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Road Closure Manchester Road Southport from 26th August 2014

August 29th, 2014 in News, Notices, Uncategorized

A stretch of road in Southport is set to close for approximately two weeks in order for carriage resurfacing works to take place. Commencing on Tuesday, August 26, Manchester Road, Southport will be closed from Lord Street to Hoghton Street. Due to the location and nature of the work a road closure and diversion route… Read more »

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Assured Care (Northwest) Ltd Require Staff – Southport/Formby

August 18th, 2014 in News, Notices

Staff required at Assured Care  Bank Part/Full time Good Rate of Pay Car driver essential Training provided Alternate weekends If you  are interested in the exciting opportunities at  Assured Care you can get in touch via the contact details below. Telephone: 01704  514488 Freephone: 0800 141 2776 Email: Specialising in all aspects of care and… Read more »

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Southport’s very own ‘The Water Whisperer’ Gail Rickett is on TV

August 18th, 2014 in News, Notices, Sports, Uncategorized, Whats On

Photo by Dave Bates The Water Whisperer, Gail Rickett and her super baby swimmers are on television this week due to Gail’s jawdropping results throughout her career with her pupils. Gail recently had a non swimmer called Sam Bates who after his first lesson swam 200 meters correct stroke, thats 8 lengths of most large… Read more »

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R.I.P. Adrian Hope (Southport)

August 13th, 2014 in Notices

R.I.P. Adrian Hope (Southport) Adrian peacefully passed away in Queenscourt Hospice on the 5th Aug 2014, aged 68 years. Loving husband of Susie, loved dad of Adrian, Ashley and Rachel. Sadly missed by all his family and many friends.. Furneral service at Southport Crematorium on Wed 13th August at 12:00pm Submit News Contact us with… Read more »

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Fundraising event memory of Southport dad David Watling

August 13th, 2014 in News, Notices, Whats On

On Saturday the 6th of September in Southport, there will be a fundraising day in memory of David Watling who died 10 years ago, which has been organised by his son Karl, 25 and daughter Rebecca, 20 with all proceeds going to Cancer Research UK. The day will begin from 11.30am at Ainsdale 3G pitches… Read more »

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August 11th, 2014 in News, Notices

DEATH OF WELL-KNOWN SPORTSMAN TERRY SIMPSON Well-known local man, Terry Simpson, has lost his brave battle against liver failure, dying in Southport Hospital at the age of 63. Originally from Croxteth, Liverpool, Terry had been grought up in Fazakerley Cottage Homes before starting work in Southport 45 years ago. It was while working as a… Read more »

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Galloway’s and Workers Educational Association team (Southport) up to deliver 6 Week Craft Course

August 7th, 2014 in News, Notices

Galloway’s and Workers Educational Association team up to deliver 6 Week Craft Course Local sight loss charity, based on Wright Street in Southport has teamed up with the Workers’ Educational Association (WEA) to provide a six week Craft Course for local blind and visually impaired people living in Lancashire and Sefton. The course is due… Read more »

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Southport’s next big event needs you!

August 6th, 2014 in News, Notices

Southport’s next big event needs you! This month (August) sees the launch of the new annual Rotary FunFest at Victoria Park. The festival, celebrating the end of the 13 mile Rotary Coast Walk from Blundellsands to Southport held on the same day, promises to bring in visitors from across Sefton and further reaches of Merseyside…. Read more »

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New law now allows press and public to film, tweet and blog from town halls

August 6th, 2014 in News, Notices

PRESS FREEDOM BOOSTED BY NEW ‘RIGHT TO REPORT’ New law now allows press and public to film, tweet and blog from town halls In a boost for local democracy and the independent free press, councils in England were brought into the 21st Century today after Local Government Secretary, Eric Pickles, signed a Parliamentary order allowing… Read more »

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‘Hanging’ man is new Southport UKIP Chairman

August 2nd, 2014 in News, Notices

Southport UKIP have chosen Gordon Fergusson (above) to replace Terry Durrance as their local Chairman. Fergusson is the UKIP candidate from Southport’s Cambridge Ward who called in May for the execution of Labour, Lib Dem and Conservative voters, for treason against the state. In a letter distributed to Southport voters, Fergusson said: “Those responsible should… Read more »

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Your Southport Library

August 1st, 2014 in Notices, Whats On

The fully refurbished Southport Library re-opened in 2013 following a major improvement to the Lord Street building, which is part of the wider Atkinson cultural centre project. The showpiece is the extended children’s section with room for activities and events, which includes a ship, specially made for the library, named after Kathleen – a real fishing boat… Read more »

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North Meols Library Association- Latest Newsletter (Southport)

August 1st, 2014 in News, Notices

We have been really busy over the last couple of weeks. The Survey we carried out to ascertain the need for a library: Our consultation period has now ended. If you still have a survey to send in please do, but we won’t be able to include it in the report to support our proposals…. Read more »

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Birkdale Councillors (Southport) hold Advice Centre this Saturday 2nd August 2014

July 31st, 2014 in News, Notices, Whats On

Birkdale Councillors hold Advice Centre this Saturday Councillors representing the Birkdale area will be holding their regular monthly Advice Centre this Saturday, 2nd August. The Birkdale Ward Lib Dem councillors, Iain Brodie Browne, Simon Shaw and Richard Hands (pictured above) will be holding their Advice Centre at LiverpoolRoadMethodistChurch – ‘The Red Chapel’.  They will also… Read more »

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Improved Website Helps Southport Residents Do It Online

July 30th, 2014 in News, Notices

More council services and transactions than ever before are available on Sefton’s new-look website. Residents can access a range of information and support 24-hours a day via The site has been specifically designed to be more user-friendly and fully accessible via mobile phones and tablets. Popular online tasks include checking bin collection dates, viewing planning applications, looking… Read more »

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Re-surfacing, Altcar Road, Formby

July 30th, 2014 in News, Notices

Essential road improvements are scheduled for Altcar Road, Formby, starting on Monday, August 11. The work is needed from Tesco’s roundabout/Stephenson Way to the nearby bridge in an eastbound direction. To minimise disruption to surrounding businesses, the main work is planned at night time between 6.30pm and 6am. The project is programmed to last up to two weeks…. Read more »

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Southport born actress Dora Bryan has died at the age of 91

July 24th, 2014 in News, Notices

Southport born actress Dora Bryan has died at the age of 91 The ‘Last Of The Summer Wine’ and ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ actress Dora Bryan has died at the age of 91. The actress died with her two sons Daniel and William Lawton by her side. Bryan was born in Southport. Her father was a salesman… Read more »

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