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…

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,…

A trip through the Birkenhead Tunnel in old postcards

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