• Wirral academy sponsor hits back at councillor's criticism

    The entrepreneur behind a plan for a sponsored boys-only academy in Wirral has accused a leading councillor of causing "considerable damage" to the scheme. The pair have locked horns in email correspondence after former Liberal Democrat group

  • Cash boost for Age Concern Wirral's advocacy service

    AGE Concern Wirral has received £260,000 to fund an advocacy service for people over 50 with early onset dementia. The cash, from the Nationwide Foundation will enable the organisation to help 450 people suffering the effects of early onset

  • £20m education centre plan for Wirral moves a step closer

    Plans to create a £20m centre of higher education at the heart of a new Wirral Learning Zone have moved a step closer. A proposal submitted by the University of Chester has been given the green light to move onto the second stage in the process.

  • Wirral Magistrates Court

    MORNING-AFTER DRIVE BAN A motorist questioned by police after he parked on zig-zag lines at 9.30am was found to be well over the legal alcohol limit, Wirral Magistrates heard. Tessa Hinder for 47-year-old Kevin Stephen Walsh of Poulton Road

  • Stolen snack gets Wirral man a curfew

    A Birkenhead man must maintain a nightly curfew for six weeks for the theft of a sandwich. Wirral Magistrates made the daily order from 10pm to 7am against 43-year-old Philip Gregor Banks of Moorland Road, Birkenhead. He admitted stealing