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  1. Recall to Prison - Roxanne Glorman ormskirk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a 26-year-old Wirral woman who is wanted on a recall to prison. ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for the publicÂ’s help in tracing a 26-year-old Wirral woman who is wanted on a recall to prison. Roxanne Glorman was previously released on license in June 2017 after serving a sentence for burglary, criminal damage and assault police. Glorman was recalled...

    24/08/2017
  2. Nominations open for awards celebrating police volunteers ormskirk

    Policing and Fire Minister Nick Hurd has launched the 24th annual Lord Ferrers Awards to recognise the outstanding contribution of ...

    Policing and Fire Minister Nick Hurd has launched the 24th annual Lord Ferrers Awards to recognise the outstanding contribution of special constables, police support volunteers and volunteer police cadets. This year a new category has been introduced for Technical Innovation, to encourage...

    24/08/2017
  3. ‘Momentum must be maintained’ as pound coin changeover enters final weeks ormskirk

    Businesses are being urged to play their part in ensuring a smooth transition to the new, more secure, £1 coin. On a ...

    Businesses are being urged to play their part in ensuring a smooth transition to the new, more secure, £1 coin. On a visit to one of the UKÂ’s largest coin storage facilities, Vaultex UK Ltd, in Dagenham, the Exchequer Secretary to the Treasury, Andrew Jones MP, thanked businesses for their...

    24/08/2017
  4. Ormskirk businessman issues plea for petition backing after unlawful arrest by Police ormskirk

    A well known Ormskirk businessman is asking QLocal readers to back his attempts to hold Lancashire Constabulary to account for the ...

    A well known Ormskirk businessman is asking QLocal readers to back his attempts to hold Lancashire Constabulary to account for the way he has been treated. Paul Ponting and his family hit the headlines earlier this year after a frightening arson attack at his Yew Tree Road home in which two cars...

    24/08/2017
  5. Identity fraud figures soar ormskirk

    Cifas, the UK’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has continued to rise at ...

    Cifas, the UKÂ’s leading fraud prevention service, has released new figures showing that identity fraud has continued to rise at record levels in the first six months of 2017. A record 89,000 identity frauds were recorded, up 5% from last year. Record 89,000 cases recorded in first six months of...

    24/08/2017
  6. Ormskirk Police Station front counter set to close ormskirk

    Ten of Lancashire Constabulary’s most underused police station front counters are set to close next year as the police service ...

    Ten of Lancashire ConstabularyÂ’s most underused police station front counters are set to close next year as the police service continues to find ways to improve delivery on reducing budgets. The move follows a review carried out by the Constabulary and Police & Crime Commissioner which...

    24/08/2017
  7. Half a million people in the North West will benefit from Labour's real living wage ormskirk

    Under a Labour Government 27% of employees and half a million people in the North West will benefit from our £10 an hour ...

    Under a Labour Government 27% of employees and half a million people in the North West will benefit from our £10 an hour Real Living Wage (RLW) Britain needs a pay rise. Real wages in Britain are still lower now than they were before the crisis, 10 years ago. Workers have faced a lost decade. ...

    24/08/2017
  8. Southport Hesketh 1 Burscough Richmond 1 ormskirk

    Report from George Clandon Burscough Richmond travelled the short distance to Bankfield Lane to meet Southport Hesketh in the ...

    Report from George Clandon Burscough Richmond travelled the short distance to Bankfield Lane to meet Southport Hesketh in the first ever game at the opponents new ground. And the pitch was in perfect condition as Richmond kicked off on the last of the August Tuesday night games. The away...

    23/08/2017
  9. MHRA seizes more than 100 unreliable HIV home-testing kits ormskirk

    MHRA are investigating a number of Hightop HIV/AIDS Home Test Kits that may be unreliable and may provide false results. ...

    MHRA are investigating a number of Hightop HIV/AIDS Home Test Kits that may be unreliable and may provide false results. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is warning people to not use or buy Hightop HIV/AIDS Home Test Kit after seizing 114 potentially unreliable...

    23/08/2017
  10. A veteran performance for Alex ormskirk

    Report from George Clandon The combined veteran teams of Burscough FC and Burscough Richmond FC met at Richmond Park on Sunday ...

    Report from George Clandon The combined veteran teams of Burscough FC and Burscough Richmond FC met at Richmond Park on Sunday afternoon to help raise money for charity in the name of Alex Blakeman, a former player for both clubs who died recently aged 60. The score was 4-2 to the veterans,...

    23/08/2017
  11. One hundred not out for Olive ormskirk

    Report and photos from Lisa Fletcher Celebrations began early as Olive Morris, now resident at Stocks Hall Burscough, ...

    Report and photos from Lisa Fletcher Celebrations began early as Olive Morris, now resident at Stocks Hall Burscough, celebrated her 100th birthday on Saturday! She opened her birthday cards including her special one from HM the Queen, and was greeted by staff and friends who all sang 'Happy...

    23/08/2017
  12. Crazy County Council refuses help to maintain Ormskirk gateway ormskirk

    A decision by Lancashire County Council to refuse the offer of free professional grounds maintenance of the roundabout by ...

    A decision by Lancashire County Council to refuse the offer of free professional grounds maintenance of the roundabout by Ormskirk’s fire station has been branded ‘crazy’ by one of the town’s Borough councillors. Chris Bentley, well-known in the town for running the popular Ormskirk Bygone...

    23/08/2017
  13. Missing from home Sharon Gouldson ormskirk

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing the whereabouts of 46 year-old Sharon Gouldson from Bootle. Sharon, was ...

    Merseyside Police is appealing for help in tracing the whereabouts of 46 year-old Sharon Gouldson from Bootle. Sharon, was last seen on Johnston Avenue, at 2.50pm, Monday 21 August. Sharon is described as white, 5ft 4in tall, of slim build, with very long dark brown hair and brown eyes. She...

    23/08/2017
  14. New victim and witness rooms to improve court experience ormskirk

    Victims and witnesses will have their experience of going to court made easier through a number of new waiting rooms. In many ...

    Victims and witnesses will have their experience of going to court made easier through a number of new waiting rooms. In many courts, traditionally victims and witnesses are asked to wait in sparse, unfriendly surroundings. So HM Courts & Tribunals Service (HMCTS) has invested £80,000 in victim...

    23/08/2017
  15. Reports of neglect to NSPCC Helpline reach record numbers ormskirk

    The NSPCC refers an average of 43 reports of child neglect every week to the police and social services in the North West. In ...

    The NSPCC refers an average of 43 reports of child neglect every week to the police and social services in the North West. In 2016/17 the NSPCC Helpline dealt with 2,228 reports in this way following calls or emails from concerned adults – the highest number the charity has ever had to handle...

    23/08/2017
  16. Remember to get your child's Education Travelpass ormskirk

    Lancashire parents are being reminded to start thinking about school travel arrangements for the next academic year. The ...

    Lancashire parents are being reminded to start thinking about school travel arrangements for the next academic year. The transport entitlement for all pupils who are starting secondary school is assessed by the county council, and any parent who has received a letter and an application form...

    22/08/2017
  17. LJLA encouraging more people with a disability to fly ormskirk

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published a report that assesses the top 30 UK airports on the quality of ...

    The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has today published a report that assesses the top 30 UK airports on the quality of assistance they provide to passengers with a disability, with Liverpool John Lennon Airport (LJLA) receiving a ‘good’ rating in terms of the support it provides. The...

    22/08/2017
  18. NHS remind people to examine their options during summer holidays ormskirk

    Your local NHS in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are reminding people to prepare for holidays wisely and to examine their ...

    Your local NHS in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire are reminding people to prepare for holidays wisely and to examine their options should they or a family member become ill or have an accident whilst out and about over the school holidays. NHS Southport and Formby Clinical Commissioning...

    22/08/2017
  19. Flowers not Fracking ormskirk

    Frack Free Southport, Frack Free Formby, Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth and Sefton Green Party were firmly planted at ...

    Frack Free Southport, Frack Free Formby, Central Lancashire Friends of the Earth and Sefton Green Party were firmly planted at SouthportÂ’s Flower Show this week, raising awareness of impending fracking issues. They also had a presence at Jeremy CorbynÂ’s Rally, along with Ribble Estuary Against...

    22/08/2017
  20. Magnificent Ormskirk through to Lancashire Cup Final ormskirk

    Report and photos from Peter Rogan After the poor performance in the league game against Rainhill it was with some trepidation ...

    Report and photos from Peter Rogan After the poor performance in the league game against Rainhill it was with some trepidation that the team travelled to play Ramsbottom in the semi final of the Lancashire Knockout Cup. Surely they couldnÂ’t play as badly and indeed they didnÂ’t - not,...

    22/08/2017
  21. Second Costa Coffee for Ormskirk ormskirk

    Work started yesterday on Ormskirk's second Costa Coffee. It’s being built on Burscough Road and the long slim building will ...

    Work started yesterday on Ormskirk's second Costa Coffee. ItÂ’s being built on Burscough Road and the long slim building will be just a metre away from the Home Bargains store on the Hattersley Retail Park. The new coffee shop will be open well in time for Christmas - QLocal's Roger Blaxall...

    22/08/2017
  22. Ormskirk falter against Rainhill ormskirk

    Report and photos from Peter Rogan The game between the first and second teams in the Premier League was an eagerly anticipated ...

    Report and photos from Peter Rogan The game between the first and second teams in the Premier League was an eagerly anticipated fixture, and if the prepared script were to hold true, Ormskirk would finish the day with an almost unassailable lead towards claiming the League Championship. ...

    22/08/2017
  23. The green, green grass of home ormskirk

    Everything in the garden is looking lovely at the new houses bordering High Lane on Wimpey's new Highgrove Park development in ...

    Everything in the garden is looking lovely at the new houses bordering High Lane on Wimpey's new Highgrove Park development in Ormskirk. Turf was laid last week and trees planted - but QLocal's Roger Blaxall is puzzled about garage access for the house on the right...

    22/08/2017
  24. Witnesses sought after Burscough street robbery ormskirk

    Police are appealing for any potential witnesses of robbery in Burscough last Tuesday afternoon (August 15th) to come forward. ...

    Police are appealing for any potential witnesses of robbery in Burscough last Tuesday afternoon (August 15th) to come forward. At around 1.10pm the victim, a 56 year old local man, was walking along Mart Lane on his way to deposit takings from his workplace. A man armed with a large knife...

    21/08/2017
  25. Driver advice as clubbers head for Creamfields ormskirk

    Highways England is advising drivers traffic is likely to be busy around the M56 and M6 over the forthcoming late summer bank ...

    Highways England is advising drivers traffic is likely to be busy around the M56 and M6 over the forthcoming late summer bank holiday weekend with up to 60,000 dance music lovers heading to the annual Creamfields festival in Cheshire. Creamfields 2017 features 4 days of events – running...

    21/08/2017
  26. Ł5 million investment for new obesity policy research unit ormskirk

    The new unit will look at the causes of childhood obesity and support delivery of the childhood obesity plan. The ...

    The new unit will look at the causes of childhood obesity and support delivery of the childhood obesity plan. The Department of Health has announced £5 million of funding for a new obesity policy research unit at University College London. One year on from the launch of the childhood...

    21/08/2017
  27. Disability helpline annual meeting ormskirk

    The West Lancs Disability Helpline is holding its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at its office on the second floor of ...

    The West Lancs Disability Helpline is holding its Annual Meeting on Wednesday, September 27 at its office on the second floor of Whelmar House in Skelmersdale, starting at 10.30am. As in previous years they will be discussing their performance in 2016 and their aims for the future. Tony...

    21/08/2017
  28. Jumping for joy at Merchants ormskirk

    This year’s outstanding A Level results once again reinforce Merchant Taylors’ Schools’ position at the top of the local league ...

    This yearÂ’s outstanding A Level results once again reinforce Merchant TaylorsÂ’ SchoolsÂ’ position at the top of the local league tables. With a pass rate of 100% at the GirlsÂ’ School and 99.9% at the BoysÂ’ School, over two thirds of all exams were achieved at the highest grades. Many students...

    21/08/2017
  29. Drivers lapping it up at MotorFest - at a price ormskirk

    Drivers and riders will be lapping it up as usual at this year's MotorFest - but this year for the first time they'll be paying ...

    Drivers and riders will be lapping it up as usual at this year's MotorFest - but this year for the first time they'll be paying for the privilege... Organisers Aintree Circuit Club have agreed with the Borough Council to charge £10 for the three parade laps as participants show of their prized...

    21/08/2017
  30. Southport Rescue help out at launch of Clipper Race-Video ormskirk

    Southport Rescue had the honour of helping out at the start of the round the world Clipper Race on the River Mersey yesterday. ...

    Southport Rescue had the honour of helping out at the start of the round the world Clipper Race on the River Mersey yesterday. The biggest ever edition of the Clipper...

    21/08/2017
  31. Tough new measures to protect savers from pension scams ormskirk

    Private pensions cold calling, including emails and text messages, is to be banned. The government has today (20 August 2017) ...

    Private pensions cold calling, including emails and text messages, is to be banned. The government has today (20 August 2017) confirmed new measures to protect private pension savers from the threat of unscrupulous pension scammers. The measures will include: a ban on cold calling in...

    20/08/2017
  32. Healthwatch Lancashire launches online voice group ormskirk

    Healthwatch Lancashire has launched an online voice group to encourage people to have their say and help influence change to their ...

    Healthwatch Lancashire has launched an online voice group to encourage people to have their say and help influence change to their health and social care services. The ‘Voice Box Online’ Facebook group is open to members of the public of all ages and backgrounds who are experts in their own...

    20/08/2017
  33. New look town centre scheme underway ormskirk

    Parts of Moor Street in Ormskirk are getting a new look to help make it an even more attractive gateway into the town. The ...

    Parts of Moor Street in Ormskirk are getting a new look to help make it an even more attractive gateway into the town. The raised dais, stone planters and some associated street furniture between the junctions with Moorgate and Railway Road are being removed, meaning there'll be more room to...

    19/08/2017
  34. MP supports town centre businesses concerned about trade in Ormskirk ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper's given her support to businesses in Ormskirk town centre that have raised concerns over the declining level of ...

    MP Rosie Cooper's given her support to businesses in Ormskirk town centre that have raised concerns over the declining level of trade in their shops. MP Rosie has met with local retailers who have noted a drop in customer footfall and sales and while agreeing the Borough Council's taking steps...

    19/08/2017
  35. Delight at Ormskirk School A Level results ormskirk

    From the Headteacher at Ormskirk School, Martin Kerridge, following this year's A level results: “I am delighted that the hard ...

    From the Headteacher at Ormskirk School, Martin Kerridge, following this year's A level results: “I am delighted that the hard work of students and staff has been rewarded with fantastic results. All at the Sixth Form College are very proud that the determination and effort of the students has seen...

    18/08/2017
  36. The Prime Minister's statement on the attack in Barcelona. ormskirk

    Prime Minister Theresa May said: I am sickened by the senseless loss of life in Barcelona today. The Foreign Office is working ...

    Prime Minister Theresa May said: I am sickened by the senseless loss of life in Barcelona today. The Foreign Office is working to establish if any British nationals were involved in this appalling incident and we are in close contact with the authorities in Spain, who have our full support. ...

    18/08/2017

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