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Council-run housing firm reaches 'major milestone'

Council-run housing firm reaches 'major milestone' by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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

Tory MP Damien Moore calls on Boris Johnson to resign

Tory MP Damien Moore calls on Boris Johnson to resign by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

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 (July 2022)

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

Man suffers head injury during assault

Man suffers head injury during assault by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

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 (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

First plaques installed at Port's 'Celebration Wall'

First plaques installed at Port's 'Celebration Wall' by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

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

Tom's H'boro play to be performed at festival by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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

MP visits care home to meet residents and staff

MP visits care home to meet residents and staff by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

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 (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

Ainsdale Horticultural Society holds its 100th summer show

Ainsdale Horticultural Society holds its 100th summer show by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

Dinosaurs take over Victoria Park!

Dinosaurs take over Victoria Park! by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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

Pensioner thanks cafe staff for saving his life

Pensioner thanks cafe staff for saving his life by Tom Martin (July 2022)

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   Read more ...

Fans fighting mars Port's first pre-season friendly

Fans fighting mars Port's first pre-season friendly by Tom Martin (July 2022)

FIGHTING between Southport and Blackpool supporters marred the Port’s opening pre-season friendly last Saturday at Haig Avenue.Trouble flared on the   Read more ...

Talented cast give comedy their best shot

Talented cast give comedy their best shot by Ellen Campbell (July 2022)

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Beeby Southport Spotlights Musical Theatre Societyat Southport Little TheatreReview by Ellen Campbell The 25th   Read more ...

CCGs say they will look to improve the services offered by Sefton GPs

CCGs say they will look to improve the services offered by Sefton GPs by Tom Martin (June 2022)

THE borough’s CCGs - due this week to be brought under the umbrella of a new organisation, a statutory Integrated Care Board run by NHS Cheshire   Read more ...

Hotel looks to benefit from waterfront site transformation

Hotel looks to benefit from waterfront site transformation by Tom Martin (June 2022)

THE Bliss Hotel and the former Genting casino next door could benefit from the transformation of Southport’s waterfront site as the owners look to   Read more ...

Sean, 9, scoops national award for creating app to help his younger brother

Sean, 9, scoops national award for creating app to help his younger brother by Tom Martin (June 2022)

AN inspirational nine-year-old youngster has won a national award for creating an app with the aim of helping his autistic younger brother   Read more ...

Work set to start on transforming former BHS store into apartments

Work set to start on transforming former BHS store into apartments by Tom Martin (June 2022)

WORK is set to get underway at the former BHS store on Chapel Street to transform the upper floors  into apartments along with a roof top garden and   Read more ...

The Grand prepares for big reopening after multi-million pound refit

The Grand prepares for big reopening after multi-million pound refit by Tom Martin (June 2022)

THE eagerly awaited reopening of The Grand on Lord Street will take place on Friday, July 15. The multi-million pound renovation of the   building   Read more ...

MP hosts water safety meeting

MP hosts water safety meeting by Tom Martin (June 2022)

SOUTHPORT MP Damien Moore hosted a parliamentary discussion on water safety and found out more about the methods used to reduce the number of   Read more ...

TV chef to appear at Southport Flower Show

TV chef to appear at Southport Flower Show by Tom Martin (June 2022)

TV chef Dave Critchley is to appear at Southport Flower Show to show off the talents which have made him a ‘wok star’ of modern cuisine.Dave has   Read more ...

Plans for tougher beach rules edge closer

Plans for tougher beach rules edge closer by Tom Martin (June 2022)

TOUGHER beach rules along Sefton’s coast have edged closer as the council prepares to pass the new measures at a meeting next month.Local residents   Read more ...

Landmark church is put up for sale... due to declining congregation

Landmark church is put up for sale... due to declining congregation by Tom Martin (June 2022)

AN historic church on Lord Street will be put on the market due to  declining numbers in the congregation – but committee members would prefer the   Read more ...

Patience pays off for Clare

Patience pays off for Clare by Tom Martin (June 2022)

AINSDALE resident, Clare Dawe, has just celebrated her 100th birthday.And her secret to long life... ‘patience’ says the centenarian! She marked the   Read more ...

New pet store to open at Kew Retail Park

New pet store to open at Kew Retail Park by Danielle Thompson (June 2022)

A NEW pet store will open at the Kew Retail Park in Southport at 10am this Saturday (July 2).Jollyes’ new Southport store will employ 10 members of   Read more ...

Signs 'bagged up' after council blunder

Signs 'bagged up' after council blunder by Danielle Thompson (June 2022)

A BLUNDER by Sefton Council has led to road signs stopping cars from using Queens Road in Southport being temporarily ‘bagged up.’The local authority   Read more ...

Dobbies Little Seedlings are set to 'go green' this summer!

Dobbies Little Seedlings are set to 'go green' this summer! by Danielle Thompson (June 2022)

YOUNGSTERS in Southport are set to ‘go green’ this summer at Dobbies’ Little Seedlings Club!The garden centre on Bentham’s Way is set to host a   Read more ...

Town salutes Armed Forces Day parade

Town salutes Armed Forces Day parade by Tom Martin (June 2022)

THERE was an impressive turn-out on Sunday  to mark this year’s Armed Forces Day in Southport town centre.Local Veterans from SSAFA Sefton (The Armed   Read more ...

DJ Adele reveals she’s cancer free

DJ Adele reveals she’s cancer free by Tom Martin (June 2022)

SOUTHPORT-born DJ Adele Roberts has revealed she’s free of bowel cancer, saying the news ‘took her breath away’.The BBC Radio 1 presenter, who   Read more ...

Time capsule marks school’s 50th anniversary

Time capsule marks school’s 50th anniversary by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A TIME capsule has been buried at Shoreside Primary School to help mark its 50th anniversary.Pupils and staff carefully selected items to preserve in   Read more ...

Jewellers thief jailed for his role in gang raid

Jewellers thief jailed for his role in gang raid by Lynda Roughley (June 2022)

A GANG member involved in a highly sophisticated raid on a Southport jewellers in March this year has put behind bars.John Bishop, 33, of Ronald   Read more ...

Burglar targeted homes in Southport area

Burglar targeted homes in Southport area by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A BURGLAR who targeted homes in Southport has been sentenced to four years and ten months in a Young Offenders Institute.Lucas Devereux, 20, of   Read more ...

'Practice grenade' found in flat leads to huge police response

'Practice grenade' found in flat leads to huge police response by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A SUSPECTED grenade found in a Southport flat sparked a huge response from the police.Emergency services were called to Albert Road at around 10.50am   Read more ...

Work on new super store set to begin next month

Work on new super store set to begin next month by Tom Martin (June 2022)

after years of legal wrangling, High Court challenges and opposition from local campaign groups, work is finally about to get underway on a   Read more ...

We have momentum to oust Tory MP, claim local Lib Dems after by-election victory

We have momentum to oust Tory MP, claim local Lib Dems after by-election victory by Tom Martin (June 2022)

lib dems in Sefton, buoyed by the party’s by-election victory in Tiverton, claim they now have the momentum to oust Southport Tory MP Damien   Read more ...

Community library to open up inside church

Community library to open up inside church by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A new community library is looking for a host of volunteers as it gets set to open in Churchtown. North Meols Library Association, which is a   Read more ...

School hopes to win £15,000 canopy

School hopes to win £15,000 canopy by Tom Martin (June 2022)

BIRKDALE High School is hopeful of winning a £15,000 canopy to give some much-needed shelter to children during the hot weather.The school has   Read more ...

Immersive room opened at Southport Eco Centre to help educate people on climate change

Immersive room opened at Southport Eco Centre to help educate people on climate change by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A NEW immersive room has opened at Southport Eco Centre to give information about climate change and green energy.The new facility was opened by   Read more ...

Toy gun sparks armed response from police

Toy gun sparks armed response from police by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A TOY gun spotted in Southport sparked a huge response from Merseyside Police with armed officers sent to the area.Armed police were sent to an   Read more ...

Sandpipers reveals expansion plans

Sandpipers reveals expansion plans by Tom Martin (June 2022)

A RESPITE holiday centre in Southport has revealed expansion plans.Sandpipers, which is run by the charity Revitalise, has submitted an application   Read more ...

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