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West Cheshire Football League round-up, 24 February 2024

Mossley Hill Ath.’s bid to emulate Cammell Laird as the only side to have lifted the Go2Day West Cheshire League’s Pyke Cup for the fourth year in succession, took a…

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Lairds’ young talent shines in West Cheshire League Development Cup

Neither of Cammell Lairds 1907 FC first or second teams had a fixture due to waterlogged venues so Paul McGregor’s youth team took centre stage. The youth team took on…

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Sunday Snippets, 25 February 2024

Welcome to “Sunday Snippets” a weekly feature from Birkenhead News. It is a round-up of the important local news stories you may have missed over the last seven days. Click…

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St Mary’s students shine in Bugsy Malone production at the Floral Pavilion

Students from St Mary’s Catholic College, Wallasey, recently took to the Floral Pavilion Theatre stage to perform the comedic musical, Bugsy Malone, across three very well-received shows. With more tickets…

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McCann’s strike secures victory for Forest Green over Tranmere

Tranmere visited Forest Green Rovers on Saturday afternoon in their latest game of the League 2 season. Ahead of the game, Nigel Adkins said, “The Stockport game is now gone,…

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Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 24 February 2024

This is the Birkenhead News round-up of police and crime news in and around Wirral during the previous seven days. Wallasey drugs boss has £400k confiscated A drugs boss who…

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'Forever home' for people to follow their dreams takes its next step

The building is expected to open later this year

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Top 10 cheapest places to buy a house in Merseyside

These are the cheapest postcodes to buy a house

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Meet the business owner making a big difference in Wirral

Nazma Miah is just one of the many Wirral business owners making a big difference to their local communities. The entrepreneur runs several successful businesses in Wirral, including Olawa Bakery…

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Two Wirral men arrested during operation tackling domestic abuse

Merseyside Police has arrested two people from Wirral as part of a crackdown on domestic abuse. On Thursday, 22 February, teams of local officers led by Merseyside Police’s Protecting Vulnerable People…

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New plan to tackle racial inequality in the Liverpool City Region job market

Plans to help unemployed Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic people facing barriers to accessing opportunities in the workplace have been unveiled by the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority. Four new…

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Adkins on ‘tough game’ away to Forest Green

Tranmere manager Nigel Adkins has emphasised the need to not take Forest Green Rovers for granted, ahead of this weekend’s trip to Gloucestershire. Rovers head to The Bolt New Lawn…

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Cost of Merseyside fire and rescue services on the rise

The cost of fire and rescue services across Merseyside is on the rise. As local authorities and public bodies continue to wrestle with financial pressures, Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service…

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Liverpool man jailed for burglary at home of elderly woman

A man who broke into the home of a pensioner in Liverpool has been jailed for two years. Andrew Kaufman, 50, of Halewood, stole a quantity of prescription medicine when…

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Raise some dough for Claire House with annual Butterfly Bake

Claire House Children’s Hospice is inviting families, schools, businesses, and groups to roll up their sleeves and take part in the annual Butterfly Bake. Kind-hearted supporters can help their local…

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Residents slam pallet company turning quiet street into ‘industrial area’

Neighbours on a quiet residential road have slammed a pallet company for turning it into “an industrial area.” In 2023, Chris Reynolds Pallets set up a new site on Bermuda…

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Make CIC’s ambitious plans for new arts hub and cafe in Birkenhead

A dilapidated office is being turned into a “forever home” for social enterprise Make CIC as £1.6m plans take “the next step.” In February, Liverpool based social enterprise Make CIC…

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World Museum Liverpool unveils unique bee exhibition

The product of 120 million years of evolution and with 20,000 known species, bees are vital to our planet’s ecosystems and essential to human existence. In a unique partnership, World…

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Wallasey drugs boss has £400k confiscated

A drugs boss who was jailed for 19 years after boasting he could make £30k a week adulterating cocaine has been forced to hand over assets totalling almost £400,000. Richard…

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Two arrests after weapons and drugs seized in Liverpool

Officers have arrested two men and seized a large quantity of Class A and B drugs in Liverpool. Matrix officers attended a property in West Derby on Wednesday 20 February…