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  1. RIP Phil Rodwell
    Started by roving-eye 30/04/2015 Go to first new post

    Qlocal is saddened to hear of the untimely death of Phil Rodwell. aged 57 years. Phil peacefully passed away this morning, surrounded by his family, April 25th 2015. Loving husband to Karen, father of Joel & the late Mark. Grandfather to Oliver, Theo, Felix & Tiger Ryan. Phil will be missed...

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  2. Mayor Rahman Guilty.
    Started by Hamble 23/04/2015

    Take note Nomad and chirpy cockney. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ne ws/uknews/crime/11557662/Tower -Hamlets-mayor-Lutfur-Rahman-g uilty.html

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  3. I'm surprised...
    Started by Stupot 26/04/2015

    So far we've not had one thread from football fans of any hue congratulating Everton for the well deserved 3-0 win over Manchester United. If the result had been reversed, I'm sure many of them wouldn't have been slow in coming forward to praise the Red Devils...;) At least Louise Von Girl...

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  4. Man looses £85 Parking Charge notification in Court
    Started by AN Other 23/04/2015

    He overstayed in a Car Park and received an £85 parking charge notice in the post. He refused to pay it and was taken to the County Court where he lost so he took his case to the Court of Appeal and lost again. A new precedent ? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk- england-essex-32429649

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  5. Invite for all Southport GBers
    Started by seringapatam 23/04/2015

    Dear all, Yes its finally here. At 1 pm Saturday 9 May 2015. The Book Launch of Surrogate Fathers will be held. In the fantastic setting of the Royal British Legion's Byng House on the Promenade, Southport..... We are honoured to be holding the celebrations at the same time as the British...

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    26/04/2015 04:45 PM
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  6. Tesco trading.
    Started by grassroots 23/04/2015

    Massive losses, where will it end . :confused:

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    26/04/2015 04:42 PM
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  7. Recommendation for rendering please
    Started by maxwellsmummy 22/04/2015

    Hi all We need to have one side of the house re rendered, preferably pebble dashed and would appreciate recommendations for local tradesmen, thanks :)

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    26/04/2015 12:40 PM
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  8. Bouncer Guilty
    Started by oldschool1955 24/04/2015

    Stuart Humphreys the " doorman" who punched Scott Sheard and killed him with a single punch has been rightly found guilty of manslaughter . The time it has taken for the family to get justice is disgraceful - after the police decided not to investigate the assault. Humphreys had said he only...

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    26/04/2015 09:58 AM
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  9. Thank You For Signing the Petition for Me Today Save the NHS from Privatisation
    Started by clematised 25/04/2015

    Today I had decided to join forces with 38Degrees a Non Political Organisation in their collection of signatures to defend the NHS from Privatisation, as I hold the NHS dear to my heart and felt personally that it was really in need of protection. I asked the people of Southport to "Sign my...

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    26/04/2015 09:34 AM
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  10. Nick Clegg in Southport on Monday?
    Started by ecclefechan 24/04/2015

    I heard a rumour that Clegg will be in Southport to "bolster" John Pugh's campaign. I wonder if they'll discuss who is going to be Lib Dem leader after the election.

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    26/04/2015 08:14 AM
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  11. My Friend died today
    Started by theantiquesman 25/04/2015

    I appreciate Tim, Roving Eye who rang me this morning with the sad news of Phil's death. Phil the joint founder of Southport.gb with steve his partner and the forerunner of Qlocal He brought so many happy hours to us all readin his style of reporting the news and partaking in the banter on the...

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    26/04/2015 07:57 AM
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  12. Buses to southport hospital
    Started by pegleg 22/04/2015

    can anyone let me know what buses stop at hospital since they have altered the routes. Starting in Southport town centre. Thanks :)

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    25/04/2015 08:34 PM
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  13. Tory all time low
    Started by bambi275 23/04/2015

    Apparentlt the tories have used the F.A.S.T. stroke awareness campaign to insult Ed Milliband with the T standing for 'time to lol' after comparing Ed to somebody having a stroke. Shows what the tories continue to think about disability...

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    25/04/2015 08:27 PM
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  14. Vote Lib Dem get Tory?
    Started by chirpy cockney 12/04/2015

    While some people on here might consider me to be somewhere to the Left of Trotsky’s babysitter it is the case that I have voted Lib Dem in every election since I’ve lived here. The reasons are fairly obvious – to keep the Tories out. You can imagine my horror and sense of betrayal when last...

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    25/04/2015 08:05 PM
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  15. Snp
    Started by semah 24/04/2015

    It looks as though the labour party will need the SNP to give them power. To my mind that will be disaster. I don't want the Union to split up therefore I don't want the labour party to bend to their whims. They lost the independant vote but will use everything to put it back on the...

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    25/04/2015 07:35 PM
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  16. Well done to the Bold!
    Started by melanieb 23/04/2015

    I noted when passing this morning that The Bold at Churchtown are putting up their gigantic Union Flag again in honour of St. George's Day - a very uplifting sight.

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    25/04/2015 01:42 AM
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  17. IFS study reveals the true cost of labour policies.
    Started by Albion102 24/04/2015

    The headlines say £1,000 per household on average and that the Tories will clear the deficit. However, dig into the detail, and you'll find that the £1,000 is an average and will come almost exclusively from taxpayers earning over £150k and the Mansion tax. Oh and that the Conservatives have...

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    24/04/2015 09:36 PM
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  18. SEAT Altea link to ipod
    Started by steve 24/04/2015

    Might be applicable to other Seats or others in the group. 2011 with USB and jack port in arm rest. Seat want £75 for an adaptor. Ridiculous. Can't find one on ebay or amazon but seen forums saying cheaper options. Help!

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    24/04/2015 09:32 PM
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  19. Female Driving Instructors
    Started by BasilCat 24/04/2015

    Hi, I was just wondering if anyone had any knowledge of Anna, a female driving instructor from Norwood Road? I am trying to find a good female instructor for my daughter and wondered if anyone knew her. Or perhaps someone will know of any other good female instructors. Thanks BC

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    24/04/2015 09:31 PM
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  20. Floor tiling
    Started by Lawrence 24/04/2015

    Recommendations please for good floor tiler. Need old floor tiles removing and new tiles laying. Not necessary to be professional tiler but certainly able to lay tiles professionally!

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    24/04/2015 09:16 PM
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  21. Municipal Golf Course
    Started by toffee man 23/04/2015

    I happened to play the "muni" today and it's a long time since I played there. I must say the course is in outstanding condition. It's obvious that there has been an enormous amount of work and it has turned the course into a real test. It's somewhere I will definitely play again. Before the...

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    24/04/2015 07:58 PM
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  22. 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

    24/04/2015 12:55 PM
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  23. You're fat because of food
    Started by d-dan 23/04/2015

    ...not the lack of exercise. Exercise 'not key to obesity fight' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/hea lth-32417699 The issue is food, it always has been. You can't run off obesity without a significant dietary change. No amount of peddling will keep you in shape on a regime of fast food! Let's...

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    24/04/2015 12:35 PM
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  24. Missing persons
    Started by melanieb 24/04/2015

    Is it just me or have others noted that there seems to be a glut of missing persons reported lately? I personally think the gun is jumped somewhat by these posts when in fact the misper usually turns up a day or two later and is more often than not a teenager having a bit of a lark. Of course...

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    24/04/2015 11:19 AM
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  25. FREE Archery "have a go day " This Saturday 18th April 11-4 P.M.
    Started by JAKE BULLIT 14/04/2015

    Burscough Archers are holding a free "have a go day" this Saturday 18th April,11A.M till 4P.M. at Asmall House Livery Stables,Asmall Lane,Ormskirk,L40 8JL. So if you always fancied trying archery ,why not pop along and try it? All equipment and tuition provided FREE.

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    24/04/2015 09:31 AM
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  26. Diabetes test/screen at pharmacies in Southport
    Started by carlj988 23/04/2015

    Hi, Does anyone know any pharmacies in Southport that offer diebeets tests. Preferably within driving distance of marshside area, or in the town center. I've had a look online and can see lloyds pharmacy offers this but I don't think there is one in Southport. Thanks for your help with this.

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    24/04/2015 12:14 AM
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  27. Some breaking news for d-dan...
    Started by Stupot 23/04/2015

    Your wish May now be granted....:) http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne ws/article-3052014/James-quits -Gear-saying-lame-without-Jere my-Clarkson.html

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    23/04/2015 10:21 PM
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  28. Anksy
    Started by Hamble 23/04/2015

    :cool: http://www.manchestereveningn ews.co.uk/news/greater-manches ter-news/comedy-phallus-crusad er-gets-potholes-9105592

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    23/04/2015 09:14 PM
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  29. Celebrating St. George's day
    Started by Albion102 23/04/2015

    http://www.theguardian.com/lif eandstyle/2015/apr/23/st-georg es-day-media-blackout-english- nationalism-newspapers Interesting article (not saying what you would imagine) in the Guardian about the lack of awareness of St. George's day. The only mainstream party to politicise the day was UKIP, who...

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    23/04/2015 07:40 PM
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  30. Whats going on in town now?
    Started by whiplash 22/04/2015

    Just had a policeman at the door,telling me to lock all doors and keep the dog in.?

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    23/04/2015 07:00 PM
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  31. Not the first and not the last example it would unfortunately seem...
    Started by Stupot 23/04/2015

    Something on which to ponder in view of recent stories in the UK: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/ne ws/article-3052100/Mayor-Tower -Hamlets-guilty-electoral-frau d.html

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    23/04/2015 04:40 PM
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  32. Missing Car
    Started by Crazy Jane 20/04/2015

    My neighbours car has gone missing, Vauxhall Astra, dark green Y481 MMJ. He left it on Preston New Road outside the Mormon Church after it had broken down. He had an appointment in Churchtown so he walked there and on his return the car wasn't there. He has phoned the police, but they didn't remove...

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    23/04/2015 01:44 PM
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  33. New born baby found in the toilet at Silcocks amusements on Neville St.
    Started by myrtle 17/04/2015

    I've just seen the news and was upset to hear that a new born baby girl had been left in the toilet at Silcocks amusements. I can only imagine how desperate the mother must have felt to have left her baby and to have given birth in such circumstances (the police believe the baby was born there). ...

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    23/04/2015 09:15 AM
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  34. An aspect of the NHS that needs healing quickly
    Started by Stupot 20/04/2015

    As so many are aware, there's a great deal that can be done to rejuvenate the NHS and concentrate much more of its resources on patients' care and appropriate medical staff remuneration. Here's part of the problem: ...

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    23/04/2015 08:58 AM
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  35. Soooooooooooooooo, thats what they are for!
    Started by *concerned* 22/04/2015

    Those expensive architect designed granite bollards that line Chapel St, They are to place advertising boards on!

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    23/04/2015 07:00 AM
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  36. Round One -- Done.
    Started by Ric 22/04/2015

    Had Labour at the Door today, I asked five simple questions and their response was "we can't comment as we don't know" Yet they are happy to lie about other Party manifestos. Me 1 - Labour 0.

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    22/04/2015 11:00 PM
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