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  1. June the Tune
    Started by OTSIO 21/04/2003

    Holy week is a busy week not just for vicars. It is especially busy for organists. June Nicholl, of Southport Road, Ormskirk, has been playing non-stop at Christ Church, Aughton. With no less than seven services in four days, she has played over the whole spectrum of church music,...

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    21/04/2003 12:16 AM
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  2. Christ Church, Aughton. April Newsletter
    Started by OTSIO 21/04/2003

    April, 2003 April letter The cross of Jesus continues to be an embarrassment, whether on hot cross buns (banned in some Liverpool schools) or on a parking warden's badge! In fact, the cross has always been a problem. As a Christian symbol the cross only began to appear some centuries after...

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    21/04/2003 12:14 AM
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  3. Railways Around Ormskirk
    Started by AndyK 15/04/2003

    Here's one for all you local historians :- I am looking for information on the following - Train services between Ormskirk & Southport Train services betwen Ormskirk , Rainford Junc. & St.Helens.

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    20/04/2003 10:47 AM
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  4. Poll Poll: Burscough Pubs
    Started by marilyn 12/04/2003

    There's some great pubs in Burscough:cheers What do you think ........ Where's hot and Where's not!

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    14/04/2003 06:28 PM
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  5. Election commitments from John Fillis
    Started by OTSIO 12/04/2003

    Firstly, can I thank everyone who voted for me last year. I hope you’ll vote for me again this year. If you didn’t vote for me or didn’t vote at all, I hope you’ll consider voting for me this year. After living in Ormskirk for 19 years and bringing up my children here, I consider it my home...

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    12/04/2003 09:40 PM
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  6. Anti-bullying adviser supports schools
    Started by onthespot 09/04/2003

    Lancashire County Council has taken the forward-looking step of employing an anti-bullying adviser. Former teacher Chris Hulland will be busy visiting both primary and secondary schools all over the county to see what kind of anti-bullying schemes are in place and offering advice on how they...

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    09/04/2003 06:34 PM
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  7. Effective tourism through successful training
    Started by onthespot 09/04/2003

    An award-winning tourism training scheme is to expand following a grant from the Lancashire Tourism Partnership. Business Services (A brand of Connexions Lancashire Limited) has been awarded £68,611 to continue its successful 'Tourism Today' scheme, a programme aimed at raising young peoples'...

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    09/04/2003 06:23 PM
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  8. Rocks, Minerals And Fossils Course
    Started by onthespot 09/04/2003

    THERE'S a chance to learn all about rocks, minerals and fossils on an introductory course in geology at Edge Hill College of Higher Education this May. The eight-week course, starting 7 May, is designed for those with no previous knowledge of geology and will cover the fundamentals of the...

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    09/04/2003 06:17 PM
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  9. Unique Archive Donated To Edge Hill
    Started by onthespot 09/04/2003

    A UNIQUE archive of material relating to cinema from as far back as the 1930s has been donated to Edge Hill College of Higher Education. The archive is the result of three decades of work by Ormskirk-based film enthusiast Chris Roby. It includes academic and popular periodicals and fanzines...

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    09/04/2003 06:12 PM
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  10. Filmmaker Joins Edge Hill
    Started by onthespot 02/04/2003

    AWARD-WINNING filmmaker Tomasz Malinowski has joined the teaching team at Edge Hill College of Higher Education. Tomasz is involved in the development of a proposed new degree in Media (Film and Television), which, subject to validation, will start in September 2003. He is already teaching at...

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    02/04/2003 04:29 PM
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  11. Top Mark For Edge Hill
    Started by onthespot 02/04/2003

    THE management of initial teacher training programmes at Edge Hill College of Higher Education has been praised by Government inspectors. An Office for Standards in Education (Ofsted) inspection of primary training provision at the Ormskirk institution gave the top grade - Grade 1 - for...

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    02/04/2003 04:23 PM
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  12. The Worm Turns for Recycling
    Started by OTSIO 20/03/2003

    The Worm Turns for Recycling Council bosses have enlisted an unusual mascot to help them tackle Lancashire's waste mountain - a cartoon earthworm! The Lancashire Waste Partnership is calling on residents to think about composting more garden waste as Spring and Summer approach with a new...

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    20/03/2003 05:03 PM
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  13. Legal Weapon for Road Safty
    Started by onthespot 20/03/2003

    Lancashire County Council's Road Safety Group has a new weapon against excessive speed and road casualties among young drivers. The 'Legal Weapon' production from the Ape Theatre Company confronts issues of inappropriate speed, peer pressure and driver attitudes to encourage young drivers to be...

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    20/03/2003 04:12 PM
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  14. Bishop of Warrington - David Jennings
    Started by OTSIO 19/03/2003

    Liz Chalk was licensed as Lay Reader for Christ Church, Aughton at Liverpool Cathedral on Saturday, 15 March. The task of a lay Reader is mainly one of leading church services and preaching. This involved three years training by the Diocese and included one placement for Liz at St John and James...

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    19/03/2003 06:30 PM
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  15. Edge Hill Staff Raise Cash For Charity
    Started by OTSIO 18/03/2003

    TWO charities benefited from the generosity of staff at Edge Hill College of Higher Education. The institution's Staff Social and Welfare Group (SSWG) raised £170 for Child Victims of Crime and a further £170 for Knowsley Domestic Violence Support Services. The money was raised through a...

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    18/03/2003 08:00 PM
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  16. PRIME PINTER-The Rose Theatre, Edge Hill
    Started by onthespot 14/03/2003

    PRIME PINTER A selection of short plays and classic sketches By Harold Pinter The Rose Theatre, Edge Hill 7.30pm, 3 April 2003 LANCASTER'S Freehold Theatre Company present a rare opportunity to see a specially chosen selection of short plays and revue sketches from England's best living...

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    14/03/2003 08:46 PM
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  17. Open Lecture At Edge Hill
    Started by onthespot 14/03/2003

    PROFESSOR Celia Brackenridge presents an open lecture at Edge Hill College of Higher Education on Thursday, 3 April 2003. Sex Abuse in Sport: Lies, Truth and Justice draws on Professor Brackenridge's groundbreaking book, Spoilsports: Understanding and Preventing Sexual Exploitation in Sport. In...

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    14/03/2003 08:42 PM
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  18. Celebrating Cultural Diversity
    Started by onthespot 14/03/2003

    EDGE Hill College of Higher Education staff and students celebrated Cultural Diversity Awareness Week with a series of special events from March 10 to 14. Elaine Glasby, Equal Opportunities Support Officer, said: "Cultural Diversity Awareness Week is a way for everyone to celebrate the vast...

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    14/03/2003 08:40 PM
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  19. College Commended for Construction Centre!
    Started by OTSIO 12/03/2003

    Skelmersdale & Ormskirk Colleges' recently received a glowing commendation for the quality of its new Construction and Trade Skills Centre, and was then asked to offer advice on how it has achieved its success! The stamp of approval came from Mark Tunnadine, External Verifier for CITB (The...

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    12/03/2003 05:01 PM
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  20. College Provides Business Brains
    Started by OTSIO 11/03/2003

    Do you know the best way to run your business? Do you know what training your staff need to make your business more viable? Are you already in business, and the red tape is getting you down? If so, Skelmersdale & Ormskirk Colleges may have an answer, which is free! Managing Change and IT...

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    11/03/2003 08:45 PM
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  21. Park Pool gets a spring clean
    Started by OTSIO 06/02/2003

    Ormskirk’s Park Pool is looking very clean and tidy after West Lancashire District Council carried out an early ‘spring clean.’ The pool was closed between Christmas and New Year in order for intensive cleaning to take place, using brand new cleaning equipment. The Council has invested in a...

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    06/02/2003 04:17 PM
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  22. Community safety in Skelmersdale
    Started by OTSIO 06/02/2003

    Community safety in Skelmersdale is taking a major step forward this week as the next phase of cameras in the £¾ million West Lancashire Community CCTV scheme start beaming back pictures from three locations in the town. The three new cameras are coming on stream this week - at Skelmersdale...

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    06/02/2003 04:16 PM
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  23. Pensions advice
    Started by OTSIO 06/02/2003

    Pensions advice West Lancashire District Council and the Pension Service are working in partnership to offer more mature residents the chance to get advice and information on their pensions whilst on other business at the Council offices in Derby Street, Ormskirk. From Friday 7 February, the...

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    06/02/2003 04:15 PM
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  24. Open invitation to members of the public
    Started by OTSIO 06/02/2003

    West Lancashire District Council’s Countryside Rangers are extending an open invitation to members of the public to wrap up in warm clothing and brave the winter weather on Saturday 8 February to join them for a walk around Ruff Wood in Ormskirk. The Rangers will be guiding a woodland walk of...

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    06/02/2003 04:14 PM
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  25. New exhibition
    Started by OTSIO 06/02/2003

    A new exhibition which explores the subject matter of people and places opens in Ormskirk’s Chapel Gallery from Saturday 8 February. The ‘People / Places’ exhibition deals with the relationship of individuals to their environments in a variety of media. Artists Rosemary Morrison, Noreen White,...

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    06/02/2003 04:13 PM
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  26. Accolades for a second Ormskirk School
    Started by OTSIO 06/02/2003

    (This post also appears in the News section) Another Ormskirk school has gone to the top of the class - with a glowing OFSTED report. Earlier this week we reported on the excellent OFSTED review of Ormskirk School - now it’s West End Primary’s turn to take a bow… The Grimshaw Lane...

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    06/02/2003 02:17 PM
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  27. Singles Night!
    Started by pcbt 27/01/2003

    If you have not Then this is your wakeup call! ALL AGES WELCOME! Entance only £2.00........ &......... :eek: games that will get you interactig with the opposite sex! :cool: Do not forget the FIRST SINGLES NIGHT of 2003 at Roberta Lees, 30 - 36 Neville Street, Southport ------ ...

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    27/01/2003 08:39 PM
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  28. Question Why not come and join us?
    Started by rarmstrong 24/01/2003

    Ormskirk Sub Aqua Club was established in 1975 and has a broad band of members from all walks of life with various diving experiences. We meet every Wednesday in the Park Pool Ormskirk on Park Road at 9:00pm. Our URL is www.ormskirkdiver.com We offer you a fun and safe environment to learn...

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    24/01/2003 01:39 PM
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  29. Ormskirk events
    Started by theantiquesman 16/01/2003

    History will prove that the arrival of this web site will be the land mark of Ormskirks arrival in to the 21st century. good luck Mr.jon. I hope this web site moves as many people as vanman dos vanman moves people:gwave

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    19/01/2003 05:31 PM
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  30. Lightbulb Sunday 2nd Feb.... D Day for Singles.
    Started by pcbt 18/01/2003

    We would like to invite you to Southport's only monthly 18-30's style single night. Set up for for 21 upwards the nights will be held at Roberta Lees nightclub on Neville Street on Sunday February 2nd, between 8pm and midnight. Admittance is just £2.00, which includes entertainment and games...

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    18/01/2003 06:33 AM
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  31. West Lancs Peace and Justice Group meeting
    Started by onthespot 11/01/2003

    War with Iraq - what do you think? Should the UK join the US in the war on Iraq? That was the question posed by Maurice George of Ormskirk and Jacky Citarella of Newburgh who were outside Ormskirk library today (11/1/03) Saturday morning with an anti war petition. They were also...

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    11/01/2003 06:53 PM
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  32. Edge Hill College Ormskirk
    Started by onthespot 26/12/2002

    Edge Hill is a friendly and welcoming college of higher education located just outside Ormskirk offering high quality undergraduate and postgraduate degrees and diplomas with research, continuing professional development and commercial training programmes. The attractive Ormskirk campus has...

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    26/12/2002 09:30 PM
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  33. Ormskirk Schools temporary teachers
    Started by onthespot 16/12/2002

    Ormskirk Schools have to rely on agency and other temporary teachers. School Standards Minister David Miliband said today that Ofsted is 'right to raise the issue' of the way schools make use of supply teachers, The education watchdog's report shows that while a third of secondary and two...

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    16/12/2002 09:59 PM
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  34. Ormskirk tax rises 2003
    Started by onthespot 13/12/2002

    Ormskirk is to keep tax rises to a reasonable level next year following a bigger than expected slice of Government funding. Council chiefs reported the new increased figure will be below 10%.

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    13/12/2002 05:15 PM
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  35. St. Marks Church Scarisbrick
    Started by onthespot 08/12/2002

    Evening view of St. Marks Church Scarisbrick 8/12/02 St. Marks was built by public subscription in 1851 at the corner of Jacksmere Lane on a site donated by Charles Scarisbrick. In 1907 The Good Shepherd Mission was built at Hurlston to serve parishioners in the eastern part of time parish....

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    08/12/2002 08:48 PM
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