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Roadworks A565 Thornton

September 18th, 2014 in News, Notices

Essential preparatory work for the new A5758 Broom’s Cross Road may cause traffic disruption in Thornton from Monday, September 22. Temporary traffic lights will need to be in place on the A565 between Ince Lane (near Jospice) and Park View for several weeks to enable safe construction of the new link road. Motorists are asked… Read more »


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R.I.P. Gordon ‘Gugsy Burton’ (Southport)

September 15th, 2014 in News, Notices

R.I.P. Gordon ‘Gugsy Burton’  (Southport) Gordon James Burton peacefully passed away at home on the 9th September 2014, aged 86 years. Loving husband of the late Slim (Tiny), loved dad of Gordon, Loraine and the late Barry. Sadly missed by all his family and many friends. Furneral service at St Cuthberts Church on Thursday 18th… Read more »


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Southport Access For Everyone forum meeting (Monday 22nd Sept 2014)

September 14th, 2014 in News, Notices, Whats On

The next meeting of Southport Access For Everyone forum will be held at the Victoria Methodist Church, Sussex Road, Southport PR8 6DG On Monday 22 September 2014 at 7 pm.  This is a free public meeting. The premises are fully accessible for wheelchair users with adequate car parking facilities, and light refreshments will be served before the… Read more »


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R.I.P. Susan Jackson nee McCandlish (Southport)

September 14th, 2014 in News, Notices

R.I.P. Susan Jackson nee McCandlish Passed away peacefully at home on Thursday 11th September beautiful Sister of Kathrine  Jayne Billy and David loving mum of Graham, Joanne,  Lisa, Sarah, Anthony, and Emma. Proud Nan of Amy Luke. Hannah, Michael, Erin, and Finn will love and miss you always Funeral will take place at Southport crematorium… Read more »


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TRIBUTE TO WAYNE LOWE

September 11th, 2014 in News, Notices

TRIBUTE TO WAYNE LOWE The mother and step-father of Wayne Lowe have paid tribute to him after his body was found at a house on Linaker Street, Southport, on Sunday, 7 September. Jillian and Ken Atkins said: “We are completely devastated at the death of our much loved son Wayne. Wayne had such a big… Read more »


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Funeral arrangements for Shelia Rodwell (Southport)

September 6th, 2014 in News, Notices

Funeral arrangements for Shelia Rodwell (Southport) The funeral of Southport resident Shelia Rodwell takes place at St Peters Chrch, St Peter’s Road, Birkdale, Southport, on Friday 12th September 2014 at 11:30am. Then Southport Crematorium, Southport Road, Scarisbrick at 12:40pm. Followed by a celebration of her life at St St Teresa’s Social Club, Upper Aughton Road,… Read more »


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R.I.P. Shelia Rodwell (Southport) aged 61 years

September 3rd, 2014 in News, Notices

R.I.P. Shelia Rodwell (Southport) aged 61 years OTS News is saddened to report the death of Shelia Roawell, aged 61 years. Shelia peacefully passed away in Southport Hospital on the 2nd September 2014, surrounded by her family. Loving wife of Paul, loved mum of Darren & Gary. Sadly missed by all her family and many… Read more »


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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: enquiries@assuredcarenw.co.uk 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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DEATH OF WELL-KNOWN SPORTSMAN TERRY SIMPSON

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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