Gangs of Kids set fire to Birkdale Bins

August 24th, 2016 in News, Uncategorized

Gangs of Kids set fire to Birkdale Bins Multiple bins in Birkdale have been set on fire over the past couple of nights. A resident who lives on Upper Aughton road told OTSNew.co.uk that she witnessed youths setting a bin on fire outside Mccains on Upper Aughton road and one down The Walk.   Did you see… Read more »


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Southport’s very own Pokemon Go event

August 24th, 2016 in News

Southport’s very own Pokemon Go event This coming Bank holiday Monday Lord Street will be the venue for Southport’s very own Pokemon Go event, The Mile Long Lure. As of 12 noon, the entire of Lord Street will be lit up purple attracting hundreds of Pokemon. The event intends to bring Pokemon Go lovers across… Read more »


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STORM Parachutes in to assist Community Care Direct

August 24th, 2016 in News

STORM Parachutes in to assist Community Care Direct Community Care Direct a Southport based domiciliary care provider has recently been graded inadequate following a Care Quality Commission inspection in May. The provider placed into ‘special measures’ last December had shown significant improvement after the appointment of an experience registered care manager. However, although CQC acknowledge… Read more »


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Driver escapes serious injuries following a crash with a bus in Southport

August 24th, 2016 in News

Driver escapes serious injuries following a crash with a bus in Southport    Emergency services were called to Waterloo Road, Southport at around 11.00am to reports of a bus and a car colliding at the junction of Lynton Drive. All the passengers on the bus and the driver appeared to be uninjured. The driver of… Read more »


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Assured Care (Northwest) Ltd employment opportunities – Southport and Formby

August 24th, 2016 in News

Assured Care (Northwest) Ltd employment opportunities – Southport and Formby Assured Care is currently recruiting new Staff in the Formby and Southport Area. Mon – Fri, Formby and Southport Area. 8.00am – 2.00pm 2.00pm – 20.00pm 18.00 – 22.00pm Pay above industry Standard. If you Have any Queries please dont hesitate to contact us . If you… Read more »


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Southport Community Littering & Fly Tipping Update:

August 24th, 2016 in News

Southport Community Littering & Fly Tipping Update: There have been a number of reports of fly tipping in Southport which have been seriously affecting multiple town centre roads in no particular order: Stanley Street, Gordon Street & Bath Street. Following requests for the introduction of community skips in the area I have checked the Council’s… Read more »


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Sharpen your seamanship skills with Seavoice Training.

August 24th, 2016 in News

Ahoy there! Have you ever wanted to be able to sail or charter a boat abroad and don’t know where to start? Set a course for Greenbank High School in Hastings Road  Southport this September, where Paul Harrison from Seavoice Training is ready to welcome you on board a 10 week basic theory course in rudimentary RYA… Read more »


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70-year-old Horse Chestnut outside the Hesketh cut down

August 24th, 2016 in News

70-year-old Horse Chestnut outside the Hesketh cut down  Sefton Council contractors were this morning cutting down a 70-year-old Horse Chestnut tree from outside the Hesketh Arms, Churchtown, Southport, Wednesday 24 August 2016 OTSNew.co.uk was invited along to watch the tree surgeons carefully cut the Horse Chestnut down. A Sefton Council officer explained “The 70-year-old Horse Chestnut… Read more »


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More vandalism in Woodvale outside the Sandbrook Way Church

August 24th, 2016 in News

A St John Stones Church activist contacted OTS News with the following information … “Concrete blocks from the residents’ wall have been dislodged by vandals on either Sunday or Monday night and thrown onto the wasteland between St John Stone Church and Sandbrook Road/Way flats.” Did you see any antisocial activity in this area? The… Read more »


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TV Advert filmed on Southport Pier

August 24th, 2016 in News

TV Advert filmed on Southport Pier  A TV advert is currently being filmed at Southport pier this morning 8:30-9:30. The filming is taking place for the Southport based award winning Fletchers Solicitors. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs,… Read more »


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Public welcome at Southport Hospital board meeting

August 24th, 2016 in News

Public welcome at Southport Hospital board meeting Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Wednesday 7th September at 9.30am. The meeting will be held in the Clinical Education Centre at Southport and Formby District General Hospital. Members of the public are welcome to observe the meeting. Anyone with a special requirement should… Read more »


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A message for students receiving A-level results

August 24th, 2016 in News

 A message for students receiving A-level results Cllr John Joseph Kelly, Cabinet Member for Children, Schools and Safeguarding, said: “I would like to congratulate all students across Sefton on their A-level results today. The grades students have received have taken two years of hard work and each and every one of them should be proud… Read more »


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CCTV appeal after sausage theft at Marks & Spencer

August 24th, 2016 in News

Do you know this male? Ormskirk and Burscough Police are looking to speak to this male in connection with a theft of sausages from Marks and Spencers at Ormskirk on the afternoon of Tuesday 23rd August 2016. Do you know this male? Please contact us quoting: SB1603439 on the following numbers: 01695 566 444 or… Read more »


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More burglaries in Southport

August 23rd, 2016 in News

Photo: Churchgate scientific support More burglaries in Southport  A house in Churchgate, Southport, was broken into between 10pm and 6am this morning, Tuesday 23 August 2016. Thieves forced their way in by forcing the door at the side of the house leading into the kitchen area of home, thieves(s)got away with items located in the… Read more »


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Fire Brigade called to flats on Lord Street Southport

August 23rd, 2016 in News

Fire Brigade called to flats on Lord Street Merseyside Fire And Rescue Service were called to a flat on Lord Street this afternoon, Wednesday 23 August 2016. A member of the public reported smoke coming from flat window above the rock shop. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or… Read more »


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Southport assistant manager quits after five games

August 23rd, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Unhappy – Craig Madden Alongside manager Andy Bishop (Credit SFC) Southport assistant manager quits after five games Southport FC has announced on their twitter page that assistant manager Craig Madden has left the club after only five games. It says: “After discussions with manager Andy Bishop, Craig Madden has left his position as Southport assistant manager’ Southport… Read more »


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Southport has Manchester running scared

August 23rd, 2016 in News

Southport has Manchester running scared  The businessman behind Southport Pleasureland’s Happy Halloween, the attraction at the heart of the UK’s first town-wide Halloween experience, today warned that Manchester’s decision to ‘spook up’ across the city this Autumn is proof that Southport is streets ahead. International tourism entrepreneur Norman Wallis, who will this year add to… Read more »


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Man in his 20’s rushed to Southport hospital after suspected drug overdose

August 23rd, 2016 in News

A police officer standing guard on Hampton Road (11am) Man in his 20’s rushed to Southport hospital after suspected drug overdose Merseyside Police can confirm that police are carrying out forensic enquiries at a house in Southport this morning, 23 August. Last night at around 8.45pm, a report was received of a man in his 20s having… Read more »


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Southport Nurses Support for stoma patients

August 23rd, 2016 in News

Photo: Stoma nurses Vanessa Stevenson and Samantha Miller Southport Nurses Support for stoma patients Nurses in Southport want to raise awareness of a common, yet rarely talked about condition that affects thousands of people across the country. Around 80,000 people in the UK have stomas of various types. A stoma is an artificial opening on… Read more »


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Southport Café Manager Named Finalst at the Café Life Awards 2016

August 23rd, 2016 in News

Finalist at the Café Life Awards 2016  This week, Britain’s coolest awards announced café manager Susan Yarnell as a sandwich design finalist at this year’s Café Life Awards 2016. Recognising and celebrating all that is great about Café Life in the UK, the awards aim to recognise excellence and encourage innovation in the important UK… Read more »


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Worries for Southport Hospital

August 23rd, 2016 in News

Photo: (Councillors Tony Dawson and Lynne Thompson are seen campaigning outside Southport and Formby District General Hospital). Worries for Southport Hospital Southport Lib Dems have raised further concerns over the future of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Trust. Four top bosses at the Trust, including the chief executive Jonathan Parry, were suspended on full pay in… Read more »


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Mike Steps in for Missing Council Representative

August 23rd, 2016 in News

This year’s annual British Destinations conference was held in Southport at the Ramada Hotel.  Liberal Democrat Councillor Mike Booth said “I was embarrassed by the absence of our cabinet member at an important national tourism conference held in Southport. I was embarrassed and angry, but not surprised.” This year Councillor Mike Booth attended, without incurring… Read more »


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Ten-year-old autistic boy to visit every fire station in Merseyside as part of UK fire station charity tour

August 23rd, 2016 in News

Ten-year-old autistic boy to visit every fire station in Merseyside as part of UK fire station charity tour A 10-year-old autistic boy who is on a mission to visit every fire station in the country to raise money for The Fire Fighters Charity will arrive in Merseyside next week to tour each of the county’s… Read more »


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Local MG Club Meeting

August 22nd, 2016 in News

Local MG Club Meeting  On the 18th of August W.L.MG.O.C monthly meeting at Briars Hall Hotel and for once we actually had a summers day and a wonderful warm evening. So with the good weather the MG’s turned out in force with 26 cars and 34 members enjoying the fine late summer evening (there would… Read more »


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Appeal after Southport pensioner involved in two car crashes in same day

August 22nd, 2016 in News

Appeal after Southport pensioner involved in two car crashes in same day Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses after a car was involved in a collision with a van in Southport on Saturday (20 August 2016). At 3.20pm, emergency services attended the junction of Cambridge Road and Park Crescent where a 75-year-old male driver was… Read more »


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