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  1. Advice if you know someone paying for elderly care
    Started by bensherman 29/09/2014

    It seems likely that people here may know somebody paying for care for themselves or partner under the funding rules for state help. If so you might want to know about our experience which we understand might be common. My wife had an elderly uncle whose wife went into a home with...

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  2. Baghdad about to fall to IS?
    Started by birdbath 29/09/2014

    Seems as though there is an immediate danger that IS could take Baghdad . IF this does happen, it won't be too long, imho, before Iran decides to get involved and increase tensions to dangerous levels. Sleep tight everybody :rolleyes: ...

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  3. Cilla.
    Started by whiplash 13/09/2014

    Starts on ITV 9pm Monday. Been looking forward to this for ages.

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  4. Contactless Travel in London
    Started by chirpy cockney 30/09/2014

    Just found out you don't need to buy an Oyster card or any other kind of 3d ticket to travel in London anymore which makes it all a lot easier for the occasional visitor. You can use one of your debit or credit cards and they work the same as an Oyster - you will be charged the cheapest possible...

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    30/09/2014 04:38 PM
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  5. Bargain - Boxes of Chocolates - Lindt, Dairy Milk etc
    Started by Ruler!1 30/09/2014

    Just a heads up : Tesco in Ainsdale are selling off boxes of Dairy Milk and Lindt chocolates for about 80p. Thy usually sell for £8 something !

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    30/09/2014 04:35 PM
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  6. Nigel
    Started by grassroots 28/09/2014

    Farage, watched him being interviewed by Adrew Marr this morning , don't agree with all of Ukips policies but what an inspirational leader Farage is , in comparison to the other three party leaders .

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    30/09/2014 04:26 PM
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  7. Coffee Morning
    Started by grassroots 29/09/2014

    To be held Holy Trinity Church on Sat 4th, in aid of the hospital damaged in Gaza during the recent troubles.

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    30/09/2014 04:17 PM
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  8. Is Beales next to go
    Started by local 29/09/2014

    A rumour is circulating Beales is going, does anyone know the truth ?

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    30/09/2014 02:33 PM
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  9. 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 :)

    30/09/2014 01:55 PM
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  10. Dlt
    Started by grassroots 23/09/2014

    Found guilty of assaulting a woman twenty years ago , this will be a very interesting sentencing .

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    30/09/2014 01:45 PM
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  11. 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

    30/09/2014 01:02 PM
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  12. Monday night is MUSIC NIGHT
    Started by theantiquesman 29/09/2014

    Let us start with Shirley Bassey - The Girl From Tiger Bay (2009) http://www.youtube.com/watch? v=e3Y9bVGtW0Q&list=RDbQONp LkFX5o

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  13. 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...

    30/09/2014 12:27 PM
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  14. "ROCK ON" For Children In Need
    Started by The Edge 30/09/2014

    Saturday 11th October at Southport Railwaymen's Club. 106 Sussex Road, Southport. A don't miss night of live rock featuring, Hard To Handle - (Manchester) Rock with a southern twist! The Dockers - (Liverpool) Good, young modern "pop" band! Adrian Gautrey Band - Rock / Blues returning...

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    30/09/2014 10:53 AM
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  15. House flies
    Started by beer 26/09/2014

    We seem to have an annual problem with house flies. The back of the house faces west and gets a lot of sun from mid afternoon onward, meaning our two back bedrooms get very warm. The flies seem to lay eggs in the cracks of the window openings. As far as I can tell there's no food source for them...

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    30/09/2014 10:00 AM
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  16. Hi ho hi ho Debs the big 50
    Started by Blue star 30/09/2014

    [Happy birthday Deb have a good one Make sure Gaz splashes the cash. 50 years young today xxxxx:cheers:happyb:happyb:hap pyb:happyb

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    30/09/2014 09:13 AM
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  17. Diagnostic Machine - Engine management light
    Started by paulmoly84 27/09/2014

    Can anybody help me out. I don't suppose anybody has a diagnostic machine. My car wouldn't start this morning and ever since the engine management light has been flashing. Thanks

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    30/09/2014 08:32 AM
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  18. Dead Cat - Liverpool Road
    Started by Ruler!1 28/09/2014

    There was a dead cat on Liverpool Road this morning. It was by a garden wall on the stretch of road between the Spar (number 251 Liverpool Road) and Ainsdale roundabout. It was near a junction to another road on the Spar side of the road. It was an adult black and white cat. So if anyone...

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    30/09/2014 12:29 AM
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  19. post office.bus pass
    Started by suzie_s 27/09/2014

    hello. does anyone no if the post office on lord street which apparantley opens weekends, can you get a seniour bus pass from there?

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    29/09/2014 10:17 PM
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  20. Mark Lawrenson & Alan Hansen
    Started by fanzone1 28/09/2014

    Here's something that will please port fans, apparently Mark Lawrenson & Alan Hansen are interested in taking over Southport FC. I have heard this from an inside source.

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    29/09/2014 09:08 PM
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  21. Bt
    Started by DaveG 29/09/2014

    Why is it that whenever I contact BRITISH telecom, I get someone I can't understand - who speaks with a foreign accent. :mad::mad::mad::mad:

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    29/09/2014 08:41 PM
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  22. The Social Cost Of Litigation
    Started by Hamble 26/09/2014

    Surely our litigious society is affecting decision's on privatising some public services? http://www.frankfuredi.com/im ages/uploads/120905122753-thes ocialcostoflitigation.pdf

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    29/09/2014 07:58 PM
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  23. RTC Meols Cop Road
    Started by LordChristoff 29/09/2014

    If you're planning of traveling around today note that from what I can assume to be an RTC has taken place on Meols Cop Road. Police and other official vehicles spoted.

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    29/09/2014 06:40 PM
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  24. Lib Dems supporting local businesses??
    Started by ecclefechan 26/09/2014

    I see that the Southport Lib Dems, the people who "move Southport forward" have decided to print their latest leaflet in Lincolnshire. A real kick in the teeth for local businesses.

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    29/09/2014 06:28 PM
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  25. Don't you think people go over the top about how supposedly rough Southport is?
    Started by lancs lads 20/09/2014

    Is it just me who finds it amusing when people make it sound as though the town is some sort of crime hotspot comprising of endless yobs and scum? How many of you actually believe it to be such a terribly rough area? I lived next to the soup kitchen, apparently one of the roughest parts of town,...

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    29/09/2014 03:34 PM
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  26. parking q ?
    Started by Knot wright 28/09/2014

    When parking in Southport in a pay and display bay on the street , does the use of the Blue Badge and clock entitle you to free parking for ... a... the max time allowed on that bay b... the max time allowed on the blue badge clock c ... all day till the cows come home .... Thanks

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    29/09/2014 03:25 PM
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  27. Who named Southport
    Started by tophat 26/09/2014

    I was wondering who named Southport, as a local politician seems to claim credit for his family.

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    29/09/2014 03:10 PM
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  28. FOOTBALL - back by public demand 2014 -15 season - QLOCAL official football thread
    Started by theantiquesman 11/08/2014

    :dFOOTBALL - back by public demand 2014 -15 season - QLOCAL official football thread:d Banter, humor, fact and knowledge and lets have no miss spelling of Liverpool, lets keep it a fun thread so may be, we may attract some of the football celebrities now they have more time on their hands;)...

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    28/09/2014 09:30 PM
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  29. Sport Defection of Tory MP to UKIP
    Started by Albion102 27/09/2014

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-p olitics-29394697 What was he thinking ? I'm not enough of a knob being a conservative MP, I'll join UKIP.

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    28/09/2014 08:28 PM
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  30. Who is going to have the last word
    Started by confused 09/11/2004

    Been looking back through some of the old thread and really had a good laugh. It's just amazeing what c##p some of us will post just to get the last word. So go on whose going to have the last word on here :D

    28/09/2014 06:42 PM
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  31. What is happening at Southport and Ormskrk district trust ? ,,,,!!!!
    Started by ell 20/09/2014

    Yet another department is being moved away ! Following the well published loss of children's A+E , the quietly handled loss of the breast cancer unit ( when even the consultants found out the day before the press release !) Now the pathology lab is to close ! All services are to go to St Helens ,...

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    28/09/2014 02:22 PM
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  32. Welsh Derby - Everton lose
    Started by Smythe 24/09/2014

    Swansea were victorious in the fixture that divided Wales tonight. 3-0.:D:D:D Meanwhile Liverpool won against Middlesbrough in the most amusing game of the year. 14-13 on pens :D

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    28/09/2014 02:03 PM
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  33. How about this for a story
    Started by theantiquesman 24/09/2014

    This is a true story that happened at 10.10 am on Wednesday 24th September 2014 As you probably know I am in the antique trade and this morning a person came into my shop with a very interesting porcelain figure made in Italy. The figure stood about 12 inches high and I was told it was inherited...

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    28/09/2014 01:28 PM
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  34. Lets have a bit of fun.
    Started by Alikado 27/08/2012

    A guy goes to the doctor suffering from inexplicable but excruciating headaches. "Do you smoke?" says the doctor. "No." "Do you drink alcohol?" "No."

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    28/09/2014 11:35 AM
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  35. Ofsted- Classroom Behaviour
    Started by lostsoul 25/09/2014

    Ofsted ( school inspectors ) has said that "low level" disruptive classroom behaviour is having a negative effect on pupils' education. Over the years, lots of teachers have told me that disruptive behaviour in the classroom is getting worse and nothing seems to be done about it. A teacher once...

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    28/09/2014 09:17 AM
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