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  1. MP tells Secretary of State ‘We need a bypass’ ormskirk

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has written to Chris Grayling MP following his announcement that there will be a consultation ...

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has written to Chris Grayling MP following his announcement that there will be a consultation about investment in a Major Road Network. And she's also written to Lancashire County Council and West Lancashire Borough Council encouraging them to bid for funds to...

    22/07/2017
  2. New wine bar rumours for Aughton as future of Spar store in doubt ormskirk

    Rumours are circulating in and around Aughton that a new wine bar is already being planned for Town Green. Overheard in Spar ...

    Rumours are circulating in and around Aughton that a new wine bar is already being planned for Town Green. Overheard in Spar was a customer chatting to a member of staff who claimed that it could be closing and wine bar opening in its place. QLocal's Roger Blaxall will be speaking to James...

    22/07/2017
  3. New rules to better regulate drone use. ormskirk

    Drones will have to be registered and users will have to sit safety awareness tests under new rules to better regulate their ...

    Drones will have to be registered and users will have to sit safety awareness tests under new rules to better regulate their growing use, the government announced today (22 July 2017). Owners of drones weighing 250 grams and over will in future have to register details of their drones to...

    22/07/2017
  4. Residents Share Aspirations for Future of Formby Coast ormskirk

    Residents joined National Trust staff and volunteers at the Gild Hall in Formby on Monday 17 July to share their thoughts and ...

    Residents joined National Trust staff and volunteers at the Gild Hall in Formby on Monday 17 July to share their thoughts and aspirations for the future of the Formby Coast. The Open Day explored ideas for how this special place can best be cared for and benefit both the people who love it...

    22/07/2017
  5. Carra comes to St Bedes ormskirk

    Jamie Carragher will be hosting his Soccer Schools for the first time this summer at St Bedes RC High School. It's being held ...

    Jamie Carragher will be hosting his Soccer Schools for the first time this summer at St Bedes RC High School. It's being held from Monday 14th - Thursday 17th August; boys and girls aged 5-12 will have the chance to meet the Liverpool soccer legend who'll be turning up to meet all the youngsters...

    22/07/2017
  6. MP asks Government about its flood funding in West Lancashire ormskirk

    Rosie Cooper MP has asked a Prime Minister’s Question directed to the First Secretary of State, Damian Green MP, in the Prime ...

    Rosie Cooper MP has asked a Prime MinisterÂ’s Question directed to the First Secretary of State, Damian Green MP, in the Prime MinisterÂ’s absence. MP Rosie brought to the attention of the House the unfair funding arrangements set by central Government to deal with flooding in West Lancashire, and...

    22/07/2017
  7. Tasty upgrade for Ormskirk Dominos ormskirk

    Ormskirk's new look Dominos opens today after a three day upgrade which saw it closed from Wednesday onwards. It looks like the ...

    Ormskirk's new look Dominos opens today after a three day upgrade which saw it closed from Wednesday onwards. It looks like the firm's PR gurus have been hard at work with some new marketing logos featuring as customers enter the Aughton St. store.

    22/07/2017
  8. Not so warm welcome to Ormskirk ormskirk

    This van belonging to a firm of Peterborough shopfitters was ticketed late yesterday afternoon as workmen put the finishing ...

    This van belonging to a firm of Peterborough shopfitters was ticketed late yesterday afternoon as workmen put the finishing touches to the new look Dominos which opens this evening.

    22/07/2017
  9. Shoe Zone opening soon ormskirk

    Contractors are handing over the new Shoe Zone shop on Moor St to the company early next week. The shop is expected to open in ...

    Contractors are handing over the new Shoe Zone shop on Moor St to the company early next week. The shop is expected to open in very early August and making a welcome return after its Aughton St shop closed 18 months ago.

    22/07/2017
  10. Inn keeping with tradition at the new look Kicking Donkey ormskirk

    He might only be young, but Matt Andrews has some big ideas for one of west Lancashire’s oldest and best known pubs! “I ...

    He might only be young, but Matt Andrews has some big ideas for one of west Lancashire’s oldest and best known pubs! “I can’t wait to re-open the next chapter of The Kicking Donkey,” he told QLocal’s Roger Blaxall as he took a well earned lunchtime break with family and friends as renovation of...

    22/07/2017
  11. Ormskirk MotorFest Concours D’Elegance ormskirk

    Some of the most beautiful cars entered into the Ormskirk MotorFest on Sunday 27 August will compete in a really special contest ...

    Some of the most beautiful cars entered into the Ormskirk MotorFest on Sunday 27 August will compete in a really special contest at the fantastic free motoring extravaganza. The Concours dÂ’Elegance competition will be a major attraction at the MotorFest for the third successive year. This will...

    22/07/2017
  12. Independent move by Ormskirk county councillor ormskirk

    A newly elected Lancashire county councillor has quit the Conservative party accusing his fellow Tories of intimidation. Paul ...

    A newly elected Lancashire county councillor has quit the Conservative party accusing his fellow Tories of intimidation. Paul Greenall of Westhead claimed he had faced unacceptable pressure when he wanted to table a motion calling for the axeing of some of the allowances councillors can claim. ...

    21/07/2017
  13. Rank good news for Sporting Challenge ormskirk

    Sporting Challenge are celebrating a £750 grant from The Rank Foundation. It's to support the Lake District Short break ...

    Sporting Challenge are celebrating a £750 grant from The Rank Foundation. It's to support the Lake District Short break for young adults with learning disabilities coming up in September. The registered charity was set up in 2008 by a group of parent carers to provide sporting activities for...

    21/07/2017
  14. BTP issue urgent trespass warning ahead of school holidays ormskirk

    British Transport Police have put extra patrols in place in a bid to prevent a rise in the number of incidents of trespass during ...

    British Transport Police have put extra patrols in place in a bid to prevent a rise in the number of incidents of trespass during the school summer holidays. Every year, youngsters are lured to the railway, either out of curiosity or boredom, seemingly oblivious to the risks of high speed...

    21/07/2017
  15. Fake vodka factory found in Liverpool ormskirk

    An illegal alcohol factory, producing potentially toxic vodka, has been found in an industrial unit in Aintree. HM Revenue and ...

    An illegal alcohol factory, producing potentially toxic vodka, has been found in an industrial unit in Aintree. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) discovered the unit yesterday and is warning the public and local retailers to beware of the potentially dangerous fake vodka, which was labelled as No...

    21/07/2017
  16. Ł13 million fund to increase England's woodland ormskirk

    The next round of the Woodland Creation grant has been confirmed. A £13 million fund to help landowners plant more trees ...

    The next round of the Woodland Creation grant has been confirmed. A £13 million fund to help landowners plant more trees to protect wildlife, boost the timber sector and reduce flood risk will soon open for applications, Forestry Minister Thérèse Coffey confirmed today. Farmers, foresters...

    21/07/2017
  17. People heading to The Open on Sunday will be able to get there by rail despite strike ormskirk

    People heading to the final of The Open on Sunday 23rd July are being reassured that they will be able to get there by rail. ...

    People heading to the final of The Open on Sunday 23rd July are being reassured that they will be able to get there by rail. Merseyrail has confirmed that – despite the plans of RMT guards to strike that day, and the expectation that train drivers will not cross picket lines – it will be...

    21/07/2017
  18. We do like to be beside the seaside - in Manchester ormskirk

    An Edge Hill University academic and composer has created a sound installation for people with dementia. The continually ...

    An Edge Hill University academic and composer has created a sound installation for people with dementia. The continually evolving ‘living’ installation is based in the Seaside Garden at Heathlands Village, a large care home in Prestwich run by leading North West social care charity The Fed. ...

    20/07/2017
  19. Church holds table top sale for African relief ormskirk

    Report from Andrew Fenner Ormskirk Christadelphians are holding a table top sale at their hall on Moorgate on Saturday 29th ...

    Report from Andrew Fenner Ormskirk Christadelphians are holding a table top sale at their hall on Moorgate on Saturday 29th July from 10:00-4:00 to help raise funds for various aid projects across the world. The charity they are supporting is the "Christadelphian Meal a Day Fund" - it's been...

    20/07/2017
  20. Evening Bat Walks ormskirk

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is hosting some new exciting events this summer – come along on special Evening Bat Walks starting ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is hosting some new exciting events this summer – come along on special Evening Bat Walks starting on 21 July. This is a rare opportunity to see our reserve at night and the animals that inhabit them. In the UK there are 17 different species of bat, all of...

    20/07/2017
  21. Mark O'Meara gets The Open underway - Video ormskirk

    The 1998 Open winner Mark O'Meara hit the first shot of the 2017 Open this morning. In damp and rainy conditions 156 players will ...

    The 1998 Open winner Mark O'Meara hit the first shot of the 2017 Open this morning. In damp and rainy conditions 156 players will tackle the famous Royal Birkdale links. It is expected to brighten up during the morning. Over 200,000 people are expected to attend over the four days of the...

    20/07/2017
  22. Summer of fun for Ormskirk ormskirk

    Music, art, delicious gingerbread and fabulous cars are all on the menu at a series of great summer events in Ormskirk for 2017. ...

    Music, art, delicious gingerbread and fabulous cars are all on the menu at a series of great summer events in Ormskirk for 2017. The recent Love Your Local Market celebrations in Ormskirk were a great success and helped kick off what will be an amazing summer in the town. Councillor Ian...

    20/07/2017
  23. Follow your dreams, graduates urged ormskirk

    Olympic swimmer Francesca Halsall gave Edge Hill Sport graduands some top tips from her career in elite sport at their graduation ...

    Olympic swimmer Francesca Halsall gave Edge Hill Sport graduands some top tips from her career in elite sport at their graduation ceremony this morning. Francesca, who herself was made an Honorary Doctor of Science at the ceremony, said that itÂ’s never too early to start working towards a goal....

    20/07/2017
  24. Radio Lancs with Johns Motorcycle News at the Commercial Vehicle Museum Friday 21st ormskirk

    Friday 21st July is the 3rd BBC Radio Lancashire's "Gilly's Classic Motorcycle Afternoon " organised by John's Motorcycle News ...

    Friday 21st July is the 3rd BBC Radio Lancashire's "Gilly's Classic Motorcycle Afternoon " organised by John's Motorcycle News At the Commercial Vehicle Museum Leyland from 12 till 4 pm so please come along on a bike new or old or in the car and join Gilly for a chat. Lots of...

    20/07/2017
  25. Discover Ormskirk at the touch of a button ormskirk

    A great new website's been launched to help local people and visitors find out more about Ormskirk and the surrounding West ...

    A great new website's been launched to help local people and visitors find out more about Ormskirk and the surrounding West Lancashire area. www.discoverormskirk.com has a whole host of interesting and valuable information about our vibrant corner of the world; people can find everything they...

    20/07/2017
  26. Girlguiding Gig tops celebrations ormskirk

    Report and photos from Wendy Graham Girlguiding members from across Sefton and Merseyside gathered at their Scarisbrick ...

    Report and photos from Wendy Graham Girlguiding members from across Sefton and Merseyside gathered at their Scarisbrick campsite to celebrate owning the facility for 50 years. They enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon of entertainment, challenges and games trying their skills at a coconut shy,...

    20/07/2017
  27. Merseyflow tolling – you can register now ormskirk

    From today you can register for the merseyflow tolling system that will operate on the new Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee ...

    From today you can register for the merseyflow tolling system that will operate on the new Mersey Gateway and Silver Jubilee bridges. There are a number of ways to register, with the website – www.merseyflow.co.uk Here’s how to register: There are a range of sign up methods available, but...

    19/07/2017
  28. Police break into house to discover dead body ormskirk

    Police had to break into a house after reports that a man had died in his own home. They discovered the body of Tony Armstrong ...

    Police had to break into a house after reports that a man had died in his own home. They discovered the body of Tony Armstrong who lived in the Thompson Avenue area; the Coroner has been informed and there are believed to be no suspicious circumstances.

    19/07/2017
  29. Appeal after prisoner absconds from Kirkham Prison ormskirk

    Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham. David McConnell, 34, from Liverpool ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a prisoner who has absconded from HMP Kirkham. David McConnell, 34, from Liverpool is serving a sentence of nine years and six months after he was convicted of drugs and burglary offences at Liverpool Crown Court in October 2014. He absconded from...

    19/07/2017
  30. Land Rover Discovery thefts ormskirk

    Police are investigating two thefts of Land Rover Discovery's in the Rufford area. A silver Discovery CK04 KFX was stolen days ...

    Police are investigating two thefts of Land Rover Discovery's in the Rufford area. A silver Discovery CK04 KFX was stolen days after a similar vehicle was taken on Wednesday, 13th July.

    19/07/2017
  31. West Lancashire Police deal with 142 incidents in 24hrs ormskirk

    West Lancashire officers have dealt with 142 incidents during the last 24 hours. They included 15 violent offences, five ...

    West Lancashire officers have dealt with 142 incidents during the last 24 hours. They included 15 violent offences, five thefts, three criminal damage incidents - which relate to a car window smashed on Lambourne, Skem. - fencing damaged on Square Lane, Burscough and stones thrown at a passing...

    19/07/2017
  32. Survey of businesses in Ormskirk ormskirk

    With high streets facing continuing challenges, West Lancashire Borough Council is seeking the views of Ormskirk businesses to ...

    With high streets facing continuing challenges, West Lancashire Borough Council is seeking the views of Ormskirk businesses to find out what challenges and opportunities they are having to deal with. Ormskirk town centre is faring better than some of its counterparts and the Council believes...

    19/07/2017
  33. Shelley come home ormskirk

    A young Horsfield tortoise was found on Monday evening in Age UK Lancashire’s car park in Ormskirk. Staff have been looking ...

    A young Horsfield tortoise was found on Monday evening in Age UK Lancashire’s car park in Ormskirk. Staff have been looking after ‘Shelley’ and have contacted local vets and the RSPCA to see if anyone has reported her missing; so far no one has come forward to claim her. For more...

    19/07/2017
  34. Lancashire's new Champion for Older People ormskirk

    Lancashire's new Champion for Older People County Councillor Joan Burrows, Lancashire's new Champion for Older People, wants to ...

    Lancashire's new Champion for Older People County Councillor Joan Burrows, Lancashire's new Champion for Older People, wants to ensure older people in Lancashire have all the support they need to continue to lead active lives. Her role is to advise the leader and cabinet members on how the...

    19/07/2017
  35. Rip off card-charges to be outlawed ormskirk

    Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the ...

    Rip-off card charges will be consigned to history, after Ministers act to end these unfair fees for millions of people across the country. The government is unveiling new rules that will mean card-charging in Britain - where people can be charged 20% extra for purchases like a flight just for...

    19/07/2017
  36. Hard won victory against Southport and Birkdale sees Ormskirk still sitting pretty ormskirk

    Report and photos by Peter Rogan Ormskirk went into the game as League leaders whilst Southport & Birkdale had the dubious ...

    Report and photos by Peter Rogan Ormskirk went into the game as League leaders whilst Southport & Birkdale had the dubious pleasure of propping up the table. On paper it looked a certain win for Ormskirk but the predicted result was in doubt right up to the final overs... Having won the...

    18/07/2017

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