Councillor David Barton has welcomed news that he has managed to secure funding for the restoration of the large four white bins in the town centre.

The bins which are located in Monument Square, on London Street and Lord Street, will now be cleaned and repainted to look like they did when they were first installed.

Councillor Barton said: “I’m delighted to report that by working closely with the council finance department we have been able to secure funding for this work through the cleansing department.

“I’m very grateful to them and hope this will brighten up the bins which had become a bit of an eyesore to the area.

“I am determined to try and progress the vision of restoring Southport town centre to its former glory.

“Things like this combined with other improvements we are striving to make help give the area a more welcoming look both for residents and visitors to our town.

“I’d like to thank my colleagues at the council for their help with this matter.”

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For further information please contact: Councillor David Barton on 07968581611 or


If you would like to speak to him about this or any other issue he holds surgeries for residents every third Saturday of the month at the Atkinson Arts Centre on Lord Street to assist residents with any local issues or neighbourhood concerns.

Upcoming Surgeries:

November- 21st 2-3pm Atkinson Arts Centre

December- 19th- 2-3pm Atkinson Arts


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