Accessorize & The Body Shop abandon Southport March 1st, 2016 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Photo: Accessorize, Lord Street – Closed February was another bad month for Southport town centre. High street giants ‘Accessorize’ & ‘The Body Shop’ closed down. Photo: The Body shop, Chapel Street – Closed Other businesses that have closed down along Lord Street recently include: http://www.otsnews.co.uk/iconic-southport-shop-thorntons-set-to-close/ http://www.otsnews.co.uk/another-lord-street-shop-has-gone-into-administration-southport/ http://www.otsnews.co.uk/greggs-the-bakers-closes-lord-street-shop-today-for-the-final-time-today-southport/ http://www.otsnews.co.uk/another-lord-street-shop-closing-down-molloys/ http://www.otsnews.co.uk/10-and-under-clothes-shop-now-open-in-place-of-iconic-russell-bromley-lord-street-store/ Despite more bad news for the Lord Street Andrew Sloman(BID manager) said: “For the first time in several years there has been a net gain in new businesses opening and an annual increase of 3% in footfall; the national footfall rate continues to fall and the North of England average is in steep decline at -2.5%”. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!