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Manager of ‘Fun 4 Kidz’ arrested on child porn (Farnbrough Road School Southport)

February 26th, 2015 in Featured News

Manager of ‘Fun 4 Kidz’ arrested on child porn (Farnbrough Road School Southport) The manager of ‘Fun 4 Kidz’ After School club at Farnbrough Road Junior School in Southport has been suspended. The manager who’s name remains on Fun 4 Kidz website, was arrested after police seized his computer and found hundreds of child porn… Read more »


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John Pugh Begs Council To Drop Cuts And Set Up A Taskforce

February 16th, 2015 in News

Sefton Chief Executive Urged to Trust Southport. John Pugh is writing to Sefton Chief Executive, Margaret Carney, suggesting that cuts to the Botanic Gardens be put on hold while ‘a task force’ looks into developing the potential of the iconic site. “We are entirely in Sefton’s hands here but there is the danger that the… Read more »


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Southport & District Snooker Results

February 16th, 2015 in News, Sports

By: Chris Gill Last 16 of the Frank Lodge Cup competition This week action saw a break from the League as some sixteen teams fought it out to progress to the Quarter-finals in the Frank Lodge cup competition. Two matches are to be played next week, Bretherton A v Churchtown D and Fleetwood Hesketh B… Read more »


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Craven Minor JFL Results & Fixtures Week Ending 15th February 2015

February 16th, 2015 in News, Sports

Under 11 Premier Southport FC Juniors 1-6 Trinity White Maghull Youth 1-4 Formby JSC White Under 11 Championship Trinity Blue 0-1 Crosby Stuart Hesketh Colts 1-4 Formby JSC Black S&A Blue 7-1 Formby Athletic Phoenix 1-4 Redgate Yellow Under 12 Joseph Jackson Cup Town Green 1-2 Formby JSC Rangers Trinity Blue 4-2 Mitch Green Under… Read more »


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Alleged fraudster arrested after Southport resident is tricked out of thousands

February 16th, 2015 in News

UPDATE Police have arrested a man on suspicion of fraud after a resident on Kingston Crescent, Southport was tricked out of thousands of pounds. The incident occurred on the 10th January  when at approximately 9am a man knocked at the front door of the 65-year-old victim. Dressed like a workman in blue overalls and a yellow, fluorescent jacket, the man told… Read more »


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Southport UKIP ‘hangman’ says he is hanged if he will obey the law

February 16th, 2015 in News

 UKIP ‘hangman’ says he is hanged if he will obey the law He challenges the Council to take him to court over ‘criminal acts’ on Lord Street. Southport UKIP ‘hangman’ Gordon Fergusson says that rules which stop people from cluttering the public highway are for other people, not him and his Party. The controversial the… Read more »


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Police officer injured during arrest Eastbourne Road Southport

February 15th, 2015 in News

 Police officer injured during arrest Eastbourne Road Southport Police were called to Eastbourne Road, Southport, at approximately 2:30pm on Sunday afternoon 15th February following reports of a disturbance. Officers using riot gear entered a house and removed a male. One officer injured his left arm during the arrest. The male was placed in the rear… Read more »


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VIDEO: Fire Pleasureland car park Southport

February 15th, 2015 in News

Photo/Video Credit: Shane Wright Fire Pleasureland car park Southport Fire-fighters were called to the Esplanade Southport, at 1:45pm this afternoon (Sunday 15th February 2015) following reports of a fire.  A number of bales of hay on Pleasureland car park caught fire spreading smoke across the roads making it dangerous for motorists. Fire-fighters arrived on scene within… Read more »


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Another Lord Street shop closing down ‘Molloys’

February 15th, 2015 in News

Another Lord Street shop closing down ‘Molloys’ ONE of Southport’s longest established businesses is closing its lord Street outlet. Molloys (Lord Street) is to close its doors for the final at the end of the month. Molloy’s Furnishers has been established since 1932 and has now it’s fourth generation working within the Company. Originally the… Read more »


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How NOT to pay Southport car parking charges – UKIP issue council with £500 notice

February 15th, 2015 in News

How not to pay Southport car parking charges – UKIP issue council with £500 notice Southport UKIP candidate, Gordon Ferguson, has just issued Sefton Council with a notice demanding £500 charges after being issued with a fixed penalty parking fine.   The issue is ongoing, OTS News will keep readers updated on this issue…….watch this… Read more »


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Appeal for witnesses following fatal collision on M65

February 15th, 2015 in News

OFFICERS are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a collision on the M65 last night. The incident happened at around 8.10pm on Friday 13 February on the M65 westbound, about one mile past junction 10. The black BMW car is thought to have veered into the central reservation before turning over and coming to… Read more »


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Update: Missing 12-year-old Rachel McDonald found safe and well

February 14th, 2015 in News

Rachel McDonald, 12, from Wrightington reported missing A missing 12-year-old girl was found safe and well in the Merseyside area this afternoon. Rachel Mcdonald, from Wrighington, was last seen on Friday evening at 8pm at Wigan roller skating rink on Swan Meadow Road. The alarm was raised when she failed to return home from the… Read more »


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RESULT Southport 1 Macclesfield Town 1

February 14th, 2015 in News, Sports

RESULT  Southport  1  Macclesfield Town 1 Sandgrounders played host to Macclesfield Town this afternoon in the Vanarama Conference. Danny Whitaker (Macclesfield Town) smashed home a header from the right side of the six yard box to the high centre of the net.  Richard Brodie levelled the match on 76 minutes with a right footed shot… Read more »


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VIDEO: RTC Lord Street Southport

February 14th, 2015 in News

RTC Lord Street Southport The emergency services were called to Lord Street, Southport, at approximately 1:40pm this afternoon (Saturday 14th February 2015). A Fiat and a Renault collided on Lord Street at the junction of Bold Street. Paramedics arrived on scene within minutes and treated one casualty at the roadside for neck injuries. There were… Read more »


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Save Brookdale Petition – Southport Let’s Make It Count

February 14th, 2015 in News, Uncategorized

HAVE YOU SIGNED YET? The Friends of Brookdale group are urging everyone to sign our petition to help save this essential facility. Time is rolling on and we shall be presenting the petition soon; consequently we need as many signatures as we can get ASAP. Brookdale is a special facility, based in Ainsdale, unmatched in… Read more »


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Southport residents Stay Safe From Fire As Valentine’s Day And Shrove Tuesday Approaches And Takes Place

February 14th, 2015 in News

Residents are urged to not to let their meal plans go up in smoke on Valentine’s Day and Shrove Tuesday.  When preparing a romantic meal for Valentine’s Day, on Saturday, February 14, or tossing pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, February 17, people are urged to stay safe from fires in the kitchen. Merseyside Fire & Rescue… Read more »


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Four Men Arrested In Southport As Part Of Police Crackdown Of Serious Organised Crime

February 13th, 2015 in News

Merseyside Police can confirm four men were arrested yesterday (Thursday, 12 February) in Birkdale on suspicion of drugs offences as part of an on-going operations tackling serious and organised crime in Sefton. At about 2.30pm officers executed a Misuse of Drugs Act warrants at a property in Abbey Gardens. A search of the property was… Read more »


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