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  • Famous pianist performing in village
    Henry James
    BARRY Douglas, internationally renowned pianist, winner of the 1986 Tchaikovsky Piano Competition, jets in to Parbold Douglas Music to perform in the Village Hall’s Auditorium Arena on June 17 at 7.45 p.m.His concert is part of a globe-trotting world tour that started in Bari, Italy in early April,...Read More

  • Police hunt man over bike theft after pawn shop tip off
    Ollie Cowan
    POLICE in Southport are trying to trace a man in connection with a bike theft.Officers were tipped off after the pedal bike, which was taken from a home in Knowsley Road two months ago, was sold at a town centre pawn shop.Graham John Abram, 38, is wanted in connection with the theft.A spokesperson ...Read More

  • Library group propose permanent tribute to actress Jean Alexander
    Ollie Cowan
    A LIBRARY group from Southport say they have come up with a way of paying permanent tribute to legendary Southport actress Jean Alexander.The Liverpool born star, who died in October last year, was a patron of the North Meols Library Association and now bosses at the NMLA want to dedicate a special...Read More

  • Care homes unite against dementia
    Ollie Cowan
    CARE home bosses from Southport have met for the first time in the town to help raise awareness of dementia across the care spectrum.Organised by the Athena Health Care group, Parklands Lodge, Abbey Wood, Aaron Crest, Dale Park, Marine Care Home, the Promenade Rest Home and Aaronmore Park care home...Read More

  • A walk to remember as 1000 take part in annual Star Trekk
    Ollie Cowan
    OVER one thousand people have once again took part in the annual Queenscourt Hospice Star Trekk walk.The final total of how much the myriad of walkers have raised for the Town Lane based hospice is yet to be revealed, such is the amount of donations staff need to tally up – but they say they are ov...Read More

  • Amateur theatre flourishing at town’s theatre venue
    By Ron Ellis
    THERE is a caravan site in Formby pinewoods that is waging a valiant battle against the encroaching sand, as the mobile dunes roll back behind the eroding coastline.On the stage of Formby Little Theatre, a holiday caravan site is being created at which Sue has booked a week in the hope of finding r...Read More

  • Veterans group to hold annual Armed Forces Day in town centre
    Ollie Cowan
    ARMED forces veterans are busy putting the finishing touces to next month’s Armed Forces Day in the town centre.Held on Sunday June 25 in the Town Hall Gardens, the honourary event starts with a Drumhead Service at 10 am before a military parade through the town.A spokesperson for SSAFA, the armed ...Read More

  • Forget-Me-Not hospice appeal
    Ollie Cowan
    QUEENSCOURT Hospice staff are appealing for donations and dedications for their forget-me-not flower garden.The Town Lane based hospice’s Forget-Me-Not Appeal encourages the local community to honour someone special by making a donation to be part of the flower gardenLast year those who kindly supp...Read More

  • Bank holiday health warning
    Ollie Cowan
    RESIDENTS are being told they will need to consider ‘all options’ if they get sick over the coming bank holiday weekend.With many GP practices closed on the bank holiday, Dr Rob Caudwell, a Southport GP and NHS Southport and Formby CCG chair, said: “We remind people to examine their options all ye...Read More


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