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Plugging in for electric cars at Wirral ferry terminal

Wirral Globe:

4:19pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE first of 124 electric vehicle charging connections to be sited across Merseyside has been unveiled at Seacombe Ferry terminal.

'Shoe-Be-Do' campaign collects 200 pairs of unwanted footwear for borough's children

Wirral Globe:

3:23pm Monday 28th July 2014

The Shoe-Be-Do Campaign is designed to encourage families from across Wirral to think before they discard their unwanted school shoes.

Defender Danny Woodards comes to Tranmere Rovers on six-month contract

Wirral Globe:

3:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE versatile defender has spent the past two weeks on trial at Prenton Park, playing in the pre-season friendly draws against Everton and Bolton Wanderers.

Chance to check out your blood pressure on Mersey ferry

Wirral Globe: Check-ups are   crucial, say health chiefs

2:49pm Monday 28th July 2014

PASSENGERS using the Mersey ferries on Wednesday will be offered free blood pressure checks as part of an awareness campaign by the Stroke Association.

Wirral's green flag boost

Wirral Globe: Green flag scheme for green spaces

2:07pm Monday 28th July 2014

THE borough's parks and green spaces have again been recognised as among the UK's best.

New Brighton lifeboat crew rescues stricken fishermen

Wirral Globe:

1:08pm Monday 28th July 2014

ATLANTIC 85 lifeboat B-870 John & Louisa Fisher was launched on Sunday night after reports that a small vessel was in difficulty off Leasowe shore.

Breaking news Probe finds evidence of smear campaign against Wirral Tory leader - but fails to identify the culprit

Wirral Globe: Tory group leader Jeff Green

12:41pm Monday 28th July 2014

A senior councillor has been cleared following allegations that he attempted to instigate a smear campaign against the leader of Wirral Conservative group.

Park life leads to link up with Big Apple for Birkenhead youngsters

Wirral Globe:

11:51am Monday 28th July 2014

ADVENTUROUS youngsters had a chance to stroll through America's most famous park from the confines of a Birkenhead shopping centre.

Port Sunlight war memorial features in national exhibition

Wirral Globe:

11:26am Monday 28th July 2014

THE Grade-II listed war memorial features in We Will Remember Them: London's Great War Memorials at the Wellington Arch in London.

Lights, cameras and action in Birkenhead

Wirral Globe:

10:43am Monday 28th July 2014

FILMING is taking place in Hamilton Square today for the new series of Jimmy McGovern's BBC daytime drama series, Moving On.

Players tee-off at New Brighton's latest golfing attraction

Wirral Globe:

10:28am Monday 28th July 2014

The theme of the course is Wirral landmarks – both past and present – and is a celebration of the peninsula’s wonderful and interesting history.

UPDATED: Should Wirral people be given free use of Mersey Tunnels?

Wirral Globe:

10:00am Monday 28th July 2014

“Our view is that all tolls are a rip off and should be scrapped. It’s the drivers paying about a billion pounds a week in taxes and it’s not right for there to be any tolls." - John McGoldrick, Mersey Tunnel Users Association.

Asda sparks price war by cutting fuel prices

Wirral Globe:

11:40am Monday 28th July 2014

From tomorrow the company is reducing the price of its petrol and its diesel by up to 2p a litre.

PICS ADDED: Three treated for injuries after cars crash in Birkenhead

Wirral Globe:

4:18pm Sunday 27th July 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to the incident in Laird Street earlier this afternoon.

VIDEO: Three thousand take part in Wirral's Race For Life

Wirral Globe:

12:30pm Sunday 27th July 2014

THE Globe-backed event has raised more than £160,000 for Cancer Research UK.

Wirral's Race For Life takes place today

Wirral Globe: Participants at the start of last year's Wirral Race For Life. Picture: Paul Heaps

9:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

THE Globe-backed fundraiser takes place in Birkenhead Park at 11am, raising funds for Cancer Research UK.

Mystery of the Wallasey poppies solved

Wirral Globe: Plant the poppies

8:00am Sunday 27th July 2014

DOGGED digging by councillor Leah Fraser solved the mystery of why the hardened poppy apparently refused to grow on a roundabout in the Wallasey.

Tranmere Rovers draw home friendly

Wirral Globe: Tranmere Rovers take on Notts County at Prenton Park

11:49am Saturday 26th July 2014

ELIOT Richards' fourth goal of pre-season earned Tranmere a 1-1 draw against Bolton Wanderers on Friday night.

Search is on for Wirral's top of the plots

Wirral Globe: Fruit and vegetables (6272851)

8:00am Saturday 26th July 2014

BIRKENHEAD Park hosts the ninth annual Wirral Flower and Vegetable Show on August 10.

Wirral Globe readers' views on circuses using animals

Wirral Globe: One of the lions which performs at Peter Jolly’s Circus, one of only two in England that still uses live animals in the ring

4:31pm Friday 25th July 2014

THE use of animals in circuses is a highly emotive issue, that has caused protests in the area. But what do you think about it?

Tranmere Rovers in pre-season action against Bolton Wanderers tonight

Wirral Globe: Tranmere Rovers take on Notts County at Prenton Park

2:27pm Friday 25th July 2014

The match, at Prenton Park, starts at 7.30pm.

Peter Jolly Circus defends its use of performing animals as Wirral protest grows

Wirral Globe: One of the lions which performs at Peter Jolly’s Circus, one of only two in England that still uses live animals in the ring

12:50pm Friday 25th July 2014

Anthony Beckwith, speaking on behalf of circus owner Peter Jolly, said: "If people want to come along and see what conditions the animals live in, they are welcome to do so."

Wimbledon date for young Wirral tennis player

Wirral Globe:

12:40pm Friday 25th July 2014

NESTON High School student Laura Holmes has secured a place in the Road to Wimbledon national finals next month.

The Giants are back in Liverpool

Wirral Globe:

11:02am Friday 25th July 2014

GIANT marionettes are back on the streets of Liverpool for the city's First World War commemorations.

Electro-pop Mal's New Brighton "comeback"

Wirral Globe:

10:57am Friday 25th July 2014

Wirral-born Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark drummer Mal Holmes feared he would never play again after suffering heart failure during a concert.

Top honour for Wirral sailor

Wirral Globe:

10:29am Friday 25th July 2014

ROYAL Navy chef Liam Mullacky has been praised for his dedication to training at the Defence Maritime Logistics School.

Arrests made and warnings issued in Merseyside Police crackdown on illegal scrambler bikes

Wirral Globe: Merseyside Police Inspector Phil Ross with a scrambler which has been seized.

9:25am Friday 25th July 2014

Chief Inspector John Hogan: "Merseyside Police will use every power it has available to target irresponsible drivers and to take illegal machines off the streets."

Police close suspected brothel in Birkenhead

Wirral Globe: Prescription drugs lost in Wallasey

9:02am Friday 25th July 2014

Mr Magoo's at Grange Road East was given a closure order at Wirral magistrates court on Thursday.

VIDEO: And now the weather forecast... for dogs

Wirral Globe:

12:00pm Friday 25th July 2014

Former boxing heavyweight champion of the world, and proud Chihuahua owner, David ‘The Hayemaker’ Haye delivers a knockout performance of a completely different kind today as he presents the world’s first-ever weather forecast just for dogs.

North/south divide for disability and healthy life expectancy

Wirral Globe: Bradfordians' life expectancy is among lowest in the country, figures reveal

4:27pm Thursday 24th July 2014

People living in different parts of England are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to the age they should expect to be struck down with a disability or long-term illness, new figures suggest.

Pupils celebrate Wirral school's centenary

Wirral Globe:

4:03pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DEVONSHIRE Park Primary School in Birkenhead opened 100 years ago and a number of Edwardian-themed events have taken place.

Su Pollard's ready to say Hi-de-hi! to Wirral again

Wirral Globe:

3:50pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE star returns to Wirral later this year in a show that takes a humorous look at the legendary tales of Robin Hood.

CCTV of man wanted in connection with attack on Wirral teenager

Wirral Globe:

12:55pm Thursday 24th July 2014

DETECTIVES have released the footage following an incident on May 26.

New Brighton lifeboat crew rescues teenager stuck chest-deep in mud

Wirral Globe:

12:19pm Thursday 24th July 2014

THE hovercraft was launched following reports that a young girl was in difficulty near Crosby shore on Wednesday afternoon.

Warning to swimmers as coastline deaths rise

Wirral Globe: rave – swimmers enter the sea

10:51am Thursday 24th July 2014

RNLI figures shows 29 people lost their lives around north England shorelines last year - the highest for four years - including one off the coast of Wirral.

Plan to convert Birkenhead house into unit for teenagers leaving care is refused

Wirral Globe:

10:20am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE scheme for 'supported living' accommodation in Alexander Road was considered by planning committee on Wednesday.

Decision on future of Tranmere Rovers' former training ground deferred until site visit takes place

Wirral Globe: Ingleborough Road playing fields

9:19am Thursday 24th July 2014

THE club has asked for permission to sell Ingleborough Road field in Birkenhead to make way for development of 90 houses.

World's largest Viking longship to be repaired in Wirral this week

Wirral Globe: Viking vessel heds for Wirral

8:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

The Draken Harald - the largest Norse/Viking longship constructed in modern times - had an eventful journey to Wirral on its way from Norway after losing its 70ft mast in severe conditions off the Shetland Isle.

VIDEO: Giant snake given ultrassssound at Chester Zoo

Wirral Globe:

10:08am Thursday 24th July 2014

JF the reticulated python was given her annual health check.

Council responds to anger over circus opening up in Wirral tonight featuring lions and tigers

Wirral Globe: Peter Jolly’s Circus

7:14pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Councillor Bernie Mooney, cabinet member for the environment, said: “I fully understand many people are concerned about the use of live animals in this circus."

Wirral dancer to entertain the Queen with fire-breathing and angle-grinding at Commonwealth Games opening ceremony

Wirral Globe:

4:56pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Former St Mary’s Catholic College and Wirral Youth Theatre student Alice Black is one of 90 dancers opening the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this evening.

Police probe into fraud and corruption claims against Wirral business grant scheme is dropped

Wirral Globe: Wallasey Town Hall

2:34pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Matrix chief tells council that investigation "highlighted a distinct lack of what would be described as key and significant evidence."

Chance to reclaim 'love locks' from iconic Chester bridge

Wirral Globe:

1:49pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

VISITORS who have left tokens of their love for Chester on the city's Queens Park Suspension Bridge can reclaim them after the iconic landmark was refurbished.

Pet Of The Week: Sun-worshipper Smudge loves a good stretch

Wirral Globe:

12:36pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

18-year-old Smudge is still young at heart.

Disruption ahead as council workers call second strike

Wirral Globe:

12:30pm Wednesday 23rd July 2014

WIRRAL local government and school support workers are set to join colleagues across England, Wales and Northern Ireland in staging a second day of strike action later this year.

VIDEO and REVIEW: Rock of Ages at the Liverpool Empire

Wirral Globe:

10:18am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Emma Rigby gives her verdict on Rock of Ages - a tale of big hair, debauchery and classic rock numbers.

Step into Granty's Inferno!

Wirral Globe: Step into Granty's Inferno!

9:55am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Globe columnist Peter Grant reflects on the Open Championship and says "Hooray for Hoylake!"

Calls for dog control after pet is savaged in Wirral park

Wirral Globe:

9:56am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

NEW bye-laws over the control of dogs could be introduced in Birkenhead Park after a lurcher savaged a Jack Russell terrier so severely that its owner was landed with a £4,600 vet's bill.

Tranmere Rovers hold Everton to 2-2 draw at Prenton Park

Wirral Globe:

9:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

GOALS either side of the break from Steven Naismith and Leon Osman were not enough to get Everton's pre-season off to a winning start.

The Open Championship in numbers

Wirral Globe:

3:46pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

AS with any big event, a lot of planning and organisation went in to Hoylake's staging of the Open Championship. Here we look at some of the statistics behind the tournament.





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