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Southport lad signs for Everton

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Delial Brewster admits it’s a dream come true to sign professionally with boyhood club Everton. The striker officially put pen-to-paper on a two-year deal having turned 17 recently. Brewster is a devout Evertonian, like his family and has worked his way up through the ranks into the Under-18s, with whom he won the league title… Read more »

Traffic wardens in Southport Hassle bus drivers carrying school children

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A coach driver has contacted OTSnews in regard to the tactics and aggression towards coaches carrying School children. Despite over 4,000 children visiting the town this week Southport only provide 2 coach bays on Eastbank Street, which are surrounded by aggressive traffic wardens. Coach drivers have been subjected to harassment from the wardens. One coach… Read more »

Stanley High are having a Fundraiser on Friday 3 rd July 2015 for Bringing Literature to Life

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Stanley High School are undertaking a week of Bringing Literature to Life. They are doing various activities to help this happen, a literary treasure hunt, a reading assessment, and hearing exerts from the teachers favourite book at the start of each lesson.culminating in a Mad Hatters Tea Party on Friday 3 rd 1.15-2.15 where they… Read more »

July Offer at Christopher Maerevoets hair & Beauty

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Until the end of July we would like to offer you an upgrade on Manicures & Pedicures to a Deluxe. This provides maximum nourishment & penetration of products through heated mitts, using Zen Spa products. The ultimate pampering salon treatment for hands & feet. Please ring us on 01704545113 to book your appointment with Beverley…. Read more »

FSB Sefton & Ormskirk Branch hold their first Training on Tap Event at The Hop Vine, Burscough.

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The Federation of Small Businesses – Sefton & Ormskirk Branch, are pleased to announce their first Training on Tap Event at The Hop Vine in Burscough. Make your website earn money using Pay Per Click online advertising. This training seminar is led by Kevin O’Sullivan at www.adclix.co.uk who has run successful campaigns over several years…. Read more »

Indians harvest Samphire on Southport Beach

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Indians this week descended on Southport Beach to harvest Samphire. They come each year from Birmingham on a day out to gather as much Samphire as they can before the tide comes in. Samphire is harvested from June to September, along the Southport and Banks’ salt marshes and mud flats. It is now used widely… Read more »

Woman collapses due to heat in Southport

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At around 10:30 this morning paramedics were called to a woman who had collapsed due to the heat caused by the recent heat wave that has effected all of the UK. The woman was seen being tended to by paramedics before being taken to Southport Hospital to treated. During a heat wave, it’s important to know and… Read more »

Temperatures increase to a heatwave

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Sefton Council is raising awareness that the borough is one of the areas around England that may experience “heatwave “conditions according to Met Office forecasts. Warnings of an imminent heatwave are triggered when the Met Office forecasts that temperatures have a 60% chance of being high enough on at least two consecutive days and the… Read more »

Investigation following robbery at pub in Aughton

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DETECTIVES are appealing for information following a robbery at a pub in Aughton.  At around 1.30am on Wednesday 1 July, three men armed with hammers entered the Royal Oak pub on Liverpool Road. They made their way to the living quarters of the premises, where a woman and her 13 year old son were sleeping…. Read more »

The Byng House annual Summer Fair will take place on Saturday 11th July 2015 between 1pm and 4pm with free entry

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Join us on this action packed day to support Byng House, The Royal British Legion’s Northwest Poppy Break Centre for the Veteran and Armed Forces communities and their families. With games stalls including: buzzwire; hoopla; roll-a-penny and hook-a-duck as well as stalls including: tombola; raffle; BBQ; cake stall and RBL souvenirs and information stall. There… Read more »

Operation Brookdale – Putting The Breaks On Anti-Social Behaviour

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Merseyside police are launching the annual summer campaign to put the brakes on the criminal and anti-social use of scrambler bikes across Merseyside. Operation Brookdale, will again centre on areas across Merseyside where communities have suffered from the illegal and anti-social use of scrambler bikes, off road vehicles and quad bikes. Superintendent Jenny Sims explained:… Read more »

Protecting children and vulnerable people ‘an absolute priority’ for Lancashire Police

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  THE nature of police demand across the county is changing and protecting the most vulnerable, including children, is an absolute priority, according to Lancashire Constabulary’s Head of Crime. Detective Chief Superintendent Ian Critchley has outlined the ways that the force is working to tackle child abuse and exploitation following the publication of two inspection… Read more »

Take a look around ‘the garden room’ Churchtown

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Photo: Catherine Hardy OTSnews welcomes to ‘the garden room’ to Southport’s number one online news media outlet. Catherine Hardy opened the Garden Room Florist in May and is putting her unique floristry skills to full use. Situated in the pretty Churchtown village on Botanic Road The Garden Room fits in perfectly well. Tastefully decorated inside and out,… Read more »

Closure plans scaled back for M53 bridge project

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Highways England has cancelled plans for a second, weekend-long closure of Merseyside’s M53 for work to install a new bridge deck at junction 2 of the motorway at Moreton, west of Birkenhead. Instead of taking a full weekend to do the work, Highways England is now aiming for it to be completed within routine overnight… Read more »