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Updated 4:04pm Tuesday 8th July 2014 in News
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A SENIOR medical professional has criticised Wirral Clinical Commisioning Group, linking leadership problems with a loss of confidence among General Practitioners in the borough. Read more here.
A GROUP of Wirral artisans have pulled together to create a pop up shop aimed at adding an extra splash of culture to Hoylake as the Open Golf returns to the town.
Read more about the Hoylake and West Kirby Creatives here.
RT @The_Open: It's the moment all you app fans have been waiting for, #TheOpen iOS app has been updated for 2014! https://t.co/68t8BGw2YK— @emmajanerigby 08 July 2014
So who will be victorious at Royal Liverpool? Lots of options!! I grew up near there so know Hoylake very well. Great track, control is key.— @AdamSMG 08 July 2014
A VIKING longship is continuing on its maiden voyage to Wirral today despite losing a mast just three days into its journey. The damage will be repaired once it arrives at Wallasey Docks on July 18. Read more here.
Hey #Hoylake you're looking nicely spruced up #TheOpen— @Cathersolbean 08 July 2014
With @The_Open only days away, nearly £2 million worth of Mercedes are delivered to Hoylake to ferry around VIPs. http://t.co/Td9LISkLfD— @OlHungers 08 July 2014
Sixteen football teams from schools across Wirral took part in an inaugural football tournament in memory of 10-year-old Cole Breadner on Friday.
Cole died in February and his mum Jackie said she was touched by how Prenton Primary had chosen to remember him. Read more about the school's fitting tribute here.
Cole's schoolfriends and parents, Jackie and Kane Breadner, take part in a football tournament in his memory.
Lovely story here about a great grandmother from Birkenhead who has been given a new lease of life thanks to her guide dog Rona. Full story here.
Alice Sealeaf, 90, and her guide dog Rona.
We're getting a lot of reaction on the decision by Wirral's ruling cabinet to cut back on a scheme offering free leisure services for past and present members of the Armed Forces. Former Army man Simon Johnston says the move takes discrimination of veterans to “a new level”. More here.
Simon Johnston, from Wallasey, is not happy with the move.
Diane and John Robinson, from the Friends of Rake Lane Cemetery, are trying to trace the relatives of a Wirral lieutenant who died during the First World War.
Fred Sumner Clark was just 33-years-old when he was killed in action in France on October 14, 1918. Read more here.
Diane and John Robinson with a plaque commemorating the life of Lt Clark.
Hoylake is buzzing with activity in preparation for "The Open" this week, our headquarters are only a few hundred yards from the course— @AlpineVending 08 July 2014
While we're on the topic of the Open, Wirral Council has just announced a few details regarding closing a number of Public Rights of Way from today, Tuesday until July 23 to allow the tournament to take place.
Those affected are the shared use footpath/cycleway from Station Road, Hoylake, to Anglesey Road, West Kirby, the footpath from Meols Drive to the Railway and the footpath from Pinfold Lane to Hoylake Beach.
Just been writing a bit of a blurb for our @The_Open section in this week's @WIRRALGLOBENEWS. Getting quite excited now for next week.— @emmajanerigby 08 July 2014
I'm looking forward to my first venture into the golfing world, and also the inevitable celeb spotting! #TheOpen— @emmajanerigby 08 July 2014
Wirral Council has warned members of the public today to expect disruption to council-run services on Thusday as teachers and public sector workers stage a one-day strike in a row over pay and working conditions.
Great news this morning from Vauxhall who have announced they are to create more than 500 jobs - 300 of them are their Ellesmere Port plant. Full story here.
Wirral's ruling cabinet has approved plans to cut back on free leisure services for Armed Forces. http://t.co/qTiTMp6xxh— @emmajanerigby 08 July 2014