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 Merseyside school becomes one of the first to teach children about the Hillsborough disaster.
Firefighters in Cheshire believe a large fire which destroyed moorland near Chester was started deliberately.
A police investigation is underway into the blaze at Parkgate, which broke out over the weekend and had a devastating effect on local wildlife. Gregg Easteal reports
The minister for disabled people and Tory MP for Wirral West, Esther McVey, said changes to the benefit system are about "understanding disability in the 21st century" and adapting a system which will work better in the future.
The MP said the new scheme is not aimed at saving money.
An investigation is underway after a suspected arson attack on marsh land on the Wirral.
A large fire spread across Parkgate destroying the land.
An investigation is underway after a suspected arson attack on marsh land on the Wirral. A large fire spread across Parkgate yesterday afternoon destroying land there.
There have been tears today at the planned closure of a much loved day care centre.
Moreton Day Care in Wirral provides support and respite care for disabled adults.
But it's earmarked for closure as the council looks to save more than 100 million pounds over the next three years.
Wirral Council are recommending that of the three day centres at risk, Moreton, Heswall and Eastham, Moreton Day Centre should close in order to help save £109m.
The final vote will take place on June 20th. Although the recommendation is that Moreton Day Centre will close, staff jobs at all three sites are at risk.
Campaigners fighting to save three day care centres on the Wirral will be told which one the council will close.
15,000 people have signed a petition to save sites in Moreton, Heswall and Eastham
Campaigners fighting for the future of day centres for adults with disabilities in Wirral are pleading with the council to keep them open.
They have released a music video to try to persuade councillors to reject plans to shut either Moreton, Heswall or Eastham day centre.
Campaigners fighting for the future of day-centres for adults with disabilities in Wirral will plead with the council today to keep them open.
Wirral council is planning to shut either Moreton, Heswall or Eastham day-centre as part of a package of measures aimed to saving almost 40 million pounds.
A final decision is due to be made at a meeting later.