Latest Wallasey Stories

2008-09-19 21:00:28

A BLAZE has ripped through an Ellesmere Port chemicals manufacturers. The fire service was called to the Oleotec base in Rossfield Road, Rossmore Industrial Estate at 2.24am today after a fire broke out in the company's warehouse.

2008-08-19 18:00:43

MAGISTRATES yesterday remanded a 20-year-old man in custody on charges of committing grievous bodily harm to a three-week-old boy. Dean Hodkinson, of no fixed abode, who is charged with a Section 18 assault on the baby boy, appeared at Wirral Magistrates Court.

2008-08-06 18:00:38

PLANS for a walk-in centre at a Merseyside hospital are being developed. The news comes after Ben Chapman MP presented a petition to parliament asking Wirral primary care trust to provide a walk-in centre and minor injuries unit for patients at Clatterbridge hospital.

2008-08-01 18:00:28

THE OWNERS of a Wirral gym have denied health and safety offences following a hazardous chlorine gas leak. Three employees and two club members were rushed to hospital on May 22 last year after lethal fumes began leaking from a chemical tank at the Total Fitness gym at Prenton.

2008-07-03 18:00:39

A DROP-in centre for people who have experienced mental health problems needs volunteers. The Place In The Park, in Liscard Road, Wallasey, provides a venue to meet up and chat with friends. Volunteers are needed to help with bingo, pool, arts and crafts, and the occasional day out.

Word of the Day
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.