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  1. Wanted on recall to prison Stanley Wilkinson southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace 51 year-old man from Walton who is wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace 51 year-old man from Walton who is wanted on recall to prison. Stanley Wilkinson, of Bushey Road, was sentenced to seven years and nine months for drug supply in 2009. He was released on licence in July 2014 after serving half...

    24/09/2017
  2. Man, 27, charged with human trafficking southport

    A 27 year-old man has been charged with human trafficking. Robert Florin Dragnea, who is a Romanian national living in the ...

    A 27 year-old man has been charged with human trafficking. Robert Florin Dragnea, who is a Romanian national living in the Preston area, was arrested at Liverpool John Lennon Airport, on Wednesday 20th September. He has been charged under Section 2 of the Modern Slavery Act relating to...

    24/09/2017
  3. Autumn for us can mean a whole range of things southport

    Autumn for us can mean a whole range of things, from beautiful colours as nature wraps itself up for winter, to cosy nights in ...

    Autumn for us can mean a whole range of things, from beautiful colours as nature wraps itself up for winter, to cosy nights in watching your favourite TV programme to those hearty, warming meals of comfort food we all seem to crave as the weather get colder. Well for a hedgehog there are some...

    24/09/2017
  4. Nuneaton 3 Southport 0 southport

    Southport slumped to their 5th consecutive defeat at Nuneaton this afternoon. In the last five games Southport have conceded 19 ...

    Southport slumped to their 5th consecutive defeat at Nuneaton this afternoon. In the last five games Southport have conceded 19 goals and scored 1 and that was a penalty. report later.

    23/09/2017
  5. David Morgan Joins Sandgrounders southport

    Southport have completed the transfer of 23-year-old midfielder David Morgan. David arrives from Harrogate Town where he ...

    Southport have completed the transfer of 23-year-old midfielder David Morgan. David arrives from Harrogate Town where he recently joined on non-contract terms. Beginning his career at Nottingham Forest, he spent time on loan at Lincoln City, Dundee and Tamworth. After leaving Nottingham Forest...

    23/09/2017
  6. New rate relief scheme can lead to cuts in Business Rates southport

    Qualifying businesses in Sefton can expect to have their business rates cut as a result of a new Rate Relief Scheme announced by ...

    Qualifying businesses in Sefton can expect to have their business rates cut as a result of a new Rate Relief Scheme announced by Sefton Council. The rate relief will benefit businesses that have faced the steepest increases in their business rates as a result of the 2017 revaluation undertaken...

    23/09/2017
  7. Lone Piper at the Monument southport

    Early risers in Southport were treated to the sight of a lone Piper at the Monument this morning. A photo sent to Qlocal shows ...

    Early risers in Southport were treated to the sight of a lone Piper at the Monument this morning. A photo sent to Qlocal shows the Piper at 7.30 am playing the Bagpipes. We have no idea why he was there.

    23/09/2017
  8. Planned roadworks in the North West southport

    Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 25 September to Sunday 1 October 2017. The following summary of ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 25 September to Sunday 1 October 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 22 September and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen...

    23/09/2017
  9. Rainbow House Diamond Ball success southport

    The Rainbow House Diamond Ball held in the Ambassador Suite at Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa on 9th September raised over ...

    The Rainbow House Diamond Ball held in the Ambassador Suite at Formby Hall Golf Resort and Spa on 9th September raised over £19,600 for the charity. The annual event was organised by Lisa and Paul Maddison whose daughter Katie attends conductive education at Rainbow House with John Nelon as...

    22/09/2017
  10. Stolen bike recovered, man arrested southport

    A bike stolen in Southport town centre this afternoon (Fri 22nd) has been recovered and a male arrested for handling stolen goods. ...

    A bike stolen in Southport town centre this afternoon (Fri 22nd) has been recovered and a male arrested for handling stolen goods.

    22/09/2017
  11. Councillor Pat Ball announces resignation from Dukes Ward seat southport

    Councillor Pat Ball has resigned from her post as a ward member in Dukes, Southport. At a full council meeting in Bootle Town ...

    Councillor Pat Ball has resigned from her post as a ward member in Dukes, Southport. At a full council meeting in Bootle Town Hall last night (Thursday, September 21) the council was informed of Cllr BallÂ’s resignation, before party leaders offered their heartfelt tributes to her. Cllr Dave...

    22/09/2017
  12. First section of Black tarmac laid on Lord Street-Video southport

    The first section of black tarmac has been laid on Lord Street today. After being red for generations and part of the towns ...

    The first section of black tarmac has been laid on Lord Street today. After being red for generations and part of the towns heritage Sefton Council have not listened to local Councillors who wanted it to stay red. The works are expected to take up to six weeks to complete.

    22/09/2017
  13. Merseyside Volunteer Police Cadet applications opening 29th September southport

    The Merseyside Police Volunteer Cadet Scheme provides an opportunity for young people aged 16 - 18 to get involved in an exciting ...

    The Merseyside Police Volunteer Cadet Scheme provides an opportunity for young people aged 16 - 18 to get involved in an exciting one-year program, which has been designed to develop key life skills, enhance your CV and help to prepare you for your future career, whether this be within the police...

    22/09/2017
  14. Nuneaton Town v Southport preview southport

    Southport will hope to recover from a nightmare three weeks on Saturday as they travel to struggling Nuneaton Town. Alan Lewer ...

    Southport will hope to recover from a nightmare three weeks on Saturday as they travel to struggling Nuneaton Town. Alan Lewer has seen his side lose their last four games in all competitions, with an aggregate score of 16-1. Factor in the fact that three of the four games were at home and that...

    22/09/2017
  15. Statement from Formby High School regarding rumours that Art has been dropped southport

    Statement from Formby High School regarding rumours that Art has been dropped as a regular subject. Formby High School have ...

    Statement from Formby High School regarding rumours that Art has been dropped as a regular subject. Formby High School have been criticised on social media regarding the rumours that Art has been dropped as a regular subject. A spokesperson from Formby High School said: "This statement is...

    22/09/2017
  16. Labour leader slams Lib Dems southport

    Labour Leader Ian Maher said: "Sefton's Liberal Democrats once again this week shamed themselves at last night's Council ...

    Labour Leader Ian Maher said: "Sefton's Liberal Democrats once again this week shamed themselves at last night's Council Meeting. After the awful treatment of Southport residents at Southport's area committee meeting the night before, they continue to show that they have no idea when it comes...

    22/09/2017
  17. Southport residents invited to have their say on reform of the law of wills southport

    Southport residents are being invited to have their say on possible changes to the law relating to wills at an event in the town ...

    Southport residents are being invited to have their say on possible changes to the law relating to wills at an event in the town next month. The Law Commission consultation session on the reform of wills will take place at Southport Community Centre on Norwood Road between 3.30pm and 5pm on...

    22/09/2017
  18. Southport man arrested after East Lancs Road chase southport

    A 24 year old man from Southport was one of two people arrested after a stolen BMW was boxed in on the East Lancs Road by Police. ...

    A 24 year old man from Southport was one of two people arrested after a stolen BMW was boxed in on the East Lancs Road by Police. The driver of the vehicle hit a Police Car and damaged street furniture in a bid to make an escape. Both men were arrested on suspicion of burglary dwelling and...

    22/09/2017
  19. Next of Kin appeal launched for Lydiate man southport

    Liverpool Coroner’s Office is appealing for the public’s help in tracing the next of kin of a man who recently passed away in ...

    Liverpool CoronerÂ’s Office is appealing for the publicÂ’s help in tracing the next of kin of a man who recently passed away in Lydiate. John Michael Gregson, aged 81, died on Monday, 18 September at his home address in Southport Road. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding Mr...

    22/09/2017
  20. Children affected by domestic abuse,rise in referrals from NSPCC in the North West southport

    The NSPCC made 510 referrals to child protection agencies in the North West last year following reports to the NSPCC Helpline of ...

    The NSPCC made 510 referrals to child protection agencies in the North West last year following reports to the NSPCC Helpline of children being affected domestic abuse. This marked a 12 per cent rise from 454 referrals in the region made during 2015/16. Last year the charity received...

    22/09/2017
  21. Sefton Labour Councillors vote for 5% pay rise for themselves southport

    Labour councillors have paved the way for a 5% pay rise for councillors next April by failing to support a move to limit any ...

    Labour councillors have paved the way for a 5% pay rise for councillors next April by failing to support a move to limit any increase to the rate of inflation. At the Sefton Council meeting held at Bootle Town Hall on Thursday evening 21st September, a Lib Dem move to exclude councillors from...

    22/09/2017
  22. Southport man sentenced to 10 years imprisonment southport

    Merseyside Police is welcoming the sentence of a Southport man to 10 years imprisonment after the domestic assault of a woman in ...

    Merseyside Police is welcoming the sentence of a Southport man to 10 years imprisonment after the domestic assault of a woman in Southport in March this year. 22-year-old Ryan Quigley from Kensington Road in Southport was arrested on Saturday 4 March following the incident, which occurred at...

    21/09/2017
  23. Sefton LGBT residents invited to new social and support evening southport

    Sefton’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents are being invited to a new monthly social and support evening ...

    SeftonÂ’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) residents are being invited to a new monthly social and support evening which is being launched later this week. The first event will take place at the Kindfulness Coffee Club at 158 Knowsley Road in Bootle from 7pm to 8.30pm this coming...

    21/09/2017
  24. Mystery winner from West Lancashire wins a million in Euromillions Millionaire Maker southport

    An anonymous punter from West Lancashire has become a millionaire after scooping one of the prizes in the Euromillions UK ...

    An anonymous punter from West Lancashire has become a millionaire after scooping one of the prizes in the Euromillions UK Millionaire Maker raffle with an online entry. The lucky man, known only as Mr A, scooped the life-changing sum in the draw last Tuesday. Mr A, whose occupation is listed...

    21/09/2017
  25. Landowners demand government action over fracking liability southport

    Private landowners concerned they are being left potentially liable if something goes wrong in the fracking process have demanded ...

    Private landowners concerned they are being left potentially liable if something goes wrong in the fracking process have demanded action from the Government over who should deal with the consequences. The CLA which represents landowners, farmers and rural businesses has written to Fracking...

    21/09/2017
  26. Tug of War Championship pulls in the crowds - Video southport

    The European Tug of War Championships and World Junior and Under 23 Championships are underway at Carr Lane playing fields. ...

    The European Tug of War Championships and World Junior and Under 23 Championships are underway at Carr Lane playing fields. Dozens of teams are competing in the event. ...

    21/09/2017
  27. A gem of a day for baby Jem southport

    A group of young people from Burscough are putting on a Family Music Festival that will not only launch their organisation, but ...

    A group of young people from Burscough are putting on a Family Music Festival that will not only launch their organisation, but will also raise awareness of and improve the life chances for people suffering from blood cancer. The event - already attracting a strong line up of local bands and...

    21/09/2017
  28. 13 people arrested as part of TITAN operation into drug supply southport

    The North West Regional organised crime unit (TITAN) has today, Thursday 21 September, arrested 13 people after executing search ...

    The North West Regional organised crime unit (TITAN) has today, Thursday 21 September, arrested 13 people after executing search warrants across Wirral, Milton Keynes and Bristol, in relation to the supply of Class A drugs. Warrants were executed at 18 properties in Wirral including Rock...

    21/09/2017
  29. Junior photo winner at Martin Mere southport

    Joshua Brierley aged 14 from Lostock, Bolton, has won the WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre Junior Photography Competition with an ...

    Joshua Brierley aged 14 from Lostock, Bolton, has won the WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre Junior Photography Competition with an amazing picture of a whistling duck bathing in water. The competition was judged by photographer Ben Cherry: ”It takes patience and persistence to get an image...

    21/09/2017
  30. World’s largest bug hotel built at WWT Martin Mere in Lancashire southport

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has been awarded a Guinness World Record for creating the world’s largest bug hotel at 18.46m3. ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre has been awarded a Guinness World Record for creating the worldÂ’s largest bug hotel at 18.46m3. The hotelÂ’s residents already include leafcutter bees, mason bees, spiders, moths, a peacock butterfly, a frog and even a bat. It took just one month for visitors...

    21/09/2017
  31. FREE Blood Pressure Testing for Merseyside residents southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue is urging local residents to get their blood pressure checked for FREE as part of Know Your Numbers! ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue is urging local residents to get their blood pressure checked for FREE as part of Know Your Numbers! Week – the UK’s biggest free blood pressure testing event held at ‘Pressure Stations’ around the country between 18-24 September 2017. Shockingly 163,0001 people in...

    21/09/2017
  32. Lib Dems call for restraint over Councillors Allowances southport

    Liberal Democrat councillors on Sefton Council are calling for councillors’ pay to be excluded from Labour’s proposal for a 5% ...

    Liberal Democrat councillors on Sefton Council are calling for councillorsÂ’ pay to be excluded from LabourÂ’s proposal for a 5% across-the-board pay increase from next April. A motion put forward at ThursdayÂ’s (21st September) Council meeting by the controlling Labour Group says that the...

    21/09/2017
  33. 2811 Sports Media Joins Corporate And Commercial Team southport

    Southport Football Club are delighted to announce that we have strengthened our existing Commercial & Corporate team, by ...

    Southport Football Club are delighted to announce that we have strengthened our existing Commercial & Corporate team, by bringing on board 2811 Sports Media. 2811 Sports Media is owned by David Broadbent. David has over 10 Years Experience in Sports Marketing, particularly football, and has...

    20/09/2017
  34. Working together to prevent suicide southport

    The Samaritans are supporting the ‘30 Days of Sefton In Mind’ Campaign – to spread the word about local services and activities ...

    The Samaritans are supporting the ‘30 Days of Sefton In Mind’ Campaign – to spread the word about local services and activities available to people in Sefton to improve their mental health. Since 2010, the partnership between National Rail and Samaritans has been developed to reduce the...

    20/09/2017
  35. Motorists should, Be Prepared, to think differently about how they drive southport

    Motorists should ‘Be Prepared’ to think differently about how they drive A CHORLEY Scout Group have been helping officers ...

    Motorists should ‘Be Prepared’ to think differently about how they drive A CHORLEY Scout Group have been helping officers carry out a speed enforcement initiative in the hope that it will make people think differently about the way they drive. Members of the Intrepid Explorer Scout Unit,...

    20/09/2017
  36. Apple Harvest Celebrations at Gorse Hill Nature Reserve southport

    Report from Fred Izzett Come and join the celebrations of the apple harvest at the forthcoming Apple Weekend at Gorse Hill ...

    Report from Fred Izzett Come and join the celebrations of the apple harvest at the forthcoming Apple Weekend at Gorse Hill Nature Reserve on Saturday 7th and Sunday 8 th October. Tours of the orchard will provide a focus for visitors to see over 100 apple trees. Demonstrations of apple...

    20/09/2017

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