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  1. 95th Ainsdale Show southport

    The sun was shining down on the 95th Ainsdale show today.Some pictures from the packed event. ...

    The sun was shining down on the 95th Ainsdale show today.Some pictures from the packed event.

    04/07/2015
  2. Meols Cop High School Prom southport

    Students from Meols Cop High School held their annual Prom at Southport's Ramada Hotel last night.The evening was spoilt for some ...

    Students from Meols Cop High School held their annual Prom at Southport's Ramada Hotel last night.The evening was spoilt for some parents who received parking tickets from the over zealous traffic wardens.

    04/07/2015
  3. Remember to get your child's Education Travelpass southport

    Remember to get your child's Education Travelpass Lancashire parents are being reminded that it isn't too early to start ...

    Remember to get your child's Education Travelpass Lancashire parents are being reminded that it isn't too early to start thinking about school travel arrangements for the next academic year. Any parent who has received a letter and application form about transport for pupils transferring...

    04/07/2015
  4. First patient sings praises of Aintree’s new £35m Urgent Care and Trauma Centre southport

    First patient sings praises of Aintree’s new £35m Urgent Care and Trauma Centre The first patient through the doors of ...

    First patient sings praises of Aintree’s new £35m Urgent Care and Trauma Centre The first patient through the doors of Aintree University Hospital’s new Emergency Department has sung the praises of the new facility. David Lewis, 82, from Aintree, was the first patient to use the new...

    04/07/2015
  5. Shyira Trust Charity southport

    A derelict maternity hospital, following the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, rose from the ashes of war with the help of dedicated ...

    A derelict maternity hospital, following the 1994 genocide in Rwanda, rose from the ashes of war with the help of dedicated people from St Lukes Church, Formby, Merseyside. But now it needs more funds to expand its good work to save more babies and prevent women dying in childbirth, and...

    04/07/2015
  6. Wanted Man Arrested West St Southport southport

    A wanted man was arrested in West Street Southport this afternoon (Friday 3rd July) by a Merseyside Police officer who performed a ...

    A wanted man was arrested in West Street Southport this afternoon (Friday 3rd July) by a Merseyside Police officer who performed a stop and search.The mans details were checked and he was arrested and taken away for further questioning.

    03/07/2015
  7. Southport FC Fixtures Released southport

    SOUTHPORT KICK OFF AT MERSEYRAIL COMMUNITY STADIUM ON SATURDAY AUGUST 8TH Port striker Richard Brodie. Paul Carden's ...

    SOUTHPORT KICK OFF AT MERSEYRAIL COMMUNITY STADIUM ON SATURDAY AUGUST 8TH Port striker Richard Brodie. Paul Carden's squad kick off the Vanarama National League season at home to Eastleigh on Saturday August 8th. The Sandgrounders defeated Eastleigh in the FA Cup last season and the big...

    03/07/2015
  8. Tunisia Terror Attack-Southport Observes A Minutes Slience southport

    Across Southport at Noon many people stopped what they were doing for a minute to remember the the 38 people 30 of them Britons ...

    Across Southport at Noon many people stopped what they were doing for a minute to remember the the 38 people 30 of them Britons who were killed in last Fridays terror attack in Sousse Tunisia. Shoppers in M and S stopped shopping and people stood in front of the Town Hall to remember.

    03/07/2015
  9. Soil sandcastles help Chilean flamingos breed at WWT Martin Mere southport

    Soil sandcastles help Chilean flamingos breed at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre Chilean ...

    Soil sandcastles help Chilean flamingos breed at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre Chilean flamingos at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are getting some unusual help to encourage them to breed during this hot weather – soil sandcastles! Martin Mere’s fickle flock...

    03/07/2015
  10. Merseytravel’s success at getting people into work recognised at the CILT North West southport

    For the second successive year, Merseytravel’s Employment & Skills team have won the award at the annual Chartered Institute ...

    For the second successive year, Merseytravel’s Employment & Skills team have won the award at the annual Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) North West awards recognising their efforts to help get people into employment in the Liverpool City Region. The awards bring...

    03/07/2015
  11. Campaign to reduce number of posties and community workers bitten by dogs southport

    A postwoman who suffered a horrific dog attack has teamed up with Merseyside Police to urge dog owners to keep their pets under ...

    A postwoman who suffered a horrific dog attack has teamed up with Merseyside Police to urge dog owners to keep their pets under control. Claire Millen, a Liverpool postwoman, was bitten when the dog owner opened the door as she was delivering mail to the house in Norris Green last September....

    03/07/2015
  12. Birkdale Dental Centre is given a glamorous makeover southport

    The former Birkdale Dental Centre is given a glamorous makeover to become one of five state-of-the-art Tracey Bell Clinics ...

    The former Birkdale Dental Centre is given a glamorous makeover to become one of five state-of-the-art Tracey Bell Clinics After acquiring the well established Birkdale Dental Centre earlier this year, leading businesswoman Tracey Bell today announced that her team have completed the renovation...

    03/07/2015
  13. Minute's Silence For Tunisia Victims southport

    A minute's silence will be observed across the country at midday – one week on from the Tunisian terror attack which killed 30 ...

    A minute's silence will be observed across the country at midday – one week on from the Tunisian terror attack which killed 30 British tourists. Flags will be flown at half-mast over Buckingham Palace and government buildings, as an RAF operation to repatriate their bodies continues. The...

    03/07/2015
  14. Car Smashes Into Freshfields Animal Rescue southport

    A car driver lost control of his vehicle last night and smashed into the fence of the Freshfields Animal Rescue in East Lane Ince ...

    A car driver lost control of his vehicle last night and smashed into the fence of the Freshfields Animal Rescue in East Lane Ince Blundell. The Manager Helen Stanbury has given the following comment: Thank goodness no-one has been hurt. If anyone had been coming through that door they may have...

    03/07/2015
  15. A Celebration of Land and Water Speed Record Breaking southport

    At the turn of the century, a visit to Southport wasn’t just about enjoying an ice cream on the pier. Racing, both on the land and ...

    At the turn of the century, a visit to Southport wasn’t just about enjoying an ice cream on the pier. Racing, both on the land and water, was in its heyday and a thoroughly fashionable and aspirational pursuit, for participants and well-heeled audience alike. The Atkinson is holding a...

    03/07/2015
  16. Millions more to be automatically enrolled into workplace pensions southport

    A new government campaign will help make smaller companies aware of their duties to automatically enrol workers into a pension ...

    A new government campaign will help make smaller companies aware of their duties to automatically enrol workers into a pension scheme. In the coming weeks, adverts fronted by Dragons’ Den star and entrepreneur Theo Paphitis will be broadcast across the country. They will tell smaller...

    03/07/2015
  17. Liverpool ENT surgeons go barefoot for No Socks Rocks! campaign to help Nepal southport

    Top surgeons from the Ear, Nose and Throat team at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool went barefoot to support a national ...

    Top surgeons from the Ear, Nose and Throat team at Aintree University Hospital in Liverpool went barefoot to support a national social media fundraising campaign to help survivors of the Nepal earthquakes. The ENT team at the hospital are best known for their work as the regional centre of...

    03/07/2015
  18. Green Light for £10 billion Lancashire and London Pensions Partnership southport

    Lancashire County Pension Fund (LCPF) and the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) today announced that they have agreed the ...

    Lancashire County Pension Fund (LCPF) and the London Pensions Fund Authority (LPFA) today announced that they have agreed the structure of their ground-breaking Asset and Liability Management Partnership, which will pool combined assets of over £10bn to deliver cost savings and improve performance....

    02/07/2015
  19. Court puts control order on dangerous dog-West Lancs Residents Warned southport

    A dog owner has been ordered by a court to keep his dog under proper control in public places after it attacked another animal. ...

    A dog owner has been ordered by a court to keep his dog under proper control in public places after it attacked another animal. Ormskirk Magistrates Court granted a Dog Control Order on Misty, a female malamute owned by Andrew Milligan, aged 55, of Swanpool Lane, Aughton. The court heard that...

    02/07/2015
  20. Southport Beach A Scene From The Paddy Fields southport

    No it’s not a scene from the paddy fields it’s the shoreline of Southport Beach 2015. Just recently there have been sightings ...

    No it’s not a scene from the paddy fields it’s the shoreline of Southport Beach 2015. Just recently there have been sightings of women thought to be collecting Samphire grass along the Beach between the Pier and the former Sand Plant. There are scores of them each with plastic bags stuffed...

    02/07/2015
  21. Digital giant Google to give expert help to Britain's best high streets southport

    Internet giant Google is to send a taskforce of experts into hundreds of high street stores to help Britain’s businesses to grow. ...

    Internet giant Google is to send a taskforce of experts into hundreds of high street stores to help Britain’s businesses to grow. Winners of the Great British High Street Competition 2015 – sponsored by Boots, the Post Office, Costa and M&S – will be given training on how to make the most of...

    02/07/2015
  22. MotorFest star cars line up for big preview display southport

    A fabulous fleet of cars was on display in Ormskirk town centre to give people a mouthwatering preview of what they are likely to ...

    A fabulous fleet of cars was on display in Ormskirk town centre to give people a mouthwatering preview of what they are likely to see at one of the biggest free family events in the north west. Ormskirk MotorFest 2015 takes place Sunday 30 August and thousands of people will visit Ormskirk to...

    02/07/2015
  23. Investigation following robbery at pub in Aughton southport

    DETECTIVES are appealing for information following a robbery at a pub in Aughton. At around 1.30am on Wednesday 1 July, three ...

    DETECTIVES are appealing for information following a robbery at a pub in Aughton. At around 1.30am on Wednesday 1 July, three men armed with hammers entered the Royal Oak Pub on Liverpool Road. They made their way to the living quarters of the premises, where a woman and her 13 year old son were...

    02/07/2015
  24. Cancer survival rates among the best in England southport

    Cancer survival rates among the best in England Cancer survival rates in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are the most ...

    Cancer survival rates among the best in England Cancer survival rates in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are the most improved in England. MPs on the All Party Parliamentary Group on Cancer reported patients in the area showed the most improvement nationally in one-year cancer...

    02/07/2015
  25. TV wildlife celebs back nature law campaign southport

    TV presenters Kate Humble and Miranda Krestovnikoff are backing the WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre call to protect the laws that ...

    TV presenters Kate Humble and Miranda Krestovnikoff are backing the WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre call to protect the laws that protect the UK’s wildlife. Kate Humble All the regions wildlife – including the ducks, water voles, dragonflies and flowers you can see at WWT wetland...

    02/07/2015
  26. Operation Brookdale - Putting The Brakes On Anti-Social Behaviour southport

    Officers from Merseyside Police have launched the annual summer campaign to put the brakes on the criminal and anti-social use of ...

    Officers from Merseyside Police have launched the annual summer campaign to put the brakes on the criminal and anti-social use of scrambler bikes across Merseyside. Operation Brookdale, will again centre on areas across Merseyside where communities have suffered from the illegal and anti-social...

    02/07/2015
  27. Four million extra parents have access to parental leave this summer southport

    The TUC is today reminding parents of school age children that they now have access to unpaid parental leave that could help them ...

    The TUC is today reminding parents of school age children that they now have access to unpaid parental leave that could help them to secure time off work during the school holidays. Following new rules introduced in April this year, parents with at least one year’s service with their current...

    02/07/2015
  28. Closure plans scaled back for M53 bridge project southport

    Highways England has cancelled plans for a second, weekend-long closure of Merseyside’s M53 for work to install a new bridge deck ...

    Highways England has cancelled plans for a second, weekend-long closure of Merseyside’s M53 for work to install a new bridge deck at junction 2 of the motorway at Moreton, west of Birkenhead. Instead of taking a full weekend to do the work, Highways England is now aiming for it to be...

    02/07/2015
  29. Protecting children and vulnerable people ‘an absolute priority’ for Police southport

    THE nature of police demand across the county is changing and protecting the most vulnerable, including children, is an absolute ...

    THE nature of police demand across the county is changing and protecting the most vulnerable, including children, is an absolute priority, according to Lancashire Constabulary’s Head of Crime. Detective Chief Superintendent Ian Critchley has outlined the ways that the force is working to...

    02/07/2015
  30. Bike Stolen From Christ The King School southport

    A Saracen Tufftrax (£300-£400) bicycle was stolen from Christ the King school in Southport. The bicycle was locked up ...

    A Saracen Tufftrax (£300-£400) bicycle was stolen from Christ the King school in Southport. The bicycle was locked up inside the Bike Sheds provided by school at 8:30am, when the owner returned at 3:05pm the bicycle had disappeared, with only the lock left. The lock had been ripped from its socket...

    01/07/2015
  31. Police In Search For Missing Boy southport

    Police were called to Southport Beach at approximately 4.30 this afternoon after reports of a 16 year old boy going missing.The ...

    Police were called to Southport Beach at approximately 4.30 this afternoon after reports of a 16 year old boy going missing.The boy from Manchester was visiting with his Dad.He is wearing grey short tracksuit bottoms and a grey top. He is about 5'11'' tall.As of 6.30 he was still missing.

    01/07/2015
  32. Witness appeal after bike stolen from Wigan Wallgate station southport

    Do you recognise these men? British Transport Police officers want to speak to them after a maroon Trek mountain bike worth ...

    Do you recognise these men? British Transport Police officers want to speak to them after a maroon Trek mountain bike worth £260 was taken from Wigan Wallgate station on Saturday, 6 June, at around 5.30pm. Investigating officer PC Daniel Armstrong said: “Two men got off a train...

    01/07/2015
  33. The Byng House annual Summer Fair will take place on Saturday 11th July 2015 southport

    The Byng House annual Summer Fair will take place on Saturday 11th July 2015 between 1pm and 4pm with free entry! Join us ...

    The Byng House annual Summer Fair will take place on Saturday 11th July 2015 between 1pm and 4pm with free entry! Join us on this action packed day to support Byng House, The Royal British Legion’s Northwest Poppy Break Centre for the Veteran and Armed Forces communities and their families....

    01/07/2015
  34. Congestion on Southport Coast Road - thanks to selfish cyclists southport

    Today, a large group of cycle riders created long delays for drivers on the Coastal Road. A long line of cars (stretching ...

    Today, a large group of cycle riders created long delays for drivers on the Coastal Road. A long line of cars (stretching from Ainsdale to Birkdale) behind these riders moved at a snail's pace. There is a dedicated cycle track available, yet the bikes chose to use the main road.

    01/07/2015
  35. No Street Lights For 22 Years southport

    Residents of Aveling Drive in Banks near Southport have been without street lighting for 22 years.The area was part of the old ...

    Residents of Aveling Drive in Banks near Southport have been without street lighting for 22 years.The area was part of the old Greaves Hall Hospital and when this was demolished the street lights went off and have never been reconnected. Various enquiries to different departments of the council...

    01/07/2015
  36. Scam emails double during tax credits renewal period southport

    Fraudsters are targeting tax credits claimants with scam emails, fake websites and text messages in the run-up to the 31 July ...

    Fraudsters are targeting tax credits claimants with scam emails, fake websites and text messages in the run-up to the 31 July renewals deadline, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) warned today. New statistics show that nearly 51,000 phishing emails were reported to HMRC between April and July last...

    01/07/2015

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