Southport’s very own Jean Alexander is very much independant and fighting fit at the tender age of 88.

Jean popped down to Sainsbury’s in Southport town centre this afternoon (Saturday 29th March 2014) for her weekly shop and collect two packets of her favourite delicious elderflower mouthwatering good Swiss herbal sweets.

As you can see in the photograph above Jean was very greatful when OTS passed them to her from off the top shelf.

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Jean is best known to British television viewers as Hilda Ogden from the soap opera Coronation Street where she played between 1964-1987.

Thousands of characters have come and gone during Coronation Street’s 50-year history. But only a few live on in viewers’ affections long after leaving the cobbles.

Hilda Ogden is one of them. With her curlers and headscarf, the cleaning lady has remained arguably the most iconic character of the last five decades.

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