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  1. Damien Moore MP attends Age UKs Parliamentary reception southport

    Damien Moore MP for Southport met with older people from across the country at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Age ...

    Damien Moore MP for Southport met with older people from across the country at an event in Parliament organised by the charity Age UK. The event focused on older people’s views of social care and is part of Age UK’s campaign for a better social care system. As part of this campaign Age...

    12/04/2018
  2. Saddle up and gallop into Sefton after the Grand National southport

    Saddle up and gallop into Sefton after the Grand National. Visitors to the Aintree Grand National Festival should bet on an ...

    Saddle up and gallop into Sefton after the Grand National. Visitors to the Aintree Grand National Festival should bet on an odds-on favourite and enjoy all that beautiful Sefton has to offer! Once the racing has ended for the day, thousands of festival-goers are set to saddle up and check...

    12/04/2018
  3. Police are appealing for information to find a 14-year-old girl southport

    Police are appealing for information to find a 14-year-old girl from Wirral who was last seen on Monday, 2 April. ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a 14-year-old girl from Wirral who was last seen on Monday, 2 April. Mackenzie Gardiner was last seen at her home address in Prenton. She is described as white, 5ft 3in tall, of medium build, with dark brown hair, and speaks with a North East...

    12/04/2018
  4. Damien Moore MP calls for greater awareness of brain tumours in Parliament southport

    Damien Moore MP calls for greater awareness of brain tumours in Parliament. Damien Moore MP teamed up with The Brain Tumour ...

    Damien Moore MP calls for greater awareness of brain tumours in Parliament. Damien Moore MP teamed up with The Brain Tumour Charity to support Brain Tumour Awareness Month in March. Brain tumours are the biggest cancer killer of children and adults under 40 in the UK, and reduce life...

    12/04/2018
  5. Important Travel Information, Aintree Festival southport

    Sefton is preparing to welcome thousands of visitors to the borough as part of the three day Aintree Grand National Festival which ...

    Sefton is preparing to welcome thousands of visitors to the borough as part of the three day Aintree Grand National Festival which starts on Thursday (April 12). Sefton Council is one of the many agencies that will help thousands of festival goers get to and from Aintree Racecourse as...

    12/04/2018
  6. New figures reveal 1 in 11 anglers are junior anglers southport

    Fishing licence sales show a huge increase in popularity among children with 1 in 11 anglers being juniors according to new ...

    Fishing licence sales show a huge increase in popularity among children with 1 in 11 anglers being juniors according to new figures released by the Environment Agency today. The introduction of free fishing licences for children in 2017 has led to a 53% increase with more than 79,000 junior...

    12/04/2018
  7. New laws to better protect millions of Brits who book holidays online southport

    British holidaymakers will soon benefit from greater protection when booking their holidays online. UK families spend on ...

    British holidaymakers will soon benefit from greater protection when booking their holidays online. UK families spend on average £22.10 per week on package travel abroad, which represents over a third (33%) of household spending on recreation and culture. With the advent of online booking,...

    12/04/2018
  8. Working together to beat dementia southport

    Every 3.2 minutes someone develops dementia in the UK and the only way to beat the condition is through research. With this in ...

    Every 3.2 minutes someone develops dementia in the UK and the only way to beat the condition is through research. With this in mind, Lancashire Care is working together with a range of partners to improve access to Dementia Research for people living across Lancashire and South Cumbria. The...

    12/04/2018
  9. Southport College Apprenticeship Star Awards 2018 southport

    The Apprenticeship Star Awards, held at Clouds Restaurant in Southport College saw Apprentices from a wide range of sectors ...

    The Apprenticeship Star Awards, held at Clouds Restaurant in Southport College saw Apprentices from a wide range of sectors commended for exceptional effort and commitment to their course. Over a delicious three course meal, 18 awards were presented to Apprentices from the Visitor Economy,...

    12/04/2018
  10. Potholes too little, too late southport

    At tomorrow afternoon's Cabinet Committee meeting, Lancashire County Council will publish its latest edition of the 'Highways ...

    At tomorrow afternoon's Cabinet Committee meeting, Lancashire County Council will publish its latest edition of the 'Highways Safety Inspection Policy' (pothole policy), which had to be withdrawn in February due to serious omissions and a lack of cohesion and clarity. In January this year, LCC...

    11/04/2018
  11. Whos In Court? Litter louts pay price for dropping rubbish southport

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

    Litter louts who have been caught irresponsibly disposing of rubbish in Sefton have been convicted in court, leading to fines totaling more than £1,400. Four people failed to appear at South Sefton Magistrates court on Tuesday, March 27 after they were caught littering by enforcement...

    11/04/2018
  12. Four cannabis farms dismantled in one day by Merseyside Police southport

    Merseyside Polices Cannabis Dismantling Team attended four cannabis farms across Merseyside with a combined estimated annual ...

    Merseyside Police’s Cannabis Dismantling Team attended four cannabis farms across Merseyside with a combined estimated annual yield of more than £1.1m in one day, Monday 9 April 2018. The cannabis farms were located at: • Chirkdale Street, Kirkdale – 199 plants • Alwyn Street, Dingle...

    11/04/2018
  13. Green Party announce Southport election candidates southport

    The Green Party have announced they will have candidates standing for election in all of the Southport Constituency wards in the ...

    The Green Party have announced they will have candidates standing for election in all of the Southport Constituency wards in the Sefton Council elections on May 3rd. Sefton Green Party co-ordinator Mike Carter appealed for voters to look at the impact Green councillors have had around the...

    11/04/2018
  14. MP launches online survey regarding train services from Southport southport

    MP Damien Moore has launched an online survey regarding train services following the news that Northern are to alter the direct ...

    MP Damien Moore has launched an online survey regarding train services following the news that Northern are to alter the direct service to Manchester Piccadilly. Damien said... Following Northern's announcement that the train services between Southport and Manchester Piccadilly are to be...

    11/04/2018
  15. New Directions textile workshop is proving sew successful southport

    A project that enables Sefton residents with a range of support needs to acquire the skills needed to make clothing accessories ...

    A project that enables Sefton residents with a range of support needs to acquire the skills needed to make clothing accessories and soft furnishings is proving to be ‘sew’ successful. The New Threads textile workshop - run by leading Sefton adult care provider, New Directions - is currently...

    11/04/2018
  16. Rent boost for millions of claimants moving onto Universal Credit southport

    People in receipt of Housing Benefit will receive an extra 2 weeks' support with their rent when they move onto Universal Credit ...

    People in receipt of Housing Benefit will receive an extra 2 weeks' support with their rent when they move onto Universal Credit from today (11 April 2018). New Universal Credit claimants already getting support with their housing costs will continue to receive Housing Benefit for 2 weeks...

    11/04/2018
  17. Scarisbrick Hall School puts vital road safety lessons into practice southport

    Much needed road safety improvements outside a local accident hot spot in Scarisbrick will soon be made after Scarisbrick Hall ...

    Much needed road safety improvements outside a local accident hot spot in Scarisbrick will soon be made after Scarisbrick Hall School revealed plans to spend around £80,000 on a new exit. The current entrance/exit has been the scene of many a crash and many more near misses due to its proximity...

    11/04/2018
  18. Bus Alliance gets thumbs up from young people in Liverpool City Region southport

    Passengers are satisfied with bus services in the Liverpool City Region for the second year running, according to annual survey ...

    Passengers are satisfied with bus services in the Liverpool City Region for the second year running, according to annual survey results published by independent transport watchdog, Transport Focus. In a survey of over 2,000 people, 92 per cent of bus users said they were satisfied with the...

    11/04/2018
  19. Daniel Truelove wanted on recall to prison. southport

    Police are asking the public for their help in tracing a 22 year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison. Daniel ...

    Police are asking the public for their help in tracing a 22 year-old man who is wanted on recall to prison. Daniel Truelove, who is from the Southwood area of Liverpool, is wanted on suspicion of Section 47 Assault and recall to prison. He received an 18 month prison sentence for assault...

    11/04/2018
  20. Renewed appeal after Manchester City coach attacked southport

    Merseyside Police officers are continuing to ask the public for their help in identifying anyone that caused damage to the ...

    Merseyside Police officers are continuing to ask the public for their help in identifying anyone that caused damage to the Manchester City bus on 4th April before the match. Although no one on the coach or any members of the public were injured during the incident, two officers sustained...

    11/04/2018
  21. 'Tanks for the memory' soon at military vehicle weekend in Scarisbrick southport

    Report: Paul Connolly Scarisbrick's Heatons Bridge Inn has become established -courtesy of proprietors Steve and Jacqui Winrow- ...

    Report: Paul Connolly Scarisbrick's Heatons Bridge Inn has become established -courtesy of proprietors Steve and Jacqui Winrow- as the host to half-yearly events at which a range of military vehicles and equipment are gathered together and displayed by the enthusiasts who restore and maintain...

    11/04/2018
  22. Litter strewn all over as homeless search through piles of refuse southport

    Rubbish is littering the the town centre streets this morning as a couple who could speak very little English were seen to be ...

    Rubbish is littering the the town centre streets this morning as a couple who could speak very little English were seen to be rooting through litter bins and bin bags. When asked if they were looking for food they carried on rummaging. Asked if they were looking for identity they swiftly moved...

    11/04/2018
  23. Smash and grab for vehicle in Hampton Road southport

    A callous thief smashed a car window and stole a purse at approximately 1.15 in Hampton Road today. The owner of the purse said ...

    A callous thief smashed a car window and stole a purse at approximately 1.15 in Hampton Road today. The owner of the purse said ... 'I know it's a long-shot but if anyone sees a purse like this dumped anywhere please let me know....I'm not bothered about the cards etc but I had picture of my...

    10/04/2018
  24. 'All about profits and no thought given to commuters' lives.' MP Damien Moore southport

    All about profits and no thought given to commuters lives. This is just one complaint among many that Ive received ...

    ‘All about profits and no thought given to commuters’ lives.’ This is just one complaint among many that I’ve received about Northern’s decision to stop most direct lines to Manchester Piccadilly. From 18th May, except for one train too early in the morning and another too late at night, all...

    10/04/2018
  25. Labour's Liz Savage has issued a correction to a press release she issued yesterday. southport

    Labour's Liz Savage has issued a correction to a press release she issued yesterday. It follows a story we ran: Liz Savage ...

    Labour's Liz Savage has issued a correction to a press release she issued yesterday. It follows a story we ran: Liz Savage says: "Yesterday I issued a release pointing out how the local Liberal Democrat party are at odds with their party leader's claim of good local government. I...

    10/04/2018
  26. No Typhoon and just a Friday Night Display from the Red Arrows at Airshow southport

    It has been announced that there will no display by the RAF Typhoon at the 2018 Southport Air Show and there will only be one ...

    It has been announced that there will no display by the RAF Typhoon at the 2018 Southport Air Show and there will only be one display from the Red Arrows and that will be on the Friday evening. Last year just over 30,000 people attended the three day event. The attendance details for the...

    10/04/2018
  27. Blyth v Southport .Match Off southport

    Blyth Spartans V Southport - GAME OFF Tonight's scheduled match against Blyth Spartans has been postponed due to a waterlogged ...

    Blyth Spartans V Southport - GAME OFF Tonight's scheduled match against Blyth Spartans has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. A rearranged date will be confirmed in due course. From the Southport FC twitter account. We have been informed by @Blyth_Spartans that a pitch...

    10/04/2018
  28. Aintree Festival to launch with Grand Opening Ceremony southport

    For the first time, there will be a ceremony to open the Randox Health Grand National Festival on Grand National Thursday (April ...

    For the first time, there will be a ceremony to open the Randox Health Grand National Festival on Grand National Thursday (April 13). The ceremony will begin at 12.30pm, with the Scots Guards parading from the racecourse entrance and marching past the Parade Ring and in front of the...

    10/04/2018
  29. KINKY BOOTS is heading to Liverpool , Pre sale opens today southport

    Kinky Boots, Londons smash hit and the winner of every major Best Musical Award, to come to the Liverpool Empire from 25th ...

    Kinky Boots, London’s smash hit and the winner of every major Best Musical Award, to come to the Liverpool Empire from 25th March – 6th April 2019 Pre-sale for ATG Theatre Card Members starts 10th April. General sale from 13th April.

    10/04/2018
  30. PM to announce new research and funding in drive to fight prostate cancer southport

    PM to announce new research and funding in drive to fight prostate cancer. Prime Minister Theresa May announces plans to ...

    PM to announce new research and funding in drive to fight prostate cancer. Prime Minister Theresa May announces plans to tackle prostate cancer during visit to hospital in Cambridgeshire. The Prime Minister will today set out ambitious new plans to help thousands of men with prostate...

    10/04/2018
  31. Meols Ward advice centre southport

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Saturday 14th April. They will ...

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Saturday 14th April. They will be available from 11am-12noon at Crossens School, Rufford Road, to assist residents with any local issues, problems or complaints. Alternatively, the Lib Dem...

    10/04/2018
  32. Violent crime strategy contains no new money.Lancs PCC southport

    Lancashires Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is calling on the government to reconsider police funding amid ...

    Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, is calling on the government to reconsider police funding amid increasing demands on police, as the Home Secretary's latest announcement contained no new money to tackle violent crime. Austerity in policing should be urgently...

    10/04/2018
  33. Nene goslings hatch at Martin Mere southport

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating a late Easter present after nine rare Nene goslings recently hatched. ...

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating a late Easter present after nine rare Nene goslings recently hatched. Only about 3,000 Nenes – pronounced ‘nay-nay’ after their call – survive in the wild in their native Hawaii. The goslings spent his first 10 days in the safety of...

    10/04/2018
  34. David Broadbent Named Business Development Manager At Southport FC southport

    Southport Football Club are today delighted to announce the appointment of David Broadbent as the Clubs new Business Development ...

    Southport Football Club are today delighted to announce the appointment of David Broadbent as the Club’s new Business Development Manager. David has been working alongside CEO Natalie Atkinson and the Board for the last three months as a consultant through his business, 2811 Sport Media and...

    10/04/2018
  35. Merseyside Police respond to fatal incident, M53 southport

    A report was received at around 10.45am yesterday of concern for the safety of a man who is believed to have fallen from a bridge ...

    A report was received at around 10.45am yesterday of concern for the safety of a man who is believed to have fallen from a bridge between Junction 2 and 3 of the M53. Emergency services attended and a man in his 40’s was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. His next of kin are in the process...

    10/04/2018
  36. Knife wands introduced to Southport Police after MP secures funding southport

    Knife wands introduced to Southport Police after MP secures funding. Damien said... I recently asked Merseyside Police to ...

    Knife wands introduced to Southport Police after MP secures funding. Damien said... I recently asked Merseyside Police to introduce 'knife wands' in Southport, with funding provided by the Home Office. These have now been disseminated across the town.The trend in knife crime worries me, and...

    09/04/2018

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