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    • Legendary Southport Showman Herbert Silcock Sr has died aged 94

      It is with deep sadness we announce the death of Herbert Silcock (Sr) at the age of 94.  Herbert passed away after a short illness, peacefully at home yesterday (20th January 2021) with his loving family around him. Herbert Arthur Silcock was born 9th August 1926, the second son to Edward Silcock Sr who was one of the four famous […] The post Legendary Southport Showman Herbert Silcock Sr has died aged 94 appeared first on Stand Up For Southport.

    • Southport could lose Manchester Piccadilly rail link as consultation launched

      Southport could lose its direct rail link with Manchester Piccadilly.  The move would enable rail operator Northern to improve its services on other routes.  A consultation on the proposals has now been launched, with local rail campaign group OPSTA (Ormskirk Preston and Southport Travellers Association) urging people to give their views.  An OPSTA spokesperson said: “Your direct rail service to […] The post Southport could lose Manchester Piccadilly rail link as consultation launched appeared first on Stand Up For Southport.

    • Covid-19 vaccine: Sefton NHS chiefs working ‘as fast as possible’ to reach 80 year olds

      Health chiefs in Sefton say they are working “as quickly as possible to those aged over 80 years” with Covid-19 vaccines. And patients are being told not to worry if they receive an invitation to attend the mass Covid vaccination centre in St Helens and can’t get there, because vaccinations are available closer to home.  Working together with the borough’s […] The post Covid-19 vaccine: Sefton NHS chiefs working ‘as fast as possible’ to reach 80 year olds appeared first on Stand Up For Southport.

    • Storm Christophe: Northern rail passengers urged not to travel with delays on Merseyrail

      Northern is advising customers not to travel on many of its routes in the north west of England due to increasingly poor conditions following torrential rain across the region. Routes covering north of Manchester, Lancashire and Cumbria are affected by this Do Not Travel alert. A number of routes have experienced issues with flooding, and several have seen closures and […] The post Storm Christophe: Northern rail passengers urged not to travel with delays on Merseyrail appeared first on Stand Up For Southport.

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