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KFC Raw Chicken basks in the Southport Sun

May 3rd, 2016 in Featured News

KFC Raw chicken basks in the Southport Sun A Southport businessman was angry when he spotted an Audi parked over the disabled bay at KFC Ocean Plaza, Southport, on bank holiday Monday. Stephen Hoskins, took a closer look at the car and to his horror there was hundreds of raw chicken inside the black Audi…. Read more »


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Southport paedophile ‘John Durkin’ jailed for 16 years

April 22nd, 2016 in News

Photo: John Durkin Merseyside Police is welcoming the 16 year sentence of John Durkin from Southport for historic sexual offences today, Friday 22 April. 53-year-old Durkin, of Mount Street in Southport, was convicted of 18 counts of Indecent Assault against a female under 16. As well as being sentenced to 16 years in prison, Durkin was also issued with… Read more »


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Prince’s Trust Team Southport

April 22nd, 2016 in News

Photo: Prince’s Trust Team Southport Prince’s Trust Team Southport  Are you aged 16 – 25? Want to gain and improve your skills? Need help getting into employment, further education or training? Then The Prince’s Trust Team Programme is for you! This is a 12 week development course which includes a fully paid, 4 day residential which… Read more »


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Thief targets van on Liverpool Road Southport

April 22nd, 2016 in News

Photo: CCTV image Thief  targets van on Liverpool Road Southport A van was broken into at 4:15am this morning, Friday 22 April 2016. The van was parked on the driveway of house on Liverpool Road, Birkdale, Southport. A Sat Nav, Ipod and IPad was stolen. The victim said: “If you have CCTV please check between… Read more »


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NEGATIVE OPINIONS & DOUBLE STANDARDS ON INDIGENOUS MINORITIES & POLITICAL DISSENTERS

April 22nd, 2016 in News

UKIP’s typically vocal Paul Nuttall was recently reported in OTS News announcing that St George’s Day should be declared a Bank Holiday, http://www.otsnews.co.uk/declare-st-georges-day-a-bank-holiday-says-ukip/ Fair enough you may say. Nevertheless, others will claim this to be just one more transparent way to drum up additional political support, prior to the elections. What else resides behind this man’s past conduct? BLISTERING DOUBLE STANDARDS Nuttall seems… Read more »


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Assured Care (Northwest) Ltd employment opportunities – Southport and Formby

April 22nd, 2016 in News

Assured Care (Northwest) Ltd employment opportunities – Southport and Formby Assured Care is currently recruiting new Staff in the Formby and Southport Area. Mon – Fri, Formby and Southport Area. 8.00am – 2.00pm 2.00pm – 20.00pm 18.00 – 22.00pm Pay above industry Standard. If you Have any Queries please dont hesitate to contact us . If you… Read more »


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Declare St George’s Day A Bank Holiday, Says UKIP

April 22nd, 2016 in News

Photo: MEP, Paul Nuttall Declare St George’s Day A Bank Holiday, Says UKIP St George’s Day should be declared a Bank Holiday, said local UKIP MEP Paul Nuttall. “I have long believed that England’s patron saint should be so honoured but it is more pertinent now than ever. “We are at a major crossroads in this… Read more »


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Extra Police patrols to prevent bus stop vandalism

April 22nd, 2016 in News

Photo: Vandalised – Cambridge Ave Extra Police patrols to prevent bus stop vandalism  Merseyside Police has released the following statement: “Following several incidents of bus shelters being smashed in Churchtown extra neighbourhood officers will be patrolling during evenings”.   Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news… Read more »


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Two Southport men arrested for Cyber-Crime Offences

April 22nd, 2016 in News

Photo: Old Park Lane – address of one of the arrested Two Southport men arrested for Cyber-Crime Offences Detectives from the North-west regional organised crime unit, ‘Titan’, arrested two people from Merseyside on suspicion of cyber-crime offences last night (Thursday, 21 April 2016). The men, who are both 21-years-old were arrested shortly after 7.30pm as part of… Read more »


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BID Manager’s delight at ‘Love to Eat’ Southport

April 21st, 2016 in News

Photo: BID manager, Andrew Sloman BID Manager’s delight at ‘Love to Eat’ A new, independent café and tearooms is set to open in Southport. ‘Love to Eat’ will open on London Street tomorrow(22 April 2016) on the site of the former Café Varley. Southport BID manager Andrew Sloman said: “It’s always welcome to see new quality businesses spring… Read more »


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Local Cadets Impress at Altcar

April 21st, 2016 in News

In glorious April sunshine, around 60 cadets, staff  and VIP guests recently took part in the St. Mary’s College Combined Cadet Force Biennial Inspection at Altcar Training Camp. The inspection was carried out by Colonel Joe Harkon, whose role was to assess the levels of training, efficiency and enthusiasm displayed by the cadets. It is… Read more »


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Southport Walk Back to Sport

April 21st, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport Walk Back to Sport Sefton Council is launching two brand new sessions aimed at getting those over 50 playing the sports they love again. Launching at Dunes Splash World on Thursday, April 28, Walking Football and Walking Netball are, in a nutshell, slower versions of the beautiful games everyone knows and loves. The rules… Read more »


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Car wrapped around sign post on Victoria Way Southport

April 21st, 2016 in News

Photo: Car wrapped around sign post (10:30am) Emergency service were called to Victoria Way, Southport shortly after 10am this morning following a 999 call. The emergency services arrived to find that a Fiat Punto wrapped around a sign post. It would appear that the Fiat Punto lost control whist existing the roundabout travelling in the direction of Morrison’s… Read more »


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Two miles of smoother surface for drivers

April 21st, 2016 in News

A resurfacing scheme on the M6 southbound will provide almost 2 miles of smooth surface for drivers between junctions 28 (Leyland) and 27 (Parbold and Wigan). Two night closures are planned for the work on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 between 10pm and 6am. An additional closure for the night of Sunday 24 April is… Read more »


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Police carry out drug raids across Southport

April 21st, 2016 in News

Suspected drug dealers had an early morning wake up call today (Thursday, 21 April 2016) when officers executed warrants at addresses in Bootle, Crosby, Southport, Litherland, Anfield and Chester Today’s raids were carried out just a week after 11 people were arrested and charged with drugs offences following raids across Sefton. Officers executed warrants at… Read more »


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Elderly woman has purse stolen at supermarket in Leyland

April 21st, 2016 in News

Elderly woman has purse stolen at supermarket in Leyland Officers investigating the theft of a purse from an elderly woman in Leyland have released a CCTV image of a man and woman they would like to speak to. The theft took place between 1.30pm and 2pm on Friday, February 5 at Morrisons supermarket on Croston… Read more »


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Our fantastic green spaces are not to be used as a political football

April 21st, 2016 in News

Care for the eco-system or political engineering of the lowest order? Woodvale Woodland in Southport holds a plethora of wildlife including many bird species, both natives and visitors from afar. Southport author, Pat Regan, is seen here back in 2009 explaining the origin ‘behind’ the lovely Woodvale woodland in Southport. Please excuse the poor quality of the video,… Read more »


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Rear-end collision on Marine Drive Southport

April 20th, 2016 in News

Photo: Drivers assess the damage sustained in thee collision (3:45pm) There was a minor collision along Marine drive this afternoon. A Citroen Relay van ran into a stationary white colored Toyota Yaris that was turning in Hesketh Drive. Fortunately there were no serious injuries. Both drivers insurance details at the scene.     Submit News Contact us with… Read more »


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