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Illegal Bengali man in Southport Hospital after falling during attempted escape

July 1st, 2016 in Featured News

Photo: Immigration officers – Southport Hospital (8pm) Illegal Bengali man in Southport Hospital after falling during attempted escape An illegal immigrant working the Bengal lounge, Union Street, Southport has been left requiring surgery after falling from a roof whilst trying to escape officers during a pre planned immigration raid (Thursday 30 June). A Bengali man fell from a roof… Read more »


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Planned roadworks in the North West – Monday 20 to 26 June 2016

June 18th, 2016 in News

Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 20 to Sunday 26 June 2016 The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 17 June, and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is… Read more »


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A Southport Councillor wants to work with Businesses & Residents

June 17th, 2016 in News

A Southport Councillor wants to work with Businesses & Residents Cllr David Barton said: “Having worked closely with various departments at Sefton Council since my time on the Authority I have sought multiple options on how best to restore this property for the benefit of the local community and the business owners. I attended a… Read more »


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Judge jails Southport Mum for 3 years after biting woman’s ear

June 17th, 2016 in News

Photo: Samantha Hayes Judge jails Southport Mum for 3 years after biting woman’s ear Liverpool Crown court heard how the incident took place at Birkdale Labour Club on July 10 last year, which saw Samantha Hayes bite 51-year-old Jacqueline Campion’s ear at a darts tournament, Friday 17 June 2016. Samantha Hayes’s fight was caught on CCTV during… Read more »


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Southport Crown Bowling Federation start national league on a high

June 17th, 2016 in News

Southport Crown Bowling Federation celebrated a spectacular start to the season after winning their first ever game in the Federation National League and successfully securing kit sponsorship.  The first league game was played at home against Airedale. Southport came out on top, successfully winning 10 games to 2 at home and just losing the away… Read more »


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Eat Elite Southport – Professional Nutrition

June 17th, 2016 in News

Photo: Kieran – Eat Elite Eat Elite Southport – Professional Nutrition At a couple of years old and with a new café recently opened, Eat Elite is­ now a well-established healthy meal delivery service. Founded by Sports Scientist and Advanced Nutritionist Kieran Congdon, Eat Elite focuses on providing high-level personalised meals. Whether your goal is to lose fat, gain… Read more »


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Lady crashes through wall in B&M Bargains Carpark Southport

June 17th, 2016 in News

Photo: RTC B&M car park Lady crashes through wall in B&M Bargains Carpark Southport A Suzuki crashed though a wall in the carpark of B&M Bargains, Southport Friday 17 June 2016. The driver of this Suzuki had a lucky escape this morning after she lost control of her Suzuki and smashed through the wall of B & M… Read more »


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Cats: a serious danger to wildlife and our children- UPDATED!

June 17th, 2016 in News

Dangerously irresponsible letters and articles recently appearing in the Southport press concerning cats need addressing. Above: blackbird chicks pulled out of their nests, killed and left to rot by uncontrolled pet cats. In many places today cats have become over-bred and over-fed mini predators, roaming free in our gardens to bring utter carnage to birdlife,… Read more »


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Early Summer Offers at Wallpaper Johns

June 17th, 2016 in Deals, News

As well as other great offers Wallpaper John is now a stockist of Roberto Cavalli Wallpaper Washable, Scrubbable diamond matte emulsion in over 30 colours available for only £17.50 per 5 litres. Call 01704 537807  Wall Paper John has many more offers! The Facebook page always keeps you up to date  https://www.facebook.com/wallpaper.john.1?sk=reviews Address: 25-27 Forest… Read more »


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Miss Southport 2016 set for 15,000ft skydive for children’s charity

June 17th, 2016 in News

Photo: Miss Southport 2016 / Photo credit Yaffe Photography Miss Southport 2016 set for 15,000ft skydive for children’s charity In July, Miss Southport 2016 will jumping from a plane at 15,000ft to raise money for Variety the children’s charity. Chloe told OTSNews.co.uk “My charity skydive is being done with the Black Knights who are based in Lancashire on… Read more »


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Suffragette (12a) Friday 24 June 2016 at the Atkinson

June 17th, 2016 in News, Whats On

A British drama, set in 1912 and 1913, that tells the story of the suffragette movement with a cast including Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Romola Garai, Anne-Marie Duff, Adam Nagaitis, Samuel West, Geoff Bell. Running Time: 104 minutes     Get Involved We are also looking to hear… Read more »


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The Great North Run 2016 – Will you put on your running shoes for Queenscourt?

June 17th, 2016 in News

The Great North Run 2016 – Will you put on your running shoes for Queenscourt? Whether you’re quicker than Mo Farrah on the track or at the beginning of your fitness journey with a will to challenge your body to the limit and achieve something amazing – The Bupa Great North Run may be the… Read more »


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Appeal For Information – Racially Aggravated Assault

June 17th, 2016 in News

Detectives in Sefton are appealing for information following a race hate incident in Bootle on Saturday, June 11. Emergency services were called just before 11pm, when a 24-year-old man was walking with friends through South Park. He was racially verbally abused and assaulted by a large number of youths on the pathway near to Hawthorne… Read more »


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Southport’s Matthew Baldwin underway at USGA Open

June 17th, 2016 in News, Sports

Southport’s Matthew Baldwin in the mix at USGA Open Oakmont Country Club bared its teeth as the leaderboard closed up on a weather-interrupted first day of the US Open. Southport‘s Matthew Baldwin who plays out of Royal Birkdale is on +3 after completing 17 holes of round one. Lee slattery, being an afternoon starter has yet… Read more »


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Police storm Ramada Southport after wedding brawl

June 17th, 2016 in News

Police storm Ramada storm hotel Southport (1.10am) UPDATE Serious police incident at the Ramada Hotel, Southport, Friday 17 June 2016. Merseyside Police can confirm that we attended reports of disorder at a Southport hotel in the early hours of this morning, Friday 17 June. At around 12:05am, a call was received that a group of… Read more »


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Downpours cause flash flooding under Southport Pier

June 16th, 2016 in News

Photo: Downpours cause flash flooding under Southport Pier Downpours this evening have caused flash flooding in Southport this evening, Thursday 16 June 2016. The flooding has now retrieved on the Coastal road but was causing huge disruption earlier this evening. Adam Wood said: “Can you tell the people of Southport not to drive on the coast… Read more »


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Sefton crack the whip – Southport BID and STBN at loggerheads

June 16th, 2016 in News

Sefton crack the whip – Southport BID and STBN at loggerheads Yet Another task force will be launched in Southport to help boost tourism in the town – and end ‘conflict and confusion’ among traders and business leaders. The move by Sefton Council was brought into place after Local Authority bosses discovered that there was… Read more »


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Public EU referendum debate in Southport tonight

June 16th, 2016 in News, Whats On

EU referendum debate There is a pubic debate on the referendum TONIGHT (16th) at the MOUNT PLEASANT hotel, Manchester Road Southport at 7pm. There will be speakers for both sides and time for general comment. This is convened by Southport Philosophy in Pubs which is a non-partisan organisation promoting public engagement. £2 contribution to room… Read more »


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