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© 2017 Trinity Mirror Merseyside
17:40, 25 JUL 2013
PM's praise is a matter of principal
HEADTEACHER at Cavendish School, Celia Dickinson, was among 150 from across the country invited to attend a reception at Downing Street.
Prescott helps smash 'elite' croquet myth
MEMBERS of Chester Croquet Club are considering inviting John Prescott to join the club as an honorary member.
The style council
TODAY'S young gentlemen still need to be well versed in the art of conversation and social etiquette.
Redundancy on table at Vauxhall
VAUXHALL Motors says it has received an 'unprecedented response' to the redundancy packages on offer to workers in Ellesmere Port.
MP helps company with cost-cutting
BOROUGH MP Andrew Miller is working with Vauxhall Motors to find savings across the entire plant in Ellesmere Port.
The longest walk
VAUXHALL car workers at Ellesmere Port made the journey home yesterday with their worst fears about the immediate future of the factory confirmed.
Handle with care
THE Government has to act to tackle climate change, say environmental bosses.
Are we eating, drinking and smoking ourselves into an early grave?
ALARMING statistics suggest hundreds of people in Halton could be helping themselves into an early grave.
Don't take the cash, workers urged
WORKERS at Vauxhall's Ellesmere Port plant will this morning be urged by their unions to reject the redundancy package offered by the motoring giant until their future is secured.
The Rt Rev Dr Peter Forster
Fears for 1,000 Vauxhall jobs grow
FEARS of 1,000 job losses at Vauxhall's plant in Ellesmere Port grew last night after speculation that the Chancellor and other Government ministers were planning to visit the factory tomorrow, the day redundancies could be announced.
Police petition signed by 500
THE campaign to stop North Wales Police being merged into an All Wales force has added a 500-name petition to the chorus of objection.
Services face £11m in cuts,warns Alder Hey
LIVERPOOL'S Alder Hey Children's Hospital will lose £11m in funding in the next 12 months due to controversial new funding plans, senior managers warned last night.
Closing special unit is 'cruel'
A MUM has written a heart-felt plea to Prime Minister Tony Blair to save a special education unit from closing.
Gran seeks end to £26 billion weapons
A GRANDMOTHER is campaigning against the replacement of the Trident nuclear missile system for an estimated £26 billion, saying the Government should not be telling our children it is right to kill.
Cameron tops bad dress poll
ACTOR Clive Owen has been voted the Best Dressed, and David Cameron the Worst Dressed, man of 2006.
It's silly money to kick a football about
THERE'S something about football that's just a bit unreal.
Jobs boost as site plans move closer
A MASSIVE expansion at a pioneering Runcorn science park which will create hundreds of jobs is just 18 months away.
Police force merger 'not democratic'
PLANS to force through a merger of Welsh police forces is not democratic, according to a Wrexham councillor.
School closures - have your say
PARENTS have a final chance to express their views on a controversial package of school closures and mergers.
Wirral set for 4.5% council tax rise
WIRRAL council tax payers are facing an increase of 4.5% in their bills for the year 2006/7.
Smoking ban: The great divide
Leading political and community figures have reacted to the House of Commons vote on a blanket smoking ban in public outlets across the UK.
HOME Secretary Charles Clarke has acted with 'indecent haste' in forcing through plans for a single all-Welsh police force.
Candidate pays a visit
LIBERAL Democrat leadership contender Sir Menzies Campbell brought his campaign to Wrexham on Monday.
Mourning for a leader
MOURNERS are expected to throng Trinity Methodist Church tomorrow (Thursday) afternoon for the funeral of former borough council leader Fred Venables who died last week at the age of 82.