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Criminal Damage incidents – Southport

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Criminal Damage incidents – Southport Merseyside Police is appealing for information after recent incidents of criminal damage in the Southport area. At around 9.00pm on Saturday, 23 April, a report was received of three youths on bicycles causing damage to a bus stop on Derby Road. They were described as aged 13-14 and wearing dark… Read more »

Appeal launched to find missing Lithuanian man

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Appeal launched to find missing Vitalij Rylscikov Police are appealing for information after a 42-year-old man went missing from Ormskirk. Vitalij Rylscikov, from Lithuania, was last seen at an address in Wigan Road around 2.10pm on Tuesday (April 26). He is believed to have links to Ormskirk as well as the Blackpool and Fleetwood areas…. Read more »

Letter to the editor: Ainsdale Woodland Allotments

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Letter to the editor: Merseyside Forest regarding proposals to use areas of Sefton as so-called Woodland allotments From the Countryside Awareness Group 26 April 2016 Dear sir/madam We are aware that a controversial initiative for felling trees for firewood (Woodland Allotments) is being tabled for many areas within Sefton. http://modgov.sefton.gov.uk/moderngov/mgIssueHistoryHome.aspx?IssueId=43987&OptionNum=0& As a group that was… Read more »

Man runs into parked coach in Southport after falling asleep (Otsnews.tv)

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Photo: RTC, Liverpool Road (1.45pm) Man runs into parked coach in Southport after falling asleep at the wheel Emergency services were called to Liverpool Road this afternoon after Ford Fiesta ran into the rear of a parked coach waiting to collect school children, Tuesday 26 April 2016. Witnesses at the scene said that driver had… Read more »

A J estate agents hosts launch event at new Southport location

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Photo: Mark Cunningham(left), MP John Pugh Anthony James Estate Agents have held the  official launch event on Thursday 14th April celebrate moving into new offices in Hoghton Street, Southport. OTS News.co.uk was invited down the event, our reporter said: The evening was a huge success with a plenty of prosscecco and beer flowing, a great speech… Read more »

Next of Kin Appeal – Samuel Kelly

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Next of Kin Appeal – Samuel Kelly Liverpool Coroner’s Office is appealing for the next of kin of Samuel Kelly. Mr Kelly died in hospital after being taken there from his home address in Hannan Road, Kensington on Thursday, 21 April 2016. We believe Mr Kelly was born in Belfast but it’s possible he has family residing in the Crosby… Read more »

Tennis Open Days – North Meols Tennis Club (Southport)

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Tennis Open Days North Meols Tennis Club, situated in Mill Lane Crescent, Churchtown, is hosting Open Days this Saturday and Sunday, 23rd and 24th April, from 10.30am – 2pm. Everyone is welcome, from those who have never played tennis before to experienced club players. The event offers fun for all the family and provides an… Read more »

Southport & District Craven Minor Football Results

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Karen Potter Craven Minor JFL Results Week Ending 18th April 2016 Under 12 Phoenix 0-5 Redgate Rovers (Saturday) Phoenix 3-3 Trinity Blue Crosby Stuart 0-8 Trinity White Under 13 Premiership Burscough Green 1-4 Southport Trinity Churchtown Athletic 2-1 S&B Red Tarleton Corinthians 4-1 Redgate Yellow Under 13 Championship Phoenix 5-7 S&B Yellow 1-4 Burscough White S&A… Read more »

Another Southport Woman Charged With Drugs Offences Following Thursday’s Raids

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Eleventh Person Charged With Drugs Offences Following Operation Targeting Serious And Organised Crime In Sefton A woman has been arrested and charged following a police operation targeting serious and organised crime in the Sefton area yesterday (Thursday, 14 April 2016). Jodie Sheree Green, aged 47, of King Street, Southport has been charged with conspiracy to supply Class… Read more »

Southport’s ‘Rubbish Friends’ will be out tomorrow tackling the issue of litter under the Pier

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Rubbish Friends are out again tomorrow Saturday 16th April. This time the team of volunteers will be tackling the  issue of litter under the Pier. As “Rubbish Friends” organiser Pat Keith explains “This area is always a problem for litter especially from the users of the skatepark so we try to give it a good clean up before… Read more »

Post box theft Churchgate Southport

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Photo: The post box target by thieves Post box theft Churchgate Southport Merseyside Police is appealing for vigilance around Royal Mail post boxes in the Southport area overnight. A resident reported witnessing a theft from a post box on Churchgate last night, Sunday 10 April 2016. The witness reported hearing a loud noise from the post box… Read more »

RTC involving Biker in Hoghton Street Southport (otsnews.tv)

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Photo: RTC Hoghton Street(1pm) The emergency services were called to the Union Street junction of Hoghton Street, Southport, at 1:00pm this afternoon (Saturday 10 April 2016) following reports of a RTC. A motorcyclist collided with two vehicles at the traffic lights. The motorbike rider appeared relatively unhurt and was able to pick up his bike after… Read more »

Trek to beach to vote in Ainsdale is cancelled – for now

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Trek to beach to vote in Ainsdale is cancelled – for now Ainsdale voters will not now have to trek through the dunes to vote in the May local elections. But they may still have to do so in June. When Shoreside School notified Sefton Council that they didn’t want their buildings to be used… Read more »

Concern for safety – Woman at Scarisbrick Hotel

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Photo: Paramedic vehicle, Scarisbrick Hotel Concern for Safety of woman in the Scarisbrick Hotel, Lord Street, Southport Emergency services called the Scarisbrick hotel, at approximately 2:40pm this afternoon (Tuesday 29 March) following an emergency call. Both police and paramedics attended the hotel. She was taken to Southport & Formby DGH for treatment a short time later. Her… Read more »

Barriers up and train goes past at Aughton Road Crossing

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According to locals, the barriers were stuck in the “down” position for around two hours today after a train went past when barriers were up, Wednesday 24 March 2016. Local businessman, John Ford told OTSNews: “When I was at the front of queue, the barriers were up but the lights flashing…. cars became inpatient and started hooting… Read more »

Tornado Jet loaded with Bombs over Ainsdale

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Photo: Tornado /Credit: Scott Harrison Tornado Jet loaded with Bombs over Ainsdale At about 3pm this afternoon (23/3/16) a Tornado Jet was seen and heard going over Ainsdale. Local resident Scott Harrison managed to snap this photo of the Tornado Jet with its landing gear down and Bomb’s attached to the Underside of the Jet…. Read more »

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