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Southport surviving relatives of John and Anita Rimmer sought

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Photo: This a pic of the house and it says John Rimmer and sons furniture cartage. The woman in the pic is supposed to be the HouseKeeper Southport surviving relatives of John and Anita Rimmer sought The grandchildren of a Southport couple who emigrated to Australia over 100 years ago are eager to find any… Read more »

Southport Councillor calls for closer liaison with taxi drivers after complaints prompt tree u-turn

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Photo: Councillor David Barton Southport Councillor calls for closer liaison with taxi drivers after complaints prompt tree u-turn A councillor has called for Sefton Council to consult Southport’s taxi drivers before planting trees near cab ranks after complaints that recent work has caused an obstruction. When placing trees on the highway the council takes into… Read more »

Helping hands needed at SOUTHPORT charity shop

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Leading veterinary charity, PDSA, is appealing for local animal lovers to lend a paw and volunteer at its Southport shop to help raise vital funds for sick and injured pets. PDSA Shop Manager, Jackie Hayward), said: “We’re looking for enthusiastic volunteers who are passionate about pets and who can lend a hand at our shop. “Volunteering… Read more »

Kim joins Southport Family team

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Photo: Family law executive Kim Busby Kim joins Southport Family team Napthens solicitors has expanded its team in Southport. Family law executive Kim Busby has joined the firm’s office in the town where she will advise clients on a range of matters. Kim, who joined Napthens in 2013 has also worked from the firm’s offices… Read more »

Last call for Southport singles

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Photo: Speed dating event at The Falstaff, King St, Southport Last call for Southport singles tonight at The Falstaff, February 14 2017 Event organiser Adam Brown said: “We are looking for singles of all ages to attend from 7pm doing 2 minute mini dates with each person. If there’s a clear divide in ages we are going… Read more »

Man kicks police car window through in arrest rage

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Photo: Police remain outside Sainsbury’s on Lord Street Man kicks police car window through in arrest rage Merseyside Police were called to Sainsburys on Lord Street, Southport this afternoon after a man under arrest smashed the window of a Police car from inside the vehicle, Tuesday 14 February 2017. Witnesses at the scenes told our… Read more »

Christopher Maerevoet Hair & Beauty Awarded Guinot’s Prestigious Crown Status 2017

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Christopher Maerevoet Hair & Beauty Awarded Guinot’s Prestigious Crown Status 2017 Christopher Maerevoet Hair & Beauty, Southport has been awarded the status of Guinot Crown Salon 2017. This coveted title celebrates the highest achieving Guinot salons and spas in the UK and Ireland who demonstrate success, dedication and loyalty to the brand. By visiting a Crown… Read more »

Tree Parking at Hillside Train Station

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Photo: Hillside Road Sefton Council continue to ignore Hillside Road residents in their bid to stop people parking their cars in the woodland area opposite the houses. Resident Sarah said: “Neighbors have been contacting Sefton council over this issue since 2005. Up to twenty cars can be parked on the grass which is now ruined…. Read more »

WATCH | Armed police arrest male in pre planned operation in Southport

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WATCH | Armed police arrest male in pre planned operation in Southport Armed police swooped on an unsuspecting male in broad daylight this afternoon, Sunday 12 February 2017. The suspect was arrested on Bridge Grove, Southport in what was a pre planned operation at around 3pm. The wanted man was swiftly arrested without incident – although the… Read more »

Merseyside Police Enforcement Operations target road safety offences

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Photo: Police speed check on Rotten Row Merseyside Police Enforcement Operations target road safety offences Merseyside Road Safety Partnership’s Safer Roads Problem Solving Team has been working in partnership with all the Local Authority Road Safety and Licensing Teams on Merseyside. The latest enforcement operations and engagement events have resulted in 320road traffic offences being… Read more »

Sefton organisation hosts European virtual mobility conference

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 Liverpool Deputy Lord Mayor Cllr Malcolm Kennedy and Regenerus Chair Cllr John Fairclough pictured (front) with UK and European partners at this week’s Connect conference. A Sefton organisation hosted a major European conference this week looking at how cross-border digital links can improve the lives of out-of-work young people. Bootle-based Regenerus staged the event to… Read more »

Southport crash out of Lancashire Cup

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Southport defeated 3-2 on penalties by Blackburn Rovers after 1-1 at 90 minutes to exit the Lancashire County Cup. PENALTIES – Southport V Blackburn Rovers – Lancs County Cup https://t.co/5uQYDblMXy — Southport FC (@southport_fc) February 8, 2017 Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens,… Read more »

CEO of a Southport solicitors recognised in legal hot 100

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CEO, Ed Fletcher The CEO of the UK’s leading medical negligence and personal injury law firm, Fletchers Solicitors, has been named in the prestigious Hot 100 UK lawyer list. Ed Fletcher beat off stiff competition to be named as a top management figure in the legal sector, in The Lawyer magazine’s ‘The Hot 100’. Ed was… Read more »

FOOD REVIEW | The Hesketh Arms (Churchtown)

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The Hesketh Arms, Botanic Rd, Southport Churchtown is a place steeped in history. Everything here is vintage – from the iconic brilliant white cottage rows to the cobbles! So it stands to reason if you’re going to experience the full historic nature of this quintessential village, you should also experience the best of vintage food. So… Read more »

VIDEO | CAR CRASH DRAMA one person, rushed to hospital after horror in Southport

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Photo: Head on collision with a tree VIDEO | CAR CRASH DRAMA One person, rushed to hospital after horror in Southport Emergency services were called to Guilford road, Southport this evening following reports of a road traffic collision, Sunday 5 February 2017. Witnesses at the scene told our reporter that four vehicles were involved and that paramedics… Read more »

Appeal after teenage girl was assaulted in Southport

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A teenage girl was assaults near to Silcocks Amusements last night after three youths punched her in the face with an egg. She was on her way to start a shift at Chiquittos restaurant on Ocean Plaza at the time but was so distraught by the incident, she had to be taken home. The girl… Read more »

Vegetable crisis sees shoppers urged to buy Southport produce

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Photo: We Grow, 86-88 Radnor Dr, Southport PR9 9RS Vegetable crisis sees shoppers urged to buy Southport produce With supermarkets in Southport limiting the amount amount of vegetables you can buy due to weather conditions in Europe, perhaps now is a good to consider shopping more local? We Grow are a charity supporting people with autism…. Read more »

Southport woman hit with a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order

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Deirdre Patricia Maguire A 54-year-old woman from Southport has been given a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) under the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014. Deirdre Patricia Maguire, of Sefton Street, Southport was convicted of theft offences on 27 January 2017. She was jailed for 76 days. She has been issued with the CBO,… Read more »

You’re never too old to care

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Photo: Peter Dooley, Debbie Darby, Community Engagement Co-Ordinator, and Joyce Kelly Joyce Kelly (80) and Peter Dooley (74), caregivers at Home Instead Senior Care in Southport, Formby and Crosby are wonderful examples of ‘older’ people who say that caregiving is “perfect for people our age!” As caregivers for the company, Joyce and Peter visit their… Read more »

Bold staff jet off around the world

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Pictured, left to right: Tomasz Grosz, Tracey Booth, Andrew Mikhail and Joanna Balcius. The Bold Hotel is sending members of their staff jetting off around the world thanks to an employee incentive scheme. The winners of the scheme, which was designed to reward staff for their hard work, were announced at an awards ceremony at… Read more »

Battle of the bands competition launches Southport Festival 2017!

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Southport Festival and Sandgrounder radio are looking for exceptional local live acts acts to perform a live session with a chance of winning the opportunity to perform a live set at Southport Festival 2017! After a hugely successful debut in 2016, the Southport Festival is back and bigger for 2017!  Taking place on the weekend… Read more »

G4S Security Van Robbery, Santander, Churchtown, Southport

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G4S Security Van Robbery, Santander, Churchtown, Southport POLICE are appealing for information following a robbery at Santander, Preston New Road, Churchtown, Southport, at approximately 8.25pm tonight (Tuesday 31 January 2017). There were no serious injuries involved but this ordeal left the security guards in shock. Merseyside police are now asking for any witnesses to the incident… Read more »

Southport college students shine for radwraps

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A number of students from Southport College have recently showcased their creative skills as part of a project involving Radwraps. The Southport College students were given a graphic design brief for a theoretical project for Radwraps. The students performed extremely well in a realistic, high-pressure situation, as well as it being their first experience of… Read more »

Gourmet Burger Kitchen to open at Ocean Plaza on Valentines day

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Burger fans are in for a treat as Gourmet Burger Kitchen (GBK) announces the opening of its newest restaurant at Ocean Plaza just in time for Valentine’s Day. From 13 February, burger buffs at Southport will be able to sink their teeth into GBK’s favourites like the ‘The Major Tom’ with a 28 day aged… Read more »

Southport trust staff mark Holocaust Memorial Day

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Picture shows Trust chaplain the Rev Martin Abrams; John Flannery; and Unison branch officers Lin Douglas and Trevor Jarman. Trust staff mark Holocaust Memorial Day  Holocaust Memorial Day was marked with the support of the Trust branch of Unison at Southport hospital. Branch officers recently returned from a Unison North West educational visit to the… Read more »

4 out of 5 resurfacing in Sefton has failed – that’s official

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Bootle’s John Fairclough, the Labour councillor responsible for highways across Sefton Borough, has admitted that 80% of last year’s road resurfacing surface dressing programme had failed to a greater or lesser extent.  A shocking 36% failed totally. At last Thursday’s Council meeting at Bootle Town Hall, Ainsdale Lib Dem councillor Haydn Preece asked a formal… Read more »

Southport Family Fundraise in Memory of a loved one

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Southport Family Fundraise in Memory of a loved one. The Harbottle family from Southport are aiming to promote the awareness of Suicide Prevention Charity, Papyrus. In January 2015, the Harbottle family sadly lost a cherished member of their family, Jonathon Harbottle age 24. Jon was studying Games Design at Uclan University at the time of the… Read more »

R.I.P May Redmond

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May Redmond  January 16, 2017 Peacefully in hospital, aged 65 years. Dearly beloved Wife of Paul Much loved Mum of Katie, Michael and Daniel. Loving Nana to her seven Grandchildren. Dear Sister of Wendy, Peter  and Patricia. May will be sadly missed her friends and all that knew her. Funeral will take place at Lord… Read more »

Recycled husbands going coast to coast for Alzheimers UK

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Recycled Husbands Coast to Coast Alzheimers ride. An ambulance technician and her husband from Southport are asking for the publics help in their huge challenge to raise funds for alzheimer’s uk. Mandy Owen’s husband Lee will be cycling 158 miles from whitby to southport later this year to raise funds for the charity which helps… Read more »

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