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Wirral

(ˈwɪrəl)
n
1. (Placename) the Wirral a peninsula in NW England between the estuaries of the Rivers Mersey and Dee
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NW England, in Merseyside. Pop: 313 800 (2003 est). Area: 158 sq km (61 sq miles)
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THE Merseyside Basketball League continued as Mersey Marauders beat West Lancs Spartans 52-43 and Lithuanian Brothers beat Wirral Rockets 20-0 - as Wirral were unable to field a team.
Jay Jennions of Deestriders won the senior women's title, finishing second to Wirral's Sarah Kearney in the overall honours.
THIS year will see the launch of the latest bid to make Wirral a key tourist attraction in the North-west.
WIRRAL WITH coach Darren Hall having a full squad to select from, Wirral went on to record a fine derby win at Lymm last Saturday.
Wirral Met College welcomed Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Andrew Gwynne with Angela Eagle MP to its Wirral Waters Campus last week.
The women's race was won by Sarah Kearney of Wirral, with her club-mate Sophie Hunt second - a reversal of their positions from the first race in Caernarfon.
OBE: Dr Ian Birnbaum (Skelmersdale) for services to local government; Gareth Jones (Merseyside) for public service; Dr James Kingsland (Wirral) for services to general practice; John Stafford (Merseyside) for services to ex-offenders; Gideon Ben-Tovim (Liverpool) for services to health.
WIRRAL face Hull at Clatterbridge today in a daunting final fixture of the year.
Borders League Results, Caernarfon (10k): 1 L Jones (Dee, M40) 33.48, 2 D Weston (Wrex) 34.04, 3 A Woods (Wirral) 34.11, 4 D Lemon (Dee) 35.05, 5 V Van Woerkom (Chester Tri) 35.09, 6 P Langan (Ell Port) 35.24, 7 S Sayer (Eryri) 35.25, 8 B Rothery (Eryri) 35.48, 9 G Jones (Wall) 35.50, 10 C Standridge (Chester Twi) 36.09.
'WIRRAL winning the tourist game' (December 23) is great news for Wirral.