WFF – UK Open Finals including Mr Southport 2016

May 1st, 2016 in News

WFF – UK Open Finals including Mr Southport 2016 Report by: Gail Rickett There was great support at Mike Sullivans WFF – UK Open Finals 2016 including Mr Southport on Saturday 30th, held at The Prince of Wales Hotel. The standard was superb with some tough decisions on the final overall winner of the WFF UK… Read more »


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An explosion of art and culture across Southport

May 1st, 2016 in News

An explosion of art and culture across Southport The Southport Festival is bringing an explosion of art & culture to Southport across the weekend 6-8 May. Conceptualised and run by Sefton Council and Southport BID, the festival celebrates the creativity and art in our region.  The inaugural Southport Festival aims to fill the streets of… Read more »


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Southport 6 year-old raised £37 for Jacks Journey

May 1st, 2016 in News

Photo: Southport fundraisers A six-year-old from Southport has raised £37 for local Charity Jacks Journey This morning Alexa McLean, aged 6, braved the rain to do a car boot sale to fundraise for Jacks Journey, a local charity, Sunday 1 May 2016. For the second time this weekend she got up at 6am, after going to banks… Read more »


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Success as 6 Southport Unite Students pass Black Belt

May 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

Picture from left to right. Master Dan Thomas, Henry Watkinson, Ruby MacKay, Francesca Pivaro, Jamie Marshall, Niks Delvers, Dylan Bradbury. Success as 6 Southport Unite Students pass Black Belt Master Thomas from Unite Martial Arts was very proud of all six students who achieved their Black Belt on Saturday. A fantastic achievement that demonstrates sheer… Read more »


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Southport 3-4 Kidderminster Harriers

May 1st, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport 3-4 Kidderminster Harriers Harriers smashed in four goals away from home to reach the 40-point mark for the season with an excellent 4-3 victory at Southport on Saturday evening. Kidderminster sealed victory against Southport in a seven-goal action packed game at Haig Avenue. Louis Almond gave the hosts the lead from the penalty spot… Read more »


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Woman in Hospital after Norwood Road smash Southport

April 30th, 2016 in News

Photo: RTC Norwood Rd/Haig Avenue Woman in Hospital after Norwood Road smash Southport  The emergency services were called to the Haig Avenue junction of Norwood Road this afternoon following a report of a road traffic collision, Saturday 30 April 2016. Police arrived and diverted traffic around the scene. A witness said that paramedics treated an… Read more »


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Southport’s MakeItWorkShop has had a revamp and makeover

April 30th, 2016 in News

Photo: Paul Dodd(Left), Christopher Purcell Southport’s MakeItWorkShop has had a revamp and makeover Speaking on behalf of the MakeItWorkShop, Debster Ann Clarke said: “We are holding a Grand Re-Opening on Bank Holiday Monday – 2nd May at 12 noon. “We have put those to the test today and come in three hours early to blitz the display window. We needed… Read more »


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The First L’Oréal Worldwide Hair Fashion Night Comes To Southport

April 30th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Thursday 12th May 2016 Following the success of La Nuit de la Coiffure in France, L’Oréal Professionnel is delighted to announce that its beauty connected event is going global and acting local in 2016!  For one night only thousands of L’Oréal Professionnel hair stylists and salons in UK, France, Germany, USA, Brazil & China will… Read more »


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Rat Street Car Park Southport

April 30th, 2016 in News

Photo: Wright Street Car Park, Southport Rubbish bins failed to be emptied in Wright Street,  Hollow needles used to inject drugs, rotting domestic food from local business and human feces line the floor to the rear of a Southport car park. A Wright Street resident said:  “The council are not interested because its private land. This is known area where… Read more »


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UPDATE: Appeal For Information After Off Road Bikes Stolen In Southport

April 29th, 2016 in News

Photo: Stolen from Railway Street, Southport UPDATE: Appeal For Information After Off Road Bikes Stolen In Southport  Merseyside Police has released CCTV images of two men they would like to speak to following the theft of two off road bikes from the rear of a property in Southport. Unknown offenders entered a shed at the… Read more »


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Can you help raise funds after doctors give Southport dad months to live

April 29th, 2016 in News

Photo: James Rushby Can you help raise funds after doctors give Southport dad months to live A devoted Southport family man has been given only months to live by doctors. Following this terrible news his family has set up a GoFund me page in order to raise funds. The money that will be raised will be used… Read more »


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North West Planned road works (May 2 – 8)

April 29th, 2016 in News

Planned road works in the North West – summary for Monday, 2 May to Sunday, 8 May 2016 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday, 29 April, and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work… Read more »


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Criminal Damage incidents – Southport

April 29th, 2016 in News

Criminal Damage incidents – Southport Merseyside Police is appealing for information after recent incidents of criminal damage in the Southport area. At around 9.00pm on Saturday, 23 April, a report was received of three youths on bicycles causing damage to a bus stop on Derby Road. They were described as aged 13-14 and wearing dark… Read more »


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Appeal Following Sefton Hammer Attack On Woman

April 29th, 2016 in News

Photo: David Paul Topping(left), Francis Clarke(right) Appeal Following Sefton Hammer Attack On Woman Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing two men following a serious assault against a woman in Bootle. The 24-year-old victim had just arrived at a relative’s house in Wadham Road when she was attacked on the front doorstep by two… Read more »


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NHS diabetes prevention programme to be piloted in Sefton

April 29th, 2016 in News

NHS diabetes prevention programme to be piloted in Sefton NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG have been successful in their application to become a pilot for Healthier You: the NHS diabetes prevention programme (NHS DPP). In Sefton, a total of 1,000 patients at high risk of type 2… Read more »


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Stop The Sefton Loan Leeches

April 29th, 2016 in News

Stop The Sefton Loan Leeches Sefton’s Neighbourhoods Team, Migrant Workers Sefton Community and England Illegal Money Lending team have worked together with Multimedia Company ‘Handstand Films’ to produce a video which will publicises the issue of loan sharks across Sefton. Sefton’s Neighbourhoods Team began working with Sefton Workers Migrant Community earlier this year, after one of… Read more »


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The Southport Royal Street Party 12th June 2016

April 29th, 2016 in News

The Southport Royal Street Party 12th June 2016 With the recent 90th birthday celebrations of Her Royal Highness The Queen those Royalists in Crosby Road, Birkdale are planning another huge Royal Street Party. The date has been set for Sunday 12th June 1230 – 1900 hrs with once again funds raised for The Independent Lifeboat Trust. Bunting,… Read more »


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