Stories in brief 09/10/13

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News in brief 09/10/13

Charity dance-a-thon

Boogie on down to The Platform in Morecambe to take part in a charity sweatfest. The pink and panting sweatfest takes place on Sunday, November 3, 10am until 1pm. A £10 entry fee is donated to charity. To book call Mandi Davidson on 01524 734729.

New village hall to be officially opened

A new village hall will be officially opened in Ellel this Friday, October 11.

The new building, on an attractive open site, offers the highest modern standards as a facility for the whole community, with a catering kitchen, licensed bar and ample space for social, educational and cultural activities for public and private occasions. Guests at the ceremony will include representatives of the major funders, including the Big Lottery Fund, Lancashire Environmental Fund, Village SOS, Entrust, Garfield Weston, and Ellel Parish Council.

Helen Helme, the Trust Chairman, said:“This is a proud moment for Galgate and we believe that the new hall is a fitting successor to the much loved Ellel War Memorial Institute.”Contact Sue Gara on 07977 942494.

Free tickets for home buyers show

Want ‘Help to Buy’ your first home or take that second step up the property ladder in Lancashire?

The first ever Home Buyers Show for Greater Manchester and Lancashire, is set to take place at The Reebok Stadium, Bolton on Saturday . October 12, from 10am until 4pm. Hosted by government-appointed Help to Buy Agency, Plumlife, and sponsored by IKEA Manchester (Ashton-under-Lyne), the event will

offer hopeful buyers the chance to find out about the affordable home ownership schemes across the region.Anyone looking to buy their first home or take the next step up on the property ladder in Lancashire should take advantage of this must-visit, free entry event. Register online for a free ticket at