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  1. Appeal to trace missing snake southport

    POLICE are advising people in Skelmersdale to be on the look-out for a missing snake. The 8ft snake, believed to be a Boa ...

    POLICE are advising people in Skelmersdale to be on the look-out for a missing snake. The 8ft snake, believed to be a Boa Constrictor, was reported missing at shortly before 9.30pm yesterday (Tuesday, July 22nd) from an address on Bearncroft in the town. Boa Constrictors are not venomous and...

    23/07/2014
  2. Lost medication southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public to be cautious and remain vigilant after a quantity of prescription medicine was ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public to be cautious and remain vigilant after a quantity of prescription medicine was lost in the Crosby area yesterday (Monday, 21 July) It is believed the medication, consisting of three boxes of Diazepam with each box containing 28 tablets, may...

    23/07/2014
  3. Unseen Southport At The Atkinson southport

    Recently discovered treasure of Southport that have never been seen before. Magic lantern slides and early glass negatives that ...

    Recently discovered treasure of Southport that have never been seen before. Magic lantern slides and early glass negatives that captures moments in time will be on display alongside previously unseen images of Southport. Including a painting of Lord Street from the 1830s. The picture is...

    23/07/2014
  4. The KGV Gifted and Talented Experience southport

    KGV College was pleased to host its first ever Gifted and Talented Experience over three twilight sessions in June and July. ...

    KGV College was pleased to host its first ever Gifted and Talented Experience over three twilight sessions in June and July. The event was well attended with around 100 Year 10 students from partner schools in Southport taking part in a range of activities specifically designed for those...

    23/07/2014
  5. Southport 0 - 0 Manchester United Reserves southport

    Among the promising signs to have come out of Southport’s opening four pre-season friendlies has been the defensive strength shown ...

    Among the promising signs to have come out of Southport’s opening four pre-season friendlies has been the defensive strength shown by Martin Foyle’s team. Once again on Tuesday night, the Sandgrounders displayed their resolve to keep a third clean sheet of their warm-up programme in a...

    23/07/2014
  6. Wanted Appeal - Robert Vesely southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing 33-year-old Robert Vesely Mr Vesely is currently wanted in ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing 33-year-old Robert Vesely Mr Vesely is currently wanted in connection with a number of thefts that occurred in September 2013 He is described as being Asian, about 5ft 10in, of a medium build with brown eyes and short black...

    23/07/2014
  7. Lights Out southport

    As part of an ongoing programme of World War 1 commemorations, Sefton Council is taking part in a national arts event to highlight ...

    As part of an ongoing programme of World War 1 commemorations, Sefton Council is taking part in a national arts event to highlight the start of the Great War. At 11pm on August 4, 1914 Britain declared war on Germany and as the moment approached, the British Foreign Secretary Sir Edward Grey...

    23/07/2014
  8. Stop Hate UK Helpline southport

    Sefton Council is committed to preventing and tackling Hate Crime in all its forms. As part of this commitment, the council works ...

    Sefton Council is committed to preventing and tackling Hate Crime in all its forms. As part of this commitment, the council works in partnership with Stop Hate UK to provide support to people affected by Hate Crime and offer an alternative way of reporting incidents. Stop Hate UK is a...

    23/07/2014
  9. Ambassador Awards 2014 southport

    This year’s Ambassador awards are being hosted by the Southport Theatre and Convention hall on the 6th November. The Awards ...

    This year’s Ambassador awards are being hosted by the Southport Theatre and Convention hall on the 6th November. The Awards acknowledge exceptional examples of customer focused individuals working across the tourism, hospitality, retail, leisure and food and drink industries throughout...

    23/07/2014
  10. Rotary Club of Southport links Service Above Self Awards southport

    On July 9th The awards ceremony was held for the 9 Southport Primary Schools that took part in the Service Above Self awards. ...

    On July 9th The awards ceremony was held for the 9 Southport Primary Schools that took part in the Service Above Self awards. Service Above Self is a Rotary initiative that encourages schools to get involved with aspects of life outside their school such as helping those less fortunate i.e....

    23/07/2014
  11. Rhythm of The Dance - This Thursday at STCC southport

    Amazing! Breathtaking! Inspiring! Wonderful! These are reactions from audiences and critics alike, upon experiencing the ...

    Amazing! Breathtaking! Inspiring! Wonderful! These are reactions from audiences and critics alike, upon experiencing the exciting sold-out performances of The National Dance Company of Ireland, featuring The Young Irish Tenors, in their resplendent, rousing new stage production, “Rhythm of the...

    22/07/2014
  12. Witness appeal: Appeal to trace white car after suspicious incident southport

    Police in Sefton are appealing for the public's help in tracing a white car after a suspicious incident in Litherland on Monday ...

    Police in Sefton are appealing for the public's help in tracing a white car after a suspicious incident in Litherland on Monday afternoon. Two men were seen confronting another man in Longfield Road just before 5.30pm and threatening him. The pair then pushed the man, who they appeared to...

    22/07/2014
  13. King Street Closed Again southport

    King Street in Southport is once again closed for the outdoor market that is being held.The market is very quiet. Why not move the ...

    King Street in Southport is once again closed for the outdoor market that is being held.The market is very quiet. Why not move the market into Chapel Street or in front of the Town Hall? This would save the inconvenience of having a road closure each week.

    22/07/2014
  14. Southport FC Seeking Video Cameraman southport

    Southport FC are seeking a new highlights cameraman for the new season. Having enjoyed a super highlights package last season on ...

    Southport FC are seeking a new highlights cameraman for the new season. Having enjoyed a super highlights package last season on the club's website our excellent cameraman Matthew Martin is unable to continue due to other commitments. Everyone at the club would like to thank Matthew for his...

    22/07/2014
  15. Local bands, want your music heard by over 1000 people? southport

    Local bands, want your music heard by over 1000 people? Southport FC are launching their very own battle of the bands ...

    Local bands, want your music heard by over 1000 people? Southport FC are launching their very own battle of the bands competition to run in tandem with the upcoming football season. The search for the Sound of Southport FC is on. With music currently being played over the public address...

    22/07/2014
  16. Hoylake shines as 120,000 rail journeys are made southport

    The Open Championship at Hoylake proved to be a better than par event for the railway. More than 60,000 people used the railway ...

    The Open Championship at Hoylake proved to be a better than par event for the railway. More than 60,000 people used the railway to travel between Liverpool and Hoylake and, with the same numbers travelling back to the city, more than 120,000 journeys were made using the Merseyrail service during...

    22/07/2014
  17. Motorcycle safety campaign aims to make drivers THINK! southport

    The ‘Didn’t See’ radio campaign has been launched by THINK! to encourage drivers to take longer to look for motorcyclists. ...

    The ‘Didn’t See’ radio campaign has been launched by THINK! to encourage drivers to take longer to look for motorcyclists. A THINK! radio campaign has been launched to encourage drivers to take longer to look for motorcyclists after figures revealed that 30 bikers are killed or injured...

    22/07/2014
  18. Millions guaranteed the right to free and impartial guidance southport

    The guaranteed guidance on pensions choices will be provided by independent organisations rather than pensions schemes or ...

    The guaranteed guidance on pensions choices will be provided by independent organisations rather than pensions schemes or providers. Millions of people will benefit from a right to free and impartial guidance on how to make the most of the new pensions choices that come into effect in April...

    22/07/2014
  19. Penwortham Bypass – your say southport

    Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on a proposed new route for the Penwortham bypass. The ...

    Residents and businesses are being invited to have their say on a proposed new route for the Penwortham bypass. The consultation, which runs throughout September and October this year, will be an opportunity for people to attend events and share their views about the route (see attachment). ...

    22/07/2014
  20. Southport Access For Everyone Meeting southport

    The next meeting of Southport Access For Everyone forum will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 ...

    The next meeting of Southport Access For Everyone forum will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG On Monday 28 July 2014 at 7 pm. This is a free public meeting. The premises are fully accessible for wheelchair users with adequate car parking facilities,...

    22/07/2014
  21. Driver calls ‘fire’ on the hard shoulder southport

    Wheeler-dealers trading cars, people picking flowers, and a driver who thought the ‘fire’ notification on their dashboard display ...

    Wheeler-dealers trading cars, people picking flowers, and a driver who thought the ‘fire’ notification on their dashboard display meant their car was ablaze - instead of the name of the Adele track they were listening to. These are just some of the reasons Highways Agency Traffic Officers were...

    22/07/2014
  22. LANCASHIRE CONSTABULARY: OUTSTANDING, says HMIC southport

    LANCASHIRE Constabulary has been judged as outstanding by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabularies (HMIC), in a report ...

    LANCASHIRE Constabulary has been judged as outstanding by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabularies (HMIC), in a report released today. HMIC Valuing the Police programme assesses how well the Constabulary provides a value for money service to the residents of Lancashire, set against the...

    22/07/2014
  23. Police Ready To Welcome People For Memories Of August 14 Event southport

    Merseyside Police Gets Ready To Welcome People For The Memories Of August 1914 Event Merseyside Police is getting ready to ...

    Merseyside Police Gets Ready To Welcome People For The Memories Of August 1914 Event Merseyside Police is getting ready to welcome thousands of visitors to the city for the Memories of August 1914 event. The event will see the return of the Little Girl Giant and Xolo the dog who were last...

    21/07/2014
  24. Video worn badges to prevent hate crime southport

    Victims of hate crime in Sefton, including local shopkeepers, are going to be the latest in Merseyside to be offered a new tool in ...

    Victims of hate crime in Sefton, including local shopkeepers, are going to be the latest in Merseyside to be offered a new tool in the fight against hate crime. Dozens of body worn video cameras with crystal clear picture and sound quality are being offered to individual members of the...

    21/07/2014
  25. Car park joy for Ormskirk hospital southport

    Plans to provide a much needed extension to Ormskirk Hospital car park have been announced. The Southport and Ormskirk Hospital ...

    Plans to provide a much needed extension to Ormskirk Hospital car park have been announced. The Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust is proposing to spend approximately £250k on the work which could commence in January 2015 - adding space for an extra 120 cars - if planning permission's...

    21/07/2014
  26. Meols Ward Councillors next Advice Centre 24th July southport

    Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 24th July. ...

    Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 24th July. They will be available from 10.30am-11.30am at Cafe Moo Moo, Cambridge Road (Churchtown traffic lights) to assist residents with any local issues, problems or complaints....

    21/07/2014
  27. Fletchers solicitors strengthens leadership team. southport

    ONE of the UK’s leading medical negligence and personal injury firms, Fletchers Solicitors, has bolstered its leadership team and ...

    ONE of the UK’s leading medical negligence and personal injury firms, Fletchers Solicitors, has bolstered its leadership team and road traffic accident offering with a senior appointment. Mark Parr has been promoted to head of the firm’s Motorcycle Claimant and Defendant departments from his...

    21/07/2014
  28. Full Line-Up for Southport Rhythm & Blues Festival southport

    The full line-up for the first Southport Rhythm & Blues Festival to be held at The Atkinson has been announced. The ...

    The full line-up for the first Southport Rhythm & Blues Festival to be held at The Atkinson has been announced. The festival in partnership with Solid Entertainments takes place on Sunday 19 October from 2pm to 10pm and features six international acts including festival headliner Steve...

    21/07/2014
  29. Memories of August 1914 event 23-27 July southport

    Memories of August 1914 event 23-27 July There are major changes to public transport whilst the Giants are in town. There ...

    Memories of August 1914 event 23-27 July There are major changes to public transport whilst the Giants are in town. There are major changes to buses, some Mersey Tunnel closures and James Street station will be closed at selected times, whilst the Memories of August 1914 event takes place in...

    21/07/2014
  30. 'Scarisbrick in bloom' entries now open southport

    by John Herbert, Clerk to Scarisbrick Parish Council Scarisbrick will be looking blooming lovely once again with the PC’s ...

    by John Herbert, Clerk to Scarisbrick Parish Council Scarisbrick will be looking blooming lovely once again with the PC’s annual garden competition to be judged on Saturday 2nd August. This year will see a new category for a child’s container garden (children up to and including Year 6). ...

    21/07/2014
  31. Three Car RTC Southport Road Scarisbrick southport

    The emergency services were called to the junction of Southport Road and Turning Lane at 8.25 this morning following reports of an ...

    The emergency services were called to the junction of Southport Road and Turning Lane at 8.25 this morning following reports of an RTC. Three cars have collided and several occupants had to be treated at the scene by paramedics.Lancashire Police took almost 30 minutes to arrive at the accident.

    21/07/2014
  32. Library Launches Photo Competition southport

    Budding photographers are being asked to submit their work to eventually feature in Formby library. Later this year the ...

    Budding photographers are being asked to submit their work to eventually feature in Formby library. Later this year the Duke Street library is due a refurbishment and as part of the new look, they want to use photos taken by the public to appear as murals and bookshelf ends. The...

    21/07/2014
  33. Southport Air Show Planes Announced southport

    The Southport Air Show on the seafront is one of the largest aviation events in the North West. Attracting over 80,000 visitors ...

    The Southport Air Show on the seafront is one of the largest aviation events in the North West. Attracting over 80,000 visitors over the two days with a packed flying programme and activities on the beach, this family event is not to be missed! The Show opens at 9am with attractions on the...

    21/07/2014
  34. Concern for missing youngster southport

    POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing youngster. Suren Stepans, 4, was last seen at an ...

    POLICE are growing increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing youngster. Suren Stepans, 4, was last seen at an address on Addison Street, Blackburn on Friday (July 18th) Suren is believed to be with his parents, Maruta Stephan, 25, and Artus Brezouski, 29 but police are...

    21/07/2014
  35. Police host ‘dangerous’ dog surgeries southport

    Lancashire Police are holding dog surgeries across the county this week to encourage responsible ownership and tackle the issue of ...

    Lancashire Police are holding dog surgeries across the county this week to encourage responsible ownership and tackle the issue of ‘dangerous dogs’. Events will be held between 12pm and 8pm in Blackburn (23rd July), Blackpool (24th July) and Preston (25th July). Members of the public who have...

    21/07/2014
  36. The Croquet 2014 Longman Cup Southport 2 – Bowden 4 southport

    On a day of extreme heat, three members of Southport and Birkdale Croquet Club set out to emulate their early success of last year ...

    On a day of extreme heat, three members of Southport and Birkdale Croquet Club set out to emulate their early success of last year in the first round of The Longman Cup. Bowden sent their best challenge team to Victoria Park for this first round clash and in spite of overnight rain, the sun shone...

    21/07/2014

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