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Wirral Council parking surveillance car

Councils slammed over controversial surveillance use for parking fines

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

Hoylake road to close for emergency repairs

Hoylake sign
Meols Drive will be closed for approximately two weeks from tomorrow

Secret report casts doubt on Tranmere's plans to build on training ground, say campaigners

Tranmere Rovers FC former training ground on Ingleborough Road,Tranmere,Wirral,with Prenton Park in the background
Finances don’t add up say those opposed to controversial Ingleborough Road housing plan in Prenton

MP to battle for 400 Birkenhead jobs

Birkenhead MP Frank Field raises concerns over Universal Credit
Frank Field ready for 'big fight' over Land Registry changes

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
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Gang of youths attack pensioner in vicious Upton street assault

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

Gunman threatens Thingwall family with rifle but flees empty-handed

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Gunman was said to have threatened a man and two women inside property before stealing keys to a car
Wirral Met College Twelve Quays Campus

Wirral Met announces plans for Wirral Waters campus

The college has plans for a new campus in the Peel Group development

School governor’s trip to House of Lords for celebration

Brian Cummings outside the House of Lords
Brian Cummings from Bebington receives special invitation by Lord Nash

West Kirby trampolinists jump for joy

Bethan Davies Williams, Ella Wilkinson and Cara Harris from West Kirby Grammar School who were crowned British school champions at the national trampoline finals on Saturday
West Kirby Grammar School has been crowned British champions in this year’s national  schools trampoline finals
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

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

Pilot Sgt George M Heppinstall was one of four men lost in the crash

Tragic case of the lost Botha bomber

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