UPDATE: Bus driver denies killing Southport mum through careless driving

May 14th, 2016 in News

UPDATE: Bus driver denies killing Southport mum through careless driving Bus driver, Derek Bebbington has pleaded not guilty to killing Southport mum Jacqueline Lloyd by careless driving. Derek Bebbington, of Burscough, denied a single charge of causing death by “inconsiderate driving” as he appeared at Sefton Magistrates’ court this afternoon, Friday 13 May 2016 The court how Jacqueline… Read more »


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What do you think of Southport’s roads? The council want your views

May 14th, 2016 in News

Photo: Road surface at Weld Road near the Fishermens Rest pub Sefton Council is looking for views on the borough’s roads and footpaths in a survey that runs until July.  The three-month consultation includes questions on the condition of the roads, street lights, traffic congestion and pollution and the rights of way network. This is a unique opportunity… Read more »


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Louis Almond renews contract for Southport

May 14th, 2016 in News

Louis Almond renews contract for Southport Andy Bishop has signed Louis Almond, Southport’s top scorer from last season  on a new contract. Louis Almond the ex Blackpool and Hyde striker said ” I am happy to re sign and play for Andy Bishop. I know what Andy Bishop wants after knowing him all season.  I… Read more »


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The BBC Hairy Bikers to be part of the Southport Street Party

May 13th, 2016 in News

Great news but after a very successful site visit with the BBC Hairy Bikers production team we can proudly announce… The BBC Hairy Bikers to be part of the Southport Street Party The BBC Hairy Bikers will be part of the Crosby Road Street Party on 12th June 2016.  THIS IS CONFIRMED The BBC will film the Crosby… Read more »


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Byng house outreach

May 13th, 2016 in News

The Legion’s Advice and Information Officer, Sarah Abbotson, will be available at Byng House to discuss face to face the Legion’s services with anyone that may need help. This also includes: signposting people to other welfare services, discussing membership with those wanting to join the Legion and discussing any fundraising opportunities people may be interested… Read more »


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Eco-van donation to Trust

May 13th, 2016 in News

Photo: MP Rosie Cooper joins representatives from the Trust and Veolia with the new eco-van. A hospital trust has taken delivery of an eco-vehicle to help reduce fuel emissions around its estate. The van has been loaned to Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust by Veolia, for a period of four years.  MP Rosie Cooper… Read more »


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Bones discovered on Southport beach

May 13th, 2016 in News

Photo: Forensics teams teams at Southport beach Bones discovered on Southport beach Bones have been discovered on the north of the pier on Southport beach, Friday 13 May 2016. A Merseyside police spokesperson said: “Work is now being undertaken to establish if the bones are animal or human,” but added that the bones are likely to… Read more »


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Exclusive Mini Owners Golden ticket event – Halliwell Jones Southport

May 13th, 2016 in News

Our Golden Ticket Event is underway (12-15 May 2016) We have some incredible savings across our entire MINI range new and approved used! If you would like to join us call 0800 1707273 now to arrange an appointment. Or Click the image below to book your place. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or… Read more »


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Charity night in aid of Southport Independent Lifeboat

May 13th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Charity night/West Lancs Yacht Club Charity night in aid of Southport Independent Lifeboat Kate Doveaston has organised a charity night to take place on June 3 to raise funds for Southport Independent Lifeboat. Event Kate said: “I have organised a Live Music Charity Night for the Southport Independent Lifeboat. “It will be held at West Lancs… Read more »


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Southport mum highlights the importance of a smear test

May 12th, 2016 in News

Photo: Sara (left) with daughter Kayleigh Southport mum highlights the importance of a smear test  Southport mum Sarah O’Callaghan shares story to warn other young girls too scared to have a smear test. Sarah said: “I wasn’t going to publicly share this but here goes… If I can stop one person going through what I… Read more »


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Register For EU Referendum – your vote counts!

May 12th, 2016 in News

If you’re not already registered to vote you have until 7 June to register for EU Referendum EU Referendum -23 June 2016 A referendum on the United Kingdom’s membership of the European Union is taking place on Thursday 23 June 2016. British, Irish, Commonwealth and Overseas voters will be able to vote in this referendum as… Read more »


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British Chippy Fire Ainsdale

May 12th, 2016 in News

Photo: Fire crews tackle chip shop blaze, Station Road British Chippy Fire Ainsdale  The emergency services were called to the British Chippy on Station Road Ainsdale this evening following a 999 call, Thursday . Lots people gathered to watch as fire crews tackled the incident. At the moment we unsure of the cause of the fire… Read more »


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Woman tied up in Aughton robbery

May 12th, 2016 in News

A woman was tied up and had her smartphone stolen during a robbery at an address in Aughton last night (May 11th). At around 11:35pm the lone female occupant aged 59 has heard a noise coming from her front door on Winifred Lane. She has gone to investigate when three men have smashed their way… Read more »


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Highways England schemes triumph at national awards

May 12th, 2016 in News

A host of Highways England schemes have been recognized for their contribution to improving the image of construction, with one clinching a top accolade and being praised for. The company’s A556 Knutsford to Bowdon improvement scheme was awarded the top prize of Most Considerate Site at this year’s Considerate Constructors Scheme (CCS) National Site Awards…. Read more »


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Local solicitors expands its conveyancing team

May 12th, 2016 in News

A local law firm has expanded its conveyancing team to help meet demand for its residential conveyancing services.  Breens Solicitors with offices in Southport and Waterloo has appointed a new Licensed Conveyancer to complement its existing team. Rebecca Jones joins the Hoghton Street practice having been working at a Preston-based law firm for the last… Read more »


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SEFTON CHARITY SEEKS NEW YOUNG ADVISORS

May 12th, 2016 in News

A Sefton charity is looking for young people who live in the borough and want to improve life in their local community. Sefton CVS wants to appoint new members to its team of Young Advisors, who help local organisations to understand the interests of young people, and how to get their message across to them… Read more »


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Cash and Class A drugs recovered from an address in Southport

May 12th, 2016 in News

Cash and Class A drugs recovered from an address in Southport Merseyside Police has made a number of arrests and recovered drugs and cash after an operation targeting organised criminals in the Bootle, Southport and Kirkdale areas last night into this morning (Thursday 12 May). At an address on Harrogate Way, Southport, around £2000 cash and… Read more »


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