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EXCLUSIVE: MP demands Wirral Council makes same payout to whistleblowers as given to anonymous 'bullied' chief officer

Wirral Globe: FRANK FIELD MP: Incensed at closures

8:11pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

AN outcry over a £48,000 compensation payment made a year ago to an unnamed senior Wirral Council officer resurfaced tonight.

Rovers' boss adds to squad ahead of League Two home clash with Mansfield Town

Wirral Globe:

3:30pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

MICKY Adams has signed Chesterfield striker Armand Gnanduillet ahead of tonight's League Two match against Mansfield Town at Prenton Park.

Fallen tree leads to road closure as Wirral battered by storms

Wirral Globe: road closed sign

2:01pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

Barnston Road is currently closed both ways due to a fallen tree on Storeton Lane, close to the Fox and Hounds.

Partially-sighted Wirral man 'kicked out' of shop after taking guide dog inside

Wirral Globe:

12:31pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

David Bennett had only entered the store with guide dog Norma to ask for directions when he became lost after getting off the bus at the wrong stop in Oxton but was told to "get that dog out of here".

Council plans will keep all street lights on

Wirral Globe:

11:28am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Wirral Council’s ruling cabinet agreed to invest in new LED-style street lighting when it met earlier this month, with a meeting of full council approving the strategy on Monday.

Teenager burnt by exploding aerosol hopes to highlight fire safety this Bonfire Night

Wirral Globe:

10:20am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Fourteen-year-old Keegan Morton, from Beechwood, had been playing with friends on community land on Edgemore Close on the evening of November 6 last year.

Review: The Full Monty at Liverpool Empire Theatre

Wirral Globe:

11:51am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Sophie Corless gives her verdict on the rip-roaring stage adaptation of the much-loved 90s film.

VIDEO: Rovers' new manager 'not daunted' by challenge of lifting club from bottom of League Two

Wirral Globe:

5:40pm Monday 20th October 2014

MICKY Adams said he was honoured to have been given the chance to manage the club during a press conference at Prenton Park this afternoon.

Wirral teenager arrested for assaulting woman at mayor's ball

Wirral Globe:

3:56pm Monday 20th October 2014

Officers from Merseyside Police were called to the Thornton Hall Hotel and Spa – where the mayor and mayoress of Wirral were holding their ball in aid of the mayor’s special charity appeal - at around 2am on Saturday.

Lighting Up A Life in memory of Ron

Wirral Globe:

3:01pm Monday 20th October 2014

A GRANDFATHER who died from a brain tumour is among thousands who will be remembered during this year’s Wirral Hospice St John's switch-on.

Three people taken to hospital following serious Prenton crash

Wirral Globe:

3:22pm Monday 20th October 2014

Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following the two vehicle collision, which happened on Woodchurch Road at around 11.30am on Monday.

Wirral child porn vicar is banned from being a minister for 20 years

Wirral Globe:

2:10pm Monday 20th October 2014

REV Ian Hughes was jailed in January after pleading guilty to 15 charges of making indecent images and movies.

Chief executive Jeremy Butler leaves Tranmere by 'mutual agreement'

Wirral Globe: Jeremy Butler at Prenton Park this afternoon. Picture: Paul Heaps

12:03pm Monday 20th October 2014

His departure comes just one week after the club sacked manager Rob Edwards after they suffered their seventh loss of the season.

Proposals to slash number of Wirral councillors to be considered by full council

Wirral Globe:

11:55am Monday 20th October 2014

Conservative leader Cllr Jeff Green will tonight call on Wirral Council to consider slashing the number of elected members in a bid to save hundreds of thousands of pounds.

Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist's Wirral festival date

Wirral Globe:

12:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

RICK Vito is at the Floral Pavilion in New Brighton for two shows as part of the International Guitar Festival in November.

Gales and heavy rain set to batter UK

Wirral Globe:

11:34am Monday 20th October 2014

THE remains of Hurricane Gonzalo will arrive in the UK later today bringing with it gale force winds and heavy rain that will sweep across much of the country, the Met Office has warned.

Police appeal for help in search for lost medication

Wirral Globe:

10:21am Monday 20th October 2014

The medication was lost between Park Road East, Birkenhead Park and Park Road West on Friday.

Sunday quiz: The things they said ...

Wirral Globe: Warrington Speakers’ Club meets every second Thursday of each month at the Village Hotel, Warrington.Picture courtesy of Tim Morgan at Flickr.

8:00am Sunday 19th October 2014

CATCHPHRASES, it seems, are disappearing from our screens, writes Globe columnist Peter Grant

Tranmere Rovers frustrated after defeat at Oxford

Wirral Globe:

7:32am Sunday 19th October 2014

New boss Micky Adams - who will officially take charge on Tuesday after being appointed on Thursday - watched from the stand as Tranmere suffered their eighth league defeat.

Welcome to the Generation Name!

Wirral Globe:

12:00pm Saturday 18th October 2014

RELATIVELY speaking, Julia's Top of the Pops in this special five generation dynasty.

More than 1,000 join campaign to save Wirral lollipop lady

Wirral Globe:

9:00am Saturday 18th October 2014

MORE than 1,000 people have signed a petition calling for a lollipop lady to be spared the axe in the latest round of council budget cuts.

Tranmere Rovers aiming to bring back the points from Oxford

Wirral Globe: Tranmere take on Oldham Athletic this weekend

4:40pm Friday 17th October 2014

ASSISTANT manager Matt Gill takes charge for Saturday's match against Oxford and says the next three points can't come quickly enough.

Birkenhead man who snapped puppy's legs jailed for six months

Wirral Globe:

12:16pm Friday 17th October 2014

"It involved the most disgusting, brutal violence on a defenceless Staffy pup. It still troubles me to think what he went through physically and mentally. I can only hope that it troubles McCormick for a long, long time." - RSPCA Inspector Anthony Joynes.

VIDEO: Wirral teenager battles it out in Ryan Seacrest cover final

Wirral Globe:

3:19pm Friday 17th October 2014

Bronnie Hughes, from Caldy, has been hand-picked by American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest to take part in the latest round of his Covers Competition

Thousands left without a connection after Sky Broadband system failure

Wirral Globe: What happened to our Sky broadband?

2:18pm Friday 17th October 2014

Customers in Bromborough, Eastham, Birkenhead, Neston, Rock Ferry, Wallasey, Claughton, Caldy, Heswall, Hoylake and Irby are just some of those affected.

HOT OFF THE STAGE: Everyman has its day

Wirral Globe: Liverpool Everyman

11:21am Friday 17th October 2014

THE re-born Everyman Theatre has won its best ever review - the coveted RIBA Stirling Prize 2014 for best building of the year.

Wirral man admits conning pensioner out of thousands of pounds

Wirral Globe: Liverpool Crown Court

11:00am Friday 17th October 2014

TERENCE Dixon pleaded guilty at Liverpool Crown Court to fraud but disputed the amount involved and a hearing is to be held next month to decide the issue.

Wirral man accused of running brothel appears in Crown Court

Wirral Globe:

9:45am Friday 17th October 2014

JAMES Felix Anthony appeared at Liverpool Crown Court on Thursday accused of running a brothel at a flat in Wirral.

Micky Adams succeeds Rob Edwards as Tranmere Rovers' manager

Wirral Globe:

9:20am Friday 17th October 2014

HIS appointment follows the sacking of Rob Edwards after a disastrous run of results that saw the club sink to bottom of League Two.

Police come up with imaginative new use for tax disc holder

Wirral Globe:

12:41pm Friday 17th October 2014

Police have dreamt up a new use for the licence disc holders that every car carries on its windscreen - one which could save lives.

VIDEO: Wirral band's Ape-solutely amazing concert at Chester Zoo

Wirral Globe:

3:56pm Thursday 16th October 2014

Local band Junebug, whose drummer is from Wallasey, will be at the UK’s number one zoo to perform live renditions of their latest double “Ape-side” charity release.

Family of tragic Wirral mum hits out at time taken to open inquest

Wirral Globe:

2:38pm Thursday 16th October 2014

TEACHER Nicola Moroney, 32, died on the night of January 24, 2012 after falling ill at her home in Telegraph Road, Heswall.

Dog killed by fellow pets while Wirral owner was at work

Wirral Globe: Library image of a German Shepherd

2:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The RSPCA is calling on dog owners to have their pets neutered after the pooch was ripped apart in an horrific attack in Leasowe.

Capenhurst on MoD shortlist to store radioactive waste from nuclear-powered submarines

Wirral Globe: A nuclear submarine

12:17pm Thursday 16th October 2014

The sites, which are either owned by the MoD or the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority, have been named as part of a submarine dismantling project

Drugs raid sees Birkenhead home searched

Wirral Globe:

12:39pm Thursday 16th October 2014

POLICE have arrested nine people this morning as part of an operation led by Titan, the Northwest’s regional organised crime unit, tackling large-scale drug supply across the UK.

SPECIAL REPORT: Why leaving Lyndale is not an option for charismatic Scott

Wirral Globe:

11:42am Thursday 16th October 2014

NOT knowing if your child is safe is one of the worst feelings any parent can experience. But that is something mum-of-three Chantelle Smith will have to face each day if the Lyndale School closes.

Man treated for smoke inhalation following chip pan fire at Wirral flat

Wirral Globe:

9:38am Thursday 16th October 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to Greenbank Road in Tranmere in the early hours of this morning.

Coroner calls for tighter regulations after Wirral man dies in blaze caused by exploding e-cigarette

Wirral Globe: A person smokes an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette.

4:36pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Speaking at the end of the inquest into the death of 62-year-old Wallasey father David Alan Thomson, coroner André Rebello said he would express his concerns to Vince Cable.

Police raid uncovers cannabis and guns in Wirral home

Wirral Globe:

3:50pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Police carried out a drugs raid at an address on Thorncroft Drive in Thingwall at around 7.30am on Tuesday and found a quantity of mature cannabis plants, two air guns and a pellet gun.

VIDEO: Hallowe'en horror awaits in 'haunted' New Brighton catacombs

Wirral Globe:

1:07pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

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

Pet Of The Week: Eric the Sproodle is a curly ball of cuteness

Wirral Globe:

2:43pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

Eric is just under a year old and a Spinger Spanel and Toy Poodle Cross breed.

Dedicated team set up in bid to rid Wirral's streets of illegal fireworks

Wirral Globe:

11:50am Wednesday 15th October 2014

The group of 20 fire safety technical officers from Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service are carrying out inspections of stores across the borough.

HOT OFF THE STAGE: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Wirral Globe:

11:57am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Peter Grant gives the performance of the timeless musical 10 out of 10.

Heartless vandalism will not be tolerated, say police, after Wirral cemetery targeted for second time

Wirral Globe:

10:37am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Several graves at Flaybrick cemetery were defaced in recent days with offensive messages scrawled across them.

Investigation launched as Wirral Council found to be following sexually-explicit Twitter account

Wirral Globe:

10:57am Wednesday 15th October 2014

The council, which is no longer following the account, said it is taking the issue “very seriously” and will get to the bottom of how it came to be on their list of followers.

"No help for fans at Hillsborough", Liverpool fan tells inquest

Wirral Globe: HILLSBOROUGH: Inquests adjourn after hearing all 96 pen portraits

9:44am Wednesday 15th October 2014

An Ellesmere Port Liverpool fan told a senior policeman "You and your men have a lot to answer for this" after 96 fans were killed in the Hillsborough Disaster, the inquests have heard.

Granty's Inferno: Let’s Sugar a bitter political pill

Wirral Globe: Step into Granty's Inferno!

10:04am Wednesday 15th October 2014

The Apprentice started up again on BBC1 this week and for the next six episodes – on Tuesday and Wednesdays – we at home can watch as deluded hopefuls sell themselves positively (or not) to one of the country’s most outspoken, self-made business entrepreneurs.

Plane circling Wirral taking part in 'routine' training, says airport

Wirral Globe:

3:52pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

People on both sides of the Mersey took to Twitter to voice their concerns after they spotted the Easyjet passenger plane flying “extremely low” over the area.

Planners' visit to Wirral pub site earmarked for housing scheme

Wirral Globe: The Millhouse pub

1:20pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

A site visit is scheduled to take place at the Millhouse pub in Millhouse Lane, Moreton on Monday.

Should Wirral Council replace retiring chief executive?

Wirral Globe:

10:37am Tuesday 14th October 2014

Mr Burgess announced his retirement at Thursday’s cabinet meeting and said he will leave the authority on December 31.


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