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  1. Large Hole Upper Aughton Road southport

    A large hole has appeared in Upper Aughton Road Southport outside the Upsteps Pub. A stick has been placed in the hole to warn ...

    A large hole has appeared in Upper Aughton Road Southport outside the Upsteps Pub. A stick has been placed in the hole to warn motorists of the impending danger.

    16/04/2014
  2. Poundland now 97p Land! southport

    The Poundland shop on Eastbank Street Southport now has posters in the window proclaiming that everything is 97p! In ...

    The Poundland shop on Eastbank Street Southport now has posters in the window proclaiming that everything is 97p! In Chapel Street the Poundworld store still has everything for a Pound.Will a price war break out?

    16/04/2014
  3. North West employment rises three times more than London southport

    Commenting on the figures for the North West, Employment Minister Esther McVey said: “The rise in the employment rate in the ...

    Commenting on the figures for the North West, Employment Minister Esther McVey said: “The rise in the employment rate in the North West was triple that of London in the last three months, and nationally, more and more businesses are hiring - so it's a credit to them that Britain is working...

    16/04/2014
  4. School Admissions 2014 southport

    90% of Sefton residents that applied for a primary school place have been offered their first choice school. Letters and emails ...

    90% of Sefton residents that applied for a primary school place have been offered their first choice school. Letters and emails have been sent on national offer day (April 16), informing parents/carers about the offer of a school place for their child for September, 2014. In total there were...

    16/04/2014
  5. Cannabis Farm Discovered Knowle Ave Southport southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm two people were arrested on Friday, 11 April following the discovery of a cannabis farm in Ainsdale. ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm two people were arrested on Friday, 11 April following the discovery of a cannabis farm in Ainsdale. Emergency services were called to a property on Knowle Avenue at about 10.50am to a report of water coming from the premises. Due to concern for the...

    16/04/2014
  6. Sunshine hotspots prove popular for Easter getaways via LJLA southport

    Staff at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) are once again gearing up for a busy Easter Bank Holiday weekend as travelers look ...

    Staff at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) are once again gearing up for a busy Easter Bank Holiday weekend as travelers look set to get away for a few days to somewhere warmer across Europe. The Airport predicts that the top five most popular sunshine routes this Easter are likely to...

    16/04/2014
  7. New Programme of Free Talks is Announced at The Atkinson southport

    The Atkinson’s popular monthly object of the month talks are backs for the summer season. This regular programme of short ...

    The Atkinson’s popular monthly object of the month talks are backs for the summer season. This regular programme of short gallery talks highlights different objects from the collections and each month focuses on a different object from paintings, print and sculpture to craft, costume and...

    16/04/2014
  8. Dean Smith receives community order for assault southport

    Dean Smith receives community order for assault DEAN SMITH BIRKDALE Age: 37 Assaulted victim by beating Assaulted a ...

    Dean Smith receives community order for assault DEAN SMITH BIRKDALE Age: 37 Assaulted victim by beating Assaulted a constable in the execution of their duty

    16/04/2014
  9. Easter Monday Southport v Halifax Town southport

    On Easter Monday Southport conclude their home Conference Skrill Premier season seeking a thirteenth victory at the Merseyrail ...

    On Easter Monday Southport conclude their home Conference Skrill Premier season seeking a thirteenth victory at the Merseyrail Community Stadium as they take on FC Halifax Town. It will be the 100th time the two sides have met (barring name changes) and is a big game for both sides and it...

    16/04/2014
  10. Revamp of subway linking Lime Street stations set to begin southport

    Work will begin next week to revamp the subway area that links Liverpool Lime Street's main line and underground stations, ahead ...

    Work will begin next week to revamp the subway area that links Liverpool Lime Street's main line and underground stations, ahead of a busy summer of events in the Liverpool city region. The £315,000 upgrade, commissioned and funded by Merseytravel and carried out by Merseyrail, will include...

    16/04/2014
  11. Local and European Elections southport

    The countdown has begun to the European parliamentary and local elections taking place on Thursday, May 22. More than five ...

    The countdown has begun to the European parliamentary and local elections taking place on Thursday, May 22. More than five million people across North West England will have the opportunity to vote in European elections to select the region’s eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). ...

    16/04/2014
  12. A&E staff won’t kiss it better this Easter … it’s for real emergencies southport

    Examine your options before using Accident and Emergency departments is the message from busy doctors and nurses as Easter ...

    Examine your options before using Accident and Emergency departments is the message from busy doctors and nurses as Easter approaches. “A&E is for people facing life-threatening and serious emergencies such as serious accidents, serious burns, breathing problems, heart attacks and strokes,”...

    16/04/2014
  13. Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon joins the Trust southport

    Dr Sambath Tiroumal has recently joined Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with special ...

    Dr Sambath Tiroumal has recently joined Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust as a Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon with special interests in medical retina, cataract surgery and general ophthalmology. Other roles that Dr Tiroumal has within the Trust are developing the medical retina...

    15/04/2014
  14. Byng House Outreach Clinic southport

    The Royal British Legion has launched a new outreach service at its Poppy Break Centre, Byng House, bringing help and advice even ...

    The Royal British Legion has launched a new outreach service at its Poppy Break Centre, Byng House, bringing help and advice even closer to the Armed Forces community in Southport. The Legion’s Advice and Information Officer, Sarah Abbotson, will be available at Byng House to discuss face to...

    15/04/2014
  15. Paige murder inquiry: Detective appeals for help reward offered southport

    THE detective leading the investigation into the no body murder of Paige Chivers has appealed for help to find her killer and ...

    THE detective leading the investigation into the no body murder of Paige Chivers has appealed for help to find her killer and specifically her body. And a reward of £30,000 has today been put up by Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw for information which leads to a...

    15/04/2014
  16. 24th Bus-Am raises £2,700 for Local charities southport

    The Rotary Club of Southport Link’s 24th Golf Bus-Am tournament, held at The Hesketh Golf Club last week, raised over £2,700 ...

    The Rotary Club of Southport Link’s 24th Golf Bus-Am tournament, held at The Hesketh Golf Club last week, raised over £2,700 for local charities. This means that this golf event has now raised over £46,000 since it started in 1990. The winning team of M.J. Quinn Integrated Services. With...

    15/04/2014
  17. Take the plunge for the 2015 Virgin London Marathon southport

    You don’t need an athletic body to be a Galloway’s Champion – Just a fundraiser’s heart. Southport based charity, Galloway’s ...

    You don’t need an athletic body to be a Galloway’s Champion – Just a fundraiser’s heart. Southport based charity, Galloway’s Society for the Blind are appealing for people across Sefton and West Lancashire to apply for a place in the 2015 Virgin London Marathon and be a Galloway’s Champion. ...

    15/04/2014
  18. Driver Goes The Wrong Way Down Lord Street southport

    A female driver got confused this morning after turning left from Eastbank Street into the section of Lord Street that goes past ...

    A female driver got confused this morning after turning left from Eastbank Street into the section of Lord Street that goes past The Vincent and onto Market Street.Making no attempt to turn round she forced her way through the traffic. After being told she was going the wrong way she said "its...

    15/04/2014
  19. New European horse meat tests southport

    The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today confirmed details of a new round of tests of beef products for horse meat contamination. ...

    The Food Standards Agency (FSA) has today confirmed details of a new round of tests of beef products for horse meat contamination. The tests have been requested by the European Commission as part of the follow-up to last year’s horse meat incident where a number of beef products sold across Europe...

    15/04/2014
  20. Pageant Pub Shuts Its Doors southport

    One of the most popular pubs in Southport The Pageant on the Kew estate has closed down.The last drinks were served on Sunday ...

    One of the most popular pubs in Southport The Pageant on the Kew estate has closed down.The last drinks were served on Sunday evening. One local resident commented "Can't say I'm sorry - hope it now gets a more amenable host!" Another said "The food was always great although the service...

    15/04/2014
  21. Everton U21'S 1 v Liverpool U21's 1 southport

    Everton Under-21s' unbeaten run was extended with a hard-fought 1-1 derby draw on Monday evening. An impeccably-observed ...

    Everton Under-21s' unbeaten run was extended with a hard-fought 1-1 derby draw on Monday evening. An impeccably-observed minute's silence preceded the contest as both clubs paid respect on the week of the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster. The young Blues welcomed neighbours...

    15/04/2014
  22. Mystery Litter pickers of Kew revealed southport

    The Mystery of the 'volunteers' who cleaned up Southport's Kew roundabout from the jumble of plastic bags in the trees has been ...

    The Mystery of the 'volunteers' who cleaned up Southport's Kew roundabout from the jumble of plastic bags in the trees has been solved. It was the Southport Lib Dems who restored the roundabout to something like its normal state. Those attending included six Lib Dem Borough councillors and the...

    14/04/2014
  23. Sink Hole - Forest Road southport

    Avoid Forest Road between Haig Avenue and Beatty Road. There is a 'sink hole' which has appeared. Due to the Football Match ...

    Avoid Forest Road between Haig Avenue and Beatty Road. There is a 'sink hole' which has appeared. Due to the Football Match traffic is heavy and there are NO parking spaces on Forest Road, beyond Balfour Road towards Haig Ave. In fact there are NO parking spaces anywhere near to the...

    14/04/2014
  24. News from West Lancs - Elections southport

    The countdown has begun to European parliamentary and local elections on Thursday 22 May. More than five million people across ...

    The countdown has begun to European parliamentary and local elections on Thursday 22 May. More than five million people across North West England will have the opportunity to vote in European elections to select the region’s eight Members of the European Parliament (MEPs.) At the same time,...

    14/04/2014
  25. Easter countryside events are coming up southport

    Lancashire County Council's countryside rangers are waiting to welcome you to the outdoors with an exciting programme of events ...

    Lancashire County Council's countryside rangers are waiting to welcome you to the outdoors with an exciting programme of events lined up for Easter. A whole host of family friendly activities has been organised for the Easter holidays. There are Birds of Prey at Beacon Fell, near Preston....

    14/04/2014
  26. Death Driver Sentenced To 12 Years southport

    Colin Scarisbrick of Duke Street Southport was jailed for 12 years at Liverpool Crown Court this morning after causing death of ...

    Colin Scarisbrick of Duke Street Southport was jailed for 12 years at Liverpool Crown Court this morning after causing death of Jeff Argent on the Formby Bypass by running him off the road. Scarisbrick will not be eligible for parole until he has served eight years and was banned from driving...

    14/04/2014
  27. Be 'Bard' this weekend at Rufford Old Hall! southport

    The 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth is being celebrated with a Romeo and Juliet themed Easter trail this weekend ...

    The 450th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s birth is being celebrated with a Romeo and Juliet themed Easter trail this weekend at Rufford Old Hall. Cadbury's are supporting National Trust Easter Trails at over 300 locations across the UK, with funds raised going back into the Trust’s...

    14/04/2014
  28. Motorcyclist dies following collision in Chorley southport

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a collision in Chorley. Around 1.35pm on Saturday 12 ...

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist died following a collision in Chorley. Around 1.35pm on Saturday 12 April 2014, an Audi A6 and a Triumph Daytona 675 collided at the junction of Wigan Lane and Duxbury Hall Road. Sadly, the rider, 45 year old Simon Williams from...

    14/04/2014
  29. Fatal Collision Appeal Euxton-Ormskirk Man Bailed southport

    POLICE are appealing for information after a cyclist died following a collision in Euxton. The accident happened at just after ...

    POLICE are appealing for information after a cyclist died following a collision in Euxton. The accident happened at just after 9.10am yesterday (Sunday, April 13th) on Runshaw Lane. Two pedal cyclists travelling along Runshaw Lane from Euxton were crossing the M6 motorway bridge when an...

    14/04/2014
  30. City urged to unite to remember Hillsborough 96 southport

    Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson is calling on the city of Liverpool to fall silent to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the ...

    Mayor of Liverpool Joe Anderson is calling on the city of Liverpool to fall silent to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough tragedy. On Tuesday 15 April Mayor Joe Anderson is urging the entire city of Liverpool to unite and observe a one-minute silence at 3.06pm, the exact time at...

    14/04/2014
  31. Fire and Rescue Service Celebrates 40th Anniversary southport

    A special church service has been held to mark 40 years since the formation of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. Former ...

    A special church service has been held to mark 40 years since the formation of Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service. Former Chief Fire Officer Andrew Best, Chief from 1989 to 1999, joined invited guests including Lord Mayor of Liverpool Gary Millar and the Police and Crime Commissioner Jane...

    14/04/2014
  32. Become A Volunteer At Giants Event southport

    If you would like to be part of the event there will be a number of volunteer roles including an opportunity to be a member of the ...

    If you would like to be part of the event there will be a number of volunteer roles including an opportunity to be a member of the Benevol (the people who protect the giants during the show) or a Lilliputian (the manipulators who work the giants). If you would like to register your interest please...

    14/04/2014
  33. Lancashire businesses recognised for treating customers fairly southport

    PLUMBERS, electricians, builders, gardeners and handymen are among the latest companies to receive certificates for giving their ...

    PLUMBERS, electricians, builders, gardeners and handymen are among the latest companies to receive certificates for giving their customers a fair deal. The companies are members of Lancashire County Council's Safe Trader Scheme. Established in October 2009 by the county council and Help...

    14/04/2014
  34. Spring Chip Event Russell Road Park southport

    The RSPCA are having another microchipping event on Tuesday 15th at Russell Road Park from 1pm until 4pm. There is a minimum ...

    The RSPCA are having another microchipping event on Tuesday 15th at Russell Road Park from 1pm until 4pm. There is a minimum donation of £5. All dogs must be kept on a lead.

    14/04/2014
  35. Croquet April Advanced Jubilee Tankard southport

    Croquet challengers came from all corners of the country to take part in Southport’s annual April Advanced Jubilee Tankard ...

    Croquet challengers came from all corners of the country to take part in Southport’s annual April Advanced Jubilee Tankard competition which was played over the weekend. Sadly, Southport players Ray Low, Brian Kerr and Alan Pidcock fell victims to their assault in an early round, but it was two...

    14/04/2014
  36. Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League southport

    Individual Championship Final & Presentation Evening The Committee are inviting all members of the league to Aughton ...

    Individual Championship Final & Presentation Evening The Committee are inviting all members of the league to Aughton Institute on Tuesday 27th May 2014 for the Individual Championship Final. The match will be Paul Williams or Mike Davies versus Gary Jones or Gareth Hibbott. Following the...

    14/04/2014

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