4 wheeled, human powered Quadracycles will be available to hire each week end in September 2012 from Active Adventures at Otterspool. £5 per half hour.read more
High ropes course, powerfan®, dual zip wire, climbing and abseiling wall, military style obstacle course, maze, combat fitness classes and caféread more
A recent council meeting resolved that...
... having given due consideration to the objections received as a result of the advertisement of the disposal of the former Landscape Maintenance Depot and adjacent land, Otterspool Drive site as shown shaded blue on the plan submitted, they be not sustained and that the decision (Minute No. 77 (b)) of the Board of 9 October 2009 to grant an agreement for a 125 year lease, conditional on satisfactory planning consent, of the former Landscape Maintenance Depot and adjacent land, Otterspool Drive as shown verged on the Plan No 16,716 submitted …read more
I saw a hawk hovering over the football fields at Jericho Lane near Otterspool park yesterday. I'm no hawk expert though. It looked like a Kestrel to me? Is thisread more
A man's body was found in woodland in Otterspool yesterday. At around 8am a member of the public found the body, believed to be that of a man in his late 30s or early 40s, in woodland close to the local authority recycling centre. Police are not treating the death as suspicious but are keen to identify the victim so that they can contact his family. The man is described as white, around 6ft tall, of broad build, with cropped light brown hair and a short beard. He was wearing smart clothing, including a grey fleece jacket, and had two distinctive tattoos on his body: one of angels …read more
At a meeting last night, of the Friends of Otterspool, Nigel Sharp, the Parks Development Officer of the Council, reported that a number of exercise machines had been installed in Otterspool Park, see attached pic. They are on the south side of the Children's Play Area. So now you can give up those expensive gym membership fees and exercise looking over the Mersey. Tell all your pals. Use it, or lose it! Reg Cox Hon Sec Riverside Residentsread more
Whitbread has sold on both the Otterspool and Britannia pubs to Mitchells and Butlers. Mitchells & Butlers plc to acquire 44 pub restaurants from Whitbread PLC in exchange for 21 Express by Holiday Inn Lodges Following Mitchells & Butlers' stated intention to create additional value from its non-core assets, a swap of lodge assets for pub restaurants has now been agreed with Whitbread. Under the terms of the agreement, Whitbread will acquire 21 of Mitchells & Butlers' lodge sites (1245 rooms), currently trading under the Express by Holiday Inn brand, in exchange for 44 standalone …read more