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  1. Celebrate the countryside this summer southport

    On Saturday 21 July and Sunday 22 July Beacon Country Park hosts the annual Green Fayre, a celebration of the countryside and ...

    On Saturday 21 July and Sunday 22 July Beacon Country Park hosts the annual Green Fayre, a celebration of the countryside and countryside living. Thousands of people are expected to come and enjoy a huge range of wonderful attractions and family entertainment. There will be jousting, birds of prey...

    18/07/2018
  2. Study further maths this september southport

    KGV are delighted that from September 2018, they will once again be able to offer their students the opportunity to study Further ...

    KGV are delighted that from September 2018, they will once again be able to offer their students the opportunity to study Further Maths at A Level. This challenging and prestigious subject would be great addition for those who have a real talent for Mathematics and perhaps hope to go on to read...

    18/07/2018
  3. GIANT Bionic Bugs are invading WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre southport

    GIANT Bionic Bugs are invading WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer searching for the World’s Largest Bug Hotel. ...

    GIANT Bionic Bugs are invading WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer searching for the WorldÂ’s Largest Bug Hotel. Have a bug-filled adventure this summer as Martin Mere is taken over by six giant Bionic Bugs from Saturday 28 July to Sunday 2 September. Meet a 6ft long dragonfly, 6ft...

    18/07/2018
  4. Academy Southport southport

    Southport Football Club are proud to announce another huge step forward in youth football provision with the launch of ‘Academy ...

    Southport Football Club are proud to announce another huge step forward in youth football provision with the launch of ‘Academy Southport FC’. Academy Southport will build upon the success of the clubs professional development phase section which has recently seen youth team player, Lewis Doyle...

    18/07/2018
  5. Drug dealers arrested on Weld Road Birkdale southport

    Two men aged 30 and 31 were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, after a vehicle was ...

    Two men aged 30 and 31 were arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply controlled drugs, after a vehicle was stopped on Weld Road in Birkdale yesterday.

    18/07/2018
  6. Man arrested after Queens Road burglary southport

    A 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of motor vehicle in the early hours of this morning, after a ...

    A 28 year old man was arrested on suspicion of burglary and theft of motor vehicle in the early hours of this morning, after a sneak burglary where car keys were stolen from an address on Queens Road, Southport last night.

    18/07/2018
  7. Weeks of action to ensure legally-held firearms are being safely stored southport

    Merseyside Police has hailed the success of two weeks of action carried out to ensure legally-held firearms and ammunition are ...

    Merseyside Police has hailed the success of two weeks of action carried out to ensure legally-held firearms and ammunition are being correctly and safely stored. There are currently 16 registered firearms dealers on Merseyside, including sports and gun shops, shooting clubs and armouries. In...

    18/07/2018
  8. Operation Hunted Day Two,43 people detained southport

    Merseyside Police detained 43 people on day two of Operation Hunted – bringing the total number of outstanding offenders detained ...

    Merseyside Police detained 43 people on day two of Operation Hunted – bringing the total number of outstanding offenders detained to 116. Merseyside Police is putting the pressure on most wanted individuals during three weeks of action. ‘Operation Hunted’, which launched Monday is aimed...

    18/07/2018
  9. A drive down memory lane at another classic day for cancer charity southport

    Report: Amy Edwards All roads led to Lydiate earlier this month to celebrate 11 amazing years of the Lydiate Classic Car Show. ...

    Report: Amy Edwards All roads led to Lydiate earlier this month to celebrate 11 amazing years of the Lydiate Classic Car Show. In glorious summer weather, vehicles of all makes, shapes and sizes took to the Parish Hall grounds for the fundraiser. Visitors got up close to more than 350...

    18/07/2018
  10. Launch of the Lancashire Person Record Exchange Service (LPRES) southport

    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the launch of the Lancashire Person Record Exchange Service (LPRES), ...

    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is delighted to announce the launch of the Lancashire Person Record Exchange Service (LPRES), a new initiative allowing health and care providers in Lancashire and South Cumbria to integrate their care systems and share information quickly and efficiently....

    18/07/2018
  11. Environment Agency supports water restrictions in the North West southport

    The Environment Agency supports United Utilities plans for water restrictions across the North West to help reduce demand for ...

    The Environment Agency supports United Utilities plans for water restrictions across the North West to help reduce demand for water during this period of prolonged dry weather and protect the environment as well as public water supplies. Although the region has seen some periods of rainfall in...

    18/07/2018
  12. MP supports new rural crime reporting initiative southport

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has pledged her support to the 'Rural Crime Reporting Line', a new service for farmers and the ...

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has pledged her support to the 'Rural Crime Reporting Line', a new service for farmers and the public to give information anonymously about rural crime. Launched by the National FarmersÂ’ Union, in partnership with the charity Crimestoppers, farmers, rural...

    17/07/2018
  13. RTC Promenade,Leyland Road Junction southport

    The emergency services were called to the Junction of the Promenade and Leyland Road this afternoon after two vehicles collided. ...

    The emergency services were called to the Junction of the Promenade and Leyland Road this afternoon after two vehicles collided. There are no serious injuries.

    17/07/2018
  14. Hospital to cease public use of the hydrotherapy pool and the sports hall southport

    To whom it may concern. It is with regret that the Trust has come to the decision to cease public use of the hydrotherapy ...

    To whom it may concern. It is with regret that the Trust has come to the decision to cease public use of the hydrotherapy pool and the sports hall facilities located in the North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport and Formby District General Hospital. Public users are any...

    17/07/2018
  15. Do you know your rubbish responsibilities? southport

    Do you know your rubbish responsibilities? Sefton Council is reminding residents across the borough of their duty of care ...

    Do you know your rubbish responsibilities? Sefton Council is reminding residents across the borough of their duty of care when using doorstep salespeople to get rid of household waste. The plea follows an incident whereby three sofas and a bed were dumped outside South Sefton Recycling...

    17/07/2018
  16. Discharge Lounge at Southport Hospital Open southport

    Work is now complete on the new discharge and transfer lounge, which opened yesterday (Monday 16 July) at Southport and District ...

    Work is now complete on the new discharge and transfer lounge, which opened yesterday (Monday 16 July) at Southport and District General Hospital. The new unit will improve patient flow, relieving pressure on A&E, improving care and the overall patient experience. Head of patient flow Hazel...

    17/07/2018
  17. Southport FC looking to recruit turnstile operators. southport

    Turnstile Operators. Southport Football Club are searching for volunteers to join the club as Turnstile Operators. By joining the ...

    Turnstile Operators. Southport Football Club are searching for volunteers to join the club as Turnstile Operators. By joining the club in a volunteer capacity, you not only get to help the club in an exciting and promising campaign, but get many benefits for your time and efforts. Job...

    17/07/2018
  18. Suspected explosive mortar found in Formby southport

    Parts of Formby close to Tesco were cordoned off this morning after reports of an explosive device being found at the tip. ...

    Parts of Formby close to Tesco were cordoned off this morning after reports of an explosive device being found at the tip. Fortunately it was a false alarm and the area is now clear. A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said... Emergency services are in Formby following the report of...

    17/07/2018
  19. Water plea to stop town's new trees from dying southport

    ​​Some ​recently planted small street trees across Southport ​have already died and others ...

    ​​Some ​recently planted small street trees across Southport ​have already died and others ​are in danger of dying from thirst, a local councillor says. ​Southport Town Centre ​Councillor Tony Dawson has asked the Council to take urgent steps to preserve the life of ​dozens of ​saplings planted...

    17/07/2018
  20. Counter terrorism tactic ‘Project Servator’ goes live across Merseyside southport

    An innovative policing tactic has been launched today in Merseyside to deter, detect and disrupt a range of criminal activity, ...

    An innovative policing tactic has been launched today in Merseyside to deter, detect and disrupt a range of criminal activity, including terrorism. Project Servator deployments will be highly unpredictable and intelligence-led and are made up of specially trained officers and staff who will...

    17/07/2018
  21. Bittersweet memories for Southport's Lee Mack as he discovers his family past southport

    Report: Michael Hogan Last night's popular Who Do You Think You Are? on BBC One found Lancashire funnyman Lee Mack delving into ...

    Report: Michael Hogan Last night's popular Who Do You Think You Are? on BBC One found Lancashire funnyman Lee Mack delving into the life of his great-grandfather and fellow comic Billy. It wasn’t all greasepaint and laughter, though, as Southport's Mack acknowledged: “Typically for a...

    17/07/2018
  22. Mayor's Musings southport

    Mayor of Sefton Cllr Dave Robinson has penned a blog of his engagements over the past week. Welcome to the latest Mayor’s ...

    Mayor of Sefton Cllr Dave Robinson has penned a blog of his engagements over the past week. Welcome to the latest MayorÂ’s Musings! I had another busy week as I attended 9 engagements which varied from the spectacular Rowan Park School Musical to the Southport Charity Committee Coffee...

    17/07/2018
  23. People living with cancer invited to chat about their health and wellbeing southport

    People across Southport and Formby who are affected by cancer are invited to find out more about the range of health and wellbeing ...

    People across Southport and Formby who are affected by cancer are invited to find out more about the range of health and wellbeing support available to them on Thursday 19 July. The Southport Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre, a joint partnership set up by Macmillan and NHS...

    17/07/2018
  24. Hosepipe ban on the way southport

    We’ve all been enjoying the lovely hot weather but the lack of rain and high demand for water means that our reservoirs are now ...

    WeÂ’ve all been enjoying the lovely hot weather but the lack of rain and high demand for water means that our reservoirs are now lower than weÂ’d like them to be at this time of year. ThatÂ’s why weÂ’ve taken the decision to introduce a hosepipe ban across most of the North West on the 5th August....

    17/07/2018
  25. The Future Is Bright. southport

    With the excitement ahead of the new season growing, the future of Southport Football Club on and off the pitch is looking rosy. ...

    With the excitement ahead of the new season growing, the future of Southport Football Club on and off the pitch is looking rosy. The club are pleased that Lewis Doyle (pictured above, centre), Liam Davies (pictured above, left) and Andrew Hollins (pictured above, right) have signed contracts. ...

    17/07/2018
  26. Government needs to review care home protection following Barton case say Lib Dems southport

    In the aftermath of the sentencing of Southport care home owner David Barton for a series of crimes in which residents were ...

    In the aftermath of the sentencing of Southport care home owner David Barton for a series of crimes in which residents were defrauded of millions of pounds, the townÂ’s Liberal Democrat Parliamentary Candidate John Wright has supported the judge's calls for greater protection for vulnerable older...

    17/07/2018
  27. 'I don’t believe it', says Lib Dem Cllr Simon Shaw over Police response claim southport

    Merseyside’s Labour Police Commissioner Jane Kennedy has claimed that more than 5 out of 6 people who call the Police control ...

    Merseyside’s Labour Police Commissioner Jane Kennedy has claimed that more than 5 out of 6 people who call the Police control room have a police officer attending within 4 hours. However this has provoked a Victor Meldrew-esque “I don’t believe it” from Birkdale Lib Dem councillor Simon Shaw. ...

    16/07/2018
  28. Sefton’s green spaces receive the prestigious Green Flag Award southport

    A total of 12 parks and greenspaces in Sefton are proudly flying the prestigious Green Flag award. The international ...

    A total of 12 parks and greenspaces in Sefton are proudly flying the prestigious Green Flag award. The international award, now into its third decade, is a sign to the public that the space boasts the highest possible environmental standards, is beautifully maintained and has excellent...

    16/07/2018
  29. Water levels in Three Pools dangerously low southport

    Water levels in Three Pools are at record lows according local farmers and fishermen. In some places the water is down to 18 ...

    Water levels in Three Pools are at record lows according local farmers and fishermen. In some places the water is down to 18 inches deep. Fish are in danger of having little oxygen in the water. Local farmers are under licence taking thousands of litres of water daily out of the watercourse...

    16/07/2018
  30. Travellers set up camp on Princes Park southport

    A group of Travellers have set up camp on Princes Park. They have driven onto the Ocean Plaza then onto the footpath and knocked ...

    A group of Travellers have set up camp on Princes Park. They have driven onto the Ocean Plaza then onto the footpath and knocked over a small wooden fence to gain entry. Small children could be seen driving a transit van around the park.

    16/07/2018
  31. Jaguar stuck on Birkdale beach now rescued southport

    The owner of this Jaguar took a wrong turn last night thinking he was at Ainsdale beach and ended up stuck on Weld Road. Efforts ...

    The owner of this Jaguar took a wrong turn last night thinking he was at Ainsdale beach and ended up stuck on Weld Road. Efforts are being made to remove the vehicle. The vehicle has now been rescued thanks to a kind Shrimper who pulled the car out before the next high tide.

    16/07/2018
  32. Samaritans are all ears this summer southport

    Volunteers from Samaritans’ local branch in Southport are getting people listening this summer by handing out their top listening ...

    Volunteers from SamaritansÂ’ local branch in Southport are getting people listening this summer by handing out their top listening tips at Southport train station on 24th July from 8am. ItÂ’s all part of a nationwide push called The Big Listen to raise funds for Samaritans and show how really...

    16/07/2018
  33. Your Vehicle On Display In Formby southport

    Organisers have issued an invitation for owners to display their cars at an event in Formby on Sunday 5th August. An element of a ...

    Organisers have issued an invitation for owners to display their cars at an event in Formby on Sunday 5th August. An element of a family fun day organised by Formby Pool Trust, the display of up to 30 cars will be located in the grounds of Formby Pool on Elbow Lane. There is no charge to display...

    16/07/2018
  34. A very warm welcome for Breathe Easy in Llandudno southport

    Report and photo: Simon Barson A party of 36 Breathe Easy Sefton North members and friends enjoyed a day out in Llandudno on ...

    Report and photo: Simon Barson A party of 36 Breathe Easy Sefton North members and friends enjoyed a day out in Llandudno on Wednesday. The coach travel was part funded by a £200 donation from the Asda Foundation Green Token scheme, which was held earlier this year in their Southport store -...

    16/07/2018
  35. Public still doubt scientific consensus on climate change southport

    Only about one third of people in Germany, the UK, France and Norway believe that there is a strong scientific consensus on the ...

    Only about one third of people in Germany, the UK, France and Norway believe that there is a strong scientific consensus on the reality of climate change, says a major survey of opinions on climate change, climate policy and future energy options among over 4,000 people across those four countries....

    16/07/2018
  36. Operation CLAMPDOWN and licence blitz target illegal fishing southport

    Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement Officers undertook 927 targeted patrols during the 2018 close season, detecting 117 close ...

    Environment Agency Fisheries Enforcement Officers undertook 927 targeted patrols during the 2018 close season, detecting 117 close season and 135 other offences. The close season campaign was supported by nearly 500 volunteers from the Voluntary Bailiff Service (VBS), whose ‘eyes and ears’...

    16/07/2018

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