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Merseyside's working class hero John Singleton warms hearts of watching Open millions

Joy for John Singleton as he holes a putt at the first hole

Wallasey amateur with borrowed clubs lives the dream alongside the world's best golfers

Re-read: The Open from Royal Liverpool golf club in Hoylake day one

USA's Gary Woodland tees off on the 14th hole null
Follow our live updates from Hoylake as the world's best golfers bid to win the Claret Jug

Wirral bin strike called off after last minute deal

Workforce agree to call off action that was set to target The Open

Team GB climber from Wirral in world competitions

Adam Hoolahan in action on the climbing wall
Adam Hoolahan, 23, came second in his first international competition in Austria

Wirral West MP Esther McVey tipped for promotion in Government reshuffle

Esther McVey MP for Wirral West
Employment Minister touted as Cabinet candidate in expected reshuffle

Merseyside Police referred to IPCC after man's body pulled from River Mersey

Twelve quays ferry terminal, Birkenhead updated
51-year-old had been held in custody in days before death

Videos & Photos

Skyner family did a 5km walk, 20km bike ride and 1.5km kayak

Family's tribute to Wirral grandmother with triathlon

Facepainting and bouncy castles played a part in the fun day at Parkview Social Club

Wallasey football team holds fun day to raise money for Teenage Cancer Trust

Luisa Jones, photographer and 'horse whisperer'

Your Gallery: Luisa Jones

Planning application to build 10 houses at Woodend Cottage, next to Storeton Woods (pictured)

Planning inspectorate set to decide to build on green belt land in Wirral

Planning inspectorate will make decision after Wirral Council refused plans to build houses on Woodend Cottage site, Bebbington

Mural appeal for Lloyd brothers at Wirral school

Brothers Dan, Tom and Sam Lloyd thank B&M Waste Services Ltd for £5,000 donation to Claire House
Twins Dan and Sam Lloyd, 18, and brother Tom, 16, suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
The ground breaking partnership between Glyndwr University and Wrexham FC has attracted 15 players, including several from the North West.

Football academy scores with Prenton Park assist

Glyndŵr Wrexham Football Academy football academy scores with assist from Tranmere Rovers and more

Rob Edwards seeks to resolve Owain Fon Williams' future

Tranmere Rovers' Owain fon Williams in action
Tranmere Rovers keeper linked with move
Planning application to build 10 houses at Woodend Cottage, next to Storeton Woods (pictured)

Planning inspectorate set to decide to build on green belt land in Wirral

Planning inspectorate will make decision after Wirral Council refused plans to build houses on Woodend Cottage site, Bebbington

Mural appeal for Lloyd brothers at Wirral school

Brothers Dan, Tom and Sam Lloyd thank B&M Waste Services Ltd for £5,000 donation to Claire House
Twins Dan and Sam Lloyd, 18, and brother Tom, 16, suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy
The ground breaking partnership between Glyndwr University and Wrexham FC has attracted 15 players, including several from the North West.

Football academy scores with Prenton Park assist

Glyndŵr Wrexham Football Academy football academy scores with assist from Tranmere Rovers and more

Esther McVey: There was lots to cheer about in Wirral over the weekend

Minister for Disabled People and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey
In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral West Esther McVey writes about various events taking place over the weekend
Tranmere Rovers' Owain fon Williams in action

Rob Edwards seeks to resolve Owain Fon Williams' future

Tranmere Rovers keeper linked with move

Tranmere release Evan Horwood

28-year-old defender joined  Rovers last summer on a two-year deal
Planning application to build 10 houses at Woodend Cottage, next to Storeton Woods (pictured)

Planning inspectorate set to decide to build on green belt land in Wirral

Planning inspectorate will make decision after Wirral Council refused plans to build houses on Woodend Cottage site, Bebbington

Date for Viking heritage walk in Wirral for St Olav

Steve Harding and Dave Forshaw study a map at last year's St Olav's Wirral Viking heritage walk from West Kirby to Chester. Picture by Astrid Kähler
The two-day pilgrimage will begin in West Kirby and finish in Chester

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