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Aldi reveal plans for Formby site to rival Waitrose

Bosses at discount supermarket Aldi say they have their sights set on opening up a Formby store by 2025

Man arrested on suspicion of arson in Formby

POLICE arrested a man after it was reported two cars were set on fire outside a house in Formby in the early hours of...

Is the Formby YMCA shop closing?

Some confusion seems to exist over the future of Formby's YMCA charity shop.The shop was closed again today (15th January) yet other signs in...

Fears over tree felling in Altcar Lane Formby

Residents of Altcar Lane in Formby are deeply concerned about the environmental impact of proposals to build new homes opposite their houses.There is allegedly...

Formby Bypass gridlock this afternoon

Long vehicle tailbacks have been experienced today on the Formby Bypass (A565) into Woodvale.Above: Formby to Southport was quicker via bicycle this afternoon, thanks...

WHATS ON | Formby Dog Show

For a great family day out come to Formby Dog Show on Clarence High School Field, West Lane L37 7AZ on Sunday 30th June...

Accident in Formby

RTA at the junction of Deansgate Lane and B5424 into Formby this morning.Emergency services attended the scene.

MP welcomes 100 new jobs at Formby McDonald’s

FORMBY MP Bill Esterson put staff terms and conditions at the top of the menu when he visited the new McDonald's restaurant in Formby.The Sefton...

Savers apologise after telling family to “come back in 10 minutes”...

Today, a local grandfather, with his two teenage kids, visited Savers in Formby to purchase two packs of four CherryB (cherry wine).On entering Savers...

MP expresses alarm at “shocking defects” of Persimmon homes

Maghull MP Bill Esterson is backing homeowners who claim their dream newbuild homes are blighted by "shocking defects".New owners on the Poppy Fields estate...

MP claims cuts to bus services are “unacceptable”

Sefton Central MP Bill Esterson has described cuts to bus services as "unacceptable" and has welcomed proposals to change the way bus services are...

Majestic Formby Tree Turned Into Artwork

Controversial tree felling in Formby's Chapel Lane was supposed to result in stump removal.This was previously stated by the council...Q. What will happen to...

Entries Open for Second Edition of Successful Car Show

Following a very successful inaugural event last September, registrations for the 2019 Formby Car Show, which has been brought forward to 30th June, are...
Police funding plan is "dangerous", says MP

Police funding plan is “dangerous”, says Formby MP

Sefton Central Labour MP Bill Esterson has branded Conservative funding of the police "dangerous" and slammed Government plans to use an increase in council...

“Event day planning” will improve Formby beach traffic issues, say councillors

Formby's Labour councillors have welcomed moves to introduce "event day" planning to tackle summer traffic and parking issues in the town.Last year saw some of...

Formby: road accident by the Grapes Hotel

A black Ford car was involved in a road accident this morning in Formby. This happened shortly before 9.00 am at the roundabout of...

No Met Office warnings for Southport as the fog rolls in

The Met Office gave no fog warning for Southport/Ainsdale this morning. However, this was the scene in Southport after the experts had predicted a...

Helicopter operations at Altcar before the first snow

Support helicopters have been operating in and around Altcar Training Camp and the beach area. It was anticipated by the RAF that noise levels...

Formby Pre-School Open Day Coming Soon!

Pine Tots (formerly Pine Pixies) is holding an Open Day for all to have a look around since being operated by First Steps at...

Pine Pixies Pre-School history

When I took over Elbow Lane Pre-School in 2001 it was a well-established facility that had been running for approx 30 years and was...

Formby boy charged after assault

Formby boy charged after assault A 15 year old boy from Formby was arrested on Friday 2nd November and has since been charged with...

New Chapter Unfolds for Formby Pre-School

A much-loved pre-school in Formby is moving ahead into its next phase, serving children and families in the village and surrounding areas.Footprints@pinetots is the...

Get quizzical to support Formby’s Royal British Legion

Trivia lovers in Formby and beyond are being urged to get quizzical to commemorate 100 years since the end of World War One.Held as...
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Formby Chapel Lane Trees update

Formby Chapel Lane Trees update Sefton Council has agreed to let Formby Parish Council carry out pruning works on two dangerous trees set to be...

Counterfeit One Direction perfume case ends in successful prosecution

Counterfeit One Direction perfume case ends in successful prosecution A recent court case involving counterfeit goods seized in Sefton was only ever going to end...

Win free lessons at The Catherine Victoria Academy in Formby

Win free lessons at The Catherine Victoria Academy in Formby The Catherine Victoria Academy is auditioning for talented youngsters in the area to win FREE...

Huge donation set to boost Formby Pool

Huge donation set to boost Formby Pool Formby Pool is set to benefit from an injection of almost £1 million thanks to a donation from...

Sefton butchering Formby Village trees is simply an act of public...

Horse Chestnut Trees to be chopped in Formby Village and Parish Councillor says it is simply an act of public vandalism! Sefton Council wish to remove...

MP and councillors secure safety improvement at new Formby McDonald’s junction

Safety improvements to a busy Formby junction have been given the go-ahead after a campaign from Labour councillors and the town's MP.Cllrs Nina Killen...

Formby’s “Glitter Boys” dance for Rainbow House

Formby’s “Glitter Boys” dance for Rainbow House Thirteen brave men are forming a dance troup “The Glitter Boys” to perform at The Glitter Ball to...