Councillor overjoyed with Lord Street boost from Central Government December 11th, 2015 Connor_Henderson Latest News Shares Comments Councillor David Barton last night spoke of his delight at the news the government’s coastal revival fund has pledged £45,000 to the town’s Lord Street. Councillor Barton has made the restoration of Southport’s focal point one of his priorities since being elected. Last week he spoke of it becoming known as ‘Laudable Street’ in the future if all the work he wants done is carried out. Yesterday Councillor Barton said: “I spoke to the Coastal Communities Minister Brandon Lewis MP about this on several occasions including during the General Election earlier this year and a recent Conservative Councillors’ Association (CCA) training development course where I raised the issue of increased support from Central Government for our Coastal resort town and I could not be happier that he has come through with this funding for Southport. “The history of Lord Street makes it vital that we ensure it is a thriving area and welcoming and attractive for both locals and visitors to out town. “Hopefully this money will act as a catalyst to achieve something we can all be proud of.” 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 Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!