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Road Sweep Smash In Southport

March 31st, 2015 in Featured News

Photo: Guildford Road smashThe driver of a Mercedes had a lucky escape when leaving the driveway of a Guilford road address this morning 11:30am, Tuesday 31 March 2015. A neighbor said: “I heard an all mighty bang so I came outside to see this carnage.  It would appear that the collision was a case of… Read more »


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Police asking Aintree and Maghull residents to voice concerns about the Aintree Festival

April 1st, 2015 in News

Merseyside Police is encouraging residents in Aintree and Maghull to share any issues or concerns they have ahead of the Aintree Festival which gets underway next week. With more than 150,000 race-goers set to attend the event from Thursday, April 9 to Saturday, April 11, the community’s dedicated neighbourhood officers want to make sure that… Read more »


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Southport ‘Antiques’ man is on the Antiques Roadshow this Sunday

April 1st, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

Southport’s ‘Antiquesman’ John Nolan from King Street appeared on the Antiques Roadshow filmed in Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral recently. The programme was broadcast on Sunday evening, April 5 2015. John was showing the deeds to the Liverpool Waterfront that he found in a piece of furniture that the purchased. Watch the Antiques Roadshow by clicking here… Read more »


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Residents in uproar as Birkdale common goes up for sale

April 1st, 2015 in News

Photo: Birkdale Common Residents in uproar as Birkdale common goes up for sale The famous plot of land next to Royal Birkdale has attracted and number of Investors with-in minutes of being on the market, with a starting bid of just 5 million pounds and the potential of 100 new homes, investors from around the… Read more »


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Rick Halsall BEM is cycling from 7am to 5pm on 25th April for the MS Trust

March 31st, 2015 in News, Whats On

Rick Halsall BEM is cycling from 7am to 5pm at Tesco, Southport to raise funds for the MS Trust Rick Halsall BEM, has been raising much needed funds for the Multiple Sclerosis Trust since 2007. On 25th April Rick will be cycling for 10 hours outside the Tesco at Kew to raise money and awareness for the… Read more »


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Three Car Collision Cambridge Road Southport

March 31st, 2015 in News

There was a minor RTC at the junction of Cambridge Road and Cambridge Avenue this evening. The accident happened at approximately 6pm, Tuesday 31 March 2015. Drivers exchanged details at the scene. Emergency services turned up a short time after. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews


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Halliwell Jones Easter Health Check with free wash and vac

March 31st, 2015 in Deals, News

Treat your BMW to a health check and free wash & vac at Halliwell Jones this easter. No one knows your car better than Halliewell Jones experienced BMW Service specialists. At Halliwell Jones this Easter, there dedicated Aftersales team will be on hand to inspect your BMW, whether you’re looking for peace of mind or simply advice. The Aftersales… Read more »


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High Winds cause Minor damage over night

March 31st, 2015 in News

High Winds cause Minor damage over night  High winds caused a tree branch on Lord Street to snap in the early hours of this morning, Tuesday 31 March. A member of the public quoted: “The branch was over hanging in the road only being held on by the Christmas lights”. No one was injured The… Read more »


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Josh Ryan Missing from Formby

March 31st, 2015 in Electrical Contractors, News

Formby man, Josh Ryan is Missing and his friends and family are appealing for help to find him. Josh is 18 years old, quite broad, light brown hair and approx. 5′ 10″ tall. He was wearing light blue jeans and a white Tee-Shirt. Josh was on a night out in Liverpool on Saturday night (28th… Read more »


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Appeal from North Yorkshire police to locate convicted murderer

March 31st, 2015 in News

APPEAL FROM NORTH YORKSHIRE POLICE North Yorkshire Police are urgently asking for your help to locate a convicted murderer who is wanted for emergency recall to prison, after he breached his release licence. William Kerr, 53, needs to be arrested and returned to prison as a matter of urgency. If they see him, people are… Read more »


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Funeral arrangements for Pat Quinn (Southport)

March 31st, 2015 in News, Notices

Funeral arrangements for Pat Quinn (Southport) The funeral arrangements for Pat Quinn have been made for Tuesday 7th April 2015 at Southport Crematorium-Time12:00pm. Pat sadly passed away at the age of 83 years on Tuesday 24th March 2015 following a short illness in Southport & Formby DGH. Pat was well known in Southport having being… Read more »


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Competition: Win two tickets to Twopence to Cross the Mersey at Southport Theatre

March 31st, 2015 in News, Uncategorized, Whats On

Picture: Paul Heaps NEW TWOPENCE PLAY OPENS TO RAVE REVIEWS FORRESTER’S SON TO FLY IN FROM CANADA TO SEE SHOW! “Helen Forrester’s memoirs come to life! ★★★★ Liverpool Echo “A tremendous and well produced play performed by a cast who give everything” ★★★★ Liverpool Sound and Vision “Maria Lovelady’s performance as the young Helen Forrester, was a… Read more »


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Cap Council Tax and make £20 billion more cuts says Labour

March 31st, 2015 in News

Labour’s Shadow Local Government Secretary Hilary Benn (above) says he wants to retain the Coalition’s cap on Council Tax bills. He made the statement in a visit yesterday to Garforth, Yorkshire. Labour has already declared that they want to make furth cutbacks of £20 Billion in local government, over and above what has been cut back… Read more »


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Man from Scarisbrick dies in car crash on Bannister Lane, Hilldale

March 31st, 2015 in News

Police are appealing for information after two people died in a collision. Officers were called after a black BMW 320 was found on Bannister Lane, Hilldale at about 7.15am today (Monday, March 30th) The car appeared to have lost control on a bend and collided with a stone wall. Sadly two people were pronounced dead… Read more »


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Sefton Enforcement Officers Check Taxi on Fairways Park and Ride Southport

March 31st, 2015 in News

Photo: Fairways Park and Ride Southport Sefton taxi Enforcement team has been carrying out checks in Southport today, Tuesday 31 March 2015, It is Sefton MBC’s aim to ensure public safety in all Hackney Carriage and Private Hire vehicles in North & South of Sefton. To achieve this all vehicles are tested twice yearly for roadworthiness,… Read more »


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Annual Easter running day for Merseyside heritage transport charity

March 31st, 2015 in News, Whats On

The Merseyside Transport Trust (MTT) will be holding its’ Easter running day event on Sunday 5th April to raise funds for the upkeep of its’ fleet of over 50 vintage vehicles.  This is a rare and unique opportunity to enjoy a ride on some of buses in our collection. The event is also aimed to… Read more »


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See what the bird sees around Botanic Gardens Southport (www.otsnews.tv)

March 30th, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

Southport’s Botanic Gardens is few minutes out of the Southport centre in Churchtown are the Botanic Gardens. Originally opened in 1874, these Victorian gardens are bursting with floral splendour and colourful displays.  Winding through the park is the garden’s lake and a multitude of pathways. There’s a Victorian fernery, aviary, gift shop and café too, so there’s… Read more »


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