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  1. Rare Nene gosling hatched at Martin Mere southport

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating an early Easter present after one rare Nene gosling recently hatched in ...

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating an early Easter present after one rare Nene gosling recently hatched in mid-March. Only about 1,000 Nenes – pronounced ‘nay-nay’ after their call – survive in the wild in their native Hawaii. The gosling , born on 17 March, has spent...

    28/03/2017
  2. Southport Host Litherland REYMCA On Tuesday In Liverpool County Cup Semi Final southport

    Southport welcome Litherland REYMCA to the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Tuesday evening, for the semi-final of the Liverpool ...

    Southport welcome Litherland REYMCA to the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Tuesday evening, for the semi-final of the Liverpool Senior Cup. Kick off is 7-45pm. Tickets for the game are available on the turnstiles at £5 adults, £3 concessions. Only the Main Stand (Blowick End) will be open...

    28/03/2017
  3. New app to report Asian hornet sightings southport

    Asian Hornet Watch - new app launched to help people quickly and easily report sightings of this invasive species. The ...

    Asian Hornet Watch - new app launched to help people quickly and easily report sightings of this invasive species. The nation’s smartphones are the latest weapon in the fight to prevent the spread of the Asian hornet, thanks to a new app which has been launched today. People will be able...

    28/03/2017
  4. New 1 coin becomes legal tender southport

    The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country, in a major boost to tackle the rise of counterfeits. The new ...

    The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country, in a major boost to tackle the rise of counterfeits. The new £1 coin becomes legal tender from today. This is the first new £1 coin to be introduced in more than 30 years and will be the most secure of its kind in the world –...

    28/03/2017
  5. A wee dram-a at Booths! southport

    Whisky lovers and curious drinkers are invited to Booths Burscough this Friday March 31st for a masterclass as for £10, ...

    Whisky lovers and curious drinkers are invited to Booths Burscough this Friday March 31st for a masterclass as for £10, guests will be introduced to a selection of fantastic whiskies, and talked through flavour profiles and distillery details by Burscough’s local licensed expert. The...

    28/03/2017
  6. RTC Bankfield Lane southport

    The emergency services were called to Bankfield Lane this afternoon after an elderly male driver lost control of their vehicle and ...

    The emergency services were called to Bankfield Lane this afternoon after an elderly male driver lost control of their vehicle and flipped it onto its side. The driver was cut free by the fire service.He was uninjured and no other vehicles were involved.

    27/03/2017
  7. Work begins on new Pub next to Tesco southport

    Contractors moved on site today to begin construction of a new Marstons Pub next to Tesco and McDonalds at Kew. The proposed ...

    Contractors moved on site today to begin construction of a new Marstons Pub next to Tesco and McDonalds at Kew. The proposed gross external area of the development is 717 sq.m, which will be split over two floors, with the public area and back of house facilities at ground floor level,and a...

    27/03/2017
  8. Giant Ferris Wheel returning to Southport Pleasureland southport

    The giant Ferris Wheel that dominated the skyline on Southport seafront last year is making a return this year. Contractors ...

    The giant Ferris Wheel that dominated the skyline on Southport seafront last year is making a return this year. Contractors arrived at Pleasureland this morning to begin construction of the popular attraction.

    27/03/2017
  9. Rough sleeper camping in Princes Park southport

    A rough sleeper has set up a tent in Princes Park at the rear of the old zoo. He has obviously tried to get help as there is a ...

    A rough sleeper has set up a tent in Princes Park at the rear of the old zoo. He has obviously tried to get help as there is a leaflet in the tent offering advice for rough sleepers.

    27/03/2017
  10. Suspected thieves caught on CCTV southport

    At 3.03am on Saturday 25th March the 3 males in the CCTV attempted to break into a house in Tithebarn Road High Park and steal a ...

    At 3.03am on Saturday 25th March the 3 males in the CCTV attempted to break into a house in Tithebarn Road High Park and steal a car. If anybody recognises the males please contact Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    27/03/2017
  11. Ensure youre registered to vote in the Liverpool City Region Mayoral Elections southport

    On Thursday, 4 May 2017, all residents over the age of 18 years residing in the Liverpool City Region will be entitled to vote for ...

    On Thursday, 4 May 2017, all residents over the age of 18 years residing in the Liverpool City Region will be entitled to vote for the first ever Liverpool City Region Mayor. If you are already registered to vote, you will receive your poll card by 3 April 2017. If you’re not already...

    27/03/2017
  12. Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers 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...

    27/03/2017
  13. A view from the Chair of the Merseytravel Committee - Bus Network Reviews southport

    Many of you will have seen recently that Merseytravel are leading a series of comprehensive reviews of bus networks across the ...

    Many of you will have seen recently that Merseytravel are leading a series of comprehensive reviews of bus networks across the Liverpool City Region (LCR). During these reviews we have been running drop-in events across the city region and an online survey, where bus users are able to give their...

    27/03/2017
  14. Male arrested after trying to sell stolen goods on social media southport

    A 37 year old local male has been arrested and charged with handling stolen goods. Following the theft of a pedal cycle in ...

    A 37 year old local male has been arrested and charged with handling stolen goods. Following the theft of a pedal cycle in Ainsdale the owner has recognised it being advertised on a social media selling site.

    27/03/2017
  15. Bike thieves operating in Southport town centre southport

    Thieves continue to target bikes left on Chapel Street. If you must bring your bike into town, use a D lock or heavy duty chain. ...

    Thieves continue to target bikes left on Chapel Street. If you must bring your bike into town, use a D lock or heavy duty chain. That is the advice from Merseyside Police. Cheaper, poor quality locks are being cut off with bolt cutters. Register your bike's frame number at...

    27/03/2017
  16. Ormskirk and district snooker league results southport

    This week saw Crosby Village SC maintain their slender lead at the top of the Division One table of the Ormskirk & District ...

    This week saw Crosby Village SC maintain their slender lead at the top of the Division One table of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. They sealed an excellent 6-0 away demolition over Skelmersdale Wardens A and this outcome sees them hold their single point lead from their nearest...

    27/03/2017
  17. RTC Marine Drive southport

    A driver of a VW lost control of their vehicle on the Marine Drive this morning smashing into several bollards before coming to a ...

    A driver of a VW lost control of their vehicle on the Marine Drive this morning smashing into several bollards before coming to a stop. There were no injuries at the scene.

    26/03/2017
  18. Additional hand luggage restrictions on some flights to the UK southport

    Large phones, laptops and tablets not allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan ...

    Large phones, laptops and tablets not allowed in the cabin on flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and Tunisia. On Tuesday 21 March the government announced new aviation...

    26/03/2017
  19. Emergency services in attendance following explosion in Rock Ferry southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 9.14pm to reports of a suspected gas explosion. Crews were alerted one minute ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at 9.14pm to reports of a suspected gas explosion. Crews were alerted one minute later and were on scene at 9.21pm. Eight fire engines are currently at the scene. Several buildings have collapsed as the result of the explosion.

    26/03/2017
  20. Southport 1 Boreham Wood 0 southport

    Southport moved off the bottom of the National League table with Liam Nolan's late goal in the 1-0 home win over Boreham Wood. ...

    Southport moved off the bottom of the National League table with Liam Nolan's late goal in the 1-0 home win over Boreham Wood. The visitors' goalkeeper Grant Smith denied Southport the opener twice in the space of five minutes in the first half, firstly saving Louis Almond's shot from the edge...

    25/03/2017
  21. 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
  22. 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
  23. On target for archery 'have a go' day! DATE CORRECTION southport

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

    Report from Kevin Green Burscough Archers will be holding their annual Have a Go day at their range near Ormskirk, on Saturday, 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
  24. Springtime fun in West Lancashire parks southport

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

    Enjoy the great outdoors on some great events organised by West Lancashire Borough Council’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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. Southport named the UK's most coach friendly destination southport

    Sefton Councils Tourism Team has been recognised after Southport was named the UKs 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
  31. Julia Donaldsons The Scarecrows Wedding comes to The Atkinson southport

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

    Straight from London’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 Theatre’s inimitable...

    24/03/2017
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. Duo Join Club On Final Day For Player Registrations southport

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

    With yesterday marking Southport’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
  35. 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
  36. 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

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