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  1. Jobs, what was your first, worst, best etc ?
    Started by KissThis 21/12/2017

    My first job was delivering leaflets at the tender age of 6 or 7 years. Initially the leaflet round was my 12/13 year old brothers, along with a newspaper round. I used to help with both, and after a little while took over the leaflet part myself :D This was back in 1968/69, and if I remember...

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    29/12/2017 06:59 PM
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  2. White Christmas?
    Started by Hamble 29/12/2017

    Yeh!:d What is the weather like in Southport?

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    29/12/2017 05:41 PM
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  3. 1996
    Started by gsgsgs 25/12/2017

    My nephew was 21 recently, I put a copy of the paper on the day he was born away to give him on his 21st. Some great deals on pc's :), fantastic mobile phone deals :rolleyes:, brilliant offer at Pizzaland, no expiry date will they honour it :D, Liverpool are doing better and no Man City in the...

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    28/12/2017 11:57 PM
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  4. New Friends, Old Friends.
    Started by Styx 24/12/2017

    Let me take this opportunity to wish you all a great Christmas and a prosperous 2018. Styx :):):)

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    27/12/2017 07:53 PM
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  5. Antivirus for Android
    Started by gsgsgs 24/12/2017

    Is it necessary?

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    26/12/2017 11:34 PM
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  6. Boxing Day Walk/Southport
    Started by pedoja 26/12/2017

    Please can someone let me know where and what time this walk will start. I have lost the info. Thanks.

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    26/12/2017 09:41 AM
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  7. Happy Christmas you lot.xx
    Started by whiplash 24/12/2017


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    25/12/2017 11:16 AM
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  8. Beware - thieving scumbags
    Started by pinkpink 24/12/2017

    To warn others my 14yr old son and two friends had their bikes stolen last night outside their friends house in town though they were all chained together. Police informed but I'm sure not much luck on getting them back. Don't know the answer but if your kids have bikes tell them to be extra...

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    24/12/2017 08:15 PM
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  9. O'Learys pub no ale Christmas Eve.
    Started by toffee man 24/12/2017

    A number of us went for a Christmas drink today and along the way popped into O'Learys. Part of the round bloke ordered Strongbow "sorry we have none" Coors Lite "sorry we have none" On Christmas Eve what is that about. We left.

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    24/12/2017 05:26 PM
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  10. Do they really want to sell cars?
    Started by bensherman 20/12/2017

    Mid way through this year I decided I would change my car. I decided the ideal choice was a VW Tiguan. I went to the VW dealer in Southport, and assessed one. I calculated the spec, age, price I was prepared to pay. I sat and talked to a sales person for half an hour or so. They did not have...

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    24/12/2017 01:44 PM
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  11. The Name Game .
    Started by grassroots 15/12/2017

    Simple , post your first name , and the Surname you don't have . Here we go . I'm Kenny but not Dalgleish .

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    24/12/2017 12:28 PM
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  12. maurice evans grave
    Started by Tattyboo 10/12/2006

    mum dad and grandma went to maurice's grave yesterday to place wreaths. its first time they've been since grave was tidied up. mum took the following piccys of the grave and asked me to put them on here.

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    23/12/2017 08:02 PM
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  13. Not so daft!
    Started by said 23/12/2017

    In the news today is a story about two Irishmen. They are good friends but both heterosexual - but have agreed to get married. The reason being that one of them will be left a house in a will, which means that he would have to pay a tax of 50,000 euros. But if he is married and has no other...

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    23/12/2017 07:26 PM
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  14. Driving in fog
    Started by bensherman 23/12/2017

    Here we go again. Reduced visibility and late sunrise/early sunset. And out they come. The idiots who WILL NOT put on their lights. The idiots who wrongly use foglights. The idiots who think Daytime Running Lights are enough (when they devised that, why didn't they include rear lights?) ...

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    23/12/2017 06:48 PM
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  15. Spain is voting.
    Started by Hamble 21/12/2017

    at 19:08 Exit poll: 'Separatist majority' Overall, separatist parties are on course to win an absolute majority in the new Catalan parliament, according to an exit poll quoted by Reuters.

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    23/12/2017 03:36 PM
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  16. Can you see or is it just me.
    Started by ausard2 15/12/2017

    With all these ALLEGATIONS of misbehaving in the press. Come January, no win no fee adverts , Did someone touch your butt at the Christmas party, we will sue company on your behalf.

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    23/12/2017 12:58 PM
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  17. Oxfam shamed by Watchdog . . .
    Started by daviebaby 23/12/2017 s/article-3367453/Oxfam-shamed -watchdog-plaguing-public-call s-training-fundraising-staff-h ard-sell-pensioners-old-98.htm l

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    23/12/2017 10:25 AM
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  18. Okay, which country will hold a leave referendum?
    Started by ausard2 23/12/2017

    This should be interesting.

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    23/12/2017 07:26 AM
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  19. Heavy Police Presence
    Started by said 19/12/2017

    People on Lord Street were amazed as they clamoured to the railings to watch a rare calvacade of vehicles heading down towards Albert Road. Several commented that it must be the Police Authorities Christmas Get together - they had never seen so many Police in town at one time. After all the two...

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    22/12/2017 11:28 PM
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  20. Merry Christmas
    Started by Derek H 20/12/2017

    Tomorrow will be our 54th wedding anniversary. We got married in St. Edmund's Church in Oslo. The only benefit of a December wedding is that we are so busy decorating the house for Christmas that we have no time to really celebrate and I don't need to buy anniversary gifts because we are so busy...

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    22/12/2017 10:32 PM
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  21. Busy Bizzies
    Started by Alikado 22/12/2017

    Police are busy today looks like parked car been shunted into another down Albert Rd. Seabank Rd saw Police Landrover, Police car and a Paramedic car parked up, some distressed people wandering around then an Ambulance turned up. Also a big BMW 4x4 patroling town.

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    22/12/2017 09:32 PM
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  22. Bowel cancer
    Started by bambi275 22/12/2017

    There is a petition requiring an Early Day Motion to be passed to lower the screening rates for bowel cancer to be lowered to age 50 from 60. 8 passed this onto our M.P. Damien Moore has refused to sign the petition for the early day motion on bowel cancer citing that a bowel screening test is...

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    22/12/2017 01:44 PM
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  23. Community policing polls
    Started by bambi275 21/12/2017

    Just had this come through on Twitter courtesy of Merseyside Police. Anyone wish to vote? https://www.merseyside.police. uk/contact-us/report-community -concerns/community-policing-p olls/#5a3bd4be85ba7

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    21/12/2017 08:52 PM
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  24. Niall The 'andyman
    Started by Lamparilla 18/12/2017

    I'm trying to find the contact number for Niall, who advertises as The 'andyman (with the capital H deliberately missed out). I've seen his ads in the local free papers now and again, but not recently. It's this particular chap I want to contact as I believe in rewarding good service with...

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    21/12/2017 08:18 PM
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  25. Rochdale cowards cancel Ł100 fine for swearing in public ??????
    Started by ausard2 20/12/2017

    Now that would have interesting if trialled in Southport . There would be a few bar staff on the Old King Cole within a week. It does have its merits, its already a law. If you check out news papers ( Lancashire Evening Post ( 1965 circa . a person was fined £5 for swearing in public)

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    21/12/2017 06:24 PM
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  26. St Marks Medical .. what gives?
    Started by Kritou 20/12/2017

    Have tried calling several times today (Wednesday) - to be told that “the surgery is now closed” and then quotes the weekday hours of 0800 - 1830. Nothing on their website. Have they shut early for Christmas and New Year?

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    20/12/2017 06:42 PM
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  27. Car bodywork repair
    Started by wellinever 19/12/2017

    :gasp caught the fence panel reversing in the drive today. any recommendations?

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    20/12/2017 04:14 PM
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  28. Scarisbrick Hall School Entrance being moved
    Started by Siddhartha 16/12/2017

    https://www.southportvisiter.c /scarisbrick-hall-reveal-plans -move-14039868 According to a Highways Report prepared for the application, drivers leaving the school have a visibility of just 40m, whereas the recommended distance for a 40mph road is 120m. So why are...

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    20/12/2017 09:00 AM
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  29. Are Momentum trying to oust Labour Councillors?
    Started by Hamble 11/12/2017

    There have been a number of reports in the press recently accusing the Labour pressure group Momentum of forcing serving Labour councillors off the ballot paper for re-election in favour of their own candidates. Sources close to Momentum argue they are simply helping to reflect the new make up...

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    20/12/2017 12:13 AM
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  30. Fuming with 3 mobile.
    Started by jonnybgood 09/12/2017

    My 24 month mobile phone Contract ending,and am due for an upgrade,but I only wanted a Sim Only contract,so during the Black Friday sales I ordered a 12 Month Contract sim online,with 100 GB data,unlimited calls and texts,and all that for just £20 a month,could'nt refuse the offer,the sim...

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    19/12/2017 07:03 PM
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  31. Free Parking
    Started by Ric 18/12/2017

    Anyone know if there's any free parking in town on Thursday 21st ?

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    19/12/2017 01:41 PM
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  32. Christmas GTG
    Started by grassroots 15/10/2017

    We had one last year very enjoyable . Any one interested?:D

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    19/12/2017 10:05 AM
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  33. Southport Hospital 'Scandal'.
    Started by Alikado 17/12/2017

    A local rag is carrying a story about a former nurse complaining about his treatment for a bad back at Southport Hospital because he had to wait 4 hours to be seen and then had to wait on a trolley in a corridor in a queue for a cubicle to become available. Surely he, more than anybody else should...

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    18/12/2017 11:17 PM
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  34. The New Homeless Shelter
    Started by said 16/12/2017

    Do you believe that the new homeless shelter in Liverpool, called Labre House - will remove all the homeless beggars off the streets?

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    18/12/2017 06:09 PM
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  35. Reinstating the Southport to Preston rail link
    Started by LucyJ 04/12/2017

    It seems that the Government is going to reestablish many of the rail routes that the incompetent and malfeasant Richard Beeching cut in the 1960s. The Burscough Curves, which were railway lines that enabled train passengers to go directly to Ormskirk and Preston from Southport, were dismantled as...

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    17/12/2017 11:47 AM
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  36. Britain Fights Back
    Started by theantiquesman 16/12/2017

    Yes We are. All the Russian web sites are being inundated With adverts "FEELING LONELY "WANT A BRITISH HUSBAND" A bit like Iceland fighting back ..............All the supermarkets are being renamed "ENGLAND" Please feel free to comment on any other fight backs that are taking...

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    16/12/2017 01:55 PM
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