IN 1992 during a prisoner of war convention at the Union Jack Club in London a soldier who had been captured at Singapore named Jack Sharpe overheard a conversation regarding Outram Road.
FORMER soldier Mark Minton hopes other veterans will speak out about their emotional problems after he told the Advertiser about the horrors of Helmand.
LAST week was a bit of a quieter week, but it was still important.
TRIBUTES have been paid to a Second World War hero who survived one of the conflict’s worst naval disasters.
TICKETS are on sale to meet legendary boxer Joe Calzaghe courtesy of JAB Boxing Club.
AN ARTIST’S love of a Lancashire nature reserve is reflected in her paintings which are being sold to benefit the wildlife sanctuary more than a year after she died.
FLEDGLING boxers took to the ring for the first time on Good Friday in a fantastic fight night.
AMATEUR boxers have been training like warriors for 10 weeks – ready to put on a show for boxing legend Enzo Calzaghe.
BOXING legend Enzo Calzaghe will be watching as an Ormskirk-based club hosts a fight night on Friday.
POTATO merchants, entrepreneurs and mechanics are among the latest batch of boxing newcomers set to enter the square ring for charity.
A SHOWBUSINESS veteran who learned his trade in a prisoner of war camp has passed away at the age of 89.
A NEW boxing gym is set to help people punch their way to a fitter lifestyle in 2012 after opening its doors for the first time this week.
PUB regulars at the Prince William in Dalton had a great time raising a toast to their more famous namesake.
THIS week Nostalgia goes back to July 1982 when Tiddles the cat celebrated coming of age at around the same time as the future Princess of Wales.
FORMER World Cruiserweight Champion Johnny Nelson is set to roll into Southport as part of a night of superb boxing in aid of a good cause.
Keep bobbies on the streets
WILL and Kate may have had a big wedding on Friday but children at Bickerstaffe CE Primary School enjoyed their own marriage ceremony last week.
PRINCE William and Kate Middleton will receive messages of support from hundreds of shoppers when an Ormskirk store sends them a special present.
AMIDST the media furore around the Royal Wedding, a couple who tied the knot at Aughton venue West Tower are set to appear on this evening’s Tonight programme.
A ROYAL enthusiast is getting ready to join the cheering crowds at the Royal Wedding – 30 years after watching her hero Prince Charles’ first marriage.