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  1. Barton's 'Batty' Bid to Force Synagogue to Stay southport

    A maverick councillor has set himself against Southport's Jewish congregation in a bid to stop a synagogue re-development. The ...

    A maverick councillor has set himself against Southport's Jewish congregation in a bid to stop a synagogue re-development. The Arnside Road, Southport synagogue's congregation have submitted an outline planning application to the Council for the classic frontage of the synagogue to be retained...

    23/01/2018
  2. Missing from home Lennon Lowry southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 16-year-old boy from Birkenhead. Lennon Lowry, who ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 16-year-old boy from Birkenhead. Lennon Lowry, who had been living at an address in Preston, was last seen on 16 January in Liverpool city centre. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate him since. He is...

    23/01/2018
  3. Tasty treat for local Breathe Easy members southport

    Report: Simon Barson The Breathe Easy Sefton North group met recently for their first monthly lunch meet of the new year. It ...

    Report: Simon Barson The Breathe Easy Sefton North group met recently for their first monthly lunch meet of the new year. It was a good turnout considering there seems to be a lot of poorly people about at this time of year. The food was delicious, the service was fast and efficient, and...

    23/01/2018
  4. Christmas drink and drug driving results revealed southport

    More than 126 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Polices Christmas drink drive campaign. A total of ...

    More than 126 people were caught drink driving as part of Lancashire Police’s Christmas drink drive campaign. A total of 3,247 breath tests were administered across the county throughout December 2017, with 126 people failing the test or refusing to provide a specimen – resulting in a...

    23/01/2018
  5. New changes for Private Rented Landlords & Tenants southport

    From March 1, 2018 landlords who privately rent out their properties will be required to obtain a new licence from Sefton Council ...

    From March 1, 2018 landlords who privately rent out their properties will be required to obtain a new licence from Sefton Council if their properties are located within selected areas in the borough. Sefton Council approved the implementation of two new housing licensing schemes in...

    23/01/2018
  6. Sefton Mayors Charity Ball tickets go on sale southport

    Tickets have gone on sale for the 2018 Mayor of Seftons charity dinner Taking place at the stunning Floral Hall, Southport ...

    Tickets have gone on sale for the 2018 Mayor of Sefton’s charity dinner Taking place at the stunning Floral Hall, Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on Saturday March 17, all money raised from the dinner will go to the Mayor of Sefton’s Charity Fund. This is later annually dispersed...

    23/01/2018
  7. Could you help someone with dementia keep doing the things they love? southport

    Alzheimers Society will be holding a drop-in volunteer recruitment event to encourage people to sign up and help Sefton ...

    Alzheimer’s Society will be holding a drop-in volunteer recruitment event to encourage people to sign up and help Sefton residents in need of support. Side by Side is a new free service that links a volunteer to someone living with dementia to help them get out and about and continue...

    23/01/2018
  8. Community Safety Partnership Chairman awarded special commendation by Police southport

    Community Safety Partnership Chairman awarded special commendation by Lancashire Police A senior West Lancashire Borough ...

    Community Safety Partnership Chairman awarded special commendation by Lancashire Police A senior West Lancashire Borough Council officer has been presented with a commendation by Lancashire Police in gratitude for his work to help tackle crime and community safety issues. Dave Tilleray, the...

    23/01/2018
  9. Police Cash for the Many or for the Few? southport

    â This week police and crime commissioner Jane Kennedy is going to ask Southport people for more money to keep police ...

    ​ This week police and crime commissioner Jane Kennedy is going to ask Southport people for more money to keep police on the streets. She is going to spend council tax payers money coming out on a self-promoting road show seeking our support to tax ourselves more to help keep local police...

    23/01/2018
  10. Damien Moore MP welcomes 'significant' fall in attempted suicides southport

    Damien Moore MP has today welcomed a significant fall in the number of people attempting to take their own lives in the town ...

    Damien Moore MP has today welcomed a ‘significant’ fall in the number of people attempting to take their own lives in the town as he visited volunteers and workers at The Samaritans branch in Southport. Statistics obtained from the Department for Health show the number of unplanned accident...

    22/01/2018
  11. Serious accident closes the M58 southport

    The emergency services were called to the M58 between junction 5-6 eastbound this morning after a serious RTC between a car and a ...

    The emergency services were called to the M58 between junction 5-6 eastbound this morning after a serious RTC between a car and a Lorry. Two women were taken to Aintree Hospital for treatment. The road has since reopened.

    22/01/2018
  12. Meols Ward Advice Centre southport

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton and will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 25th January. ...

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton and will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 25th January. They will be available from 10.30am-11.30am at BoxTree Kitchen for Queenscourt café, Manor Road/Cambridge Road roundabout to assist residents with any local issues,...

    22/01/2018
  13. Merseyside Police crackdown on cash point skimming device southport

    Merseyside Police is warning the public in Maghull to be extra cautious when using ATM machines following claims that one in the ...

    Merseyside Police is warning the public in Maghull to be extra cautious when using ATM machines following claims that one in the area has been tampered with. It has been reported that criminals are using skimming devices in the cash machines to steal people’s credit and debit cards. ...

    22/01/2018
  14. Southport Police respond to 133 incidents over the weekend southport

    Good morning people of Southport and the surrounding areas. The day shift of the Southport Local Policing Team are on duty, here ...

    Good morning people of Southport and the surrounding areas. The day shift of the Southport Local Policing Team are on duty, here at Southport Police Station. Between 6.00PM Friday and 8.00AM today, Monday 22nd, we had 133 incidents reported. Let's see what Monday brings.

    22/01/2018
  15. Thieves target Southport Pier Pavillion southport

    Thieves have allegedly stolen a large tray of coins from the office in Southport Pier Pavillion . A post on their Facebook page ...

    Thieves have allegedly stolen a large tray of coins from the office in Southport Pier Pavillion . A post on their Facebook page says... "Does anybody recognise this pair of scumbags who broke in to our office on Saturday afternoon in SOUTHPORT PIER and in broad daylight carried out a...

    22/01/2018
  16. Cllr Barton hosts Market Street Residents community meeting southport

    Many appreciations to the exceptional residents & Businesses of the Market Street Area, for having personally invited me ...

    Many appreciations to the exceptional residents & Businesses of the Market Street Area, for having personally invited me tonight to speak with them and chair the meeting on behalf of various recent Community Campaigns I have undertaken on their behalf in the surrounding neighbourhood. As always it...

    22/01/2018
  17. Search continues to find missing Preston man southport

    Police are continuing to appeal for information after a 19-year-old man went missing from Preston. Michael Brookes was ...

    Police are continuing to appeal for information after a 19-year-old man went missing from Preston. Michael Brookes was last seen around 2am on Sunday (January 14) in Avenham Park with a friend. He left the park alone and has not been seen since. Michael is described as white, around...

    22/01/2018
  18. RTC Tarleton southport

    Crews from Tarleton and Penwortham attended a road traffic collision involving two vehicles where there was one casualty trapped. ...

    Crews from Tarleton and Penwortham attended a road traffic collision involving two vehicles where there was one casualty trapped. Firefighters released the casualty using holmatro cutting equipment and lighting equipment. They were in attendance for approximately one hour and the casualty was...

    22/01/2018
  19. Crackdown on Council Property Speculation southport

    Mounting concern over Councils speculation in the property market is prompting a crackdown by the government department ...

    Mounting concern over Council’s speculation in the property market is prompting a crackdown by the government department supervising councils’ finances (Department of Communities and Local Government) and investigation by the nation’s finance watchdog - the National Audit Office. In future,...

    22/01/2018
  20. Special education offers at Martin Mere southport

    Winter and early spring are great times to come and experience the migration of wild swans, geese and ducks which come here from ...

    Winter and early spring are great times to come and experience the migration of wild swans, geese and ducks which come here from Iceland and many parts of mainland Europe. Our guided learning sessions are geared closely to the national curriculum and encourage enquiry by the learners. Around 10,000...

    22/01/2018
  21. Southport FC squad update southport

    With so much going on at the Merseyrail Community Stadium, here is our squad update for this week. Iain Turner has a persistent ...

    With so much going on at the Merseyrail Community Stadium, here is our squad update for this week. Iain Turner has a persistent problem with his Right Hip, and following an MRI scan has been referred by an Orthopaedic Surgeon for further investigation, scheduled for 26th January. Curtis Jones...

    22/01/2018
  22. Invitation to a fascinating West Lancs. Heritage Association talk. southport

    This sounds a very interesting event - and our thanks to Robert (Bob) Ireland for the story... 'Roger, I was hoping you might ...

    This sounds a very interesting event - and our thanks to Robert (Bob) Ireland for the story... 'Roger, I was hoping you might give us some publicity on QLocal about the forthcoming Founders Lecture and Luncheon at Hurlston Hall Golf Club, Scarisbrick, on Sunday 18th February, 1pm. 'It's...

    22/01/2018
  23. Government urged to back Childline as mental health concerns increase southport

    · Childline counselling sessions about mental health issues are increasing · Are you there? ...

    · Childline counselling sessions about mental health issues are increasing · ‘Are you there?’ campaign calls on Government to increase funding to Childline · Public can sign petition before mental health consultation closes on 12 February Childline counselling...

    22/01/2018
  24. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results southport

    Olympic BC B continue to lead the way after the latest round of matches in the top flight of the Ormskirk & District Amateur ...

    Olympic BC B continue to lead the way after the latest round of matches in the top flight of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. This week they ended their evening with a 4-2 away success over Stanley Club A and this result sees them now lead proceedings by just a single point from...

    22/01/2018
  25. 'Awful Esther' Chickens Out of Mental Health Court Benefit Battle southport

    New Welfare Minister Esther McVey has 'chickened out' of confronting the courts over Personal Independence Payments for people ...

    New Welfare Minister Esther McVey has 'chickened out' of confronting the courts over Personal Independence Payments for people with Mental Health Problems. An announce Appeal of a Tribunal decision affecting thousands of PIP claimants will not now be pursued. On 21st December, the High Court...

    21/01/2018
  26. United Front Sought to Save NHS southport

    Councilllors in the North West are being asked to support a joint national political initiative to save Britain's NHS and care ...

    Councilllors in the North West are being asked to support a joint national political initiative to save Britain's NHS and care services. Former full-time NHS watchdog, Southport councillor Tony Dawson has a motion for debate in the Sefton Council next Thursday which seeks backing for a unique...

    21/01/2018
  27. Government launches new Office for Product Safety and Standards southport

    The new office will further enhance the UKs world-leading product safety system and give consumers the highest ever levels of ...

    The new office will further enhance the UK’s world-leading product safety system and give consumers the highest ever levels of protection. The government has today (21 January 2018) announced the creation of a new national oversight body tasked with identifying consumer risks and managing...

    21/01/2018
  28. People with hidden disabilities could enjoy new freedom with Blue Badge changes southport

    People with hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges under new plans from Transport Minister Jesse Norman ...

    People with hidden disabilities could soon have greater access to blue badges under new plans from Transport Minister Jesse Norman today (21 January 2018). The proposals, which would herald the most significant changes since the blue badge was introduced in 1970, would help remove barriers...

    21/01/2018
  29. Police to investigate after Southport player attacked southport

    Incident During Todays Game. In the second half of todays game against Stockport County, a spectator encroached onto the ...

    Incident During Today’s Game. In the second half of today’s game against Stockport County, a spectator encroached onto the field of play and attacked a Southport player who was warming-up on the touchline at the time of the incident. Following the game, several club representatives spoke to...

    20/01/2018
  30. Southport 3 Stockport County 1 southport

    Having suffered their worst result of the season at the hands of Stockport County, it was perhaps fitting that Southport took this ...

    Having suffered their worst result of the season at the hands of Stockport County, it was perhaps fitting that Southport took this opportunity to register arguably their most pleasing. The visit of Stockport to the Merseyrail Community Stadium was seen by many as the biggest test of the...

    20/01/2018
  31. Bistrot Pierre closed due to burst water pipe southport

    Customers hoping to have a meal at the Bistrot Pierre on Lord Street were left disappointed this evening after the restaurant had ...

    Customers hoping to have a meal at the Bistrot Pierre on Lord Street were left disappointed this evening after the restaurant had to close due to a burst pipe. It will reopen tomorrow.

    20/01/2018
  32. Hundreds of Labour supporters protest in Southport southport

    Hundreds of Labour supporters protest in Southport against "scandalous and dangerous" NHS Winter Crisis. Just over 200 Labour ...

    Hundreds of Labour supporters protest in Southport against "scandalous and dangerous" NHS Winter Crisis. Just over 200 Labour campaigners gathered in High Park today to protest against the "scandalous and dangerous" problems at Southport Hospital and the current crisis in the NHS The...

    20/01/2018
  33. Hundreds pay their respect to murdered Cassie Hayes southport

    Hundreds of people gathered on Chapel Street outside the Tui travel agents at 1.27 to pay their respects to Cassie Hayes who was ...

    Hundreds of people gathered on Chapel Street outside the Tui travel agents at 1.27 to pay their respects to Cassie Hayes who was murdered last Saturday. A sea of flowers lines the pavement and the store remains closed until further notice.

    20/01/2018
  34. Missing man's car found in Ambleside southport

    Merseyside Police is again appealing for information to help trace a missing 50-year-old man from Kirkby, Merseyside, after his ...

    Merseyside Police is again appealing for information to help trace a missing 50-year-old man from Kirkby, Merseyside, after his black Renault Megane was located in Ambleside. Colin Bamber was last seen on 3 January 2018, on Tithebarn Lane, Kirkby. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing...

    20/01/2018
  35. Schumacher Leaves Southport southport

    Schumacher Leaves Southport. The club can confirm that Steven Schumacher has been released from his contract by mutual consent. ...

    Schumacher Leaves Southport. The club can confirm that Steven Schumacher has been released from his contract by mutual consent. The club would like to thank Steven for his professionalism and effort whilst at Southport Football Club, and wish him every success in the future.

    20/01/2018
  36. Security in our court and tribunal buildings southport

    Customer advice on what items cant be taken into a court or tribunal. We want HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) ...

    Customer advice on what items can’t be taken into a court or tribunal. We want HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) to be a safe and secure environment for all our users. To avoid delays, speed up entry, and to ensure people’s safety, the following articles should not be brought into HMCTS...

    20/01/2018

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