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Labour battle over ‘crashed’ Eagle

Photo: Angela Eagle / Credit bbcWhile the Labour Party members nationally gear up for their controversial  leadership vote, suspended Labour Parties on Merseyside are battling...

“Rubbish Friends” Litter pickers and Southport Hoteliers Association team up to...

"Rubbish Friends" Litter pickers and Southport Hoteliers Association team up to clean up!!Southport's litter picking group "Rubbish Friends" will be out on Wednesday 3rd...

UPDATE: Cllr David Barton – Lord Street North Litter Issue Article

Rotting household rubbish spewed all over Lord street "In response to this article I would like to update people on the situation. I have received confirmation from...

HM Coastguard Southport Merseyside Fire and Rescue training on beach

Photo gallery from todays exercise HM Coastguard Southport Merseyside Fire and Rescue training on beach Today HM Coastguard Southport crew took part in a joint training exercise...

“It costs £400 for the council to replace a tree in...

"It costs £400 for the council to replace a tree in Southport" - Sefton CouncilIt appears that the high figure set by Sefton Council...

Man and two dogs rough sleeping in Southport

Man and two dogs rough sleeping in SouthportSad times - this man and his two dogs have spent another night in the rain. This...

Classic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles wanted at Birkdale Village...

Photo: Birkdale resident, Chris Walker alongside his Vintage Aston MartinClassic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles wanted at Birkdale Village Summer FayreOrganisers of the Birkdale...

Join the Tapper’s Coffee Morning to raise awareness for Sarcoma UK

Photo: Sara, Rose(mum), CatherineTapper’s Charity Coffee Morning to raise money and awareness for Sarcoma UKCatherine and Sara told OTSNews.co.uk “Please join Tapper’s on Friday 12th...

Improved Cumfybus 15A Service for Birkdale residents

Improved Cumfybus 15A Service for Birkdale residentsThis week sees improvements to the hourly 15A Cumfybus service through Birkdale, thanks to the efforts of Birkdale...

Southport’s Friends of Rotten Row Raise another Green Flag Award

Southport's Friends of Rotten Row Raise another Green Flag AwardRotten Row was very proud to raise their new Community Green Flag Award for the...

AVIS Cambridge Gardens, Southport

A.V.I.S (Abandoned Vehicle In Southport)A Citroen Berlingo has been abandoned in Cambridge Gardens, Churctown, Southport.A Cambridge Gardens resident told OTSNews.co.uk “It was left over a week...

Southport fly-tipping concern as Labour expands three-weekly bin collections

Photo: Wright Street car parkFly-tipping concern as Labour expands three-weekly bin collectionsA councillor who is concerned about the state of rubbish dumping in the...

UPDATE: Woman who died in Formby collision named

Photo: RIP- Betty JonesWoman who died in Formby collision namedThe woman who died in a road traffic collision in Formby yesterday (Friday, 22 July 2016)...

Southport Town Hall entry bollard problem resolved

Southport Town Hall entry bollard problem resolvedCllr David Barton spoke to OTSNews.co.uk this week, he said: "I can now report back that after continuing...

W.L.MG.O.C Pride of Ownership (rescheduled) 21/07/16

W.L.MG.O.C Pride of Ownership (rescheduled) 21/07/16Thursday 21st June was our club night and it should have been our Pride of Ownership where all the...

Miss Southport’s 15,000ft skiydive for beauty with a purpose

Miss Southport's 15,000ft skiydive for beauty with a purposeToday Chloe Brown (Miss Southport 2016) jumped as part of her ongoing fundraising campaign leading up...

Sefton Council guard Southport sink hole

Sefton Council guard Southport sink holeA sink hole has appeared on Virginia Street, Southport this afternoon, Sunday 17 July 2016Yet another sink hole has appeared on Virginia...

Crosby Road North, South Road – works

Crosby Road North, South Road - works Work has been ongoing for several weeks now around this junction to prepare for the delivery of the...

A Southport Cllr wins battle for ‘Lifeline’ bus stop outside doctors...

A Southport Cllr wins battle for 'Lifeline' bus stop outside doctors surgeryA councillor has persuaded transport bosses to install a vital new bus...

Outraged resident publicly shames dog poo offender who let his dog...

Photo: Foul play - Post Office Ave, Southport• Resident appalled after man lets dog foul in Southport town centre - and walks off• Guy Thomson...

Rotten Row Judging Day for North West in Bloom

Rotten Row Judging Day for North West in BloomYesterday (Tuesday 13 July) was a special day for Friends of Rotten Row as they took...

‘Perfectly Frank’ in the Marquee

‘Perfectly Frank’ in the MarqueeMusic lovers are to be treated to an evening with all the best loved Frank Sinatra Music presented by Queenscourt...
Labour are branded hypocrite tax avoiders

Leading Merseyside Labour Councillors call for Corbyn to go

Photo: Jeremy Corbyn - Credit/TelegraphLeading Merseyside Labour Councillors call for Corbyn to goJust days ago Southport Labour Party announced that they were backing Jeremy Corbyn...

Vandals attempt to kick a Southport beauty Salon’s front door through

Photo: The Beauty Box, located on the corner of St Luke's Road and Hawkshead StreetVandals attempt to kick The beauty Spot's front door throughThe daughter...

Our Chat With Southport’s Paul Howard Ahead Of The Open

Photo: Paul Howard playing his Monday practice round at Royal Troon Our Chat With Southport's Paul Howard Ahead Of The Open This week our own Paul...

Southport drink driver banned for 18 months

Photo: The scene of the accident on Scarisbrick New RoadSouthport drink driver banned for 18 monthsA Southport man who crashed his Mini Cooper into...
Hugh Southport BID

Southport BID voice strengthens with the appointment of strategic voice

Photo: Hugh EvansBID voice strengthens with the appointment of strategic voiceIn response to the changing political environment, Southport Business Improvement District has employed Hugh Evans...

Panoramic Virtual Tour of Queenscourt Hospice

Business View 4 U Ltd are proud to announce that they have recently completed a 360o Business View™ Panoramic Virtual Tour of Queenscourt Hospice. As on-going...

Birkdale Village Fayre

Photo: Birkdale resident, Chris Walker alongside his Vintage Aston Martin (2015)Birkdale Village FayreBirkdale traders are putting on their annual Summer Fayre, on Saturday 6th...

Woman hit by car on London Street, Southport

Photo: Emergency services on London Street, SouthportWoman hit by a car London Street, SouthportEmergency services were today called to London Street, Southport following a 999...