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Sefton Council Make A Statement Regarding Southport’s Botanic Gardens

November 21st, 2014 in Featured News

A spokesman for Sefton Council said: “Following the publication of the council’s latest savings options, we are aware of rumours circulating that Botanic Gardens, in Southport, is set to close. “We would like to make it clear that this is not the case. “One of the budget options includes the possibility of closing the plant shop at Botanic… Read more »


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Tenants may decide future elections, says Generation Rent

November 12th, 2014 in News

Tenants may decide future elections, says Generation Rent Renting – not owner occupation – will be the main tenure in over 100 constituencies within the next seven years, so playing a much bigger role than ever before in determining the outcome of general elections according to campaign group Generation Rent. The organisation, which is part-funded… Read more »


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Oral health charity responds to infection reports surrounding patients facing HIV and Hepatitis tests

November 12th, 2014 in News

Oral health charity responds to infection reports The British Dental Health Foundation has today (12 November) issued the following comment in light of the case surrounding patients facing HIV and Hepatitis tests. Chief Executive of the British Dental Health Foundation, Dr Nigel Carter OBE, said: “This is very much an isolated incident. The reality is… Read more »


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Join The Adventure Join Southport Scouts

November 12th, 2014 in News

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Pure Floral Design & C’espresso (Southport) Christmas Evening Thursday 13th November 2014

November 12th, 2014 in News

Pure Floral Design & C’espresso (Southport) Christmas Evening Thursday 13th November 2014 C’espresso on Lord Street, Southport, is holding a Christmas Evening on Thursday  13th, November 2014 at 6:30pm. 122, Lord Street, Southport. All welcome! Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581359321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram… Read more »


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Elite Fighting Championships (9th) Southport November 2014 Roundup

November 12th, 2014 in News, Sports

Elite Fighting Championships (9th) Southport November 2014 Roundup Jake Barton and Didzis Musulis (Elite Southport – Phil Barton & Andy Brocklebank) were on show at the weekend at the ninth Elite Fighting Championships at the Prince Of Wales Hotel in Southport. Both fighters were victorious,  Jake got the decision after taking the first two rounds,… Read more »


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We Voted YES So You Pay

November 12th, 2014 in News

The team BID who is allegedly said to be supporting local business’s have been doing the opposite by sending DEMAND letters of £120 with a short deadline to pay. Above: Southport Bid manager Andrew Sloman spoke to OTS news earlier this month  Letters have since been sent out to businesses in Southport town Centre. One… Read more »


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90,000 children in Britain to face Christmas homeless

November 12th, 2014 in News

90,000 children in Britain to face Christmas homeless 90,000 children in Britain – the equivalent of three in every school – will spend this Christmas homeless, government figures show. With their helpline already stretched to breaking point, Shelter are launching an emergency appeal in response. The figures also show that the number of homeless families… Read more »


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SCHOOLS STRIKE FEARS

November 12th, 2014 in News

SCHOOLS STRIKE FEARS UKIP Education spokesman has voiced fears that strike action by teachers in defence of a militant union official may spread. “There has been a walkout today by members of the National Union of Teachers – which is outrageously reimbursing them – and I am concerned this action may spread to schools outside… Read more »


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E-FIT APPEAL: STREET ROBBERY – CENTRAL SQUARE, WESTWAY, MAGHULL

November 12th, 2014 in News

E-FIT APPEAL: STREET ROBBERY – CENTRAL SQUARE, WESTWAY, MAGHULL Detectives have released an e-fit of a man wanted in connection with the attempted mugging of a pensioner in Maghull earlier this week.The 78-year-old man was walking from the car park behind HSBC bank to the front entrance to pay cash in from a local church… Read more »


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23-year-old Stephanie Adcock Charged with drink and drug driving

November 12th, 2014 in News

UPDATE A 23-year-old woman has been charged with drink and drug driving and causing serious injury by dangerous driving. Stephanie Adcock, 23, Burscough is due to appear at South Sefton Magistrates court at 09:45 on Tuesday 30 December 2014. — Merseyside Police is continuing to appeal for witnesses after a serious road traffic collision in… Read more »


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Energy Project Scoops European Award

November 12th, 2014 in News

A project to make thousands of homes in Merseyside more energy efficient has been recognised for its achievements with a top European environmental award. The REECH initiative, which is managed by Sefton Council, is funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Sefton, Liverpool, St Helens, Knowsley, Halton and Wirral Councils and a number of social… Read more »


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Three arrests following Lancashire Police’s largest cocaine seizure

November 12th, 2014 in News

Three arrests following Lancashire Police’s largest cocaine seizure Update: Gerrard Gandy, 34, of Orrell Road, Wigan has been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine, possession with intent to supply cannabis and money laundering. Gareth Mawdsley, 33, of Cole Crescent, Aughton, Ormskirk has been charged with conspiracy to supply cocaine and money laundering. Kelly Carmichael, 33,… Read more »


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Huge Stage booked for the Southport Christmas lights switch on 2014 The switch on is 17:30*

November 12th, 2014 in News

Above: The same stage used at Preston’s 2013 lights switch on Southport Christmas lights switch on 2014 The 2014 Southport Christmas lights switch will take place outside The Scarisbrick Hotel, Lord Street, Southport, facing down Eastbank Street on the 22nd of November. The switch on is 17:30* Festivities start at 12 noon. The council may have… Read more »


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Ocado ditched Southport deliveries this morning

November 12th, 2014 in News

Ocado ditched Southport deliveries this Morning (Wednesday 12th November 2014) The driver of this Ocado van lost control of their delivery vehicle on Birkdale Cop and ended up in a ditch. Above: The Recovery vehicle plans how to get the van out The driver escaped without injuries. Submit News Contact us with your community, business… Read more »


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A Southport Lady Remembers Dogs this Remembrance Sunday

November 12th, 2014 in News

A Southport Lady Remembers Dogs this Remembrance Sunday Local lady Freda got in touch with OTS this week, reminding us all that animals had also died in the world wars. Freda Barker-Baskerville quotes, “My dog has been wearing a coat to which I attached about 15 poppies, for the last week or so leading up… Read more »


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St Johns Stones Presents Cork Jackets and Drill Saturday 29th November 2014

November 12th, 2014 in News, Whats On

St Johns Stones Presents Cork Jackets and Drill St Johns Stones Presents Cork Jackets and Drill Saturday 29th November 2014. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581359321 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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