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  1. Why not ask your pharmacist southport

    Health experts in Sefton are reminding residents to ask their pharmacist about the range of services available in local chemists ...

    Health experts in Sefton are reminding residents to ask their pharmacist about the range of services available in local chemists during a week long campaign, running from 5 to 11 November, and beyond. NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS South Sefton CCG are...

    06/11/2018
  2. Getting to see your GP southport

    Do you get an appointment to see your GP at a time you want? Is it easy to get in to your GP practice? Healthwatch Sefton, ...

    Do you get an appointment to see your GP at a time you want? Is it easy to get in to your GP practice? Healthwatch Sefton, the local health and care consumer champion, wants to hear from local residents about what is working well and what improvements are needed to benefit both patients and...

    06/11/2018
  3. Charity Christmas Craft Fair at Southport hospital southport

    On Sunday 9 December, a Christmas Craft Fair will be held at Southport hospital. Stalls will be located in the gymnasium area of ...

    On Sunday 9 December, a Christmas Craft Fair will be held at Southport hospital. Stalls will be located in the gymnasium area of the Northwest Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, from 12-4pm. Local crafts people are welcome to sign up for a table at a cost of £10 each. Come along to sell your...

    06/11/2018
  4. Vandals snap tree in Hill Street southport

    Mindless vandals have snapped a tree in Hill Street Southport.Despite increased police patrols low level vandalism is continuing. ...

    Mindless vandals have snapped a tree in Hill Street Southport.Despite increased police patrols low level vandalism is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

    06/11/2018
  5. Awards for Botanic Gardens volunteers southport

    The volunteers are celebrating their hard work has finally paid off. They were presented with a Gold Medal Award in the RHS ...

    The volunteers are celebrating their hard work has finally paid off. They were presented with a Gold Medal Award in the RHS Parks Category & for the 5th consecutive year received Level 5 ( the highest) outstanding. Its your neighbourhood Award. The volunteers would also like to thank...

    06/11/2018
  6. Phase 2 of platform upgrades begins. southport

    A programme of platform upgrades to prepare the Merseyrail network for the arrival of new, state of the art trains in 2020 has ...

    A programme of platform upgrades to prepare the Merseyrail network for the arrival of new, state of the art trains in 2020 has begun. Phase 1 is underway and progressing well as Network Rail makes vital upgrades to platforms and realigns track on the Ormskirk Line. Phase 2 will take place...

    06/11/2018
  7. Public gives their thoughts and aspirations for New Mersey Ferry plans southport

    A public consultation ahead of the commissioning of the first new Mersey Ferry in over 60 years has provided valuable feedback ...

    A public consultation ahead of the commissioning of the first new Mersey Ferry in over 60 years has provided valuable feedback that will help inform the upcoming tender process. Merseytravel would like to thank the 1,500 plus participants who took part in the consultation, answering questions...

    06/11/2018
  8. Sefton Council Proposes Changes to Council Tax on Long Term Empty Homes southport

    Sefton Council is running a consultation on a proposed change in Council Tax charges for empty homes across the borough. New ...

    Sefton Council is running a consultation on a proposed change in Council Tax charges for empty homes across the borough. New legislation will give Sefton Council additional powers to increase the Council Tax premium charged to properties that have been empty and largely unfurnished for more than...

    06/11/2018
  9. West Lancashire to join national World War One centenary commemorations southport

    West Lancashire people are invited to join thousands of people across the country in an extra event to mark the centenary of the ...

    West Lancashire people are invited to join thousands of people across the country in an extra event to mark the centenary of the end of World War One. At 7pm on Sunday 11 November a beacon will be lit at Beacon Country Park as West Lancashire Borough Council joins more than 370 other local...

    06/11/2018
  10. Man sought after station staff assaulted southport

    Do you recognise this man? Officers would like to speak to him after members of staff were assaulted at two Liverpool train ...

    Do you recognise this man? Officers would like to speak to him after members of staff were assaulted at two Liverpool train stations. On 15 October at approximately 8pm, a man was refused travel at Liverpool Central station because he was deemed to be too intoxicated. He became...

    05/11/2018
  11. Report shows that Council CCTV operators assist with more than 100 incidents per week southport

    Report shows that Council CCTV operators assist with more than 100 incidents per week in West Lancashire. West Lancashire ...

    Report shows that Council CCTV operators assist with more than 100 incidents per week in West Lancashire. West Lancashire Borough Council's 2017/2018 Annual CCTV report highlights the achievements of the Council’s CCTV operators. Over the past seven years the Council has invested in...

    05/11/2018
  12. Citizens 4 good scheme open for latest round of nominations southport

    Nominations are now being accepted for a major scheme that recognises Sefton residents who make a difference to life in their ...

    Nominations are now being accepted for a major scheme that recognises Sefton residents who make a difference to life in their local communities. Sefton 4 Good and the Mayor of Sefton’s Office are seeking entries for the latest round of their Citizens 4 Good initiative. Citizens 4...

    05/11/2018
  13. Couple convicted after death of toddler southport

    TWO people have been convicted of causing or allowing the death of a nineteen-month old girl. Ellie May Minshull-Coyle died ...

    TWO people have been convicted of causing or allowing the death of a nineteen-month old girl. Ellie May Minshull-Coyle died after she was caged and forcibly restrained inside a cot at her home in Lostock Hall. A jury at Liverpool Crown Court heard how on the night of March 22nd/23rd 2017...

    05/11/2018
  14. Club Shop and Ticket Arrangements southport

    Southport FC kicked off a busy November in style with at Kidderminster, but the hard work continues with two cup games at the ...

    Southport FC kicked off a busy November in style with at Kidderminster, but the hard work continues with two cup games at the Merseyrail Community Stadium this week. The Club Shop on Haig Avenue will be open: Tuesday 6 November – 4pm until kick-off (v Clitheroe – LFA Challenge Trophy)...

    05/11/2018
  15. Latest news from Breathe Easy southport

    Report: Trish Ireland Dr. Sacha Youzguin, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Southport Hospital, kindly took time out of his ...

    Report: Trish Ireland Dr. Sacha Youzguin, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Southport Hospital, kindly took time out of his busy schedule to come and speak to our members again. He provided updates about Respiratory Disease and treatments and answered questions put by his audience. His...

    05/11/2018
  16. Minister backs business case for new Manchester services southport

    A proposal for a seven-day service between Southport and Manchester Piccadilly offers good value for money, according to ...

    A proposal for a seven-day service between Southport and Manchester Piccadilly offers ‘good value for money’, according to Northern Powerhouse minister Jake Berry. He made the case for the line after lobbying from the town’s MP Damien Moore. Writing to Transport Secretary Chris Grayling, Mr....

    05/11/2018
  17. Police on patrol in Kings Gardens southport

    Officers from Merseyside Police were out on patrol in the Kings Gardens last night. The area has suffered badly from vandalism ...

    Officers from Merseyside Police were out on patrol in the Kings Gardens last night. The area has suffered badly from vandalism over recent years and high visibility patrols are being used to deter the vandals.

    05/11/2018
  18. Untrained Melody at Tap and Bottles southport

    Local band Untrained Melody playing next Tuesday at the Tap and Bottles Cambridge Walks .8.30 Its free . ...

    Local band Untrained Melody playing next Tuesday at the Tap and Bottles Cambridge Walks .8.30 Its free .

    05/11/2018
  19. Ormskirk and district snooker league results southport

    This week saw new leaders in Division One of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. Newly named, Red Lion Social ...

    This week saw new leaders in Division One of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. Newly named, Red Lion Social Club A went to the top of the league table after completing a nap hand of wins and maintain their impressive 100% start to the campaign. This time around they went into...

    05/11/2018
  20. MP backs campaign for faster treatment for people with quickest killing cancer southport

    Damien Moore MP has pledged his support to Pancreatic Cancer UKs campaign demanding faster treatment for people with pancreatic ...

    Damien Moore MP has pledged his support to Pancreatic Cancer UK’s campaign demanding faster treatment for people with pancreatic cancer – one in four patients with the disease die within a month of diagnosis making it the quickest killing cancer. The charity is calling for the Government and...

    04/11/2018
  21. MP calls for ticket change at Southports stations southport

    Southport residents should be able to collect train tickets they book online at the towns stations, MP Damien Moore has argued. ...

    Southport residents should be able to collect train tickets they book online at the town’s stations, MP Damien Moore has argued. Writing to rail minister Jo Johnson, Damien said that it is an ‘unfair oversight’ that people cannot pick up tickets they have purchased online. ‘I am writing to...

    04/11/2018
  22. Man arrested after foot pursuit southport

    Merseyside police have arrested a man for various offences. A spokesperson said... 'Following a foot pursuit and a search in ...

    Merseyside police have arrested a man for various offences. A spokesperson said... 'Following a foot pursuit and a search in the area of Windy Harbour Road Birkdale, a 19 year old male was arrested for drugs and driving offences

    04/11/2018
  23. Find out about Seftons new Housing Development Company southport

    Sandway Homes is the official name of the newly created Sefton Council owned housing development company. Last year ...

    Sandway Homes is the official name of the newly created Sefton Council owned housing development company. Last year councillors agreed in establishing a company to develop new housing across the borough. Sefton Council’s Cabinet has just approved the new company name and arrangements for...

    04/11/2018
  24. 2.6 million to improve lives of LGBT people southport

    More school children will be protected from homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying following a £1 million extension ...

    More school children will be protected from homophobic, biphobic and transphobic bullying following a £1 million extension to a successful programme as part of the government’s LGBT Action Plan, Minister for Women and Equalities Penny Mordaunt said today. The money will be used to provide...

    04/11/2018
  25. Sensational Result. Kidderminster 1 Southport 4 southport

    Southport moved off the bottom of the National League North with a remarkable win at Kidderminster this afternoon. ...

    Southport moved off the bottom of the National League North with a remarkable win at Kidderminster this afternoon. Kidderminster 1-4 Southport Harriers Goals: 68' O'Connor Port Goals: 3' Sampson, 22' Gilchrist, 32' Sampson, 35' Charles

    03/11/2018
  26. Nuisance scrambler bike in Marshside southport

    Police have had a number of reports of a nuisance scrambler bike around the Marshside area. Do you know where this bike is stored? ...

    Police have had a number of reports of a nuisance scrambler bike around the Marshside area. Do you know where this bike is stored? Give them the information they need and police will take action over nuisance off-road bikes.

    03/11/2018
  27. People seeking help to stop them looking at child porn doubles southport

    The number of people in the North-West seeking help to stop looking at sexual images of children online has more than doubled in ...

    The number of people in the North-West seeking help to stop looking at sexual images of children online has more than doubled in just six months. In the six months between July 2017 and January 2018 1,747 people from the North West contacted Stop it Now!, a help website set up by the Lucy...

    03/11/2018
  28. Call for evidence launches on airport licensing laws southport

    The government has asked for the public's views on introducing alcohol licensing laws in airports, to reduce problems with drunk ...

    The government has asked for the public's views on introducing alcohol licensing laws in airports, to reduce problems with drunk and disruptive passengers. The government is asking the public for evidence and views on whether introducing alcohol licensing laws at airports in England and Wales...

    03/11/2018
  29. Christmas idea - be a rally co-driver southport

    Ormskirk and District Motor Club (ODMC), the most active enthusiasts motor club in the area, has announced details of a special ...

    Ormskirk and District Motor Club (ODMC), the most active enthusiast’s motor club in the area, has announced details of a special training course taking place in January that is ideal for novices wanting to get into Motorsport. At just £35, the course, being subsidised by the club, is a...

    03/11/2018
  30. First shale gas produced from Preston New Road southport

    Cuadrilla announced today that it has begun to see natural gas flow to the surface from its shale exploration well at the Preston ...

    Cuadrilla announced today that it has begun to see natural gas flow to the surface from its shale exploration well at the Preston New Road site. The gas returned to surface, along with water being recycled from the shale rock, after hydraulic fracturing a small section of the shale surrounding the...

    02/11/2018
  31. Elderly local residents living in 'butchers storeroom' freezing flats. southport

    Local residents say they are being forced to choose between living in flats as cold as a butchers storeroom or face huge ...

    Local residents say they are being forced to choose between living in flats “as cold as a butcher’s storeroom” or face huge heating bills due to failures by landlords. Complaints about the heating system installed at their apartment block and badly fitted windows have been ignored for years they...

    02/11/2018
  32. Sefton Remembrance Services. All you need to know southport

    The Mayor of Sefton, councillors and council officers will all attend Remembrance Day services taking place across the borough ...

    The Mayor of Sefton, councillors and council officers will all attend Remembrance Day services taking place across the borough next week. They will all remember those who died in conflict at services being held on Sunday, November 11. The Mayor of Sefton, Cllr Dave Robinson, will attend a...

    02/11/2018
  33. Merseyside Police dogs to star in new TV series southport

    Merseyside police dogs and their handlers are to take centre stage in a new TV series which aims to show the day-to-day work they ...

    Merseyside police dogs and their handlers are to take centre stage in a new TV series which aims to show the day-to-day work they carry out including tackling crime and disorder, locating drugs and stolen property and tracking fleeing criminals. The ‘Dog Detective’ series, which will be screened...

    02/11/2018
  34. Shoplifter gets four weeks in prison southport

    On Tuesday 30th October, an off-duty Police Officer from Southport Community Police Team observed a male exiting a store on Roe ...

    On Tuesday 30th October, an off-duty Police Officer from Southport Community Police Team observed a male exiting a store on Roe Lane, having just committed a high value theft. The male was pursued on foot before being detained close by. He was arrested and conveyed to Custody. Following...

    02/11/2018
  35. Tide of mindless vandalism continues. southport

    Vandals have ripped up a bench on Lord Street.The benches are usually in memory of a person. Anyone with information is asked ...

    Vandals have ripped up a bench on Lord Street.The benches are usually in memory of a person. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    02/11/2018
  36. Vandals smash windows in Edinburgh Woollen Mill southport

    Mindless vandals have smashed the windows of the Edinburgh Woollen Mill on Lord Street. Anyone with information is asked to ...

    Mindless vandals have smashed the windows of the Edinburgh Woollen Mill on Lord Street. Anyone with information is asked to contact Merseyside police on 101or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    02/11/2018

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