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  1. Sports and Leisure Facilities for hire at St Bede's School in Ormskirk southport

    Did you know that St Bede’s School in Ormskirk opens its doors for community facility hire in the evenings, weekends and school ...

    Did you know that St Bede’s School in Ormskirk opens its doors for community facility hire in the evenings, weekends and school holidays. Great facilities including 3G and grass football pitches, Sports hall, Drama/Dance studio, gymnasium, Theatre/School Hall...

    30/01/2015
  2. Care crisis will require councils to divert £1 bn from other services southport

    The escalating cost of caring for the elderly means councils will have to divert £1.1 billion from services like fixing ...

    The escalating cost of caring for the elderly means councils will have to divert £1.1 billion from services like fixing potholes and running libraries and museums from April, new analysis shows. It comes as local authority leaders warn that a crisis in elderly care funding will have...

    30/01/2015
  3. 55 yr old charged with Distraction Burglary in Southport southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm a 55-year-old man was charged in connection with a number of recent distraction burglaries in ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm a 55-year-old man was charged in connection with a number of recent distraction burglaries in Sefton. Michael McDonough, 55, of Toxteth was arrested on 2 January and subsequently charged with a number of burglary and fraud offences. One of the incidents allegedly...

    30/01/2015
  4. Fire Manchester Road Southport southport

    Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service were called to a fire in Manchester Road Southport at approximately 4.45 this afternoon.They ...

    Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service were called to a fire in Manchester Road Southport at approximately 4.45 this afternoon.They arrived to find a flat in a property well alight.Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus led an occupant to safety.The property was severely damaged by smoke.

    29/01/2015
  5. People from Southport are some of the highest Valentine's Day spenders southport

    With Valentine’s Day approaching fast, men all around the country are starting to rummage around the back of the sofa or dust off ...

    With Valentine’s Day approaching fast, men all around the country are starting to rummage around the back of the sofa or dust off their credit cards, and preparing to purchase a beautiful bouquet of flowers for the woman (or man!) of their dreams. But where you live in the country can...

    29/01/2015
  6. Benefit fraud clampdown as maximum penalty to be more than doubled southport

    Plans to more than double the maximum administrative penalty that can be offered as an alternative to prosecution for benefit ...

    Plans to more than double the maximum administrative penalty that can be offered as an alternative to prosecution for benefit fraud are to be considered by Parliament today. The changes, if approved by MPs, will mean penalties of up to £5,000 can be issued. This will be in addition to...

    29/01/2015
  7. Children get advice to stay safe around dogs southport

    A Lancashire project to reduce the number of dog bites on children has received extra funding. Leyland-based Canine ...

    A Lancashire project to reduce the number of dog bites on children has received extra funding. Leyland-based Canine Education and Training has been given £750 from County Councillor Kim Snape, Lancashire County Council's Champion for Young People. The aim is to reduce the number of dog...

    29/01/2015
  8. Sports Club For Kids This Half Term southport

    We are providers of fun and inventive multi sports for children aged 4-11 years old. Our primary aim is to enhance the social ...

    We are providers of fun and inventive multi sports for children aged 4-11 years old. Our primary aim is to enhance the social development of each child through our sports curriculum, whilst understanding the importance of our values; consideration, appreciation and respect. We are passionate...

    29/01/2015
  9. Backing for plans to seize vehicles caught fly-tipping southport

    The CLA in the North has backed plans to seize the vehicles of people caught fly-tipping in the countryside. The organisation, ...

    The CLA in the North has backed plans to seize the vehicles of people caught fly-tipping in the countryside. The organisation, which represents thousands of landowners, farmers and rural businesses in the region, is throwing its weight behind a government fly-tipping consultation, which proposes...

    29/01/2015
  10. New restorative justice training for Merseyside Police southport

    Police officers across Merseyside will be better trained to support victims to use restorative justice, thanks to new training ...

    Police officers across Merseyside will be better trained to support victims to use restorative justice, thanks to new training funded by the Police Commissioner. Victims’ Champion and Deputy Commissioner Cllr Ann O’Byrne has today confirmed the Merseyside Community Rehabilitation Company...

    29/01/2015
  11. Daniel Whiston Supports The Fight To Save Brookdale southport

    Ice dancing celebrity, Daniel Whiston, supports the fight to save Ainsdale’s Brookdale Resource Centre The Brookdale ...

    Ice dancing celebrity, Daniel Whiston, supports the fight to save Ainsdale’s Brookdale Resource Centre The Brookdale Resource Centre in Ainsdale, Southport had a special visitor (28/1/15) today. Daniel Whiston (of Dancing on Ice fame) has known Mary Dixon since he was a child through...

    29/01/2015
  12. Martin Mere Announce AAA British Wildlife Exhibit. southport

    Join the Association of Animal Artists as they display a selection of their work at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this February ...

    Join the Association of Animal Artists as they display a selection of their work at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this February and March (2 February – 29 March). The association will be showcasing a wide selection of work featuring British Wildlife, from both amateur and professional...

    29/01/2015
  13. Southport v Eastleigh Free Offer southport

    For everyone who attended the Chester match and picked up a yellow voucher you have the super opportunity of watching our Vanarama ...

    For everyone who attended the Chester match and picked up a yellow voucher you have the super opportunity of watching our Vanarama Conference fixture versus Eastleigh on Tuesday 10th February. At the turnstiles on Saturday -Southport v Gateshead we will hand you a second different coloured...

    29/01/2015
  14. Controlled Burn Of Gorse In Formby southport

    Firefighters will join The Wildlife Trust during a controlled burn exercise on Freshfield Dune Heath in Formby. The ...

    Firefighters will join The Wildlife Trust during a controlled burn exercise on Freshfield Dune Heath in Formby. The Wildlife Trust will carry out a controlled burn of two hectares of gorse, at a site that is not accessible to the public, as part of its conservation work. A fire crew...

    29/01/2015
  15. £31.6m expansion of Growth Deal for the Liverpool City Region southport

    £31.6M EXPANSION OF GROWTH DEAL BOOSTS LOCAL PLAN FOR THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION ECONOMY The Liverpool City Region Local ...

    £31.6M EXPANSION OF GROWTH DEAL BOOSTS LOCAL PLAN FOR THE LIVERPOOL CITY REGION ECONOMY The Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership has agreed an expansion to its Growth Deal with the Government which will see an extra £31.6m invested in the Liverpool City Region between 2016 and...

    29/01/2015
  16. Man charged with firearms offences southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm a 22-year-old man has been charged with firearm offences following the recovery of a number of ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm a 22-year-old man has been charged with firearm offences following the recovery of a number of firearms last week in Netherton. Steven Lloyd, 22, of Moss Lane, Litherland has today been charged with possession of two Section 5 firearms. Lloyd has been remanded in...

    29/01/2015
  17. Sharon Wins Excellence in Community Leadership Award. southport

    ASDA Community Life Champion Sharon Gregory-wareing was shortlisted with 2 other stores for the Excellence in Community Leadership ...

    ASDA Community Life Champion Sharon Gregory-wareing was shortlisted with 2 other stores for the Excellence in Community Leadership Award. ASDA Southport ASDA Coatbridge-Scotland ASDA Antrim-Ireland The awards ceremony which was held at The Queens Hotel in Leeds on Tuesday 27th January...

    29/01/2015
  18. Update - Formal Identification Of Adam Whitehurst southport

    Update as at 6.45 pm, Wednesday, 28 January Merseyside Police can confirm that the man found in the Banks area on Saturday, ...

    Update as at 6.45 pm, Wednesday, 28 January Merseyside Police can confirm that the man found in the Banks area on Saturday, 24 January has now been formally identified as 34-year-old Adam Whitehurst from Churchtown in Southport. Mr Whitehurst was last seen at around 10am on New...

    28/01/2015
  19. Missing From Home Makayla Jones southport

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 16-year-old Makayla Jones from Norris Green. ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 16-year-old Makayla Jones from Norris Green. Makayla was last seen on Monday night in Bootle and enquiries have been on-going since she was reported as missing on Tuesday, 27 January. There has been no contact with...

    28/01/2015
  20. Consultation on the Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk southport

    Have your say on the Council’s approach to Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management. Consultation is now open for people to ...

    Have your say on the Council’s approach to Flood and Coastal Erosion Risk Management. Consultation is now open for people to comment on the draft service plan, investment plan and flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy which together detail how the Council will work with its partners...

    28/01/2015
  21. British Transport Police seek independent Advisory Group members southport

    Have you ever wanted to voice your opinions on the policing of your local railway and station, or provide feedback on a police ...

    Have you ever wanted to voice your opinions on the policing of your local railway and station, or provide feedback on a police operation that you witnessed? British Transport Police (BTP) is offering you the chance by giving you the opportunity to volunteer to become a member of an...

    28/01/2015
  22. Lancashire County Council defers shale gas planning decisions southport

    Members of Lancashire County Council's Development Control Committee have resolved to defer their decisions on the planning ...

    Members of Lancashire County Council's Development Control Committee have resolved to defer their decisions on the planning applications relating to sites at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood in light of the submission of further information by the applicant The date at which the committee...

    28/01/2015
  23. Planned NHS strike suspended southport

    NHS trade unions have suspended the industrial action planned for this Thursday (29 January) following a pay proposal put forward ...

    NHS trade unions have suspended the industrial action planned for this Thursday (29 January) following a pay proposal put forward by the government. UNISON head of health and the unions' lead negotiator, Christina McAnea said: "The two strike days staged by health workers last year have...

    28/01/2015
  24. Lancashire marks Holocaust Memorial Day southport

    A Holocaust survivor has been talking about his experiences during the Second World War at a special commemoration event in County ...

    A Holocaust survivor has been talking about his experiences during the Second World War at a special commemoration event in County Hall. Stephen Breuer was only a young boy in 1944 when he was among 3,000 Hungarian Jews rounded up and taken to a factory shed next to Pápa Railway Station. He...

    28/01/2015
  25. The Gritters Are Out In Southport-Weather Warning southport

    There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 1200 on Wednesday 28th Jan and 1200 on Tuesday ...

    There is a 90% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 1200 on Wednesday 28th Jan and 1200 on Tuesday 3rd Feb in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Please refer to the national Cold...

    28/01/2015
  26. Minister orders management shake-up at KGV southport

    Skills Minister Nick Boles is to insist on a management shake up at KGV following a year when the college has attracted ...

    Skills Minister Nick Boles is to insist on a management shake up at KGV following a year when the college has attracted significant adverse attention following a poor OFSTED report. Although there is no recommendation to change existing personnel the college will be obliged to appoint...

    28/01/2015
  27. Adoption information evening southport

    Adoption information evening – come along and find out more Anyone thinking about starting or growing their family through ...

    Adoption information evening – come along and find out more Anyone thinking about starting or growing their family through adoption is invited to an information evening in Preston to find out more. The event will be held on Wednesday 4 February 2015 at County Hall, on Fishergate Hill in...

    28/01/2015
  28. Crackdown seizes more than 2.5m illegal cigarettes southport

    Crackdown seizes more than 2.5m illegal cigarettes England's first large scale operation by trading standards against illegal ...

    Crackdown seizes more than 2.5m illegal cigarettes England's first large scale operation by trading standards against illegal tobacco products saw a total of 2,594,858 cigarettes seized, with a value of £614,488. Operation Henry took place between May and November 2014 and involved 81...

    28/01/2015
  29. RIP Phil Carder southport

    Everyone at Southport FC was saddened and stunned to learn on Saturday Phil Carder had passed away after a short illness bravely ...

    Everyone at Southport FC was saddened and stunned to learn on Saturday Phil Carder had passed away after a short illness bravely handled by an outstanding gentleman. Phil was always a meticulous treasurer for our Trust in Yellow having been a highly qualified accountant and in practical...

    28/01/2015
  30. Sharing Data To Protect Those Vulnerable To Fire southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service has published a new report highlighting the importance of sharing data to help those who are ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service has published a new report highlighting the importance of sharing data to help those who are more vulnerable in communities. The publication is called “Dying for Data – Reducing Fire Deaths in Merseyside” and agencies who may already work, or have contact...

    28/01/2015
  31. Be Clear On Cancer Campaign southport

    Sefton Council is supporting the latest Public Health England (PHE) campaign to raise awareness that ongoing heartburn can be a ...

    Sefton Council is supporting the latest Public Health England (PHE) campaign to raise awareness that ongoing heartburn can be a sign of cancer. The campaign, launched this week, urges people to visit their GP if they have heartburn most days for three weeks or more, as this can be a sign of...

    28/01/2015
  32. Increasing numbers of vulnerable people protected southport

    More people than ever before are being protected by Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, part of the Mental Capacity Act that ...

    More people than ever before are being protected by Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards, part of the Mental Capacity Act that protects the rights of adults in care homes and hospitals who lack mental capacity to make decisions about their care. In a report published yesterday, we look at...

    28/01/2015
  33. Southport College Open Evening on Monday 2 Feb, 4.00pm-7.30pm southport

    If you are thinking about what to do when you leave school then Southport College Open Evening on Monday 2 February 2015 is the ...

    If you are thinking about what to do when you leave school then Southport College Open Evening on Monday 2 February 2015 is the perfect place to visit. You’ll have the opportunity to find out about all their courses, meet tutors, meet current students and even try out a course taster activity in...

    27/01/2015
  34. Cold weather alert: Level 2 - Alert and Readiness southport

    There is a 80% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 1200 on Wednesday and 1200 on Sunday in parts ...

    There is a 80% probability of severe cold weather/icy conditions/heavy snow between 1200 on Wednesday and 1200 on Sunday in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. Please refer to the national Cold Weather Plan and...

    27/01/2015
  35. Free skills course for older drivers southport

    PLACES are available on a free course which helps older drivers to keep driving safely for longer. The popular scheme allows ...

    PLACES are available on a free course which helps older drivers to keep driving safely for longer. The popular scheme allows drivers aged 65 and over, who may have passed their test many years ago, to boost their confidence and become safer drivers by going for a short trip with a road safety...

    27/01/2015
  36. An echo from the past - did this painting inspire Anthony Gormley? southport

    You would be forgiven for thinking this was an image of the iconic cast iron figures that pepper Crosby beach. But it ...

    You would be forgiven for thinking this was an image of the iconic cast iron figures that pepper Crosby beach. But it was painted in 1960, almost 40 years before Anthony Gormley’s Another Place transformed this stretch of Sefton’s coastline forever.

    27/01/2015

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