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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

...‘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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Parole hearing for ‘wife killer’ Quy by Danielle Thompson (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 ...

Southport man jailed for fifteen years for sex offences involving children by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A 58 year-old Southport man has been jailed for 15 years for sex offences involving children.Steven Halton, of Merlewood Avenue, Southport, was   Read more ...

Concerns flagged up by cyclist over dangerous sand near town’s Pier by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A CYCLIST from Southport believes that the sand-covered cyclepath near to Southport Pier has become dangerous as it is ‘virtually impassible’ - and   Read more ...

Pair sentenced after texting police officer advert for drugs by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

MERSEYSIDE Police have welcomed the sentencing of a man and woman for ‘being concerned in the offer to supply Class A drugs’ after the pair   Read more ...

Alex makes his mark at Aussie fashion event by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A YOUNG designer from Southport has been wowing fashionistas down under.Birkdale’s Alexander Lyon made his mark at Australia’s most prestigious   Read more ...

Southport man jailed for possession of intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A SOUTHPORT man has been jailed for possession of intent to supply crack cocaine and heroin.Damien Marshall, 30, of Leyland Road was sentenced to   Read more ...

Southport 'continues to benefit from Britain’s historic vaccination programme' says resort's MP by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE news that 58,929 people in Southport have now received their first jab has been welcomed by the resort’s MP, as more than 75% of adults across   Read more ...

Soroptimists plant 60 new trees at Victoria Park site by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

MEMBERS of Soroptimist International Southport gathered at Victoria Park to plant 60 young trees.In 2021, SI Southport’s umbrella organisation,   Read more ...

Southport professionals’ coast-to-coast bike ride raises funds for Alder Hey by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THREE Southport professionals undertook a coast-to-coast bike ride to raise £4,462.50 for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital in memory of their   Read more ...

Victoria era museum is ‘alive with ghosts’ by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A Victoria era museum in Southport which was partly designed by ‘Greatest Showman’ inspiration Phineas T. Barnum is alive with ghosts, says TV’s Most   Read more ...

Revamped skatepark open again by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

SOUTHPORT’S skatepark is open again after work to install four refurbished ramps was completed.Specialist skate ramp builders have repaired and   Read more ...

Town centre telephone kiosks to be auctioned by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

WOULD you like to own one of Southport town centre’s iconic red telephone boxes? Then give the council a call!The two historically listed ‘Jubilee’   Read more ...

Produce company chief warns that 'fruit and vegetables are rotting in cold stores' because of a major shortage of HGV drivers in the UK by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

CHIEFS at a produce company based in Southport are warning that fruit and vegetables are rotting in cold stores because of a major shortage of HGV   Read more ...

Friends inspired by 'world class' care to take part in epic cycle ride for charity by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE former Chairman of Southport Hesketh Round Table has spent the past five months battling blood cancer in hospital. Now Dean Wilson’s friends from   Read more ...

Roof Checker offers one lucky local business the chance to win a free 3D Virtual reality tour of their premises by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

ONE lucky local business in Southport has the chance to win a FREE 3D Virtual Reality tour of their business.The offer is being made by Southport   Read more ...

Hal Cruttenden and Geoff Norcott join star studded line up for Southport Comedy Festival 2021 by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

TWO more top comedians have been revealed for Southport Comedy Festival 2021. Hal Cruttenden and Geoff Norcott join a star-studded line-up which   Read more ...

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

Welcome to another scams update. Last week I mentioned persistent phone calls telling me that my internet connection was about to be terminated. The   Read more ...

Artist shortlisted in competition aimed at promoting mental health by Tom Martin (June 2021)

A SOUTHPORT artist who is a dedicated ambassador for mental health has had her work shortlisted for a special competition.Hayley Coggins decided to   Read more ...

Fossil fools, look away from the all electric Mustangs! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

FOSSIL fools look away. Ford’s now making more all-electric Mustangs than it is internal combustion ones.  I use the term because that’s the one a   Read more ...

This McLaren was one of hundreds of ‘supercars’ being driven anti-socially in Marine Drive meet-up by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A BLACK McLaren ‘supercar’ was seized by police when hundreds of vehicles gathered on Marine Drive at the weekend.Patrols attended the Marine Drive   Read more ...

Nose biter in Southport street left victim scarred by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A construction worker used his teeth as a weapon during a fight with a neighbour and spat out part of his nose leaving him permanently scarred. A   Read more ...

MP told of pandemic impact on primary school during visit by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE challenges of teaching during the pandemic were shared with Southport MP Damien Moore on a recent visit to Marshside Primary School.He was   Read more ...

Citizens Advice Sefton looking for volunteers by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

DO you want to make a real difference to people’s lives and have a positive impact on your community? That’s the message from the team at Citizens   Read more ...

First ‘charity embassy’ opens at Pleasureland by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE first ‘charity embassy’ in the world has officially opened at Southport Pleasureland to help raise funds for Alder Hey Children’s   Read more ...

Women in Southport urged to shape the future of their healthcare by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

WOMEN in Southport are urged to help shape the future of their healthcare.The town’s MP Damien Moore is encouraging women to come forward and share   Read more ...

Veteran finally secures dental appointment after three year wait! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

A BRITISH Army veteran who waited for three years to secure an NHS dental appointment in Southport - and faced a £7,000 bill for the option of   Read more ...

Southport-based business helps young people get a foot on the retail career ladder by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE team at a Southport-based business are helping young people get a foot on the retail career ladder thanks to the Government’s Kickstart   Read more ...

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