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Southport’s Vanessa Redmond comes 7th in Open water swim 2014

September 6th, 2014 in News, Sports

Vanessa Redmond, daughter of local Southport plumber Keith was the 7th woman to cross the finishing line in the recent Crosby lakeside open water swim 1500 metre event held on the 31st August run by Vital Events. Vanessa took part in this event to support her dad who is currently fighting pancreatic cancer which unfortunately… Read more »


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Gay people have ‘poorer health’ and ‘GP issues’

September 6th, 2014 in News

Gay people have ‘poorer health’ and ‘GP issues’ “Lesbians, gays and bisexuals are more likely to have longstanding mental health problems,” The Independent reports, as well as “bad experiences with their GP”. A UK survey found striking disparities in survey responses compared to heterosexuals. The news is based on the results of a survey in… Read more »


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6 months driving ban for Southport mum Joanne Jackson after fatal accident

September 6th, 2014 in News

6 months driving ban for Southport mum Joanne Jackson after fatal accident Joanne Jackson, of Linaker Street, Southport, admitted a charge of opening a car door so as to injure or endanger a person at Wirral magistrates’ court on Thursday. The charge relates to a cycling accident that happened in Linaker Street, Southport, on January… Read more »


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Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 8 to Sunday 14 September

September 5th, 2014 in News, Uncategorized

The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 5 September and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as possible. M6 Junction 16 Barthomley… Read more »


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RTC-Biker injured Cambridge Road Churchtown Southport

September 5th, 2014 in News

RTC-Biker injured Cambridge Road, Churchtown, Southport. The emergency services were called to Cambridge Road , Southport, at about 4:00pm this afternoon (Friday 5th September 2014) following reports of a RTC. A biker collided with a car on Cambridge Road at the junction of Emanuel Road, churchtown. There were no serious injuries involved. Submit News Contact us… Read more »


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OPEN email to OTS News editor ‘Drunken down & outs Lord Street Southport

September 5th, 2014 in News

OPEN email to OTS News editor ‘Drunken down & outs Lord Street Southport A local resident sent in this photograph of a police incident on Lord Street, Southport, which happened at 4:00pm this afternoon (Friday 5th September 2014). The local resident said:’Im sick to death of these down and outs on Lord Street gardens drinking… Read more »


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SENTENCING OF FIVE MEN TO A TOTAL OF 82 YEARS FOR ATM OFFENCES (Liverpool Road Southport)

September 5th, 2014 in News

SENTENCING OF FIVE MEN TO A TOTAL OF 82 YEARS FOR ATM OFFENCES Merseyside Police can confirm that five men have today (Friday, 5 September 2014) been sentenced to a total of 82 years after being convicted at Liverpool Crown Court trial for a series of thefts/attempt thefts from cash machines across the North West… Read more »


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Fire Pizza & Kebabs shop Eastbank Street Southport (VIDEOS)

September 5th, 2014 in News

Fire Pizza & Kebabs shop Eastbank Street Southport The emergency services were called to Eastbank Street, Southport, just after 4:00pm this afternoon (Thursday 4th September 2014) following reports of a fire. Fire-fighters arrived on scene to find black clouds of smoke bellowing out the front doors of the Pizza & Kebabs shop. A cordon was… Read more »


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MFH APPEAL ‘JACK HORGAN’

September 5th, 2014 in News

MFH APPEAL ‘JACK HORGAN’ Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned about the whereabouts of 16-year-old Jack Horgan who has been reported as missing from his house in Openshaw, Greater Manchester and believed to be in the Merseyside or Lancashire areas. He was reported to the police as being missing on 26 August 2014 and since… Read more »


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New research shows people unlikely to help in an emergency without first aid skills

September 5th, 2014 in News

New research shows people unlikely to help in an emergency without first aid skills stranger step in to help in an emergency St John Ambulance has published new research showing that a new law to protect everyday heroes from being sued if they help in an emergency will have little effect unless people have the… Read more »


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SOUTHPORT HOCKEY CLUB – NORMAN TODD MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 6TH/7TH

September 5th, 2014 in News, Whats On

SOUTHPORT HOCKEY CLUB – NORMAN TODD MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT SEPTEMBER 6TH/7TH Southport Hockey Club, led by new Chairman Stuart Markland, start their new season at Greenbank High School this weekend with the annual Norman Todd Tournament. This two day event was first held several years ago to raise money for Cancer Research Uk and to celebrate… Read more »


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Ice bucket challenge Southport mother Amanda Davey suffers suspected broken neck

September 5th, 2014 in News

Ice bucket challenge Southport mother Amanda Davey suffers suspected broken neck A mother was left with a suspected broken neck after knocking herself unconscious while doing the ice bucket challenge. Amanda Davey, 40, from Southport, asked her mother Irene Vitali to drench her with the iced water as part of the latest craze sweeping the… Read more »


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New Journey Planner from Travel Team

September 4th, 2014 in News

A mobile journey planning app has been created by the Sefton Travel Team, based at Sefton Council, to promote sustainable travel choices in Sefton. The application has a particular focus on improving access to education and employment opportunities by public transport, walking and cycling and is available free for iOS and Android devices. Working in partnership with… Read more »


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Emergency services called to incident Kensington Road Southport

September 4th, 2014 in News

Emergency services called to incident Kensington Road Southport The emergency services were called to Kensington Road, Southport, at approximately 7:00pm tonight after a man was found in the street with head injuries. Paramedics arrived at the scene within minutes and treated the man at the roadside. The incident is non suspicious. Submit News Contact us… Read more »


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Strictly Stars Len Goodman and Arlene Phillips ‘Holiday of a life time film in Southport’

September 4th, 2014 in celebs, News

Strictly Stars Len Goodman and Arlene Phillips ‘Holiday of a life time film in Southport’ Local businessman and antique dealer John Nolan received a phone call on Tuesday 2nd September 2014 from the BBC in London asking him did he have a set of 6 plates of a particular pattern. John who has been in… Read more »


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The Southport Bid manager Andrew Sloman talks about the future of our town (VIDEO)

September 4th, 2014 in News

The Southport Bid manager Andrew Sloman talks about the future of our town Mr Andrew Sloman the newly appointed manager for Southport BID met with Councial Officials and businessmen today (Thursday 4th September 2014) in the Ramada Hotel to lay out some of the great plans for our town. Local businessman and antique dealer John… Read more »


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