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Acquire your own Yaffé from as little as £45

July 30th, 2015 in celebs, Deals, News

Southport’s own celebrity photographers ‘Yaffé Photography’ are renowned for quality, style and service. You can now acquire your own Yaffé from as little as £45.  Of course, if you want something a bit more substantial, you will have to put your hand a little deeper in your pocket, but Yaffé also offer easy payments to… Read more »


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VIDEO: Michael Portillo in Southport

February 1st, 2015 in celebs, News

Michael Portillo in Southport British journalist and broadcaster Michael Portillo was at ‘The Atkinson’ Southport on Sunday afternoon 1st February 2015 promoting his latest books. Michael did a Q&A session in front of a packed house and signed copies of his books in the foyer. All of Michael’s books can be purchased from Broadhursts Book… Read more »


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Coronation Street actress Anne Kirkbride dies aged 60

January 20th, 2015 in celebs, News

Above: Anne Kirkbride Playinfc Crazy Golf in Southport 2005 Coronation Street star Anne Kirkbride, who has played Deirdre Barlow since 1972, has died aged 60. She was last seen in Southport on 15th February 2005. Anne Kirkbride joined Coronation Street in the 1970s as Deirdre Barlow and went on to play the character for 44… Read more »


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Merseyside celebrities get ready to be locked up for good

November 21st, 2014 in celebs, News, Whats On

With just over a week to go until the event, Merseyside Police is getting ready to ‘lock up’ celebrities as well as business leaders as part of an event to raise thousands of pounds for the Princes Trust. Samantha Giles (Bernice Blackstock from Emmerdale), actor Paul Barber (Only Fools and Horses, the Full Monty and… Read more »


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Liverpool FC Manager Brendan Rodgers looking happy & contented in Southport

September 17th, 2014 in celebs, News, Sports

Liverpool FC Manager Brendan Rodgers looking happy & contented in Southport Liverpool FC Manager Brendan Rodgers was looking happy and contented with new girlfriend Charlotte Hind as the couple left playtown, Ocean Plaza, Southport on Tuesday morning (16th September 2014). The couple had spent time with Charlotte’s daughter inside playtown. Brendan took time to sign… Read more »


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Strictly Stars Len Goodman and Arlene Phillips ‘Holiday of a life time film in Southport’

September 4th, 2014 in celebs, News

Strictly Stars Len Goodman and Arlene Phillips ‘Holiday of a life time film in Southport’ Local businessman and antique dealer John Nolan received a phone call on Tuesday 2nd September 2014 from the BBC in London asking him did he have a set of 6 plates of a particular pattern. John who has been in… Read more »


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Coronation Street star Alison King appears at Southport Flower Show 2014

August 16th, 2014 in celebs, News

Coronation Street star Alison King appears at Southport Flower Show 2014 Alison, who plays Carla Barlow in the ITV soap, brought some Weatherfield glamour to the Southport Flower Show this year. She met visitors among the famous floral displays and signed autographs for fans during her visit. The popular actress has been at the centre… Read more »


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UPDATED Justin Bieber’s former babe Chantel Jeffries in Southport at Vincent Hotel

August 12th, 2014 in celebs, News

Justin Bieber’s former babe Chantel Jeffries in Southport at Vincent Hotel Chantel Jeffries is the student who shot to fame the night Justin Bieber was arrested for a DUI. And it would seem Chantel Jeffries has now forged a friendship with Liverpool FC star Raheem Sterling. Chantel and her friend enjoyed a night out in… Read more »


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TV Presenter Jeremy Kyle ‘The Golfer’ in Southport

August 6th, 2014 in celebs, News

TV Presenter Jeremy Kyle in Southport TV Presenter Jeremy Kyle is in Southport today (Wednesday 6th August 2014) taking part in the BMW Golf Cup International competition held at Royal Birkdale. The 16 handicap golfer got off to a great start by smashing a 3 wood straight down the 1st fairway. Pictured above Mark Boler,… Read more »


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British-born violinist and violist Nigel Kennedy in Southport

June 30th, 2014 in celebs, News

British-born violinist and violist Nigel Kennedy in Southport British-born violinist and violist, Nigel Kennedy, is in Southport tonight (Saturday 28th June 2014) performing live on stage at The Floral Hall. Nigel took time out to sign autographs and chat to fans before going on stage. Speaking to ‘Onthespot’ reporter Nigel sends his regards to local… Read more »


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Steven and Alex Gerrard take time out at the Vincent Hotel Southport

April 17th, 2014 in celebs, News

 Above: Steven Gerrard with hotel owner and business partner Paul Adams As the biggest few games of Steven Gerrard’s Football career approach’s he and wife Alex enjoyed dinner at the ‘The Vincent Hotel’ this evening (6pm Thursday 17th April) A fellow restaurant guest said the Multimillionaire star was not happy when a child asked for… Read more »


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Antiques Road Trip filming in Southport

April 12th, 2014 in celebs, News

Antiques Road Trip filming in Southport Antiques expert Phillip Serrell from BBC 2 ‘Antiques Road Trip’ was in Southport this morning Saturday 12th April 2014 filming Antiques Road Trip. He visited a few antiques shops including Royal Arcade on Lord Street during his mornings stay in the resort. Submit News Contact us with your community,… Read more »


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Madness Graham “Suggs” McPherson in Southport

April 5th, 2014 in celebs, News

Madness Graham “Suggs” McPherson in Southport Madness frontman Graham “Suggs” McPherson landed in Southport today (Saturday 5th April 2014) ahead of his gig at Southport Atkinson. He is staying at The Vincent Hotel where he will relax and have tea before heading 50 yards down the road to tonight’s venue. The Madness frontman will take to… Read more »


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Princess Royal visits Southport

April 4th, 2014 in celebs, News

Princess Royal visits Southport Her Royal Highness, The Princess Royal, President of Carers Trust, was in Southport on Friday (4th April 2014). She attended Sefton Carers Conference at Southport Theatre & Convention Centre. She was greeted  by the Mayor of Sefton Maureen Fearn on her arrival. She gave a speech to Sefton Carers and was… Read more »


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Southport’s very own Jean Alexander is very much independant and fighting fit at the tender age of 88

March 29th, 2014 in celebs, News

Southport’s very own Jean Alexander is very much independant and fighting fit at the tender age of 88. Jean popped down to Sainsbury’s in Southport town centre this afternoon (Saturday 29th March 2014) for her weekly shop and collect two packets of her favourite delicious elderflower mouthwatering good Swiss herbal sweets. As you can see… Read more »


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TV & Radio Presenter Matt Baker filming Countryfile at Southport Atkinson

March 28th, 2014 in celebs, News

TV & Radio Presenter Matt Baker filming Countryfile at Southport Atkinson TV & Radio Presenter Matt Baker is currently filming a Countryfile programme at Southport Atkinson on Lord Street. The programme is about shrimping on Southport Beach in decade’s gone bye. The crew will be filming on the beach later today (Friday 28th March 2014)…. Read more »


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Horse racing jockey Frankie Dettori in Southport

March 15th, 2014 in celebs, News

Horse racing jockey Frankie Dettori in Southport Italian horse racing jockey and celebrity, Frankie Dettori is in Southport over the weekend. He is staying at The Vincent Hotel with friend from the racing world. Dettori has been Champion Jockey on three occasions and has ridden the winners of more than 500 Group races. His most… Read more »


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Manchester United footballer Michael Carrick in Southport

March 1st, 2014 in celebs, News

Manchester United footballer Michael Carrick in Southport Manchester United footballer Michael Carrick was spotted in Southport on Friday night (28th February 2013). The Utd midfielder and his family booked into Southport’s Vincent Hotel before heading to the Warehouse for a meal. Carrick has made 369 Premier League appearances and played in 59 UEFA Champions League… Read more »


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EFC Manager Roberto Martínez in Southport

February 17th, 2014 in celebs, News, Sports

EFC Manager Roberto Martínez in Southport EFC Manager Roberto Martínez was in Southport this afternoon (Monday 17th February 2014) enjoying a dinner time meal with his wife a baby at The Vincent Hotel. Martínez looked fresh faced and happy following his teams 3-1 FA Cup win over Swansea yesterday. Martinez is delighted with Traore as… Read more »


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Secretary of State for Business ‘Vince Cable’ in Southport

February 13th, 2014 in celebs, News, Uncategorized

Secretary of State for Business ‘Vince Cable’ in Southport Liberal Democrat politician Vince Cable was in Southport this morning (Thursday 13th February 2014). He attended a FBS meeting (Federation of Small Businesses) at Tappers Cafe on Union Street, Southport, before going on to a meeting at Jade Gardens Chinese Restaurant in Liverpool Road Ainsdale. During… Read more »


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Celebs Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright in Southport

February 8th, 2014 in celebs, News

Celebs Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright in Southport Coronation Street star Michelle Keegan and Mark Wright was in Southport on Saturday night (8th February 2014). Pictured above Michelle & Mark leaving The Vincent Hotel as they head to The Warehouse Kitchen & Bar Restaurant. They booked into Southport’s Vincent Hotel at 7:00pm on Saturday night… Read more »


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Snooker Star Stephen Hendry in Southport

February 7th, 2014 in celebs, News, Sports

Snooker Star Stephen Hendry in Southport Captured in Southport today (Friday 7th February 2014) was “The Golden Boy” of snooker, Stephen Hendry. The seven times World Champion was visiting his old mate Les Dodd for a few frames of snooker. Hendry became the youngest professional snooker player in 1985 aged 15 and, in 1990, he… Read more »


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Darts champion Stephen “The Bullet” Bunting in Southport (Sunday 29th Dec 2013)

December 29th, 2013 in celebs

Darts champion Stephen “The Bullet” Bunting in Southport (Sunday 29th Dec 2013) Darts champion Stephen “The Bullet” Bunting  appeared at Birkdale Labour Club, Liverpool Road, Birkdale Village, Southport on Sunday 29th December 2013. He played a darts match against Southport Select Darts Team and up and coming young dart players from the town. Submit News Contact us with… Read more »


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Ian Callaghan & John Keith book signing at Broadhursts book shop Southport (Wednesday 18th December 2013)

December 18th, 2013 in celebs, News

John Keith & Ian Callaghan book signing at Broadhursts book shop Southport (Wednesday 18th December 2013) John Keith & Ian Callaghan was in Broadhursts book shop this morning signing copies of Ian’s book “Cally On The Ball”. Liverpool FC legend Kenny Dalglish ordered a copy of Ian’s book. The book contains fifty short tales from… Read more »


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WAG Alex Gerrard (Curran) in Southport

November 23rd, 2013 in celebs

WAG Alex Gerrard (Curran) was in Southport on Friday night (22nd November 2013) enjoying herself with friends at The Vincent Hotel V-Bar. The model, fashion columnist and wife of Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard let her hair down and danced away till the early hours of Saturday morning. Pictured above is Alex (left)  … Read more »


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Strictly sensation Lisa Riley visits Broadhursts Book Sellers Southport

November 14th, 2013 in celebs, News

Strictly sensation Lisa Riley visits Broadhursts Book Sellers Southport Last year’s Strictly sensation, actress Lisa Riley visited Broadhursts Book Sellers in Market Street, Southport this afternoon (Wednesday 13th November 2013) Lisa, signed a few copies of her long-awaited new book at Broadhursts, and has also finally put to rest any hope of her ever returning… Read more »


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60’s rock singer Chris Farlowe in Southport

October 4th, 2013 in celebs, News

60’s rock singer Chris Farlowe in Southport 60’s rock singer Chris Farlowe is in Southport tonight (Friday 4th October 2013). The 71-year-old is performing ‘The Sensational 60’s Experience Overview’ show along with three other popular 60’s artists, The Marmalade, Herman’s Hermits, & Steve Ellis’ at Southport Theatre. Chris is a rock, blues and soul singer. … Read more »


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Philip Glenister & Liz White in Southport filming new BBC drama about horrific 1996 IRA bombing

October 4th, 2013 in celebs, News

Philip Glenister & Liz White in Southport filming new BBC drama about horrific 1996 IRA bombing Filming has commenced on the BBC’s highly-anticipated ‘From There To Here’ three-part drama. Some big names including Bernard Hill, Philip Glenister and Liz White are attached to the project, which looks at the devastating aftermath of the IRA bombing… Read more »


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Les McKeown & The Bay City Rollers in Southport

September 30th, 2013 in celebs

Les McKeown & The Bay City Rollers returned to Southport after almost 40 years. They played a gig at Southport Theatre on monday night 30th September 2013 In 1974 the world was to witness a new musical phenomenon the like of which had not been seen the days of Elvis and The Beatles. The music… Read more »


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Environmental Campaigner David Bellamy in Southport

August 18th, 2013 in celebs

Environmental Campaigner David Bellamy in Southport English author, broadcaster, environmental campaigner and botanist, David Bellamy OBE was in Southport giving talks at the 2013 Flower Show. David is Patron of Southport Flower ShowHe and lives in County Durham. Submit News   Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter… Read more »


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Celeb Chef Simon Rimmer in Southport

August 17th, 2013 in celebs

Celeb Chef Simon Rimmer in Southport Celebrity Guest Simon Rimmer joined in the fun on day 3 of the Southport Flower Show on Saturday 17th August 2013 Dozens of visitors took the opportunity to have a chat and have photographs taken with Simon. Simon was introduced to many exhibitors before doing a Q&A cookery session…. Read more »


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Carol Vorderman MBE in Southport

August 17th, 2013 in celebs

British media personality, Carol Vorderman MBE officially opened Southport Flower Show on Wednesday 15th August 2013. First port of call was the outdoor gardens where she met the Showering family who won best outdoor garden in show. Carol then visited other gardens then went on a tour round the grand floral marquee to see the… Read more »


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Coronation Street Jennie McAlpine in Southport

August 17th, 2013 in celebs

One of Coronation Street’s favourite actresses ‘Jennie McAlpine’ was special guest on Saturday (17th August) at Southport Flower Show 2013. Jennie Elizabeth McAlpine is a British television actress and comedienne.   She is best known for her role as Fiz Stape. Submit News  Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news


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Comedian Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown in Southport

July 27th, 2013 in celebs, News

Comedian Roy ‘Chubby’ Brown in Southport The most outrageous comedian is back in Soputhport tonight (Saturday 27th July 2013) at Southport Theatre! Chubby invited ‘Onthespot’ (OTS) reporter back stage as he relaxed before curtain call. Chubby said he was looking forward to tonight’s show and enjoys playing here in Southport. Still as popular as ever,… Read more »


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GOLF Senior Open Favourite Fred Couples checks-in at The Vincent Hotel Southport

July 22nd, 2013 in celebs, News

GOLF Fred & Deborah Couples check-in at The Vincent Hotel Southport American golfer, Fred Couples and his girlfriend landed in Southport today (Monday 22nd July 2013) ahead of the Senior Open Championship at Royal Birkdale. The happy Couple kissed and embraced each other outside Southport’s famous Vincent Hotel. After checking in. the lovebirds went for a… Read more »


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