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A Southport head teacher faces conduct hearing after gross misconduct sacking

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The former head teacher of a Southport primary school will face a professional conduct hearing, 24th to 27th November 2015. Colin Coleman, from Southport, was the head of Linaker Primary School for more than 13 years before he was dismissed for gross misconduct. Coleman will now stand before a professional conduct panel from 24th to 27th November. Sefton Council carried out an audit… Read more »

City Look on Lord Street to close

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City Look on Lord Street will close for the final time at the end of the month. City Look also has a mens outlet on Chapel street which will remain open. Staff in the store told otsnews: “The rates on the Lord Street are far to high and customers shopping habits have changed, we just can’t compete… Read more »

Violence and Sexual Offences – Where did they take place in Southport?

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  Photo: Crime scene in Southport town centre. (May 2014) The official figures reveal arise in violence and sexul offences in Southport town centre. September 2015 53, August 2015 42, July 2015 45, June 2015 44, May 2015 40, April 2015 41, March 2015 46 Click on the map below to see details of where and when these offenses took place. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook… Read more »

Minor RTC Sussex Road, Southport

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Photo: Vauxhall Corsa that was involved (6pm) RTC Sussex Road Southport, Thursday November 12 2015 The emergency services were called to Sussex Road, Southport, at approximately 5.45 pm following reports of a RTC. Two vehicles collided on Sussex Road at the junction of Tithebarn Road. A Vauxhall Corsa ran into the rear of a van… Read more »

Southport will be getting an ice rink for Christmas

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Photo: Ice rink to be situated in Town Hall Gardens  It’s official, Southport will getting an ice rink this Christmas  Southport BID Manager, Andrew Sloman quoted: “We are delighted to reveal that for the first time Southport will be getting an ice rink in the heart of the town centre for Christmas. From the 5th of December until… Read more »

Bus misses a turn then breaks down blocking Garstang Road

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Photo: Broken down after bad bus driving on Garstang Road, Southport A bus broke down on Garstang Road this morning after the driver stalled whilst reversing back after missing a turn, Friday 6 November 2015. Mike Parker quoted: “Bus now stuck on Garstang Road at junction with Hornby Road (09:35) first the driver missed the turn… Read more »

Southport Mad Dog 10k run: Event nearly sold out

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Applications for Southport’s 2016 Mad Dog 10k race are open The event is organised every February by Southport Hesketh Round Table with all the proceeds going to local charities. Runners World Magazine “Best 10k in the UK” will take place on February 7 next year with around 2,500 runners expected. They have promised a great… Read more »

Government plans new snooping laws

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Right now, the government has the power to rifle through your emails and private messages without having a warrant from a judge.  But over the next 24 hours, ordinary people have a chance to change that. On Wednesday 4th November, Home Secretary Theresa May is expected to introduce new ‘snooping’ laws. But she knows she… Read more »

Appeal to find Merseyside man after failing to appear at Liverpool Crown Court

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Officers are trying to trace a man who is wanted for failing to appear at court. George Huyton, also known as George Smith, 23, last known addresses Woodlands Road, Liverpool and Acregate, Skelmersdale, is wanted after failing to appear at Liverpool Crown Court on August 24th in relation to charges of intimidating a witness, criminal damage… Read more »

Fiesta smashes into wall on Seabank Road, Southport

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Photo: RTC Seabank Road (3.30pm) The driver of Ford fiesta lost control of the vehicle that they were driving and smashed into a wall on Seabank Road, Saturday 31 October 2015. A local resident said they heard a smash and when the came out they could not see the occupant(s) of the vehicle. Police arrived… Read more »

UPDATE: RTC involving a cyclist on Bentham’s Way, Southport

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Photo: Bentham’s Way (2:45pm)  There was an RTC on Bentham’s Way, Southport, this afternoon, Saturday 31 October 2015. The collision involving a car and a cyclist happened at the roundabout travelling, Southbound. Police took statements from the those involved. We will update again when we get confirmation from the Merseyside police.   Submit News Contact us with… Read more »

Southport man victim of con man

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A con man is working the rounds in the Southport area claiming to be the owner of a well-known Southport taxi firm. Today the victim who would like to remain anonymous contacted OTSnews and  said: “A man turned up at my home in Poulton Road at around 8pm, (Saturday Oct 24) and said if gave… Read more »

Missing person appeal on behalf of Lancashire Police

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Man, 42, missing from Chorley  We are appealing for help to trace a man who has gone missing from home in Coppull, Chorley. Paul Farley was last seen at around 2.30pm at his home address on Moor Lane on Sunday 25 October. He left to buy cigarettes but has not been seen since. He is… Read more »

Jack Ryan: Preston striker joins Southport on loan

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Photo: Jack Ryan National League side Southport have signed Preston striker Jack Ryan on a youth loan after he was recalled from his three-month spell at Morecambe. The 19-year-old moved to the Shrimps in August but made just five appearances, only one of them from the start. Preston have stated the deal runs until the start of… Read more »

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