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  1. Young people invited to take part in major UK consultation southport

    A BALLOT is underway to give young people from Lancashire their say on what issues are discussed at a special session of the UK ...

    A BALLOT is underway to give young people from Lancashire their say on what issues are discussed at a special session of the UK Youth Parliament (UKYP) to be held in the House of Commons. The ballot, called Make Your Mark, runs until October 10. It will ask young people across the country what...

    27/08/2014
  2. Another "Grot Spot" Cleaned Up southport

    After we highlighted yesterday the disgusting state of Victoria Bridge Road once again the Council has done something about it. ...

    After we highlighted yesterday the disgusting state of Victoria Bridge Road once again the Council has done something about it. Today the area is reasonably clean. Yesterday...

    27/08/2014
  3. Appeal for missing man from Chorley southport

    POLICE are appealing for information about a 42-year-old man who has gone missing from his home in Chorley. Steven Farrell was ...

    POLICE are appealing for information about a 42-year-old man who has gone missing from his home in Chorley. Steven Farrell was last seen at Sacred Heart Church on Brooke Street, Chorley at around 10.15am yesterday (Tuesday 26 August 2014). He is described as white, around 5ft 7ins, with...

    27/08/2014
  4. MP comments on changes to Hospital parking southport

    Rosie Cooper MP has welcomed new guidelines on hospital parking, aimed at reducing costs to patients, visitors and staff, having ...

    Rosie Cooper MP has welcomed new guidelines on hospital parking, aimed at reducing costs to patients, visitors and staff, having campaigned on this issue over several years. Free or reduced parking should now be available to many groups of people including those with disabilities, frequent...

    27/08/2014
  5. Industry puts safety first with sky lantern code of practice southport

    The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has today published a new code of practice for sky lanterns - aimed at and developed by ...

    The Trading Standards Institute (TSI) has today published a new code of practice for sky lanterns - aimed at and developed by industry. The code was the outcome of discussions between Government and industry hosted by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. Concerns have...

    27/08/2014
  6. Trust A&E services maintain top performance southport

    Hospital staff at Southport and Ormskirk were once again among the top 10 best performing A&E teams in England this spring. ...

    Hospital staff at Southport and Ormskirk were once again among the top 10 best performing A&E teams in England this spring. The figures show that the Trust comfortably exceeded the national target for patients to be treated, discharged or admitted to a bed within four hours. The Trust was...

    27/08/2014
  7. Number of 2-year-olds eligible for free childcare to double southport

    Parents should check if their 2-year-olds will be eligible for free childcare when the amount on offer doubles next week. ...

    Parents should check if their 2-year-olds will be eligible for free childcare when the amount on offer doubles next week. From next week, around 40% of 2-year-olds will be entitled to 15 free hours of free early education per week - up from 20% last year. Evidence suggests that children...

    27/08/2014
  8. Toxic fake cigarettes filled with asbestos and excrement seized southport

    Millions of illegal cigarettes filled with dead flies, human excrement and abnormally high levels of cancer-causing chemicals are ...

    Millions of illegal cigarettes filled with dead flies, human excrement and abnormally high levels of cancer-causing chemicals are being taken off the streets by councils cracking down on the black market trade. The Local Government Association (LGA) said efforts to reduce smoking and improve...

    27/08/2014
  9. Wish You Were Here ? southport

    An exhibition of over 200 of the late twentieth centuries’ most famous artist’s work is on display at The Atkinson as part of the ...

    An exhibition of over 200 of the late twentieth centuries’ most famous artist’s work is on display at The Atkinson as part of the exhibition – Wish You Were Here? Selected from Jeremy Cooper’s major artists’ postcards collection, Wish you were here? Presents works by a number of major...

    27/08/2014
  10. Study Science At Southport College southport

    Students who want to study a Level 3 extended diploma (equivalent to A-Levels) in applied science can now do so at Southport ...

    Students who want to study a Level 3 extended diploma (equivalent to A-Levels) in applied science can now do so at Southport College. The College has expanded and upgraded its science laboratories over the summer break and is accepting applications from students who would like to start the new...

    27/08/2014
  11. Victoria Bridge Road Disgrace southport

    Another of the many "Grot Spot's" in Southport this time Victoria Bridge Road over the railway lines going towards ...

    Another of the many "Grot Spot's" in Southport this time Victoria Bridge Road over the railway lines going towards ASDA.Looks like Princes Park after the Orange Lodge have been.

    26/08/2014
  12. Free School Meals southport

    From September, every child in the first three years of school will be able to enjoy a free healthy school lunch and we applaud ...

    From September, every child in the first three years of school will be able to enjoy a free healthy school lunch and we applaud the Government for their support of universal infant free school meals and the School Food Plan. With one in five children leaving primary school overweight and obese,...

    26/08/2014
  13. Sefton people invited to have their say on cancer hospital proposals southport

    New cancer hospital proposals: find out more & have your say at Sefton consultation roadshow People in Sefton can find out ...

    New cancer hospital proposals: find out more & have your say at Sefton consultation roadshow People in Sefton can find out more and have their say on proposals for Transforming Cancer Care across Cheshire and Merseyside at a public consultation roadshow this Friday (29th August). The...

    26/08/2014
  14. Ormskirk MotorFest a huge success southport

    An estimated 25,000 people came to Ormskirk MotorFest to enjoy a fabulous day out at one of the North West’s biggest free family ...

    An estimated 25,000 people came to Ormskirk MotorFest to enjoy a fabulous day out at one of the North West’s biggest free family events. In glorious sunshine the crowds spent time admiring more than 300 cars and motorcycles from all eras of motoring lined up on Moor Street, Aughton Street and...

    26/08/2014
  15. Police sign up to the Government’s Best Use of Stop and Search Scheme southport

    Lancashire Constabulary is one of 24 forces who have signed up to the Best Use of Stop and Search scheme, Home Secretary Theresa ...

    Lancashire Constabulary is one of 24 forces who have signed up to the Best Use of Stop and Search scheme, Home Secretary Theresa May said today. The voluntary scheme, which was announced by the Home Secretary in April, is designed to contribute to a significant reduction in the overall use...

    26/08/2014
  16. The Talent Factory Workshop southport

    Don’t let the kids finish off the summer holidays without trying something new, fun and different. The Talent Factory are hosting ...

    Don’t let the kids finish off the summer holidays without trying something new, fun and different. The Talent Factory are hosting their last workshops before school starts again on Saturday 30th August from 9.30am to 12.30pm. A great opportunity to learn new skills and techniques in pop vocals,...

    26/08/2014
  17. Ride the Lights returns for 2014 southport

    Ride the Lights is back on Blackpool Promenade on 26 August and is set to be as popular as ever. The annual event, which ...

    Ride the Lights is back on Blackpool Promenade on 26 August and is set to be as popular as ever. The annual event, which sees the Promenade fully closed to vehicles for one night only between 7pm and 10pm to allow cyclists to get a sneak preview of the Blackpool Illuminations, remains free,...

    26/08/2014
  18. Local Authority Software Applications now live southport

    We are pleased to confirm that the Local Authority Software Applications agreement (RM1059) is now live and available for ...

    We are pleased to confirm that the Local Authority Software Applications agreement (RM1059) is now live and available for customers to access. This agreement has been developed with local authority customers and stakeholders including the Local Government Association (LGA) and Pro5; it is...

    26/08/2014
  19. Mental health services visit for Lord Mayor southport

    It’s not often you get a sneak preview of a ‘Christmas present’ this early, but the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Erica Kemp was ...

    It’s not often you get a sneak preview of a ‘Christmas present’ this early, but the Lord Mayor of Liverpool Cllr Erica Kemp was able to view progress of construction of the new Clock View Hospital in Walton prior to its completion by Christmas 2014. The Lord Mayor paid an official visit to...

    26/08/2014
  20. Four Men Charged With Robbery Bargain Booze Lydiate southport

    Four men have appeared in court charged with robbery following an incident at the Bargain Booze store in Liverpool Road, Lydiate ...

    Four men have appeared in court charged with robbery following an incident at the Bargain Booze store in Liverpool Road, Lydiate on Thursday night. James Brown, aged 25, of Gloucester Road, Bootle; anthony Keating, aged 26, of Copthorne Walk, Kirkby; Mark Darcy, aged 27, from Kent; and...

    26/08/2014
  21. AFC Telford 3 Southport 3 southport

    A late goal from Telfords Mike Phenix's cost Southport all three points today Johnny Gorman's 20-yard free-kick put ...

    A late goal from Telfords Mike Phenix's cost Southport all three points today Johnny Gorman's 20-yard free-kick put Southport ahead but Phenix levelled . Richard Brodie scored his first of his two goals for Southport just before the break before ex Southport player Godfrey Poku was sent...

    25/08/2014
  22. John Dodd Advice Centre southport

    Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 28th August. ...

    Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 28th August. They will be available from 10.30am-11.30am at Cafe Moo Moo, Cambridge Road (Churchtown traffic lights) to assist residents with any local issues, problems or...

    25/08/2014
  23. Ormskirk 'laps up' Motorfest! southport

    All roads led to Ormskirk yesterday as thousands of folk attended the fourth MotorFest. ...

    All roads led to Ormskirk yesterday as thousands of folk attended the fourth MotorFest.

    25/08/2014
  24. Young People Not in Education, Employment or Training , August 2014 southport

    For April to June 2014 There were 955,000 young people (aged from 16 to 24) in the UK who were Not in Education, Employment or ...

    For April to June 2014 There were 955,000 young people (aged from 16 to 24) in the UK who were Not in Education, Employment or Training (NEET), a decrease of 20,000 from January to March 2014 and down 138,000 from a year earlier. The percentage of all young people in the UK who were NEET...

    25/08/2014
  25. Short Croquet League Pendle 6 – Southport 10 southport

    Pendle’s picturesque croquet lawns at Barnoldswick, nestling under the Pennine Way, were the scene of a great Southport Short ...

    Pendle’s picturesque croquet lawns at Barnoldswick, nestling under the Pennine Way, were the scene of a great Southport Short Croquet win at the weekend. Captain Eileen Gallagher was forced to make last minute substitutions because of team injuries and Margaret Flemington with Jennifer Mawdsley,...

    25/08/2014
  26. Southport Fully Fit For AFC Trip. southport

    Martin Foyle has a fully fit squad for the Vanarama Conference Bank Holiday away fixture with AFC Telford kick off 3pm. The ...

    Martin Foyle has a fully fit squad for the Vanarama Conference Bank Holiday away fixture with AFC Telford kick off 3pm. The Port back at the Merseyrail Community Stadium next Saturday when Barnet provide the opposition. source www.southportfc.net

    25/08/2014
  27. Share your biking tales as part of national Cycle To Work Day southport

    Do you cycle to work on a journey that would make Sir Bradley Wiggins break into a sweat? Or maybe you’ve been cycling the same ...

    Do you cycle to work on a journey that would make Sir Bradley Wiggins break into a sweat? Or maybe you’ve been cycling the same route for the last 40 years come rain or shine? Merseytravel wants to hear from you as part of its celebrations for national Cycle To Work Day. Merseytravel is...

    25/08/2014
  28. Firefighters Rescue Woman Stuck In Mud Near Crosby Beach southport

    Firefighters rescued a woman trapped up to her waist in mud. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service were called on Friday, ...

    Firefighters rescued a woman trapped up to her waist in mud. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service were called on Friday, August 22, to Crosby Beach. Two fire appliances attended the call-out. Firefighters in dry suits used a Coastguard rescue flat board to help rescue the woman. The woman was...

    25/08/2014
  29. Wanted Appeal - Ryan Brodie southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a 24-year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison and in relation ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a 24-year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison and in relation to an assault. Ryan Brodie is wanted on recall to prison for breaching his licence conditions and wanted in relation to an assault that occurred in June 2014. He...

    24/08/2014
  30. Litter Problem Still Persists At Southport Station southport

    The litter problem at Southport has not improved at all. Litter is still on the tracks from earlier in the summer.Welcome to our ...

    The litter problem at Southport has not improved at all. Litter is still on the tracks from earlier in the summer.Welcome to our Classic Resort.

    24/08/2014
  31. 588 Crimes Reported In Southport In June southport

    Data from the Police.UK website show that there were a staggering 588 crimes reported in Southport during the month of June ...

    Data from the Police.UK website show that there were a staggering 588 crimes reported in Southport during the month of June 2014.For more information on the figures and a breakdown click here.

    23/08/2014
  32. Southport 2 Altrincham 1 southport

    Goals From Richard Brodie and a injury time winner from Foster gave Southport their first win of the season.Altrincham's goal was ...

    Goals From Richard Brodie and a injury time winner from Foster gave Southport their first win of the season.Altrincham's goal was scored by Gillespie.Southport are away to Liam Watson's Telford on Bank Holiday Monday. Southport 01 Lloyd-Weston Booked 03 Fitzpatrick 05 Collins

    23/08/2014
  33. Fran Halsall Wins Gold At European Championships southport

    Southport's Fran Halsall has won gold in the 50M backstroke event in Berlin.She beat team mate Georgina Davies by one hundredth of ...

    Southport's Fran Halsall has won gold in the 50M backstroke event in Berlin.She beat team mate Georgina Davies by one hundredth of a second to win with a time of 27.81.

    23/08/2014
  34. Paramedics praised for cardiac care southport

    We are always grateful to receive feedback for the service we provide to our patients but it is especially rewarding when we hear ...

    We are always grateful to receive feedback for the service we provide to our patients but it is especially rewarding when we hear how a patient is recovering after they leave our care. When Anthony Whitehead, 59, had taken ill with chest pains, his wife Rita called the out of hours GP service...

    23/08/2014
  35. Galloways Flower Show Success southport

    A Southport based charity who took part in the Flower Show for the first time this year claim they were completely overwhelmed by ...

    A Southport based charity who took part in the Flower Show for the first time this year claim they were completely overwhelmed by the level of support they received from staff at the show and the public Galloway’s Society for the Blind which merged with Southport blind aid only a few years ago...

    23/08/2014
  36. Mobile Phone Safety Love it. Log it! southport

    Register your mobile phone for FREE and improve your chances of getting it back. Should the worst happen and your phone is lost ...

    Register your mobile phone for FREE and improve your chances of getting it back. Should the worst happen and your phone is lost or stolen, you can improve your chance of getting it back by registering it on the Immobilise database. The database is checked nationally by all UK police forces to...

    22/08/2014

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