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  • Corbyn speaks to the masses at beach ally
    Henry James
    A Labour party rally on Southport beach which was attended by Jeremy Corbyn, attracted huge crowds.Organisers made the claim that 6,000 people attended the event despite the threat of heavy rain.The Liverpool City Region Mayor Steve Rotherham acted as ‘compere’ for the event, and among the speake...Read More

  • Comedian Ruby Wax bringing her biggest tour to The Atkinson
    Henry James
    FOLLOWING sell-out shows around the country, and a month-long run at Leicester Square Theatre in London, the comedian, author and campaigner Ruby Wax will return to the stage this summer and autumn performing a further 22 dates of her one-woman show Frazzled.This will be her biggest tour to date an...Read More

  • More strikes on Northern and Merseyrail services
    Malcolm Hindle
    MORE rail strikes are set to hit Northern and Merseyrail services next month in the on-going dispute over driver-only-operated trains.The RMT Union has announced that Northern and Merseyrail staff will walk out over worries that the introduction of the trains would lead to job losses and safety con...Read More

  • Fireman Sam helps celebrate 50 years of service's Training Academy
    Henry James
    IT was all hands to the pumps last week as Fireman Sam helped celebrate half a century of Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service’s Training & Development Academy.The Fire & Rescue Service held a special open day at its Academy on Storrington Avenue, Croxteth, and people from across Merseyside came along ...Read More

  • Now Simpson Cup comes to Birkdale
    Henry James
    ON the back of a successful 146th Open Championship, Royal Birkdale Golf Club will be adding to its impressive armoury of golfing events by playing host to the prestigious Simpson Cup, which will be staged at the Southport course from September 24-27.The annual competition, now in its sixth edition...Read More

  • X Factor winner to put on famous coat of many colours at Empire
    Henry James
    X FACTOR winner Joe McElderry is to put on a dazzling coat of many colours as he steps into the title role of the UK's longest running musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dreamcoat and the production comes to the Liverpool Empire from October 3-7.Joe was just 18 when he won the sixth series...Read More

  • Best films from Hollywood being shown at Picture House
    Henry James
    THERE is a mix of films from Hollywood and presentations from the National Theatre over the coming months at Parbold Picture House.Jackie, which looks at the life of Jacqueline “Jackie” Kennedy on the days following the assassination of President John F Kennedy, is being shown on Sunday, August 20 ...Read More

  • Group performing My Fair Lady in 65th year
    Henry James
    THE local amateur theatre society, Southport Spotlights, in 2018 will be celebrating 65 years since their first production Lilac Domino.More than 90 of their shows have entertained Southport audiences in the past years.Recently Spotlights have performed shows not associated with the usual fare of a...Read More


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