Southport’s neighbourhood police team is now based 12.5 miles away at Marsh Lane in Bootle in a bid to save the force money

A police spokesman has confirmed to OTSnews that the team has now moved to Marsh Lane police station Bootle, which can take up to 40 minutes to get to by car. Despited the move team will continue to patrol the Southport area.

ots-southport-ainsdale police stationAinsdale police station will also be replaced with a community station, which will cover Formby too.


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