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Councillor accuses Sefton Council of ‘having a blind spot for grot-spots’ in the town centre by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A SOUTHPORT Councillor has accused Sefton Council of ‘having a blind spot for grot-spots’ in the town centre.Dukes Ward Councillor John Pugh is   Read more ...

Footballer turned physiotherapist explains how he cared for patients during the pandemic by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

BY TONY DEWHURSTDANNY Shaw enjoyed a dream day when he starred for non-league minnows Marine against Tottenham Hotspur in the FA Cup third   Read more ...

Squadron commander recognised in Queen's Birthday Honours List for 2021 by Henry James (June 2021)

THE squadron commander of Maghull Air Cadets has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List for 2021.Flight Lieutenant Ian Taylor RAFAC,   Read more ...

Comedian Luisa Omielan brings ‘God is a Woman’ show to Southport Comedy Festival by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

BAFTA award winning comedian Luisa Omielan is bringing her hilarious ‘God is a Woman’ show to Southport Comedy Festival 2021. She will be among a   Read more ...

Teachers and pupils hold fundraising day for ex pupil who has aggressive brain tumour by Henry James (June 2021)

TEACHERS and pupils at St Andrew’s CofE in Maghull have held a fundraising day for ex head boy Owen Copland, who is seriously ill with a very   Read more ...

Pop-up food and drink offer to return to Crosby Lakeside by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

SEFTON Council chiefs are looking to bring back a pop-up food and drink offer at Crosby Coastal Park later this summer following a well-received   Read more ...

Primary school unable to open after three rooms severely damaged in fire by Henry James (June 2021)

ORMSKIRK’S Asmall Primary school has not been able to open today (Friday) after three rooms were severely damaged in a fire.Six fire engines,   Read more ...

Locksmiths have the key to success! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

LOCKSMITHS have the key to success!Family-run business Campbell & McGovern on Stanley Road in Bootle have backed a charity fundraiser as an unusual   Read more ...

Grandmother says friendship group helped her to settle in Southport by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A GRANDMOTHER who swapped her city life for the Southport coast says she wouldn’t have stayed if it wasn’t for the friendly people.Julie Rudge, 69,   Read more ...

Sefton celebrates air quality improvements on Clean Air Day by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

CHIEFS at Sefton Council backed Clean Air Day this year by urging people to take small steps to make a big difference to air pollution in Sefton.Air   Read more ...

Hospice summer garden party is back! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE St. Joseph’s Hospice Summer Garden Party will be back this August after 18 months without the team being able to hold any public fundraising   Read more ...

Sefton marks air quality successes on Clean Air Day by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

CHIEFS at Sefton Council backed Clean Air Day this year by  urging people to take small steps to make a big difference to air pollution in Sefton.Air   Read more ...

Aldi looking for a new store location in Ormskirk by Henry James (June 2021)

ALDI has announced it is on the lookout for a new store location in Ormskirk.The UK’s fifth largest supermarket has been on an expansion drive in   Read more ...

Volunteers needed at vaccination site by Henry James (June 2021)

NHS Volunteer Responders are urgently calling for more Steward Volunteers in West Lancashire to support at local vaccination site where there is a   Read more ...

MP to present British Sign Language Bill before Parliament by Henry James (June 2021)

THE borough’s MP Rosie Cooper MP has introduced her Private Members Bill, the ‘British Sign Language Bill,’ which will debated in Parliament.The   Read more ...

Sanctuary offering people chance to sponsor one of their animal families by Henry James (June 2021)

WOODLANDS Animal Sanctuary is offering people the chance to sponsor one of their animal families, which also helps them continue to help even more   Read more ...

Charity donates defibrillator to First Responder by Henry James (June 2021)

MEMBERS of the Douglas Cardiac Trust, which is a registered charity, were delighted to hand over a G3 Defibrillator to Mike Byrne of Tarleton - a   Read more ...

Building firm donates 20 laptops to primary school by Henry James (June 2021)

PUPILS at a Skelmersdale school are online after a donation of 20 laptops by Laurus Homes, the development arm of Trafford Housing Trust (THT).The   Read more ...

Trust aiming to raise £300,000 for University to fund research by Henry James (June 2021)

THE Parbold-based Natalie Kate Moss Trust has committed to raising £300,000 for the University of Manchester to fund further research into brain   Read more ...

Southport College and KGV win award for Young Carer Support by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE team at Southport College and KGV Sixth Form College are the first school or college in Sefton to have been given a Bronze Award for their work   Read more ...

Health professional supporting Cervical Screening Awareness Week by Henry James (June 2021)

NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is encouraging those aged 25 to 64 to have cervical screening to reduce their risk of   Read more ...

Do you have a classic car, van or motorcycle that you would like to sell? by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

DO you have a classic car, van or motorcycle that you would like to sell?The team at Asset Realisation Services Ltd based at Moss Side Farm in   Read more ...

Survey to explore transport services by Henry James (June 2021)

RESIDENTS are being asked for their views on Lancashire’s highways and transport services... from the condition of roads and footpaths to the   Read more ...

Man rescued from Southport Beach by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

CREWS from Southport Lifeboat and Quad bikes were tasked by Holyhead Coastguard shortly after 9pm on June 15 to reports of a man in difficulty in the   Read more ...

...‘Southport Classic and Speed’ event will show range of veteran, vintage, classic and modern cars by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

SOUTHPORT’S record-breaking motor sporting heritage will be celebrated with a free event on the town’s Victoria Park on Sunday, October 10.The   Read more ...

Support service needs funding and volunteers by Henry James (June 2021)

HOME from Home-Sefton (CIC), a small, personalised, support service based in Maghull for vulnerable adults over the age of 55 living within the   Read more ...

...‘Southport Classic and Speed’ event will show range of veteran, vintage, classic and modern cars by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

SOUTHPORT’S record-breaking motor sporting heritage will be celebrated with a free event on the town’s Victoria Park on Sunday, October 10.The   Read more ...

Youngsters put best foot forward for outdoor fundraiser by Henry James (June 2021)

PUPILS at Little Digmoor Primary School in Skelmersdale have been fundraising in order to raise money for the children to go away to an outdoor   Read more ...

Check out our latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

Welcome to Citizens Advice Scam Awareness fortnight!This annual campaign is all about creating a network of confident #ScamAware consumers who are   Read more ...

What’s your fastest speed? by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

WHAT’S the fastest you’ve ever driven? 90mph? 100mph? Maybe a little more?  My own highest speed is 136mph, served up in the safe surroundings of a   Read more ...

Office manager who thought she was underpaid by boss, pocketed more than £51,000 from firm by Henry James (June 2021)

AN OFFICE manager for a lettings agency, who felt she was underpaid, secretly pocketed more than £51,000 - money her boss had earmarked for his   Read more ...

Two women from Skelmersdale benefitting from a unique type of social care by Henry James (June 2021)

A UNIQUE type of social care which has helped change the lives of people, including two women from Skelmersdale, is being highlighted this week.Adele   Read more ...

Clock is ticking to find lottery winner in Sefton who has just a month left to claim £1m prize by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE clock is ticking for a mystery local lottery winner in Sefton who has just a month left to claim an amazing EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker   Read more ...

Crime Commissioner's deputy receives MBE in Queen's Birthday Honours List by Henry James (June 2021)

LANCASHIRE’S Police and Crime Commissioner, Andrew Snowden, has congratulated his future deputy, who has been recognised with an MBE in the Queen's   Read more ...

Clock is ticking to find lottery winner in Sefton who has just a month left to claim £1m prize by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE clock is ticking for a mystery local lottery winner in Sefton who has just a month left to claim an amazing EuroMillions UK Millionaire Maker   Read more ...

Free Music and Movement for well-being taster sessions offer by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

FREE taster sessions are being held for ‘Music and Movement’ themed health and well-being sessions.Carousel Music and Movement who ‘aim to brighten   Read more ...

Parole hearing date for ‘evil wife killer’ Quy by Malcolm Hindle (June 2021)

THE family of a murdered mum-of-two are urging members of the community to sign an online petition to keep her killer behind bars.Lynsey Quy’s brutal   Read more ...

Skem band release England footy song to ‘put smiles on people’s faces’ ...and raise money for local causes by Henry James (June 2021)

VOLUNTEERS at the Evermoor Foodbank in Skelmersdale have started a band and recorded an England football song to raise money for charity and to   Read more ...

Controlling dad blamed his victim by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A CONTROLLING dad-of-one who could not cope when his relationship broke down tried to blame his former partner for him ending up in the dock.But a   Read more ...

Rhinoceros recycling sculpture is unveiled by Henry James (June 2021)

AN eagerly anticipated rhinoceros recycling sculpture has been unveiled in Maghull. The life-sized galvanised mesh steel sculpture on Stafford   Read more ...

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