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  1. Southport pupils being taught by unqualified teachers southport

    This Saturdays annual NUT Supply Teacher Conference will hear that employment prospects for supply teachers are getting tougher, ...

    This Saturday’s annual NUT Supply Teacher Conference will hear that employment prospects for supply teachers are getting tougher, as schools increasingly use unqualified staff in place of qualified supply teachers to cover teacher absence. The NUT’s 2017 supply teacher survey, which received...

    26/06/2017
  2. Lifetime honour for spinal team as centre hosts international conference southport

    More than 100 years of caring for spinal injured patients by three NHS staff was recognised this month with Lifetime Achievement ...

    More than 100 years of caring for spinal injured patients by three NHS staff was recognised this month with Lifetime Achievement Awards. Consultant surgeon Bakul Soni, Sister Sandra McCarthy and occupational therapy lead Julie Jones were honoured at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust’s...

    26/06/2017
  3. Police to carry out disruptive tactics southport

    An innovative police scheme that deploys teams of officers to deter, detect and disrupt criminal and terrorist activity in crowded ...

    An innovative police scheme that deploys teams of officers to deter, detect and disrupt criminal and terrorist activity in crowded places is being carried out today and during the rest of this week and will be used at various times throughout the year. The tactic, known as Project Servator,...

    26/06/2017
  4. Next of kin appeal for Southport man southport

    Sefton Coroner's Office is appealing for the family of a man who died in Southport to come forward. Brian A Wright, 53, who ...

    Sefton Coroner's Office is appealing for the family of a man who died in Southport to come forward. Brian A Wright, 53, who lived in Castle Walk, Southport died at home on Saturday, 24 June 2017. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Anyone who can help the...

    26/06/2017
  5. LJLA unveils ambitious plans for future growth southport

    Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is to set out its vision of future developments and continued expansion of its business ...

    Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) is to set out its vision of future developments and continued expansion of its business through to 2030 and to 2050 as it launches its updated Airport Master Plan as part of a four week public consultation which starts next week. The Airport has ambitious...

    26/06/2017
  6. A new exhibit has been officially opened this week at WWT Martin Mere southport

    A new exhibit has been officially opened this week at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre a White Stork enclosure. Three ...

    A new exhibit has been officially opened this week at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre – a White Stork enclosure. Three white storks have been released into the waterfowl gardens near the Eco-garden. Grounds manager, Steve Nasir, said: “The white storks are a great new addition to the...

    26/06/2017
  7. Damien Moore sworn in as MP for Southport-Video southport

    On Thursday Damien Moore was delighted to be sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Southport. Damien said "I am honoured ...

    On Thursday Damien Moore was delighted to be sworn in as the Member of Parliament for Southport. Damien said "I am honoured to have been elected to represent the seaside constituency and would like to thank all those who voted for me and to those who gave up their time to help me achieve this...

    26/06/2017
  8. Well done to Ken Hilton southport

    Congratulations to Southport FC's long serving secretary Ken Hilton who has received the prestigious Gary Parkinson Trophy at the ...

    Congratulations to Southport FC's long serving secretary Ken Hilton who has received the prestigious Gary Parkinson Trophy at the Lancashire League AGM for his contributions and long service to the league. Ken has been secretary at Southport for over 20 years.

    26/06/2017
  9. Most wanted David and Mark Gaskell southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. David John Gaskell, 27 years, was sentenced to nine-and-half-years in prison on 18 January 2011 at Liverpool Crown Court after being convicted of causing death by...

    26/06/2017
  10. Serious incident Norwood Road Southport southport

    Officers from Merseyside Police along with scientific support are at a house on Norwood Road Southport. Witnesses living close ...

    Officers from Merseyside Police along with scientific support are at a house on Norwood Road Southport. Witnesses living close by are suggesting that a body has been found. This has not been confirmed by police yet. More from the press office later.

    25/06/2017
  11. Armed Forces Day 25th June 2017. Pictures and Video southport

    Despite the early morning rain there was a fantastic turnout for the 2017 Armed Forces Day. A Drumhead service was held in the ...

    Despite the early morning rain there was a fantastic turnout for the 2017 Armed Forces Day. A Drumhead service was held in the Princess Diana Memorial Gardens followed by a parade along Chapel Street and Lord Street.

    25/06/2017
  12. Reappeal MFH Trevor Farthing southport

    Merseyside Police is re-issuing an appeal for information to help trace a missing 52-year-old man. Trevor Farthing was ...

    Merseyside Police is re-issuing an appeal for information to help trace a missing 52-year-old man. Trevor Farthing was last seen Wednesday 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road at around 9.30am. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. He is described as white, 5ft...

    25/06/2017
  13. Summer of Golf southport

    Sefton Council and Southport BID are busy preparing a Summer of Golf as hundreds of thousands of people head to the borough as ...

    Sefton Council and Southport BID are busy preparing a ‘Summer of Golf’ as hundreds of thousands of people head to the borough as part of the 146th Open Golf Championship. There will be attractions, activities and exhibitions across Southport and the borough to entertain both visitors and...

    25/06/2017
  14. Lorry emissions checks to start at the roadside southport

    From August 2017, roadside checks of lorries carried out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will include an ...

    From August 2017, roadside checks of lorries carried out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will include an emissions check. DVSA will be target lorry drivers and operators who try to cheat vehicle emissions. The new checks will target those who break the law and will help to...

    25/06/2017
  15. Batmobile visits Southport Pleasureland southport

    As part of Superhero day at Southport Pleasureland the Batmobile flew in from Gotham City. Children dressed up as their favourite ...

    As part of Superhero day at Southport Pleasureland the Batmobile flew in from Gotham City. Children dressed up as their favourite comic book hero for the day. The fun continues tomorrow with Comic Con. For those that are new to the concept, comic-con is short for comic convention, a gathering...

    24/06/2017
  16. UK to observe a minute​​s silence for victims of the Finsbury Park terrorist attack southport

    The UK will observe a minute'sâ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minuteâs silence will be held at 12 ...

    The UK will observe a minute's​ silence on Monday 26 June 2017. A minute​’s silence will be held at 12 noon on Monday 26 June in remembrance of those affected by the terrorist attack in Finsbury Park on Monday. The silence will be marked at all government buildings and other organisations may...

    24/06/2017
  17. Macmillan health and wellbeing event southport

    Health and wellbeing event to help those affected by cancer Southport Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre will be ...

    Health and wellbeing event to help those affected by cancer Southport Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre will be holding its second 'Health and Wellbeing event' of the year on Thursday 20th July and anyone who has been affected by cancer, whether directly or through supporting...

    24/06/2017
  18. Family Fun Day Ahead Of Blackpool Friendly, 15th July southport

    Southport FC will host a family fun day prior to our pre-season friendly against Blackpool at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on ...

    Southport FC will host a family fun day prior to our pre-season friendly against Blackpool at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on 15th July, starting at 12pm midday until 1.45pm. The event will operate on an “access all areas” basis, with supporters able to take part in a range of activities all...

    23/06/2017
  19. Planned roadworks in the North West southport

    Planned road works in the North West summary for Monday 26 June to Sunday 2 July 2017. The following summary of planned ...

    Planned road works in the North West– summary for Monday 26 June to Sunday 2 July 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 23 June and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen...

    23/06/2017
  20. Lucky escape for kittens found down a well southport

    So we are all used to the story of Lassie finding people stuck down a Well. Well, in this instance Lassie came in the form of a ...

    So we are all used to the story of Lassie finding people stuck down a Well. Well, in this instance Lassie came in the form of a builder, who earlier this week, whilst on site, found four very poorly but adorable feral kittens trapped in a well. Luckily for them this builder lives on the site of an...

    23/06/2017
  21. Five taken to hospital after Ince Woods smash southport

    The emergency services were called to Ince Road in Ince Blundell at around 11am following reports of a three vehicle road traffic ...

    The emergency services were called to Ince Road in Ince Blundell at around 11am following reports of a three vehicle road traffic accident. A spokesman for the ambulance service said they have taken five people to hospital. Two of the people were taken to Aintree hospital with suspected...

    23/06/2017
  22. Seftons para-triathletes aim high in the sunshine southport

    Seftons para-triathletes aim high in the sunshine. Young disabled athletes from Sefton and beyond recently lit up the ...

    Sefton’s para-triathletes aim high in the sunshine. Young disabled athletes from Sefton and beyond recently lit up the Waterloo Festival as the sun shone on Crosby Lakeside Adventure Centre. Taking place on Sunday 18 June, Sefton’s second para-triathlon for children and young people with...

    23/06/2017
  23. RTC Forest Road southport

    The emergency services were called to the junction of Forest Road and Chambres Road at approximately 9.30 this morning after 2 ...

    The emergency services were called to the junction of Forest Road and Chambres Road at approximately 9.30 this morning after 2 vehicles collided. Members of the public directed the traffic around the scene until the emergency services arrived. There were no serious injuries.

    23/06/2017
  24. Appeal launched for information on wanted individuals linked to shootings southport

    Crimestoppers are today making an appeal to local people in Merseyside in an attempt to locate five wanted individuals linked to ...

    Crimestoppers are today making an appeal to local people in Merseyside in an attempt to locate five wanted individuals linked to gun crime offences in the area. Crimestoppers provide the 100% anonymous 0800 555 111 phone number and online form, enabling the public to give information...

    23/06/2017
  25. KGV college is opening its doors to potential new students at the end of June. southport

    SEFTONS top performing sixth form college is opening its doors to potential new students at the end of June. Hundreds of ...

    SEFTON’S top performing sixth form college is opening its doors to potential new students at the end of June. Hundreds of future sixth formers are preparing to head to Southport’s King George V College, which is currently rated top of a national educational league table. A huge range of...

    23/06/2017
  26. UK Coastguard safety plea after 68 children reported missing on UK beaches southport

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 ...

    UK Coastguard has issued a plea for parents to keep a close eye on their children at the beach this weekend after responding to 68 separate missing children reports last weekend (17-18 June) across the UK coast. All children were found safely, but with so many reports coming in during the...

    23/06/2017
  27. Iconic hotel fined for food safety breaches southport

    The operator of a landmark hotel has been fined more than £265,000 after pleading guilty to seven breaches of food safety ...

    The operator of a landmark hotel has been fined more than £265,000 after pleading guilty to seven breaches of food safety and hygiene regulations. Britannia Hotels Ltd, which runs the Adelphi Hotel was sentenced after appearing at Liverpool Magistrates Court and was fined £232,500 and made...

    23/06/2017
  28. Another incident in Rufford Road southport

    Another incident in Rufford Road last night as a Police chase ended with 3 arrests after a car crashed into a garden wall. This ...

    Another incident in Rufford Road last night as a Police chase ended with 3 arrests after a car crashed into a garden wall. This comes after an armed robbery last Sunday and the week before a drunk driver also crashed.

    23/06/2017
  29. Floral Planters have been installed at the corner of Nevill Street and Bath Street southport

    Floral Planters have now been installed at the corner of Nevill Street and Bath Street, Southport and have been planted up by the ...

    Floral Planters have now been installed at the corner of Nevill Street and Bath Street, Southport and have been planted up by the local Hoteliers Association and "Lord Street In Bloom". Town Centre Councillor Tony Dawson was one of the original Lord Street 'Guerilla Gardeners' who planted out...

    22/06/2017
  30. Councillor backs Court over Benefit change for Children southport

    A local councillor has welcomed today's High Court ruled that the Conservatives' benefit cap is unlawful and illegally ...

    A local councillor has welcomed today's High Court ruled that the Conservatives' benefit cap is unlawful and illegally discriminates against some parents with young children. Ministers are now likely to be forced to change or scrap the policy. High Court judge Mr Justice Collins has declared...

    22/06/2017
  31. Southport Lifeboat release video of incident at Formby southport

    Southport Lifeboat and Quads called out to two jobs; a missing child, later found by HM Coastguard, and a woman in distress in the ...

    Southport Lifeboat and Quads called out to two jobs; a missing child, later found by HM Coastguard, and a woman in distress in the water. Upon arrival at Lifeboat Road, Formby the quads liased with the RNLI lifeguards on duty. The woman had been helped from the water by the public and family...

    22/06/2017
  32. Southport beach closed for a week southport

    Southport's main beach will be closed to vehicles for one week until 29th June.This is due to high tides making parking ...

    Southport's main beach will be closed to vehicles for one week until 29th June.This is due to high tides making parking impossible.

    22/06/2017
  33. New affordable homes to be offered in Rufford southport

    If you are looking for a new home in Rufford keep an eye out for new affordable homes available to rent and buy that are expected ...

    If you are looking for a new home in Rufford keep an eye out for new affordable homes available to rent and buy that are expected to be completed shortly. West Lancashire Borough Council has negotiated an arrangement with Jones Homes to provide 14 affordable homes on their popular development...

    22/06/2017
  34. Peaky Blinders Building up for auction southport

    The buildings that accommodate Peaky Blindersa Bargin Booze and Lord Street north Post Office are up for auction on the 10th July ...

    The buildings that accommodate Peaky Blindersa Bargin Booze and Lord Street north Post Office are up for auction on the 10th July with a asking price of £1.1m -£1.15m. Peaky Blinders will not be closing it will just be the ownership of the buildings. Freehold Bar, Shops and Hotel Investment ...

    22/06/2017
  35. Join the Cultural Conversation for the Liverpool City Region southport

    You are invited to a Cultural Conversation about a new Cultural Strategy for the Liverpool City Region. Halton Knowsley ...

    You are invited to a Cultural Conversation about a new Cultural Strategy for the Liverpool City Region. Halton Knowsley Liverpool Sefton St Helens Wirral We would love it if you can come along and contribute to the development of a 30 year Cultural Strategy for the Liverpool...

    22/06/2017
  36. Midfielder Steve Jennings Signs For Port southport

    Southport are pleased to announce the signing of 32-year-old midfielder Steve Jennings. Steves career includes a wealth ...

    Southport are pleased to announce the signing of 32-year-old midfielder Steve Jennings. Steve’s career includes a wealth of experience in the Football League where he made 249 appearances, and the Scottish Premiership, making 93 appearances. Jennings is also a UEFA B qualified coach. ...

    22/06/2017

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