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  1. Eastbank Street closed as resurfacing work begins southport

    Work has begun to resurface Eastbank Street this evening. The street will be closed to traffic until 1.00 pm each evening for the ...

    Work has begun to resurface Eastbank Street this evening. The street will be closed to traffic until 1.00 pm each evening for the next 2 weeks.local diversions are in operation.

    15/10/2018
  2. Volunteers required to help Southport foodbank Christmas collection southport

    A Southport foodbank is appealing for help with its annual supermarket Christmas collection next month. Volunteers are ...

    A Southport foodbank is appealing for help with its annual supermarket Christmas collection next month. Volunteers are needed to help Shoreline Church collect donations of food and money at Morrisons at Winter Gardens in the town on Thursday 15th November. These donations provide a...

    15/10/2018
  3. St Teresas champions Mental Health and Well-being for Infants southport

    St Teresas school in Birkdale Southport are prioritising the mental health and wellbeing of their children with a series of ...

    St Teresa’s school in Birkdale Southport are prioritising the mental health and wellbeing of their children with a series of innovative and exciting new programmes, the majority of which are completely free and available to all age groups. This term teachers and children have been trained in...

    15/10/2018
  4. Lord Street organ player-Video southport

    Qlocal has been contacted by several people and businesses on Lord Street about the organ player who has recently arrived. The ...

    Qlocal has been contacted by several people and businesses on Lord Street about the organ player who has recently arrived. The man and wife team set up outside empty shops and then play for hours on end. All the music he plays is christian hymns.

    15/10/2018
  5. Hydraulic fracturing to go ahead at shale gas exploration site in Lancashire southport

    Cuadrilla confirms that it plans to go ahead with the start of hydraulic fracturing operations at its Preston New Road shale gas ...

    Cuadrilla confirms that it plans to go ahead with the start of hydraulic fracturing operations at its Preston New Road shale gas exploration site in Lancashire. At the High Court in London Mr Justice Supperstone dismissed a last minute request for an interim injunction to prevent this from...

    15/10/2018
  6. Lancashire Day Celebrations southport

    Tarleton Bowling Club will be hosting an afternoon event on 24th November to celebrate Lancashire Day. Featuring a ...

    Tarleton Bowling Club will be hosting an afternoon event on 24th November to celebrate Lancashire Day. Featuring a traditional Lancashire lunch, entertainment provided by Sid Calderbank and Mark Dowding, well known for their Lancashire music and comedy, and Ruth Bibby who is Lancashire and...

    15/10/2018
  7. Macmillan event to focus on wellbeing southport

    People affected by cancer are invited to find out more about the range of support available to them on Thursday 1 November. The ...

    People affected by cancer are invited to find out more about the range of support available to them on Thursday 1 November. The regular event in Southport takes a slightly different focus this time with the emphasis being on wellbeing and feeling better about yourself despite everything that you...

    15/10/2018
  8. Merseyside Police carries out action as part of national focus tackling County Lines southport

    Officers across Merseyside have been carrying out a range of activities as part of a national focus to tackle County Lines. ...

    Officers across Merseyside have been carrying out a range of activities as part of a national focus to tackle County Lines. Co-ordinated by the National County Lines Coordination Centre (NCLCC), the week of action focussed on disrupting the criminal activities and arresting those who seek to...

    15/10/2018
  9. Royal baby expected in the spring southport

    The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has announced. The news has been ...

    The Duchess of Sussex is pregnant and is due to give birth next spring, Kensington Palace has announced. The news has been announced as she and Prince Harry begin a tour of Australia. Kensington Palace said the couple "appreciated all of the support they have received from people around the...

    15/10/2018
  10. Ram raid at Walton Hospital southport

    Detectives are appealing for information following a suspected attempted ATM theft at a hospital in the early hours of this ...

    Detectives are appealing for information following a suspected attempted ATM theft at a hospital in the early hours of this morning, Sunday 14 October. At around 1.45am, security at the Walton Centre on Lower Lane reported that a red Land Rover had collided with a door at the location,...

    15/10/2018
  11. Have your say on West Lancashire Borough Council's Local Plan Review southport

    Have your say on West Lancashire Borough Council's Local Plan Review The public consultation has now opened for you to ...

    Have your say on West Lancashire Borough Council's Local Plan Review The public consultation has now opened for you to have your say on the West Lancashire Borough Council's blueprint for the future of the area. The Local Plan Preferred Options document approved by the Council's...

    15/10/2018
  12. Southport access for everyone meeting southport

    The next meeting of Southport Access for Everyone will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG ...

    The next meeting of Southport Access for Everyone will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG on Monday 22nd October at 7pm. The premises are fully accessible with a wheelchair accessible toilet and adequate car parking facilities. Light refreshments...

    15/10/2018
  13. New 50 note will ensure cash is fit for the future southport

    The Treasury has confirmed that the £50 note will remain a part of UK currency. Bank of England announces it will make a ...

    The Treasury has confirmed that the £50 note will remain a part of UK currency. Bank of England announces it will make a new modern polymer note more secure note will help clamp down on crime Modern money will help prevent crime, the Exchequer Secretary declared as plans were unveiled for a...

    14/10/2018
  14. Tech companies support code to strengthen security of internet-connected devices southport

    Government launches new voluntary Code of Practice to help manufacturers boost the security of internet-connected devices such as ...

    Government launches new voluntary Code of Practice to help manufacturers boost the security of internet-connected devices such as smartwatches, virtual assistants and toys. Tech companies HP Inc. and Centrica Hive Ltd are the first companies to sign up to commit to the code. The code will...

    14/10/2018
  15. Heavy rain brings flooding to Lifeboat House southport

    Recent heavy rain has brought flooding to the Southport Lifeboat house on the Esplanade. A spokesperson for the Lifeboat ...

    Recent heavy rain has brought flooding to the Southport Lifeboat house on the Esplanade. A spokesperson for the Lifeboat commented... "Another reason we need a new lifeboat station... every time there is heavy rain we get flooded as our current boathouse is well below the level of the...

    14/10/2018
  16. Jordan Gelling arrested southport

    Jordan Gelling aged 27 of Salisbury Street, Southport has been arrested and charged with driving whilst disqualified. He will ...

    Jordan Gelling aged 27 of Salisbury Street, Southport has been arrested and charged with driving whilst disqualified. He will appear in court at a later date.

    14/10/2018
  17. Southport 1 York City 2 southport

    An an afternoon that started so well finished with a deep sense of frustration for Southport as they missed a series of chances ...

    An an afternoon that started so well finished with a deep sense of frustration for Southport as they missed a series of chances and conceded a late goal to lose against York City. Simon Heslop’s fine winning goal saw the visitors come from behind to take maximum points at the Merseyrail...

    13/10/2018
  18. Contract awarded to create reliable North West road network southport

    The Maintenance and Response contract for motorways and major A roads in Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and South ...

    The Maintenance and Response contract for motorways and major A roads in Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire and South Lancashire is worth £325 million, will run for up to 15 years and has been awarded to Amey as part of our Asset Delivery operating model. The contract, which starts in...

    13/10/2018
  19. Planned roadworks in the north west southport

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 12 October but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 12 October but 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...

    13/10/2018
  20. Adam Seaton missing,family update southport

    It is 2 months since Adam went missing, and we still hope for that one vital piece of information that may lead to us finding out ...

    It is 2 months since Adam went missing, and we still hope for that one vital piece of information that may lead to us finding out where he has gone. We remain eternally grateful for all the help and support we have received from everyone, and it has been a great comfort to know how many people have...

    13/10/2018
  21. Engine fault sparks Ormskirk car fire southport

    A Vauxhall Corsa was reduced to a crisp after it went up in flames late on Thursday night. â The car - owned by a ...

    A Vauxhall Corsa was reduced to a crisp after it went up in flames late on Thursday night. ​ The car - owned by a local student - was recovered yesterday afternoon from The Windmill car park … it's believed an engine fault caused the blaze.​ ​ It's the second car fire in a week local fire...

    13/10/2018
  22. 'Special Branch' on duty as Storm Callum blows into west Lancashire southport

    'Special Branch' on duty as Storm Callum blows into west Lancashire Police closed a number of country roads yesterday afternoon ...

    'Special Branch' on duty as Storm Callum blows into west Lancashire Police closed a number of country roads yesterday afternoon as Storm Callum blew into town. ​ And he made his mark on places like Dark Lane and Castle Lane, Westhead with two older trees brought down in the high winds.​ ​...

    13/10/2018
  23. RTA Coastal Road southport

    Emergency services were called to the Coastal Road this afternoon after a collision between vehicles. The accident was southbound ...

    Emergency services were called to the Coastal Road this afternoon after a collision between vehicles. The accident was southbound between Weld Road and Pontins. There did not appear to be any serious injuries.

    12/10/2018
  24. Help to reduce the risk of flooding in your local area southport

    Help to reduce the risk of flooding in your local area It's that time of year again where wind and rain washes leaves and other ...

    Help to reduce the risk of flooding in your local area It's that time of year again where wind and rain washes leaves and other debris onto drain gully gratings, which can then get blocked. Wet weather is predicted for this weekend according to the Met Office. So Lancashire County...

    12/10/2018
  25. Record high levels of severe obesity found in year 6 children southport

    New national child measurement programme (NCMP) data provides the most comprehensive picture of the state of childhood obesity in ...

    New national child measurement programme (NCMP) data provides the most comprehensive picture of the state of childhood obesity in England. New data published yesterday shows the rate of severe obesity among year 6 children (aged 10 to 11) has increased by more than a third since 2006 to 2007...

    12/10/2018
  26. Free screening of WW1 film kicks off week long commemoration southport

    With just a month to go until the WW1 multi media commemoration at Holy Trinity Church, Southport, the latest activity to be ...

    With just a month to go until the WW1 multi media commemoration at Holy Trinity Church, Southport, the latest activity to be included is a free screening of the feature film Journey’s End. Set in a dugout in Aisne in 1918, the film, released this year, reveals the story of a group of British...

    12/10/2018
  27. Southport FC partnership with Huddersfield Town southport

    Town Academy forms a new relationship and knowledge-share with Southport Football Club. The clubs have come together over the ...

    Town Academy forms a new relationship and knowledge-share with Southport Football Club. The clubs have come together over the last few months to exchange ideas on best practise and to discuss how the development of Town’s promising young players could potentially work in tandem moving forward. ...

    12/10/2018
  28. Campaigners, 'bullying and aggression'couldn't deter them from Kew park victory southport

    Campaigners say even "bullying and aggression" couldn't deter them from Southport park victory Young mums who were left feeling ...

    Campaigners say even "bullying and aggression" couldn't deter them from Southport park victory Young mums who were left feeling "bullied, humiliated and intimidated" by local councillors say it was all worthwhile after seeing plans finalised to save the Southport playground they were fighting...

    12/10/2018
  29. Dan Purvis set to open Birkdale Aldi store southport

    The opening of the Liverpool Road store takes place on Thursday, October 18th and the first 30 customers will be given ...

    The opening of the Liverpool Road store takes place on Thursday, October 18th and the first 30 customers will be given complimentary bags full of fresh fruit and vegetables. Daniel, who won a bronze medal at the 2012 Olympics will officially cut the ribbon to declare the store situated on the...

    12/10/2018
  30. Search continues for man following serious assault southport

    POLICE are continuing to search for a man after a serious assault in Mawdesley. Police were called by the Ambulance Service ...

    POLICE are continuing to search for a man after a serious assault in Mawdesley. Police were called by the Ambulance Service around 5.45pm Wednesday, October 10 to reports a woman was being treated for stab injuries. Officers attended and a 50-year-old woman was found with several wounds to...

    12/10/2018
  31. Government announces that medicinal cannabis is legal southport

    Government announces that medicinal cannabis is legal. Patients can be prescribed medicinal cannabis by specialist ...

    Government announces that medicinal cannabis is legal. Patients can be prescribed medicinal cannabis by specialist doctors from 1 November 2018. For the first time in the UK, expert doctors have been given the option to legally issue prescriptions for cannabis-based medicines when they...

    12/10/2018
  32. Southport Rescue called out to Kayaker in the sea off Ainsdale southport

    Southport Quads called to investigate a 999 call to a kayaker in difficulty in the sea at Ainsdale. The quads arrived on scene ...

    Southport Quads called to investigate a 999 call to a kayaker in difficulty in the sea at Ainsdale. The quads arrived on scene at 14:10 and found the casualty had recovered himself from the water and was safe and well. The crew passed on safety advice to the male on behalf of the Coastguard...

    12/10/2018
  33. Booths ram raid update southport

    Bungling ram raiders who tried to steal a cash machine from Booths left empty handed after the rope they were using to drag it out ...

    Bungling ram raiders who tried to steal a cash machine from Booths left empty handed after the rope they were using to drag it out snapped. QLocal's reporter Roger Blaxall yesterday spoke to the store's new manager Simon Fenwick who said it's now back to 'business as usual' there. The coffee...

    12/10/2018
  34. Community Policing Poll Results southport

    Merseyside Police have released details of the latest crime results. Thanks for voting in our online poll the results can be ...

    Merseyside Police have released details of the latest crime results. Thanks for voting in our online poll the results can be seen below. Your Community Policing Team will now work on this as a priority. To keep up to date on the progress please keep visiting this page and follow us on Twitter....

    12/10/2018
  35. Make the moss-t of Ainsdale Bryophytes talk southport

    Join up with a team of green fingered detectives as they explore the hidden world beneath your feet on Ainsdale dunes next month. ...

    Join up with a team of green fingered detectives as they explore the hidden world beneath your feet on Ainsdale dunes next month. The Gems In The Dunes series of talks and walks is proud to bring you their latest Lottery funded educational talk all about Bryophytes – the smallest and most...

    11/10/2018
  36. Community Health and Wellbeing Festival southport

    Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group and Macmillan Cancer Support are working ...

    Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group and Macmillan Cancer Support are working together on a Health & Wellbeing Festival. The event, which is on Thursday 25 Oct from 2-4:30pm, is open to anyone, not just those affected by cancer. The...

    11/10/2018

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