Entries by CVS Volunteer

Gingerbread Festival Planning In Full Swing

Committee members from Ormskirk Community Partnership are busily making the final preparations for this year’s Gingerbread Festival on Sunday the 14th July. For those unaware, Ormskirk Community Partnership founded the Gingerbread Festival in 2016, when it was held on a Saturday alongside the traditional market. Local performers were present to demonstrate a wide variety of […]

Dad tees off fundraising thank you for Matt’s spinal injury care

A fundraising festival of golf is a father’s thank you for the NHS treatment his son received following a life-changing road accident.   Matt Sullivan was 18 in 2005 when his spinal cord was badly injured in the crash, leaving him with a high degree of paralysis and limited hand dexterity    He spent nine months […]

Bickerstaffe Treat Day 2019.

Bickerstaffe Treat Day organised by the Bickerstaffe Treat Day Committee took place on Saturday 8th June 2019. Unfortunately due to the weather it took place inside the barn. However the damp weather didn’t dampen our spirits and everyone had a lot of fun. The first Bickerstaffe Treat Day took place in 1877. This fantastic event began […]

Ormskirk Dance Festival 2019

Ormskirk Dance Festival – Sunday 16 June 2019 from 11-4pm at Coronation Park. Divine Days Community Arts CIC are running this years Ormskirk Community Dance Festival in partnership with The Park Rangers and West Lancashire Borough Council. This is a free event showcasing the amazing and diverse range of creativity that is happening in our […]

New West Lancs project – Buzz IT 2: helping people to go online

A 12-month project is now underway to help people who are currently excluded or limited in their internet use in going online. This includes access to public services and, for tenants, the My Tenancy app. It seeks to tackle local health inequalities (West Lancs Borough Council Health and Wellbeing Strategy 2018-2021) by reducing the risk […]

Jazz comes to the Village of Hesketh Bank

Hesketh Bank Community Centre will be hosting an evening of Jazz on Saturday 22nd June, with the event that is aptly titled “Jazz in the Village”. As part of their 2019 UK tour, Ian Miller and Dominic Spencer from Scotland will come to Hesketh Bank to play their ‘accessible, melodic jazz’.  Ian, who plays saxophone, […]

Sporting Challenge are pleased to announce some recent funding awards.

Sporting Challenge have been awarded £2000 from the John Moores Foundation. The organisation will receive £1000 this year and will receive another £1000 next year. The group have also received £3000 from the Leathersellers Charity, £500 from Rank Pebbles and £250 from The Lee And Bakirgian Family Trust. Sporting Challenge are a family led charity […]


Junction 8 Theatre is a theatre company from Chorley who make exciting and bespoke theatre that is rooted in the Lancashire region in which they grew up. Following on from the incredible success of the last show, Under the Market Roof in late 2017, Junction 8 Theatre are excited to present their latest show Lancastrians which will tour Lancashire […]