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  1. Boost for motorists as government proposes no MOT test for first 4 years southport

    New proposals unveiled which would extend the period before the first MOT test is needed from 3 to 4 years. Boost for ...

    New proposals unveiled which would extend the period before the first MOT test is needed from 3 to 4 years. Boost for motorists as government proposes no MOT test for first 4 years. New cars and motorcycles could no longer require an MOT for the first 4 years on the road under plans to save...

    22/01/2017
  2. Email scam warning southport

    The Insolvency Service are aware that people are receiving emails with the subject line of Company Investigations Inquiry Notice. ...

    The Insolvency Service are aware that people are receiving emails with the subject line of Company Investigations Inquiry Notice. These emails have not been sent by the Insolvency Service. If you receive an email like this you should delete it. Do not click on any links contained in the...

    22/01/2017
  3. Wedding bells ring as hospital helps celebrate couple’s marriage southport

    Wedding bells ring as hospital helps celebrate couple’s marriage Tricia Lorenz, a patient at the North West Regional Spinal ...

    Wedding bells ring as hospital helps celebrate coupleÂ’s marriage Tricia Lorenz, a patient at the North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, today married partner of four years, Steve McEntee at the centre. Tricia, from Wrexham, has been a patient at the centre (based at Southport...

    22/01/2017
  4. Southport 2 North Ferriby united 4 southport

    North Ferriby crushed Southport at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Curtis Bateson's second goal of the season got the ...

    North Ferriby crushed Southport at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Curtis Bateson's second goal of the season got the visitors off to a dream start after eight minutes. The 21-year-old took the ball around goalkeeper Magnus Norman and slotted home shortly after Ryan Fallowfield struck a...

    21/01/2017
  5. Nevill Street to be closed to traffic on Wednesday southport

    Nevill Street will be closed to traffic from 19.00 to 22.00 on Wednesday 25th January 2017 for the replacement of manhole covers ...

    Nevill Street will be closed to traffic from 19.00 to 22.00 on Wednesday 25th January 2017 for the replacement of manhole covers and the surrounding framework. Local diversions will be in operation.

    21/01/2017
  6. Consultation starts on West Lancashire Green Infrastructure and Cycling Strategy. southport

    Have your say on an exciting blueprint for green spaces, walking and cycling routes in your area. West Lancashire Borough ...

    Have your say on an exciting blueprint for green spaces, walking and cycling routes in your area. West Lancashire Borough Council has produced a draft Green Infrastructure and Cycling Strategy for the borough and wants to know your views on it. The Strategy looks to establish a high quality,...

    21/01/2017
  7. Police called to the Travelodge at 3.30 am southport

    Officers from Merseyside Police were called to the Travelodge on Lord Street at approximately 3.30 this morning.There were reports ...

    Officers from Merseyside Police were called to the Travelodge on Lord Street at approximately 3.30 this morning.There were reports of shouting and rowdy behavior. The situation was soon calmed down and no arrests were made.

    21/01/2017
  8. Planned road works in the North West southport

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 20 January and ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 20 January and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    21/01/2017
  9. Come and support Mayor’s great charity events southport

    Come and support Mayor’s great charity events If you fancy an Irish jig or dinner with sporting legends, the Mayor of West ...

    Come and support MayorÂ’s great charity events If you fancy an Irish jig or dinner with sporting legends, the Mayor of West Lancashire, Councillor Liz Savage, is organising exciting fundraising events that will be right up your street. Councillor Savage is supporting the Neo-Natal Unit at...

    21/01/2017
  10. BHS Store becoming an eyesore southport

    Since the closure of the BHS store on Chapel Street in July last year the building has been targeted by vandals on several ...

    Since the closure of the BHS store on Chapel Street in July last year the building has been targeted by vandals on several occasions. The building is now becoming an eyesore in the middle of the Town Centre. At the time of the closure the Southport BID commented... Andrew Sloman, manager...

    20/01/2017
  11. Planning approval granted for new Maghull North station scheme southport

    The development of a new station in Maghull has moved a step closer after planning permission was granted for the scheme at a ...

    The development of a new station in Maghull has moved a step closer after planning permission was granted for the scheme at a Sefton Council planning committee meeting this week. The planning committee approved plans for the new Maghull North station, which will be located just off School...

    20/01/2017
  12. No Parking Here southport

    Spotted at the rear of a well known Indian restaurant in Southport.The traffic wardens will not be enforcing the rules here . ...

    Spotted at the rear of a well known Indian restaurant in Southport.The traffic wardens will not be enforcing the rules here .

    20/01/2017
  13. Recruitment opens for ‘Britain’s best summer jobs’ southport

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are seeking new recruits to help the charity keep people safe on beaches and save ...

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) are seeking new recruits to help the charity keep people safe on beaches and save lives. Recruitment has opened nationally for this summerÂ’s crop of beach lifeguards and face to face fundraisers. Both roles are essential in supporting the RNLIÂ’s aim...

    20/01/2017
  14. Bricklaying Students 'Build' Community Links southport

    Advanced Level Bricklaying students from Southport College have been ‘building’ relationships with the local community! Ten ...

    Advanced Level Bricklaying students from Southport College have been ‘building’ relationships with the local community! Ten students worked on a boundary wall as a charity gesture for the Samaritans. David Valentine, Course Leader of Construction at Southport College, said, “This project was...

    20/01/2017
  15. February Half Term Soccer Camp southport

    Football Camp at Merseyrail Community Stadium for boys and girls 6-11 SOUTHPORT FC FEBRUARY HALF TERM SOCCER CAMP Southport ...

    Football Camp at Merseyrail Community Stadium for boys and girls 6-11 SOUTHPORT FC FEBRUARY HALF TERM SOCCER CAMP Southport FC will be hosting a February Half Term Soccer Camp at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. The three day camp commences on Tuesday February 14th and runs on Wednesday...

    20/01/2017
  16. Paint spilt over pavement in Hoghton Street southport

    Paint has been spilt onto the pavement in Hoghton Street during the night close to Stokers. A shopping trolley has also been ...

    Paint has been spilt onto the pavement in Hoghton Street during the night close to Stokers. A shopping trolley has also been abandoned in the road. Local resident Bill Bates said "I was walking my dog when these two lads came running down Hoghton Street pushing a trolley which tipped over...

    20/01/2017
  17. Let's Go Green for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity southport

    Comedian Johnny Vegas is going green for The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - and wants as many people as possible to join in the ...

    Comedian Johnny Vegas is going green for The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre - and wants as many people as possible to join in the fundraising fun. The Still Open All Hours and Benidorm star is leading the way in turning green as part of a £15 million Appeal to help build Liverpool's first...

    20/01/2017
  18. Projects to be funded through Community Infrastructure Levy monies southport

    West Lancs residents have helped the Borough Council decide which projects it should fund using money raised from the Community ...

    West Lancs residents have helped the Borough Council decide which projects it should fund using money raised from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) in 2017/18. CIL allows the Council to raise funds from developers who are undertaking new building projects in the Borough. The monies...

    20/01/2017
  19. Pay it Forward Scheme southport

    Heart & Soul Community Cafés Pay it Forward Scheme has now made its first meal donations through a partnership with ...

    Heart & Soul Community Cafés Pay it Forward Scheme has now made its first meal donations through a partnership with Southport Foodbank and Parenting 2000. Ray Moore the Project Manager at the café said “Thanks to some very kind donations since we opened in April we are now able to pass those...

    20/01/2017
  20. Southport Access For Everyone Meeting southport

    The next meeting of the ‘Southport Access For Everyone’ forum will be held at Victoria Methodist Church , Sussex Road, Southport ...

    The next meeting of the ‘Southport Access For Everyone’ forum will be held at Victoria Methodist Church , Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG, on Monday 23th of January 2017 at 7.00 pm. The premises are fully accessible for wheelchair users, and with adequate car parking facilities, and light...

    20/01/2017
  21. One Vision Housing customer celebrates 100th birthday southport

    One Vision Housing customer celebrates 100th birthday. Kathleen Shutt, from Southport, marked the milestone with a party ...

    One Vision Housing customer celebrates 100th birthday. Kathleen Shutt, from Southport, marked the milestone with a party attended by over 200 of her neighbours, friends and family. The walls in her home in Southport were covered with hundreds of birthday cards – including two from the...

    19/01/2017
  22. Man's body found in barn on Foul Lane Southport southport

    A man's body has been found on Foul Lane in Kew this afternoon. A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: "Officers were ...

    A man's body has been found on Foul Lane in Kew this afternoon. A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: "Officers were called to Foul Lane in Southport today following reports that the body of a man had been found. "Officers attended at 2pm and found the body of a man in his 30s." The...

    19/01/2017
  23. A Boost for Southport Lagoon Plans Says Campaigning Councillor southport

    A Southport councillor, campaigning for the town to have an energy- producing lagoon, has been boosted by the government being ...

    A Southport councillor, campaigning for the town to have an energy- producing lagoon, has been boosted by the government being advised to give the green light to a similar project in Swansea Bay. “This is terrific news and points the way to what could happen here in Southport,” declared Kew...

    19/01/2017
  24. 2017 The year of Sefton's Coast southport

    Sefton Council and partners are declaring 2017 as the Year of Sefton's Coast! And to celebrate the year ahead, we are asking ...

    Sefton Council and partners are declaring 2017 as the Year of Sefton's Coast! And to celebrate the year ahead, we are asking school children from across the borough to design a mascot which will be used on all promotional activity for this exciting project. One of the strongest themes to...

    19/01/2017
  25. Public information exhibitions for shortlisted A5036 options southport

    People living around the A5036 Port of Liverpool route in Merseyside are being reminded that public information exhibitions on ...

    People living around the A5036 Port of Liverpool route in Merseyside are being reminded that public information exhibitions on shortlisted options for its replacement or improvement will get underway next week. The route, north of Liverpool city centre, links the port to the motorway network...

    19/01/2017
  26. Graffiti vandals strike again under Marine Way Bridge southport

    Graffiti vandals have struck again under the Marine Way Bridge.Despite more police patrols senseless vandalism is occurring almost ...

    Graffiti vandals have struck again under the Marine Way Bridge.Despite more police patrols senseless vandalism is occurring almost nightly in this area of Southport. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    19/01/2017
  27. Man charged after a theft at Ernest Jones Jewellers southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm a man has been charged following a theft at Ernest Jones jewellers in Southport on 8 January 2017. ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm a man has been charged following a theft at Ernest Jones jewellers in Southport on 8 January 2017. Lewis Ormesher, 23, of Marled Hey, Stockbridge Village has been charged with theft from a shop and possession of cannabis. He has been bailed to appear at South Sefton...

    19/01/2017
  28. Lancashire Constabulary rise up the ranks southport

    Lancashire Constabulary has gained 135 places after ranking 116, achieving 117 points in this year's Stonewall World Equality ...

    Lancashire Constabulary has gained 135 places after ranking 116, achieving 117 points in this year's Stonewall World Equality Index (WEI). Stonewall was founded in 1989, and since then has been at the forefront of unprecedented social and legal advancement for lesbian, gay and bisexual people...

    19/01/2017
  29. Congratulations to Rosebank Care Home for its OUTSTANDING Care Award by CQC southport

    In the world of social care it is the holy grail; to achieve an *OUTSTANDING* grade by the care regulator, the Care Quality ...

    In the world of social care it is the holy grail; to achieve an *OUTSTANDING* grade by the care regulator, the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Only 1% of all 40,000 UK care providers are graded *OUTSTANDING* in recognition of those providers that are truly exceptional, care innovators and those...

    19/01/2017
  30. North West Puddle Jumping Championships. southport

    Dress up warm and get your wellies on this February half term as WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre hosts the third North West Puddle ...

    Dress up warm and get your wellies on this February half term as WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre hosts the third North West Puddle Jumping Championships. The event, from 11th to 19st February, is encouraging children of all ages to get out into the fresh air and have fun jumping in puddles,...

    19/01/2017
  31. North West Ambulance Service requires improvement. southport

    CQC rating for North West Ambulance Service. Health and social care regulator Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its ...

    CQC rating for North West Ambulance Service. Health and social care regulator Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its report following a planned week long inspection of North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) NHS Trust in May 2016. This is the first CQC inspection of NWAS to be rated...

    19/01/2017
  32. BTP statement regarding viewing pornography on the railway network southport

    BTP are aware there has been some discussion in the media recently about people watching pornography on public transport and ...

    BTP are aware there has been some discussion in the media recently about people watching pornography on public transport and whether transport groups or the police can do anything about this. If you feel uncomfortable or distressed by someone who is looking at pornography on the railway, we want...

    19/01/2017
  33. Appeal For Information Following M62 RTC southport

    Merseyside Police’s roads policing unit are appealing for information following an RTC on M62 westbound Wednesday, 18 January. ...

    Merseyside PoliceÂ’s roads policing unit are appealing for information following an RTC on M62 westbound Wednesday, 18 January. The incident happened at around 6.50am between junctions eight towards seven, when a black Vauxhall Corsa was in collision with a tree. The female driver was taken to...

    19/01/2017
  34. Man wanted in connection with assault southport

    A 24-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with an allegation of assault. Police want to find Andrew McNair, 24, of ...

    A 24-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with an allegation of assault. Police want to find Andrew McNair, 24, of Willow Hey, Skelmersdale, after a woman was attacked in the town in December. The victim suffered a fractured jaw and damaged teeth during the assault. McNair is...

    18/01/2017
  35. Work begins to restore Hesketh Park Observatory. southport

    Work has begun to restore the Observatory in Hesketh Park. Initial funding was provided by the ward Councillors. The ...

    Work has begun to restore the Observatory in Hesketh Park. Initial funding was provided by the ward Councillors. The astronomical observatory stands on a small mound in the center of the park. It was originally the private observatory of Joseph Baxendell FRAS (1815–1887). THE TELESCOPE

    18/01/2017
  36. Rubbish Friends Litter Pick This Saturday southport

    Southport Rubbish Friends are out on Sat 21st Jan at 10:30am to tackle the litter under the Pier-volunteers welcome. ...

    Southport Rubbish Friends are out on Sat 21st Jan at 10:30am to tackle the litter under the Pier-volunteers welcome. Councillor Sue McGuire explained "This area is difficult to get to and is outside the normal Council cleansing schedule but its very visible to people on the Pier or...

    18/01/2017

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