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Morris dancing World Record Attempt in Warwick

Stock photo of Morris Dancers Credit: PA

Nearly 200 people will attempt to smash the world record for the largest morris dance in Warwick later.

Between 16 & 20 Morris Dance sides are expected to take part in the event which is part of the Warwick 1100 years Celebration.

Morris Dancing in Nottingham's Old Market Square on St George's day this year Credit: PA

The vibrant & colourful dancing will take place around the centre of Warwick between 10:00 am and 4:00 pm, which will culminate in 160 to 200 dancers joining in a massed dance to break the World Record.

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Record breaking boxer to hang up gloves

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Nottinghamshire's professional boxer, Steve Ward, is finally hanging up his boxing gloves.

Steve, 56, from Mansfield has had more than 50 professional fights and has appeared in the Guinness Book of Records for being the oldest active professional boxer and the oldest Champion in the World.

He was fifty five when he fought his most recent match in Chesterfield.

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