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Coronavirus cancels southport air show in major cash blow

Southport airshow and the fireworks display have been cancelled. Due to the ongoing coronavirus (Covid-19) situation in the UK and the impact that it is...

Your NHS is here for you this Spring Bank Holiday weekend

Health leaders at NHS South Sefton and NHS Southport & Formby Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are reassuring residents that the NHS is here should...

Helping hands for health of homeless

Homeless people are being offered healthcare and support during the Coronavirus outbreak. Over a hundred and fifty homeless people across Central Lancashire have been identified...

Coronavirus Testing now available to anyone over the age of 5

The Government has now said that anyone over the age of 5 showing symptoms of Coronavirus – which now include a new continuous cough...

Car chaos as thousands break social distancing measures

Hundreds of cars have swarmed the roads around Southport beach today as thousands of people flock to the resort to enjoy the sunshine, Wednesday...

Hero Dave saves key worker’s car from muddy moss

There have been calls to knight A heroic car mechanic from Southport after rushing to the aid of a key worker stuck on Southport...

Brother & Sister Cadets Impress with Kind Deeds

Brother and sister Fire Cadets, Charlotte and Ben Reid, have both gone the extra mile doing good deeds for their Merseyside community during the...

Statement on Southport Schools re-opening

Sefton Council are suggesting this from 15th June to allow for time for appropriate risk assessment, including staff availability and to ensure tests set...

Southport M&S colleague returns to help NHS AFTER after recovering from...

After contracting Covid-19 and being hospitalised for over a week, a Southport M&S colleague and NHS volunteer Sue has made a full recovery and...

Specials work above and beyond during coronavirus pandemic

Special Constables in Merseyside have been literally working above and beyond the call of duty to play their part in the national effort to...

WARNING Thieves targeting vehicles in Southport

POLICE are aware of a number of online reports of vehicle interference and/or attempted theft of/from motor vehicles in a number of areas of...

Fees held at last year’s prices as Southport municipal golf course...

Sefton’s Municipal Golf Courses have held fees at 2019/20 levels. The announcement comes as Bootle Golf Course and Southport Golf Links prepare to re-open on...

A Brief History of Southport FC

You will probably be surprised to learn that Southport Football Club started as a rugby team. After some heavy defeats as a rugby club...

Local health leaders highlight the importance of mental wellbeing during lockdown

NHS South Sefton and NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning Groups, Sefton Council and Living Well Sefton are supporting Mental Health Awareness Week by...

Can the UKs Economy Bounce Back from Tourism Industry Decline?

According to Statista (Number of Overseas Resident Visits to the United Kingdom from 2002-2018) the number of tourists to the United Kingdom has steadily...

Warning to Cyclists – keep our outdoor spaces safe

Please be considerate of others to keep our outdoor spaces safe.  Take care when passing pedestrians, especially children, blind, partially sighted, older or disabled people,...

Call for Council to Step in and  Save Southport Theatre

Southport's Town Centre Councillors have called for the Council to step in quickly to take back full control of the Southport Theatre and Convention...

Sefton Council joins Merseyside message to stand strong on stay at...

Sefton Council, along with local authorities across Merseyside, is calling for members of the public to remain vigilant and continue to stay home as...

Care Homes Prepare for Devastating Second Wave of Corona Virus

Jonathan Cunningham MBE, Chair of the North and South Sefton Care Home Group representing over 130 care homes across Sefton and founder of the...

Southport poet pens emotional tribute to care staff after wife fights...

A Southport amateur poet has gone viral after penning an emotional poem for all keybworkers and carers during the Coronavirus outbreak Southport man Raymond Hill...

Merseyside PCC featured in new publication describing how PCCs are helping...

Some of the work of Merseyside’s Police Commissioner is featured in a new publication showing how PCCs are helping to support vulnerable people during...

Be kind to yourself during the COVID-19 pandemic

THE West Lancashire Partnership would like to remind residents of West Lancs of the importance of taking care of their mental health during the...

#ReadyWillingAble – Saving lives and supporting our communities throughout COVID-19

More than 2,000 medical prescriptions and hundreds of food parcels have been delivered to the County’s most vulnerable by Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service(MFRS)...

Advice for the public following changes to Government restrictions

Just after midnight the changes to Government restrictions in relation to Coronavirus came into effect and members of the public are now able to...

Register now for next Electric Vehicle Webinar Information Event

Sefton Council is holding a second Electric Vehicle Webinar Information Event at 2pm on Thursday 21st May in partnership with the Energy Saving Trust. If...

Businesses across Southport given boost with furlough scheme extension

Workers and businesses across Southport have been given a boost by Chancellor Rishi Sunak, who has announced the current furlough scheme would be extended...

Check your vehicle for these five things before driving

If you are using your vehicle for the first time in several weeks – while following Government advice - Highways England has an important...

Southport water worker has starring role in TV’s Sewermen show

A big pipe expert from Southport is starring in the second series of Sewermen, a fly-on-the-wall documentary celebrating the everyday heroes keeping our taps...

Time is “running out” for struggling businesses, says MP

Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson has called on the government to do more to help small businesses that haven’t yet received grants during the...

Local charity urges people to not leave items outside closed Southport...

The Salvation Army urges people to keep hold of charity shop donations during coronavirus crisis. A local church and charity is urging people to keep...