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  1. Bothy Folk Club Special Night southport

    The Bothy Folk Club has a special night coming up on Sunday October 29th featuring local band Ragged Trousers, a new trio based in ...

    The Bothy Folk Club has a special night coming up on Sunday October 29th featuring local band Ragged Trousers, a new trio based in the North West singing traditional and contemporary music, with great harmonies and plenty of chorus songs to join in with. The club meets every Sunday at the Park...

    17/10/2017
  2. Four hare coursers arrested in West Lancs. southport

    The mild weather this weekend resulted in a number of calls to West Lancashire Police about hare coursing across the division. ...

    The mild weather this weekend resulted in a number of calls to West Lancashire Police about hare coursing across the division. Although we didn't catch them all, four individuals were detained, they had travelled some considerable distance from outside of Lancashire to 'walk their dogs'. ...

    16/10/2017
  3. Strange sun in the sky today southport

    Storm Ophelia creating a spectacular display in the skies over the UK as it batters Ireland with hurricane-force winds of more ...

    Storm Ophelia creating a spectacular display in the skies over the UK as it batters Ireland with hurricane-force winds of more than 90mph. A red glow, or 'hurricane sun', is visible as the sun breaks through haze caused by dust that the storm picked up from the Sahara. Ophelia is posing a...

    16/10/2017
  4. Another drugged up driver has vehicle seized by Police southport

    Driver with an expired provisional licence in Southport also tested positive for cannabis. Arrested & Vehicle seized. ...

    Driver with an expired provisional licence in Southport also tested positive for cannabis. Arrested & Vehicle seized.

    16/10/2017
  5. Public welcome at November CCG meetings southport

    Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton are encouraging anyone with an interest to go along to their November governing ...

    Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton are encouraging anyone with an interest to go along to their November governing body meetings. The CCGs’ hold their governing body meetings every two months in public, so people can hear them discussing and making decisions about local health...

    16/10/2017
  6. Revised West Lancashire Borough Council Sex Establishments Policy sets limit to zero southport

    West Lancashire Borough Council has approved a revised Sex Establishments Policy which continues the authoritys previous ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council has approved a revised Sex Establishments Policy which continues the authority’s previous approach of setting a limit of zero for any such premises in the Borough. The Council is not under an obligation to publish a policy for sex establishment licensing....

    16/10/2017
  7. Everton U23 Play VfL Wolfsburg At Merseyrail Community Stadium On Tuesday southport

    Everton U23 Play VfL Wolfsburg At Merseyrail Community Stadium On Tuesday Evertons U23 side will host VfL Wolfsburg at the ...

    Everton U23 Play VfL Wolfsburg At Merseyrail Community Stadium On Tuesday Everton’s U23 side will host VfL Wolfsburg at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Tuesday 17th October, Kick off 7.00pm. Everton and VfL Wolfsburg are joined by Derby County and GNK Dinamo Zagreb in Group C of the 2017/18...

    16/10/2017
  8. Merseyside Police in attendance at Liverpool John Lennon Airport southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm an Easyjet flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Zante returned to the airport this morning, ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm an Easyjet flight from Liverpool John Lennon Airport to Zante returned to the airport this morning, Monday 16th October, following reports of an unusual smell in the cockpit. A report was received at 7.35am and emergency services attended at the airport as a...

    16/10/2017
  9. Planning Permission Granted For Disabled Shelter At Southport FC southport

    The club are pleased to announce that planning permission has been granted by Sefton Council for the construction of the new ...

    The club are pleased to announce that planning permission has been granted by Sefton Council for the construction of the new disabled shelter to be built between the Grandstand and the away terrace. James Treadwell said “We are delighted we can now proceed, thanks to all those who have got...

    16/10/2017
  10. Adoption Appeal for Sefton Siblings southport

    64% of the children in the North West who are waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of 2 or more ...

    64% of the children in the North West who are waiting for adoptive families are brothers and sisters in groups of 2 or more according to new information published to mark National Adoption Week (October 16-22). Based on the latest Government information, and figures from national adoption...

    16/10/2017
  11. Steer Clear of Vehicle Crime southport

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of ...

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of value left inside them, like handbags, wallets, tools and Sat Navs. Vehicle registration plates are also sometimes stolen. So what can you do to reduce the risk...

    16/10/2017
  12. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results southport

    This week saw Southport Conservative Club (formerly Les Dodd SC) go marching on towards a record-breaking sixth successive ...

    This week saw Southport Conservative Club (formerly Les Dodd SC) go marching on towards a record-breaking sixth successive Division One title in the top flight of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. This time around they ended their evening with a comprehensive 6-0 demolition of...

    16/10/2017
  13. John Parrott and Ken Doherty Exhibition Night southport

    Snooker Legends John Parrott & Ken Doherty will be appearing together at Aughton Institute on Saturday 21st October 2017 to ...

    Snooker Legends John Parrott & Ken Doherty will be appearing together at Aughton Institute on Saturday 21st October 2017 to perform an exhibition night, the evening will commence at 7.30 pm with the doors open at 6.45pm. As we all know, John was World Professional Snooker Champion in 1991, a...

    16/10/2017
  14. Christmas Fair at St Peter's Church southport

    Christmas Fair at St Peter's Church with something for all the family to do and see! A wonderful photobooth, delicious cakes, ...

    Christmas Fair at St Peter's Church with something for all the family to do and see! A wonderful photobooth, delicious cakes, fantastic Christmas stalls to get your presents and decorations, a tremendous tombola with hundreds of prizes,bargain books and much more! Come and follow the trail...

    15/10/2017
  15. Speed trap Southport Road southport

    Lancashire Constabulary had a mobile speed camera van on Southport Road just past the Crematorium this morning. Earlier the van ...

    Lancashire Constabulary had a mobile speed camera van on Southport Road just past the Crematorium this morning. Earlier the van was on the dual carriageway approaching Banks.

    15/10/2017
  16. Cllr Barton offers his appreciations over Promenade property. southport

    Cllr Barton has offered his appreciations to the property owner and building contractors who are renovating a building on the ...

    Cllr Barton has offered his appreciations to the property owner and building contractors who are renovating a building on the Promenade in Southport. Cllr Barton commented... Many appreciations to the Property Owner and his Contractors for their continuing work to restore this period property...

    15/10/2017
  17. Driver has lucky escape after Renacres Lane crash southport

    A driver was lucky to escape alive after crashing their vehicle in Renacres Lane, Halsall during the night. The driver ...

    A driver was lucky to escape alive after crashing their vehicle in Renacres Lane, Halsall during the night. The driver overturned the van but still managed to walk away relatively unharmed.

    15/10/2017
  18. Life sentences for killer drivers southport

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life ...

    Ministers confirm plans to introduce tougher sentences for those who drive irresponsibly and devastate lives. Life sentences will be introduced for those who cause death by dangerous driving, and for careless drivers who kill while under the influence of drink or drugs. New offence of...

    15/10/2017
  19. Weather warnings issued for Southport region southport

    Between 12:00 Mon 16th and 23:55 Mon 16th A spell of very windy weather is likely on Monday in association with ex-Ophelia. ...

    Between 12:00 Mon 16th and 23:55 Mon 16th A spell of very windy weather is likely on Monday in association with ex-Ophelia. Road, rail, air and ferry services may be affected, with longer journeys times and cancellations possible. Power cuts may occur, with the potential to affect other...

    15/10/2017
  20. Home Office announces package of measures to tackle violent crime southport

    Prison sentences for those who repeatedly carry corrosive substances without good reason are among a set of new laws aimed at ...

    Prison sentences for those who repeatedly carry corrosive substances without good reason are among a set of new laws aimed at tackling serious violence being proposed today. The measures include a new offence of possession of a corrosive substance in public without a good or lawful reason. ...

    14/10/2017
  21. Southport patchwork quilt carriageways southport

    Cllr Barton has persuaded the Council to improve two town centre roads. In a statement Cllr Barton said... "Updating local ...

    Cllr Barton has persuaded the Council to improve two town centre roads. In a statement Cllr Barton said... "Updating local residents on my ongoing progress being made to support communities across our Seaside Resort Town to improve the Highways Carriageway Network which has included my...

    14/10/2017
  22. RSPB Meeting Friday 20th October southport

    Cheshire Wildlife (Life nearly on our doorstep) David Tolliday from Macclesfield. David has been interested in wildlife ...

    Cheshire Wildlife (Life nearly on our doorstep) David Tolliday from Macclesfield. David has been interested in wildlife from the age of ten when he encountered a flock of lapwings he was amazed at these beautiful birds so much so that they remain his favourite bird. The most pleasure he...

    14/10/2017
  23. Jersey Boys work their way back to the Liverpool Empire. southport

    The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, JERSEY BOYS is working its way back to Liverpool! Full casting has been announced ...

    The internationally acclaimed stage sensation, JERSEY BOYS is working its way back to Liverpool! Full casting has been announced for its second UK tour, which plays at the Liverpool Empire Theatre from 10 – 20 January. Michael Watson will be playing Frankie Valli, Simon Bailey will be Tommy De...

    14/10/2017
  24. MP secures OFWAT chief for public flooding meeting in Aughton southport

    There's bound to be a flood of interest in an important Aughton meeting next month after MP Rosie Cooper's announced that the ...

    There's bound to be a flood of interest in an important Aughton meeting next month after MP Rosie Cooper's announced that the Chief Executive of water regulator Ofwat - https://www.ofwat.gov.uk/ has agreed to come and speak to local residents on some of the vital work they do and how they work with...

    14/10/2017
  25. CBeebies presenter confirmed for Christmas Lights switch on southport

    The Southport BID have announced that CBeebies presenter Alex Winters will be appearing at this years lights switch on. We ...

    The Southport BID have announced that CBeebies presenter Alex Winters will be appearing at this years lights switch on. We are really excited that CBeebies Alex Winters will be bringing a mad cap, fun filled show full of songs, Christmas antics and more to the big switch on from 2pm on Sunday...

    13/10/2017
  26. Family Wellbeing Centre Briefings southport

    Local families can meet Sefton Council face-to-face to have their say on a consultation currently underway.Families can directly ...

    Local families can meet Sefton Council face-to-face to have their say on a consultation currently underway.Families can directly discuss the proposal to have three integrated family and children centre bases called Family Wellbeing Centres for children and young people aged 0 to 19 and their...

    13/10/2017
  27. Its official,KGV is good southport

    King George V College have received a seal of approval from Ofsted in their recent inspection with Good across all areas. ...

    King George V College have received a seal of approval from Ofsted in their recent inspection with Good across all areas. It’s good news all round for KGV this year with bumper enrolment numbers, great results and now a glowing report from Education Ofsted; the Office for Standards in...

    13/10/2017
  28. 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 13 October and ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 13 October and 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...

    13/10/2017
  29. Industrial Action - Bus southport

    Whats happening? People travelling in the Liverpool City Region are being urged to plan their journeys and check before they ...

    What’s happening? People travelling in the Liverpool City Region are being urged to plan their journeys and check before they travel ahead of planned industrial action by members of Unite and GMB unions on Arriva bus services and some Stagecoach bus services in October. Strike action is...

    13/10/2017
  30. Already disqualified drug driver has van seized southport

    The driver of this van arrested in Southport thought it right to drive whilst disqualified and whilst over the drug drive limit. ...

    The driver of this van arrested in Southport thought it right to drive whilst disqualified and whilst over the drug drive limit. Van seized.

    13/10/2017
  31. Partnership aims to cut Merseyside road casualties by a third by 2020 southport

    Road safety chiefs on Merseyside have vowed to try and cut the number of deaths and serious injuries in the areas roads by a ...

    Road safety chiefs on Merseyside have vowed to try and cut the number of deaths and serious injuries in the area’s roads by a third by 2020. In a new strategy Merseyside Road Safety Partnership says it wants to see the number of deaths and injuries slashed to an all time low of 400 within...

    13/10/2017
  32. Galloway's Low Vision Roadshow southport

    Sefton based sight loss charity, Galloways Society for the Blind, are hosting a Low Vision Roadshow on Tuesday 31st October at ...

    Sefton based sight loss charity, Galloway’s Society for the Blind, are hosting a Low Vision Roadshow on Tuesday 31st October at Galloway’s in Southport between 10am and 2.30pm. Galloway’s, who support over 7,000 blind and partially sighted people each year, have joined up with the leading...

    13/10/2017
  33. Final green waste collections for Winter southport

    As Autumn turns to Winter, the final green waste bin collections will be taking place, with local residents advised to make sure ...

    As Autumn turns to Winter, the final green waste bin collections will be taking place, with local residents advised to make sure they do not miss them. The last green waste collections in Sefton will be on 27 November, although the last collection date will vary depending on where residents...

    13/10/2017
  34. CLA North statement on continued funding of land drainage pumping stations southport

    CLA North statement on continued funding of land drainage pumping stations in Lancashire and Cumbria. In late September the ...

    CLA North statement on continued funding of land drainage pumping stations in Lancashire and Cumbria. In late September the Environment Agency (EA) announced its continuation of funding the operation of land drainage pumping stations in three areas of Lancashire and Cumbria – in the Alt...

    13/10/2017
  35. Travellers set up camp in Kings Gardens southport

    A group of Travellers have set up camp in the Kings Gardens in Southport. They are by the old pumping station close to the Bowling ...

    A group of Travellers have set up camp in the Kings Gardens in Southport. They are by the old pumping station close to the Bowling Green.

    13/10/2017
  36. KGV and Southport College receive financial backing from Government southport

    Damien Moore MP has received a response to his letter asking about the proposed merger between KGV and Southport College. ...

    Damien Moore MP has received a response to his letter asking about the proposed merger between KGV and Southport College. Damien said... Last month I wrote to the DfE to ask for an update on the proposed merger between KGV and Southport College. I have now heard back from the Minister of...

    13/10/2017

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