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Southport Fashion Show 2016

February 12th, 2016 in News, Whats On

SOUTHPORT FASHION SHOW returns to the town this year on Sunday 24th April – with organisers planning to make it the biggest event yet. The event is in its fourth year & will be held @ Southport Theatre & Convention Centre between midday & 5pm. Organisers from GModels & Casting Agency are in talks to… Read more »


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Southport exhibition showcases Sefton’s rich live music heritage

February 11th, 2016 in News, Whats On

A new exhibition in Southport will put the spotlight on Sefton’s rich live music heritage from the golden years of pop. Over the past year Sefton CVS has been running an innovative programme called Play it Forward with the help of Heritage Lottery funding. This has involved young Sefton residents liaising with older people to research… Read more »


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TOTALLY TINA plays SOUTHPORT – Theatre on Friday 11th March 2016!

February 10th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Having headlined the 2015 Glastonbudget Festival last year (the biggest tribute festival of the year), Totally TINA comes to Southport – Theatre on Friday 11th March! Totally TINA is an award-winning tribute to the Queen of Rock and Roll, Tina Turner, being given the “Official UK number one” honour by the Agents Association of Great… Read more »


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Game of Thrones stars heading for Southport this April

February 8th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Crown Con is currently the only dedicated convention for fans of the worlds number 1 tv show, A Game Of Thrones. The celebrity convention, set to take place over 2-3 April, is an independent event designed to raise funds and awareness for Southport Fibro Info, a local self funded support group that helps sufferers of… Read more »


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Andrew Hegarty takes over Mighty Radio Breakfast

February 7th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Andrew Hegarty Less than two weeks after joining Mighty Radio, local journalist and radio presenter Andrew Hegarty is to be the new host of the Mighty Radio breakfast show from tomorrow. Andrew, who lives in Birkdale, said, “I’m really looking forward to waking-up the residents of Southport every weekday morning from 8am! I’ll be… Read more »


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Southport To Host Award Winning ‘Abba Mania’ Musical (Feb 19)

February 5th, 2016 in News, Whats On

SOUTHPORT – Theatre,  Friday 19th February 2016 From the Director, Producer and Choreographer of the Award Winning ‘Abba Mania’ Musical. Starring the original ‘Frida’ from London’s West End! Following a 4 month run in London’s West End, Strand Theatre in 2001 with successful International tours selling out theatres, stadiums and concert halls, this award winning, critically acclaimed Abba Tribute performer, producer,… Read more »


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2,500 runners to take on Southport’s Mad dog 10k this Sunday

February 5th, 2016 in News, Sports, Whats On

The Mad Dog 10k takes place this Sunday, 7th February, with an expected 2,500 runners taking part. The Race is organised by Southport Hesketh Round Table with all proceeds going to local charities and good causes. This year the Event hopes to raise between £15,000 and £20,000 for local community groups and will also bring… Read more »


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Art For Southport Macmillan: Cambridge Walks Gallery Demonstrations: Sat 30th Jan

February 3rd, 2016 in News, Whats On

By Anton Dolders, Regional Chair of Arts at Macmillan Cancer Support Art For Macmillan’s exhibitors and supporters turned out in  force on Saturday 30th Jan for what was to be one of the last events taking place at Cambridge Walks Gallery, set up to raise funds for the provision of care for people whose lives… Read more »


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Raymond Mearns headlines Southport Comedy Club (Feb 6)

January 30th, 2016 in News, Whats On

LAUGH OUT LOUD COMEDY CLUB Saturday 6 February 2016 8.00pm Starring: Raymond Mearns, Adam Staunton, Micky P Kerr, Damion Larkin (MC)  BAFTA NOMINATD ACT AT THE ATKINSON’S LAUGH LOUD COMEDY CLUB Raymond Mearns is not only outright hilarious he is also a BAFTA nominated actor and one of the leading lights of Scottish comedy. His list of TV and… Read more »


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Andrew Hegarty Returns to Southport Airwaves

January 25th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Radio presenter and journalist, Andrew Hegarty, is bringing his new radio show to local station, Mighty Radio, on Thursday evenings. Andrew, who started his career in radio as a broadcast journalist and has written for a number of national magazines, has been presenting at a radio station in Runcorn for the last 13 months but… Read more »


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Major new Southport Arts and Culture Festival to launch in May

January 25th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Major new Southport Arts and Culture Festival to launch in May Southport Festival, a major new suite of events and activities focussed on quality arts and culture comes to the town centre over the weekend of Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of May. The festival will showcase four main areas –    Music    Poetry… Read more »


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Meols Ward Councillors Advice Centre (January 28)

January 25th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Thursday 28th January                Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 28th January. They will be available from 10.30am-11.30am at Cafe Moo Moo, Cambridge Road (Churchtown traffic lights) to assist residents with any local issues, problems or complaints…. Read more »


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Lord Street: Past, Present & Future at the Atkinson Southport

January 24th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Saturday 23 January 2016 – Sunday 10 July 2016 The mile long, Victorian thoroughfare is said to have been the inspiration for the tree lined boulevards of Paris. With a charming, unique style all of its own, Lord Street has been a favourite shopping destination for over a century and has many fascinating stories to… Read more »


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Baby and Toddler sale in aid of Neonatal unit

January 23rd, 2016 in News, Whats On

Organiser Emma Graham said: “We are raising money for monitors for the Neonatal Unit these cost approx £7,000 each and we are trying to raise money for 12 of them. Last year we raised just under £13,300 for the unit”. 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… Read more »


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Join the Southport litterazzi

January 20th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport’s Rubbish Friends will be out in force with a mission to clear up Kew Roundabout – one of the major gateways into Southport. The litter pick will take place on Saturday 23rd January 10.30 – 12 noon meeting in the  B&Q car park. If you would like to join the town’s litter heroes and… Read more »


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Gordie Tentrees – Pay what you think at the Atkinson

January 18th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Do you sometimes feel that a concert was not worth the money or, on the other hand, you had such a fabulous time and the music was so good that you would have paid more? We encourage you to experience new music and be part of something special, so with this in mind we invite… Read more »


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Southport Parent/Carers Support Group Every Monday

January 18th, 2016 in News, Whats On

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… Read more »


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