£5 Per Month mega gym to open in Southport this week

August 30th, 2016 in News

Photo Gallery: Inside £5 Per Month mega gym to open in Southport this week OTSNews.co.uk today invited to take a tour around Southport’s newest and cheapest gym in the town. The new Everlast gym will opens on Tulketh Street in Southport this Thursday (1 September). The gym also offers 4 hours free parking per visit… Read more »


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Train cancellations between Southport Wigan Wallgate

August 30th, 2016 in News

Photo: Massive queues at Southport train station Train cancellations between Southport Wigan Wallgate Due to signalling problems between Wigan Wallgate and Southport all lines are blocked. Impact: Train services running to and from these stations will be cancelled or delayed by up to 45 minutes. Disruption is expected until 16:45 30/08. Customer Advice: A present no… Read more »


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Locals and traders defeat Sefton Council that planned to restrict parking

August 30th, 2016 in News

Locals and traders defeat Sefton Council that planned to restrict parking Sefton Council has now pulled plans to carry out controversial parking controls on Manchester Road. Ward councillor David Barton told OTSNews.co.uk that, following a meeting earlier today at Bootle town hall, Sefton had decided to cancel the bulk of the proposed changes. Sefton Council… Read more »


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Family pay tribute to man who died on M58 motorway

August 30th, 2016 in News

Family pay tribute to man who died on M58 motorway The family of a Crosby man who died on the M58 motorway have paid tribute to him, saying they are “absolutely heartbroken” following his death. Scott Edwards, 40, died on Monday August 29, after colliding with a HGV on lane one of the motorway near Bickerstaffe…. Read more »


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The Jungle Book at Southport Outdoor cinema this coming Friday

August 30th, 2016 in News, Whats On

The Jungle Book at Southport Outdoor cinema this coming Friday Outdoor cinema returns to Southport this Friday night (September 2) with classic Disney children’s movie Jungle Book. Mowgli, Baloo will be starting at 8pm, as dusk falls. No seating is provided in the gardens but guests are welcome to bring their own chairs and are… Read more »


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Drink driver arrested after crash on Ainsdale Beach

August 30th, 2016 in News

Photo: Police patrolling Ainsdale beach after arrest – Credit Scott Harrison Drink driver arrested after crash on Ainsdale Beach A man suspected of drink driving  was arrested on Ainsdale beach last night, Monday 29 August. The man was arrested on Shore Road, shortly after 5.10pm after his silver Mercedes C220 crashed into a MINI Countryman…. Read more »


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Prestigious Queens Award Presented to Southport Business

August 30th, 2016 in News

Prestigious Queens Award Presented to Southport Business The Lord Lieutenant, Sheriff and Lord Mayor of Southport presented the Double Queens Awards to Inciner8 Limited, a local manufacturer and exporter of waste incinerators. The awards were presented along with a hand-carved crystal bowl and signed scroll to be used for the next 4 years. The Lord… Read more »


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Support Helen in Southport’s Strictly Ballroom Event

August 30th, 2016 in News

Support Helen in Southport’s Strictly Ballroom Event Support Helen Law who is taking part in this years charity fundraising event – Strictly Ballroom 2016. Helen told OTSNews.co.uk some of you may be aware I have been selected to be a contestant in the Strictly Ballroom Event which will be held on the 10th September 2016… Read more »


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Mountbatton Care Job Fair (Southport) – Thursday 1st September

August 30th, 2016 in News

Mountbatton Care Job Fair (Southport) – Thursday 1st September 12pm to 4pm Come join us at Southport Community Centre  on Thursday 1st September,  12pm to 4pm for the Mountbatton Care Job Fair. A range of vacancies are available.  Why not bring along your CV and pursue a career with Mountbatton Care. We are recruiting Domicilary Carers, Care Assistants Location… Read more »


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Missing Miniature Schnauzer Southport

August 30th, 2016 in News

Missing Miniature SchnauzerSouthport Dog owner Kelly Rix said: “Huxley has gone missing from the Oak street area in Southport at 8am this morning (Tuesday 30 Aug). “He is a Miniature Schnauzer and is micro chipped and wearing an orange collar.” If you see him contact Kelly Rix here.   Submit News Contact us with your community, business… Read more »


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Consultation meeting on Manchester Road Parking issue

August 30th, 2016 in News

Consultation meeting on Manchester Road Parking issue Local Councillors are attending a cross-Party meeting today with Council officers to try to find better solutions to the Manchester Road Parking Issue. Liberal Democrat councillors from Southport’s Norwood, Cambridge and Dukes Wards discovered that none of the local people living close to the parade of shops at… Read more »


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Southport Bar owner makes CCTV appeal after alleged theft

August 29th, 2016 in News

Southport Bar owner makes CCTV appeal after alleged theft  The owner over Peaky Blinders on Lord Street has made an appeal on Facebook following an alleged theft from the premises. John Sinclair said: “These people have stolen something of a High sentimental value and I need to speak to them urgently. They were in Peaky… Read more »


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Result: Forest Green Rovers 5-1 Southport

August 29th, 2016 in News, Sports

Photo: Charlie Clapham’s Southport trip over Forest Green Rovers Result: Forest Green Rovers 5-1 Southport Forest Green racked up a fifth straight win with a convincing victory at home against struggling Southport. Kieffer Moore gave the hosts the perfect start by heading in Liam Noble’s free-kick. After Mohamed Chemlal doubled the lead inside 10 minutes, Moore… Read more »


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Please help homeless Southport man and his two dogs

August 29th, 2016 in News

Can you help homeless Southport man and his two dogs A gofundme has been set up by Southport business woman Sheryl Flint to help raise funds for a homeless man living with his two dogs on Park Road West. Sheryl’s page says: “Winter is coming and we have a homeless guy living rough in bus shelters with… Read more »


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Three car crash closes Southport’s Marine Drive

August 29th, 2016 in News

        Three car crash on Southport’s Marine Drive Emergency services were called to Marine Drive, Southport this afternoon afternoon after three cars collided at the entrance of the car park, Monday 29 August. Merseyside Police were called at 12.20pm to reports of a collision involving a Renault Scenic, a Maza MX5 and… Read more »


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Vincent Pacific opens in Southport (September 19)

August 29th, 2016 in News, Restaurants

Vincent Pacific opens Vincent Pacific in Southport  The Vincent will be opening a brand new restaurant on Opens Vincent Pacific at the hotel on Lord Street, Southport. Vincent Pacific will be the latest addition to the Vincent’s award-winning V Cafe which has been welcoming customers since the hotel opened its doors back in 2008. Vincent Pacific will… Read more »


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Ormskirk MotorFest 2016

August 29th, 2016 in News

Ormskirk MotorFest 2016 This Sunday 28th of August brought the MotorFest back to Ormskirk town centre and coronation park with its free spectacular car show and with excess of 300 vehicles and motorbikes on show or parading in Aughton Street and Moor Street, there was definitely something on offer that had every petrol head going… Read more »


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Appeal to trace Missing Southport man

August 28th, 2016 in News

Photo: Missing, Michael Welsh, aged 58 Appeal to trace Missing Southport man  Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a Southport man who has not been seen since last week. Michael Welsh, aged 58, of Roe Lane, Southport, was reported missing on Tuesday, August 23. He was last seen at his home address… Read more »


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Pleasureland saves Haus from party disaster

August 28th, 2016 in News

Pleasureland saves Haus from a party disaster The parents of 13 year-old Sammie Johnson booked a party at Haus (the former Bar none) in Waverley Street and up to 5.30pm yesterday (Saturday 28 Aug) her mother Allison Johnson was in touch with the organisers of the event. Sammie’s mum Allison told OTSNews.co.uk “I arrived at the venue… Read more »


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Gypsies/Travellers crack the locks and set up on Southport Road

August 28th, 2016 in News

Gypsies/Travellers crack the locks and set up on Southport Road A gang of Travellers has set up camp to the former Tesco site on Southport Road this weekend. Access can be gained to this site via Otterstye View. A resident contacted OTSNews.co.uk and said: “The travellers smashed the gates open last night (Saturday 28 Aug). Photo: Site entrance, Otterstye View…. Read more »


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Fernley Observatory Open Day Hesketh Park in Southport (Sun 28 Aug)

August 28th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Fernley Observatory Open Day Hesketh Park in Southport (Sun 28 Aug) The Fernley Astronomical Observatory in Hesketh Park, Southport will be open to the public today. The Fernley Observatory, built in 1901, houses a Thomas Cook six-inch refractor telescope which was made in 1869. The observatory and telescope was given as a public gift by… Read more »


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Result: Southport 1-1 Tranmere

August 27th, 2016 in News, Sports

Result: Southport 1-1 Tranmere Referee: Stephen Ross Attendance: 3,046 Teams Southport •1Belford, 12Jones, 5Thompson, 20StanleyBooked at 40mins, 3Ashton, 22Howe, 18Jones, 4NolanBooked at 32mins, 17McCarthy, 19BishopBooked at 45minsSubstituted forAlmondat 53’minutesBooked at 90mins, 16CatonSubstituted forAllenat 51’minutes Substitutes •2White, 7Allen, 9Gray, 10Almond, 14Royle Tranmere •1Davies, 2VaughanSubstituted forRidehalghat 74’minutes, 5McNulty, 20Maynard, 24J Hughes, 6Ihiekwe, 4Jennings, 8HarrisBooked at 41minsSubstituted forKirbyat 78’minutes, 10Norwood, 9Cook, 11JenningsSubstituted forMekkiat 69’minutes Substitutes •3Ridehalgh, 7Mekki, 13Turner, 14Stephenson, 17Kirby Live Text – Courtesy of the BBC  Match ends, Southport 1, Tranmere Rovers 1. Full Time Posted at 90’+4′ Second Half ends, Southport… Read more »


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Angry resident not happy with weeds and pavements in Ainsdale

August 27th, 2016 in News

Photo: Disgruntled resident Bennett Robert Lavenders Weeds, weeds, weeds and uneven pavements  A disgruntled resident has contacted OTSNew.co.uk regarding the state of the pavements around our town. Bennett Robert Lavender said: “I took the half mile walk from Chapel house motors to my home today, the pavements in Ainsdale are a state.” “Weeds, weeds, weeds and… Read more »


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Musical Variety Evening raised £675 for Eric’s prosthetic leg

August 26th, 2016 in News

Musical Variety Evening raised £675 for Eric’s prosthetic leg Claire Kelly Dobson speaking on behalf of  Southport Piano Academy told OTSNews.co.uk “We are thrilled to announce that so far we have raised £675 towards Eric’s fund for a prosthetic leg and donations are still coming in! We could not be prouder of the piano pupils who played… Read more »


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Why Southport BID objects to HMO application on Bath Street?

August 26th, 2016 in News

BID objects to HMO application on Bath Street Southport BID has submitted a formal objection to a planning application to convert a guesthouse on Bath Street into a House in multiple occupation (HMO). Southport BID is the representative voice for Southport Town Centre’s business community with over 950 members and levy paying businesses. Around 10%… Read more »


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