Wirral, England Newswire

Wirral, England Newswire

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  1. Widow of policeman in life support case 'devastated' by his deathRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | This is Oxfordshire

    Paul Briggs suffered terrible injuries in a motorcycle crash while serving with Merseyside Police in July 2015 The widow of a police motorcyclist left severely brain damaged after he was hit by a dangerous driver said she is "devastated" by his death but relieved his suffering has ended. Gulf War veteran Paul Briggs, 43, suffered terrible injuries in a motorcycle crash while serving with Merseyside Police in July 2015 and was kept alive while experts disputed his chances of recovery.

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  2. Wirral policeman Paul Briggs dies a month after his wife won a court battle to stop life support treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    Gulf War veteran Paul Briggs with wife Lindsey and their daughter before the motorcycle crash that left him in a coma Gulf War veteran Paul Briggs, who is in his early 40s, suffered a severe brain injury in a motorcycle crash on the Birkenhead flyover while serving with Merseyside Police in July 2015. His death, on Saturday morning, comes a month after his wife Lindsey won a court battle to let him die.

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  3. Retired Wirral nurse awarded the Legion d'HonneurRead the original story

    20 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

    James Rainsford, from Eastham, learned he was recipient of the prestigious Legion d'Honneur in a letter from the French Embassy. He was part of the crew aboard HMS Wedgeport Fleet Minesweeper, which was ordered to ensure the channel was safe for landing craft supply ships containing thousands of soldiers landing at Normandy on June 6, 1944.

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  4. World's first steam-powered submarine built in Wirral is filmed after being submerged for 115 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Wirral Globe

    DRAMATIC images of the world's first steam-powered submarine - which was built in Wirral - have been released for the first time after it was abandoned and sank 50 feet beneath the sea 115 years ago. Scuba divers from the British Sub-Aqua Club in Chester have told its story in a TV documentary filmed at Woodside Ferry terminal where a replica of the submarine stands.

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  5. Next of kin appeal following death of Wallasey manRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Wirral Globe

    MERSEYSIDE Coroner's Office is appealing for the public's help in tracing the family of a man who died at his Wirral home. Family members or anyone with information are asked to contact Coroner's Investigation Officer Lisa McIntosh on 0151 233 0128.

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  6. Tunisian 'toy boy' of married Calais Jungle charity chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Daily Mail

    PICTURED: Tunisian asylum seeking 'toy boy lover' of married Calais Jungle charity chief, 46, who told volunteers Calais not to have sex with migrants vows: 'I'll be in Britain soon' A Tunisian migrant who allegedly seduced a married middle-aged British charity boss in the Calais Jungle has vowed that he will reach the UK. Married Mrs Moseley conducted the affair while reportedly telling volunteers not to have sex with migrants in Calais, according to reports which she has disputed.

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  7. Labour MP urges Labour-run council to back down from controversial pay-to-park blitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Wirral Globe

    MP Alison McGovern, who represents Wirral South, urged the town hall to rethink and called on readers to make their views known in a public consultation A WIRRAL Labour MP has lashed out at the Labour-run council over its plans to launch a pay-parking blitz. Alison McGovern, who represents Wirral South, urged the town hall to rethink - and she called on readers to make their views known in a public consultation.

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  8. Council passes motion for St Helens shops to stop selling The SunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 20 | Sthelensstar.co.uk

    A MOTION calling on retailers in the borough to stop selling The Sun newspaper was passed by St Helens Council this week. At the meeting on Wednesday evening, the motion put forward by Parr councillor Terry Shields asked the authority to support the 'Total Eclipse of The Sun' campaign, which encourages shops not to sell the tabloid newspaper due to the paper's controversial coverage of the Hillsborough disaster.

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  9. PREVIEW: 'Brick Up' star Eithne Browne looks forward to show's sequel at Royal CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Wirral Globe

    Globe columnist Peter Grant meets up with some Local heroes - depending on which side of the River Mersey you live on. The smash hit musical Brick Up the Mersey Tunnels is returning to The Royal Court - ten years after it first became Merseyside's answer to the long-running Mousetrap what I called The Scousetrap in my first ever review of this home-grown comedy classic back in 2006.

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  10. Wirral students give 'Fresh Perspectives' on art in exhibition at Lady Lever GalleryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Wirral Globe

    ARTWORK by students from four Wirral schools takes its place alongside internationally-renowned masterpieces in an exhibition opening at Lady Lever Art Gallery in Port Sunlight tomorrow. It features a diverse selection of paintings, photography and textiles created by GCSE and A-level students from South Wirral High School, St John Plessington Catholic College, Prenton High School for Girls and Weatherhead High School.

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  11. Full list of streets where free parking is about to end as pay-and-display blitz hits WirralRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 19 | Wirral Globe

    A pay-parking blitz is about to hit Wirral with shopping streets, country parks and seafront promenades bearing the brunt. Full details of the council's plans for controversial new parking charges are contained in a document seen by the Globe .

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  12. Government troubleshooter who dealt with aftermath of Baby P scandal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Wirral Globe

    Eleanor Brazil will chair Wirral improvement board tasked with transforming the way the local authority looks after vulnerable young people THE Government troubleshooter brought in to Haringey council in the aftermath of the Baby P scandal has been chosen to rescue Wirral's failing children's services. Eleanor Brazil - commissioner for children's social care and advisor at the Department for Education - will chair an improvement board tasked with transforming the way the local authority looks after vulnerable young people.

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  13. Troubleshooter who dealt with aftermath of Baby P scandal to lead...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Wirral Globe

    THE troubleshooter brought in to Haringey council in the aftermath of the Baby P scandal has been chosen to rescue Wirral's failing children's services. The board was set up last September after an Ofsted inspection exposed a damning catalogue of serious and widespread failings.

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  14. West Kirby flats plan to be recommended for approval tonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Wirral Globe

    FLASHBACK: Norma Canevali and Cllr Gerry Ellis, in 2015, near the house that was earmarked for redevelopment. Picture: Paul Heaps If given the go-ahead by Wirral planning committee, it will see a house on South Parade redeveloped into eight flats with cycle stores, refuse store and 10 car parking spaces.

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  15. New NHS service for Wirral care home residentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 18 | Wirral Globe

    We've got the same challenges here in Wirral as elsewhere in the country; a significant increase in the number of people needing treatment and care. Arrowe Park Hospital has also been experiencing unprecedented demand in A&E and a 13% increase in ambulance arrivals.

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  16. Five things you might have missed in North Wales: January 17, 2017Read the original story

    Tuesday Jan 17 | IcNorthWales

    Many of the North Wales's big Internet service providers are getting ready to start sending out letters when they detect that a broadband connection has been used to watch pirated TV shows or movies. Sky , BT, Virgin Media and TalkTalk, among others, are due to start sending out the first batch of letters on from today .

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  17. North Wales motorists face months of queues in A550 roadworksRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | IcNorthWales

    Months of roadworks on one of the busiest routes out of North Wales have started to cause delays for commuters. Work on the A550 Welsh Road between Deeside and Capenhurst is expected to last 16 weeks and is being carried out by Redrow Housing.

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  18. Birkenhead Sixth Form College wins prestigious speaking competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Wirral Globe

    A TEAM of students from Birkenhead Sixth Form College has won the Wirral heat of a prestigious public speaking competition. Organised by the Rotary Club of Birkenhead, it also featured contestants from Birkenhead School, Wirral Grammar School and Woodchurch High School.

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  19. Drug dealer caught in Oswestry with wraps of cocaine and heroin inside Kinder Eggs is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Border Counties Advertizer

    A drug dealer who was caught in Oswestry with wraps of cocaine and heroin hidden inside Kinder Eggs has been jailed for more than five years. The 28-year-old also escaped from the dock at Shrewsbury Crown Court following his trial and was later found in a nearby pub.

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  20. Burglar who went on a house-breaking spree in Wirral is jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 17 | Wirral Globe

    A Wirral man who went on a burglary spree in the Bebington area has been jailed for two years eight months. Paul Ellison, who has previous convictions for burglaries, was caught after he broke into or tried to break into seven homes in the early hours of the morning.

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