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  1. Scarisbrick, St Mark’s pupils participate again – Friday 27th March southport

    Today is a special day for several reasons at St Mark’s. It’s the last day of term, it’s the day the school yet again spare a ...

    Today is a special day for several reasons at St Mark’s. It’s the last day of term, it’s the day the school yet again spare a seasonal thought for children less fortunate than themselves and a day they help raise awareness and put a smile on a very special little boys face. The school have...

    27/03/2015
  2. CCTV appeal following robbery at Upholland pharmacy southport

    POLICE have released CCTV images following a robbery at a pharmacy last month. The incident happened at around 5pm on Monday 16 ...

    POLICE have released CCTV images following a robbery at a pharmacy last month. The incident happened at around 5pm on Monday 16 February at Rowlands Pharmacy on Dingle Road, Upholland.

    27/03/2015
  3. Railway trespassers are dicing with death – half-term warning. southport

    Railway tracks are not playgrounds – that’s the message from British Transport Police (BTP) ahead of the Easter school holidays. ...

    Railway tracks are not playgrounds – that’s the message from British Transport Police (BTP) ahead of the Easter school holidays. The warning comes following increased reports during previous school holidays of youths congregating near lines. Not only do youngsters risk their lives playing...

    27/03/2015
  4. Operation Beach Safe Launched At National Trust. southport

    A taskforce is aiming to keep visitors and residents safe on Sefton's coastline as Operation Beachsafe was launched today. ...

    A taskforce is aiming to keep visitors and residents safe on Sefton's coastline as Operation Beachsafe was launched today. The operation, which runs until September and involves a variety of partners, is aimed at tackling crime, anti-social behaviour and fires along the beaches, National...

    27/03/2015
  5. Steve Rotheram MP Opens Labour Party Information Centre southport

    The Southport Labour Party information centre was officially opened today by Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram.Pictured with ...

    The Southport Labour Party information centre was officially opened today by Liverpool Walton MP Steve Rotheram.Pictured with Steve is the Labour PPC for Southport Liz Savage. The office on Eastbourne Road Southport will also double as a food collection point. Liz said "I visited the...

    27/03/2015
  6. Shattering News ! Glass Spillage Marine Drive-Fairways Southport southport

    Motorists are being warned after a large quantity of glass has fallen onto the road close to the roundabout at Marine Drive and ...

    Motorists are being warned after a large quantity of glass has fallen onto the road close to the roundabout at Marine Drive and Fairways Southport.There are two separate spillages in the area.

    27/03/2015
  7. £5.75 million driver information improvements near completion southport

    A major investment in technology to help tackle congestion and give better information to drivers across parts of the North West ...

    A major investment in technology to help tackle congestion and give better information to drivers across parts of the North West will be completed by the Highways Agency by the end of the month. Improvements worth more than £5.75 million – with extended CCTV coverage of the region’s...

    27/03/2015
  8. Parents & students invited to behind the scenes look at KGV southport

    King George V College is opening its doors to parents and students to update them on recent improvements, and provide information ...

    King George V College is opening its doors to parents and students to update them on recent improvements, and provide information about the new multi-million pound Creative Arts Building. Principal Adele Wills, the senior leadership team, governors and students will host an open evening on...

    27/03/2015
  9. Southport & Birkdale Tennis Team Practise Nights southport

    All are very welcome! Team tennis practices commence next week (Mon/Tues 30th/31st Mar)for all standards, for anyone ...

    All are very welcome! Team tennis practices commence next week (Mon/Tues 30th/31st Mar)for all standards, for anyone interested in playing league matches. Club chairman and 1st team captain Sean Bennett will be at Monday's practice to welcome players. Monday nights are for 1st ,2nd,...

    27/03/2015
  10. The Atkinson’s Summer Lunchtime Cake & Classical Concerts are Announced southport

    The Atkinson will continue to programme its lunchtime classical music programme Cake & Classical and has announced a new ...

    The Atkinson will continue to programme its lunchtime classical music programme Cake & Classical and has announced a new programme for summer 2015 that continues their relationship with L’Orchestra dell ‘Arte and begins a new one with the Northern Chamber Orchestra. The Cake & Classical...

    27/03/2015
  11. Fast Tag priority lane trial to be extended to Queensway Tunnel southport

    The trial of a ‘Fast Tag only’ lane in the Kingsway Tunnel is set to be extended into the Queensway Tunnel from next week on ...

    The trial of a ‘Fast Tag only’ lane in the Kingsway Tunnel is set to be extended into the Queensway Tunnel from next week on Tuesday 31st March. Two priority lanes (one in each direction) were introduced at the Kingsway for Fast Tag users only at the start of February and the majority of...

    27/03/2015
  12. Apply now for permit to dispose of construction waste southport

    People who want to dispose of construction and demolition waste for free at Lancashire County Council's recycling centres from 1 ...

    People who want to dispose of construction and demolition waste for free at Lancashire County Council's recycling centres from 1 June are being reminded they need to apply for a permit. The council is bringing in a permit system to limit how much construction and demolition waste people can...

    27/03/2015
  13. Southport firm in court over worker’s roof fall southport

    Southport firm in court over worker’s roof fall A Southport company has been fined after an employee sustained serious ...

    Southport firm in court over worker’s roof fall A Southport company has been fined after an employee sustained serious injuries when he fell some four metres from a bungalow roof. The 60-year-old from Southport, who has asked not to be named, fractured his skull and back, and broke...

    26/03/2015
  14. Port Bring In Two Loan Players southport

    Southport have today brought in on loan 20 year old goalkeeper Tony Thompson from Rotherham. Birkdale based Thompson has ...

    Southport have today brought in on loan 20 year old goalkeeper Tony Thompson from Rotherham. Birkdale based Thompson has been on the Rotherham bench regularly this season and is looking forward to his debut for the Sandgrounders. Steven Hewitt joins the Port on loan,the 21 year old...

    26/03/2015
  15. Southport Town Hall Heating Left On For 3 Years southport

    At last nights Area Committee Meeting Cllr Dawson asked for the heating to be switched off because the council chamber was getting ...

    At last nights Area Committee Meeting Cllr Dawson asked for the heating to be switched off because the council chamber was getting extremely hot and stuffy. He was told by the council officer on the front desk that it could not be switched off and this situation had been the same for three...

    26/03/2015
  16. Trust staff help develop national Care Certificate southport

    Trust staff help develop national Care Certificate Hospital staff in Southport and Ormskirk have helped develop the national ...

    Trust staff help develop national Care Certificate Hospital staff in Southport and Ormskirk have helped develop the national Care Certificate to support the training of healthcare assistants and support workers. The Care Certificate meets concerns raised in the Cavendish Review that...

    26/03/2015
  17. Operation to target the dangerous and anti social behaviour use of off-road bikes southport

    Merseyside Police has arrested 16 people and recovered 28 off-road bikes during an operation today, Thursday, 26 March, to ...

    Merseyside Police has arrested 16 people and recovered 28 off-road bikes during an operation today, Thursday, 26 March, to clampdown on the dangerous and anti-social use of off-road bikes across Merseyside.

    26/03/2015
  18. Op Magnum heralds crackdown on theft from rail passengers southport

    Thursday, 26 March, marks Operation Magnum, a British Transport Police (BTP) Day of Action to help rail passengers keep valuables ...

    Thursday, 26 March, marks Operation Magnum, a British Transport Police (BTP) Day of Action to help rail passengers keep valuables safe from pickpockets, gadget-grabbers and luggage thieves. British Transport Police (BTP) officers are asking train passengers to help them further reduce theft on...

    26/03/2015
  19. Next stage of A582 road widening work to start southport

    The next phase of work to widen a section of the A582 in South Ribble into a dual-carriageway is due to begin after Easter. ...

    The next phase of work to widen a section of the A582 in South Ribble into a dual-carriageway is due to begin after Easter. Work will begin to widen the southern section of Golden Way between from Cop Lane to the Broad Oak roundabout, close to Booths Supermarket. Road-widening work has...

    26/03/2015
  20. RTC Scarisbrick New Road Southport southport

    There was a minor RTC on Scarisbrick New Road this morning close to the Kew roundabout.The lady driver of a Honda rear ended ...

    There was a minor RTC on Scarisbrick New Road this morning close to the Kew roundabout.The lady driver of a Honda rear ended another vehicle resulting in her front bumper falling off the car.There were no injuries.

    26/03/2015
  21. Southport Charity Wins Share Of Minibus Fund southport

    Hundreds of minibuses will support charities and revitalise local communities. ... ...

    Hundreds of minibuses will support charities and revitalise local communities. ...

    26/03/2015
  22. Roadworks in Waterloo southport

    Sefton Council will be carrying out essential repairs to a number of roads in Waterloo from next Monday (30 March). The ...

    Sefton Council will be carrying out essential repairs to a number of roads in Waterloo from next Monday (30 March). The carriageway patching work on Mersey View, Oxford Road and Mount Pleasant will take up to three weeks to complete and will be carried out between 9.30am and 3.30pm on weekdays. ...

    26/03/2015
  23. Half a million pounds to reduce cycle accidents southport

    Lancashire County Council has agreed to spend half a million pounds to tackle cycling casualties around the county. ...

    Lancashire County Council has agreed to spend half a million pounds to tackle cycling casualties around the county. Improvement work will take place at 13 key junctions in a bid to reduce the number of cyclists killed or seriously injured on Lancashire's roads. The new schemes include a...

    26/03/2015
  24. Flock Of Sheep Wander Down Tarleton Bypass southport

    Motorists looked on in amazement today as a flock of sheep wandered along the Tarleton Bypass.The sheep were oblivious to the ...

    Motorists looked on in amazement today as a flock of sheep wandered along the Tarleton Bypass.The sheep were oblivious to the traffic as they munched the tender new shoots on the hedgerows. It is a mystery as to where the sheep came from at the moment. Fortunately none of them were injured.

    25/03/2015
  25. Trick Cyclists Damaging Town Hall Gardens southport

    Young cyclists performing tricks on their bikes are causing serious damage to the gardens in front of the Atkinson.They a grinding ...

    Young cyclists performing tricks on their bikes are causing serious damage to the gardens in front of the Atkinson.They a grinding away at the ornate stonework causing £100's of pounds in damage. There are signs telling people not to do this.

    25/03/2015
  26. Southport Fashion Show This Sunday southport

    Southport Fashion Show returns to Southport this Sunday - with organisers making it the biggest fashion & lifestyle event the ...

    Southport Fashion Show returns to Southport this Sunday - with organisers making it the biggest fashion & lifestyle event the town has ever seen. The event is in its third year & will be held @ Southport Theatre & Convention Centre between midday & 5pm. The event which is organised by...

    25/03/2015
  27. Prince Edward Arrives By Helicopter To Open Police HQ southport

    Prince Edward visits Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters STAFF at Lancashire Constabulary were paid a royal visit from ...

    Prince Edward visits Lancashire Constabulary Headquarters STAFF at Lancashire Constabulary were paid a royal visit from the Earl of Wessex yesterday afternoon (Tuesday 24 March).

    25/03/2015
  28. Southport Man One Of Three Arrested In Crime Crackdown southport

    Merseyside Police has arrested three people as part an operation against those believed to be involving in serious and organised ...

    Merseyside Police has arrested three people as part an operation against those believed to be involving in serious and organised crime in Sefton today (Wednesday, 25 March). The operation has been organised in response to information received from the community regarding criminality in the...

    25/03/2015
  29. Test smoke alarms when clocks go forward southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is calling on people in Sefton to spring into action at the end of March and make sure they ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is calling on people in Sefton to spring into action at the end of March and make sure they have working smoke alarms in their home. The clock change for British Summer Time takes place on the weekend of March 28 to March 29 this year (2015). People can...

    25/03/2015
  30. Government unveils plans to stub out illicit tobacco trade southport

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Border Force have yesterday published a joint strategy for tackling the illicit tobacco market ...

    HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) and Border Force have yesterday published a joint strategy for tackling the illicit tobacco market in the UK. The refreshed strategy sets how they will continue to work together to target, catch and punish those in the evolving illicit tobacco market and includes...

    25/03/2015
  31. Police warning to youngsters not to congregate near tracks southport

    British Transport Police is urging schoolchildren to stay away from railway lines. The warning comes following increased ...

    British Transport Police is urging schoolchildren to stay away from railway lines. The warning comes following increased reports during previous school holidays of youths congregating near lines Not only do youngsters risk their lives playing near the tracks but their actions can result...

    25/03/2015
  32. Boosting The Great British High Street southport

    High streets across the country will be better equipped to meet the needs of their customers under measures announced today. ...

    High streets across the country will be better equipped to meet the needs of their customers under measures announced today. From 15 April shops and other retailers will be able to install “click and collect” lockers without the bureaucracy of getting planning permission. The move will...

    25/03/2015
  33. New deal for 'on demand' cars and buses southport

    The future of community cars and buses has been secured after Lancashire County Council signed a three-year contract with a ...

    The future of community cars and buses has been secured after Lancashire County Council signed a three-year contract with a consortium of local transport providers. Five companies in the county operate community transport services – 'on demand' buses and cars schemes, that provide a door to...

    25/03/2015
  34. Day Course At The Buddhist Centre in Preston southport

    On Saturday 11th April there will be a Day Course at the Buddhist Centre in Preston called 'The Path Of Compassion & Wisdom – ...

    On Saturday 11th April there will be a Day Course at the Buddhist Centre in Preston called 'The Path Of Compassion & Wisdom – Finding Happiness In Everyday Life'. The class is on from 10.30am-4.30pm and features teachings and guided meditations on how to develop positive and peaceful states of...

    25/03/2015
  35. Liz Savage makes election pledge on transport southport

    Liz says "My third election pledge is to secure better and cheaper local transport for Southport. We have recently ...

    Liz says "My third election pledge is to secure better and cheaper local transport for Southport. We have recently seen on the East Coast mainline the benefits of publicly run rail operating companies. As Southport’s MP I would be voting for Labour’s policy to allow more train operating...

    25/03/2015
  36. Milk supplies in the north of England will be hit over Easter southport

    Milk supplies in the north of England will be hit over Easter by three day strike in pension and holiday pay dispute. ...

    Milk supplies in the north of England will be hit over Easter by three day strike in pension and holiday pay dispute. Milk supplies to supermarkets in the north of England will be disrupted over the Easter holiday, as a group of 100 drivers stage a 72-hour strike from Wednesday 1 April...

    24/03/2015

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