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  1. Cigarette Plain Packaging Is Welcomed southport

    Sefton’s Health and Wellbeing Board has welcomed the latest government announcement to make ‘plain’ packaging of cigarettes and ...

    Sefton’s Health and Wellbeing Board has welcomed the latest government announcement to make ‘plain’ packaging of cigarettes and other tobacco products a priority. Public Health Minister Jane Ellison has pledged that a vote will be held on putting cigarettes in plain packets before the general...

    27/01/2015
  2. Support For Children With Special Educational Needs And Disabilities southport

    A new online resource and support service called the ‘Local Offer’ has been launched for local children and young people age 0-25 ...

    A new online resource and support service called the ‘Local Offer’ has been launched for local children and young people age 0-25 with special educational needs and disabilities. The Local Offer is available as part of the Sefton Directory, and is a comprehensive information service for...

    27/01/2015
  3. Missing Golden Chihuahua Tarleton Bypass Area southport

    Missing Dog "Sky", a Golden Chihuahua, went missing about 4pm on Monday 26th Jan, from 123 Southport New Rd, Tarleton ...

    Missing Dog "Sky", a Golden Chihuahua, went missing about 4pm on Monday 26th Jan, from 123 Southport New Rd, Tarleton bypass Sky is micro-chipped, pink colour, contact Susan Macfarlane on 07904 840 383.. many thanks

    27/01/2015
  4. Unlock Your Library southport

    Libraries across Lancashire will be celebrating National Libraries Day on Saturday 7 February. This year's theme is 'Unlock ...

    Libraries across Lancashire will be celebrating National Libraries Day on Saturday 7 February. This year's theme is 'Unlock Your Library' and people of all ages will be encouraged to learn more about the many different ways they can enjoy using their local library. Julie Bell, Lancashire...

    27/01/2015
  5. An Evening Celebrating the Music of John Denver southport

    The music of John Denver still brings joy to music lovers all over the world. We are absolutely delighted that on Thursday 19th ...

    The music of John Denver still brings joy to music lovers all over the world. We are absolutely delighted that on Thursday 19th February, local musician Chris Bannister will once again be performing a selection of music by John Denver in a concert supporting Queenscourt Hospice. Taking place...

    27/01/2015
  6. Sefton sell out to consultants southport

    John Pugh, the Lib Dem MP for Southport, has hit out at Sefton Council’s “supine dependence on consultants” who he claims are ...

    John Pugh, the Lib Dem MP for Southport, has hit out at Sefton Council’s “supine dependence on consultants” who he claims are seriously compromising council decision making. He cites as instances the advice Sefton has received on both housing and retail where he says the consultants that...

    27/01/2015
  7. Reminder of advice on eating fish southport

    The FSA is reminding people of its advice on eating fish, following publication today of a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) ...

    The FSA is reminding people of its advice on eating fish, following publication today of a European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) report on the risks and benefits of seafood. EFSA concluded that limiting consumption of fish with high mercury content is the most effective way to achieve the...

    27/01/2015
  8. Witness appeal after bike stolen from Wigan Wallgate southport

    British Transport Police officers believe they could have vital information about the theft of a customised mountain bike from a ...

    British Transport Police officers believe they could have vital information about the theft of a customised mountain bike from a store cupboard at Wigan Wallgate station at around 2.30pm on Thursday, 15 January. Investigating officer PC Daniel Armstrong said: “The owner of the bike...

    27/01/2015
  9. Sofa Fire Wyke Cop southport

    The sofas that have been part of the landscape along Wyke Cop for the last couple of months have finally been sorted out. At 10pm ...

    The sofas that have been part of the landscape along Wyke Cop for the last couple of months have finally been sorted out. At 10pm yesterday the Fire Service were called after someone set fire to them. The blaze was soon extinguished leaving someone to clean up the mess. The sofas that were...

    27/01/2015
  10. Body May Be Missing Adam Whitehurst southport

    Police searching for missing Southport man Adam Whitehurst from Churchtown say they have found a body. Merseyside Police ...

    Police searching for missing Southport man Adam Whitehurst from Churchtown say they have found a body. Merseyside Police officers are liaising with Lancashire Constabulary after the discovery of a man’s body on land in the Banks on Saturday. The body has not been formally identified...

    26/01/2015
  11. Lancashire's services for children with autism praised southport

    A top-level investigation of Lancashire County Council's education services for children with autism has highly praised the ...

    A top-level investigation of Lancashire County Council's education services for children with autism has highly praised the authority's work. Two government experts on special educational needs (SEN) visited the county council in December. Their investigation was triggered by last July's...

    26/01/2015
  12. Southport Misses Out On Government Investment southport

    NORTH WEST COAST SHARES IN RECORD FUNDING FOR SEASIDE TOWNS Over £4 million to boost growth in Lancashire and Cumbria. ...

    NORTH WEST COAST SHARES IN RECORD FUNDING FOR SEASIDE TOWNS Over £4 million to boost growth in Lancashire and Cumbria. Blackpool, Morecambe Bay, South Ribble, Furness and Copeland are among the coastal areas across England to benefit from a record £36million Government investment. The...

    26/01/2015
  13. Largest Cruise Fair Ever In Southport Theatre & Convention Centre southport

    Largest Cruise Fair Ever In Southport Theatre & Convention Centre The largest Cruise Fair ever to be staged at the ...

    Largest Cruise Fair Ever In Southport Theatre & Convention Centre The largest Cruise Fair ever to be staged at the South port Theatre & Convention Centre takes place this Saturday 31st January between 10am & 4pm The annual event, which is now in its 10th year is organised by...

    26/01/2015
  14. Bursary Available For Tall Ships Voyage southport

    Following her winter berthed in the in Liverpool’s Albert Dock, 200ft Tall Ship, Stavros S Niarchos will be departing Liverpool ...

    Following her winter berthed in the in Liverpool’s Albert Dock, 200ft Tall Ship, Stavros S Niarchos will be departing Liverpool for her first voyage of 2015. The Tall Ships Youth Trust is offering a double bursary of £360 for a limited time to help get young people aged 16-25 on board for a...

    26/01/2015
  15. Young drivers more likely to drink and drive southport

    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has expressed concern for young drivers after a drink-driving campaign ...

    The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has expressed concern for young drivers after a drink-driving campaign revealed they were proportionately more likely to drive while under the influence. The December 2014 anti-drink-and-drug-driving campaign figures released recently...

    26/01/2015
  16. Four in ten families with children are struggling southport

    Families with children are now at greater risk than any other group of having an inadequate income, with more than one in three ...

    Families with children are now at greater risk than any other group of having an inadequate income, with more than one in three having less than they require for a socially acceptable standard of living. According to new research for the Joseph Rowntree Foundation, at least 8.1 million parents and...

    26/01/2015
  17. Byng House Drop In This Thursday southport

    Happy New year from the Royal British Legion, The First Drop in at Byng house for 2015 will be held this Thursday 29th January ...

    Happy New year from the Royal British Legion, The First Drop in at Byng house for 2015 will be held this Thursday 29th January 2015, Advice and Information officer Sarah Abbotson will be at Byng house in Southport from 10am-3pm on Thursday. The Legion’s Advice and Information Officer, Sarah...

    26/01/2015
  18. Patients warned of disruption during industrial action southport

    Patients are being warned to expect possible disruption to NHS services on Thursday (29th January) when health service unions and ...

    Patients are being warned to expect possible disruption to NHS services on Thursday (29th January) when health service unions and professional bodies plan industrial action. The organisations’ members are in dispute with the Government over its decision not to award a 1% pay rise across the...

    26/01/2015
  19. Support for Queenscourt in the heart of Formby southport

    Queenscourt has finally fulfilled one of its goals, to open a charity shop in Formby. The Formby community is very important to ...

    Queenscourt has finally fulfilled one of its goals, to open a charity shop in Formby. The Formby community is very important to Queenscourt as this is where one of our first ever support groups was based. The new shop which is located at 48 Brows Lane, Formby has been trading since 1st...

    26/01/2015
  20. First analysis of national demand on policing published southport

    The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of the work undertaken by the police has been published by the College of ...

    The first national picture of the breadth and complexity of the work undertaken by the police has been published by the College of Policing today. The analysis shows the incoming and ongoing work of the police and suggests an increasing amount of police time is directed towards public protection...

    26/01/2015
  21. Swan Census Reports Boom Year for Cygnets southport

    International swan census. During the recent census 1462 Whooper swans were recorded on the Mere with 285 juvenile cygnets also ...

    International swan census. During the recent census 1462 Whooper swans were recorded on the Mere with 285 juvenile cygnets also counted. This was a large number of cygnets counted, with juveniles making up 19% of all the Whooper swans recorded which is a 3% increase on the number recorded in...

    26/01/2015
  22. Karen Potter Craven Minor JFL Results southport

    Karen Potter Craven Minor JFL Fixtures Week Ending 25th January 2015 Under 11 Premier Southport FC Juniors 5-2 Burscough ...

    Karen Potter Craven Minor JFL Fixtures Week Ending 25th January 2015 Under 11 Premier Southport FC Juniors 5-2 Burscough Redgate White 6-0 Birkdale United Formby JSC White 1-0 S&A Red Under 11 Championship

    26/01/2015
  23. Ormskirk and District Snooker League southport

    Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League ...

    Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League Weekly Report (20/01/15 & 22/01/15) This week saw a break from...

    26/01/2015
  24. Motorist Demolishes Premier inn Sign southport

    A motorist today managed to drive across the grass in front of Southport's Premier Inn and crash into a sign damaging the ...

    A motorist today managed to drive across the grass in front of Southport's Premier Inn and crash into a sign damaging the vehicle.Onlookers looked on in amazement.

    25/01/2015
  25. Mans Body Found In Banks Wood southport

    Lancashire Constabulary were called to the woods at the rear of the field that holds the Banks Car Boot Sale on Ralphs Wifes Lane ...

    Lancashire Constabulary were called to the woods at the rear of the field that holds the Banks Car Boot Sale on Ralphs Wifes Lane at around midday yesterday after a member of the public found a body. There are no suspicious circumstances and the matter has been referred to the coroner.

    25/01/2015
  26. Large Police Presence For Holocaust Memorial Service. southport

    Merseyside Police had a large number of officers patrol in the vicinity of Christ Church on Lord Street today as the Holocaust ...

    Merseyside Police had a large number of officers patrol in the vicinity of Christ Church on Lord Street today as the Holocaust Memorial service was taking place. Holocaust Memorial Day is a national commemoration day in the United Kingdom dedicated to the remembrance of those who suffered in...

    25/01/2015
  27. Jane Kennedy launches search for new young advisors southport

    Merseyside’s Police Commissioner Jane Kennedy is looking for interested young people to join her Youth Advisory Group (YAG). ...

    Merseyside’s Police Commissioner Jane Kennedy is looking for interested young people to join her Youth Advisory Group (YAG). She is inviting young people aged between 15 and 24 from a diverse range of backgrounds to participate in the second year of the group. The group meets 4 times a...

    25/01/2015
  28. Bill Esterson MP rips into Labour's local Plan southport

    Formby's MP Bill Esterson has ripped into the Local Plan produced by his own Party's councillors. On his Website, the MP ...

    Formby's MP Bill Esterson has ripped into the Local Plan produced by his own Party's councillors. On his Website, the MP says that Sefton Council should reconsider the Local Plan and give local communities a far bigger role in drawing up a new version. Bill Esterson said Sefton's latest...

    25/01/2015
  29. Who are the secret pollsters in Southport? southport

    A secret large professional opinion poll is being conducted in Southport. Nobody can find out who is running this poll or who ...

    A secret large professional opinion poll is being conducted in Southport. Nobody can find out who is running this poll or who they are conducting it for. Although the poll is being run through a Southport telephone number (01704 204002) the staff on the telephone say that they are working out...

    25/01/2015
  30. Witness appeal after HGV and car collide on M6 northbound southport

    OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a HGV and car collided on the M6 northbound. The incident happened at around 5.40pm ...

    OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a HGV and car collided on the M6 northbound. The incident happened at around 5.40pm on Friday 23 January just north of junction 34. A DAF HVG truck and a Citroen Synergie car collided in lane two resulting in the car spinning to the central...

    25/01/2015
  31. Barnet 4 Southport 0 southport

    Southport conceded three late goals at Barnet to end up loosing 4-0.The Barnet goals came from MacDonald 20′ Villa Lopez ...

    Southport conceded three late goals at Barnet to end up loosing 4-0.The Barnet goals came from MacDonald 20′ Villa Lopez 82′ Akinde 88′ Muggleton 90′ The Ports next game is against Gateshead at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Saturday 31st January. Barnet 01 Stack 02 Yiadom 05 N'Gala...

    25/01/2015
  32. Next UKIP meeting for Southport Branch will be Thursday 12th February southport

    The next meeting for Southport Branch will be Thursday 12 th February, starts at 7.30 pm, at the Park Golf Club, Park Road West, ...

    The next meeting for Southport Branch will be Thursday 12 th February, starts at 7.30 pm, at the Park Golf Club, Park Road West, Southport PR9 0JS. Telephone 01704 530133 Refreshments from the bar include non alcoholic drinks. The meeting lasts app. 2 hours. Members and guests are welcome to...

    24/01/2015
  33. Council Meeting sees Labour force through their Local Plan southport

    Thursday’s Sefton Council meeting at Bootle Town Hall saw the controversial Local Plan coming up for discussion. Despite the ...

    Thursday’s Sefton Council meeting at Bootle Town Hall saw the controversial Local Plan coming up for discussion. Despite the presence of a large group of environmental campaigners present, and three excellent petitions being presented, Sefton’s ruling Labour councillors ignored the public and...

    24/01/2015
  34. RTC Park Rd - Albert Rd southport

    The emergency services were called to the junction of Park Rd and Albert Rd Southport this evening after a Corsa and a Polo ...

    The emergency services were called to the junction of Park Rd and Albert Rd Southport this evening after a Corsa and a Polo collided.Both cars then went through a wall.There were no serious injuries.

    23/01/2015
  35. PCC asks people to comment on paying to protect police services southport

    Merseyside’s Police Commissioner is inviting people to have their say on how she plans to protect the region’s police service in ...

    Merseyside’s Police Commissioner is inviting people to have their say on how she plans to protect the region’s police service in the face of savage budget cuts. Merseyside Police has already lost more than 1,200 officers, PCSOs and staff since 2010 due to the coalition government’s...

    23/01/2015
  36. PCC awards £270,000 to improve care for vulnerable victims southport

    Vulnerable victims across Merseyside will receive greater care and support, thanks to grants totalling more than £270,000 ...

    Vulnerable victims across Merseyside will receive greater care and support, thanks to grants totalling more than £270,000 awarded by the region’s Police Commissioner. Jane Kennedy has today announced that 19 Merseyside-based organisations and charities will share the one-off funding...

    23/01/2015

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