Formby, England Newswire

Formby, England Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Formby, England.

Results 1 - 20 of 205 in Formby, England

  1. CCTV appeal as bike stolen after failed car theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 22 | Southport Visiter

    People in Southport are being urged to keep their eyes open for a stolen bike after a theft in Ainsdale in the early hours of this morning. Merseyside Police officers are now asking pople if they recognise the man in these CCTV images, following the incident in the Heathfield Road area.

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  2. Miles of Golden SandRead the original story

    Monday May 22 | TrekEarth

    Hello Everyone, Please click on this link to see the much bigger, clearer shot in Beta. This is Crosby beach famous for its statues by Anthony Gormley which you will be able to see if you click on the Crosby connection.

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  3. National Trust to make Formby nature reserve a national attractionRead the original story

    Saturday May 20 | Southport Visiter

    Formby nature reserve could be expanded into a national visitor attraction once the National Trust takes control of the area. It was announced earlier this year that the a huge area of the Formby coastline and pinewoods, measuring 204 hectares, could be gifted to the trust by Sefton Council.

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  4. a a 3,500 greenhouse that's being snapped up by the richRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Daily Mail

    The new middle-class must-have: A A 3,500 'naked' greenhouse that's being snapped up by the super rich The trendy structures, made by Pure Greenhouse, are the world's first to be designed without a frame and have already been snapped up by multi-billionaires and received the royal seal of approval. Next week they will be showcased at the Chelsea Flower Show, where they are shortlisted for the Royal Horticultural Society's garden product of the year award.

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  5. This is how much Sefton Council makes from parking at Formby nature reserveRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 | Southport Visiter

    The land, totalling 204 hectares, is being gifted to the trust, who will take over the responsibility for maintaining and developing it as a visitor attraction.

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  6. One drink in Southport town centre could soon get you prosecutedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Southport Visiter

    Sefton Council is set to ban alcohol on streets across Southport town centre as part of the battle against anti-social behaviour. The council is introducing a huge no-drinking zone across the centre, stretching as far as King's Gardens, Morrison's car park and Wright Street.

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  7. Conservatives promise to increase fracking across the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 | Southport Visiter

    Land around Sefton and West Lancashire could become more of a target for fracking after the Conservatives pledged to support the practice. As well as promising to help grow the fracking industry, the party also says it does not believe England should have any more large-scale offshore wind farms, but says some should be developed off Scotland.

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  8. Here's all the bars you can visit at Southport Food and Drink FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 17 | Southport Visiter

    The Southport Food and Drink Festival held in Victoria Park. Sacha Hibbitt ,& Jemma Young,from the Remedy Gin Bar Garden,with a bottle of Liverpool Gin & the new Formby Gin.

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  9. Warning over conman who pretends son has lost his kiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 15 | Southport Visiter

    Police are warning people to beware of a conman pretending his son has lost his kite in someone's garden People in the Southport and Formby area are being warned to beware of a scam where a man claimes his son's kite had gone into someone's garden - while another con has seen criminals trying to gain entry into people's homes by pretending to be from the RSPCA. A spokesman for Merseyside Police and Southport Home Watch said: "In Sefton during April and May residents have experienced people calling at their doors purporting to be from the RSPCA and asking to enter houses supposedly to weigh pets as part of a survey that was being carried out by the Association.

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  10. Builder who tried to snare schoolgirl once nearly killed girlfriend with kitchen knifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | Southport Visiter

    A builder who usd cocaine to try and lure a schoolgirl into his van bfore a terrifying police chase into Southport once nearly killed his girlfriend with a kitchen knife. Robert Case was jailed recently for thre years and one month at Liverpool Crown Court, for an incident which only ended after a speed chase along Formby Bypass ended when he crashed into a row of shops in Southport.

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  11. Homeowners making up to A 23,000 a WEEK during Open GolfRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 14 | Southport Visiter

    Home owners living in and around Southport are set to make a small fortune when the Open Golf championship comes to Royal Birkdale this Summer. People with nice homes in areas including Southport, Birkdale, Ainsdale, Hillside and Formby are due to rake in thousands of pounds when the annual competition takes place.

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  12. Nurses celebrated for making difference to patients livesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | Southport Visiter

    In West Lancashire and Sefton, nurses from primary care, hospital, community and home care settings are to be celebrated as part of the global annual event on Friday, May 12 - the anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth - for their tireless work and dedication. NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group , NHS Southport and Formby CCG and NHS South Sefton CCG has this week been sharing their stories across social media and using the national awareness day hashtag #nurseheroes.

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  13. Violent gang jailed after 15 raids on homes and businessesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 9 | World News Report

    A gang of thieves who carried out a terrifying burglary and robbery campaign have been jailed. In one incident in Formby , two of the men carried out a robbery at a convenience store wearing balaclavas and armed with a crowbar and a claw hammer.

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  14. Four-storey apartment block to be built in FormbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 | Southport Visiter

    Plans have been submitted to Sefton Council which would see 12 apartments built on the site of a former dairy farm. The block would be built following the demolition of the farm at Marsh Brows, near to Brows Lane and Duke Street, and would feature two-bedroom apartments with off-road parking.

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  15. Dog owners worried about Formby dognapper after two pedigrees go missingRead the original story

    Monday May 8 | World News Report

    Dog owners across Sefton have been left concerned after two pedigree pets went missing in the Formby area recently. A Leonberger called Elsa and a Norwegian Buhund called Finn both went missing in the last month, with their owners growing concerned they may have be stolen by dognappers.

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  16. Formby man who learnt to sail on Marine Lake takes on Clipper round-the-world raceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 4 | Southport Visiter

    A Formby man who learnt to sail on Southport Marine Lake with his late father will be taking on an epic round-the-world yacht race. The Clipper Round the World Yacht Race will start and finish in Liverpool this August for the first time in ten years.

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  17. Summer verdict expected for proposed council crackdown on Sefton dog ownersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | Southport Visiter

    A decision as to whether dogs be banned from being off a lead in areas of Sefton will be made this summer. Changes put forward by Sefton Council could see dogs banned from playgrounds, sports pitches, nature reserves and sections of beaches.

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  18. Shipwrecks revealed by low tides off FormbyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | Southport Visiter

    This fascinating scene of the The Bradda and Ionic Star shipwrecks was captured by local photographer Colin Lane, chief photographer at the Liverpool ECHO.

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  19. Cricket: Records smashed as Trinity and McCrae post staggering totalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 | Southport Visiter

    Records tumbled at The Rookery on Saturday as Trinity's new Aussie acquisition Hayden McCrae set a new club record with an incredible unbeaten 203 in a total of 318 for 1, also a new club record. Skipper Geoff Thornton won the toss and chose to bat on an excellent track, and openers Tony Campbell and Hayden McCrae quickly set about making the most of the favourable conditions, racing to a century opening stand inside 16 overs.

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  20. Teenage victim of attempted abduction praised by police for braveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 27 | Southport Visiter

    Police officers have praised a 15-year-old girl for her bravery, after she gave a statement by offering her cocaine before leading police on a chaotic 45 minute pursuit. Robert Case, 35, was jailed for 37 months after he led police on a chase from Litherland to Southport - including driving his van down the wrong side of the Formby bypass.

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