Southport May 2007
Liverpool Limited, has confirmed the Rendez-vous for the first
Street Market of 2007 on Lord Street and Chapel Street from 17 to 20
May 2007. The new International Street Market for 2007 promises to
be bigger and better than ever. The market will consist of over 40
traders from France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Iran, Poland, UK and
Spain offering a wide range of Continental goods.
Products on offer include fruit, vegetables, cheeses, craft items,
jams and preserves, olives, antipasties, German/Polish/French bread,
Dutch plants plus many traditional dishes to take away such as
Bavarian Sausage, Spanish paella, garlic potatoes, French crepes,
waffles and toasted baguettes.
The market will operate from 9.00am Thursday, Friday and Saturday in
Lord Street and Chapel Street and finish at 5.00pm.
On Sunday the opening hours will be from 10.00am to 5.00pm.
Groupe Geraud Chief Executive, Andy Burnett, said:- “The
Company is very happy with the progress it has made during its
partnership and looks forward to building upon the previous success.
This year’s International Street Market events are expected to be
even better than before and the company looks forward to giving the
town it’s first truly “International Experience.””
Southport Food & Drink Festival 2007
FROM the 17
May to 20 May 2007 Southport will serve up a real treat with the
first ever Food and Drink festival.
Chef demonstrations will take place in a specially constructed
festival marquee in front of the Arts Centre and a farmer' s market
plus a bigger and better international and continental market along
the famous Lord Street and the recently pedestrianised Chapel
Don't miss out on this FREE weekend, for more information and
details of the events special offers,
please visit the events
Building Society, Britain's second largest mutual, has relocated its
Southport branch and invested £300,000; to celebrate the staff held
‘Weapons of Sound’ - a unique junk funk band entertained
guests with their extravaganza of music and street theatre . Along
with this vibrant band, ‘Decorating jugglers’ also
added a splash of colour to the party and brightened up the town
with their extraordinary and breathtaking street theatre.
At the party, wine
was flowing and guests dined from a buffet. In addition, Britannia
ran a competition for one lucky person to win a luxury fine wine and
Following Britannia's acquisition of the Bristol & West branch
network in September 2005, the Britannia name has appeared in 65 new
Research by the Society shows that while many financial
organisations are closing high street branches, Britannia is
committed to maintaining and improving its branch network -
remaining an integral part of the community.
By the end of this year they will have refurbished 57 branches,
relocated the Southport branch and acquired an entirely new branch,
taking the total to 253 branches.
Mary Cloherty, Manager of Britannia's Southport branch, explained:-
"The party was a great success with people dancing in the
street to the music of ‘Weapons of Sound’. Britannia’s Managing
Director of Member Business, Tim Franklin also joined the fun and
welcomed the people of Southport into the branch, to meet the staff
and see our new branch for themselves."