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Preview: Wirral allotment to host tale of wartime entertainment

Wirral Globe: Jill Meyers as Lena and Esther-Grace Button as Bessie. Picture by Rachel Root.

12:10pm Monday 21st April 2014

Troupers will be shown at Gilroy Allotments in West Kirby on Sunday, May 4.

Readers urged to join Wirral Coastal Walk for Muscular Dystrophy

Wirral Globe: Participants in recent Wirral Coastal Walk

10:20am Monday 21st April 2014

ORGANISED by Rotary Club of North Wirral, the event takes place on Sunday May 11.

Tennis fun for Wirral children

Wirral Globe: Tennis fun for Wirral children

9:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

The new programme begins after the Easter holidays.

Homeowner treated for smoke inhalation following kitchen fire in Wirral house

Wirral Globe: The Fire Brigades Union has voted in favour of a nationwide strike over a dispute about pensions

9:57am Saturday 19th April 2014

Crews from Birkenhead, Upton and Wallasey were called to a house in Boswell Road, Birkenhead.

Crew rescued from capsized canoe on River Mersey

Wirral Globe: winter sunshine on the river mersey

9:46am Saturday 19th April 2014

Merseyside Fire & Rescue's marine rescue boat was launched following reports that the canoe had capsized near Tranmere.

VIDEO: Lifesaving defibrillators to be installed in 600 Wirral schools

Wirral Globe: Martin King, founder of the Oliver King Foundation, headteacher Mark Cotton, Wirral West MP Esther McVey and pupils Luke Poulson, Sophie Davies and Grace Cull.

8:20am Saturday 19th April 2014

Our Lady of Pity Catholic Primary School in Greasby is the first of more than 600 Wirral schools to receive defibrillators.

Tranmere Rovers beaten by Gillingham

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

5:50pm Friday 18th April 2014

Bradley Dack and Cody McDonald took the hosts to victory at Priestfield Stadium this afternoon.

Chance for Wirral communities to tune in to Celtic roots

Wirral Globe: Chance for Wirral communities to tune in to Celtic roots

8:00am Friday 18th April 2014

THE traditional sounds of Celtic folk are being reintroduced to Wirral's music scene.

Tranmere midfielder Andy Robinson leaves the club by mutual consent

Wirral Globe: Andy Robinson on the ball for Tranmere Rovers V Notts County.

11:34pm Thursday 17th April 2014

The 34-year-old's contract was due to expire this summer.

EXCLUSIVE: Wirral mum's anguish as police refused to remove handcuffs from her hospitalised autistic daughter

Wirral Globe: Toni shows bruise marks caused by being handcuffed

12:47pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Leigh Williams has launched an official complaint against police after her autistic daughter - who has a mental age of five - struggled in distress and pain as she was handcuffed and taken to hospital.

UPDATED: Shots fired at Prenton home

Wirral Globe: Prescription drugs lost in Wallasey

3:39pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Merseyside Police are investigating after shots were fired at a property in Upton Road, Prenton, just after 10pm on Wednesday night.

Trunk road connecting Hoylake to West Kirby could open earlier than expected

Wirral Globe: The recommended diversion route - approximately 7.2 miles long.

3:24pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Meols Drive could reopen as early as next week after repairs were carried out faster than expected.

Wirral factory Hurstwood's Foods goes into administration

Wirral Globe: Hurstwood International's factory in Alexandra Road.

2:31pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Fifty jobs are to go as rising costs and supply problems force closure of Wallasey meat processing plant.

VIDEO: Wirral father and son tackle Prenton Park's 17,000 seats for Claire House

Wirral Globe: Nine-year-old Aidan Turner and dad Dave, from Prenton, are raising money for Claire House by sitting in every one of the 17,000 seats at Prenton Park.

1:49pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Nine-year-old Aidan Turner and dad Dave, from Prenton, are raising money for Claire House by sitting in every one of the 17,000 seats at Prenton Park.

New safety campaign aims to reduce high number of cycling accidents in Wirral

Wirral Globe: Pic from library

1:48pm Thursday 17th April 2014

According to police figures, 11 children and 63 adults were involved in cycling accidents across the borough last year.

Arson suspected after JCB digger is set on fire in Hoylake

Wirral Globe: Picture sent in by Dave Turner.

1:07pm Thursday 17th April 2014

EMERGENCY services were called to an address in Meols Drive on Wednesday night.

Prestigious Investors In People Gold award for Wirral YMCA

Wirral Globe: The YMCA in Birkenhead

9:38am Thursday 17th April 2014

THE Birkenhead-based organisation is among the top 2% of companies across the country who have achieved the accolade.

Two in hospital with whiplash after M53 crash

Wirral Globe: Man dies in accident on M53 near Bebington

9:14am Thursday 17th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the northbound carriageway just north of Junction 3 on Wednesday afternoon.

CCTV appeal following attempted vehicle break-ins at Rock Ferry

Wirral Globe: Police are keen to speak to this man in relation with three attempted vehicle break ins.

5:04pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DETECTIVES have released CCTV images of a man they want to speak to about three attempted vehicle break-ins.

Lion King ready to roar at Liverpool Empire

Wirral Globe: Members of the cast

4:10pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

DISNEY'S award-winning musical is staged at the city centre venue from May 16 to July 5 as part of its record-breaking UK tour.

Lifesaving defibrillator installed at Wallasey town hall

Wirral Globe: Gareth Roberts from Wirral Council's health and safety team, mayor and mayoress Sue and Dave Mitchell, and Rob Hussey from North West Ambulance Service.

4:08pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

The defibrillator is one of 29 defibrillators located across the peninsula.

Teenage boy attacked and stabbed in Noctorum

Wirral Globe: Prescription drugs lost in Wallasey

9:04am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The victim attended Arrowe Park Hospital shortly with injuries to his right leg and his lower back.

Terrific trio deliver the goods for Wirral charity

Wirral Globe: Wirral trio Tracy Bleasdale, Ria Cairns and Fay Murphy present dozens of toys, pots, pans and supplies to Ronald McDonald House Arrowe Park's manager, Cathy Churchill.

3:38pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Wirral trio Tracey Bleasdale, Ria Cairns and Fay Murphy delivered dozens of toys, pots, pans and supplies to Ronald McDonald House Arrowe Park.

Pupils urged to stay awake for Wirral Autistic Society appeal

Wirral Globe: Wirral Austic Society's chief executive Robin Bush

2:39pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE challenge, in aid of the society's £1m Lifetime Appeal, takes place on June 20.

Motorway sliproad closed following crash

Wirral Globe: Delays on the M5 and M42 following accident

3:06pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

THE northbound entry sliproad of M53 near Woodchurch is blocked while recovery work takes place after two crashes this afternoon.

Fall in number of Wirral Jobseekers' Allowance claimants

Wirral Globe: Increase in Wirral Jobseekers' Allowance claimants

1:32pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

FIGURES from the Office for National Statistics today show 6,352 people claimed the benefit in March - a drop of 363 on the previous month’s 6,715.

VIDEO: Wirral artist celebrates 175 years of Cunard

Wirral Globe: Robert Lloyd with his painting today.

12:18pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ROBERT Lloyd's painting depicts a fictional meeting on the Mersey between the company's first ship Britannia and today's flagship Queen Mary 2.

Badge of Shame keeps Wirral teachers green

Wirral Globe: Student Anna Hunter presents the Badge of Shame to teacher Owen-Petkova.

12:08pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Teachers at Wirral Hospitals School are presented with the "Badge of Shame" if they are deemed to be wasting energy.

Lives being put at risk in Wirral as arsonists torch grasslands

Wirral Globe: Firefighters tackle the large blaze in Moreton on Tuesday. Photo by Phil Morris.

10:09am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Firefighters tackled for more than two hours to put out the fires in Moreton and Bidston Hill.

Latest planning decisions by Wirral Council

Wirral Globe: People who live around the Thames Avenue site are concerned the development could threaten the nature of the neighbourhood.

11:41am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Has your neighbour’s planning application for a home extension or conservatory been approved?

Wirral pottery studio sets up shop in Hoylake

Wirral Globe: Seven-year-old Katarina and 10 year old Shannon High with mum, Joanna and The Potting Shed owner Jeanette Hatter.

11:31am Wednesday 16th April 2014

The Potting Shed has moved to its new home on Market Street, after eight years in Heswall.

Merseyside is food bank capital of Britain

Wirral Globe: Football fans invited to donate items to Runcorn Foodbank

11:10am Wednesday 16th April 2014

More than 154 people in Merseyside are accessing food banks each day - three times the number seeking help this time last year.

Hundreds object to Birkenhead store's booze bid

Wirral Globe: The high price of cheap booze

11:09am Wednesday 16th April 2014

Householders fear anti-social behaviour could increase - police say there already is a problem with street-drinkers in the area.

Tranmere Rovers boss regrets 'needless mistakes' in defeat against Crawley Town

Wirral Globe: John McMahon

9:32am Wednesday 16th April 2014

John McMahon said: "The first half was a lacklustre display and we were always up against it."

Esther McVey in social media storm after sending political tweet during Hillsborough memorial

Wirral Globe: Esther McVey MP

8:58am Wednesday 16th April 2014

WIRRAL West MP Esther McVey is at the centre of a social media storm after she appeared to tweet during the memorial service to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster.

Large Wirral grass fire believed to have been started deliberately

Wirral Globe: Driver cut free from crash in Bathpool, Taunton

10:17pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service was called out to Bidston Hill shortly before 6pm today, Tuesday, after reports of a large grass fire.

VIDEO: Wirral unites with Liverpool in sadness and hope on Hillsborough 25th anniversary

Wirral Globe: The scene at Wallasey town Hall on Tuesday as Wirral pays it’s respects.

4:04pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

On steps overlooking the Mersey and Anfield, hundreds bowed their heads in silent tribute as a bell tolled 96 times to remember those who lost their lives.

VIDEO: Memorial service at Wallasey Town Hall to mark 25th anniversary of Hillsborough tragedy

Wirral Globe: The memorial began at 3pm at the steps at the back of WallaseyTown Hall

2:46pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

Ceremonies held on both sides of the Mersey to commemorate 96 lives lost

Liverpool and Wirral fall silent for Hillsborough

Wirral Globe: BREAKING NEWS: Hillsborough verdicts quashed

7:01am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Memorial services will be held on both sides of the Mersey to remember the 96 who lost their lives in the disaster 25 years ago today.

Cyclist taken to hospital after Wallasey collision

Wirral Globe: Prescription drugs lost in Wallasey

12:16pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

The teenager was taken to hospital with multiple injuries following the collision with a Renault Megane on Wallasey Road.

Councils slammed for 'cashing in' with CCTV spy cars

Wirral Globe: Wirral Council's spy car.

11:13am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Wirral Council is one of at least 58 local authorities using a CCTV car to capture traffic offences.

Wirral motorists hit the road for Stick'n'Step charity

Wirral Globe: Dale and his team with Mrs Galaxy UK and Mayor and Mayoress, Cllr Dave and Sue Mitchell outside Stick ‘n’ Step in Wallasey.

10:56am Tuesday 15th April 2014

DALE Bland and his team began their 2,500-mile round trip to Volvo's headquarters in Sweden for the Wallasey-based charity on Friday.

Wirral Council rapped after social services sent sensitive personal records to wrong addresses

Wirral Globe: Wallasey Town Hall

10:32am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Joe Blott, Wirral’s strategic director of transformation and resources, said: ‘We take these matters very seriously."

Close shave for charitable Wirral students and teacher

Wirral Globe: Pupils Denver Pote, Amber McGarry and Tyla-beu Tomlinson await their head shave.

10:37am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THREE Wirral students have shaved their hair for charity – and have even encouraged their teacher to follow suit.

Cammell Laird development would create 50 jobs

Wirral Globe: Shipyard ceremony to name new Cammell Laird-built ferries today

9:49am Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Birkenhead firm has submitted plans to build a new warehouse and office for use by teams looking after wind farms off the Merseyside coast.

Coroner issues next of kin appeal after death of Birkenhead man

Wirral Globe: webpix coroners coroner's court inquest coroner

8:28am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Liverpool Coroner's Office is appealing for the public’s help in tracing the next of kin of a Birkenhead man who died on Monday.

Dry summer boosts Wirral's sea water quality

Wirral Globe: West Kirby beach

9:44am Tuesday 15th April 2014

Leasowe Bay, Meols, Moreton and West Kirby beaches were among 538 of the UK’s 734 beaches tested during last summer as having excellent water quality.

Team commended for rescuing construction worker from 13th floor of Wirral building

Wirral Globe: Area Commander John Martin with firefighters involved in the rescue. Picture: MF&RS

4:16pm Monday 14th April 2014

A firefighter described how he could feel the man's clothing stretching in his hands as he struggled to prevent him falling to certain death.

Port Sunlight will be home of spectacular river views and wildflower meadows

Wirral Globe: FLASHBACK: Wirral South MP Alison McGovern launches the new Port Sunlight River Park in Bromborough. Pictured from left is Mike Parr, The Land Trust, Peter Lunt from Biffa and Keith Jones from the Forestry Commission with.

3:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

The finishing touches are currently being made to Port Sunlight River Park – a former landfill site that has been developed by the Land Trust.

Wirral International Trade Centre remains a flagship project, says council leader

Wirral Globe: Artist's impression of Wirral Waters scheme

2:02pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE £200m project for Wirral docklands remains a flagship project for Peel, despite legalities delaying progress on the scheme, council leader Phil Davies has assured.





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