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  1. Crane hoists in second hospital MRI scanner southport

    The radiography unit at Southport and Formby District General Hospital has been extended to accommodate a new MRI scanner and work ...

    The radiography unit at Southport and Formby District General Hospital has been extended to accommodate a new MRI scanner and work on the £1.2m project will be complete by the early New Year. A 50ft crane will lower the seven-tonne machine into place on Sunday 28th September . Once...

    18/09/2014
  2. Olivia is Good Morning Britain's Young Hero southport

    Olivia is 10 years old and from Southport, she has a younger brother and sister, her sister has a serious medical condition and ...

    Olivia is 10 years old and from Southport, she has a younger brother and sister, her sister has a serious medical condition and requires round the clock care. Olivia has chosen to learn sign language to communicate with her sister, and to be trained so that she can carry out some of her day to day...

    18/09/2014
  3. Hair today, gone tomorrow for Tricia... southport

    by Pat Ireland The toast was Up Holland landlady Denise Partington and her customers who provided a wonderful day of fun and ...

    by Pat Ireland The toast was Up Holland landlady Denise Partington and her customers who provided a wonderful day of fun and laughter in a very worthy cause for a local Breath Easy group recently An open day at her pub, the Victoria Hotel, saw the magnificent sum of over £800 raised...

    18/09/2014
  4. Traffic Chaos As Marine Drive Closed southport

    Large queues of traffic built up this afternoon after the Marine Drive between the the Pier and Pleasureland was closed. The road ...

    Large queues of traffic built up this afternoon after the Marine Drive between the the Pier and Pleasureland was closed. The road is closed for preparations for the Air Show. It will reopen at midnight on Monday.

    18/09/2014
  5. Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning At Sutton Grange, Banks southport

    Staff and residents at Sutton Grange Care Home in Greaves Hall Avenue Banks will be holding an event for the Macmillian Worlds ...

    Staff and residents at Sutton Grange Care Home in Greaves Hall Avenue Banks will be holding an event for the Macmillian Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning. They are holding theirs in the lovely café area and the garden (weather permitting) on Friday the 26th of September at 11am. Coffee, tea...

    18/09/2014
  6. Vandals Uproot Bench. southport

    Mindless vandals have tried to uproot one of the benches in the newly refurbished Kings Gardens Southport.The bench has been ...

    Mindless vandals have tried to uproot one of the benches in the newly refurbished Kings Gardens Southport.The bench has been wrenched from the decorative paving. Anybody with information is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or Merseyside Police on 101.

    18/09/2014
  7. Ban For Legal Highs Backed By MEP southport

    A call to have “legal highs” banned has been welcomed by local MEP Paul Nuttall. The Local Government Association (LGA) wants ...

    A call to have “legal highs” banned has been welcomed by local MEP Paul Nuttall. The Local Government Association (LGA) wants the government to adopt an approach similar to that in Ireland where instead of banning drugs on a case-by-case basis as in the UK, all “psychoactive” – brain altering –...

    18/09/2014
  8. More Bookings Needed For Macclesfield Trip southport

    Bookings are still needed for the Trust in Yellow coach to run to Saturday’s match at Macclesfield Town. To give as many ...

    Bookings are still needed for the Trust in Yellow coach to run to Saturday’s match at Macclesfield Town. To give as many fans as possible the chance to book, a decision on whether the coach runs will be delayed until Thursday afternoon, when the coach company will need to be notified. ...

    18/09/2014
  9. Sefton Open At The Atkinson southport

    The Sefton Open is back and is a chance for visitors to discover the wealth of artistic talent that we have to offer in Sefton. ...

    The Sefton Open is back and is a chance for visitors to discover the wealth of artistic talent that we have to offer in Sefton. The Southport Palette Club will be running an exhibition in two of the gallery spaces where anyone who lives or works in Sefton can submit work. Whether you make ceramics,...

    18/09/2014
  10. Everybody Active Launch A Success southport

    South Sefton residents are all set to get active following the successful launch of Sefton Councils ‘Everybody Active’ campaign. ...

    South Sefton residents are all set to get active following the successful launch of Sefton Councils ‘Everybody Active’ campaign. The launch saw Stanley Road, near the Strand Shopping Centre, transformed with a mobile climbing wall, sailing equipment, netball posts, cycle smoothie maker - to...

    18/09/2014
  11. 10th Anniversary for the popular Natterjack Seaside 10k southport

    On Sunday 28th September 2014 Natterjack Running will be staging the 10th anniversary version of their increasingly popular ...

    On Sunday 28th September 2014 Natterjack Running will be staging the 10th anniversary version of their increasingly popular Seaside 10km race which is held over a fast, scenic course in Princes Park in the heart of Southport. The start and finish is adjacent to lots of convenient facilities,...

    18/09/2014
  12. UKIP North West Conference southport

    Join the " People`s Army" on November 8th at the 2014 UKIP North West Conference Hear from Party Leader Nigel Farage ...

    Join the " People`s Army" on November 8th at the 2014 UKIP North West Conference Hear from Party Leader Nigel Farage MEP, Deputy Leader Paul Nuttall MEP, Louise Bours MEP, Steven Woolfe MEP and a fantastic list of guest speakers (full details later) Venue: The Floral Hall The Promenade...

    18/09/2014
  13. Residents urged to drink responsibly southport

    POLICE across Lancashire are highlighting the dangers of irresponsible drinking as part of a week of action calling for residents ...

    POLICE across Lancashire are highlighting the dangers of irresponsible drinking as part of a week of action calling for residents to drink sensibly and consider the impact of excessive drinking on police resources. Drink related anti-social behaviour is the most common form that people...

    17/09/2014
  14. Local law firm Hodge Halsall donate four figure sum to charity southport

    A local law firm have given a helping hand to one of the area’s leading charities with a donation of over £2000 to ...

    A local law firm have given a helping hand to one of the area’s leading charities with a donation of over £2000 to Queenscourt Hospice. Hodge Halsall presented the cheque for £2289.41 to the hospice this week as part of their Communities program me, and builds on from the work of the ‘Make A...

    17/09/2014
  15. One month left to have your say on major proposals for cancer care southport

    People in Merseyside and Cheshire have just over a month left to have their say in a public consultation on major proposals for ...

    People in Merseyside and Cheshire have just over a month left to have their say in a public consultation on major proposals for expanding and improving cancer services before it ends on 19th October. The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust – which specialises in groundbreaking...

    17/09/2014
  16. Southport Murder Victim "Failed by the Police" southport

    Blunders by Merseyside Police contributed to the death of a woman from Southport who was murdered by her estranged husband after ...

    Blunders by Merseyside Police contributed to the death of a woman from Southport who was murdered by her estranged husband after suffering years of domestic abuse. Becky McPhee, 47, was stabbed to death in her Cherry Road home by Paul Holmes in 2012 following "serious failings" by Merseyside...

    17/09/2014
  17. Award to help improve air quality across the Liverpool City Region southport

    Merseytravel’s bid to see cleaner and greener transport across the region has taken another step forward, with the successful ...

    Merseytravel’s bid to see cleaner and greener transport across the region has taken another step forward, with the successful award of £420K for emission reducing and fuel saving devices to be fitted to buses across the Liverpool City Region (LCR) fleet. 37 buses will be fitted with devices...

    17/09/2014
  18. Routine Multi-Agency Exercise To Be Held On September 18th southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MF&RS), Merseyside Police and the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust will be ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MF&RS), Merseyside Police and the North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust will be holding a routine, multi-agency exercise on Thursday, September 18th, 2014, between the hours of 9am to midnight, at the MF&RS Training and Development Academy, in Storrington...

    17/09/2014
  19. New Powers To Control Roadworks southport

    Sefton Council is bidding for new powers to gain more control over planned roadworks in the borough. Highways officials ...

    Sefton Council is bidding for new powers to gain more control over planned roadworks in the borough. Highways officials have applied to the Department for Transport (DfT) to operate a permit scheme allowing better co-ordination of street works by utility companies and other contractors. ...

    17/09/2014
  20. Roadworks, A565 Thornton southport

    Essential preparatory work for the new A5758 Broom's Cross Road may cause traffic disruption in Thornton from Monday, September ...

    Essential preparatory work for the new A5758 Broom's Cross Road may cause traffic disruption in Thornton from Monday, September 22. Temporary traffic lights will need to be in place on the A565 between Ince Lane (near Jospice) and Park View for several weeks to enable safe construction of...

    17/09/2014
  21. Queenscourt Outside southport

    Queenscourt provides a wide range of services to support patients and families facing the end of their lives, whether in the ...

    Queenscourt provides a wide range of services to support patients and families facing the end of their lives, whether in the hospice, hospital, community or care homes across West Lancashire, Southport and Formby. Queenscourt can only do this with the assistance of our magnificent band of 700...

    17/09/2014
  22. Fungi, red squirrels, bird and pre-historic footprint spotting at Formby southport

    The ever-changing sandy coastline set between the sea and Formby town can reveal Formby's very own prehistoric footprints. Join ...

    The ever-changing sandy coastline set between the sea and Formby town can reveal Formby's very own prehistoric footprints. Join the search for traces of these footprints with one of our archaeology experts on our discovery day on the 16 October, from 1 pm – 4 pm. If you’re interested in all...

    17/09/2014
  23. Teach maths with Southport College southport

    Have you got a Degree in maths or engineering and have never taught before? Would you like to earn £1,000.00 per ...

    Have you got a Degree in maths or engineering and have never taught before? Would you like to earn £1,000.00 per month (over 10 months) and complete a funded PGCE with guaranteed teaching experience at Southport College? Do you want to find out more about this outstanding...

    17/09/2014
  24. Chester 2 Southport 0 southport

    Southport suffered another defeat last night at bitter rivals Chester.The Port were 2 down after 15 minutes and never ...

    Southport suffered another defeat last night at bitter rivals Chester.The Port were 2 down after 15 minutes and never recovered.Southport are now just one place above the relegation spots.

    17/09/2014
  25. Three Car Collision In Southport southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called out to a three car road collision in Southport. Firefighters attended Albert ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called out to a three car road collision in Southport. Firefighters attended Albert Road at around 12.20pm. The occupants of the cars, a 73-year-old woman, a 64-year-old woman and a 39-year-old man, were out of the vehicles when firefighters arrived. ...

    16/09/2014
  26. Morecambe man wanted on prison recall southport

    POLICE are appealing for information to try and find a man from Morecambe who is wanted on prison recall. Danny Coulton, ...

    POLICE are appealing for information to try and find a man from Morecambe who is wanted on prison recall. Danny Coulton, 34, is wanted after breaching the terms of his home detention curfew. He was sentenced to one year, five months and 28 days imprisonment at Bradford Crown Court for fraud...

    16/09/2014
  27. Early Preparations For Air Show Underway. southport

    The pavements are being scrubbed and the fences erected for this weekends Southport Air Show.Workers are also installing the sound ...

    The pavements are being scrubbed and the fences erected for this weekends Southport Air Show.Workers are also installing the sound system for the vast crowds that are expected. The weather forecast is also looking promising.

    16/09/2014
  28. Unexplained Death Park Avenue Southport southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm officers are investigating following the death of a woman in Southport on Monday, 15th September. ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm officers are investigating following the death of a woman in Southport on Monday, 15th September. Emergency Services were called to a property on Park Avenue, at around 11.30am, following a report of concern for the safety of a woman. Paramedics attended and...

    16/09/2014
  29. Queenscourt Wine Quiz Evening southport

    Queenscourt Hospice is hosting a wine tasting evening with a difference on Friday 31st October at Southport and Birkdale Sports ...

    Queenscourt Hospice is hosting a wine tasting evening with a difference on Friday 31st October at Southport and Birkdale Sports Club. This will be a blind wine tasting quiz and guests will enjoy the fun of testing their wine expertise, gamesmanship and will also have the chance to indulge in...

    16/09/2014
  30. Our beaches need you! southport

    Join the Marine Conservation Society for the Great British Beach Clean and help clean a beach. Marine litter is a problem that we ...

    Join the Marine Conservation Society for the Great British Beach Clean and help clean a beach. Marine litter is a problem that we can all play a part in solving, and what better way to start than with a day at the beach. The British seaside was free of litter a few generations ago. Our...

    16/09/2014
  31. Have a free school visit at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre southport

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is offering free visits to schools where 20% or more children qualify for free school meals. ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is offering free visits to schools where 20% or more children qualify for free school meals. Nearly 3,000 pupils have already benefited from a free visit and this year WWT Martin Mere has funding for 3,000 more. Children love learning outside in nature: it...

    16/09/2014
  32. Could you be the next green fingered apprentice? southport

    A search is underway for 10 young people to work in Liverpool’s parks and gardens. Candidates need to be aged 16 and 17 and not ...

    A search is underway for 10 young people to work in Liverpool’s parks and gardens. Candidates need to be aged 16 and 17 and not previously in education, employment or training (NEET). They will be recruited by Glendale Liverpool, the city council’s grounds maintenance partner. The scheme...

    16/09/2014
  33. Glam Role Model UK Tour 2014 at The Atkinson southport

    Following a totally sold out run recently at London’s Soho Theatre and at the Edinburgh Festival, Katherine Ryan hits the road ...

    Following a totally sold out run recently at London’s Soho Theatre and at the Edinburgh Festival, Katherine Ryan hits the road with her new, critically acclaimed show Glam Role Model. Due to popular demand Katherine has extended her tour adding 10 extra dates after sell-out shows including...

    16/09/2014
  34. Knife Amnesty Continues southport

    *KNIFE AMNESTY CONTINUES*** We're making it even easier for you to hand your knives in as our month long #knifeamnesty ...

    *KNIFE AMNESTY CONTINUES*** We're making it even easier for you to hand your knives in as our month long #knifeamnesty continues. You can now hand in any knife at any police station with a front counter, as well being able to drop them anonymously into the designated bins. Since the...

    16/09/2014
  35. Elliott Review welcome step in fight against food crime, says TSI southport

    The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) welcomes the Government's acceptance of the Elliott review recommendations, but cautions ...

    The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) welcomes the Government's acceptance of the Elliott review recommendations, but cautions against further cuts to trading standards who will be the eyes and ears of the new food crime unit. According to a workforce survey conducted by TSI and the National...

    16/09/2014
  36. New Southport Aldi open in time for Christmas southport

    The new look Southport Aldi – the largest ever for the discount chain – is opening just in time for Christmas. The last ...

    The new look Southport Aldi – the largest ever for the discount chain – is opening just in time for Christmas. The last few months has seen it extended sideways with a date now set on 4 December for its re opening.

    16/09/2014

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