Derek's distinctive Volkswagen Beetle is well known locally, particularly in Hoylake
However, there were still some impressive aerial displays to be seen - including one by a World War II Spitfire - and plenty of other attractions for the crowds turned out to support the Hoylake
station despite the torrential rain and wind.
When the Open returned to Hoylake
in 2006 after a 39-year absence, Tiger Woods became the first back-to-back Open champion since Tom Watson in 1983 in front of 230,000 people, a record attendance for the championship in England.
Winner Tiger Woods admitted he was a fan of Hoylake
and said: "It's a fantastic test.
Scaffolding with cameras on them is all that blocks out the horizon at Hoylake
Greg Norman, twice a champion, will also be missing from Hoylake
The person was found safe inland as the teams gathered at Hoylake
We are fortunate to have a marvellous new lifeboat station here at Hoylake
, and the arrival of the Shannon will make the building complete.
We made some frantic phone calls to Hoylake
and renegotiated the kick-off time for slightly later.
Wildcats are the only basketball team representing the north west and came fourth at last year's event in Manchester.
45pm to the blaze at a singlestorey outbuilding within Hoylake
Rugby Club playing fields, on Carham Road.
took advantage of this on 17 minutes with a converted penalty to level the scores at 3-3.