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  1. Black Friday,
    Started by whiplash 27/11/2014

    Got your eyes on any good bargains?

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    28/11/2014 04:27 PM
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    Started by BOOTLE BILL 28/11/2014

    found a large bunch of keys next to a car door on the road outside a shop Number 8 Portland Street on the corner of King Street. opposit the prince of wales hotel , side enterence in SOUTHPORT I left a notice on your car ..................ring 07714 32 22 52. You might have thought the note...

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    28/11/2014 04:12 PM
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  3. Has anybody lost a goldfish - its in my toilet!
    Started by *concerned* 26/11/2014

    Somebody in Southport must have flushed their goldfish down the toilet by accident, and its re-appeared in mine. PM for details to arrange collection, but please be quick, as I will need to do a number 2 first thing in the morning

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    28/11/2014 04:11 PM
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  4. Hendrix in Southport
    Started by peetmoss 27/11/2014

    Hendrix played a gig at the Cambridge Arcade inn the sixties. I was against the stage below him as he played his guitar with his teeth, I didn't realise how lucky I was at the time but the memory of it still shines on. Anybody else remember him ?

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    28/11/2014 03:40 PM
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  5. Blocking Nuisance Calls
    Started by AN Other 13/11/2014

    An OAP friend is often called multiple times a day by telemarketing companies, many from overseas or using withheld numbers, and day after day it is getting very tiresome and upsetting. The TPS is useless, yes you can tell them to go away, or hang up, or use Caller Display and let calls you...

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    28/11/2014 02:37 PM
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  6. Who are the candidates for the main parties in Southport?
    Started by Bertiebuttons 27/11/2014

    Does anyone know, apart from Liz Savage for Labour and John Pugh for Lib Dem, who the others are?

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    28/11/2014 02:04 PM
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  7. More Cuts
    Started by grassroots 27/11/2014

    Just been reading on the news page of more cuts for Southport, the people who represent Southport on Sefton Council and get well paid for doing so should RESIGN NOW, or get some balls. They are a disgrace to this town and should hang thier heads in SHAME . Everyone of them are gutless and should...

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    28/11/2014 02:02 PM
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  8. Word Association
    Started by clyde bank 27/05/2010

    I thought it might be fun to have a bit of a game. I fancied word association. I'll give a word and the next person adds a word they associate with the one I've given and each person adds another word they asociate with the last So my word is Book :)

    28/11/2014 01:55 PM
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  9. The three word game ..
    Started by SeloChovek 14/07/2010

    Not a new invention, but something which might amuse as a development of the hugely popular Word Association thread .. YOU MUST ONLY use THREE words including the fillers - eg: in, on, at, us, and, but etc. Let's see where the story goes ... but beware, if it gets too rude (and it might) the...

    28/11/2014 01:36 PM
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  10. The FIVE Word Game
    Started by lad1234 17/09/2013

    :dlike the 3 word game:d but you get to use 5 words So I will start it was a rainy day

    28/11/2014 01:03 PM
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  11. Homebase closing in Preston and Leyland.
    Started by slothy 16/11/2014

    We visited Homebase in Preston today. Signs on the windows stated "Closing down. This store only." (or similar wording.) It had a good sale on with all goods reduced by 25%, 30%, 40% or 50%. Their was lots of stock, but lots of people shopping, so may not last for many days. We drove...

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    28/11/2014 10:57 AM
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  12. Naked man swimming in Hesketh Park Lake
    Started by Kelpie 18/11/2014

    Did anyone see him swimming with the ducks this afternoon

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    28/11/2014 10:46 AM
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  13. House mate required
    Started by passionflower 23/11/2014

    House mate required preferably female working - No pets allowed. All bills included from January £110.00 Deposit required PM pls

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    28/11/2014 10:37 AM
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  14. Southport lost its identity
    Started by steve 24/11/2014

    Came into southport yesterday for some shopping with the lady. Parked on Eastbank St and was around Chapel St. We both remarked that there were more foreigners speaking other languages than English. It was a fact. No issues but how the town has changed.

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    28/11/2014 10:32 AM
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  15. renault mechanic needed
    Started by Ineedaholiday 27/11/2014

    Cam belt has snapped on my daughter's Renault scenic. A mechanic went to see it and told her it's snapped with probably some valve damage.... Would anyone be interested in taking a look for a.second opinion and to repair if possible....the mechanic we got doesn't like Renault cars to work...

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    28/11/2014 10:30 AM
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  16. dog owners question
    Started by nightbird 23/11/2014

    Does anybody know of any eating places i.e pubs or cafes that allow you to take your dog in with you?

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    28/11/2014 09:46 AM
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  17. More Lib Dum Hypocrisy
    Started by local 26/11/2014

    Through the letterbox a Southport Focus from the Dums. SAVE OUR SERVICE the headline story complaining that Labour is cutting Police stations. Yet the cuts are a direct result of their policy of supporting the Conservatives spending plans. What cuts do they expect the police to make, wear...

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    28/11/2014 09:36 AM
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  18. Received my poppy
    Started by mumstheword 28/11/2014

    Bigger than I thought :)

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    28/11/2014 09:31 AM
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  19. 25 vital cancer drugs deemed 'too expensive
    Started by DEBSTEPH 26/11/2014

    I have been diagnosed with secondary breast cancer, like a lot of women each day, and some of these drugs you intend to withdraw are needed by us. They say they give us 4.5 months extra time: well that is wrong. People are lasting a lot longer - not months but years. Why should we be told no? If...

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    27/11/2014 08:40 PM
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  20. Malcolm Porter's Golf & Snooker Presentation Night
    Started by blackys dad 25/11/2014

    St Teresa's Club Friday 28th November at 8:00pm Prize draw 6 lesson's at Formby Golf Centre Bottle Draw Quiz for cash prizes Karaoke/Disco/Buffet In Memory of Malcolm Porter, all proceeds go to Queens Court Hospice

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    27/11/2014 08:34 PM
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  21. Apple wireless keyboard Q
    Started by Kritou 26/11/2014

    Just bought a used Apple wireless keyboard (a1314 model) from a private seller to use with my iPad3. Sadly it seems to be a US model with no Pound Sterling symbol Can it be re-programmed?

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    27/11/2014 08:32 PM
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  22. B5195 road works
    Started by Knot wright 04/11/2014

    Just a few pictures of the B5195 roadworks that have just started , looks like a bridge under the road is being replaced ......

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    27/11/2014 07:38 PM
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  23. Help wanted; 3 strong men
    Started by limekiln 27/11/2014

    Hi Has anyone any suggestions where I might hire 3 strong men urgently to carry a new cast iron bath up a flight of stairs into a bathroom? Thanks

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    27/11/2014 06:51 PM
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  24. Tragic News
    Started by grassroots 27/11/2014

    The Australian cricketer Phil Hughes has passed away, he was seriously injured a few days ago playing the game he loved . RIP.

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    27/11/2014 05:38 PM
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  25. Extreem Measures
    Started by grassroots 24/11/2014

    The Home Secretary has today announced new measures to combat terrorism from within. I personally think these measures are necessary as we live in a changing world. The threat from within the UK and from abroad is very evident, and the government IMO is right to take these extreem measures. We...

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    27/11/2014 04:20 PM
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  26. In support of Cameron
    Started by silver fox 23/11/2014

    Came across this on another forum, seems our beloved Prime Minister is not much better appreciated in London than in the North. A public servant, on his way home from work in London traffic came to a dead halt and thought to himself, "This is unusual." He noticed a police officer...

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    27/11/2014 01:31 PM
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  27. Instrumental songs or songs with great instrumental interludes
    Started by hettyketty 22/11/2014

    Here is one of each type I really like, add your own:)....

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    27/11/2014 10:04 AM
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  28. Music Singles, do they still exist?
    Started by Kafoozalum 25/11/2014

    I was reading the Band Aid single thread and it left me wondering do singles still physically exist or are they all downloads? I haven't bought a single since the seventies, any CD's that I have bought are usually direct from the artist at performances (folk). Personally I would never buy a...

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    27/11/2014 10:04 AM
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  29. So is that it for Lib Dems?
    Started by testforecho 21/11/2014

    Any way forward now?

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    27/11/2014 09:52 AM
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  30. Train travel disrupton to London - including Xmas & Feb half term weekends.
    Started by chirpy cockney 27/11/2014

    Thought it worth drawing this to the attention of anyone who might be planning to travel into or out of London by train on 14th - 16th or 21st - 23rd of February 2015 (half terms weekends) or over the coming Christmas period: /service_disruptions/71618.asp x Not...

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    27/11/2014 08:39 AM
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  31. Holy War....... let us declare HOLY PEACE
    Started by BOOTLE BILL 25/11/2014

    The people of Britain should declare Holy Peace. that will will put the **** up the holy war brigade. The Salvation Army would be a good group of people to walk behind as we tackle the problem. Just imagine if the Salvation Army walked playing their musical instruments down Shakespeare...

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    27/11/2014 02:16 AM
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  32. Using Meols Cop Train Station & Tickets ??
    Started by Me2 25/11/2014

    Hi All, Does anyone use Meols Cop train station? I was wondering how you purchase a ticket if there are no machines on the platform? Can you buy at the other end when you depart at Deansgate? Don't want to be accused of trying to dodge the fare Thanks

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    27/11/2014 01:37 AM
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  33. Emergency vet needed now - please help!!
    Started by Yakka16 26/11/2014

    I am beside myself. My gold-fish is just swimming around in a circle and has been doing so now for a least 5 hours... I need a vet urgently. This behaviour is very upsetting and must be really disorientating poor Bernard. Please help!!! :( ;(

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    27/11/2014 12:58 AM
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  34. Power cuts
    Started by username2 27/11/2014

    Anyone else get a power cut tonight? I lost power on Eastbourne road for around an hour tonight. After calling my supplier, the number they gave me (which ended up being the gas board), the North west power board, finally Scottish power board... I was told to wait for up to 4 hours for an...

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    27/11/2014 12:09 AM
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  35. Coast road pedestrian route wrongly labeled as cycle path.
    Started by d-dan 23/11/2014

    Low turn out today, of the 6 cyclists observed only 1 used that vacant lane between Birkdale and Woodvale. Good on those 5!

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    26/11/2014 11:14 PM
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  36. Its nearly that time of the year again !
    Started by *concerned* 26/11/2014

    Whilst shepherds washed their socks by night All seated round a tub An Angel of the Lord came down And gave them all a scrub :p:p:p

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    26/11/2014 07:35 PM
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