Southport Reporter (R) Online Nespaper for Merseyside

Read our Tracking & Cookie Usage Policy


Terms and Conditions

Southport and  Mersey Reporter -  Your free online newspaper service covering the Merseyside region - (Greater Liverpool).
Covering the news in and around Merseyside


Click on here to email our news room today!



Your free online newspaper for Merseyside
This website is licence to carry news from and UK Press Photography.



Latest Edition



Order Photos  Help Client Admin Advert Options

Updated over every Wednesday night.   Your news...   Your words...

Issue:- 11/12November 2009


LIVERPOOL Coroner's Officers are appealing for the next of kin of a woman who died in Liverpool to come forward.  Beatrice Grogan, aged 86, died at her home in South Station Road, Liverpool 25 on 30 October 2009. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her death.  Coroners officers are appealing for anyone who may be related to or who may know of her relatives to contact Liverpool Coroners Office on:- 0151 233 4705.


MERSEYSIDE Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of 28 year old Allan Scott, who has been missing from his home in Cobden Road, Southport, since 25 October 2009.

Allan was last seen at around 2pm on Friday, 23 October 2009, at his home address by his parents.

He spoke to his parents over the phone the following day, but he has not been in contact since then.  His family and friends are concerned for his safety.

Allan is described as white, 5ft 8in tall, medium build with short blond/light brown hair. He has blue eyes and a fair complexion.

He speaks with a Scottish accent.

He was last seen wearing blue jeans and white Fila.

He is known to frequent Liverpool city centre, the Sefton area, particularly Southport, but he is also know to go to and Birmingham as well.

Police have been actively seeking Allan since he was reported missing and enquiries are ongoing to establish his whereabouts.

Police are urging Allan, or anyone who has seen him, to contact them on:- 0151 777 4100 or the national Missing Persons Helpline in confidence on:- 0500 700 700.


MERSEYSIDE Police have released CCTV stills of three men wanted in connection with an aggravated burglary at the Hoghton Arms pub in Southport on Tuesday night 3 November 2009.

Officers were called to the pub in Hoghton Street at 10.11pm following reports that three men had entered the pub through a back door and ordered a female staff member to open the safe in the office.

The woman agreed and handed over a quantity of cash and the men left the scene in a black and white van.

They are are described as white men, aged in their 20s, who spoke with Liverpool accents and were wearing dark-coloured tracksuits, baseball caps, gloves and trainers.

The tallest offender was wearing a light-coloured tracksuit with three dark stripes down the left leg and trainers with whote toe caps.

The other two offenders wore tracksuit tops that were darker than the bottoms. One offender had reflective toggles on his top and two-tone trainers.

One of the men was armed with a hammer or crowbar.

The staff member was not hurt during the incident but was left shaken by her ordeal.

The pub was sealed off for forensic examination and patrols searched the area.

Anyone who recognises the men in the CCTV pictures or has any other information about the incident is asked to call Sefton CID on:- 0151 777 3110 or 3127 or Crimestoppers anonymously on:- 0800 555 111.

Our radio station phone in message line...   Call us now!

Sign up to our Daily Email News Service BETA Test by clicking here now...

Southport & Mersey Reporter - leading the way for local news.  We where the UK's first online only newspaper!

Highlighted events that are taking place this month:-

If you have an event and want to get it noticed, let us know by emailing us to:-

Click on the event title displayed above to find out about lots more events, as well as dates & times!

Our websites in our online series.   Group navigation, information and useful none group links...
Southport TV - Our online video archive. Liverpool Reporter - Our online music station. Mersey Reporter - OUR HUB WEBSITE.
Southport TV Liverpool Reporter Mersey Reporter Formby Reporter

Add to Google

This is what the moon is doing tonight.  Click on to find out why.

See the view live webcamera images of the road outside our studio/newsroom in the hart of Southport.

Our live Southport Webcam.  To see click live, click on image.


Show us your location
Please sign our map and let us know where you are  from....


News Room Phone Number

(+44)  08443 244 195
Calls will cost 7p per minute, plus your telephone company's access charge. 

Calls to this number may be recorded for security, broadcast, training and record keeping.

This online newspaper and information service is regulated by IMPRESS, the independent monitor for the UK's press.

How to make a complaint

Complaints Policy  -  Complaints Procedure  -  Whistle Blowing Policy

© PCBT Photography & PBT Media Relations Ltd. - Southport Reporter® is the Registered Trade Mark of Patrick Trollope