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Wirral Police weekly news round-up, 15 June 2024

This is the Birkenhead News round-up of police and crime news in and around Wirral during the previous seven days. Moreton man jailed for eight years for firearms possession A…

Birkenhead election special: Residents ‘cynical’ things can be turned around

A once thriving Wirral town that feels left behind and “sad” could be set for major change – but people are “cynical” that things can be turned around. Candidates are…

Outgoing Birkenhead Labour MP’s stark warning to Keir Starmer

Keir Starmer and the Labour Party have been given a parting warning from Labour’s outgoing MP in Birkenhead. Mick Whitley was the Wirral town’s MP since 2019 when he won…

Ellesmere Port drug dealer jailed for over four years

A county lines drug dealer who was involved in the supply of cocaine into Ellesmere Port has been jailed for over four years. Keaton Hughes appeared at Chester Crown Court…

Over 1,500 runners take on annual Port Sunlight Road Race

More than 1,500 enthusiastic runners pulled on their trainers last weekend for the 11th staging of the Port Sunlight Road Race. The event on Sunday, 9 June, featured two competitive races…

Wirral Chamber Music Festival returns for fourth year

Now in its fourth year, Wirral Chamber Music Festival brings a wealth of musical talent to community venues across the Wirral. On Friday, 28 June, the Leenhardt Trio perform an…


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