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Southport don’t be left in the dark with home security

October 23rd, 2014 in News

POLICE officers across Lancashire are urging residents not to be left in the dark with their home security ahead of the clocks going back on Sunday 26 October. The ‘Darker Nights’ campaign has been launched this week by Lancashire Constabulary as the days get shorter, and police are asking householders to check lighting and security… Read more »


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MEP VOTES AGAINST ANTI-DEMOCRATIC EU

October 23rd, 2014 in News

Local MEP Paul Nuttall has voted against the new European Commission  and pointed out that it is “an anti-democratic form of government.” The new European Commissioners were introduced today to the European Parliament but along with his UKIP colleagues Mr Nuttall voted against them. “This was not on a personal level against the Commissioners but… Read more »


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Award-winning Author Dr Richard Furness Book Signing Broadhursts Saturday 1st of November

October 23rd, 2014 in News

POSTER TO POSTER – Railway Journeys in Art Richard Furness will be at Broadhursts on Saturday the  1st of November from 12 o’clock to 3pm signing copies of his “Poster To Poster Railway Journeys in Art” books .Vol 6 “The British North West” includes some wonderful posters of Southport. Richard will also bring some original… Read more »


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Police dogs memorial to be unveiled

October 23rd, 2014 in News

A UNIQUE memorial for Lancashire Constabulary police dogs that have passed away will be officially unveiled at the force’s Dog Unit later this week. It is being funded by the Retired Police Dogs Benevolent Fund which was established in 2004 to support handlers in caring for their retired dogs. The memorial will be unveiled by Lancashire’s former Chief… Read more »


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Mercedes driver cut from wreckage by firefighters in a Major RTC Southport

October 23rd, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

Major RTC Southport Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Emergency services were called out to a major RTC (Wednesday 22nd October 2014) A Mercedes and a Toyota Yaris collided at the Houghton Street and Hill Street Junction. The driver of the Mercedes was cut from the wreckage. All involved taken to Southport Hospital hospital. Traffic was diverted. Submit News… Read more »


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This Christmas – send cards that save lives

October 22nd, 2014 in News

This Christmas - send cards that save lives  With only ten weeks until Christmas, you can now send fantastic personalised Christmas cards to friends and family whilst raising vital funds to help us save lives. Thanks to our collaboration with GivingCards, all you need to do is visit our St John Ambulance Giving Cards website and… Read more »


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R.I.P. Patrick Birmendi (Southport)

October 22nd, 2014 in News, Notices

R.I.P. Patrick Bermendi (Southport) OTS News.co.uk is saddened to report the death of well known Southport resident, Patrick Birmendi, who died on Tuesday 22nd October 2014. Pat will be sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Funeral service to be announced Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone… Read more »


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Fancy a Nibble Cake Club ‘Southport’

October 22nd, 2014 in News

Fancy a Nibble Cake Club ‘Southport’ After a successful 2 and a half years of meeting once a month, Fancy a Nibble Cake Club, Southport’ has decided to hold a second monthly meeting.   As usual we will be having our monthly meeting at Di Silva’s Deli, Houghton St, Southport, next Monday the 27th. Our… Read more »


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Elderly driver causes chaos at Tesco Roundabout (Kew) Southport

October 22nd, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

Emergency services were called out today (Wednesday 22nd October 2014) when a male driving a Lexus hit the curb of  a roundabout when exiting Tesco. The damage stopped the elderly driver in his tracks and also stopped traffic passing for one hour. FMC Recovery recovered obstructing car shortly after. Submit News Contact us with your… Read more »


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Birkdale Village Set for a new Wine Bar

October 22nd, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

Ots news can reveal that the old ‘Wine Rack’ and more recently ‘Pet Food Shop‘ premises on Weld parade Birkdale village has applied for a 08:00-23:00 drinking license. The exciting new wine suppliers will offer expert advice commercially and to the public at trade prices to the public. Alcohol can be consumed on or purchased… Read more »


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Five thousand years of history brought up to date

October 22nd, 2014 in News

An extensive Egyptology collection not seen for a generation will be back on show in Sefton at the end of October. The Goodison Collection will be on permanent public display from 24 October at The Atkinson, Southport. Artefacts, dating from 3,000 BC to 200 AD, will be housed in a purpose built interactive gallery space… Read more »


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Ambulance comes to help a male who fell ill whilst driving in Southport

October 22nd, 2014 in News

Ambulance was called to the Marine Drive Southport at around 10.00am today (Wednesday22nd October 2014) An elderly male fell ill while driving his car. Paramedics stabalised the man before he was taken to Southport hospital for treatment. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_new Facebook… Read more »


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Royal British Legion WW1 Exhibition & Open Day Southport

October 22nd, 2014 in News, Whats On

Royal British Legion WW1 exhibition & open day The Royal British Legion will be hosting a World War One exhibition & open day at Byng House Poppy Break Centre, 30 Promenade, Southport, PR8 1QU, 25 October, 11am – 4pm. The exhibition will display a history of Sefton’s contribution to WW1 as well as children’s competition… Read more »


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Hurricane Gonzalo Strikes Norwood Road Southport

October 21st, 2014 in News

The UK was hit by the tail end of Hurricane Gonzalo over last 24 hours More damaged  was caused as gale force winds battered Southport this afternoon (Tuesday 21st October 2014). Two pedestrians were lucky to escape falling debris when gale force winds bought down the front of a house down Norwood Road. Traffic was… Read more »


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Southport Parking Wardens driving people out of town says local businessman Howard Nuttall!

October 21st, 2014 in News

Southport Parking Wardens driving people out of town says local businessman Howard Nuttall! Local Café owner Howard Nuttall, from Andys Café, Kingsway, Southport, is fed up at seeing his customers issued with parking fines every single day of the week.   Mr.Nuttall chatted about the parking situation he faces and said: ”one could understand if it… Read more »


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Guilty feeling Southport Bike thief returns stolen bike back to the owner

October 21st, 2014 in News

Above: The rightful bike owner A school boy from Marshside  Southport had his bike stolen (Friday 17th October 2014). The especially adapted bike was stolen last Friday evening from the garden of his home address. Once the word got out that the bike was stolen it went viral on Facebook with hundreds of shares. The… Read more »


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