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  1. Scam emails double during tax credits renewal period southport

    Fraudsters are targeting tax credits claimants with scam emails, fake websites and text messages in the run-up to the 31 July ...

    Fraudsters are targeting tax credits claimants with scam emails, fake websites and text messages in the run-up to the 31 July renewals deadline, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) warned today. New statistics show that nearly 51,000 phishing emails were reported to HMRC between April and July last...

    01/07/2015
  2. PCC chooses new partners to raise awareness of restorative justice southport

    Victims of crime will now have greater opportunity to get answers from offenders thanks to a new partnership between Merseyside’s ...

    Victims of crime will now have greater opportunity to get answers from offenders thanks to a new partnership between Merseyside’s Police Commissioner and two leading restorative justice organisations. Jane Kennedy has been looking for a partner to help her raise awareness of restorative...

    01/07/2015
  3. Double fatal collision in Preston southport

    Officers investigating a double fatal collision are appealing for anyone who witnessed what happened to get in touch. It is ...

    Officers investigating a double fatal collision are appealing for anyone who witnessed what happened to get in touch. It is thought that shortly before 4pm on Monday 29 June the gold Ford Focus, containing three young men from Preston came off Lea Lane and collided with a tree. Sadly the 25...

    01/07/2015
  4. Regional Crime Unit 'Titan' Puts Criminals Away For 2000 Years southport

    An elite police unit set up to take down the North-west's most hardened criminals is celebrating after reaching a landmark in the ...

    An elite police unit set up to take down the North-west's most hardened criminals is celebrating after reaching a landmark in the amount of prison time handed down to them. 'Titan', the Regional Organised Crime Unit, hit the 2000 year mark after former businesswoman Paula White from...

    01/07/2015
  5. Imaginative Messages Aimed at Keeping Southport Clean and Tidy southport

    Southport primary school children have created some imaginative messages aimed at keeping Southport clean and tidy...and they will ...

    Southport primary school children have created some imaginative messages aimed at keeping Southport clean and tidy...and they will be coming to a bin or refuse lorry near you! A ground breaking scheme organised by Rubbish Friends in association with Sefton Council and Southport MP John Pugh, was...

    01/07/2015
  6. Mobile phone roaming charges set to end southport

    From June 2017, mobile roaming charges will no longer apply within the EU for making calls, sending texts and using the internet. ...

    From June 2017, mobile roaming charges will no longer apply within the EU for making calls, sending texts and using the internet. From June 2017, British visitors to Europe will no longer be charged additional fees for using their mobile phones. The UK has led from the beginning in...

    01/07/2015
  7. Hundreds of ‘coasting’ schools to be transformed southport

    Government sets out the definition of a 'coasting' school. Hundreds of coasting schools will be targeted for improvement after ...

    Government sets out the definition of a 'coasting' school. Hundreds of coasting schools will be targeted for improvement after Education Secretary Nicky Morgan unveiled a new measure which for the first time will identify those schools which are failing to push every pupil to reach their...

    01/07/2015
  8. North West roads plan biggest for 50 years southport

    North West roads plan biggest for 50 years 80 miles of smart motorway coming to region £1.5 billion invested by 2020 ...

    North West roads plan biggest for 50 years 80 miles of smart motorway coming to region £1.5 billion invested by 2020 Drivers in the North West are set to benefit from the biggest increase in capacity on the region’s roads for 50 years. Highways England has announced that it plans to...

    01/07/2015
  9. Heatwave Warning Issued As Southport Basks In The 30°C Temperatures southport

    Southport residents are being warned to take care in the heat. The North West Ambulance Service is urging the public to take ...

    Southport residents are being warned to take care in the heat. The North West Ambulance Service is urging the public to take extra care as the Met Office forecasts soaring temperatures over the coming days. Many people will be looking forward to enjoying the hot weather but it’s important to...

    30/06/2015
  10. Paramedics Called To Edinburgh Woollen Mill southport

    Paramedics were called to the Edinburgh Woollen Mill on Lord Street Southport this afternoon after a woman became ill in the ...

    Paramedics were called to the Edinburgh Woollen Mill on Lord Street Southport this afternoon after a woman became ill in the store. According to witnesses she was suffering from the intense heat.The casualty was taken to Southport hospital for treatment.

    30/06/2015
  11. Home Instead Open Day southport

    Home Instead of Scarisbrick New Road Southport are hosting an open day on Saturday the 11th of July. The Southport office has ...

    Home Instead of Scarisbrick New Road Southport are hosting an open day on Saturday the 11th of July. The Southport office has been owned and managed by Anthea Pilkington and Irene Hough since April 2007.See poster below for details or click here.

    30/06/2015
  12. Open Golf Final Qualifying At Hillside southport

    One of the final qualifying rounds for this years Open Championship at St Andrews was being held a Southport's Hillside Golf Club ...

    One of the final qualifying rounds for this years Open Championship at St Andrews was being held a Southport's Hillside Golf Club today. The back nine holes were redesigned in the 1960s, making the homeward journey a challenging one for golfers of all standards. After playing the course, Greg...

    30/06/2015
  13. Birkdale High School Pupil Receives New Boat From Ben Gautrey Foundation southport

    Thirteen year old Sam Cooper, a pupil at Birkdale High School had the surprise of his life during a school assembly where he was ...

    Thirteen year old Sam Cooper, a pupil at Birkdale High School had the surprise of his life during a school assembly where he was given a new boat! Sam has been selected to represent Great Britain, sailing a topper at international level. The topper boat was donated to Sam by the ‘Benjamin...

    30/06/2015
  14. Missing From Home Peter McDonald-Could Be In Southport-Found southport

    Peter was found in Southport today. Merseyside Police is appealing for information on the whereabouts of 15-year-old Peter ...

    Peter was found in Southport today. Merseyside Police is appealing for information on the whereabouts of 15-year-old Peter McDonald. Peter is missing from his home in Fairfield and was last seen on Tuesday, 23 June on Dale Street in Liverpool city centre.

    30/06/2015
  15. Sefton Council Consultation on future of Crosby Town Centre southport

    Crosby Investment Strategy, which looks at the options for the economic and social rejuvenation of the area, is being made ...

    Crosby Investment Strategy, which looks at the options for the economic and social rejuvenation of the area, is being made publicly available for comment from 29 June until Sunday 9 August. The aim of the Strategy is for Crosby Village to have a vibrant and exciting centre at the very heart...

    30/06/2015
  16. Flames and Lillys Diner Score Zero In Food Hygiene Ratings. southport

    Two Southport food outlets have scored zero in the "Scores on the doors"food hygiene ratings.Flames on Eastbank Street ...

    Two Southport food outlets have scored zero in the "Scores on the doors"food hygiene ratings.Flames on Eastbank Street and Lillys Diner on Nevill Street have been rated as "urgent improvement necessary" Food hygiene and safety was rated poor in both establishments and there was no confidence in...

    30/06/2015
  17. Greece updates: advice for UK citizens southport

    Banking controls have now been introduced in Greece alongside bank holidays which are likely to see banks in Greece closed until ...

    Banking controls have now been introduced in Greece alongside bank holidays which are likely to see banks in Greece closed until at least 6 July (inclusive). What has happened. A decision has been made by the Greek authorities to introduce restrictions on banking facilities and implement...

    30/06/2015
  18. 2015 NHS North West Games southport

    NHS staff from nineteen different organisations will take part in the fifth annual NHS North West Games on Sunday 5th July. ...

    NHS staff from nineteen different organisations will take part in the fifth annual NHS North West Games on Sunday 5th July. The annual health and wellbeing event is now firmly established in the NHS calendar with staff taking part to compete for a winning title in a 5k run, football ,...

    30/06/2015
  19. Local Southport Dance Troupe Wins 10 Medals southport

    A local Southport dance troupe which attended a competition at Rhyl Town Hall On 6th - 7th June came away with 10 medals. The ...

    A local Southport dance troupe which attended a competition at Rhyl Town Hall On 6th - 7th June came away with 10 medals. The troupe - led by Philippa Sandiford - had not been in competition before; the competition was one of the largest in the north west and the girls were a credit to their...

    30/06/2015
  20. Appeal After Robbery At Preston New Road Opticians southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Southport in the early hours of Monday, 29 June. At around ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a burglary in Southport in the early hours of Monday, 29 June. At around 0.15am, officers were called to David H Myers opticians, Preston New Road following a report that two offenders, wearing dark clothing and with their faces covered, had...

    29/06/2015
  21. RTC Liverpool Road Formby southport

    The emergency services were called to Liverpool Road Formby this morning after a bus and car collided.Two men were treated for ...

    The emergency services were called to Liverpool Road Formby this morning after a bus and car collided.Two men were treated for minor injuries.The road was closed for 2 hours for accident investigation work.

    29/06/2015
  22. Seven Men Charged Following The Recovery Of £8.5 Million Worth Of Heroin southport

    Following the arrest of eight men on Friday, 26 June by officers from The North West Regional Crime Unit, TITAN and the National ...

    Following the arrest of eight men on Friday, 26 June by officers from The North West Regional Crime Unit, TITAN and the National Crime Agency, the following have now been charged with conspiring to import controlled heroin. Burack Gurgur, 25 years of Stamford Road, London Ugur Bakac, 29...

    29/06/2015
  23. DVLA Clamping Team Operating In Southport southport

    The DVLA are in Southport today clamping untaxed vehicles.Automatic Number Plate Recognition is used to detect vehicles with no ...

    The DVLA are in Southport today clamping untaxed vehicles.Automatic Number Plate Recognition is used to detect vehicles with no tax. Your vehicle may have been clamped or removed if it was untaxed and: on a public road, even if you had a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN) not on a public...

    29/06/2015
  24. Preston New Road shale gas application refused southport

    Members of Lancashire County Council's Development Control Committee have voted to refuse the application by oil and gas company ...

    Members of Lancashire County Council's Development Control Committee have voted to refuse the application by oil and gas company Cuadrilla to explore for shale gas at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton by drilling, hydraulically fracking and testing the flow of gas. The application to drill,...

    29/06/2015
  25. North West Fed Festival of Croquet southport

    What a wonderful weekend it was, sunshine, close cut sweeping green lawns in the park and croquet with a gentle scent of the sea. ...

    What a wonderful weekend it was, sunshine, close cut sweeping green lawns in the park and croquet with a gentle scent of the sea. Teams came from all over the North West to join in the 21st annual Festival of Croquet at Southport’s Victoria Park, playing on 10 full lawns and 6 short lawns;...

    29/06/2015
  26. Shoppers and visitors to benefit from changes to parking arrangements in Ormskirk southport

    Shoppers and visitors to Ormskirk can benefit from changes being made to parking arrangements in Ormskirk town centre which come ...

    Shoppers and visitors to Ormskirk can benefit from changes being made to parking arrangements in Ormskirk town centre which come into force on Wednesday 1 July. Free parking will be available for up to four hours on Saturdays at the car park by the West Lancashire Borough Council offices on...

    29/06/2015
  27. Daniel Purvis at this years Sports Awards southport

    Olympic bronze medal winner, Daniel Purvis, will be guest of honour at this year's Sefton Sports Awards. The annual celebration ...

    Olympic bronze medal winner, Daniel Purvis, will be guest of honour at this year's Sefton Sports Awards. The annual celebration of local sport is being held at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on Wednesday, July 8. The awards champion the fantastic achievements of the borough's...

    29/06/2015
  28. Let's Do The Time Warp Again!! southport

    Since its first appearance at the Royal Court Theatre in June 1973, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show has become the world's ...

    Since its first appearance at the Royal Court Theatre in June 1973, Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show has become the world's favourite Rock N' Roll musical. It has been performed worldwide for over 40 years in over 30 countries and has been translated into more than 20 languages. Director...

    29/06/2015
  29. Lancashire's textile industry showcased at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park southport

    Lancashire's textile industry showcased at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Visitors to this year's RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park ...

    Lancashire's textile industry showcased at RHS Flower Show Tatton Park Visitors to this year's RHS Flower Show at Tatton Park will be able to enjoy a garden designed to showcase the materials that Lancashire's textile industry used to produce cloth. The feature garden will be created as part...

    29/06/2015
  30. Working for peace in Israel / Palestine - public meeting southport

    Methodist Conference Fringe Meeting Working for peace in Israel / Palestine - public meeting.All that is necessary for the triumph ...

    Methodist Conference Fringe Meeting Working for peace in Israel / Palestine - public meeting.All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is that good men do nothing.

    29/06/2015
  31. Number of teenagers in education and training hits all-time high southport

    Figure for those not in education, employment or training (NEET) also breaks record, reaching a new low. The number of ...

    Figure for those not in education, employment or training (NEET) also breaks record, reaching a new low. The number of teenagers in education or training is at its highest since consistent records began more than 2 decades ago, figures revealed recently (25 June 2015). At the end of 2014,...

    29/06/2015
  32. Derain House Ambassadors Fundraise Over £700 In June southport

    King George V College’s Derian House Student Ambassadors have been fundraising around College and in the local community raising ...

    King George V College’s Derian House Student Ambassadors have been fundraising around College and in the local community raising over £700 since the beginning of June through fundraising activities. The students participated in a bag packing event, Wednesday 17/06/2015, saw the ambassador...

    29/06/2015
  33. KGV Recruits New Vice Principal southport

    King George V College (KGV) has recruited a new vice principal as the college continues its concerted push to return the college ...

    King George V College (KGV) has recruited a new vice principal as the college continues its concerted push to return the college to “outstanding” Ofsted grade. Anne-Marie Francis joined the College on June 16, from Burnley College – currently rated as an outstanding institution – as Vice...

    29/06/2015
  34. Free festival celebrates archaeology in Preston southport

    People with an interest in history are invited to a free Festival of Archaeology event at the Museum of Lancashire on Saturday 18 ...

    People with an interest in history are invited to a free Festival of Archaeology event at the Museum of Lancashire on Saturday 18 July. The festival is an annual event which aims to bring the past alive and celebrate the UK's heritage. It is coordinated by the Council for British Archaeology...

    29/06/2015
  35. Independent legal advice reveals that Lancashire councillors can refuse fracking southport

    Independent Queen's Council legal advice shows that Lancashire's Councillors can refuse Cuadrilla's fracking application tomorrow ...

    Independent Queen's Council legal advice shows that Lancashire's Councillors can refuse Cuadrilla's fracking application tomorrow (Monday 29 June) morning and could expect to defend this if the decision went to legal appeal. Advice from Richard Harwood QC highlights that it’s for the...

    29/06/2015
  36. St Mark's Scarisbrick Staff Member Wins Two Awards southport

    St Mark’s CE Primary School are delighted to announce that a member of staff has just won 2 regional Pride Awards. Jan Lyness who ...

    St Mark’s CE Primary School are delighted to announce that a member of staff has just won 2 regional Pride Awards. Jan Lyness who has been at the school for 20 years was shortlisted for the Customer Service Award and Employee of the Year award. Today, she was welcomed to the stage twice to collect...

    28/06/2015

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