New hotel will ‘improve prominence’ of Southport shopping centre

The addition of a new four-star hotel will "improve the prominence" of Southport's Marble Place shopping centre, according to the scheme's architect.Sefton Council has given the green light to the seven-storey accommodation which is expected to be completed by summer 2018.The scheme will include regeneration work at Marble Place and reinstate a ... Read More...

Awards success for young St Helens thespians

Members of St Helens Theatre Royal’s youth group are celebrating after winning two awards and receiving nine nominations for its production of Grease.Representatives from the Royal Theatre Drama Academy (RTDA) attended a gala dinner in Southport where the nominations were announced for the prestigious District 6 NODA Awards.Alicia Stroud who ... Read More...

I Am Team GB: Six free Liverpool region events for sports fans

As Britain basks in the glory of Team GB’s golden Rio Olympics performance, a nationwide sports day will take place tomorrow (Saturday 27 August) and Liverpool City Region sporting fans are invited to take part.‘I Am Team GB’, organised by the National Lottery and ITV, will see thousands of free activities get underway across the country ... Read More...

Outdoor Cinema screenings return to Southport park

The Outdoor Cinema programme will return to Southport’s King’s Gardens next month with open-air screenings of three Hollywood blockbusters.The new season will kick off with a showing of ‘Star Wars - The Force Awakens’ on 10 August, followed by ‘Mamma Mia!’ two weeks later and ‘Jungle Book’ on 2 September.Organised ... Read More...