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  1. Actor and interviewer Gyles Brandreth brings his hilarious show to the Atkinson. southport

    Actor, author and One Show reporter Gyles Brandreth is coming to the Atkinson with his new one-man show Break a Leg! This ...

    Actor, author and One Show reporter Gyles Brandreth is coming to the Atkinson with his new one-man show Break a Leg! This show promises to have everyone roaring in the theatre aisles with laughter. Gyles said, “The new show is a celebration of some of my favourite actors – people I’ve...

    25/06/2018
  2. Meols Ward Advice centre southport

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis, Nigel Ashton and Yaso Sathiy, Focus Editor will be holding their next Advice Centre on ...

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis, Nigel Ashton and Yaso Sathiy, Focus Editor will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 28th May. 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...

    25/06/2018
  3. HS2 launches plans for unprecedented green corridor stretching alongside the line southport

    HS2 set out plans to deliver a green corridor consisting of new wildlife habitats, native woodlands and community spaces to ...

    HS2 set out plans to deliver a ‘green corridor’ consisting of new wildlife habitats, native woodlands and community spaces to help integrate the new line into its surrounding landscape and environment. The scale of planned works will be largest ever undertaken by an infrastructure project in...

    25/06/2018
  4. Travellers leave behind filth at Kew southport

    The group of Travellers that took over the Kew Park and Ride have now left leaving behind piles of filth and rubbish for the ...

    The group of Travellers that took over the Kew Park and Ride have now left leaving behind piles of filth and rubbish for the Council to clean up.

    25/06/2018
  5. Ormskirk hospital helps care for children of Chernobyl southport

    Children from near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are getting help from doctors and nurses at Ormskirk hospital this ...

    Children from near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are getting help from doctors and nurses at Ormskirk hospital this summer. The 17 youngsters aged seven to 12 have been hosted by local families belonging to the Maghull and Ormskirk branch of the Friends of Chernobyl’s Children...

    25/06/2018
  6. Save The Date.Ormskirk's popular Gingerbread Heritage Festival coming soon southport

    Report: Irene Slack Looking for a family day out with a difference? Why not come to Ormskirk on Sunday 15th July for the ...

    Report: Irene Slack Looking for a family day out with a difference? Why not come to Ormskirk on Sunday 15th July for the 3rd Annual Gingerbread Heritage Festival? The Festival will be opened at 11.00am by the Mayor, Cllr. Noel Delaney, and starting at the Clock Tower, there will be a...

    25/06/2018
  7. 'Tanks for the memories' this weekend at Ormskirk's Toby Carvery southport

    Report: Jason Woods There'll be lots for all the family to enjoy on Saturday at the Toby Carvery's first Armed Forces Day! ...

    Report: Jason Woods There'll be lots for all the family to enjoy on Saturday at the Toby Carvery's first Armed Forces Day! You can get up close and personal with a variety of fighting machines including an armoured car and assorted Land Rovers while there'll be sideshows and attractions for...

    25/06/2018
  8. LJLA completes final phase of latest terminal improvement works southport

    The final phase of the latest development works aimed at further improving the customer experience for departing passengers at ...

    The final phase of the latest development works aimed at further improving the customer experience for departing passengers at Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) has now been completed. Over £5m has been invested in a phased programme of improvements, which have been underway for the past...

    25/06/2018
  9. New measures announced to halve childhood obesity by 2030 southport

    New measures to halve the number of obese children by 2030 have been announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt. ...

    New measures to halve the number of obese children by 2030 have been announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Building on the first chapter of the childhood obesity plan, the new measures include proposals to counter ‘pester power’ by preventing stores from displaying...

    25/06/2018
  10. Police investigating escape of Shaun Walmsley appeal to football fans southport

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley are appealing to football fans out watching ...

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley are appealing to football fans out watching Engalnd's World Cup games to report any sightings of him, both home and abroad. Officers have been working with police forces across the UK and overseas to locate...

    25/06/2018
  11. Southport FC Business Event, Fixture Release Day southport

    The fixtures for the new Vanarama National League North season are released in just under two weeks time, on Wednesday July 4. ...

    The fixtures for the new Vanarama National League North season are released in just under two weeks’ time, on Wednesday July 4. To mark this occasion, the club is hosting a business showcase event at The Firepit Bar and Grill. This will be the first opportunity for businesses to choose...

    25/06/2018
  12. Bothy Folk Club this Week southport

    Bothy Folk Club Sunday 1st July 8pm Park Golf Club Park Road West Southport PR9 0JS. This weeks guest at the Bothy Folk ...

    Bothy Folk Club Sunday 1st July 8pm Park Golf Club Park Road West Southport PR9 0JS. This week’s guest at the Bothy Folk Club are a band called the Trials of Cato. Hailing from North Wales and Yorkshire, the band’s live set includes both original and traditional material, delivered wholly on...

    25/06/2018
  13. Review - Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom southport

    Plot: While the Isla Nublar volcano starts to erupt, a plan is made to rescue the remaining the dinosaurs to escape this ...

    Plot: While the Isla Nublar volcano starts to erupt, a plan is made to rescue the remaining the dinosaurs to escape this extinction-level-event. As much as Jurassic Park is important to me from my childhood, my expectations for this latest installment was pretty low. Now while I thought...

    24/06/2018
  14. A visit to Egret Island.Southport Marine Lake southport

    A fascinating opportunity to get an insight into the egret colony on #Southport Marine Lake by John Dempsey Birdblog. Such exotic ...

    A fascinating opportunity to get an insight into the egret colony on #Southport Marine Lake by John Dempsey Birdblog. Such exotic birds in the heart of the classic resort. “Just why exactly did I give up the glamorous world of ringing for filthy dirty twitching all those years ago?” It...

    24/06/2018
  15. Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service urges public to be water aware southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) is joining a call by UK fire chiefs to warn people of the dangers of drowning when ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) is joining a call by UK fire chiefs to warn people of the dangers of drowning when involved in activities either in or near water. Statistics show that drowning in the UK in now one of the leading causes of accidental death. In 2016 alone, 315 people...

    24/06/2018
  16. Online Club Shop Now Back Open southport

    Online Club Shop Now Back Open Southport FC online shop is back up and running. They have moved the shop over to the same ...

    Online Club Shop Now Back Open Southport FC online shop is back up and running. They have moved the shop over to the same place as the ticketing sales and you can now place your orders. New stock has been added and there is more on the way so keep checking back. If you need any...

    24/06/2018
  17. Police offer advice in case there is a heatwave as predicted southport

    If the forecasts are to be believed then we are in for a week or more of unusually hot temperatures here on the north west coast ...

    If the forecasts are to be believed then we are in for a week or more of unusually hot temperatures here on the north west coast of the UK. Up to 29 degrees C. That's around 80 degrees F, in old money! It's easy to underestimate the effects of the sun, so to help avoid being taken ill when...

    23/06/2018
  18. Beware of rogue tradespeople southport

    A message from the police regarding rogue tradespeople. Do you really need Your gutters clearing? Your roof ...

    A message from the police regarding rogue tradespeople. Do you really need Your gutters clearing? Your roof repairing? Your chimney stack pointing?

    23/06/2018
  19. Allegations of wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper southport

    Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 22 June 2018. We are ...

    Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 22 June 2018. We are aware of the allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in relation to Edexcel’s C4 maths paper taken today. We are working with Pearson to establish the facts. We recognise...

    23/06/2018
  20. Head of Community Football Development Confirmed southport

    Following an extensive recruitment drive for new roles at the club in May, Southport Football Club are pleased to announce that ...

    Following an extensive recruitment drive for new roles at the club in May, Southport Football Club are pleased to announce that the final member of staff to join our new team is Lee Folkard as Head of Community Football Development. Lee brings over 15 years of experience in football and sports...

    23/06/2018
  21. Police mobile speed camera vans will be out this weekend southport

    Lancashire Constabulary have tweeted that their 'safety enforcement vans' will be out at various locations this weekend. The ...

    Lancashire Constabulary have tweeted that their 'safety enforcement vans' will be out at various locations this weekend. The new safety enforcement vans will be in Blackpool, Lytham, Preston, South Ribble, West Lancs, Lancaster, Burnley, the Ribble Valley and Colne over the next few days. ...

    23/06/2018
  22. Future development of Lancashire Central site to be explored southport

    Options for the future development of the Lancashire Central site at Cuerden are now set to be explored further. IKEA had been ...

    Options for the future development of the Lancashire Central site at Cuerden are now set to be explored further. IKEA had been due to take a store on 10 per cent of the 65 hectare site adjacent to the M65 and M6, a key strategic site which is being developed to provide two million square feet...

    23/06/2018
  23. Man wanted on recall to prison southport

    Police are appealing for information to find a Walton man who is wanted on a prison recall. 26-year-old Brent Tomney from ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a Walton man who is wanted on a prison recall. 26-year-old Brent Tomney from Walton was issued with a recall to prison in May after breaching the conditions of his licence. He was sentenced to five years in prison in 2015 for burglary, and was...

    23/06/2018
  24. Man arrested and drugs seized following stop check in Southport southport

    Officers in Southport, have today (Friday, 22 June) arrested a man and recovered a quantity of drugs following a stop search on ...

    Officers in Southport, have today (Friday, 22 June) arrested a man and recovered a quantity of drugs following a stop search on the Promenade. A 19-year-old man from Leigh was arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and possession of an offensive weapon, after officers...

    22/06/2018
  25. Sefton Council receive three nominations in Apprenticeship Awards southport

    Sefton Council is proud to have received three nominations at the prestigious Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Awards 2018. ...

    Sefton Council is proud to have received three nominations at the prestigious Liverpool City Region Apprenticeship Awards 2018. The event, held on June 18 at the Exhibition Centre in Liverpool, celebrated apprenticeships in the Liverpool City Region and recognises the best apprentices and...

    22/06/2018
  26. Road traffic collision, Haig Avenue, Southport southport

    Fire Crews attended a road traffic collision incident yesterday evening at the junction of Haig Avenue and Forest Road in ...

    Fire Crews attended a road traffic collision incident yesterday evening at the junction of Haig Avenue and Forest Road in Southport. Wednesday, 20 June 2018 Southport Crews were alerted at 17.37 and arrived at the scene at 17.41. Two fire engines attended the incident. On arrival, crews...

    22/06/2018
  27. Pop icon Sophie Ellis-Bextor will headline the Liverpool Pride Festival 2018. southport

    Festival organisers made the exciting announcement to guests, sponsors and partners at last nights VIP Press Launch at Avenue ...

    Festival organisers made the exciting announcement to guests, sponsors and partners at last night’s VIP Press Launch at Avenue HQ, Mann Island (Thursday, 21 June). The evening was hosted by radio presenter Clare Simmo, from Media Partner Radio City, who welcomed guests and officially...

    22/06/2018
  28. Great week for arrests by Southport Police southport

    Shaun Anderson, a 31 year old man, was arrested on Tuesday this week and charged with shop theft and criminal damage to a police ...

    Shaun Anderson, a 31 year old man, was arrested on Tuesday this week and charged with shop theft and criminal damage to a police vehicle. A 40 year old woman from Bootle, Helen Fidler, was arrested and charged with three offences of shop theft in Southport town centre. A 41 year old woman...

    22/06/2018
  29. Last flying Bristol Blenheim Bomber confirmed for Southport Air Show southport

    Confirmed the last ever flying example of the Bristol Blenheim Bomber will be displaying on Sat and Sun at this years ...

    Confirmed the last ever flying example of the Bristol Blenheim Bomber will be displaying on Sat and Sun at this years #SouthportAirShow - GREAT news!! Link for tickets https://bit.ly/2toQNY6 - discounted tickets are off sale tomorrow!

    22/06/2018
  30. Large fire rips through Ainsdale dunes southport

    Ainsdale Sand Dunes Nature Reserve are saddened to say that an area of the reserve at #Ainsdale #NNR suffered damage from a fairly ...

    Ainsdale Sand Dunes Nature Reserve are saddened to say that an area of the reserve at #Ainsdale #NNR suffered damage from a fairly large fire last weekend, which was potentially started by a campfire. A spokesperson said... 'Firefighters and Natural England staff worked hard to bring it under...

    22/06/2018
  31. City Build Confirmed As Shorts Sponsor southport

    Southport FC are today delighted to unveil our new back of shorts sponsor for the 2018/19 season. We would like to welcome ...

    Southport FC are today delighted to unveil our new back of shorts sponsor for the 2018/19 season. We would like to welcome City Build to the club as our newest commercial partner. City Build are a construction company who are currently working on the redevelopment of the main stand at the...

    22/06/2018
  32. Appeal to trace group of cyclists following incident southport

    Police are appealing for help in tracing a group of cyclists following an incident on Otterspool Promenade. At around 1pm on ...

    Police are appealing for help in tracing a group of cyclists following an incident on Otterspool Promenade. At around 1pm on Sunday 13th May an elderly couple were walking along the promenade, close to the Britannia Public House, when a large group of youths on pedal cycles approached them. ...

    22/06/2018
  33. Fraud warning after man conned out of thousands of pounds southport

    Police are warning people to be aware of a scam after fraudsters pretended to be police officers and conned a man out of thousands ...

    Police are warning people to be aware of a scam after fraudsters pretended to be police officers and conned a man out of thousands of pounds. In the latest incident the victim was called by a man who said he was from the fraud squad and to ring back on 999. The line was kept open and...

    22/06/2018
  34. Man sought after street pastor assaulted in Ormskirk southport

    Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after an elderly woman was assaulted following an altercation between two ...

    Do you recognise this man? Police want to speak to him after an elderly woman was assaulted following an altercation between two groups in Ormskirk last weekend. It happened between 10:50pm and 11pm on Saturday (June 16th) on the Wheatsheaf car park off Railway Road when two groups of men...

    22/06/2018
  35. Witness appeal following village brawl southport

    POLICE are appealing for information after a mass brawl outside a village pub left a woman with a fractured hip. Officers ...

    POLICE are appealing for information after a mass brawl outside a village pub left a woman with a fractured hip. Officers were called to the Village Inn pub, Marks Square, Tarleton at 7.30pm on Saturday, June 9th to reports that a group of up to 20 people were fighting. During the brawl a...

    22/06/2018
  36. One in three UK children live in toxic air zones southport

    Young children and babies in the UK are being disproportionately impacted by deadly levels of the most harmful type of air ...

    Young children and babies in the UK are being disproportionately impacted by deadly levels of the most harmful type of air pollution, according to new analysis by Unicef UK. The charity has revealed that one in three children in the UK (4.5 million) are growing up in areas with unsafe levels...

    21/06/2018

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