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  1. Road closures in place for Southport Triathlon southport

    Please be aware of road closures in place in Southport today until approx 1:00pm, due to the Southport Triathlon. Road closures ...

    Please be aware of road closures in place in Southport today until approx 1:00pm, due to the Southport Triathlon. Road closures will be in place on the roads surrounding the Marine Lake, so please plan your journeys accordingly if you're heading out.

    20/05/2018
  2. Southport Slimming World Consultants go the extra mile southport

    Southport Slimming World Consultants took part in the Star Trekk walk on Friday evening to raise funds for Queenscourt Hospice. ...

    Southport Slimming World Consultants took part in the Star Trekk walk on Friday evening to raise funds for Queenscourt Hospice. The girls raised hundreds of pounds with their efforts. Well done to all.

    20/05/2018
  3. Zac Corbett Joins Sandgrounders southport

    Southport FC have completed the signing of defender Zac Corbett on a free transfer. 22-year-old Zac, most recently of FC United ...

    Southport FC have completed the signing of defender Zac Corbett on a free transfer. 22-year-old Zac, most recently of FC United of Manchester, has signed a one-year deal at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. Zac made 30 appearances for FC United of Manchester, and also spent time at Rhyl,...

    20/05/2018
  4. Andy Parry Re-Joins Southport FC southport

    Defensive player Andy Parry has joined Southport FC on a one-year deal. Andy re-joins Southport FC for his third spell at the ...

    Defensive player Andy Parry has joined Southport FC on a one-year deal. Andy re-joins Southport FC for his third spell at the Club. The 26-year-old Liverpool-born Parry can play either in defence or midfield. First joining in 2011, Andy made 62 appearances for the Sandgrounders in his first...

    20/05/2018
  5. New laws to make social media safer southport

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock ...

    New laws will be created to make sure that the UK is the safest place in the world to be online, Digital Secretary Matt Hancock has announced. New online safety laws to be created to make sure the UK is the safest place in the world to be online. Response to Internet Safety Strategy...

    20/05/2018
  6. MOT rule changes, 20 May 2018 southport

    The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 ...

    The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt. The way that the MOT test works in England, Scotland and Wales changed on Sunday 20 May 2018. The MOT test works differently in...

    20/05/2018
  7. Meols Ward advice centre southport

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton and will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 24th May. They ...

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton and will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 24th May. 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, problems or...

    19/05/2018
  8. Council let Pitch And Putt go to ruin southport

    One of the oldest attractions in Southport the Pitch and Putt on Princes Park has been left to fall into a terrible state by ...

    One of the oldest attractions in Southport the Pitch and Putt on Princes Park has been left to fall into a terrible state by Sefton Council. As nobody has taken up the chance run the course it has been abandoned by the Council. Surely the grass could be cut and the area tided up and then...

    19/05/2018
  9. Mobile Phone and Bag found on the Promenade southport

    A mobile phone and a handbag have been found on the Promenade this morning close to the 51 Trattoria restaurant. Somebody called ...

    A mobile phone and a handbag have been found on the Promenade this morning close to the 51 Trattoria restaurant. Somebody called Jack Oxton called the phone at 3.45 am. The profile picture on the phone has two young boys on it. Please contact Southport Police station if its yours.

    19/05/2018
  10. Hillside Gardens open to the public southport

    Four private gardens - Hillside Gardens - three miles south of Southport will be opening their gates to the public on Sunday 27th ...

    Four private gardens - Hillside Gardens - three miles south of Southport will be opening their gates to the public on Sunday 27th May. The group of beautiful suburban gardens have many special features including pergolas and water features, and some rare and special plants. One of the...

    19/05/2018
  11. Star Trekk 2018-Video southport

    Hundreds of walkers gathered at Pleasureland last night for the annual Queenscourt Hospice Star Trekk Walk. This year the theme ...

    Hundreds of walkers gathered at Pleasureland last night for the annual Queenscourt Hospice Star Trekk Walk. This year the theme was going the extra mile as walkers set off on a route through Kew Marshside and Churchtown.

    19/05/2018
  12. Have your say on new domestic abuse campaign southport

    Sefton Council is working with Knowsley Council to develop a new campaign aimed at increasing the understanding and awareness of ...

    Sefton Council is working with Knowsley Council to develop a new campaign aimed at increasing the understanding and awareness of domestic abuse. A drop-in event will be held to give the public the opportunity to look at draft designs for the campaign and the chance to provide feedback to the...

    18/05/2018
  13. Take action against dementia southport

    Sefton Council is planning to mark Dementia Action Week (May 21-27) by calling on residents to take action to improve the everyday ...

    Sefton Council is planning to mark Dementia Action Week (May 21-27) by calling on residents to take action to improve the everyday lives of people living with dementia. The council is inviting residents to become Dementia Friends; these are people who learn a little bit more about what it’s...

    18/05/2018
  14. Southport Tory MP facing possible Parliamentary Standards Complaint southport

    Southport Labour have written to the local Tory MP asking him for an "unequivocal answer" about whether public funds were used to ...

    Southport Labour have written to the local Tory MP asking him for an "unequivocal answer" about whether public funds were used to pay for a leaflet he distributed or say they will be forced to make a formal complaint to the Parliamentary Standards Commissioner regarding the matter. The leaflet...

    18/05/2018
  15. Route revealed for proposed Champions League victory parade southport

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekends UEFA Champions ...

    Plans have been revealed for a Liverpool FC victory parade if the club emerge triumphant from next weekend’s UEFA Champions League Final. In the event of a win against Spanish side Real Madrid on May 26, Liverpool City Council will invite the Reds to hold a parade through the streets of the city...

    18/05/2018
  16. Lancashire Fire Brigade unveil new Fire Engine southport

    Today we unveil our new Pride fire engine that represents diversity and the promotion of value and respect for any of our ...

    Today we unveil our new Pride fire engine that represents diversity and the promotion of value and respect for any of our workforce or those in our communities that are LGBTQ+. Why is Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service talking about IDAHO Day and why have we designed a special Pride pump? Taking...

    18/05/2018
  17. Another excellent season at SRFC southport

    Every season we strive to improve on the pitch and off it Chairman of Southport RFC, Steve Olive 2017-18 season ...

    “Every season we strive to improve on the pitch and off it” Chairman of Southport RFC, Steve Olive 2017-18 season concluded on Sunday with Mini/Junior awards and not forgetting the famous inter club ‘Kenny Cup’ won by the Club Captain XV in a thrilling 59-52 game - Free flowing not to say...

    18/05/2018
  18. Get nose to beak southport

    Get nose to beak with ducklings this May Half Term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre This May half term sees the return of the ...

    Get nose to beak with ducklings this May Half Term at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre This May half term sees the return of the award winning egg-to-duckling experience at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. The event, from Saturday 26 May to Sunday 3 June, allows visitors to have this unique...

    18/05/2018
  19. Dave Barnes And Hamish Morton Win Club Volunteer Of The Year Award southport

    This year Southport FC launched its #OnePort Volunteer scheme with the aim of celebrating the amazing work done by our fantastic ...

    This year Southport FC launched its #OnePort Volunteer scheme with the aim of celebrating the amazing work done by our fantastic team of volunteers on both matchdays and at the ground during the week. Since January we have been awarding our Volunteer of the Month Award to volunteers nominated by...

    18/05/2018
  20. Amazing response to Lifesavers campaign southport

    MORE than 2,500 people have been trained in how to perform CPR and use a defibrillator thanks to the Lancashire Lifesavers ...

    MORE than 2,500 people have been trained in how to perform CPR and use a defibrillator thanks to the Lancashire Lifesavers campaign. Training sessions were held by the North West Ambulance Service at venues across Lancashire to give people vital first aid skills in the event of someone having a...

    18/05/2018
  21. Cllr aims to reach fundraising milestone for We Love Manchester Emergency Fund southport

    Sefton Councillor Carla Thomas (St. Oswald Ward) is hoping to reach a fundraising milestone of £10,000 for the We Love ...

    Sefton Councillor Carla Thomas (St. Oswald Ward) is hoping to reach a fundraising milestone of £10,000 for the We Love Manchester Emergency Fund to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the Manchester Arena terror attack where her sister sustained life-changing injuries. Councillor Thomas’s...

    18/05/2018
  22. Ditch Those Stabilisers returns for Bank Holiday southport

    Back by popular demand during the May half term school holidays, Sefton Council is proud to offer a number of Ditch Those ...

    Back by popular demand during the May half term school holidays, Sefton Council is proud to offer a number of ‘Ditch Those Stabilisers’ cycling events. Children aged four and above can learn to ride a bike unaided at sessions in Litherland and Southport. The events have a very high success...

    18/05/2018
  23. 1 million of Home Office funding to boost fight against knife crime southport

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people ...

    Charities in England and Wales can bid from today for a share of a £1 million Home Office fund to help steer young people away from gangs and violent crime. The successful community groups will receive up to £30,000 each to help support the vital work they do to educate young people about...

    18/05/2018
  24. Quick, slow, quick quick, slow - irony of Ormskirk traffic management meeting southport

    Ask anyone who's lived in Ormskirk for the past twenty years or so if the town needs a by pass and the answer's a resounding ...

    Ask anyone who's lived in Ormskirk for the past twenty years or so if the town needs a by pass and the answer's a resounding 'Yes!' Not that the Government see it that way - while there's been heated discussions over the last few years, it's clear that with the current financial restraints,...

    18/05/2018
  25. Submarine spotted off the beach southport

    A Qlocal reader has sent in this picture of a Submarine close to the beach last week. The UK has 10 nuclear-powered submarines, ...

    A Qlocal reader has sent in this picture of a Submarine close to the beach last week. The UK has 10 nuclear-powered submarines, four ballistic missile submarines and six fleet submarines. It is not clear as to which Navy the submarine belongs too. Pic Frank Orme.

    18/05/2018
  26. Still in the money - locals on the Sunday Times 'Rich List' southport

    Wealthy folk with West Lancashire connections are again featured in the latest Sunday Times 'Rich List' of the UKs 1,000 ...

    Wealthy folk with West Lancashire connections are again featured in the latest Sunday Times 'Rich List' of the UK’s 1,000 wealthiest individuals and families. And it's the Moores family - including Halsall resident and former Liverpool FC majority shareholder, David Moores - who are the...

    18/05/2018
  27. Southport Football Club A Learning Destination For Children southport

    Southport Football Club are delighted to be part of the Sefton Childrens University, this initiative recognises and reward ...

    Southport Football Club are delighted to be part of the Sefton Children’s University, this initiative recognises and reward children’s voluntary participation in learning activities and experiences outside the normal school curriculum. Sefton Children’s University acknowledges the impact...

    17/05/2018
  28. Police called to B and Q after fight breaks out in car park southport

    Merseyside Police were called to the car park of B&Q in Southport early this afternoon after a fight broke out. Several men ...

    Merseyside Police were called to the car park of B&Q in Southport early this afternoon after a fight broke out. Several men were arguing then started fighting. Staff at B&Q said that the fight was over an ebay sale that had gone wrong. It is not known if any arrests were made or if anyone...

    17/05/2018
  29. Burglary victims pen poem about ordeal as man sentenced to four years in prison southport

    Detectives working on Operation Castle, the forces response to burglary offences, are welcoming the sentencing of a man to four ...

    Detectives working on Operation Castle, the force’s response to burglary offences, are welcoming the sentencing of a man to four years in prison after family jewellery was stolen from the address of an elderly couple in Bootle in March. 35-year-old Anthony Ready from Worcester Road, Bootle was...

    17/05/2018
  30. Government to cut Fixed Odds Betting Terminals maximum stake from 100 to 2 southport

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum ...

    Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey Crouch announces move to better protect consumers and communities. The maximum stakes on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) are to be reduced from £100 to £2 to reduce the risk of gambling-related harm, Minister for Sport and Civil Society Tracey...

    17/05/2018
  31. Have you seen this man? southport

    Officers in Ormskirk would like to speak this male in relation to an incident that occurred on Saturday 12th May 2018 at The COOP ...

    Officers in Ormskirk would like to speak this male in relation to an incident that occurred on Saturday 12th May 2018 at The COOP store, Wigan Road Ormskirk. If anyone can identify this male please call 101 and quote log reference number LC-20180512-0828 or crime number SB1802462 ask for this...

    17/05/2018
  32. Put wellbeing ahead of exam grades, says Southport Samaritans southport

    Samaritans is calling on parents, teachers, students and employers to put wellbeing ahead of grades this exam season. By keeping ...

    Samaritans is calling on parents, teachers, students and employers to put wellbeing ahead of grades this exam season. By keeping results in perspective, it says young people are more likely to do themselves justice than if they face intolerable levels of pressure and stress. The call comes as...

    17/05/2018
  33. Dog walkers urged to keep their pets on a lead southport

    Dog walkers are being urged to keep their dogs on a lead as chicks begin to hatch around the Marine Lake. Ducks,Geese and Swans ...

    Dog walkers are being urged to keep their dogs on a lead as chicks begin to hatch around the Marine Lake. Ducks,Geese and Swans are all looking after their young at the moment. A spokesperson for Southport Swan Rescue said, 'Unfortunately there has been an increase in recent years of some...

    17/05/2018
  34. The artists saving our seas by turning the tide on plastic southport

    As scientists predict that soon there will be more plastic in the oceans than there are fish, a group of artists have been ...

    As scientists predict that soon there will be more plastic in the oceans than there are fish, a group of artists have been commissioned to explore the problem. Their work forms part of the “Changing Tides” creative programme, which is partially funded by The Arts Council and curated for the...

    17/05/2018
  35. New funding for suicide prevention in England southport

    Funding given to local communities that are worst affected by suicide to develop suicide prevention and reduction schemes. The ...

    Funding given to local communities that are worst affected by suicide to develop suicide prevention and reduction schemes. The investment announced today by the Department for Health and Social Care, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England marks the start of a 3-year programme worth £25...

    17/05/2018
  36. Be travel aware, pack smartly and prepare for security southport

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being ...

    Passengers are reminded to check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport. Passengers are being urged to be ‘travel aware’ and check the guidance on hand luggage before they set off for the airport – and help keep security screening queues to a minimum as the busy...

    17/05/2018

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