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Playtown (Southport) Join OTS News.co.uk Business Directory

December 19th, 2014 in Featured News

Above: Owners, Louie Gaffney (left) & Tanya Gaffney (right) OTS News.co.uk welcomes ‘Playtown’ to Southport’s number 1 online news media outlet. Welcome to Southport’s Biggest and Best Kids play area. Term time only – Monday and Tuesday – with every adult meal purchased – Child eats FREE. Wednesday and Thursday – After school offer, 3.30pm… Read more »


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Result: Woking 1-2 Southport

December 20th, 2014 in News, Sports

Above: Southport FC owner Charlie Clapham Charlie Clapham’s Southport ended Woking’s run of three straight home wins with a hard-earned win at the Kingfield Stadium. Southport led early through Charlie Joyce’s header and Dom Collins doubled their lead after half time. The defender headed David Fitzpatrick’s cross in from a tight angle for his first… Read more »


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Head-on Collision Liverpool Road Southport

December 20th, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

The emergency services were called to Liverpool Road, Southport today at approximately 11am following reports of a RTC (Saturday 20th December 2014). Fire fighters arrived at the scene within minutes. Both the driver and passenger in the silver car had to be free by firefighters and taken to Hospital. Cutting equipment was used to release… Read more »


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Review: Sleeping Beauty at Southport Theatre

December 20th, 2014 in News, Whats On

By Rebecca O’Callaghan The pantomime season is upon us again…oh yes it is! Southport Theatre opened its doors to the production on Friday 12th December. Sleeping Beauty is a traditional Panto with all the usual “He’s behind you” and “Oh no he isn’t” lines!! Lots of audience interaction including Craig from the audience being selected!… Read more »


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STATEMENT FROM THE MERSEYSIDE CHIEF CONSTABLE SIR JON MURPHY FOLLOWING THE DEATH OF PC NEIL DOYLE

December 20th, 2014 in News

Chief Constable Sir Jon Murphy, said: “This is a very sad day for Merseyside Police and I now have to brief you about the loss of one of my officers, Constable Neil Doyle. “This briefing will be all that I have to say, the investigation is in its early stages and detectives are still trying… Read more »


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Ponies on Lord Street Southport

December 19th, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

A lady greeted Southport shoppers with a Pony on Lord Street today (Friday 19th December) raising money for the fantastic charity The Phoenix Children’s Foundation. Phoenix Children’s Foundation fundraises all over the UK visiting stores, town centres as well as attending various events throughout the year. On our travels we also visit care homes and special needs… Read more »


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Police appeal for missing Burscough man

December 19th, 2014 in News

POLICE are appealing for help to trace a man missing from home in Burscough. Gilbert Tootle, 56, was last seen on Wednesday 17 December at a garage on, Briars Lane, Burscough at around 10.20am. Earlier that day it is believed that he left his family home but has not made contact with them since. He is… Read more »


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Southport Christmas Market Needs You!

December 19th, 2014 in News

Another Very Quiet Day for the Southport Christmas Market Traders Today has been another quiet day for the Lord Street Christmas market traders (Tuesday 16th December 2014) Elliot Ling, Owner of Rudolf’s Rest said “Trade at the weekend has been okay but the rest of the time it has been very disappointing. I was told… Read more »


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Enjoy a Floodlit Swan Spectacular at WWT Martin Mere

December 19th, 2014 in News

In a truly unique wildlife spectacle, WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is offering you the opportunity to watch our wild swans in the floodlight. Floodlit swan events will be held every Tuesday evening in January. With over 1500 Whooper Swans currently on the Mere, and numbers expected to increase over the following months, this event… Read more »


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M & S Eyewear Christmas Opening Times

December 19th, 2014 in News

Mark and Simon would like to wish all their customers a Merry Christmas and thank everyone for your support in 2014! M & S Eyewear Christmas Opening Times 24th December Open 9-12 25th Closed 26th Closed 27th Closed 28th Closed 29th Open 9-5 30th Open 9-5  31st Open 9-12 1st Closed 2nd Closed 3rd Closed 4th Closed 5th 9-5 Open usual hours M & S… Read more »


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Southport School win in the 2015 Pupil Premium Awards

December 19th, 2014 in News

Above: St Patricks Southport Primary (Qualified)  67 Eligible schools stand to win up to £100,000 for work improving outcomes for disadvantaged pupils  Schools Minister David Laws today congratulated 67 regional schools which have qualified for the 2015 Pupil Premium Awards following key stage 2 results published last week. Their results showed that they have made or… Read more »


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Southport officers target level crossing safety

December 19th, 2014 in News

Officers from British Transport Police’s Southport Neighborhood Policing team have been monitoring motorists at level crossings during the last few months to ensure they are aware of the dangers and risks involved. During this period a marked mobile safety vehicle has been positioned at a number of level crossings in the Southport area to reduce… Read more »


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KGV gets in the Christmas spirit to raise money for charities

December 19th, 2014 in News

Staff and students have donned Christmas jumpers, antlers and Santas hats and raised more than £220 for two local charities: Derian House children’s hospice and Queenscourt Hospice. An array of festive-themed fundraising activities were on offer at the college for students and staff. These included a Christmas photo booth, a hot chocolate bar, a Hook… Read more »


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Police Swooping on Southport drivers

December 19th, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

Above: A male was stopped York Road, Southport (Thursday 18th December) Merseyside Police will today be carrying out random vehicle checks (Friday 19th December). Police have been operating in unmarked Vehicles across Southport this week. The police can stop a vehicle for any reason. If they ask you to stop, you should always pull over…. Read more »


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Where to watch Premiership football this weekend?

December 19th, 2014 in News, Uncategorized, Whats On

The best places to watch Premiership football in Southport “Birker’s – The Sandgrounder – The Falstaff”   Premier League Fixtures this weekend Feature Games (Aston Villa v Man Utd, Southampton v Everton & Liverpool v Arsenal)    SAT 20 DEC 2014 - PREMIER LEAGUE Man City V Crystal Palace 12.45 Aston Villa v Man Utd 15:00 Hull v Swansea 15:00 QPR v West Brom 15:00 Southampton v Everton 15:00 Tottenham v Burnley 15:00 West Ham v Leicester… Read more »


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Southport roads policing operation results

December 19th, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

Neighbourhood officers conducted an operation at various locations around Southport on Wednesday 26th November, as part of the winter period road safety campaign. During the operation, 16 tickets were issued for excess speed on 30mph restricted roads. The highest speed a driver was stopped for was 57mph! Almost double the speed limit for the road. Drivers… Read more »


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Southport Defrost Your Turkey’s on the 22nd December!

December 18th, 2014 in News

To help people stay safe during the festive season, Sefton Council is supporting the Food Standards Agency (FSA) on National Defrost Your Turkey Day. The day, December 22, is aimed at prompting Christmas cooks to start thinking of the defrosting process in plenty of time and avoid getting caught out. A typical large turkey can take two days… Read more »


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