Southport

There are green shoots of recovery and bold plans to help make Southport a success for years to come.

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

A Southport hotel is being given a make-over to create a stylish family-oriented restaurant

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The elegant Lancashire seaside resort has character in spades and some quirky places to shop – including the stunning Wayfarers Arcade

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Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Rebekka O’Grady and photographer John Cocks meet some of the new independent businesses calling Southport home

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Thursday, September 28, 2017

Southport Flower Show wowed visitors once again with fantastic horticultural displays, writes Rebekka O’Grady.

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Friday, September 8, 2017

One of Lancashire’s most successful drama clubs is celebrating a special anniversary this month. Ron Ellis reports.

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Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Rebekka O’Grady speaks to the people behind the town’s must-visit festivals and destinations

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Friday, April 21, 2017

The seaside town of Southport has something for the whole family, whether you want a relaxing visit or a day packed full of fun. We’ve put together a short guide with some of our top picks and tips.

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Royal Mail analysed over a million UK redirection applications from the last 12 months to reveal the nation’s home moving habits. We look at some of the movers and shakers in Lancashire.

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Gardeners from far and wife reaped rewards for fantastic flora at this year’s Southport Flower Show.

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Friday, August 12, 2016

With a beautiful coastline and numerous parks and gardens, Southport is as pretty as a picture.

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Monday, October 12, 2015

It may be a classic Edwardian town but it has a 21st century approach to entertainment. Martin Pilkington reports.

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Monday, October 5, 2015

A staple in the summer calendar for many, the Southport Flower Show returned for its 86th year with an Asian twist…

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Monday, April 14, 2014

Southport is no longer just a seaside resort, we picked five alternative places to visit in the town

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Candyfloss and fish and chips are giving way to fine dining in this Edwardian resort, as Rebekka O’Grady discovers

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For a small place Churchtown is packed with history. Not the history of battles and kings, but of cottages, comics and carts. Whitewashed buildings and thatching give the place a rural feel, a perception helped by its plentiful independent shops, historic properties and picturesque pubs.

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Friday, October 11, 2013

There must be something in the Southport air - couples are sharing their romantic stories at The Atkinson. Roger Borrell reports

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Thursday, July 11, 2013

Seventeen years ago Southport’s Lisa Marriott told Lancashire Life about her ambition to become a top horsewoman. Gill Fell found out if she got her wish.

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Friday, November 23, 2012

While its big neighbour Southport grabs the headlines, this historic suburb should definitely be on your 'must visit' list.

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Thursday, May 31, 2012

A Southport café has beaten the odds to become a firm favourite in the town, as Paul Mackenzie reports Photography by John Cocks

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Monday, May 28, 2012

From the glory of Lord Street to the UK's only museum devoted to tattoos, this lovely coastal town has something for everyone

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Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Turn over a new leaf and venture off the main streets of Southport to discover some hidden gems. Emma Mayoh reports

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