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Wirral star and teammates won gold after thrilling penalty shootout at Rio Olympics

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Huyton -born midfielder Joey Barton is under investigation for allegedly breaking football betting rules - the Press Association is reporting. The controversial Rangers midfielder was banned from the club on Monday for three weeks after a training ground altercation following the 5-1 defeat to Celtic.

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A TV drama about the ‘turf war’ which led to the murder of Rhys Jones is being filmed.

Wirral hockey player says she was overwhelmed by the welcome

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More congestion to flag up. The A533 Runcorn Widnes Bridge busy in both directions between A557 Weston Point Expressway and A557 Queensway.

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Merseyside Police is appealing for the public to be cautious after prescription medication was stolen from a property in St Helens.The medication is believed to have been taken from a property in Holme Road, Eccleston, between 8pm on Friday and 8am yesterday.

Prestigious national directory has also singled out 15 local eateries for praise

The remains of Gayton's windmill, which stopped operating in 1860 and which is now converted into a house, can be seen close to the Devon Doorway Restaurant on Gayton Roundabout, a short distance back up Telegraph Road towards Heswall.

Slow traffic on the M62 Westbound between J5 A5080 (Huyton) and J4 A5080 Bowring Park Road / Orchard (Rocket).

What the reviewers from the London press have to say - versus the Echo's opinion

Heswall Flower Club is mentioned in the song "This One's For Now" by the band Half Man Half Biscuit on their 2014 album Urge For Offal.

Slow traffic on the A570 Ormskirk Road Westbound between B5240 Lyelake Lane / B5312 Skelmersdale Road and Scarth Hill Lane. Congested towards Edge Hill University.

Today, Heswall Upper Village has a lively busy atmosphere during the day and is a haven for diners in the evening. In contrast, the original Lower Village has managed to retain much of its charming, original character.

Officers are warning people that taking any medication which hasn’t been prescribed for them can be dangerous.

Located on the eastern side of the Dee Estuary, with views across the river to North Wales, Heswall is about 20 minutes' drive from the Roman city of Chester and about 20 minutes' drive from Liverpool. The towers of Liverpool's cathedrals can be seen on the horizon from high ground.

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Some football news and Loris Karius will have the chance to stake a claim to be Liverpool No 1 when he makes his debut against Derby County tonight.

Plans for a Subway store to open until 3am have been slammed by neighbours worried about litter and antisocial behaviour.


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The history of Heswall stretches beyond the Doomsday Book where it is listed as 'Eswelle', a derivation of 'Hazel Well'. Right into the nineteenth century was a small village, with a small hamlet centred around St. Peter's Church, with cottages dotted around the heathland.

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Heswall F.C. competes in the West Cheshire Association Football League.

Wirral Olympic gold medallist Sam Quek say she feels “violated” after discovering she is one of the latest athletes to have their medical records published online by a group of Russian hackers.

Mersey MPs respond to plans to change local parliamentary boundaries

Provisional results show 76.7% earn A* to C grades

Boundary changes would see number of MPs culled from 650 to 600