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A man is stabbed during an alleged burglary in Southport

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Photo:  Police carry door to door inquiries, Newton Street A man is stabbed during an alleged burglary in Southport Update Merseyside Police are appealing for information following an assault during a burglary in Southport today (Monday, 26 September). At about 11.50am police were called to an address in Newton Street to a report that a 48-year-old… Read more »

Southbank Tennis Club’s Bright Future

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2016 is a momentous year for Southbank LTC!  In May the historic tennis club celebrated its 120th anniversary and more recently achieved a longstanding ambition with the installation of floodlights on its two main courts. This family orientated club is situated on Holy Trinity Sports Ground, The Rookery, Roe Lane and has LTA Tennismark accreditation. … Read more »

Southport Pier set for major revamp

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Southport Pier set for major revamp Sefton Council has announced plans for the renovation and revamp of Southport Pier. The plans, which have been submitted to the local authority’s planning department by the council’s architect team, reveal significant investment in the popular tourist destination. Included in the proposals are two new staircases linking the pier… Read more »

Truck reverses in Subway Smashing Windows

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Truck reverses in Subway Smashing Windows  Two windows at the Subway store on Eastbank Street, Southport have been smashed this morning, Monday 26 September 2016. A member of staff at the Subway told our report that a vehicle reversing down the rear entrance to the Vincent Hotel clipped crashed into the frame causing the glass to… Read more »

Byng House Outreach

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The Legion’s Advice and Information Officer, Sarah Abbotson, will be available at Byng House to discuss face to face the Legion’s services with anyone that may need help. This also includes: signposting people to other welfare services, discussing membership with those wanting to join the Legion and discussing any fundraising opportunities people may be interested… Read more »

Widnes Vintage Rally

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Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th brought the close of the show season for West Lancs MG Owners Club! And where better to finish our busy season than at the North West Vintage Rally held in Victoria Park Widnes (opened in 1900 to celebrate Queen Victoria’s diamond anniversary). We brought 10 cars to the event which… Read more »

US golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87

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Photo: Arnold Palmer alongside the famous Royal Birkdale plaque US golf legend Arnold Palmer dies at 87 US golfer Arnold Palmer, viewed as one of the greatest players in the sport’s history, has died at the age of 87. Palmer died at the UPMC Presbyterian Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he was undergoing heart tests, the Pittsburgh… Read more »

Flat fire Wennington Road Southport

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Photo: Firefighters were called to a flat fire, Wennington Road Southport. Flat fire Wennington Road Southport  Firefighters were called to Wennington Road (Sunday 25 September) after a fire broke out at a second-floor flat. A spokeperson for Merseyside Fire Service has confirmed that all persons have been accounted for. The incident took place shortly after 8.30pm. Two fire appliances… Read more »

Police recover two stolen vehicles in Southport town centre

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Police recover two stolen vehicles in Southport town centre  Police have recovered two vehicles from the car park at the rear of Farmfoods on lord Street, Southport this evening, Sunday 25 September 2016. Both vehicles, an Audi Quattro and Volkswagen van were reported stolen and believed to have been used in crime. At the moment… Read more »

Rusty Goldfish Live At Southport’s Volley (Friday 30th September)

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Rusty Goldfish Live At Southport’s Volley (Friday 30th September) Rusty Goldfish will be playing at the volunteer Arms on Eastbank Street, Southport, Friday 30th September. Live music every Friday and Saturday and every Sunday from 4.30pm to 9pm starting 9th October. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking… Read more »

Southport’s Post Boxes Get A First Class Makeover

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Photo: Adam Brown, Mail Processing Unit Manager at Southport with Councillor David Barton, Councillor for Sefton. Southport’s Post Boxes Get A First Class Makeover Royal Mail has announced completion of the re-painting of around 100 post boxes across Southport. The Universal Postal service provider, which celebrates its 500th anniversary this year has painted boxes across… Read more »

Appeal after robbery at One Stop Store in Woodvale

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  Appeal after robbery at One Stop Store in Woodvale Detectives are investigating following a robbery at a shop in Woodvale, Southport, last night, Saturday 24thSeptember. At approximately 9.40pm a man, who is believed to have been armed with a knife, entered the One Stop Store on Liverpool Road and stole a quantity of cigarettes and… Read more »

Countdown To The Fabulous Southport Fireworks

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The clock is ticking until the Southport skies burst into fabulous fireworks colour! Seven amazing pyrotechnics companies will go head to head over three nights as the British Musical Fireworks Championship blasts off in Victoria Park from September 30-October 2. Two companies will wow the crowds on Friday, three on Saturday, two more on Sunday with… Read more »

Southport’s First Oktoberfest Success

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Southport’s First Oktoberfest Success   On Saturday 24th September Pleasureland, Southport hosted its first Oktoberfest and it was packed out event event. The main hall was Bavarian themed and guests enjoyed German music with the Bavarian Stompers oompah band, a DJ, German beer and food and a fantastic, fun atmosphere! Norman Wallis told OTSNews.co.uk “Wow what night, great… Read more »

Dickinson’s Real Deal in Southport was a real bobby-dazzler

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Dickinson’s Real Deal in Southport was a real bobby-dazzler Hundreds turned up to sell, but only for the right price, at the Southport Theatre and Convention centre,  Saturday 24th September 2016. Dickinson’s Real Deal is currently one of the most popular daytime shows on ITV and is regularly watched by over a million people. Back for a 13th series, David… Read more »

Drunk driver detained by residents after Southport car crash

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Drunk driver detained by residents after Southport car crash Emergency services were called to Manchester Road shortly after 10:30pm last night to reports of a collision outside Southport fire station, Saturday 24 September. Eyewitness told our reporter, “the parent and child involved went in fire station to wait for an ambulance and the diver of the… Read more »

RTC Cambridge Road Southport

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RTC Cambridge Road Southport  Emergency services were called to road traffic collision on Cambridge Road, Southport shortly after 1pm this afternoon, Saturday 24 September 2016. Two cars collided at the Subway car park entrance.  A witness at the scene told our reporter that all involved escaped any serious injuries. Submit News Contact us with your community, business… Read more »

HUG OBESSESSED TV COMEDIAN AND BIT OF EYE CANDY AT LOL COMEDY CLUB AT THE ATKINSON – GET A HUG AFTER THE SHOW!

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HUG OBESSESSED TV COMEDIAN AND BIT OF EYE CANDY AT LOL COMEDY CLUB AT THE ATKINSON – GET A HUG AFTER THE SHOW!  Pat Monahan is the only comedian we’ve ever known who’s loves people so much he’ll hug everyone! He’s also embarked on not one, but two national tours, at the same time! The… Read more »

Southport Access for Everyone

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Southport Access for Everyone  The next meeting of Southport Access for Everyone will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG on Monday 26th September at 7 pm. The premises are fully accessible for wheelchair users with adequate car parking facilities. Light refreshments will be served before the meeting commences. This is… Read more »

North Ferriby 0-1 Southport

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Result: North Ferriby 0-1 Southport Southport got just their second win of the season as they beat North Ferriby at Grange Lane. The Sandgrounders dominated the early stages and James Gray missed a good chance to put his side ahead. North Ferriby had chances in the first half, as Reece Thompson cut inside before smashing… Read more »

Another crash in a Southport 20mph Zone

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Another crash in a Southport 20mph zone  Another crash in a Southport 20mph zone, this time on Mill Lane at around 3.30pm, Friday 23 September 2016. A Peugeot rear ended a Toyota pushing it into a garden wall. A witness at the scene told our reporter, “The divers of both vehicles escaped without serious injuries, but both… Read more »

Driver flees scene of Southport car crash

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Driver flees scene of Southport car crash Police are hunting a driver who fled the scene of a car crash in Southport that left another motorist and two occupants in shock. Officers were called Haig Avenue at around 2.30pm that afternoon to reports of crash. The offending driver of silver VW estate fled the scene in… Read more »

Planned road works in the North West – summary for Monday 26 September to Sunday 2 October 2016

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The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 23 September and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible. M53 between junction 4… Read more »

WATCH: Caravan comes lose and smashes into a tree in Southport

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Photo: Caravan detaches from car and smashes into tree on Preston New Road A caravan detached from a car on Preston New Road, Southport this afternoon and smashed into a tree, Friday 23 September 2016 The caravan was left severely damaged. Fortunately there were no injuries were reported at the scene. Submit News Contact us with… Read more »

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