, Chair of Wallasey Constituency Committee, said:- "Wallasey Constituency Committee acknowledges the incredibly valuable work that local groups and organisations undertake in their communities. This funding will help groups to continue and add future value to that work."

Further guidance is available online at:- Wirral.Gov.UK/Wallasey.

Queensway Tunnel weekend closure to allow for essential maintenance works

DRIVERS are advised to avoid the Queensway (Birkenhead) Tunnel while a weekend of essential maintenance work is carried out over November 2016. The tunnel will be closed in both directions, between 9pm, Friday, 11 November and 6.30am, Monday, 14 November 2016, to allow for essential repair work to take place. Drivers are advised to use the Kingsway (Wallasey) Tunnel which will be open during this period, but to allow for extra journey times in case of delays. The essential works involve replacing the drainage systems which are situated at both the Liverpool and Birkenhead Tunnel entrances. The drainage systems run across all four lanes which is why the Tunnel needs to be closed.  During the works, drivers and bus users are advised to check the travel updates section of the Merseytravel website which includes details about bus service changes and diversions, rail engineering works, changes to Mersey Ferries, plus Mersey Tunnels closures. Head of Asset Management Tony Killen said:- “This work needs to be done and unfortunately it cannot be completed without a full closure of the tunnel. However, we have carefully considered the timing in of this and we chose this weekend as it would be quieter in terms of no local football matches or major events, minimising disruption for our customers  In addition we need to get it done before we get into the Christmas shopping period and before the Wirral Loop Line Track Renewal works, so we can help keep Merseyside and the City Region moving. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and appreciate tunnel users cooperation during these essential works."

Update on murder of Blake Brown

MERSEYSIDE Police investigating the murder of Blake Brown, in Aigburth, on Monday, 24 October 2016 have issued further appeal for information. Detective Chief Inspector Mark Tivendale said:- "We are particularly interested in speaking with anyone who saw a stationary, dark coloured hatchback, in Moel Famau View, around 9.50pm, on Monday night. This car was parked South facing at the junction with Riverside Drive, with the River Mersey on the right. Anyone who saw this car or anyone acting suspiciously in the area between 9.50pm and 10.30pm is urged to contact us. If you were passing this junction in a car, Taxi, motorbike or bicycle and have recorded dashcam or headcam footage, we would urge you to come forward immediately. We also believe that a number of people were walking in the wooded area between St Michael's Road and Moel Famau View, shining torches to aid their path. Anyone who was in this area between these times may have vital information, and we also need to eliminate them from our enquiries as soon as possible."

Family tribute from Stacey Brown, the sister of Blake said:- "As a family we are deeply saddened. Blake was the heart and soul. He was loved by his whole family. He was so proud to be an uncle to his 2 nieces and nephew. Blake was a caring, helpful and charismatic person. This tragedy will have a massive effect, not only on Blake’s family, but everyone who was close to him. Blake loved all forms of life, animals and nature. He will now be in heaven being spoiled again by his Nan and Dad. We will never forget Blake and the love he has for his family and friends."

If anyone has any information about the murder please call us on:- 0800 230 0600 or leave information anonymously with Crimestoppers on:- 0800 555 111.

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