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Irish-theme pub to open in Southport town centre

November 24th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

Irish-theme pub to open in Southport town centre Bosses at the recently refurbished Bold Hotel are to open a new Irish-theme pub directly opposite them on Lord Street – helping to bring a derelict building back to life. The former Mulligan’s bar on the corner of Lord Street and Union Street is currently undergoing major… Read more »


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Southport’s Trattoria 51 to celebrate in true Christmas style

November 18th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

Southport’s Trattoria 51 to celebrate in true Christmas style Trattoria 51 is preparing to celebrate Christmas in style with a range of culinary celebration options. For those looking to get into the festive spirit, the Italian restaurant located on Southport’s famous Promenade will be serving up a trio of aptly named lunch and dinner menus… Read more »


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Mystery surrounds sudden closure of Rueters Southport

October 11th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

Mystery surrounds sudden closure of Rueters Southport Mystery surrounds the sudden closure of Rueters Bar & Brasserie on Hoghton Street, Southport. The exact reason for the closure is not known, but OTSNews.co.uk has learnt that the brewery are involved and a number of staff have been left unpaid. An anonymous eye witness said: “Piles of post… Read more »


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The future is bright for Southport Railway Club

October 10th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: The Ross brothers treat the members to drinks The future is bright for Southport Railway Club New owners at Southport Railway Club, the Ross brothers treat the members to drinks, as they share there plans for the future of the club. Future redevelopment includes a new toilet block and disabled facilities complete makeover… big… Read more »


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Cock & Rabbit set to open this July in Southport

June 30th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: Cock & Rabbit, Manchester Road, Southport Cock & Rabbit set to open this July in Southport  The newly revampped ‘Cock & Rabbit’ will be open in July 2016. The successful owners already run ‘The Cock & Pullet’ in Birkenhead. The managers have said: “Coming soon to Southport is The Cock and Rabbit, formerly The Rabbit… Read more »


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Sandgrounder August ‘Ale Trail’

May 29th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: The Fox Cub, Walmer Bridge Sandgrounder ‘August Ale Trail’  Bernard Johnson said: “The next Ale trail from the great pub the Sandgrounder takes place on Wednesday 3rd August.  Places are sure to scarce at the last trip to the Lakes was fantastic.”   Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [email protected]Read more »


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Are we saying goodbye to the Rabbit for the final time?

May 27th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: The Rabbit Pub, Southport Are we saying goodbye to the Rabbit for the final time?  Sad news that Southport has lost another of its old pubs, the Rabbit on Manchester Road, which has finally closed this week. Rabbit regular Gareth Burgess said: “It’s sad another pub as gone, the Rabbit was a fun packed… Read more »


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Liverpool v Villarreal at the Metro

April 28th, 2016 in News, Pub & Clubs

The Metro are showing Liverpool v Villarreal on the big screen tonight with Peroni being £2.50 all night. For more information call 01704 536836 3 Portland Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1LL   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… Read more »


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Peakys Christmas Charity Blinder

December 22nd, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: (left)Jon Hart & Jon Besant Photo credit Angus Matheson In just 24 hours over a family outing Jon Besant, Jon Hart & the team at Peaky Blinders pulled together the equipment and the crowd to create a buzzing atmosphere catering for everyone in there and raising close to £200 for Jon Besants charity “Feed… Read more »


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CAMRA: Great Local Pubs ­the Farmers Arms in Burscough

December 11th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

The Farmers Arms is a canal-side pub on New Lane in Burscough, Lancashire, writes Neville Grundy. It was taken over fairly recently and the new owners are keen to improve what’s on offer at the pub. It is an attractive brick building with moorings on the canal, a patio area for outside drinking, weather permitting,… Read more »


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Peaky Blinders Is Now Officially Open

November 19th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

Peaky Blinders on Lord Street is now officially open, Thursday November 20 2015. The bar, inspired by the television drama of the same name, will serve four real ales as well as an wide variety of bottled beers from around the world, and locally-sourced wines to suit all tastes and pockets. Last orders will be at… Read more »


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Jacques Aubergine Restaurant Review – Cafe Varley (Southport)

October 13th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Restaurants

Café Varley was opened in August 2015 by husband and wife team Chef Matt Varley and Jennifer Hardman-Varley, whom have a background in restaurants. On discovering it’s just been awarded 5* for hygiene practises I decided to visit with 2 friends on a bustling Thursday afternoon. On entering the light and modern dining area, we… Read more »


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The Falstaff Bar And Kitchen New Menu Launch

September 23rd, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Restaurants

The Falstaff, Great Food, Great Drinks, Great Sports Viewing. The newly refurbished Falstaff in King Street is proud to announce the new management team Jenny and Mark. They welcome all dinners to come and try the new sea side menu prepared by their new chef Danny who has more than ten years experience in fine dining…. Read more »


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Sandgrounder ‘Ale Trail’ Day

August 19th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: The Sandgrounder ‘ale trail’ day The popular Sandgrounder ‘Ale trial’ took place on Wednesday 12th August. General Manager, John Fahey said: “It was great day and very popular, you can keep up to date with with all future events here” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news… Read more »


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The Metro Southport is a tripadvisor Service Excellence Winner

August 14th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Restaurants

The Metro – 3 Portland Street, Southport, Merseyside, PR8 1LL   Tel: 01704 536836 The Metro is tucked away at the trendy corner of King Street and Portland Street, just a stone’s throw from Lord Street, is Southport’s most stylish place to eat, drink and sleep. Our Staff are welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable. First class service… Read more »


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This weekend at the fox and goose sound lounge Southport

August 7th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

Photo: BLACK DIAMOND (Liverpool) Rock This weekend at the fox and goose sound lounge, cable street, southport FRIDAY 7TH AUGUST 2015   “Friday Night Live (Originals) Best of the fresh new northwest talent all wrapped up in one amazing night, the fox and goose presents “Originals live” BLACK DIAMOND (Liverpool) Rock “The band collided with convention and convention… Read more »


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Bill.I.Am Karaoke back in the Falstaff

July 30th, 2015 in Pub & Clubs, Whats On

The North West best Karaoke operator Bill.I.Am Karaoke also known as Billy Johnson is pleased to announce that he is performing in the refurbished Falstaff Pub in King St, every Friday & Saturday night from 8pm till late. Party Zone Drinks Prices, reduced for Friday & Saturday Nights. Please come down & enjoy a great weekend with… Read more »


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The George Pub closed for Refurbishment

July 15th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: The George Pub The George Pub, Duke Street, Southport is currently closed for refurbishment. The management has informed OTSnews that they hope to be open within 2-3 weeks. Updates and promotions to follow    Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable… Read more »


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Date confirmed for the Sandgrounder ‘Ale Trail’ (Aug 12)

July 12th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

Photo: Pubs on the ‘ale trail’ The popular Sandgrounder ‘Ale trial’ will take place on Wednesday 12th August. General Manager, John Fahey said: “This a great day and very popular, get in touch and get your tickets secured to avoid disappointment” Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local… Read more »


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Are you the next Chef de partie at Langs of Longton?

June 18th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Restaurants

Photo: Paul Lang A unique opportunity has come arisen to join the award winning Langs of Longton team. If you have what it takes and would like to discuss you can contact Paul here Langs of Longton is situated in the small Lancashire village of Little Hoole, near Preston.  Opened in 2011, Langs of Longton… Read more »


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The Cricketers Pub presented with Pub of the Year award

June 13th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

Doug McAdam,Chairman of Southport & West Lancashire Camra presenting Dave Speak of The Cricketers,Ormskirk with The West Lancashire,Pub of the Year award. The Southport & West Lancashire branch of Camra presented the annual West Lancashire, Pub of the Year award to The Cricketers, Chapel Road, Ormskirk on Wednesday 10th June at 8-30pm. There was also… Read more »


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WEST LANCASHIRE PUB OF THE YEAR

June 4th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

The Southport & West Lancashire branch of Camra will be presenting the annual West Lancashire,Pub of the Year award to The Cricketers,Chapel Road,Ormskirk on Wednesday 10th June at 8-30pm. There will also be an open Camra branch meeting on the night (8pm) especially targeting prospective new members from the Ormskirk and West Lancs area who… Read more »


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Wine Rack now open on Weld Parade, Birkdale, Southport (otsnews.tv)

April 24th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

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The Labour man who wants to take over Southport gets thrown out of court

April 16th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

Photo: Joe Anderson Paid £90 per week for doing nothing at all. Labour’s version of a zero hours contract The man who wants to take over Southport, Liverpool Labour boss Joe Anderson, has failed in his bid to get a compensation payment out of Crosby’s Chesterfield High School . The school had sacked Joe because he… Read more »


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Gerrard & Adams put Warehouse up for sale as they invest in Liverpool venture

Warehouse Restaurant up for Sale   Paul said: “It was a tough decision to make to sell and I have many happy memories of my years at The Warehouse. In business you have to make decisions and sometimes tough decisions. I feel very strongly that the person/people who take over from me will share the same passion… Read more »


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Southport say Cheers all round for community pubs day

March 5th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

Photo: The Sandgrounder (Lord Street, Southport) A national celebration day will be held on 23 March for the hundreds of pubs listed as assets of community value. Ministers have called on people across the country to ‘list their local’ so pubs which play a crucial role at the heart of our communities can enjoy even greater… Read more »


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Planning A Party? Boulevard West Lord Street Southport

January 27th, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

We are a friendly wine bar serving premium wines beers & spirits. We also do teas , coffee, cakes & tapas.Owners Bryan and Pete opened the bar in July 2014.The bar is available for private hire for all occasions.Please message us for further info Telephone (01704) 537263Available for private hire for parties of 20-70 guests… Read more »


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Southport’s most exclusive place ‘Eighty Eight’ Is Set get even better

January 22nd, 2015 in News, Pub & Clubs

OTSnews had the opportunity to catch up with Eighty Eight’s manager Emma Brown this week and discussed the exciting changes that lie ahead  in 2015, Emma said: “After a very busy opening year we have decided to make some changes to Eighty Eight. The first change being that we are closing the restaurant temporarily. We are… Read more »


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The Falstaff Pub Sign Karaoke King Bill.I.Am for Friday & Saturday Nights

November 6th, 2014 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

The New look Falstaff Pub King Street Southport The New look Falstaff Pub King Street Southport has got Live Football coming very soon, along with free WiFi. The new owners are also serving Tea, Coffee & Cake, This Weekends entertainment has Bill.I.Am Karaoke on Friday & Saturday evening 8pm till late, Sunday afternoon from 4pm… Read more »


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Southport’s smallest Pub in Britain Gears up for Beer Festival

November 4th, 2014 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

The Lakeside Inn pub has erected a tent on the terraces to keep beer drinkers warm as it hosts the Wainwrights Beer festival this weeks Beer Festival Thursday 6th – Sunday 9th November Below is a list of the 18 Guest Beers: Thwaites Best Cask 3.8% English Born N Brewed 3.0% Sovereign 3.8% Trojan Horse 5.5%… Read more »


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The New look Falstaff Pub Southport Is Re-Opening Friday 31st October

October 30th, 2014 in News, Pub & Clubs, Whats On

The new look Falstaff Pub Southport is re-opening Friday 31st October Friday night (31st Oct) Halloween night fancy dress all welcome, for some spooky fun! Come down for an action packed weekend, with the one and only Bill.I.Am on karaoke every Friday & Saturday night from 8pm till late. Live music every Sunday afternoon from 4… Read more »


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The Legh Arms Reopens Mere Brow Village

October 27th, 2014 in News, Pub & Clubs

LEGH ARMS RE OPENED 22ND OCTOBER 2014 The Southport and West Lancashire branch of Camra are pleased to report that The Legh Arms, Mere Brow Village , reopened on Wednesday 22nd October following a tasteful refurbishment. There is no food at present but 3 cask ales are offer with Mere Blonde,Hop Vine from the nearby… Read more »


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Julie McCoombe Becomes A Licensee Of Excellence

October 17th, 2014 in News, Pub & Clubs, Uncategorized

The delightful Julie McCoombe of The Hop Vine, Liverpool Road North, Burscough received a Licensee of Excellence award voted for by members of the Southport and West Lancashire branch of Camra at the 15th Sandgrounder Beer Festival. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_new Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Instagram www.instagram.com/otsnews


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Boulevard West Southport

August 24th, 2014 in Pub & Clubs

Boulevard West Lord Street Southport We are a friendly wine bar serving premium wines beers & spirits. We also do teas ,coffee, cakes & tapas. Owners Bryan and Pete opened the bar in July 2014. The bar is available for private hire for all occasions. Please message us for further info Telephone (01704) 537263 Available… Read more »


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The George Hotel

February 2nd, 2014 in Pub & Clubs

The George Hotel has a comfortable setting both inside and out and an atmosphere that you would expect from a friendly neighbourhood pub. With an equal focus on both selection and quality, you will be pleasantly surprised by the many menu items unlike any other pub. If you don’t have the time or room to… Read more »


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