Southport drugs den closure extended by six months October 8th, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Southport drugs den closure extended by six months Merseyside Police has extended the closure order to a block of flats in Southport following a hearing at South Sefton Magistrates Court yesterday, Thursday 6 October. The extended order was granted for eight flats at 15 Talbot Street, and will now remain in place until 8 January 2017. The orders were originally applied for in July by the local Neighbourhood policing team in response to community intelligence in relation to the supply of drugs. Neighbourhood Inspector Graham Fisher said: “I am delighted that this order has been extended, which is the biggest of its kind in the North West. “We will continue to make every effort to identify and take action against premises linked to drug supply, which can have such a devastating effect on the lives of those living in the area. “I would encourage any members of the community who have any further information on drug dealing and other crime to call us via our 101 number or through Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] 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 protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!