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OTSnews exclusive! Life Saver Warren Chadwick tells his Story

April 17th, 2015 in Featured News

Photo: Baby April Warren Chadwick who works at the silcocks group talks exclusively to OTSnews after saving the babys life, Friday 17 April 2015 Warren said: “I had been on my dinner break and as I went back into the arcade I heard another member of staff shout to me get your gloves! I got my… Read more »


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Easter health services in Southport

April 5th, 2015 in News

As the long Easter break approaches, Sefton residents are reminded to ‘Examine their Options’ over the bank holidays. Examine your Options provides practical advice and support about how to choose the right NHS service at the right time, reinforcing the message that A&E and 999 services are for life-threatening and serious conditions. Dr Rob Caudwell,… Read more »


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SOS Campaign on Lord Street Southport

April 4th, 2015 in News

Photo:  Southport Lib Dems John Pugh and the Southport Lib Dems were out in force today on Lord Street today collecting more signatures on their  ‘Southport Out of Sefton’ petition. The Lib Dems say that the people of Southport are fed up with the way in which they are being ruled from Bootle. John Pugh has… Read more »


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VIDEO: Serious RTC Crescent Road Southport

April 4th, 2015 in News

Photo: Crash scene The emergency services were called to Crescent Road today following reports of a RTC, Saturday 4 April 2015 Two vehicles collided at the Cavendish Road junction. Air ambulance landed on the Hartley Road green as a precaution but was not needed. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137… Read more »


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VIDEO: A little bit about The Cheshire Lines Pub in King Street Southport

April 4th, 2015 in News, Past

The Cheshire Lines Pub in King Street is the oldest Pub in Southport Town centre it was originally called The Cross Keys Inn, dating back to 1817, the building behind the Cheshire Lines was called The Horse & Jockey, it changed its name to The Cheshire Lines around 1890. The The ‘Chesh’ is considered to… Read more »


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RTC Hoghton Street Traffic lights Southport

April 4th, 2015 in News

RTC Hoghton Street Southport The emergency services were called to Hoghton Street, Southport, at approximately 8.45am this morning (Saturday 4 April 2015) following an emergency call. Two cars collided at Hoghton Street lights resulting in two people needing hospital treatment.   Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_new Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews


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Boulevard West Jazz night – 6th April

April 3rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

Boulevard West is holding a jazz night on Monday 6th April with tickets still available. The jazz night is taking place on 6th April with the band Brownfield – Byrne Trio playing. the event will last from 8 – 10:30pm, Tickets cost £5 and are available from Boulevard west: 7 – 11 LORD STREET SOUTHPORT…. Read more »


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RADWRAPS – magnetic radiatior covers

April 3rd, 2015 in News

Our vision at Radwraps is to spread colour and life to out bland and boring radiators, with no heat loss,turning the bland in beautiful one room at a time. You’ve painted, you’ve wallpapered, you’ve lovingly decorated your home and you’ve still got that Bland, Lifeless, White radiator spoiling your decor. A wooden cover is expensive… Read more »


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Tributes issued following double fatal collision on Monday

April 3rd, 2015 in News

The families of Agnes Parkinson and Stephen Rigbye who sadly died in a collision on Monday 30 March have issued the following tributes From the Parkinson family: “We are devastated beyond words at the tragic and sudden loss of the beloved Agnes Parkinson. She was a devoted mother, loving daughter, loyal sister and fun-loving friend… Read more »


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Easter, Good Friday etc and the real history behind the establishment of Easter as a major festival within the modern Christian Church

April 3rd, 2015 in News

The fact is that nothing is new under the sun!  By Pat Regan Christians celebrating Easter/Resurrection at this time of year are simply recreating the ancient Pagan festivities connected with treasured ‘earlier’ gods of ‘natural’ renewal such as Attis, Adonis, etc.  These greatly beloved deities were lamented and glorified by millions  right through numerous countries;… Read more »


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Thousands of pounds worth of tools stolen from Pleasureland Southport

April 3rd, 2015 in News, Sports

Photo: CCTV Images of the thieves Break-in at Pleasureland Southport over the weekend. Thousands of pounds worth of tools and equipment has been stolen this week from Pleasureland, Southport over the weekend. Thieves gained entry through the roof and dropped down into the workshop below.  Hand tools, 5 grinders, drills, screwdrivers, welding gear and 3 masks… Read more »


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Sefton council checking how safe the the Victorian lord street lampposts are before advertising banners and hanging baskets are added

April 3rd, 2015 in News

Sefton council checking how safe the the Victorian lord street lampposts are before advertising banners and summer hanging baskets are added. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 or 07930717137 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews  


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HMS Mersey and HMS Echo berth together in Merseyside and both ships open to visitors

April 3rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

HMS Echo’s Commanding Officer Commander Phillip Newell will sail his Royal Navy survey ship into Liverpool on Tuesday 7 April for a six day visit. The ship will berth at the south end of Liverpool Cruise Terminal Berth at approximately 13:00. On Friday 10 April, HMS Echo will be joined on the same berth by… Read more »


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Concerns raised about increased e-cigarette use in teenagers

April 3rd, 2015 in News

Concerns raised about increased e-cigarette use in teenagers “E-cigarettes: Many teenagers trying them, survey concludes,” BBC News reports after a survey of around 16,000 English teenagers found one in five teens had tried an e-cigarette. The concern is that rather than using e-cigarettes as a device to stop smoking, teenagers with no history of smoking… Read more »


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Circus and Fairground Fashion Show

April 3rd, 2015 in News

Over 120 students were involved in a Circus and Fairground themed fashion show and competition at Southport College. Staff and students from Art & Design, Beauty Therapy, Graphic Design, Hairdressing, Media, Painting & Decorating, Photography and Hospitality & Catering courses joined forces to host a dazzling evening of fashion and entertainment. The collaboration saw hospitality… Read more »


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Classic Car and Classic Motor Cycles meeting Sunday 5th April

April 2nd, 2015 in News, Whats On

The famous Cars and Coffee concept which started in Irvine California at old Dunkin Donuts which now see Thousands turn up on a Sunday morning is coming to The Corner House Wrightington WN6 9SE   A meeting at David & Norma Lawson’s Restaurant at Wrightington will be the location for a meeting of classic cars and… Read more »


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Police Appeal to locate missing Merseyside man – John Irvine

April 2nd, 2015 in News

Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of a 62-year-old man from West Derby who was reported as being missing on Saturday, 28 March. John Irvine, 62, was last seen at his home in the West Derby area on Saturday, 28 March at around 0.15am. John is described as being white, 5ft 10ins… Read more »


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