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  • The League of Gentlemen are bringing Royston Vasey to town
    Henry James
    IT’S been 12 long years, but it’s been worth the wait. After a gap of a dozen years, it is the news that their legions of fans have been eagerly anticipating: the return to the live arena of the comedy quartet, The League of Gentlemen.After a TV revival with three anniversary specials on BBC2 befor...Read More

  • Emmerdale ‘bad boy’ arrives in town - for a visit to the dentist!
    Danielle Thompson
    AN EMMERDALE actor was spotted in Southport – on a trip to the dentist.Danny Miller, who plays Emmerdale’s resident ‘bad boy’ Aaron Dingle visited 10 Dental on Scarisbrick New Road for a ‘smile makeover’ consultation. He has played the character Aaron Dingle in the soap since 2008, winning numero...Read More

  • England golfer Georgia Hall wins Women's Open
    Henry James
    ENGLAND'S Georgia Hall took golf’s Women’s British Open in front of big home crowds at Royal Lytham & St Annes.She shot a five-under-par 67 on Sunday, August 5 to beat Pornanong Phatlum by two shots.The 22-year-old ended up on 17-under and is the first Englishwoman to win her home country's biggest...Read More

  • All Souls announce their pantomime details for next year
    Henry James
    AFTER the sell-out spectacle Beauty and The Beast in January, All Souls are now excited to let audiences know what’s in store next.Members of All Souls Dramatic club are proud to announce that the gigantic adventure, Jack and The Beanstalk, will be hitting The Atkinson Theatre Southport in January ...Read More

  • Southport's first all-vegan cafe opens on Wesley Street
    Danielle Thompson
    A VEGAN couple, who travelled around the world together exploring some of the best international foods have opened Southport's first vegan café.Ben Chew, 31 who hails from the town and his wife, Sarah 31 from the Black Country have now opened their cafe, Megafauna, on Wesley Street. It will be open...Read More

  • Mystery donor’s grand gesture
    Henry James
    AN anonymous benefactor who saw the Champion’s article about vandalism at a Dalton church has come forward and given £1,000 of the £2,000 leaders need to install CCTV at the site.Last week we reported on how vandals had targeted St Michael and All Angels Church on Higher Lane and smashed eight outs...Read More

  • Popular rock 'n' roll production returning to theatre
    Henry James
    PREPARE for a party as That'll Be The Day, the touring rock 'n' roll production, returns to Southport Theatre with a new Show, on Friday, August 17.Trevor, Gary and the gang bring on back the good times with a combination of their unique feel good comedy routines mixed with back to back non-stop cl...Read More

  • Atkinson to host rare solo performance from Gilbert O'Sullivan
    Henry James
    THE Atkinson, Southport is one of only three venues hosting rare solo performances from Gilbert O’Sullivan this August.To coincide with his latest, self-titled album due for release on the August 24, Gilbert will be performing three rare solo concerts that will see him present new songs alongside c...Read More


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