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  1. Don't let fire ruin your festive fun.Christmas safety tips southport

    Cooking Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home theres so much to think about this Christmas. But ...

    Cooking Christmas dinner, wrapping presents, decorating your home – there’s so much to think about this Christmas. But Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service and the national fire safety campaign are urging Merseyside residents to put fire safety at the top of their Christmas to-do lists this...

    19/12/2018
  2. Police patrolling the streets to reassure residents southport

    Staff from Southport Community Police Team are out on High Visibility Patrol each evening to prevent Burglaries and reassurance ...

    Staff from Southport Community Police Team are out on High Visibility Patrol each evening to prevent Burglaries and reassurance residents and the wider Community. I would like to reassure residents that Residential Burglaries are not common place and figures remain relatively low; although we...

    19/12/2018
  3. Garstang v Southport this evening. Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy. southport

    With two cup defeats in three days, the Port have the chance to make the third a memorable one as the game today Wednesday 19 ...

    With two cup defeats in three days, the Port have the chance to make the third a memorable one as the game today Wednesday 19 December against Garstang is in the quarter-final of the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy. Despite missing out on an Emirates FA Cup Third Round tie against Spurs, it was...

    19/12/2018
  4. 15m government funding to fix court buildings southport

    Work to improve the condition of court buildings is underway thanks to an additional £15 million set aside for much needed ...

    Work to improve the condition of court buildings is underway thanks to an additional £15 million set aside for much needed security and maintenance work. The extra money, announced by the Chancellor in this year’s Budget, will ensure more than 170 wide-ranging improvement works can be...

    19/12/2018
  5. Jack And The Beanstalk at the Liverpool Empire. southport

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the Pantomime 'Jack And The Beanstalk' at the Liverpool Empire last night. With ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the Pantomime 'Jack And The Beanstalk' at the Liverpool Empire last night. With special 3D effects and a wonderful set the show was a sellout. Even if you dont have kids the Panto is brilliant. Head judge of Strictly Come Dancing Shirley Ballas...

    19/12/2018
  6. A neighbour's for life, not just for Christmas southport

    Locals are being encouraged to join the hello neighbour challenge - after all, a neighbour's for life, not just for Christmas! ...

    Locals are being encouraged to join the hello neighbour challenge - after all, a neighbour's for life, not just for Christmas! This from the Hello Neighbour Challenge website: 'One act of kindness can make the world a less lonely place. Our recent survey found that 50% of people have...

    19/12/2018
  7. Police remind the public of the dangers of the illegal use of off-road bikes southport

    Merseyside Police is reminding people of the dangers of the illegal use of motorcycles and off-road bikes and urging parents and ...

    Merseyside Police is reminding people of the dangers of the illegal use of motorcycles and off-road bikes and urging parents and guardians to think seriously before purchasing them as gifts this Christmas. We have issued a film created by an 11-year-old boy which highlights the dangers of...

    19/12/2018
  8. Don't worry - you're not the only one to lose your car southport

    Two thirds of UK drivers (65.1%) or around 21.4 million motorists have forgotten where they parked their car, according to a ...

    Two thirds of UK drivers (65.1%) – or around 21.4 million motorists – have forgotten where they parked their car, according to a new study by Nissan. According to the survey of 2,000 motorists, one in three (33.75%) said they do so at least once a month and a further 5% admitted to losing their...

    19/12/2018
  9. Another tree-mendous charity collection for Queenscourt southport

    A tree-mendous initiative from Queenscourt is being run for the third year in a row. Volunteers from Queenscourt Hospice are ...

    A tree-mendous initiative from Queenscourt is being run for the third year in a row. Volunteers from Queenscourt Hospice are urging residents to sign-up for their official Christmas Tree collection service to help get their 2019 fundraising efforts off to a great start. It's teaming up with...

    18/12/2018
  10. Major wins for CLA's campaign to improve rural mobile coverage southport

    The Country Land and Business Association's welcomed the announcement by Ofcom of a series of new measures designed to compel ...

    The Country Land and Business Association's welcomed the announcement by Ofcom of a series of new measures designed to compel mobile network operators to improve coverage in rural areas. Under changes to the plans for Ofcom's auction of the new 700Mhz spectrum next year, the winning mobile...

    18/12/2018
  11. Southport Rescue and Coastguard in search for suicidal man southport

    The Southport Rescue and Coastguard in search for suicidal man this afternoon. They were stood down after police located him ...

    The Southport Rescue and Coastguard in search for suicidal man this afternoon. They were stood down after police located him elsewhere.

    18/12/2018
  12. Popular Southport hardware store under new ownership southport

    A takeover of the Dyson Wholesale Company, a fixture on Brighton Road, Southport, for more than 30 years, has been completed. ...

    A takeover of the Dyson Wholesale Company, a fixture on Brighton Road, Southport, for more than 30 years, has been completed. Founded in 1986, Dyson Wholesale Company has been the go-to shop for boiler systems and plumbing accessories in Southport since it was founded in 1986. The business had a...

    18/12/2018
  13. Environment Agency announces new national salmon and sea trout byelaws southport

    Environment Agencys national salmon and sea trout byelaws, applicable in England, have been confirmed by Defra. This means that ...

    Environment Agency’s national salmon and sea trout byelaws, applicable in England, have been confirmed by Defra. This means that the byelaws will become law and come into force on 1 January 2019. The Environment Agency are introducing these restrictions on fishing in England in response to...

    18/12/2018
  14. Central Avenue man to appear in court southport

    Peter Croft aged 27 of Central Avenue, Birkdale has been interviewed over offences at shops in the Southport area. He will ...

    Peter Croft aged 27 of Central Avenue, Birkdale has been interviewed over offences at shops in the Southport area. He will appear at court to answer 4 charges of theft and 2 of public order offences

    18/12/2018
  15. Code of Practice to tackle sexual harassment at work southport

    Government will introduce a new Code of Practice so employers better understand their legal responsibilities to protect their ...

    Government will introduce a new Code of Practice so employers better understand their legal responsibilities to protect their staff as part of a package of commitments to tackle sexual harassment at work. Responding to the Women and Equalities Select Committee report, the Government Equalities...

    18/12/2018
  16. Gove launches landmark blueprint for resources and waste southport

    Businesses and manufacturers to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste under governments Resources ...

    Businesses and manufacturers to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste under government’s Resources and Waste Strategy. Businesses and manufacturers will pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste, under a major new government strategy...

    18/12/2018
  17. Help the Council recycle all your Christmas waste southport

    West Lancashire Borough Council is encouraging people across the borough to recycle as much of their Christmas waste as possible ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council is encouraging people across the borough to recycle as much of their Christmas waste as possible to prevent it going to landfill. Many of us will be receiving Christmas cards and presents this festive season and. amongst the celebrations the council is asking...

    18/12/2018
  18. Available resources for rough sleepers and homeless over Xmas southport

    The following are the DAYTIME SERVICES provided by local churches, charities and other agencies. If you know of other services, ...

    The following are the DAYTIME SERVICES provided by local churches, charities and other agencies. If you know of other services, please let us know in the replies. Details of the Southport Foodbank Services will follow in a separate post. VIVESCO CAFÉ, CHRISTCHURCH, LORD STREET MONDAY –...

    18/12/2018
  19. Get in shape this new year with Active Sefton southport

    Active Sefton has lined up a raft of fitness activities starting in January to help residents make a jump start on their new ...

    Active Sefton has lined up a raft of fitness activities starting in January to help residents make a jump start on their new year’s resolutions. The ever-popular Couch to 5k programme will return to Litherland Sports Park at 6pm, January 7 where it will take place every Monday and Wednesday...

    18/12/2018
  20. Keep safe, fit and health during the cold weather southport

    With the met office issuing a yellow warning for snow and ice across Sefton this weekend, the local NHS want us to stay safe, fit ...

    With the met office issuing a yellow warning for snow and ice across Sefton this weekend, the local NHS want us to stay safe, fit and healthy. Cold weather can cause treacherous conditions underfoot which can lead to dangerous slips, trips and falls for elderly or frail patients. Cold, damp...

    18/12/2018
  21. Year of the Volunteer hailed a huge success southport

    Seftons incredible Year Of The Volunteer campaign has seen volunteers give over 118 thousand hours of their time to helping ...

    Sefton’s incredible Year Of The Volunteer campaign has seen volunteers give over 118 thousand hours of their time to helping improve the borough – an impressive increase of 12% over the last twelve months. As part of the local authority’s 2018 Year Of The Volunteer campaign, the Mayor’s...

    18/12/2018
  22. FA Cup.Southport 0 Tranmere Rovers 2 southport

    Southport were knocked out of this seasons FA Cup going down 0-2 to Tranmere Rovers. Report later. ...

    Southport were knocked out of this seasons FA Cup going down 0-2 to Tranmere Rovers. Report later.

    17/12/2018
  23. Tranmere Replay information southport

    Southport host Tranmere Rovers in the Emirates FA Cup Second Round Replay tonight at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Kick-off is ...

    Southport host Tranmere Rovers in the Emirates FA Cup Second Round Replay tonight at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Kick-off is at 7.45pm. Turnstile ticket info The game is sold out and is all-ticket. Supporters can gain access by presenting a paper copy of their ticket or on a mobile...

    17/12/2018
  24. New Lifeboat Station begins to take shape southport

    The new Lifeboat Station that is being built on the seafront is now begining to take shape. Southport Lifeboat commented... ...

    The new Lifeboat Station that is being built on the seafront is now begining to take shape. Southport Lifeboat commented... Father Christmas has been early for us this year as the steel frame for our new Lifeboat house arrived on site this morning! Over the next week, the skeleton of the...

    17/12/2018
  25. Body found at pumping station was Carl Lake Police confirm southport

    Police can confirm that a body found in Banks, Southport, last Monday (10th December) is believed to be that of missing 62 ...

    Police can confirm that a body found in Banks, Southport, last Monday (10th December) is believed to be that of missing 62 year-old Carl Lake from Bootle. Mr Lake was last seen in Southport town centre on Tuesday 15th May this year. A missing person investigation has been underway ever...

    17/12/2018
  26. Police incident Canning Road southport

    The emergency services were called to Canning Road at approximately 12.50 today where they remain in attendance. One person ...

    The emergency services were called to Canning Road at approximately 12.50 today where they remain in attendance. One person has been taken to the ambulance for observation. More from the press office later when the release details.

    17/12/2018
  27. Help us help you to stay well this winter southport

    Help us help you to stay well this winter With Christmas just around the corner, health experts in Southport and Formby ...

    Help us help you to stay well this winter With Christmas just around the corner, health experts in Southport and Formby are urging local patients to prepare now to make sure they’re fully organised should they become unwell in the holiday season. NHS Southport and Formby Clinical...

    17/12/2018
  28. Taxi seized on Lord Street southport

    Police have seized a private hire taxi on Lord Street this morning. The driver was arrested at the scene and taken to a local ...

    Police have seized a private hire taxi on Lord Street this morning. The driver was arrested at the scene and taken to a local police station for further investigations. The vehicle was removed by a local breakdown company.

    17/12/2018
  29. Two arrested following drugs warrants in Southport southport

    Police have arrested a man and woman and recovered drugs after two Misuse of Drugs Act warrants were carried out this morning ...

    Police have arrested a man and woman and recovered drugs after two Misuse of Drugs Act warrants were carried out this morning (Monday 17 December) in Southport. Officers carried out the warrants at two addresses on Zetland Street and a number of bags of suspected mephedrone was recovered as well...

    17/12/2018
  30. City Region launch action plan to boost employability skills southport

    The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has today published an action plan setting out 12 priorities for improving ...

    The Liverpool City Region Combined Authority has today published an action plan setting out 12 priorities for improving employability skills across the city region. Set out in its Employability Skills for Growth Action Plan, launched at an event hosted by Knowsley Council, priorities...

    17/12/2018
  31. Men seen trying house doors in North Road southport

    Local residents reported seeing two men trying front door handles to houses on NORTH ROAD between 03:00AM- 04:00AM on Sunday ...

    Local residents reported seeing two men trying front door handles to houses on NORTH ROAD between 03:00AM- 04:00AM on Sunday morning (16th December). If you live on North Road or the vicinity did you see these men, or do you have CCTV that may have captured images of them? If you have information,...

    17/12/2018
  32. MP stands firm against further home building in Southport southport

    Damien Moore has spoken out against further housing developments in Southport. Earlier this year Sefton Councils planning ...

    Damien Moore has spoken out against further housing developments in Southport. Earlier this year Sefton Council’s planning committee contentiously passed a vote permitting the construction of over 300 new-build homes in Churchtown despite strong local opposition. Southport MP Damien Moore has...

    17/12/2018
  33. Delay Repay 15 goes live for Northern passengers southport

    Northern passengers are now eligible for extended compensation on journeys delayed by 15 minutes or more, Rail Minister Andrew ...

    Northern passengers are now eligible for extended compensation on journeys delayed by 15 minutes or more, Rail Minister Andrew Jones has announced today (17 December 2018). The Delay Repay 15 scheme – known as DR15 – improves the compensation available to passengers, ensuring they can claim...

    17/12/2018
  34. Big Monday Night Football southport

    Ahead of the Emirates FA Cup second round replay, the Port suffered their first defeat since October against Solihull in the ...

    Ahead of the Emirates FA Cup second round replay, the Port suffered their first defeat since October against Solihull in the Buildbase FA Trophy on Saturday and will hope to turn things around quickly. Like Southport, Tranmere are also entering this match on the back of the defeat, as their...

    17/12/2018
  35. Carol service at Crossens Methodist southport

    Crossens Methodists carol service outside our Chapel starting at 6.00pm on Wednesday 19th December. This will be the last time ...

    Crossens Methodists carol service outside our Chapel starting at 6.00pm on Wednesday 19th December. This will be the last time as the Church is closing its doors next year. Marshside Brass Band will be playing,refreshments are free,tea,coffee.mince pies. More the merrier.

    16/12/2018
  36. 17 year old boy arrested for shoplifting southport

    A 17 year old boy from Preston was arrested on Saturday 15th on suspicion of shop theft, after PCSO's on foot patrol in the town ...

    A 17 year old boy from Preston was arrested on Saturday 15th on suspicion of shop theft, after PCSO's on foot patrol in the town centre were alerted to two males who ran out of a town centre shop, being pursued by shop staff. The PCSO's gave chase and alerted other police patrols in town to the...

    16/12/2018

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