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Poems of Wilfred Owen now available on audio file

Wirral Globe: The First World War poet Wilfred Owen

1:56pm Friday 21st March 2014

An initiative to make the works of Birkenhead First World War poet Wilfred Owen available at the touch of a button has been successfully launched.

Heritage lottery funding will allow Willaston to remember First World War fallen

Wirral Globe: Willaston's war memorial.

1:55pm Monday 10th March 2014

Willaston Village Festival Society has received £9,800 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for its project, Lest We Forget – Willaston Remembers Its First World War Fallen.

When the Kaiser growled, Birkenhead roared back

Wirral Globe: A fitting memorial

But when The Great War was all over, the town was left with the burden of making sense of the appalling losses sustained in achieving victory.

Devastating effects of war examined in new Wilfred Owen musical

Wirral Globe: The First World War poet Wilfred Owen

11:10am Thursday 23rd January 2014

Vilomah will be premiered at the Lantern Theatre in Blundell Street, Liverpool, on March 6 and 7.

Work on WWI headstones is 'an honour'

Wirral Globe: The Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial in Ypres, Belgium, as the Commonwealth War Graves Commission prepares for the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War

9:59am Tuesday 14th January 2014

Keeping the names of those who sacrificed their lives during the First World War immortalised in stone forever is an honour for those responsible.

Sad secrets of Birkenhead Shaftesbury Boys' Club Golden Book

Wirral Globe: The golden book

4:27pm Tuesday 7th January 2014

Shaftesbury remembered their absent friends throughout the war, and commemorated the dead when peace, and the battered survivors, returned.

Birkenhead seaman's incredible bravery in the face of lethal danger

Wirral Globe: Minesweeper St Elvies

2:49pm Friday 10th January 2014

The British seamen’s ability to laugh in the face of danger during World War One is captured in the latest story of valour by Wirral people during the Great War.

Giants back in Liverpool for World War One commemorations

Wirral Globe: The giants wow the crowds in 2012

10:03am Tuesday 7th January 2014

THE Little Girl Giant and her playful canine companion Xolo return to the city in July.

A fitting memorial to Birkenhead's war dead? Part II

Wirral Globe: Moving off to the front along a communication trench during the First World War

3:56pm Tuesday 17th December 2013

Mike Simpson tells how feelings ran high on the day Birkenhead's memorial to the town's war dead finally was unveiled.

Wirral families invited to share treasured mementos of First World War

Wirral Globe: The First World War poet Wilfred Owen

11:17am Friday 13th December 2013

Wirral’s citizens have been asked to share their treasured memories and correspondence from family members who fought in the First World War.

Digging for YMCA Wirral's war history

Wirral Globe: Moving off to the front along a communication trench during the First World War

11:50am Wednesday 11th December 2013

Research volunteers at The Wilfred Owen Story have been commissioned by YMCA Wirral to discover the part that the organisation played in the First World War.




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