Hollywood was one half of a beloved television double act, serving as co-judge with cookery expert Mary Berry.Read the full story ›
Inspectors have described children's services in Wirral as inadequate, and have criticised its leadership and management.
In a report published today OFSTED inspectors say there are widespread and serious failures in the services provided by the council to children who need help and protection.
It says there has been a significant deterioration in quality since the last inspection four years ago.
Officers at Wallasey Town Hall say the authority is investing two million pounds in an improvement plan.
Replacement buses in place on Merseyrail services due to electrical supply problems around the Wirral Loop Line between Hamilton Square and Liverpool James Street.
Buses are running between:
- Birkenhead Central and Liverpool Central
- Birkenhead North and Liverpool Central
To coincide with the international break, this weekend is the annual Non League Day - a chance for those clubs outside of the Football League to attract new fans and also grab some headlines.
And they're certainly doing that at Tranmere Rovers at the moment.
Flying high at the top of the National League, they're hoping Saturday might be their last Non League Day.
Chris Hall reports:
A Wiral resident even threatened a team of refuse workers with a gun.Read the full story ›
As the North West continues to celebrate our Olympic success we had a visit from women's hockey star Sam Quek from the Wirral.
She had us all emotional this week when she rushed back from Rio to see her 95 year old grandmother, Dolly, who'd suffered a stroke just days before Sam won that historic gold medal.
She speaks to our sports correspondent Chris Hall:
Olympic gold medallist Sam Quek talks to Chris Hall. Watch the full interview on Granada Reports tonight from 6pm.Read the full story ›
Never mess with Supergran!
Winifred Peel who's 78 has been telling us how she fought off three robbers at a cashpoint on the Wirral. What they didn't know what that Winifred is a regular at the gym.
Speaking after the gang was jailed Mrs Peel she would never hand something over without a fight.
She's been talking to our Merseyside correspondent Andy Bonner
Police in Merseyside have confirm that emergency services are in attendance in New Brighton following the discovery of a body this afternoon, Tuesday August 16.
At around 12.25pm, a report was received from the coastguard of a body being found near to the Leasowe Lighthouse. Police, MFRS, the coastguard and ambulance are in attendance.
Whilst the body is yet to be formally identified it is thought to be that of a man.
An investigation is underway to establish the identity of the man and the circumstances surrounding his death, which is being treated as unexplained at this time.
A £1m fund-raising campaign which will provide state of the art facilities for post cancer care patients has launched on Merseyside today.Read the full story ›