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  1. New Directions, Southport Flower Show gold medal success southport

    Service users and staff of Sefton’s leading adult social care provider are celebrating after their garden won a major prize at ...

    Service users and staff of SeftonÂ’s leading adult social care provider are celebrating after their garden won a major prize at Southport Flower Show. Judges at the event awarded a gold medal to the New Directions Magical Memories entry, which was created by clients of the organisation who have...

    18/08/2017
  2. David Starkey,Henry VIII,The First Brexiteer at The Atkinson southport

    As we enter a time of huge change and uncertainty historian David Starkey discusses Henry VIII’s reign and how he was in fact, ...

    As we enter a time of huge change and uncertainty historian David Starkey discusses Henry VIIIÂ’s reign and how he was in fact, the first Brexiteer . Henry VIII is the only king whose shape you remember. He bestrides our history like a colossus and the decisions he took still reverberate...

    18/08/2017
  3. Southport Pier improvements start southport

    Major refurbishment work on Southport Pier has started as part of a multi-million pound project benefiting the whole resort. ...

    Major refurbishment work on Southport Pier has started as part of a multi-million pound project benefiting the whole resort. Sefton Council secured £2m from the Coastal Community Fund in order to undertake the extensive works to the Pier – the oldest cast iron pier in the UK and second...

    18/08/2017
  4. Air Ambulance lands in Kings Gardens to take sick child to hospital,Video southport

    The North West Air Ambulance landed in the Kings Gardens this morning after a small child was taken ill in Kingsway Southport. ...

    The North West Air Ambulance landed in the Kings Gardens this morning after a small child was taken ill in Kingsway Southport. Paramedics treated the child and then airlifted to Alder Hey. Air Ambulance takes sick...

    18/08/2017
  5. Body found on Southport to Liverpool railway tracks southport

    Unexplained death - Crosby, Merseyside BTP were called at 10.18am yesterday to reports that a body had been seen by a train ...

    Unexplained death - Crosby, Merseyside BTP were called at 10.18am yesterday to reports that a body had been seen by a train driver near the tracks in Crosby, Merseyside. At a crossing near Brooke Road West. Sadly, a person has been found deceased at the scene. The death is currently being...

    18/08/2017
  6. The Prime Minister's statement on the attack in Barcelona. southport

    Prime Minister Theresa May said: I am sickened by the senseless loss of life in Barcelona today. The Foreign Office is working ...

    Prime Minister Theresa May said: I am sickened by the senseless loss of life in Barcelona today. The Foreign Office is working to establish if any British nationals were involved in this appalling incident and we are in close contact with the authorities in Spain, who have our full support. ...

    18/08/2017
  7. Southports MP impressed with the Flower Show southport

    Southport MP Damien Moore enjoyed his day out at the Flower Show. Damien said... Today I had the pleasure of attending ...

    Southport MP Damien Moore enjoyed his day out at the Flower Show. Damien said... Today I had the pleasure of attending Southport Flower Show 2017 – the largest independent event of its kind in England. The event was originally started in 1924 by the local council, but since 1986 has been...

    18/08/2017
  8. Advice available for Lancashire young people southport

    Lancashire students who have either received their A-level results or are waiting for their GCSE results are reminded that help, ...

    Lancashire students who have either received their A-level results or are waiting for their GCSE results are reminded that help, support and guidance is available from 'Talkzone', the county council's advice service. Young people between the ages of 12 and 19 can access this support by...

    18/08/2017
  9. Jeremy wants you southport

    Labour leader to visit Southport this evening. He'll be addressing the beachfront crowd at 6pm so people are advised to arrive ...

    Labour leader to visit Southport this evening. He'll be addressing the beachfront crowd at 6pm so people are advised to arrive by 5.30pm to avoid any difficulties. The rally will take place at Southport Beach car park on the front at the southern end of Marine Drive behind Pleasureland. ...

    18/08/2017
  10. TV legend Boycie from Only Fools And Horses at The Flower Show southport

    John Challis the actor who played "Boycie" in the TV sitcom "Only Fools And Horses" was at the Flower Show to promote his new book ...

    John Challis the actor who played "Boycie" in the TV sitcom "Only Fools And Horses" was at the Flower Show to promote his new book "Boycie and Beyond" today. The 1996 episode of Only Fools, "Time On Our Hands" holds the record for the highest UK audience for a sitcom episode, attracting 24.3...

    17/08/2017
  11. Public welcome at September CCG meetings southport

    Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton are encouraging anyone with an interest to go along to their September governing ...

    Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton are encouraging anyone with an interest to go along to their September governing body meetings. The CCGsÂ’ hold their governing body meetings every two months in public, so people can hear them discussing and making decisions about local health...

    17/08/2017
  12. KGV college celebrates a level success southport

    Staff and students at King George V College are celebrating another year of outstanding A Level results. An impressive 66% of ...

    Staff and students at King George V College are celebrating another year of outstanding A Level results. An impressive 66% of the CollegeÂ’s Advanced Level cohort have achieved at least one A* or A Grade with 77% of students obtaining high grades in all three of their A Levels. The College...

    17/08/2017
  13. Brooke Vincent honours soap legend Jean Alexander southport

    Brooke Vincent honours soap legend Jean Alexander. Coronation Street favourite Brooke Vincent honoured soap legend Jean ...

    Brooke Vincent honours soap legend Jean Alexander. Coronation Street favourite Brooke Vincent honoured soap legend Jean Alexander by unveiling a memorial in the late star's home town of Southport. Brooke, who plays Sophie Webster in the ITV1 drama, dedicated a bench at the Southport...

    17/08/2017
  14. Worry over Battle of Britain Memorial Flight ahead of Southport Air Show southport

    Most of the historic aircraft that make up the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue. ...

    Most of the historic aircraft that make up the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (BBMF) have been grounded due to an engine issue. It is not clear if the BBMF will perform at Southport Air Show in September. A Lancaster bomber, two Hurricanes and three Spitfire planes are all affected by the...

    17/08/2017
  15. Schemes to tackle hate crime in the North West pay off southport

    Schemes to tackle hate crime in the North West pay off. Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP visits the North West of ...

    Schemes to tackle hate crime in the North West pay off. Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP visits the North West of England to look at what is being done to tackle hate crime. Solicitor General Robert Buckland QC MP will be visiting the North West of England today to look at what is...

    17/08/2017
  16. Another callout for Southport Rescue southport

    Southport quads paged by Holyhead Coastguard to search for an elderly gentleman missing on Formby beach. The quads were stood ...

    Southport quads paged by Holyhead Coastguard to search for an elderly gentleman missing on Formby beach. The quads were stood down as they arrived at Ainsdale at 19:00, as the man had been found safe and well by his family. CALL OUT - 15/08/17 - 18:51

    17/08/2017
  17. Kissock and Martin Injury Update southport

    Following injuries sustained on Tuesday night by Liam Martin and John Paul Kissock, the club is now in a position to confirm the ...

    Following injuries sustained on Tuesday night by Liam Martin and John Paul Kissock, the club is now in a position to confirm the initial diagnosis for both players. Liam Martin has suffered a fractured patella and will undergo further tests in the next few days to fully evaluate his...

    17/08/2017
  18. Residents’ rights to speak at Borough Council Meetings. southport

    Residents who want to give their views on an item on a West Lancashire Borough Council agenda are being reminded that they have ...

    Residents who want to give their views on an item on a West Lancashire Borough Council agenda are being reminded that they have that chance. People living in West Lancashire have the chance to speak on certain agenda items at Council meetings where important decisions are made that affect people...

    17/08/2017
  19. Litter warning for motorists after cab driver prosecution southport

    Sefton Council is warning motorists that they are not above littering laws after a taxi driver was caught on dashcam footage ...

    Sefton Council is warning motorists that they are not above littering laws after a taxi driver was caught on dashcam footage throwing rubbish out of his window. Paul Morttram, 32, a Sefton licensed taxi driver, was found guilty in his absence of three counts of littering at a hearing at Sefton...

    16/08/2017
  20. How to get in and out of Liverpool during Lime Street’s major upgrade southport

    Travellers are being reassured that the Liverpool City Region will remain ‘open for business’ when the first phase of a major ...

    Travellers are being reassured that the Liverpool City Region will remain ‘open for business’ when the first phase of a major transformation of Liverpool Lime Street kicks off next month (30 September – 22 October). This is the biggest upgrade the station has seen since the 19th Century. The...

    16/08/2017
  21. Flying the flag for the Merchant Navy southport

    On Friday 1 September West Lancashire Borough Council will fly the Red Ensign to raise awareness of the UK’s dependence on ...

    On Friday 1 September West Lancashire Borough Council will fly the Red Ensign to raise awareness of the UKÂ’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers. The Red Ensign flag will be hoisted on the flagstaff outside the Council Offices at 52 Derby Street, Ormskirk, at 10am. Members of the public...

    16/08/2017
  22. Funding for schemes to tackle domestic violence southport

    Funding for schemes to tackle domestic violence A new scheme is being started to help young women in West Lancashire avoid ...

    Funding for schemes to tackle domestic violence A new scheme is being started to help young women in West Lancashire avoid being victims of domestic abuse. The West Lancashire Safe Teens Project will aim to ensure girls and young women from age 13 are supported and given the skills to...

    16/08/2017
  23. A Sefton charity has been aiming high with its latest major fundraising project. southport

    A Sefton charity has been aiming high with its latest major fundraising project. A team of 11 brave volunteers abseiled down ...

    A Sefton charity has been aiming high with its latest major fundraising project. A team of 11 brave volunteers abseiled down the outside of the main entrance of Liverpool Cathedral and raised more than £1,000 for Sefton 4 Good. Team members who took on the 150-foot free-fall drop in wet and...

    16/08/2017
  24. Ride of the Roses challenge southport

    Here's all you need to know about the new and improved Ride of the Roses which is taking place next month in aid of the ...

    Here's all you need to know about the new and improved Ride of the Roses which is taking place next month in aid of the Clatterbridge Cancer Charity. When: Sunday 3 September Where: Banks Leisure Centre, Greaves Hall Avenue, Banks, PR9 8BL What:50, 80 or 100 bike ride starting and ending in...

    16/08/2017
  25. Attempted burglary Knob Hall Lane southport

    Attempted burglary/theft from vehicle between 03:00 - 04:00 this morning on Knob Hall Lane. Two males, one captured on CCTV. ...

    Attempted burglary/theft from vehicle between 03:00 - 04:00 this morning on Knob Hall Lane. Two males, one captured on CCTV. Victim visited, CCTV viewed & Smartwater kit issued. All homes on Knob Hall Ln letter dropped to make aware & with details of Smartwater

    16/08/2017
  26. Merseyside Police appeal for information after teenager injured by dog, Formby beach southport

    Merseyside Police are investigating after reports of a teenager being injured by a dog on Formby Beach on Saturday, 12 August. ...

    Merseyside Police are investigating after reports of a teenager being injured by a dog on Formby Beach on Saturday, 12 August. Shortly before 7.50pm, officers attended the scene and found that a 19-year-old man had suffered minor injuries after allegedly being bitten by a German Shepherd dog...

    16/08/2017
  27. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service warns of water dangers during summer holidays southport

    With the summer school holidays in full swing Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service(MFRS) is urging people to take extra care on ...

    With the summer school holidays in full swing Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service(MFRS) is urging people to take extra care on all bodies of water in the Merseyside area, including the River Mersey and surrounding Mersey coastline. During the summer months there is often the temptation for...

    16/08/2017
  28. Merseyside Police arrest driver in Banks southport

    Officers from the Merseyside Roads Policing Unit followed a suspicious car travelling from Southport into Banks during the night. ...

    Officers from the Merseyside Roads Policing Unit followed a suspicious car travelling from Southport into Banks during the night. The vehicle was pulled over at the BP garage on Gravel Lane. Driver had no licence or insurance so the vehicle was seized and the male reported for various offences.

    16/08/2017
  29. Another drunk on Lord Street southport

    Another great image from our "Classic Resort" as yet another drunk crawls along Lord Street trying to make their way home. Is ...

    Another great image from our "Classic Resort" as yet another drunk crawls along Lord Street trying to make their way home. Is it time to shut the bars and clubs at a reasonable hour and stop selling alcohol 24 hours a day? People are sat outside Weatherspoons at 9.00 am eating breakfast and...

    16/08/2017
  30. Go Wild this September with Knowsley Safari Park and The Atkinson southport

    Don’t stay indoors this autumn – get your boots on and brave the weather – you will be in for a surprise! Two of the ...

    Don’t stay indoors this autumn – get your boots on and brave the weather – you will be in for a surprise! Two of the most popular family friendly days out are coming together for one great family giveaway! The Atkinson and Knowsley Safari Park are giving you the chance to get up close and...

    16/08/2017
  31. Southport 3 FC United of Manchester 3 southport

    Southport continued their unbeaten start to the new season with a thrilling 3-3 draw with FCUM. James Hood opens the scoring, ...

    Southport continued their unbeaten start to the new season with a thrilling 3-3 draw with FCUM. James Hood opens the scoring, with a great streak from outside the area into the top corner. 33 mins - Southport caught off guard on the counter attack - with Nathan Lowe shooting low and from...

    16/08/2017
  32. Aquathlon comes to Southport southport

    Sefton Council’s Active Workforce team are excited to bring a brand new sporting challenge to Southport – and it’s open for ...

    Sefton Council’s Active Workforce team are excited to bring a brand new sporting challenge to Southport – and it’s open for everyone. On Sunday, September 10, there will be a new Aquathlon event consisting of a 250m swim at Dunes Splashworld, followed by a 2.5km run around Victoria Park. ...

    15/08/2017
  33. Grandstand Bar Pass-Out System Information southport

    Grandstand Bar Pass-Out System Information. Pass-outs to the Grandstand Bar at half-time for tonight’s match against FC ...

    Grandstand Bar Pass-Out System Information. Pass-outs to the Grandstand Bar at half-time for tonightÂ’s match against FC United of Manchester will be available to home fans only. The trial system, first used against Boston for our first match of the season, received positive feedback from...

    15/08/2017
  34. Southport Flower Show Pictures southport

    A few pictures from Southport Flower Show before the event starts. Southport Flower Show is the largest independent flower show ...

    A few pictures from Southport Flower Show before the event starts. Southport Flower Show is the largest independent flower show in the country, attracting over 50,000 visitors across 4 days. The show starts on Thursday and is open until Sunday.

    15/08/2017
  35. Art For Macmillan at Wayfarers 2017 southport

    Macmillan's regular fundraising artists who hail from all over Sefton and West Lancashire will be joined by artists from the ...

    Macmillan's regular fundraising artists who hail from all over Sefton and West Lancashire will be joined by artists from the London and Glasgow art scenes for their exhibition at Wayfarers Arcade on Lord Street in Southport this coming September. Having occupied vacant units for its charity...

    15/08/2017
  36. Driver in hit and run incident at Southport Hospital southport

    A female pensioner has been captured driving into the side of another vehicle in the grounds of Southport Hospital and then ...

    A female pensioner has been captured driving into the side of another vehicle in the grounds of Southport Hospital and then driving off through red lights without stopping. Her registration is DA63 YXU and the vehicle is white VW Polo and anyone with any information is asked to come forward or...

    15/08/2017

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