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Chiefs at Sefton Council urge anyone concerned about their Council Tax payments to get in touch by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

AS the coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on many people’s incomes, Sefton Council chiefs are urging anyone concerned about their Council Tax   Read more ...

Visitors are asked to 'park considerately' along the Sefton coastline by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

VISITORS are asked to park considerately along the Sefton’s coastline.Sefton’s coastline is an internationally protected ‘nature reserve’ and there   Read more ...

Queenie officially opens a new estate agent on Lord Street – after they teamed up with the hospice as a fundraising partner by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

QUEENIE has officially opened a new estate agent on Lord Street – after they teamed up with the hospice as a fundraising partner.The mascot for   Read more ...

Trust given £1.7million to upgrade A&E facilities ahead of the winter by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

SOUTHPORT and Ormskirk NHS Trust will receive more than £1.7million to upgrade their A&E facilities ahead of winter.The resort’s MP Damien Moore has   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

Well, Monday evening’s lightning show really entertained our kittens, Buddy and Holly, adopted from Southport & Ormskirk RSPCA , and they sat   Read more ...

I find piped footy cheering weird! by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

EVERY so often when I’m flicking through channels I’ll end up watching a few minutes of lockdown football – and, sorry, footy fans, but I’m still   Read more ...

Midwife conquers the Mersey for charity! by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

A PERINATAL mental health midwife Keran Carter, who works for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, has conquered the impressive challenge of   Read more ...

Southport will to benefit from 23km of new walking and cycling routes across the Liverpool City Region by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

WORK is set to begin on 23km of new walking and cycling routes across the Liverpool City Region – including new biking routes through Southport town   Read more ...

Former Southport KGV student is Commended in the United Kingdom Songwriting Competition by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

A FORMER Southport KGV student was Commended in the United Kingdom Songwriting Competition.Lyricist and songwriter JJ Parki, 31, now lives in Spain   Read more ...

Accidentally 'unadopted'' planter is set to be neatened up by Sefton Council after becoming an ‘eyesore and a grot spot’ by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

AN accidentally ‘unadopted’ planter is set to be neatened up by Sefton Council after becoming an ‘eyesore and a grot spot.’Champion reader Hazel Gee   Read more ...

Police plea for information after man’s death in Wigan by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

CCTV images have been released of four males police want to speak to after a man was kicked to death in the grounds of a parish church in   Read more ...

Man and woman from Birkdale arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

A MAN and woman from Shaws Road in Birkdale have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply Class A drugs.As part of Operation   Read more ...

Southport Lifeboat launches safety call by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

‘IT’S Behind You’ – that’s the message from Southport Lifeboat, who have launched a new beach safety campaign helping members of the public to stay   Read more ...

Mum raises awareness of fetal movement awareness charity after nearly losing her daughter by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

A MUM of three who had to have an emergency c-section when her baby stopped moving in the womb is campaigning to raise awareness of importance of   Read more ...

Junk food-loving family transform their lives after taking part on TV show by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

A SOUTHPORt family transformed their health and finances after taking part on a TV show called ‘Eat, Shop, Save’.Sergio and Fatima Paiva live   Read more ...

Police force recognised for their support to Defence and the wider Armed Forces community by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

MERSEYSIDE Police is one of 36 organisations from across the North West to have been awarded Silver under the Ministry of Defence Employer   Read more ...

Citizens Advice continues to support communities by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

Citizens Advice Sefton are reassuring the borough’s residents that their Money Advice Team are ‘working from home and continuing to support our local   Read more ...

Dementia and Delirium team take on 850,000 Step Challenge by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

MEMBERS of Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust’s Dementia and Delirium Team will be taking 850,000 steps during their Step Challenge this month.More   Read more ...

Police given award for support to armed forces by Tom Martin (August 2020)

MERSEYSIDE Police has been awarded for their support to the armed forces community.The Force was one of 36 organisations in the North West to be   Read more ...

We are asked to lose weight - while we Eat Out to Help Out? by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

ANYONE doing an undergraduate course in irony will no doubt remember this month well. At the same time that we’re all being told to lost 5lb to help   Read more ...

Contractor appointed to oversee £462k spend at Victoria Baths by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

PLANS to spend more than £462,500 upgrading Victoria Baths are a step closer to becoming a reality after a contractor was appointed.At the full   Read more ...

Cassie wins Merseyside Women of the Year accolade by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

A VOLUNTEER radio presenter from Southport has won one of Merseyside Women of the Year’s special MWOTY Marvels awards.Mighty Radio presenter Cassie   Read more ...

New £100,000 grant aims to brighten up Southport! by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

SOUTHPORT BID chiefs have welcomed £100,000 of match funding for new decorative lights along Lord Street.The current lights are no longer operating   Read more ...

Ant in ‘Race for Life at Home’ rallying call by Mike Dawber (August 2020)

A DAD who survived testicular cancer is rallying people from West Lancashire to ‘Race for Life at Home’ this summer to help raise funds for Cancer   Read more ...

Overnight theft from Southport store leaves owner devastated by Danielle Thompson (August 2020)

SOUTHPORT Motorcycles, on Eastbank Street was broken into last week – resulting in over £12,000 worth of damage.The theft took place between 11.20pm   Read more ...

Former bingo caller, Cheryl, graduates from Edge Hill with First class degree by Malcolm Hindle (August 2020)

LIFE is tickety-boo for former bingo caller, Cheryl Spofforth, who has graduated from Edge Hill University with a First-Class Honours degree in   Read more ...

Disabled holidays respite charity teams up with a travel agency – who will donate 5% of the price of holidays to them by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

A CHARITY which provides respite holidays for disabled people and their carers have teamed up with a travel agency – who will donate 5% of the price   Read more ...

I suspect that Mitsubishi will sit tight until the very last moment by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

IT’S NOT so much goodbye as the last orders bell being rung, at ten-and-a-bit minutes to eleven. I suspect Mitsubishi will be getting a double round   Read more ...

Mitsubishi will sit tight until the last moment by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

IT’S NOT so much goodbye as the last orders bell being rung, at ten-and-a-bit minutes to eleven. I suspect Mitsubishi will be getting a double round   Read more ...

Baby business owner praises Sefton Council for help during pandemic by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

A Southport businesswoman has praised Sefton Council for ‘coming to her rescue’ during the coronavirus crisis.Jennifer Butler Scholes owns local   Read more ...

MP is 'honoured' to have been selected as the new Vice Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Veterans Group by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

SOUTHPORT MP Damien Moore has announced that he is ‘honoured’ to have been selected as the new Vice Chairman of the All-Party Parliamentary Veterans   Read more ...

MP welcomes back ‘guerilla gardeners!’ by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

A ‘small army’ of volunteers which care for Ainsdale have been ‘welcomed back’ after the lockdown by Southport MP Damien Moore.He said: “Welcome back   Read more ...

Lifeboat Lotto hits half-million mark! by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

A fundraising lotto scheme to keep Southport’s lifeboat afloat has reached £500,000.The half-a-million pounds mark was hit this month and   Read more ...

Amateur photographer reveals Southport Calendar 2021 by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

AN AMATEUR photographer has unveiled his Southport Calendar for 2021.Former firefighter Roger Green, 58, from Southport, retired from Merseyside Fire   Read more ...

Town’s ‘Park & Ride’ services restored by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

SOUTHPORT’S Park and Ride services have restarted.A spokesperson for Sefton Council said: “The service will be running from the Esplanade every 10   Read more ...

Merseyside Police to mark Virtual Pride 2020 by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

OFFICERS and staff from Merseyside Police will once again be taking part in the Pride in Liverpool march, with this year’s event going virtual on   Read more ...

Church members help ‘FamilySearch’ project by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

ARE you interested in researching your family history online?You might be pleasantly surprised how many historical records are now freely accessible   Read more ...

...Atkinson reopens too - but in stages by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

THE Atkinson is looking forward to safely welcoming back their visitors after reopening the popular centre... but only in stages. From Monday, July   Read more ...

Latest report recommends that St Theresa’s school in Southport should remain open by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

THE latest report by Sefton Council recommends that St Theresa’s school in Southport should remain open.A spokesperson for the local authority said:   Read more ...

Police and transport officers join forces in County Lines investigation by Danielle Thompson (July 2020)

OFFICERS from Merseyside Police and British Transport Police joined forces to tackle county lines drug supply on our roads and railway lines last   Read more ...

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