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  1. Central Avenue man to appear in court southport

    Peter Croft aged 27 of Central Avenue, Birkdale has been interviewed over offences at shops in the Southport area. He will ...

    Peter Croft aged 27 of Central Avenue, Birkdale has been interviewed over offences at shops in the Southport area. He will appear at court to answer 4 charges of theft and 2 of public order offences

    18/12/2018
  2. Code of Practice to tackle sexual harassment at work southport

    Government will introduce a new Code of Practice so employers better understand their legal responsibilities to protect their ...

    Government will introduce a new Code of Practice so employers better understand their legal responsibilities to protect their staff as part of a package of commitments to tackle sexual harassment at work. Responding to the Women and Equalities Select Committee report, the Government Equalities...

    18/12/2018
  3. Gove launches landmark blueprint for resources and waste southport

    Businesses and manufacturers to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste under government’s Resources ...

    Businesses and manufacturers to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste under governmentÂ’s Resources and Waste Strategy. Businesses and manufacturers will pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste, under a major new government strategy...

    18/12/2018
  4. Help the Council recycle all your Christmas waste southport

    West Lancashire Borough Council is encouraging people across the borough to recycle as much of their Christmas waste as possible ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council is encouraging people across the borough to recycle as much of their Christmas waste as possible to prevent it going to landfill. Many of us will be receiving Christmas cards and presents this festive season and. amongst the celebrations the council is asking...

    18/12/2018
  5. Available resources for rough sleepers and homeless over Xmas southport

    The following are the DAYTIME SERVICES provided by local churches, charities and other agencies. If you know of other services, ...

    The following are the DAYTIME SERVICES provided by local churches, charities and other agencies. If you know of other services, please let us know in the replies. Details of the Southport Foodbank Services will follow in a separate post. VIVESCO CAFÉ, CHRISTCHURCH, LORD STREET MONDAY –...

    18/12/2018
  6. Get in shape this new year with Active Sefton southport

    Active Sefton has lined up a raft of fitness activities starting in January to help residents make a jump start on their new ...

    Active Sefton has lined up a raft of fitness activities starting in January to help residents make a jump start on their new yearÂ’s resolutions. The ever-popular Couch to 5k programme will return to Litherland Sports Park at 6pm, January 7 where it will take place every Monday and Wednesday...

    18/12/2018
  7. Keep safe, fit and health during the cold weather southport

    With the met office issuing a yellow warning for snow and ice across Sefton this weekend, the local NHS want us to stay safe, fit ...

    With the met office issuing a yellow warning for snow and ice across Sefton this weekend, the local NHS want us to stay safe, fit and healthy. Cold weather can cause treacherous conditions underfoot which can lead to dangerous slips, trips and falls for elderly or frail patients. Cold, damp...

    18/12/2018
  8. Year of the Volunteer hailed a huge success southport

    Sefton’s incredible Year Of The Volunteer campaign has seen volunteers give over 118 thousand hours of their time to helping ...

    Sefton’s incredible Year Of The Volunteer campaign has seen volunteers give over 118 thousand hours of their time to helping improve the borough – an impressive increase of 12% over the last twelve months. As part of the local authority’s 2018 Year Of The Volunteer campaign, the Mayor’s...

    18/12/2018
  9. FA Cup.Southport 0 Tranmere Rovers 2 southport

    Southport were knocked out of this seasons FA Cup going down 0-2 to Tranmere Rovers. Report later. ...

    Southport were knocked out of this seasons FA Cup going down 0-2 to Tranmere Rovers. Report later.

    17/12/2018
  10. Tranmere Replay information southport

    Southport host Tranmere Rovers in the Emirates FA Cup Second Round Replay tonight at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Kick-off is ...

    Southport host Tranmere Rovers in the Emirates FA Cup Second Round Replay tonight at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.45pm. Turnstile ticket info The game is sold out and is all-ticket. Supporters can gain access by presenting a paper copy of their ticket or on a mobile...

    17/12/2018
  11. New Lifeboat Station begins to take shape southport

    The new Lifeboat Station that is being built on the seafront is now begining to take shape. Southport Lifeboat commented... ...

    The new Lifeboat Station that is being built on the seafront is now begining to take shape. Southport Lifeboat commented... Father Christmas has been early for us this year as the steel frame for our new Lifeboat house arrived on site this morning! Over the next week, the skeleton of the...

    17/12/2018
  12. Body found at pumping station was Carl Lake Police confirm southport

    Police can confirm that a body found in Banks, Southport, last Monday (10th December) is believed to be that of missing 62 ...

    Police can confirm that a body found in Banks, Southport, last Monday (10th December) is believed to be that of missing 62 year-old Carl Lake from Bootle. Mr Lake was last seen in Southport town centre on Tuesday 15th May this year. A missing person investigation has been underway ever...

    17/12/2018
  13. Police incident Canning Road southport

    The emergency services were called to Canning Road at approximately 12.50 today where they remain in attendance. One person ...

    The emergency services were called to Canning Road at approximately 12.50 today where they remain in attendance. One person has been taken to the ambulance for observation. More from the press office later when the release details.

    17/12/2018
  14. Help us help you to stay well this winter southport

    Help us help you to stay well this winter With Christmas just around the corner, health experts in Southport and Formby ...

    Help us help you to stay well this winter With Christmas just around the corner, health experts in Southport and Formby are urging local patients to prepare now to make sure theyÂ’re fully organised should they become unwell in the holiday season. NHS Southport and Formby Clinical...

    17/12/2018
  15. Taxi seized on Lord Street southport

    Police have seized a private hire taxi on Lord Street this morning. The driver was arrested at the scene and taken to a local ...

    Police have seized a private hire taxi on Lord Street this morning. The driver was arrested at the scene and taken to a local police station for further investigations. The vehicle was removed by a local breakdown company.

    17/12/2018
  16. Two arrested following drugs warrants in Southport southport

    Police have arrested a man and woman and recovered drugs after two Misuse of Drugs Act warrants were carried out this morning ...

    Police have arrested a man and woman and recovered drugs after two Misuse of Drugs Act warrants were carried out this morning (Monday 17 December) in Southport. Officers carried out the warrants at two addresses on Zetland Street and a number of bags of suspected mephedrone was recovered as well...

    17/12/2018
  17. City Region launch action plan to boost employability skills southport

    The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has today published an action plan setting out 12 priorities for improving ...

    The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has today published an action plan setting out 12 priorities for improving employability skills across the city region. Set out in its Employability Skills for Growth Action Plan, launched at an event hosted by Knowsley Council, priorities...

    17/12/2018
  18. Men seen trying house doors in North Road southport

    Local residents reported seeing two men trying front door handles to houses on NORTH ROAD between 03:00AM- 04:00AM on Sunday ...

    Local residents reported seeing two men trying front door handles to houses on NORTH ROAD between 03:00AM- 04:00AM on Sunday morning (16th December). If you live on North Road or the vicinity did you see these men, or do you have CCTV that may have captured images of them? If you have information,...

    17/12/2018
  19. MP stands firm against further home building in Southport southport

    Damien Moore has spoken out against further housing developments in Southport. Earlier this year Sefton Council’s planning ...

    Damien Moore has spoken out against further housing developments in Southport. Earlier this year Sefton CouncilÂ’s planning committee contentiously passed a vote permitting the construction of over 300 new-build homes in Churchtown despite strong local opposition. Southport MP Damien Moore has...

    17/12/2018
  20. Delay Repay 15 goes live for Northern passengers southport

    Northern passengers are now eligible for extended compensation on journeys delayed by 15 minutes or more, Rail Minister Andrew ...

    Northern passengers are now eligible for extended compensation on journeys delayed by 15 minutes or more, Rail Minister Andrew Jones has announced today (17 December 2018). The Delay Repay 15 scheme – known as DR15 – improves the compensation available to passengers, ensuring they can claim...

    17/12/2018
  21. Big Monday Night Football southport

    Ahead of the Emirates FA Cup second round replay, the Port suffered their first defeat since October against Solihull in the ...

    Ahead of the Emirates FA Cup second round replay, the Port suffered their first defeat since October against Solihull in the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday and will hope to turn things around quickly. Like Southport, Tranmere are also entering this match on the back of the defeat, as their...

    17/12/2018
  22. Carol service at Crossens Methodist southport

    Crossens Methodists carol service outside our Chapel starting at 6.00pm on Wednesday 19th December. This will be the last time ...

    Crossens Methodists carol service outside our Chapel starting at 6.00pm on Wednesday 19th December. This will be the last time as the Church is closing its doors next year. Marshside Brass Band will be playing,refreshments are free,tea,coffee.mince pies. More the merrier.

    16/12/2018
  23. 17 year old boy arrested for shoplifting southport

    A 17 year old boy from Preston was arrested on Saturday 15th on suspicion of shop theft, after PCSO's on foot patrol in the town ...

    A 17 year old boy from Preston was arrested on Saturday 15th on suspicion of shop theft, after PCSO's on foot patrol in the town centre were alerted to two males who ran out of a town centre shop, being pursued by shop staff. The PCSO's gave chase and alerted other police patrols in town to the...

    16/12/2018
  24. Two houses burgled in Fleetwood Road southport

    Two burglaries occurred at addresses in different locations on Feetwood Road in Southport between the hours of 7:00PM and 11:00PM ...

    Two burglaries occurred at addresses in different locations on Feetwood Road in Southport between the hours of 7:00PM and 11:00PM on Friday 14th December. The offender(s) forced the window frame of a kitchen door to gain entry to one address. The other address (a bungalow) appears to have...

    16/12/2018
  25. Southport 0 Solihull 1 southport

    Southport went out of the FA Trophy yesterday after fielding a much changed team made up of youth players and loanees. Jordan ...

    Southport went out of the FA Trophy yesterday after fielding a much changed team made up of youth players and loanees. Jordan Murphy put the visitors in front on 54 mins, latching onto a clearance before drilling in a low shot from the edge of the area. All the first team players are now...

    16/12/2018
  26. Massams Christmas Barn Now Open southport

    Massams Supplies at Shirdley Hill are the largest supplier of Christmas trees in the area. Literally 000's of trees will ship from ...

    Massams Supplies at Shirdley Hill are the largest supplier of Christmas trees in the area. Literally 000's of trees will ship from their during December. This years Christmas Barn has an amazing selection of quality trees, including Nordman Fir, Fraser Fir, Norway Spruce, even Living Trees. ...

    15/12/2018
  27. Support The Port southport

    With ten games unbeaten, this week sees a cup double for the Port as they take on Solihull Moors in the Buildbase FA Trophy and ...

    With ten games unbeaten, this week sees a cup double for the Port as they take on Solihull Moors in the Buildbase FA Trophy and Tranmere Rovers in an Emirates FA Cup replay. This current fine form, which has seen both Liam Watson and David Morgan pick up awards for November, all stems down from...

    15/12/2018
  28. Sefton cycling route in first phase of a 600km City Region network southport

    Work is set to begin on the first phase of a potential 600km key network of cycling and walking routes across the Liverpool City ...

    Work is set to begin on the first phase of a potential 600km key network of cycling and walking routes across the Liverpool City Region. Metro Mayor, Steve Rotheram, and the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority ratified the £8.3m funding for the first 55km phase of the network– including...

    15/12/2018
  29. Help is available for anyone experiencing domestic abuse over the festive period southport

    Most of us will have an enjoyable time at Christmas, but for people living with domestic abuse it can be a time when the situation ...

    Most of us will have an enjoyable time at Christmas, but for people living with domestic abuse it can be a time when the situation becomes even worse. Anyone who is forced to alter their behaviour because they are frightened of their partnerÂ’s reaction is being abused. Research has shown that...

    15/12/2018
  30. How to report stray dogs over Christmas southport

    Arrangements have been made for residents to report stray dogs between Christmas and New Year. West Lancashire Borough ...

    Arrangements have been made for residents to report stray dogs between Christmas and New Year. West Lancashire Borough Council is advising residents that if they need to report a stray dog between midday on 24 December 2018 and 1 January 2019 (inclusive) then please ring the CouncilÂ’s...

    15/12/2018
  31. Southport Eco Centre open to those sleeping rough in the town southport

    Merseyside Police have issued the following statement regarding rough sleepers on the streets of Southport. Over the coming ...

    Merseyside Police have issued the following statement regarding rough sleepers on the streets of Southport. Over the coming days we will post details of the full range of services available over the Christmas period if you see someone on the streets or sleeping rough in Southport. *COLD...

    15/12/2018
  32. Serious fire in Ash Street southport

    The emergency services were called to Ash Street this evening after a serious fire. More from the press office later. ...

    The emergency services were called to Ash Street this evening after a serious fire. More from the press office later.

    14/12/2018
  33. 73 year old lady missing from home found in Southport southport

    We can confirm that Carol Green from Wirral has been found in Southport this morning. She has been taken to hospital for treatment ...

    We can confirm that Carol Green from Wirral has been found in Southport this morning. She has been taken to hospital for treatment and is with her family. Thank you to all those who shared this appeal so widely @LancsPolice @Cheshirepolice @northwalespolice @missingpeople Merseyside Police is...

    14/12/2018
  34. Gritting crews busy with weather warning for icy roads southport

    Lancashire County Council is warning people to watch out for ice, with gritting crews treating roads earlier than usual today ...

    Lancashire County Council is warning people to watch out for ice, with gritting crews treating roads earlier than usual today ahead of a freezing spell forecast over the weekend. The gritters are already out on the main routes in many parts of the county, with temperatures due to fall to...

    14/12/2018
  35. Appeal for information following aggravated burglary in Southport southport

    Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Southport last night, Thursday 13 December. At ...

    Detectives are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Southport last night, Thursday 13 December. At around 7pm, three unknown males forced entry to a flat in Zetland Street and assaulted two men in their 30s, who received minor stab wounds. Forensic, house-to-house...

    14/12/2018
  36. Residents advised to make sure food sellers are registered southport

    Residents planning Christmas parties are being advised to make sure any treats and other food they buy is purchased from a ...

    Residents planning Christmas parties are being advised to make sure any treats and other food they buy is purchased from a business registered to sell such goods, even if it is a small operation they see on Facebook. West Lancashire Borough Council wants people to be careful as it is aware...

    14/12/2018

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