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  • Around the Globe

    WIRRAL MPs Frank Field and Angela Eagle, have expressed their shock at the announcement of the proposed closure of Littlewoods' Shore Road building in Birkenhead, with the loss of 326 jobs and a further 100 jobs losses in Liverpool. read more

  • Man jailed for sex assault in church marquee

    A MAN who sexually assaulted a six-year-old girl during a church service in a marquee in Birkenhead Park was jailed on Thursday for three months. read more

  • 800 extra specials due on the beat

    MERSEYSIDE Police has been given £158,338 by the Government to provide an additional 800 special constables by the end of next year. read more

  • Natterjacks under the boardwalk!

    CHESHIRE Wildlife Trust has erected a new fence around one of the Natterjack Toad scrapes on its nature reserve at Red Rocks Marsh in Hoylake, and has repaired part of the Wirral Borough Council's boardwalk which runs through the reserve. read more


    Emergency services - police, fire and ambulance - (24 hours) 999. read more

  • Last chance to name your 'heart of gold'

    THERE are just 24 hours left before the closing date for nominations for this year's Wirral Volunteer of the Year Award! read more

  • Getting a review of Social Fund decisions

    THE TOPIC this week is Social Security Appeal Tribunals (SSATs) and is a guide about what happens when you appeal against a decision. read more

  • Staff Nurse Wendy says goodbye to her 'second family'

    DEDICATED Staff Nurse Wendy Staig has retired from her post at Wirral Hospital NHS Trust after clocking up an amazing 34 years' of service. read more

  • Wallasey Junior Sunday Soccer League

    RESULTS: Sunday, March 23: Under-10s President's Cup 2nd Round - Poulton Ath 4, Olympic 10; Poulton Vale 0, Glenavon Clts 3; Wall Wndrs 3, W/Kirby Wasps 7; Beresford Boys 2, Noctorum Boys 1 Under-11s President's Cup 2nd Round - Olympic Clts 3, N/Brighton Saints 5; Poulton Ath 4, Wall Albion 7; Birkett Rvrs 5, W/Kirby Wasps 0; Noctorum Boys 3, Victoria Clts 2 Under-11 'A' Division - Greenleas 3, Olympic 3 Under-12s President's Cup 1st Round Replay - Poulton Vale 2, Pensby Falcons 3 Under-12 'A' Division - Greenleas 4, Birkett Rvrs 2; Wall Wndrs 0, Noctorum Boys 4; Glenavon 3, Wall Albion 1 Under-12 'B' Division - Victoria Colts 6, Olympic 1; Hearts 2, B'head Boys 5; Glenavon Clts 5, Wirr Peninsula 1 Under-13s President's Cup 2nd Round - Larton Rvrs 4, Victoria Colts 5; Poulton Ath 8, Ridgeview 2; Hearts 12, West Wall 0; Hoylake Ath 2, Upton 7 Under-13 'A' Division - Glenavon 3, Wall Wndrs 1 Under-14 Division - Poulton Ath 1, Noctorum Boys 11; E/Port 0, Pensby Falcons Yth 4; Birkett Rvrs 4, Greenleas 2; Ridgeview 7, Hearts Raiders 0; Pensby Falcons 3, A/Park Rgrs 4; Squibb 1, Wall Wndrs 9; N/Brighton Saints 5, Hearts 0 Under-15 Division - Birkett Rvrs 5, Wirral Ath 2; Neston CC 1, Olympic 8; Wall Albion 3, Poulton Ath 6; Wall Wndrs 4, N/Brighton Saints 2; Glenavon 1, Beb Colts 2 Under-16 Division - Wirral Panthers 2, Chevron 6; Larton Rovers 1, Inter Yth 0 read more

  • Eastham Junior Soccer League

    RESULTS: Sunday, March 23: Under-10 Division - W/Kirby Wasps 4, Irby 1; Young Lions 4, Squibb 1; Stork 0, Shore Villa 8 (Champions); Liscard Panthers 2, Shafts 4; Parkdale 3, Fender Yth 3; Allport Hawks 2, Neston Nomads 1; Heswall 7, Heygarth 2 Under-11s Middle Cup Semi-finals - Heygarth 3, Stork 2; Heswall 1, Fender Yth 2 Under-11 Division - West Kirby Wasps 0, Young Lions 2; Shafts 2, Neston Nomads 1 Under-12 Division - Ashville 0, Shafts 5; Parkdale 2, Heygarth 3; Willaston 1, Heswall 8; W/Kirby Wasps 8, Young Lions 1 Under-13s Middle Cup Semi-finals - Heygarth 2, Heswall 0; Young Lions 2, Shore Villa 3 Under-13s Cheshire Cup Final - Beechfield 2, Shafts 1 Under-14 Division - Heygarth 1, Fender Yth 2 (Fender are Champions); Heswall 1, Prenton Ath 1; W/Kirby Wasps 5, Shore Villa 5 Under-15s Middle Cup Semi-finals - Eastham Blades 1, Young Lions 2; Neston Nomads 3, E/Port 3 (Neston won on pens) Under-15 Division - Shafts 4, Ashville 2; W/Kirby Wasps 2, Irby 1 Under-16 Division - Shore Villa 4, Neston Nomads 2; Young Lions 3, Ashville 5; Stork 7, W/Kirby Wasps 4 read more

  • Wallasey & District Sunday Soccer League

    RESULTS: Sunday, March 23: Premier Division - Poulton R/Dale 2, Hilbre Court 1; Nelson Vics 6, St Mary's 0; Premier Soc 0, St Joseph's 4 Division One - Telegraph 0, Gorsedale 1; 27 Club 0, Prince Alfred 6; Parkfield 2, Armchair 9 Division Two - Corsair 3, Pilot Boat 3; Vanser Club 2, Brackenwood 4; Harvest 1, Rose & Crown 0; Old Bank 1, Lord Nelson 1 Division Three - Volclay 5, Hotel Vic 0; Wall RBL 3, Albion 8; Lighthouse 3, Stanley's Cask 1 read more

  • Around your area

    WIRRAL WEST MP David Hunt has now had it in writing from Merseyside Fire Authority that there will be no change in staffing at West Kirby Fire Station. read more

  • Man charged with rape and kidnap

    SEX and other allegations against a young Birkenhead man were put off until April 18 for committal proceedings by Wirral magistrates. read more

  • 326 jobs to go

    WIRRAL MPs Angela Eagle and Frank Field have had talks with Littlewoods Pools following the annoucement that the midweek Lottery is responsible for the closure decision at Shore Road, Birkenhead, with the loss of 326 jobs. read more

  • Hail Hale Bopp as a Wirral 'star'

    COMET Hale Bopp comes closest to Wirral on April 1, when the spectacular moving object will be just 85 million miles away. It is possible to see Hale Bopp now, with the naked eye, on a clear night in the North West sky over Liverpool Bay. Hale Bopp looks like a furry, fuzzy blob with a murky tail, completely different to a star. read more

  • New Wirral Grammar Head is no stranger!

    THE man charged with leading Wirral Grammar School for Boys into the next Millennium is no stranger to staff and pupils. read more

  • Cutting housing red tape

    A NEW housing agency, the first of its kind in the country, has been officially launched in Wirral. Wirral Unified Housing Waiting List Agency is a new partnership between the Council and eight housing associations in Wirral. read more

  • Take control - use your vote

    Wirral Council Leader Dave Jackson (Labour) writes exclusively for the Wirral Globe. read more

  • Jail for father who shook his baby son to death

    A MAN who killed his six-month-old son by violently shaking him has been jailed for three-and-a-half years. read more

  • Law change call after job losses at pools

    JOBS at Littlewoods Pools in Birkenhead and Liverpool look doomed. read more

  • Street's Liz set for Pyramids shop trip

    CORONATION STREET sex pot Liz McDonald will be at Birkenhead Pyramids on Good Friday. Liz - alias actress Beverly Callard - will be at the Pyramids from 1pm until 3pm to promote Good Friday shopping. read more

  • Don't see red if you feel blue at work . . .

    A NEW Wirral company want to put colour into people's working environment . . . read more

  • Ancient meadow saved!

    THE 15-year battle to save Upton Meadow has finally been won! read more

  • SCHOOL governors at The Mount Primary School, New Brighton, have welcomed the results of the recent

    The Inspectors found that Mount Primary makes 'good educational provision for its pupils' and that 'the standards attained meet national expectations, with pupils following a broad and relevant curriculum within a stimulating environment.' read more

  • Houlihan's Birkenhead Sunday Soccer League

    RESULTS: Sunday, March 23: Houlihans Challenge Cup 5th Round - Woodchurch 3, Archers Soc 5; SDV 1, Queens Park 2; St Cecilias 0, Ship Inn 3; Pilot 2, Dock 1 Colheart Cup Semi-finals - Beb RAFA 2, Bromboro Htl 1; Hilbre Wharf 2, Club Octel 3 Premier Division - Hr Beb RBL 0, KEL 5 Division One - FC Greasby 1, Trafalgar Rgrs 5; Holt Springs 0, Cygnet 0; Sea Dog 1, Shaftes Snrs 3; Windmill 2, Parkside 4 Division Two - FC Bluebell 1, Neston 1; Parkdale 1, FC Vale 0; St John's Celtic 2, Horse & Jockey 5 Division Three - FC Corsair 9, Pensby Htl 0 Divisional Cup - Windmill Yth 6, Pyramid 1; Wirr Villa 2, Graylands Villa 6 Division Four - Fairfield Htl 3, Grosvenor 3; Wirral Libs 1, Beechwood Vets 2; Heswall Clts 1, Shell 4 Divisional Cup - Queens Pk Ents 1, Neston Nomads 1 Youth Division - Shaftes 10, Shore Villa 0; Ashville Yth 3, Poulton Clts 1; Poulton Yth 2, Parkdale 8; Willaston Yth 1, Young Lions 2 Cleveland Cup - Heswall Clts 1, Shell 4 read more

  • Wirral boys do well

    WIRRAL AC had a team of boys taking part in the Under-11 finals of the North West Sports Hall Competition at Sutton St. Helens. read more

  • Wirral Sunday Soccer League

    RESULTS: Sunday, March 23: Pyke Cup 4th Round - Harp Lpl S&R 5, Hornby Ath 4; Pilot Boat 4, Rockville 2; Premier Plant 3, Nova 1; Tranmere Rovers Supporters 2, Dingwall 4 Division One - Heygarth Utd 5, Red Cat 1 Division Two - Brown Cow 3, Vanser Ath 2; Lancelyn 1, Eaton Landscapes 4; Parker Litho 1, Southdale 4; River Streets Soc 6, Moreton Ath 2; Royal Oak 0, ADS Graphics 4 Division Three - Magazine 1, Sacred Heart 0; Saddle Club 2, Wirral Ath 4; Stork Club 4, Premier Brands 0; Waterloo 1, Oxton Ath 3; Wirral Health 6, Overchurch 2 read more

  • Bebington Darts League

    RESULTS: Tuesday, March 18: Division One - Beb/Libs 5, St John's 4; Beehive 3, Queens 6; Cleveland Arms 5, Quest 4 (Cleveland are Champions); Derby Arms 4, Merseybus 5; Eastham HG 8, Little House 'A' 1; Stork Soc 4, Lairds Vets 5 read more

  • Parkdale are champions

    Parkdale captain Matthew Rathe was presented with the Houlihan's Sunday Soccer League Division Two trophy after securing a 1-0 win over FC Vale. Chris Adamson netted. Phil Sheard was on target again as FC Bluebell drew 1-1 with Neston, for whom Graham Siggs replied. Goals for Shane Hill, 3, Graham Moore and Glen Williams gave Horse & Jockey a 5-2 win at St John's Celtic. read more

  • Happy Birthday, Pups!

    CELEBRATING their birthdays this week - they each receive a card signed by members of the first team squad - are the following members of the Prenton Pups, Tranmere Rovers' official youngsters' club which is sponsored by the Wirral Globe:- read more

  • New Brighton now joint second in table

    NEW Brighton came from behind at Bradford and Bingley to secure their 11th victory in Courage North One League and are now level on points with Wigton in second place. read more

  • Houlihan's chase cup treble

    HOULIHAN'S FC maintained a steady course for a cup treble, reaching the final of the Birkenhead and Wirral Saturday Soccer League Victory Cup by narrowly beating the unlucky Royal Liver 2-1. Alan Sheridan and Mark Holden were on target. read more

  • Join up now!

    The South Wirral Saturday Soccer League has a limited number of vacancies for the 1997-98 season. Applications can be obtained from League Secretary Bill Povall on 355-1968. read more

  • Vital win for Neston

    Neston beat Radbroke Hall 4-1 in the Cheshire Ladies' Squash League.Neston proved to have luck on their side as they were fighting relegation. This was a game they had to win. Kathy Tyler, Kate Thorn, Emma Wooley and Kay Greene won their matches. read more

  • Wirral Table Tennis League

    RESULTS: Division One - GRPCC (1) 7, NBCC (2) 3 Division Two - Caldy (3) 9, Spinners (2) 1; GRPCC (3) 7, Caldy (3) 3 Division Three - Civic (3) 8, Spinners (3) 2 Division Four - B/Spartans (5) 3, B/Spartans (8) 7; GRPCC (6) 2, B/Spartans (6) 8; ESWA (2) 6, B/Spartans (7) 4 read more

  • Arrivederci?

    TRANMERE Rovers winger Ivano Bonetti looks set to leave Prenton Park, either to re-join former club Grimsby Town or return to his native Italy. read more

  • Vacancies

    Birkenhead & Wirral Saturday Soccer League are currently recruiting teams for next season. Phone Joe Rooney on 606-9935. read more

  • Heswall force open title race door

    Heswall forced the door open on the Carlsberg West Cheshire League Division One title race following a dramatic finale to their 4-2 victory over leaders Poulton Victoria. With 10 minutes remaining, Heswall held a 2-0 lead with strikes by Chris Durkin and Chris Li, only for Vics to level through Robbie Glanvill and Dave Galloway. read more

  • Wirral Flyer winner

    LIVERPOOL'S Keith Sherbrook took this week's Wirral Flyer bowling honours at Birkenhead Park. read more

  • TRANMERE Rovers were this week hoping to persuade out-of-contract right back Tony Thomas to put pen

    Currently on a week to week deal, Thomas, who progressed to the Rovers first team from the successful Youth Development Scheme, swapped the lure of sun, sea and sand for the somewhat contrasting surroundings of fish haven Grimsby Town, on Saturday, as he turned down a possible move to Spanish second division side Las Palmas. read more

  • Nicki leads runners home

    NICKI Smith, of Plessington High School, won the girls' race at the Wirral Schools' Year 7 annual Cross Country Championships at Arrowe Park. read more

  • South Wirral Soccer League

    RESULTS: Saturday, March 22: Bill Johnson Memorial Challenge Bowl 1st Round Replay - Rangers Breaks 2, Newton 1 Bill Johnson Memorial Challenge Bowl 2nd Round - Mallaby 2, Gen Chems 1 Robin Hodgson Division - Grange Ath 1, Abbotsford 4; Mersey Ferries 2, West Kirby 3; Bridge Ath 13, Neston 0; New Brighton 1, BICC Helsby 1 South Wirral Challenge Trophy 2nd Round - Sportsman 2, Runcorn Twn 1 Pix Electrics Cup Semi-finals - AFC Stock/Lodge 4, Avon Ath 2; Manor Ath 1, Stork Soc 4 Concorde Trophies Division - FC Pensby 0, Charing Cross 0; Shaftes YC 1, Wing Half 2 Standard Division - Willaston 2, Beb Hawks 5; Malt Shovel Rgrs 5, FC Pensby 4; Bronze Soc 4, Harvest Mouse 2 Subsidiary League Group 'A' - Hope Farm YC 4, Runcorn Town Res 3 read more

  • Make or break Easter for Rovers' Play-off hopes

    TRANMERE Rovers are looking for a bit of 'eggstra' help in the transfer market before tomorrow's 5pm transfer deadline, with a striker and creative midfield player the main priority in a last ditch bid to make the Nationwide League Division One end-of-season Play-offs (writes Steve Hunter). read more

  • St Anselm's overall champs

    ST ANSELM'S College, Birkenhead, took the overall title at the Northern Schools' Cross Country Championships at Heaton Park, Manchester, winning the Roses competition by virtue of having the lowest aggregate points score through all the age groups. read more

  • 46 pool teams in Claire House Cup

    FORTY-SIX teams have so far entered this season's Globe-sponsored Claire House Charity Pool Cup, first round games of which will be played on Tuesday, May 13. read more


    RESULTS: Saturday, March 22: Victory Cup Semi-finals - Royal Liver 1, Houlihan's PR 2; FC Beehive 3, Comet 5 Division One - Nue Ave 2, Ashville 0; Old Bank 1, Parkfield BA 0 Division Two - Bird in Hand 2, Tarin 4; Chemdal 4, Coach 0; Clarence 2, Admiral 3; FC Cleveland 0, Delta 8; Saunders 1, Stanley's Vaults 4 Division Three - Black Horse 2, F2 0; Chester Arms 6, Candy Utd 2; Hoylake Ford 1, One O'Clock Gun 6; Mackie 1, AC Brookley 1; Parkfield BA 1, Sutton Mr Q's 1 read more

  • Rovers so unlucky

    TRANMERE Rovers were desperately unlucky not to get three points against Manchester City, last Tuesday, in front of a season's best attendance of 12,019 at Prenton Park. Despite Gary Jones giving Rovers the lead with a clinical header, Liam O'Brien's fluke own goal four minutes from time told its own story about the way Lady Luck has gone against them this season. Tranmere created some good openings, but couldn't make it count in front of goal. read more

  • Woodchurch win new cross country event

    THIS year has seen the inaugural running of a short course cross country league organised by Wirral Athletic Club and sponsored by the Midland Bank. read more

  • Wirral Pool Tuesday Night League

    RESULTS: Tuesday, March 18: Division One - Houlihan's 5, Abbotsford 4; Lord Raglan 4, Rock Villa 5; Victoria Lodge 9, Old English Gents 0. Walkover: Tut & Shive read more


    RESULTS: Tuesday, March 18: W/Cheshire Bowl Semi-final - Cammell Laird Res 2, Castrol Soc 1 read more

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