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  1. Emergency services called to Sandbrook Road southport

    The emergency services were called to Sandbrook Road this morning after a person was taken seriously ill in their home. They ...

    The emergency services were called to Sandbrook Road this morning after a person was taken seriously ill in their home. They were treated at the scene and transferred to hospital for further treatment. Incident ...

    25/03/2017
  2. Southport v Boreham Wood southport

    Southport welcome Boreham Wood to the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Saturday in the hope of registering their first win under ...

    Southport welcome Boreham Wood to the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Saturday in the hope of registering their first win under Andy Preece. The Wood come into the match with confidence having secured an impressive victory against title contenders Lincoln in midweek, having also beaten play off...

    25/03/2017
  3. On target for archery 'have a go' day! southport

    Report from Kevin Green Burscough Archers will be holding their annual Have a Go day at their range near Ormskirk, on Easter ...

    Report from Kevin Green Burscough Archers will be holding their annual Have a Go day at their range near Ormskirk, on Easter Sunday, 15th April from 12 noon to 3.30pm. It's your chance to try your hand at archery for free - and unleash your inner Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen! All...

    25/03/2017
  4. Springtime fun in West Lancashire parks southport

    Enjoy the great outdoors on some great events organised by West Lancashire Borough Council’s Parks and Countryside Service in ...

    Enjoy the great outdoors on some great events organised by West Lancashire Borough CouncilÂ’s Parks and Countryside Service in April. The Clieves Hill Circular Walk on Monday 3 April is a six-mile ramble starting at Coronation Park, Ormskirk and exploring footpaths through the wider local...

    25/03/2017
  5. Burglar breaks into the Little Theatre southport

    Unfortunately, The Little Theatre Southport was subject to a theft Thursday evening. The police have been informed and the ...

    Unfortunately, The Little Theatre Southport was subject to a theft Thursday evening. The police have been informed and the Theatre would appreciate any information that you could provide if you recognise this man. He is wearing a black hoody with a distinctive logo. Please contact...

    25/03/2017
  6. Oh What A Night! JERSEY BOYS is heading back to Liverpool! southport

    ERSEY BOYS is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the ...

    ERSEY BOYS is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million...

    25/03/2017
  7. Strut Your Mutt for Queenscourt Hospice southport

    We are less than two weeks away from the 2017 Queenscourt Hospice ‘Strut Your Mutt’. This fun 5k sponsored dog walk is taking ...

    We are less than two weeks away from the 2017 Queenscourt Hospice ‘Strut Your Mutt’. This fun 5k sponsored dog walk is taking place along Ainsdale Beach on Sunday 9th April and we would love you and your four legged friend to sign up to take part and to help us reach our target of 100 dogs. The...

    24/03/2017
  8. Planned road works in the North West southport

    Planned roadworks in the North West– summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 2 April 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West– summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 2 April 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 March and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances....

    24/03/2017
  9. POLICE are investigating the death of a baby southport

    Officers were contacted at shortly after 9.30am on Thursday (March 23rd) by the ambulance service who were treating a 19 month old ...

    Officers were contacted at shortly after 9.30am on Thursday (March 23rd) by the ambulance service who were treating a 19 month old baby girl at an address in Lostock Hall. The girl sadly died a short time later at the Royal Preston Hospital. The death is being treated as suspicious and a post...

    24/03/2017
  10. Southport named the UK's most coach friendly destination southport

    Sefton Council’s Tourism Team has been recognised after Southport was named the UK’s most coach-friendly destination at the ...

    Sefton Council’s Tourism Team has been recognised after Southport was named the UK’s most coach-friendly destination at the British Coach Tourism Awards 2017. The town saw off stiff competition from Beverley, Bournemouth, Plymouth, Poole and Wells to win the award for ‘Coach Friendly...

    24/03/2017
  11. Julia Donaldson’s The Scarecrows’ Wedding comes to The Atkinson southport

    Straight from London’s West End The Scarecrows Wedding comes to The Atkinson on Saturday 6 May as part of the Southport Festival. ...

    Straight from LondonÂ’s West End The Scarecrows Wedding comes to The Atkinson on Saturday 6 May as part of the Southport Festival. Based on the best-selling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler this truly heart-warming adaptation is bursting at the seams with Scamp TheatreÂ’s inimitable...

    24/03/2017
  12. Man charged following fatal Whitestake collision southport

    A man has been charged with driving offences in relation to a fatal collision in Whitestake last August. Leo McCarthy, 32, of ...

    A man has been charged with driving offences in relation to a fatal collision in Whitestake last August. Leo McCarthy, 32, of Robin Hey, Leyland was recently charged with causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. We were called around 12.50am on...

    24/03/2017
  13. KFC to close early and install anti child noise device southport

    At Wednesdays area committee meeting during the police forum Inspector Graham Fisher said that as a result of anti social ...

    At Wednesdays area committee meeting during the police forum Inspector Graham Fisher said that as a result of anti social behaviour KFC may install deterrent speakers. The speakers are said to ‘scream’ at such a high frequency it is only audible to people under the age of 25.

    24/03/2017
  14. Duo Join Club On Final Day For Player Registrations southport

    With yesterday marking Southport’s final chance to register players for the remainder of the National League season Skem United ...

    With yesterday marking SouthportÂ’s final chance to register players for the remainder of the National League season Skem United goalkeeper Chris Cheetham and Southport U21 player Ben Fouldes joining up with the first team squad. Chris joins from Skem on dual registration forms while Ben will...

    24/03/2017
  15. Funding secured to support victims of domestic abuse southport

    A multi-agency funding bid submitted by Knowsley Council has secured just over £300,000 of funding to support victims of ...

    A multi-agency funding bid submitted by Knowsley Council has secured just over £300,000 of funding to support victims of domestic abuse. The funding from the Department for Communities and Local Government was submitted on behalf of Knowsley, Liverpool, Sefton and Wirral Councils and their...

    24/03/2017
  16. Record numbers of customers satisfied with bus services in the Liverpool City Region southport

    Bus users have given the Liverpool City Region the best result yet, with 90 per cent for overall customer satisfaction included in ...

    Bus users have given the Liverpool City Region the best result yet, with 90 per cent for overall customer satisfaction included in results released by Transport Focus, the independent transport watchdog. The national Bus Passenger Survey (BPS) results, announced at Merseytravel, Mann...

    24/03/2017
  17. 'Halsall Against Fracking' meeting southport

    Halsall Against Fracking (HAF) held a meeting - "Do You Want To Be Fracked?" - attended by over 50 residents on Tuesday evening. ...

    Halsall Against Fracking (HAF) held a meeting - "Do You Want To Be Fracked?" - attended by over 50 residents on Tuesday evening. It was the first since notification from Aurora Energy Resources (holder of PEDL 164) that they would be applying for planning permission in 2017 for further...

    24/03/2017
  18. Better by bus southport

    Bus users are reminded that Solo is changing and they can benefit from improvements to bus travel from next month. Monday ...

    Bus users are reminded that Solo is changing and they can benefit from improvements to bus travel from next month. Monday 3rd April will see the removal of ‘zones’ as all Solo ticket types will be valid for use across Merseyside which means bus users can travel on any bus, anywhere for one...

    24/03/2017
  19. Sefton Council have launched a set of new heritage trails for Waterloo and Southport. southport

    Sefton Council, in partnership with Historic England, have launched a set of new heritage trails for Waterloo and Southport. ...

    Sefton Council, in partnership with Historic England, have launched a set of new heritage trails for Waterloo and Southport. This work has been part of the Heritage at Risk project in partnership with Historic England and the trails cover 5 of the Conservation Areas currently on the national...

    23/03/2017
  20. Everton to build new home in Liverpool southport

    Everton have agreed a deal to acquire land on which to build a new £300m stadium in Liverpool. The Premier League ...

    Everton have agreed a deal to acquire land on which to build a new £300m stadium in Liverpool. The Premier League club and landowners Peel Holdings have reached agreement on the Bramley Moore Dock site near the River Mersey. It was announced as the preferred site for the club's proposed...

    23/03/2017
  21. Southport charity receives award for tacking illegal money lenders southport

    Migrant Workers Sefton Community received a highly commended award for their 2016 project which warned migrant workers living in ...

    Migrant Workers Sefton Community received a highly commended award for their 2016 project which warned migrant workers living in Sefton of the dangers of borrowing from loan sharks. The charity worked with The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT), Multimedia Company Handstead Films...

    23/03/2017
  22. Another uninsured driver off the road in Southport. southport

    This vehicle has been seized in Southport this morning and the driver reported as they did not have a valid policy of motor ...

    This vehicle has been seized in Southport this morning and the driver reported as they did not have a valid policy of motor insurance.

    23/03/2017
  23. Southport jobs under threat as Brantano has gone into administration. southport

    The popular Brantano shoe shop has gone into administration, putting 1,100 jobs at risk. Staff at the 'value' shoe shop have ...

    The popular Brantano shoe shop has gone into administration, putting 1,100 jobs at risk. Staff at the 'value' shoe shop have been warned redundancies are "inevitable." Brantano's administrator, PwC, said while redundancies would be "inevitable", all shops will remain open "for the moment"...

    23/03/2017
  24. Bonjour To Southport! southport

    Sefton Council have granted Planning Permission to Bistrot Pierre for the change of use of the former Russell and Bromley shoe ...

    Sefton Council have granted Planning Permission to Bistrot Pierre for the change of use of the former Russell and Bromley shoe shop, at the corner of Nevill Street and Lord Street, Southport. The permission is for a change of use of the property to a restaurant, and involves significant...

    23/03/2017
  25. Cromer Road rail parking saga continues southport

    Cromer Road residents' problems with badly-parked rail-users' cars should not be ignored just because a councillor had been inept, ...

    Cromer Road residents' problems with badly-parked rail-users' cars should not be ignored just because a councillor had been inept, Southport Area Committee was told last night. Conservative Councillor Harry Bliss identified that his suspended former Tory colleague, Cllr David Barton had...

    23/03/2017
  26. Private Security Firm did Nothing for Southport southport

    The private security firm 'Battle Investigations' has contributed no known benefit towards the security of Southport's town ...

    The private security firm 'Battle Investigations' has contributed no known benefit towards the security of Southport's town centre, the Southport Area Committee was told last night during the town's quarterly police forum. Sefton North Inspector Graham Fisher Replying to questions at the...

    23/03/2017
  27. Merseyside Police statement on the incident in Westminster southport

    Following the incident in Westminster a Merseyside Police spokesman said: “Our thoughts and sympathies are with those ...

    Following the incident in Westminster a Merseyside Police spokesman said: “Our thoughts and sympathies are with those affected by the attack at Westminster. "The investigation into that incident is ongoing and I would like to take this opportunity to reassure the people of Merseyside that...

    23/03/2017
  28. Man who left grenade outside the home of Kenny Dalglish on the run southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a 29-year-old man from Liverpool who is wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace a 29-year-old man from Liverpool who is wanted on recall to prison. Mark Dominic Johnston was sentenced to 13 years in prison on 26 February 2010 after being convicted of criminal damage – recklessly endangering life following an...

    23/03/2017
  29. Civil war breaks out in Pleasureland amusement park southport

    Pleasureland opened its doors to huge Airsoft weekend as teams fight it out in ‘Pripyat’ battleground Southport Pleasureland ...

    Pleasureland opened its doors to huge Airsoft weekend as teams fight it out in ‘Pripyat’ battleground Southport Pleasureland was transformed into an Airsoft themed park last weekend for a huge civil war style shootout. A massed group of Airsoft players – a sport where teams enact makeshift...

    23/03/2017
  30. Residents of West Lancashire encouraged to have their say on Clinical Commissioning southport

    Residents of West Lancashire encouraged to have their say on Clinical Commissioning Group policies. NHS West Lancashire ...

    Residents of West Lancashire encouraged to have their say on Clinical Commissioning Group policies. NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with the other seven CCGs in Lancashire to review clinical policies across the region. The eight CCGs...

    23/03/2017
  31. Edge Hill student injured in Westminster outrage southport

    An Edge Hill University PR student smiles in front of the Houses of Parliament while behind Travis Frain, police officers seem ...

    An Edge Hill University PR student smiles in front of the Houses of Parliament while behind Travis Frain, police officers seem happy and relaxed. Little did any of them know the horror about to unfold as terrorists struck at the heart of British democracy this afternoon... Travis, from...

    22/03/2017
  32. Edge Hill Students injured in terror attack southport

    Edge Hill University has confirmed a second student, Owen Lambert from Morecambe has been injured in the London terrorist attack. ...

    Edge Hill University has confirmed a second student, Owen Lambert from Morecambe has been injured in the London terrorist attack. Travis Frain from Darwen was also injured. The students were on Westminster Bridge when a car mounted the pavement and drove into pedestrians. Students on a...

    22/03/2017
  33. Southport MP John Pugh safe in Westminster after terror attack southport

    Southport Mp John Pugh is one of a group of MP's caught up in the attack on Westminster he is Tweeting his experiences. ...

    Southport Mp John Pugh is one of a group of MP's caught up in the attack on Westminster he is Tweeting his experiences. We're apparently going to be moved in blocks of 20- obviously security still worried that this may...

    22/03/2017
  34. Primark product recall southport

    Parents are being urged to return children's novelty cat leggings bought from Primark after fears they could present a potential ...

    Parents are being urged to return children's novelty cat leggings bought from Primark after fears they could present a potential choking hazard. The high street store is offering customers a full refund after it was discovered that the bow attachment may become detached. A spokesman for...

    22/03/2017
  35. Management Agent Scheme southport

    Following the success of the property accreditation scheme launched in 2013, Sefton Council has now launched a Management Agent ...

    Following the success of the property accreditation scheme launched in 2013, Sefton Council has now launched a Management Agent Accreditation Scheme. The free scheme offers agents and property managers public recognition for being a good agent that provides well managed private rented...

    22/03/2017
  36. New Liverpool City Region Adoption Agency launched southport

    A Regional Adoption Agency covering Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton and Wirral is set to be established. New Adoption Agency launched ...

    A Regional Adoption Agency covering Liverpool, Knowsley, Sefton and Wirral is set to be established. New Adoption Agency launched for Liverpool City Region. It follows a successful bid to the Government last year by local authorities on Merseyside to create a new organisation to get more...

    22/03/2017

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