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  1. Government takes action to support pension savers southport

    The government is kicking off an investigation today (30 July 2015) to ensure more people can take advantage of new pension ...

    The government is kicking off an investigation today (30 July 2015) to ensure more people can take advantage of new pension freedoms introduced in April. ...

    30/07/2015
  2. Three jailed for West Lancashire drugs conspiracy southport

    Three men have been jailed for a total of 40 years for their roles in a conspiracy to supply cocaine in the West Lancashire area. ...

    Three men have been jailed for a total of 40 years for their roles in a conspiracy to supply cocaine in the West Lancashire area. Gareth Mawdsley, 34, of Bleasdale Close, Aughton; Gerrard Gandy, 34, of Orrell Road, Wigan and James Moran, 33, of Banksbarn, Skelmersdale were sentenced to 16, 14 ...

    30/07/2015
  3. Town Centre Crackdown On Anti Social Behaviour southport

    Police community support officers are cracking down on anti social behaviour in Southport town centre. The school holidays see an ...

    Police community support officers are cracking down on anti social behaviour in Southport town centre. The school holidays see an increase in bad behaviour as groups of youths are off school. Officers targeted a group who were on waste ground in West Street Southport yesterday making sure they...

    30/07/2015
  4. Police Called To An Address In High Park Southport southport

    Officers from Merseyside Police performed a pre planned search of a property in High Park Southport this morning.A spokesperson ...

    Officers from Merseyside Police performed a pre planned search of a property in High Park Southport this morning.A spokesperson for the police said that the search is ongoing and no arrests have been made.

    30/07/2015
  5. Set up Camp Safely: The Hazards of the Great Outdoors southport

    As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is asking the people of Lancashire to stay safe this summer ...

    As part of the Fire Kills campaign, Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is asking the people of Lancashire to stay safe this summer as they make the most of the weather and enjoy the great outdoors, whether camping, cooking or exploring. “A long hot summer is what we hope for,” said Deputy...

    30/07/2015
  6. 15 year old boy missing from Blackpool southport

    Police are appealing for help to find a 15 year old boy who is missing from Blackpool. Regan Stowe was last seen at on Bank ...

    Police are appealing for help to find a 15 year old boy who is missing from Blackpool. Regan Stowe was last seen at on Bank Hey Street at 1pm on Saturday 25 July. He is described as white, approximately 6ft 1in tall, slim build with short light brown hair. He was last seen wearing a black...

    30/07/2015
  7. Family fun at Liverpool Loves southport

    Keep kids of all ages entertained this summer holiday with a fantastic programme of free family activity on offer during the ...

    Keep kids of all ages entertained this summer holiday with a fantastic programme of free family activity on offer during the inaugural three-day Liverpool Loves festival in August. A dedicated kid’s activity area, arts and craft workshops, dance workshops and circus training are among the...

    30/07/2015
  8. 17,000 British nationals abroad supported by Foreign Office last year southport

    New report reveals the difficulties British nationals faced abroad in 2014/15 and offers advice on staying safe this summer ...

    New report reveals the difficulties British nationals faced abroad in 2014/15 and offers advice on staying safe this summer ...

    30/07/2015
  9. Southport At Home To Bolton Wanderers This Saturday southport

    Southport are at home to Bolton Wanderers X1 on Saturday kick off 3pm. Following the match, Trust in Yellow will hold a ...

    Southport are at home to Bolton Wanderers X1 on Saturday kick off 3pm. Following the match, Trust in Yellow will hold a Meet the Manager session with Paul Carden in the Grandstand Bar. All fans are welcome to attend. Questions will be taken from the floor or can be submitted in advance by...

    30/07/2015
  10. Theft of pedal cycles in the town centre and Ocean Plaza southport

    Throughout June, neighbourhood officers conducted a campaign to raise awareness of cycle theft by putting tags onto bikes left in ...

    Throughout June, neighbourhood officers conducted a campaign to raise awareness of cycle theft by putting tags onto bikes left in the town centre. Officers held two ‘bike registration’ events at Ocean Plaza, where 50 bikes were added to the www.immobilise.com property database and had...

    30/07/2015
  11. Proms In The Park southport

    Southport's stunning King's Gardens is holding a free evening of music with a special Proms in the Park. Music lovers of ...

    Southport's stunning King's Gardens is holding a free evening of music with a special Proms in the Park. Music lovers of all ages can enjoy some classical music performed by the Maghull Wind Orchestra on Saturday, August 1 in the Community Garden (opposite Royal Clifton Hotel). The...

    30/07/2015
  12. RIP Sir Peter O'Sullevan-Commentator On Red Rum's 3 National Wins southport

    BBC horse racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan,has died aged 97. Peter commentated on all three of Red Rum's Grand National ...

    BBC horse racing commentator Sir Peter O'Sullevan,has died aged 97. Peter commentated on all three of Red Rum's Grand National wins. An icon in the sport, he...

    29/07/2015
  13. Coach Breaks Down On Lord Street Southport-Video southport

    A broken down coach brought chaos to Lord Street at approximately 4.00pm today.The coach broke down in the right hand lane at the ...

    A broken down coach brought chaos to Lord Street at approximately 4.00pm today.The coach broke down in the right hand lane at the traffic lights turning into Eastbank Street. Large queues of traffic built up as far as Duke Street as drivers struggled to get past.

    29/07/2015
  14. Southport Station Dingy According to MP southport

    The entrance to Southport station is dingy, depressing and downbeat according to the town’s MP John Pugh but improving it has been ...

    The entrance to Southport station is dingy, depressing and downbeat according to the town’s MP John Pugh but improving it has been difficult due to the large number of different organisations that have a part of it. Earlier this year Sefton failed to put in a bid for a station improvement grant...

    29/07/2015
  15. Liverpool Taxi Drivers Children In Care Day Out-Southport southport

    Liverpool Taxi Drivers are proud to support children in care throughout Merseyside with special events and fundraising and 2015 is ...

    Liverpool Taxi Drivers are proud to support children in care throughout Merseyside with special events and fundraising and 2015 is extra special as they have been adding their support for 30 years. Once again they will be driving their convoy of colourfully decorated taxis from Liverpool to...

    29/07/2015
  16. Civil Enforcement Officers Return To Marine Drive Car Park southport

    After being absent for the last two days due to there being some Travellers on the Sea Wall Car Park the Civil Enforcement ...

    After being absent for the last two days due to there being some Travellers on the Sea Wall Car Park the Civil Enforcement Officers are back ticketing motorists today. Despite there being dozens of parking violations not one Travellers vehicle was ticketed. But today its a different story.

    29/07/2015
  17. A Splash of Summer Vintage at The Atkinson southport

    Get up to date with a truly original summer wardrobe as The Atkinson is transformed into a vintage heaven once more this August ...

    Get up to date with a truly original summer wardrobe as The Atkinson is transformed into a vintage heaven once more this August with Pillbox Vintage Fairs. The summer Vintage Fair will be taking over the first two floors of The Atkinson, which is the perfect spot for the event. A vintage...

    29/07/2015
  18. Fire Involving A Wheelie Bin In Southport southport

    Firefighters were called out to a wheelie bin fire in Southport. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service attended Mellors Close at ...

    Firefighters were called out to a wheelie bin fire in Southport. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service attended Mellors Close at around 3.50am. The fire involved a wheelie bin at the side of a building. It is believed that the fire was accidental. A fire appliance from Southport Community...

    29/07/2015
  19. Anti-Social Behaviour in Churchtown and Botanic Gardens southport

    Whilst the issue of large numbers of young people gathering around the village has reduced, there were some complaints during June ...

    Whilst the issue of large numbers of young people gathering around the village has reduced, there were some complaints during June of anti-social behaviour from the car park of Churchtown Medical centre. Residents affected by this were visited and the young people involved were spoken to and...

    29/07/2015
  20. March with Pride this weekend southport

    Liverpool Pride returns to the city this weekend for its sixth consecutive year and as ever commences with the colourful and ...

    Liverpool Pride returns to the city this weekend for its sixth consecutive year and as ever commences with the colourful and vibrant Liverpool Pride March through the streets of Liverpool city centre on Saturday 1st August. With this year’s theme set as Love is No Crime, stand tall and...

    29/07/2015
  21. Burscough 1 Southport 2 southport

    First-half goals from strike duo Richard Brodie and Connor McCarthy earned Southport their second win of pre-season at Burscough ...

    First-half goals from strike duo Richard Brodie and Connor McCarthy earned Southport their second win of pre-season at Burscough on Tuesday night. With the start of the new Vanarama National League season now just over a week away, the Sandgrounders’ warm-up programme continued with victory...

    29/07/2015
  22. Cost of Violence against Women largely underestimated southport

    The estimated personal and societal cost of Violence against Women is alarmingly high. Direct and indirect costs of violence ...

    The estimated personal and societal cost of Violence against Women is alarmingly high. Direct and indirect costs of violence against women and intimate partner violence affect the victim, their immediate family, society and economy to the extent of slowing down their normal functioning. ...

    29/07/2015
  23. Record 500,000 people renew tax credits online southport

    Record 500,000 people renew tax credits online More than half a million people have renewed their tax credits online, 278,000 ...

    Record 500,000 people renew tax credits online More than half a million people have renewed their tax credits online, 278,000 more than at the same time last year. However, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is warning people who haven’t renewed that their payments might stop if they don’t do so...

    29/07/2015
  24. Arriva Bus Breaks Down Kew Roundabout-Video southport

    An Arriva bus broke down at the Kew roundabout this afternoon.The bus did not cause much of an obstruction to motorists but as ...

    An Arriva bus broke down at the Kew roundabout this afternoon.The bus did not cause much of an obstruction to motorists but as usual some drivers seemed to get frustrated with others. The bus was repaired within half an hour.

    28/07/2015
  25. Rufford Vets - Weekend Opening Aug 1/2 southport

    Due to major refurbishment at the Rufford branch it will be closed from 3pm Friday July 31st, closed all Saturday and Sunday, and ...

    Due to major refurbishment at the Rufford branch it will be closed from 3pm Friday July 31st, closed all Saturday and Sunday, and reopening as normal on Monday August 3rd. The Southport branch at Wennington Road is not affected and will have a Sunday opening there from 9:30 to 1pm. ...

    28/07/2015
  26. RTC Marine Drive Fairways Roundabout southport

    The emergency services were called to the Fairways Roundabout at approximately 10.45 this morning after an elderly driver lost ...

    The emergency services were called to the Fairways Roundabout at approximately 10.45 this morning after an elderly driver lost control and crashed. He was treated at the scene for minor injuries and shock.No other vehicles were involved.

    28/07/2015
  27. 96% of Patients would recommend NWAS To Friends or Family southport

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has welcomed the success of their most recent Friends and Family Test (FFT) with 96% of ...

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has welcomed the success of their most recent Friends and Family Test (FFT) with 96% of patients being ‘extremely likely’ or ‘likely’ to recommend the Trust to a friend or a family member. NWAS introduced the FFT in 2013 and it is published every...

    28/07/2015
  28. Sefton shop owner raves about new body camera southport

    A Sefton shop owner has praised Merseyside Police after benefiting from an innovative project supported by the Commissioner to ...

    A Sefton shop owner has praised Merseyside Police after benefiting from an innovative project supported by the Commissioner to tackle hate crime. Hasau Zerener or 'Zebbie' was full of praise for Sefton's Sigma team who have supported him through repeated incidents of hate crime. ...

    28/07/2015
  29. Blackpool’s breath-taking FREE Air Show is back for 2015. southport

    The free seafront show, which features a whole host of incredible flying machines and attracts thousands of people to the ...

    The free seafront show, which features a whole host of incredible flying machines and attracts thousands of people to the Promenade each year, has been set for Sunday 9 and Monday 10 August. Featuring the world famous RAF Red Arrows – who recently opened their exciting new ride at Blackpool...

    28/07/2015
  30. Birkdale Village Gardens raise £1398.50 for Southport Lifeboat southport

    Birkdale Village Gardens have kindly raised £1398. 50 for the Southport Lifeboat to go towards the new lifeboat House ...

    Birkdale Village Gardens have kindly raised £1398. 50 for the Southport Lifeboat to go towards the new lifeboat House project. Margaret Fletcher, NGS County organiser for Lancashire said: 'Birkdale Village Gardens, opened to the public on 3 occasions this year for charity and gave 20% of money...

    28/07/2015
  31. Looking to start a course this September? southport

    If you are looking to start a course at Southport College this September it couldn't be easier. Full details are below: Not ...

    If you are looking to start a course at Southport College this September it couldn't be easier. Full details are below: Not applied yet? We are still accepting applications for courses from students of all ages. You can apply online or download a paper application form and return it to the...

    28/07/2015
  32. Ten years on: 2005 championship reunion this Sunday southport

    This Sunday, Trust in Yellow hosts the ten-year reunion for the Conference North championship squad of 2005. Any title-winning ...

    This Sunday, Trust in Yellow hosts the ten-year reunion for the Conference North championship squad of 2005. Any title-winning season is special, but for Southport fans the way in which Liam Watson’s team achieved promotion back then is remembered with particular fondness. A decade ago, the...

    28/07/2015
  33. Home Office fraudulent email warning southport

    Home Office warns the public of scam emails that include a virus. We have been made aware of fraudulent emails purporting ...

    Home Office warns the public of scam emails that include a virus. We have been made aware of fraudulent emails purporting to come from the Home Office. The National Fraud Intelligence Bureau (NFIB) is warning the public to be wary of emails that appear to come from the Ministry of Justice...

    28/07/2015
  34. Driver airlifted to hospital after serious RTA, Scarisbrick southport

    These are the dramatic scenes after a two car collision in Scarisbrick this afternoon. ...

    These are the dramatic scenes after a two car collision in Scarisbrick this afternoon.

    27/07/2015
  35. Public welcome at Trust board meeting southport

    From August the Board meetings of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will be held on the first Wednesday of the month. ...

    From August the Board meetings of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will be held on the first Wednesday of the month. The Trust’s next board meeting is on Wednesday 5th August at 9am. It will be held in the Clinical Education Centre at Southport and Formby District General Hospital. ...

    27/07/2015
  36. Kew Park and Ride Now Fixed southport

    The Park & Ride at Kew has been fixed.Qlocal recently highlighted the vandalism that had taken place at the £5 Million ...

    The Park & Ride at Kew has been fixed.Qlocal recently highlighted the vandalism that had taken place at the £5 Million white elephant. Block paving that had been ripped up has been replaced and holes in the roof repaired.Nobody has bothered to remove the weeds and other plants. Arriva say...

    27/07/2015

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