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© 2017 Trinity Mirror Merseyside
07:42, 24 JUL 2013
Official behind city's Big Dig to step down
A KEY city official, tipped as a man to replace Sir David Henshaw as Liverpool's chief executive, quit his job yesterday to take up a position with Cheshire County Council.
Trams fight goes all the way to Downing Street
PRIME Minister Tony Blair has said he will make further inquiries before he responds to arguments about the "vital importance" of the Merseytravel tram scheme to the region.
Blair to meet politicians over Merseytram scheme
TONY Blair will meet a delegation from Merseyside tonight as a final decision on Line One of Merseytram moves ever closer.
Education petition is handed to Tony Blair
A PETITION featuring 150 signatures collected from staff and students at West Cheshire College was presented to Downing Street this week.
Lifesaving teen is Pride of Britain
DOUBLE lifesaver Cameron Weir was hailed the Pride of Britain at a glittering ceremony.
Help us, Tony
PRIME Minister Tony Blair has been urged to step in over a row about a proposed school closure.
Starry night for Cameron
TEENAGE hero Cameron Weir had stars in his eyes as celebrities honoured his bravery at the Pride of Britain awards this week.
Firm announces £2m management deal
THE bosses of a top science facility in Cheshire have announced they are expanding their enterprise to manage another North West site, as part of a £2m deal.
Labour man hails Blair speech
TONY Blair's speech to his party conference presented opportunities for the people of Ellesmere Port and Neston.
THE departure of Fred Venables from the leadership of the borough council is the end of an era.
MP's article 'damaging to race relations'
MID Cheshire MP Ann Winterton could face a Conservative Party investigation following her comments in relation to the July 7 bombings in London.
MP faces questioning
THEATRE audiences will have the opportunity to meet and ask questions of MP George Galloway when he presents An Audience with George Galloway.
Lib-Demsfight planfor policeforces merger
A CAMPAIGN to save Merseyside and Cheshire police forces from the threat of merger was launched by the Liberal Democrats yesterday.
Should the Government reduce the tax on fuel?
THE panic buying at Merseyside and Cheshire's petrol stations proved unnecessary last week as the expected blockades at oil refineries simply never happened.
Historic school mansion salutes its first 100 years
ONE of Birkenhead's most successful schools is celebrating 100 years in the same building.
Work on hold as Ashes fever grips
CRICKET fever swept across Merseyside yesterday as England romped to victory in the Ashes series.
Concern over NW dental care fees
THE shocking disparity between treatment and fees to patients by private dentists is revealed today.
Blair asked to save mental health unit
A MENTAL health drop-in centre is fighting for its future with the help of local residents.
Downing Street invite for Gill
A LECTURER at Yale College has had her hard work recognised by the Prime Minister.
Curtain down on 50 years in politics as Oakes dies, 74
FORMER Education Minister Gordon Oakes, who served as Merseyside MP for nearly 30 years, died yesterday at the age of 74.
It was an honour and a privilege
TWO veterans were invited to celebrations in London to mark the 60th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
Chief demands answer over Mersey crossing
CAMPAIGNERS for the Mersey crossing have demanded that a decision is made on the bridge before ministers disappear for their summer holidays.
Council leaders meet in bid to save Merseytram
CHIEF executives and leaders of all five Merseyside authorities will meet transport officials and MPs today in an attempt to save the Merseytram project.
See G8 live on the big screen
WREXHAM has been chosen as the only location in Wales to host a big screen broadcast of the massive Live8 concert.