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World War One Exhibition and tours of Byng House Southport on Saturday 25th October

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The Royal British Legion Poppy Break Centre on the Promenade, Southport, is opening it’s doors for it’s World War One Exhibition and tours of Byng House on Saturday 25th October.  11:00am until 4:00pm. (Free Parking available in the car park) The exhibition will consist of pop up banners on how WW1 affected Sefton, all the children’s… Read more »

Southport Kids Hit The Catwalk for Liverpool Fashion Week

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On Friday 17th October 2014, 15 children from The Fitness Factory Southport were hand picked to model on the catwalk at Liverpool Football Club  for Liverpool Fashion Week. The  children had a fabulous time getting their hair and make-up styled by professional hair and make-up artists and then strutting their stuff walking the catwalk. The… Read more »

“Children should get their teeth brushed at school, says NHS watchdog,”

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“Children should get their teeth brushed at school, says NHS watchdog,”  The headline follows the publication of guidance by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) on ways for local authorities to improve the oral health of their communities. The new guidelines have been welcomed in some parts of the media, but others… Read more »

Police staff to vote on strike action over 1% per cent pay rise

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Police staff will vote on strike action following a dispute over a proposed one per cent pay rise. GMB, Unison and Unite members employed as civilian staff say the offer from the Police Staff Council is “derisory and insulting”. Members to be balloted include Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), 999 call takers and dispatchers, fingerprint… Read more »

No Christmas Parade or Halloween in Southport say ‘BID’ Team

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Local business people in Southport who voted ‘Yes’ in the recent ‘BID’ campaign are saddened to learn there won’t be any Christmas Parade or Halloween in 2014.  The ‘BID’ created just a couple of jobs of which is funded by Sefton Council by increasing our business rates. One business who voted against the bid said:… Read more »

Funeral arrangements for Patrick Bimendi (Southport)

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OTS is saddened to report the death of well known Southport resident, Patrick Bimendi, who died on Tuesday 22nd October 2014. The funeral of Southport resident Patrick Bimendi takes place at the crematorium at 2pm Thursday 30th October 2014, followed on to the Richmond. Family flowers only donations to Queens Court Hospice xxx   Submit News… Read more »

Southport don’t be left in the dark with home security

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POLICE officers across Lancashire are urging residents not to be left in the dark with their home security ahead of the clocks going back on Sunday 26 October. The ‘Darker Nights’ campaign has been launched this week by Lancashire Constabulary as the days get shorter, and police are asking householders to check lighting and security… Read more »


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Local MEP Paul Nuttall has voted against the new European Commission  and pointed out that it is “an anti-democratic form of government.” The new European Commissioners were introduced today to the European Parliament but along with his UKIP colleagues Mr Nuttall voted against them. “This was not on a personal level against the Commissioners but… Read more »

Award-winning Author Dr Richard Furness Book Signing Broadhursts Saturday 1st of November

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POSTER TO POSTER – Railway Journeys in Art Richard Furness will be at Broadhursts on Saturday the  1st of November from 12 o’clock to 3pm signing copies of his “Poster To Poster Railway Journeys in Art” books .Vol 6 “The British North West” includes some wonderful posters of Southport. Richard will also bring some original… Read more »

Police dogs memorial to be unveiled

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A UNIQUE memorial for Lancashire Constabulary police dogs that have passed away will be officially unveiled at the force’s Dog Unit later this week. It is being funded by the Retired Police Dogs Benevolent Fund which was established in 2004 to support handlers in caring for their retired dogs. The memorial will be unveiled by Lancashire’s former Chief… Read more »

Mercedes driver cut from wreckage by firefighters in a Major RTC Southport

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Major RTC Southport Wednesday 22nd October 2014 Emergency services were called out to a major RTC (Wednesday 22nd October 2014) A Mercedes and a Toyota Yaris collided at the Houghton Street and Hill Street Junction. The driver of the Mercedes was cut from the wreckage. All involved taken to Southport Hospital hospital. Traffic was diverted. Submit News… Read more »

This Christmas – send cards that save lives

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This Christmas - send cards that save lives  With only ten weeks until Christmas, you can now send fantastic personalised Christmas cards to friends and family whilst raising vital funds to help us save lives. Thanks to our collaboration with GivingCards, all you need to do is visit our St John Ambulance Giving Cards website and… Read more »

Fancy a Nibble Cake Club ‘Southport’

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Fancy a Nibble Cake Club ‘Southport’ After a successful 2 and a half years of meeting once a month, Fancy a Nibble Cake Club, Southport’ has decided to hold a second monthly meeting.   As usual we will be having our monthly meeting at Di Silva’s Deli, Houghton St, Southport, next Monday the 27th. Our… Read more »

Five thousand years of history brought up to date

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An extensive Egyptology collection not seen for a generation will be back on show in Sefton at the end of October. The Goodison Collection will be on permanent public display from 24 October at The Atkinson, Southport. Artefacts, dating from 3,000 BC to 200 AD, will be housed in a purpose built interactive gallery space… Read more »

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