Burton Manor News

Good News On Burton Manor Development

Burton ManorFollowing the Burton Manor Friends recent AGM, we have been informed that there was a presentation during the meeting given by the new developers for the Burton Manor site & College building. The developers in question, are the same group who are building the Dee View houses & apartments on the Alexandra Hall site in Heswall and their proposal for Burton Manor Continue reading “Burton Manor News”

Power To The People!

It’s good to petition!

It has been brought to our attention about two petitions that are currently running against Wirral Council, one opposing the proposed Hoylake Golf Resort and the other regarding the introduction of car parking charges at Wirral’s Country Parks.

The Golf Resort has run on to a point now, where it appears Wirral residents feel they need to make an official protest via petitioning. Continue reading “Power To The People!”

Events For 2017

Wirral Society 2017 Events Notice

Thornton Hall photograph
Photograph by John Robertson, licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Licence

As usual, the Society puts on a number of events for its members every year (non-members are also very welcome to attend).

For 2017, we have 4 scheduled events planned across the seasons starting with our lecture night on 26th January as follows…

W Victor Smith Memorial Lecture

  • Date: Thursday 26th January
  • Time: 7:30pm
  • Location: Wallasey Golf Club, Bayswater Rd, Wallasey, Wirral, CH45 8LA
  • Details: Talk from Elizabeth Davey – ‘Edward Kemp – The People’s Gardener, 1817 – 1891’

Wirral Society AGM + W Victor Smith Memorial Lecture

  • Date: Thursday 2nd March
  • Time: 7:00pm
  • Location: Wallasey Golf Club, Bayswater Rd, Wallasey, Wirral, CH45 8LA
  • Details: our Annual General Meeting followed by a talk from Alf Plant (Director of Ainsley Gommon, Architects) & Peter Gommon – ‘The Liverpool Cooperatives: Lessons On Housing For a Wirral Practice’

Annual Outing

  • Date: Sunday 17th September
  • Time: 2:30pm
  • Details: A guided tour of Bidston Lighthouse by Stephen Pickles (access via Wilding Way, CH43 7RA)

Hot Pot Supper + W Victor Smith Memorial Lecture

  • Date: Wednesday 11th October
  • Time: 6:30pm for 7:00pm
  • Location: Wallasey Golf Club, Bayswater Rd, Wallasey, Wirral, CH45 8LA
  • Details: our Hot Pot supper followed by a talk from David Casement – ‘The Life & Work Of Thomas Brassey’

We will be issuing tickets for the Hot Pot Supper evening nearer the time, available to purchase on our website, but all other events are free to attend (no ticket required) and we look forward to welcoming you.

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