Wirral Globe: Hillsborough Inquests

Hillsborough Inquests: Senior officer expresses 'profound regrets' he didn't ask for match kick-off to be delayed

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2:47pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Former superintendent Roger Marshall made several radio requests for three exit gates to be opened as congestion built up outside the Leppings Lane turnstiles.

Hillsborough survivor recalls near-empty pens next to overcrowded Leppings Lane crush

Wirral Globe: Hillsborough inquests: Police statements were 'amended'

3:27pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A Liverpool fan climbed out of an overcrowded central terrace pen to an adjoining one which was "quite empty", the inquest into the Hillsborough tragedy has heard.

Hillsborough Inquests: Police questionnaires asked nearby residents if they had seen drunken behaviour by fans

Wirral Globe: Hillsborough inquest verdicts quashed

2:40pm Thursday 4th September 2014

About ten days after the tragedy, officers made door-to-door inquiries with one of the questions asked: "Did you witness any incidents of drunkenness or disorderly behaviour by any of the fans? (Brief description) Include time of the incident."

Hillsborough inquest told of 'wicked smears'

Wirral Globe: HILLSBOROUGH: Inquests adjourn after hearing all 96 pen portraits

9:22am Friday 4th July 2014

The jury at the Hillsborough inquests was told of an "epidemic of wicked smears" started by police about Liverpool fans as the disaster unfolded.

HILLSBOROUGH: Inquests told how 96 victims identified through thousands of photographs and videos

Wirral Globe: A sculpture in memory of the 96 victims of the Hillsborough disaster

3:19pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

The new inquest into Britain’s worst sporting disaster resumed today after a three week adjournment to allow legal teams to examine pathology evidence.

HILLSBOROUGH: Inquests adjourn after hearing all 96 pen portraits

Wirral Globe: HILLSBOROUGH: Inquests adjourn after hearing all 96 pen portraits

1:52pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

Twelve of those who lost their lives in the disaster were from Wirral and Ellesmere Port. You can read their pen portraits here.

HILLSBOROUGH: Brother's moving pen portrait of James Delaney, who died aged just 19

Wirral Globe: James Delaney

1:17pm Monday 28th April 2014

“Even though I was only nine years old on that dreadful day, I still miss my big brother as much as if it was yesterday” - Nick Delaney.

HILLSBOROUGH: Powerful tributes to young South Wirral dad James Hennessy

Wirral Globe: James Robert Hennessy with his daughter Charlotte.

12:59pm Monday 28th April 2014

“His mum's love for him is endless and 25 years on she still grieves for him with a broken heart that will never mend - all because he went to watch a game of football.”

HILLSBOROUGH: Sister's tribute to 'gentle and kind, intelligent and thoughtful' brother

Wirral Globe: Peter Burkett

3:58pm Friday 25th April 2014

PETER Burkett from Rock Ferry was one of 96 Liverpool fans who died in Britain's worst sporting disaster.

HILLSBOROUGH: Sister's tribute to her 'protective big brother'

Wirral Globe: Graham Roberts from Wallasey was planning to move in with his fiancé Sandra

12:42pm Friday 25th April 2014

Graham Roberts from Wallasey was due to sign papers for his first home with his fiance on the day of the Hillsborough disaster.

HILLSBOROUGH: Wirral man was apple of his mother's eye

Wirral Globe: Christopher Edwards.

6:13pm Friday 25th April 2014

Christopher Edwards, from Great Sutton, was 29 when he lost his life in the Hillsborough disaster.

Wirral mum's tribute to her ex-soldier son who lost his life in Hillsborough disaster

Wirral Globe: Anthony Kelly

11:16am Thursday 24th April 2014

THE mother of former Wirral soldier Anthony Kelly said "Hillsborough should never happened" as she paid tribute to her son.

HILLSBOROUGH: 'My son was just becoming a man when he was taken from us'

Wirral Globe: David Thomas

1:23pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

THE MOTHER of a Wirral man killed in the Hillsborough stadium disaster said her son was “just becoming a man” when he died.

HILLSBOROUGH: Family compose touching pen portrait of much-loved dad who never returned home

Wirral Globe: Raymond Chapman was among the 96 killed in the Hillsborough disaster.

12:53pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

The renewed inquests today heard a pen portrait of 50-year-old Raymond Chapman from Prenton.

HILLSBOROUGH: Mum pays tribute to her 'caring, funny, smart and sensitive' 21-year-old son

Wirral Globe: Thomas Steven Fox

1:18pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Brenda Fox, mother of Thomas Steven Fox – known as Steve to his family and friends – said she had “needed eyes in the back of my head” when he was little.

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

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.

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.

Hillsborough inquests resume with powerful and emotional pen portraits of Wirral brothers

Wirral Globe: Kevin and Christopher Traynor.

11:57am Monday 7th April 2014

THE sister of Wirral brothers Kevin and Christopher Traynor who lost their lives in the Hillsborough disaster was overcome with emotion as she told a court they had been involved in a crush at the stadium just one year before.

Silent courtroom hears pen portrait of Wirral dad who lost his life in Hillsborough disaster

Wirral Globe: Silent courtroom hears pen portrait of Wirral dad who lost his life in Hillsborough disaster

2:05pm Thursday 3rd April 2014

A statement from Susan Horrocks, wife of 41-year-old Arthur Horrocks, was read to the silent, packed courtroom by their son Jon today. Mrs Horrocks said it was the hardest thing she had ever had to write.

Emotional scenes as families gather for new Hillsborough inquests

Wirral Globe: Donna Miller, with a photo of her brother Paul Carlile, arrives at Birchwood Park, Warrington, Cheshire for the opening of the inquest into the Hillsborough disaster

11:58am Monday 31st March 2014

Vice-chairwoman of the Hillsborough Family Support Group Jenni Hicks said there had been "lots of tears" over the weekend, but she was ready for the start of the hearing today.

New Hillsborough inquests to open today

Wirral Globe: The impact of the Hillsborough inquiry on Warrington

7:14am Monday 31st March 2014

Long-awaited fresh inquests into the deaths of the 96 people killed in the Hillsborough disaster will begin today.


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