M53 northbound to be closed overnight for emergency repairs

National Highways is advising drivers that the M53 northbound will likely remain closed overnight between junction 9…

Council to spend more than £2m improving Wirral to get ‘basics right’

Wirral Council will spend more than £2m over the next year to “tackle the things that…

Late heartbreak as Tranmere lose to Morecambe

Tranmere hosted Morecambe on Tuesday evening in their latest game of the League 2 season. Match…

Merseyrail to freeze fares for six months

Merseyrail fares are set to be frozen for six months in a bid to support passengers…

Wirral council tax likely to rise following unanimous budget support

Everyone who pays Council Tax in Wirral should expect to see a rise in April with…

Chester and Wirral Football League round up, 10 February 2024

Birkenhead Vets and Higher Bebington Kelma Vets have been involved in some thrilling games of late…

Police Commissioner invites public to attend budget meeting

Merseyside Police’s Commissioner and Chief Constable will host a special public meeting this week at which…

Wirral man recalled to prison for breaching licence conditions

A Wirral man has been recalled to prison after breaching the conditions of his licence. Bradley…

Wirral Sexual Health Service rated ‘outstanding’

Wirral residents can be assured they are receiving top quality sexual health services, following a glowing…

Birkenhead Sunday Association Football League round-up, 11 February 2024

Rig Move secured a place in the Final of the Wirral District Football Association Premier Cup…

Merseyside unites behind new plan to drive forward the work to prevent serious violence

Organisations across Merseyside united on Friday, 9 February to launch a new plan to drive forward the work…

West Cheshire Football League round-up, 10 February 2024

Wirral DFA Senior Cup holders, Capenhurst Villa, secured their passage to this season’s final, after they…

Sunday Snippets, 11 February 2024

Welcome to “Sunday Snippets” a weekly feature from Birkenhead News. It is a round-up of the…

Borough of Culture grants boost for arts, culture, and heritage projects

Artists, heritage groups, and creative organisations are being invited to apply for funding to get their…

Tranmere’s fight falls short in away loss at Doncaster

Tranmere visited Doncaster Rovers on Saturday afternoon in their latest game of the League 2 season.…