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Graham Ellis guard of honour was ‘a sight to behold’ as Southport Rugby Club honours Mr President

Crowds of people lined the streets today to pay their tributes to a man who gave so much to local sport in Southport.  Dozens of players and supporters of Southport Rugby Football Club were out in force to pay an emotional farewell to Graham Ellis, who was President of the Club.  Graham died two weeks ago, aged 64. A funeral […]

Orange Lodge Parades 2020 in Southport and Liverpool will not be taking place

This year’s Orange Lodge Parade will not take place in Southport and Liverpool this year.  The 2020 Orange Lodge march was due to have taken place this weekend.  Every July 12, Orange Lodges from around the UK gather and march in Liverpool before travelling to Southport, where they march from London Street, across Lord Street and onto Nevill Street, then […]

Southport Pleasureland images reveal park looking stunning as 2020 season finally begins

The fun is back at Southport Pleasureland reopens its doors this Saturday (July 11).  The park has been closed for the past nine months, after the coronavirus pandemic halted the 2020 season opening in March.  Sunny weather is forecast for this Saturday, and owner Norman Wallis said: “Pleasureland is getting ready to open tomorrow, and all is coming back to […]

Show time! Outdoor singers, performers and theatre return this weekend

It’s time to face the music! After four months in lockdown, Southport’s talented singers, performers, DJs and actors are able to perform again – starting this weekend.  Outdoor singing, theatre, opera, dance and music events will be allowed from this Saturday (July 11), the Government announced yesterday. Audiences must be ‘limited and socially-distanced’ and are being told not to sing […]

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Shopping in Southport? Take a look at some the great places you can visit in our town. Enjoy some superb independents in the town centre, Birkdale, Churchtown, Ainsdale and beyond.

Restaurants & Cafes

You will love eating out in Southport. You can eat around the world with a wide variety to choose from. You can enjoy everything from fine dining to great gastro pubs, cafes, local restaurants, and more.

Bars & Pubs

The Nightlife scene in Southport is thriving. And there are places for all ages and tastes. Party until the small hours, take in our live music scene, sit back with a glass of wine or a real ale, and find pubs and bars serving great food too.


Are you looking for the sharpest minds in local legal, financial, medical, or architectural services? You will find some of the region’s best firms right here in Southport.


Enjoy some of the UK’s biggest and best events. Find latest news on Southport Air Show, Southport Flower Show, Southport Comedy Festival, Southport Christmas Lights Switch On and more.

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Very latest news in Southport is here. Discover what is happening locally, and learn more about the big issues facing our town. This is your website, so please send us your news.


Businesses across town can share their news here. Discover what local firms are doing, and the big issues facing them. Find out just why we should all Shop Local!

Sports & Hobbies

Get out and enjoy the many superb sports we have in our town. Whether you love golf, sailing, football, rugby, cricket or other sports, we have it all. Find all the latest sports news here.


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