Tory MP Damien Moore calls on Boris Johnson to resign
Tory MP Damien Moore calls on Boris Johnson to resign

Tory MP Damien Moore calls on Boris Johnson to resign

SOUTHPORT Tory MP Damien Moore has called on Prime Minister Boris Johnson to resign.Mr Johnson has insisted he will stay in office, despite a growing Tory revolt against his leadership.Mr Moore, who is Merseyside’s only Conservative MP, said this afternoon: “Last month, I voted no confidence in
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CCGs are replaced by ‘integrated care system’ in big health shake-up

CCGs are replaced by ‘integrated care system’ in big health shake-up

by Tom Martin

TWO health organisations in charge of NHS services in Sefton have been abolished as part of a huge shake-up and replaced by a new ‘integrated care

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Pensioner thanks cafe staff for saving his life

Pensioner thanks cafe staff for saving his life

by Tom Martin

A PENSIONER who suffered a massive heart attack at an Ainsdale coffee shop has thanked the young worker and his manager who helped save his

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COASTAL PATH PLAN REFUSAL BOOSTS BID TO ‘SAVE THE PROM’

COASTAL PATH PLAN REFUSAL BOOSTS BID TO ‘SAVE THE PROM’

by Tom Martin

PLANS by Sefton Council to build a nine-mile path through the heart of Crosby Coastal Park have been rejected by the local authority’s own planning

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Patient ‘turned away from Christie Hospital for not being local’

Patient ‘turned away from Christie Hospital for not being local’

by Henry James

A MAN from West Lancashire undergoing treatment for prostate cancer says he was turned away from The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester

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Light Railway’s summer steam gala returns in August

Light Railway’s summer steam gala returns in August

by Henry James

THE West Lancashire Light Railway's big event of the year, the two-day summer steam gala, returns on Saturday/Sunday August 6/7 when all the

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Council-run housing firm reaches 'major milestone'

Council-run housing firm reaches 'major milestone'

by Tom Martin

SEFTON Council’s own housing company hit a major milestone with the official launch of its first walk-in showhome at its flagship Ainsdale

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Two men convicted of hare coursing banned from being anywhere in England and Wales in possession of a dog

Two men convicted of hare coursing banned from being anywhere in England and Wales in possession of a dog

by Henry James

TWO men from Chester, have both been given five year criminal behaviour orders (CBOs), after they were convicted of four offences under the Game Act

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Actor humbled to receive honorary doctorate from Edge Hill University

Actor humbled to receive honorary doctorate from Edge Hill University

by Henry James

ACTOR David Yip is to be awarded an honorary doctorate by Edge Hill University in recognition of his contribution to supporting the UK’s Chinese

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Self-referrals could free up more GP appointments, according to MP

Self-referrals could free up more GP appointments, according to MP

by Tom Martin

SOUTHPORT MP Damien Moore believes more self-referrals could unlock more GP appointments following complaints from local patients that they are

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Man suffers head injury during assault

Man suffers head injury during assault

by Tom Martin

A MAN suffered a head injury after he was attacked in Southport town centre during the early hours of the morning.Police were called to Nevill Street

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Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

by John Trotter

This week the National Citizens Advice team is highlighting some of the techniques scammers use to fool their potential victims, as energy costs

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Gym owner to complete 24-hour cycle ride in memory of his dad

Gym owner to complete 24-hour cycle ride in memory of his dad

by Henry James

SOUTHPORT gym owner Richard Webb is completing 24-hour cycle ride around the area covering nearly 300 miles to raise awareness and funds for dementia

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New health group created in Sefton to help replace CCGs

New health group created in Sefton to help replace CCGs

by Tom Martin

MEMBERS of a newly-established health organisation in Sefton say it is the “beginning of a new and exciting chapter for health and care” in the

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Children become 'anti-bullying ambassadors' after training session

Children become 'anti-bullying ambassadors' after training session

by Tom Martin

A GROUP of youngsters from a Formby school have become ‘Anti-Bullying Ambassadors’ after they compelted a one-day training course.Ten pupils from St

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Bill Esterson MP urges government to speed up school rebuilding plans and highlights plight of Lydiate Primary

Bill Esterson MP urges government to speed up school rebuilding plans and highlights plight of Lydiate Primary

by Henry James

BILL Esterson MP has urged the government to “get a move on” with the school rebuilding programme, saying school leaders needed certainty regarding

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First plaques installed at Port's 'Celebration Wall'

First plaques installed at Port's 'Celebration Wall'

by Tom Martin

THE first plaques of a new ‘Celebration Wall’ at Southport FC have been unveiled.Fans are able to purchase a plaque to honour a Port supporter in

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Tom's H'boro play to be performed at festival

Tom's H'boro play to be performed at festival

by Tom Martin

A BIRKDALE playwright who has been earning rave reviews for his “emotional and heartbreaking” story about the Hillsborough football tragedy has been

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MP visits care home to meet residents and staff

MP visits care home to meet residents and staff

by Tom Martin

SOUTHPORT MP Damien Moore visited a local care home to meet its residents and staff.The local politician was invited to Dale Park Care Home to help

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Hospice to host garden party for first time in two years

Hospice to host garden party for first time in two years

by Tom Martin

ST Joseph’s Hospice Summer Garden Party will be back this weekend after two years.It will be a fun day for the whole family and will take place in

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Police operation in Rufford found drivers doing double speed limit

Police operation in Rufford found drivers doing double speed limit

by Henry James

POLICE in West Lancashire cracking down on speeding drivers in Rufford after concerns were raised in the community found some doing double the speed

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Home baker who won Jubilee contest to appear at Southport Flower Show

Home baker who won Jubilee contest to appear at Southport Flower Show

by Tom Martin

A HOME baker from Southport who created the official pudding for The Queen’s Jubilee is to be a star turn at the Southport Flower

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Gingerbread Festival returns this weekend

Gingerbread Festival returns this weekend

by Henry James

THE Gingerbread Festival will return to Ormskirk Town Centre on Sunday, July 10 after a two year break because of the pandemic.The fifth installment

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Youngsters join forces with police officers for baton relay

Youngsters join forces with police officers for baton relay

by Tom Martin

POLICE officers and children teamed up to take part in the South Sefton Commonwealth Games Baton Relay.The event is part of the build-up towards the

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Skip to it! Three tonnes of rubbish sorted in clean-up

Skip to it! Three tonnes of rubbish sorted in clean-up

by Henry James

A community clean-up day on the estate behind the Alt pub in Maghull was hailed a ‘huge success’ with around three tonnes of rubbish

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Trees planted in Maghull recorded on Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Green canopy map

Trees planted in Maghull recorded on Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Green canopy map

by Henry James

THE Friends of Maghull & District (FOMD) have planted nearly 15,000 trees in Maghull over the last year, half of which have been recorded on the

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Martin Mere looking for volunteers this summer

Martin Mere looking for volunteers this summer

by Henry James

MARTIN Mere is on the hunt for people to volunteer over the summer season with a wide range of roles available.From assisting with exciting summer

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Volunteers given awards for community efforts

Volunteers given awards for community efforts

by Tom Martin

DEDICATED volunteers from across Sefton have been honoured for their outstanding contribution to life in the borough.Representatives of more than 25

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Two inspirational women win awards for community efforts

Two inspirational women win awards for community efforts

by Tom Martin

TWO inspirational women from south Sefton have been named winners at the 2022 Merseyside Women of the Year awards.Barbara Rouse, better known locally

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memory of former classmate

memory of former classmate

by Tom Martin

CHILDREN and staff at Merchant Taylors’ Girls’ School in Crosby took part in a  sponsored  walk to raise money in memory of a former pupil.The event

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Friends face heatwaves and thunderstorms in 105-mile charity walk

Friends face heatwaves and thunderstorms in 105-mile charity walk

by Henry James

friends have undertaken an ‘epic adventure’ of more than 105 miles - facing ‘extreme peril, heatwaves and thunderstorms, walking until they were

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Ainsdale Horticultural Society holds its 100th summer show

Ainsdale Horticultural Society holds its 100th summer show

by Tom Martin

HUNDREDS of people turned up to enjoy the 100th annual summer show of the Ainsdale Horticultural Society.The event was held on Saturday, July 2 when

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Dinosaurs take over Victoria Park!

Dinosaurs take over Victoria Park!

by Tom Martin

VICTORIA Park in Southport was taken over by dinosaurs last weekend – much to the delight of local youngsters!Thousands of people enjoyed the first

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Tee-riffic! Greenkeeper turns around golf club’s fortunes

Tee-riffic! Greenkeeper turns around golf club’s fortunes

by Henry James

A GOLF course near Skelmersdale once called ‘the worst in the UK’ is now enjoying a growing reputation for the quality of its course with membership

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