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WATCH: Air Ambulance lands on Carr Lane recreation ground

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Photo: Air ambulance 3.30pm Air Ambulance lands on Carr Lane recreation ground Air ambulance was this afternoon circulating above Southport and later landed on Carr Lane recreation ground (Monday 20 February 2o17). Witnesses at the scene reported that a young child was transferred from an ambulance into the air ambulance. OTS News.co.uk will have full… Read more »

Man bailed following attack that left Southport woman in hospital with serious head injuries

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Photo: CID carry out enquires on Grundy Close Man bailed following attack that left Southport woman in hospital with serious head injuries. Merseyside Police is appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously injured in Southport on Saturday 18 February. Officers were called to Southport hospital at around 2.15am following a report that a woman… Read more »

Southport based producer releases brand new song in number one dance record label!

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New Music Release Southport based producer releases brand new song in number one dance record label! After collaborating with the mancunian Hip Hop artist ‘MC Tunes’ in the legendary Hacienda Records (Peter Hook’s own imprint), Ilias Koutromanos (also known as TtrueAR), the Greek producer based in Southport, returns with a new dance track ‘Fool’s Paradise’!… Read more »

Deep fat fryer fire causes Tesco evacuation

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Deep fat fryer fire causes Tesco evacuation A FIRE in a deep fat fryer caused Tesco in Town Lane, Southport to be evacuated this morning (Sunday 19 February 2017). Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service was called at about 9am after a fire broke out in the cafe situated on the first floor. Firefighters ensured the fire was out… Read more »

Recall To Prison – Ryan Muldoon

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Ryan Muldoon Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help to trace a 26- year-old man from Liverpool who is wanted on recall to prison. Ryan Muldoon, whose last known address was in Norris Green area, was released on licence in September 2016 after serving 10 months for harassment. Muldoon is wanted by officers after… Read more »

Frustrated pedestrians are wheeling blue at inconsiderate youths

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Photo: Police outside KFC Eastbank Street Frustrated pedestrians are wheeling blue after inconsiderate youths fail to move bikes out of their way – a vicious cycle which seemingly remains a huge issue. The ongoing issue is perhaps most prominent outside KFC restaurant on Eastbank Street, Southport where huge groups of young cyclists are known to… Read more »

LIVE at the Fox & Goose: Swinging Bricks & Little black dog

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Photo: Swinging Bricks FRIDAY NIGHT – “SWINGING BRICKS” LIVE BAND ON STAGE Check out these amazing guys with their rock a billy rock n roll, very lively band with fantastic stage antics, totally not to be missed. The set includes old and new tunes with a rock a billy twist. https://www.facebook.com/events/1842924935994020/ SATURDAY NIGHT – LITTLE BLACK DOG” FULL… Read more »

Puddle jumping championships to take place at Martin Mere this half term

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Back due to popular demand: the third North West Puddle Jumping Championship at Martin Mere. Dress up warm, get your wellies on and get outside to jump into our puddles to win prizes. This year WWT’s new children’s character, Dusty Duck is joining in the fun and helping kids create the biggest, craziest splash possible. … Read more »

Council driver avoids the straight and narrow in illegal zig zag parking row

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Photo: Munchkins Zig Zag parker, 8:45pm Council driver avoids the straight and narrow in illegal zig zag parking row. Sefton bosses have proved they can zig zag around any issue after one of their staff was caught parking illegally outside a school. The catering van was spotted outside St Patrick’s Primary, Churchtown while delivering hot… Read more »

Southport 2-1 Woking

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Southport 2-1 Woking  Louis Almond scored twice – including a late winner – as Southport came from behind to beat Woking 2-1 in the National League. Dennon Lewis put the Cards ahead, collecting the ball in the box to strike low and hard past Tyrell Belford in the 13th minute. But the lead did not… Read more »

3 men run after high speed crash in Southport

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Merseyside police were called to Chuchill Avenue this evening to reports of RTC, Wednesday 10 August. A witness at the scene told our reporter that three males left the scene after crashing at speed. Another resident said that the car travelling at around 80mph. The red Ford came to a holt in a residents garden…. Read more »

Southport Labour Backs Corbyn

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Southport Labour Backs Corbyn Southport‘s Labour Party has given its support to Jeremy Corbyn in the forthcoming leadership election. At the local party’s Annual General Meeting this week an emergency motion backing Mr Corbyn and criticising the behaviour of rebel MPs who have sought to undermine him was passed by an overwhelming majority. In a week… Read more »

Doll that caused Southport road closure

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Merseyside Police can confirm officers have been in attendance on Norwood Road, Southport, today, Friday 18th March. A member of the public contacted police after they were concerned by something they saw lying in the road. Alongside members of the medical profession, officers have examined a photograph taken by this member of the public, which… Read more »

Mindless Yobs smash windows of unused Promenade building

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Photo: Clean up, after jobs smash windows Vandals have smashed nearly all ground floor windows at the old Lakeside Fish shop on the corner of Scarisbrick Avenue and The Promenade. The land owner and a team of men were left clean and board up the property.  Police have been informed and will be assessing CCTV footage…. Read more »

Wet Weather Dry Council this January

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January has been a wet and cold month, but for hundreds of people who live and work in Sefton it has been a very dry one. February marks the end of Dry January a month long challenge which has seen Sefton Council’s Public Health team lead by example. After signing up their own team they… Read more »

The George Hotel

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The George Hotel has a comfortable setting both inside and out and an atmosphere that you would expect from a friendly neighbourhood pub. With an equal focus on both selection and quality, you will be pleasantly surprised by the many menu items unlike any other pub. If you don’t have the time or room to… Read more »

Southport’s Got Talent – Win £1000!

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The producers of Southport’s Got Talent are inviting acts and individuals to enter the original and best search for bright new talent in our town. One thousand pound is up for grabs for this year’s winner, plus the chance to perform at the Southport Christmas Lights Switch On in front of thousands of people on… Read more »

Southport Sand Storm

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 Southport was struck with a sand storm overnight (Wed/Thurs 28th June 2012). Local residents woke up this morning (Thursday) to find their vehicles, windows and other surfaces covered in tiny particals of sand and rain drops. The storms are produced by atmospheric low pressure cells

MF&RS Meetings Held On New Alarm Policy

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In January this year Merseyside Fire and Rescue Authority approved a new risk-based approach to responding to Automatic Fire Alarms (AFA). Two communications events were held at Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service’s headquarters in Bridle Road, Bootle, about a new policy for Automatic Fire Alarms set to be introduced in Merseyside. An event on June… Read more »

Sefton Council Road Sweepers face the axe

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Sefton Council Road Sweepers face the axe Dozens of Sefton Council road sweepers face the boot if plans go ahead to buy new motorised vehicles.  Sefton MBC is currently testing a couple of new vehicles to reduce man power and save money. It’s a worrying time for Sefton MBC employees and their families.

Southport Fire Station UPDATE 26th June 2012

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Contractors have demolished Southport Community Fire Station main offices.  As you can see in the aerial photograph above the main bulding is still standing but will be flattened over the next couple of days.

BEST OF THE NORTH WEST’S EXPORTERS AT QUEEN’S AWARD EVENT

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UKTI CELEBRATE BEST OF THE NORTH WEST’S EXPORTERS AT QUEEN’S AWARD EVENT The best of the North West’s exporters gathered today in Cheshire to pledge their support for UK Trade & Investment’s Export Challenge. Seventeen of the twenty North West winners of the 2012 Queen’s Award for International Trade attended a celebratory lunch event in… Read more »

Southport Rocks no more!

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Southport Rocks no more! Southport Rocks Music Festival will not be taking place this year organisers have confirmed. There was not enough people coming through the gates at last years festival due to inclement weather and the recession taking hold. Fundraising events will take place on a smaller scale this year for the Vital Sounds… Read more »

Southport Flower Show 2012

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Southport Flower Show 2012 Located in Victoria Park and within easy walking distance of the town centre, Southport Flower Show takes place from 16 – 19 August. Featuring stunning show gardens, the finest flower and vegetable displays, specialist foods and books, celebrity guests and much more. There are fantastic group discounts available for groups of… Read more »

Pink Engine Joins Race for Life

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Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service’s pink fire engine Lilly joined ladies at the Race for Life at Aintree. Lilly, which was unveiled last month and is the UK’s only pink working fire engine, attracted attention from scores of women, including Heidi Range of the Sugababes, who also ran in the 5K event. The appliance, which… Read more »

RTC – Child injured St Lukes Road,Southport

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RTC – Child injured St Lukes Road, Southport A child was knocked down at the corner of St Lukes Road, and Hawkshead Street Bridge,  Southport, at approximately 4:45pm this afternoon (Monday 25th June 2012).  A rapid response ambulance arrived on scene within minutes and treated the injured child on the road. The child was then… Read more »

Southport Fire Station Update 25th June 2012

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Southport Fire Station Update 25th June 2012 The main office building at Southport Community Fire Station is almost flattened. A JCB started knocking down the former station offices earlier today (Monday 25th June 2012).  Work will start tomorrow on demolishing the fire station’s main building.

Attempted Burglary –Linaker Street, Southport

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Attempted Burglary –Linaker Street,Southport  Merseyside police are investigating an attempted break-in at a house in Linaker Street, Southport. The incident took place during the early hours of this morning (Monday 25th June 2012).   The elderly resident was woken in the night by a man trying to force open an upstairs window with a spade.  She… Read more »

Police Raid Update – Cannabis Plants Seized – Birkdale

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Neighbourhood police officers have arrested a 50-year-old local man after cannabis plants were found at his business. The man was arrested on suspicion of cannabis cultivation after 36 plants were seized at a unit on Birkdale Trading Esate last Wednesday afternoon. Acting on information from the public that cannabis was being grown in the area,… Read more »

Yaffé Photography July Deal

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As a special opening offer, Yaffé Photography is offering anyone purchasing a photograph shoot to take place before the end of July, will receive Champagne on arrival and a complimentary portrait included with their booking fee!    Yaffé Photography new stylish studio is located at 10, Portland Street (corner of King St), Southport, Merseyside PR8 1LJ   Telephone:   … Read more »

Yaffé Photography official opening 2012

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“Yaffé Photography has opened a stylish new studio on the corner of King St and Portland St in Southport.  Since Paul Yaffé has taken semi-retirement to Spain, where he runs his other photography business in Marbella, Adam Yaffé and Sandra Carney are now at the helm of this impressive new studio.   Still producing the… Read more »

Camra Beer Tax E-Petition

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 Camra Beer Tax E-Petition   Beer duty has risen 42% in the last three years. Enough is enough and CAMRA is campaigning for a long term freeze in beer duty. Successive above inflation increases in beer duty and the VAT rise to 20% has hit pub goers hard. On average, you now pay over £1… Read more »

Southport Soup Kitchen popular than ever

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Southport Soup Kitchen in London Street, Southport, is popular than ever with record numbers rising month after month. The Soup Kitchen provides food and warmth to the local homeless population, the Soup Kitchen is a joint churches initiative.   They provide hot nourishing meals (stew with meat and veg) pudding, hot drinks and a supply… Read more »

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