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HistoricaLeigh: Elijah Risby - The Compassionate Shrimper

HistoricaLeigh: Elijah Risby - The Compassionate Shrimper

In October 1876 Elijah Risby was out shrimping near the Red Buoy off Leigh when he picked up an object. The object turned out to be a dead body which was very badly decomposed and partially devoid of flesh.

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Grab your walking boots for charity to celebrate National Walking Month

Grab your walking boots for charity to celebrate National Walking Month

May is National Walking Month and to celebrate an Essex-wide Hospice charity is encouraging supporters to take on a trekking challenge or sign up for its annual walk. 

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Roller Nation

Roller Nation

Head to Roller Nation, London’s premier skate rink and home to the Roller Disco for a night club on the wheels. 

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Our 5 Minutes with Jamie Lewis

Our 5 Minutes with Jamie Lewis

This week we bring you 'Our 5 minutes' with Jamie Lewis... but who is he and where can we find him in the little town that we love?

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An evening with Lenny Henry - Who am I again?

An evening with Lenny Henry - Who am I again?

The legendary Sir Lenny Henry will embark on a brand new UK tour this autumn.

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Katy For Kings makes main stage debut

Katy For Kings makes main stage debut

More proof if needed that Village Green is a proving ground for hot new artists as rising star Katy For Kings is booked for a main stage debut at the 13th July festival

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The BBQ Club

The BBQ Club

Head to the Southbank this summer as one of London's best dining experiences returns...

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    10% off at Leigh's leading lingerie shop

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    Competition: Win a family ticket to Village Green 2019

    Win a family ticket to the festival of the year! 

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    Competition: Win a family glamping ticket to Festival of Wheels

    What a weekend for a family of four!

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