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As council consultation closes, Globe's own survey opens

Wirral Globe: Wallasey Town Hall

1:20pm Friday 31st October 2014

Wirral Council's consultation on spending cuts has now closed so the Globe thought we'd offer our readers the chance to carry on and have their say on the issues that really matter...

Tranmere Rovers boss hopeful that uninterrupted training will pay off against Stevenage

Wirral Globe:

12:13pm Friday 31st October 2014

ROVERS go into Saturday’s home match on the back of a full week on the training ground.

Wallasey man faces court over possession of more than 2,500 indecent images of children

Wirral Globe:

11:51am Friday 31st October 2014

Leslie Ward, of Clarendon Road, is charged with nine counts of downloading indecent photographs or pseudo-photographs of a child and one count of possessing 2,690 indecent images and moving images – 100 of them in the most serious category.

UPDATE: Wirral firefighters to begin 96-hour walkout as pensions dispute escalates

Wirral Globe:

10:50am Friday 31st October 2014

THE strike, which starts on 6pm, is part of an on-going national dispute over pensions.

VIDEO: Campaigners urged to rally MPs against Wirral fire station merger plans

Wirral Globe:

10:07am Friday 31st October 2014

Merseyside fire authority is proposing to close West Kirby and Upton stations and build a new base serving both areas in Frankby Road, Greasby.

Heartless 'Mischief Night' vandals target Wallasey hedgehog rescue

Wirral Globe:

9:19am Friday 31st October 2014

Claire Williams, who runs Wallasey Hedgehog Rescue from her home on Zigzag Road, said she is “disgusted” at the actions of a group of around six youths, who left her signage and windows daubed in black paint.

Step into Granty's Inferno - Globe columnist Peter Grant wonders if the council has a trick or treat in store for us

Wirral Globe: Step into Granty's Inferno!

9:58am Friday 31st October 2014

At noon, this Friday, a consultation called “Future Council” ends.

Port Sunlight war memorial granted Grade I status

Wirral Globe:

9:25am Friday 31st October 2014

The upgrade was recommended by English Heritage, the national body responsible for championing and protecting historic places, and announced by the Government today.

Hot as Hell: Britain experiences warmest Hallowe'en on record

Wirral Globe:

1:28pm Friday 31st October 2014

Britain has experienced its warmest Halloween on record.

Top 10 Hallowe'en costumes: Families now spend an average of £162 on spooky celebrations

Wirral Globe: The Halloween-themed treasure hunt is organised by businesses in the town every year

10:12am Friday 31st October 2014

Households now spend an average of £162 on Hallowe'en, new figures reveal.

Tranmere Rovers manager pays tribute to 'terrific servant' Johnny King ahead of statue unveiling

Wirral Globe:

4:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A STATUE to the man who presided over the club as it won three promotions, made five trips to Wembley and hammered on the door of the Premier League for three seasons will be unveiled at Prenton Park on Saturday.

Cabinet to discuss merging failing Pensby Boys with better rated girls school

Wirral Globe: Two Wirral single-sex school could merge into one

12:01pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Wirral’s ruling cabinet will be asked to approve starting a six week public consultation on the proposed amalgamation of Pensby High School for Boys and Pensby High School for Girls.

UPDATED: Five people taken to hospital following tunnel crash

Wirral Globe: Birkenhead tunnel closed due to accident

12:58pm Thursday 30th October 2014

Motorists are advised to use the Wallasey tunnel while emergency services clear the crash.

HOT OFF THE STAGE: Poirot is Christie's Belgian delight at Floral Pavilion

Wirral Globe: What's On module top link image

12:52pm Thursday 30th October 2014

GLOBE columnist Peter Grant reviews Agatha Christie Theatre Company's production of Black Coffee at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton.

Rare unseen letter from first Earl of Birkenhead on display at Wilfred Owen museum

Wirral Globe:

12:15pm Thursday 30th October 2014

A VERY rare unseen letter written by the First Earl Of Birkenhead in 1906 is to go on display at museum dedicated to the life of tragic First World War poet Wilfred.

VIDEO: Core! They're pressing on with making apple juice as part of Wirral park fun day

Wirral Globe:

11:41am Thursday 30th October 2014

CHILDREN are being taught how to make apple juice during a special event at Royden Park in Frankby today.

Chief fire officer Dan Stephens responds to Greasby concerns

Wirral Globe: Chief fire officer Dan Stephens

11:02am Thursday 30th October 2014

"The not insignificant numbers of people who have approached me following both of the consultation meetings held to date asking would we build on for example Pump Lane indicates to me that there is a general acceptance of the operational logic as advanced." - Dan Stephens.

Wirral's cabinet asked to look again at 'unfair' parking charges

Wirral Globe: Council parking profits top £1.3m

10:12am Thursday 30th October 2014

A SERIES of recommendations are set to go before Wirral’s ruling cabinet next week in a bid to undo the damage caused by increases in pay and display tariffs.

Care home slammed after failing to meet needs of residents

Wirral Globe:

9:40am Thursday 30th October 2014

Health watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CQC) said people’s care needs were not always taken into account at Highground Care Home, equipment was dirty and medication was not always stored at the correct temperature.

Help Wirral's black cats improve their luck this Hallowe’en

Wirral Globe:

9:10am Thursday 30th October 2014

Cats Protection’s South Wirral Branch is holding its annual National Black Cat Day today, Thursday, to encourage people to find a place in their hearts and homes for an unwanted black or black-and-white moggy.

Row as head-hunters are hired to find new chief executive for Wirral Council

Wirral Globe: Wallasey Town Hall

1:54pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

The leader of Wirral Tory group said the possibility of sharing a chief with another council should have been explored before pressing ahead.

Pig's head left outside Ellesmere Port mosque

Wirral Globe:

3:26pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Police found it shortly before midnight on Wednesday, October 22 after receiving reports of two men acting suspiciously on King Street, where an Islamic Cultural Centre is being developed.

Authorities send out warning to mischief makers ahead of Hallowe'en

Wirral Globe:

3:10pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Merseyside Police is warning anyone who commits incidents of anti-social behaviour they can expect a swift response, while Wirral Council is handing out resource packs to those working with young people.

Pet Of The Week: Charlie the cheeky Cavalier is a real lady

Wirral Globe:

2:56pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

Charlie loves cuddles and to watch television.

Views needed for Wirral sexual health survey

Wirral Globe: Passing A&E doctor helps at Apperley Bridge crash

2:41pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE information collected will be used to help shape Wirral's sexual health services, making them more tailored to residents' needs.

HOT OFF THE STAGE: Riverdance - 20 years older but as young and vibrant as ever

Wirral Globe:

1:50pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

PETER Grant reviews the 20th anniversary production of a show that started out as musical ripple but went on to make waves all over the world.

UPDATE AND VIDEO: Hallowe'en horror awaits in 'haunted' New Brighton catacombs this weekend

Wirral Globe:

1:20pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

BOYS and ghouls of all ages are invited to visit Terror 13, situated on the seaside town's promenade, this weekend.

Training underway for arrival of new Hoylake lifeboat

Wirral Globe:

12:43pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

HOYLAKE Lifeboat station's Shannon-class boat is due to be delivered at the beginning of December.

Blind Wirral war veteran to take part in Remembrance Sunday march in London

Wirral Globe:

12:00pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

DON Mulryan, 80, will take part in the special parade on Sunday, November 9, to raise awareness of the charity Blind Veterans UK.

Wear your poppy with pride on Remembrance Sunday

Wirral Globe:

11:27am Wednesday 29th October 2014

SILENT tributes will be paid to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice in Remembrance Sunday services across Wirral on November 9.

Wirral pub to reopen after £100,000 revamp

Wirral Globe:

11:09am Wednesday 29th October 2014

THE Sportsmans Arms in Tranmere has undergone a £100,000 refurbishment and will showcase its new look on Monday, November 3.

Wirral and Cheshire councils unite in golf course sell-off

Wirral Globe: IMPOSING: The 13th hole at the Royal Liverpool Golf Course

9:54am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Six municipal courses are to be sold to the private sector as neighbouring authorities join forces.

Wirral hospital wrongly told woman she was cancer free

Wirral Globe: Senior doctor urges patients with minor ailments not to clog up Arrowe Park Hospital's A&E Department

7:00am Wednesday 29th October 2014

Staff at Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust told a patient - known as “Mrs C” - following surgery - that she was suffering from cancer that would require treatment. But three weeks later, another surgical consultant told her a preliminary histology report indicated that there was no evidence of cancer after all.

Warning over bonfires this weekend ahead of 96 hour strike action

Wirral Globe: (12074923)

11:47am Wednesday 29th October 2014

FIRE chiefs are calling on residents to take extra care at home and on the roads this weekend as members of the Fire Brigades Union walk out for 96 hours ahead of Bonfire Night.

Wirral MP calls for more action to tackle child poverty

Wirral Globe: Frank Field MP

5:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

FRANK Field’s plea follows the publication of Children of the Recession, which shows child poverty rates have risen in the UK.

Man arrested in connection with series of vicious dog attacks in Neston

Wirral Globe:

3:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A SOUTH Wirral man has been arrested following a spate of vicious dog attacks in Neston which have left family pets with severe and sometimes life-threatening injuries.

Moreton man banned from keeping animals after pet dog scalded by cooking fat

Wirral Globe: Jozeph Williams, of Victoria Road, Wallasey, appeared at Wirral Magistrates Court yesterday

3:23pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A MORETON man who failed to take his dog to the vet after it was severely burned by chip pan fat in an accident has been banned from keeping animals indefinitely. WARNING: Contains photographs some people may find upsetting.

Merseyside police join the search for missing prisoner

Wirral Globe:

3:46pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOHN Charles Byrne, 34, left HMP Hatfield in Doncaster on Saturday, August 2, on day release, but did not return.

PREVIEW: Open The Lunchbox for start of Hoylake Cinema Club's fourth season

Wirral Globe: Lights, camera, action for Spielberg wannabe

2:56pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE multi-award winning Indian Rom-Com The Lunchbox will be screened at Hoylake Community Centre this Friday, October 31.

Police uncover Wirral cannabis farms worth more than £1 million

Wirral Globe:

2:27pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

Since April this year, the neighbourhood policing team has seized a total of 1,169 cannabis plants from 11 addresses in the Birkenhead area, as part of the 7 Beats Project.

Police hunt for Wirral man wanted on recall to prison

Wirral Globe:

2:12pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

GARETH Stephen Murphy is wanted after his parole licence was revoked at the end of November 2013 following his non-compliance with its conditions.

Wirral veteran helps create an ale for heroes

Wirral Globe:

1:50pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

VETERANS Pete Dunning, Simon Brown and Daniel "Baz" Whittingham joined forces with Marston's to perfect the recipe for the new ale.

Heated protests over Wirral fire stations' merger plan

Wirral Globe:

12:01pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

FEELINGS ran high as a consultation exercise began into the merger of two West Wirral fire stations into a single unit at Greasby.

Clare Balding demonstrates the healing powers of music during live Arrowe Park broadcast

Wirral Globe:

12:57pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

BBC Radio 2 brought its Good Morning Sunday show, presented by Clare Balding, to Arrowe Park Hospital.

Rovers return for midfielder Jennings

Wirral Globe: MISSING: Steve Jennings  he is suspended for next three games

12:30pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

STEVE Jennings is now in his third spell at Prenton Park after starting his career in the youth system at Tranmere.

Tranmere Rovers to face Bristol in FA Cup first round

Wirral Globe: Tranmere take on Oldham Athletic this weekend

12:20pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

THE tie will take place on the weekend of November 8.

Wirral policeman takes the plunge for charity

Wirral Globe:

12:12pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

JOHN Sacker fell 10,000 feet in a tandem skydive and raised £500 for Wirral Mencap.

Wirral MP calls for hospitals to provide 'more certainty' as figures show millions are spent on temporary staff

Wirral Globe: Frank Field MP

6:00am Tuesday 28th October 2014

FRANK Field's research found the NHS in Merseyside had spent £67m on agency and contract staff last year.

Wirral pensioner admits possession of indecent images of children

Wirral Globe:

5:21pm Monday 27th October 2014

Geoffrey Kneen, of Greenbank Road, pleaded guilty to four counts of downloading of indecent photographs or pseudo-photgraphs of a child and two counts of possessing 1,299 indecent images

Statue honouring Tranmere Rovers' legend Johnny King to be unveiled this weekend

Wirral Globe:

3:27pm Monday 27th October 2014

A STATUE honouring Tranmere Rovers' legendary manager Johnny King will be unveiled ahead of the club's League Two match against Stevenage on Saturday afternoon.


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