Have your say on Sefton’s brand new Physical Activity Strategy

Residents across Sefton are being asked to share their physical activity lifestyle habits as part of a new consultation. As ...
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The Atkinson to light up in Union Flag colours to celebrate King’s Coronation

Communities across Sefton will be flying the flag and raising a tea cup or glass for the King’s Coronation next ...

HMS Mersey Parade in Bootle on Sunday 16th April – All You Need To Know

Naval officers from HMS Mersey will parade through the streets of Bootle this Sunday with ‘drums beating and bayonets fixed’ ...

Sefton communities invited to hold street parties in honour of King Charles III’s Coronation

Community spirited Sefton residents thinking of hosting a street party for the Coronation of King Charles III are being asked ...

Latest round of Sefton Crowd funding campaign launched

Sefton Council has launched a new funding round as part of its digital crowdfunding initiative Sefton Crowd to support community-led ...

Market traders take two week break after serving half a million dishes in 2022

After serving nearly half a million meals and drinks during 2022, Southport Market’s traders will begin a well-deserved two week ...
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Take on the 2023 Sefton Couch 2 5K challenge this January

Active Sefton has announced that its hugely successful Couch to 5K programme will be returning to Litherland later this month ...
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Cambridge Arcade improvement works set to begin in 2023

Significant work to improve and restore Southport’s iconic Cambridge Arcade is set to begin in 2023. The popular thoroughfare, which ...

Sefton crowdfunding platform celebrates landmark third birthday

Sefton’s largest ever crowdfunding programme is celebrating its third birthday later this month. Nearly £120,000 has been raised by the ...
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England star Alex Greenwood becomes first woman to be awarded Freedom of Sefton

England star Alex Greenwood will become the first ever woman to be awarded the Freedom of Sefton. The Bootle-born Lioness, ...
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Pupils put their best foot forward in walk to school challenge

Children across Sefton have been putting their best foot forward by making an incredible 15,500 ‘car free’ journeys to and ...
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Green-fingered community group are bloomin’ successful thanks to Sefton

A green-fingered community group from Maghull is blossoming after winning a top environment award. The Friends of Maghull & District ...

Southport Market review lauds tireless efforts of traders and staff

Southport Market is going from strength to strength after being buoyed by the growing ‘staycation’ holiday market. Since reopening in ...

‘A real honour’ says Bootle superstar Alex Greenwood as she unveils huge hometown mural

"It's a real honour and if I can inspire just one girl from Bootle to play football then I feel ...
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Sefton secures nearly £4 million from housing developers for local infrastructure

Nearly £4 Million of infrastructure investment is set to be spent across Sefton thanks to the Local Authority’s work with ...

Safe, engaging activities for 6,000 young people this Halloween and Bonfire Night, thanks to region’s Police Commissioner

More than 6,000 young people will be able to enjoy safe, engaging activities this Halloween and Bonfire Night, thanks to ...

Splash World work continues despite international supply challenges

Work to reopen Splash World in Southport is continuing in the face of international, industry-wide supply chain issues. Difficulties procuring ...

Sell-out Fireworks show wows thousands at Victoria Park

Tens of thousands of people attended the 2022 British Musical Fireworks Championship in Southport's Victoria Park at the weekend, with ...
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Last few tickets available for British Musical Fireworks Championship

A handful of tickets are still available for the 2022 British Musical Fireworks Championship in Southport later this week. Following ...

Les Transformations de Southport scheme’s first phase all set to commence

Les Transformations De Southport scheme’s first phase is all set to ‘commence’ after a £2.5 million business case for the ...

More than 56 MILES of new decking planned for Southport Pier refurbishment

More than 56 miles of decking boards will be used on the refurbishment of Southport Pier, the same distance as ...
Architect's impression of how the Marine Lake Events Centre will look.

Global events firm picked for Marine Lake Events Centre

Major steps are being taken in the delivery of the state of the art Marine Lake Events Centre in Southport, ...
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Sefton launches mobile app for building sector

Sefton Council is helping builders to quickly have their work quickly assessed and approved by building control officers with the ...

Sandway Homes launch first Ainsdale show homes

Sefton Council’s own housing company has hit a major milestone with the official launch of its first walk-in showhome at ...

New funding round launched for Sefton Crowd campaign

Sefton Council has launched a new funding round as part of its digital crowdfunding initiative Sefton Crowd, to support community-led ...

Sefton Council launches Orrell Mount Masterplan consultation

A consultation seeking views on a huge community-inspired masterplan to transform Orrell Mount Park in Bootle, is now underway. Run ...

Stunning images of Marine Lake Events centre revealed as consultation launches

Sefton Council is set to launch its public consultation on much anticipated plans for the Southport Marine Lake Events Centre ...
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Aintree Festival 2022: Travel Advice & Road Closures

Sefton is once again preparing to welcome thousands of visitors to the borough as part of the three day Aintree ...

Marine Lake Events Centre plans to take major step forward this Summer

Exciting plans for a state-of-the-art Marine Lake Events Centre in Southport are set to take another big step forward this ...

Let there be light! Iconic buildings across Sefton to be lit up in dazzling light projection

Southport and Bootle will play host to a spectacular light show capturing the history of the Sefton next week. The ...
Sefton residents rewarded for good deeds

Sefton Citizens 4 Good Scheme returns with nominations now open

Nominations are now being accepted for a major scheme that recognises Sefton residents who make a positive difference to life ...
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New council Tech Rooms will support refugees across Sefton

Sefton Libraries team are set to install special technology rooms in Southport, Bootle and Crosby, designed to help refugees and ...

Sefton’s Derek praised for tackling mental health issue among town planners

A Sefton Council officer has been recognised for his work to raise awareness of mental health support for town planners ...

How to plan a street party for the 2022 Platinum Jubilee

Community spirited Sefton residents considering hosting a street party for Queen Elizabeth II's Platinum Jubilee are being asked to contact ...
The shadow of a golfer swinging their club with the backdrop of a sunset

Sefton set to welcome thousands of golf lovers to Southport

Hillside Golf Club has been named as the host venue of this year’s Cazoo Classic, with a limited number of ...
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Southport market staff take a well deserved break after 6 months of non-stop success

Southport Market staff and traders will take a well-earned break later this month following six months of non-stop work serving ...

Sefton librarian Lesley named among New Years Honours

A Sefton librarian has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen's 2022 New Years Honours list for her ...
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Make sure you ‘Recycle Right’ this Christmas and New Year

Householders in Sefton and the Liverpool City Region are being asked to recycle right this Christmas and New Year – ...

Only hours left to support Southport ‘Fiestaval’

There are just two days left for people to lend their support to create a brand new Latin American festival ...
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Live music comes to Southport Market for Christmas time

Southport Market's winter wonderland will be open throughout most of the Christmas period with festive fun for all ages. Live ...

Enjoy a living history lesson on Lord Street

Shoppers along Southport’s famous boulevard are being given a fantastic history lesson as they pass the iconic Grade II listed ...
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Southport Market launches first ever Christmas Extravaganza

Southport Market is set to play host to a winter wonderland as the popular food and drink venue launches its ...

Less than two weeks for Sefton nominations to this year’s City Region Culture & Creativity Awards

Artists, arts organisations and community groups across Sefton are being reminded there are less than two weeks left to submit ...
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Public Remembrance Services return to Sefton in 2021

Sefton will once again fall silent to remember those who died in conflict, with a number of Remembrance Day services ...

Huge improvements announced for Kings Gardens

King's Gardens in Southport is set to undergo a series of improvement works designed to restore and regenerate a number ...

Scarisbrick Avenue Regeneration project revealed by Sefton Council

Sefton Council is set to engage with business owners and residents around Scarisbrick Avenue ahead of proposed regeneration works on ...
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Cllrs told to expect ‘surprising’ results of Southport Cycle Lane consultation

The results of the recent Southport Active Travel Cycle Lane consultation will be presented to the November 9th Overview and ...

Exciting Enterprise Hub plans revealed for historic Southport building

New life is set to be breathed into one of Southport's most historic buildings as Sefton look to launch the ...
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Bavarian bonanza takes over Southport Market

A Bavarian bonanza has taken over Southport Market for the venue's inaugural Oktoberfest celebration. Running until Sunday, September 26th, a ...
Visitors enjoying Southport Marketat

Tens of thousands enjoy brand new Southport Market in just 48 hours

More than ten thousand excited and hungry customers passed through the doors of the brand new Southport Market in its ...