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2 hrs ago | Wirral Globe

Search is on for Wirral's top of the plots

Judges will cast their eyes over dozens of entrants for categories from A plate of plain scones to three stems of hybrid tea roses .

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6 hrs ago | Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

Widnes school celebrates outstanding Ofsted inspection

Lunts Heath Primary School in Farnworth has been hailed outstanding in all four categories, achievement of pupils, quality of teaching, behaviour and safety of pupils and leadership and management.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cheshire County, England, World News,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

News and Star

Cannabis worth A 300,000 found in man's car near Carlisle

A motorist caught transporting cannabis worth more than A 300,000 along the M6 near Carlisle has been told he faces an inevitable jail sentence.

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Wirral Globe

Electro-pop Mal's New Brighton "comeback"

DRUMMING Electro-pop pioneer Mal Holmes is staging a New Brighton "comeback" next month following last year's brush with death on stage in Canada.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Pop/Rock, Dean Johnson

Wirral Globe

readers' views on circuses using animals

Mae Gladwell, 73, a retired care assistant from Southport said: "I am not in favour of the use of animals and I would never go to the circus" When told about their licence with the Secretary of State for the environment, she added: "I don't agree with that because we wouldn't want to be treated how the animals are."

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Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

UPDATED: 2.54pm Bridge tolls to be free for Halton residents after all following Government U-turn

HALTON residents will have free tolls across The Silver Jubilee bridge and the Mersey Gateway, the Chancellor has announced today.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

Vast numbers to descend on Liverpool for Giants

AS thousands of people are expected to descend on Liverpool for the Giant Spectacular, people visiting, working or living in the city are being advised to plan ahead and leave plenty of time for their journey.

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Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, United Kingdom, Travel, Europe Travel, World News, United Kingdom Travel, Liverpool, United Kingdom Travel, Cheshire County, England,

Wirral Globe

Su Pollard's ready to say Hi-de-hi! to Wirral again

SU Pollard returns to Wirral later this year in a show that takes a humorous look at the legendary tales of Robin Hood.

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BBC News

Thousands welcome Giants to city

Thousands of people have lined Liverpool's streets to welcome three giant marionettes, which will tell the story of the city during World War One.

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Wirral Globe

Mr Magoo's at Grange Road East was given a closure order at Wirral magistrates court on Thursday.

Detective Superintendent Richie Davies said: "This is the first property in Birkenhead to be closed using this legislation, which is designed specifically to target brothels that are making illegal financial gain.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Runcornandwidnesworld.co.uk

Grants up for grabs from Gannett

THE Runcorn and Widnes World is once again offering charities in the area the chance to apply for a Gannett grant, with between A 5,000 and A 10,000 on offer.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Cheshire County, England

Sthelensstar.co.uk

Dad running 100k in a day for the love of his daughter

COMMANDO Martin Daley will run a gruelling 100 kilometres within the space of 24 hours - and he's doing it for the love of Alice.

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Sthelensstar.co.uk

Celebrating Shakespearean ties

The giant 18-foot tall work, located on Leyland Street, is a permanent feature which forms part of a long-term plan to rejuvenate the town centre.

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Wirral Globe

Bradfordians' life expectancy is among lowest in the country, figures reveal

Life expectancy for males born in Wirral between 2009 and 2011 is 77 years, for females it is 82 years People living in different parts of England are facing a postcode lottery when it comes to the age they should expect to be struck down with a disability or long-term illness, new figures suggest.

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Related Topix: United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

Newsday

Five held after boy, 16, shot in leg

A 16-year-old is shot in the leg and five people, including the victim, arrested on suspicion of possessing a firearm.

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Wirral Globe

CCTV of man wanted in connection with attack on Wirral teenager

DETECTIVES investigating the assault of a teenager in Birkenhead have released CCTV of man wanted in connection with the incident.

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Newsday

The men who became Liverpool Pals

Royal de Luxe's Liverpool giants production, Memories of August 1914, will commemorate the outbreak of World War One and its effect on the city.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Wirral Globe

Globe columnist Peter Grant reflects on the Open Championship and says "Hooray for Hoylake!"

HOORAY for Hoylake has been the universal call for this year's Open Golf Championship, which gave a welcome boost to the global image of Wirral.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Travel, Europe Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Liverpool, United Kingdom Travel

Wirral Globe

Time running out to join Wirral Race For Life

The Globe-backed fundraiser, taking place in Birkenhead Park on Sunday, July 27, raises much-needed funds to help the life-saving work of Cancer Research UK.

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Leigh Reporter

Men injured in horror crash

A MOTORIST with multiple fractures had to be cut from the wreckage of his car after a late-night horror crash.

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Related Topix: Train Disaster, World News, United Kingdom, Lancashire County, England, Greater Manchester County, England,

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