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  1. Beach goers leave behind filth southport

    The recent spell of warm weather has seen thousands of people flocking to the beach at Formby. Unfortunately some people have ...

    The recent spell of warm weather has seen thousands of people flocking to the beach at Formby. Unfortunately some people have left this mess behind for others to clean up. If you're heading to the beach this #BankHoliday weekend, please remember to bin your rubbish or take it with you! Thank...

    28/05/2017
  2. Season Tickets On Sale From 30th May southport

    Season tickets for the forthcoming 2017/18 Vanarama National League North season will go on sale from Tuesday 30th of May with ...

    Season tickets for the forthcoming 2017/18 Vanarama National League North season will go on sale from Tuesday 30th of May with great offers available for early-bird buyers. Early-bird purchasers will receive 21 games for the price of 10, while standard sales will receive 21 games for the...

    28/05/2017
  3. Firefighters issue BBQ safety tips southport

    If you are planning a barbecue this evening make sure you sizzle safely by following our top tips: • Never leave a lit ...

    If you are planning a barbecue this evening make sure you sizzle safely by following our top tips: • Never leave a lit barbecue unattended. • Use enough charcoal to cover the base of the barbecue, but not more. • Never use petrol or paraffin to start, or revive, your barbecue – use...

    28/05/2017
  4. Girl, 16, missing from Preston southport

    Police are appealing for help to find a missing 16 year old girl. Charlie Stevenson was last seen in Preston city centre at ...

    Police are appealing for help to find a missing 16 year old girl. Charlie Stevenson was last seen in Preston city centre at around 3am this morning (Thursday, May 25). She has dyed blonde shoulder length hair and was last seen wearing a black jumper, black ripped jeans, a black coat with...

    28/05/2017
  5. Ramadan statement southport

    The Foreign Office sends best wishes to all Muslim communities observing Ramadan, in Britain and around the world. A ...

    The Foreign Office sends best wishes to all Muslim communities observing Ramadan, in Britain and around the world. A Foreign Office spokesperson said: We wish all Muslims, in the UK and around the world, ‘Ramadan Kareem’. We are proud of our strong links with the Muslim world and our...

    28/05/2017
  6. UK terror threat reduced to 'Severe' southport

    Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK threat level has reduced to Severe Threat level to the UK from ...

    Prime Minister Theresa May has announced that the UK threat level has reduced to Severe Threat level to the UK from international terrorism is lowered to severe. The Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (JTAC) has changed the UK threat level from international terrorism from CRITICAL to...

    27/05/2017
  7. Beaches closed due to high tides southport

    Due to high tides, Southport Beach Car Park will be closed until after high tide on Tuesday May 30. Due to high tides, ...

    Due to high tides, Southport Beach Car Park will be closed until after high tide on Tuesday May 30. Due to high tides, Ainsdale Beach Car Park will be closed until after Sunday, May 28. Please note that beach car parks can be closed at other times, for other reasons such as severe weather...

    27/05/2017
  8. Southport supporters not happy with new managerial appointment southport

    Southport supporters have taken to social media to vent their anger over the appointment of Alan Lewer .The new directors James ...

    Southport supporters have taken to social media to vent their anger over the appointment of Alan Lewer .The new directors James Treadwell and Adrian Shandley are also being vilified. Phil Hodgkinson who wants to take over the club and is a big favourite with the fans issued the following...

    27/05/2017
  9. Councillor's concern about complacency of data watchdog over NHS 'ransom' attack southport

    Southport's local Heath Watchdog, Councillor Tony Dawson has received a response from the Information Commissioner's Office in ...

    Southport's local Heath Watchdog, Councillor Tony Dawson has received a response from the Information Commissioner's Office in reply to his concerns about whether the NHS has been looking after people's personal health data satisfactorily. The problem was highlighted by the recent Ransomware'...

    27/05/2017
  10. Eeh bah gum - celebrations the order of volunteers week! southport

    Yorkshire Building Society is celebrating a decade of volunteering in Southport as Volunteers’ Week* gets underway – and is ...

    Yorkshire Building Society is celebrating a decade of volunteering in Southport as Volunteers’ Week* gets underway – and is seeking new opportunities to help other community groups and good causes. Since it launched its award-winning volunteering scheme in 2007, over 70,000 hours of colleague...

    26/05/2017
  11. Southport FC have a new manager southport

    Alan Lewer Confirmed As New Southport Manager. Alan Lewer joins as First Team Manager with John Durnin taking post as First ...

    Alan Lewer Confirmed As New Southport Manager. Alan Lewer joins as First Team Manager with John Durnin taking post as First Team Coach Southport FC are delighted to announce Alan Lewer as the clubÂ’s new First Team Manager. Also joining the club is John Durnin, who will take the role of...

    26/05/2017
  12. New powers for Civil Enforcement Officers (CEO’s) in Sefton southport

    Civil Enforcement Officers (CEO’s) in Sefton have new powers to tackle dog fouling and littering. Many officers can now issue ...

    Civil Enforcement Officers (CEOÂ’s) in Sefton have new powers to tackle dog fouling and littering. Many officers can now issue fixed-penalty-notices of up to £75 for anyone caught dropping litter or not picking up their dogÂ’s waste. This is on top of their ability to issue parking notices. ...

    26/05/2017
  13. Additional support from Operation Temperer southport

    Members of the public will be aware following reporting in the media that the Prime Minister has initiated Operation Temperer – ...

    Members of the public will be aware following reporting in the media that the Prime Minister has initiated Operation Temperer – the mobilisation plan for military support to the police service following a major terrorist attack. As part of that plan Merseyside Police will receive armed support...

    26/05/2017
  14. Talented Hannah competes in national poetry competition southport

    A TALENTED performer from King George V College has competed in a prestigious poetry recitation competition. Advanced Level ...

    A TALENTED performer from King George V College has competed in a prestigious poetry recitation competition. Advanced Level student Hannah McCoy, aged 17 from Skelmersdale, competed against scores of budding orators from across the region by reciting challenging literary masterpieces at the...

    26/05/2017
  15. Police chase car into Lancashire southport

    Vehicle pursued from Southport into Lancashire. Located abandoned & seized. Lots of forensic opportunities left behind! ...

    Vehicle pursued from Southport into Lancashire. Located abandoned & seized. Lots of forensic opportunities left behind!

    26/05/2017
  16. Liverpool Province Loyal Orange Lodge Parade On Monday southport

    Liverpool Provincial Grand Lodge will be holding their Annual Whit Monday Celebration Junior parade D.V. to the Pleasureland ...

    Liverpool Provincial Grand Lodge will be holding their Annual Whit Monday Celebration Junior parade D.V. to the Pleasureland Fairground Southport, on Monday 29th May 2017. The parade will travel along London Street stopping at the Monument for a minutes silence and wreath laying to honour the...

    26/05/2017
  17. Highways England is lifting more than 300 miles of roadworks southport

    Almost 98 per cent of motorways and strategic A roads will be roadworks-free over the bank holiday. Highways England is ...

    Almost 98 per cent of motorways and strategic A roads will be roadworks-free over the bank holiday. Highways England is completing 184 and suspending 162 miles of roadworks by 6am on 26 May until 12.01am on 30 May. And before they set off, to help ensure safe journeys, drivers are...

    26/05/2017
  18. News from West Lancs - Garden waste southport

    West Lancs residents are reminded that the new chargeable garden waste collection service starts from 5 June. Residents ...

    West Lancs residents are reminded that the new chargeable garden waste collection service starts from 5 June. Residents who have not yet signed up can do so online at www.westlancs.gov.uk/gardenwas te. Further information about the service can also be found at...

    26/05/2017
  19. Conservative manifesto fuels debate on fracking southport

    The new Conservative manifesto pledges to strengthen legislation to enable the government to over-ride local councils’ decisions ...

    The new Conservative manifesto pledges to strengthen legislation to enable the government to over-ride local councilsÂ’ decisions to deny planning permission for fracking. Sefton Council voted last year to oppose fracking. The government has already granted licences to explore for shale gas ...

    26/05/2017
  20. NHS told to prepare urgently for second possible terrorist attack southport

    Emergency departments across the NHS have been told to prepare for a possible terrorist attack, following the raising of the ...

    Emergency departments across the NHS have been told to prepare for a possible terrorist attack, following the raising of the threat level. An alert has been sent to major trauma centres in England urging departments to be ready and to ensure staff know what to do if an attack takes place. It...

    26/05/2017
  21. Specialist firearms officers to patrol on trains as part of threat level change southport

    Specially trained firearms officers will be patrolling on board train services for the first time. This mobilisation is part ...

    Specially trained firearms officers will be patrolling on board train services for the first time. This mobilisation is part of BTPÂ’s plan to ensure that travelling public are kept safe on the rail network. Passengers who regularly use train services may see a firearms presence on their trains...

    26/05/2017
  22. Merseyside Police message for communities following Manchester attack southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for communities to come together and support each other following the attack at the Manchester ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for communities to come together and support each other following the attack at the Manchester Arena on Monday night (22 May 2017). Following similar incidents in the UK police forces across the country will sometimes see a rise in hate crimes and we want to ensure...

    26/05/2017
  23. Sefton Proposes to Licence Private landlords southport

    Sefton Council is seeking views on its proposals to implement licensing of private landlords across parts of the borough. ...

    Sefton Council is seeking views on its proposals to implement licensing of private landlords across parts of the borough. The results and final recommendations will then be reported back later in the year for a Cabinet decision. Any licensing scheme that could be introduced would...

    26/05/2017
  24. Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series transport information southport

    Public transport users are reminded that there will be a number of changes to regular services this weekend (Saturday 27th and ...

    Public transport users are reminded that there will be a number of changes to regular services this weekend (Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th May) as the Rock ‘N’ Roll Marathon Series comes to the streets of Liverpool. A number of bus services in the city centre and north and south Liverpool...

    26/05/2017
  25. Armed Cops on Patrol Again On Lord Street southport

    In an effort to reassure the public after the atrocity in Manchester Merseyside Police once again have armed officers openly ...

    In an effort to reassure the public after the atrocity in Manchester Merseyside Police once again have armed officers openly patrolling along Lord Street. Merseyside Police are asking residents not to be intimated by the presence of armed officers on the streets of Southport.

    25/05/2017
  26. Generous public should make sure donations go to genuine charities southport

    Charity Commission and partners issue advice on safer giving The Charity Commission is encouraging people wishing to ...

    Charity Commission and partners issue advice on safer giving The Charity Commission is encouraging people wishing to support the victims of this weekÂ’s terrorist attack in Manchester to donate to a genuine charitable appeal. It says that the great British public are always generous in...

    25/05/2017
  27. Wanted driver arrested after failing to stop southport

    Vehicle failed to stop for local Officers in Southport. Stopped by Traffic car & driver wanted. Arrested & vehicle seized. ...

    Vehicle failed to stop for local Officers in Southport. Stopped by Traffic car & driver wanted. Arrested & vehicle seized.

    25/05/2017
  28. Southport pre-season friendlies confirmed southport

    Additional Pre-Season Friendlies Confirmed. Port host Blackpool, Wigan and Accrington with trips to Marine and Warrington ...

    Additional Pre-Season Friendlies Confirmed. Port host Blackpool, Wigan and Accrington with trips to Marine and Warrington Town Southport have confirmed additional pre-season fixtures as we prepare for our Vanarama National League North campaign. Blackpool, Wigan Athletic and Accrington...

    25/05/2017
  29. Woodlands – The One, The Only…Mr Jiggly southport

    We would like to introduce to you all; Jiggly. Jiggly is one of those characters who has captured the hearts of the whole team ...

    We would like to introduce to you all; Jiggly. Jiggly is one of those characters who has captured the hearts of the whole team here at Woodlands, staff & volunteers alike. He has been given lots of nicknames ‘Jiggles’, ‘Jiggle-puff’ or ‘cheeky boy’ because of his loveable nature. Jiggly has...

    25/05/2017
  30. The Future for Business is Digital southport

    More than 100 business delegates from across Sefton descended on Hugh Baird College to learn more about exciting new developments ...

    More than 100 business delegates from across Sefton descended on Hugh Baird College to learn more about exciting new developments in the field of digital technologies for small firms. The theme for Sefton Economic Forum was ‘The Future for Business is Digital’, and was organised by Sefton...

    25/05/2017
  31. Southport looking great in the Sunshine-Video southport

    Southport is looking fantastic today with the sun shining and the tide in.Its so warm that people were paddling in the sea. ...

    Southport is looking fantastic today with the sun shining and the tide in.Its so warm that people were paddling in the sea. With the warm weather set to continue until Saturday a reminder that the beach at Southport is closed to vehicles due to high tides until 31st May.

    25/05/2017
  32. Southport falls silent to remember the Manchester victims southport

    Southport came to a standstill today to remember those who died and were injured in Monday’s Manchester bombing at the Ariana ...

    Southport came to a standstill today to remember those who died and were injured in MondayÂ’s Manchester bombing at the Ariana Grande concert. The Government announced the silence would take place at 11am following the attack that left 22 dead and 120 injured. These staff and shoppers in...

    25/05/2017
  33. Cyclist gets ticket after going through red light-video southport

    Officers on enforcement in Sefton stop pedal cyclist for going through Red traffic signal.The cyclist was given a Traffic Offence ...

    Officers on enforcement in Sefton stop pedal cyclist for going through Red traffic signal.The cyclist was given a Traffic Offence Report and some advice. Officers on enforcement in Sefton stop pedal cyclist for going...

    25/05/2017
  34. Samaritans marks Volunteers’ Week southport

    Samaritans marks Volunteers’ Week by highlighting the difference emotional support can make. This volunteers’ week (1-7 ...

    Samaritans marks VolunteersÂ’ Week by highlighting the difference emotional support can make. This volunteersÂ’ week (1-7 June) Samaritans in Southport & District branch are joining volunteer organisations across the UK to show how giving your time makes a huge difference to the lives of...

    25/05/2017
  35. Manchester Victoria station still closed southport

    Following Monday's terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, Manchester Victoria station will remain closed for several days. ...

    Following Monday's terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, Manchester Victoria station will remain closed for several days. Northern is now operating an emergency train timetable for services that would normally stop at Manchester Victoria station. As a result there is ongoing impact to many...

    25/05/2017
  36. Trust in Yellow – 50th Anniversary Celebration southport

    Trust in Yellow – 50th Anniversary Celebration. Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1966/67 promotional season. ...

    Trust in Yellow – 50th Anniversary Celebration. Join us to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the 1966/67 promotional season. Including a trip down memory lane with the chance to view never before seen memorabilia and try our special edition “Bingham’s Brew”. With special guests including...

    25/05/2017

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