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  1. Carve Up The Coast At Southport Pleasureland southport

    Carve up the Coast at Pleasureland on Sunday see what professional carvers can produce against the clock! EVENT TIMES FOR ...

    Carve up the Coast at Pleasureland on Sunday see what professional carvers can produce against the clock! EVENT TIMES FOR SUNDAY, 24 MAY 10:30-12:30 Chainsaw competition first half 11:00 Gates open to public 12:30 End of first half 12:30-13:15 Batala Mersey band performance in Southport...

    23/05/2015
  2. Bothy Folk Club 50 Years Celebration At The Temperance Institute. southport

    Folk singers performed at the Temperance Institute today as part of the Bothy Folk Club's 50 year celebrations.The concert was ...

    Folk singers performed at the Temperance Institute today as part of the Bothy Folk Club's 50 year celebrations.The concert was free and is part of the Southport contemporary Arts weekend. http://www.bothyfolkclub.co.u k/

    23/05/2015
  3. Chalk Of The Town southport

    Wesley Street was transformed this afternoon as children of all ages turned the road surface into a giant chalkboard as part of ...

    Wesley Street was transformed this afternoon as children of all ages turned the road surface into a giant chalkboard as part of the Southport Arts Trail taking place this weekend.

    23/05/2015
  4. Sandworks Fly Tipping southport

    The fly-tippers have been out again this time dumping and old sofa in the entrance to the old Rainfords sand plant on the Marine ...

    The fly-tippers have been out again this time dumping and old sofa in the entrance to the old Rainfords sand plant on the Marine Drive. Fly tipping is a serious problem and offenders can be prosecuted if caught.

    23/05/2015
  5. Southport to play Bolton Wanderers Saturday 1st August southport

    Paul Carden's Port squad will be playing a Bolton Wanderers X1 on Saturday August 1st at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. ...

    Paul Carden's Port squad will be playing a Bolton Wanderers X1 on Saturday August 1st at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Southport season ticket holders are admitted free to all pre season matches. source www.southportfc.net

    23/05/2015
  6. Wille & the Bandits – Trouble Down The Line Tour Hits The Atkinson southport

    “Number 6 in the top ten must see bands at Glastonbury 2014″ BBC Radio 1 On Thursday 28 May Wille and the Bandits ...

    “Number 6 in the top ten must see bands at Glastonbury 2014″ BBC Radio 1 On Thursday 28 May Wille and the Bandits play The Atkinson for the first time. This band is a classic blues rock three piece much in the vein of Cream or The Jimi Hendrix experience. But in a similar way to how these...

    23/05/2015
  7. New measures to end delay for children awaiting adoption southport

    Next week’s Queen’s Speech to outline further improvements to the adoption system. Edward Timpson Children awaiting ...

    Next week’s Queen’s Speech to outline further improvements to the adoption system. Edward Timpson Children awaiting adoption could soon benefit from being placed with a family far quicker under a new approach that will open up a greater number of potential adopters for every child. ...

    23/05/2015
  8. Government ends six figure exit payouts southport

    Redundancy payments for public sector workers will be capped as part of the Enterprise Bill in the Queen’s Speech. ...

    Redundancy payments for public sector workers will be capped as part of the Enterprise Bill in the Queen’s Speech. Redundancy payments for the best-paid public sector workers will be capped below six figures as part of the Enterprise Bill in the Queen’s Speech, the government has announced....

    23/05/2015
  9. Police Continue Crackdown On Illegal Motorists southport

    Motorists in Southport town centre are being targeted by police today.Another driver has been pulled over and ticketed this time ...

    Motorists in Southport town centre are being targeted by police today.Another driver has been pulled over and ticketed this time for defective tyres.

    22/05/2015
  10. Driver Using Mobile Phone Ticketed southport

    A driver using his mobile phone whilst driving down Eastbank St Southport was caught red handed by the police this afternoon.The ...

    A driver using his mobile phone whilst driving down Eastbank St Southport was caught red handed by the police this afternoon.The Merseyside Police Traffic Officer was hiding in Sharrock St and pulled the driver over in Market St.He was issued eith a fixed penalty notice.

    22/05/2015
  11. Cigarettes stolen in delivery wagon robbery southport

    DETECTIVES have issued an appeal after a robbery from a delivery wagon in Banks near Southport on Wednesday (20 May 2015). At ...

    DETECTIVES have issued an appeal after a robbery from a delivery wagon in Banks near Southport on Wednesday (20 May 2015). At around 10.40am, a driver has been making a delivery at a store on Church Road. Whilst unloading the vehicle, the driver has been approached by two men in dark...

    22/05/2015
  12. Witness appeal after bikes stolen from Blundellsands and Crosby station southport

    British Transport Police has released images of two men they want to speak to after bikes were stolen in a a matter of days from ...

    British Transport Police has released images of two men they want to speak to after bikes were stolen in a a matter of days from the same station. Do you recognise them? The first theft took place at around 11.25am on Tuesday, 21 April when a man who was carrying bolt cutters forced the door...

    22/05/2015
  13. Sefton bureaucracy slim down must continue southport

    The slimming down of Sefton Bureaucracy must continue, says Southport Lib Dem Councillor Tony Dawson. Cllr Dawson has served on ...

    The slimming down of Sefton Bureaucracy must continue, says Southport Lib Dem Councillor Tony Dawson. Cllr Dawson has served on the Council's Employment Procedures Committee which has been checking the detail of proposed major management savings within the Council. Last night, Sefton...

    22/05/2015
  14. Bootle old Guard stay in Power southport

    The continuing power of the Bootle 'old guard' was confirmed at last night's Sefton Council meeting with even more Bootle ...

    The continuing power of the Bootle 'old guard' was confirmed at last night's Sefton Council meeting with even more Bootle Councillors (eight rather than seven) being placed in paid Cabinet positions and Councillor Ian Maher being voted in as Leader of the Council for a four year period. ...

    22/05/2015
  15. Water Safety During Three Queens Event southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is urging people to take care along the coastline during the Three Queens event. The ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is urging people to take care along the coastline during the Three Queens event. The event, which is being held between May 24 and May 26, will see the Queen Elizabeth, Queen Victoria and Queen Mary 2 liners come together on the river on May 25. During...

    22/05/2015
  16. Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire prepares for the Royal visit southport

    The Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, Lord Shuttleworth, has expressed his delight at the upcoming Royal Visit by Her Majesty The ...

    The Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, Lord Shuttleworth, has expressed his delight at the upcoming Royal Visit by Her Majesty The Queen. Buckingham Palace has announced that The Queen, who is also the Duke of Lancaster, will visit Lancaster Castle on Friday 29th May. The visit marks the...

    22/05/2015
  17. Three Queens - Full event transport plans back on southport

    Plan how you’re going to get to the event and home… that’s the message for people getting ready to see Cunard’s Three Queens make ...

    Plan how you’re going to get to the event and home… that’s the message for people getting ready to see Cunard’s Three Queens make maritime history when they visit Liverpool later this week (24-26 May). The advice follows the calling off a national rail strike, meaning original transport plans...

    22/05/2015
  18. Police Called To Moss Lane Three Pools Waterway southport

    Merseyside Police were called to Moss Lane close to the bridge over Three Pools Waterway yesterday after dog walkers became ...

    Merseyside Police were called to Moss Lane close to the bridge over Three Pools Waterway yesterday after dog walkers became concerned about the owner of a van that has been there for over 24 hours. Checks have been carried out and there appears to be nothing amiss. The car park were the van is...

    22/05/2015
  19. Get a paper map and get mobile southport

    Over the next 12 months Ordnance Survey is to replace all 607 of its current paper map titles (OS Explorer, OS Landranger and OS ...

    Over the next 12 months Ordnance Survey is to replace all 607 of its current paper map titles (OS Explorer, OS Landranger and OS Tour series) with a new design and an additional mobile download of the map that can be accessed for no extra cost. Starting from 10 June when the OS Explorer Outdoor...

    22/05/2015
  20. Number of young people not in work or education in England falls to 10 year low southport

    The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) in England is at its lowest for a decade. ...

    The number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) in England is at its lowest for a decade. number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) in England is at its lowest for a decade and has fallen by 174,000 since 2010 long term economic plan...

    22/05/2015
  21. Formby Teen Remanded In Custody Over Shooting southport

    TEENAGER REMANDED IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING COURT APPEARANCE FOR FORMBY SHOOTING FURTHER UPDATE: 21.5.15 Following an ...

    TEENAGER REMANDED IN CUSTODY FOLLOWING COURT APPEARANCE FOR FORMBY SHOOTING FURTHER UPDATE: 21.5.15 Following an appearance at a youth court within South Sefton Magistrates Court in Bootle, a 17-year-old male from Formby was remanded into custody to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on June...

    21/05/2015
  22. Fly-tipping Moss Lane southport

    The fly tippers have been out again this time in Moss Lane Churchtown dumping an armchair and some wood. Fly-tipping in ...

    The fly tippers have been out again this time in Moss Lane Churchtown dumping an armchair and some wood. Fly-tipping in England and Wales Fly-tipping is the illegal disposal of waste without a waste management licence and is a wide-ranging offence. It covers dumping of a single black bin...

    21/05/2015
  23. Friends Of Rotten Row Presented With Cheque For £1000 southport

    Nicola Silcock-Jackson on behalf of Silcock Leisure Group recently donated a cheque to the "Friends Of Rotten Row" for ...

    Nicola Silcock-Jackson on behalf of Silcock Leisure Group recently donated a cheque to the "Friends Of Rotten Row" for £1000 to enable them to continue with their fantastic work of maintaining the borders in this Jewel in Southport's crown. https://www.facebook.com/frie ndsofrottenrow

    21/05/2015
  24. Local mum praises children’s community nursing team southport

    A Southport mum has praised a community children’s nursing team who helped her daughter battle rare condition. Nicci Adkins’ ...

    A Southport mum has praised a community children’s nursing team who helped her daughter battle rare condition. Nicci Adkins’ four-year old daughter Daisy has Diamond Black Fan Anaemia, a rare condition that means her body doesn’t produce any red blood cells. Along with monthly blood...

    21/05/2015
  25. Rail Strike Action Postponed southport

    The potential strike action on 25-27 May has now been postponed by union members working for Network Rail. Merseyrail services ...

    The potential strike action on 25-27 May has now been postponed by union members working for Network Rail. Merseyrail services will run as planned over the bank holiday weekend. Please be aware that a revised timetable is still in place for the Three Queens event. Services will run as...

    21/05/2015
  26. Skelmersdale man still at large southport

    DETECTIVES are continuing their search to find a wanted man believed to be in Merseyside. Jamie Bamber, also known as Jamie ...

    DETECTIVES are continuing their search to find a wanted man believed to be in Merseyside. Jamie Bamber, also known as Jamie Hitchcock, 24, from Skelmersdale is wanted in relation to an assault where a man was seriously injured at his home address on 15 March, also in Skelmersdale. He is...

    21/05/2015
  27. Southport FC Pitch Undergoing Renovation Work southport

    The Merseyrail Community Stadium pitch is undergoing it's annual summer close season renovation and repair work with over 40 tons ...

    The Merseyrail Community Stadium pitch is undergoing it's annual summer close season renovation and repair work with over 40 tons of sand going on the pitch today.

    21/05/2015
  28. Primary School pupils help individuals living with dementia reminisce southport

    The Memory Lane Community for individuals living with dementia at Sutton Grange Care Home in Southport were delighted to receive ...

    The Memory Lane Community for individuals living with dementia at Sutton Grange Care Home in Southport were delighted to receive three memory boxes created by the St John’s Primary School Council. Memory boxes are boxes filled with items from a certain time or place that help people living with...

    21/05/2015
  29. Sutton Grange Care Home Coffee Morning southport

    On Tuesday the 26th May from 10 am until 12 midday Sutton Grange are holding a coffee morning. This will include a treasure hunt ...

    On Tuesday the 26th May from 10 am until 12 midday Sutton Grange are holding a coffee morning. This will include a treasure hunt to find “Barchy Bear”. As it is half term they have invited children from the local Schools to come along with their family and friends. However this event is...

    21/05/2015
  30. Support given to Lancashire's food banks southport

    The Chairman of Lancashire County Council, Kevin Ellard, has praised the work of food banks which help people who can’t afford to ...

    The Chairman of Lancashire County Council, Kevin Ellard, has praised the work of food banks which help people who can’t afford to eat. 20 food banks across Lancashire have each received £100 from the county council. County Councillor Ellard, who finishes his year-in-office this week,...

    21/05/2015
  31. Missing Man May Have Fallen Off Liverpool To Belfast Ferry southport

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 53-year-old Daniel Bradley who has been missing since ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 53-year-old Daniel Bradley who has been missing since Tuesday, 19 May 2015. Daniel, who comes from Manchester, was seen at 9.30pm on Sunday, 17 May, by a friend and has not been in touch with any family or friends since...

    21/05/2015
  32. New Mayor Of Sefton Sworn In southport

    Cllr Stephen Kermode was officially installed as the new Mayor of Sefton on Tuesday, May 19th. Cllr Kermode and his wife ...

    Cllr Stephen Kermode was officially installed as the new Mayor of Sefton on Tuesday, May 19th. Cllr Kermode and his wife Gwen will take over Mayoral duties from Cllr Kevin and Linda Cluskey who were Mayor and Mayoress during 2014/15. He was sworn in at a special council meeting at Bootle...

    21/05/2015
  33. Fantastic Book Awards southport

    Young readers throughout Lancashire have chosen their winners of the tenth annual Fantastic Book Awards. Pupils aged nine to ...

    Young readers throughout Lancashire have chosen their winners of the tenth annual Fantastic Book Awards. Pupils aged nine to eleven in 120 schools across the county have read six books from a list of 30 during the autumn and spring terms. The children voted for their favourite at the end of...

    21/05/2015
  34. New Pay And Display Parking Meters Installed southport

    Contractors are busy installing new parking meters in Southport to replace the old outdated ones that don't even take legal ...

    Contractors are busy installing new parking meters in Southport to replace the old outdated ones that don't even take legal tender.The new meters will offer cash,card and contactless payment facilities.At the moment the meters only take cash.

    21/05/2015
  35. Financial awareness and touch rugby delivered to year 7 by Sale Sharks southport

    Hendre Fourie, ex-English Rugby Union international, and his team of Andy, Jack and Darren came to deliver a series of workshops ...

    Hendre Fourie, ex-English Rugby Union international, and his team of Andy, Jack and Darren came to deliver a series of workshops to year 7 pupils at Birkdale High School on Financial Awareness and touch rugby. The aim of the programme is to help young people develop key skills to assist them...

    21/05/2015
  36. Fracking And Your Health Meeting southport

    There will be a presentation and information evening at Liverpool Road Methodist Church in Ainsdale next week – Thursday 28th May ...

    There will be a presentation and information evening at Liverpool Road Methodist Church in Ainsdale next week – Thursday 28th May at 7:30 pm. There has been a lot talked about Fracking in the press but relatively few people have a good understanding of the process and how it will affect all...

    21/05/2015

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