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  1. Callous thieves steal stock from Lifeboat rest tent at Flower Show southport

    Sometime during the night callous thieves entered the Southport Lifeboat rest tent at the Flower Show and helped themselves to ...

    Sometime during the night callous thieves entered the Southport Lifeboat rest tent at the Flower Show and helped themselves to cuddly toys and other hand knitted items that were to be sold to raise money. The rest tent selling tea,coffee and soft drinks is the Lifeboats biggest fundraising event...

    16/08/2018
  2. Monty Don opens Southport Flower Show southport

    Monty Don and Anita Rani opened Southport Flower Show today TV gardener Monty Don and Countryfile presenter Anita Rani opened ...

    Monty Don and Anita Rani opened Southport Flower Show today TV gardener Monty Don and Countryfile presenter Anita Rani opened Southport Flower Show today to a packed audience. Monty, who has been the face of BBC Gardeners’ World since 1993 and was recently honoured with an OBE after...

    16/08/2018
  3. Work finally complete on Pinfold Bridge, Scarisbrick southport

    With bridge maintenance hitting the headlines after the Italian disaster in Genoa, it's good to know that the county's bridges are ...

    With bridge maintenance hitting the headlines after the Italian disaster in Genoa, it's good to know that the county's bridges are in safe hands. And observant drivers will notice that a £350,000 scheme to update the busy Pinfold Bridge over the Leeds-Liverpool canal in Scarisbrick is now...

    16/08/2018
  4. The Proverbial Six-Pointer southport

    After a heavy 4-0 defeat to table toppers Chorley in midweek, Liam Watson will be hoping his side can get their first points of ...

    After a heavy 4-0 defeat to table toppers Chorley in midweek, Liam Watson will be hoping his side can get their first points of the season as they travel to Nuneaton. Four games, no points and only one goal has left the pressure rising on the Sandgrounders. It’s certainly not the start the...

    16/08/2018
  5. Four rescued after getting stuck in mud flats southport

    Firefighters were called to an incident involving people stuck in mud flats at Crosby Beach. Firefighters assisted in the ...

    Firefighters were called to an incident involving people stuck in mud flats at Crosby Beach. Firefighters assisted in the rescue of four people, working together with the Coastguard, RNLI and Merseyside Police. Crews were on scene at 11.01am. Two fire engines, the Search and Rescue...

    16/08/2018
  6. Gearing up for the August getaway southport

    Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks to help people travelling over the August bank ...

    Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks to help people travelling over the August bank holiday. To help those miles flow as smoothly as possible, teams from Highways England are working around the clock to remove more than 300 miles of roadworks –...

    16/08/2018
  7. Big Chat about health in south Sefton southport

    Health commissioners are inviting south Sefton residents to come to their Annual Review meets Big Chat event on Thursday 27 ...

    Health commissioners are inviting south Sefton residents to come to their ‘Annual Review meets Big Chat’ event on Thursday 27 September 2018. NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is combining its annual review meeting with a ‘Big Chat’ style event, and this year will also be...

    16/08/2018
  8. Two arrested after Castle Street burglary southport

    Two men, aged 23 and 45, have been arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred overnight Monday-Tuesday this week on ...

    Two men, aged 23 and 45, have been arrested in connection with a burglary that occurred overnight Monday-Tuesday this week on Castle Street in Southport. One of the men remains in custody, while the other has been released under investigation, having been charged with another offence of shop...

    16/08/2018
  9. Vandals carry on trail of destruction southport

    After smashing the Weld Road bus stop it seems that the mindless vandals moved onto Walmer Road and smashed the windows of a car. ...

    After smashing the Weld Road bus stop it seems that the mindless vandals moved onto Walmer Road and smashed the windows of a car. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

    15/08/2018
  10. Vandals smash Weld Road bus shelter southport

    Southport's tribe of mindless vandals have been out again. This time they have smashed the glass in the bus shelter on Weld Road ...

    Southport's tribe of mindless vandals have been out again. This time they have smashed the glass in the bus shelter on Weld Road Birkdale. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

    15/08/2018
  11. Emergency services called to Lord Street southport

    The emergency services were called to Lord Street this afternoon (15th August) to treat a man who had fallen ill. Merseyside Fire ...

    The emergency services were called to Lord Street this afternoon (15th August) to treat a man who had fallen ill. Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service and emergency Paramedics treated the man before transferring him to hospital.

    15/08/2018
  12. Appeal for information following serious RTC in Southport southport

    Police are appealing for information following a serious injury road traffic collision in Southport yesterday, Tuesday 15 August. ...

    Police are appealing for information following a serious injury road traffic collision in Southport yesterday, Tuesday 15 August. At around 5.25pm, a call was received of a collision involving a Honda motorcycle and a Peugeot car on Preston New Road, near to the junction of Glen Park Drive. ...

    15/08/2018
  13. Signs go up in Sefton parks to reiterate PSPO rules southport

    Signs have gone up around parks and greenspaces in Sefton to let dog walkers know about a Public Space Protection Order which is ...

    Signs have gone up around parks and greenspaces in Sefton to let dog walkers know about a Public Space Protection Order which is now in full force. Traffic light style signs have been installed in parks and greenspaces across the borough to let people know which areas are designated as...

    15/08/2018
  14. Animal volunteers reveal secrets behind caring for creatures great and small southport

    Volunteers at an animal rescue centre in Sefton have revealed the secrets of what its like to help and support a vital service ...

    Volunteers at an animal rescue centre in Sefton have revealed the secrets of what it’s like to help and support a vital service as part of the Year Of The Volunteer. August is Animals month in Sefton’s Year Of The Volunteer campaign we met with a number of volunteers at Freshfields Animal...

    15/08/2018
  15. Search continues for missing Adam Seaton southport

    The search for missing Adam Seaton continues as volunteers aided by the Coastguard scoured the marshland north of Southport Pier ...

    The search for missing Adam Seaton continues as volunteers aided by the Coastguard scoured the marshland north of Southport Pier today. Adam has been missing since last Thursday.

    15/08/2018
  16. Name the new mental health hospital in Southport southport

    As work progresses on a £20 million new mental health hospital in Southport Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust is keen to hear ...

    As work progresses on a £20 million new mental health hospital in Southport Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust is keen to hear from members of the local community their ideas to help name it. Currently being built off Scarisbrick New Road and due to open in early 2020, its project team will be...

    15/08/2018
  17. Two arrested as Police recover stolen tools southport

    Officers from Sefton Targeted Team arrested two males aged 43 and 51 years on Forest Road, Southport for handling stolen goods. ...

    Officers from Sefton Targeted Team arrested two males aged 43 and 51 years on Forest Road, Southport for handling stolen goods. This was as a result of stop searching the males whilst they were loading a large quantity of DIY, gardening and power tools into a taxi. If you have recently lost such...

    15/08/2018
  18. Litter Innovation Fund,further grants available for innovative community projects southport

    Over £300,000 is now available for community projects that get tough on litter, Environment Minister Thérèse ...

    Over £300,000 is now available for community projects that get tough on litter, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced today (15 August 2018). The first round saw a number of councils, charities, businesses, and public projects awarded almost £125,000 to take innovative steps to...

    15/08/2018
  19. Southport MP backs local shops for high street award southport

    Ten thousand pounds will be awarded when Britains best high street is announced later this year. MP Damien Moore is backing ...

    Ten thousand pounds will be awarded when Britain’s best high street is announced later this year. MP Damien Moore is backing Wesley Street for the cash prize. ‘It has so much to boast about,’ Damien said, ‘and winning Great British High Street will recognise the hard work of some of our...

    15/08/2018
  20. Southport MP takes out beach trash with army of volunteers southport

    In a clean-up led by MP Damien Moore, enough plastic to fill thirty bags was recovered from Ainsdale beach. We regularly ...

    In a clean-up led by MP Damien Moore, enough plastic to fill thirty bags was recovered from Ainsdale beach. ‘We regularly welcome tens of thousands of tourists to our town’, Damien said. ‘They are attracted to our fairs, our gardens - and our beaches. ‘I believe we all need to work...

    15/08/2018
  21. Chorley 4 Southport 0 southport

    Southport are now rock bottom of the National League North after being thumped 4-0 at table toppers Chorley this evening. A ...

    Southport are now rock bottom of the National League North after being thumped 4-0 at table toppers Chorley this evening. A poor start to the new season continued for Southport on Tuesday night as they left Victory Park having suffered a heavy defeat at the hands of Chorley. A goal down...

    14/08/2018
  22. RTC Preston New Road southport

    The emergency services were called to Preston New Road this evening after a motorcyclist was knocked off his bike. The road ...

    The emergency services were called to Preston New Road this evening after a motorcyclist was knocked off his bike. The road was closed and the Air Ambulance airlifted the casualty to hospital.

    14/08/2018
  23. Sefton tourism worth a staggering 555m to the local economy southport

    Tourism in Sefton is worth a staggering £555m to the local economy and continues to grow. The findings are contained ...

    Tourism in Sefton is worth a staggering £555m to the local economy and continues to grow. The findings are contained in the latest independent research for 2017 commissioned by the Visitor Economy Team at Liverpool City Region Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP). On a local level, some of...

    14/08/2018
  24. Mayor's musings southport

    It is always a pleasure to be invited to the Southport Charity Committee Coffee Mornings and this one was no different! The ...

    It is always a pleasure to be invited to the Southport Charity Committee Coffee Mornings and this one was no different! The Charity Committee Coffee Mornings are a great way to get to know and understand the hard work and dedication which gets unnoticed. It is also a fantastic way to keep up to...

    14/08/2018
  25. Officers in attendance following incident in Southport southport

    A man has been detained following an incident in Southport this morning, Tuesday 14 August. The 44-year-old man from Birkdale ...

    A man has been detained following an incident in Southport this morning, Tuesday 14 August. The 44-year-old man from Birkdale was detained at an address in Grantham Close around 2.15pm and has been taken to a police stationing for questioning on suspicion of affray. No persons were injured...

    14/08/2018
  26. Woodlands,Very special home needed for terminally ill Kizzy southport

    Woodlands , an independent animal sanctuary based in Holmeswood, Rufford, is looking for a very special person to provide Kizzy , ...

    Woodlands , an independent animal sanctuary based in Holmeswood, Rufford, is looking for a very special person to provide Kizzy , a terminally ill cat , with a loving home for the last months of her life. Kizzy, who is about 15 years old , came to Woodlands after her owner died. She’d been home...

    14/08/2018
  27. Jumping for Joy southport

    They've only gone and done it....on Friday morning, 10 brave and wonderful people did the Liverpool Cathedral Charity Abseil in ...

    They've only gone and done it....on Friday morning, 10 brave and wonderful people did the Liverpool Cathedral Charity Abseil in aid of Freshfields Animal Rescue. Here they are safely on or just above the ground after all the excitement. The abseil is in every way a tribute to the deep love,...

    14/08/2018
  28. The Giants are returning southport

    AFTER four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers, its official theyre back! Liverpool and Wirral get ready ...

    AFTER four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers, it’s official… they’re back! Liverpool and Wirral – get ready to walk in the footsteps of Giants. Preparations are underway as the city gears up to welcome some very special Giant visitors for what will be their third and final...

    14/08/2018
  29. Big Chat about health in Southport and Formby southport

    Health commissioners are inviting Southport and Formby residents to come to their Annual Review meets Big Chat event on ...

    Health commissioners are inviting Southport and Formby residents to come to their ‘Annual Review meets Big Chat’ event on Tuesday 11 September 2018. NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is combining its annual review meeting with a ‘Big Chat’ style event, and this year...

    14/08/2018
  30. Summer holidays dont have to spell unhealthy habits southport

    The school summer holidays are a chance to relax, sleep in, and enjoy a break from homework, but its best to maintain some ...

    The school summer holidays are a chance to relax, sleep in, and enjoy a break from homework, but it’s best to maintain some routines to stay healthy and avoid a ‘shock to the system’ come September. Debbie Fagan, chief nurse at NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS...

    14/08/2018
  31. Sefton helps Legions to commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1 southport

    Sefton Council have helped to fund a number of events across the borough to mark the Centenary commemorations of World War One. ...

    Sefton Council have helped to fund a number of events across the borough to mark the Centenary commemorations of World War One. Throughout the coming months Sefton branches of the Royal British Legion will be holding special events to mark one hundred years since the end of the Great War,...

    14/08/2018
  32. Merseyrail in the National Rail Awards southport

    Merseyrail has been shortlisted five times across four categories in this year's National Rail Awards. The company, which in ...

    Merseyrail has been shortlisted five times across four categories in this year's National Rail Awards. The company, which in June was named one of the top three operators in the country in the National Rail Passenger Survey, is now a finalist for the following: Passenger operator of the...

    14/08/2018
  33. Ground broken on new Lifeboat Station southport

    The Trustee Directors of the Southport Offshore Rescue Trust are pleased to announce that they have broken ground on the ...

    The Trustee Directors of the Southport Offshore Rescue Trust are pleased to announce that they have broken ground on the construction of their new Lifeboat Station. Kath Wilson, founder of the charity that operates the Southport Lifeboat, officially broke ground with Julian Cassidy of Nobles...

    13/08/2018
  34. All you need to know about getting to the Southport Flower Show southport

    The Southport Flower show returns this week and thousands of people are expected to flock to the town for the annual four day ...

    The Southport Flower show returns this week and thousands of people are expected to flock to the town for the annual four day extravaganza. A staple of the annual Southport events calendar, Southport Flower Show in Victoria Park is a huge crowd pleaser following the Southport Air Show in...

    13/08/2018
  35. Open day success at Southport Fire Station southport

    An open day was held at Southport Community Fire and Ambulance station last Saturday. It was a chance for families to come and ...

    An open day was held at Southport Community Fire and Ambulance station last Saturday. It was a chance for families to come and meet local Fire Fighters, Paramedics, Police and Police Community Support Officers and other emergency service staff. The day was a great success with a surprising...

    13/08/2018
  36. Hospital investing in staff and services southport

    Hospital investing in staff and services Investment in hospital services at Southport is continuing with the opening of a ...

    Hospital investing in staff and services Investment in hospital services at Southport is continuing with the opening of a discharge and transfer lounge for patients who are ready to go home. The £136,000 investment comes on top of a £1.25m improvement to the Accident and Emergency...

    13/08/2018

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