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Fancy becoming a Special Constable? The next recruitment event will be held on 14th May 2015

April 27th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The next recruitment event will be held on 14th May 2015. Please click here to register. Special constables are volunteer police officers, who come from all walks of life. They work alongside regular officers and PCSOs in the local neighbourhood policing teams and play a vital role in supporting the work of the police and… Read more »


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‘Surrogate Fathers’ Book Signing Southport (May 9)

April 24th, 2015 in News, Whats On

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New exhibition at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre showcases art & nature at its best

April 24th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Come down to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre to witness an exhibition by 11 renowned Northern wildlife artists in May. The exhibition began in mid-April and will continue until the 22nd May, showcasing work from a series of award winning artists such as David Quinn, a former winner of the British Birds Bird Illustrator of the Year Award,… Read more »


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Revised Library Opening Times (Southport)

April 24th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The opening hours for Sefton’s Libraries will change from Tuesday, May 5. The revised opening times for each library are as follows: Southport Library (The Atkinson) Monday – Friday 10:00am – 5:00pm Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm Sunday 11.00am – 4:00pm View the libraries page for full details of the Sefton Library service. Bootle Library Monday – Friday 10:00am… Read more »


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Southport’s outdoor cinema to screen The Lion King

April 23rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

Film fans are invited to a special outdoor screening of “The Lion King” at Southport’s King’s Gardens on Friday 1 May. The film will start at sunset (around 9.10 pm) and admission is free; however a donation of £2 per person to the Friends of King’s Gardens will help to support future screenings. “The Lion… Read more »


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Three Queens on the River Mersey.

April 23rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

There are just over four weeks to go until maritime history is made on the River Mersey. For the first time, the Three Cunard Queens – Queen Victoria, Queen Elizabeth and Queen Mary 2 – will sail into Liverpool together as part of the One Magnificent City celebrations, marking the 175th anniversary of Cunard. This unforgettable spectacular,… Read more »


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Step out for Stroke – Southport

April 23rd, 2015 in News, Whats On

Step out for Stroke – Dunes Leisure Centre, Southport, Wednesday 20 May 2015 – 2pm Step out for Stroke is a series of fun sponsored walks for the whole family. Everyone can Step out for Stroke, regardless of age or ability. Bring your friends, your kids or your neighbours – each event has a fabulous family-friendly atmosphere.  … Read more »


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North Meols Tennis Club Open Day

April 21st, 2015 in News, Whats On

North Meols Tennis Club, situated in Mill Lane Crescent, Churchtown, is hosting an Open Day this Saturday, 25th April, from 10.30am – 2pm. Everyone is welcome, from those who have never played tennis before to experienced club players. The event offers fun for all the family and provides an ideal opportunity for budding Andy Murrays… Read more »


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The SECOND of a series of jazz gigs at Boulevard West

April 21st, 2015 in News, Whats On

The second of the series of six Monday evening jazz gigs  Music 8:00 to 10:30pm with one interval, Enjoy the music and try out excellent draft beers, cider and continental lagers. MONDAY 4th May (May Bank Holiday) SuEyo is singing with Anthony Ormesher on the guitar. A delightful vocalist with a true jazz feel –… Read more »


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Meols Ward Advice Centre (23 April)

April 21st, 2015 in News, Whats On

Photo: John Dodd, Jo Barton and Nigel Ashton   Meols Ward Councillors John Dodd, Nigel Ashton and Jo Barton will be holding their next Advice Centre on Thursday 23rd April. 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.   Alternatively,… Read more »


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1 Year anniversary service to be held for Joe Vaccaro (Thursday 23 April)

April 21st, 2015 in News, Whats On

Photo:  Joe Vaccaro died last year and this Thursday marks the one year anniversary. Joe’s mother has organised a rememberance service for him at St. Teresa’s church at 7.00pm. Anyone who knew him is welcome to come and attend the service.   Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email ots@otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_new… Read more »


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The Bothy Folk Club in Southport have organised a free concert in the Wayfarers Arcade (April 25)

April 19th, 2015 in News, Whats On

BOTHY FOLK CLUB 50 Years old The Bothy Folk Club in Southport celebrates its 50th birthday this week and to help celebrate they have organised a free concert in the Wayfarers Arcade on Lord Street this Saturday 25th April It features a host of local singers, dancers and musicians playing for an interesting free concert… Read more »


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Bella Hardy BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner 2014 – New Album and Tour Playing The Atkinson Southport on Saturday 16 May

April 17th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The Atkinson are thrilled to be working with Bella Hardy, BBC Radio 2 Folk Award Winner ‘Folk Singer of The Year’ 2014, launching her new album ‘With The Dawn’ in March and  doing a major tour to support the release during April and May 2015. Bella Hardy’s seventh solo album With The Dawn – her… Read more »


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Jake Barton fighting in the Elite Fighting Championship 10 at the Prince of Wales Hotel, Southport

April 16th, 2015 in News, Sports, Whats On

Local Jake Barton is set to fight in the Elite Fighting Championship at the Prince of Wales Hotel on Sunday 3rd May. Just 3 weeks tomorrow until Elite Fighting Championships is back with its 10th Instalment at the Prince of Wales Hotel on Lord Street Southport. We have some great fights lined up including an… Read more »


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Spend a “Night at the Museum” Outdoor Cinema at King’s Gardens – Tonight

April 15th, 2015 in News, Whats On

Film fans are invited to a special outdoor screening of “Night at the Museum” at Southport’s King’s Gardens on Wednesday 15 April.  The film was chosen by public vote and is the first of several outdoor screenings scheduled for King’s Gardens this year. The film will start at sunset (around 8.40 pm) and admission is… Read more »


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Fernley Observatory open day at Hesketh Park in Southport

April 15th, 2015 in News, Whats On

The impressive Fernley Astronomical Observatory at Hesketh Park, Southport will open to the public on Saturday, April 25 2015. The observatory, which was believed to be the first public observatory in the country, houses a spectacular Cook 6 inch telescope which was donated by Joseph Baxendell Jnr in memory of his late father of the same… Read more »


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