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Will Sefton Council give Churchtown village a Christmas tree this year?

November 1st, 2014 in News, Whats On

Will Sefton Council give Churchtown village a Christmas tree this year? OTSnews can confirm that the Churchtown Christmas lights switch on will take place on Friday 4th December. Churchtown business owners met earlier this week at their annual meeting to discuss plans for the village over the Christmas period. Concerns have been raised to whether… Read more »


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(VIDEO) UPDATE: Twistfield Close burglar fails in prison sentence appeal

November 1st, 2014 in News

Update: Thursday October 30th 2014 Twistfield Close burglar fails in prison sentence appeal David Roy Allen(51) failed a Court of appeal challenge to his prison sentence (Thursday, 30th October 2014) The Bolton drug addict admitted the Twistfield Closeburglary and was jailed for seven years and two months at in June. Allen already had convictions for… Read more »


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Health members to stage second four-hour stoppage as pay row escalates

November 1st, 2014 in News

Health members to stage second four-hour stoppage as pay row escalates  UNISON has confirmed that its members working in the NHS in England will stage a four-hour stoppage between 7am and 11am on Monday 24 November. This will be followed by a week of action short of strike action between Tuesday 25 and Sunday 30November… Read more »


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RTC Elbow Lane Formby (Near Southport)

October 31st, 2014 in News

RTC Elbow Lane Formby (Near Southport) Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called out after a car collided with a window of a business premises in Formby   Firefighters attended Elbow Lane in Formby just after 2:00pm.  A car was in collision with a window of a business premises.  Firefighters assisted paramedics in helping a 92-year-old… Read more »


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High Tides Due Southport

October 31st, 2014 in News, Whats On

Due to predicted high tides, Sefton Council will close Ainsdale beach for car parking on Thursday 6 November. The beach car park will re-open on Saturday 8 November. Alternative parking is available at the Ainsdale Discovery Centre, and Lifeboat Road Car Park in Formby remains open with boardwalk access to the beach. As a general… Read more »


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R6 Motorbike Stolen From Ainsdale Southport *£500 Reward

October 31st, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

This r6 was stolen on Thursday night (30th October 2014), it was seen being rode by two males in Ainsdale at 12.30am with no helmets on. The owner believes that it will still be around Ainsdale/Woodvale area. The reg number is MM02 ZNS; anyone with information can message or call (Steve) on 07710561188 The owner… Read more »


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

October 31st, 2014 in News, Whats On

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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Sefton Parks Spook Up Botanic Gardens Southport

October 31st, 2014 in News

Sefton Parks Spooked up Botanic Gardens Southport Sefton Parks put on a free Halloween event today (Friday 31st October 2014). Children and adults enjoyed a scary tour and won prizes provided by Sefton parks. Above: The haunted cave Above: The grave yard Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk… Read more »


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MISSING FROM HOME – ALESSANDRO SEVERITANO

October 31st, 2014 in News

Update as at 3.35pm, Friday, 31 October More than a week after he was last seen, Merseyside Police is re-appealing for the public’s help to try to find 40-year-old Alessandro Severitano, who is still missing from his home in Liverpool. Alessandro was last seen by his friends at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital at around 9pm… Read more »


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Planned roadworks in the North West – Monday 3rd to Sunday 9th November

October 31st, 2014 in News

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 31 October 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 Junction 16 Barthomley Overnight… Read more »


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The Fitness Lab Now Open Birkdale Village Southport

October 31st, 2014 in News, Sports

Above: Fitness Lab owner James Jones The Fitness Lab is a newly opened Personal Training and group class studio located in the heart of Birkdale Village. Whatever your goal The Fitness Lab can cater for your needs whether that be fat loss, toning, strength, fitness or getting you into the best shape possible for an… Read more »


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Early ratings of ‘Good’ adult social care in England encouraging so far, says the Care Quality Commission

October 31st, 2014 in News

Friday 31 October 2014 The Care Quality Commission’s Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care, Andrea Sutcliffe, will highlight the first ever ‘Good’ adult social care ratings across the country when she makes her official speech today (Friday 31 October) at the National Children and Adult Services (NCAS) Conference in Manchester. 21 services out of 30… Read more »


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*This Saturday* Southport Hesketh Round Table Present Charity Fireworks & Family Bonfire 1st November

October 31st, 2014 in News, Whats On

Southport Hesketh Round Table present CHARITY FIREWORKS FAMILY BONFIRE, Victoria Park, Southport Saturday 1st November 2014 Plans for this year’s event are going well Promises to be the best Bonfire and Firework Display in the area Plus other family fun attractions and entertainment Massive Bonfire lit at 6:30 Firework display at 8pm Silcocks Fairground Willow Catering   Great value for… Read more »


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Preview: Southport V Dover Athletic

October 31st, 2014 in News, Sports

Southport V Dover Athletic Charlie’s Southport squad is back in Conference action tomorrow (Saturday 1st November). Yellows look to extend their unbeaten record under their new manager Gary Brabin against  Dover Athletic at Haig Avenue. Dover are 20th position in the conference table so it set to be a scrappy affair. Grand Stand Charlie’s Result… Read more »


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Demolition of Ainsdale High School Southport 2014 (VIDEO)

October 30th, 2014 in News

Demolition of Ainsdale High School Southport 2014 Demolition contractors are currently on site at the former Ainsdale High School, Southport. Work has started to demolish the former school’s sports hall and dining block. Today (Wednesday 29th October 2014) a JCB was on site cutting through the thick concrete structure as if it was butter! Submit… Read more »


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The New look Falstaff Pub Southport Is Re-Opening Friday 31st October

October 30th, 2014 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

The new look Falstaff Pub Southport is re-opening Friday 31st October Friday night (31st Oct) Halloween night fancy dress all welcome, for some spooky fun! Come down for an action packed weekend, with the one and only Bill.I.Am on karaoke every Friday & Saturday night from 8pm till late. Live music every Sunday afternoon from 4… Read more »


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