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Police issue wanted appeal for Netherton man by Tom Martin (May 2021)

POLICE are appealing for help to find a Netherton man who officers believe may be able to assist with enquiries into an allegation of malicious   Read more ...

Man jailed for sexual assault on woman by Tom Martin (May 2021)

A BOOTLE man has been jailed for 18 months after he sexually assaulted a woman four years ago.Lee Monaghan, 48, of Stanley Road, carried out the   Read more ...

Crosby named as 'hotspot' in Merseyside for Japanese knotweed by Tom Martin (May 2021)

CROSBY has been named as a “hotspot” in Merseyside for the dreaded Japanese knotweed.The plant can cause a huge headache for local homeowners because   Read more ...

Skydive to give financial boost to hospice by Tom Martin (May 2021)

Daredevil fundraisers are being sought for an 11,000ft skydive this summer in support of a local hospice.St Joseph’s Hospice, in Thornton, will   Read more ...

Three people arrested after police seize £49k of suspected drugs money by Tom Martin (May 2021)

TWO south Sefton men have been arrested and charged after police seized around £49,000 in cash during three separate drugs raids.The investigation is   Read more ...

Author opens new reading area at primary school by Tom Martin (May 2021)

BLUNDELLSANDS author Frank Cottrell-Boyce paid a visit to a local primary school in Southport to open their new outside reading area.The   Read more ...

Carragher’s brother completes an epic running challenge by Tom Martin (May 2021)

JAMIE Carragher’s brother, along with friend Michael Powell, have completed their epic running challenge and smashed their fundraising target of   Read more ...

Hollywood actress enjoys lunch at Crosby restaurant by Tom Martin (May 2021)

Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson swapped Los Angeles for Crosby after she enjoyed some lunch in a local restaurant!The 41-year-old was filming some   Read more ...

Neo Nazi police officer who posed for banned terror group on beach is jailed by Tom Martin (May 2021)

A police officer from London who was pictured on Crosby beach with a banned neo-Nazi terrorist group has been jailed for more than four   Read more ...

Teen injured in hit-and-run by Tom Martin (May 2021)

A teenage cyclist was left in hospital after a hit-and-run incident in Litherland.The 15-year-old was on his pedal bike next to the roundabout at the   Read more ...

Police issue witness appeal as part of Connor Dockerty murder investigation by Tom Martin (May 2021)

Police are urging two witnesses to come forward to help the murder investigation of Litherland man Connor Dockerty.The 23-year-old was repeatedly   Read more ...

Five people sentenced after murder of Miguel Reynolds by Tom Martin (May 2021)

Five people from south Sefton have been sentenced after a promising young rapper was shot dead three years ago.Miguel Reynolds, originally from   Read more ...

Burglary victim speaks out about terrifying ordeal by Tom Martin (May 2021)

A woman from Crosby, who was the victim of an armed burglary when four masked men broke into her home and threatened her with a knife, has spoken out   Read more ...

Walk-in patients urged to use telephone appointment system by Tom Martin (May 2021)

Patients of Litherland Walk-in Centre are being reminded they need to make an appointment.People wanting to see someone at the Centre should call the   Read more ...

Teenager selected for county cricket squad by Henry James (May 2021)

A CROSBY teenager has been selected for the Lancashire U13 cricket squad, just three years after taking up the sport for the first time.Eve Hannaway   Read more ...

Company throws its weight behind hospice’s lottery fundraising initiative by Henry James (May 2021)

APEX Management Solutions is throwing its weight behind St Joseph’s Hospice’s latest lottery fundraising initiative, the Hit The Jackpot Appeal, by   Read more ...

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust is new provider of community health services in Southport and Formby by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

MERSEY Care NHS Foundation Trust is the new provider of community health services in Southport and Formby.Following a rigorous procurement process   Read more ...

Dangerous driver who left man with ‘life-changing’ injuries is jailed by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

A “show off” young motorist travelling at almost 80mph along a residential Merseyside street ploughed into another car causing “an explosion”. The   Read more ...

Charity aims to help families during awareness month by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

DESPITE the recent easing of national lockdown restrictions, many parents of neonatal babies in the North West continue to face significant   Read more ...

Virtual Live your Life workshop to be held for lymphoma sufferers by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

A VIRTUAL workshop will be held for anyone in Merseyside who has been affected by lymphoma, a type of blood cancer.Lymphoma Action’s Live your Life   Read more ...

Hop aboard the bus bar at Crosby beach! by Malcolm Hindle (April 2021)

There will soon be an unusual sight for Crosby beach-goers after plans were revealed to place a double-decker bus, which has been transformed into a   Read more ...

Upto £1million in cash seized after Litherland and Netherton arrests by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

BETWEEN £750,000 and £1million in cash has been seized after two arrests earlier this week.At around 2pm on Tuesday (April 27), Merseyside Police   Read more ...

Hospice urges locals to get behind annual Will Month by Tom Martin (April 2021)

Six solicitors from across Merseyside will be showing their support for St Joseph’s Hospice throughout May.McClure Solicitors in Liverpool and   Read more ...

Sefton health services and advice available over the May bank holiday by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

GPs across Sefton are letting residents know how they can get support and medical advice over the May bank holiday weekend (May 1-May 3) should they   Read more ...

Issabelle braves the chop for charity by Tom Martin (April 2021)

A SIX year old girl from Litherland has made a generous hair donation after getting a cut for charity!Issabelle Ord was talking to her family about   Read more ...

Carra joins brother on run by Tom Martin (April 2021)

JAMIE Carragher joined his brother, John, for the start of his sibling’s epic charity run.John Carragher and friend, Michael Powell, are currently   Read more ...

Firefighters tackle large park blaze by Tom Martin (April 2021)

This is the moment that black smoke swept across a residential area in Seaforth after a large blaze broke out in Rimrose Valley Country Park.Locals   Read more ...

Student with learning disabilities urges residents to ‘be brave’ and get vaccinated by Tom Martin (April 2021)

A  student from south Sefton who has learning disabilities is urging others who are anxious or scared to ‘be brave’ and get their Covid-19 jab.Emma   Read more ...

Power to the people! MP backs campaign for Local Electricity Bill by Tom Martin (April 2021)

MP Peter Dowd has backed a campaign aimed at allowing communities to sell locally generated electricity directly to local households and   Read more ...

All aboard the bus bar! by Tom Martin (April 2021)

There will soon be an unusual sight for Crosby beach-goers after plans were revealed to place a double-decker bus, which has been transformed into a   Read more ...

Force takes part in week-long campaign to reduce knife crime across Merseyside by Tom Martin (April 2021)

POLICE in Merseyside are taking part in  a week-long campaign to highlight knife-crime.The national campaign, known as #OpSceptre, started on Monday   Read more ...

Plan to roll out new blue wheelie bins put on hold by Tom Martin (April 2021)

A controversial £400,000 plan to roll out blue recycling bins for glass collection across Sefton has been put on hold by the council.The local   Read more ...

Strict rules on dog walking reintroduced in Sefton by Tom Martin (April 2021)

Strict rules on dogs walking have been reintroduced by Sefton Council as part of a Public Space Protection Order (PSPO).At a full council meeting on   Read more ...

Champion target shooter aims to inspire more black athletes to take up the sport by Tom Martin (April 2021)

An international target shooter from Waterloo, who became the first black person to represent England in the discipline, wants to encourage more   Read more ...

Groom glassed stranger during stag-do attack by Tom Martin (April 2021)

A stag weekend in York for a group of Merseyside men ended in trouble when the drunken groom-to-be hurled a glass in a stranger’s face.The victim,   Read more ...

Balloon releases are banned across Sefton, residents reminded by Tom Martin (April 2021)

Sefton Council is using its pledge to protect the environment to remind locals that balloon and sky lanterns releases are not permitted across the   Read more ...

‘Ambitious’ new wildflower meadow network scheme in Sefton begins to blossom by Tom Martin (April 2021)

Organisers of an ambitious new network of wildflower meadows in south Sefton and north Liverpool have unveiled details of the ten locations.Following   Read more ...

Legend’s pocket watch returned to Marine FC by Tom Martin (April 2021)

A COMMEMORATIVE watch, which was presented to a Marine FC player 112 years ago, has been returned to the Crosby club after it was discovered in   Read more ...

Young singer releases new music in pursuit of mainstream by Tom Martin (April 2021)

A young singer-songwriter from Litherland has released a new song as he continues his pursuit of breaking into the mainstream music scene.Jake   Read more ...

New face in charge at CCG by Tom Martin (April 2021)

NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has a new face at the helm.Dr Pete Chamberlain has been announced as the new chair of the health   Read more ...

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