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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.

Bebington High Sports College A level students did well

Wirral A level students grade better than national average

Pass rate 98.7% for Wirral, above 98% national figure

Buy British was the patriotic appeal by Blacker's Stores, Liverpool and other shops when war started

Adverts painting a picture of World War I

Robin Bird takes a look at adverts printed during World War I

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: Apology or compensation to a victim of domestic abuse is simply not good enough

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about domestic violence

Mayor and Mayoress of Wirral, Elaine Nolan and Councillor Steve Foulkes, attended a fun day at the Leasowe Millennium Centre

Community fun day in Moreton hailed a success

The Mayor and Mayoress of Wirral attended the event, which was arranged by Moreton Community Organisers

Community Spirit Wirral host events and days out for the local community. Pictured here on a trip to the zoo

Community group set to host teddy bear's picnic event

Moreton-based Community Spirit, founded by a Liscard mum, is hosting the picnic on August 25

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: WWI will serve as a reminder of the brutality of conflict for generations to come

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about the First World War

Residents of Mount Road and Marsh Lane along with Bebington councillors Christina Muspratt, Walter Smith and Jerry Williams want to protect Green Belt land

Developers lose planning appeal to build on Green Belt land in Wirral

Planning inspector rejects appeal to build on Woodend Cottage site, next to Storeton Woods

Vesbim Floyd Band in rehearsals

Pink Floyd tribute act coming to Wirral

Vesbim Floyd Band pay tribute to Pink Floyd and premiere their show in Wirral

Frozen characters with Mandy's mum, Margy Kenny, who helps with the organisation

Community spirit alive and well in Moreton

The group Community Spirit will be hosting a fun day this Friday

Residents of Mount Road and Marsh Lane along with Bebington councillors Christina Muspratt, Walter Smith and Jerry Williams want to protect Green Belt land

Future of Green Belt land in Wirral lies with planning inspectorate

Planning inspector Paul Griffiths visited Woodend Cottage in Bebington after developers appealed

Seven sixth form students from The Mosslands School in Wallasey cycled 900 miles from Lands End to John O'Groats

Cyclist from Wirral school ride length of Britain in memory of student’s father

Seven sixth form students from Wallasey's The Mosslands School cycled 900 miles from Lands End to John O’Groats

Swimmer Chris Shaw completed 12-hour charity challenge in torrential rain. Pictured Terry Green, Chris Shaw, Paul Griffiths, Jenny Brown and Sophie Steventon.

Twelve hour swim for Wirral dad in stormy weather

Chris Shaw from Wallasey swam 50km to North Wales and back in torrential rain

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, Bebington

Brothers Dan, Tom and Sam Lloyd thank B&M Waste Services Ltd for £5,000 donation to Claire House

Mural appeal for Lloyd brothers at Wirral school

Twins Dan and Sam Lloyd, 18, and brother Tom, 16, suffer from Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: We are seeing 60 years of social progress dismantled

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about her imminent visit to the National Policy Forum

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

Family's tribute to Wirral grandmother with triathlon

Three generations took part in mini-triathlon in New Brighton for Barb Skyner

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

Parkview FC had the support of many local businesses, who donated their services or raffle prizes

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

Liz and dad Richard Owens have lost 11 stone between them

Father and daughter look forward to better life after losing over 11 stone

Slimming World consultant Liz tells us the story of her family's weight loss success

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

Angela Eagle: Time for Government to honour fallen Falklands hero

In her weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Wallasey Angela Eagle writes about Falklands hero Corporal Stewart McLaughlin