Singers to perform in final

Jonjo Kerr will be among the judges
Jonjo Kerr will be among the judges

The tables will be turned for Chorley’s X Factor star Jonjo Kerr at a talent competition this weekend.

For the former soldier will be one of the judges at The Voice Of Chorley – Search For A Star.

The contest has been organised to raise money for Chorley’s food bank, Living Water Storehouse, which provides food for hundreds of families in need across the borough.

It will start at 7pm on Saturday at Living Waters Church, on Bolton Street, Chorley.

Jonjo will open the show by performing on stage, before joining his fellow judges to watch the singers.

Eleven acts have made it through to the grand final after taking part in auditions.

Carol Halton, food bank co-ordinator, said: “It’s an all-girl line-up.

“They are brilliant. There are all types of singers and they are all very high standard.

“We were amazed at the acts that turned up to audition because the standard was so high.”

The judging panel will be made up of Jonjo, Coun Matthew Crow, Judith Barton, a worship leader at Living Waters Church, and two representatives from White Bear Studios.

Cash prizes will be up for grabs for the winners, along with a recording session at White Bear Studios.

Carol added: “I’m really looking forward to it.

“It will be a night of enjoyment and a chance for everyone to showcase their talents.

“All the contestants are excited and nervous.”

Tickets to watch The Voice Of Chorley cost £10.

They are available to buy in advance from Havana Cafe, in Chorley town centre, from Living Waters Church’s cafe (open 10am to 2pm on Friday), or by calling Carol on 07889 757045.

They will also be available to buy at the door.

To find out more about Living Waters Storehouse, to