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  1. Hello :) help! young lady in distress!
    Started by Ellen91 09/06/2009

    Hello I'm Ellen,i'm 18 years old,and i live in Ormskirk. I've just finished college where i have been studying fine art,English literature,and English Language. I'm currently looking for a job within the arts industary weather it be glass,textiles,photography,gra phics ect and i have a wide...

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  2. do you remember james Isherwood the artist.
    Started by theantiquesman 25/11/2010

    Do you remember about 40 years ago an artist who would visit the local pubs in Ormskirk, Rainford etc. to sell his works. Jim was his name... James Isherwood well he made it big time. 24th Nov 2010 To day I had the privilege of buying yet another painting by my favourite artist,...

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    25/11/2010 04:42 PM
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  3. Which Ormskirk school did you go to?
    Started by steve 25/11/2010

    Which school did you go to in Ormskirk and what are your memories? I went to Wigan Rd, before it had the posher name of Crosshall High. Most of my memories were related to getting home as quick as possible back to Halsall, which pubs I had my first pints at, failing a few o-levels that I should...

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    25/11/2010 11:56 AM
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  4. sgb ... drops a clanger
    Started by theantiquesman 20/11/2010

    Come on Steve ..............This Ormskirk site is very good. But for some reason HALSALL has been missed out. Halsall history is so interesting. ;) Have you forgotten your roots. Not including Halsall is like making an English football site and not including Accrington Stanley. ...

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    23/11/2010 10:19 AM
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  5. Croston Christmas Fayre
    Started by nicky 20/11/2010

    Does anyone know what day The christmas fayre is on in Croston Village?

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    22/11/2010 11:30 PM
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  6. Shots in Banks?
    Started by steve 22/11/2010

    I just heard there was a shooting at a house in banks last night. Anybody heard anything?

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    22/11/2010 04:59 PM
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  7. Joiner wanted
    Started by K-T 20/11/2010

    Hi everyone. I actually live in Southport and usually post on the Southport.gb site, but I'm having difficulty finding someone to do this job, so thought I'd try the Ormskirk site. I am ordering solid bamboo flooring and skirting boards for the hall, study and utility room (approx 32 Sq m). I...

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    20/11/2010 04:57 PM
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  8. Change to the forums - new Photo section
    Started by steve 20/11/2010

    Ormskirk.gb.com is changing by the day. There is a new section to post local photographs and a new dedicated past section for times gone by. Off to dig out some old photos I have :)

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    20/11/2010 01:36 PM
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  9. Art Licensing Agent Wanted
    Started by kenwalters 19/11/2010

    I'm looking for art licensing agents who can sell to the Interior Design Industry. My work can be added to many products, either printed or woven. Commission base for self employed agents. I'm a 2D abstract digital artist, I have my own style and use my own software. Images available from 72 dpi...

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    19/11/2010 03:31 PM
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  10. Attacked on Armistice Day
    Started by kenwalters 15/11/2010

    I was up late last night 14th November, unusual for me as with my disabilities I'm often in bed following treatment. I was badly injured in the Army 26 years ago, and these hoodies on bmx type bikes egged my window, and on Armistice Day too. These brave hoodies, hit at 22:20pm in the dark with...

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    19/11/2010 07:25 AM
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  11. Student march
    Started by kenwalters 11/11/2010

    I hear there were violent, brainless thugs in Millbank Towers yesterday. But then Conservative MP's are in there everyday.

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    11/11/2010 08:10 AM
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  12. Art agents a rarity
    Started by kenwalters 09/11/2010

    I've been looking for agents to sell my digital abstract artwork, for a few years. Not found a single one that doesn't work for a big company. What I need is someone who can sell to the companies under license, to be used on a wide variety of items from carpets to curtains, books to bedding etc...

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    09/11/2010 02:41 PM
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  13. Memory of Water - Civic Hall, Ormskirk
    Started by Markone 08/11/2010

    The Too Friendly Theatre Company present the award winning comedy "Memory of Water" this Thursday 11th November for three nights only. It is a dark adult comedy which explores family relationships after the death of the mother. Deeply thought provoking but with moments of hysterical laughter to...

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    08/11/2010 09:43 PM
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  14. Wignall of Ormskirk
    Started by Derek H 02/10/2007

    I have a grandfather clock made by John Wignall of Ormskirk. It it claimed that it has been in my family since the early 1800s and was originally a wedding gift. 28 hour movement (?) and painted dial. Moon phases and seconds hand. Single weight on chain. It has a number painted on the movement (I...

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    07/11/2010 01:11 AM
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  15. 4.6FT Double bed + Mattress+Headboard(PICTURES)
    Started by myrina 06/11/2010

    For sale 4.6FT Double bed,memory foam mattress and headboard.All very clean with no marks on the mattress(mattress is only six months old and its memory foam). Divan style bed with two drawers on either side. Mattress is memory foam 10inch thick mid firm. Headboard is cream suede and also very...

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    06/11/2010 08:37 PM
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  16. The Memory of Water
    Started by Markone 20/10/2010

    The Too Friendly Theatre Company present Shelagh Stephenson's "Memory of Water" at the Ormskirk Civic Hall 4th - 6th November 2010. The award winning local Company are back in town after their last critically acclaimed show "Bouncers and Shakers" in 2009. Since then they have appeared at various...

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    05/11/2010 02:44 PM
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  17. English & Maths Tutor
    Started by debm 01/11/2010

    English & Maths Tutor £15 per hour lesson (In Burscough or Ormskirk) £20 per hour lesson (In southport) Up to and including GCSE level. Contact Caroline.J.murphy@hotmail.co. uk Telephone 07545 907 339

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    01/11/2010 06:31 PM
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  18. Science Tutor
    Started by debm 01/11/2010

    Science Tutor £15 per hour lesson (In Burscough or Ormskirk) £20 per hour lesson (In southport) Chemistry, Biology or Physics. I achieved A*s in science at GCSE, attained A grades in science at A Level and and was offered a place to study medicine at Manchester University. I have a...

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    01/11/2010 12:08 PM
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  19. Book now e-book and P.O.D
    Started by kenwalters 29/10/2010

    I wrote a book on Historical uses for Trees in England, covering 1AD to 1700 AD before the mass use of imported timber like mahogany. The book is words only, but packed full of information on uses for trees, like - wood uses, medicines, dyes & folklore over 1700 years Prices are low to make it...

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    29/10/2010 01:51 PM
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  20. Halsall penny
    Started by theantiquesman 27/10/2010

    http://www.numsoc.net/halsall. html now this is a very good link

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    27/10/2010 11:35 PM
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  21. piri piri ormskirk
    Started by steve 19/10/2010

    Anyone else love piri piri chicken, as in Guia in the Algarve. Even Cliff Richard loves it. There is a new restaurant in Ormskirk on Railway Road, the road next to the railway :) which has only been open about 6 weeks. Run by Portuguese and really good. Goot atmosphere, good menu and wine...

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    20/10/2010 08:08 AM
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  22. DC & THE CUSTOMATIX CORONATION PARK
    Started by ROCKABILLY59 15/07/2010

    Hi ''DC AND THE CUSTOMATIX'' also Red men Don't walk live this saturday in Coronation park Ormskirk, as part of a Live event to raise funds for Alder Hey Hospital, a very worthy cause, bouncy castle etc etc... Event will be cancelled if there is prolonged heavy rain.

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    15/07/2010 11:54 AM
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  23. Charity Concert-Grandstand Bar
    Started by shedman 26/02/2010

    Saturday 22nd May 2010 The Cotton House Shakers (blues, soul, jazz)+The Sax Pistols+solo artist Ruth Cassidy play The Grandstand Club, Haig Avenue, Southport. 7.30pm-midnight £4 OTd all proceeds to Najjanananakumbi Womens Union, Kampala, Uganda. A fine night of live music for a worthwhile cause

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    23/03/2010 10:43 AM
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  24. Green website for West Lancs
    Started by mauriceg 13/12/2009

    For some time I have noticed that it's not easy to find environmental information and resources for West Lancashire. 'Someone ought to do something about it', I thought. But of course it's no use waiting for 'someone else' to do it. The only thing is to do it yourself. The result is a new...

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    01/02/2010 12:08 AM
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  25. Music, music, music
    Started by GooGoo 15/04/2004

    Its back online - yay!!!!!!!!!! www.lancashiremusiccollective .com Better than ever! See ya Goo!:p

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    07/01/2010 06:41 PM
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  26. Rockin' Rockabilly
    Started by DCC 04/01/2010

    '' DC AND THE CUSTOMATIX'' SOUTHPORTS VERY OWN ROCK-A-BLUES-A-BILLY QUINTET PLAY THE HEATONS BRIDGE PUB, SCARISBRICK, THIS FRIDAY 8TH JAN 2010 @ 9.30PM.... BE THERE IT'S GONNA BE A BALL www.myspace.com/dcthecustomat ix

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    04/01/2010 10:49 AM
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  27. Smile fair mot test
    Started by zabman 18/10/2009

    tried the new guarage at the top of the home page.have to say i was very surprised,my car passed with only an advsory paper on one tyre,wasnt sure because of cheap price,receptionist eplained the reason for it, seemed true? absolutley made up not long b4 christmas prezzies to buy etc' :thank you:...

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    18/10/2009 02:58 PM
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  28. chimney sweep
    Started by The PNP 29/09/2009

    Can anyone recommend a local chimney sweep? There don't seem many about these days and with Winter approaching I need my chimney done before it turns cold.

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    14/10/2009 11:25 PM
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  29. Have you seen the new jewellers in burscough
    Started by popalouigi1 30/09/2009

    What a breath of fresh air it is to have a jeweller in Burscough called Mark Anthonys and may I say such a skilled tradesman, I had my wifes wedding and engagement ring re sized and wow what a job, he made them look like brand new. He did them while we waited it was really interesting to watch him...

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    30/09/2009 09:11 PM
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  30. Football Studies Course At Hesketh Bank
    Started by jumpers 28/08/2009

    Myerscough College will be delivering the First & National Diploma Football Studies at the 3G All Weather Football Centre in Hesketh Bank. For more information please view the link on the Southport GB website or e-mail rsemple@myerscough.ac.uk

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    28/08/2009 10:43 PM
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  31. Hi there!
    Started by pearl 06/08/2009

    Hi all, I'm Pearl and I usually post on the sgb site but I thought I'd give this a try . I'm from Southport, 36 and like meeting new people/ doing new hobbies etc, I'm new to this site, so hi everyone!! Pearl

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    06/08/2009 06:51 PM
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  32. Silcocks Fun Fairs County Road Playing Fileds 2009 Visit
    Started by THE_MAINEAK 03/08/2009

    Silcocks Fun Fairs Present a Bumper Week of thrills and Spills as All The Fun Of The Fair comes to Ormskirk Silcock's will be open on County Road Playing Fileds Behind The Swimming Baths. Wednesday 5th August 2009 - Sunday 9th August 2009 1pm - 9:30pm Daily. Come and See The Waltzer , Dodgem...

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    03/08/2009 08:30 PM
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  33. 5,000 Mile Sponsored Walk for MS Research
    Started by andymonk 09/08/2008

    Hi On 15th September I will be starting a five thousand mile sponsored walk to more than seven hundred Newspaper offices and Radio Stations in mainland England to raise crucial funds for Multiple Sclerosis research. Could you, or could someone you know, help by walking one mile with me...

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    11/09/2008 02:22 PM
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  34. Silcock's Fair On County Road Playing Fields
    Started by THE_MAINEAK 29/07/2008

    Silcock's Fair On County Road Playing Fields Silcocks Fun Fairs Present a Weekend of thrills and Spills as all the fun of the fair comes to Ormskirk Silcock's will be open on County Road Playing Fileds Behind The Swimming Baths. Thursday 31st July 2008 - Monday 4th August 2008 1pm - 9:30pm...

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    30/07/2008 09:06 PM
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  35. Silcock's Fair On County Road Playing Fields
    Started by THE_MAINEAK 29/07/2008

    Silcocks Fun Fairs Present a Weekend of thrills and Spills as all the fun of the fair comes to Ormskirk Silcock's will be open on County Road Playing Fileds Behind The Swimming Baths. Thursday 31st July 2008 - Monday 4th August 2008 1pm - 9:30pm Daily Sunday TBD. Come and See The Waltzer...

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    29/07/2008 10:42 PM
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  36. Combat In The Park @ Coronation Park, Ormskirk
    Started by Network Leisure 20/07/2008

    Combat In The Park - "Time to unleash your inner warrior" Everyone is Welcome to try the Body Training System - Body Combat. Come and participate in these FREE events on the 9th & 16th August 2008. Time: 12.00 -13.00 For more details please contact Gaynor Or Caroline at Burscough...

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    20/07/2008 01:01 PM
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