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AVIS Sussex Road, Southport

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Photo: Abandoned – Vauxhall Zafira A.V.I.S (Abandoned Vehicle In Southport) A silver Vauxhall Zafira has been abandoned on Sussex road, Southport. A local resident told OTSNews.co.uk “It has been left outside ladbrokes with flat tyres for months – the reg plate doesn’t even match the car!” “Merseyside Police has been notified.”   Submit News Contact us with your community, business… Read more »

Three released on bail following Southport stabbing

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Three released on bail over Southport stabbing The two men arrested over a machete attack in Southport have been released on police bail pending further enquiries. A third man who was arrested later on yesterday(Monday 26 July) has also been bailed. A Merseyside Police spokesperson yesterday confirmed a 28-year-old man from Ainsdale and a 29-year-old man from Kew were arrested on suspicion of wounding…. Read more »

KGV Hosts Annual Oscar Ceremony

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To celebrate the innovation and hard work of the College’s Film and Media Studies departments, King George V College hosted their annual Oscar ceremony. In a busy theatre, decorated extravagantly by the students, students from both Film Studies and Media Studies were awarded for their efforts throughout the year with certificates and Oscar statuettes. Mark… Read more »

Join the Tapper’s Coffee Morning to raise awareness for Sarcoma UK

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Photo: Sara, Rose(mum), Catherine Tapper’s Charity Coffee Morning to raise money and awareness for Sarcoma UK Catherine and Sara told OTSNews.co.uk “Please join Tapper’s on Friday 12th August for a Charity Coffee Morning between 9am-Midday to raise money and awareness for the great charity Sarcoma UK.” “We will be donating 50% of all our cake and… Read more »

Employment opportunities at Southport IT Support Company

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Employment opportunities at Southport IT Support Company  Southport based company are currently recruiting for an engineer and also a sales and marketing person – do you have what it takes to join this hugely successful team? Mainframe Computer Services are a progressive and forward thinking IT Support Company with two office locations in the North… Read more »

A Formby Hall wedding brawl

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A Formby Hall wedding brawl A Formby Hall wedding reception descended into a mass brawl when six guests and a member staff were allegedly attacked. Merseyside Police were called to Formby Hall at the weekend (Friday 22 July) after staff at the venue reported a brawl between wedding guests. A 24-year-old man also reported being punched… Read more »

Improved Cumfybus 15A Service for Birkdale residents

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Improved Cumfybus 15A Service for Birkdale residents This week sees improvements to the hourly 15A Cumfybus service through Birkdale, thanks to the efforts of Birkdale Lib Dem councillor Simon Shaw. Until last week the 15A service from Clive Road used to run through part of Birkdale Village and then turn into Alma Road, crossing the… Read more »

Southport’s shame. Sign petition to help councillors and stop the rot

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People Power or Public Apathy? We need your support today! The last chance to sign the ‘Woodvale: Stop the Rot’ petition against the derelict and dangerous Brook eyesore is fast approaching. As well as councillors and adult residents, some young people want to send this lethargic council a wake up call now… Our working Ainsdale… Read more »

Southport’s Friends of Rotten Row Raise another Green Flag Award

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Southport’s Friends of Rotten Row Raise another Green Flag Award Rotten Row was very proud to raise their new Community Green Flag Award for the 2016/17. The FoRR turned out in force to witness this very special occasion of the lowering of their old flag and the raising of their new one. Brian Quinn told… Read more »

John Dodd ADVICE CENTRE Thursday 28th July

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Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 28th July. They will be available from 10.30am-11.30am at BoxTree Kitchen for Queenscourt café, Manor Road/Cambridge Road roundabout to assist residents with any local issues, problems or complaints. Alternatively, the Lib Dem councillors can be contacted… Read more »

Southport residents urged to tell your GP to stop selling off your NHS hospital

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Southport residents urged to tell your GP to stop selling off your NHS hospital Members of the Southport and Formby CCG (the Clinical Commissioning Group responsible for buying NHS services on behalf of local GPs) are refusing to release information to the public regarding the bidding process currently being undertaken to provide Community Nursing Services… Read more »

UK HOTCARS Southport Meet 14th August

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The monthly UKHC Meet, at our 2016 venue of Southports lower promenade. The event will take place on Sunday the 14th of August at the Marine Lake Café Kings Gardens, Lower Promenade, PR8 1 Southport. It will be a static meet up, respecting the venue and the general public so unfortunatly there will be no driving around but… Read more »

Ditch the stabilizers

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Our hugely-popular Ditch the Stabilizers programme is a FREE summer session to help family members teach their children how to ride a bike independently. The session is aimed at children who cannot ride aged 4 to 11yrs Children must bring their own bike WITHOUT stabilizers and a helmet. Children cannot be left alone; parents or… Read more »

Southport based BOS Musical Theatre Company require a trained dog

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Southport based BOS Musical Theatre Company require a trained dog BOS is looking for a loveable local dog to play the role of Sandy in its forthcoming production of the heart-warming, family musical Annie. Rehearsals are already well underway and we are now seeking a canine companion for our Annie after we were recently let down…. Read more »

UPDATE: Two arrested following brutal Southport pub attack

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UPDATE: Two arrested following brutal Southport pub attack A barmaid at the Coronation pub told our reporter: “A a group of masked men stormed into armed with ‘machetes and a claw hammer. They singled out two brothers” One man suffered injuries to his arm while the other had wounds on his neck and back. Police said the… Read more »

AVIS Cambridge Gardens, Southport

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A.V.I.S (Abandoned Vehicle In Southport) A Citroen Berlingo has been abandoned in Cambridge Gardens, Churctown, Southport. A Cambridge Gardens resident told OTSNews.co.uk “It was left over a week ago by a young lad who parked it and then walked off – It has no tax sorn so it shouldn’t be on the road.” “Merseyside Police has been… Read more »

Rough Sleepers On Lord Street

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Photo: Rough Sleeper on Lord Street (9am) Rough Sleepers On Lord Street Another day another rough sleeper. This poor man was asleep on a Lord street bench outside the Atkinson this morning, Sunday 24 July 2016. If you have nowhere to stay or if it is unsafe for you to return home, or you will be homeless… Read more »

Southport businesses flourish thanks to Council help

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Photo: Radwraps directors Southport businesses flourish thanks to Council help Four Southport businesses which have benefited from support and assistance from Invest Sefton were recently visited by a Sefton councillor. Cllr Marion Atkinson, Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Skills, met with representatives from Radwraps, Gauges NW LTD, 4040 Media LTD and Tappers, learning more about how each business… Read more »

Southport fly-tipping concern as Labour expands three-weekly bin collections

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Photo: Wright Street car park Fly-tipping concern as Labour expands three-weekly bin collections A councillor who is concerned about the state of rubbish dumping in the town centre is also expressing concern that things might get worse. Local Lib Dem Deputy Leader Tony Dawson is a Councillor representing Southport‘s town centre. He is presently trying to… Read more »

UPDATE: Woman who died in Formby collision named

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 Photo: RIP- Betty Jones Woman who died in Formby collision named  The woman who died in a road traffic collision in Formby yesterday (Friday, 22 July 2016) has been named as Betty Jones, 84 years, from Southport.   Original: Woman dies following Formby RTC Merseyside Police can confirm a woman has died following a serious road… Read more »

Pensioner in hospital with head injuries after falling in Southport town centre

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Pensioner in hospital with head injuries after falling in Southport town centre  The emergency services were called to Lord Street Southport following reports of a pensioner tripping on poorly maintained paving, Saturday 23 July 2016. An elderly woman had fallen and sustained head injuries after tripping on uneven pavement near to the popular Sandgrounder pub. A witness said:… Read more »

HM Coastguard Southport assist woman who fell from horse

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HM Coastguard Southport assist woman who fell from horse HM Coastguard Southport was paged (13:54hrs, 24 July) to assist North West Ambulance and RNLI Lifeguards at Ainsdale Beach. A casualty had fallen from a horse before the horse fell onto them. With loss of consciousness and suspected spinal injuries the team responded with back up from… Read more »

Miss England walkabout in Southport

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Photo: Miss England walkabout gallery Miss England walkabout in Southport After Elizabeth Grant from Preston was crowned Miss England at the Floral Hall on Thursday night and on Friday she went for a walkabout in Southport posing for pictures in a number of different locations. Elizabeth aged 20 will now go on to compete in… Read more »

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