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A public meeting will be held on the consequences of turning off the five Alt Crossens satellite pumping stations

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Halsall Parish Council and Scarisbrick Parish Council are jointly hosting a public meeting on the 18th February at 7.30 pm, at the Memorial Hall in Halsall on the serious issue of long-term flooding facing the area. Members of the public will have the opportunity to put questions directly to local government representatives and other interested… Read more »

John Parrott MBE & Dennis Taylor charity night

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John Parrott MBE & Dennis Taylor played local players in a snooker exhibition at the weekend at Aughton institute in aid of 2 local charities Connor Ruscoe memorial fund & North City Play, a lot of money was raised auctioning the chance to play the stars & signed framed photos of John & Dennis, Everton… Read more »

Southport Snooker League Match Reports – Week 16

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1st Division The title race was blown right up last week as Tarleton BC A went down 4-2 losers to an Argyle LTC side who recorded their first victory over Tarleton A since way back in December 2011. Jon Holmes managed to pull back a 28 point deficit to beat John Nelson on the black 56-53 but Ryan out did… Read more »

Southport’s Gareth Hibbott New World Pool Champion

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Photo: Gareth Hibbot Southport and Fleetwood hesketh’s Gareth hibbott became the new IPA World Pool Champion not only did he win the singles event earlier he won the doubles event with Dean Shields. Gareth was one of the top players coming into the world championships he started on Friday in the singles he ended up… Read more »

Andrew Hegarty takes over Mighty Radio Breakfast

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Photo: Andrew Hegarty Less than two weeks after joining Mighty Radio, local journalist and radio presenter Andrew Hegarty is to be the new host of the Mighty Radio breakfast show from tomorrow. Andrew, who lives in Birkdale, said, “I’m really looking forward to waking-up the residents of Southport every weekday morning from 8am! I’ll be… Read more »

UPDATE: ‘Drug’ incident leave nine Altar cadets in hospital

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Photo: Altcar Training Camp *UPDATE SENT 8.40AM* Merseyside Police can confirm that a 17-year-old girl from Moreton, Wirral has been arrested on suspicion of possession of drugs with intent to supply, in relation to the incident at Altcar Training Camp, Hightown this weekend. The girl has been bailed to a later date pending further enquiries. ‘Drug’ incident leave… Read more »

Rufford – Flooded Fields

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‘February fill-dyke’ is a rural expression for the month of February, when rain or melting snow fill dykes or ditches. Heavy rain had adversely affected lands around the country. Rufford in Lancashire did not escape, as these pictures indicate. Fields that are usually dry are flooded Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected]Read more »

Watch: Southport Hesketh Round Table ’Mad Dog 10K run

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Southport Hesketh Round Table Mad Dog 10K run February 7th 2016 Over 2,500 runners took part in today’s Southport Hesketh Round Table ’Mad Dog 10K run’ The route took runners along Southport’s scenic coastline, passing the pier and Marine Lake. The weather was cold and windy but this did not deter runners taking part. Below are photographs… Read more »

Players Wanted For Under 7’s

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Hesketh Colts Hesketh Colts are now actively looking for players for the upcoming seasons, age group year 1 and 2 school year. Current training takes place on Wednesday 6pm, Street Soccer Ltd, Tulketh Street, Southport. If you are interested in playing it is essential to register your child’s interest with manager Gavin on 07986746341.  … Read more »

Alan Francis Landscapes Joins OTSnews business directory

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Alan Francis Landscapes Joins OTSnews business directory OTSnews welcomes Southport Flower Show gold medal winners Alan Francis Landscapes to our business directory. With 30 years experience in domestic gardens and commercial landscaping, we are confident we will be able to meet your personal garden design needs. Alan Francis Landscapes offer a consultancy advice service, with the option… Read more »

Result: Tranmere 1-0 Southport

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Norwood spot-kick gives Tranmere derby day victory Rovers made it a four wins in four matches as they beat Southport 1-0 at Prenton Park on Saturday afternoon thanks to a penalty by James Norwood. Tranmere manager Gary Brabin made one change to the side that started against Torquay last weekend with Adam Mekki (ill) being… Read more »

Sudden death Churchgate, Southport

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Photo: Churchgate, Southport The emergency services have been at an address on Churchgate since this morning, Saturday February 6 2016. Police forensics have now carried out an investigation into the death of a male and have not released any further information until relatives have been informed. At this time it is not believed that there are… Read more »

Car seized by police Liverpool Road, Southport (No Insurance)

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An Ford Focus was seized by police on Liverpool Road, Ainsdale, this afternoon (Saturday 6 February 2016) for having no valid insurance. The vehicle was taken to a secure compound until the owner produces a valid insurance and pays compound fees.   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… Read more »

Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme April 2016

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Sefton Council is changing its Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme (LCTRS) from April 1, 2016. By law each financial year Sefton Council must consider whether to revise or replace its Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme. Following a period of consultation, Sefton has reviewed the 2015/16 scheme and at last week’s Full Council meeting (January 29) a… Read more »

Preview: Tranmere v Southport

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It’s a Merseyside Derby for Tranmere this weekend as we welcome Southport to Prenton Park for a National League fixture on Saturday afternoon. The two clubs have not met at Prenton Park for a league match since 1975. Rovers go into the game on the back of a good run of form which has seen… Read more »

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