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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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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Wirral Globe

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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Mystery of the Wallasey poppies solved

DOGGED digging by a Wirral councillor has solved the mystery of why the hardened poppy apparently refused to grow on a Wallasey roundabout.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Wirral Globe

Electro-pop Mal's New Brighton "comeback"

DRUMMING Electro-pop pioneer Mal Holmes is staging a New Brighton "comeback" next month following last year's brush with death on stage in Canada.

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Peter Jolly Circus defends its use of performing animals as Wirral protest grows

One of the lions which performs at Peter Jolly's Circus, one of only two in England that still uses live animals in the ring A TRAVELLING circus at the centre of a storm in Wirral has defended itself over its use of performing animals.

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Top honour for Wirral sailor

A ROYAL Navy chef from Wirral has been praised for his achievements after training at the Defence Maritime Logistics School.

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Mr Magoo's at Grange Road East was given a closure order at Wirral magistrates court on Thursday.

Detective Superintendent Richie Davies said: "This is the first property in Birkenhead to be closed using this legislation, which is designed specifically to target brothels that are making illegal financial gain.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Wirral Globe

Bradfordians' life expectancy is among lowest in the country, figures reveal

Life expectancy for males born in Wirral between 2009 and 2011 is 77 years, for females it is 82 years People living in different parts of England are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to the age they should expect to be struck down with a disability or long-term illness, new figures suggest.

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Su Pollard's ready to say Hi-de-hi! to Wirral again

SU Pollard returns to Wirral later this year in a show that takes a humorous look at the legendary tales of Robin Hood.

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DETECTIVES have released the footage following an incident on May 26.

DETECTIVES investigating the assault of a teenager in Birkenhead have released CCTV of man wanted in connection with the incident.

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