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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.

Wirral Globe:


Heading to the Open next week? This could prove useful...



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.

Wirral Globe: Viking vessel heds for Wirral




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.

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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.

Wirral Globe:
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.

Wirral Globe:
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.

Wirral Globe:
Diane and John Robinson with a plaque commemorating the life of Lt Clark.




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.



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.

The full list of school closures can be found here, as well as details of other services affected by the action.

Wirral Globe: ON T HE NET: Wallasey town hall will be webcasting proceedings


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 Globe: SLOWDOWN: Poor sales have forced Vauxhall to take action



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