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Here's the latest news stories from Birkenhead Bid

31-01-2018

It’s all about our community as Progress to Excellence Ltd celebrates year of fundraising

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

A year of fundraising efforts by Progress to Excellence Ltd and its partners has resulted in a massive sum of almost £10,000 going to the charity Autism Together. All funds have gone towards the cost of building additional rooms on to Autism Together’s respite unit The Ferns at Raby Hall, near Br...

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30-01-2018

More landlords may be required to obtain license

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

Wirral Council is set to take action against rogue landlords through extending a licensing scheme which forces them to improve their properties – or face seeing them being taken off the market.  Selective Licensing, which requires landlords to agree to a range of conditions around the standards o...

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12-01-2018

What you really need to know about the EU GDPR (Part 2) - Consent

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

What you really need to know about the EU GDPR (Part 2) - Consent 2018 is here, which means time is running out to prepare for the EU General Data Protection Regulation. The 25th May deadline is starting to feel very close, and in part two of this three-part blog series, NW Security Group (formerly...

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10-01-2018

BID Business Social Media & Marketing Workshops

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

We are delighted to announce our Digital Marketing and Social Media workshops, which are free of charge and are available to any business within the Birkenhead BID area.  These interactive courses have been developed with an eye on today’s growing creative digital market and will address the need...

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21-12-2017

The Hive, is opening its doors to families in need this Christmas Day

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

Wirral’s purpose-built youth facility, The Hive, is opening its doors to families in need this Christmas Day thanks to generous sponsorship from drainage clearance and repair specialists, Metro Rod Deeside Wirral and Chester. Metro Rod Deeside Wirral and Chester are sponsoring The Hive’s Christma...

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18-12-2017

Come and visit our pop-up ‘Age Friendly’ shop!

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

SOME of Wirral’s biggest retailers have been asked to sign up to a new initiative to make shopping easier for older people. In a survey carried out by Age UK, four out of 10 people over 65 said they believed traders have very little interest in the needs of older shoppers, despite older households...

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13-12-2017

Cammell Laird donates £5000 to Feeding Birkenhead

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

Cammell Laird is throwing its weight behind Birkenhead MP Frank Field’s ‘Feeding Birkenhead’ campaign. The internationally recognised Birkenhead based marine and engineering services company is donating £5000 to support the project’s objective of eliminating hunger in the town.   Cammell Laird...

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12-12-2017

Employment Status and Statutory Rights

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

Employment status has a big effect on companies especially when it comes to statutory rights. Considering the gig economy, which is growing rapidly, two companies have dominated the news in recent weeks for this reason — Uber and Deliveroo. One has drivers who are workers, the other has riders wh...

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11-12-2017

Avoid energy waste during your business Christmas shutdown

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

Companies shutting down for business over Christmas and New Year are being urged to pay close attention to energy saving measures during the festive break. To avoid energy waste which could amount to huge sums of money, Inteb Managed Services has produced a checklist which, with some simple tasks...

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11-12-2017

Council steps in to secure Birkenhead Market’s future at “the heart of major redevelopment plans”

  • Tuesday, 20th February 2018 - 21:40 PM

WIRRAL COUNCIL is set to purchase the leasehold of Birkenhead Market to place the iconic retail site at the heart of major redevelopment plans for Birkenhead.  The Council already owns the building which the market operates from, and purchasing the leasehold will give the authority full control o...

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