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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.

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

Traffic and police at the scene of the M53 crash
Brave Jemma Rees-Morgan at the jump

How I conquered my fear of flying – Wirral woman's skydive for charity

Brave Jemma Rees-Morgan took the plunge for Amy and Friends

The Boot in Liscard

Merseyside Derby kicks off Wirral nightlife

See Liverpool versus Everton live on big screens at The Boot and Sheridans

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column: Angela Eagle 24/09/14

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Young Bond author entertains Wirral pupils

Charlie Higson reads for almost 500 lucky wirral children

Northern Jukebox regularly play at The Soft Rock Cafe in Liscard

Listen to a jukebox full of music with Wirral band

Northern Jukebox are a regularly feature at the Soft Rock Cafe in Liscard

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column: Angela Eagle 17/09/14

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 10/10/14: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP

The Stanglers tribute act Straighten Out is coming to The Hotel California

Wirral gig date for The Stranglers tribute act Straighten Out

Classic hits will be played live at the Hotel California in Birkenhead

International darts champion Robbie 'Kong' Green with Lee Smith from the Lord Nelson on Trafalgar Road, where he started playing

International darts champion Robbie ‘Kong’ Green returns to Wirral

‘Kong’ will be aiming for the bullseye in his Wallasey hometown

Bookfest 2014 announces headline events

Renowned poet Ian McMillan among the highlights this year

Wirral CAB's first permanent offices in Brighton Street, Wallasey

Wirral CAB celebrates 75th anniversary with tea dance

Open invitation to tea dance this Friday at the Grosvenor Ballroom in Wallasey

Aash Jai-Evans, with his mum Shaileena and brother Ethan

Mum's thanks to Wirral charity for supporting son with cerebral palsy

Casino Royale charity ball to raise money for Stick ’n’ Step in Wallasey

Angela Eagle, MP for Wallasey

MP column 03/09/14: Angela Eagle

The latest dispatch from Wallasey's MP Angela Eagle

Mayor's column 03/09/14

The latest dispatch from our Mayor, Cllr Steve Foulkes

Viva La Coldplay when they played in Italy

Viva La Coldplay 'Parachutes' in to Wirral for live gig

Coldplay tribute act will play a wide repertoire of songs