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  1. Exciting celebrations to show that we really love Ormskirk Market ormskirk

    Don’t miss the wonderful array of entertaining attractions being planned as Ormskirk celebrates its much-loved market. ...

    DonÂ’t miss the wonderful array of entertaining attractions being planned as Ormskirk celebrates its much-loved market. Ormskirk Market is held every Thursday and Saturday and dates back to 1286, and this weekend, it'll be joining more than 1,200 markets across the country for the annual Love...

    24/05/2017
  2. More European sites meet excellent bathing water quality standards than ever before ormskirk

    More than 85% of bathing water sites monitored across Europe in 2016 met the most stringent ‘excellent' quality standards — ...

    More than 85% of bathing water sites monitored across Europe in 2016 met the most stringent ‘excellent' quality standards — meaning they were mostly free from pollutants harmful to human health and the environment, according to the annual bathing water quality report published yesterday. ...

    24/05/2017
  3. How to help children emotionally deal with Manchester terror attack ormskirk

    How to help children emotionally deal with Manchester terror attack In the wake of the recent terror attack in Manchester, ...

    How to help children emotionally deal with Manchester terror attack In the wake of the recent terror attack in Manchester, a leading child psychiatrist with Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust is advising parents on how to emotionally support their children to deal with the shock. Dr...

    24/05/2017
  4. The Open Spring Ticket Promotion ends in 7 days ormskirk

    The biggest names in golf descend on Royal Birkdale this summer as they bid to claim the one they all want to win - The Open. ...

    The biggest names in golf descend on Royal Birkdale this summer as they bid to claim the one they all want to win - The Open. GolfÂ’s most prestigious Championship returns to Southport for the first time since 2008, when Padraig Harrington overcame a two-shot deficit to beat two-time Champion...

    24/05/2017
  5. Manchester Victoria likely to be closed for several days. ormskirk

    As a result of Monday evening’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, Manchester Victoria station is likely to remain closed ...

    As a result of Monday eveningÂ’s terrorist incident at Manchester Arena, Manchester Victoria station is likely to remain closed for the next few days while investigations continue. Northern is now operating an emergency train timetable for services that would normally stop at Manchester...

    24/05/2017
  6. Public invited to first health and wellbeing event ormskirk

    Local health organisations in West Lancashire are hosting the first joint health and wellbeing event for cancer, respiratory and ...

    Local health organisations in West Lancashire are hosting the first joint health and wellbeing event for cancer, respiratory and cardiac patients, and their families. Taking place on Tuesday 30 May 2-4pm at West Lancs College in Skelmersdale (WN8 6DX), everyone is invited to the free public...

    24/05/2017
  7. OWL calls time on HMO policy ormskirk

    Our West Lancashire are calling for a change in approach from planners and a halt to any further conversions of family houses into ...

    Our West Lancashire are calling for a change in approach from planners and a halt to any further conversions of family houses into student accommodation. Ormskirk councillor, Adrian Owens told QLocal yesterday: “From discussions with student landlords we estimate that there are already around...

    24/05/2017
  8. PM statement on the terror threat level being raised to critical ormskirk

    Theresa May gave a statement following the second COBR meeting on the Manchester attack and announced the threat level has been ...

    Theresa May gave a statement following the second COBR meeting on the Manchester attack and announced the threat level has been raised to critical. I have just chaired another meeting of COBR, where we again discussed the callous and cowardly terrorist attack in Manchester last night, and...

    24/05/2017
  9. An Xtra Special night for MG enthusiasts! ormskirk

    It was XS all areas on Friday night as west Lancashire's local MG dealer gave fans an exclusive opportunity to see its new baby ...

    It was XS all areas on Friday night as west Lancashire's local MG dealer gave fans an exclusive opportunity to see its new baby SUV - the MG XS - in the metal for the first time. John Stuart Motors of Warrington had just one of three of the new models, unveiled at the London Motor Show earlier...

    24/05/2017
  10. Greetby Hill lands place at SPAR Lancashire School Games ormskirk

    Pupils from Ormskirk's Greetby Hill are celebrating after clinching a place at the largest youth sporting event in Lancashire, ...

    Pupils from Ormskirk's Greetby Hill are celebrating after clinching a place at the largest youth sporting event in Lancashire, following victory in a gymnastics competition. The school battled it out against eight other schools and will now represent West Lancashire at the SPAR Lancashire...

    24/05/2017
  11. RMT suspends strike action on Merseyrail, Northern rail and Southern rail ormskirk

    Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “In light of the horrific bombing in Manchester last night, and the heightened safety ...

    Mick Cash, RMT General Secretary, said: “In light of the horrific bombing in Manchester last night, and the heightened safety and security alerts on our transport services, RMT’s executive has taken the decision to suspend the 24 hours of strike action scheduled for Tuesday 30th May on...

    23/05/2017
  12. Pupil from Tarleton Primary School named as Manchester bomb victim ormskirk

    Lancashire County Council confirmed schoolgirl Saffie Rose Roussos was among the 22 people who died. She was at the concert ...

    Lancashire County Council confirmed schoolgirl Saffie Rose Roussos was among the 22 people who died. She was at the concert with her mother Lisa Roussos and Saffie's sister, Ashlee Bromwich, aged in her 20s, from Leyland, Lancashire, who are both now in separate hospitals being treated for...

    23/05/2017
  13. Student from West Lancs victim of Manchester attack ormskirk

    Georgina Callander from West Lancs has been named as one of the 22 victims of last nights cowardly attack in Manchester. She ...

    Georgina Callander from West Lancs has been named as one of the 22 victims of last nights cowardly attack in Manchester. She attended Bishop Rawstorne school in Croston before moving on to Runshaw College. Runshaw College released the following statement. It is with enormous sadness that...

    23/05/2017
  14. NSPCC Statement After Manchester Explosion ormskirk

    An NSPCC spokesperson said: "We are deeply saddened to learn of the devastating terror attack in Manchester. Our thoughts are with ...

    An NSPCC spokesperson said: "We are deeply saddened to learn of the devastating terror attack in Manchester. Our thoughts are with the victims and families of those who have been affected. “Our advice for any child or teenager upset and anxious in light of this news is for them to talk to a...

    23/05/2017
  15. Image appeal and GMP statement after last night's terror attack ormskirk

    Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: “This has been the most horrific incident we have had to face in Greater Manchester and one ...

    Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said: “This has been the most horrific incident we have had to face in Greater Manchester and one that we all hoped we would never see. “Families and many young people were out to enjoy a concert at the Manchester Arena and have lost their lives. Our thoughts are with...

    23/05/2017
  16. Truck breaks down at busy Ormskirk junction ormskirk

    A tipper truck had to be pulled clear of a busy Ormskirk junction after it broke down there yesterday morning in the local rush ...

    A tipper truck had to be pulled clear of a busy Ormskirk junction after it broke down there yesterday morning in the local rush hour. It'e believed a diesel leak crippled the truck; a breakdown team was there for around an hour trying to get it started again.

    23/05/2017
  17. Liberty at last for the Liberty Centre! ormskirk

    A struggling west Lancashire charity supporting victims of domestic violence and abuse has been handed a £50,000 lifeline. ...

    A struggling west Lancashire charity supporting victims of domestic violence and abuse has been handed a £50,000 lifeline. Lloyds Bank Foundation, one of the UKÂ’s leading community grant makers, has awarded the donation to the Liberty Centre, formerly West Lancashire Women's Refuge, to fund its...

    23/05/2017
  18. Labouring a point in Ormskirk ormskirk

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is now in Ormskirk - sort of. The controversial Labour leader's appeared on a bench and phone box ...

    Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn is now in Ormskirk - sort of. The controversial Labour leader's appeared on a bench and phone box near the town centre clock while a list of his policies have been taped to a second bench, too.

    23/05/2017
  19. Crash drama outside Ormskirk takeaway ormskirk

    A car was left badly damaged outside an Ormskirk takeaway after an embarrassing crash last week. The Suzuki was hit by a young ...

    A car was left badly damaged outside an Ormskirk takeaway after an embarrassing crash last week. The Suzuki was hit by a young lady customer on Thursday evening near Chicken lovers on Moorgate. No one was injured in the incident although the young lady driver was said to be ‘very embarrassed’.

    23/05/2017
  20. Love your local market! ormskirk

    Here's a stall well worth a visit on Saturday as Ormskirk shows its love for the local market! ...

    Here's a stall well worth a visit on Saturday as Ormskirk shows its love for the local market!

    23/05/2017
  21. Mixed fortunes in 'supermarket sweep' for local stores ormskirk

    Ormskirk's Aldi and Tesco are two losers in the current store wars in west Lancashire, QLocal believes. One insider told ...

    Ormskirk's Aldi and Tesco are two losers in the current store wars in west Lancashire, QLocal believes. One insider told reporter Roger Blaxall that Tesco in Burscough is losing a massive £40,000 a week in takings as Aldi and Booths put the pressure on a mile down the road at the thriving...

    23/05/2017
  22. Wallasey v Ormskirk ormskirk

    Report and photos by Peter Rogan Just as the game was about to start at Wallasey’s Oval Ground, the heavens opened and so the ...

    Report and photos by Peter Rogan Just as the game was about to start at WallaseyÂ’s Oval Ground, the heavens opened and so the proceedings were delayed for two hours before the first ball could be bowled. The miserable start to the day, however, gave no indication of the excitement that was...

    23/05/2017
  23. Update on Northern services following Manchester incident ormskirk

    Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday 23 May. The revised timetable ...

    Northern has announced details of the services which will run to and from Manchester on Tuesday 23 May. The revised timetable has been produced following last nightÂ’s incident at Manchester Arena; Manchester Victoria remains closed to the public and is unlikely to re-open until Wednesday morning...

    23/05/2017
  24. News from West Lancs - New Mayor ormskirk

    West Lancashire's new Mayor is looking forward to meeting many of the voluntary groups who do marvellous work across the borough. ...

    West Lancashire's new Mayor is looking forward to meeting many of the voluntary groups who do marvellous work across the borough. Councillor Neil Furey took over the chains of office on Wednesday 17 May and feels very proud and privileged to be taking on his new role. He said: "I have enjoyed...

    23/05/2017
  25. Council CCTV operators assist with over 100 incidents in West Lancashire every week. ormskirk

    In 2016, West Lancashire Borough Council's CCTV system was awarded a five year Certificate of Compliance by the Surveillance ...

    In 2016, West Lancashire Borough Council's CCTV system was awarded a five year Certificate of Compliance by the Surveillance Camera Commissioner. The certification shows that the Council's CCTV system is managed appropriately and that the information gathered from the cameras is used in an...

    22/05/2017
  26. Missing girl Emma West could be in Southport ormskirk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in finding a teenage girl who went missing from home early yesterday (Sunday, ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in finding a teenage girl who went missing from home early yesterday (Sunday, May 21st 2017). Emma West, aged 16, is believed to have left her home in Huyton Church Road in Knowsley, and caught a train from Huyton train station at around...

    22/05/2017
  27. ‘Defence jobs could go under Labour’ - claim ormskirk

    A former RN sailor and the Conservative candidate for West Lancashire has said he believes jobs in the constituency would be under ...

    A former RN sailor and the Conservative candidate for West Lancashire has said he believes jobs in the constituency would be under threat if Labour came to power. Sam Currie, who spent six years in the armed forces, said hundreds of people across the county rely on jobs at companies such as BAE...

    22/05/2017
  28. Rockin’ at The YPC (12) ormskirk

    Report from Keith Hubbard The successful re-union for Ormskirk’s teenagers of the 60s, “Rockin’ at The YPC”, is returning ...

    Report from Keith Hubbard The successful re-union for Ormskirk’s teenagers of the 60s, “Rockin’ at The YPC”, is returning for a twelfth show at Ormskirk Civic Hall soon. Themed to recreate the atmosphere of the local haven of youth in the 1960’s Ormskirk Young Peoples Club, then...

    22/05/2017
  29. Fantastic fun events lined up for the Chapel Gallery ormskirk

    From fantastic half term fun to free professional tuition to help you learn a new skill, the Chapel Gallery has exciting events ...

    From fantastic half term fun to free professional tuition to help you learn a new skill, the Chapel Gallery has exciting events for everyone in the next few weeks. A Speciality Market takes place inside the gallery on Saturday 27 May, where stallholders will be showing off their talents with a...

    21/05/2017
  30. Police seek ‘vindictive pensioner’ after car damaged on Cottage Lane ormskirk

    Police are seeking a vindictive vandal who they think is a pensioner with a grudge against people parking on the grass verge on ...

    Police are seeking a vindictive vandal who they think is a pensioner with a grudge against people parking on the grass verge on Cottage Lane. The victim – well known local window cleaner Peter Gallagher – was visiting his brother in law on Monday 1 May and left his Mercedes M Class on the verge...

    20/05/2017
  31. Vandals cause blaze at Burscough recycling site ormskirk

    Mindless vandals have struck again at the Suez recycling site in Burscough Thursday evening saw fire crews deal with a blaze on ...

    Mindless vandals have struck again at the Suez recycling site in Burscough Thursday evening saw fire crews deal with a blaze on two adjoining skips after the vandals entered the site at around nine o' clock onwards to start the fires. One of the staff at Booths said that the fire service had...

    20/05/2017
  32. Just Eat/Hungryhouse merger referred for in-depth investigation ormskirk

    Just Eat’s acquisition of Hungryhouse has been referred for an in-depth merger investigation. Earlier this month, the ...

    Just EatÂ’s acquisition of Hungryhouse has been referred for an in-depth merger investigation. Earlier this month, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) said that it would refer the deal for an in-depth investigation because of concerns that the merger could lead to worse terms for...

    20/05/2017
  33. Planned roadworks in the North West ormskirk

    Planned roadworks in the North West– summary for Monday 22 to Sunday 28 May 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West– summary for Monday 22 to Sunday 28 May 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 19 May and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All...

    20/05/2017
  34. Police crackdown on illegal hare coursing. ormskirk

    Lancashire Constabulary has taken part in Operation Checkpoint, a multi force regional rural crime op, where forces across the ...

    Lancashire Constabulary has taken part in Operation Checkpoint, a multi force regional rural crime op, where forces across the north and south of the region targeted travelling criminals who commit rural crime. Following feedback from the local community on rural crime, activity focused on hare...

    20/05/2017
  35. Missing from home Nicole Barnes ormskirk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing 15-year-old Nicole Barnes who went missing from home on Wednesday ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help in tracing 15-year-old Nicole Barnes who went missing from home on Wednesday 17 May, 2017. Nicole went missing from her home address in the Mossley Hill area of Liverpool on Wednesday 17 May. She was last seen when she was having her nails...

    19/05/2017
  36. Drivers warned of delays on busy route near Ormskirk ormskirk

    Lancashire County Council is asking drivers to leave more time for their journeys due to work starting soon on the A59 between ...

    Lancashire County Council is asking drivers to leave more time for their journeys due to work starting soon on the A59 between Ormskirk and Burscough. Contractors for housing developer Taylor Wimpey will begin work on improvements to roads and sewers on High Lane for 12 weeks from Tuesday 30...

    19/05/2017

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