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Man arrested in Southport town centre for knuckleduster possession

A 52 year old man has been arrested for possession of an offensive weapon following an incident on Lord Street, Southport yesterday afternoon (6th...

Council clarify covid test centre location

Sefton Council have moved to clarify the location of the Covid-19 test centre at the Town Hall, after several reports celebrated a change of...

LIST | 97 Southport restaurants in Government’s 50% off scheme

97 Southport businesses have signed up to the Government's 'Eat Out to Help Out' scheme.You can use the Eat Out to Help Out Scheme...

Busy day at the Beach sees searches for TWELVE missing children

Lifeboat crews were involved in different searches for 12 missing children on a busy Friday at Ainsdale Beach.Crowds flocked to the seaside on the...

North West Film Archive seek lockdown life videos for historical preservation

The North West Film Archive is asking the public to submit videos of their experience of the Covid-19 pandemic to preserve for future generations.The...

Birkdale Park Nursing Home halts visiting amid ‘second wave’ concerns

Birkdale Park Nursing Home has temporarily halted visiting amid concerns of a second wave of Coronavirus, after areas of Greater Manchester had additional lockdown...

VIDEO | Paramotor pilot in dangerous Pier landing stunt

A paramotor pilot has completed a dangerous landing stunt by Southport Pier.Video shows the pilot fly close to ground level along the sea wall,...

Broken down train causing Merseyrail disruption

A broken down train on the Merseyrail network is causing major disruption on the Northern Line this morning.Services from Southport to Hunts Cross are...

Southport FC to resume competitive fixtures on October 3rd

Southport FC will return to competitive fixtures on Saturday, October 3rd.The Sandgrounder's first competitive fixture will be in the Emirates FA Cup Second Qualifying...

Family go into panic mode after accidentally locking baby in car

A family on a day out in sunny Southport got the fright of their lives today after their baby became trapped in their locked...
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Yobs batter Botanic swans in horrific stone attack

Sefton Police have confirmed they have attended an incident this evening where it was found youths were attacking swans with stones in Botanic Gardens.Sefton...

Man lucky to be alive after being struck by car

A man is lucky to be alive this morning after being struck by a car on Lord Street in the early hours.Emergency services attended...
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Sangrounders announce first friendlies ahead of 2020/21 season

Southport FC have announced they will play two pre-season friendlies away at Witton Albion and Nantwich Town.The Sandgrounders will play Witton Albion on Tuesday...
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Southport MP votes against NHS protections in future trade deals

Damien Moore joined with the Conservative Party in Parliament on Monday night in voting against measures that would protect the NHS in future trade...
Southport 24 Hour A&E unit marked for closure

Patients evacuated at Southport Hospital overnight as fire crews investigate smoke...

A number of patients were evacuated from treatment areas at Southport Hospital last night, as fire crews were called to investigate smoke coming from...

Merseyside Rotary Clubs to host Virtual Variety Show this Friday

This Friday, June 24th at 7.00pm, the Merseyside Rotary Clubs situated North of the Mersey are holding a Virtual Variety Show to raise vital...

Coronavirus conspiracy graffiti appears on Southport Coastal Road

Dangerous anti-mask campaigners have daubed potentially life-threatening graffiti on a busy main road in Southport.The sign which usually boasts a tourism promotion has been...

Donations fund launched for local boy with rare form of Leukaemia

Thousands of pounds has already been raised for a young Southport boy suffering from a rare form of Leukaemia.Lewis Wright has recently been diagnosed...

Freshfield level crossing closure causes long diversions

A busy level crossing outside Freshfield station will be closed this week causing a lengthy diversion and traffic issues.Network Rail are conducting "improvement work"...

Southport ranked just 73rd best seaside town in UK by Which?...

An annual ranking of seaside towns published by consumer choice company Which? has named Southport just the 73rd best seaside town in the UK.More...

Holiday makers left devastated by Coronavirus cancellation furious at failed travel...

A high street travel agent is being accused of abandoning holidaymakers left without a holiday or cash from the Coronavirus.Heartbroken holidaymakers who were left...

State of the art venue planned to replace Southport Theatre

Sefton Council has today (17 July 2020) released plans outlining its ambitious vision for a brand new world-class theatre and conference centre on Southport...

Southport Pier closed after lorry smash

Southport Pier is currently closed from the seafront gates, after a lorry driver misjudged the height of his vehicle, crashing into the structure.The pier...
Southport 24 Hour A&E unit marked for closure

Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust records 150th coronavirus death

Thursday's NHS coronavirus update has confirmed there have now been 150 deaths caused by Covid-19 at Southport & Ormskirk NHS Trust.There were no recorded...

Lord St Pizza Express at risk as parent company approaches insolvency

A popular pizzeria in Southport is in danger of being closed for good.National chain Pizza Express is to close at least 75 of its...

Sefton Council seek ideas to improve accessibility for pedestrians and cyclists

Sefton Council are asking from ideas from residents on how to improve access for cyclists and pedestrians as part of their Sefton Liveable Streets...
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Parents plead with Council to reopen resort playgrounds

Parents across Southport are calling on Sefton Council to reopen to the town's playgrounds.Playgrounds were shut due to the Covid-19 pandemic but Government guidelines...

Southport shoppers must wear masks from 24th July

The government is set to confirm that face coverings are to become mandatory in shops and supermarkets from 24th July.But Environment Secretary George Eustice...

Labour councillor calls on town MP to oppose scrapping free TV...

Councillor Sean Halsall has written to Southport MP Damien Moore, calling on him to oppose plans to scrap free licence fees for over 75s.Cllr...

Queenscourt Hospice shop on Chapel Street reopens today

Queenscourt Hospice's charity shop reopens today (Tuesday 14 July).Queenscourt Hospice said: Tomorrow will see the reopening of our retail shop in Chapel Street, Southport,...