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Young dancer takes first steps towards to West End shows

A young lad from Skelmersdale has successfully auditioned for Stage box musical theatre company and secured a place to be on their elite team. Bradley West, from Base Dance Performing Arts, auditioned for Stage box in June, going through a rigorous and competitive audition process. Stage box only accepts 25 Juniors & 25 Seniors into their Elite Team programme and

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24/7 challenge accepted in West Lancs for Cancer Research

What lasts 7 days…involves 25 hours of high intensity exercise and is attracting a growing number of West Lancashire gym goers, whose aim is not only raise their heart rate… but also to raise as much money as possible to help the fight against Cancer? The ‘24/7 challenge’! Labelled as ‘exhausting’ and slightly ‘insane’ by participants in its previous editions,

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Celebrate Armed Forces Day in Ormskirk

Monday 25th June will see West Lancashire honour the service and sacrifices made by our armed forces at a special event to commemorate Armed Forces Day. The Ministry of Defence flag will be raised at the War Memorial in Coronation Park in Ormskirk. The ceremony will be attended by service veterans; Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire Mrs Gail Stanley; the Mayor

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Save the date! Ormskirk 10k is on

It has just been announced that the popular Ormskirk 10k event will be taking place on September 23rd. The start and finish will be from Ormskirk Cricket Club. Last years event saw over 260 people take part, with the winner Dan Jones finishing in 34.54. Whether you are a speed demon or just want to prove to yourself that you

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Youth to perform modern take on a Shakespearean classic

The Rose Youth Theatre will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Geoff Bamber on Saturday July 21st 2018. They will be performing at 2.30pm and 7.00pm at Edge Hill’s Rose Theatre and if previous performances are to go by, then this should be another show not to miss. The cast will be showing how the preparations are under way for

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Here is how to get free bike hire during Bike Week

Bike hire scheme Bike & Go is encouraging people to try out cycling during this month’s Bike Week by offering free rentals to new subscribers. The scheme, which has bike hire facilities on offer at 21 train stations across the Merseyrail network – including Ormskirk – will make bike rental free during Bike Week to all those who register between

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