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Wallasey

Wallasey is the home of Wirral town hall and Wirral council's headquarters. The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, was founded in Wallasey in 1931 and the first passenger hovercraft service operated between Leasowe and Rhyl in the early 1960s. Neighbouring seaside resort New Brighton is famous for Fort Perch Rock, a defence site once known as the "little Gibraltar of the Mersey". World of Sport presenter Dickie Davies was born in Wallasey, as was former England and Lions star Austin Healey.

Mayor column 29/10/14

The latest dispatch from Cllr Steve Foulkes

Wallasey Yacht Club awarded £73,000 of funding from Sport England

Great news for Yacht Club as it plans to upgrade facilities

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 29/10/14: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Let's help the hedgehogs this winter

Wallasey Hedgehog Rescue give some valuable advice on looking out for vulnerable hedgehogs as the weather gets colder

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 22/10/14: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Mayor column 22/10/14

The latest dispatch from Cllr Steve Foulkes

Defiant II has raised £2,000 for Help for Heroes to mark the centenary of World War One. Picture by Linda Foo Guest

American military vehicle in Wirral raises cash for Help for Heroes

‘Detroit’ Dave has spent his pension to bring the Lark back to its former glory

Tails wag as local opticians unveils new look

Liscard shop gets help from some canine friends

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 15/10/14: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

The Creep creators Phil Perez, James Podmore and Saul Murphy

Final chapter of The Creep show returns to Wirral resort

Interactive fright fest for Hallowe’en starts on October 10 in New Brighton

Professor Steve Harding

Hear about Wirral's Viking past

Professor Steve Harding will talk about the Draken Harold Harfage Longship

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column: Angela Eagle 08/10/14

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead

MP column: Frank Field 08/10/14

The latest dispatch from Birkenhead's MP

Head shaving duo raise over £1600!

Andy and Pauline Pickersgill raise money but also support their friend Kathy during a tough time.

Wirral Pals training at Codford, St Marys, Wiltshire

Pals: a response

Wirral Pals response

Tom Lightburn from Wallasey has published 10 books published based on his Royal Navy days

Wirral author's Royal Navy life put in to fiction

Tom Lightburn, 80, spent 22 years in Royal Navy which inspired him to write

Competition winners with Olivia's dad Ken Barnett

Wirral art competition winners announced in memory of Olivia

Competition for 17-year-old Olivia Rae Clee-Barnett who died suddenly in 2011

Rock sounds of Dr Strangelove coming to Hotel California. Picture by Ben Jones

Dr Strangelove in the house for Wirral's nightlife

Long list of blues and rock tunes from The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Aerosmith, Hendrix, Queen, Eagles, Pink Floyd and Bowie

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 01/10/14: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Traffic and police at the scene of the M53 crash