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West Lancashire firm Worldwide Sports Investments signs £112m deal with stars Lee Westwood and Darren Clarke

A BURSCOUGH-based company has signed a £112m deal involving world famous golfers to launch five-star golf resorts in Portugal.

Lawyer solicitor arrested after Quiggins compensation cash allegedly ‘stolen’ to fund missing Leonardo Da Vinci Madonna of the Yarnwider painting deal

Skelmersdale solicitor Marshall Ronald arrested over £800,000 theft claim

A SOLICITOR was arrested for allegedly stealing £800,000 from one of the founders of former Liverpool cultural centre Quiggins.

THE two West Lancs private eyes accused of holding a da Vinci masterpiece have broken their silence

West Lancs private eyes speak on da Vinci theft mix up

THE two private eyes wrongly accused of holding a £40m da Vinci’s masterpiece to ransom last night blew the lid on the multi-million pound operation to pin them down.

Mawdesley Amateur Dramatics Society say ‘Allo ‘Allo

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MAWDESLEY Amateur Dramatics Society will performing ‘Allo ‘Allo in June.

Skelmersdale solicitor will face a tribunal over allegations he took almost £640,000 from his clients

A SOLICITOR will face a tribunal over allegations he took almost £640,000 from his clients.

Skelmersdale solicitor denies part in theft of Leonardo da Vinic painting

A SKELMERSDALE solicitor strongly denied he was an axe-wielding robber who snatched a work of art from a Scottish stately home.

Leonardo da Vinci heist accused 'wanted to negotiate recovery'

THE SKEM solicitor involved in an alleged £4.25m extortion plot said he could arrange for the “safe and speedy” return of a stolen £40m da Vinci masterpiece, a trial heard.

Toyah Willcox

Toyah Willcox stars in Vampires Rock at Southport Theatre

TOYAH Willcox is one of those celebrities that are hard to categorise.

Trial date set for West Lancs men accused of Leonardo Da Vinci extortion

THREE men from West Lancashire accused of demanding £4.25million for the safe return of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece will face trial next year.

Pop artist workshop at Skelmersdale Library cancelled

A MUSIC workshop with one of the hottest pop stars of 2009 at Skelmersdale Library has been cancelled due to the poor response.

Singer V V Brown to do workshop at Skelmersdale Library

ONE of the hottest pop acts of 2009 is coming to Lancashire and she is going to teach young people how it’s done – in libraries.

Madonna with Yarnwinder teaser

West Lancashire men will face trial next year over Da Vinci painting

THREE men from West Lancashire accused of demanding £4.25m for the return of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece will face trial next year.

Five in court over Da Vinci extortion

THREE men from West Lancashire have appeared in court accused of demanding £4.25m for the safe return of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece.

Madonna with Yarnwinder teaser

Fresh probe into £40m Da Vinci theft case solicitor

A SOLICITOR from Up Holland accused over the theft of a £40m Leonardo Da Vinci painting is being investigated for allegedly stealing from clients’ accounts.

Sixth man arrested over Da Vinci theft

A SIXTH man was arrested yesterday (Thursday, June 12) in connection with the theft of a Leonardo da Vinci masterpiece from a Scottish castle.

Louise Dearman

Dynamo Dearman is high flying and adored as Evita

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IT’S 30 years since Elaine Paige confirmed Andrew Lloyd-Webber and Tim Rice as the darlings of British musical theatre with Evita.

Take a stab at fencing class!

West Lancs folk urged to take a stab at fencing!

HOLLYWOOD blockbusters Pirates Of The Caribbean, The Three Musketeers, Die Another Day, The Mask of Zorro and Lord Of The Rings have all made fencing fashionable.

New China City - King Street, Southport

NOT many restaurants can promise diners fantastic food, super service and still have time to entertain them with an impromptu karaoke session.

Stolen Da Vinci case is highlighted on TV

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BBC Crimewatch has featured the case of a stolen Leonardo Da Vinci masterpiece linked to West Lancashire.