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Merseyside Police are investigating following a burglary at Pets at Home in Southport last night, Monday 22nd February.Police were contacted at 8.50pm following reports that four males had forced entry to the store on Marine Parade and carried out an untidy search.They also entered the Vets4Pets business within the store and stole a quantity of cash and veterinary drugs...
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Officers searching for a missing man have sadly found a body.Ormskirk and Rural West Lancs Police said:“In the early hours of this morning (Tuesday, February 23rd), Lee Sims, 45, was sadly found in a wooded area in Scarisbrick.“His death is not believed to be suspicious and his family have been notified."A file will be passed to HM Coroner.“We put...
A heroic police officer had been assaulted after they tried to break up an illegal late night gathering at a Liverpool music studio.Two men from Southport have been arrested over the assault. They were also held over alleged drug related offencesPolice issued a number of £800 fixed penalty notices after officers were called to reports of a gathering...
The surge testing operation to understand the spread of a South African variant of Covid-19 in Southport has now been completed.Door-to-door testing in Dukes and Cambridge wards was paused over the weekend, and today (Monday 22/02/21) Sefton Council have received confirmation that no further testing will be carried out at the mobile testing unit at the Southport Theatre and...
Three police units, including an undercover patrol, are currently standing guard at the Scarisbrick Hotel in Southport following a serious incident.Officers arrived on scene at the Lord Street based hotel just after 10am this morning. A squad car, police van and an unmarked unit from Merseyside Police all attended the scene.The hotel remains closed to the public after shutting...
Police have responded swiftly to the scene of a two car smash in Churchtown village this afternoon after a utility truck collided with another car.Three police units responded to the scene on the junction of Marshside Road and Cambridge Road just before 2pm this afternoon.It’s understood the front of the Ford utility truck smashed into the side of a...
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It has today been announced that care home residents will be able to be visited indoors by a single named individual from the 8th March as part of the Prime Minister's roadmap to ease lockdown restrictions.The scheme will allow a single visitor to hold hands indoors with their relative or contact in a care home, and make repeat visits...
Southport FC have confirmed that Head of Operations James Tedford has departed the club for a role at Chelsea Women.The club said: "We can today confirm that our Secretary and Head of Operations James Tedford is moving on to pastures new, having taken up an opportunity of a role with the Chelsea Women’s Football Team."James has been with...
Sefton Police have introduced a Dispersal Zone in Formby today, Friday, 19 February, following recent reports of anti-social behaviour.The order runs from 4pm today until 15:59pm on Sunday, 21 February and officers will be in the area to provide a visible presence and deal with any incidents.The Dispersal Zone covers the area bounded in the map and includes Raven...
The surge testing operation across the Cambridge and Dukes wards of Southport will continue this weekend at the dedicated Mobile Testing Unit at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre, with doorstep testing to be paused.Thousands of kits have been delivered to homes across the two ward areas, by Council and partner agency teams alongside volunteers, with door-to-door testing now stopping...
Local bride-to-be Wendy Patrick’s wedding dream has turned into a nightmare following the collapse of the Royal Clifton Hotel.Wendy met her now fiancé Brian Heron back in 2013 on holiday in Benidorm and knew from the start that she had met the man she wanted to spend the rest of her life with. “It was the first time in...
Clubs in the National League North and South have voted to declare the 2020/21 season null and void.Clubs had been asked to vote on four different resolutions to decide how the season should conclude.National League North clubs voted 15-7 in favour of ending the season. The National League South voted to continue 12-9, but totalled with the National League...
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Southport Conservatives and Liberal Democrats go to war over handling of Southport cycle lane scheme Tories accused Lib Dems of pushing for additional Birkdale lanes, which Lib Dems deny Council says lack of consultation was down to Conservative government timeframes Debate heats up ahead of Councillor elections in MayDamien Moore has called on the Government to prevent the...
Police are appealing for information following an attempted business burglary in Southport last night, Tuesday 16 February.At around 9.20pm, officers were called to Screwfix in Old Hall Farm Business Park on Crowland St to reports of alarms being activated. It is initially believed that males attempted to gain access but were spooked by the alarm and made off empty...
The surge testing operation to understand the spread of a South African variant of Covid-19 in Norwood Ward, Southport has now been completed.Testing continues in Dukes and Cambridge wards.Door to door delivery of home testing kits has stopped, and the Mobile Test Unit at the former Kew Park and Ride will close at 6.30pm on Wednesday, February 17.Initial...
Police have swooped to detain a suspected shoplifter in dramatic fashion in Southport town centre today.The suspect reportedly spat and swore at officers as at least six police tackled the male to the ground.The arrest followed reports he had taken a number of items from the B&M bargains store on Lord Street.The suspect was so agitated officers had to...
Commuters in Southport are facing motoring misery again after another stretch of coast road was shut, a closure set to last for three months.Works have been planned on the Marshside stretch of the coastal road in Southport for a number of weeks, with contractors closing off the road this morning between Marshside Road and Hesketh Drive.The works have been...
Just had the best Saturday night out in Southport for such a long time. Even the threat of snow couldn't put me off hitting the streets.But this was a Saturday night out with a huge difference – no booze, no loud music, no fights (well, I have calmed down in recent years).Best part for me was when I was...
Polic have arrested three people following a ram raid burglary in Southport last night, Friday 12 February.Just before 10.20pm, officers were called to Flannels clothing store on Tulketh Street to reports of a vehicle ramming the front of the premises.Damage was caused to the exterior and interior, and a number of Canada Goose and Moncler coats were stolen.It is...
Two pygmy goat kids have been stolen overnight from a farm in Burscough.The baby goats have been stolen from a farm on Sutch Lane.An urgent investigation has been launched for their recovery, as the baby goats are unlikely to survive without milk from their mother.Local residents have reported seeing a blue Ford Focus in the area. CCTV is being...
Southport Market was evacuated yesterday following a "disturbance" during construction work.OTS understands that a gas leak following the removal of old equipment prompted the evacuation.The building remains closed as of Friday morning pending a building inspection.The troubled Market is currently undergoing a £1.4m revamp in the hope of restoring profitability to the premises.A spokesperson for Sefton Council...
Residents in the Cambridge, Dukes and Norwood wards of Southport are being reminded of surge testing taking place to help combat the South African variant of COVID-19.Testing for the South African variant of the COVID-19 virus is being carried out, both at Mobile Testing Units and door-to-door visits, in all three wards after Sefton Council was notified of two,...
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Detectives are appealing for information after a 71-year-old man was assaulted in Southport last month (30 January).At around 5.35pm, it was reported that the victim had been slapped on the head by a man while walking down Gordon Street outside Bowland Court. The unknown offender then struck him to his sternum, causing him to fall sideways.The victim sustained...
Repair work is now underway at Hesketh Park’s historic conservatory after Sefton Council’s Green Sefton team secured a £22,000 grant from the government’s Culture Recovery Fund.A local contractor, overseen by a specialist conservation architect, has started work on site this week which will include assessing and repairing the overall cast iron structure, mending leaks to the roof and replacing...
Ten people have been arrested today, Thursday 11th February, as part of a joint investigation with North Wales Police into the production and nationwide distribution of Class A and Class B drugs.A number of warrants were executed at addresses in Formby, Lydiate, Maghull, Walton, Huyton and Liverpool as part of the operation co-ordinated by Merseyside and North...
Testing teams will start knocking on doors across Southport’s Cambridge and Dukes wards today to deliver COVID-19 home testing kits and, where possible, wait while they are completed.Testing for the South African variant of the COVID-19 virus is being carried out in the town’s Dukes, Cambridge and Norwood wards after Sefton Council was notified of two, apparently unrelated historic...
The family of a young girl have launched a desperate appeal to find their daughter after she vanished in Southport.Lauren Sankey, 27, vanished from home on Sunday February 7th and had previously last spoken to her family two days prior.Her family have now launched a desperate plea to help her return home safe.A family spokesperson said “Anyone that knows...
Gambling bosses in Southport have cashed in their chips and permanently closed down the town’s largest casino.Genting Casinos, a Malaysian run gambling chain, have announced that the promenade based Casino will now permanently close, having been impacted majorly by the Coronavirus pandemic.Bosses sent texts to members today to say that while the site would close, others including Liverpool would...
From today, people living and working in Southport’s Cambridge and Dukes & Norwood wards who don’t have coronavirus symptoms, can now get a test at the new Mobile Testing Unit at Southport’s Theatre and Convention Centre.Located on the town’s Promenade, at what some refer to locally as the Floral Hall, the new Mobile Testing Unit is now open every...
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