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Jacqui Traves will take part in a skydive from 10,000 feet on August 21. Picture by Geoff Davies.

Jacqui prepares to take to the skies to say 'thank you' to Guide Dogs charity

Police negotiators stop teenager jumping into water near Birkenhead dockland

Police negotiators stop teenager jumping into water near Birkenhead dockland

Matt Worswick

Wirral chef aims to serve up success on BBC Two's 'Great British Menu'

RSPCA condemns 'cowardly' thugs who used air rifles to shoot pet cats

'Cowardly' thugs use air rifles to shoot pet cats in Birkenhead and Heswall

Tony Williams from Scantec presents cheque to Stephanie Dagger from Cancer Research UK

Wirral recruitment firm staff take on charity challenge for Cancer Research UK

Karen Howell is Wirral Community NHS Trust's new chief executive

New chief executive for Wirral health trust

Cilla Black died at her home in the south of Spain

Cilla Black died of stroke after falling and hitting head at Spanish villa

The plaque that will be rededicated later this month

Mayor to re-dedicate Wirral war time ‘canteen’ plaque

BBC's Make it Digital programme set to give Birkenhead youngsters the skills to make it in technology industry

BBC's Make it Digital programme set to give Birkenhead's unemployed youngsters the skills to make it in technology industry

Bebington takeway damaged in suspected arson attack

Bebington takeway damaged in suspected arson attack

10 things to do with the kids in August

10 things to do with the kids in August

The property on Oakbank Street.

Wallasey home 'shut down' by police after it becomes a hub for local gangs and drugs

Kidepo is the third of his species to be born at Chester Zoo in just eight months.

PICTURES and VIDEO: Kidepo the giraffe calf steps out for the first time

Seven year old Sally Garster inspired designers all over the world with her idea for a sponge house.

VIDEO: Sally's sponge house inspires designers as part of World Cerebral Palsy Day

Rumours that popular urban farm is closing are not true, say staff

Rumours that popular urban farm is closing are not true, say staff

Coroner's next-of-kin appeal after death of Woodchurch woman

Coroner's next-of-kin appeal after death of Woodchurch woman

Mandi Gibbons and her mum Pauline.

Help make Wirral mum's dying wish to see her daughter marry come true

Police close off Arrowe Park Hospital's A&E after major incident

Police close off Arrowe Park Hospital's A&E after major incident

Lisa Hughes with her dog Jacob, RSPCA inspector, Leanne Cragg and hydrotherapist, Natalie Steen

Pet patients make a splash for Wirral animal charity

FLASHBACK: Wirral South MP Alison McGovern launches the Port Sunlight River Park with Mike Parr, from the Land Trust, Peter Lunt from Biffa and Keith Jones of the Forestry Commission.

Volunteers needed for Port Sunlight River Park's first anniversary

Cilla Black: From record-breaking pop star to TV entertainment sensation

Globe columnist Peter Grant says goodbye to Cilla Black, who died on Sunday aged 72

Less than half of north west adults are sexually satisfied

Less than half of north west adults are sexually satisfied, new figures reveal

To date, officers have seized 26 scrambler and quad bikes, recovered 57 stolen motorcycles and made 21 arrests.

26 scrambler bikes seized and 21 arrests at half-way point in Merseyside Police summer crackdown

Cilla Black died at her home in the south of Spain

Cilla Black post-mortem results 'inconclusive' as tributes pour in

Making complaints to the council by email will no longer be possible

Dismay as Wirral Council 'streamlines' Streetscene complaints service

Motorbike rider suffers serious injuries in Wirral collision

Motorbike rider suffers serious injuries in Wirral collision

220 Wirral primary school pupils were sent home for bad behaviour

More than 1,600 pupils suspended from Wirral schools

Constable Doyle was killed on a Christmas night out

Two convicted of Liverpool city centre manslaughter of Constable Neil Doyle

Carol Mutch noticed that she was struggling to walk up a flight of stairs without getting breathless and knew it was time to quit

How Wirral asthma sufferer Carol finally kicked 32-year smoking habit - and YOU can do it too

Mum Elaine Anderson with her son John, who was just 24 years old when he took his life in 2011

Wirral friends raise £3,000 in memory of pal

Artist's impression of the Hive Youth Zone

UPDATED: Plans for £6m Wirral Youth Zone are approved

Charlie's back on the road

Country music legend Charlie Landsborough announces UK autumn tour

Stub out the cigarettes and enjoy a 'Smokefree Summer' in Wirral

Festival will kick-start 'Smokefree Summer' campaign in Wirral

Lance Corporal Craig Lundberg who was blinded after a rocket attack in Iraq with former soldier David Murray, shopping centre manager Allan Beaumont  and commercial director Derek Millar

Brothers in arms: Former comrades launch Help for Heroes pledge at Birkenhead shopping centre store

Prescription drugs lost in Birkenhead

Prescription drugs lost in Birkenhead

Tranmere Rovers face Shrews at Prenton Park in final pre-season friendly

Tranmere Rovers face Shrews at Prenton Park in final pre-season friendly

Row deepens over Wirral's new £100-an-hour consultants

Row deepens over Wirral's new £100-an-hour consultants

Keith Burnett sent in this terrific picture of a 'Fire Rainbow' over Bebington.

Snapped by You: 'Fire Rainbow' lights up the skies over Bebington

Wirral firm fined £4,000 for illegally burning waste

Wirral firm fined £4,000 for illegally burning waste

Simon Tomlinson (Vue Area Manager), Ben Caunter (Senior Director, Marketing, EMEA at IMAX), Kam Dosanjh (Vue Director of Operations), Tony Bywood (General Manager, Vue Cheshire Oaks) and Shona Gold (Head of Marketing for Vue UK and Ireland)

New state-of-the-art IMAX cinema unveiled at Cheshire Oaks

Tony Maudsley as Edna and Peter Duncan in Hairspray. Picture: Ellie Kurtz

PREVIEW: 'Benidorm' star heads cast of 'Hairspray' at Liverpool Empire

AA 'extremely surprised' as research shows switching off street lights does NOT increase traffic accidents

AA 'extremely surprised' as research shows switching off street lights does NOT increase traffic accidents

Hoylake municipal golf course

Hoylake municipal golf course earmarked for new deluxe private development

Anti-semitic hate crime has risen in Merseyside

Anti-semitic hate crime has risen in Merseyside

Cllr Tony Smith

Specialist care services for disabled Wirral youngsters could be merged as cost cuts bite

Time to show your pride for Wirral hospital staff

Time to show your pride for Wirral hospital staff

Rovers boss Gary Brabin

Tranmere Rovers sign 'Trialist H' on one-year deal

Sir Paul McCartney with newly-named fellow companions including Noddy Holder and Gemma Bodinetz Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

LIPA students make the grade with Sir Paul McCartney

When on display in London, the Weeping Window was the cascade of poppies that could be seen pouring out of a high window and in to the moat below and is made up of thousands of ceramic flowers

Poignant 'Weeping Window' poppies come to Merseyside

Police warning after drugs taken fron New Ferry house

Police warning after drugs taken from New Ferry house

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