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  • Vets group aim to promote benefits of walking football

    Henry James

    SKELMERSDALE Veterans’ Association has teamed up with Wigan Athletic Community Trust to stage a conference on the benefits of walking football.

    The conference will be held at the Evermoor Hub, Digmoor on Saturday, February 16 from 12.30 to 5.30pm.

    A number of different agencies have been invited including: ICAN West Lancashire, the Veterans’ Cafe, the Royal British Legion, and Lancashire Fire and Rescue.

    And the veterans will also be running a five-a-side walking football session once a week. For more information about the sessions email Chairsva@outlook.com or call 07939 660 048.

    All ex-servicemen and women living in the Skelmersdale area are welcome to join the Veterans’ Association. Meetings are held at the Buff’s Community Club in Ormsirk Road, Skelmersdale every second Sunday of the month starting at 2pm.

    The association’s AGM will also be held at the Buff’s on Sunday, January 13 starting at 1pm.

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