More than half of some 500 people who fled Ukraine and found refuge in Wirral remain in the borough in independent accommodation with a further 164 people still supported in the borough in family homes.
Nazma Miah is just one of the many Wirral business owners making a big difference to their local communities. The entrepreneur runs several successful businesses in Wirral, including Olawa Bakery in Liscard. When the shop next door became available, Naz saw an opportunity to give back to the community she loves.
Birkenhead's history dates back at least eight centuries with the ferry service and Woodside key to its beginnings – and now new proposals being consulted on by Wirral Council outline how Woodside and its surrounding area could be re-invented as one of Wirral’s key living, leisure, and tourist locations.