HOME -- Champion News13 Nov 2018

  • Search News
  • Editions 
  • Categories 
  • Search News
  •  
  • Keyword
  • Editions
  • Sub Category
  • Month
  •  
  • Macmillan garden is donated to the Friends of Rotten Row
    Danielle Thompson
    PARTS of Macmillan Cancer Support’s Legacy Garden, which won several awards when it was featured at the 2018 Southport Flower Show, have been donated to the Friends of Rotten Row.The garden was created to tell the tale of life after a cancer diagnosis, on behalf of Macmillan Cancer Support. Garden ...Read More

  • Adaptation acted as a ‘mirror to our times’
    By Ron Ellis
    They Don’t Pay? We Won’t Pay! By Dario FoLiverpool PlayhouseA PLAY that can be taken on three levels. Basically it is putting across a strong political message, mainly through the medium of a knockabout farce but also including audience participation with a few songs thrown in for good measure, per...Read More

  • Tesco worker braves the shave for charity
    Danielle Thompson
    IT WAS double the joy for Tesco staff, who began a collection for homeless children in Merseyside as well as a close shave for café worker Angela, who raised charity funds with a buzzcut!Barbara Murray, Tesco at Kew's Community Champion launched a special appeal on Thursday, November 1, for custome...Read More

  • MP hailed in budget speech as ‘champion of the high street’
    Danielle Thompson
    THE Chancellor of the Exchequer has praised the Southport MP for being the ‘champion of the high street’ - and has revealed that an additional £675million will be put into helping retail businesses across the country.Last week, Chancellor Philip Hammond revealed that the new measures will see inte...Read More

  • Welsh National Opera returning to Empire
    Henry James
    THIS week Welsh National Opera returns to Liverpool with two timeless classics. La Traviata can be seen at the Empire tonight (Wednesday, November 7) while La Cenerentola is being presented tomorrow (Thursday) at 7.15pm The most popular and most performed opera in the world, Verdi’s La Traviata...Read More

  • Potters get fired up to showcase new exhibition
    Danielle Thompson
    A NEW ceramics exhibition is running in Southport, until Saturday, November 17.The Mayor of Sefton, Councillor Dave Robinson officially opened Ceramica last week at the ArtHouse on Eastbank Street.It showcases contemporary ceramics by members of ClayWorks, a group of 'friendly and cheerful amateur ...Read More

  • Pupils invited to festive workshop to help write new grotto story
    Danielle Thompson
    TALENTED young writers from a Southport primary school shared some of their festive memories as part of a special writing workshop.Five schools in the North West have inspired the new story written by acclaimed author Mike Garry, including those at Shoreside Primary School on Westminster Drive. The...Read More

  • Welcome to Southport!
    Danielle Thompson
    A TOURISM delegation from Great Yarmouth visited Southport last week to see at first hand the promotional work taking place in the borough.More than 35 people including staff and councillors from Great Yarmouth Borough Council and delegates from the private sector undertook a study visit to the res...Read More

  • Sold! One Chinese vase for £50,000
    Danielle Thompson
    A RARE Chinese vase has been sold at auction by a Southport resident for £50,000.The ‘Empress’ vase went for ten times it pre-sale estimate at an Asian art auction in Shropshire last week after two Chinese telephone bidders became embroiled in a bidding war.And it belonged to the same Southport own...Read More

  • Sandpipers wants to highlight loneliness
    Danielle Thompson
    THE chief executive of a charity which runs respite holidays is Southport, is aiming to highlight the effects of isolation and loneliness by launching a festive fund-raising appeal.Chris Simmonds, head of Revitalise, which runs the Sandpipers respite holiday centre in the town, has raised the issue...Read More


1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18