Never Greater Slaughter: Did the battle that secured England’s future take place in Wirral?

‘Never Greater Slaughter’ is a fascinating study of one of the most significant conflicts in the…

Rob Bremner: Photographs of 1980s New Brighton

“Sometimes the weather can fool you – ‘Oh we’ll go for a day out’ – and…

Two strange stories of cranes that toppled into Birkenhead docks

When Harry Pleavin uploaded some of his father’s photos to local interest group ‘Birkenhead Memories‘, little…

Birkenhead’s Dock Cottages: The rise and fall of a local landmark

Queen’s Buildings, known locally as the Dock Cottages, occupied a small triangular piece of land near…

Vote for your favourite Harold Hopps painting from the Williamson Art Gallery’s collection

The Williamson Art Gallery is expanding it’s ‘Visitor Favourites’ collection. The gallery is asking for your…

A trip to Port Sunlight in picture postcards

In 1887, Lever Brothers began looking for a new site on which to expand its soap-making…

Norman Tunna, World War II hero of Birkenhead Docks

Norman Tunna worked as a shunter for the Great Western Railway in Birkenhead and was awarded…

Fascinating story of the 1906 visit to Birkenhead by the Japanese Battleship “Katori”

The Imperial Japanese Navy placed an order for a battleship in 1903 or 1904 with “Vickers,…

Beautiful photo gallery shows amazing autumn colours in Birkenhead Park

These 40 photographs truly show off the autumn colours at Birkenhead Park today. From views of…

A trip through the Birkenhead Tunnel in old postcards

The Queensway Tunnel was the second tunnel under the Mersey – the first being the railway…