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  1. Aughton couple recovering after crash with US tourist ormskirk

    An Aughton couple are making a steady recovery after their classic MG was involved in a smash with a young US tourist in Rufford. ...

    An Aughton couple are making a steady recovery after their classic MG was involved in a smash with a young US tourist in Rufford. Ian and Louise Anderson were returning home from Freckleton in their classic MG TD when they were in collision with a Toyota Auris driven by Gabriella Seeley, 25, of...

    18/08/2018
  2. Think ahead with Bank Holiday in mind patients told ormskirk

    West Lancashire residents are being advised to think ahead and plan for any medical needs this forthcoming Bank Holiday weekend. ...

    West Lancashire residents are being advised to think ahead and plan for any medical needs this forthcoming Bank Holiday weekend. GP practices in West Lancashire will be closed on Bank Holiday Monday, 27 August - however, by examining your options, residents need not worry if they fall ill, as a...

    18/08/2018
  3. Aldi in lock down to counter teen menace ormskirk

    Anyone shopping at Ormskirk's busy Aldi in the late evening might have to knock on the doors to be let in... Staff have taken ...

    Anyone shopping at Ormskirk's busy Aldi in the late evening might have to knock on the doors to be let in... Staff have taken to a lock down after continuing problems with around 10 troublesome teens - mostly lads - who've been running and shouting round the store. "We'll let two or three in...

    18/08/2018
  4. James Bond has driven many Aston Martins ormskirk

    James Bond has driven many Aston Martins so come and see one of the latest models at Ormskirk MotorFest Legendary spy ...

    James Bond has driven many Aston Martins so come and see one of the latest models at Ormskirk MotorFest Legendary spy James Bond has driven Aston Martins on screen for more than 50 years. One of the latest models, adorned in Red Bull Racing livery celebrating the company's sponsorship of...

    17/08/2018
  5. Don't miss the fantastic Ormskirk MotorFest on Sunday 26 August ormskirk

    The whole family can get in pole position to enjoy a great day out at one of the biggest free events in the North West as the ...

    The whole family can get in pole position to enjoy a great day out at one of the biggest free events in the North West as the Ormskirk MotorFest comes to town on Sunday 26 August. Up to 300 fabulous cars and motorcycles representing all types and eras of motoring will line up on the town centre...

    17/08/2018
  6. Thieves rob plants from Tarleton Nursery ormskirk

    Last night (16/08/18), Thieves broke into the Tarleton based wholesale plant nursery of Florna Plants Ltd. A 3.5acre state of ...

    Last night (16/08/18), Thieves broke into the Tarleton based wholesale plant nursery of Florna Plants Ltd. A 3.5acre ‘state of the art’ twin skinned multispan polytunnel was cut open and a significant amount of newly transplanted packs of Primroses were stolen. In a separate block, glass was...

    17/08/2018
  7. Why Paris In Town's a refreshing change for Ormskirk cafe lovers ormskirk

    There are over 60 places in Ormskirk to eat, drink and relax. But there's only one Paris In Town - which must be the most ...

    There are over 60 places in Ormskirk to eat, drink and relax. But there's only one Paris In Town - which must be the most unusual of them all! With its mix of vintage furnishings and period decor owner Aileen Piper's given it a unique atmosphere a world away from the average Costa or...

    17/08/2018
  8. Merchant Taylors Schools set the bar with top A-Level Results ormskirk

    Report: Laura Cahill It has been another great year for Merchant Taylors Schools. Two thirds of its students achieved A*-B ...

    Report: Laura Cahill It has been another great year for Merchant Taylors’ Schools. Two thirds of its students achieved A*-B grades in their A-Levels with 8 heading to Oxford and Cambridge, the world’s most prestigious universities. Not only this, students are going to wide variety of...

    17/08/2018
  9. Ormskirk grinds to a halt after another Fiveways crash ormskirk

    There have been calls for a radical solution to the continuing problems caused by accidents at the busy Fiveways junction in ...

    There have been calls for a radical solution to the continuing problems caused by accidents at the busy Fiveways junction in Ormskirk. Last night, a minor RTA at tea time between an Astra van and Peugeot 108 saw parts of the town all but grind to a halt with Southport bound traffic worse...

    17/08/2018
  10. Spud thieves caught on camera ormskirk

    Lancashire Constabulary have released a picture of a man and a woman stealing potatoes from a field in Bickerstaffe. Do you ...

    Lancashire Constabulary have released a picture of a man and a woman stealing potatoes from a field in Bickerstaffe. Do you know the persons in the footage, responsible for theft of potatoes in Bickerstaffe? Any information to PC 1081 Austin, email 1081@lancashire.pnn.police.uk

    17/08/2018
  11. Poor marks for Ormskirk School on A level results day according to angry parents ormskirk

    There's usually a buzz about Ormskirk School on any normal A level results morning. Staff, pupils and parents all gather in ...

    There's usually a buzz about Ormskirk School on any normal A level results morning. Staff, pupils and parents all gather in anticipation to collect the results of their hard work in the exams - but yesterday morning was a lot different... For the first time, the School decided to e mail...

    17/08/2018
  12. Highways England statement in response to Genoa bridge collapse ormskirk

    A statement from Highways England in response to the Genoa bridge collapse in Italy. Highways England Chief Highways ...

    A statement from Highways England in response to the Genoa bridge collapse in Italy. Highways England Chief Highways Engineer Mike Wilson said: Our deepest sympathies are with everyone involved in the tragic bridge collapse in Genoa, Italy. We can reassure drivers that safety is and...

    17/08/2018
  13. Ormskirk knitters called to the bar ormskirk

    Ormskirk knitters have found two new homes in the town after their old haunt closed recently: http://ormskirk.m.qlocal.co.uk ...

    Ormskirk knitters have found two new homes in the town after their old haunt closed recently: http://ormskirk.m.qlocal.co.uk /ormskirk/news_list/Sad_yarn_w ith_a_happy_ending_as_another_ Church_Street_shop_closes_soon -55032292.htm The Knit-Wise ladies are now meeting in Nordico on Moor St with...

    16/08/2018
  14. Aloha - The Hayfield brightens up summer with Hawaii night ormskirk

    The future's looking very bright at The Hayfield next Friday as the pub holds its first ever Hawaii night! ...

    The future's looking very bright at The Hayfield next Friday as the pub holds its first ever Hawaii night!

    16/08/2018
  15. Work finally complete on Pinfold Bridge, Scarisbrick ormskirk

    With bridge maintenance hitting the headlines after the Italian disaster in Genoa, it's good to know that the county's bridges are ...

    With bridge maintenance hitting the headlines after the Italian disaster in Genoa, it's good to know that the county's bridges are in safe hands. And observant drivers will notice that a £350,000 scheme to update the busy Pinfold Bridge over the Leeds-Liverpool canal in Scarisbrick is now...

    16/08/2018
  16. The toast is The Sandpiper as Bickerstaffe pub wins beer garden praise ormskirk

    A popular Bickerstaffe pub's been recognised as having one of the UKs best beer gardens after emerging triumphant from a ...

    A popular Bickerstaffe pub's been recognised as having one of the UK’s best beer gardens after emerging triumphant from a competition run by national pub chain Vintage Inns. The Sandpiper was crowned as the regional winner of The Marvellous Vintage Inns Garden Competition for the NW - the...

    16/08/2018
  17. Gearing up for the August getaway ormskirk

    Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks to help people travelling over the August bank ...

    Highways England is preparing to lift and complete hundreds of miles of roadworks to help people travelling over the August bank holiday. To help those miles flow as smoothly as possible, teams from Highways England are working around the clock to remove more than 300 miles of roadworks –...

    16/08/2018
  18. EHU Students' Union gets the student vote ormskirk

    A new national student survey has rated Edge Hill Students Union as one of the top dozen Students Unions in the UK. More ...

    A new national student survey has rated Edge Hill Students’ Union as one of the top dozen Students’ Unions in the UK. More than 7,000 students cast their votes on university review website, StudentCrowd, in a survey to find which university offers the best Students’ Union experience. Edge...

    16/08/2018
  19. Aughton cyclist lives to tell the tale after near miss with tractor ormskirk

    These long skid marks tell their own story after a near miss involving a tractor and young cyclist last night in Aughton. The ...

    These long skid marks tell their own story after a near miss involving a tractor and young cyclist last night in Aughton. The incident happened early evening at the junction of Long Lane, Parrs Lane and Scarth Hill Lane; the young cyclist was seen walking along Long Lane towards Aughton Park...

    15/08/2018
  20. Litter Innovation Fund - further grants available for innovative community projects ormskirk

    Over £300,000 is now available for community projects that get tough on litter, Environment Minister Thérèse ...

    Over £300,000 is now available for community projects that get tough on litter, Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced. The first round saw a number of councils, charities, businesses, and public projects awarded almost £125,000 to take innovative steps to tackle littering in...

    15/08/2018
  21. Female shoplifter arrested in town centre ormskirk

    Shoplifters must think Ormskirk an easy target as they see little or no police presence in the town centre and lots of shops to ...

    Shoplifters must think Ormskirk an easy target as they see little or no police presence in the town centre and lots of shops to choose from. But they reckon without the CCTV system, manned 24/7 and the shop link radio system which both helped in the arrest of a youing lady shoplifter late...

    15/08/2018
  22. Spanish 'ayes' for Ormskirk and Burscough ormskirk

    A small group of Spanish teenage students enjoyed a memorable holiday in west Lancashire. Their visit focused on the Ormskirk ...

    A small group of Spanish teenage students enjoyed a memorable holiday in west Lancashire. Their visit focused on the Ormskirk and Burscough areas and apart from visiting well known tourists hot spots in out beautiful English summer they spent time with local mayor Noel Delaney via their hosts,...

    15/08/2018
  23. Tributes to Peter Harrison, a well known member of the ORUFC team ormskirk

    He might never have graced the rugby field but Peter Harrison was held in very high regard by all who knew him at Ormskirk RUFC. ...

    He might never have graced the rugby field but Peter Harrison was held in very high regard by all who knew him at Ormskirk RUFC. And the club Bar Steward's sudden death last week led to this tribute from Brian Stevenson, club chairman, on its FB page: 'Dear members, It is with deep...

    14/08/2018
  24. Better late than never as drain and gully cleaning continues 'after hours' ormskirk

    A specialist drain cleaning firm has been working 'after hours' to ensure Ormskirk's drainage system is in tip top order. A CJ ...

    A specialist drain cleaning firm has been working 'after hours' to ensure Ormskirk's drainage system is in tip top order. A CJ Lyons team was pictured by QLocal's Roger Blaxall last night on the corner of Green Lane and this evening on Southport Road near The Civic; the firm looks to have the...

    14/08/2018
  25. Co-op's parking dividend for Ormskirk workers ormskirk

    Ormskirk Co-op on Wigan Road is offering the best day time parking rates in town! Flyers advertising the deal are now in store; ...

    Ormskirk Co-op on Wigan Road is offering the best day time parking rates in town! Flyers advertising the deal are now in store; the move follows surveillance on cars which were being parked there all day - despite a 30 minute limit for shoppers only. It costs £3 for nine hours parking on...

    14/08/2018
  26. LCC sees sense at last after MP's road safety pleas over County Road speed limit ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper says she's 'pleased' over news that the County Council's to launch of a long overdue consultation on reducing the ...

    MP Rosie Cooper says she's 'pleased' over news that the County Council's to launch of a long overdue consultation on reducing the speed limit on Ormskirk’s A59 County Road. The MP has been campaigning for the speed reduction for over a year – Lancashire County Council initially refused, and...

    14/08/2018
  27. Final countdown to Lancashire's Best Kept Village competition ormskirk

    Will west Lancashire be among the winners in this year's Lancashire Best Kept Village competition? All will be revealed soon ...

    Will west Lancashire be among the winners in this year's Lancashire Best Kept Village competition? All will be revealed soon with judges visiting Halsall, Haskayne, Holt Green, Lathom, Parbold, Scarisbrick, Shirdley Hill and Town Green during June and July and awarded marks in the various...

    14/08/2018
  28. 'Nul points' at Nantwich for Ormskirk CC ormskirk

    Report and photo: Peter Rogan A large contingent of Ormskirk supporters travelled to Nantwich in the hope of seeing their team ...

    Report and photo: Peter Rogan A large contingent of Ormskirk supporters travelled to Nantwich in the hope of seeing their team progress to the televised Finals Day at Derbyshire County Cricket Club. Unfortunately, their hopes were dashed when the team was soundly beaten by a strong home side...

    14/08/2018
  29. The Giants are returning ormskirk

    AFTER four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers, its official theyre back! Liverpool and Wirral get ready ...

    AFTER four years of speculation, rumours and crossed fingers, it’s official… they’re back! Liverpool and Wirral – get ready to walk in the footsteps of Giants. Preparations are underway as the city gears up to welcome some very special Giant visitors for what will be their third and final...

    14/08/2018
  30. Aldi, crying and spilt milk ormskirk

    There's no use crying over it, is there? Mind you with two recent milk fridge breakdowns, bosses at the town's Aldi are hoping ...

    There's no use crying over it, is there? Mind you with two recent milk fridge breakdowns, bosses at the town's Aldi are hoping this isn't going to be a regular occurrence...

    14/08/2018
  31. Bitter blow for Wetherspoons ormskirk

    It's getting more and more difficult for some workers to park in Ormskirk - and here's why. A few days ago, these new posts ...

    It's getting more and more difficult for some workers to park in Ormskirk - and here's why. A few days ago, these new posts were installed off Leyland Way in the continuing battle over restricting parking on private property in the town centre. This patch of free parking was popular with...

    14/08/2018
  32. Search for Adam Seaton widens to Ormskirk ormskirk

    Anyone shopping in and around Ormskirk town centre over the last few days can't fail to have noticed the number of 'missing' ...

    Anyone shopping in and around Ormskirk town centre over the last few days can't fail to have noticed the number of 'missing' posters placed around the four main shopping streets. Around a dozen shops are now displaying the poster either on their windows or inside their premises. Click here...

    14/08/2018
  33. Merseyrail in the National Rail Awards ormskirk

    Merseyrail has been shortlisted five times across four categories in this year's National Rail Awards. The company, which in ...

    Merseyrail has been shortlisted five times across four categories in this year's National Rail Awards. The company, which in June was named one of the top three operators in the country in the National Rail Passenger Survey, is now a finalist for the following: Passenger operator of the...

    14/08/2018
  34. Smiles better for Ormskirk as they defeat the rain - and Rainford ormskirk

    Report and photos: Peter Rogan Rain was forecast for later on Saturday afternoon and so, on winning the toss, the Ormskirk ...

    Report and photos: Peter Rogan Rain was forecast for later on Saturday afternoon and so, on winning the toss, the Ormskirk skipper Nicky Caunce elected to field - in the hope that Rainford could be bowled out cheaply and the Ormskirk batsmen would get the required runs before the game could...

    13/08/2018
  35. MP welcomes investment at Ormskirk hospital ormskirk

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has welcomed the announcement by Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Chief Executive Silas Nicholls of ...

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has welcomed the announcement by Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Chief Executive Silas Nicholls of increased investment in the Trust’s facilities. A further £136,000 has been invested in a discharge and transfer lounge, following a £1.25m improvement to the...

    13/08/2018
  36. All you need to know about getting to the Southport Flower Show ormskirk

    The Southport Flower show returns this week and thousands of people are expected to flock to the town for the annual four day ...

    The Southport Flower show returns this week and thousands of people are expected to flock to the town for the annual four day extravaganza. A staple of the annual Southport events calendar, Southport Flower Show in Victoria Park is a huge crowd pleaser following the Southport Air Show in...

    13/08/2018

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