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UPDATE : Police discover criminal base in Grosvenor Court Southport

May 27th, 2015 in Featured News

Photo: Grosvenor Court Update – Merseyside Police can confirm two people have been arrested following an incident in Grosvenor Road, Southport yesterday, Wednesday, 27 May. Officers were called at around 3.10pm to reports of two people in a property – officers attended and arrested a 19 year-old man from Seaforth and a 54 year-old woman from… Read more »


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Art For Macmillan Cancer Support will be opening Cambridge Walks Gallery

May 16th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Art For Macmillan Cancer Support will be opening Cambridge Walks Gallery in Southport  on Monday 18th May, ready for the summer season.   Working in collaboration with community interest company: Make It Workshop whose retro and vintage emporium has already kindled public interest in Cambridge Walks after years of desertion  a group of Merseyside based artists… Read more »


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The Queenscourt Hospice annual Star Trekk walk

May 16th, 2015 in News

Nearly 1000 ladies and the odd man braved the elements last night for the 9th annual Star Trekk walk raising funds for Queenscourt Hospice. The fundraising walkers set off from Pleasureland on their 7 mile trip around Southport. Below: Margaret from the brides room of birkdale stood outside her shop and gave brooches out to… Read more »


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Sky Sports at Office Restaurant Hoghton Street to talk to top Southport chef Chris Stead

May 15th, 2015 in News

Photo: Chris Stead One of Southport’s favorite chefs Chris Stead has been seen filming in the Office restaurant and bar today talking about Steven Gerrard’s career at Anfield, Friday 15 May 2105. ‘Steady’ the hog roast and American barbeque chef was in front of the cameras discussing Gerrard’s finest moments at Liverpool football club. The… Read more »


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Christ the King Student approached by stranger in a silver vauxhall

May 15th, 2015 in News

On Monday 11th May 2015 a Christ the King student was approached by a man in a Silver Vauxhall.   The student was walking down Marshside road when she was shouted at and told to come over to the car. Fortunately the girl did the right thing and ran home as quick as possible. The man… Read more »


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Southport sex shop artist drawing in the crowds

May 15th, 2015 in News

Photo: Artist Crowds gathered around the Nice ‘n’ Naughty shop on London Street today, Friday 15 May 2015. When the man was asked why he was sat on the floor drawing women in bondage clothing he replied with a smile and shrug his shoulders.   A lady with a 6-year-old child said: “This is rather… Read more »


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Update on Cuadrilla’s testing and restoration plans for Becconsall

May 15th, 2015 in News

Photo: Cuadrilla’s temporary exploration site at Becconsall, near Banks. Cuadrilla would like to point out a number of inaccuracies in a recent OTS News story about their exploration site at Becconsall, near Banks. Cuadrilla has been given planning permission by Lancashire County Council to carry out measurement of the pressure of the gas in the… Read more »


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What to-do this weekend (15th – 17th May 2015)

May 15th, 2015 in News, Whats On

With the weather looking less than great this weekend with highs of 12°c on Saturday and 13°c on Sunday as well being cloudy on Saturday with rain on Sunday.  1. Listen to Bella Hardy at The Atkinson on Saturday 16th May Bella Hardy, BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards Singer of the Year 2014, tours her eagerly… Read more »


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UPDATE: 17 year old male has been arrested on suspicion of possession of a firearm.

May 15th, 2015 in News

 Photo: Citroën Berlingo seized UPDATE (FRIDAY, 15 MAY): Detectives investigating shots fired at a house in Formby on Thursday morning have arrested a 17-year-old male from Formby on suspicion of possession of a firearm. He has been taken to a police station where he will be questioned.Police have seized a blue Citroën Berlingo van from an address… Read more »


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PSA from Botanic Gardens about prams

May 15th, 2015 in News

The post on Botanic Gardens Facebook page reads: “Please be careful when feeding the ducks on the lake.. Make sure you apply the brake on your childs pram or buggy or keep hold of it. Yet again we had one roll in the lake this week. Luckily no child or baby was in it, but… Read more »


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POLICE IN SEFTON LAUNCH CRACKDOWN ON ORGANISED CRIME FOLLOWING RECENT SHOOTINGS

May 15th, 2015 in News

Merseyside Police has continued its crackdown on serious organised crime with a series of raids in Sefton and Liverpool this morning. Officers from Sefton teamed up with colleagues from the force’s Matrix Serious Organised Crime Unit to execute drugs and firearms warrants in Bootle, Southport and Liverpool at around 8am. A 15-year-old was arrested at a house in Glover Place… Read more »


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Mersey recyclers to give donated items a new lease of life

May 15th, 2015 in News

Shoppers in Sefton can bag themselves a bargain from the end of May as a new charity “re-use” shop opens to the public selling pre-owned goods at a knockdown price. The Community Reuse Shop is a venture being delivered by local recycling officers and national charity YMCA and will be based at the South Sefton… Read more »


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Southport College is holding an information evening for individuals interested in a career in lecturing or assessing

May 15th, 2015 in News

Southport College is holding an information evening for individuals interested in a career in lecturing or assessing on Tuesday 19 May from 5.00pm-7.00pm. They are interested in speaking to individuals with experience as an assessor or lecturer, or who have experience of working in the following industry sectors and are interested in a new career: Accountancy… Read more »


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FLETCHERS SOLICITORS BOLSTERS LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH NEW HEAD OF MEDICAL NEGLIGENCE

May 15th, 2015 in News

Fletchers Solicitors, a leading medical negligence and serious injury firm which deals with one in 10 clinical negligence claims in the UK, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of a new Head of Medical Negligence. Georgia Briscoe joined the Southport firm as a senior solicitor in January 2015 but after impressing the team… Read more »


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Police search for cannabis farm on Duke Street Southport (otsnews.tv)

May 15th, 2015 in News

Photo: Police Duke Street Merseyside police were searching gardens and outbuilding on the hunt for a cannabis farm on Duke Street, Friday 15 May 2015. Police could be seen looking at outbuildings and through windows of properties on Duke Street and the corner of Linaker Street   A member of the public said: “There has been… Read more »


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Witness appeal after bike stolen from Hillside Station, Southport

May 15th, 2015 in News

Do you recognise this man? British Transport Police (BTP) is appealing for information after a bike was stolen from Hillside station. Officers believe the man in the image could have information about the theft which took place on Sunday, 19 April at around 5pm. Investigating officer PC Jane McGee said: “A man used bolt cutters… Read more »


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Concern for missing Chorley man

May 15th, 2015 in News

POLICE are growing concerned for a Chorley man who has gone missing from home. Simon Chan, 38, of Darwen Fold Close, Buckshaw Village, Chorley was last seen at his home address at shortly before 5pm on Monday (May 11th) He is described as 5ft 10ins tall with short black hair and glasses. He was last… Read more »


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