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Classic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles wanted at Birkdale Village Summer Fayre

July 28th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Birkdale resident, Chris Walker alongside his Vintage Aston Martin Classic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles wanted at Birkdale Village Summer Fayre Organisers of the Birkdale summer Fayre are looking for owners of Classic, Vintage and rare cars or motorcycles to display at this years event. The Birkdale Summer Fayre takes place on Saturday 6th… Read more »


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The Howard Kendall show

July 28th, 2016 in News, Whats On

The Howard Kendall show The late, great Everton manager Howard Kendall will be celebrated in a new stage show next month produced and presented by Southport-based writer and broadcaster John Keith featuring three Everton legends live on stage. And guest of honour at the Kendall’s Kings show at New Brighton Floral Pavilion will be Howard’s… Read more »


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Birkdale and Ainsdale U3A monthly meeting

July 27th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Birkdale and Ainsdale U3A monthly meeting Tomorrow (Thursday 28 June) Birkdale and Ainsdale U3A will be holding its monthly meeting at St. Peter’s Church Hall St. Peter’s Road Birkdale. Our guest speaker will be Tim Quinn, who was a cartoonist for both DC Thompson comics, working on the likes of the Dandy and Beano, as… Read more »


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Join the Tapper’s Coffee Morning to raise awareness for Sarcoma UK

July 26th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Sara, Rose(mum), Catherine Tapper’s Charity Coffee Morning to raise money and awareness for Sarcoma UK Catherine and Sara told OTSNews.co.uk “Please join Tapper’s on Friday 12th August for a Charity Coffee Morning between 9am-Midday to raise money and awareness for the great charity Sarcoma UK.” “We will be donating 50% of all our cake and… Read more »


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Supercars of the Northwest to host second Southport event

July 16th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Supercars of the Northwest to host second Southport event Local Facebook page ‘Supercars of the Northwest‘ owners Kieran Shaw (17) and Thomas Lee Bleakley (21) are organising a second event at Pleasureland Southport set to take place on Sunday 14th August. This event is expected to be even bigger than the last with even more… Read more »


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‘Perfectly Frank’ in the Marquee

July 13th, 2016 in News, Whats On

‘Perfectly Frank’ in the Marquee  Music lovers are to be treated to an evening with all the best loved Frank Sinatra Music presented by Queenscourt Hospice.  The event will take place on Saturday 23rd July in a specially constructed marquee located next to the cricket pitch at Southport and Birkdale Sports Club. The evening will… Read more »


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Southport Service to mark a Centenary of the Battle of the Somme

July 9th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport Service to mark a Centenary of the Battle of the Somme In conjunction with the service, there is also a Somme 100 Remembrance display by Julie Gladwin with information about the battle, poems, local casualties, where some of the information is provided by The Royal British Legion and will be on display in the… Read more »


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The Nightingale Choir perform in Wayfarers Shopping Arcade today

July 9th, 2016 in News, Whats On

The Nightingale Choir perform in Wayfarers Shopping Arcade today Today, Saturday 9th July between 2pm and 3pm, The Nightingale Choir are performing in the Wayfarers Shopping Arcade, Southport, raising funds for Queenscourt. If you’re in Southport, stop by, say hello and treat yourself to a wonderful choral performance.   Submit News Contact us with your community, business… Read more »


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Birkdale Village Fayre

July 9th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Birkdale resident, Chris Walker alongside his Vintage Aston Martin (2015) Birkdale Village Fayre Birkdale traders are putting on their annual Summer Fayre, on Saturday 6th August from 12pm until 5pm. Featuring all day entertainment, this includes: Food & Wine tasting, Meat & Fish BBQ, Live music/singers, Fashion Shows, Pets Parade Competitions, Victorian games, Classic… Read more »


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2,000 plus runners take on the Southport Half Marathon this weekend

June 30th, 2016 in News, Sports, Whats On

2,000 plus runners take on the Southport Half Marathon this weekend  This coming weekend, Southport will see 2,000 pounding the roads. – including Lord Street, which will close for the first time ever for a running event! Vital Events, organisers of this spectacle, anticipate record numbers this Sunday (July 3 2016) with over 2,000 runners taking part,… Read more »


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Southport Tesco are holding a food bank collection this weekend

June 30th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Tesco at Kew Southport are holding a food bank collection in store is weekend. Lesley Kirkbride Tesco Southport Community Champion told OTSNews.co.uk: “We are asking customers to support us in donating an item of food. “Tesco’s as a company will top up all donations collected this weekend by 20%…. So if you can pop down… Read more »


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Art For Macmillan at Southport’s Wayfarers Arcade – Summer 2016

June 29th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Anton Dolders Art For Macmillan at Southport’s Wayfarers Arcade – Summer 2016 Art For Macmillan Cancer Support is pleased to announce its return to Wayfarers Arcade after a year of involvement in fundraising exhibitions and events in other parts of the region. The charitable art and craft organisation has become an important part of the… Read more »


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Uk Junior Fashion Festival

June 28th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Uk Junior Fashion Festival Formby, Southport, Liverpool is to play host this year to the first ever UK JUNIOR FASHION FESTIVAL on Sunday 11th September @ Formby Hall Golf & Spa Resort from 11am-4pm. The event has already secured some of the regions most elite adult & children’s clothing shops who will be showcasing this… Read more »


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Southport Comic Con will be a celebration of superheroes today

June 26th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Southport Comic Con will be a celebration of superheroes today The Prince of Wales Hotel, Southport will today be transformed into a universe of popular sci­fi and superhero entertainment, Sunday 26 June 2016. The event is largely based on famous comic books, and is a chance for followers to come together and discuss, trade and celebrate… Read more »


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Suffragette (12a) Friday 24 June 2016 at the Atkinson

June 17th, 2016 in News, Whats On

A British drama, set in 1912 and 1913, that tells the story of the suffragette movement with a cast including Carey Mulligan, Meryl Streep, Helena Bonham Carter, Ben Whishaw, Brendan Gleeson, Romola Garai, Anne-Marie Duff, Adam Nagaitis, Samuel West, Geoff Bell. Running Time: 104 minutes     Get Involved We are also looking to hear… Read more »


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Public EU referendum debate in Southport tonight

June 16th, 2016 in News, Whats On

EU referendum debate There is a pubic debate on the referendum TONIGHT (16th) at the MOUNT PLEASANT hotel, Manchester Road Southport at 7pm. There will be speakers for both sides and time for general comment. This is convened by Southport Philosophy in Pubs which is a non-partisan organisation promoting public engagement. £2 contribution to room… Read more »


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**Today** Southport author Carys Bray returns home for book signing

June 14th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Carys Bray book signing 16th June 2016 – 6pm Coming soon to Broadhursts – Carys Bray Carys will be signing copies of her latest novel at Broadhurst Bookshop on Market Street, Southport. C K BROADHURST LTD are proud to announce the launch of Carys Bray’s new title “The Museum of You” This stunning second novel from award… Read more »


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TOTALLY TINA is now the UK’s Official number one tribute to Tina Turner

June 14th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Liverpool / North West based local girl – Justine Riddoch’s  – TOTALLY TINA – Simply Is The Best and has just been voted 2016’s UK Official number one tribute to MS TINA TURNER. Justine Riddoch went to Chesterfield High School in Crosby and started her singing career with their Park Players with Mrs Rushton. In 2002,… Read more »


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Art For Macmillan at Dobbies Garden Centre Southport

June 10th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Art For Macmillan at Dobbies Garden Centre Southport  By Anton Dolders Dobbies Garden Centre on Bentham’s Way in Kew will host a series of weekend exhibitions by Art For Macmillan Cancer Support’s fundraising artists. They will also be demonstrating their creative skills in return for donations to their cause of providing care and counselling for… Read more »


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Tarleton Beer Festival Starts Friday June 10th

June 9th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Simon Grayson (PNE Manager) at the opening of the Tarleton Beer Festival 2015 with club president Jeff MacCalman, PNE Asst Manager Glynn Snodin and Rotarian Graham Barron, fetsival organisor. Tarleton Beer Festival starts Friday June 10th  Friday June 10th sees the start of the 6th Tarleton Beer Festival held at the Tarleton Bowling Club on Sutton… Read more »


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Driver advice for Manchester’s Parklife event

June 6th, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo: Parklife festival / Credit men Driver advice for Manchester’s Parklife event Music lovers heading to the Parklife festival at Manchester’s Heaton Park this week are being encouraged to plan their journeys and consider using public transport to get there. Highways England is warning drivers congestion is likely around the local motorway network at key times… Read more »


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Note to those travelling to Blackpool Pride Festival Parade

June 3rd, 2016 in News, Whats On

Note to those travelling to Blackpool Pride Festival Parade Last year saw another fantastic Pride Parade make its way down Blackpool’s famous Promenade. With wonderfully decorated floats, fabulous costumes, lively participants, super volunteers and thousands of spectators lining the route it was an amazing sight to see. This year the Parade will be sponsored by… Read more »


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Photo Gallery: Day 1 at the Southport Food and Drinks Festival

June 3rd, 2016 in News, Whats On

Photo Gallery: Day 1 at the Southport Food and Drinks Festival If you love food then make a date with the Southport Food and Drink Festival – a ‘foodies’ paradise with a little something for everyone to enjoy. Evoke the senses and try food from different cultures – you can enjoy crepes, gourmet burgers, hot wings,… Read more »


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Free private screening of ‘The Divide’ takes place in Southport

June 2nd, 2016 in News, Whats On

The Atkinson is holding a free private screening of ‘The Divide’ for local organisations and residents of Southport town centre. You are invited to attend the screening which will be on Tuesday 28th June at 6pm in The Atkinson studio; followed by refreshments and an opportunity for discussion about the issues raised. But places are limited… Read more »


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Supercar show set for Southport Pleasureland this Sunday

June 1st, 2016 in News, Whats On

Supercar show set for Southport Pleasureland this Sunday On Sunday 5th June, Southport Pleasureland is looking forward to welcoming car enthusiasts from across the region who are keen to display their pride and joy in the form of their very own ‘Supercar’. These are likely to include sports, luxury, classics, American, souped up standard vehicles,… Read more »


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