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  1. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results southport

    This week saw a return to league action after last weeks exciting cup matches in the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker ...

    This week saw a return to league action after last weeks exciting cup matches in the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. Aughton Institute E continue as leaders of Division One and have now extended their advantage to a healthy five points at the top of the league table. This time...

    08/10/2018
  2. Police thank public and partners following successful Giants event southport

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants weekend event a huge success. Superintendent Mark ...

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants weekend event a huge success. Superintendent Mark Morgan said: "The ‘Liverpool’s Dream’ Giants event has, as expected and planned for, proved extremely popular with people from Merseyside and beyond. "From the Little...

    08/10/2018
  3. Man jailed for nine years for ATM burglaries southport

    Detectives in Wirral have welcomed the sentencing on Friday, 5 October of 39-year-old Terry Doughty to nine years in prison. ...

    Detectives in Wirral have welcomed the sentencing on Friday, 5 October of 39-year-old Terry Doughty to nine years in prison. Doughty, of no fixed address, was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court for a number of offences relating to a series of ATM burglaries across Merseyside and Cheshire. ...

    07/10/2018
  4. Police thank public for making Giants event a success on Saturday southport

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants event a success on Saturday. Superintendent Mark Morgan ...

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants event a success on Saturday. Superintendent Mark Morgan said: "We recognise that the ‘Liverpool’s Dream’ Giants event has, as expected and planned for, proved extremely popular. "There were large crowds today and our...

    07/10/2018
  5. Volunteer of the Month at Southport FC southport

    As 2018 is Seftons Year of the Volunteer, we think its only right to continue recognise our superb volunteers once again ...

    As 2018 is Sefton’s ‘Year of the Volunteer’, we think it’s only right to continue recognise our superb volunteers once again this season. That is why the Southport Football Club Volunteer of the Month award is back for the 2018/19 season! Remember you can nominate someone by emailing the...

    07/10/2018
  6. FA Cup,Curzon Ashton 1 Southport 2 southport

    Curzon Ashton 1-2 Southport FA Cup Dion Charles and Jack Sampson scored either side of half-time to book Southports passage ...

    Curzon Ashton 1-2 Southport – FA Cup Dion Charles and Jack Sampson scored either side of half-time to book Southport’s passage into the draw for the Emirates FA Cup fourth round qualifying with victory at Curzon Ashton. In the end, the scoreline should have been more comfortable, but having...

    07/10/2018
  7. BHS store set to be a cheap tat outlet southport

    Hopes that a major retailer would be moving into the vacant BHS store on Chapel Street have been dashed. According to workmen ...

    Hopes that a major retailer would be moving into the vacant BHS store on Chapel Street have been dashed. According to workmen in the building at the moment it is being prepared for a short lease. The new occupants will be selling fireworks and Christmas goods.

    06/10/2018
  8. Free School Tickets for Southport southport

    As the build-up to Non-League Day continues, Southport Football Club are encouraging as many new Mini Port fans as possible to ...

    As the build-up to Non-League Day continues, Southport Football Club are encouraging as many new ‘Mini Port’ fans as possible to witness the action at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. That is why tickets have been sent to the following local schools for pupils to gain complimentary admission. ...

    06/10/2018
  9. First new trains in 500 million northern investment unveiled southport

    Northern rail passengers to benefit from state-of-the-art trains. 98 state-of-the-art trains will be rolled out on the ...

    Northern rail passengers to benefit from state-of-the-art trains. 98 state-of-the-art trains will be rolled out on the Northern Rail network over the coming months £500 million investment will lead to the total removal of the Pacer trains from the Northern network unveiling marks the next...

    06/10/2018
  10. 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 5 October but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 5 October 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...

    06/10/2018
  11. West Lancs Bins southport

    West Lancashire Borough Council is reminding residents who are still using blue boxes or bags for recycling to order a blue bin ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council is reminding residents who are still using blue boxes or bags for recycling to order a blue bin for glass, cans and plastic bottles recycling or a green bin for cardboard and paper for free by 31 October 2018. The Council is replacing blue boxes with blue...

    05/10/2018
  12. Free Tree Scheme 2018 southport

    Keen gardeners living in West Lancashire can sign up for the Borough Councils successful Free Tree Scheme which is being ...

    Keen gardeners living in West Lancashire can sign up for the Borough Council’s successful Free Tree Scheme which is being launched again on Monday 22 October 2018. The Free Tree Scheme, first introduced in October 2008, aims to improve the Borough’s environment and attract more wildlife...

    05/10/2018
  13. Mayors Musings,From yacht racing to tomato tasting southport

    Its been a busy few weeks in the Mayoral offices! Over the last three weeks, I had the pleasure of attending a staggering 26 ...

    It’s been a busy few weeks in the Mayoral offices! Over the last three weeks, I had the pleasure of attending a staggering 26 engagements from welcoming new citizens to Britain to yacht racing and everything in between. Tuesday September 4 It is with great pride that I take the lead in...

    05/10/2018
  14. Alcohol causes 1 in 13 breast cancers southport

    Drink free days campaign marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by encouraging women to take more drink free days to reduce their ...

    Drink free days campaign marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by encouraging women to take more drink free days to reduce their breast cancer risk. Women encouraged to have more drink free days to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and as part...

    05/10/2018
  15. Head of Commercial Appointed at Southport FC southport

    Southport Football Club are pleased to announce after a thorough selection process that Steve Brown has been appointed as the ...

    Southport Football Club are pleased to announce after a thorough selection process that Steve Brown has been appointed as the club’s new Head of Commercial. With a vast knowledge and understanding of the football landscape, his previous roles include working with Premier League and Football...

    05/10/2018
  16. Projects lay the groundwork for a future of robolawyers and flying cars southport

    New fund will back projects that will ensure rules and regulations keep pace with technological advances of the future from ...

    New fund will back projects that will ensure rules and regulations keep pace with technological advances of the future from virtual lawyers to flying cars. 15 winning bidders for the £10m Regulators’ Pioneer Fund were announced today by Business Secretary Greg Clark Fund will support bodies...

    05/10/2018
  17. Burglary warning for Marshside residents southport

    Burglary Warning Over recent weeks there have been three incidents where elderly residents of Pauls Lane and Granby Close in ...

    Burglary Warning Over recent weeks there have been three incidents where elderly residents of Pauls Lane and Granby Close in Southport have seen a young male looking into their homes from the back gardens. One incident was in daylight, whilst the other two were late at night. Whilst no...

    05/10/2018
  18. Lancashire libraries to pioneer new NHS Online Orb app southport

    Visitors to Lancashire libraries have the chance to test out a new health app, which is designed to make access to health advice ...

    Visitors to Lancashire libraries have the chance to test out a new health app, which is designed to make access to health advice and care easier. The NHS Online Orb being developed for NHS England, brings together medical information in one easy-to-use app, which can also help patients to...

    05/10/2018
  19. Return of nursing bursary demanded as Labour Liz's petition rapidly hits 14,000 southport

    A parliamentary petition calling for the reinstatement of nursing bursaries started by Labour's candidate for Southport, Liz ...

    A parliamentary petition calling for the reinstatement of nursing bursaries started by Labour's candidate for Southport, Liz Savage, is making headway and headlines after quickly gathering thousands of signatures. The petition demands the government brings back the bursary to encourage more...

    05/10/2018
  20. Trusts alerted as firm stockpiles clinical waste and body parts southport

    Government takes action against waste disposal company after it stockpiled hundreds of tonnes of dangerous human waste from NHS ...

    Government takes action against waste disposal company after it stockpiled hundreds of tonnes of dangerous human waste from NHS hospitals . COBRA meeting held last month chaired by the health secretary agreed to take action and spend £1m in preparations Up to 50 trusts served by...

    04/10/2018
  21. People in Sefton now have access to primary care services 7 days a week southport

    New services have launched this week to offer a range of routine, pre-bookable, appointments with GPs, practice nurses and medical ...

    New services have launched this week to offer a range of routine, pre-bookable, appointments with GPs, practice nurses and medical specialists outside of your surgery's normal hours. These new services will increase Sefton residents’ options for booking a non urgent GP appointment on weekday...

    04/10/2018
  22. Sefton Corporate Learning Centre launches e-learning programmes southport

    Sefton Corporate Learning Centre (CLC) has launched brand new e-learning packages that are open to the public for the first time. ...

    Sefton Corporate Learning Centre (CLC) has launched brand new e-learning packages that are open to the public for the first time. The CLC has offered classroom based learning to individuals and businesses for several years but has now decided to extend its online learning opportunities...

    04/10/2018
  23. Super structure lifted over M6 as part of major technology upgrade southport

    New timelapse footage shows a giant gantry being lifted over the M6 as part of a major technology upgrade which will help improve ...

    New timelapse footage shows a giant gantry being lifted over the M6 as part of a major technology upgrade which will help improve journeys for thousands of drivers. The huge 40-metre-wide structure, spanning the width of the motorway, will hold 10 large electronic signs and is the biggest...

    04/10/2018
  24. Non-League Day with Kick It Out southport

    Non-League Day returns on the clubs first home game for a month when York City visit on Saturday 13 October 2018, and Southport ...

    Non-League Day returns on the club’s first home game for a month when York City visit on Saturday 13 October 2018, and Southport Football Club are pleased to announce that the fixture will be dedicated to the work of Kick It Out. Scheduled to coincide with the upcoming international break,...

    04/10/2018
  25. Appeal to locate 15-year-old Liam Hawkes southport

    Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September. 15-year-old Liam Hawkes was ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September. 15-year-old Liam Hawkes was last seen at 12.30pm in Houlston Road, Kirkby. He is known to frequent the areas of Kirkby, Ormskirk and Morcambe in Lancashire. Liam is described as white, 5ft 11in...

    04/10/2018
  26. 'By The Waters Of Liverpool' At The Liverpool Empire southport

    Qlocal was invited to the premiere of the new stage play By The Waters Of Liverpool that opened at the Liverpool Empire last ...

    Qlocal was invited to the premiere of the new stage play By The Waters Of Liverpool that opened at the Liverpool Empire last night. The play is the long-awaited sequel to Helen Forrester’s much-loved Twopence To Cross The Mersey – and this will be the first time the book has been brought...

    04/10/2018
  27. Learn to dive at Burscough Diving Club southport

    Report and photos: Carlos Ferra Burscough Diving Club offers a wide range of activities for anyone age 6+. We cater for all ...

    Report and photos: Carlos Ferra Burscough Diving Club offers a wide range of activities for anyone age 6+. We cater for all abilities from recreational through to competitive level, and the club hosts the following weekly pool and dry land sessions: Monday’s - St.Bede’s High School (Ormskirk)...

    04/10/2018
  28. Another strike on Northern Rail this Saturday southport

    This Saturday, 6 October - the seventh Saturday of RMT strike action - we will be operating a reduced timetable with very few ...

    This Saturday, 6 October - the seventh Saturday of RMT strike action - we will be operating a reduced timetable with very few trains running before 9am and after 6pm. We expect to run around 30% of services and all customers are advised to plan carefully if they intend to travel on the rail...

    04/10/2018
  29. Woodlands Buy A Bale Urgent Appeal southport

    Woodlands , an independent animal sanctuary based in Holmeswood, Rufford, has today launched an urgent appeal to help it buy ...

    Woodlands , an independent animal sanctuary based in Holmeswood, Rufford, has today launched an urgent appeal to help it buy sufficient hay for its animals this coming winter. Liz Gould from the Sanctuary said “ The hot , dry, summer turned our fields into dustbowls and we were forced to feed...

    04/10/2018
  30. Statement on upcoming Liverpool v Manchester City match southport

    Superintendent Dave Charnock said: "As with any match, we have prepared a comprehensive and appropriate policing operation ahead ...

    Superintendent Dave Charnock said: "As with any match, we have prepared a comprehensive and appropriate policing operation ahead of Sunday’s game and have liaised with both clubs and their supporter groups. "This will ensure this game can be enjoyed safely by all as well as minimising any...

    03/10/2018
  31. Its time to Stoptober southport

    Smokers in Sefton are being urged to tackle the Stoptober challenge by quitting smoking for 28 days. Colette Kearney, Team ...

    Smokers in Sefton are being urged to tackle the Stoptober challenge by quitting smoking for 28 days. Colette Kearney, Team Lead for Smokefree Sefton, one of Living Well Sefton’s partners, said: “Evidence shows that if people are smoke free for 28 days they are five times more likely to quit...

    03/10/2018
  32. Rosie Cooper MP comment on Southport Hospital CQC inspection southport

    Rosie Cooper MP comment on Southport Hospital CQC inspection. West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper said: It is no surprise ...

    Rosie Cooper MP comment on Southport Hospital CQC inspection. West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper said: “It is no surprise the CQC inspection found its ‘well-led’ category as Inadequate after six chief executives in less than three years and the turmoil the Trust has found itself in with the...

    03/10/2018
  33. Leaf clearance programme in Sefton is underway southport

    Leaf clearance programme in Sefton. During autumn and winter we prioritise the removal of leaves from the adopted roads and ...

    Leaf clearance programme in Sefton. During autumn and winter we prioritise the removal of leaves from the adopted roads and footpaths within the borough. Normal street cleansing operations are suspended during this period. Please be aware that there is a schedule in place which deals with...

    03/10/2018
  34. Tommy Fleetwoods success can inspire new generation of Municipal Masters southport

    Tommy Fleetwoods Ryder Cup heroics can serve to inspire a brand new generation of Municipal Masters. Thats the hope ...

    Tommy Fleetwood’s Ryder Cup heroics can serve to inspire a brand new generation of ‘Municipal Masters.’ That’s the hope of Green Sefton after the Southport born champion helped win back the Ryder Cup in a thrilling encounter and made international headlines in the process. It is the...

    03/10/2018
  35. Two shops opening on Chapel Street southport

    Two shops opening on Chapel Street one in the old Poundworld store and one in BHS. Bargain Buys are moving into the Poundworld ...

    Two shops opening on Chapel Street one in the old Poundworld store and one in BHS. Bargain Buys are moving into the Poundworld site. Workers are sprucing up the BHS store.

    03/10/2018
  36. Police would like to speak to this man after ATM theft southport

    Police have issued a CCTV still of a man they would like to speak to following a theft from an ATM outside McColls Store on James ...

    Police have issued a CCTV still of a man they would like to speak to following a theft from an ATM outside McColls Store on James Street in Southport. At around 10am on 7th August, a 70 y/o woman has withdrawn cash from the ATM. Unfortunately, she forgot to take the money & left. After realising...

    03/10/2018

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