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Southport vigil for Manchester attack victims

A vigil was held this evening in Southport for victims of the Manchester Arena attack. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/05/23/manchester-arena-attack-22-killed-suicide-bomber-ariana-grande/ The Southport Town Hall event was hosted by Ollie Cowan...

Kitty’s Wood: Developer’s dirty tricks to silence dissent?

What a pity it is that Sovini/One Vision Housing (OVH) persistently fails to get the vital message when dealing with the  Ainsdale community. Peaceful protesters...

General Election candidates could save childcare funding crisis

Childcare funding is a major concern across the country for many different types of providers. Nurseries, pre-schools, childminders, day nurseries, schools are all struggling...

Kitty’s Wood: Labour’s Green promises – are they enough?

Labour Parliamentary Candidate for Southport, Cllr Liz Savage, appears to be seeking new converts from the vanishing Green Party. Labour's election promises are seemingly aimed...

Radio Merseyside highlights the Kitty’s Wood fight against Sovini and Sefton...

Eco-campaigner, Cath Regan, is seen here on Radio Merseyside speaking about Ainsdale's vital Kitty’s Wood fight. https://youtu.be/LTv7spkHk0A Cath was thrown in at the deep end with...

Sovini/One Vision Housing: Hollow Promises and Corporate Social Responsibility? Updated!

Sovini/One Vision Housing’s (OVH) reckless and extremely cold-hearted attitude to the Ainsdale community and wildlife habitat has brought into question its promises and corporate...

Sefton Council’s Green Space Hypocrisy over Kitty’s Wood fiasco

Sefton Council's 'Green Space Strategy' exposed as sheer Hypocrisy Sefton Council's eco-propaganda department spin us all the line that they are working wonders to provide...

Kitty’s Wood: May Day 2017 Protest Rally in Ainsdale

Campaigners, residents and councillors gathered to shout the message loud and clear:  “One Vision, Wrong Decision…!”  https://youtu.be/mq1fVq4Q3tE The weather stayed fine as the people arrived to...

Protest Rally – 1st May – Friends of Kitty’s Wood

Friends of Kitty’s Wood Invite you to a peaceful Protest Rally of support This Bank Holiday, Monday 1st May 2017 at 2.00 pm in Ainsdale’s George...

Kitty’s Wood in George Drive, part of our ancient Southport heritage

This lovely little woodland is currently under threat from One Vision Housing (OVH) who aims to destroy it to build houses. The wood is...

Abusive Sovini/OVH driver suspended after verbal threat on Kitty’s Wood protesters

During a recent Ainsdale protest to stop One Vision Housing (OVH) from felling Kitty's Wood in George Drive, a Sovini/OVH driver became highly abusive...

Friends of Kitty’s Wood: Call out for help, after threat to...

Our protest team were involved in a nasty incident this afternoon. An abusive female driver threatened to smash/steal legally-protected nests and eggs in the George...

One Vision Housing: Another cock-up sees second woodland protest

OK, latest head’s up on the George Drive wood fight folks... Second Protest, 26 April, 2017.   https://youtu.be/WPxG8la9wFU Protesters have been in the woods since this morning....

Champion newspaper front page report on Ainsdale’s Woodland Protest

George Drive and the OVH Dragon? This community protest took part the day after St George's Day, which seems quite an appropriate time to win...

George Drive Woods Protest against One Vision Housing woodland wreckers

The day that Ainsdale said "No" to One Vision Housing (OVH) countryside wreckers... Today, our small army of protesters with councillors Lynne Thompson and Fred...

Calls for protests against OVH threat to George Drive Woods grows

It appears that Southport is 'finally' getting the message that OTS has been shouting about for months. We have uploaded an abundance of leading articles,...

Nesting birds time but OVH to Axe George Drive Woods next...

George Drive residents have received notice that One Vision Housing (OVH) are to start destroying trees next week. This appalling news has devastated residents and...

After John Pugh’s extensive political reign, what next?

Southport Tories, desperately seeking a candidate! With Southport’s prestigious political seat up for grabs, the local Tories are reported to be doing the Headless chicken...

George Drive Wood: Officials think One Vision Housing’s incoming axe job...

As the Southport community hears more about One Vision Housing’s (OVH, the Bootle-based registered social landlord) disgusting plan to axe George Drive Woods, news...

30 hours funding plan brings childcare crisis

In September 2017 the Government is bringing in the start of the 30 hours 'free childcare'. Whilst 15 hours is offered to all children the...

Endangered Red Squirrels: ‘So what’, says the Council, ‘just rip the...

Sefton Council’s charade of care for the ecosystem is clearly displayed in their revealing George Drive Report. Sefton Council’s recent outrageous decision to DESTROY GEORGE...

Southport Theatre grot – spot: definitely seen better days

Behind the main road appearance, things are not quite so wonderful. Crumbling plaster and exposed brickwork greet passers-by. Rotting columns at the Lakeside Entrance, well past...

George Drive woods threat: Sefton Eco – Champion’s disgust!

As many people in Southport now know, Ainsdale's lovely little George Drive woodland is under serious threat of destruction. Over the past 12 months or...

Sub sighting off Ainsdale beach creates concern

Local sea fisherman, Berthold Konrad, thought he’d had one too many beers this morning. While fishing on the beach with his wife Ingmar, the couple...

Bootle Committee vote in favour of appalling Ainsdale woodland destruction

Report on the disgraceful event by Cllr Haydn Preece... Tonight's Planning: Labour en mass and a Tory vote for build on George Drive/ Elizabeth Ave Cllr...

Community anger in Ainsdale at boiling point as Life or Death...

Tonight (29 March 2017) a committee in Bootle Town Hall will decide on the fate of a beautiful little woodland in Ainsdale’s George Drive. For...

George Drive: Impact on residents and loss of all trees ‘acceptable’...

Once we get past the typical authoritarian spin and the lame attempts to appease eco-campaigners and local residents the mists of doubt begin to...

Fly Tipping end of Meadow Lane, Ainsdale

Total disrespect for the environment and local community  is again evident, as more fly-tipping is discovered on land behind Meadow Lane. Furniture has been dumped...

Sefton Council: happy to ignore Local Plan policy and recommend wholesale...

The faceless ones at Sefton Council have advised further on the felling threat to valuable woodland in George Drive. They admit now that the majority...

Marina Lake Southport – crumbling walls and graffiti

Dilapidated broken walls and corroded metal railings greet visitors to the classic resort, opposite Morrison’s store. Southport’s Marine Lake has been a popular attraction since...

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