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  1. Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop ormskirk

    Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop. New crime figures released today show an increase in recorded ...

    Crime in the North West rises 22% as police numbers drop. New crime figures released today show an increase in recorded crime in the North West that is above the national average. This comes against the backdrop of falling police numbers. · Police numbers have dropped by 20% in...

    19/10/2017
  2. Student's Union partners with Police to create hate crime reporting centre on campus ormskirk

    We all 'hate' hate crime - and now EHU student's union are doing something positive about it... It's partnered with Lancashire ...

    We all 'hate' hate crime - and now EHU student's union are doing something positive about it... It's partnered with Lancashire Constabulary to make the Students’ Union Campus Advice Centre a permanent Hate Crime Reporting Centre, as part of Hate Crime Awareness Week 2017. Reporting a ‘Hate...

    19/10/2017
  3. New Jospice vans hit the road - all you have to do is help fill them ormskirk

    Two brand new Jospice vans took to the road this week thanks to Bank View Hire in Bootle. The vans have been generously ...

    Two brand new Jospice vans took to the road this week thanks to Bank View Hire in Bootle. The vans have been generously part-funded by the company that's leased them to the hospice - and have also given them a fully branded livery. The hospice has ten shops across Sefton, Loverpool and...

    19/10/2017
  4. Changes to the Management Structure to make savings at West Lancashire Council ormskirk

    Changes to the Management Structure to make savings at West Lancashire Borough Council. West Lancashire Borough Council has ...

    Changes to the Management Structure to make savings at West Lancashire Borough Council. West Lancashire Borough Council has agreed changes to its senior management team, which will save more than £100,000 a year, whilst continuing to deliver on its ambitions for the Borough. At its...

    19/10/2017
  5. Arriva North West bus workers to strike over pitiful pay ormskirk

    Over 2,000 bus drivers and engineering staff working for Arriva North West across 11 depots are set to stage a series of one day ...

    Over 2,000 bus drivers and engineering staff working for Arriva North West across 11 depots are set to stage a series of one day stoppages starting Thursday 19 October in a dispute over below inflation pay and wage inequality between bus garages. The members of Britain’s largest union, Unite are...

    19/10/2017
  6. Concern growing for man, 37, missing from Blackpool ormskirk

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a 37-year-old man who has gone missing from home in Blackpool. Andrew Peel was last seen at around 8.30am yesterday (Wednesday) at an address on Warbreck Hill Road. He has not been seen since and there are concerns for his...

    19/10/2017
  7. Why this afternoon was finger pickin' good ormskirk

    Members of the popular Ormskirk Parkinsons Society had a memorable afternoon after being entertained by a group of talented ...

    Members of the popular Ormskirk Parkinsons Society had a memorable afternoon after being entertained by a group of talented ukulele players. The group – based at Burscough Wharf - spent around forty minutes playing a selection of toe tapping favourites to around 40 folk on Friday afternoon at...

    19/10/2017
  8. Ormskirk Cricket Club junior presentation night ormskirk

    Photos by Peter Rogan Cricketers of the future were recognised as Ormskirk Cricket Club held a very successful presentation ...

    Photos by Peter Rogan Cricketers of the future were recognised as Ormskirk Cricket Club held a very successful presentation night at its brilliant Brook Lane pavilion earlier this month.

    19/10/2017
  9. The North West bears the brunt of the Universal Credit chaos ormskirk

    More people are receiving Universal Credit in the North West than any other region in the country. 127,851 people in the North ...

    More people are receiving Universal Credit in the North West than any other region in the country. 127,851 people in the North West are currently claiming the benefit which is pushing families into poverty and debt. Over 47,000 of those are in Greater Manchester alone. · The...

    19/10/2017
  10. Smart Meters Bill introduced to Parliament ormskirk

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers ...

    Every home and small business in Great Britain will be offered a smart meter by the end of 2020. Measures to ensure consumers continue to get the most out of their smart meters have been introduced to parliament in the Smart Meters Bill. Every home and small business in Great Britain will be...

    19/10/2017
  11. Patients benefit from pioneering hi-tech home consultations ormskirk

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of ...

    People with cancer are benefitting from pioneering technology that allows them to take part in appointments from the comfort of their own home. The Telehealth Clinic is being used at The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust, in Merseyside, one of the UK’s leading cancer centres. It...

    19/10/2017
  12. DWP customer phone lines to become Freephone ormskirk

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to ...

    The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David Gauke has today announced DWP customer telephone lines will be changed to Freephone numbers. Universal Credit customer telephone lines will be the first to become Freephone in November. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions David...

    18/10/2017
  13. Special Constable jailed for misconduct and sexual offences ormskirk

    A Special Constable has been jailed for 15 months after admitting misconduct and sexual offences. Jack Baxter, 22, of ...

    A Special Constable has been jailed for 15 months after admitting misconduct and sexual offences. Jack Baxter, 22, of Manchester, was arrested in November last year following an investigation by Lancashire Constabulary’s Online Child Abuse Investigation Team. He was based in West...

    18/10/2017
  14. Industrial action by Arriva drivers in the North West ormskirk

    Arriva North West are disappointed to announce planned industrial action by drivers and engineers. The first 24 hour strike will ...

    Arriva North West are disappointed to announce planned industrial action by drivers and engineers. The first 24 hour strike will be Thursday 19th October 2017. During these times no planned Arriva bus services will operate within Merseyside, Greater Manchester, Lancashire or Cheshire (except...

    18/10/2017
  15. Fylde cremation for Moors Murderer? ormskirk

    Bosses at Fylde Council have reportedly refused to cremate the body of Moors Murderer Ian Brady. Last week, a High Court ...

    Bosses at Fylde Council have reportedly refused to cremate the body of Moors Murderer Ian Brady. Last week, a High Court judge instructed a council officer from Tameside, Greater Manchester, to arrange his cremation. The Sun claims Lytham Crematorium was asked to carry it out and scatter his...

    18/10/2017
  16. International recognition for Blackpool's piers ormskirk

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpools piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to ...

    The World Monuments Fund has announced that Blackpool’s piers are to be included on the 2018 World Monuments Watch, a call to action for cultural heritage sites facing imminent threats and challenges, helping create opportunities for positive change. Since 1996, founded in partnership with...

    18/10/2017
  17. Work starts on scheme to cut Preston city centre queues ormskirk

    Work has begun this week to make changes to roads in Preston city centre to help relieve congestion. The experimental ...

    Work has begun this week to make changes to roads in Preston city centre to help relieve congestion. The experimental changes involve making Lune Street two-way and creating a junction from Lune Street onto Ring Way to provide an alternative route for traffic leaving the city centre car...

    18/10/2017
  18. Making a splash for cash at Ormskirk fire station UPDATE ormskirk

    Ormskirk firefighters and a team from HSBC in Southport helped scores of Ormskirk motorists come clean on Saturday at a charity ...

    Ormskirk firefighters and a team from HSBC in Southport helped scores of Ormskirk motorists come clean on Saturday at a charity car wash. The event at Ormskirk fire station on Aughton St. made an amazing £1570 to support The Fire Fighters Charity (https://www.firefighterschari ty.org.uk/) which...

    18/10/2017
  19. The Tail of Millie and Gyp ormskirk

    Once upon a time, there were two dogs called Millie and Gyp, living at Freshfields Animal Rescue. They loved each other dearly and ...

    Once upon a time, there were two dogs called Millie and Gyp, living at Freshfields Animal Rescue. They loved each other dearly and wanted to find a home together. They were 8 years old, affectionate and adorable, and wanted to find a home where they could cuddle up together forever. Millie was...

    18/10/2017
  20. Air Ambulance attends High Lane crash ormskirk

    The North West Air Ambulance attended a crash on High Lane, Ormskirk at lunchtime today after a car left the road, ending up in a ...

    The North West Air Ambulance attended a crash on High Lane, Ormskirk at lunchtime today after a car left the road, ending up in a field. Police confirmed that two people were pulled out of the Renault Megane saloon with minor injuries; the NWAA left the scene at around 12.15pm.

    17/10/2017
  21. Nation faces older people homelessness time bomb,councils warn ormskirk

    The nation is facing a ticking time bomb in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise ...

    The nation is facing a “ticking time bomb” in the number of homeless older people after latest figures showed an alarming rise of 130 per cent since its lowest point eight years ago, councils warn. The Local Government Association says that older homelessness is a growing hidden phenomenon that...

    17/10/2017
  22. Burscough Richmond 1 Thornton Cleveleys 3 ormskirk

    Report from George Clandon Richmond really do need to take stock after this defeat, the Burscough side now sitting perilously ...

    Report from George Clandon Richmond really do need to take stock after this defeat, the Burscough side now sitting perilously close to the bottom of the league. But it isn't for want of endeavour that Richmond can't seem to win games, they do play some good football in the course of matches;...

    17/10/2017
  23. Five stars for local food safety and hygiene ormskirk

    There's great news for locals who eat out regularly in the Ormskirk area with most restaurants, cafes, and takeaways awarded 5 ...

    There's great news for locals who eat out regularly in the Ormskirk area with most restaurants, cafes, and takeaways awarded 5 stars in the latest Food Standards Agency inspections. But there are some notable exceptions with at least two local businesses in the town getting just one star In...

    17/10/2017
  24. Local Rotary back Purple4Polio campaign UPDATE ormskirk

    An Ormskirk Rotary Club's been doing its bit to help fight polio. Members of The Rotary Club of Ormskirk Clocktower met at the ...

    An Ormskirk Rotary Club's been doing its bit to help fight polio. Members of The Rotary Club of Ormskirk Clocktower met at the former Country and Outdoor store on St Helen's Road on Thursday night to pack crocus corms which feature in the latest Rotary campaign to eradicate the disease. For...

    17/10/2017
  25. What will they think of next ormskirk

    Edge Hill Universitys computer science department is building pioneering robots to help monitor and care for older people, ...

    Edge Hill University’s computer science department is building pioneering robots to help monitor and care for older people, patients and autistic children. A team of students have spent the summer teaching Robbie, a toddler-sized robot, to recognise 90 common objects as well as human actions and...

    16/10/2017
  26. Talent on show in Burscough ormskirk

    The first Sporting Challenge Talent Showcase Event took place at the Burscough Legion, Lord St, Burscough on Saturday night, with ...

    The first Sporting Challenge Talent Showcase Event took place at the Burscough Legion, Lord St, Burscough on Saturday night, with singing, dancing, magic, comedy, break dancing - and much more ! Edward McCarthy Sporting Challenge Activities Co-ordinator said: “Everyone has been practicing a...

    16/10/2017
  27. Not so fast - MP urges County to reconsider County Road speed limit ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper is urging County Council Highways officers to reconsider their decision to leave Ormskirks County Road speed ...

    MP Rosie Cooper is urging County Council Highways officers to reconsider their decision to leave Ormskirk’s County Road speed limit unchanged. Following safety concerns raised by numerous residents, LCC's Highways Department have judged that there should be no change to the current 40mph speed...

    16/10/2017
  28. Parbold woman is the toast of Booths ormskirk

    Booths has been crowned Supermarket of the Year at the Decanter Retail Awards 2017. And their wine buyer - Parbold's Kate ...

    Booths has been crowned Supermarket of the Year at the Decanter Retail Awards 2017. And their wine buyer - Parbold's Kate Anderson - is the toast of the company that's now recognised as one of the UK’s best retailers and one of the best places to buy wine, based on the quality of their range,...

    16/10/2017
  29. Four hare coursers arrested in West Lancs. ormskirk

    The mild weather this weekend resulted in a number of calls to West Lancashire Police about hare coursing across the division. ...

    The mild weather this weekend resulted in a number of calls to West Lancashire Police about hare coursing across the division. Although we didn't catch them all, four individuals were detained, they had travelled some considerable distance from outside of Lancashire to 'walk their dogs'. ...

    16/10/2017
  30. Revised West Lancashire Borough Council Sex Establishments Policy sets limit to zero ormskirk

    West Lancashire Borough Council has approved a revised Sex Establishments Policy which continues the authoritys previous ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council has approved a revised Sex Establishments Policy which continues the authority’s previous approach of setting a limit of zero for any such premises in the Borough. The Council is not under an obligation to publish a policy for sex establishment licensing....

    16/10/2017
  31. Hurricane Ophelia. What you need to know ormskirk

    The Great Storm of 1987 violently tore through the UK, and exactly 30 years on, Hurricane Ophelia is on its way. Nobody, ...

    The Great Storm of 1987 violently tore through the UK, and exactly 30 years on, Hurricane Ophelia is on its way. Nobody, including Michael Fish, could have predicted the devastation caused by the storm that would ultimately claim 18 lives and cause more than £1bn worth of damage, but times have...

    16/10/2017
  32. Lancashire's top football clubs want you to make the save of your lives ormskirk

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has joined forces with some of Lancashires top football clubs to encourage fans to make the ...

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has joined forces with some of Lancashire’s top football clubs to encourage fans to make the save of their lives. Goalkeepers from...

    16/10/2017
  33. Another Fiveways accident ormskirk

    The busy Fiveways junction claimed two more cars last night after a MINI and BMW collided around 7.30pm. QLocal is awaiting ...

    The busy Fiveways junction claimed two more cars last night after a MINI and BMW collided around 7.30pm. QLocal is awaiting more info from the police PR office when it opens at 8am but reporter Roger Blaxall didn't see anyone badly injured in the incident which was attended by four police...

    16/10/2017
  34. Minor RTA, County Road ormskirk

    Two cars were damaged after a bump on County Road near the Yew Tree Road junction on Saturday afternoon. No one was injured in ...

    Two cars were damaged after a bump on County Road near the Yew Tree Road junction on Saturday afternoon. No one was injured in the accident involving an Astra estate and Citroen C1 at around 4.00pm.

    16/10/2017
  35. Steer Clear of Vehicle Crime ormskirk

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of ...

    High value and prestige cars have always been targets for thieves/burglars. Criminals target cars themselves and also any items of value left inside them, like handbags, wallets, tools and Sat Navs. Vehicle registration plates are also sometimes stolen. So what can you do to reduce the risk...

    16/10/2017
  36. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results ormskirk

    This week saw Southport Conservative Club (formerly Les Dodd SC) go marching on towards a record-breaking sixth successive ...

    This week saw Southport Conservative Club (formerly Les Dodd SC) go marching on towards a record-breaking sixth successive Division One title in the top flight of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. This time around they ended their evening with a comprehensive 6-0 demolition of...

    16/10/2017

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