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  1. House fire, Grange Lane, Formby southport

    Tuesday, 03 July 2018 Formby. Firefighters attended a fire at a property in Grange Lane in Formby. Crews were alerted at ...

    Tuesday, 03 July 2018 Formby. Firefighters attended a fire at a property in Grange Lane in Formby. Crews were alerted at 2.49am and were on scene at 2.55am Four fire appliances were at the scene. Crews have been using one hose reel and one main branch jet to deal with the blaze. All...

    03/07/2018
  2. Man wanted on recall to prison southport

    Officers are appealing for the publicís help in tracing 19-year-old William Smith, who is wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Officers are appealing for the public’s help in tracing 19-year-old William Smith, who is wanted on recall to prison. Smith, who is from the Wirral area, is being recalled to prison, after originally being convicted of aggravated theft of a motor vehicle in March 2018 and sentenced to six...

    03/07/2018
  3. National Autistic Society Sefton parent and carer support group launches southport

    A new National Autistic Society support group has launched for parents and carers of autistic adults in Sefton. The group is ...

    A new National Autistic Society support group has launched for parents and carers of autistic adults in Sefton. The group is being run by volunteers and will meet once a month, offering information and support and advocating for local services. The venue will alternate each month between Sefton...

    03/07/2018
  4. New Government Action Plan Pledges to Improve the Lives of LGBT People southport

    The Government will eradicate the abhorrent practice of conversion therapy in the UK as part of a new 75-point action plan, ...

    The Government will eradicate the abhorrent practice of conversion therapy in the UK as part of a new 75-point action plan, published today (Tuesday 3 July), to tackle discrimination and improve the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the UK. The LGBT Action Plan...

    03/07/2018
  5. Winter Hill fire still burning southport

    Firefighters from Lancashire and beyond continue to fight a large wildfire on Winter Hill near Bolton. Lancashire Fire and ...

    Firefighters from Lancashire and beyond continue to fight a large wildfire on Winter Hill near Bolton. Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service supported by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and resources from around the country continues to fight what began as two separate fires on either...

    03/07/2018
  6. Operation Castle - Selecta DNA kits handed out in Sefton southport

    Across Sefton, property marking kits are to be distributed by police to help reduce burglaries, as part of Operation Castle. ...

    Across Sefton, property marking kits are to be distributed by police to help reduce burglaries, as part of Operation Castle. Funding from Sefton Safety Communities Partnership, means Local Policing teams will be handing out the free SelectaDNA property marking kits in hot spot areas, allowing...

    03/07/2018
  7. Hot weather.Police urge residents to be careful on the coast southport

    Southport residents will be familiar with many a joke about the sea never coming in at Southport. Although it may seem like that ...

    Southport residents will be familiar with many a joke about the sea never coming in at Southport. Although it may seem like that to many of us at times, the reality is that the coastline and lakes from Southport to Crosby carry all the same dangers and risks as anywhere else. The hot...

    03/07/2018
  8. Police advice for Air Show traffic southport

    With just 5 days to go, we are counting down to this year's Southport Air Show, starting this Friday evening 6th July, with the ...

    With just 5 days to go, we are counting down to this year's Southport Air Show, starting this Friday evening 6th July, with the world famous and ever popular Red Arrows, and continuing Saturday 7th and Sunday the 8th. With the prospect of three days of uninterrupted flying due to this...

    03/07/2018
  9. Appeal for information following serious RTC in Southport southport

    We are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Southport on Saturday, 30 June. At around 4pm, a ...

    We are appealing for witnesses following a serious road traffic collision in Southport on Saturday, 30 June. At around 4pm, a report was received of a collision in London Street involving a Skoda Fabia, a parked car and pedestrians. A female pedestrian in her 70s was taken by ambulance and...

    03/07/2018
  10. Paramedics to be given body cameras to protect them from abuse southport

    The measures are part of a new wellbeing pledge for NHS staff and aim to reduce cases of physical and verbal abuse against the ...

    The measures are part of a new wellbeing pledge for NHS staff and aim to reduce cases of physical and verbal abuse against the most at risk NHS workers. Paramedics will be given body cameras as part of a new wellbeing pledge ahead of the NHS’s 70th birthday. NHS employers will also...

    02/07/2018
  11. The Southport Palette Clubís 92nd Annual Exhibition southport

    The Southport Palette Clubís 92nd annual exhibition will open on 28 July this year. This popular event is now part of the ...

    The Southport Palette Club’s 92nd annual exhibition will open on 28 July this year. This popular event is now part of the larger Sefton Open, a large vibrant exhibition, which includes work from many clubs and societies involved in the visual arts across the whole of the Sefton area. The...

    02/07/2018
  12. Last Chance to see the Vikings in Sefton southport

    Itís the last week and your final chance to see Viking: Rediscover the Legend at The Atkinson. The exhibition ends and is ...

    It’s the last week and your final chance to see Viking: Rediscover the Legend at The Atkinson. The exhibition ends and is about to sets sail leaving The Atkinson and the North West behind. Over 4000 people have seen the touring exhibition to date which includes star objects from the...

    02/07/2018
  13. Englandís poorest areas are fast food hotspots southport

    New figures from PHE show higher concentrations of fast food outlets in Englandís most deprived communities. New figures ...

    New figures from PHE show higher concentrations of fast food outlets in England’s most deprived communities. New figures from Public Health England (PHE) reveal England’s poorest areas are fast food hotspots, with 5 times more outlets found in these communities than in the most affluent. ...

    02/07/2018
  14. Bootle friendly cancelled due to pitch problems southport

    Bootle Friendly First pre-season fixture of 2018 cancelled at Vesty Road. Unfortunately, our opponents on Saturday 7 July have ...

    Bootle Friendly First pre-season fixture of 2018 cancelled at Vesty Road. Unfortunately, our opponents on Saturday 7 July have informed us that the game will no longer take place due to problems with the pitch as a result of the recent hot weather. This fixture will not be rearranged and...

    02/07/2018
  15. Soil tipped out of plant pots again southport

    Once again mindless vandals have tipped the soil out of the Plant Pots in Chapel Street and Tulketh Street. Saturday saw the ...

    Once again mindless vandals have tipped the soil out of the Plant Pots in Chapel Street and Tulketh Street. Saturday saw the pots tipped over completely. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    02/07/2018
  16. Busy time for Southport Lifeboat crew southport

    The hot weather has meant a busy few days for the crew of the Southport Lifeboat with many callouts. CALL OUT - 27/6/18 - 21:51 ...

    The hot weather has meant a busy few days for the crew of the Southport Lifeboat with many callouts. CALL OUT - 27/6/18 - 21:51 - Southport ILB and Quad team tasked to two people and two dogs cut off by the tide North of Southport Pier. The ILB launched and headed up the Penfold Channel...

    02/07/2018
  17. Grass fire Kings Gardens southport

    A large patch of grass in the Kings Gardens has ignited in the hot conditions. It is not known how the fire started but arson ...

    A large patch of grass in the Kings Gardens has ignited in the hot conditions. It is not known how the fire started but arson is suspected.

    02/07/2018
  18. Armed Forces Day Parade southport

    Veterans,serving military personnel and Cadets paraded in Southport yesterday for the Annual Armed Forces Day. The hot weather ...

    Veterans,serving military personnel and Cadets paraded in Southport yesterday for the Annual Armed Forces Day. The hot weather was too much for some as several youngsters fainted in the heat.

    02/07/2018
  19. Pictures from Southport Half Marathon and 10k southport

    Three thousand runners lined up in sweltering conditions for the Southport Half Marathon and 10k yesterday. Lord Street was ...

    Three thousand runners lined up in sweltering conditions for the Southport Half Marathon and 10k yesterday. Lord Street was closed off for the event as the runners took over 45 minutes to pass along. Some pictures from the race.

    02/07/2018
  20. Fire Service-Keep away from mudflats on the beach southport

    Merseyside Fire Service offer advice to people heading for the beach. The hot weather looks set to stay with us over the ...

    Merseyside Fire Service offer advice to people heading for the beach. The hot weather looks set to stay with us over the weekend. We have increasingly been called out to people stuck in mudflats at the beach. If you're going to the beach, please heed this advice: don't put yourself at risk - as...

    01/07/2018
  21. Winter Hill fire still burning southport

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were previously fighting two separate fires on ...

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service were previously fighting two separate fires on either side of Winter Hill. At midday today the fire in Manchester accelerated due to increased wind speed causing one single fire. The size of the area involved is...

    01/07/2018
  22. Travellers set up in Morrisons Car Park selling dogs southport

    A group of Travellers have set up camp in Morrisons car park. They have blocked off access to part of the car park with a caravan ...

    A group of Travellers have set up camp in Morrisons car park. They have blocked off access to part of the car park with a caravan and taken over about twenty spaces. Security staff at Morrisons said they had reason to believe that they are selling Puppy's to people that want one. Several dogs...

    30/06/2018
  23. Hosepipe ban on the horizon southport

    Heatwave is putting water supplies under pressure. A spokesperson for United Utilities said. Weíve seen a huge increase for ...

    Heatwave is putting water supplies under pressure. A spokesperson for United Utilities said. We’ve seen a huge increase for water during the hot weather with an extra half a billion litres used yesterday & today. We urgently need your help to avoid a hosepipe ban. Turn off garden sprinklers,...

    30/06/2018
  24. Southport Fire Cadets Charity Bag Pack southport

    Southport Fire cadets will be doing a bag pack in Morrisons on Sunday to raise money for the Cadet Unit at the Fire Station. ...

    Southport Fire cadets will be doing a bag pack in Morrisons on Sunday to raise money for the Cadet Unit at the Fire Station. Would you like to make new friends, help out in the community and take part in fun firefighting drills? If so, then why not apply to be a Merseyside Fire & Rescue...

    30/06/2018
  25. Mindless vandals push over Town Centre Plant Pots southport

    Mindless vandals have pushed over some of the recently installed plant pots in Chapel Street and Tulketh Street. The pots have ...

    Mindless vandals have pushed over some of the recently installed plant pots in Chapel Street and Tulketh Street. The pots have been funded by the Southport BID . Anyone with information as to who did this is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

    30/06/2018
  26. 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 29 June but could ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 29 June 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...

    30/06/2018
  27. Work to improve road surfaces gets underway southport

    Work to prevent potholes and prolong the life of Lancashire's roads is now underway. And details of Lancashire County ...

    Work to prevent potholes and prolong the life of Lancashire's roads is now underway. And details of Lancashire County Council's £4m surface dressing programme will be updated every week on the council's website. Surface dressing is just one part of a £26m programme of road maintenance...

    30/06/2018
  28. Woodlands Animal Sanctuary,The joys of summer southport

    On holiday, sat by the side of the pool with your favourite drink itís your own little piece of paradise, but working, either ...

    On holiday, sat by the side of the pool with your favourite drink it’s your own little piece of paradise, but working, either outdoors with a physical job or inside with potentially dubious, or even non-existent air conditioning can be much less enjoyable. The team at Woodlands Animal Sanctuary...

    30/06/2018
  29. Ronald James, also known as Mark missing from home southport

    We are appealing for information to help find a missing Haydock man who was last seen on Monday. Ronald James ...

    We are appealing for information to help find a missing Haydock man who was last seen on Monday. Ronald James 54-year-old Ronald Mark James, also known as Leonard James, was last seen at around 1pm at his home address on Johns Avenue in Haydock. Extensive enquiries are ongoing and we are...

    29/06/2018
  30. Gritters deployed by Lancashire Council southport

    Gritters are in action to stop roads melting There's not a snowflake in sight but Lancashire's gritters have been busy treating ...

    Gritters are in action to stop roads melting There's not a snowflake in sight but Lancashire's gritters have been busy treating the roads this week, to stop them melting in the heat. The current heatwave has led to road surfaces softening in some places, which can then stick to vehicle tyres,...

    29/06/2018
  31. Cook,Cleaner required for Southport FC First Team southport

    Southport Football Club are looking to recruit a cook/cleaner for our full-time first team squad. The post will be located at our ...

    Southport Football Club are looking to recruit a cook/cleaner for our full-time first team squad. The post will be located at our training ground in Skelmersdale. The salary for the post is £7.83 per hour. Core days during the playing season (August to May) are Monday, Tuesday and...

    29/06/2018
  32. Residents urged to be vigilant against outdoor fire risks during hot spell southport

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) is urging local residents to take extra care against the risk of outdoor fires during ...

    Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) is urging local residents to take extra care against the risk of outdoor fires during the current spell of hot weather. During the last few days crews have had to tackle bush and grass fires in a number of sites across Merseyside including Bidston Hill...

    29/06/2018
  33. Fire Ainsdale Nature Reserve-Video southport

    Firefighters are dealing with a large fire in the Ainsdale Nature Reserve. They were called to the fire at approximately 5.30 this ...

    Firefighters are dealing with a large fire in the Ainsdale Nature Reserve. They were called to the fire at approximately 5.30 this morning. Fire Ainsdale nature reserve

    29/06/2018
  34. Southport Town Centre gunman gets 24 years southport

    Merseyside Police are welcoming the sentence of an Aintree man to 24 years in prison plus five years on extended licence for ...

    Merseyside Police are welcoming the sentence of an Aintree man to 24 years in prison plus five years on extended licence for attempted murder after he shot a man in the head with a shotgun in Southport town centre last December, 2017. 22-year-old Jamie Bridge from Wyersdale Road in Aintree...

    29/06/2018
  35. Fire personnel from Tarleton tackle Winter Hill fire southport

    15 fire engines from Lancashire and Manchester are currently in attendance at a grass fire on moorland at Winter Hill. The area ...

    15 fire engines from Lancashire and Manchester are currently in attendance at a grass fire on moorland at Winter Hill. The area affected is approximately 1km square in size. Firefighters are tackling the fire from three locations using specialist wildfire fighting equipment plus hose reels and...

    29/06/2018
  36. Marine Drive to be closed next week for Air Show southport

    The Marine Drive will be closed from Noon next Thursday until Monday to allow preparations for the Air Show and the show itself to ...

    The Marine Drive will be closed from Noon next Thursday until Monday to allow preparations for the Air Show and the show itself to take place. Long delays are expected in the area and local diversions will be in operation.

    29/06/2018

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