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Falklands warship HMS Plymouth is escorted out onto the River Mersey

Doomed HMS Plymouth sets sail on the River Mersey ahead of being scrapped

Departure of historic vessel is a bitter blow to campaigners

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

Flaybrick Cemetery in Birkenhead
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

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James Osborne forges out a career as a blacksmith

Student blacksmith from Wirral 'Masters' tools of trade

James Osborne will study a Masters degree in blacksmithing to keep the craft alive

Viking links with Tranmere Rovers revealed in book

Professor Steve Harding has published his latest book Viking Tranmere
Book tells of Norse links to Tranmere Rovers Football Club

Milk Race maid mystery solved

Sheila Forest with the stage winner of the Milk Race at New Brighton, circa 1969
Successful model Sheila Forest was Milk Race maid
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
Glyndŵr University has launched a new course for nurses seeking a return to the health sector

One foot back on the ward for ex-nurses

Glyndŵr University launches new course for nurses seeking a return to the health sector

Student blacksmith from Wirral 'Masters' tools of trade

James Osborne forges out a career as a blacksmith
James Osborne will study a Masters degree in blacksmithing to keep the craft alive

GCSE exam success for pupils across Wirral

GCSE results for India Wild, Owen Morris, Sam Gavin-Pitt, Max Shah, Eleanor Hilton, Alexandra Scott at Birkenhead School
Schools report good results despite changes to the exam system
Birkenhead Soroptimist president elect Elaine Haywood with some shoes to kick start the campaign

High heeled men in Wirral to walk a mile in her shoes against domestic violence

Hundreds of men will walk a mile in heels to raise money for The Zero centre, Women’s Aid and RASA

Wirral cycling club take on gruelling Welsh challenge for friend

Birkenhead Victoria Cycling Club get in training for Wild Wales Challenge in memory of Michael Casson from Birkenhead
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

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Falklands warship HMS Plymouth is escorted out onto the River Mersey

Watch: doomed HMS Plymouth sets sail on the River Mersey ahead of being scrapped

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"

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