Photo: Southport Lifeboat quads

Southport Lifeboat Quads tasked to search between Fromby and Hightown after reports of a red flare being sighted.

After searching for 2 hrs the quads were stood down with nothing found.

Well done to all involved.


Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321




Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News.

If you want your news read locally online then send it to – relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience.