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Issue:- Saturday, 24 October 2015

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Fantastic start to Spookport 2015

ON Saturday, 24 October 2015, Southport, in Merseyside, became Spookport! The Halloween Festival that runs until 1 November, began with a fun filled costume parade, which started at Pleasureland, who are hosting 2 weeks of thrills which will include 2 firework displays. Celebrations which end on 6 November 2015. Other attractions, include Southport Model Railway Village, who are hosting a "Count the Pumpkins" treasure hunt at from the 24 October to 1 November 2015 (admission prices apply). The Fox and Goose, who are hosting a week long worth of Halloween fun nights, ending on 31 October 2015, with the 'From Dusk Till Dawn' event... In Churchtown, L&A's will be hosting a children's afternoon Halloween Tea Party... The West Lancs. Light Railway (WLLR.Net), will also have their Ghost Train, on 31 October 2015, plus the Oast House (Southport), on All Hallows Eve, will be hosting an adult Fancy Dress Party, as well! Plus many activities are being hosted at the Atkinson with various events and exhibitions taking place for both kids and adults! But what a start... with ghoulish ghosts, scary costumes and pyrotechnics, this year's Halloween festival parade was a 'spooktacular' success. Hundreds gathered along the main Town Centre Street, to see the mayhem and madness snake on past, with the sun setting and the Atkinson glowing in green and orange light! We have included a few photographs from the event to this week's edition, with more being added next week.

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We would love to find out if you have any Ĺ Terms activities planned and also let us know what you thought of this parade. We would love to find out if you have any half-term activities planned and also let us know what you thought of this parade. You can do this via emailing us to:- News24@SouthportReporter.Com... Also if you take a look at the Fox and Goose Poster in the bar and also on here, plus on the Fox and Goose Facebook Page, can spot the deliberate mistake? Log on to Facebook, if you can and post like on the event page, share and then send them a message service on the bar's Facebook Page, with your answer and name... The bar will give you a free spooky shot* on the night...

* The Fox and Goose deserves the right to not to give you the reward, should you be intoxicated already and that they can fully alter/change or stop this give-a-way at any point.

    
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Southport Christmas Lights are going up

WE are told that sometime on 12 November 2015, the Christmas Tree will arrive, but before that happens new lights must be installed around the Town Centre So if your out and about, please take care as local firm The Christmas Decorators are our and about at night, adding the mew lights and fixing old ones, to get them ready for Christmas 2015. Please email us your thoughts and views on this topic, to our newsroom, via:- News24@MerseyReporter.Com

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Deceased estates notice - Lilian May Jackam

Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925, any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of Lilian May Jackam (also known as Lillian May) Jackam (Deceased), late of Birch Abbey Rest Home, 55 Alexandra Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 9HD, UK, who died on 04/10/2018, are required to send particulars thereof in writing, to the undersigned Solicitors, on or before 24/05/2019, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice. Churches Solicitors, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL, UK. Ref:- 'T553015.'

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