Police speed trap Waterloo Road, Southport April 19th, 2017 webteam Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Waterloo Road, 12;30pm Watch out for 24 hours of speed checks on these roads as part of European wide operation. Police set up roadside speed traps in Southport today (Thursday 19 April) following complaints from local residents about speeding motorists. Merseyside Police officers will be joining colleagues across Europe in carrying out speed checks on Wednesday (April 19). The ‘Speed Enforcement Marathon’ initiative will run for 24-hours across Europe and officers in Merseyside will be focusing on areas in Merseyside voted for by members of the public through Twitter. This week’s action forms part of a week-long speed enforcement operation led by TISPOL, the European Traffic Police network. The areas which have been chosen are as follows: Sefton Area Brooms Cross Road in Thornton, Stanley Road in Bootle, Dunningsbridge Road in Netherton (Copy Lane to Switch Island), and Ravenmeols Lane in Formby. Liverpool Area Queens Drive, Breck Road, Walton Hall Avenue, Menlove Avenue, East Prescot Road, Woolton Road, Muirhead Avenue East, Rathbone Road, The Strand, Church Road (Wavertree) St Helens / Knowsley Area Longview Drive (Huyton), Higher Road, Marshall’s Cross Road, Rainford By Pass, Jackson Street, Roby Road, Dunriding Lane, Scholes Lane, Standish Street, Bleak Hill Road. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to email@example.com – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!