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  1. Tommy Fleetwood has a bad day at the Open southport

    The long-haired Englishman cards six over for the day after a rough front nine was followed by bogeys at the 16th and 17th, and ...

    The long-haired Englishman cards six over for the day after a rough front nine was followed by bogeys at the 16th and 17th, and has one heck of a challenge on his hands if he's to make it a long weekend at Birkdale. Home favourite Tommy Fleetwood hasn't started the way the Southport crowd would...

    20/07/2017
  2. Cleo the sunglasses wearing Staffie dog in Southport today-Video southport

    Cleo the sunglasses wearing Staffie was in Southport with owner Anthony Walsh who is concerned about the bad press the breed gets. ...

    Cleo the sunglasses wearing Staffie was in Southport with owner Anthony Walsh who is concerned about the bad press the breed gets. Anthony said... We need to stand up for our lovable Staffies and make everyone aware that these dogs are not dangerous, it is a small minority of owners that are...

    20/07/2017
  3. A Great Little Place Becomes Part of The Atkinson Family southport

    The Award-winning social enterprise A Great Little Place is opening a new café in The Atkinson. From September A ...

    The Award-winning social enterprise A Great Little Place is opening a new café in The Atkinson. From September A Great Little Place, run by Autism Initiatives, will take pride of place in its new home in the Lord Street venue that welcomes 500,000 visitors a year to its Museum, Galleries,...

    20/07/2017
  4. Southport Open Top Tours 2017 Season southport

    Southport Open Top Tours 2017 Season Following on from the success of the first four years operation starting in 2012, the ...

    Southport Open Top Tours 2017 Season Following on from the success of the first four years’ operation starting in 2012, the Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) is pleased to announce that it will once again be operating circular open top tours of Southport during the holiday season of 2017. These...

    20/07/2017
  5. RTC Preston New Road southport

    The emergency services were called to Preston New Road at approximately 7.30 this morning after a Ford and a cement mixer ...

    The emergency services were called to Preston New Road at approximately 7.30 this morning after a Ford and a cement mixer collided. The driver of the Ford was treated at the scene and taken to hospital. Until the road is cleared traffic is extremely busy due to the Open Golf.

    20/07/2017
  6. Evening Bat Walks southport

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is hosting some new exciting events this summer come along on special Evening Bat Walks starting ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is hosting some new exciting events this summer – come along on special Evening Bat Walks starting on 21 July. This is a rare opportunity to see our reserve at night and the animals that inhabit them. In the UK there are 17 different species of bat, all of...

    20/07/2017
  7. National Guardian's Office Case Review southport

    The National Guardians Office (NGO) was established in 2016 to support Freedom to Speak Up in NHS trusts. It also reviews ...

    The National Guardian’s Office (NGO) was established in 2016 to support Freedom to Speak Up in NHS trusts. It also reviews instances where there is evidence a trust may need to improve its support for speaking up. A pilot of this review process was launched in June 2017. The NGO is working...

    20/07/2017
  8. Flying the flag in Sefton for the UKs best green spaces southport

    During #LoveParks week, it has been announced that a record number of parks and green spaces have collected a Green Flag Award. ...

    During #LoveParks week, it has been announced that a record number of parks and green spaces have collected a Green Flag Award. A record-breaking 1,797 UK parks and green spaces have received a prestigious Green Flag Award or Green Flag Community Award – the mark of a quality park or...

    20/07/2017
  9. Mark O'Meara gets The Open underway - Video southport

    The 1998 Open winner Mark O'Meara hit the first shot of the 2017 Open this morning. In damp and rainy conditions 156 players will ...

    The 1998 Open winner Mark O'Meara hit the first shot of the 2017 Open this morning. In damp and rainy conditions 156 players will tackle the famous Royal Birkdale links. It is expected to brighten up during the morning. Over 200,000 people are expected to attend over the four days of the...

    20/07/2017
  10. Radio Lancs with Johns Motorcycle News at the Commercial Vehicle Museum Friday 21st southport

    Friday 21st July is the 3rd BBC Radio Lancashire's "Gilly's Classic Motorcycle Afternoon " organised by John's Motorcycle News ...

    Friday 21st July is the 3rd BBC Radio Lancashire's "Gilly's Classic Motorcycle Afternoon " organised by John's Motorcycle News At the Commercial Vehicle Museum Leyland from 12 till 4 pm so please come along on a bike new or old or in the car and join Gilly for a chat. Lots of...

    20/07/2017
  11. Girlguiding Gig tops celebrations southport

    Report and photos from Wendy Graham Girlguiding members from across Sefton and Merseyside gathered at their Scarisbrick ...

    Report and photos from Wendy Graham Girlguiding members from across Sefton and Merseyside gathered at their Scarisbrick campsite to celebrate owning the facility for 50 years. They enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment, challenges and games trying their skills at a coconut shy,...

    20/07/2017
  12. Kevin Na gets it in the hole southport

    The first hole in one captured on camera came from American Korean Kevin Na on the short 14th hole at Royal Birkdale. Sadly for ...

    The first hole in one captured on camera came from American Korean Kevin Na on the short 14th hole at Royal Birkdale. Sadly for Kevin it counts for nothing as it was only a practice round. "OOOOOOOOO BABY!". Kevin Na with...

    19/07/2017
  13. Helicopter landing for the Open in Ainsdale southport

    Residents in Ainsdale will be disturbed over the next few days as the former Hope School playing fields have been transformed into ...

    Residents in Ainsdale will be disturbed over the next few days as the former Hope School playing fields have been transformed into a heliport for the duration of the Open Golf. Those with enough money will be flown in and transported to Royal Birkdale to watch or take part in the action. The...

    19/07/2017
  14. Walk The Sefton Coast southport

    To celebrate the 2017 Year of the Coast, Sefton Council are holding a 24 mile walking challenge covering the length of the ...

    To celebrate the 2017 Year of the Coast, Sefton Council are holding a 24 mile walking challenge covering the length of the borough. The walk, from Waterloo to Crossens, is spilt over four weeks and takes place each Tuesday at 10.15am. It’s a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate...

    19/07/2017
  15. James Gelling arrested again southport

    James Gelling aged 29 of Southport has been arrested and charged with the following offences: Racially aggravated assault. ...

    James Gelling aged 29 of Southport has been arrested and charged with the following offences: Racially aggravated assault. Failing to stop a vehicle for Police, driving without insurance and driving whilst disqualified. Kept in custody for court.

    19/07/2017
  16. Giant Story Competition a Huge Success southport

    Over 400 children from nine primary schools in and around Tarleton have taken part in the Giant Story Competition organised by ...

    Over 400 children from nine primary schools in and around Tarleton have taken part in the Giant Story Competition organised by the Friends of Tarleton Library. In all, 416 entries were submitted by local children ranging in age from five to eleven years old. Years One and Two were asked to...

    19/07/2017
  17. Sefton Schools Give Up Loving Pop southport

    Schools within Sefton have been supporting the Giving Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign. Since the start of the year over 26 schools ...

    Schools within Sefton have been supporting the Giving Up Loving Pop (GULP) campaign. Since the start of the year over 26 schools have taken part with over 70 classes being taught about the harm of drinking too many sugary drinks. Over 2500 pupils learnt about the benefits of swapping fizzing...

    19/07/2017
  18. Merseyflow tolling you can register now southport

    From today you can register for the merseyflow tolling system that will operate on the new Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee ...

    From today you can register for the merseyflow tolling system that will operate on the new Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee bridges. There are a number of ways to register, with the website – www.merseyflow.co.uk Here’s how to register: There are a range of sign up methods available, but...

    19/07/2017
  19. Liverpool Pride To Shine A Light On Diversity with Come Out of the Shadows southport

    Iconic buildings across Liverpool will be illuminated in rainbow colours this Thursday (20 July) as the city shines a light on ...

    Iconic buildings across Liverpool will be illuminated in rainbow colours this Thursday (20 July) as the city shines a light on diversity with the return of the spectacular Come Out of the Shadows. Last year, Liverpool Pride saw more than 30 buildings across Liverpool City Region be...

    19/07/2017
  20. Appeal after prisoner absconds from Kirkham Prison southport

    Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham. David McConnell, 34, from Liverpool ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham. David McConnell, 34, from Liverpool is serving a sentence of nine years and six months after he was convicted of drugs and burglary offences at Liverpool Crown Court in October 2014. He absconded from...

    19/07/2017
  21. West Lancashire Police deal with 142 incidents in 24hrs southport

    West Lancashire, local officers have dealt with 142 incidents during the last 24 hours which have included 15 violent offences, 5 ...

    West Lancashire, local officers have dealt with 142 incidents during the last 24 hours which have included 15 violent offences, 5 thefts, 3 criminal damage incidents which relate to a car window smashed on Lambourne, fencing damaged on square lane in Burscough and stones thrown at a passing...

    19/07/2017
  22. John Paul Kissock Signs for Southport southport

    Southport FC have today completed the signing of 27-year-old midfielder John Paul Kissock. Former Sandgrounder Kissock made 28 ...

    Southport FC have today completed the signing of 27-year-old midfielder John Paul Kissock. Former Sandgrounder Kissock made 28 League appearances for the club over two seasons, scoring 4 goals. John Paul has also represented England U16, U18 and England C. Beginning his career for Everton’s...

    19/07/2017
  23. Southport 0 Wigan Athletic 0 southport

    Despite spending large parts of the match without the ball, the Sandgrounders competed well, keeping a good shape and defending ...

    Despite spending large parts of the match without the ball, the Sandgrounders competed well, keeping a good shape and defending stoutly, meaning they were worthy of this result against a team from three divisions higher. As against Blackpool on Saturday, it was the visitors who had a...

    19/07/2017
  24. Drowning man rescued close to the Pier southport

    Southport lifeboat and Quads paged to reports of person drowning off the end of Southport Pier. An RNLI lifeguard had swam out ...

    Southport lifeboat and Quads paged to reports of person drowning off the end of Southport Pier. An RNLI lifeguard had swam out to the casualty and recovered him to their rescue board. The quad crew waded out and assisted the lifeguard back to the shore where paramedics were waiting to asses the...

    19/07/2017
  25. Rip off card-charges to be outlawed southport

    Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the ...

    Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the country. The government is unveiling new rules that will mean card-charging in Britain - where people can be charged 20% extra for purchases like a flight just for...

    19/07/2017
  26. RTC Liverpool Road-Video southport

    The emergency services were called to Liverpool Road at approximately 3.30 this afternoon after two vehicles collided. The road is ...

    The emergency services were called to Liverpool Road at approximately 3.30 this afternoon after two vehicles collided. The road is currently closed between Stanley Avenue and Crescent Road. At least one person has been taken to hospital.

    18/07/2017
  27. Woman suffers injury at The Open southport

    Paramedics had to be called to the area between the 12th green and the 13th tee at Royal Birkdale today after a woman watching the ...

    Paramedics had to be called to the area between the 12th green and the 13th tee at Royal Birkdale today after a woman watching the golf slipped and badly injured her foot. She was treated at the scene and then transferred by emergency buggy to the medical centre where there is a full time...

    18/07/2017
  28. Hard won victory against Southport and Birkdale sees Ormskirk still sitting pretty southport

    Report and photos by Peter Rogan Ormskirk went into the game as League leaders whilst Southport & Birkdale had the dubious ...

    Report and photos by Peter Rogan Ormskirk went into the game as League leaders whilst Southport & Birkdale had the dubious pleasure of propping up the table. On paper it looked a certain win for Ormskirk but the predicted result was in doubt right up to the final overs... Having won the...

    18/07/2017
  29. Southport College Helps Young Musician to Raise Money for Charlie's Chapter southport

    Connor Banks, a young musician from Little Hoole, is using his talent for singing and playing the guitar to help raise money for ...

    Connor Banks, a young musician from Little Hoole, is using his talent for singing and playing the guitar to help raise money for local causes, fundraising over £3,000 so far. Connor, who is aged 14 and a current student at Hutton Grammar School, recently performed at the Southport College...

    18/07/2017
  30. Serious RTC Sussex Road southport

    The emergency services are in attendance at a serious RTC on Sussex Road in Southport.A car has smashed into a wall and the driver ...

    The emergency services are in attendance at a serious RTC on Sussex Road in Southport.A car has smashed into a wall and the driver is being cut free. Their condition is not known.

    18/07/2017
  31. New road safety strategy for the Liverpool City Region given the green light southport

    The Liverpool City Regions Road Safety Strategy 2017-2020 was approved at todays Liverpool City Region Combined Authority ...

    The Liverpool City Region’s Road Safety Strategy 2017-2020 was approved at today’s Liverpool City Region Combined Authority meeting. This three year strategy aims to reduce the number of those killed and seriously injured on Merseyside’s roads. The plan outlines the methods and measures...

    18/07/2017
  32. Family Fun Day southport

    Ahead of the opening home friendly of pre-season against Blackpool on Saturday, Southport FC hosted a family fun day at the ...

    Ahead of the opening home friendly of pre-season against Blackpool on Saturday, Southport FC hosted a family fun day at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Youngsters were invited onto the pitch to take part in penalty shoot-out competitions and a keepie-up challenge. Supporters also got...

    18/07/2017
  33. Traffic officer drives home message on how to avoid breakdowns southport

    Whether its a breakdown, collision or any other emergency on the roads, Highways England traffic officer Siobhan Wares is used ...

    Whether it’s a breakdown, collision or any other emergency on the roads, Highways England traffic officer Siobhan Wares is used to helping drivers during a crisis. Now the 47-year-old mother-of-three is using her skills to help motorists heading off on holiday this summer get their vehicles...

    18/07/2017
  34. Merseyside Police to take part in week-long national operation to combat knife crime southport

    Weapon sweeps, knife arches and high visibility police patrols will be used by Merseyside Police as part of its ongoing work to ...

    Weapon sweeps, knife arches and high visibility police patrols will be used by Merseyside Police as part of its ongoing work to address the issue of knife crime. The Force is one of a number forces across the UK taking part in a week-long operation, which runs from today (Monday 17 July)...

    18/07/2017
  35. Home Secretary takes further action to tackle knife crime southport

    The Home Secretary has today (18 July) announced plans to consult on new offences to toughen up knife crime laws. The ...

    The Home Secretary has today (18 July) announced plans to consult on new offences to toughen up knife crime laws. The proposed new action would restrict the online sale of knives and ban possession of dangerous or offensive weapons on private property. Amber Rudd announced her intention...

    18/07/2017
  36. Increasing fears over children in NW being left home alone during summer holidays southport

    The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and childrens services in North West after receiving calls ...

    The NSPCC has referred an increasing number of cases to the police and children’s services in North West after receiving calls and emails from members of the public worried about children left home alone. As the long school summer break approaches, the leading children’s charity has revealed...

    18/07/2017

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