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Man and two dogs rough sleeping in Southport

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Man and two dogs rough sleeping in Southport Sad times – this man and his two dogs have spent another night in the rain. This man has taken rest in a weather shelter along Park Road West, near to the Southport Golf Links, Friday 29 July 2016. Fiona Aldred who organised Rockin for the homeless at Birkers said:… Read more »

Classic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles wanted at Birkdale Village Summer Fayre

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Photo: Birkdale resident, Chris Walker alongside his Vintage Aston Martin Classic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles wanted at Birkdale Village Summer Fayre Organisers of the Birkdale summer Fayre are looking for owners of Classic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles to display at this years event. The Birkdale Summer Fayre takes place on Saturday 6th… Read more »

Join the Tapper’s Coffee Morning to raise awareness for Sarcoma UK

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Photo: Sara, Rose(mum), Catherine Tapper’s Charity Coffee Morning to raise money and awareness for Sarcoma UK Catherine and Sara told OTSNews.co.uk “Please join Tapper’s on Friday 12th August for a Charity Coffee Morning between 9am-Midday to raise money and awareness for the great charity Sarcoma UK.” “We will be donating 50% of all our cake and… Read more »

Improved Cumfybus 15A Service for Birkdale residents

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Improved Cumfybus 15A Service for Birkdale residents This week sees improvements to the hourly 15A Cumfybus service through Birkdale, thanks to the efforts of Birkdale Lib Dem councillor Simon Shaw. Until last week the 15A service from Clive Road used to run through part of Birkdale Village and then turn into Alma Road, crossing the… Read more »

Southport’s Friends of Rotten Row Raise another Green Flag Award

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Southport’s Friends of Rotten Row Raise another Green Flag Award Rotten Row was very proud to raise their new Community Green Flag Award for the 2016/17. The FoRR turned out in force to witness this very special occasion of the lowering of their old flag and the raising of their new one. Brian Quinn told… Read more »

AVIS Cambridge Gardens, Southport

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A.V.I.S (Abandoned Vehicle In Southport) A Citroen Berlingo has been abandoned in Cambridge Gardens, Churctown, Southport. A Cambridge Gardens resident told OTSNews.co.uk “It was left over a week ago by a young lad who parked it and then walked off – It has no tax sorn so it shouldn’t be on the road.” “Merseyside Police has been… Read more »

Southport fly-tipping concern as Labour expands three-weekly bin collections

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Photo: Wright Street car park Fly-tipping concern as Labour expands three-weekly bin collections A councillor who is concerned about the state of rubbish dumping in the town centre is also expressing concern that things might get worse. Local Lib Dem Deputy Leader Tony Dawson is a Councillor representing Southport‘s town centre. He is presently trying to… Read more »

UPDATE: Woman who died in Formby collision named

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 Photo: RIP- Betty Jones Woman who died in Formby collision named  The woman who died in a road traffic collision in Formby yesterday (Friday, 22 July 2016) has been named as Betty Jones, 84 years, from Southport.   Original: Woman dies following Formby RTC Merseyside Police can confirm a woman has died following a serious road… Read more »

Southport Town Hall entry bollard problem resolved

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Southport Town Hall entry bollard problem resolved Cllr David Barton spoke to OTSNews.co.uk this week, he said: “I can now report back that after continuing to report this item to the relevant departments at Sefton Council, since this was first raised with me shortly after being elected your local councillor, this issue has now been… Read more »

W.L.MG.O.C Pride of Ownership (rescheduled) 21/07/16

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W.L.MG.O.C Pride of Ownership (rescheduled) 21/07/16 Thursday 21st June was our club night and it should have been our Pride of Ownership where all the club members give their cars a little bit more attention than usual but if you live in the West Lancs area you would have known that we suffered the worst… Read more »

Miss Southport’s 15,000ft skiydive for beauty with a purpose

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Miss Southport’s 15,000ft skiydive for beauty with a purpose Today Chloe Brown (Miss Southport 2016) jumped as part of her ongoing fundraising campaign leading up the Miss England final. Chloe said: “I cant even begin to describe the feeling of jumping out of a plane 15000ft high, the highest you can do in the UK!”… Read more »

Sefton Council guard Southport sink hole

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Sefton Council guard Southport sink hole A sink hole has appeared on Virginia Street, Southport this afternoon, Sunday 17 July 2016 Yet another sink hole has appeared on Virginia Street, this time outside the entrance to  Lidl. An engineer on site today told our reporter: “United Utilities will carry out a dig sometime this coming week to decide who… Read more »

Crosby Road North, South Road – works

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Crosby Road North, South Road – works Work has been ongoing for several weeks now around this junction to prepare for the delivery of the main phase of the scheme.  The works on the new boundaries on the eastern side of the road have been completed and the utility services have almost completed their necessary… Read more »

Outraged resident publicly shames dog poo offender who let his dog foul in Southport by posting CCTV of incident on Facebook

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Photo: Foul play – Post Office Ave, Southport • Resident appalled after man lets dog foul in Southport town centre – and walks off • Guy Thomson caught the offender on the business CCTV system • Now he has posted photo on social media in a bid to shame his actions Outraged resident publicly shames dog… Read more »

Rotten Row Judging Day for North West in Bloom

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Rotten Row Judging Day for North West in Bloom Yesterday (Tuesday 13 July) was a special day for Friends of Rotten Row as they took part in the North West in Bloom competition. Brian Quinn said: “We are looking forward to the results which will be announced in October at The NWiB celebration dinner. We… Read more »

‘Perfectly Frank’ in the Marquee

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‘Perfectly Frank’ in the Marquee  Music lovers are to be treated to an evening with all the best loved Frank Sinatra Music presented by Queenscourt Hospice.  The event will take place on Saturday 23rd July in a specially constructed marquee located next to the cricket pitch at Southport and Birkdale Sports Club. The evening will… Read more »

Leading Merseyside Labour Councillors call for Corbyn to go

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Photo: Jeremy Corbyn – Credit/Telegraph Leading Merseyside Labour Councillors call for Corbyn to go Just days ago Southport Labour Party announced that they were backing Jeremy Corbyn as party leader despite the overwhelming vote of no confidence in him by Labour MPs. However it has now emerged that MPs are not alone in calling for Jeremy… Read more »

Vandals attempt to kick a Southport beauty Salon’s front door through

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Photo: The Beauty Box, located on the corner of St Luke’s Road and Hawkshead Street Vandals attempt to kick The beauty Spot’s front door through The daughter of the salon owner told OTSNew.co.uk: “My mum arrived at the salon and noticed that someone has kicked the panel/door to the salon, causing hundreds of pounds of damage –… Read more »

Our Chat With Southport’s Paul Howard Ahead Of The Open

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Photo: Paul Howard playing his Monday practice round at Royal Troon Our Chat With Southport’s Paul Howard Ahead Of The Open This week our own Paul Howard faces the biggest test of his young golfing career as he takes on the world’s best golfers in the Open Championship at Royal Troon. We caught up with him… Read more »

Southport drink driver banned for 18 months

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Photo: The scene of the accident on Scarisbrick New Road Southport drink driver banned for 18 months A Southport man who crashed his Mini Cooper into railings had been drink-driving a court has heard. As police were called to the scene of the accident on Scarisbrick New Road at 12.40pm on May 8, officers were… Read more »

Southport BID voice strengthens with the appointment of strategic voice

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Photo: Hugh Evans BID voice strengthens with the appointment of strategic voice In response to the changing political environment, Southport Business Improvement District has employed Hugh Evans give the BID a stronger lobbying voice on decisions affecting the BID area A Southport resident, Hugh has ten years’ experience in the development and management of BIDs, and… Read more »

Panoramic Virtual Tour of Queenscourt Hospice

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Business View 4 U Ltd are proud to announce that they have recently completed a 360o Business View™ Panoramic Virtual Tour of Queenscourt Hospice. As on-going supporters of Queenscourt they have provided this service completely free of charge. Steve Bibby (pictured) and his team visited Queenscourt Hospice earlier this year to carry out the photoshoot so that… Read more »

Birkdale Village Fayre

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Photo: Birkdale resident, Chris Walker alongside his Vintage Aston Martin (2015) Birkdale Village Fayre Birkdale traders are putting on their annual Summer Fayre, on Saturday 6th August from 12pm until 5pm. Featuring all day entertainment, this includes: Food & Wine tasting, Meat & Fish BBQ, Live music/singers, Fashion Shows, Pets Parade Competitions, Victorian games, Classic… Read more »

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