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Birkenhead

Birkenhead boasts a rich maritime history. The Ark Royal was built at Cammell Laird. It boasts a 12th century Benedictine monastery and a large Victorian park, the inspiration for New York's Central Park. Paul O'Grady, Dixie Dean and Glenda Jackson both hail from Birkenhead, and World War I poet Wilfred Owen called it home during his school days.

Mayors column 26/11/14

The latest dispatch from Cllr Steve Foulkes

Judy's friends walk a mile in her shoes for Claire House

Judy Baigent is in Africa raising money, but she has the support of her friends on the Wirral

Birkenhead MP Frank Field raises concerns over Universal Credit

MP column 19/11/14: Frank Field

The latest dispatch from Birkenhead's MP

Applications open for Chris Salmon Poetry Extravaganza 2015

Wirral's poetry event is back in 2015

Mayor column 12/11/14

The latest dispatch from Cllr Steve Foulkes

Birkenhead MP Frank Field raises concerns over Universal Credit

MP column 12/11/14: Frank Field

The latest dispatch from Birkenhead's MP

Exhibition to showcase Birkenhead business

Trees • Work is a new exhibition at Williamson Art Gallery

Well Lane celebrates Wirral’s 50th Green Flag

Birkenhead primary school wins the latest Eco School award

Magenta Living leads the way with high rise challenge for charity

£1,271 raised in stamina sapping challenge

The parade marches in Hamilton Square

Wirral remembers the fallen on Remembrance Sunday

Hundreds pay their respects

Clatterbridge Column: 12/11/14

Paula Schofield gives the latest on a Christmas themed fundraising push.

Church raffle prize is quite a catch!

Beryl helps out every month with fishy fundraising prize

Wirral's fireworks displays: here's where to go!

Here's the lowdown on where to go tonight

Merseyside Rock Choir members speak to the nation

Anthony Seaman speaks to BBC's Clare Balding on air

Birkenhead MP Frank Field raises concerns over Universal Credit

MP column 05/11/14: Frank Field

The latest dispatch from Birkenhead's MP

Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service column: 05/11/14

Paul Murphy hands out some valuable advice for Bonfire night

Wirral company in line for award - and pledges half of the £10,000 prize money if it wins

Wood Squared pledge £5,000 to cerebral palsy charity Stick N Step if they win the Kalixa Pro Spirit of Small Business Award

Birkenhead sea cadet returns form once in a lifetime adventure to Canada

Daniel Wedzicha spent six weeks developing skills

Keegan highlights bonfire safety

Birkenhead youngster warns of the dangers of playing with fire and fireworks

BBC's Antiques Road Trip pays a visit to the Wirral

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Antiques experts pop into Birkenhead antiques shop