ormskirk, Local Online News Community, Forums, Chats, For Sale, Classified, Offers, Film Reviews, Events, Motors Sale, Property For Sale Rent, Jobs, Hotels, Taxi, Restaurants, Pubs, Clubs, Pictures, Sports, Charities, Lost Found
Ormskirk - Online News
Contact us with your news. Mob/Txt on 0754 3955 841 ormskirk@qnews.co.uk or Web Form
News Story Comments Date
  1. Gingering up volunteers for the Gingerbread Festival ormskirk

    Organisers of this year’s Ormskirk Gingerbread Festival have issued a call for volunteers. Following the success of the first ...

    Organisers of this yearÂ’s Ormskirk Gingerbread Festival have issued a call for volunteers. Following the success of the first Festival held in summer - organised and run by local community group Ormskirk Community Partnership - plans are in place to make this year's event on Saturday, 29 July...

    30/03/2017
  2. West Lancashire Debt Advice annual report ormskirk

    QLocal is, ahem, indebted to West Lancashire Debt Advice for this encouraging report from its annual meeting which was attended by ...

    QLocal is, ahem, indebted to West Lancashire Debt Advice for this encouraging report from its annual meeting which was attended by local Mayor Liz Savage at Ormskirk Emmanuel Church last Tuesday evening. Here are the edited highlights from the charity which provides completely free face to face...

    30/03/2017
  3. VIDEO: CCTV appeal launched after Ormskirk arson ormskirk

    Detectives have released CCTV footage following an arson attack at an address in Ormskirk. Around 12.25am on March 9, a light ...

    Detectives have released CCTV footage following an arson attack at an address in Ormskirk. Around 12.25am on March 9, a light coloured Vauxhall Astra car pulled up in Grimshaw Lane.

    30/03/2017
  4. Call for voters in West Lancashire to register in time for elections this May ormskirk

    Call for voters in West Lancashire to register in time for elections this May With local elections taking place in just a ...

    Call for voters in West Lancashire to register in time for elections this May With local elections taking place in just a few weeks, voters in West Lancashire are being urged to make sure they are registered to vote and are able to take part on polling day, Thursday 4 May. The call for...

    30/03/2017
  5. Transport organisations to pull out the stops to get people to the races ormskirk

    Aintree Racecourse, Merseytravel, Merseyrail, and other transport operators have been working together to ensure that the RMT’s ...

    Aintree Racecourse, Merseytravel, Merseyrail, and other transport operators have been working together to ensure that the RMTÂ’s Grand National day strike does not spoil racegoersÂ’ big day. This 24-hour strike is planned only to take place on Grand National day and not on any other day of the...

    30/03/2017
  6. Last nights of The Loft... ormskirk

    An Ormskirk late night bar which was often the first port of call for partying students has closed - at least a month early. ...

    An Ormskirk late night bar which was often the first port of call for partying students has closed - at least a month early. The Loft on Moorgate looks very much down at heel with a skip full of rubbish on the grassed area which looked so well kept when it was originally laid out by the...

    30/03/2017
  7. Street Pastors 'tea and sympathy' with the Mayor ormskirk

    Local Mayor Liz Savage swapped her usual Mayoral finery for a warm coat and jeans as she gained a unique insight into the work of ...

    Local Mayor Liz Savage swapped her usual Mayoral finery for a warm coat and jeans as she gained a unique insight into the work of the Ormskirk Street Pastors on Saturday night. She began her visit with a welcoming hot cup of tea at the group's new base at Age UK on Moorgate before seeing...

    30/03/2017
  8. Mother appeals for son to give himself up after tragic death of 4 year old girl ormskirk

    Following a media appeal by Alicia McAteer, the mother of Aidan McAteer, Merseyside Police is issuing an image of Aidan, aged 23, ...

    Following a media appeal by Alicia McAteer, the mother of Aidan McAteer, Merseyside Police is issuing an image of Aidan, aged 23, as part of continuing efforts to find him. Aidan McAteerDetective want to speak to Aidan McAteer following the fatal road traffic collision on Prescot Road, St...

    30/03/2017
  9. One man, a young woman and a dog involved in Aughton crash ormskirk

    This was the aftermath of a lunchtime crash on Black Moss Lane, Ormskirk yesterday after VW Beetle left the road, ploughing into a ...

    This was the aftermath of a lunchtime crash on Black Moss Lane, Ormskirk yesterday after VW Beetle left the road, ploughing into a hedge at around 1.20pm. ItÂ’s not clear if a dog either in the car or on the road was to blame for the accident; this afternoon a Police PR officer confirmed...

    29/03/2017
  10. Drivers caught up in Switch Island chaos ormskirk

    Frustrated Ormskirk and Aughton drivers were caught up in traffic chaos at lunchtime today after a three car crash blocked the A59 ...

    Frustrated Ormskirk and Aughton drivers were caught up in traffic chaos at lunchtime today after a three car crash blocked the A59 junction with Broom's Cross Road. A Merseyside Police PR officer confirmed that no one was badly hurt in the incident which involved a VW Golf, Renault Captur and...

    29/03/2017
  11. North West low paid unaware of National Minimum Wage rules ormskirk

    Most low paid workers in the North West would be unaware if they were being illegally denied the National Minimum Wage, it has ...

    Most low paid workers in the North West would be unaware if they were being illegally denied the National Minimum Wage, it has been revealed. HM Revenue and Customs, which investigates National Minimum (NMW) and Living Wage (NLW) breaches, revealed a survey of low paid workers across the...

    29/03/2017
  12. Existence of Skelmersdale United under threat ormskirk

    Skelmersdale United have been refused a new lease at their URETEK Stadium ground in Selby Place Skelmersdale. The lease does ...

    Skelmersdale United have been refused a new lease at their URETEK Stadium ground in Selby Place Skelmersdale. The lease does not effect the club this season and we shall carry on, until the season is out. The club and the Social Club will continue to function normally. 135 years old football...

    29/03/2017
  13. The lighter evenings are here – but we’re still behind the times ormskirk

    The lighter evenings are here – but we’re still behind the times The coming of spring and the changing of the clocks means ...

    The lighter evenings are here – but we’re still behind the times The coming of spring and the changing of the clocks means lighter evenings, more time spent outside and a brighter drive home. But family safety charity RoSPA is campaigning to increase the number of evening daylight hours...

    28/03/2017
  14. Ormskirk recruitment agency builds on award-winning 2016 ormskirk

    Carefree 247, based in in Ormskirk, have specialised in providing temporary staffing cover to healthcare services operating in the ...

    Carefree 247, based in in Ormskirk, have specialised in providing temporary staffing cover to healthcare services operating in the West Lancashire and Merseyside regions since their inception in 2014. Now, their latest expansions see them lining up the warehouse and call centre sectors firmly...

    28/03/2017
  15. Bells peal with joy for a very special weekend at Christ Church, Aughton ormskirk

    The bells of Christ Church, Aughton rang out a very special celebratory peal on Sunday morning as the congregation celebrated a ...

    The bells of Christ Church, Aughton rang out a very special celebratory peal on Sunday morning as the congregation celebrated a memorable 150th anniversary. Said Vicar, Rev. Ross Moughtin: "It was a great service and the church was packed with the whole church family involved. Special...

    28/03/2017
  16. Enterprising Maya’s Ł1 challenge raises over Ł100 for the Guides ormskirk

    Report from Brenda Hewitt When Caz Sumner, guide leader of the 4th Ormskirk Guides, set her group the ‘grow your own £1 ...

    Report from Brenda Hewitt When Caz Sumner, guide leader of the 4th Ormskirk Guides, set her group the ‘grow your own £1 challenge badgeÂ’, she did not expect 11-year-old Maya Hewitt to go to the lengths she did. Each guide was given £1 and the challenge was to raise funds, in whatever way...

    28/03/2017
  17. Mum and 10 week old baby boy missing from home ormskirk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 25-year-old woman. Sophie Callaghan, who is from ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for information to help trace a missing 25-year-old woman. Sophie Callaghan, who is from the Toxteth area, was last seen on Wednesday 22nd March in Prescot. Extensive enquiries have been ongoing to locate her, and her 10 week-old baby boy, since. She...

    28/03/2017
  18. Rare Nene gosling hatched at Martin Mere ormskirk

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating an early Easter present after one rare Nene gosling recently hatched in ...

    Wardens at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre are celebrating an early Easter present after one rare Nene gosling recently hatched in mid-March. Only about 1,000 Nenes – pronounced ‘nay-nay’ after their call – survive in the wild in their native Hawaii. The gosling , born on 17 March, has spent...

    28/03/2017
  19. 'Big Brother' parking fears for Ormskirk ormskirk

    Confidential Council plans to employ a private company to install enforcement cameras on Council car parks in Ormskirk have been ...

    Confidential Council plans to employ a private company to install enforcement cameras on Council car parks in Ormskirk have been revealed. And in response, local independents Our West Lancashire - who have gone public over the plans - are saying say "No" to so called "Search and Fine" It...

    28/03/2017
  20. New app to report Asian hornet sightings ormskirk

    Asian Hornet Watch - new app launched to help people quickly and easily report sightings of this invasive species. The ...

    Asian Hornet Watch - new app launched to help people quickly and easily report sightings of this invasive species. The nationÂ’s smartphones are the latest weapon in the fight to prevent the spread of the Asian hornet, thanks to a new app which has been launched today. People will be able...

    28/03/2017
  21. New Ł1 coin becomes legal tender ormskirk

    The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country, in a major boost to tackle the rise of counterfeits. The new ...

    The new 12-sided coin is being rolled out across the country, in a major boost to tackle the rise of counterfeits. The new £1 coin becomes legal tender from today. This is the first new £1 coin to be introduced in more than 30 years and will be the most secure of its kind in the world –...

    28/03/2017
  22. A wee dram-a at Booths! ormskirk

    Whisky lovers and curious drinkers are invited to Booths Burscough this Friday March 31st for a masterclass as for £10, ...

    Whisky lovers and curious drinkers are invited to Booths Burscough this Friday March 31st for a masterclass as for £10, guests will be introduced to a selection of fantastic whiskies, and talked through flavour profiles and distillery details by BurscoughÂ’s local licensed expert. The...

    28/03/2017
  23. Elderly cyclist injured ormskirk

    A cyclist in his 80's sustained minor injuries after falling off his bike on Grimshaw Lane, Ormskirk on Saturday night. The ...

    A cyclist in his 80's sustained minor injuries after falling off his bike on Grimshaw Lane, Ormskirk on Saturday night. The NWAS PR office confirmed this afternoon that they took a call about the incident - a PR officer said that the man - who was wearing a hi vis jacket and helmet and was...

    27/03/2017
  24. Here comes summer! ormskirk

    Blackpool is gearing up for a bumper season with a host of exciting new events and attractions lined up for 2017. At the ...

    Blackpool is gearing up for a bumper season with a host of exciting new events and attractions lined up for 2017. At the annual Season Launch event attended by hundreds of people operating in the tourism industry, it was revealed that: Nickelodeon will be bringing back an even bigger and...

    27/03/2017
  25. Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers ormskirk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public's help to trace two brothers from Liverpool who are wanted on recall to prison. David John Gaskell, 27 years, was sentenced to nine-and-half-years in prison on 18 January 2011 at Liverpool Crown Court after being convicted of causing death by...

    27/03/2017
  26. A view from the Chair of the Merseytravel Committee - Bus Network Reviews ormskirk

    Many of you will have seen recently that Merseytravel are leading a series of comprehensive reviews of bus networks across the ...

    Many of you will have seen recently that Merseytravel are leading a series of comprehensive reviews of bus networks across the Liverpool City Region (LCR). During these reviews we have been running drop-in events across the city region and an online survey, where bus users are able to give their...

    27/03/2017
  27. Easter fun with the Junior Rangers Club ormskirk

    Children can have fantastic fun at free Junior Rangers Club events organised by West Lancashire Borough Council's Parks and ...

    Children can have fantastic fun at free Junior Rangers Club events organised by West Lancashire Borough Council's Parks and Countryside Ranger Service. All the Junior Rangers' events start at 2pm. The fun starts on Sunday 2 April when children can join the Council's rangers for themed crafts and...

    27/03/2017
  28. High Sheriff's Young Citizen of the Year winner announced ormskirk

    A Skelmersdale teen has been named as the High Sheriff of Lancashire's Young Citizen of the Year 2017. Grant Walker, 18, topped ...

    A Skelmersdale teen has been named as the High Sheriff of Lancashire's Young Citizen of the Year 2017. Grant Walker, 18, topped a list of more than 65 young and inspiring people from across the county who have made a real difference in their community. The announcement was made during a...

    27/03/2017
  29. Ormskirk and district snooker league results ormskirk

    This week saw Crosby Village SC maintain their slender lead at the top of the Division One table of the Ormskirk & District ...

    This week saw Crosby Village SC maintain their slender lead at the top of the Division One table of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. They sealed an excellent 6-0 away demolition over Skelmersdale Wardens A and this outcome sees them hold their single point lead from their nearest...

    27/03/2017
  30. On target for archery 'have a go' day! DATE CORRECTION! ormskirk

    Report from Kevin Green Burscough Archers will be holding their annual Have a Go day at their range near Ormskirk, on Saturday, ...

    Report from Kevin Green Burscough Archers will be holding their annual Have a Go day at their range near Ormskirk, on Saturday, 15th April from 12 noon to 3.30pm. It's your chance to try your hand at archery for free - and unleash your inner Robin Hood or Katniss Everdeen! All...

    25/03/2017
  31. Springtime fun in West Lancashire parks ormskirk

    Enjoy the great outdoors on some great events organised by West Lancashire Borough Council’s Parks and Countryside Service in ...

    Enjoy the great outdoors on some great events organised by West Lancashire Borough CouncilÂ’s Parks and Countryside Service in April. The Clieves Hill Circular Walk on Monday 3 April is a six-mile ramble starting at Coronation Park, Ormskirk and exploring footpaths through the wider local...

    25/03/2017
  32. Oh What A Night! JERSEY BOYS is heading back to Liverpool! ormskirk

    ERSEY BOYS is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the ...

    ERSEY BOYS is the remarkable true story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons and their rise to stardom from the wrong side of the tracks. These four boys from New Jersey became one of the most successful bands in pop history, were inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and sold 175 million...

    25/03/2017
  33. Planned road works in the North West ormskirk

    Planned roadworks in the North West– summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 2 April 2017. The following summary of planned new ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West– summary for Monday 27 to Sunday 2 April 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 24 March and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances....

    24/03/2017
  34. Dot turns back the clock for Aughton WI ormskirk

    At the monthly meeting of Aughton WI, Lathom Park Trust Trustee Dot Broady-Hawkes debuted a new slideshow presentation on the ...

    At the monthly meeting of Aughton WI, Lathom Park Trust Trustee Dot Broady-Hawkes debuted a new slideshow presentation on the history of the Bootle-Wilbraham family of Lathom House 1725-1925. It was well received and over 40 members enjoyed hearing about the various generation of the family...

    24/03/2017
  35. POLICE are investigating the death of a baby ormskirk

    Officers were contacted at shortly after 9.30am on Thursday (March 23rd) by the ambulance service who were treating a 19 month old ...

    Officers were contacted at shortly after 9.30am on Thursday (March 23rd) by the ambulance service who were treating a 19 month old baby girl at an address in Lostock Hall. The girl sadly died a short time later at the Royal Preston Hospital. The death is being treated as suspicious and a post...

    24/03/2017
  36. Man charged following fatal Whitestake collision ormskirk

    A man has been charged with driving offences in relation to a fatal collision in Whitestake last August. Leo McCarthy, 32, of ...

    A man has been charged with driving offences in relation to a fatal collision in Whitestake last August. Leo McCarthy, 32, of Robin Hey, Leyland was recently charged with causing death by dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drink or drugs. We were called around 12.50am on...

    24/03/2017

Custom Search
You are in: UK / Ormskirk / North West
Find any Town in the UK, or Use UK map
Local Google MAP for Ormskirk


Supporting Local Business
Supporting Local Business
Be Seen - Advertise on Qlocal

User Control Panel

Not a Member? Sign Up!

Login or Register


The Best Of Local Business

Be Seen - Advertise on Qlocal


Jobs from Indeed



UK, Local Online News Community, Forums, Chats, For Sale, Classified, Offers, Vouchers, Events, Motors Sale, Property For Sale Rent, Jobs, Hotels, Taxi, Restaurants, Pubs, Clubs, Pictures, Sports, Charities, Lost Found
ormskirkormskirk News


Supporting Local Business
2 Burscough Wharf, Burscough, L40 5RZ
Flowers for all occassions. British Master Florist - MDPF. Weddings, funerals, corporate events & table arrangements. Local & National delivery service. Designer flowers without the designer price. OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.
     TEL: 07963042625
Supporting Local Business
99a Boundary Street, Southport, PR8 5EJ
30 Years in Southport. Car sales. Car servicing & repairs (all makes), MOTs. Diagnostics, car electrical problems, air conditioning servicing. All major credit cards accepted
WEBSITE     TEL: 01704 543630

Supporting Local Business
Unit 4, 47/49 Stamford Road, Birkdale, Southport, PR8 4ET
Factory Fitted Bedrooms and Kitchens North West. No compromise on quality: Carcase, Worktops. Doors and Appliances!
WEBSITE     TEL: 01704 564280
Supporting Local Business
45a Wayfarers Arcade, Lord Street, Southport, PR8 1NT
The Emporium. For all things Celtic; be it music, history or design. Visit The Emporium in the beautiful glass-roofed Wayfarers Arcade, Lord Street, Southport.
WEBSITE     TEL: 01704 512234


Stats: Qlocal over 1.65m unique users in 2014 (google analytics)
How We Use Cookies