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Southport Champion

The Southport Champion is a weekly freesheet tabloid newspaper distributed free to homes in and around the seaside town of Southport in Merseyside, and neighbouring parts of south-west Lancashire.

It was founded in 1994 and is published by Waypride Ltd, trading as the Champion Media Group. It’s the largest and oldest of a series of Champion newspapers distributed in the area; the other editions cover Aintree & Maghull, Anfield & Walton, Bootle, Crosby & Litherland, Formby, Ormskirk & West Lancashire and Skelmersdale. All share a single website (which received a facelift in 2011), and an editorial office in Southport.

It comes out on Wednesdays. An e-edition’s also available free on the website.

  • Address:
  • Southport Champion
    Clare House
    166 Lord Street

    PR9 0QA
  • Tel:
  • 01704 392392
  • Fax:
  • 01704 531327