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General Election 2024: What Wirral West candidates have to say

A general election is to be held in the UK on Thursday, 4 July, 2024, and below is what each candidate in the Wirral West constituency has to say. Following…

Birkenhead News

Men sought following high-value city centre burglary

Merseyside Police has issued images of three men who may have information in connection with a high-value burglary investigation in Liverpool.On Tuesday, 11 June, it was reported that entry had…

Birkenhead News

Off the Ground Theatre returns with Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing

West Kirby’s Off the Ground Theatre (OTG) returns to venues across the north west, Wales, and Ireland this summer with one of Shakespeare’s most beloved comedies – Much Ado About…

Liverpool Echo - Birkenhead

Man taken to hospital after motorbike and car crash on major road

A cordon was in place and there were multiple police cars at the scene

Birkenhead News

Heswall Concert Band to compete at Llangollen International Eisteddfod

Heswall Concert Band is set to compete at the prestigious Llangollen International Eisteddfod in July. Well known within Wirral, the band’s appearance in the Community Band section of the Llangollen…

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Pride in Liverpool joins forces with British Firefighter Challenge

This year’s Pride in Liverpool festival will be held alongside the British Firefighter Challenge, an annual competition for fire service personnel from across the country. The British Firefighter Challenge, which…

Liverpool Echo - Birkenhead

Major road cordoned off after 'car and motorbike crash'

Police surrounded the road following the incident

Birkenhead News

Man fatally shot in Aintree named

Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was fatally shot in Aintree on Sunday, 23 June. The man has been named as Ellis Cox. Police were called to…

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UK premiere of Beyond Van Gogh opens in Liverpool this week

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience is launched in Liverpool this week – and thousands of ticketholders are poised to see the much-anticipated UK premiere in the city. Final preparations…

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Caldy RFC’s junior rugby squad take on Wirral Way fundraising challenge

A group of young rugby players from Caldy RFC have taken part in a unique Wirral Way fundraising walk. Forty young players from Caldy’s winning U15 rugby squad walked the…

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EVOLVE Wirral seizes thousands of pounds of counterfeit goods

Officers working to crackdown on serious and organised crime in EVOLVE Wirral have been involved in a Trading Standards operation targeting convenience stores selling illegal items. The operation took place…

Birkenhead News

Sunday Snippets, 23 June 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…

Liverpool Echo - Birkenhead

Boy, 11, has 'completely changed' after man grabbed him by the neck in playground

A man has been found guilty of assault over the incident

Birkenhead News

Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 22 June 2024

This is the Birkenhead News round-up of police and crime news in and around Wirral during the previous seven days. Arrests made after windscreens smashed in New Ferry Two males…

Liverpool Echo - Birkenhead

The door-to-door battle in Labour stronghold where things 'could be close'

Despite polls suggesting a strong Labour lead, the Greens think things are swinging their way

Birkenhead News

Birkenhead election special: On the campaign trail with candidates and voters

In one of Labour’s strongholds, a door-to-door campaign is hoping for a surprise upset. The Birkenhead constituency has always voted Labour since it was recreated in 1950 and in the…

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‘Outstanding’ Ofsted report sees Birkenhead Sixth Form College remain top of the class

Birkenhead Sixth Form College’s status as an outstanding provider of education has been cemented by the latest report from Ofsted. The UK’s education watchdog has awarded the College, which is…

Birkenhead News

General election postal vote packs sent out

If you have registered for a postal vote for elections on 4 July 2024, you can find out when your postal pack is being sent to you below: The date…

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West Kirby RNLI rescue three people cut off by the tide at Middle Eye

On Wednesday, 19 June, volunteer lifeboat crew from West Kirby RNLI rescued three people who were cut off by the tide at Middle Eye. At approximately 10.46pm, West Kirby RNLI…

Liverpool Echo - Birkenhead

Apartment with 'cracking view of Liverpool skyline' up for auction

It is within a "sought-after" development