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  1. Bin Fire In Southport southport

    Chapel Street, Southport Firefighters were called out to a bin fire in Southport. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service ...

    Chapel Street, Southport Firefighters were called out to a bin fire in Southport. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service attended Chapel Street at around 2.15pm. The fire involved a street bin and is believed to have been started accidentally. A fire appliance from Southport Community Fire...

    23/04/2014
  2. A blue day for The Blue Elephant southport

    The owners of a well known Indian restaurant have been fined £25,000 for hiring illegal immigrants. The Blue Elephant on ...

    The owners of a well known Indian restaurant have been fined £25,000 for hiring illegal immigrants. The Blue Elephant on Southport Road, Scarisbrick - opened by top model Danielle Lloyd nine years ago - has appeared on a Home Office list of NW businesses named and shamed after failing to pay...

    23/04/2014
  3. Local Man Raises £14,500 For Teenage Cancer Trust southport

    Southport resident Andrew Ormerod who is branch manager for City Plumbing in St Helens has raised £14,500 for the Teenage ...

    Southport resident Andrew Ormerod who is branch manager for City Plumbing in St Helens has raised £14,500 for the Teenage Cancer Trust.The TCT is City Plumbings chosen charity for the last three years. Andrew organised a Casino night at Southport Theatre and 220 people attended raising the above...

    23/04/2014
  4. Government unveils major new renewables project in Merseyside southport

    A major renewable electricity project has been unveiled in Merseyside as part of the government’s world leading electricity ...

    A major renewable electricity project has been unveiled in Merseyside as part of the government’s world leading electricity reforms, giving a massive boost to green growth and green jobs. The project, along with seven others across the UK, will provide up to £12 billion of private sector...

    23/04/2014
  5. BBQ's Banned On Southport's Beaches. southport

    As the summer season approaches thoughts turn to picnics and BBQ's at the seaside.Many people will be coming for a day at the ...

    As the summer season approaches thoughts turn to picnics and BBQ's at the seaside.Many people will be coming for a day at the beach with their BBQ only to find that they have now been banned by Sefton Council. A sign at the entrance to Ainsdale beach advises visitors of this.

    23/04/2014
  6. Pet Cat Has Fur Removed southport

    This poor little cat came home yesterday evening and has been shaved!! It looks as though it has been done by an electric shaver, ...

    This poor little cat came home yesterday evening and has been shaved!! It looks as though it has been done by an electric shaver, all under her belly with smaller patches on her side, legs and back where they have tried there also. Her collar has been undone and her neck shaved also....

    23/04/2014
  7. National Museums Liverpool Closure Notice southport

    National Museums Liverpool will need to close all its museums on Thursday 24 April to speak to staff about future planning in the ...

    National Museums Liverpool will need to close all its museums on Thursday 24 April to speak to staff about future planning in the face of funding cuts. For the safety of visitors and security of museum collections on this day we cannot open any of our venues with so many staff attending this...

    23/04/2014
  8. Southport Tories Launch Put Southport First Website southport

    Concerned about crime? Worried about waste collections? Disgusted with dog mess? Peeved about the pedestrianisation of Chapel ...

    Concerned about crime? Worried about waste collections? Disgusted with dog mess? Peeved about the pedestrianisation of Chapel Street? Hassled about hospital A&E waiting times? Upset at the persistent undermining of our Victorian heritage? Then read on . . . ‘Put Southport First’ is a new...

    23/04/2014
  9. Trading standards save more than £280M in damages at borders southport

    A report published today estimates trading standards efforts to intercept unsafe consumer products at ports and borders saves the ...

    A report published today estimates trading standards efforts to intercept unsafe consumer products at ports and borders saves the UK economy at least £281 million per year in costs of injuries, fatalities and fires. The report concludes that an estimated 1.11 million unsafe goods were...

    23/04/2014
  10. Will Sefton Follow Fylde Council On Parking Charges? southport

    Fylde Council have introduced a scheme that enables residents to purchase an annual pass for £25 to park for 2 hours in ...

    Fylde Council have introduced a scheme that enables residents to purchase an annual pass for £25 to park for 2 hours in selected car parks.For a regular user this would be a large saving over the year. Will Sefton Council introduce a similar scheme? Possible savings on parking charges will...

    23/04/2014
  11. Firearms Discharges Down In Merseyside southport

    Following a number of firearm discharges in and around the Maghull area in March last year the force stated it would find those ...

    Following a number of firearm discharges in and around the Maghull area in March last year the force stated it would find those responsible and put them before the courts. Last week three men were sentenced to 88 years in prison after being found guilty of the murder of 31-year-old Jason Osu...

    23/04/2014
  12. ARRIVA isolates village for Health and Safety reasons southport

    by Sylvia Corfield Following a meeting with the General Manager of ARRIVA Merseyside this week, we, the residents of Shirdley ...

    by Sylvia Corfield Following a meeting with the General Manager of ARRIVA Merseyside this week, we, the residents of Shirdley Hill have been told that the 300 bus will not pass through the village from 15th June 2014. The state of road is the reason given for permanently diverting the 300 bus...

    23/04/2014
  13. The Atkinson on YouTube southport

    A video all about the recent BBC Countryfile programme featuring the shrimping cart at The Atkinson, is now available on YouTube. ...

    A video all about the recent BBC Countryfile programme featuring the shrimping cart at The Atkinson, is now available on YouTube. The shrimping cart will feature in The Atkinson’s new museum which due to recent HLF confirmed funding is set to open the end of this year.

    23/04/2014
  14. Bring Back Borstal? southport

    Wall to Wall Media is looking for young adult offenders and/or local troublemakers aged 18-23 to take part in a living history ...

    Wall to Wall Media is looking for young adult offenders and/or local troublemakers aged 18-23 to take part in a living history project for ITV, summer 2014. As mentioned, I'm writing from Wall to Wall Television (www.walltowall.co.uk)– one of the country's leading independent television...

    23/04/2014
  15. FREE bus tickets to celebrate 'catch the bus' week southport

    Locals are being offered free tickets to try out the local bus services as part of this year’s 'Catch the Bus Week', running from ...

    Locals are being offered free tickets to try out the local bus services as part of this year’s 'Catch the Bus Week', running from Monday, 28th April to Sunday, 4th May. Arriva, which operates services across the North West, is providing free day saver tickets as an incentive to people to...

    22/04/2014
  16. Halsall 'trashed' as work on new homes starts southport

    by Alan Lenton A Halsall development site was trashed today when a machine arrived to trash beautiful ancient trees, all in the ...

    by Alan Lenton A Halsall development site was trashed today when a machine arrived to trash beautiful ancient trees, all in the name of progress. Actually that statement is untrue. It’s all in the name of profit. Developer profit! And donations! Tory party developer donations!

    22/04/2014
  17. David Fitzpatrick's Winning Goal Now On Youtube southport

    The winning goal scored for Southport by David Fitzpatrick yesterday against Halifax is now on Youtube.The stunning goal ensured ...

    The winning goal scored for Southport by David Fitzpatrick yesterday against Halifax is now on Youtube.The stunning goal ensured that Southport will keep their place in the Football Conference next season. The Goal is at 16' 10 on the video.

    22/04/2014
  18. John Dodd Advice Centre southport

    Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, David Rimmer, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton (Focus Editor) will be holding their next Advice Centre ...

    Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, David Rimmer, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton (Focus Editor) will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 24th April. They will be available from 10.30am-11.30am at Cafe Moo Moo, Cambridge Road (Churchtown traffic lights) to assist residents with any local...

    22/04/2014
  19. 100 new officers set to be recruited in Lancashire southport

    LANCASHIRE'S Police and Crime Commissioner has announced plans to recruit 100 new police officers into Lancashire Constabulary. ...

    LANCASHIRE'S Police and Crime Commissioner has announced plans to recruit 100 new police officers into Lancashire Constabulary. It is the first time external candidates have had the chance to apply to join the force for five years, and Clive Grunshaw said bringing new officers in...

    22/04/2014
  20. 40 north west projects see major government investment southport

    A total of 40 major infrastructure projects are due to start in the North West this year, the government has announced. ...

    A total of 40 major infrastructure projects are due to start in the North West this year, the government has announced. Construction work will begin on more than 200 rail, road, local transport, flood defence, broadband, airport infrastructure and waste management projects across Great Britain...

    22/04/2014
  21. Headteacher standards review southport

    Standards for headteachers will be updated for the first time in a decade. New standards for headteachers to reflect the ...

    Standards for headteachers will be updated for the first time in a decade. New standards for headteachers to reflect the growing diversity of the school system will be drawn up under a review announced today by the Department for Education. Many governing bodies use the current standards...

    22/04/2014
  22. Public welcome at Trust board meeting southport

    Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Wednesday 30th April at 9am. The meeting will be ...

    Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Wednesday 30th April at 9am. The meeting will be held in the Board Room in the Corporate Management Office at Southport and Formby District General Hospital. Members of the public are welcome to attend and observe...

    22/04/2014
  23. Celebrating 150 years of support southport

    Merseyside Society for Deaf People is celebrating 150 years’ supporting the deaf community with a thanksgiving service tomorrow ...

    Merseyside Society for Deaf People is celebrating 150 years’ supporting the deaf community with a thanksgiving service tomorrow (Wednesday April 23) at Liverpool Cathedral. The free event starts at 7pm and features the brilliant Liverpool Signing Choir, who performed earlier this year in...

    22/04/2014
  24. Gentlemen, of course you can sing – listen to The Kop! southport

    by Bob Ferdinand Since we formed The Southport Choir last September, we have increased our membership from 27 to 63; and have ...

    by Bob Ferdinand Since we formed The Southport Choir last September, we have increased our membership from 27 to 63; and have performed 21 times to groups of between 20 and 130: all sucessfully – all of our audiences have asked us back! At our weekly practices we always have around 30...

    22/04/2014
  25. Last chance to register for UK’s biggest apprenticeship graduation southport

    Liverpool City Region apprentices have only until 24 April to register and be recognised at the UK’s biggest apprenticeship ...

    Liverpool City Region apprentices have only until 24 April to register and be recognised at the UK’s biggest apprenticeship graduation. The Apprenticeship Graduation (Liverpool City Region), taking place on 29 April 2014 at Liverpool Cathedral, aims to reward qualified Level 3 and Level 4...

    22/04/2014
  26. Moyes Sacked By United southport

    Manchester United manager David Moyes has been sacked, only 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson. Moyes was dismissed ...

    Manchester United manager David Moyes has been sacked, only 10 months after succeeding Sir Alex Ferguson. Moyes was dismissed at a meeting with United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward at the club's Carrington training ground just after 8.00 am today.

    22/04/2014
  27. The Atkinson becomes a National Theatre Venue southport

    The Atkinson is delighted to announce that from May it is to become a National Theatre Live venue beginning with King Lear by ...

    The Atkinson is delighted to announce that from May it is to become a National Theatre Live venue beginning with King Lear by William Shakespeare directed by Sam Mendes. On Thursday 1 May, The Atkinson invites you to experience the best of British theatre in Sefton’s new home for film,...

    22/04/2014
  28. Walks and Workshops at Martin Mere southport

    Whether it’s watching, photographing or painting our feathered friends, at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre there’s a series of ...

    Whether it’s watching, photographing or painting our feathered friends, at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre there’s a series of special events available to fine-tune your skills. See the reserve come to life for an exclusive dawn walk on Saturday 26th April starting at 5.30am and finishing...

    22/04/2014
  29. Southport Croquet Raise £300 For Prostate Cancer southport

    The lawns of Southport Croquet Club sparkled in the April sunshine, closely cut and smooth as a billiard table for the annual ...

    The lawns of Southport Croquet Club sparkled in the April sunshine, closely cut and smooth as a billiard table for the annual charity One Ball competition in aid of Prostate Cancer Research. One Ball is a simple form of Croquet and is easily played by everyone; fast multiple games allowing...

    22/04/2014
  30. Major RTC Formby Bypass southport

    A565 Merseyside - A565 Formby By-Pass in Formby closed southbound between the Eight Acre Lane junction and the B5424 Liverpool ...

    A565 Merseyside - A565 Formby By-Pass in Formby closed southbound between the Eight Acre Lane junction and the B5424 Liverpool Road junction, because of a multi-vehicle accident. 53.573173, -3.048742

    21/04/2014
  31. Kings Gardens Playground Packed-Bridge Open southport

    The Easter sunshine has brought hundreds of people to the recently refurbished Kings Gardens playground.The new attraction is ...

    The Easter sunshine has brought hundreds of people to the recently refurbished Kings Gardens playground.The new attraction is proving to be extremely popular with young and old alike. The bridge over the Marine Lake is also open as well.

    21/04/2014
  32. Grey squirrel tops wildlife survey southport

    For the last 36 years people have been recording the birds which land in their gardens and local green spaces during the RSPB’s ...

    For the last 36 years people have been recording the birds which land in their gardens and local green spaces during the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Birdwatch. But this January, for the first time, the charity also asked people to keep a look out for other wildlife which visits during the year –...

    21/04/2014
  33. Book A Shrimp Fishing Trip With Kevin Peet southport

    Most recently with TV and Radio coverage of Southport Shrimps. Kevin Peet from Peets Plaice has decided to organise fishing trips ...

    Most recently with TV and Radio coverage of Southport Shrimps. Kevin Peet from Peets Plaice has decided to organise fishing trips from Southport Beach on his tractor for people who are interested in the history of Shrimp Fishing locally. Kevin will take you out to sea on his tractor where...

    21/04/2014
  34. Appeal for wanted sex offender from Blackpool southport

    POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing sex offender from Blackpool. Jeffrey Alan Mole, 79, ...

    POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing sex offender from Blackpool. Jeffrey Alan Mole, 79, (pictured) was last seen at an address on Albert Road, Blackpool on Friday, April 4th and is still thought to be in the town. He is believed to frequent cafes in the...

    21/04/2014
  35. Midweek League Chester 5 Southport 2 southport

    A long hold up on the motorway was just the start of a disastrous day for Southport Midweek Handicap team, on the first away ...

    A long hold up on the motorway was just the start of a disastrous day for Southport Midweek Handicap team, on the first away croquet match of the season. Although Captain Alan Farrell took an experienced team of players; Keith Roberts, Tony Thomas and Eileen Gallagher to Chester, they faced...

    21/04/2014
  36. Scarisbrick Food Fayre is back at Vincent's Garden Centre southport

    Yum yum! The second Scarisbrick Food Fayre's being held at Vincent's Garden Centre, Scarisbrick, on the early May Bank Holiday ...

    Yum yum! The second Scarisbrick Food Fayre's being held at Vincent's Garden Centre, Scarisbrick, on the early May Bank Holiday weekend, 4th and 5th May. Hundreds of visitors will be visiting the range of stalls laid out as a 'food village' between the plants, shrubs and trees. The...

    21/04/2014

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