southport, Local Online News Community, Forums, Chats, For Sale, Classified, Offers, Film Reviews, Events, Motors Sale, Property For Sale Rent, Jobs, Hotels, Taxi, Restaurants, Pubs, Clubs, Pictures, Sports, Charities, Lost Found
Southport - Online News
Contact us with your news. Mob/Txt 07530 315 478 southport@qnews.co.uk
Please also follow us on our live Twitter Feed

Featured News Stories


Latest News

News Story Comments Date
  1. Meols Ward Advice Centre southport

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton and will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 22nd February. ...

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton and will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 22nd February. 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 local issues,...

    20/02/2018
  2. Sunset Boulevard at the Liverpool Empire southport

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of Sunset Boulevard at the Liverpool Empire last night. The show was a masterpiece from ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of Sunset Boulevard at the Liverpool Empire last night. The show was a masterpiece from the start and the standing ovation at the end was one of the longest I have ever seen. Michael Harrison and David Ian present the Curve production of Andrew Lloyd...

    20/02/2018
  3. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results southport

    There was no change concerning the top two sides battling it out for honours in Division One of the Ormskirk & District ...

    There was no change concerning the top two sides battling it out for honours in Division One of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. Five times defending Champions, Southport Conservative Club who are looking for that record-breaking sixth successive crown had their match with...

    20/02/2018
  4. Police council tax precept set to rise 14% in next 15 months southport

    The annual charge for policing on Merseyside is due to rise by more than 14% over the next 15 months, with Merseyside’s Labour ...

    The annual charge for policing on Merseyside is due to rise by more than 14% over the next 15 months, with MerseysideÂ’s Labour Police Commissioner Jane Kennedy set to confirm her 2018/19 budget and precept on Thursday this week. The increase from this April is proposed at 7.2%. With a similar...

    20/02/2018
  5. Southport Access For Everyone Meeting southport

    The next meeting of Southport Access for Everyone will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG on ...

    The next meeting of Southport Access for Everyone will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG on Monday 26th February at 7pm. The premises are fully accessible with a wheelchair accessible toilet and adequate car parking facilities. Light refreshments will...

    20/02/2018
  6. Child sex offence recorded on average every eight minutes in UK southport

    Figures for Merseyside also show an increase of 15 per cent in 2016/17 from the previous year Recorded child sex ...

    Figures for Merseyside also show an increase of 15 per cent in 2016/17 from the previous year Recorded child sex offences across the UK at all-time high UK figures up by 15 per cent to 64,667 recorded crimes against children and young people · The NSPCC...

    20/02/2018
  7. SFC To Hold Business Partners Event On Tuesday 13th March southport

    Southport FC have teamed up with our front of shirt partner, County Insurance to bring a business networking event to the ...

    Southport FC have teamed up with our front of shirt partner, County Insurance to bring a business networking event to the Merseyrail Community Stadium. The event will take place prior to the fixture with Telford on Tuesday, March 13th within the marquee here at the stadium. Delegates will get a...

    19/02/2018
  8. Can you help out? southport

    With more high winds forecast, the Friends of the Sefton Coast volunteers could be busy in the next week or two, tackling tidal ...

    With more high winds forecast, the Friends of the Sefton Coast volunteers could be busy in the next week or two, tackling tidal debris. Driftwood, seaweed and shells are all great when they wash up and should be left in place - these things all improve the tideline habitat for invertebrates and...

    19/02/2018
  9. Merseyside Police appeal for help to trace Liverpool bus driver southport

    Police are appealing for information to trace a man believed to have been involved in a case of historic sexual abuse. The ...

    Police are appealing for information to trace a man believed to have been involved in a case of historic sexual abuse. The man, who was around 25 and a bus driver at the time of the incident, is believed to have groomed a 13 year-old girl back in the 1970s. Detective Constable Kevin...

    19/02/2018
  10. Bike lovers get in gear for March Sefton Cycle event southport

    Anyone with an interest in cycling is encouraged to attend the next Sefton Cycle Chat at the MeCycle Café on Station Road, ...

    Anyone with an interest in cycling is encouraged to attend the next Sefton Cycle Chat at the MeCycle Café on Station Road, Ainsdale. The evening session, on Tuesday March 6, runs from 6pm until 8pm and is an ideal opportunity to talk about cycling issues and news around Sefton. The latest...

    19/02/2018
  11. Cassie Hayes. Andrew Burke appears at court via video southport

    Andrew Burke, 30, of Vincent Street, St Helens, did not enter pleas to the charges of murder and possessing an unlawful weapon in ...

    Andrew Burke, 30, of Vincent Street, St Helens, did not enter pleas to the charges of murder and possessing an unlawful weapon in a public place when he appeared via videolink from prison at Liverpool Crown Court. There will be no issue that she was unlawfully killed. Psychiatric report be...

    19/02/2018
  12. Take F.A.S.T. action to reduce stroke risk southport

    Changes to your lifestyle can reduce the risk of having a stroke - that's the message from local NHS commissioners as a national ...

    Changes to your lifestyle can reduce the risk of having a stroke - that's the message from local NHS commissioners as a national campaign designed to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of a stroke is re-launched. Locally, around 850 people suffered a stroke over the last year, with...

    19/02/2018
  13. KFC runs out of chicken southport

    Disappointment for chicken lovers as KFC runs out. Both Southport outlets are closed until they get a new delivery. Things were ...

    Disappointment for chicken lovers as KFC runs out. Both Southport outlets are closed until they get a new delivery. Things were not so finger-licking good for disappointed fried chicken fans after problems with a new distribution system forced the closures. Last week, KFC switched its...

    19/02/2018
  14. Walking the ‘Extra Mile’ for Queenscourt Hospice in 2018 southport

    Walking the ‘Extra Mile’ for Queenscourt Hospice in 2018 Sign up today, spread the word and help make this our biggest and ...

    Walking the ‘Extra Mile’ for Queenscourt Hospice in 2018 Sign up today, spread the word and help make this our biggest and best yet! Queenscourt Hospice go the ‘Extra Mile’ for our patients on a daily basis, we are asking our wonderful Queenscourt Trekkers to do the same in this year’s Star...

    19/02/2018
  15. Brass Band Festival southport

    Come along to St. Simon’s on Saturday 24th February for a wonderful evening of music with the Salvation Army Citadel Band! All ...

    Come along to St. SimonÂ’s on Saturday 24th February for a wonderful evening of music with the Salvation Army Citadel Band! All proceeds raised by this lovely event are being donated to Queenscourt Hospice and The Botanic Bowling Club. Admission is just £5, which includes light refreshments...

    19/02/2018
  16. Man due in Court over Cassie Hayes Murder southport

    A St Helens man who has been charged in connection with the murder of a woman at a Southport travel agents is due to face court. ...

    A St Helens man who has been charged in connection with the murder of a woman at a Southport travel agents is due to face court. Andrew Burke, 30, of Vincent Steet, St Helens is accused of murdering 28-year-old Cassie Hayes. Cassie was injured at a Tui travel agents on Chapel Street,...

    19/02/2018
  17. Visitors asked to help prevent the spread of flu southport

    Visitors asked to help prevent the spread of flu. Visitors with cold and flu symptoms are being asked to stay away from ...

    Visitors asked to help prevent the spread of flu. Visitors with cold and flu symptoms are being asked to stay away from Southport and Ormskirk hospitals unless absolutely necessary to prevent their spread. Andrew Chalmers, Deputy Director of Infection Prevention and Control, said: “There...

    19/02/2018
  18. Avocets return to Martin Mere southport

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 3 avocets returning to the centre on 13 February as part of ...

    Spring is in the air at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre with the first 3 avocets returning to the centre on 13 February as part of the spring migration. The avocets, now currently 4, will remain at the centre until early August, using the reserve as their breeding ground. In the past, numbers...

    19/02/2018
  19. KGV Sports students aim high southport

    It looks to be a busy year for two KGV BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sports students, Liam Thompson and Dan Couton, as they ...

    It looks to be a busy year for two KGV BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma Sports students, Liam Thompson and Dan Couton, as they balance the demands of level three studies with a challenging training schedule in their respective sports. Second year student Liam Thompson, who chose to study sport at KGV...

    19/02/2018
  20. It’s the Year of the Dog at Southport Flower Show southport

    It’s the Year of the Dog at Southport Flower Show Visitors to the Southport Flower Show can bring along a very special guest ...

    It’s the Year of the Dog at Southport Flower Show Visitors to the Southport Flower Show can bring along a very special guest this summer – their pet dog. For the first time in the event’s 89-year history, families are welcome to bring along their four-legged friends to the seaside venue...

    19/02/2018
  21. MP breaking rules to 'Tout for Business'? southport

    Is Southport's new MP is breaking parliamentary rules? Damian Moore is using parliamentary stationery and postage paid for by the ...

    Is Southport's new MP is breaking parliamentary rules? Damian Moore is using parliamentary stationery and postage paid for by the taxpayer to 'trawl' for people wanting to come and take a tour around Parliament with him. Parliamentary 'rules' make plain that Parliamentary stationery should...

    18/02/2018
  22. Deputy PCC visits custody suite to see first-hand the work of volunteers southport

    Merseyside’s Deputy Police Commissioner joined the chair of the Independent Custody Visitor (ICV) scheme yesterday as he carried ...

    MerseysideÂ’s Deputy Police Commissioner joined the chair of the Independent Custody Visitor (ICV) scheme yesterday as he carried out a station visit to check on the welfare of detainees. Cllr Emily Spurrell accompanied volunteer Reverend Peter Beaman as he carried out an unannounced visit to...

    18/02/2018
  23. It's time to start planning your royal wedding celebrations southport

    With just 3 months to go until the royal wedding, it’s time to start thinking about how you can join in the celebrations on 19 ...

    With just 3 months to go until the royal wedding, itÂ’s time to start thinking about how you can join in the celebrations on 19 May. Holding a street party is a great way to get together with your neighbours to celebrate this special day and weÂ’re providing a handy guide to organising one,...

    18/02/2018
  24. Two-thirds of motorists would risk their lives in a flood southport

    A survey by the Environment Agency and AA reveals two-thirds of drivers would risk their lives in flood. A shocking ...

    A survey by the Environment Agency and AA reveals two-thirds of drivers would risk their lives in flood. A shocking two-thirds of drivers would gamble with their safety by driving through floodwater – even though this is the leading cause of death during a flood, new figures have revealed. ...

    18/02/2018
  25. DVSA steps up safeguards to protect learner drivers southport

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed driving instructors who have relationships with learner drivers could ...

    The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed driving instructors who have relationships with learner drivers could be removed from the register. Jacqui Turland, the DVSA Approved Driving Instructor (ADI) Registrar, has confirmed that she will treat driving instructors having...

    18/02/2018
  26. Appeal for witnesses following robbery at jewellers in Southport southport

    Appeal for witnesses following robbery at jewellers in Southport. Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a ...

    Appeal for witnesses following robbery at jewellers in Southport. Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery at a jewellers in Southport. Officers were contacted at 5.30pm tonight, Saturday 17th February, following reports that a robbery had occurred at Prestige Diamonds...

    18/02/2018
  27. North Ferriby United 0 Southport 3 southport

    By the end, Kevin Davies thought the margin of victory should have been wider, but there was still a ruthlessness about Southport ...

    By the end, Kevin Davies thought the margin of victory should have been wider, but there was still a ruthlessness about Southport that ensured they took another win from their second away trip in successive weekends. Victory at North Ferriby United was secured with three goals in a ten-minute...

    17/02/2018
  28. Police respond to ASB involving scrambler bikes southport

    Officers from Southport Community Policing Team were in the Kew area of Southport yesterday (Friday 16th Feb), responding to ...

    Officers from Southport Community Policing Team were in the Kew area of Southport yesterday (Friday 16th Feb), responding to reports of off-road motorcycles being used illegally in the area. They will be delivering these leaflets into specific areas.

    17/02/2018
  29. Multimillion pound government funding boost for cycle safety southport

    £7 million in funding announced to improve road safety and encourage more people to cycle. Cyclists in a number of cities ...

    £7 million in funding announced to improve road safety and encourage more people to cycle. Cyclists in a number of cities will benefit from a £7 million government investment in projects to improve road safety, helping create more bike-friendly areas. The funding has been announced as...

    17/02/2018
  30. Police enjoy Chinese New Year celebrations southport

    Officers were out this in Southport Town Centre enjoying the Chinese New Year celebrations with staff and Customers at the New ...

    Officers were out this in Southport Town Centre enjoying the Chinese New Year celebrations with staff and Customers at the New China City Restaurant, King Street. Temporary road closures were in place whilst the Dragons were in town. The entertainment was enjoyed by all.

    17/02/2018
  31. Southport has been awarded Purple Flag accreditation southport

    Southport has been awarded Purple Flag accreditation after a lengthy campaign co-ordinated Southport Business Improvement District ...

    Southport has been awarded Purple Flag accreditation after a lengthy campaign co-ordinated Southport Business Improvement District (BID) working in partnership with Merseyside Police, Sefton Council, Pubwatch, Light for Life, and the Street Pastors. The Purple Flag standard, launched in...

    17/02/2018
  32. 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 16 February but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 16 February but 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...

    17/02/2018
  33. Tarleton man ordered to pay Ł59,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act southport

    One of the highest courts in the land has upheld action taken by West Lancashire Borough Council against a resident over breaches ...

    One of the highest courts in the land has upheld action taken by West Lancashire Borough Council against a resident over breaches of planning laws. In February 2016 Timothy Edwards, of Bannister House Farm, The Marshes Lane, Tarleton, was ordered to pay £59,000 under the Proceeds of Crime Act at...

    16/02/2018
  34. Sellafield incident report - powder spillage southport

    Sellafield incident report – bottle spillage During routine sampling work in a Sellafield drum filling area, a bottle ...

    Sellafield incident report – bottle spillage During routine sampling work in a Sellafield drum filling area, a bottle containing uranium trioxide powder accidentally fell to the floor causing approximately 100-150g to spill out. The operator handling the samples was wearing the correct...

    16/02/2018
  35. Police appeal for information following theft of 'irreplaceable' dolls house southport

    Police are asking the public for your help to find a stolen dolls house! Thieves are reported to have forced their way into a ...

    Police are asking the public for your help to find a stolen dolls house! Thieves are reported to have forced their way into a home in Colville Street, Wavertree and stolen an intricately hand crafted dolls house from an elderly woman. The house has significant sentimental value to the owners...

    16/02/2018
  36. Court grants Sefton‘s application for Judicial Review southport

    The courts have granted Sefton‘s application for Judicial Review into the flawed Highways England consultation over Rimrose ...

    The courts have granted Sefton‘s application for Judicial Review into the flawed Highways England consultation over Rimrose Valley. Leader of Sefton Council Cllr Ian Maher, said: “I’m pleased that the court has granted us permission to proceed with our application for a Judicial Review to look...

    16/02/2018

Custom Search
You are in: UK / Southport / North West
Find any Town in the UK, or Use UK map
Local Google MAP for Southport


Supporting Local Business
Supporting Local Business
Be Seen - Advertise on Qlocal

User Control Panel

Not a Member? Sign Up!

Login or Register


The Best Of Local Business

Be Seen - Advertise on Qlocal



Jobs from Indeed



UK, Local Online News Community, Forums, Chats, For Sale, Classified, Offers, Vouchers, Events, Motors Sale, Property For Sale Rent, Jobs, Hotels, Taxi, Restaurants, Pubs, Clubs, Pictures, Sports, Charities, Lost Found
southportsouthport News


Supporting Local Business
1st Floor, 152 Hamlet Court Road, Westcliffe-on-Sea, SS0 7LL
Airflights.co.uk - The leading charter flight and accommodation site, Millions of flights and thousands of hotels. Call or book on line for the best deals.
WEBSITE     TEL: 08000 111 481
Supporting Local Business
Unit 5 Dalweb Industrial Park, Gravel Lane, Near Southport, PR9 8DE
Bespoke Cabinets for Kitchens, Bedrooms, Bathrooms, Home & Offices
WEBSITE     TEL: 231478

Supporting Local Business
11 Guildford Road, Birkdale, Southport, PR8 4JU
For a professional, cost-effective scaffolding service, Rimmer Scaffolding are the local specialists who remember that safety comes first and who dont cut corners.
WEBSITE     TEL: 01704 550859
Supporting Local Business
270 Liverpool Road, Birkdale, Southport, PR8 4PE
Established in 1977. Providing removals and storage services for both domestic household and commercial customers. Specialist piano and antique movers, house clearance services. Local authority contractors. Call for a Free, No Obligation Quotation.
WEBSITE     TEL: 01704 567020


Stats: Qlocal over 500,000 page views a month (google analytics)
How We Use Cookies