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Operating partner revealed to run Marine Lake Events Centre

Operating partner revealed to run Marine Lake Events Centre by Tom Martin (August 2022)

SEFTON Council has chosen an operating partner to help run the new Marine Lake Events Centre in Southport.In a report published on Tuesday, August   Read more ...

Back of the net for Olly as he wins a football scholarship in the USA

Back of the net for Olly as he wins a football scholarship in the USA by Henry James (August 2022)

A TEENAGER from Skelmersdale has gained a college football scholarship in the USA.Olly Byrne is to start this month at the highly-regarded Neosho   Read more ...

Tim Hortons moving to Aintree

Tim Hortons moving to Aintree by Henry James (August 2022)

CANADIAN restaurant brand, Tim Hortons, has announced the arrival of its first restaurant and drive-thru in Aintree, later this year.The new   Read more ...

Church packed out for meeting on town’s controversial cycle lanes

Church packed out for meeting on town’s controversial cycle lanes by Malcolm Hindle (August 2022)

MORE than 200 people turned up to meet with Southport MP Damien Moore over the town’s controversial cycle lanes.Mr Moore spoke at length at the   Read more ...

Residents to become first in world to get Covid-19 variant jab

Residents to become first in world to get Covid-19 variant jab by Henry James (August 2022)

PEOPLE living in Lancashire will soon be among the first in the world to receive the new Covid-19 variant jab when the autumn booster vaccine   Read more ...

Bottlenosed dolphins spotted near beach

Bottlenosed dolphins spotted near beach by Tom Martin (August 2022)

BOTTLENOSED dolphins have been spotted in the sea near Ainsdale beach.The dolphins, which are becoming more common in UK seas, can grow up to 13 feet   Read more ...

Rail company urging parents to look out for Education Season Tickets

Rail company urging parents to look out for Education Season Tickets by Henry James (August 2022)

WITH 11-16-year-olds across Lancashire preparing to go back to school in September, Northern is urging parents to do their homework and find out   Read more ...

Husband inspired by wife to take on charity walk

Husband inspired by wife to take on charity walk by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A DEVOTED husband from Formby will take part in a charity walk after his wife was diagnosed with vascular dementia.Robin Baynes MBE is set to join   Read more ...

Bumblebee brings a buzz to flower show!

Bumblebee brings a buzz to flower show! by Henry James (August 2022)

A HUGE eight foot two inches tall sculpture of the Transformers character, Bumblebee impressed visitors at this year’s Southport Flower Show.The   Read more ...

Music night to raise awareness of blood cancer

Music night to raise awareness of blood cancer by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A CHARITY music night will be held in the Gild Hall in Formby to raise awareness of blood cancer and also fundraise for the Anthony Nolan Charity.The   Read more ...

Si King attracts huge crowds at the Southport Flower Show

Si King attracts huge crowds at the Southport Flower Show by Danielle Thompson (August 2022)

HAIRY Biker Si King proved hugely popular at the Southport Flower Show on Saturday – with so many visitors having come to see him at the Cookery   Read more ...

Mum feels ‘numb’ on anniversary of death of her daughter who never came home from music festival

Mum feels ‘numb’ on anniversary of death of her daughter who never came home from music festival by Henry James (August 2022)

THE mother of a 20-year-old Edge Hill student who died in a road traffic accident on the way to the Creamfields festival in 2009 has spoken of the   Read more ...

Church packed out for meeting on town’s controversial cycle lanes

Church packed out for meeting on town’s controversial cycle lanes by Tom Martin (August 2022)

MORE than 200 people turned up to meet with Southport MP Damien Moore over the town’s controversial cycle lanes.Mr Moore spoke at length at the   Read more ...

MP calls for recall of Parliament to address energy price rise crisis

MP calls for recall of Parliament to address energy price rise crisis by Henry James (August 2022)

SEFTON Central MP Bill Esterson is calling for an immediate recall of Parliament to address the energy price cap as bills were predicted to soar to   Read more ...

Artist’s love of dogs helped her illustrate a children’s book

Artist’s love of dogs helped her illustrate a children’s book by Tom Martin (August 2022)

AN artist from Waterloo has put her love of dogs to good use after she was asked to draw them in a new children’s book!Mandy Lalley, who is a   Read more ...

Blaze fears after yobs set fire to fields near houses

Blaze fears after yobs set fire to fields near houses by Henry James (August 2022)

RESIDENTS in Up Holland fear their houses could be set ablaze after yobs set fire to dry land at the back of their homes. Photographs show a circle   Read more ...

Mini version of historic church unveiled by artist

Mini version of historic church unveiled by artist by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A MINIATURE version of a Waterloo landmark has been unveiled by a local artist.Mal Jenkin, 75, has created a model of Old Christ Church and fittingly   Read more ...

Southport Flower Show star Jemma recreated her Jubilee pudding!

Southport Flower Show star Jemma recreated her Jubilee pudding! by Danielle Thompson (August 2022)

A Southport baker who created the official pudding for The Queen’s Jubilee wowed  audiences at the Southport Flower Show!Jemma Melvin recreated her   Read more ...

Commissioner states ‘proactive policing’ continues in face of soaring demand

Commissioner states ‘proactive policing’ continues in face of soaring demand by Henry James (August 2022)

LANCASHIRE'S Police and Crime Commissioner Andrew Snowden has praised officers following several successful operations delivering his fighting crime   Read more ...

Tributes paid following death of world famous entertainer

Tributes paid following death of world famous entertainer by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A FAMOUS clown from Southport has passed away, leaving a lasting legacy not only in his hometown, but around the world.Arthur Pedlar, whose clown   Read more ...

Town centre all set for the first Ormskirk Bank Holiday Festival

Town centre all set for the first Ormskirk Bank Holiday Festival by Henry James (August 2022)

THIS Sunday (August 28) will see the first Ormskirk Bank Holiday Festival come to town.Organisers say the festival will have a “relaxed and   Read more ...

Pop star Olly Murs delights fans at opening of children’s activity centre

Pop star Olly Murs delights fans at opening of children’s activity centre by Tom Martin (August 2022)

POP star Olly Murs was on hand to officially open a new children’s activity centre in Birkdale.Staff from VIP HQ Birkdale were delighted to welcome   Read more ...

Church members raise £300 through sponsored walk

Church members raise £300 through sponsored walk by Tom Martin (August 2022)

MEMBERS from St John’s Church Crossens raised £300 after taking on a sponsored walk around Botanic Gardens.The group of 14 walkers took on the   Read more ...

Residents raise £1,500 to buy defib - then get training in how to use it!

Residents raise £1,500 to buy defib - then get training in how to use it! by Tom Martin (August 2022)

FREE first aid training was given to residents and staff at The Sailings Retirement Living in Southport.It was after more than £1,500 was raised by   Read more ...

Students in Maghull plan their next steps after receiving their A Level results

Students in Maghull plan their next steps after receiving their A Level results by Henry James (August 2022)

It was a    similar story for the sixth form college at Deyes High School, College@Deyes.A spokesperson said, “students not only rose to the   Read more ...

Vintage bus event returns to town

Vintage bus event returns to town by Tom Martin (August 2022)

VINTAGE buses will be rolled out across Southport when a  popular fundraising day returns to the resort.The Merseyside Transport Trust ) will be   Read more ...

Three peaks challenge raises £17k for charity

Three peaks challenge raises £17k for charity by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A GROUP of eleven ‘mad men’ and one ‘mad woman’ have raised over £17,000 for Queenscourt Hospice and other charities - by successfully climbing the   Read more ...

Tributes are paid to Southport-born former chairman of Everton, David Marsh MBE

Tributes are paid to Southport-born former chairman of Everton, David Marsh MBE by Tom Martin (August 2022)

fSOUTHPORT-born former Everton FC chairman, Dr David Marsh MBE, who lived in Southport, has died aged 88.Mr Marsh was born in the resort and was a   Read more ...

Frank Cottrell-Boyce to speak at Marine FC fundraising night

Frank Cottrell-Boyce to speak at Marine FC fundraising night by Tom Martin (August 2022)

AUTHOR and screenwriter Frank Cottrell-Boyce will be the main guest at a Marine FC fundraising night.The Blundellsands writer will appear at the   Read more ...

Mayor impressed after visit to learning disability charity

Mayor impressed after visit to learning disability charity by Henry James (August 2022)

WEST Lancs Mayor Marilyn Westley was left impressed after a visit to learning disability charity Midstream to see what the organisation offers to   Read more ...

Dad’s attempt at an unusual world record inspired by his son who has cystic fibrosis

Dad’s attempt at an unusual world record inspired by his son who has cystic fibrosis by Henry James (August 2022)

INSPIRED by his son Arthur, seven, who has cystic fibrosis, Skelmersdale resident Ryan Abbott is hoping to create a new world record with a 140.6   Read more ...

FOOD AND DRINK HALL TO OFFER TOWN ‘TASTE OF CITY CENTRE LIFE’

FOOD AND DRINK HALL TO OFFER TOWN ‘TASTE OF CITY CENTRE LIFE’ by Henry James (August 2022)

WHEN Ormskirk’s former indoor market is transformed into a food and drink hall, it will be a venue to rival those in Liverpool city centre, say the   Read more ...

Students celebrate A-level results after disrupted studies

Students celebrate A-level results after disrupted studies by Henry James (August 2022)

STUDENTS across West Lancashire have been receiving their A-level results.The vast majority of this year’s graduates would have embarked on their   Read more ...

Veterans need more support to battle cost of living crisis

Veterans need more support to battle cost of living crisis by Henry James (August 2022)

HELP for Heroes is having to support more and more veterans across Lancashire with grants to help pay energy and food bills as the cost-of-living   Read more ...

Mental health charity gets cash donation from house building firm

Mental health charity gets cash donation from house building firm by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A MEN’S mental health charity in south Sefton has been given a cash boost to help its services.Sean’s Place, in Bootle, received a donation of £300   Read more ...

Health experts launch lung cancer appeal

Health experts launch lung cancer appeal by Tom Martin (August 2022)

HEALTH experts in the North West are encouraging people with symptoms such as a long-standing persistent cough, to contact their GP practice for   Read more ...

Students celebrate A-Level results after disrupted studies

Students celebrate A-Level results after disrupted studies by Tom Martin (August 2022)

STUDENTS across Southport and Formby have been praised for achieving their A-Level results, despite most of their studies over the past two years   Read more ...

More than 1,000 refugees from Ukraine homed in Lancashire

More than 1,000 refugees from Ukraine homed in Lancashire by Henry James (August 2022)

RESIDENTS, volunteers and many organisations across the county have been thanked for their part in helping the people of Ukraine, as Lancashire   Read more ...

Cleaning work at United Utilities site results in return of dreaded ‘Parbold Pong’

Cleaning work at United Utilities site results in return of dreaded ‘Parbold Pong’ by Henry James (August 2022)

THE borough’s MP Rosie Cooper has once again had to raise concerns with United Utilities, after residents reported a return of the dreaded ‘Parbold   Read more ...

Rundown Crossens sign to be replaced

Rundown Crossens sign to be replaced by Tom Martin (August 2022)

A RUNDOWN village sign will be replaced after complaints from local residents.Meols Ward Lib-Dem Cllrs say they were contacted by locals who had   Read more ...

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