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  1. Appeal to find information on Sefton’s World War One heroines southport

    Sefton’s Library Service are appealing for help to find information on nine local heroines of World War One. As part of ...

    SeftonÂ’s Library Service are appealing for help to find information on nine local heroines of World War One. As part of the Beyond The War Memorials Project, Sefton Libraries are creating a special tribute to the men and women who are honoured on war memorials across the borough. Now the...

    09/04/2018
  2. 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...

    09/04/2018
  3. Make bathroom recycling a regular habit southport

    People are being urged to get into the habit of recycling more bathroom items to help take Lancashire's recycling rates to the ...

    People are being urged to get into the habit of recycling more bathroom items to help take Lancashire's recycling rates to the next level. A national study has found that making the extra effort to put bottles and packaging from the bathroom in the right bin is one of the best things people...

    09/04/2018
  4. Andrew Burke been sentenced to life with a minimum of 26 years. southport

    Merseyside police has today (9th April 2018) welcomed the sentencing of a man in his 30s responsible for the tragic murder of ...

    Merseyside police has today (9th April 2018) welcomed the sentencing of a man in his 30s responsible for the tragic murder of Cassie Hayes. Andrew Burke (31) of Vincent Street, St Helens appeared at Liverpool Crown Court this morning where he pleaded guilty to the murder of Cassie Hayes. He has...

    09/04/2018
  5. Great result for Merseyside Police as drugs and weapons seized southport

    Officers responding to the nuisance scrambler bikes in Formby on Sunday not only seized the off-road bike shown. In fact they ...

    Officers responding to the nuisance scrambler bikes in Formby on Sunday not only seized the off-road bike shown. In fact they seized two more vehicles, a white Ford Transit panel van and a Ford Mondeo. The van that had transported the scrambler bikes to the field was found to contain property...

    09/04/2018
  6. Moorland fire safety southport

    Every year fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats. Some fires are started deliberately, but most ...

    Every year fire destroys thousands of acres of countryside and wildlife habitats. Some fires are started deliberately, but most are due to carelessness. Keep the glorious British countryside picture perfect and your visit trouble-free by following our straightforward advice. A carelessly...

    09/04/2018
  7. Cabinet to discuss plan to prioritise repairs on busiest roads southport

    Lancashire County Council is proposing to change the way it responds to highway maintenance issues, to ensure that the most ...

    Lancashire County Council is proposing to change the way it responds to highway maintenance issues, to ensure that the most serious problems are fixed the quickest. A report to the council's Cabinet recommends prioritising repairs to problems such as potholes, broken drain grates, loose paving,...

    09/04/2018
  8. Home Secretary to launch Serious Violence Strategy southport

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd today sets out a multi-million pound commitment to steering young people away from crime and tackling ...

    Home Secretary Amber Rudd today sets out a multi-million pound commitment to steering young people away from crime and tackling violent drug-dealing gangs through the governmentÂ’s first Serious Violence Strategy. Commissioned by the Home Secretary and backed with £40m of Home Office funding, it...

    09/04/2018
  9. Everton U23 Face West Ham At Southport Monday Evening southport

    Everton’s U23 side will face West Ham at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Monday evening in Premier League 2 action, 7pm kick ...

    EvertonÂ’s U23 side will face West Ham at the Merseyrail Community Stadium on Monday evening in Premier League 2 action, 7pm kick off. The game kicks off at 7pm and is free entry for Southport and Everton Season ticket holders. Tickets are available on turnstiles for £5 adults, £3...

    09/04/2018
  10. Cllr Barton on continuing restoration work on Lord Street southport

    Conservation commences on Lord Street. Many appreciations to the exceptional Property Owners and Management Team for having begun ...

    Conservation commences on Lord Street. Many appreciations to the exceptional Property Owners and Management Team for having begun extensive restoration works on their Victorian Verandahs & Fascia Frontages here at "Albany Buildings", specifically the former "Mister Smith's", No.339-341 Lord Street...

    09/04/2018
  11. Southport experience reveals Lib-Dem Leader's claims are hollow say critics. southport

    Liberal Democrat claims that they show local government at it's best have been roundly dismissed by opponents in Southport. It ...

    Liberal Democrat claims that they show local government at it's best have been roundly dismissed by opponents in Southport. It follows Vince Cable's local election launch in which he called the Lib-Dems a "secret phenomenon" in UK politics and claimed that they ran "reliable and responsive"...

    09/04/2018
  12. Why do Seftons Mayors wear different chains? southport

    Why do Seftons Mayors wear different chains? An eagle eyed resident has spotted that the Mayors of Sefton wear different Chains ...

    Why do Seftons Mayors wear different chains? An eagle eyed resident has spotted that the Mayors of Sefton wear different Chains around their necks. The resisent who contacted Qlocal said... I am just wondering why for over a year the mayor has been wearing the deputy Mayors chain from...

    09/04/2018
  13. CCTV pictures of card thief southport

    The man in the pictures stole bank cards from a car in High Park and then used them in Bispham Road and McDonalds. Anyone with ...

    The man in the pictures stole bank cards from a car in High Park and then used them in Bispham Road and McDonalds. Anyone with information is asked to call Merseyside Police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. Sasha McKenzie the victim of the theft commented... This is the tramp that...

    08/04/2018
  14. Home Office announces plans for Offensive Weapons Bill to tackle serious violence southport

    A ban on the sale of the most dangerous corrosive products to under-18s and tough restrictions on online sales of knives were ...

    A ban on the sale of the most dangerous corrosive products to under-18s and tough restrictions on online sales of knives were announced today (Sunday 8 April) by the Home Office. The government will also make it a criminal offence to possess corrosive substances in a public place and...

    08/04/2018
  15. Cllr Barton Wayfarers Arcade before and after southport

    Conservation re-commences on Lord Street. Many appreciations to the exceptional Property Owners and Management Team for having ...

    Conservation re-commences on Lord Street. Many appreciations to the exceptional Property Owners and Management Team for having begun extensive restoration works on their Victorian Verandahs here at the “Wayfarers Arcade” here in the Southport Town Centre. Once again it is a true delight to see...

    08/04/2018
  16. Report potholes to Sefton Council, MP Damien Moore urges residents southport

    Fixing potholes is an important part of Damien Moore’s plan for Southport, which is why he is asking residents to report any they ...

    Fixing potholes is an important part of Damien MooreÂ’s plan for Southport, which is why he is asking residents to report any they see to Sefton Council. After meeting the chief executive, Margaret Carney, he was told that reports from Southport residents would be taken seriously and repaired....

    08/04/2018
  17. Crowdfunding page set up after Southport Trinity fire southport

    We are raising £5,000 to support our local community Southport Trinity Football & Cricket club after their clubhouse was ...

    We are raising £5,000 to support our local community Southport Trinity Football & Cricket club after their clubhouse was destroyed this week by an arson attack. On Tues 3rd April 2018 our local community Southport Trinity cricket and football club was subject to an arson attack which sadly...

    08/04/2018
  18. Southport 0 Nuneaton 1 southport

    By Kevin Davies’ own admission, there were no excuses. This was a dreary, disjoined and desperately disappointing showing from ...

    By Kevin DaviesÂ’ own admission, there were no excuses. This was a dreary, disjoined and desperately disappointing showing from Southport, resulting in a third successive defeat and an afternoon they will want to quickly forget. As the first of seven games to be played in the final four weeks...

    07/04/2018
  19. RTC Heathy Lane Scarisbrick. southport

    The driver of this vehicle lost control and ended up in a field on the corner of Heathy Lane and Jacksmere Lane. It is not ...

    The driver of this vehicle lost control and ended up in a field on the corner of Heathy Lane and Jacksmere Lane. It is not known if there were any injuries. The vehicle is awaiting recovery.

    07/04/2018
  20. Birkdale man charged with having indecent images of children. southport

    A Southport man admitted having hundreds of indecent images of children as well as extreme pornography. David Poole, 69, of ...

    A Southport man admitted having hundreds of indecent images of children as well as extreme pornography. David Poole, 69, of Blundell Avenue in Birkdale, appeared before Sefton Magistrates where he faced six separate charges. Prosecutor Jane Stacey told the court that a warrant was executed...

    07/04/2018
  21. Rosie Cooper MP finally receives a response over County Road traffic concerns southport

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has finally a received correspondence from Lancashire County Council’s Highways Chief over ...

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has finally a received correspondence from Lancashire County CouncilÂ’s Highways Chief over concerns she raised about road safety on County Road. MP Rosie raised the issues in 2017 and urged LCC to reconsider their previous response to Rosie which was indicated...

    07/04/2018
  22. End Of Season Awards Confirmed For May 4th At Ramada Plaza southport

    End Of Season Awards Confirmed For May 4th At Ramada Plaza. Friday, May 4th Southport Football Club will be hosting a ...

    End Of Season Awards Confirmed For May 4th At Ramada Plaza. Friday, May 4th Southport Football Club will be hosting a Black Tie End of Season Awards Dinner at the Ramada Hotel. On the night there will be superb entertainment and the presentation of our prestigious awards, we will be...

    07/04/2018
  23. Lord Street botch up southport

    Contractors working on Lord Street have removed the paving to carry out work. After the job was completed the paving was not put ...

    Contractors working on Lord Street have removed the paving to carry out work. After the job was completed the paving was not put back. It has been replaced with black tarmac. Yet another eyesore for our 'Classic Resort'

    07/04/2018
  24. Cash boost for families as tax cuts come into effect today southport

    The new tax year brings changes to income tax and the National Living Wage that help people earn more and keep more of what they ...

    The new tax year brings changes to income tax and the National Living Wage that help people earn more and keep more of what they earn. People across the UK will see a welcome boost to their finances today, thanks to further cuts to income tax. Hundreds of thousands of graduates will also save...

    06/04/2018
  25. Labour contests all Southport seats as deadline for local election nominations close southport

    Labour has confirmed its candidate team in Southport for the local elections on May 3rd. The deadline for nominations was 4pm ...

    Labour has confirmed its candidate team in Southport for the local elections on May 3rd. The deadline for nominations was 4pm today and Labour will contest each of the seats up for election in the town's seven wards. The party has had a resurgence of support in Southport in recent years, nearly...

    06/04/2018
  26. Police warn public not to approach wanted men who may be armed southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing two men in their 20s who are wanted on recall to prison and on suspicion of ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing two men in their 20s who are wanted on recall to prison and on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. 22 year-old Sean David Jones (LEFT) who is from the Seaforth area is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, of...

    06/04/2018
  27. Habitual shoplifter arrested southport

    Female arrested on Warrant yesterday afternoon in Southport Town Centre, having failed to attend Sefton Magistrates Court earlier ...

    Female arrested on Warrant yesterday afternoon in Southport Town Centre, having failed to attend Sefton Magistrates Court earlier in the day. She was detained by two PCSO's from Southport Community Police Team and arrested by a colleague from R&R. Sara Wilson from Southport is a prolific...

    06/04/2018
  28. Southport Flower Show cancel sheep racing southport

    Lambentations are a sheep protection group started last year with the aim of eventually getting sheep racing banned. We raise ...

    Lambentations are a sheep protection group started last year with the aim of eventually getting sheep racing banned. We raise petitions for various sheep races up and down the country to be cancelled. So far we have successfully got 6 sheep races cancelled, including Moffat in Scotland and...

    06/04/2018
  29. Enjoy the Great Outdoors in West Lancashire Parks this spring southport

    Spring has well and truly sprung in West Lancashire and there is no better time to enjoy the great outdoors. The Borough ...

    Spring has well and truly sprung in West Lancashire and there is no better time to enjoy the great outdoors. The Borough Council's Parks and Countryside Ranger Service manages some lovely places to visit across the Borough and is organising great free events for people to enjoy this month. ...

    06/04/2018
  30. Desperate Merseyside Tories Seek Council Candidates from off the Street southport

    Desperate Merseyside Tories Seek Council Candidates from off the Street With Conservative Party membership literally dying off ...

    Desperate Merseyside Tories Seek Council Candidates from off the Street With Conservative Party membership literally dying off nationwide and at an all-time low, the Tory Party has had to resort to desperate measures to find candidates to stand for election to local authorities. A six-strong...

    06/04/2018
  31. Mayor’s Musings, From football to Bootle’s Broadway southport

    Mayor’s Musings. From football to Bootle’s Broadway. Hello and welcome to the Mayor’s Musings! I hope you all had a ...

    MayorÂ’s Musings. From football to BootleÂ’s Broadway. Hello and welcome to the MayorÂ’s Musings! I hope you all had a wonderful and relaxing Easter period. ItÂ’s been a busy few weeks in the Mayoral offices and IÂ’ve been delighted once again to be meeting so many diverse and interesting...

    06/04/2018
  32. MP confirms West Lancashire flood defence projects with EA southport

    The Environment Agency has confirmed to West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper that their priorities for Lancashire include two schemes ...

    The Environment Agency has confirmed to West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper that their priorities for Lancashire include two schemes in West Lancashire. Following their meeting last month in Parliament Area Director for Cumbria and Lancashire Keith Ashcroft has confirmed to Rosie Cooper MP they...

    06/04/2018
  33. New boost to rogue landlord crackdown southport

    Rogue landlords face being forced out of the sector as new banning orders are brought in and a national database of offenders goes ...

    Rogue landlords face being forced out of the sector as new banning orders are brought in and a national database of offenders goes live. Rogue landlords who rent out substandard properties face being forced out of the sector as new banning orders are brought in and a national database of...

    06/04/2018
  34. New independent appeals process to protect passengers issued with penalty fares southport

    Penalty fare rules altered to offer greater protection to those making genuine mistakes. New rules coming into force today ...

    Penalty fare rules altered to offer greater protection to those making genuine mistakes. New rules coming into force today (6 April 2018) will offer a greater level of protection for rail passengers issued with a penalty fare, where they make an honest mistake, Rail Minister Jo Johnson has...

    06/04/2018
  35. Cllr Barton congratulates contractors on veranda restoration at 'The Works' southport

    Conservation re-commences on Lord Street. Many appreciations to the exceptional Property Owners and Management Team for having ...

    Conservation re-commences on Lord Street. Many appreciations to the exceptional Property Owners and Management Team for having continued their extensive restoration works on their Victorian Verandahs at the "The Works" here in the Southport Town Centre. Once again it is a true delight to see...

    06/04/2018
  36. Walking the ‘Extra Mile’ for Queenscourt Hospice in 2018 southport

    Sign up today, spread the word and help make this our biggest and best yet! Queenscourt Hospice go the ‘Extra Mile’ for our ...

    Sign up today, spread the word and help make this our biggest and best yet! Queenscourt Hospice go the ‘Extra Mile’ for our patients on a daily basis, we are asking our wonderful Queenscourt Trekkers to do the same in this year’s Star Trekk as we have an exciting new route for 2018. The...

    06/04/2018

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