News in Heswall

At the peak of Wirral's third wave of COVID-19, more than 500 cases were registered in a single day, putting the NHS and social care under serious pressure.

Last night Julie Webster, Wirral Council's director of public health, told a meeting of the authority's adult social care and health committee just how high case levels at the peak of the borough's third wave were.

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Merseyside Police is appealing for information following an incident in Thingwall on Saturday at around 2:50pm.

Two teenage girls were out on a horse ride on Barnston Road, near the Bassett Hound pub, when one of their horses became spooked. The spooked horse reportedly bolted into a post, causing the rider to fall off. Sadly, the horse died as a result of its injuries.

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The first of two shots - the second in 12 weeks

For three and a half million people - and fair play to the government for rolling out vaccination at speed - the experience described below will be old hat.

And I dare say many of those who accompanied an elderly relative will have felt what I felt - nevertheless, I thought I'd try to describe both facts and feelings on the basis that facts will put some minds at rest, while it's no bad thing to share something uplifting at a time when restrictions and anxieties are beginning to bear down on many of us.

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Stevenage Borough 0 - 0 Tranmere Rovers - photo by @laythy29

Heswall Nub News is part of a rapidly expanding network of more than 60 hyperlocal news and views sites across the country. Many thanks to Layth Yousif of Hitchin Nub News for filing this report of Tranmere Rovers' away game at Stevenage Borough.

A match full of endeavour and enterprise from both sides ended honours even, with Rovers in 15th place in League Two, and the home side third from bottom just out of the relegation places.

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