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  • Lancashire to play Worcestershire at S&B next August
    Henry James
    SOUTHPORT & Birkdale Cricket Club is to host Lancashire’s Specsavers County Championship Division 1 match with newly promoted 2017 Division 2 Champions Worcestershire, at Trafalgar Road, next August.The cricket match will take place over four days, beginning on Wednesday August 29 and is the last i...Read More

  • Merseyrail ticket prices to rise in 2018
    Henry James
    MERSEYRAIL ticket prices are to go up in 2018, but the rail company said fares overall on the network will remain among the lowest in the UK.In 2018, the average ticket price increase will be 3.6 per cent, while the prices of some of Merseyrail’s tickets will be frozen.Other highlights next year in...Read More

  • Animal sanctuary staff to host annual festive fundraiser
    Danielle Thompson
    STAFF at an animal sanctuary are hosting their Winter Market event to raise funds this weekend.The team at Woodlands Animal Sanctuary on Sandy Lane in Holmeswood are holding their second annual event from 11am-3pm on Sunday, December 17, which will feature meeting huskies and Santa, gift stalls, ch...Read More

  • Santa joins Round Table for town tour
    Henry James
    THE guys from Southport Hesketh Round Table are hitting the streets again this festive season, and, along with Santa, they will be aiming to bring goodwill and cheer to residents... and raise money for local good causes at the same time. The elves have been busy and Round Table members say the sl...Read More

  • Take a visit to One Magical City!
    Malcolm Hindle
    Christmas is a magical time, so where better to spend a couple of days in the run-up to the big day than in one magical city.It’s Liverpool, of course, where this year festive offerings galore will surely put you under its spell.The allure of this great maritime city is special at any time of the y...Read More

  • World's greatest female rock legends celebrated in new show
    Henry James
    WOMAN in Rock - a live show dedicated to the World’s greatest female rock legends is coming to Southport theatre on Friday, January 19 at 7.30pm.The show features three female singers, together with a touring band, which brings a performance covering the greatest female rock stars of all time.Colle...Read More

  • ELO founder plays his hits at resort’s theatre
    By Ron Ellis
    Roy Wood and his Rock’n’Roll Band.Southport TheatreONE might expect that the man who formed The Move, Wizzard and E.L.O., who could play a whole range of instruments and had numerous chart successes in the 60s and 70s with his own material would be up there among the giants of rock’n’roll, alongsid...Read More

  • Harry Tanner made ‘impressive debut’
    By Ron Ellis
    Charles Dickens’ The Haunting adapted by Hugh JamesSDC at Southport Little TheatreBOOK dealer, David Filde, arrives at the manor of the late Lord Gray to catalogue the books in his library, on the instruction of his son, despite being warned of paranormal disturbances there.Richard Michell, looking...Read More


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