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  1. 2017 The year of Sefton's Coast southport

    Sefton Council and partners are declaring 2017 as the Year of Sefton's Coast! And to celebrate the year ahead, we are asking ...

    Sefton Council and partners are declaring 2017 as the Year of Sefton's Coast! And to celebrate the year ahead, we are asking school children from across the borough to design a mascot which will be used on all promotional activity for this exciting project. One of the strongest themes to...

    19/01/2017
  2. Public information exhibitions for shortlisted A5036 options southport

    People living around the A5036 Port of Liverpool route in Merseyside are being reminded that public information exhibitions on ...

    People living around the A5036 Port of Liverpool route in Merseyside are being reminded that public information exhibitions on shortlisted options for its replacement or improvement will get underway next week. The route, north of Liverpool city centre, links the port to the motorway network...

    19/01/2017
  3. Graffiti vandals strike again under Marine Way Bridge southport

    Graffiti vandals have struck again under the Marine Way Bridge.Despite more police patrols senseless vandalism is occurring almost ...

    Graffiti vandals have struck again under the Marine Way Bridge.Despite more police patrols senseless vandalism is occurring almost nightly in this area of Southport. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    19/01/2017
  4. Man charged after a theft at Ernest Jones Jewellers southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm a man has been charged following a theft at Ernest Jones jewellers in Southport on 8 January 2017. ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm a man has been charged following a theft at Ernest Jones jewellers in Southport on 8 January 2017. Lewis Ormesher, 23, of Marled Hey, Stockbridge Village has been charged with theft from a shop and possession of cannabis. He has been bailed to appear at South Sefton...

    19/01/2017
  5. Lancashire Constabulary rise up the ranks southport

    Lancashire Constabulary has gained 135 places after ranking 116, achieving 117 points in this year's Stonewall World Equality ...

    Lancashire Constabulary has gained 135 places after ranking 116, achieving 117 points in this year's Stonewall World Equality Index (WEI). Stonewall was founded in 1989, and since then has been at the forefront of unprecedented social and legal advancement for lesbian, gay and bisexual people...

    19/01/2017
  6. Congratulations to Rosebank Care Home for its OUTSTANDING Care Award by CQC southport

    In the world of social care it is the holy grail; to achieve an *OUTSTANDING* grade by the care regulator, the Care Quality ...

    In the world of social care it is the holy grail; to achieve an *OUTSTANDING* grade by the care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Only 1% of all 40,000 UK care providers are graded *OUTSTANDING* in recognition of those providers that are truly exceptional, care innovators and those...

    19/01/2017
  7. North West Puddle Jumping Championships. southport

    Dress up warm and get your wellies on this February half term as WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre hosts the third North West Puddle ...

    Dress up warm and get your wellies on this February half term as WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre hosts the third North West Puddle Jumping Championships. The event, from 11th to 19st February, is encouraging children of all ages to get out into the fresh air and have fun jumping in puddles,...

    19/01/2017
  8. North West Ambulance Service requires improvement. southport

    CQC rating for North West Ambulance Service. Health and social care regulator Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its ...

    CQC rating for North West Ambulance Service. Health and social care regulator Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its report following a planned week long inspection of North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust in May 2016. This is the first CQC inspection of NWAS to be rated...

    19/01/2017
  9. BTP statement regarding viewing pornography on the railway network southport

    BTP are aware there has been some discussion in the media recently about people watching pornography on public transport and ...

    BTP are aware there has been some discussion in the media recently about people watching pornography on public transport and whether transport groups or the police can do anything about this. If you feel uncomfortable or distressed by someone who is looking at pornography on the railway, we want...

    19/01/2017
  10. Appeal For Information Following M62 RTC southport

    Merseyside Police’s roads policing unit are appealing for information following an RTC on M62 westbound Wednesday, 18 January. ...

    Merseyside PoliceÂ’s roads policing unit are appealing for information following an RTC on M62 westbound Wednesday, 18 January. The incident happened at around 6.50am between junctions eight towards seven, when a black Vauxhall Corsa was in collision with a tree. The female driver was taken to...

    19/01/2017
  11. Man wanted in connection with assault southport

    A 24-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with an allegation of assault. Police want to find Andrew McNair, 24, of ...

    A 24-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with an allegation of assault. Police want to find Andrew McNair, 24, of Willow Hey, Skelmersdale, after a woman was attacked in the town in December. The victim suffered a fractured jaw and damaged teeth during the assault. McNair is...

    18/01/2017
  12. Work begins to restore Hesketh Park Observatory. southport

    Work has begun to restore the Observatory in Hesketh Park. Initial funding was provided by the ward Councillors. The ...

    Work has begun to restore the Observatory in Hesketh Park. Initial funding was provided by the ward Councillors. The astronomical observatory stands on a small mound in the center of the park. It was originally the private observatory of Joseph Baxendell FRAS (1815–1887). THE TELESCOPE

    18/01/2017
  13. Rubbish Friends Litter Pick This Saturday southport

    Southport Rubbish Friends are out on Sat 21st Jan at 10:30am to tackle the litter under the Pier-volunteers welcome. ...

    Southport Rubbish Friends are out on Sat 21st Jan at 10:30am to tackle the litter under the Pier-volunteers welcome. Councillor Sue McGuire explained "This area is difficult to get to and is outside the normal Council cleansing schedule but its very visible to people on the Pier or...

    18/01/2017
  14. Children and Adolescent Mental Health Service southport

    A Working Group looking into Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAHMS) in Sefton has been set up. Sefton ...

    A Working Group looking into Children and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAHMS) in Sefton has been set up. Sefton CouncilÂ’s Overview and Scrutiny Committee (ChildrenÂ’s Services and Safeguarding) have established the group and are keen to speak with parents or guardians who are or who have...

    18/01/2017
  15. Lost medication found southport

    Update 10am, Wednesday 18 January: Merseyside Police can confirm that the lost medication has now been located. Thank you for ...

    Update 10am, Wednesday 18 January: Merseyside Police can confirm that the lost medication has now been located. Thank you for sharing this appeal. STARTS Police are urging anyone who finds prescription drugs lost in Southport town centre to hand them in. At about 4.30pm today,...

    18/01/2017
  16. Drivers in Cheshire and Merseyside advised of M62 closure near Warrington southport

    Drivers in Cheshire are being advised that the westbound M62 between junction 8 at Burtonwood near Warrington and junction 7 for ...

    Drivers in Cheshire are being advised that the westbound M62 between junction 8 at Burtonwood near Warrington and junction 7 for Widnes and St Helens is currently closed following a serious incident shortly after 7am today. Police incident investigators are currently at the scene and...

    18/01/2017
  17. Purple glow in the sky. southport

    Many people have commented on the strange purple glow in the sky over the Scarisbrick area. The glow is coming from the ...

    Many people have commented on the strange purple glow in the sky over the Scarisbrick area. The glow is coming from the greenhouses at Scarisbrick Nurseries on Jacksmere Lane. Artificial lighting is being used to cultivate the plants and this is causing the light pollution over Scarisbrick. ...

    18/01/2017
  18. Bolshoi Ballet – The Sleeping Beauty at The Atkinson southport

    Tchaikovsky’s adaptation of Charles Perrault’s fairy-tale The Sleeping Beauty danced by the Bolshoi Ballet will be shown at The ...

    TchaikovskyÂ’s adaptation of Charles PerraultÂ’s fairy-tale The Sleeping Beauty danced by the Bolshoi Ballet will be shown at The Atkinson on Sunday, January 29 at 3pm. This ballet is part of a series presenting this season three masterpieces in production by BolshoiÂ’s historical ballet master...

    18/01/2017
  19. Government backs Homelessness Bill with Ł48 million for councils southport

    Councils to receive further £48 million funding to help deliver new and expanded services to prevent and reduce homelessnes. ...

    Councils to receive further £48 million funding to help deliver new and expanded services to prevent and reduce homelessnes. Councils are to receive a further £48 million funding to help them deliver new and expanded services to prevent and reduce homelessness, Local Government Minister...

    18/01/2017
  20. Councils respond to Ł1.2 billion local roads funding allocations for 2017/18 southport

    Cllr Martin Tett, Transport spokesman at the LGA, responds to the announcement on how £1.2 billion in roads funding to ...

    Cllr Martin Tett, Transport spokesman at the LGA, responds to the announcement on how £1.2 billion in roads funding to councils will be allocated in 2017/18. "Funding for roads maintenance is desperately needed and the money announced today will help councils tackle some of the growing...

    18/01/2017
  21. Southport Glaucoma Support Group southport

    The next members meeting of Southport and West Lancs Glaucoma Support Group, will be at the Royal Clifton Hotel. The Promenade. ...

    The next members meeting of Southport and West Lancs Glaucoma Support Group, will be at the Royal Clifton Hotel. The Promenade. Southport. PR8 1RB. Tel 01704 533771. on Wednesday 25th January 2017 from 2.30 pm. Guest speaker chat and refreshments. Members and their guests, are welcome....

    18/01/2017
  22. Merseyside Police appeal for witnesses after Horrific Arson Attack in Formby southport

    Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after an arson attack at a house in Formby. Officers were called to the address ...

    Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses after an arson attack at a house in Formby. Officers were called to the address on Southport Road at around 2.20am after reports of a house fire. Officers found that the house and car on the drive were on fire. The three female occupants of the...

    18/01/2017
  23. Lost drugs in Southport town centre southport

    Police are urging anyone who finds prescription drugs lost in Southport town centre to hand them in. At about 4.30pm ...

    Police are urging anyone who finds prescription drugs lost in Southport town centre to hand them in. At about 4.30pm today, Tuesday, 17 January, it was reported that a quantity of medication had been lost in Southport town centre. The lost medication is described as approximately one...

    17/01/2017
  24. Lancashire constabulary police with pride southport

    Lancashire Constabulary has a new addition to its fleet, with the introduction of its first liveried ‘Police with Pride’ ...

    Lancashire Constabulary has a new addition to its fleet, with the introduction of its first liveried ‘Police with Pride’ immediate response car. The car, which will be fully operational, will be based in the county’s west division at Blackpool and used 24/7 by the immediate response team. The...

    17/01/2017
  25. Sefton 'Cycle Chat' southport

    Cyclists of all ages and abilities are asked to attend the first Sefton 'Cycle Chat' of the year. The group meets on a ...

    Cyclists of all ages and abilities are asked to attend the first Sefton 'Cycle Chat' of the year. The group meets on a regular basis and looks at the biking opportunities available throughout the borough. For 2017, the first meeting takes place at the new venue of MeCycle, Station Road,...

    17/01/2017
  26. Window smashed in Promenade shelter southport

    The wave of mindless vandalism continues in Southport after another shelter on the Promenade has had a window smashed. Despite ...

    The wave of mindless vandalism continues in Southport after another shelter on the Promenade has had a window smashed. Despite increased Police patrols and private security the problem will not go away. Another bill for the hard pressed council to pay. Anyone with information is asked to...

    17/01/2017
  27. Emergency paramedics called to Bath Street southport

    Emergency paramedics were called to a property on Bath Street at approximately 12.30 today (Tuesday17th January)after an emergency ...

    Emergency paramedics were called to a property on Bath Street at approximately 12.30 today (Tuesday17th January)after an emergency call. Two vehicles responded and after 35 minutes a person was rushed to hospital in Southport. Their condition is not known.

    17/01/2017
  28. Public welcome at local CCG meetings southport

    Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton have announced the dates of their first governing body meetings for 2017 and are ...

    Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton have announced the dates of their first governing body meetings for 2017 and are encouraging anyone with an interest to go along. The CCGsÂ’ hold their bi-monthly governing body meetings in public, so people can hear them discussing and making...

    17/01/2017
  29. Let's Talk About Dementia southport

    Formby Library is holding a Dementia Awareness/Older Persons’ Advice Event on Friday January 27, between 10am-4pm. The ...

    Formby Library is holding a Dementia Awareness/Older PersonsÂ’ Advice Event on Friday January 27, between 10am-4pm. The event is aimed at anyone who would like information, advice or support regarding dementia and there will also be local organisations in attendance to provide general advice...

    17/01/2017
  30. Free IT Session for Visually Impaired southport

    Could you, or anyone you know with a visual impairment, benefit from some free IT lessons especially tailored for the visually ...

    Could you, or anyone you know with a visual impairment, benefit from some free IT lessons especially tailored for the visually impaired? Andrew Coleman from Action for Blind People, will be leading an "Online Today" session taking place at Formby Library on Monday, January 23 between 1-3pm....

    17/01/2017
  31. Speedwatch in Halsall and Ormskirk southport

    Lancashire's Community Road Watch Team and the local Neighbourhood Policing Team were out working in partnership at a speed ...

    Lancashire's Community Road Watch Team and the local Neighbourhood Policing Team were out working in partnership at a speed awareness event, the following statistics were gathered: Asmall Lane (20 mph) Throughput 161 Offences 16 Speed 14 Fastest Speed 32 Seat Belts 2 Mobiles 0

    17/01/2017
  32. Rock ‘n’ Roll back for 2017 southport

    In partnership with Liverpool City Council, Rock ‘n’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & ½ Marathon is back and promises to be ...

    In partnership with Liverpool City Council, Rock ‘nÂ’ Roll Liverpool Marathon & ½ Marathon is back and promises to be bigger and better than before. The popular running event is set to take part in the 50 Summers of Love celebration, embracing the music and culture of 1967. As the 50th...

    17/01/2017
  33. Central Library course is history southport

    A brand new course is on offer for anyone who wants to uncover their family tree and learn more about the history of Liverpool. ...

    A brand new course is on offer for anyone who wants to uncover their family tree and learn more about the history of Liverpool. For the first time, Liverpool Record Office is running a special five week course, which starts on Monday 13 February (2-4pm), to give people all the know-how they...

    17/01/2017
  34. Job opportunities with MFRS southport

    Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service are looking for new Fire Control Operators to join our busy Control room, to help deal with ...

    Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service are looking for new Fire Control Operators to join our busy Control room, to help deal with emergency calls from across the whole of Merseyside. As well as handling calls from the public, our Control team also deals with calls from organisations such as the...

    17/01/2017
  35. Burr And Briggs Building For Saturday southport

    Burr and Briggs take training as Josh Thompson awaits operation Steve Burr and Keith Briggs take training this morning at JMO ...

    Burr and Briggs take training as Josh Thompson awaits operation Steve Burr and Keith Briggs take training this morning at JMO Sports Park. Steve Burr said on Saturday night to our podcast he was “wounded by the Buildbase FA Trophy defeat.” Next Saturday back in Vanarama National League...

    17/01/2017
  36. NWAS Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Improving A&E Care southport

    NWAS Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Improving A&E Care NHS teams from across the North of England have named North ...

    NWAS Awarded for Outstanding Contribution to Improving A&E Care NHS teams from across the North of England have named North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust (NWAS) as ‘The Trust We Learned the Most From’ after an eight week ‘Action on A&E’ project organised by NHS Improvement. An Outstanding...

    17/01/2017

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