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  1. 12 rules to help you shop safely for children this Christmas ormskirk

    The Office for Product Safety and Standards has launched The 12 Rules of Christmas, to help consumers shop safely for ...

    The Office for Product Safety and Standards has launched ‘The 12 Rules of Christmas’, to help consumers shop safely for children’s presents this Christmas. Working with the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), the Chartered Trading Standards Institute (CTSI), Netmums, and...

    10/12/2018
  2. Want to know more about Bees ormskirk

    Southport & District Beekeepers are offering an INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING The complete introduction to the craft for ...

    Southport & District Beekeepers are offering an INTRODUCTION TO BEEKEEPING The complete introduction to the craft for those with no prior experience 13th & 14th April 2019 The Pavilion, Fleetwood Hesketh, Fylde Road, Southport PR9 9XH Cost £120.00

    10/12/2018
  3. Advice to fans ahead of Liverpool FC v S.S.C Napoli match,Tuesday 11th December ormskirk

    The city of Liverpool is looking forward to welcoming fans on Tuesday, 11 December, for a Champions League Group Game at Anfield. ...

    The city of Liverpool is looking forward to welcoming fans on Tuesday, 11 December, for a Champions League Group Game at Anfield. Merseyside Police is working together with Liverpool Football Club and S.S.C Napoli, as well as other partner agencies in the city, to ensure that fans of both...

    10/12/2018
  4. Last throw of the dice for the failing Advertiser ormskirk

    The Advertiser's slashing its price in the new year in a bid to arrest sales and find new readers for the failing paper. It's ...

    The Advertiser's slashing its price in the new year in a bid to arrest sales and find new readers for the failing paper. It's seen sales slide year on year and the next Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC) reports in three months time aren't expected to reveal any more good news, either. Now...

    10/12/2018
  5. Get behind the North West Ambulance Service ormskirk

    With the aid of an online pledge link, NWAS is asking people to share the message that the 1,249 acts of violence and aggression ...

    With the aid of an online pledge link, NWAS is asking people to share the message that the 1,249 acts of violence and aggression against ambulance staff in the north west last year are unacceptable and can have a detrimental effect on the health and wellbeing of staff as well as the trust’s ability...

    10/12/2018
  6. Education Secretary vows to boost vulnerable children's outcomes ormskirk

    Help for teachers and social workers to help tackle poorer outcomes of children in need of help and protection from social care. ...

    Help for teachers and social workers to help tackle poorer outcomes of children in need of help and protection from social care. Teachers and social workers will get advice to improve vulnerable children’s wellbeing, behaviour and school attendance, as the Education Secretary vows to tackle...

    10/12/2018
  7. The Bridge, Stanley Club and Bridge Dogs set early pace in Pool league ormskirk

    Report: Brian Brighouse The Bridge, the Stanley Club and the Bridge Dogs are setting the early pace in the Ormskirk and ...

    Report: Brian Brighouse The Bridge, the Stanley Club and the Bridge Dogs are setting the early pace in the Ormskirk and district Pool league. The League Cup starts with three groups of teams all battling to make it to the last 8; unfortunately, La Cantina B couldn’t field a team for the...

    10/12/2018
  8. Missing from home Jordan Goode ormskirk

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of 16-year-old Jordan Goode. Jordan, who lives ...

    Merseyside Police is becoming increasingly concerned for the whereabouts of 16-year-old Jordan Goode. Jordan, who lives in North Wales, was last seen on Monday, 3 December in the New Ferry area. He is described as white, of medium build, 5ft 5-7in tall, with brown shoulder length hair...

    09/12/2018
  9. James Brokenshire unveils action plan to combat rough sleeping ormskirk

    Communities Secretary unveils the governments next steps to help people off the streets and meet its target to end rough ...

    Communities Secretary unveils the government’s next steps to help people off the streets and meet its target to end rough sleeping for good by 2027. Communities Secretary Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP hasunveiled the government’s next steps to help people off the streets and meet its target to...

    09/12/2018
  10. Health and Social Care Secretary bans fax machines in NHS ormskirk

    Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines and has ordered a complete phase-out by April 2020. NHS trusts will ...

    Matt Hancock has banned the NHS from buying fax machines and has ordered a complete phase-out by April 2020. NHS trusts will instead be required to invest in new technology to replace outdated systems. The ban on buying fax machines takes effect from January 2019. They will be phased out by...

    09/12/2018
  11. Inspectors praise standards at Mawdesley care home ormskirk

    A Mawdesley care home is celebrating after receiving a positive inspection score following a visit from the Care Quality ...

    A Mawdesley care home is celebrating after receiving a positive inspection score following a visit from the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Stocks Hall Mawdesley, in Hall Lane, has been rated 'good' by the Care Quality Commission in all five assessment areas following its unexpected inspection in...

    08/12/2018
  12. Best ever 'poppy days' in and around Ormskirk ormskirk

    Locals have made this year's very special poppy days the best ever! QLocal's delighted to post this email detailing how ...

    Locals have made this year's very special poppy days the best ever! QLocal's delighted to post this email detailing how generous locals were in Armistice year: 'Hi Roger We have now finished counting and banking all the money collected during the Poppy Appeal in Ormskirk, Halsall, Aughton...

    08/12/2018
  13. Asmall School goes for a big day out ormskirk

    County Councillor Nikki Hennessy welcomed pupils and teachers from Asmall School, Ormskirk at Lancashire County Hall in Preston on ...

    County Councillor Nikki Hennessy welcomed pupils and teachers from Asmall School, Ormskirk at Lancashire County Hall in Preston on Friday. The pupils represent their classmates on the School's council, and following their visit Nikki told QLocal: "I am so grateful for the School to allow the...

    08/12/2018
  14. Government commits to reform the Mental Health Act ormskirk

    The government has announced new legislation to reform mental health care. The government will introduce a new Mental ...

    The government has announced new legislation to reform mental health care. The government will introduce a new Mental Health Bill to transform mental health care, following publication of the final report from the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983. The government is...

    07/12/2018
  15. Autism charity funding boost from Ormskirk Co-op ormskirk

    An autism charity is celebrating after receiving a funding boost from the Co-op. Co-ops food store in Ormskirk raised over ...

    An autism charity is celebrating after receiving a funding boost from the Co-op. Co-op’s food store in Ormskirk raised over £600 for the charity, through hamper raffles, in-store activities and fancy dress. Across the region, some 180 Co-op food stores took part in the fundraising bid for...

    07/12/2018
  16. Whatever happened to Burscoughs New Lane Wastewater Treatment Works - poser ormskirk

    Report: Burscough Flooding Group New Lane Wastewater Treatment Works was the only significant infrastructure project promised ...

    Report: Burscough Flooding Group New Lane Wastewater Treatment Works was the only significant infrastructure project promised for Burscough during the 2012 local plan consultation and it was significant because it could have reduced Burscough’s current sewer flooding problems and prevented them...

    07/12/2018
  17. Early Christmas presents for Ormskirk good causes ormskirk

    Christmas came early for causes across in and around Ormskirk recently, when the Co-op revealed a £112,000 festive funding ...

    Christmas came early for causes across in and around Ormskirk recently, when the Co-op revealed a £112,000 festive funding boost. The money will be shared by 20 organisations, all of whom are making a real difference to communities throughout the region. These include the 1st Ormskirk Scout...

    07/12/2018
  18. 'Thanks for the memories' at West End School and Portico Nursery ormskirk

    Ormskirk West End Primary School and Portico Nursery at West End will open their doors on Monday 17th December to remember a loved ...

    Ormskirk West End Primary School and Portico Nursery at West End will open their doors on Monday 17th December to remember a loved one this Christmas. The day was inspired by a parent at the school who approached school to ask if there was anything they could to do to help people during the...

    07/12/2018
  19. New aviation passenger charter to improve flying experience ormskirk

    Charter will promote best practice ensuring improvements for passengers throughout their journey. Today 7 December 2018 the ...

    Charter will promote best practice ensuring improvements for passengers throughout their journey. Today 7 December 2018 the Aviation Minister Liz Sugg will outline the first proposed measures from the government’s upcoming aviation strategy consultation. Building on the positive steps...

    07/12/2018
  20. Tackling serious crime in Lancashire ormskirk

    A new campaign targeting four areas of serious crime has been launched by Lancashire Police ahead of Christmas. Operation ...

    A new campaign targeting four areas of serious crime has been launched by Lancashire Police ahead of Christmas. Operation Sorbus, led by the force’s Tactical Operations (TacOps) team, will focus on tackling cash-in-transit robberies, cash machine thefts, drink and drug drivers and ‘Hanoi’...

    07/12/2018
  21. Christmas message from the Mayor of West Lancashire ormskirk

    Christmas message from the Mayor of West Lancashire. Councillor Noel Delaney, Mayor of West Lancashire, wishes everyone in ...

    Christmas message from the Mayor of West Lancashire. Councillor Noel Delaney, Mayor of West Lancashire, wishes everyone in West Lancashire a happy and peaceful festive season. Councillor Delaney said: “The Mayoress Ann Stubbert and I are honoured that the people of West Lancashire have...

    07/12/2018
  22. Member of staff spat at by man at Liverpool Central station ormskirk

    Do you know this man? Officers from British Transport Police are looking to identify him after a member of railway staff was ...

    Do you know this man? Officers from British Transport Police are looking to identify him after a member of railway staff was spat at in Liverpool Central station. Shortly after 7am on 30 October, a member of staff challenged a man who refused to show a valid ticket to travel. The man...

    06/12/2018
  23. Peak time prices have increased for disabled travel pass holders ormskirk

    Lancashire County Council is reminding people who have a disabled NoWcard that it now costs £1 to travel at peak times on ...

    Lancashire County Council is reminding people who have a disabled NoWcard that it now costs £1 to travel at peak times on weekday mornings. The mandatory national concessionary travel scheme allows holders of a disabled persons pass to travel for free between 9.30am and 11.00pm Monday to...

    06/12/2018
  24. NHS to save 1 billion on its medicines bill in 2019 ormskirk

    A new 5-year deal has been finalised with the pharmaceutical industry to give patients faster access to new medicines. The ...

    A new 5-year deal has been finalised with the pharmaceutical industry to give patients faster access to new medicines. The NHS is expected to save around £930 million on its medicines bill across the UK under a new deal agreed with the pharmaceutical industry. Patients will also have...

    06/12/2018
  25. Rail passengers reminded to look out for their friends safety this Christmas ormskirk

    Festive party-goers are being urged to take extra care of their friends and colleagues - as new figures reveal that within the ...

    Festive party-goers are being urged to take extra care of their friends and colleagues - as new figures reveal that within the Christmas and New Year period, the number of violent offences recorded at railway stations fuelled by alcohol have more than doubled in the last two years¹. In light of...

    06/12/2018
  26. Having a Ball for Rainbow House ormskirk

    The Rainbow House New York Ball held at The Villa, Wrea Green last month raised over £50,000 for the Mawdesley based charity ...

    The Rainbow House New York Ball held at The Villa, Wrea Green last month raised over £50,000 for the Mawdesley based charity supporting children and young people with physical and neurological disabilities. After being welcomed by the New York Showgirls and entertained by Will Pike during the...

    06/12/2018
  27. Start a new tradition at Rufford Old Hall this Christmas ormskirk

    What makes Christmas time so special? It's the family traditions which bring everyone together - so gather up your family and ...

    What makes Christmas time so special? It's the family traditions which bring everyone together - so gather up your family and friends, wrap up warm and start by adding your wish to the wishing tree, meeting Father Christmas or taking a ride on a donkey! Soak up the atmosphere and put on your...

    06/12/2018
  28. Playing safe with Redrow ormskirk

    Primary school pupils have been learning how to play safely, thanks to a very special visitor from Redrow Homes. Buster Bear, ...

    Primary school pupils have been learning how to play safely, thanks to a very special visitor from Redrow Homes. Buster Bear, one of our special health and safety mascots, visited Burscough Village Primary School along with staff from a nearby development to teach the children about how to stay...

    06/12/2018
  29. World Soil Day marks importance of healthy farmed environment ormskirk

    Today 5 December is World Soil Day, a UN-led campaign to highlight the importance of healthy soil and the role it plays in ...

    Today 5 December is World Soil Day, a UN-led campaign to highlight the importance of healthy soil and the role it plays in society. Soil holds three times as much carbon as the atmosphere, reduces the risk of flooding by absorbing water and delivers 95 per cent of our global food supplies. For...

    05/12/2018
  30. Food scraps could be turned into environmentally friendly plastic packaging ormskirk

    Household food scraps could be transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups, thanks to up to £60 million ...

    Household food scraps could be transformed into environmentally-friendly plastic bags and cups, thanks to up to £60 million of new government funding. Innovators are being challenged to make the UK a world-leader in creating sustainable packaging and reduce the impact of harmful plastics on...

    05/12/2018
  31. A great place to park - not ormskirk

    Spotted today in an unorthodox town centre 'garage' - this enterprising Astra owner found a great spot to park in, undisturbed by ...

    Spotted today in an unorthodox town centre 'garage' - this enterprising Astra owner found a great spot to park in, undisturbed by any parking wardens.

    04/12/2018
  32. Ormskirk traffic chaos as town centre grinds to a halt ormskirk

    If you got stuck in Ormskirk this morning - join the queue! A minor accident on Burscough Street, two minor bumps in the town ...

    If you got stuck in Ormskirk this morning - join the queue! A minor accident on Burscough Street, two minor bumps in the town centre and roadworks near the entrance to the Borough Council offices saw main roads through the town snarled up with a five minute journey taking over half an hour. ...

    04/12/2018
  33. Police investigations continue into Aughton playground razor vandals ormskirk

    Police are still investigating the wanton attack by sick vandals targeting children using a popular Aughton park. Police ...

    Police are still investigating the wanton attack by sick vandals targeting children using a popular Aughton park. Police revealed at the weekend how a slide had been found with razor blades and scalpels sellotaped to it at the Winifred Lane park which is supervised by Aughton parish council. ...

    04/12/2018
  34. MP's concerns over temporary closure of hospital's Diabetic Eye Screening Programme ormskirk

    Patients have been contacting Rosie Cooper MP following the decision to move the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP) from ...

    Patients have been contacting Rosie Cooper MP following the decision to move the Diabetic Eye Screening Programme (DESP) from Ormskirk Hospital to Aintree, until late December. Many constituents have contacted her concerned after seeing a sign on the hospital building saying 'no screenings...

    04/12/2018
  35. Funding to help improve the lives of those affected by alcohol ormskirk

    A total of £10.5 million of funding is being allocated by Public Health England (PHE), to help improve the lives of adults ...

    A total of £10.5 million of funding is being allocated by Public Health England (PHE), to help improve the lives of adults and children impacted by alcohol, consisting of: £4.5 million innovation fund for local projects working with children and families £6 million capital fund to improve...

    04/12/2018
  36. Sitting pretty at Westhead Village Hall ormskirk

    Report: Liz Payne It's now almost two years since the current trustees took over management of Westhead Village Hall from St. ...

    Report: Liz Payne It's now almost two years since the current trustees took over management of Westhead Village Hall from St. James Church and achieved charitable status. The hall was built in 1929 and donated to the village by the Blundell family, especially for the Girl Guides and Westhead...

    04/12/2018

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