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The highest placed southern area was Kesgrave, in Ispwich, while Dorchester, in West Dorset, was named as the sixth most desirable place to live in England.

Craigavon, in County Armagh, was named as the most desirable place to live in Northern Ireland (Kenneth Allen/Geograph)

Prague is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Eastern Europe. With an average summer room rate of £57.83, it is the cheapest European city in the top 10. The Old Town Square is at the heart of Prague's Old Town and is a great place to hear some local music and purchase souvenirs.

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The Oval on Old Chester Road, which underwent a £3m refurbishment in 2008 is Wirral council’s flagship sports centre – and there’s even a (dry) ski slope on the site if you haven’t got time or money to jet to the ski resorts of Europe.

The world’s leading expert in Sherlock Holmes, Richard Lancelyn Green, was born in Bebington. He devoted his life to the study of Sherlock Holmes and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, even recreating the 221b Baker Street study in his attic.

The name Bebington is derived from the Anglo-Saxon meaning the "Village of Bebba", probably a Saxon chief or landowner.[6]

The Church of St. Andrew, on a site occupied since Saxon times, dates from the 14th and 16th centuries.[8]

And local legend has it that the lamppost in C.S Lewis’ Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe was inspired by one in the churchyard of St Andrew’s Church on Church Road.

It doesn’t get any bigger than a former Prime Minister going to school here. Harold Wilson was born in Huddersfield, but he was educated – and was head boy – at Wirral Grammar School for Boys.

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Towns in the North West dominated the list of locations in England, with seven postcodes in Wirral, Cumbria, Lancashire, Cheshire and Merseyside all receiving a name-check.

Morriston, Swansea, has been named as the most desirable place to live in Wales (John Lord/Geograph)

Farmed by the Pimbley family, Bebington-based Claremont Farm once put Wirral on the map for the quality of its asparagus – and foodies from all over the country later flocked here for Wirral Food and Drink Festival. It now plays host to Farm Feast, a two day festival of food, drink, music and family fun.

Owner Ceri Newton realised a life-long dream by opening multi award-winning coffee shop and tea rooms Gorge-’Us on Church Road.

Arguably the most romantic city on earth, Paris came 9 on the list. The French capital boasts a wide array of famous tourist attractions, including the Eiffel tower, The Louvre and Notre Dame Cathedral.

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Despite slipping five places in the top ten since last year, Rome remains a fan favourite. There is a number of cultural things to do in Rome, ranging from visiting The Colosseum to the Sistine Chapel at Vatican City.

In 1838, the footprints of an archosaur later called the Chirotherium storetonese were found in a sandstone bed at Storeton Quarry. Examples can be seen at the Liverpool Museum and at Christ Church within the parish of Higher Bebington. Also a small example can be seen at Higher Bebington Junior School, in their reception area.

The Vietnamese capital has aged wonderfully, preserving the Old Quarter, colonial architecture and monuments, while also making room for modern developments alongside.

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The top ten areas in Wales however were situated across the country – from outer city suburbs to seaside towns.

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According to the report, residents in Bebington 'enjoy the ideal balance' of high employment, good schools and living close to their place of work.

Part of Chariots of Fire was filmed here, with the Oval’s athletics track and stands doubling for the Colombes Olympic Stadium in Paris.

Alastair Machray was appointed editor of The Liverpool Echo in 2005 and is also editor-in-chief of Trinity Mirror Merseyside, Cheshire and North Wales. He is a former editor of The Daily Post (Wales and England) and editor-in-chief of the company's Welsh operations. Married dad-of-two and keen golfer Alastair is one of the longest-serving newspaper editors in the country. His titles have won numerous awards and spearheaded numerous successful campaigns.

Was a resident there from 1957 until 1960. Interested in hearing from any of the pupils that were in the school photo: Summer 1959, form 3a, Saint John's RC Secondary school. My name is Peter Durkin:


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