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Wirral bin strike may hit The Open at Royal Liverpool

Preparations at Royal Liverpool Golf club for the Open Championship 2014 and the horseshoe stands with Claret jug at the 18th hole. Photo by Colin Lane updated

Union rep told picket line strike may take place on second day of huge golf event in Hoylake

Reread: Merseyside public sector workers out on strike

Day of industrial action as Merseyside workers join the national strike of public sector staff & teachers protesting at pay and working conditions. Pictured are staff outside the Passport office on Old Hall street in Liverpool city centre null
Look again at our coverage from across the region as workers from the National Union of Teachers, Unison, Unite the Union, the GMB, PCS and the Fire Brigades Union walked out

Former Mersey soldier urges people to sign donor register after his sight was saved by eyes of a stranger

David Colebourn, from Parkgate, is urging people to sign the organ donors register after he underwent a cornea transplant to save his sight
Successful cornea transplant stopped David Colebourn from going blind after he developed an eye ulcer

Pupils from Wallasey School take part in historic World War One letters project

Students from Wallasey School with the Statue of the Unknown Soldier at Paddington Station
Nine talented children travelled to London to visit the Tomb of the Unknown Warrior

Suspected Wirral conmen builders appear in court over fraud charges

Bernard Doherty
Only two out of four accused appeared in court this morning

World's largest Viking ship to continue planned voyage to Merseyside despite mast snapping in high winds

The Draken Harald Hårfagre longship
Shipbuilders to fly to Scotland in search of timber with plans to repair damage once the 115-long vessel arrives in Wirral

Videos & Photos

Luisa Jones, photographer and 'horse whisperer'

Your Gallery: Luisa Jones

Wirral Council has joined forces with New Brighton's litter-busting group and the crew of the Black Pearl to launch a 'keep New Brighton tidy' campaign

Council teams up with litter busting buccaneers to launch Love Wirral keep New Brighton tidy message

Sarah Bryan did the Three Peaks challenge for dad Phillip

Wirral family's challenge in dad's memory

Preparations at Royal Liverpool Golf club for the Open Championship 2014. Pictured the horseshoe stand at the 18th. Photo by Colin Lane

Parade to provide a 'Wirral welcome' for The Open golf

Hoylake parade to provide a 'Wirral welcome' for The Open golf, and flower decorated golf comeptition to be unveiled.

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
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
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

Date for Viking heritage walk in Wirral for St Olav

The two-day pilgrimage will begin in West Kirby and finish in Chester

Dancing Queen party hits New Brighton

The Floral Pavilion New Brighton
The concert will feature songs by Abba, songs from the movie Grease and all the biggest hits from the 1970s
Minister for Disabled People and MP for Wirral West Esther McVey

Esther McVey: George Osborne met with Wirral businesses to hear their views

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wirral West Esther McVey writes about George Osborne's visit to West Kirby

Wirral teen's has big designs on fashion industry after winning award

A level art student Charlotte White with her winning tartan garment modelled by Georgina Scregg
Charlotte White won top designer award with her 'very creative and impactful design'
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
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

Date for Viking heritage walk in Wirral for St Olav

The two-day pilgrimage will begin in West Kirby and finish in Chester

Pottery students unveil work in Wirral

Students Marianne O'Hanlon and Rose Rhodes with their work
Large collection of ceramics by 24 students will be on display

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