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Cammell Laird shipyard worker strike called off

Wirral Globe:

4:32pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Trade union GMB today said 560 workers at the Birkenhead yard have voted overwhelmingly to accept an improved pay offer.

Thousands respond to Wirral council consultation on budget cuts

Wirral Globe:

12:17pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

WIRRAL Council has received 2,300 responses in the first week of its budget consultation which aims to save £2.5 million.

Wirral mums take to the skies to raise funds for Alder Hey

Wirral Globe:

10:54am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Michelle Finnigan, from New Brighton, will be joined by her 67-year-old mother-in-law when she jumps out of a plane from the dizzying heights of 10,000 ft to raise funds for a charity close to her heart.

American producer David Gest hunts for a bargain in Wirral antique store

Wirral Globe:

11:51am Tuesday 16th September 2014

Sean Martin and Mandy Kennedy, who own Liberty Antiques on Seabank Road, were closing up for the day when a black cab carrying the antique loving I’m a Celebrity... star pulled up outside.

Back to school for Wirral priest

Wirral Globe:

10:29am Tuesday 16th September 2014

FATHER David Long has been elected chair of governors at the school he attended as a boy.

Sheridan Smith captures Cilla perfectly



Picture shows: SHERIDAN SMITH as CILLA BLACK and  ANEURIN BARNARD as Bobby Willis
Photographer: Stuart Wood (10267512)

1:04pm Tuesday 16th September 2014

Globe columnist Peter Grant, who has interviewed Cilla Black a lorra, lorra times, reviews ITV's new drama on her early life.

New Wirral mum put signs of leukaemia down to post-pregnancy aches

Wirral Globe: Melissa Lawson with her two-year-old son Michael

4:35pm Monday 15th September 2014

When new mum Melissa Lawson, from Moreton, spotted bruises on her legs she simply put it down to her newborn son gently pinching her skin.

Wirral's five-year strategy to tackle climate change

Wirral Globe: You Write for March 6 - concern over traffic in Tenbury and the joys of volunteering with Beanstalk

4:22pm Monday 15th September 2014

POLLUTION-cutting measures outlined in a lengthy report to councillors include making Wirral more energy efficient; using more fuel efficient vehicles and identifying potential sites for solar investment.

Dramatic rise in allegations of inappropriate behaviour against professionals working with Wirral children

Wirral Globe: Law firm urges historic abuse victims to come forward

1:42pm Monday 15th September 2014

Shocking figures show 179 allegations of sexual, physical or emotional abuse, or neglect, of children by workers were made to Wirral Safeguarding Children Board in 2013.

Wirral's unsung heroes sought for 'people's' Strictly Come Dancing

Wirral Globe:

3:06pm Monday 15th September 2014

Community heroes from across Wirral are being sought to take part in the first ever 'People's Strictly Come Dancing'.

PREVIEW: Ultimate Eagles look forward to 'taking it easy' at the Floral Pavilion

Wirral Globe:

2:32pm Monday 15th September 2014

THE band will celebrate the 20th Anniversary of their idols' multi-million selling reformation album, Hell Freezes Over, when they return to the New Brighton venue this Friday, September 19.

Wirral sailor's inspirational journey for cancer charity

Wirral Globe:

12:29pm Monday 15th September 2014

ALEX Ibrahim was among 12 people aged 18 to 24 who took part in a five-day yachting adventure for the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.

'Fantastic' turn-out for Birkenhead Festival of Transport

Wirral Globe:

12:00pm Monday 15th September 2014

AN estimated 30,000 motor enthusiasts turned out for event in Birkenhead park at the weekend.

Variety show in memory of Olivia Rae set to raise funds for Wirral's creative souls

Wirral Globe: Olivia Rae

11:54am Monday 15th September 2014

Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett was just 17-years-old when she died in January 2011 after contracting the H1N1 swine flu virus and a secondary bacterial infection.

Runners raise thousands for charity in Hoylake 10k

Wirral Globe:

11:50am Monday 15th September 2014

The Globe-backed event has raised around £9,000 for a special needs club in the town

Wirral jobs at risk as Phones4u falls into administration

Wirral Globe:

10:14am Monday 15th September 2014

The company, which operates 550 standalone stores across the UK, including in Birkenhead and Wallasey, faces an uncertain future after network operator EE joined Vodafone in cutting ties with the retailer.

Wirral children's centres to be cut as part of council cost-saving measures

Wirral Globe:

9:58am Monday 15th September 2014

Wirral Council plans to reduce the borough’s 16 centres to four “hubs", along with another four retained for outreach provision.

Wirral woman narrowly escapes jail after embezzling £5,000 from employers

Wirral Globe: Woman jailed for horrific attacking on disabled friend

9:04am Monday 15th September 2014

AN administration assistant who embezzled more than £5,000 from her unsuspecting employers has narrowly escaped going to jail.

Hoylake 10k charity run takes place today

Wirral Globe: The start of last year's Hoylake 10k

8:00am Sunday 14th September 2014

Hundreds are expected to take part in the Globe-backed event, which starts at 11am.

Tranmere Rovers keep a clean sheet and gain a point at Hartlepool

Wirral Globe: Tranmere Rovers appoint new manager

7:59am Sunday 14th September 2014

Although the game ended goalless, Rovers got off to a blistering start and had the better chances.

Plaque reveals New Brighton's hidden history

Wirral Globe:

10:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

ONE hundred and sixty years ago an Italian Dr Dominic Joseph Poggi established New Brighton College..

Search for Miss Wirral continues

Wirral Globe:

9:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

THE Miss Wirral competition, at Pyramids Shopping Centre in Birkenhead, will end with what promises to be a fantastic finale on Saturday, September 27.

Birkenhead Festival of Transport starts today

Wirral Globe: One of the attractions from last year's festival

8:00am Saturday 13th September 2014

THOUSANDS of motorists are expected to attend the two-day event in Birkenhead Park.

Questions asked after Lyndale School site is valued at £2.7m

Wirral Globe: Lyndale parents, pictured at this year's Wirral Coastal Walk, do not want the school to close.

3:47pm Friday 12th September 2014

QUESTIONS have been asked  over the valuation of a special needs school currently earmarked for closure.

Merseyside Police officer charged with sexual offences

Wirral Globe:

4:14pm Friday 12th September 2014

A MERSYSIDE police officer has been charged with several sexual offences following an investigation managed by the Independent Police Complaints Commission.

Plans to stop filling 200 grit bins could leave Wirral's most vulnerable at risk

Wirral Globe: Sutton Council cuts the grit

11:00am Friday 12th September 2014

A councillor warned elderly people could become “housebound” as the local authority considers not filling 198 grit bins across the borough,

Wirral mum gives fashionistas of the future the chance to set the trend

Wirral Globe:

2:48pm Friday 12th September 2014

Mother-of-one Kathryn Saunders hopes that getting young customers more involved in her Polka.Dot.Nation clothing range will add to the fun and funky element of her style.

Tranmere Rovers' boss aims to end positive week with win at Hartlepool

Wirral Globe: Tranmere Rovers appoint new manager

1:00pm Friday 12th September 2014

VICTORY at Victoria Park on Saturday afternoon could lift Rob Edwards' squad into the top of League Two table.

Wirral Council leader campaigns to cut dog-fouling

Wirral Globe:

11:06am Friday 12th September 2014

Cllr Davies said he plans on “building on the success” of the Hamilton Square scheme to roll out a similar campaign across the borough as soon as funds are available.

Anger over plans to turn New Brighton car park into housing development

Wirral Globe:

11:26am Friday 12th September 2014

More than 570 people have signed a protest petition against local authority moves which could see the car park in Field Road, New Brighton, being declared surplus to requirements.

VIDEO PREVIEW: Ray Quinn looks forward to Liverpool Empire panto

Wirral Globe:

11:31am Friday 12th September 2014

THE Dancing On Ice and X-Factor star returns to his native Liverpool to play Aladdin in the Empire theatre's pantomime later this year.

Wirral Council to identify ten sites for Gypsies and Travellers

Wirral Globe: Darlington's Honeypot Lane gypsy caravan site.

10:10am Friday 12th September 2014

The local authority’s ruling cabinet approved the move on Thursday after a Merseyside-wide assessment found there was a need for “six permanent and four transit pitches” in the borough by 2018.

Wirral's annual poetry celebration in memory of Calday pupil Chris Salmon gets underway

Wirral Globe: Chris Salmon

9:05am Friday 12th September 2014

The Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza has gone from strength to strength, attracting more than 850 entries last year, and organisers are hoping to surpass that record-breaker in 2015.

Tranmere sign West Ham winger on month's loan

Wirral Globe:

8:10pm Thursday 11th September 2014

TRANMERE Rovers have signed Matthias Fanimo on a youth loan from West Ham today, subject to Premier League clearance.

Man found dead at Wirral recycling plant after 'horrific' accident, inquest concludes

Wirral Globe:

7:49pm Thursday 11th September 2014

JOHN Bassett was pronounced dead at B&M Waste Services in Dock Road South, Bromborough on the morning of September 5, 2012.

Council says hospitals should be warned of an increase in accidents if school crossing patrols are reduced

Wirral Globe: Members of Unite who work for the Yorkshire Ambulance Service plan more strikes over claims that safety is being put at risk.

2:36pm Thursday 11th September 2014

The astonishing admission - made in Wirral Council’s own budget consultation document - was branded as 'abhorrent' today

Police appeal for public's help in tracing man wanted in connection with Wirral burglary

Wirral Globe:

1:14pm Thursday 11th September 2014

DETECTIVES are appealing for the public's help in tracing a 20-year-old man who they believe may have vital information about a burglary in Birkenhead.

UPDATED: Fight to save Lyndale continues as opposition councillors call on cabinet to think again

Wirral Globe: Lyndale parents do not want the school to close

11:20am Thursday 11th September 2014

Heartache, anger and a sense of betrayal were felt by parents and staff at the Lyndale School after Wirral Council ruled it was in the childrens’ best interests to close it down.

Councillors set to discuss Wirral's provision of ten sites for Gypsies and Travellers

Wirral Globe: Darlington's Honeypot Lane gypsy caravan site.

10:26am Thursday 11th September 2014

Cabinet members will tonight be told that an assessment indicates the borough needs to introduce "six permanent sites and four transit pitches" by 2018.

Fire crews save Birkenhead householder after cooking oil was left unattended

Wirral Globe: Firefighters tackle car fire in Widnes

9:24am Thursday 11th September 2014

The occupier was apparently unaware smoke alarms were sounding, but fire crews roused him and led him to safety.

Hot off the stage: Noises Off at the Royal Court, Liverpool

Wirral Globe: NOISES OFF - Theatre Preview

4:29pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Complex, multi-layered work from well -respected writer Michael Frayn

VIDEO: Wirral smokers urged to kick the habit for 'Stoptober' challenge

Wirral Globe:

4:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SMOKERS across Wirral are being urged to sign up to challenge of kicking the habit during October and moving towards a healthier life.

Prepare for wilder winters, says new scientific study

Wirral Globe: Gale force winds and high tides cause chaos at Wirral coastal towns

4:13pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Last December, a tidal surge triggered by hurricane-force winds left a swathe of destruction across Wirral’s coastal towns.

Wirral mums wanted for hit TV series 'One Born Every Minute'

Wirral Globe: BOIL SOME WATER: On the maternity ward at Leeds General Infirmary, in One Born Every Minute

11:41am Wednesday 10th September 2014

The seventh series of the BAFTA-award winning show will be filmed at Liverpool Women’s Hospital this October, and its producers are urging mums-to-be from Wirral to come forward.

Granty's Inferno: Globe columnist is puzzled by council's 'open-minded' approach to Lyndale School

Wirral Globe: Step into Granty's Inferno!

2:32pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

After the council unanimously agreed to close the school, pre-printed sheets detailing recommendations for closure were handed out to councillors and parents.

Man jailed after taking pictures of Merseyside Police headquarters for terrorism purposes

Wirral Globe:

2:19pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Kevin Barry Concannon, who captured the images of the building in Liverpool in October 2012, also admitted possessing a bomb-making manual.

Pet Of The Week: Suzie loves to sunbathe

Wirral Globe:

2:21pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

Suzie loves nothing better than a quiet life and sunshine.

VIDEO: Saltire flies above Wallasey Town Hall

Wirral Globe:

11:33am Wednesday 10th September 2014

"Their collusion in the growing panic surrounding the No campaign will simply add fuel to the fire of independence." - Green councillor Pat Cleary.

Missing Wirral pensioner found safe and well

Wirral Globe:

11:07am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Police were becoming increasingly concerned about the welfare of 77-year-old Betty Evans, from Penkett Road, Wallasey.

Almost 5,000 Wirral families forced to pay 'dementia tax' for care and treatment

Wirral Globe:

11:17am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Alzheimer's Society says it is unfair sufferers must pay for care while people with other conditions are treated by the NHS.

Wirral Globe: Wirral Online


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