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Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’

Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’ by Pete Rimmer (September 2021)

Dial M for MurderReview by Pete RimmerLiverpool PlayhouseIT was good to get back to the Playhouse and see some live theatre again, and a good sized   Read more ...

Check out the latest Life on Cars column!

Check out the latest Life on Cars column! by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

MILKSHAKES have shaken up driving tests. Specifically, McDonald’s milkshakes, Ikea furniture, Nando’s chicken and a whole host of other things you’d   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

LAST week we had a story in Champion of a vulnerable Southport resident being conned by scammers who sent him a letter, purporting to be from his   Read more ...

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained by Henry James (August 2021)

FROM the moment the Broadway musical, Hairspray, starts the action is fast-moving, and the sets and costumes are bright.The musical features Tracy   Read more ...

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire by Henry James (August 2021)

THE musical Hairspray comes to the Liverpool Empire Theatre from August 30 – September 4.Musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards   Read more ...

Bouncers has been brought 'right up to date and is well worth a visit'

Bouncers has been brought 'right up to date and is well worth a visit' by Peter Rimmer (August 2021)

BouncersRoyal Court, Liverpool.TO bring this play up to date I guess it should be called ‘Door Supervisors’ as that is what they are called these   Read more ...

Show is a 'fresh, new musical with plenty of attitude'

Show is a 'fresh, new musical with plenty of attitude' by Henry James (August 2021)

THE Liverpool Empire reopened again this month after having to close during the pandemic.Heathers The Musical can be seen at the venue this week   Read more ...

Car felt streets ahead of, and more grown-up than, the Corsa  it replaced

Car felt streets ahead of, and more grown-up than, the Corsa  it replaced by David Simister (August 2021)

SOMEONE in Ford’s sales department is looking a little worried right now. July’s sales figures have come in and the Fiesta’s been squeezed off the   Read more ...

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day!

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

THE thought filled me with dread as the press release pinged into my inbox. Morgan is launching an off-roader.  Finally, the chaps in Malvern have   Read more ...

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day with an off-roader!

Thanks Morgan, for unexpectedly making my day with an off-roader! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

THE thought filled me with dread as the press release pinged into my inbox. Morgan is launching an off-roader.  Finally, the chaps in Malvern have   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

FIRST, there is a scam circulating in Scotland with fraudsters contacting people whose pets are missing. This scam could easily spread southwards, so   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (August 2021)

WELCOME to August and, hopefully, more sunshine! A couple of weeks ago, I talked about phishing emails and texts about Covid-10 vaccination   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

Wasn’t it a great weekend to be alive in Sefton?I would like to begin by giving you all some SMS scam tips as we are all making full use these days   Read more ...

Remember when Ford claimed Capri Injection would be fast as lightning?

Remember when Ford claimed Capri Injection would be fast as lightning? by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

REMEMBER when Ford proudly boasted that its Capri Injection would go like lightning? You wouldn’t get away with it today – but then even the sound of   Read more ...

Remember when Ford claimed Capri Injection would be fast as lightning?

Remember when Ford claimed Capri Injection would be fast as lightning? by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

REMEMBER when Ford proudly boasted that its Capri Injection would go like lightning? You wouldn’t get away with it today – but then even the sound of   Read more ...

Check out this week's Scam Alert!

Check out this week's Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

The weekend sunshine has been very enjoyable and it’s good to see Southport busy again. Unfortunately the fine weather also encourages the   Read more ...

Forgive me for feeling fobbed off about the Ormskirk MotorFest

Forgive me for feeling fobbed off about the Ormskirk MotorFest by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

A LITTLE bit of Monaco in a Lancashire market town. That was the selling point of the very first Ormskirk MotorFest, way back in 2011 – and I’m   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (July 2021)

Last week, Sir Ron Watson urged readers of Champion to beware of phone scam callers, and gave some very useful advice on how we should protect   Read more ...

Logical way forward for best selling sports car?

Logical way forward for best selling sports car? by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

NOT since Bob Dylan switched his instruments in the mid-Sixties has anything going electric generated as much fevered chatter – albeit in angry   Read more ...

Logical way forward for best selling sports car?

Logical way forward for best selling sports car? by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

NOT since Bob Dylan switched his instruments in the mid-Sixties has anything going electric generated as much fevered chatter – albeit in angry   Read more ...

Logical way forward for the world’s best selling sports car..?

Logical way forward for the world’s best selling sports car..? by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

NOT since Bob Dylan switched his instruments in the mid-Sixties has anything going electric generated as much fevered chatter – albeit in angry   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

Last week, I mentioned that I wanted to talk about holiday booking scams, but as travelling continues to be restricted, many of us are thinking about   Read more ...

Fundraiser revving up to be a classic!

Fundraiser revving up to be a classic! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

THE team at Southport Auto Centre are to stage a classic car and motorbike-themed fundraising event for charity in July.The event will be held from   Read more ...

Ford’s newest car was dreamt up by social media users

Ford’s newest car was dreamt up by social media users by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

MEET this year’s fastest-selling new car. Or at least, it ought to be because you’ve created it. Most motoring debutantes are the work of a couple of   Read more ...

Check out this week's Scam Alert!

Check out this week's Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

TO open week two of Scam Awareness Fortnight, I wonder whether, like me, you have been receiving scam texts supposedly from Royal Mail asking for a   Read more ...

Locksmiths have the key to success!

Locksmiths have the key to success! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

LOCKSMITHS have the key to success!Family-run business Campbell & McGovern on Stanley Road in Bootle have backed a charity fundraiser as an unusual   Read more ...

...‘Southport Classic and Speed’ event will show range of veteran, vintage, classic and modern cars

...‘Southport Classic and Speed’ event will show range of veteran, vintage, classic and modern cars by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

SOUTHPORT’S record-breaking motor sporting heritage will be celebrated with a free event on the town’s Victoria Park on Sunday, October 10.The   Read more ...

Check out our latest Scam Alert!

Check out our latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

Welcome to Citizens Advice Scam Awareness fortnight!This annual campaign is all about creating a network of confident #ScamAware consumers who are   Read more ...

What’s your fastest speed?

What’s your fastest speed? by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

WHAT’S the fastest you’ve ever driven? 90mph? 100mph? Maybe a little more?  My own highest speed is 136mph, served up in the safe surroundings of a   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

Welcome to another scams update. Last week I mentioned persistent phone calls telling me that my internet connection was about to be terminated. The   Read more ...

Fossil fools, look away from the all electric Mustangs!

Fossil fools, look away from the all electric Mustangs! by Danielle Thompson (June 2021)

FOSSIL fools look away. Ford’s now making more all-electric Mustangs than it is internal combustion ones.  I use the term because that’s the one a   Read more ...

How neat! Absolutely anyone can now hop behind the wheel!

How neat! Absolutely anyone can now hop behind the wheel! by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

EVER wondered what it’d be like to drive an Austin Seven?  That’s the question I was pondering the other day when I was presented with a line-up of   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

SO, we have another release from the Lockdown restrictions on our lives and the scammers keep working away..In the past few days I have had at least   Read more ...

How neat! Absolutely anyone can now hop behind the wheel!

How neat! Absolutely anyone can now hop behind the wheel! by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

EVER wondered what it’d be like to drive an Austin Seven?  That’s the question I was pondering the other day when I was presented with a line-up of   Read more ...

Bootle Canalside takes major step forward as plans are submitted

Bootle Canalside takes major step forward as plans are submitted by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

PLANS to transform Bootle town centre have taken another step forward as Sefton Council has submitted a planning application for a multi-functional   Read more ...

Composer has harder job with BMW than creating a movie soundtrack!

Composer has harder job with BMW than creating a movie soundtrack! by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

BMW’s latest M-badged offering sounds like a great car – and one that can trace its roots all the way back to  Video Killed The Radio Star. Wondering   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

AS we celebrate another release from the lockdown restrictions on our lives, I read that the Anti-Counterfeiting Group (ACG) has launched a campaign   Read more ...

Composer has harder job with BMW than creating a movie soundtrack!

Composer has harder job with BMW than creating a movie soundtrack! by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

BMW’s latest M-badged offering sounds like a great car – and one that can trace its roots all the way back to  Video Killed The Radio Star. Wondering   Read more ...

It appears meatballs are stopping me from saving the planet!

It appears meatballs are stopping me from saving the planet! by Tom Martin (May 2021)

MEATBALLS are preventing me from saving the planet. I’ve come to this rather worrying conclusion after trawling the classified ads to see how little   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert!

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (May 2021)

Over the past few days, I have seen a number of articles from the BBC and Friends Against Scams about “number spoofing”, which is the name given to   Read more ...

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