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  1. Hosepipe ban called off southport

    The hosepipe ban due to start on August 5 has been called off. The slightly cooler temperatures and recent rainfall have ...

    The hosepipe ban due to start on August 5 has been called off. The slightly cooler temperatures and recent rainfall have eased the demand for water and together with our customers’ water saving efforts means we do not need to introduce any restrictions at this time. Dr Martin Padley, our...

    02/08/2018
  2. Day 16 of Operation Hunted,25 people arrested southport

    A total of 25 people were arrested yesterday on day 16 of Operation Hunted, taking the total to 576. Notable arrests ...

    A total of 25 people were arrested yesterday on day 16 of Operation Hunted, taking the total to 576. Notable arrests today include a 22-year-old man arrested on suspicion of section 18 assault, in relation to an incident in 2015. ‘Operation Hunted’, is now in its third week and the...

    02/08/2018
  3. Can you help find the people who broke into Bridge Cafe last week southport

    Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses following a break in at Bridge Café on Hart Street, Southport in the early ...

    Merseyside Police are appealing for witnesses following a break in at Bridge Café on Hart Street, Southport in the early hours of Friday morning, 27th July. Police received reports at around 4.20am that two people, believed to be riding a moped, had gained entry into the Café by forcing the lock...

    02/08/2018
  4. Lancashire County Council School and Residential Care Catering is world class southport

    The catering service provided by Lancashire County Council's School and Residential Care Catering team is officially regarded as ...

    The catering service provided by Lancashire County Council's School and Residential Care Catering team is officially regarded as world class, according to independent specialist assessors. As well as this prestigious accolade, the service has achieved joint 'best newcomer' recognition at the...

    02/08/2018
  5. UK Armed Forces on high alert for hurricane season southport

    The UKs Overseas Territories will have unwavering military support throughout the 2018 hurricane season, a Defence minister has ...

    The UK’s Overseas Territories will have unwavering military support throughout the 2018 hurricane season, a Defence minister has confirmed. British residents were killed, homes were destroyed and infrastructure was decimated when Irma and Maria, two of the most powerful hurricanes for...

    02/08/2018
  6. Monty Don to open Southport Flower Show southport

    Britain's best-known gardening expert, Monty Don, is to open the 2018 Southport Flower Show, partnered by Everest. The popular ...

    Britain's best-known gardening expert, Monty Don, is to open the 2018 Southport Flower Show, partnered by Everest. The popular star, who was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list this summer after passing on gardening tips to British TV viewers for more than 25 years, will be...

    02/08/2018
  7. Environment Agency announces support for farmers during dry weather southport

    The Environment Agency is supporting farmers dealing with the pressures of the hot, dry weather by allowing a more flexible ...

    The Environment Agency is supporting farmers dealing with the pressures of the hot, dry weather by allowing a more flexible approach to water abstraction. Following the driest June since 1925 and a dry July, farmers have reported water supply concerns which could affect the irrigation of crops...

    02/08/2018
  8. Big win for Southport health store southport

    The Health Stores annual open day took place this year on 1 July and the lucky winner of its raffle was Anne Menzies of Birkdale ...

    The Health Store’s annual open day took place this year on 1 July and the lucky winner of its raffle was Anne Menzies of Birkdale Health Store in Southport. The prize, collected by Menzies’ colleague Claire Dean (picture with The Health Store MD Tim Ryan) was £4,000 worth of stock from The Health...

    02/08/2018
  9. Soccer Supplement Up Southports Game southport

    Soccer Supplement is the official nutrition partner of Southport Football Club, their first senior non-league club sign-up. ...

    Soccer Supplement is the official nutrition partner of Southport Football Club, their first senior non-league club sign-up. The company specialise in nutritional requirements of footballers, developing a supplement range to deliver elite performance on the pitch, and complete recovery away...

    02/08/2018
  10. Witnesses sought after M6 collision southport

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a three vehicle collision on the M6 last night (31st July). It happened on the ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a three vehicle collision on the M6 last night (31st July). It happened on the southbound carriageway close to Junction 32 at around 6:15pm. The collision involved a Ford Transit, Nissan Note and Seat Leon X. The driver of the Ford Transit – a...

    01/08/2018
  11. News of note - Bickerstock rocks again this weekend southport

    Report: Amanda Bennett Bickerstock, the annual free music festival that takes place in Bickerstaffe on the first weekend in ...

    Report: Amanda Bennett Bickerstock, the annual free music festival that takes place in Bickerstaffe on the first weekend in August, is back again! Its aim - promoting live music, bringing the local community together, and raising money for local charities and good causes. And with local...

    01/08/2018
  12. Man arrested further appeal for information following unconfirmed firearms discharge southport

    Police have today (Thursday, 1 August) arrested a man in connection with an incident in Southport last week. Following ...

    Police have today (Thursday, 1 August) arrested a man in connection with an incident in Southport last week. Following enquiries into an unconfirmed firearms discharge in Saunders Street on Thursday, 26 July, a 57-year-old man from Southport has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a...

    01/08/2018
  13. Disqualified driver kept in custody southport

    Jessie Fashoni aged 23 of Southport has been arrested and charged with disqualified driving, driving without insurance and ...

    Jessie Fashoni aged 23 of Southport has been arrested and charged with disqualified driving, driving without insurance and possession of cannabis. He has been kept in custody for court.

    01/08/2018
  14. New tech could see tweak to winter gritting policy southport

    Councillors are set to be told how improved technology is being used to more accurately decide when the county's roads need to be ...

    Councillors are set to be told how improved technology is being used to more accurately decide when the county's roads need to be gritted. A report to Lancashire County Council's cabinet next week outlines how more accurate forecasts and improved monitoring technology allow highway teams to...

    01/08/2018
  15. Help MP make Southport plastic free southport

    Over eight million people visited Southport in 2017. They were attracted to our fairs, our gardens - and our beaches. Many choose ...

    Over eight million people visited Southport in 2017. They were attracted to our fairs, our gardens - and our beaches. Many choose to retire here for the same reasons. In August, I’ll be leading volunteers picking up plastic on Ainsdale beach. The more of us there are, the bigger the impact on...

    01/08/2018
  16. Liverpool pride a great success southport

    Organisers of the Liverpool Pride Festival 2018 have praised more than 50,000 supporters and the army of volunteers who helped to ...

    Organisers of the Liverpool Pride Festival 2018 have praised more than 50,000 supporters and the army of volunteers who helped to make this year’s weekend the most successful to date. This year’s theme #AllTogetherNow was chosen to promote unity for the LGBT+ and wider community – and this...

    01/08/2018
  17. Second man arrested over Fleetwood Road burglaries southport

    Detectives working on Operation Castle, the forces ongoing response to burglary across Merseyside, have charged a man in ...

    Detectives working on Operation Castle, the force’s ongoing response to burglary across Merseyside, have charged a man in connection with two burglaries in Southport. 34-year-old Lucasz Radzikowski from Avondale Road North in Southport was arrested yesterday (Monday, 31 July) after enquiries...

    01/08/2018
  18. Volunteering opportunities in the spotlight at regular new Southport event southport

    Southport residents will be able to find out more about hundreds of volunteering opportunities across Sefton at a regular new ...

    Southport residents will be able to find out more about hundreds of volunteering opportunities across Sefton at a regular new event in the town. As part of Sefton Council’s 2018 Year of the Volunteer initiative, The Atkinson and Volunteer Centre Sefton are launching a monthly drop-in...

    01/08/2018
  19. Top chef Simon Rimmer waltzes into show southport

    Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer is to be star turn at the Southport Flower Show after cooking up a storm in Strictly Come Dancing. ...

    Celebrity chef Simon Rimmer is to be star turn at the Southport Flower Show after cooking up a storm in Strictly Come Dancing. The popular TV presenter will show off his culinary talents in the demonstration kitchen at the UK’s biggest independent flower show. Simon survived six weeks on...

    01/08/2018
  20. Southport MP backs important new report on arthritis care southport

    Thousands of Southport residents suffer with some form of arthritis. MP Damien Moore joined some of those who live with the ...

    Thousands of Southport residents suffer with some form of arthritis. MP Damien Moore joined some of those who live with the condition after the launch of a new report by Arthritis Research UK. Damien said: ‘Over 5000 of our town’s residents live with osteoarthritis of the hip; over 8000 with...

    01/08/2018
  21. Merseyside Police Band mark 150th anniversary with museum performance southport

    Merseyside Police Band commemorated the 150-year anniversary of the Merseyside (formerly Liverpool) Police Band on Tuesday, 31 ...

    Merseyside Police Band commemorated the 150-year anniversary of the Merseyside (formerly Liverpool) Police Band on Tuesday, 31 July, with a series of concerts at the Museum of Liverpool.

    01/08/2018
  22. New Player-Coach, Dean Winnard southport

    Southport Football Club are very pleased to confirm that Dean Winnard will join the club in the role of Player-Coach for the ...

    Southport Football Club are very pleased to confirm that Dean Winnard will join the club in the role of Player-Coach for the 2018/19 season. Dean has spent pre-season in Southport and brings a wealth of experience to the side ahead of the new campaign. The 28 year-old defender has amassed...

    01/08/2018
  23. Barron Back The Port southport

    Southport Football Club are extremely proud to announce that the Jack Carr Stand will continue to be sponsored by Barron Financial ...

    Southport Football Club are extremely proud to announce that the Jack Carr Stand will continue to be sponsored by Barron Financial Solutions. The company have sponsored the stand since 2016 and this new deal will continue throughout the 2018/19 season. Barron Financial Solutions are...

    01/08/2018
  24. Find out more about adoption at our info event southport

    Find out more about adoption at our info event Lancashire County Council is asking people to think about growing their family ...

    Find out more about adoption at our info event Lancashire County Council is asking people to think about growing their family through adoption. A special event for people considering adoption will be held at County Hall, on Fishergate in Preston, to help people find out about the process...

    01/08/2018
  25. Aintree Hospital gets national recognition for support offered to new starters southport

    The support offered to new nurses at Aintree University Hospital has seen the Trust shortlisted for a Nursing Times award. ...

    The support offered to new nurses at Aintree University Hospital has seen the Trust shortlisted for a Nursing Times award. Aintree has been named as a finalist in the Preceptorship of the Year category, for the first Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards. A preceptorship is a transitional...

    01/08/2018
  26. Young people in Sefton help to shape their local NHS southport

    School children from across Sefton have been learning about local health services as well as giving their views on the NHS. ...

    School children from across Sefton have been learning about local health services as well as giving their views on the NHS. Your Youth Health Day on Thursday 19 July saw pupils from Maricourt Catholic High School in Maghull and Southport’s Stanley High School work with Sefton Young Advisors,...

    31/07/2018
  27. Air Ambulance called to Banks southport

    The North West Air Ambulance landed in a field on George's Lane in Banks this afternoon. It was called so paramedics could ...

    The North West Air Ambulance landed in a field on George's Lane in Banks this afternoon. It was called so paramedics could treat a lady who had injured herself. The Air Ambulance was not needed as the lady was treated in an Ambulance. Her condition is not thought to be serious.

    31/07/2018
  28. Drugs bust Liverpool Road southport

    Officers from the Southport Local Policing Team and Sefton Targeted Team conducted a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act on ...

    Officers from the Southport Local Policing Team and Sefton Targeted Team conducted a warrant under the Misuse of Drugs Act on Liverpool Road in Birkdale on Sunday 29th July. A large amount of class 'A' drugs and cash were seized and as a result, three people, two men and a woman, were arrested...

    31/07/2018
  29. Euro rowing medal success for St. Marys college Southport student southport

    EURO ROWING MEDAL SUCCESS FOR ST. MARYS COLLEGE SOUTHPORT STUDENT A St. Marys College sixth former selected for the ...

    EURO ROWING MEDAL SUCCESS FOR ST. MARY’S COLLEGE SOUTHPORT STUDENT A St. Mary’s College sixth former selected for the Great Britain under 18 rowing team won two medals on her first appearance with the squad at a Euro event at the weekend.

    31/07/2018
  30. Chief Constable Andy Cooke joins officers for 'Operation Hunted' southport

    A total of 64 arrests over the weekend and 43 today has taken the total number of arrests to 512 on day 14 of Operation Hunted. ...

    A total of 64 arrests over the weekend and 43 today has taken the total number of arrests to 512 on day 14 of Operation Hunted. The...

    31/07/2018
  31. Why everything in the garden's lovely in Churchtown southport

    A heritage garden's been brought back to life in a blooming success story for hardworking youngsters from National Citizen ...

    A heritage garden's been brought back to life in a blooming success story for hardworking youngsters from National Citizen Service. Youngsters from the Southport and Crosby areas spent a week transforming the North Meols Garden in Churchtown - with a little help from their friends! Sandra...

    31/07/2018
  32. Batches of Durex condoms recalled. People urged to check their batch numbers southport

    Anyone using affected batches are advised to stop use over concerns they do not meet safety standards. Reckitt Benckiser ...

    Anyone using affected batches are advised to stop use over concerns they do not meet safety standards. Reckitt Benckiser Group plc (RB) has announced that they are recalling specific batches of Durex condoms after they did not pass their required safety standards. This means there is a risk...

    31/07/2018
  33. Morrisons announces nationwide Quieter Hour southport

    Morrisons is to introduce a quieter hour in all of its stores for customers who would benefit from a calmer shopping trip. ...

    Morrisons is to introduce a quieter hour in all of its stores for customers who would benefit from a calmer shopping trip. Designed to help customers who currently struggle with music and the other noise associated with supermarket shopping, it will take place every Saturday in all 493 of its...

    31/07/2018
  34. Work is now under way on the construction of our new lifeboat station southport

    Work has begun on the construction of the new Lifeboat Station on the Marine Drive. A spokesperson for the Lifeboat said... ...

    Work has begun on the construction of the new Lifeboat Station on the Marine Drive. A spokesperson for the Lifeboat said... Work is now under way on the construction of our new lifeboat station! Thank you to everyone for your support in getting us this far. Construction is expected to...

    31/07/2018
  35. Titanic the musical at the Liverpool Empire. southport

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of Titanic The Musical. Ever had that sinking feeling? I am not one to rock the boat ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of Titanic The Musical. Ever had that sinking feeling? I am not one to rock the boat but this was more like an Opera than a musical. The cast worked incredibly hard in the show. You will either love it or hate it. In the final hours of 14th April...

    31/07/2018
  36. Flat fire in Manchester Road southport

    Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service were called to a fire in a first floor flat at The Academy Manchester Road yesterday evening. ...

    Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service were called to a fire in a first floor flat at The Academy Manchester Road yesterday evening. Residents were evacuated as the blaze was dealt with.

    31/07/2018

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