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West Lancashire Classic Bus Day Returns

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West Lancashire Classic Bus Day Returns On the 14th March, the West Lancashire Classic Bus Day, now in its 3rd year will take place with eight classic buses from the Merseyside Transport Trust collection operating frequent trips over two routes that both originate from Burscough Bridge. Classic AEC Regents double deckers from the 1950s, along… Read more »

New Telephone mast installed Bispham Road Southport

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New Telephone mast installed Bispham Road, Southport. There was slight traffic delay along Bispham Road, Southport, today (Thursday 6 February). Mono contractors installed a new 4G phone mast on the north end of the road. Some residents in the area are worried they could face disruption to Freeview, as TVs and set-top boxes can fail to… Read more »

91-year-old Skelmersdale war veteran attacked by two thugs

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Appeal following attempted robbery in Skelmersdale DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a 91 year old man was the victim of an attempted robbery in Skelmersdale. The robbery happened between 2.45pm and 3.15pm yesterday (Wednesday 4 March) when the victim was locking up a garage on Evenwood. He was approached from behind by two men, one who… Read more »

Police Clamp down on drivers who disregard road traffic signs and signals in Southport

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A number of drivers were stopped in London Street, Southport today (Thursday 6 January) as part of the current Merseyside Police road safety campaign targeting drivers who disregard road traffic signs and signals. Putting lives at risk Merseyside Police want to drive home to motorists the dangers of rushing through traffic lights just as they… Read more »

Southport say Cheers all round for community pubs day

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Photo: The Sandgrounder (Lord Street, Southport) A national celebration day will be held on 23 March for the hundreds of pubs listed as assets of community value. Ministers have called on people across the country to ‘list their local’ so pubs which play a crucial role at the heart of our communities can enjoy even greater… Read more »

Man jumps from first floor window in Hart Street Southport

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The emergency services were called to Hart Street this morning following reports of a disturbance, Thursday 5 March 2015. During the disturbance a male jumped from the first floor window and was then taken into custody by the awaiting police officers below. A police investigation is on going.   Contact us with your community, business… Read more »

Southport Pier Bazar Starts Friday

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Southport Pier Bazar Starts Friday 6 March  Free Entry to the Bazaar. Inside and outside the cafe at the end of the pier. Come along and see a good mixture of stalls, Vintage items, Gemstone jewellery, Jams and Chutneys, Toys, Creams and Soaps, Cards and lots more. All reasonably priced. Gifts to suit all. Then… Read more »

Changes to buses linking Southport to Preston And Liverpool

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Stagecoach has announce a number of changes to our ever popular X2 / 2X services, linking Preston, Southport and Liverpool – from 12th April 2015. Key changes as follows: Buses will be numbered X2 throughout and the ‘2X’ number will no longer be used between Preston and Southport. There will be a revised timetable, 7… Read more »

RTC Cyclist injured Park Avenue Southport

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RTC Cyclist injured Park Avenue Southport The emergency services were called to Park Avenue roundabout, Southport, at approximately at 1:10pm today (Wednesday 4th March 2015) following reports of a RTC. A cyclist was involved in an accident on Park Road roundabout outside Hesketh Park toilets. According to a witness at the scene the male cyclist… Read more »

Starbucks member of staff has her bike stolen in broad daylight from Lord Street Southport

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Above: Bike owner Louise Bigley Bike owner Louise Bigley who works at Starbucks on Lord Street yesterday locked her bike up outside the shop before starting her afternoon shift. It is believed that her bike was stolen yesterday (Tuesday 4 February) between 3.15pm and 6pm from the bike rack outside. Louise said: “I locked my bike… Read more »

Painting Southport Parks as part of the Prince’s Trust project

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Photo: Prince’s Trust group at Russell Road Park, Southport. Young adults from across Sefton have helped improve two playing fields in Southport as part of the Prince’s Trust project. The group painted the play area fence and the fence running along the side of the path at Meols Park playing fields. As part of the project,… Read more »

Counterpart paper being abolished

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The paper counterpart that comes with a driver’s photocard licence is soon to be scrapped and replaced by a plastic/digital combo, where fines and penalties will be logged online by the DVLA; a move which could save around £8million. Many road users still carry an old paper driving licence due to the fact that it… Read more »

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