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  1. Queenscourt's excellent work in the spotlight at Breathe Easy meeting ormskirk

    Report and photos from Trish Ireland At the September public meeting of the West Lancashire and Southport Breathe Easy Group, ...

    Report and photos from Trish Ireland At the September public meeting of the West Lancashire and Southport Breathe Easy Group, the speaker was Dr.Tim Jones, Medical Director of Queenscourt Hospice and expert in Palliative Care medicine. He brought a number of excellent booklets and leaflets...

    02/10/2017
  2. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results ormskirk

    This week saw no change at the top of the Division One league table of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. We ...

    This week saw no change at the top of the Division One league table of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. We continue to have joint leaders as they both recorded 4-2 home victories this time around. Olympic BC made it four wins on the spin as they defeated Maghull RBL B 4-2 to move...

    02/10/2017
  3. More ways to quit this Stoptober ormskirk

    Stoptober is just days away and health experts are urging smokers across Lancashire and South Cumbria to quit. Stoptober is a ...

    Stoptober is just days away and health experts are urging smokers across Lancashire and South Cumbria to quit. Stoptober is a national campaign, which encourages people to quit during October. It is supported locally by Lancashire County Council, which is working in partnership with council and...

    30/09/2017
  4. Southport Pleasureland’s Ł50,000 Giveaway ormskirk

    Hard-working members of the armed forces and emergency services are set to enjoy some free Halloween fun with their families this ...

    Hard-working members of the armed forces and emergency services are set to enjoy some free Halloween fun with their families this October, courtesy of Southport Pleasureland. The amusement park is giving away £50,000 worth of free ride tokens to nurses, doctors, NHS workers, police, fire...

    29/09/2017
  5. Missing 13 year old Blackpool girl ormskirk

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Blackpool schoolgirl. Halle Berry has not been seen ...

    Police are becoming increasingly concerned for the welfare of a missing Blackpool schoolgirl. Halle Berry has not been seen since Tuesday 26th September. She was last seen in the Blackpool south area and is described as 5'5, medium build, very long light brown hair. Halle was wearing...

    29/09/2017
  6. Further extreme right-wing groups banned in the UK ormskirk

    Scottish Dawn and NS131 will be banned from today after their proscription as terrorist organisations. An order laid in ...

    Scottish Dawn and NS131 will be banned from today after their proscription as terrorist organisations. An order laid in Parliament will proscribe Scottish Dawn and NS131 (National Socialist Anti-Capitalist Action) as aliases of National Action which was proscribed in December 2016. As a...

    29/09/2017
  7. Fire at domestic premises in Scarisbrick ormskirk

    The roofspace of a bungalow and garage was on fire and the fire ruptured a gas main. Five fire engines and crews (2 from ...

    The roofspace of a bungalow and garage was on fire and the fire ruptured a gas main. Five fire engines and crews (2 from Skelmersdale, 1 Fulwood, 1 Preston and 1 from Merseyside) responded. Firefighters directed cooling water jets on three gas cylinders to prevent them from igniting and the gas...

    29/09/2017
  8. MP assured by council of increased dog waste bin provision in West Lancashire ormskirk

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has received assurances by West Lancashire Borough Council over its dog waste disposal provision. ...

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has received assurances by West Lancashire Borough Council over its dog waste disposal provision. Following concerns raised by residents, MP Rosie wrote to the CouncilÂ’s Street Scene department and was told that it had been agreed that there would be no more...

    29/09/2017
  9. Free Tree Scheme 2017 ormskirk

    Keen gardeners can sign up for West Lancashire Borough Council’s successful Free Tree Scheme which is being launched again on ...

    Keen gardeners can sign up for West Lancashire Borough CouncilÂ’s successful Free Tree Scheme which is being launched again on Monday 16 October 2017. The Free Tree Scheme, first introduced in October 2008, aims to improve the BoroughÂ’s environment and attract more wildlife into local peopleÂ’s...

    29/09/2017
  10. Volunteers signed up to raise awareness of cyber crime ormskirk

    Lancashire Police has signed up more than 30 volunteers to deliver basic cyber and digital presentations to various communities ...

    Lancashire Police has signed up more than 30 volunteers to deliver basic cyber and digital presentations to various communities around the county. The volunteers have a vast range of skills and experience across a range of sectors and include a forensic science and criminal investigations...

    28/09/2017
  11. MP urges Government and local authorities to get on with bypass plans for Ormskirk ormskirk

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has secured a commitment from the Department for Transport to consider and assess proposals for an ...

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has secured a commitment from the Department for Transport to consider and assess proposals for an Ormskirk and Burscough Bypass. Billions of pounds are to be set aside for the Major Road Network which will allow areas across the country to bid for...

    28/09/2017
  12. Students donate Ł8,000 to charities ormskirk

    Report from Lizzie Orr Edge Hill Students’ Union societies and sports teams have donated £8,000 to charities over the ...

    Report from Lizzie Orr Edge Hill StudentsÂ’ Union societies and sports teams have donated £8,000 to charities over the past twelve months through a series of fundraising events. Charities benefitting from donations included the North West Air Ambulance, Anti-Slavery International and...

    28/09/2017
  13. New Christmas jobs on offer ormskirk

    Figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that 1,280 people were claiming 'out of work benefits' in West ...

    Figures published by the Office for National Statistics show that 1,280 people were claiming 'out of work benefits' in West Lancashire in August 2017. The statistics show a fall of 45 from August 2016 and an increase of 40 from July 2017. Among the age group 18-24 there were 285 residents...

    28/09/2017
  14. Blue Monday as major road closure leads to traffic chaos - and upset pensioners ormskirk

    The closure of a busy Ormskirk main road led to chaotic scenes outside Ormskirk School on Monday. And there are concerns for ...

    The closure of a busy Ormskirk main road led to chaotic scenes outside Ormskirk School on Monday. And there are concerns for the welfare of some older Ormskirk hospital patients after Arriva cancelled all services through Westhead during resurfacing work on the A577 (Crosshall Brow). A number...

    28/09/2017
  15. North West Ambulance Service supports patients to Stay Well This Winter ormskirk

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) will be helping people to stay well this winter by sharing important health information with ...

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) will be helping people to stay well this winter by sharing important health information with patients travelling on the Patient Transport Service (PTS). PTS staff will be making the most of time spent transporting patients to and from appointments by...

    28/09/2017
  16. Merseyrail trains project moves forward as work starts on new depot ormskirk

    Ground work has started on the new state-of-the-art depot at Kirkdale where all maintenance work for the new Merseyrail trains, ...

    Ground work has started on the new state-of-the-art depot at Kirkdale where all maintenance work for the new Merseyrail trains, due to be introduced in 2020, will take place. Warrington-based BAM Nuttall are currently undertaking enabling works after being awarded the contract by Stadler...

    28/09/2017
  17. All hands to the pump at food festival success ormskirk

    Folk were bowled over with the wide variety of food, drink and other attractions at this year's Ormskirk Beer, Food and Wine ...

    Folk were bowled over with the wide variety of food, drink and other attractions at this year's Ormskirk Beer, Food and Wine festival. Stalls from all over west Lancashire visited the event at Ormskirk Cricket Club with Nick Jones of Cottage Lane reporting record takings with his innovative...

    28/09/2017
  18. Towering success of Christ Church open weekend ormskirk

    It's the high-light of the year at Aughton Christ Church and this weekend’s open tower day again proved a great success. Folk ...

    It's the high-light of the year at Aughton Christ Church and this weekendÂ’s open tower day again proved a great success. Folk who has a guided tour of the tower also spent time learning the fine art of campanology with Paul Coggan on the way up. The weather broke at around three o'clock for...

    28/09/2017
  19. Photo Competition Launch ormskirk

    WWT Martin Mere Photo Competition 2017 Enter the WWT Martin Mere Photo Competition 2017 and grab your chance to win prizes. ...

    WWT Martin Mere Photo Competition 2017 Enter the WWT Martin Mere Photo Competition 2017 and grab your chance to win prizes. Many of you take photos of the wildlife you see at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre and, this autumn, we want to see them. The basics are simple, if its digital, if...

    28/09/2017
  20. Search now on for Lancashire's 2018 Young Citizen of the Year ormskirk

    Search now on for Lancashire’s 2018 Young Citizen of the Year The search is on to find an exceptional young person deserving ...

    Search now on for Lancashire’s 2018 Young Citizen of the Year The search is on to find an exceptional young person deserving of the Lancashire Young Citizen of the Year award – and we need your help to find them. If you know someone who has done something selfless for another person,...

    28/09/2017
  21. New reflective space for patients at the Scarisbrick Unit ormskirk

    The Scarisbrick inpatient mental health unit in Ormskirk officially opened its newly developed reflective space for patients at an ...

    The Scarisbrick inpatient mental health unit in Ormskirk officially opened its newly developed reflective space for patients at an event with representatives from charitable organisations and healthcare professionals. Lancashire Care NHS Foundation TrustÂ’s inpatient mental health unit in...

    28/09/2017
  22. Know what you're buying ormskirk

    Ten top tips for buying medicines and medical devices online safely. Medicines and medical devices are serious things. When you ...

    Ten top tips for buying medicines and medical devices online safely. Medicines and medical devices are serious things. When you buy from dodgy websites or from someone not authorised to sell medicines online, this significantly increases your risk of buying a fake, which means you donÂ’t know...

    27/09/2017
  23. It's another Battle of Edge Hill, c. 2017 ormskirk

    Edge Hill’s annual invasion of Ormskirk has begun. And some canny students are using every trick in the book to ensure they ...

    Edge HillÂ’s annual invasion of Ormskirk has begun. And some canny students are using every trick in the book to ensure they can park at the Uni. rather than chance it in the mile radius of nearby roads that have been packed with cars from Monday. QLocal's heard of one cheeky student who has...

    27/09/2017
  24. How Ormskirk nearly got a new KFC ormskirk

    Ormskirk came within an ace of getting a new KFC, QLocal has discovered. A local who attended the auction of the Post Office ...

    Ormskirk came within an ace of getting a new KFC, QLocal has discovered. A local who attended the auction of the Post Office met a potential buyer who lost out on the Aughton St. property by £10,000. He was hoping to open a KFC in the old PO and convert the top floor as student accommodation....

    27/09/2017
  25. Cold news from Iceland ormskirk

    A mystery power cut saw the doors of Iceland firmly closed today. Disappointed shoppers were told it has shut up shop because ...

    A mystery power cut saw the doors of Iceland firmly closed today. Disappointed shoppers were told it has shut up shop because of a power cut which seemed to have only affected the Aughton St. store although staff at the neighbouring YMCA charity shop confirmed their lights had been flickering...

    27/09/2017
  26. Homebase store set to close to make way for Sainsbury's ormskirk

    Staff at the Homebase Store on the Meols Cop Retail Park were told yesterday that the store will be closing to make way for a ...

    Staff at the Homebase Store on the Meols Cop Retail Park were told yesterday that the store will be closing to make way for a Sainsbury's Superstore. No date has been confirmed as to when Homebase will close and the new Sainsbury's will open. If the new Sainsbury's is built Sefton Council...

    27/09/2017
  27. Giant funnel bins to tackle North West motorway litter ormskirk

    New giant funnel bins are being installed at motorway service areas across the North West in a bid to reduce the amount of litter ...

    New giant funnel bins are being installed at motorway service areas across the North West in a bid to reduce the amount of litter dropped on the regionÂ’s roads. Highways England is providing the bins as part of a North West initiative to tackle littering after over 40,000 sacks of rubbish had to...

    27/09/2017
  28. New Lancashire Marketing Club launch ormskirk

    Report from Emma Fletcher Are you a West Lancashire business that wants to learn more about marketing? If so - come and join ...

    Report from Emma Fletcher Are you a West Lancashire business that wants to learn more about marketing? If so - come and join our club. We meet monthly to learn and discuss how marketing can help grow our business and learn more about what we can do to make it part of our daily business. A...

    27/09/2017
  29. Musical youth - line up of bands for Burscough Family Music Festival ormskirk

    A fabulous afternoon and evening is planned for Burscough’s first Family and Music Festival to be held at Burscough Cricket ...

    A fabulous afternoon and evening is planned for BurscoughÂ’s first Family and Music Festival to be held at Burscough Cricket Club on Saturday, with the running order as follows: 2.00 - 2.10** Opening 2.10 - 2.40***Cat Perrin - solo acoustic 2.50 - 3.20***Lauren Sheilds - solo acoustic 3.30 -...

    27/09/2017
  30. A Fairy Tale Cast Announcement For Shrek The Musical ormskirk

    Believe all ‘ogre’ again! SHREK THE MUSICAL® today announces casting for the major nationwide tour. Following the ...

    Believe all ‘ogreÂ’ again! SHREK THE MUSICAL® today announces casting for the major nationwide tour. Following the unprecedented success of the first UK and Ireland tour, the original production team reunites to bring the hit musical to a swamp near you. Opening at Edinburgh Playhouse for the...

    27/09/2017
  31. River of Light returns ormskirk

    One of the UK’s most successful firework companies will light up the skies above both sides of the River Mersey for this year’s ...

    One of the UK’s most successful firework companies will light up the skies above both sides of the River Mersey for this year’s November 5th celebrations – with a specially commissioned musical display in Liverpool and Wirral. Titanium Fireworks are the team behind acclaimed national events...

    27/09/2017
  32. Great Howard Street closed due to an unsafe building ormskirk

    A major route in and out of Liverpool city centre is closed due to fears a former grain silo, which is currently being demolished, ...

    A major route in and out of Liverpool city centre is closed due to fears a former grain silo, which is currently being demolished, may collapse. Demolition works are currently being undertaken on the building along Great Howard Street (A565) at Tobacco Warehouse Stanley Dock, for Harcourt...

    27/09/2017
  33. Burscough Richmond 3 Vickerstown 3 ormskirk

    Report from George Clandon Burscough Richmond ended this game against the Barrow side Vickerstown lucky to gain a point. A ...

    Report from George Clandon Burscough Richmond ended this game against the Barrow side Vickerstown lucky to gain a point. A 3-1 advantage to the hosts at half time combined with the sending off of the visitor's goalkeeper and a point saving stop at the death by the home sides keeper Mike Lowe...

    26/09/2017
  34. Every little helps on The Great Tesco Walk ormskirk

    Report from Steve Huxtable Big hearted staff from Tesco's Burscough Bridge store put their best feet forward for The Great ...

    Report from Steve Huxtable Big hearted staff from Tesco's Burscough Bridge store put their best feet forward for The Great Tesco Walk! They walked from Leeds Seacroft store to Tadcaster York (13 miles in total), a part leg of the Great Walk from Lands End to John O'Groats - 51 Legs over 31...

    26/09/2017
  35. Members Conference and Annual Members Meeting (AMM) ormskirk

    Local residents are invited to Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust Annual Members Meeting and membership conference on 25 ...

    Local residents are invited to Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust Annual Members Meeting and membership conference on 25 October which runs rom 9.30am until 3.15pm at Chorley Town Hall, Market St, Chorley, PR7 1DP. This yearÂ’s AMM will include the formal presentation of the annual accounts...

    26/09/2017
  36. MP joins over 100MPs in cross party opposition to Universal Credit rollout ormskirk

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has signed a letter alongside 122 other MPs calling on the Department for Work and Pensions to ...

    West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has signed a letter alongside 122 other MPs calling on the Department for Work and Pensions to halt the planned rollout of Universal Credit next month. The letter to David Gauke, Secretary of State for Work and Pensions calls for the delay in rolling out to 55 new...

    26/09/2017

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