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Tom Lightburn from Wallasey has published 10 books published based on his Royal Navy days

Wirral author's Royal Navy life put in to fiction

Tom Lightburn, 80, spent 22 years in Royal Navy which inspired him to write

Stiletto men walk a mile against domestic violence

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event at Birkenhead Park
Courageous men came dressed in wigs, high heels, make-up and dresses for the mile walk

Blooming marvelous: Is this the biggest hanging basket in Wirral?

Viv Campbell with the abundant flower display measuring 5ft 7inches
Huge display of flowers measures 5ft 7inches...and still growing!

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Tom Lightburn from Wallasey has published 10 books published based on his Royal Navy days

Wirral author's Royal Navy life put in to fiction

Tom Lightburn, 80, spent 22 years in Royal Navy which inspired him to write

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event at Birkenhead Park

Stiletto men walk a mile against domestic violence

Courageous men came dressed in wigs, high heels, make-up and dresses for the mile walk

Viv Campbell with the abundant flower display measuring 5ft 7inches

Blooming marvelous: Is this the biggest hanging basket in Wirral?

Huge display of flowers measures 5ft 7inches...and still growing!

International darts champion Robbie 'Kong' Green with Lee Smith from the Lord Nelson on Trafalgar Road, where he started playing

International darts champion Robbie ‘Kong’ Green returns to Wirral

‘Kong’ will be aiming for the bullseye in his Wallasey hometown

Photograph signed 'Love Terry' found in Liscard

Help trace owner of Charge of the Light Brigade photograph taken in Hong Kong

Photograph was taken in 1960 in Hong Kong but found in Liscard

Harry Glover and Pete Bray in Hamilton Square ahead of their 15,000 mile journey around Europe for charity

Record-breaking trek across Europe completed by Wirral motorcyclists

Harry Glover and Pete Bray, from Birkenhead, rode to 28 countries in Europe

Lever Brothers volunteers waiting for the Chester train on the morning of September 7, 1914. Picture courtesy of Port Sunlight Museum Collection

Centenary of 'great send off' of 700 Lever Brothers employees in Port Sunlight

Volunteers will recreate the 700 Lever Brothers employees who signed up to fight in the First World War

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

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

Professor Steve Harding has published his latest book Viking Tranmere

Viking links with Tranmere Rovers revealed in book

Book tells of Norse links to Tranmere Rovers Football Club

GCSE results for India Wild, Owen Morris, Sam Gavin-Pitt, Max Shah, Eleanor Hilton, Alexandra Scott at Birkenhead School

GCSE exam success for pupils across Wirral

Schools report good results despite changes to the exam system

Liam Hannah from Wallasey won the north west's 16 to 24 category in the Spectacle Wearer of the Year Award

Clear vision for Wirral man awarded north west spectacle wearer title

Liam Hannah is a Spectacle Wearer of the Year finalist

Wallasey Town Hall

Wage rise for Wirral Council apprentices

Wirral takes lead to pay higher living wage of £7.65 per hour

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

Residents of Mount Road and Marsh Lane along with Bebington councillors Christina Muspratt, Walter Smith and Jerry Williams want to protect Green Belt land

Developers lose planning appeal to build on Green Belt land in Wirral

Planning inspector rejects appeal to build on Woodend Cottage site, next to Storeton Woods

David at the start of ride

Wirral teacher's solo mission to circumnavigate world on pushbike

David Barden, from Oxton, continues his world ride for nephew Noah

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 David Cameron presents Points of Light Award to Dave Nash

Prime Minister presents coveted award to Wirral volunteer

Dave Nash was given the Point of Light award for 16 years volunteering

The 700 Lever Brothers employees leaving Port Sunlight on September 7, 1914. Picture courtesy of Unilever Archives

Appeal for volunteers to recreate centenary of great send off in Port Sunlight

Volunteers needed to recreate 700 Lever Brothers employees who enlisted to fight in World War One

Vesbim Floyd Band in rehearsals

Pink Floyd tribute act coming to Wirral

Vesbim Floyd Band pay tribute to Pink Floyd and premiere their show in Wirral

Videos & Photos

A burst water main in Wirral updated

Watch: 5,000 Birkenhead homes hit by burst water pipe

Sean Cottrell

Wirral dad Sean Cottrell found guilty of brain damaging son in shaking incident

Liverpool FC fan Rob Smith,a 26 year old chef from Upton, Wirral, was wrongly battered and put in a cell in Madrid last week, before a judge dismissed him straight away, with no case to answer.

Liverpool FC fan: Madrid police broke my hand, left me in jail for two days and cost us £500 for new flights home

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