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Esther McVey Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Disabled People, arrives at 10 Downing Street, London

Tory party made 73 electioneering phone calls to Merseysiders during 25th anniversary Hillsborough memorial

Shocking gaffe follows on from Wirral West MP Esther McVey's party-political tweet during memorial service On Tuesday

Two arrests after shots fired in Birkenhead attack

Merseyside Police
Police believe shooting could have been targeted

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

Firefighters battle two Wirral blazes they think were started deliberately

Crews called in from Liverpool to help cope with fires on Bidston Hill and Pasture Road

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

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

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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
By Callum Parry

Your Gallery: Callum Parry

The latest artist to feature in Wirral News' Your Gallery is 17-year-old Callum Parry from Wallasey

Frank Field: Work with local employers is making a real difference

Frank Field, MP for Birkenhead
In his weekly column for Wirral News, MP for Birkenhead Frank Field writes about the work of the council, schools and colleges

Egg Run deliveries light up faces across Wirral

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

By Callum Parry

Your Gallery: Callum Parry

Jack, age three, lives with Tracy in Upton. He likes walks, digging up mole hills and playing with his friend Izzy

In Pictures: Pets of the Week, April 16

Easter bonnet, sent in via Twitter by @liverpoolsusie1

Merseyside youngsters bring out their Easter finery

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