POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was seriously injured in a collision with a van in Prenton.

A 43-year-old man from Birkenhead was taken to hospital with serious internal and head injuries. His Kawasaki motorbike was in collision with a white Iveco van on Prenton Way, near the junction with Breck Way, on Wednesday night.

Any witnesses can contact Wirral traffic division on 777-2721.

WIRRAL'S first environmental charity shop is such a success that it needs more volunteers to give it a helping hand.

Wirral Green Alliance's charity shop in Christchurch Road, Oxton, is in need of new workers thanks to the shop's great success. Potential volunteers can call Joanna Stakes on 653-2269.

UPTON Hall Convent School are holding their annual prize-giving evening at Wallasey Town Hall on March 12 at 7.30pm.

SCOFFS Snack Bar, Upton Village, is having a 'Red nose breakfast' to raise money for Comic Relief. Ten per cent of the price will go towards the charity and a donation bucket has already started to fill.

BIRKENHEAD Branch of the RNLI would like to thank IOF Foresters for the second cheque in just over a year, making a total of £670.

STUDENTS at Birkenhead Sixth Form College will be holding a talent show in aid of Comic Relief. They will also be fining anyone not turning up in a school uniform, with proceeds going to the charity.

LAIRDSIDE Communities Trust hosted a 'Residents' Good Practice Event' at Wirral MIND Fountain Project last week. The aim was to encourage local residents' associations to come together to share ideas and information. For more details contact Carolyn Smith on 643-8999.

A NEW after-school sports club will be starting for young people at Grange Road West Sports centre on March 15 from 4pm to 5pm. It is aimed at boys and girls aged 8 to 15 to come and have a go at a variety of sports. To register contact Grange Road West Sports Centre on 652-9336.

CEDRIC the Dragon was at NCH Action for Children shop on Grange Road (next door to Sayers) as part of a promotional fund-raising day.

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