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(Placename) a metropolitan county of NW England, administered since 1986 by the unitary authorities of Sefton, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, and Wirral. Area: 652 sq km (252 sq miles)


(ˈmɜr ziˌsaɪd)

a metropolitan county in W England. 1,456,800; 250 sq. mi. (648 sq. km).
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CAMERON JONES has taken over as chair of the Merseyside Sports Partnership (MSP).
HUNDREDS of years of Merseyside firefighting history is now preserved for the future after work was completed on a new heritage and education centre.
The judge, who used to sit in Liverpool, was one of four people to voluntarily attend a police station on Merseyside this week.
Jane Kennedy has joined with Merseyside Police and regional charities to unveil Victim Care Merseyside, a new package of care and support which puts victims at the centre of the region's police service and criminal justice system.
MERSEYSIDE residents can still have their say on the way the area manages its municipal waste for the next 30 years.
David Tapp, the most senior magistrate on Merseyside, was arrested following a joint investigation between police, the Crown Prosecution Service, the Lord Chancellor's Department and the Magistrates' Court Committee.
EXPERTS have warned Merseyside will not meet future housing demands if more new homes aren't built, after figures revealed a nearly 30% drop in new homes being built last year.
TWO top Merseyside business leaders have called on companies to take part in a major charity challenge.
S ERIOUS knife crime in Merseyside rose by more than 13% last year, new data reveals.
ACCOUNTANCY firm-Beever and Struthers has been appointed by the Greater Merseyside Connexions Partnership to provide external audit and corporation tax services.
12: Which former Liverpool player's last Merseyside derby came in 2007 having scored in his first-ever derby in 1994?
STARS of the community turned out at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral last night for the Spirit of Merseyside Awards.

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