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Wirral MP Esther McVey in social media storm after sending out party-political tweet during Hillsborough service

Ms McVey took to Twitter to attack Wirral Labour Party as Andy Burnham delivered heartfelt speech at Anfield

Lottery boost for New Brighton's 'Dome of Home' (Gallery)

Canon on the roof of Ss Peter, Paul and St Philomenas Church, New Brighton (also known as The Dome of Home) which has received a confirmed grant of £138,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund to repair the roof, provide an accessible toilet and engage visitors.
£138,900 to repair Wirral church roof

Claire House event shortlisted for national award

Claire House staff enjoy the 2013 Splash Dash. The event is returning in September 2014
The Claire House Splash Dash has been recognised by the Institute of Fundraising

Councils slammed over controversial surveillance use for parking fines

Wirral Council parking surveillance car
Liverpool and Wirral councils under fire over using cars equipped with CCTV cameras

Former Wallasey teacher not jailed over child porn pictures

South Sefton Magistrates Court
Robert Hoppe pleaded guilty to possessing 27 indecent images of children

News in Pictures

Some of the clothing and weapons Wirral's live-in Viking will be provided with by Big Heritage

Situations vacant: Full-time Viking, no experience of pillaging required!

Wirral tourism site to advertise for unique job

Tragic case of the lost Botha bomber

Pilot Sgt George M Heppinstall was one of four men lost in the crash
Hooton Park played a part in reporting the plane missing

Nostalgia: Memories of a Birkenhead family

Central Station, Birkenhead
Wirral News reader Alan Perry shares photos of his family business
Ross Meredith, Neighbourhood Inspector for south Wirral

On the Beat: Merseyside Police's Insp Ross Meredith on local crime figures

"South Wirral remains one of the safest areas in Merseyside to live, work or visit"

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

Most prolific member of teenage Wirral burglary gang has sentence slashed

Lewis Stephen John Hodgskin today saw his sentence cut to six years from seven-and-a-half
Wirral: Twenty-year-old Katherine from Leasowe, a student at Wirral Met, volunteered to distribute eggs from Wirral egg run tribute ride.
Katherine (in pink sweatshirt) with children of Wallaseys Elleray Park School.

Egg Run deliveries light up faces across Wirral

Children's faces lit up when hundreds of chocolate eggs were delivered to Wirral schools and a hospital.

Over 600 life-saving defibrillators to be installed in Wirral schools

Mark King hands over a defibrillator to Chaplain Drew Walker, watched by Student Welfare Officers Amanda Pointon and Carys Jones
The roll-out will begin today

Wirral Met announces plans for Wirral Waters campus

Wirral Met College Twelve Quays Campus
The college has plans for a new campus in the Peel Group development
Sophie Jones,19 from Eastham who died from cervical cancer at the weekend.

Campaigners calling for change after death of Merseyside teen Sophie Jones granted Parliament debate

A three-hour debate has now been set for May 1 - weeks earlier than expected

Proud Alex on his life after Claire House

Alex Roberts enjoys a party on his last visit to Claire House
Claire House user Alex Roberts talks about moving on from the hospice

Farewell to two popular medics in Heswall

Dr Roger Pickles and Sister Margaret Clark
End of an era as old school medics retire from Silverdale Medical Centre

Videos & Photos

Geoff Hazledene took part in the London Marathon on Sunday for Claire House

Claire house thanks London Marathon runners

West Kirby Marine Lake, taken by Ray McBride

In Pictures: Your Flickr photos from April 16

Sixty-nine daredevils took part in a charity abseil down Leasowe Lighthouse on Saturday, April 12

Fundraisers abseil down Leasowe Lighthouse

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