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364 Merseyside Police PCSO’s face the Axe

Merseyside Police have revealed the increased burden of cutting costs could spell the end for their 364 community support officers and the mounted division.Deputy...

Warning after teenagers become ill after smoking “Spice”

Spice normally used to describe the laboratory-created cannabis substitute.Police in the region are warning youths to avoid smoking “spice” after a number of teenagers...

The Southport British Musical Fireworks Championship 2015: Full event details

Large crowds are expected at the British Musical Fireworks Championship in Southport this weekend.The spectacular three-night event will be held at Victoria Park in...

Southport Recycling Centre – Winter hours

Sefton’s Recycling Centres are set to switch to their shorter winter opening hours. From Thursday 1 October the Centres will be open from 8.00am until...

UPDATE – Lord Street In Bloom Water Bowser Funding

Photo: Lord Street volunteersDukes Ward Councillor David Barton has secured an additional £1000 on top of the previous £500 specifically requested from the Dukes...

Southport councillor backs new call for better longer Home Care visits

Home care visits to elderly people should last for at least half an hour and focus on what they can or would like to...

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 BirtillLANCASHIRE 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 meetingSouthport 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 minutesIf 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 SouthportThis 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 BlissToday 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 removedThe 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 8.00pmMartin 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 AinsdaleA 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 BartonCllr 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 parentsParents 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...