22° Halo over Southport

An impressive 22° halo around the Sun showed itself this afternoon, over Southport’s sea shore.  Such halos form as sunlight (or moonlight) is refracted by millions of hexagonal ice crystals that are
21st April 2024

Birkdale: Easter Craft & Gift Fayre reminder

Come along and join us this Saturday 16th March.  10.30am to 2.00pm.  Venue: St Peter’s Parish Hall, Birkdale, Southport PR8 4BY. Free admission and inside, so whatever the weather we have you
14th March 2024

Crossens Craft & Gift Fayre – a few pictures from 9th March

A small selection of photos from the Crossens fayre last weekend  Photo credit: Cath Regan  Support our local businesses! More information… https://southport-crafts-arts-and-preloved-items-fayre-1.jimdosite.com/   NB. This coming Saturday 16th March 10.30am to 2.00pm
12th March 2024


Latest news from the Silver Voices team shows discontent at Jeremy Hunt’s selective budget…. Silver Voices state…. TWO FINGERS UP TO OLDER PEOPLE ‘So said the Daily Telegraph in its immediate response
7th March 2024

Hugely popular Italian wins top restaurant award

A town centre Italian restaurant has won the coveted title of ‘Best Restaurant 2023’ Volare, the popular family run Italian on Lord Street, scooped the Restaurant Critic’s Best Restaurant Southport 2023 award
3rd March 2024

Easter and Mother’s Day Woodvale Fayre

Saturday 2nd March 10.30am to 2.00pm is the date for our second monthly craft and gift fayre at our new venue in Woodvale, Ainsdale. St John Stone Parish Hall, Ainsdale, Woodvale, Southport
27th February 2024

In Pictures: Birkdale Fayre gets off to a great start

Our craft and gift fayre at Liverpool Road Methodist (Red Brick) Church hall in Birkdale got off to a flying start yesterday.  Here’s a selection of pictures from the event.  The Next Fayre…  Woodvale’s
25th February 2024

Ormskirk timber yard selling off Southport Pier boards

An Ormskirk-based sawmill is selling ‘reclaimed’ boards from Southport Pier. The firm has approximately £30,000 retail value worth of stock for sale, at £50 per square metre. A description on the Lawson’s
14th February 2024

Letter to OTS from a Morrisons customer

  ‘Dear OTS I would like to share with readers the disgraceful mess and lack of concern at Morrisons Southport today. They have signs on the trolley bays telling how they keep
12th February 2024
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