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Further arrests and recoveries as clampdown on dangerous scrambler bikes continues

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Merseyside Police can confirm four more people have been arrested and two suspected stolen motor bikes have been recovered as part of the on-going crackdown on the dangerous and anti-social use of scrambler bikes. A 17-year-old male from Kirkby and an 18-year-old man from Croxteth were arrested yesterday, Tuesday, 31 March after further warrants were… Read more »

WWT Martin Mere hosts model boat show this Easter

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Families can come and experience the best model boats in the North West at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this Easter. Model boat groups from Southport, Hoylake, Liverpool, Runcorn, Ormskirk and West Lancashire will be showcasing their collection of model boats on Saturday 11 April and Sunday 12 April.   Centre Manager, Nick Brooks, said: “Easter… Read more »

Appeal for Scottish man missing from Blackpool

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POLICE are appealing for information on the whereabouts of a missing man. Keith McKenzie, 36, originally from Edinburgh, was last seen by his mother at an address on Newby Place in Blackpool on Sunday 29 March around 9am. He stated that he was intending to get a bus to Lancaster and eventually on to Scotland but… Read more »

Merseyside Police Wanted Appeal – Stanley Brian Wilkinson

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Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a convicted drug dealer who has breached the conditions of his release from prison. Stanley Wilkinson, aged 50, from Walton was jailed for almost eight years in 2009 for drugs supply after police seized £2 million of drugs during an investigation. He was released from… Read more »

Southport kids can ‘ditch those stabilisers’

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The Easter holidays see the return of the popular ‘Ditch Those Stabilisers’ cycling events. Children aged four and above can learn to ride a bike unaided at sessions in Litherland, Southport and Ainsdale. The events have a very high success rate and staff from Sefton Council’s Travel Awareness and Safety Team offer a range of… Read more »

Woman touched inappropriately on Southport train

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Merseyside Police has released a CCTV image of a man officers would like to speak to in connection to two incidents during which a woman was touched inappropriately. The first incident occurred on Thursday, 12 March. At about 1pm a woman who had been travelling on the Southport to Liverpool train reported that she had… Read more »

Road Sweep Smash In Southport

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Photo: Guildford Road smashThe driver of a Mercedes had a lucky escape when leaving the driveway of a Guilford road address this morning 11:30am, Tuesday 31 March 2015. A neighbor said: “I heard an all mighty bang so I came outside to see this carnage.  It would appear that the collision was a case of… Read more »

RTC on Shore Road

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There has been a RTC on Shore Road whilst exiting the Pontins roundabout at approximately 13.15 It would appear that a Blue Mercedes ran into the rear of the Rover. Police are currently at the scene Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews

Warrant executed on Shakespeare street

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Warrant executed Shakespeare Street Southport Officers from Merseyside Police executed a warrant at a property on Shakespeare Street, Southport, at 12:30pm today (Wednesday 1st April 2015). The warrent was executed to a flat behind Hearth and Home. The investigation is on-going   Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews  

Security Guard robbed whilst delivering cash to Morrisons, Blackpool road

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Detectives are appealing for information after a security guard was robbed in Preston. Police were called at shortly after 8am to reports that a security guard delivering cash to the Morrison’s supermarket, Blackpool Road had been threatened and robbed. It is believed the security guard was approached by one man who stole cash and then drove… Read more »

Police speed trap New Cut Lane Birkdale Southport

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Police speed trap New Cut Lane, Birkdale, Southport. Police set up a roadside speed trap in New Cut Lane, Birkdale, Southport, at about 10.00am this morning (Wednesday 1 April 2015). A speed camera sat on a trypod is catching speeding motorists heading out of Southport towards Halsall. Drivers caught speeding will receive fines/points by post.  … Read more »

Fletchers Solicitors expands head office during period of growth

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Southport-based medical negligence and serious injury law firm, Fletchers Solicitors, has expanded its head office in response to a significant period of growth in the last 12 months. The expansion, which is estimated to have cost in excess of £750,000, has seen Fletchers Solicitors take over another floor of Dukes House on Hoghton Street, Southport…. Read more »

UPDATE: Man attending ‘BangFace’ Southport music festival has died

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Merseyside Police can confirm the 25-year-old man who collapsed at ‘BangFace’ a three-day music festival held at Pontins last week died yesterday (Sunday, March 29).  Police were called to Pontins in Ainsdale on Friday, March 20 just before 2pm after they were informed by the Southport and Formby District Hospital that a 25-year-old man had been admitted… Read more »

Police asking Aintree and Maghull residents to voice concerns about the Aintree Festival

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Merseyside Police is encouraging residents in Aintree and Maghull to share any issues or concerns they have ahead of the Aintree Festival which gets underway next week. With more than 150,000 race-goers set to attend the event from Thursday, April 9 to Saturday, April 11, the community’s dedicated neighbourhood officers want to make sure that… Read more »

Southport ‘Antiques’ man is on the Antiques Roadshow this Sunday

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Southport’s ‘Antiquesman’ John Nolan from King Street appeared on the Antiques Roadshow filmed in Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral recently. The programme was broadcast on Sunday evening, April 5 2015. John was showing the deeds to the Liverpool Waterfront that he found in a piece of furniture that the purchased. Watch the Antiques Roadshow by clicking here… Read more »

Residents in uproar as Birkdale common goes up for sale

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Photo: Birkdale Common Residents in uproar as Birkdale common goes up for sale The famous plot of land next to Royal Birkdale has attracted and number of Investors with-in minutes of being on the market, with a starting bid of just 5 million pounds and the potential of 100 new homes, investors from around the… Read more »

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