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Flaybrick Cemetery in Birkenhead

Ten-year-old boy charged with stealing urn from Mersey cemetery following probe into vandalism of 100 graves

Trail of destruction was left through Flaybrick cemetery in Claughton, Wirral, in May

Hamilton Square station to shut for £4million revamp

Hamilton Square station
Network rail says Hamilton Square station to shut for £4million revamp

Police hunt after teenager molested as she walked along a Wirral street

The scene on New Hey Road, Woodchurch, where a 15-year-old girl was grabbed inappropriately at a bus stop by a man who fled in a car updated
A man grabbed the 15-year-old before getting into a nearby dark coloured car and driving off

Wirral hospital losing £4.5m a year because of people who do not turn up for medical appointments

Wirral University Teaching Hospital
Hospital urges public to keep their outpatients appointments not waste them

Charity boss accused of defrauding a fund for children with special needs

Lynn Donovan leaves Wirral Magistrates Court
Lynn Donovan faces 21 charges in an alleged fraud worth more than £10,500

News in Pictures

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

Almost 200 years of the Heswall working farm

Jane and Tracey Cameron on the farm
Dale Farm celebrates its 180th year as a farm

Liverpool Pals and Battle of the Somme

The McGuinness brothers who joined the Liverpool pals. Printed in the NEWS 100 years ago
Robin Bird takes a look at two brothers who joined the Liverpool Pals and the Battle of the Somme
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

Horrendous murder that shocked a community

The Post Office Birkenhead, the murder scene next to Conway Street School as depicted in a sketch of the location published in the NEWS, September 1914
In 1900, police investigated a terrible robbery, during which a watchman was brutally murdered

Gang of youths attack pensioner in vicious Upton street assault

Generic Merseyside Police car
67-year-old victim was pounced upon by group of four teenagers and beat with baseball bat
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

Level three students' progression to Higher Education and work

Wirral Met HE Awards, BA Fine Art Graduates with tutor Vincent Lavell (second right) The further education awards ceremony took place at the Floral Pavilion, New Brighton.
Students from Wirral Met College progress onto Higher Education and work

Research complex is such a success story

VIP visitors to Glyndwr University have included Prime Minister David Cameron, First Ministers Rhodri Morgan and Carwyn Jones, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband and Karren Brady, vice-chair of West Ham FC and a star of BBCs The Apprentice
Glyndwr university’s revolutionary research complex has created 20 jobs and won millions of pounds in grants over the last five years
Birkenhead Victoria Cycling Club get in training for Wild Wales Challenge in memory of Michael Casson from Birkenhead

Wirral cycling club take on gruelling Welsh challenge for friend

Birkenhead Victoria Cycling Club are doing the challenge in memory of fireman Michael Casson

Prime Minister presents coveted award to Wirral volunteer

Prime Minister David Cameron presents Points of Light Award to Dave Nash
Dave Nash was given the Point of Light award for 16 years volunteering

Clean shave for dozen bearded men from Wirral

Lockwood brothers Adam, 27, Owain, 17, and Gareth, 29
Brothers Gareth and Adam Lockwood grew a beard for six months with ten friends

Videos & Photos

Flaybrick Cemetery in Birkenhead

Ten-year-old boy charged with stealing urn from Mersey cemetery following probe into vandalism of 100 graves

Tranmere Rovers owners Mark Palios and his wife Nicola

Tranmere Rovers' new owners warn failure to secure training ground move would be "serious set back"

Wirral Met HE Awards, BA Fine Art Graduates with tutor Vincent Lavell (second right) The further education awards ceremony took place at the Floral Pavilion, New Brighton.

Level three students' progression to Higher Education and work

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