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Wanted Anthony Morgan Re. Child Neglect

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Wanted Anthony Morgan Re. Child Neglect Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a man who has failed to attend court to be sentenced for child neglect. Anthony Morgan, also known as Anthony Murphy, has links to the Liverpool and Southport areas of Merseyside. The 40-year-old has previously lived in Ullet Road… Read more »

Southport MP opens new spinal day room

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MP opens new spinal day room  John Pugh MP officially opened a refurbished day room for patients at Southport Hospital. The new room will be used by patients of The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre, at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust. The centre cares for people with spinal cord injuries from Merseyside, Greater… Read more »

Has Boris gone totally Bananas?

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Has Boris gone totally Bananas? Southport Lib Dem Councillor Tony Dawson has nailed his colours firmly to the ‘Remain’ campaign for the European Union. He is particularly concerned at the increasingly wild allegations being churned out by former London Mayor Boris Johnson. Councillor Dawson, who, despite heading up the Southport Borough campaign, also lived and… Read more »

Councillor rails against shabby Seafront

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Councillor rails against shabby Seafront Councillor David Barton has called for an urgent review of the state of the Promenade railings in the town. He says he has previously requested assistance from the relevant council departments to secure funding and replace the railings on a like-for-like basis if the original spindles could not be restored… Read more »

Tories say no to Southport having a say on local NHS

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Tories say no to Southport having a say on local NHS Sefton Conservative Councillors have joined with Labour to say ‘no’ to Southport having any say on Health and Wellbeing. Despite no Labour councillor having ever been elected to Sefton Council from any of the seven Southport wards, the council’s Health & Wellbeing board will… Read more »

Are you ready for a bathing trip to Southport beach?

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Are you ready for a bathing trip to Southport beach? Ahead of the summer months, Sefton Council can officially announce that all the designated bathing waters in the borough have met the higher water quality standards. Bathing water season runs from May 15 – September 30 and is when the EnvironmentAgency tests the water each… Read more »

Driver rushed to hospital after falling ill at the wheel in Southport

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Photo: Police wait for paramedics to arrive at the scene (6.30pm) Driver was rushed to hospital after falling ill at the wheel on Liverpool Road Southport A motorist was taken to hospital after falling ill at the wheel on Liverpool, Ainsdale, Southport this evening, Monday 16 May 2016 Emergency services were called to a ‘medical incident’ on… Read more »

Cyclist found in a critical condition in Sefton

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APPEAL FOR INFORMATION AFTER CYCLIST FOUND IN A CRITICAL CONDITION IN SEFTON Police are appealing for witnesses after a cyclist was found unconscious on a grass verge on Lunt Road, Lunt, Sefton, near to the junction with Long Lane, this morning (Sunday, 15 May 2016). The cyclist was found at about 11:25am this morning by… Read more »

Southport’s Slick Cupid for Eurovision 2017

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Southport’s Slick Cupid for Eurovision 2017 Southport local music expert Martin Hovden wants resort rock band Slick Cupid (pictured) to wave the flag for the UK in next year’s Eurovision Song Contest. “I spend every Wednesday night on Mighty Southport Radio providing a much-appreciated platform for our very talented bands and musicians – and having… Read more »

Southport mortgage advisors welcome “buoyant” market

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Photo: County Financial Services director Paul Gilchrist Southport mortgage advisors welcome “buoyant” market  A Southport financial boss believes a rise in mortgage applications shows the market is now “buoyant” again. Several years after the credit crunch prices, County Financial Services director Paul Gilchrist believes they have turned the corner. And companies like County are experiencing a boom… Read more »

Councillor Sue McGuire re-elected leader of Liberal Democrat group

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Photo: Councillor Sue McGuire (first right) Councillor Sue McGuire re-elected leader of Liberal Democrat group Cambridge ward councillor Sue McGuire was re-elected as Leader of the Liberal Democrat group of councillors on Sefton Council.  Councillor McGuire first won her seat in Cambridge Ward in 2006 and has been re-elected to represent Cambridge Ward twice and this… Read more »

Baby Boom at Southport firm Offers Recruitment Opportunities

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Baby Boom Offers Recruitment Opportunities  Southport based marketing firm Access Point are experiencing what can only be described as a baby boom. Six babies in 12 months, some feat for a team of less than 50! Two ladies are already on maternity leave, with another three to follow over the next few weeks and not… Read more »

Rockin’ for the homeless at Birkers this Sunday

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Rockin’ for the homeless at Birkers this Sunday A fantastic charity event takes place this Sunday 8th May at Birkers Bar & Grill in aid of ‘Supporting Homeless Everywhere’, a local charity formed last year by Mighty Radio presenter, Fiona Aldred. Mighty Breakfast show host, Andrew Hegarty, will host the event from 1pm which kicks off with Sean… Read more »

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 »

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