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Concerns over parents abandoning cars outside Southport School

February 12th, 2016 in Featured News

Photo: Abandoned car outside Holy Family Primary School, Southport Residents and parents are becoming increasingly concerned about the number of cars being abandoned outside Holy Family Primary School on Norwood Crescent, Southport. One parent quoted: “Cars are being abandoned in road while mums chat on the playground, this is causing mayhem on what’s meant to be… Read more »


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Cannabis Farm Discovered On Poulton Road Southport

February 12th, 2016 in News

Cannabis Farm Discovered Poulton Road Southport Merseyside Police can confirm that one male was arrested on Friday, 12 February following the discovery of a cannabis farm in Poulton Road. Merseyside police gained entry into the property at around 9pm this morning. A male was arrested and charged with possession and cultivation of cannabis. Police have… Read more »


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Much of Southport left without electricity

February 12th, 2016 in News

Photo: Southport Town Hall left in darkness(3pm)  A power failure at the Eco Centre substation is thought to be reason for shops on Lord Street, Eastbank Street and in Cambridge arcade to be left without power, Friday February 12 2016 People at the Cambridge arcade benefits office were turned away as Council computer systems are… Read more »


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Judge’s ‘First Place’ Photographic award given to Southport Author, Pat Regan

February 12th, 2016 in News

Pat Regan just picked up a ‘First place’ award in an international  Pixoto Photography Contest with a macro shot which he took with his last Fuji (S4800) camera.  Not too bad out of 577 entries in this challenge competition … http://www.pixoto.com/awards/5989912096014336 This was pleasing as I always love taking shots of nature and particularly butterflies and birds… It just goes to show that one does NOT… Read more »


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Planned road works in the North West – summary for Monday, 15 February to Sunday, 21 February 2016

February 12th, 2016 in News

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday, 12 February, and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible.    M6 junctions 16 to… Read more »


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Police investigate a number of linked burglaries in the Merseyside area

February 12th, 2016 in News

Detectives from Merseyside Police have stepped up activity to investigate a number of burglaries and attempted burglaries across the region, which are believed to be linked. There have been seven incidents in Merseyside, at various locations, in which all victims were members of the Asian community. Officers are investigating incidents that took place between 8 January… Read more »


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Cyclist sustains head injury after colliding with a van outside Leisure Lakes

February 12th, 2016 in News

Photo: RTC Mere Brow A cyclist was was knocked off his bike outside the Leisure Lakes(Mere Brow) shortly after 11:30am this morning, Friday February 12 2016. Police arrived on the scene followed by the ambulance service at 11:48am.  The cyclist who was not wearing a helmet was bandaged up and taken to hospital The injuries sustained… Read more »


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CCTV images released of 2 men using counterfeit currency

February 12th, 2016 in News

Do you know these people? We are looking to speak to them in connection with using counterfeit currency at WH Smith, Moor Street on Friday 5th February 2016. We are asking for anybody who may have any information to contact Police on 101 referring to Log Number: LC-20160205-0957. Or in complete confidence on Crimestoppers 0800… Read more »


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Last chance for Collective Energy Switch

February 12th, 2016 in News

There are just days left to join the energy switching scheme that aims to cut household bills, before the offers are announced. Householders have until midnight on Sunday 14 February to register to take part in the Collective Switch. The exclusive winning tariffs will then be announced. The winning tariffs are only available to those who… Read more »


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Southport Fashion Show 2016

February 12th, 2016 in News, Whats On

SOUTHPORT FASHION SHOW returns to the town this year on Sunday 24th April – with organisers planning to make it the biggest event yet. The event is in its fourth year & will be held @ Southport Theatre & Convention Centre between midday & 5pm. Organisers from GModels & Casting Agency are in talks to… Read more »


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Miss England competition 2016 to be held in Southport

February 11th, 2016 in News

Photo credit: Yaffe Photography  Exciting news for Southport, the Miss England competition will be held in Southport this year! Yaffe Photography are supporting the event and we were asked as a special favour to photograph the current holder of the crown, Natasha Hemmings, today in Southport. The competition, which has local heats up and down… Read more »


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Image released after train guard verbally abused at Ainsdale station. Do you know this man?

February 11th, 2016 in News

Passenger swore at train guard • Incident took place at around 11.55pm on Thursday, 21 January. • Police now seek identity of man in CCTV image. • Please call 0800 40 50 40 quoting BA/P354 of 11/02/2016 We’re looking to trace a man we believe can help our investigation after a train guard was verbally abused at Ainsdale… Read more »


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Teen sexual health campaign hits 50,000 condoms

February 11th, 2016 in News

More than 50,000 condoms have been distributed to Sefton teenagers as part of a campaign to encourage safer sex. Sefton Sexual Health Service has been running a condom distribution scheme for young people aged between 13 and 19 since 2008. Known as the “C-Card” scheme, it has seen more than 50,000 condoms given out. To… Read more »


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Police scramble to Southport Pensioner who reported two men following her

February 11th, 2016 in News

Photo: London Street, Southport (11:45) Merseyside Police were called to London Street shortly after 11.30am following a 999 call, Thursday February 11 2016. A pensioner called the police after she reported two men following her from from Chapel Street and down London Street. The distressed lady had taken shelter inside the Yorkshire building society and waited… Read more »


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News from Sefton Council and partner organisations about local services, events and initiatives.

February 11th, 2016 in News

A share of £110,000 is up for grabs to help make the region a cleaner and greener place. The funding has been made available for Merseyside and Halton community and voluntary groups, schools, faith groups and not-for-profit organisations, who can reduce household waste, encourage recycling and resource re-use, and prevent carbon emissions. The money is… Read more »


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Southport MP Liverpool FC Ticket Price U-Turn

February 11th, 2016 in News, Sports

John Pugh Praises the U-Turn of Liverpool Owners Over Increase in Ticket Prices John Pugh, the MP for Southport, has welcomed the move from Liverpool Football Club to freeze ticket prices for two seasons. The action comes on the back of a walk out from Liverpool fans at last weeks match at Anfield against Sunderland…. Read more »


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Southport exhibition showcases Sefton’s rich live music heritage

February 11th, 2016 in News, Whats On

A new exhibition in Southport will put the spotlight on Sefton’s rich live music heritage from the golden years of pop. Over the past year Sefton CVS has been running an innovative programme called Play it Forward with the help of Heritage Lottery funding. This has involved young Sefton residents liaising with older people to research… Read more »


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Sefton Council Launch Disabled Children’s Database

February 11th, 2016 in News

Sefton Council has launched the Disabled Children’s Database to help parents of children with special educational needs and/or disabilities access support and advice from across the borough. The Sefton Disabled Children’s Database, supported by the Aiming High Team, will host information on a range of organisations that can provide services, help and advice to support… Read more »


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