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Children’s centre campaigners warn local politicians against “muddying the waters”

Parents worried by proposals to change children's service provision in Sefton have appealed for a spirit of "cooperation not criticism" to resolve the issue. The...

Woodvale is a waste of cash says RAF expert

Experts have claimed that RAF Woodvale is nothing more than a waste of money, despite the strip being a well used light aircraft centre. In...

Hate crime victim speaks out thanks to police support

A victim of hate crime has teamed up with Merseyside Police to urge others not to suffer in silence. In a film produced to mark...

Police called to Eastbank Street disturbance

Police were rushed to Eastbank Street this afternoon after a fight spilled out onto the street. Two men who were reported to be clearly intoxicated...

Council put on nighttime park fun to distract teens on Mischief...

The hugely popular Sefton Sporting Lights is returning later this month to give youngsters the chance to enjoy a host of free and fun...

Sea wall littered with laughing gas and drug needles

The sea wall is the latest place where young drug users are getting high. Readers have sent complaints in to OTS News this morning to...

Health and wellbeing event to help those affected by cancer

Southport Macmillan Cancer Information and Support Centre will be holding its last ‘Health and Wellbeing event’ of the year on Thursday 9th November and...

McDonalds staff get fancy for charity

A team from McDonalds Southport are daring to dream for charity by spending their entire weekend shift fundraising in fancy dress . Crew member Oliver...

PREVIEW | Southport V Gainsborough Trinity

Kevin Davies’ stint as Southport manager begins with the visit of Gainsborough Trinity this today. The former England striker will be hoping to lead his...

Police reveal special card for autistic people in Southport

Merseyside Police and Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service (MFRS) have collaborated with the Cheshire Autism Practical Support (ChAPS) and Autism Together charities to launch...

Cllr demands help for shops blighted by Lord Street resurfacing

A councillor at the forefront of work to improve Southport town centre has called for more to be done to help shops which have...

Stay safely dressed this Halloween

Stay safely dressed this Halloween Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service is urging families to think safe this Halloween and be alert to the fire risks...

Voyeurism cop jailed at Crown Court

A FORMER police officer has today (Friday, October 20) been jailed for three years after he was convicted of voyeurism. Jayson Lobo, 48, of Woodfold...

£15 BILLION Road plan to ease congestion in Southport

Highways England has today updated its £15 billion road improvement programme to reduce the impact of roadworks on motorists and minimise congestion while improvements...

Lifeboat needs more life saving volunteers 

An appeal has been issued by the Southport Offshore Rescue Trust for more volunteers to sign up to be local life savers A recruitment evening...

Southport lawyer’s call to protect pensioners from fraud

A Southport solicitor has joined the fight by protective organisation Solicitors for the Elderly against proposals to fully digitise the ‘lasting power of attorney’...

Scooter gang in phone snatch and grab around Bedford Park

Scooter riders are snatching mobiles out of the hands of unsuspecting victims around Bedford Park The crime ridden area is no stranger to theft and...

Lotto chiefs invest over £20 million into resort

The National Lottery has invested more than £25m in Southport projects in the twenty years since the first draw in November 1994. In the past...

Lancashire Care wins College of Mental Health Pharmacy Award

Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Pharmacy Team won the oral presentation award for their newly developed Virtual Learning Environment (VLE), at the international College...

Round Table promise to light up resort skies

Southport Hesketh Round Table's charity fireworks and family bonfire returns next month and promises to wow audiences across town. The team of volunteers responsible for...

Southport Hospital holds memorial service to remember loved ones

Hospital holds memorial service to remember loved ones. Southport and Ormskirk hospitals are holding a memorial service next month for anyone wishing to remember a...

Health chiefs want you to get the jab done and protect...

NHS chiefs are urging Sefton residents who are eligible for the flu jab to make sure that they are protected. Leading health figures from Sefton...

Anti fireworks campaigners call for public ban on bangers

Residents fed–up of being subjected to a constant barrage of noise from fireworks have turned to a ‘fireworks abatement’ petition in a bid to...

BID promise spooktacular Halloween festival 

Southport’s annual Halloween festival is back and things are set to get spooky. There are some hauntingly good things to see and do and...

Get ‘on yer bike’ for a Sefton Cycle Chat

Cyclists are being encouraged to attend the next Sefton Cycle Chat at the MeCycle Café on Station Road, Ainsdale. The evening session, on Tuesday November...

Missing from home appeal for Michael Smith

Police are appealing for help to find Micheal Smith who has vanished from his home. He was last seen in the litherland area last night...

Gypsy travellers invade KGV car park 

 A gang of Travellers have set up camp in the KGV college in Southport overnight (Thursday 19 October) Although faster and more effective enforcement powers...

Ex forces volunteers help clean up lake

Local ex forces volunteers from Southport and West Lancashire are volunteering in an environmental project to upgrade Abbey Lakes. West Lancashire Borough Council’s Parks and Countryside...

Council promise family centre consultation is NOT about closures

A spokesman for Sefton Council has today told OTS News that the consultation over family centres is not about closures. They are hoping as many...

Hugely popular KidsFest returns to the Atkinson

This October half term the annual family fun fueled festival returns and is bigger and better than ever before! Monstersaurus launches the 2017 Atkinson KidsFest on Saturday...

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