Memorial Garden for the 96

Wirral Council is honouring those who died at Hillsborough with a memorial garden. 12 of the 96 Liverpool fans who died came from Wirral.

A ceremony will take place on the banks of the River Mersey Credit: pa

Brookside and Royle Family actress Sue Johnston has been confirmed as Master of Ceremonies. She's long been a supporter of the campaign by the families of those who lost their lives in the disaster in 1989.

Actress Sue Johnston Credit: pa

Wirral Council will also officially grant Freedom of the Borough to the 96 who lost their lives.