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  1. Missing Fylde man southport

    Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who is currently missing from the Fylde area. Christopher Hughes, 35, was ...

    Police are concerned for the welfare of a man who is currently missing from the Fylde area. Christopher Hughes, 35, was last seen in Wharles at 11pm on Friday night (January 12th). He is described as 6ft 1ins, of medium build, with short light brown hair and talks with a North West...

    15/01/2018
  2. The CLA reacts to Government’s 25 Year Environmental Plan southport

    The CLA responds to the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, published this morning (https://www.gov.uk/government ...

    The CLA responds to the GovernmentÂ’s 25 Year Environment Plan, published this morning (https://www.gov.uk/government /news/governments-vision-for-a -greener-future-launched) The CLA represents 30,000 landowners, farmers and rural businesses in England and Wales. Its members own or manage more...

    15/01/2018
  3. Cancer Research UK urges Southport to unite for world cancer day southport

    Unity Bands are available at the Cancer Research UK shops in Lord Street, Southport and Chapel Lane, Formby. PEOPLE in ...

    Unity Bands are available at the Cancer Research UK shops in Lord Street, Southport and Chapel Lane, Formby. PEOPLE in Southport are being urged to show support for everyone affected by cancer by wearing a Unity Band on World Cancer Day. Cancer Research UK is calling on men, women and...

    15/01/2018
  4. Group visits to Martin Mere southport

    Winter is a great time of year to bring your group to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Martin Mere offers unforgettable days ...

    Winter is a great time of year to bring your group to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. Martin Mere offers unforgettable days out where your group can take it easy while getting close to fantastic wildlife. ThereÂ’s something for everyone from hand feeding rare birds to spotting kingfishers,...

    15/01/2018
  5. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results southport

    This week saw Olympic BC B take over the leadership of Division One of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. They ...

    This week saw Olympic BC B take over the leadership of Division One of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. They did this in emphatic style after a 6-0 demolition of Rainford X SSC and they now hold a three point advantage. This match saw Olympic B's Paul Williams clinch his third...

    15/01/2018
  6. Andrew Burke from St Helens has been charged with the murder of Cassie Hayes southport

    Andrew Burke from St Helens has been charged with the murder of Southport travel agent Cassie Hayes who was attacked in the branch ...

    Andrew Burke from St Helens has been charged with the murder of Southport travel agent Cassie Hayes who was attacked in the branch where she worked. The 30-year-old will appear from custody at South Sefton Magistrates' Court in Bootle on Monday. Ms Hayes, 28, died in hospital from a wound to...

    15/01/2018
  7. Southport Access For Everyone Meeting 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 22nd January 2018 at 7pm. The premises are fully accessible with a wheelchair accessible toilet and adequate car parking facilities. Light refreshments...

    14/01/2018
  8. MP signs petition objecting to Churchtown development southport

    Southport MP Damien Moore has today signed an online petition objecting to the development by Wainhomes off Bankfield Lane in ...

    Southport MP Damien Moore has today signed an online petition objecting to the development by Wainhomes off Bankfield Lane in Churchtown. Wainhomes North West has applied for full planning permission to build 121 homes during the first stage of development, in addition to outline permission to...

    14/01/2018
  9. Murdered woman named as Cassie Hayes southport

    A woman who died after a fatal attack at a travel agents was an employee named Cassie Hayes, police have confirmed. The ...

    A woman who died after a fatal attack at a travel agents was an employee named Cassie Hayes, police have confirmed. The 28-year-old was targeted as she worked her shift at the branch of Tui in Southport town centre on Saturday afternoon, with officers from Merseyside Police called to the scene...

    14/01/2018
  10. Missing from home Gabriele Minelgiene southport

    Gabriele Minelgiene. Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 19-year-old woman from Speke. ...

    Gabriele Minelgiene. Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 19-year-old woman from Speke. Gabriele Minelgiene (AKA Bytaudeide/Begtautaite/Miniagl e) was last seen at 5.30pm on 16 December 2017 on Alderwood Avenue, Speke. Extensive enquiries have been...

    14/01/2018
  11. Southport 2 Leamington Spa 0 southport

    Southport 2-0 Leamington 0' - SFC - Kick Off 8' - SFC - Yellow Card - Jordan Richards 9' - SFC - GOAL - Jack Sampson 29' - LFC ...

    Southport 2-0 Leamington 0' - SFC - Kick Off 8' - SFC - Yellow Card - Jordan Richards 9' - SFC - GOAL - Jack Sampson 29' - LFC - Yellow Card - Joe Clarke 45 +1' - SFC - Yellow Card - Adam Dawson 46' - LFC - Kick Off 55' - SFC - Substitution OFF Dion Charles ON Clive Smith 67' - LFC -...

    13/01/2018
  12. Card surcharge ban means no more nasty surprises for shoppers southport

    Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card will be banned from today (13 January). Hidden charges for paying ...

    Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card will be banned from today (13 January). Hidden charges for paying with a debit or credit card will be banned from today (13 January), helping millions of UK consumers to avoid rip-off fees when spending their hard-earned money. ...

    13/01/2018
  13. Government launches new 25 year environment plan southport

    As the Prime Minister outlines a new plan on how to improve the natural environment, techUK launches a call for evidence to ...

    As the Prime Minister outlines a new plan on how to improve the natural environment, techUK launches a call for evidence to explore how green tech can support its... YesterdayÂ’s 25 year Environment Plan sets out an ambition for the UK to be at the forefront of global efforts to protect and...

    13/01/2018
  14. Council Standards Committee Processes Misused in Petty Vendettas​ southport

    Local Council​ ​'Standards'â €‹ ​processes are being misused in​ ...

    Local Council​ ​'Standards'⠀‹ ​processes are being misused in​ ​petty​ ​political vendettas, it is being claimed this week. It appears that the government's intention to stop frivolous and petty complaints, which caused it to scrap the national Standards Board in 2010 and replace this with local...

    13/01/2018
  15. Southport v Leamington southport

    Southport are back in action at the Merseyrail Community Stadium this Saturday as Leamington make the trip from Warwickshire. ...

    Southport are back in action at the Merseyrail Community Stadium this Saturday as Leamington make the trip from Warwickshire. The Sandgrounders were unfortunate not to come away from last weekÂ’s clash at FC United of Manchester with at least a point, having dominated the majority of the game...

    12/01/2018
  16. Don your best dress to make difference for a local charity southport

    Do you love getting dressed up, enjoy a tasty meal with friends, enjoy listening to live music or are you the last one on the ...

    Do you love getting dressed up, enjoy a tasty meal with friends, enjoy listening to live music or are you the last one on the dancefloor wanting the party to continue all night long? If any of these appeal to you then get your glad rags on, polish your dancing shoes and support Woodlands...

    12/01/2018
  17. Merseyside police dismantle cannabis farm worth over Ł1 million southport

    Merseyside Police have discovered a cannabis farm worth more than £1 million per year in Bootle today, Friday 12 January ...

    Merseyside Police have discovered a cannabis farm worth more than £1 million per year in Bootle today, Friday 12 January 2018. At around 7.10pm yesterday (Thursday, 11 January), officers were called to a house on Hawthorne Road after reports of squatters in the premises. Officers from the...

    12/01/2018
  18. Borough Council staff worked hard to provide services over festive season southport

    West Lancashire Borough Council staff have been working hard over the Christmas and New Year period to provide vital services to ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council staff have been working hard over the Christmas and New Year period to provide vital services to local people. The Council's Home Care Link Service has been supporting its 6,500 vulnerable customers over the Christmas break, continuing to provide an excellent...

    12/01/2018
  19. Jordan Richards Joins Sandgrounders southport

    Southport FC have completed the permanent transfer of full-back Jordan Richards from AFC Fylde. The 24-year-old defender has ...

    Southport FC have completed the permanent transfer of full-back Jordan Richards from AFC Fylde. The 24-year-old defender has signed contract until the end of the 2018/19 season and joins on a free transfer. Jordan began his career at Hartlepool United, signing his first pro deal in 2011,...

    12/01/2018
  20. Merseyside Police warn of bogus tradesman in Southport southport

    Incidents of rogue tradesmen taking advantage of elderly residents have taken place in Morley Road and Garstang Road recently. ...

    Incidents of rogue tradesmen taking advantage of elderly residents have taken place in Morley Road and Garstang Road recently. Please share the following advice with family/relatives that may be vulnerable to such crimes and help us catch those responsible.

    12/01/2018
  21. The search is on for a local four-legged star to appear in Legally Blonde the Musical southport

    Producers of a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical are on the hunt for ...

    Producers of a major new tour of the smash-hit Broadway and West End musical Legally Blonde The Musical are on the hunt for four-legged stars across the UK and Ireland! Legally Blonde is at the Liverpool Empire from 5th to 9th June.

    12/01/2018
  22. UK flu levels continue to increase according to PHE statistics southport

    Seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK according to figures published by Public Health ...

    Seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK according to figures published by Public Health England . The latest Public health England (PHE) statistics published show that seasonal flu levels have continued to increase in the last week across the UK. The...

    12/01/2018
  23. Knott End to Fleetwood ferry service to continue southport

    The Knott End to Fleetwood ferry is to enter a new contract with Wyre Council and Lancashire County Council, following a decision ...

    The Knott End to Fleetwood ferry is to enter a new contract with Wyre Council and Lancashire County Council, following a decision in December. Back in March, Wyre Council was determined to save the ferry service and find a new ferry operator. Now, the new supplier will operate the ferry...

    12/01/2018
  24. Damien Moore MP meets with Age UK on behalf of Southport Residents southport

    Damien Moore MP met with Age UK to discuss the Governments plans to launch a social care Green Paper on behalf of residents living ...

    Damien Moore MP met with Age UK to discuss the Governments plans to launch a social care Green Paper on behalf of residents living in Southport. The charity, which campaigns to make the UK a great place to grow older, aims to inspire, support and enable elderly residents in number of ways. ...

    12/01/2018
  25. NHS Winter Funding MP has his say in Parliament. southport

    Thank you, Mr Speaker, I feel privileged to be able to contribute to this debate today. Although the opposition no doubt will want ...

    Thank you, Mr Speaker, I feel privileged to be able to contribute to this debate today. Although the opposition no doubt will want to take this chance to yet again weaponise our NHS, I want to take this opportunity to praise it and the work of all those that work in it – particularly in my own...

    12/01/2018
  26. Car Park Fire Update – public safety is number one concern southport

    Security around the ACC Car Park on the Liverpool Waterfront has been stepped up to prevent public access, with hoardings set to ...

    Security around the ACC Car Park on the Liverpool Waterfront has been stepped up to prevent public access, with hoardings set to go around the building from this weekend, following the devastating fire on New YearÂ’s Eve. Despite the extensive damage to the car park, which now has 24 hour...

    12/01/2018
  27. Sefton health experts offer five tips to help you avoid the flu southport

    Leading health figures from Sefton Council, NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG ...

    Leading health figures from Sefton Council, NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG have joined together to offer expert advice to residents on how they can best avoid catching the flu this winter. Cllr Ian Moncur, Sefton CouncilÂ’s Cabinet Member...

    12/01/2018
  28. Senior Sefton officers could be in line for bumper pay rise - thanks to Labour southport

    Sefton Council’s 50 highest paid officers could be in line for bumper pay rises following Labour councillors agreeing a ...

    Sefton CouncilÂ’s 50 highest paid officers could be in line for bumper pay rises following Labour councillors agreeing a controversial provision in the CouncilÂ’s draft new Pay Policy at a meeting on Thursday. The officers affected are on salaries of between £46,700 and £139,900 a year. The...

    12/01/2018
  29. TITAN strike day leads to six arrests and seizures in relation to drug supply southport

    Detectives from TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU), supported by Merseyside Police, have arrested six ...

    Detectives from TITAN, the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU), supported by Merseyside Police, have arrested six men and seized cash and other items following an operating targeting suspected drug supply this morning, Thursday 11 January 2018. This morning, officers carried...

    11/01/2018
  30. Conservatives join calls for the introduction of knife wands in Southport southport

    Conservatives join calls for the introduction of knife wands in Southport. Southport Conservatives are calling for the rollout ...

    Conservatives join calls for the introduction of knife wands in Southport. Southport Conservatives are calling for the rollout of “knife wands” in venues in Southport. These metal detectors have been introduced in one hundred venues across Liverpool after a string of incidents. The scanners will...

    11/01/2018
  31. MFRS introduces blood pressure checks as part of ‘Safe and Well’ visits southport

    The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has funded Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) to offer blood pressure (BP) checks, ...

    The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has funded Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) to offer blood pressure (BP) checks, advice and signposting as part of the ‘Safe and Well’ visits carried out within the community from January 15 2018. The Safe and Well programme builds on the fire...

    11/01/2018
  32. Latest figures reveal Southport A and E falling well behind target. southport

    New figures out today reveal that Southport Hospital's A&E was nearly 15% behind the 4 hour treatment target for A&E ...

    New figures out today reveal that Southport Hospital's A&E was nearly 15% behind the 4 hour treatment target for A&E during December. The statistics show that across NHS England the average was nearly 10% below the 95% target for December, the worst figures since the target was introduced in...

    11/01/2018
  33. Southport hotels still not up to scratch. southport

    Two of the most iconic hotels in Southport the Prince of Wales and the Scarisbrick are still getting terrible reviews on travel ...

    Two of the most iconic hotels in Southport the Prince of Wales and the Scarisbrick are still getting terrible reviews on travel websites. Guests staying at the Prince of Wales over the festive period have commented... "We visited for a Christmas break and was very disappointed. Food was...

    11/01/2018
  34. Serious RTC Churchtown traffic lights-Video southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm that emergency services are in Southport following a road traffic collision this morning, Thursday, ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm that emergency services are in Southport following a road traffic collision this morning, Thursday, 11 January. At around 10.30am, a call was received about a female pedestrian hit by a lorry on Cambridge Road. The woman has been taken to hospital where she is in a...

    11/01/2018
  35. Work starts on Penwortham Bypass southport

    Construction of the £17.5m Penwortham Bypass has officially started . The new road will complete the Penwortham Bypass, ...

    Construction of the £17.5m Penwortham Bypass has officially started . The new road will complete the Penwortham Bypass, linking the A59 Liverpool Road to the A582 at Broad Oak Roundabout, improving journey times and reliability for journeys into and out of the city centre and destinations...

    11/01/2018
  36. Are you ready to enrol? January courses for adult learners southport

    Don’t miss out on Southport College new programme of courses for adults starting the week commencing 22 January 2018. If ...

    DonÂ’t miss out on Southport College new programme of courses for adults starting the week commencing 22 January 2018. If youÂ’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...

    11/01/2018

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