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  1. Dr R S Thomas
    Started by bambi275 22/06/2013

    If anybody knows him please could you ask him to contact me on either here or Southport Qlocal, thank you

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    22/06/2013 12:28 PM
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  2. Stolen Greenbelt Sign
    Started by SMCC 18/06/2013

    I replaced a Burscough Action Group sign that had been stolen from a hedge along Liverpool Road South today, and was interested to note that the post from the stolen sign was still within the hedge. Well, half of it was. The post, which measures about 2x1 had been snapped in half, and is still...

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    18/06/2013 08:29 AM
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  3. Thumbs up Free for 55+ electric blanket testing
    Started by Lady Jane 30/05/2013

    Just wanted to let everyone know of a short term scheme that is taking place in West Lancashire. on 24th + 25th June across the area, help direct with the support of the district council will be organising electric blanket safety testing sessions, these are free to all residents over 55, all...

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    12/06/2013 03:45 AM
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  4. The Ha Ha Club @ Burscough Wharf - 28th June
    Started by TheHaHaClub 12/06/2013

    Lancashires Best Comedy Club Returns with another amazing line up.. The Ha Ha Club @ Burscough Wharf - Friday 28th June MICKY SHARMA Mickey Sharma's mix of comedy and another form of artistry (you will see what I mean) make him as unique as he is funny. His high and contagious energy ...

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    12/06/2013 01:25 AM
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  5. Murky goings on over Yew Tree Farm
    Started by Greenbelt 17/05/2012

    Earlier this week George Pratt was the surprise new incumbent of the Chairmanship of Burscough Parish Council, following a surprise coup d'état over Brian Bailey in a meeting with only a few members of the public and David Crompton in attendance. It's only a matter of months since George had to...

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    06/06/2013 09:33 AM
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  6. Is Pete Bog rarer than Burscough Man?
    Started by Bulbous Pimple 16/12/2012

    Pete Bog (Recent Photo) If you have ever listened to a member of West Lancashire Borough Council cabinet speak about the proposed numbers of houses in Burscough. They will at some stage trot out the phrase, "I met a man from Burscough who's moving away because he can't find a house he can...

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    02/06/2013 06:00 PM
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  7. Burscough, not special at all, apparently....
    Started by Alfred the OK 27/02/2013

    "I do not wish to be derogatory about Burscough but while it is a town surrounded by countryside, it does not have any distinguishing features which should constrain development" Simon Pemberton, Spokesman for Crompton Developments, (Owners of Yew Tree Farm), speaking during the Local Plan...

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    02/06/2013 05:56 PM
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  8. Is Burscough the Worst Case of Greenbelt Grabbing in England
    Started by Greenbelt 08/05/2013

    Does anyone know of a worse case of greenbelt grabbing than Yew Tree Farm in Burscough? I mean in terms of the size of the development land being made available, compared to the size of the town, despite the appalling infrastructure problems Burscough has and despite the fact that it will...

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    02/06/2013 05:49 PM
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  9. Cool Sound of the Suburbs 2, Burscough.
    Started by howlinman 09/05/2013

    Saturday 1st June---Burscough British Legion, Lord Street, Burscough, Lancs L40 4BZ is the venue for "Sound of the Suburbs 2," a brilliant night of 70s / 80s New Wave, Punk and 2-Tone sounds! :d The event runs from 8pm---1am with a bar till 12.30 and entry is £5 on the door. Four DJs will...

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    09/05/2013 10:00 PM
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  10. W.Lancs Cyclists - Urgent Sign e-petition
    Started by The PNP 25/04/2013

    The 'GET BRITAIN CYCLING' e-petition is our big chance to really get something done about improving safety for cyclists on the roads. The petition is now live - and needs your signature! :cool: Visit to sign at: epetitions.directgov.uk/petiti ons/49196 ;)

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    25/04/2013 11:07 PM
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  11. Cycling A570 Ormskirk - Rainford Bypass
    Started by The PNP 11/04/2012

    A570 (St Helens Rd) out of Ormskirk is a dangerous route for cyclists. High speeds and heavy traffic poses a real danger to riders - with the result that few are prepared to risk it. Lancs County cabinet member for highways is now in receipt of a proposal from local pressure group Path-N-Pedal...

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    25/04/2013 10:56 PM
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  12. HGV class 1
    Started by johnsmith 24/02/2013

    Wanted work HGV class 1 clean licence digi card 30 plus years exp hard working,live in Southport own transport. Mike (0754 296 9215)

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    24/02/2013 05:44 PM
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  13. Anderson Transport.
    Started by johnsmith 24/02/2013

    Any one got the phone number / email address for Anderson transport Ormskirk..

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    24/02/2013 05:33 PM
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  14. Cycling Ormskirk Town Centre
    Started by The PNP 20/02/2013

    Great to see the Council are likely to lift their long-standing ban on cycling in the pedestrianised areas......Many towns already allow this and yet collisions between bikes and people are rare. If the object is to reduce road casualties, then getting bikes away from the heavy traffic and onto...

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    20/02/2013 06:14 PM
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  15. News Hospital staff clean up with international award
    Started by roving-eye 19/02/2013

    Patients at Southport and Ormskirk hospitals are continuing to benefit from world-class standard of instrument decontamination, the Trust can reveal. A three-day inspection of the Sterile Services Department at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust by independent specialists Intertek found...

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    19/02/2013 09:30 AM
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  16. Burscough Canal De-watering
    Started by The PNP 24/01/2013

    Clay coffer-dams have been placed across the Leeds-Liverpool canal in the centre of Burscough. A section of canal from the town bridge running westwards by Victoria St is currently de-watered. Contractors are to be seen operating heavy machinery in the main channel. Many formerly...

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    24/01/2013 06:21 PM
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  17. Avoid Burscough at all Costs!!
    Started by Boxster 08/01/2013

    I was speaking to an electrician yesterday, about what route he'd taken from Skelmersdale to get to Southport. I asked if he'd travelled via Burscough and he laughed- "No chance- I avoid Burscough like the plague. It only takes 1 lorry to park up and the job stops" he said. "The traffic's...

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    23/01/2013 11:51 PM
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  18. A Burscough Fairy Story.....
    Started by Alfred the OK 13/01/2013

    The other day, I met a man in Burscough, just down Higgins Lane. He was looking extremely pleased with himself - and I asked him why he was all SO smugged-up. "Well" said he, "I've just managed to give the old body-swerve to a rotundly bespectacled bloke down the road who seems obsessed with...

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    13/01/2013 01:45 AM
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  19. Gardener needed in Burscough
    Started by Docrob 10/06/2012

    I am looking for a reliable gardner in the Burscough area. Does anyone have any recommendations for someone who is reliable and reasonably priced. It would be for general garden maintainance of quite a big garden Thanks

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    15/12/2012 09:12 PM
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  20. Kc Scrap metal
    Started by griffo 03/09/2012

    Hi All, Any one have a contact number for kc scrap metal

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    05/11/2012 02:55 PM
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  21. Burscough Local Plan Forums were .........
    Started by Greenbelt 22/09/2012

    Two Local Plan forums that took place in the Stanley Club in Burscough Forums showed that 50% of the attendees were in favour of building a massive housing estate on the green belt arable farmland at Yew Tree Farm in Burscough. Yet Burscough Parish Poll on Thursday showed that 96.3% of residents...

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    30/10/2012 06:05 PM
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  22. News Seven breathtaking, jaw dropping displays with only one winner!
    Started by roving-eye 27/09/2012

    This weekend, Fri 28th to Sun 30th, Southport's sky bursts into light as the only national firework competition choreographed to music returns. Entertaining the audience over three nights in Kings Gardens, watch as some of the country's top pyrotechnic teams compete with stunning firework...

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    27/09/2012 08:22 AM
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  23. ''no guts no glory'' - rock night at the fleetwood hesketh southport
    Started by scarface 30/01/2012

    Just putting the word about, a rock night is starting at the fleetwood hesketh in marshside (fylde road) called NO GUTS NO GLORY. The first one is going to be on Friday 2nd March, 7pm till Late, you will start seeing the posters up everywhere soon, i will put one up on here too! Rock Dj playing non...

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    28/08/2012 03:25 PM
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  24. brum brum brum
    Started by steftabron-spence 23/08/2012

    http://www.champnews.com/newss tory.aspx?story=3029704&wo rd=&userid= http://www.ormskirkmotorfest. com/ if ya spot me mum there she'll make you a bacon butty :D

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    24/08/2012 04:12 PM
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  25. Dog Fouling - local lady's protest in dog poo
    Started by steftabron-spence 23/08/2012

    Has anyone got a copy of the news story in the local paper of local resident Joan of Grammar School Gardens, protesting against dog poo in the local park by sticking sticks in each 'foul' with snappy bags attached to them pls?

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    23/08/2012 06:24 PM
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  26. Developer packed Burscough Yew Tree Farm Forum
    Started by Greenbelt 07/07/2012

    Ever wondered why West Lancashire Borough Council pretends that a sizeable number of the Burscough population support the massive housing development at Yew Tree Farm. This is despite it having received a petition of 1300 people opposed to development now nearly 3000 signatures and many many more...

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    20/08/2012 02:22 PM
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  27. Hunters Quarry - Parbold
    Started by northone 17/07/2012

    Does anyone know anything about the building development currently underway at Hunters Quarry in Parbold? I went for a walk in the area at the weekend only to find newly erected gates and perimeter fencing with extensive CCTV coverage. There seems to be a considerable amount of development...

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    17/07/2012 02:17 PM
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  28. Wanted- Carer's and Registered Nurses in North West Area
    Started by stephdreha 27/06/2012

    ABACUS CARE RECRUITING NOW!!! Care Staff Registered Nurses ... If you have experience or know of anyone with a background in care that is looking for work in the North West Area call us NOW!!! RING US ON 01695 571030, Option 2 Quoting Ref: GB1

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    27/06/2012 03:39 PM
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  29. WLBC didn't steal Green Belt signs because they think Burscough people can't Read
    Started by Gavin R 19/06/2012

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/e pisode/p00t78c4/Roger_Phillips _19_06_2012/ Quote from Roger Phillips on Radio Merseyside Today Listen to a borough councillor on planning and two members of Burscough action group talk to Roger Phillips on BBC iplayer at the link above. Start at 1:53.16. ...

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    26/06/2012 03:21 PM
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  30. It's local newspaper week
    Started by championreader 24/05/2012

    so what - advertiser sales are now reputed to be at an all time low (no wonder with a few reporters and no local office) while our champ lasts a day before it's binned i know QLocal can't cover everything but it seems to punch above its weight

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    28/05/2012 12:01 AM
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  31. Churchfields damaged again?
    Started by kenwalters 10/05/2012

    I went past Churchfields early this morning, and when I managed to get past the pig ignorant driver blocking the footpath and cyclepath with a van, I noticed another event being set up. It looks to be a cyclo cross demo, a circuit has been marked out and parts already damaged by vans driving on...

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    24/05/2012 12:37 PM
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  32. Churchfields Repaired
    Started by kenwalters 24/05/2012

    Churchfields has been bucket scraped, ground is pretty level again. It looks an eyesore but should be good in 3 months or so, grass grows back pretty quickly. Hopefully good in time for people to enjoy over summer.

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    24/05/2012 12:16 PM
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  33. Question
    Started by over the hill 02/05/2012

    What has happened to The Packet House - checked on fb for opening times etc and it says closed under new management? :confused:

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    24/05/2012 12:12 PM
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  34. Narrowboat parking time
    Started by steve 18/04/2012

    Is there a limit on how long you can "park" a narrowboat on a canal? I thought it was 2 weeks but we have one in Rufford that has been here for nearly 4 weeks. Anyone any idea?

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    23/05/2012 05:51 PM
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  35. New Pavement Dug Up
    Started by kenwalters 04/05/2012

    They resurfaces the pavements in Burscough Street recently,and it looked better than the old patchwork quilt that was there. Then along came an electrical contractor and dug a hole through it in the first week. If that wasn't bad enough, we now see 2 other contractors digging holes through the...

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    10/05/2012 11:03 AM
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  36. Burscough tip is excellent
    Started by dave 13/04/2012

    Must say the tip at Burscough is very good. Staff helpful and appreciated. Never any queues. Pity the Rufford tip closed as that was closer to us.

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    13/04/2012 09:45 PM
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