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Society’s poorest: Knives out against PM’s callousness

Reports are coming in that a Tory revolt is now threatening Prime Minister Boris Johnson with defeat over his divisive plans to cut up...

Angling Ban lifted

The Government has finally listened to good reason and removed the controversial prohibition on UK angling.Latest update below from the Angling Trust...Covid-19Statement from the...

Community help – or blatant political engineering?

In good faith, OTS News recently ran a story in which Southport's Tory MP, Damien Moore, was seen promoting Ainsdale businesses.However, it was later...

Don’t forget the birds this winter

With the arrival of lower temperatures, along with the potential for snow and heavy winds, the birds can have difficulty finding food. In the...

Sea creature comes in with the Ainsdale high tide – Updated!

This morning, parts of an unidentified creature were washed up by the high tide at Ainsdale.The remains were about 4 to 5 feet in...

Santa Arrives in Ainsdale

Southport Hesketh Round Table made sure that Santa’s sleigh travelled through the streets this evening, much to the delight of local children.The festive sleigh...

Grey phalarope sighting gets twitchers flocking to Marshide

Phalaropes have an unusual way of feeding. They spin around and around in the water to bring small creatures to the surface, picking up...

In Pictures: Rainbows with the high tide at Southport

Sightseers and cyclists at the pier today were treated to an energetic high tide, along with vibrant rainbows over the Irish Sea. 

Empty Plates Protest mounted against Southport’s MP Damien Moore

Masked public protestors sent a message of dissatisfaction to Southport’s Tory MP, Damien Moore, today. The small group left plates with messages written on...

Southport Coin Dealer raises thousands for Autism

Southport coin expert, David Regan, has raised £3,153.35 for Autism Initiatives, Southport.David said:“Thanks to all my lovely customers I was able this week to...

In Pictures: Flooding around Ainsdale

Flood warnings covering various regions across the UK proved accurate and parts of Southport had a moderate amount of rain. The following images were...

Filming on Ainsdale Beach Today

A film crew and cast were in action today on the beach at Ainsdale.Although not confirmed yet, it is believed by some that this...

Chinook helicopters training at RAF Woodvale today – UPDATED!

Chinook helicopters from RAF Benson are currently operating at RAF Woodvale.Essential training for crews has been scheduled from 6-11 September 2020 during exercise Kukri...

In Pictures: Craft Fair at Dobbies Garden Centre

The scene today within the Craft Fair marquee at Dobbies in Kew.At least the weather stayed fine, as the day continued...Morehttps://www.ukcraftfairs.com/craft-events/22135/artisan-craft-and-gift-fairhttps://www.otsnews.co.uk/pictures-southport-flower-show-2019/https://www.otsnews.co.uk/pre-school-childcare-community-links/https://www.otsnews.co.uk/new-soft-play-area-opens-dobbies-garden-centre-southport/   

‘THANK U NHS’ Spitfire over Southport Hospital today

The iconic WW2 aircraft was seen today flying briefly over Southport & Formby General HospitalAbove: a long range shot of the Spitfire in action...

Mum’s Plea: Have you seen Lenny the Lion?

A Southport mum is appealing for her daughter’s favourite toy lion to be found and returned to her.Lenny the lion was lost yesterday around...

So, the tide never comes in at Southport – really?

Some like to say... "The tide never comes in at Southport". How wrong they are. It has been a standing joke for decades when disappointed...

In Pictures: Southport Pier & Seafront through the seasons

From blazing sunsets to icy storms - Southport Pier has seen it all...A Lancaster Bomber flying over Southport Pier at a previous air show...Nightfall...

Spectacular Lightning Storms Across UK

Lightning was experienced across the UK last night after 50,000 strikes were reported to have occurred in 24 hours – with more thunderstorms predicted...

Irresponsible beach visitors continue to bring problems

Sefton’s councillors recently expressed their disappointment at selfish individuals leaving heaps of garbage behind on our beaches and local sand dunes.Disposable barbecues and broken...

Southport family threatened with “Legal Action” by Tory leader – OTS...

AINSDALE RESIDENTS, THE REGAN FAMILY, THREATENED WITH “LEGAL ACTION” BY ANXIOUS TORY CHIEF, CLLR TERRY JONES***(Now updated on 8 April 2014 with Regan family...

In Pictures: Fast and Furious arrives – by the Pier

A well attended car event took place this evening on the sea front.Crowds of car enthusiasts flocked to the meeting tonight to watch high-speed...

Ex Nursery owner Cath Regan, attacks the PM over childcare

Cath said…“Since selling Pine Pixies Pre-School in November of 2018, I have closely followed the problems facing childcare settings especially since the lockdown. Hundreds...

Feeding your garden birds

We often hear people saying that birds don’t need feeding in summer. Ornithological experts however tell us that this claim is wrong. They advise:‘In...

In Pictures: BLM Protest at Southport Town Hall

Black Lives Matter (BLM) demonstrators packed together in force outside Southport Town Hall this afternoon.Various speakers kept the crowd cheering.Regardless of Southport Tory MP...

Updated: Parking Pandemonium at Ainsdale Beach

The warm weather encouraged motorists to visit Ainsdale today. However, many drivers were turned away due to lack of parking space.Frustrated drivers parked on...

Captain Tom Moore (now Honorary Colonel) – Thank You

Today, a tribute to the Second World War veteran Captain Tom Moore, who has raised many millions of pounds for the NHS, took place.Captain...

In Pictures: UK Hot Cars today

Today, a wide assortment of vehicles converged at the Marine Lake Cafe in Southport for the UK Hot Cars monthly meeting.Southport lads, Jason Regan...

High tides as Storm Ciara makes way for Storm Dennis

In the aftermath of Storm Ciara, Britain is bracing for more bad weather this weekend, with forecasters warning that Storm Dennis could hammer the...

In pictures: High tide at Southport

Chilly winds kept some people away from the seafront today, as the high tide rolled in.Lovely brisk weather to get out and about in.More...https://www.otsnews.co.uk/storm-barbara-hits-southport/Pat...
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