Queensway Tunnel marks 90th anniversary

The Queensway Tunnel marks its 90th anniversary this week. The route between Liverpool City Centre and…

Plans to restore Birkenhead WWI Captain’s memorial in French village

A fundraiser has been launched to restore a memorial to a WWI Captain from Birkenhead. Captain…

Wirral History and Heritage Fair returns to Port Sunlight

With less than two weeks to go, residents are being urged to ‘save the date’ for…

New memorial unveiled to the ‘Gentleman of the Seas’

A new memorial has been unveiled on the Birkenhead waterfront dedicated to a Peruvian national hero…

Date announced for 2024 Wirral History Fair

The Wirral History and Heritage Association (WH&HA) has been selected as a finalist in this year’s…

Memorial plaque on bench leads to fascinating and tragic wartime Merchant Navy story

When retired seafarer Captain Peter Thomson started to research the person memorialised on a bench at…

Wirral Heritage Open Days promise fascinating experiences

This year’s theme for the national Heritage Open Days (HODs) is ‘creativity unwrapped’ and Wirral’s biggest…

Royal Liverpool Golf Course’s hidden wartime legacy: A secret weapon in the Allied victory

Golf at Royal Liverpool Golf Club in Hoylake – home to The Open Championships taking place…

99th Anniversary of Birkenhead men Mallory and Irvine’s ill-fated Everest ascent

Today (8 June) marks the 99th anniversary of the conclusion of the ill-fated attempt by two…

Hoard of previously unseen Nazi artefacts from German submarine U534 to go on display

A hoard of historic treasures including two Enigma code machines, left in storage and untouched for…

Big Heritage seeks big ideas for new U-Boat attraction at Woodside Ferry

A multimillion-pound scheme centred around historic WW2 German submarine U-534 is underway in Woodside, Birkenhead, and…

Investigations continue into whether Wirral is the site of historic Viking battle

An independent report published yesterday will be a key milestone in establishing that Wirral could be the site…

Hopes to bring back sunken minesweeper to former glory

  HMS Bronington was a minesweeper of the Royal Navy, launched on 19 March 1953. This mahogany-hulled minesweeper was one of the…

The famed artist born in Birkenhead, Philip Wilson Steer

On this day in 1860, a day of heavily falling snow, a baby boy was born…

Mersey Tunnel Tours receive VisitEngland seal of approval

The Mersey Tunnel tours have once again been recognised by national tourism VisitEngland as a Quality…