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Three Sentenced Following Theft Of £2.8m From Whiston Company

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At a hearing at Liverpool Crown Court today (Friday 24 June) a 67-year-old woman was sentenced to 40 months in prison having previously pleaded guilty to False Accounting comprising the theft of over £2.8 million between 2005-2010. Shelagh Smith of Tregarne, Ffordd Caergybi, Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Anglesey, worked for Glen Dimplex Home Appliances (GDHA), Stoney Lane, Whiston, as the purchase ledger… Read more »

Could you be a Business Fire Safety Adviser?

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Do you want a job with real prospects that is interesting, allows you to attain professional qualifications and has a clear career path? Well we are recruiting NOW! 80% of businesses never re-open after a fire. As a Business Fire Safety Adviser you could help prevent this happening and protect your community in a challenging and rewarding job…. Read more »

Thieves smash their way into Southport Business Park

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Photo: Rose Hill Business Park, St Lukes Road, Southport Thieves smash their way into Southport Business Park Thieves smashed their way into Southport Business Park in the early hours of this morning, Friday 24 June 2016. Thieves have hit three businesses (Southport E-Cigs, DGR Building and Baby England) all on Rose Hill Business Park. Merseyside… Read more »

Merseyrail Community Stadium Pitch in Great Condition

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With the start of pre-season just a couple of weeks away, summer work is ongoing on the pitch at the Merseyrail Community Stadium. The playing surface is now in superb condition as preparations continue for the new campaign. Southport begin their pre-season schedule on Saturday July 9 away at Bootle. The first home friendly is… Read more »

New UK Independence Day arrives

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Brexit: UK votes to leave EU in historic referendum Britain says, OUT! 24 June 2016 It’s an historical day for Britain as it finally rejects over 40 years of unpopular European bureaucracy and red tape. Leave won by 52% to 48% with England and Wales voting strongly for Brexit, while London, Scotland and Northern Ireland… Read more »

Gang injunction – Bootle

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Steven Gray, 23 years of no fixed abode, Bootle has been given a gang injunction to stop him from being involved in gang violence and/or drug dealing. At Liverpool County Court yesterday (Wednesday, 22 June), his interim injunction was made into full court order, which last for two years and forbids him from associating and communicating… Read more »

Brexit: UK votes to leave EU in historic referendum

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Photo: St Cuthberts Church Polling Station, Southport Brexit: UK votes to leave EU in historic referendum The UK has voted to leave the European Union after 43 years in a historic referendum. Leave won by 52% to 48% with England and Wales voting strongly for Brexit, while London, Scotland and Northern Ireland backed staying in… Read more »

Broadhursts Elmer Art Competition

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Photo: Winner – Lara Donald Broadhursts Elmer Art Competition Broadhursts Bookshop in Southport recently celebrated the Elmer books by David McKee with a Colouring Competition. Lara Donald, aged 6 produced the winning entry with a beautiful multi-coloured and decorated drawing of Elmer the Elephant and won an Elmer bag and a Broadhurst Book Voucher – four… Read more »

Southport’s Friends of Rotten Row ready for North West in Bloom

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Photo: Friends of Rotten Row hard at work Southport’s friends of Rotten Row preparing the borders for the North West in Bloom judging on Tuesday July 12.  Brian Quinn said: “We hope to achieve similar results that we have gained over the years. Despite set backs at the beginning of the year due to the… Read more »

Coffee chain giant Costa set for Birkdale Village

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Photo Gallery: Inside the old Natwest bank Coffee chain giant Costa set for Birkdale Village A new Costa Coffee shop is set to open in Birkdale Village, Southport later this year – and is already proving very popular with local people. The new spacious premises will be set over two floors, with first floor looking out over the… Read more »

Make a Cuppa Count this July

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Queenscourt Hospice is launching the 2016 Make a Cuppa Count Campaign, this time we are causing a stir, by providing fundraising packs for everyone who wants to carry out a Make a Cuppa Count party.  Parties can be held of a morning for Coffee or an Afternoon Tea party, mind you it doesn’t have to… Read more »

Southport Councillors vote ‘Yes’ to staying in EU

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As Southport starts voting in the nation’s EU debate, the town’s elected councillors have come out overwhelmingly in favour of remaining in the European Union. Asked a question during the public question session of the June meeting of Southport Area Committee, as to which option was best for Southport, Councillors Sue McGuire and Tony Dawson… Read more »

Southport Plays Host to its First Ever Beer & Folk Festival

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The family-friendly event will take place at the Pleasureland Arena across three days fromFriday July 15 to Sunday July 17. Some of the UK’s leading folk music artists, including Scottish Folk sensations Treacherous Orchestra, are to descend upon the town as part of an eclectic line-up co-ordinated by The Atkinson. Emma Lloyd from The Atkinson… Read more »

Martyn Joseph Friday 24 June 2016 at The Atkinson

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Martyn Joseph is a powerful singer and songwriter gifted with the rare ability to speak to the soul with his expressive and poignant lyrics. With a career spanning 30 years, 32 albums, over a half a million record sales and thousands of live performances, the versatility of his music touches genres of folk, rock, soul, folk-funk and… Read more »

Southport Junior Badminton Club

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Southport Junior Badminton Club  Southport Badminton Club is running junior coaching for ages 7-12yrs every Saturday during term times. It runs from 2-3.30pm at Birkdale High School sports hall and costs £2.50 per child p/w. Equipment is provided. If you require further details you can contact [email protected] or Julia on 07771 943864 to book your… Read more »

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