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Public welcome at local CCG meetings

January 17th, 2017 in News, Whats On

Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in Sefton have announced the dates of their first governing body meetings for 2017 and are encouraging anyone with an interest to go along. The CCGs’ hold their bi-monthly governing body meetings in public, so people can hear them discussing and making decisions about local health services. Doctors, nurses and other health professionals… Read more »


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Belinda Carlisle – Heaven on Earth 30th Anniversary Tour

January 17th, 2017 in News, Whats On

Olympia Liverpool – 7 October 2017 American singer Belinda Carlisle announces she’s back on the road with a very special short UK tour this Autumn with the ‘Heaven 30th Anniversary Tour’ in October 2017 performing a selection of tracks taken from her solo album ‘Heaven On Earth’. Belinda will perform tracks from the classic album… Read more »


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Tribute evening to Frankie Valli at St John Stone’s Social Club

January 14th, 2017 in News, Whats On

Tribute evening to Frankie Valli at St John Stone’s Social Club Friday 27th January, 8pm until late – at St John Stone’s Social Club – a tribute evening to Frankie Valli with Duncan Heather live on stage. Tickets £10 available now from the club bar, open from 7pm each evening, telephone Donna on 577170.  … Read more »


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Can you run 5k wearing a blindfold

January 10th, 2017 in News, Whats On

FIND a FRIEND, WEAR a BLINDFOLD and RUN 5k in aid of Galloway’s. By taking part in this event and raising funds, you will be helping us to support people living with sight loss in Lancashire and Sefton. We are inviting you to challenge your senses and take part in our 2017 Morecambe Bay Blindfold… Read more »


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Sandgrounder Beer Festival – The Future

January 10th, 2017 in News, Whats On

Sandgrounder Beer Festival – The Future There will be a meeting to discuss the future of the Southport & West Lancs Camra, Sandgrounder Beer Festival at The Grasshopper, Sandon Road, Hillside, Southport on Tuesday,January 17th at 8pm. There was no festival in 2016 and the committee urgently need more volunteers with perhaps new ideas for a… Read more »


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An evening with Howard Jones at Southport’s Atkinson

January 5th, 2017 in News, Whats On

An evening with Howard Jones at Southport’s Atkinson (The Songs, The Piano & The Stories) – Atkinson on Wednesday 22nd March 2017!  It was in 1983 that Howard Jones first burst upon the contemporary music scene with his very English songwriting, pioneering synthesizers and thought provoking lyrics.  He set out his manifesto in his very first single ‘… Read more »


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Southport Film Guild – Theeb (15)*

January 3rd, 2017 in News, Whats On

Southport Film Guild – Theeb (15)* 7:30 pm,The Atkinson – Theatre £4.50 / free for SFG members plus booking fee. Booking fee is £1 per ticket online/phone. A 2% credit card fee is charged for counter sales. In the Ottoman province of Hijaz during World War I, a young Bedouin boy experiences a greatly hastened… Read more »


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Southport BID first quarterly meeting

January 2nd, 2017 in News, Whats On

Southport BID first quarterly meeting Southport BID’s first quarterly levy payer meeting for 2017 will be on the 2nd February at 6pm at the Bold Hotel. It will be an oppurtunity to meet our new board members, ask us questions and raise any issues and discuss our plans for the new financial year. Representatives from some of… Read more »


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Canadian madman at Southport’s LOL Comedy Cub this Saturday

December 29th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Wes Zaharuk Canadian madman at Southport’s LOL Comedy Cub this Saturday Canadian Wes Zaharuk’s who’s hilarious and anarchic physical comedy easily makes him one of the most exciting acts on the UK and international circuit. Early in his career Zaharuk’s fast paced razor wit and tornado-like approach to comedy caught on quickly. Soon he became… Read more »


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Do you have a new year’s resolution sorted yet?

December 28th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Do you have a new year’s resolution sorted yet?  Woodlands can help you with that! Join the team on Saturday 7th January from 1pm until 3pm for our volunteer sign up day! Volunteering will make a difference to both your life and the life of others, what you can give is so vital to running… Read more »


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May The Toys Be With You

December 28th, 2016 in News, Whats On

May The Toys Be With You We re-open on Tuesday 3 January 2017 at 10am (The Atkinson) From a Galaxy far, far away comes an absolute must see for fans of Star Wars or cinema history. May The Toys Be With You is one of the country’s finest Star Wars collections of memorabilia, toys and… Read more »


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Southport residents invited to alcohol awareness event

December 22nd, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport residents invited to alcohol awareness event Residents are being invited to find out more about the dangers of alcohol and the importance of sensible drinking at a special event early in the New Year. With the festive season out of the way, the Alcohol Awareness Day will be held at Seaforth’s Bowersdale Resource Centre on Crescent… Read more »


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New Year’s Eve At The Metro

December 20th, 2016 in News, Whats On

New Year’s Eve at the Metro, Portland Street, Southport This popular event is £45 all you can eat and drink (£55 on the door). Doors open 8pm till late. Call 01704 536836 to book your table Keep up to date with everything that is going on by following us on Facebook. Submit News Contact us with… Read more »


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Christmas Cheese and Wine Night at Eighty Eight Bar and Brasserie

December 16th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Eighty Eight Bar and Brasserie Christmas Cheese and Wine Night at Eighty Eight Bar and Brasserie If you fancy doing something different this Festive season then why not book tickets to our Fantastic Christmas Cheese and Wine night. As well as all our usual cheese and wine and knowledgeable experts to talk you through the… Read more »


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PINK FLOYDIAN to play Southport’s Fox and Goose this Saturday

December 13th, 2016 in News, Whats On

PINK FLOYDIAN Appearing at the Fox and Goose, Cable Street, Southport Saturday 17th December 2017, 8.30pm Pink Floydian are one of the most authentic Pink Floyd tribute bands in the UK today. Gathered together from the cream of North West Pink Floyd loving musicians they deliver well over 2 hours of Pink Floyd material covering 9… Read more »


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Southport’s outdoor cinema returns with Christmas classic It’s A Wonderful Life

December 9th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport’s outdoor cinema returns with Christmas classic It’s A Wonderful Life Join us on Saturday 17th December for Christmas activities, carol singing, food, crafts and a screening of it’s a wonderful life.donations of £2 will be collected and all monies raised will go to (The friends of Kings Gardens) as a registered charity to help… Read more »


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Nightingale Choir sing Sunday & Monday

December 9th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Christmas is a busy time for the Nightingale Choir, who have a couple of events coming up.  Firstly, this coming Sunday, 11th December, they are performing a selection of Christmas music at the Christmas opening event at Sooty’s Plants in Tarleton, between 2pm and 3pm. Then on Monday 12th December, they will be providing a… Read more »


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“Awesome” R.E.M tribute band heads for Southport’s Fox and goose

December 8th, 2016 in News, Whats On

“Awesome” R.E.M heads for Southport’s Fox and goose Celebrate the best of R.E.M. as tribute band heads for the Fox and goose, Southport. Legendary R.E.M. frontman Michael Stipe has called the band “awesome” R.E.M. disbanded in 2011 but Stipe continue to step up to honour the songs and style of R.E.M having been named after… Read more »


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Aintree at Ainsdale’s Arion Christmas meet

December 6th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Aintree at Ainsdale’s Arion Christmas meet Aintree Circuit Club are again delighted to invite you our monthly mid-week informal Classic Car Meet to be hosted at The Arion at Ainsdale, Kenilworth Road, Ainsdale, PR8 3PH. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable… Read more »


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Meols Ward Councillors Councillors Advice Centre

December 5th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Meols Ward Councillors Councillors Advice Centre  Saturday 10th December             Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Saturday 10th December. They will be available from 11am-12noon at Crossens School, Rufford Road, to assist residents with any local issues, problems… Read more »


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Southport Hesketh Round Table Christmas Float Tour 2016

December 3rd, 2016 in Whats On

Southport Hesketh Round Table Christmas Float Tour 2016 Southport Hesketh Round Table Christmas Float will touring the streets of Southport as from Monday 5th December. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ Twitter  www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news… Read more »


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Everything you need to know about the 2016 Southport Christmas Parade

November 30th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Everything you need to know about the 2016 Southport Christmas Parade Date Sunday 4th December 2016 When Southport Business Improvement District (Southport BID) cancelled the Christmas parade last year, Adam Brown decided to hold a much bigger and better parade due to the demand of the towns residents. Organiser Adam told OTSNews.co.uk “We have an… Read more »


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Byng House Christmas Fayre

November 28th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Facebook www.facebook.com/Otsnews-Southport-1575528676012039/ 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 ots@otsnews.co.uk – relying only… Read more »


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Cork Jackets and Drill at The Atkinson Southport

November 27th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Cork Jackets and Drill at The Atkinson Southport 19th December 7.30pm  The Atkinson in Southport is the venue for a presentation of Corkjackets and Drill and tells the story through new original songs and narration, of the 1886 Southport Lifeboat Disaster – A disaster which claimed the lives of the crew of the St Anne’s lifeboat… Read more »


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Southport’s Cask ale and craft beer street party

November 27th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport’s Cask ale and craft beer street party Tap and Bottles in Cambridge Walks, Chapel Street Southport is hosting it’s first cask ale and craft beer street party. The beer bar and bottle shop has taken over the Cambridge Arcade in Southport for three days which started on Friday, November 25. The festival will offer over 75 beers… Read more »


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Everything Christmas at The Learning Rooms at Four Seasons

November 26th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Christmas at Four Seasons Everything Christmas at The Learning Rooms at Four Seasons Real trees along with everything else Christmas at The Learning Rooms at Four Seasons, Birkdale, Southport. Manager, Ruth Wareing said:  Come along tea with Father Christmas on Thursday 14th December from 6pm. To book your place telephone (01704) 551521 Ruth added, “The… Read more »


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Miss Southport to switch on Ainsdale Christmas Tree Lights

November 25th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Miss Southport to switch on Ainsdale Christmas Tree Lights We are delighted to announce that the current Miss Southport, Chloe Brown will be in Ainsdale to switch on the Main Christmas Tree Lights on Thursday 1st December at 6pm Station Road, Ainsdale There will be lots of fun for everyone, we will be having music… Read more »


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CAROLINE AHERNE DISCOVERY AT LOL COMEDY CLUB

November 25th, 2016 in News, Whats On

CAROLINE AHERNE DISCOVERY AT LOL COMEDY CLUB  In 1998 Smug Roberts he released the novelty anthem “Meat Pie, Sausage Roll (Come on England, Gi’s a Goal)” as “Grandad Roberts”. Both the character and song stemming from his afternoon radio show on Key 103 and subsequent stand up comedy routine. Three years prior to that Smug… Read more »


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The Grasshopper will celebrate Lancashire Day

November 25th, 2016 in News, Whats On

The Grasshopper will celebrate Lancashire Day The Grasshopper,70,Sandon Road, Southport will be celebrating Lancashire Day on Sunday, November 27 with a selection of traditional Lancashire beers,Lancashire hot pot and Lancashire Quiz (7.30pm). The Proclamation will be read by Stuart Elliott at 9-00pm followed by the loyal toast to the Queen,Duke of Lancaster. There will be a… Read more »


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Carols & Capers 2016 Maddy Prior & the Carnival Band

November 24th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Carols & Capers 2016 Maddy Prior & the Carnival Band Following the hugely popular 25th anniversary Christmas tour, renowned folk singer Maddy Prior joins up once again with the Carnival Band during the Festive Season for their unique celebratory show “Carols & Capers”. Together they mix renaissance, modern and ethnic instruments with a refreshing cavalier… Read more »


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Ainsdale Christmas Switch On

November 24th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Ainsdale Christmas Switch On  The Ainsdale Christmas event will be on 1st December on Station Road starting about 4.30. The lights on the main Christmas Tree located in the garden of Ainsdale Village Church will be switched on at 6pm. The event will showcase music and singing provided by the Salvation Army, Richard Hart Singers… Read more »


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The Chrysanthemum and Gardening Society Meeting

November 23rd, 2016 in News, Whats On

The Chrysanthemum and Gardening Society Meeting The Chrysanthemum and Gardening Society will have its next meeting at Lords Street West Church Hall on Wednesday November 30th, from 20.00 hours until approx. 22.00 hours.  All are welcome and non members are asked for a contribution of £2 which is deductible should you decide to join the… Read more »


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Southport Hospital hold baby and child Christmas remembrance service

November 23rd, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport Hospital hold baby and child Christmas remembrance service Two hospitals will be offering support again to families remembering lost loved ones in the weeks before Christmas. The Baby and Child Remembrance Service will be held at Ormskirk hospital and led by the Trust chaplain, the Rev Martin Abrams. “The run up to Christmas can… Read more »


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Southport School to host ASC Event at The Ramada Hotel

November 23rd, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport School to host ASC Event at The Ramada Hotel  Presfield High School is running and ASC Event at The Ramada Hotel in Southport on Tuesday 29th November.  It will be a great CPD opportunity for professionals, as well as a rare chance for parents and carers to hear about life with ASC from renowned speakers… Read more »


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Volunteering Opportunities

November 20th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Volunteering Opportunities Volunteers make a hugely valuable contribution to the management of Sefton’s beautiful coast and countryside. Regular volunteers get involved in every aspect of our work and that of our partners. such as practical tasks, helping collect litter, talking to visitors, leading guided walks, monitoring wildlife or just being our extra ‘eyes and ears’… Read more »


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