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UPDATE ~ Former Wirral Councillor Jim Crabtree – up in court today

1st September 2016 Further to our post earlier today, the Liverpool Echo has more on this story: It’s now public knowledge that the target of Crabtree’s alleged offensive phone message was Louise Reecejones, a one-time fellow Labour councillor. Back on July 9th, … Continue reading

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Former Wirral Councillor Jim Crabtree – up in court today

1st September 2016 STOP PRESS: Important update here identifies the person Crabtree allegedly targeted. The former chair of Wirral Council’s influential Audit and Risk Management Committee appeared in Wirral Magistrates Court today to answer a charge of… “sending a grossly offensive or … Continue reading

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“What a load of tosh!!!” ~ Councillor Crabtree. Also, Wirral’s monitoring officer responds to an email sent to the CEO

  9th May 2014 Confidential_memo_tells_shocked_Wirral_councillors_their_emails_are_being_read_by_town_hall_bosses On 3rd May, with the above Wirral Globe article in mind, I sent the following email to Wirral Council CEO Graham “Mistakes” Burgess, asking whether my own emails to councillors were being filtered / screened / blocked: … Continue reading

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Potential #racism by Wirral officials. And it’s all gone quiet over there! Yet again!

Who remembers this?  #Racism The above gem appeared in Private Eye around autumn two years ago and the incident it briefly refers to received much more detailed coverage on Wirral Leaks, but strangely never made it into the national media. There … Continue reading

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Frank Field ⭕CAUGHT ON video… 🎥🎞️. Anyone need disabusing* of this ex-MP’s “good” reputation? Read on…

*A quick apology goes out for our use of the word ‘disabusing‘. You won’t see that word used a great deal, even in our moribund, up their own arse, neo-liberal broadsheets. Still, this blog aims to be educational as well … Continue reading

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Leasowe Abbey’s in Ruins. And we’re in the gutter, or is it the sewer?

Some excellent, heart-warming news has just emerged from Wallasey’s Leasowe Ward.  The big cheese who’s been stood astride this working class stronghold for the last 22 years – yes, we know it feels like much longer – has been democratically … Continue reading

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Nigel Hobro versus Wirral Council. Before District Judge Campbell, Birkenhead County Court – 22nd May 2018

Brief summary and background to the case. Nigel Hobro is the claimant here, a former employee of Enterprise Solutions, trading as WirralBiz Limited [dissolved in 2014], where he worked as a qualified accountant. Nigel noticed impropriety and dodgy goings on … Continue reading

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Wirral In It Together have been BLOCKED on Twitter by Wirral Council and their partners The Wirral Globe

We uncovered this item today, and it must have happened very recently ! It’ll be connected to the ugly, alleged #Racism of a Wirral Councillor’s wife in Sorrento that turned up exclusively here on Wirral Leaks last month, and also … Continue reading

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Wirral Labour Party Ex-Councillor and “Britain First” Admirer Receives Suspended Sentence for Making a Death Threat

11th January 2017 Following this afternoon’s trial at Birkenhead Magistrates Court, former Wirral Labour Councillor Jim Crabtree was given a 12 week prison sentence suspended for a year. Crabtree appeared on one count of sending “a message that was grossly … Continue reading

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So Phil, You Still Have a BIG Reputation to Defend?

25th November 2016 On 1st July 2013, the date of the above media statement, Wirral Council leader Phil Davies and then Chief Executive Graham Burgess knew it would have been dishonest to claim that only one business had gone under from the now declared total … Continue reading

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