The following Wirral residents have been recognised in the New Year Honours List 2011 (background information):
Howard Cooper, Director of Children’s Services, Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council. For services to Local Government.
Arthur William WALLER, JP. For services to the community in Merseyside.
The Reverend Margaret FLETCHER For services to the community in Thurstaston and in Irby, Wirral.
Wendie, Mrs DARLINGTON Director of Fundraising, Claire House Hospice. For charitable services in the North West.
Professor Philip Leslie WOODWORTH Scientific Leader, National Oceanography Centre, Liverpool. For services to Science. (Thornton Hough, Merseyside).