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Ensure you protect your business in the new ‘Wild West’ says BID

Southport Business Improvement District says ‘it is like the Wild West out there’ as they urge businesses in our resort to do all they can to protect themselves for when life eventually returns to normal. But they warned firms to prepare for disruption to daily life due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic lasting for some time. However there are several […]

Police: Please remind teenagers that this is not a holiday

Police in Southport have urged teenagers to stay at home amidst concerns over spreading coronavirus. Officers say they have received several reports of youngsters gathering in groups in the town. It comes as the school Easter holidays start today, with a forecast for warm weather in Southport this weekend. A Southport Police spokesman said: “Feedback from our communities in Southport […]

Yaffe Photography raises money for hospital staff during Covid-19

A photography firm in Southport has raised hundreds of pounds for our local hospitals during the Coronavirus crisis. And now Yaffe Photography, which is based on Portland Street in Southport town centre, is urging others to donate too. Adam Yaffe and Sandra Carney said: “Critical care nurses, doctors and all NHS staff at Southport & Ormskirk NHS hospitals are working […]

10 reasons visitors should stay away from Southport (for now)

We all know how beautiful Southport can be. We have our amazing Southport Pier; Southport Pleasureland; the Victorian Lord Street; wonderful parks; great hotels; and much more besides. Our town enjoyed over 9 million visitors last year and it’s no wonder! When the Coronavirus outbreak is over, Southport is the first place in the UK where you should all come. […]

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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.

Top News

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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