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  1. Two men arrested after shop thefts in Southport southport

    Police have arrested two men in connection with theft from shops in the Hesketh Park area of Southport. At around 9.25pm on ...

    Police have arrested two men in connection with theft from shops in the Hesketh Park area of Southport. At around 9.25pm on Wednesday 11 April, two men were reported as being involved in a theft of food from Co-Op in Marshside Road. Officers attended and two men were detained on suspicion of...

    17/04/2018
  2. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results southport

    After last week's third and final week set aside for outstanding matches to be play, of which there were none needed playing, we ...

    After last week's third and final week set aside for outstanding matches to be play, of which there were none needed playing, we continue into the final two match weeks this time around and it saw Southport Conservative Club almost seal that sixth, record-breaking title in Division One of the...

    17/04/2018
  3. High rents of over Ł17k force The Plant Academy from Southport Market southport

    High rents force The Plant Academy from Southport Market. Owner Ellie explains... I've been putting off writing this post ...

    High rents force The Plant Academy from Southport Market. Owner Ellie explains... I've been putting off writing this post but I'd be really glad if you all read our latest blog post by clicking on the link below. It explains why The Plant Academy is leaving Southport Indoor Market....

    16/04/2018
  4. Missing from home Stephen Boylan southport

    Police are appealing for information to find a 14-year-old boy from St Helens who was last seen on Friday, 13 April. ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a 14-year-old boy from St Helens who was last seen on Friday, 13 April. Stephen Boylan was last seen at Notre Dame Catholic College in Liverpool at around 1.30pm. He is described as white, 5ft 4in tall, of heavy build, with collar length brown...

    16/04/2018
  5. The Heatwave Plan southport

    Temperatures are set to soar as the week goes on with the thermometer expected to hit 25 degrees. The Heatwave Plan for ...

    Temperatures are set to soar as the week goes on with the thermometer expected to hit 25 degrees. The Heatwave Plan for England was launched on 1st June 2017. This aims to prepare for, alert people to, and prevent the major avoidable effects on health during periods of severe heat in...

    16/04/2018
  6. Man exposes himself on train in Merseyside southport

    Can you help officers identify this man? They would like to speak with him in connection to inappropriate behaviour on board a ...

    Can you help officers identify this man? They would like to speak with him in connection to inappropriate behaviour on board a train in Merseyside. At approximately 7.45pm on 19 March, a man was on board a train which was travelling between Liverpool Lime Street and Hamilton Square. ...

    16/04/2018
  7. Southport Access for Everyone 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 23rd April. The AGM will be held first at 7pm. followed by the usual monthly meeting which will begin at approximately 7.30pm The premises are fully...

    16/04/2018
  8. Decoys, Hunters, Security and Drivers wanted to catch Paedophiles. southport

    A man from Southport is looking for volunteers to join his paedophile hunting team. Mike Barnes commented... I’m currently ...

    A man from Southport is looking for volunteers to join his paedophile hunting team. Mike Barnes commented... IÂ’m currently looking for the above roles for my Successful Paedophile hunting team. We have caught 5 predators in the last 6 weeks alone. All vacancies are voluntary and you will be...

    16/04/2018
  9. Policing operation at Grand National hailed a success southport

    This year's policing operation at the Aintree Festival has been hailed a success. Around 150,000 racegoers attended the three ...

    This year's policing operation at the Aintree Festival has been hailed a success. Around 150,000 racegoers attended the three day event and each day has seen a great atmosphere with good-natured crowds.Aintree 1Chief Superintendent Dave Charnock said: "The Grand National Festival always brings...

    16/04/2018
  10. Facebook tops list of sites used by online groomers southport

    Facebook and Facebook-owned apps used in 52% of grooming cases where method disclosed by police · Victims as young ...

    Facebook and Facebook-owned apps used in 52% of grooming cases where method disclosed by police · Victims as young as two targeted by online predators · NSPCC urges Culture Secretary Matt Hancock to regulate social networks FACEBOOK and apps owned by Facebook were used in more...

    16/04/2018
  11. Tails start wagging with interactive Good Dog Code posters southport

    Tails will be wagging with the launch of a brand new smartphone campaign from Sefton Council Good Dogs Code. The Sefton ...

    Tails will be wagging with the launch of a brand new smartphone campaign from Sefton Council Good Dogs Code. The Sefton Good Dog Code has launched a series of QR codes which will be displayed across parks, beaches and main roads in Sefton to encourage good and responsible dog ownership in...

    16/04/2018
  12. Cassie Hayes murderer pens book for daughter claims cellmate southport

    The tattooed bodybuilder who slit a TUI travel agent's throat has begun writing a book for his three-year-old daughter explaining ...

    The tattooed bodybuilder who slit a TUI travel agent's throat has begun writing a book for his three-year-old daughter explaining why he did it, a former cellmate has claimed. Andrew Burke butchered Cassie Hayes at a Southport TUI branch in January because he was jealous of her relationship with...

    16/04/2018
  13. Most primary pupils get the school place they want southport

    98% of primary school starters are getting a place at one of their preferred schools this September. Figures for primary ...

    98% of primary school starters are getting a place at one of their preferred schools this September. Figures for primary school admissions show that 90.6% will get their first preference and 7.48% will go to schools which were their second or third preference. 1.92% of children have...

    16/04/2018
  14. Damien Moore MP visits Coral to discuss gambling and mental health southport

    On April 13th, Damien Moore MP was invited to visit Coral on Chapel Street in Southport. During his visit, Damien met with ...

    On April 13th, Damien Moore MP was invited to visit Coral on Chapel Street in Southport. During his visit, Damien met with the store manager Scott Burkett to discuss betting practices and mental health ahead of the Grand National. Whilst at the shop, Damien made a complementary bet of...

    16/04/2018
  15. Blyth Spartans V Southport ,Now 19th April southport

    Southport's postponed fixture against Blyth Spartans will now take place on Thursday 19th April. Southport are at home to ...

    Southport's postponed fixture against Blyth Spartans will now take place on Thursday 19th April. Southport are at home to Salford City on Tuesday 17th April and also have a home fixture against Brackley on Saturday 21st April.

    16/04/2018
  16. Scarisbrick Hall's fascinating heritage and history on show this weekend southport

    Scarisbrick Hall Heritage Day opens at Scarisbrick Hall, on Saturday 10am - 4pm, and it's an an opportunity for the whole ...

    Scarisbrick Hall Heritage Day opens at Scarisbrick Hall, on Saturday 10am - 4pm, and it's an an opportunity for the whole community to come and explore this local landmark. The Scarisbrick Hall Trust is opening the doors to this wonderful building to reveal a day jam-packed full of free...

    16/04/2018
  17. Warning after man caught on CCTV trying car doors. southport

    A warning has been issued after this man was captured on CCTV in the Beresford Drive area trying car doors at 4.30 in the morning. ...

    A warning has been issued after this man was captured on CCTV in the Beresford Drive area trying car doors at 4.30 in the morning. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    16/04/2018
  18. Appeal after Yesss Electrical vandalised southport

    An appeal has been launched after these youths were allegedly seen vandalising the lights at Yesss Electrical in Crowland Street ...

    An appeal has been launched after these youths were allegedly seen vandalising the lights at Yesss Electrical in Crowland Street Commerce Park. The owner of the store said... We are a shop called Yesss Electrical behind the Thatched pub in Southport next door to Tools Station My shop...

    16/04/2018
  19. Local Writing Group Finds Their Voice southport

    Southport Writer’s Circle will be hosting a ‘Voice’ Workshop on Thursday 26th April from 8pm at Parenting 2000. The free event ...

    Southport Writer’s Circle will be hosting a ‘Voice’ Workshop on Thursday 26th April from 8pm at Parenting 2000. The free event will be exploring the art of discovering your authorial and character’s voice and everyone is welcome. Writers Dennis Conlon and Sean Heslin will each be offering...

    16/04/2018
  20. Police incident Lord Street, Nevill Street southport

    Police were called to the corner of Nevill Street and Lord Street this evening after a couple started fighting on the pavement. ...

    Police were called to the corner of Nevill Street and Lord Street this evening after a couple started fighting on the pavement. Officers pinned down the fighting couple and took them away for questioning.

    15/04/2018
  21. Police issue another warning over old Casino building southport

    This post is a follow up to a message we posted three weeks ago. Teenagers continue to try to access the old casino building on ...

    This post is a follow up to a message we posted three weeks ago. Teenagers continue to try to access the old casino building on Lord Street. This building is UNSAFE inside. Anyone entering this building without extensive knowledge of the state of the building will be RISKING DANGER TO LIFE OR...

    15/04/2018
  22. Appeal after Ormskirk assault southport

    Police are asking for help in identifying the three males pictured who we believe can assist with our enquiries in relation to an ...

    Police are asking for help in identifying the three males pictured who we believe can assist with our enquiries in relation to an assault that occurred at 02:25am on March 4th on Moor St, Ormskirk. The victim received a broken eye socket and broken cheek bone as a result of the assault. ...

    15/04/2018
  23. Country in full swing to party for the royal wedding southport

    Pubs Minister Jake Berry MP is encouraging people to celebrate the big day with their community first at a street party and later ...

    Pubs Minister Jake Berry MP is encouraging people to celebrate the big day with their community first at a street party and later at their local. With just over 1 month to go until the royal wedding, Pubs Minister Jake Berry MP is encouraging people to celebrate the big day with their community...

    15/04/2018
  24. Commonwealth unites to end scourge of plastic southport

    Prime Minister Theresa May announced today that New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Ghana have joined the UK and Vanuatu-led Commonwealth ...

    Prime Minister Theresa May announced today that New Zealand, Sri Lanka and Ghana have joined the UK and Vanuatu-led Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance – an agreement between member states to join forces in the fight against plastic pollution. The group has pledged to ban microbeads in...

    15/04/2018
  25. Harrogate Town 2 Southport 0 southport

    A visit to Harrogate Town, the team occupying second place in the Vanarama National League North and one of the pace-setters for ...

    A visit to Harrogate Town, the team occupying second place in the Vanarama National League North and one of the pace-setters for the duration of the season, was always going to represent a significant challenge for Southport. With less than four minutes played, a tough task became all the more...

    15/04/2018
  26. Update From The Board at Southport FC southport

    As we embark on our exciting new journey back to the Football League, the Board feel that it is important that fans have the ...

    As we embark on our exciting new journey back to the Football League, the Board feel that it is important that fans have the opportunity to not only be part of the club on the terraces, but also have the ability to own a part of their club, and to be proud of that fact. At the recent launch...

    15/04/2018
  27. Fire Service called to Southport Town Hall southport

    Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service were called to Southport Town Hall at approximately 12.40 today after the fire alarms were ...

    Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service were called to Southport Town Hall at approximately 12.40 today after the fire alarms were activated. Awaiting information from the press office later.

    14/04/2018
  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 April but could ...

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

    14/04/2018
  29. Car shunted into hedge outside Langs of Longton southport

    Inexperienced driver turns across path of this maroon VW on the A59 outside Lang's Restaurant and shunts it into the hedge because ...

    Inexperienced driver turns across path of this maroon VW on the A59 outside Lang's Restaurant and shunts it into the hedge because they were looking behind and not ahead. Fortunately everyone OK. Driver of other car reported for careless driving.

    14/04/2018
  30. Western powers strike Syria targets southport

    The US, UK and France have carried out air and missile strikes in Syria in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack ...

    The US, UK and France have carried out air and missile strikes in Syria in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack last Saturday US President Donald Trump said they hit “targets associated with the chemical weapons capabilities” of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad Loud explosions...

    14/04/2018
  31. Police arrest two men in Hesketh Park area southport

    Following reports of a number of incidents in and around the Hesketh Park area, Southport Local Policing Team Officers will be ...

    Following reports of a number of incidents in and around the Hesketh Park area, Southport Local Policing Team Officers will be giving the area additional attention over the coming days and nights. Two men were arrested in this area on Wednesday 11th April in connection with three shop thefts and...

    14/04/2018
  32. Labour's GAIN digs for victory in Meols Cop southport

    Labour supporters have been out whipping Meols Cop Fields into shape by planting hundreds of young trees and picking up litter. ...

    Labour supporters have been out whipping Meols Cop Fields into shape by planting hundreds of young trees and picking up litter. Members of their Group Action in Norwood project and the Southport Labour Action team joined forces to plant 500 early saplings, known as whips. It followed a request...

    14/04/2018
  33. Sefton health commissioners recognised for improving patient safety southport

    NHS commissioners in Sefton have been shortlisted for a national award after setting up an innovative programme which aims to ...

    NHS commissioners in Sefton have been shortlisted for a national award after setting up an innovative programme which aims to reduce the number of people being readmitted to hospital. The medicines management team at NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (SSCCG) has been shortlisted...

    13/04/2018
  34. Make sure you know where your charity donations are going southport

    Advice from the Charity Commission on how to give safely to charities. Giving to charity is a longstanding and important ...

    Advice from the Charity Commission on how to give safely to charities. Giving to charity is a longstanding and important tradition, and the British public are generous when it comes to supporting charitable causes. Sadly, that generosity can sometimes be undermined by those who seek to...

    13/04/2018
  35. Damien Moore MP supports the new Taskforce for Lung Health southport

    Damien Moore MP is supporting the new Taskforce for Lung Health, which brings together 25 representatives from across the lung ...

    Damien Moore MP is supporting the new Taskforce for Lung Health, which brings together 25 representatives from across the lung health sector including patients, voluntary sector, professional associations, primary and secondary healthcare. The aim of the Taskforce is to develop a single five-year...

    13/04/2018
  36. Sainsbury’s recalls its Sliced Beetroot because it may contain small pieces of glass southport

    Sainsbury’s is recalling a batch of its Sliced Beetroot sold in jars because the product may contain small pieces of glass. The ...

    SainsburyÂ’s is recalling a batch of its Sliced Beetroot sold in jars because the product may contain small pieces of glass. The presence of glass makes this product unsafe to eat and presents a safety risk. Product details Product: by SainsburyÂ’s Sliced Beetroot Jar size: 340g Best before:...

    13/04/2018

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