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  1. New alcohol recovery centre opens in southport southport

    Southport is one of a number of locations in the UK launching a new national scheme, the first of its kind, to treat people ...

    Southport is one of a number of locations in the UK launching a new national scheme, the first of its kind, to treat people affected by alcohol over the festive party period. Based in the heart of the resort, the Alcohol Recovery Centre is operating from 12 December until 3 January on a...

    18/12/2014
  2. Defrost Your Turkey Day southport

    To help people stay safe during the festive season, Sefton Council is supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on National ...

    To help people stay safe during the festive season, Sefton Council is supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on National Defrost Your Turkey Day. The day, December 22, is aimed at prompting Christmas cooks to start thinking of the defrosting process in plenty of time and avoid getting...

    18/12/2014
  3. Sleeping Beauty Southport Theatre southport

    Sleeping Beauty is an enchanting mix of music, magic, adventure and pantomime fun with bags of audience participation and a ...

    Sleeping Beauty is an enchanting mix of music, magic, adventure and pantomime fun with bags of audience participation and a magical star line up. This year, for the first time, pantomime is brought to Southport by one of the country’s top pantomime producers, Imagine Theatre, with a script...

    18/12/2014
  4. Helicopter Footage As Part Of On-Going Crackdown On Nuisance Scrambler Bikes southport

    Merseyside Police Release Helicopter Footage As Part Of On-Going Crackdown On Nuisance Scrambler Bikes Merseyside Police ...

    Merseyside Police Release Helicopter Footage As Part Of On-Going Crackdown On Nuisance Scrambler Bikes Merseyside Police has issued CCTV highlighting the dangers of nuisance scrambler bikes as officers continue to crack down, in the run up to Christmas, on people who use them anti-socially....

    18/12/2014
  5. Leader’s Christmas and New Year message southport

    Councillor David Westley, Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council, said: “I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas ...

    Councillor David Westley, Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council, said: “I would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year. “The Council continues to make great strides in many important projects. We have achieved all of this while freezing Council Tax for the...

    18/12/2014
  6. Free Parking After 3.00pm Today southport

    Shoppers are reminded that Sefton Council are offering "Free Parking" today in council run car parks.The sea wall car ...

    Shoppers are reminded that Sefton Council are offering "Free Parking" today in council run car parks.The sea wall car park is free as well! The free parking excludes Central 12 in Southport and Formby swimming pool car parks - these are operated by Sefton Council on behalf of their owners. ...

    18/12/2014
  7. Michael Portillo – Life a Game of Two Halves southport

    It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where ...

    It took Michael Portillo little more than 10 years to get a seat in the Commons and then rise in power and esteem to a point where he was a favoured leader of his party and possible future PM. A track record like that suggests to many a privileged friend of the rich and famous with little or...

    18/12/2014
  8. Southport Prepare For Woking Trip southport

    Gary Brabin and Paul Carden on Thursday morning will be putting their squad through their final session before Saturday's Vanarama ...

    Gary Brabin and Paul Carden on Thursday morning will be putting their squad through their final session before Saturday's Vanarama Conference trip to Woking. A BT Sports crew will be filming and interviewing management, squad players and Edge Hill University staff. The broadcast will go out on...

    18/12/2014
  9. Image Released For The New Southport Lifeboat House southport

    Southport Rescue have released an image of what they hope will be the new Lifeboat House. A spokesperson said "we're ...

    Southport Rescue have released an image of what they hope will be the new Lifeboat House. A spokesperson said "we're nearly there but a final push to raise the remaining funds will begin in the New Year once a detailed costing plan has been put to us, so it is vital the hard work does not stop"!

    18/12/2014
  10. Princess Royal Opens Command Centre southport

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal opened Merseyside’s new joint Police and Fire Command and Control Centre (JCC) situated at ...

    Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal opened Merseyside’s new joint Police and Fire Command and Control Centre (JCC) situated at Bridle Road in Bootle. The centre is based at the Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority and Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service headquarters and is a mixture of a new...

    18/12/2014
  11. Information published today for providers on the use of surveillance southport

    Information was published yesterday for all health and adult social care providers who may be considering or already using hidden ...

    Information was published yesterday for all health and adult social care providers who may be considering or already using hidden (covert) and open (overt) surveillance in their service. Agreed by the CQC Board at the public meeting on 19th November, the information sets out some of the key...

    18/12/2014
  12. Specialist cancer centre recruits new Head of Physics southport

    The health trust that provides Merseyside & Cheshire’s specialist cancer care has appointed a leading medical physicist to ...

    The health trust that provides Merseyside & Cheshire’s specialist cancer care has appointed a leading medical physicist to manage a department that provides expert scientific support for radiotherapy. Dr Carl Rowbottom has joined The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust as its...

    18/12/2014
  13. New-look website for county council services southport

    Lancashire County Council has redesigned its website to make it easier for people to find out about the council and access ...

    Lancashire County Council has redesigned its website to make it easier for people to find out about the council and access services. The website - www.lancashire.gov.uk - incorporates various new features including improvements to the navigation between pages and location services which can...

    18/12/2014
  14. BTP Stop And Search Survey southport

    Stop and Search Survey If you have been stopped and search by our officers we would greatly appreciate your participation in this ...

    Stop and Search Survey If you have been stopped and search by our officers we would greatly appreciate your participation in this survey. The British Transport Police want to improve the service that we provide to the people within our community and it is important to us to gather your view....

    17/12/2014
  15. Leyland raid nets £10k fake car goods southport

    Fake car accessories worth over £10,000 have been seized by officers from Lancashire County Council Trading Standards ...

    Fake car accessories worth over £10,000 have been seized by officers from Lancashire County Council Trading Standards service following raids on three addresses in Chorley and Leyland. Trading Standards Officers from Lancashire County Council joined forces with the police on Monday 15...

    17/12/2014
  16. Appeal following collision on M65 eastbound southport

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the M65 eastbound last Friday. The collision occurred at around 1pm ...

    POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a collision on the M65 eastbound last Friday. The collision occurred at around 1pm on Friday 12 December between junction 7 and 8 on the motorway. A silver Toyota Yaris and a white Izuzu Grafter flat back were involved in a collision. A woman...

    17/12/2014
  17. Don't ruin your Christmas – avoid fakes southport

    With Christmas spending in the UK set to reach £22billion this year (1) criminals will be on the prowl to take their share ...

    With Christmas spending in the UK set to reach £22billion this year (1) criminals will be on the prowl to take their share of the profits, cashing in on consumers looking out for good deals to ease the financial strain. The scale of organised intellectual property crime and counterfeiting in the...

    17/12/2014
  18. Over 100 guns and thousands of rounds of ammunition surrendered southport

    103 prohibited guns and 3,419 rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Police during a two week ‘Op Holster’ amnesty last ...

    103 prohibited guns and 3,419 rounds of ammunition were handed into Lancashire Police during a two week ‘Op Holster’ amnesty last month. Officers collected a haul of 46 shotguns, 41 various air guns, pistols and five rifles. Also taken to police stations were eight revolvers and three...

    17/12/2014
  19. Get involved with the new museum at the Atkinson! southport

    The new museum is opening in February 2015 and The Atkinson want YOU to be part of it… Between Land and Sea, 10,000 years of ...

    The new museum is opening in February 2015 and The Atkinson want YOU to be part of it… Between Land and Sea, 10,000 years of Sefton’s Coast will showcase our collections and tell the story of local lives, places and communities linked together by the ever-changing coast line. All you have to...

    17/12/2014
  20. Call to end decline in nature and health southport

    As wildlife has declined dramatically over the past 50 years, the general state of people’s health has plummeted too. Falling ...

    As wildlife has declined dramatically over the past 50 years, the general state of people’s health has plummeted too. Falling numbers of birds and animals and the general state of the environment has been mirrored by increasing health and mental health problems in the North West and UK as a...

    17/12/2014
  21. New flood awareness website launched! southport

    A new website, www.floodready.co.uk, has been launched to raise awareness of flood risk in the North West. Flooding is a ...

    A new website, www.floodready.co.uk, has been launched to raise awareness of flood risk in the North West. Flooding is a serious problem in the UK with 1 in 6 properties at risk of flooding. The impacts of flooding on our communities can be devastating. Floods can keep people out of their...

    17/12/2014
  22. Christmas Closure Southport College southport

    Southport College will close for the Christmas break on Wednesday 24 December. We will re-open for staff training on Monday 5 ...

    Southport College will close for the Christmas break on Wednesday 24 December. We will re-open for staff training on Monday 5 January and Tuesday 6 January. The College will be open again from Wednesday 7 January for lessons and enquiries. We would like to wish all our staff and students a very...

    17/12/2014
  23. Surge in 999 to North West Ambulance Service southport

    Surge in 999 to North West Ambulance Service. The North West Ambulance Service has just seen its busiest ever week since ...

    Surge in 999 to North West Ambulance Service. The North West Ambulance Service has just seen its busiest ever week since its formation in 2006, a level even above times of extreme harsh weather which always brings an increase, and is expecting this trend to continue into the festive season....

    17/12/2014
  24. FA Trophy Wrexham 2 Southport 0 southport

    A bad night for Southport after they were beaten 2-0 in terrible conditions in Wrexham this evening.Scott Kay received a straight ...

    A bad night for Southport after they were beaten 2-0 in terrible conditions in Wrexham this evening.Scott Kay received a straight red card meaning a three match ban. Goals from Andy Bishop and Neil Ashton sealed the victory. Wrexham: Flatt, Pearson, Smith, White, Ashton; Carrington, Clarke,...

    16/12/2014
  25. Sentencing of two men for ATM offences southport

    Two men, Jonathon Webb and Daniel Morgan, were on Friday (12 December 2014) sentenced to a total of 32 years in prison after being ...

    Two men, Jonathon Webb and Daniel Morgan, were on Friday (12 December 2014) sentenced to a total of 32 years in prison after being found guilty of offences following a three week trial at Liverpool Crown Court. Both men were charged with Conspiracy to cause an explosion under s.3 (1) (a)...

    16/12/2014
  26. Helping People Feel Less Isolated At Christmas southport

    As the festive period approaches, people are being reminded to drop in on relatives, friends and neighbours to help them feel less ...

    As the festive period approaches, people are being reminded to drop in on relatives, friends and neighbours to help them feel less lonely and isolated. There are also a number of events taking place in local communities on a similar theme this Christmas. Over recent weeks, Sefton...

    16/12/2014
  27. Motorist Drives Car With Shopping Hanging From Wing Mirror southport

    A motorist who quite clearly had other things on their mind drove the full length of Marshside Road turning left at the lights ...

    A motorist who quite clearly had other things on their mind drove the full length of Marshside Road turning left at the lights onto Preston New Road and then right into Balmoral Dr with a bag of shopping hanging from the wing mirror. Other drivers tried to attract the attention of the driver...

    16/12/2014
  28. Trading Standards target fakes sold at work southport

    Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service has launched a crackdown on the sale of counterfeit goods at work in the run ...

    Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service has launched a crackdown on the sale of counterfeit goods at work in the run up to Christmas. With support from the Intellectual Property Office (IPO), the ‘Keeping It Real’ campaign is seeing officers work in partnership with local businesses...

    16/12/2014
  29. Southport Christmas Markets Deserted-Video southport

    Stallholders at Southport's Christmas Market in the Town Hall gardens on Lord Street were having a tough time today.Even in the ...

    Stallholders at Southport's Christmas Market in the Town Hall gardens on Lord Street were having a tough time today.Even in the busy lunch hour period there was not a customer to be seen.

    16/12/2014
  30. Use A&E wisely after ‘unprecedented’ demand, says senior nurse southport

    A hospital’s most senior nurse is urging people to use A&E wisely following “unprecedented” demand for care at Southport ...

    A hospital’s most senior nurse is urging people to use A&E wisely following “unprecedented” demand for care at Southport hospital. Angela Kelly, Interim Director of Nursing and Quality, said: “We have seen a growing number of patients since October which reached unprecedented levels over...

    16/12/2014
  31. FA Trophy Replay Winners Away To Stockport southport

    After a superb second half display against Wrexham the Port are in FA Trophy replay action at the Racecourse on Tuesday evening ...

    After a superb second half display against Wrexham the Port are in FA Trophy replay action at the Racecourse on Tuesday evening kick off 7:45pm. The winners have been drawn away to Stockport County.

    16/12/2014
  32. Have Your Say and Shape Pharmacies In Sefton southport

    Sefton residents, organisations and professional bodies are being invited to have their say on pharmacy services across the ...

    Sefton residents, organisations and professional bodies are being invited to have their say on pharmacy services across the borough. A new two month consultation called Pharmaceutical Needs Assessment (PNA) has just opened and will be running for two months. Sefton’s Health and Wellbeing...

    16/12/2014
  33. BTP officers undertake extra train patrols southport

    BTP officers undertake extra train patrols week leading up to Christmas and New Year to reassure passengers With the ...

    BTP officers undertake extra train patrols week leading up to Christmas and New Year to reassure passengers With the festive season well and truly upon us more people use the railway in the run-up to Christmas, officers from British Transport Police (BTP) will be out in force on the...

    16/12/2014
  34. Lancashire playgrounds to go smokefree southport

    SMOKERS across Lancashire are being encouraged not to light up in playgrounds to help stop children from becoming smokers in the ...

    SMOKERS across Lancashire are being encouraged not to light up in playgrounds to help stop children from becoming smokers in the future. Lancashire County Council is teaming up with borough and city councils to introduce the voluntary Smokefree Play Code, which will see smokefree signs...

    16/12/2014
  35. Charity Event At The George For Queenscourt southport

    Were having an ice rink, hog roast, meet santa, lights of love, face paint, dj, coconut shy, business stalls, raffle, tombolla, ...

    Were having an ice rink, hog roast, meet santa, lights of love, face paint, dj, coconut shy, business stalls, raffle, tombolla, & lots more! Its at the George Hotel, starting at 1pm on saturday 20th.

    16/12/2014
  36. St John Stone’s Parish Centre NYE Dance southport

    St John Stone’s Parish Centre Sandbrook Way – Woodvale, Southport NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE 2014 Dance into the small hours ...

    St John Stone’s Parish Centre Sandbrook Way – Woodvale, Southport NEW YEAR’S EVE DANCE 2014 Dance into the small hours to the music of RITCHIE GALE £10 – includes Hot Pot Supper

    16/12/2014

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