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…

Virtually explore the RRS Sir David Attenborough – Live Event and Guided Tour Video

Bromborough based Creative Company, Hi-impact L&D, will be joining the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) in Greenwich,…

Lifelong Wirral resident Gwen celebrates her 100th Birthday

“I was born in Shamrock Road, Claughton Village in 1921.”, Gwen Trenchard said. “Just three years…

A trip to Liverpool in picture postcards

St. Luke’s Church St Luke’s Church, more commonly known by locals as the bombed-out church, is…

Special experience for coastguard crew as they become first to land on Birkenhead-built RRS Sir David Attenborough

An HM Coastguard helicopter crew have described their recent joint training exercise with Cammell Laird built…

Oxton’s latest Blue Plaque unveiled: Captain George Edward Schultz

It was under a cloudy sky that a small crowd gathered today in Oxton to witness…

Amazing photos of the construction of the Kingsway Tunnel mark the 50th anniversary of opening

This week marks 50 years since the official opening of the second Mersey Tunnel. The Queen…

Mersey ferry terminal revamp reveals weight of history

When the bridges at Seacombe Ferry Terminal were first installed, Queen Victoria was on the throne…

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…

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…