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Ormskirk Motorfest gets underway with over 300 vehicles on display

The weather may be not so good but the vehicles on display should brighten your day at Motorfest. With over 300 cars including vintage, modern and racing there should be a favourite for everyone. Coronation Park is full of cars and stalls and sadly puddles from the rain but a coat and umbrella will allow you to have some fun.

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Ormskirk MotorFest needs volunteer marshals, apply now!

The Ormskirk MotorFest returns on Sunday 26th August and organisers are looking for volunteer marshals to join in the fun and help make this wonderful event go smoothly. The event is one of the North-West’s biggest free family events and it is expected that thousands of people will come to Ormskirk to enjoy the free motoring extravaganza. With more than

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Eyes to the skies between 11th -14th August for a heavenly firework display

It’s coming up to the Perseid meteor shower which is the best display of the year. It usually peaks on a moonless summer night in the UK from 11th August until 14th August. This year coincides with a new moon so it should be a better display than usual. Your best window of observation is from a few hours after

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Keep your eyes to the skies on Saturday around Burscough

On Saturday the 11th of August at around 2.15 pm an aircraft from the Royal Navy Historic Flight will be flying over Ormskirk and Burscough. A Fairey Swordfish will fly over the HMS Ringtail monument located in the memorial garden outside Booths cafe in the Ringtail Retail Park. The Swordfish was one of the most successful aircraft in the history

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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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