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  1. Sefton residents can take control of their energy bills southport

    Switching your energy tariff with the Merseyside Collective Switch is both quick and easy, and it could save you hundreds of ...

    Switching your energy tariff with the Merseyside Collective Switch is both quick and easy, and it could save you hundreds of pounds a year. Run in partnership with your local authority, the Merseyside Collective Switch aims to negotiate the cheapest energy tariff on the market, which will...

    17/01/2018
  2. Litterbugs in court after being caught dropping rubbish southport

    Litter louts who have been caught irresponsibly disposing of rubbish in Sefton have been convicted in court this week, leading to ...

    Litter louts who have been caught irresponsibly disposing of rubbish in Sefton have been convicted in court this week, leading to fines totaling more than £1,000 Three people, all from the Southport area of Sefton failed to appear at South Sefton Magistrates court this week (Tuesday, January 16)...

    17/01/2018
  3. RTC Wyke Lane southport

    Wyke Lane in Scarisbrick was closed for a short time this morning after the driver of a car lost control of their vehicle and ...

    Wyke Lane in Scarisbrick was closed for a short time this morning after the driver of a car lost control of their vehicle and ended up in the ditch at the side of the road. The vehicle was recovered and there are not thought to be any serious injuries.

    17/01/2018
  4. Attempted burglary, Scarisbrick southport

    Police raced to Wood Moss Lane, Scarisbrick last night after reports of an attempted burglary. A police dog unit was seen on ...

    Police raced to Wood Moss Lane, Scarisbrick last night after reports of an attempted burglary. A police dog unit was seen on Bescar Lane near the chapel while two police vans attended the call off a home owner who said their residence had been broken into at around 6.20pm. Police confirmed...

    17/01/2018
  5. Dangerous man wanted on recall to prison southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a Walton man who is wanted on a recall to prison. 38-year-old John ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a Walton man who is wanted on a recall to prison. 38-year-old John Croston from Grey Road is wanted after recently breaching his licence conditions following release from prison in 2014 after serving a sentence for the offence of grievous...

    17/01/2018
  6. Council to take up to 28 days to fix a broken street light southport

    Council to take up to 28 days to fix a broken street light. Qlocal has been sent several emails regarding broken street lights ...

    Council to take up to 28 days to fix a broken street light. Qlocal has been sent several emails regarding broken street lights in the area. I reported a defective street light on 16 Dec to Sefton direct. I rang again yesterday 15 Jan as it has not been repaired I was told, that there were...

    17/01/2018
  7. PM commits to government-wide drive to tackle loneliness southport

    Today (Wednesday 17 January) the Prime Minister will set out how government is tackling loneliness and combating social isolation. ...

    Today (Wednesday 17 January) the Prime Minister will set out how government is tackling loneliness and combating social isolation. She will announce that the government is accepting a series of recommendations from the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness. The Prime Minister will host a reception...

    17/01/2018
  8. Are you ready to enrol? January courses for adult learners southport

    Dont miss out on our new programme of courses for adults starting the week commencing 22 January 2018. If youre ready to ...

    Don’t miss out on our new programme of courses for adults starting the week commencing 22 January 2018. If you’re ready to enrol You can enrol in person by visiting our Mornington Road Campus every weekday between 10.00am and 3.00pm or if you need an evening time slot until 6.30pm on Wednesday...

    17/01/2018
  9. Local NHS encourages residents to have their say on assisted conception services southport

    NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with the other seven CCGs in Lancashire and South ...

    NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with the other seven CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria to review clinical policies across the region. The eight CCGs across Lancashire and South Cumbria have all agreed that there is a need to review their...

    17/01/2018
  10. 170 operations a day to remove rotten teeth in children southport

    New figures show there were nearly 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in teenagers and children last year equating to ...

    New figures show there were nearly 43,000 hospital operations to remove teeth in teenagers and children last year – equating to 170 a day – prompting council leaders to call for urgent action to tackle sugar. The Local Government Association, which represents 370 councils in England and Wales,...

    16/01/2018
  11. Mayors Musings, A New Year and a new beginning for our citizens southport

    Happy New Year and welcome to the first edition of the Mayors Musings! For those of you who dont know me, Im Mayor of Sefton ...

    Happy New Year and welcome to the first edition of the Mayor’s Musings! For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Mayor of Sefton Councillor Dave Robinson. Along with my wife Mayoress Wendy Robinson and my team of civic helpers, I get to see the very best of what our beautiful borough has to offer...

    16/01/2018
  12. Lancashire welcomes transport revolution proposed by Transport for the North southport

    Lancashire County Council has welcomed a new transport plan which sets out an ambitious vision for transforming connections across ...

    Lancashire County Council has welcomed a new transport plan which sets out an ambitious vision for transforming connections across the north of England. The county council is a founding member of Transport for the North which today published its draft Strategic Transport Plan, making the case...

    16/01/2018
  13. Man charged with six counts of robbery after armed raids in Lancashire southport

    Detectives have charged a man with a string of robberies at convenience stores across Lancashire. Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, ...

    Detectives have charged a man with a string of robberies at convenience stores across Lancashire. Andrew Christopher Tomlinson, 32, of no fixed address, was arrested in London, following extensive enquiries by Lancashire Police. Tomlinson is charged with six counts of robbery following raids...

    16/01/2018
  14. Southports Bar Eighty-Eight closes its doors as its placed into Liquidation southport

    A liquidator has been appointed to a popular Southport Bar & Eatery that has ceased trading. Stuart Kelly, of insolvency ...

    A liquidator has been appointed to a popular Southport Bar & Eatery that has ceased trading. Stuart Kelly, of insolvency practice HBG Corporate Ltd, has been appointed liquidator of Orchardhall Ltd, trading as Eighty-Eight Bar & Brasserie. 25 employees have been made redundant as a consequence....

    16/01/2018
  15. Plane crashed into sheep Parbold southport

    Engine malfunctioned and aircraft struck a sheep during forced landing, near Parbold, Lancashire 28 August 2017. The aircraft ...

    Engine malfunctioned and aircraft struck a sheep during forced landing, near Parbold, Lancashire 28 August 2017. The aircraft departed Liverpool Airport for a training flight and, during the first 15 minutes, two practice engine failures were completed. Then, at approximately 2,300 ft while...

    16/01/2018
  16. Become a Friend of Sefton Coast southport

    Everybody knows Sefton has few and far between rivals for the title of most beautiful British coastline! The 22 miles ...

    Everybody knows Sefton has few and far between rivals for the title of most beautiful British coastline! The 22 miles spanning between Southport and Seaforth are some of the most iconic, idyllic and important stretches of coastline in the UK and are home to a menagerie of fauna and flora. ...

    16/01/2018
  17. Beach helpers brush up a storm after Geraldine southport

    Over forty hardy volunteers who make up the Friends of the Sefton Coast descended on Ainsdale beach last week to clean up after ...

    Over forty hardy volunteers who make up the Friends of the Sefton Coast descended on Ainsdale beach last week to clean up after Storm Geraldine. 10 metre high tides washed up tons of debris along the Sefton coast following the storm. Volunteers worked tirelessly throughout Friday January...

    16/01/2018
  18. Dangerous lamp post Fairways Roundabout. southport

    There is a dangerous lamp post on the Fairways roundabout. It appears as if a vehicle has hit the lamp post which is now rocking ...

    There is a dangerous lamp post on the Fairways roundabout. It appears as if a vehicle has hit the lamp post which is now rocking in the wind. Sefton Council have been informed.

    16/01/2018
  19. Tax-Free Childcare opens to children under 9 southport

    Childcare scheme now available to parents of under 9s. In April 2017 HM Revenue and Customs started rolling out Tax-Free ...

    Childcare scheme now available to parents of under 9s. In April 2017 HM Revenue and Customs started rolling out Tax-Free Childcare, which helps working parents with the cost of childcare with up to £2,000 of support per child per year, or £4,000 for disabled children. Today, Tax-Free...

    16/01/2018
  20. Livvy K launches debut EP at Southport VIP party southport

    Talented Livvy K will be launching her debut EP The Journey Begins at an invite only party on Friday 26 January at Khepri ...

    Talented Livvy K will be launching her debut EP ‘The Journey Begins’ at an invite only party on Friday 26 January at Khepri Nightclub, Lord Street in Southport. Over 250 guests will enjoy a special exclusive performance and will also get the chance to not only listen to the EP before it is...

    16/01/2018
  21. MP welcomes UU initiative on customer debt southport

    You could say MP Rosie Cooper was 'indebted' to United Utilities after QLocal received this press release yesterday afternoon from ...

    You could say MP Rosie Cooper was 'indebted' to United Utilities after QLocal received this press release yesterday afternoon from her office: The third Monday in January, this year 15 January, is typically tagged ‘Blue Monday’. This is recognised as being the day when for many people the...

    16/01/2018
  22. Dukes Ward Councillor David Barton holds his Ward Surgery every third Saturday southport

    Dukes Ward Councillor David Barton holds his Ward Surgery every third Saturday of the month. The next surgery dates that he shall ...

    Dukes Ward Councillor David Barton holds his Ward Surgery every third Saturday of the month. The next surgery dates that he shall be available are as follows: Saturday 20th January 2017 Saturday 18th February 2017 Saturday 24th March 2017 Saturday 21st April 2017 He will be available from...

    16/01/2018
  23. UK fighter jets intercept Russian bombers approaching UK airspace southport

    RAF Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Typhoon aircraft scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK ...

    RAF Quick Reaction Alert (QRA) Typhoon aircraft scrambled from RAF Lossiemouth to monitor two Russian planes approaching UK airspace. The Russian Blackjack Tupolev Tu-160 long-range bombers were not talking to air traffic control, making them a hazard to all other aviation. The RAF worked...

    16/01/2018
  24. MP issues statement on the murder of Cassie Hayes southport

    This weekend, I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Cassie Hayes, who was attacked and killed whilst at work. This ...

    This weekend, I was deeply saddened to learn of the death of Cassie Hayes, who was attacked and killed whilst at work. This was an unprovoked and cowardly attack, and I understand the primary suspect is in custody and a date has been set for their trial. I spoke with Chief Superintendent...

    16/01/2018
  25. MP Damien Moore Constituency visit to Plughole Planters southport

    This weekend, Damien Moore MP visited local SME Plughole Planters as part of his commitment to support small businesses in the ...

    This weekend, Damien Moore MP visited local SME Plughole Planters as part of his commitment to support small businesses in the general election. Established by Morgan Griffin in Southport, Plughole Planters design and produce hand-crafted outdoor and indoor planters exerptly made of larch...

    16/01/2018
  26. Jail for phone thief who threatened to stab men on train Merseyside southport

    A 25-year-old who threatened to stab two men unless they handed over their mobile phones has been jailed for four years and three ...

    A 25-year-old who threatened to stab two men unless they handed over their mobile phones has been jailed for four years and three months, following a British Transport Police investigation. Keith Cross, of Curzon Road, Rochdale, pleaded guilty to two counts of robbery at Liverpool Crown Court on...

    16/01/2018
  27. Adam Dugdale Loaned Out southport

    Southport FC Defender Adam Dugdale has joined Macclesfield Town in a one-month loan deal. Adam will remain at Macclesfield ...

    Southport FC Defender Adam Dugdale has joined Macclesfield Town in a one-month loan deal. Adam will remain at Macclesfield until 11th February.

    16/01/2018
  28. Top Sefton Labour Councillor Resigns southport

    A top Labour councillor has mysteriously resigned without any published reason. Blundellsands ward Councillor Andy Dams (above, ...

    A top Labour councillor has mysteriously resigned without any published reason. Blundellsands ward Councillor Andy Dams (above, right) was vice chair of Sefton Council’s Health and Social Care Scrutiny Committee and is widely credited for being responsible for half the current Southport...

    15/01/2018
  29. Gritters in action as snow and ice is forecast southport

    Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this evening and overnight, as wintry showers ...

    Lancashire County Council's gritting teams will be treating roads across the county this evening and overnight, as wintry showers are expected to hit the county. Ice and snow are predicted, with the potential for difficult driving conditions, particularly over higher routes. People are...

    15/01/2018
  30. New steps to tackle illegal waste and fly-tipping announced southport

    New steps have been announced to tackle problem waste sites, while a consultation will further help deal with crime and poor ...

    New steps have been announced to tackle problem waste sites, while a consultation will further help deal with crime and poor performance in the waste sector. New powers to tackle the serious problem of waste crime will be granted, and further action opened for consultation in a crack-down on...

    15/01/2018
  31. Holocaust Memorial Service 2018 southport

    Sefton will remember victims of the Holocaust during a special memorial ceremony open to everyone. This years service ...

    Sefton will remember victims of the Holocaust during a special memorial ceremony open to everyone. This years’ service will be attended by the Mayor of Sefton, Cllr Dave Robinson and takes place on Sunday, January 28, at Christ Church, Lord Street, Southport at 1.30pm. Partners...

    15/01/2018
  32. Man remanded in custody after town centre murder southport

    A man has been charged with the murder of a travel agent who had her throat cut at her workplace in Southport. Cassie Hayes, ...

    A man has been charged with the murder of a travel agent who had her throat cut at her workplace in Southport. Cassie Hayes, 28, died in hospital after being injured at the Tui store in Chapel Street, Southport, on Saturday. Andrew Burke, 30, of Vincent Street, St Helens, has appeared at...

    15/01/2018
  33. Measles outbreaks confirmed in 5 areas across UK southport

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are ...

    Public Health England (PHE) issues advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed in 5 areas of England. Latest update. As of 9 January, there have been 34 confirmed cases in West Yorkshire, 29 confirmed cases in Cheshire and...

    15/01/2018
  34. Banks and building societies start immigration status checks. southport

    Banks and building societies have started carrying out checks on the immigration status of all personal current account holders ...

    Banks and building societies have started carrying out checks on the immigration status of all personal current account holders under government measures to encourage those in the UK illegally to leave. The checks will be done against the details of known illegal migrants which the Home Office...

    15/01/2018
  35. Damien Moore Visit to St. Patricks Catholic Primary School southport

    visited St. Patricks in Southport as he continued his tour of the constituencies primary and secondary schools. The ...

    visited St. Patrick’s in Southport as he continued his tour of the constituencies primary and secondary schools. The primary school is performing above target and is now attended by over 350 pupils. In 2013, the school was rated as ‘outstanding’ by OFSTED. During Damien’s visit to St....

    15/01/2018
  36. Local MP reveals 'dangerous complacency' claims Labour's Liz Savage southport

    Liz Savage, Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Southport, explains why she believes local MP Damien Moore has revealed a ...

    Liz Savage, Labour's Parliamentary Candidate for Southport, explains why she believes local MP Damien Moore has revealed a staggering lack of understanding about one of the biggest issues in his constituency and a dangerous level of complacency... Southport Hospital is struggling to cope and...

    15/01/2018

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