The Mayor of Wirral leads tributes to one of the peninsular's daring war heroes
A Wirral soldier who battled Afghan insurgents despite having a broken back has been awarded one of the highest honours for gallantry.
A unique new campaign aimed at women who have been suffering domestic abuse during the school summer holidays is being launched in Wirral.
A man's been charged with the murder of a Merseyside dad who was found dead in an alleyway.
Mark Reissing's body was found with multiple injuries near Egremont Promenade in New Brighton.
Merseyside Police said they've charged Nazzareno Abela with murder and he will appear in court tomorrow.
A woman from Wallasey and a Liverpool man who were earlier arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender have been released on police bail pending further enquiries.
Forty eight year old Mr Reissing was from Wallasey and is survived by a son.
Detectives investigating the murder of Mark Reissing, whose body was found in New Brighton on 9th July, have bailed a man arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. They're still questioning a man on suspicion of murder and a woman also suspected of assisting an offender.
Detectives investigating the murder of 48-year-old Mark Reissing from Wallasey are appealing for the public's help in tracing a man that they want to talk to. Mr Reissing was found in Manor Lane, New Brighton last Tuesday 9 July. Police want to trace 46-year-old Nazzareno Abela from Wallasey.
The family of a man found dead on a Wirral street are appealing for anyone with information to come forward..
The body of Mark Reissing, from Wallasey, was found on Tuesday on Egremont Promenade in New Brighton.
A post-mortem examination found he died as a result of multiple injuries.
His family said:
"Sometime between Monday 8 July and Tuesday 9 July our brother Mark was brutally murdered. He was then callously dumped in a side alley near to Egremont Promenade, where he died of his injuries.
Nobody's dad, son, brother or uncle deserves such a horrific death. If anyone has any information, no matter how trivial it may seem, please contact Merseyside Police to help apprehend the perpetrator or perpetrators."
A 41-year-old man remains in custody. A 37-year-old woman arrested on Tuesday on suspicion of murder has been bailed pending further enquiries.
A 37 year old woman arrested following the death of a man in Wallasey has been bailed.
Mark Reissing, 48 and from Wallasey was found with multiple injuries on Egremont Promenade early on Tuesday morning.
A 41-year-old man arrested on suspicion of murder remains in custody.
Police have named the man found dead in New Brighton as 48-year-old Mark Christopher Reissing, from the Wallasey area.
A Home Office post mortem carried out on a 48-year-old man, who was found dead on Tuesday in New Brighton, has found that he died as a result of multiple injuries.
Merseyside Police say they've not formally identified the man, but have informed his next of kin.