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Road Resurfacing welcomed by Councillor

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Photo: Councillor David Barton Councillor David Barton has welcomed the recent road surfacing of London Street adjacent to Southport Central Train Station in the town centre. He raised this issue with the relevant Council departments back on 1st October of this year. Since then Cllr Barton has continued to pursue the inclusion of this main commuter… Read more »

Local School boy Ethan Cross has the X Factor

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Ethan Cross is 10 years old, and a pupil at Rufford C of E School. He starting singing and dancing at home from the age of 5, then started singing lessons just for fun this year with Amanda Neale’s Singing Academy in Southport. Ethan  says Amanda is an absolutely amazing person. She is so kind,… Read more »

26-year-old jailed following Portland Street robbery

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A 26 male has been handed a 4 year year jail sentence, after being found guilty of a robbery on Portland Street in May 2015. Update to follow   Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to… Read more »

Man wanted in connection with theft

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Man wanted in connection with theft We are appealing for help to find a man we would like to speak to after a 79 year old man was the victim of a theft in Preston. Officers are trying to trace Nathan O’Neil, 30, in connection with the incident which happened at the victim’s home on… Read more »

Two car collision Park Crescent, Southport

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Photo: RTC Park Crescent(9.22am) The emergency services were called to Park Crescent shortly after 9am this morning following a report of an RTC. Tuesday 24 November 2015. A BMW collided with a Vauxhall Corsa at the Argyle Road Junction. Minor damage was caused to both cars, hopefully the emergency service turned up a short time… Read more »

Southport CCGs prepare residents for festive period

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The medicine waste team at NHS South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and NHS Southport and Formby CCG are setting out on a winter tour to prepare residents for Christmas. The team will be reminding residents to only order the prescriptions they need when stocking up for the Christmas period, as well as raising awareness… Read more »

Folk-rock legends Fairport Convention Return to Southport

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Folk-rock legends Fairport Convention will visit The Atkinson, Southport, as part of their 29-date Winter Tour 2016 on Saturday 30 January. This will be Fairport’s thirty-second consecutive Winter Tour and the event has become a much-anticipated fixture in the band’s annual calendar. Fairport frequently introduces new concert material as well as drawing on its vast… Read more »

Traffic diverted around three vehicle crash in Southport (otsnews.tv)

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Photo: Three vehicle RTC, Guildford Road The emergency services were called to Guildford road mini roundabout(Stamford road) shortly after 8.30am this morning, Tuesday 24 November. Two cars and a van collided at the mini roundabout. Three Police divisional patrols diverted traffic at the scene. Two ambulance attended and treat the injured at the scene. It is… Read more »

Meols Ward Advice Centre (Thursday 26th November)

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Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 26th November. They will be available from 10.30am-11.30am at Cafe Moo Moo, Cambridge Road (Churchtown traffic lights) to assist residents with any local issues, problems or complaints.   Alternatively, the Lib Dem councillors can be contacted… Read more »

Police arrest 22-year-old male following Southport Burglary

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Photo: Police incident, Hartwood Road, Southport (8.30pm) Police now confirmed that the arrested a 22-year-old male following a house burglary on Hartwood Road. Original Police incident Hartwood Road Southport Police were called to an address in Hartwood Road, Southport this evening, Thursday 19 November. A witness said: “the police entered a property in a hurry” A police… Read more »

Do you know this woman?

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Do you know this woman? Police are looking to speak to this person in connection with a theft from WHSmith, Moor Street in Ormskirk Town Centre on Wednesday 18th November 2015 at 13:42hrs. Police are asking for anybody who may have any information to contact Police on 101 referring to log number 1021 of the… Read more »

Metfield Grange Grand Opening by the Mayor of Sefton

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After a year’s hard work to create a Dementia friendly day centre. Metfield Grange had their Grand Opening by the Mayor of Sefton on Saturday 21st November. There were a number of activities that took place throughout the day and fun was had by all.   Metfield Grange Day Centre’s aim is to help people… Read more »

Southport FC throw toys out the pram and ban respected journalist

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Photo: Charlie Clapham Again Clapham has been banning journalists for having an opinion. This time Ron Ellis has been banned from Haig Avenue for a very honest and sincere piece of journalism in the Champion last week. The suggestions made are shared by probably the vast majority of supporters of this once great club, it’s about time… Read more »

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