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  1. Local history plea from Burscough man southport

    QLocal's delighted to publicise this e mail received yesterday from our good friend in Burscough, Michael Dawson: Hi Roger, ...

    QLocal's delighted to publicise this e mail received yesterday from our good friend in Burscough, Michael Dawson: Hi Roger, Hopefully you will be able to help with my latest project involving local history. I am trying to put together a collection of memories/stories relating to...

    11/01/2018
  2. Missing from home Alan Kennedy southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a teenager from St Helens who was last seen in December. 15-year-old ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a teenager from St Helens who was last seen in December. 15-year-old Alan Kennedy was last seen at his home address in Dairy Farm Road at 3.45pm on Thursday, 28 December. Alan is described as white, of slim build, 5ft 5in tall, with long...

    11/01/2018
  3. Official details of Fridays beach clean up southport

    Here are the official details of the beach clean up this coming Friday. Impressive as big tides and storms maybe, they ...

    Here are the official details of the beach clean up this coming Friday. Impressive as big tides and storms maybe, they inevitably leave large amounts of rubbish washed up onto the beaches of the #Sefton coast. Tidelines full of seaweed, driftwood and organic debris are a good thing for the...

    11/01/2018
  4. Councillor Barton happy after completion of verandahs restoration. southport

    LORD STREET CENTRAL VERANDAHS RESTORATION:- SCARISBRICK HOTEL/ No.233-243 LORD STREET: Conservation reaches completion on ...

    LORD STREET CENTRAL VERANDAHS RESTORATION:- SCARISBRICK HOTEL/ No.233-243 LORD STREET: Conservation reaches completion on Lord Street. Many appreciations to the exceptional Property Owners and Management Teams for having now undertaken extensive restoration works on their Verandahs at "The...

    11/01/2018
  5. Councillors meet with Police over Crime concerns southport

    Southport councillors held a meeting with senior local police officers at Southport Town Hall on Wednesday evening for a briefing ...

    Southport councillors held a meeting with senior local police officers at Southport Town Hall on Wednesday evening for a briefing and to exchange ideas following public concerns about instances of crime in the run up to Christmas. The event was arranged by local Liberal Democrat leader Cllr John...

    11/01/2018
  6. Club Commercial Update southport

    Following on from the Squad update and the Boardroom updates that have appeared recently, here is a commercial update from the ...

    Following on from the Squad update and the Boardroom updates that have appeared recently, here is a commercial update from the Club around where we currently are, what we have coming up and what opportunities there are for your business to be involved with Southport Football Club moving forward. ...

    10/01/2018
  7. Further savings to be considered at Lancashire County Council southport

    Lancashire County Council's cabinet is set to consider further savings of more than £11m when it meets next week. The ...

    Lancashire County Council's cabinet is set to consider further savings of more than £11m when it meets next week. The savings have been proposed following a detailed review of service budgets. If agreed, the total value of savings identified during this financial year is over £81m. ...

    10/01/2018
  8. Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner acknowledges Southports residents fears. southport

    Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner acknowledges Southports residents fears. The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for ...

    Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner acknowledges Southport’s residents’ fears. The Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside says she takes residents' fears over crime in Southport "very seriously" after a meeting with local Labour representatives. Councillor Emily Spurrell visited...

    10/01/2018
  9. New providers for eye services announced in West Lancashire southport

    THE NHS in West Lancashire has announced two new providers which will soon be providing local community ophthalmology (eye ...

    THE NHS in West Lancashire has announced two new providers which will soon be providing local community ophthalmology (eye services) and community macular services. Following a stringent procurement process carried out by NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the local...

    10/01/2018
  10. Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision on motorway southport

    Merseyside Roads Policing Unit is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M6 this morning, ...

    Merseyside Roads Policing Unit is appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision on the M6 this morning, Wednesday 10th January. Officers from the North West Motorways Policing Group (NWMPG) attended at J26 on the northbound carriageway at Orrell, near Wigan, at around 7.50am...

    10/01/2018
  11. KGV alumni return to deliver inspiring Oxbridge presentation to current students southport

    Three KGV alumni returned to college on Friday 5th January, to deliver an inspiring presentation to current students considering ...

    Three KGV alumni returned to college on Friday 5th January, to deliver an inspiring presentation to current students considering applying to Oxford or Cambridge Universities. The three students, all now current second year students at Oxford University, spoke to current year 12 KGV students about...

    10/01/2018
  12. Popular Lord St bar closes down . Councillors reaction southport

    The 88 Bar and Brasserie on Lord St. has closed down, leaving customers disappointed. It was one of Southport's favourite ...

    The 88 Bar and Brasserie on Lord St. has closed down, leaving customers disappointed. It was one of Southport's favourite night spots after being refurbished a few years ago. Town Centre Councillor Tony Dawson commented: "The bar and cafe sector in Southport - and Birkdale in particular -...

    10/01/2018
  13. Meols Ward Advice Centre southport

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Saturday 13th January. They ...

    Councillors John Dodd, Daniel Lewis and Nigel Ashton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Saturday 13th January. 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...

    10/01/2018
  14. NWAS continues to support patients to Stay Well This Winter southport

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has continued on its mission to help people stay well this winter by handing out a leaflet ...

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has continued on its mission to help people stay well this winter by handing out a leaflet containing winter wellbeing advice to patients travelling on the Patient Transport Service (PTS). From late September and throughout October, PTS staff helped kick...

    10/01/2018
  15. Lancashire Cares pledge to provide opportunities for Military Veterans southport

    With around 120,000 working age veterans currently seeking employment in the UK, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has signed ...

    With around 120,000 working age veterans currently seeking employment in the UK, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust has signed up as a pilot organisation in a programme which pledges to support employment opportunities for Military Veterans in the NHS. The Step into Health programme connects...

    10/01/2018
  16. Nathan Sheron Returns To Fleetwood southport

    Southport Football Club can confirm that Nathan Sheron has returned to Fleetwood Town following the end of his loan. The club ...

    Southport Football Club can confirm that Nathan Sheron has returned to Fleetwood Town following the end of his loan. The club would like to thank Nathan for his time at Southport and wish him well for the future.

    10/01/2018
  17. Extra winter cash welcomed by local hospitals southport

    The Government has announced an additional £1.3million grant is being given to help Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust cope ...

    The Government has announced an additional £1.3million grant is being given to help Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust cope with winter pressures. The extra funding's been granted to the Trust as part of an immediate £337million funding boost for NHS hospitals this winter in the recent Budget, in...

    10/01/2018
  18. Club Agrees Deal For Training Facility southport

    Southport Football Club have reached an agreement with Chequer Properties Ltd that will see the club use Stormy Corner in ...

    Southport Football Club have reached an agreement with Chequer Properties Ltd that will see the club use Stormy Corner in Skelmersdale as our main training facility until the end of the season. Since the beginning of the season, we have used our own pitch, KGV, Edge Hill University and JMO...

    09/01/2018
  19. RTC Tarleton bypass southport

    The emergency services were called to the Tarleton bypass this evening after a driver lost control of their vehicle close to the ...

    The emergency services were called to the Tarleton bypass this evening after a driver lost control of their vehicle close to the junction of Moss Hey Lane and ended up in the safety barrier. The road remains open. More details from the police press office later hopefully.

    09/01/2018
  20. Boy, 16, missing from Skelmersdale southport

    Tom Williamson was found safe and well in the Digmoor area today. Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of ...

    Tom Williamson was found safe and well in the Digmoor area today. Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing boy from Skelmersdale. Tom Williamson was last seen in the Kestrel Park area around 1pm on January 3.

    09/01/2018
  21. Selective and Additional House Of Multiple Occupation Licensing southport

    From March 1, 2018 landlords who privately rent out their properties will be required to obtain a new licence from Sefton Council ...

    From March 1, 2018 landlords who privately rent out their properties will be required to obtain a new licence from Sefton Council if their properties are located within selected areas in the borough. Sefton Council approved the implementation of two new housing licensing schemes in...

    09/01/2018
  22. Visitors with cold and flu symptoms asked to stay away from Southport hospital southport

    Visitors with cold and flu symptoms are being asked to stay away from Southport and Ormskirk hospitals unless absolutely necessary ...

    Visitors with cold and flu symptoms are being asked to stay away from Southport and Ormskirk hospitals unless absolutely necessary to prevent their spread. Andrew Chalmers, Deputy Director of Infection Prevention and Control, said: “There are a number of visitors who I’ve seen visiting their...

    09/01/2018
  23. Changes to domestic violence evidence requirements come into effect southport

    As of yesterday (8 January 2018), victims of domestic violence will get more support in taking abusive former partners to court. ...

    As of yesterday (8 January 2018), victims of domestic violence will get more support in taking abusive former partners to court. Changes to evidence requirements in private family law disputes have come into effect. There will no longer be a time limit on abuse evidence, which previously stood...

    09/01/2018
  24. Merseyside Police act on racist comments on Twitter southport

    Merseyside Police can confirm they are aware of racist comments posted by a number of individuals on Twitter on Friday, 5 January, ...

    Merseyside Police can confirm they are aware of racist comments posted by a number of individuals on Twitter on Friday, 5 January, 2018, and will be investigating the matter. Deputy Chief Constable Carl Foulkes said: “Working closely with Liverpool FC and Everton FC, we believe that hate crime...

    09/01/2018
  25. William Lound killing Mother bears killer 'no malice' southport

    A mother has told an inquest her son's killer was a "very sick man", but she bears "no malice" towards him. Student William ...

    A mother has told an inquest her son's killer was a "very sick man", but she bears "no malice" towards him. Student William Lound, from Birkdale in Southport, was stabbed by Lee Arnold in 2016 at his Salford hall of residence. Maureen Lound told Bolton Coroners Court she did not blame the...

    09/01/2018
  26. Get kids outdoors southport

    Its official! Being outdoors is great for children! New research has shown that when children spend quality time ...

    It’s official! Being outdoors is great for children! New research has shown that when children spend quality time outdoors, it affects them in lots of positive ways. The most recent research by Forest Schools, shows that children develop better social skills, confidence and self-esteem goes...

    09/01/2018
  27. World-leading microbeads ban takes effect southport

    Today the government's ban on microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products comes takes effect. A ban on the manufacture ...

    Today the government's ban on microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products comes takes effect. A ban on the manufacture of products containing microbeads has come into force today – a landmark step in the introduction of one of the world’s toughest bans on these harmful pieces of plastic....

    09/01/2018
  28. Let your feet hit the street in 2018 southport

    Stride out in 2018 by joining West Lancashire Borough Councils health walks. Put on some comfortable walking shoes and join ...

    Stride out in 2018 by joining West Lancashire Borough Council’s health walks. Put on some comfortable walking shoes and join our walk leaders for short, sociable walks across different locations in West Lancashire. Walks are open to all, are approximately one hour long and a well-earned...

    09/01/2018
  29. Damien Moore MP Dismisses Southport Labours Scaremongering southport

    Damien Moore MP Dismisses Southport Labours Scaremongering as Figures Reveal Winter Funding Boost for Local Hospital. ...

    Damien Moore MP Dismisses Southport Labours ‘Scaremongering’ as Figures Reveal Winter Funding Boost for Local Hospital. Damien Moore MP today welcomed the Government’s multi-million-pound investment in Southport District Hospital this Winter, as it emerged that Southport and Ormskirk Trust...

    08/01/2018
  30. Community Policing Poll Results southport

    Thanks for voting in our online poll the results can be seen below. Your Community Policing Team will now work on this as a ...

    Thanks for voting in our online poll the results can be seen below. Your Community Policing Team will now work on this as a priority. To keep up to date on the progress please keep visiting this page and follow us on Twitter. @MerPolFormby and @MerPolSouthport Drug dealing, supply and use -...

    08/01/2018
  31. 14 year old boy missing from home since December southport

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a 14-year-old boy from the Skelmersdale area who has been missing since ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to find a 14-year-old boy from the Skelmersdale area who has been missing since December and has links to Merseyside. James McKeown was last seen in Heysham, Lancashire on Friday, 15 December at around 10.15am, and was previously circulated as...

    08/01/2018
  32. 1,000 Sefton residents sign up to diabetes prevention programme southport

    A new report has found that nearly 1,000 Sefton residents have signed up to the flagship NHS diabetes prevention programme, ...

    A new report has found that nearly 1,000 Sefton residents have signed up to the flagship NHS diabetes prevention programme, Healthier You, scheme in just over 12 months. The report, co-authored by experts from NHS England, Public Heath England and the charity Diabetes UK, charts the positive...

    08/01/2018
  33. Argos Lord Street to close on 26th January southport

    Another large store on Lord Street is to close down. Argos will close on 26th January leaving another empty property on Lord ...

    Another large store on Lord Street is to close down. Argos will close on 26th January leaving another empty property on Lord Street. The Argos at Kew will continue to trade as usual. An Argos spokesperson said: “The decision to close a store is never taken lightly. “We constantly review...

    08/01/2018
  34. Retailers and academics join government effort to tackle acid attacks southport

    This is part of a series of voluntary commitments proposed by the government. The government yesterday published the details of ...

    This is part of a series of voluntary commitments proposed by the government. The government yesterday published the details of the voluntary commitments, as well as a list of those retailers who have already signed. Waitrose, B&Q, Morrisons, Wickes, Co-op, Screwfix and Tesco are among...

    08/01/2018
  35. Everton V Man City PL2 CANCELLED southport

    Everton V Man City PL2 CANCELLED Tonights Everton V Man City PL2 match at the Merseyrail Community Stadium has been ...

    Everton V Man City PL2 – CANCELLED Tonight’s Everton V Man City PL2 match at the Merseyrail Community Stadium has been postponed due to a frozen pitch. A new date will be announced soon.

    08/01/2018
  36. Next of kin appeal - Stephen Anderson, Southport southport

    The next of kin of Stephen Anderson have now been traced. Thank you for your assistance in this matter. Sefton Coroner's ...

    The next of kin of Stephen Anderson have now been traced. Thank you for your assistance in this matter. Sefton Coroner's Office is appealing for help in tracing the family of a man who died in Southport. Stephen Anderson, aged 61, of Leicester Street, Southport, was found dead at his...

    08/01/2018

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