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  • KGV students celebrate ‘exceptional’ exam results
    Danielle Thompson
    STUDENTS at King George V College have been celebrating ‘exceptional’ A-level results.At the Scarisbrick New Road college, 70% of pupils achieved high grades in all three subjects – while 9% of students achieved A* and A grades in one or more subject and the subjects Physics, Psychology, Art, Geogr...Read More

  • 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

  • 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

  • Education Minister praises schools during visit to town
    Danielle Thompson
    EDUCATION Minister Nick Gibb has praised two Southport Schools after being taken on a tour of them by the town’s MP Damien Moore.During his visit, the minister was shown how children at Kew Woods Primary School on Ovington Drive are using a green screen to create their own news channel. At Greenban...Read More

  • Daredevil blind vicar cycles to Liverpool and back.. on tandem!
    Danielle Thompson
    A DAREDEVIL blind vicar and minister have completed an unusual fund-raiser – cycling to and from Liverpool on a tandem!The Rev Alex Galbraith, who is blind, and Rev Marie-Anne Kent, Anglican Vicar and Methodist Minister at the Church of St Francis of Assisi in Kew, took on the cycle from the church...Read More

  • Peter celebrates ten years of caregiving
    Danielle Thompson
    A 75-YEAR-OLD caregiver is celebrating his tenth year in the role.Peter Dooley, from Southport, was given a silver engraved tankard and celebrated the milestone with a party featuring a themed cake at Home Instead Senior Care, at Hawthorn House, on Scarisbrick New Road, in Southport.He joined Home ...Read More

  • Andrew Lancel to  play role of Epstein in new Cilla show
    Henry James
    FORMER Tarleton High pupil Andrew Lancel will play the role of music mogul Brian Epstein in the new show Cilla the Musical, which has its world premiere at the Liverpool Empire on September 7.He will star in the production which tells the story of Cilla Black whose teenage dreams of stardom lead he...Read More


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