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OTSnews Southport fitness blog: Fat burners and slimming pills, do they really work?

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Transform Fitness Training is a mobile personal training & boot camp service designed specifically for women who are looking to burn fat, shape up and feel great. Transform Fitness Training launched Body Blast Boot Camp in January, (which is already approaching 50 members!) “Body Blast Boot Camp is more than just ‘an exercise class’. Our members… Read more »

Cambridge Road Supermarket Southport? (

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Photo: Cambridge Road shops Rumours of major retailers eyeing up a prime site on Cambridge Road, Churchtown, and Southport. Major stores such as Aldi, Lidle and Spar are rumored to have shown interest in land currently occupied by a row of shops on Cambridge Road, near Churchtown Lights. OTSnews spoke with one of the town’s… Read more »

Whittakers schoolwear celebrates retail success in Southport

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Photo: Mike Brumfitt Mike Brumfitt (Director, Falcon Sportswear) Andrew Sloman (Southport BID Manager), John Hutchinson (Managing Director Whittakers Schoolwear, Bradley Hutchinson (Sales Director, Whittakers Schoolwear), Mike Brumfitt (Director, Falcon Sportswear)   After one year of trading in Southport, Whittakers Schoolwear are celebrating their record-breaking success.   The shop (formerly Rawcliffes) was acquired by Lancashire firm Whittakers Schoolwear when… Read more »

Night at the Museum at the Atkinson Southport (Tuesday 26 May)

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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian (PG) 2:30 pm – The Atkinson – Theatre Once the night guard at the Museum of Natural History, Larry Daley (Ben Stiller) is now a successful purveyor of infomercial products. Soon after learning that his museum friends have been shipped to the Smithsonian Institution, Larry receives a distress… Read more »

Chalk of the Town today (11-3pm Wesley Street) Southport

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A fun filled event where families can make their mark. Wesley Street traders invite you down to draw on the pavement with Chalk! Part of the arst Festival run by the Arthouse and Southport BID. There will be chalk provided plus facepainting and other activities…. come visit a Village in the Town Wesley Street Southport… Read more »

The Metro 1st Beer Festival Weekend Southport

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Saturday 23 & Sunday 24 May 2015. Over 20 guest beers and ciders to choose from. (Supplied by drink2you) BBQ both days and free entry. The Metro 3 Portland Street Southport   Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Twitter Facebook Instagram

Horrific motorbike smash Fylde Road Southport (

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Photo: RTC Fylde Road The collision happened at around 7.30pm this evening on Fylde Road, 22 May 2015. A Witnesses at the scene reported two people travelling on the motorbike at high speed. A resident said: “The bike was travelling at high speed when we heard a smash. There was another person on the bike… Read more »

Southport man arrested in connection with fatal RTC Butts Lane

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Photo: Kew roundabout, Southport A 40-year man from Southport was arrested on Thursday, 21 May in connection with a fatal RTC on Sunday, 17  May. The male has since been released on police bail pending further enquiries.   Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Twitter Facebook Instagram

Cigarettes stolen in delivery wagon robbery

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DETECTIVES have issued an appeal after a robbery from a delivery wagon in Southport on Wednesday (20 May 2015).  At around 10.40am, a driver has been making a delivery at a store on Church Road.  Whilst unloading the vehicle, the driver has been approached by two men in dark clothing and threatened. The pair have… Read more »

Water Safety During Three Queens Event

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The photo shows the Marine Rescue Unit on the River Mersey. Photo by Roger Green, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service is urging people to take care along the coastline during the Three Queens event. The event, which is being held between May 24 and May 26, will see the Queen… Read more »

Sefton bureaucracy slim down must continue

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The slimming down of Sefton Bureaucracy must continue, says Southport Lib Dem Councillor Tony Dawson. Cllr Dawson has served on the Council’s Employment Procedures Committee which has been checking the detail of proposed major management savings within the Council. Last night, Sefton Council voted to allow Chief Exec Margaret Carney to replace six high-paid Service… Read more »

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