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  1. homeless couple in tent
    Started by hesketh73 08/12/2014

    just spoken to young man in the tent on Fleetwood Road who is there with his girlfriend. He is aware that an irate golfer has reported them to the Council. Took them few bits & pieces. He said they are homeless. Perhaps they could do with some more food and a few kind words or maybe some help....

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  2. The suns on its way back
    Started by 2STEPS-IN-FRONT 21/12/2014

    :) I think today is the shortest day , from now on the days get longer albeit a minute a day ...yaaay:)

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  3. Southport Refuse collections over the festive season
    Started by myrtle 21/12/2014

    I have just checked my list of dates for waste collections over the Christmas period and I'm amazed that the next grey bin collection for my area is the 23rd of January!! The last grey bin collection for my area was 12th December that's 6WEEKS with no grey bin collection at a time when most...

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  4. The three word game ..
    Started by SeloChovek 14/07/2010

    Not a new invention, but something which might amuse as a development of the hugely popular Word Association thread .. YOU MUST ONLY use THREE words including the fillers - eg: in, on, at, us, and, but etc. Let's see where the story goes ... but beware, if it gets too rude (and it might) the...

    21/12/2014 10:06 PM
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  5. Question Time.
    Started by grassroots 05/12/2014

    Should be even more interesting next Thurs Evening as Mr Farage is one of the panelists. Always enjoy listening to him but rarely do I agree with him . It will be very interesting also to see who the main party's have to speak on thier behalf . Can't wait .:)

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  6. Word Association
    Started by clyde bank 27/05/2010

    I thought it might be fun to have a bit of a game. I fancied word association. I'll give a word and the next person adds a word they associate with the one I've given and each person adds another word they asociate with the last So my word is Book :)

    21/12/2014 10:01 PM
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  7. Christmas market stalls.
    Started by bambi275 04/12/2014

    Apparently, Chapel St has had quite a few Christmas Swiss chalet, log cabin type chalet market stalls delivered today. They will be open from this weekend and should hopefully look very festive. Liverpool had some a couple of years ago and they looked amazing, really cheered the place up with lots...

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    21/12/2014 09:43 PM
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  8. Nice crimbo present......
    Started by Eric FO 21/12/2014

    the auction of this very very rare soul 45 ( only 1 known about ) ..it went for £14,543.....http://www.r aresoulman.co.uk/auction/9522/ open-the-door-to-your-heart-ou r-love

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    21/12/2014 08:58 PM
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  9. Politician Of The Year ?
    Started by Hamble 21/12/2014

    According to a Labour M.P http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ne ws/politics/nigel-farage/11306 487/Nigel-Farage-is-the-politi cian-of-2014-Labour-MP-declare s.html

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  10. Drunk Tank Southport hospital
    Started by melanieb 18/12/2014

    Just read about this on other site and whilst a lot may not agree with it, I think it's a superb idea. You'll never ever stop the idiots who drink themselves stupid and then get into difficulties but at least this way they aren't clogging up the system and are out of harm's way.

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  11. How long till the supermarkets open christmas day?
    Started by testforecho 17/12/2014

    I hasten to add I don't want them to. But I think it's only a matter of time, remember all the fuss over Sunday opening.

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    21/12/2014 08:41 PM
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  12. Masons bass football team
    Started by PRESTON NORTH E 20/12/2014

    Any one remember Mason Bass football team.

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    21/12/2014 08:37 PM
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  13. Southport parking POLL
    Started by MICK/GILLY 18/12/2014

    Do you think pay and resident only parking should be scrapped in or near southport town centre so that private companies won't profit at the towns traders and motorists expense. Or are you happy to feed parking machines and get expensive tickets by over zealous wardens hiding in alleyways or...

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    21/12/2014 08:28 PM
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  14. Omg - whatever next?
    Started by melanieb 18/12/2014

    Have just read on Facebook that the old Toymaster store on Lord Street (you know the lovely black and white classic building) is to be a gay bar with drag acts, strippers, etc. This will fit in nicely with the 'classy' revamped Scarisbrick Hotel with its own amusement arcade but is hardly the...

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    21/12/2014 08:20 PM
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  15. driving at night , not fun
    Started by Knot wright 21/12/2014

    the number of plant pots around , nearly got T boned joining the by pass at the roundabout , then got stuck behind some outside lane hogger , then pulled by the police to try out one of their e cigs with the disposable tube !!! , was not my night and nearly my last !! here are some stills of...

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    21/12/2014 08:09 PM
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  16. British Lawyers
    Started by grassroots 17/12/2014

    Furthest to my post on the Sydney siege thread, it has finally been established after ten years that the British soldiers accused of war crimes in Iraq that no crimes were committed, yet the lawyers representing the Iraqi families have dragged the soldiers through the mud. Yet again the British...

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  17. 4 Famous guests for Christmas dinner dead or alive
    Started by hettyketty 21/12/2014

    If you could choose four famous guests to join you and your family for Christmas dinner who would you pick? The four who come to my mind straight away for me are... Charlie Chaplin, Harry Houdini, Elvis Presley and last put definitely not least Johnny Cash.

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    21/12/2014 07:58 PM
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  18. The China Restaurant on Eastbank St,,
    Started by whiplash 24/11/2014

    Is looking a bit glitzy,will it be a buffet style eatery? Does anyone know when it will open?

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    21/12/2014 06:49 PM
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  19. Driving Home For Christmas
    Started by testforecho 21/12/2014

    Due to a traffic hold up and ferry congestion I once only got back in to Dover in my truck at just before midnight Christmas eve. Set off back to Southport and was constantly amazed at the volume of traffic on the roads through the early hours of Christmas day.

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    21/12/2014 05:52 PM
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  20. It's the holiday season..how about a smile. All contributions accepted..:-)
    Started by shippy 13/12/2014

    Sorry this is c/p.. Believe it or not BRITISH NEWSPAPERS Commenting on a complaint from a Mr. Arthur Purdey about a large gas bill, a spokesman for North West Gas said, 'We agree it was rather high for the time of year. It's possible Mr. Purdey has been charged for the gas used up...

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    21/12/2014 05:39 PM
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  21. The FIVE Word Game
    Started by lad1234 17/09/2013

    :dlike the 3 word game:d but you get to use 5 words So I will start it was a rainy day

    21/12/2014 04:10 PM
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  22. Obesity a disability??
    Started by melanieb 18/12/2014

    This day just gets stranger - according to The Guardian the EU have just directed that in some cases obesity may be classed as a disability! The boundaries are possibly blurred on this subject because, in my humble opinion, a lot of people riding around on mobility scooters aren't disabled, just...

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    21/12/2014 03:50 PM
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  23. Southport parking- a simple idea.
    Started by bensherman 17/12/2014

    There's a lot of fuss about parking in Southport, but little offered in the way of solutions. Unless you want a free-for-all, with cars parked across junctions, on corners and all the rest of it, you need enforcement officers. They have to be paid for. it is reasonable that car users foot...

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    21/12/2014 11:20 AM
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  24. Santa vs the Sky Fairy
    Started by Albion102 19/12/2014

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/new s/article-2878698/Santa-s-not- real-Shock-claim-vicar-ruins-C hristmas-seven-year-olds-festi ve-concert-infuriates-parents. html Interesting - parents lie to their children about curate being a liar. We never encouraged the Santa myth with our own kids, really could...

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    21/12/2014 07:51 AM
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  25. Stay away from tesco Liverpool rd accident.
    Started by MICK/GILLY 20/12/2014

    Stay clear of Liverpool rd at tesco, accident, road well blocked with fire engines police and busses.

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    20/12/2014 10:16 PM
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  26. Sydney siege
    Started by shippy 15/12/2014

    The news today has been the dreadful hostage situation in Australia.. This evening we witnessed anti terrorist forces going to the rescue. Sadly, 4 hostages seriously injured and two killed. Also the terrorist was killed..( no tears lost for that maniac) It's a sad day for Australians and...

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    20/12/2014 04:28 PM
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  27. Dressmaking Tuition
    Started by amelius 19/12/2014

    Does anyone know of someone who teaches Dressmaking in Southport, either as a group or 1-1 tuition? Only I'd like to learn how to do this in the new year.

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    20/12/2014 12:28 PM
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  28. Has anyone lost a rabbit?
    Started by DebOnTheWeb 20/12/2014

    Has anyone lost a black and white rabbit in the Shaftesbury Avenue/ Hallsal Road area? It's been hanging around my friends garden for a few days now.

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    20/12/2014 11:34 AM
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  29. High back winged armchairs
    Started by bambi275 19/12/2014

    Does anybody know where these can be bought from locally with next day delivery, thanks

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    20/12/2014 10:55 AM
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  30. Sandy The LIon
    Started by rocknroll2000 19/12/2014

    What ever happend to Southport FC mascot Sandy The Lion ?, I think we should start a petition to get him back as he's apart of Southport and we need him back supporting the team.

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    20/12/2014 10:50 AM
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  31. Swan atletic fc.
    Started by PRESTON NORTH E 20/12/2014

    I played for swan atletic in the earley seventies the manager was graham hall my best man at my wedding in 1976, we went to benidorm to play a couple of local teams in the earley seventies we had shirts made with the name atlectico del swan on them what gteat times we had, anyone else remember that...

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    20/12/2014 10:35 AM
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  32. John Pugh no-show for bedroom tax vote....
    Started by NicSFC 18/12/2014

    List released of MP's votes on bedroom tax below. I don't see our MP listed..... Ayes (voted to scrap tax) Abbott, Ms Diane Abrahams, Debbie Ainsworth, rh Mr Bob Alexander, rh Mr Douglas Alexander, Heidi Ali, Rushanara

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    20/12/2014 09:13 AM
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  33. Libdems inflicting more cuts on Southport
    Started by ecclefechan 18/12/2014

    The local government settlement was announced today. This is the amount of money that central government grants to local councils. Sefton will be receiving yet another cut of nearly £8m. All supported by our local Libdem MP. The same MP distributes leaflets about how awful the council cuts are to...

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    20/12/2014 12:24 AM
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  34. This is whats wrong with the UK
    Started by Desertboots 18/12/2014

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/new s/article-2878903/Don-t-say-Me rry-Christmas-Civil-servants-u rged-Season-s-Greetings-emails -not-use-pictures-SKIN.html This is just pathetic. PC correctness just gone crazy. They need to take a trip to Dubai or Egypt at Christmas time. They put our Christmas...

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    19/12/2014 10:45 PM
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  35. VoIP
    Started by AN Other 16/12/2014

    As technology moves on, is anyone using VoIP as a viable alternative to a residential PSTN ? If so are you using an RJ45 connected handset or a wireless connection and which VoIP provider has a cost effective service ?

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    19/12/2014 07:01 PM
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  36. John Lewis - Oxford Street.
    Started by pedoja 17/12/2014

    Did anyone else see the Christmas lights that have been/were put up in Oxford Street (programme on TV). They have some big baubles - exactly the same as those that have been put up in Southport. BBC - Oxford Street Revealed/Episode 8

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    19/12/2014 02:22 PM
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