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Operation Beachsafe success on Sefton’s coast

Incidents of anti-social behaviour reduced along Sefton’s coastline during Operation Beachsafe this year.   Crime also remained low along Sefton’s coastal areas during the campaign, which...

Southport golfers ensure Lancashire won the English Men’s County Championship

by David Birtill LANCASHIRE won their 12th English Men’s County Championship when they came through an intensely close final day at Wychwood Park, Cheshire. They edged...

Call for honesty in Southport’s Atkinson Centre ticket pricing

A councillor has called for greater honesty in pricing of tickets at Southport's Atkinson Centre. Lib Dem Councillor Tony Dawson has taken up with the...

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital board meeting – Public welcome

Public welcome at Trust board meeting Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust will hold its next board meeting on Wednesday 7th October at 9am. The meeting will...

Supermoon lunar eclipse: What time can I see the moon turn...

The rare eclipse will begin in the UK at around 1.10am on Monday and will last for around 71 minutes If you stay up late...

Abbeyfield’s Macmillan Cake Stall

Abbeyfield’s cake stall to raise money for Macmillan Cancer Support. Yesterday (Saturday 26th September) Abbeyfield Society on Scarisbrick New Road had a stall of cakes...

Parents urged to take care at Central 12 Southport

Photo: Potentially dangerous trolley bays, Central 12 Southport This afternoon shoppers at Asda in Southport we perturbed to see a damaged trolley bay frame that...

Delays on the rail expected today – Planned Engineering & Improvement...

From Monday 17 August until further notice the small car park at Freshfield station on the Southport bound platform will be closed. This is...

Southport Councillor secures an additional £2,700 for the Lord Street replacement...

Photo: Local Councillors Barton and Bliss  Today OTS news spoke with Councillor David Barton about what has been happening within the Dukes ward recently, he...

The first Alzheimer’s Awareness Night at The Metro Southport a huge...

Report by Adam Gillett - waiter at The Metro. Now and again you read a story in the paper that makes you smile, well this...

UPDATE: Councillors voted for nine new 20mph zones for Southport

Councillors voted to to create nine new 20mph zones across Southport, at the Area Committee at Southport Town Hall, Wednesday 24 September. The areas getting the...

Update: Graffiti removed from under Southport Pier

Photo: Sea wall Graffiti removed  The graffiti that was sprayed on the sea wall prior to the Southport Air show was today removed, Wednesday 23...

PETER KAY SAYS LAUGH OUT LOUD COMEDY CLUB’S HEADLINER IS “EXTREMELY...

Starring:Martin Mor, Joe Bor, Brennan Reece, Tony Carroll, Damion Larkin (MC)  PETER KAY SAYS LAUGH OUT LOUD COMEDY CLUB 'S HEADLINER IS “EXTREMELY FUNNY” Saturday 3 October 2015 8.00pm Martin Mor...

Queenscourt Hospice helps John Pugh

John Pugh speaking in the Assisted Dying debate in the Commons where he spoke and voted against the bill praised Southport’s Queenscourt Hospice for their advice...

Plastic Tory?

Cllr Terry Jones: true to his Conservative Party or not? OTS recently highlighted the crude, unprofessional, conduct coming from the Woodvale WACA charity via...

Take Time To Sweep The Chimney

People across Southport are being urged to ensure their chimneys are swept before the autumn. Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service advising residents to ensure chimneys...

Only order what you need – don’t waste your medicines

A campaign aimed at reducing unnecessary medicines waste has been launched by health commissioners in Sefton. NHS Southport and Formby CCG and NHS South Sefton...

Peatbog Faeries playing in Southport (24 October)

The Atkinson – Theatre, Saturday 24 October 2015 at 7:30 pm. £18 / £16 concessions plus booking fee. Booking fee is £1 per ticket online/phone &...

Planes flying at Southport Air Show 2015

The last EVER flypast with the Vulcan and the Royal Air Force Aerobatic Team, the Red Arrows! As this is the last display season for...

Sun dog witnessed over Ainsdale

On 16 September 2015 a very prominent phenomenon called a sun dog appeared in the early morning over Ainsdale A sun dog or sundog (also...

WACA charity – still unapologetic over new Chair’s filthy Facebook post

OTS News recently (and fairly) highlighted the Woodvale Charity and a controversial post on Facebook by the new Chair, Alison Marshall https://www.otsnews.co.uk/waca-are-funders-happy/ Naturally, as a...

Cllr David Barton – Refuse collections Portland Street

Photo: Cllr David Barton Cllr David Barton said: "As soon as this was brought to my attention I contacted the relevant department immediately. "I am pleased...

Asian man approached year 6 child in Ainsdale (Southport)

Safeguarding text, Southport parents Parents at St. Teresa's Catholic Infant & Nursery School, Everton Road, Birkdale, Southport have today recieved the above waning text, Monday 14 September 2105.   Submit News Contact...

Sefton Council launch walking football sessions for over 50s

Sefton Council are aiming to get over 50s back into sport with the launch of walking football. In partnership with Active Soccer Maghull and the Friends of...

Why Southport MP voted against Assisted Dying Bill

Southport MP John Pugh has spoken about why he voted against the Assisted Dying Bill in the House of Commons. The Liberal Democrat politician, who...

Police ‘increasingly concerned’ for missing teenager who may be in Southport

Missing from home: Samantha Nutt Merseyside Police is renewing its appeal for the public's help in tracing a 16 year-old girl who has gone missing. Samantha...

WACA: ARE FUNDERS HAPPY?

OTS News boldly highlighted the basic ineptitude of a so-called gardening project that was organised on Sandbrook Way (as a publicity stunt) by  Ainsdale’s,...

Charity car wash at Southport fire station (Sat 12th Sept 11am...

Photo: Charity Car Wash, Southport The car wash is for the national Fire fighters charity. We are the UK's leading provider of services that enhance quality...

Pink-footed geese return to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

The first 22 Pink-footed geese have arrived at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre after a long flight from Iceland, heralding the start of Autumn.   Lancashire,...

Scarisbrick Hall Student Richard Michell Selected to Fence In Bonn for...

British Cadet Fencing Team Selection Date: 11/09/2015 Richard Michell Selected to Fence In Bonn for the British Cadet Team Today, epee fencer Richard Michell, a sixth...