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2 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

Port Sunlight needs you for march commemorating First World War centenary

AN army of volunteers is being recruited to recreate the time hundreds of factory staff in Port Sunlight marched from their homes to enlisted for service in the First World War.

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6 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

Wirral's 'Viking Navy' enjoy an evening row at Wallasey docks

Despite doubts over its arrival, the crippled ship managed to make its way to its destination at Wallasey Docks on July 17, using a motor as back-up power in the absence of the sail.

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6 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

Wirral's 'Viking Navy' enjoy an evening row at Wallasey docks

Despite doubts over its arrival, the crippled ship managed to make its way to its destination at Wallasey Docks on July 17, using a motor as back-up power in the absence of the sail.

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8 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

An investigation was launched by Wirral into both the collision and...

Teenagers arrested on suspicion of murder following death of pensioner who was knocked down by pedal-powered 'quadricycle' on New Brighton promenade THREE teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of murder after a pensioner died days after being struck by a pedal-powered quadricycle on New Brighton promenade.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

IcNorthWales

Live: Eastbourne Pier fire - updates as blaze rips through landmark building

Reaching over 1 in 4 people in the area The Daily Post is a trustworthy and favourite local newspaper Liverpool-born Mark joined the Daily Post in January 2014 after seven years as editor of its Merseyside sister title the Liverpool Post.

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Wirral Globe

Prime Minister visits the Globe during whistle-stop tour of Merseyside

His first stop in the borough was the Hillbark Hotel in Royden Park, where he was the guest of Wirral Chamber of Commerce.

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Wirral Globe

IMAGE is crucial when it comes to politics - national and locally.

Ed Milliband has revealed that he may be compared to Wallace of cheesy Gromit fame, but when it comes to being taken seriously, it's his policies that cut the mustard.

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Wirral Globe

Brides-to-be left without a wedding venue after Wirral country club closes its doors

THE most important day of a Wirral bride's life has been placed in jeopardy after her choice of wedding venue closed without notice.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Wirral Globe

Five charged with conspiracy to commit fraud following alleged Wirral 'crash for cash' scam

FIVE Wirral people have been charged with conspiracy to commit fraud following a police crackdown on "crash for cash" scams.

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Wirral Globe

Pensioner dies days after being struck by pedal-powered 'quadricycle' on New Brighton promenade

The 65-year-old man - who was hit by the four-wheeled pedal-powered vehicle on July 22 - died on Monday, although police say it is "too early to speculate" on the cause of death.

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Wirral Globe

Wirral director Gemma Bodinetz prepares to bring Sean O'Casey masterpiece to Liverpool Playhouse

THE Wirral-based artistic director of Liverpool Playhouse is to direct a major production of Sean O'Casey's Juno and the Paycock in partnership with Bristol Old Vic later this year.

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Wirral Globe

Birkenhead neighbourhood watch scheme given 'thumbs up' by MP

A NEIGHBOURHOOD watch scheme has been praised by a Wirral MP for its "strong community" links and its defence against crime.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Warrington Guardian

a New cancer centre treating Warrington patients could open in Liverpool.

The new specialist hospital in the city centre is part of plans to expand cancer services in Cheshire and Merseyside.

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Wirral Globe

THE borough's parks and green spaces have again been recognised as among the UK's best.

The annual Green Flag Awards have also added two new names to the list - increasing the peninsula's Green Flags total to 17. Central Park, Wallasey and Victoria Gardens, West Kirby have both been awarded Green Flag Awards, acknowledgement that the parks ares well-maintained, well-managed with excellent facilities.

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Wirral Globe

'Shoe-Be-Do' campaign collects 200 pairs of unwanted footwear for borough's children

WHILE school may be out for the summer, many Wirral parents will be worrying about how they will afford a new pair of shoes for their children come this September.

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Plugging in for electric cars at Wirral ferry terminal

THE first of 124 electric vehicle charging connections to be sited across Merseyside has been unveiled at Seacombe Ferry terminal.

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Wirral Globe

Park life leads to link up with Big Apple for Birkenhead youngsters

Enjoying the live link with Project officer Paul Davies is Kathryn Gidman from Rock Ferry with her children Riley, 5 and Logan, 2. ADVENTUROUS youngsters had a chance to stroll through America's most famous park from the confines of a Birkenhead shopping centre.

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Wirral Globe

Should Wirral people be given free use of Mersey Tunnels?

CAMPAIGNERS against Mersey Tunnel tolls have questioned the "grossly unfair" decision to allow residents in nearby Halton to cross the new Mersey Gateway bridge - or the current Silver Jubilee bridge - while Wirral residents still face being "ripped off" on a daily basis.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Wirral Globe

VIDEO: Three thousand take part in Wirral's Race For Life

THREE thousand women have taken part in Wirral's Race For Life in Birkenhead Park today, raising more than A 160,000 for Cancer Research UK.

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Newsday

Giants prepare to bid farewell

The giants have been reunited by the River Mersey for a special parade to mark the end of the three-day show It will bring the curtain down on a show that is estimated to have been watched by up to a million people.

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