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  1. Bike and Go in Ormskirk for free on Wednesday ormskirk

    A bike hire scheme is offering West Lancs. users free bike rentals to mark Cycle to Work Day. Bike & Go, which operates ...

    A bike hire scheme is offering West Lancs. users free bike rentals to mark Cycle to Work Day. Bike & Go, which operates bike hire facilities from train stations at Ormskirk, Maghull, Southport, Formby, Aintree and Crosby is inviting those already registered to the scheme to enjoy complimentary...

    11/09/2017
  2. Man, 26, wanted after absconding from prison ormskirk

    Police are asking for the publicís help locating a 26-year-old man who has absconded from prison. Andrew Robert Jones ...

    Police are asking for the public’s help locating a 26-year-old man who has absconded from prison. Andrew Robert Jones (pictured), of Central Way, Speke, was discovered missing from HMP Kirkham on September 9th at around 8.45pm. He is currently serving a life sentence for aggravated...

    11/09/2017
  3. Temporary road closures in South Ribble for A582 improvement work ormskirk

    Sections of Pope Lane in South Ribble will temporarily close for junction work from Monday 11 September to Saturday 7 October. ...

    Sections of Pope Lane in South Ribble will temporarily close for junction work from Monday 11 September to Saturday 7 October. The closures will affect Pope Lane on both sides of the junction with the A582 (Penwortham Way/Golden Way). To the north of the junction, Pope Lane will be closed...

    11/09/2017
  4. Witness appeal after M55 bridge death ormskirk

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man fell to his death from a bridge over the M55 on Friday morning. Officers were ...

    Police are appealing for witnesses after a man fell to his death from a bridge over the M55 on Friday morning. Officers were called at around 9.40am to the eastbound carriageway, around a mile from junction one, following reports a man had been seen falling from the Sandy Lane road bridge. ...

    11/09/2017
  5. New Ormskirk history walks launched ormskirk

    QLocal is delighted to publicise a brilliant new venture from local historian Chris Bentley. Chris - who runs the very popular ...

    QLocal is delighted to publicise a brilliant new venture from local historian Chris Bentley. Chris - who runs the very popular Ormskirk Bygone Times FB page (http://ormskirkbygonetimes.co .uk/) - is launching a new (or old, depending how you look at it ...) history tour of Ormskirk. "It has...

    11/09/2017
  6. East Lancs Road in to city closed at night for essential improvement work ormskirk

    A section of a major route in to Liverpool will be closed nightly from Saturday, 9 September as part of the final phase of a ...

    A section of a major route in to Liverpool will be closed nightly from Saturday, 9 September as part of the final phase of a £3m upgrade. Carriageway resurfacing works will see the following sections of the inbound carriageway of the East Lancs Road (A580) fully closed from 7pm to 6am daily,...

    11/09/2017
  7. Encouraging St Bede's GCSE results ormskirk

    St Bede's Catholic High School, Ormskirk was pleased with another set of very strong GCSE results. In a year with great change ...

    St Bede's Catholic High School, Ormskirk was pleased with another set of very strong GCSE results. In a year with great change for the core subjects, English and maths, the school maintained the high standards of academic performance. In English, 86% of students achieved a grade of 4 or above....

    11/09/2017
  8. A great weekend away for Sporting Challenge members ormskirk

    Sporting Challenge have been on their first weekend away, partially funded by grants from the Community Foundation for Lancashire ...

    Sporting Challenge have been on their first weekend away, partially funded by grants from the Community Foundation for Lancashire and the Rank Foundation. Sporting Challenge are a group of Parent/Carers who from 2008 have been providing sporting activities for around 45 people with learning...

    11/09/2017
  9. This promises to be a great show ormskirk

    Our thanks to good friend of QLocal Peter Lloyd for advance notice of the next production by the Aughton and Ormskirk U3A. ...

    Our thanks to good friend of QLocal Peter Lloyd for advance notice of the next production by the Aughton and Ormskirk U3A. Said Peter: "It promises to be a great show with excerpts from such brilliant musicals with lots of fun, sing-along stuff to enjoy!"

    11/09/2017
  10. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results ormskirk

    Yet another season got under way this week in the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. The top Division contains ...

    Yet another season got under way this week in the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. The top Division contains thirteen teams and the merit league will also run alongside the usual proceedings with each team receiving a points handicap. First and second at the end of the season will...

    11/09/2017
  11. The Great British Broadband Boost ormskirk

    Up to £645m to become available to help take superfast speeds to hardest to reach places in the UK. The success of the ...

    Up to £645m to become available to help take superfast speeds to hardest to reach places in the UK. The success of the Government¬ís superfast broadband rollout programme means that a total of up to £645m is to be made available over the coming years to help take superfast broadband to the most...

    10/09/2017
  12. Cilla The Musical at the Liverpool Empire ormskirk

    Qlocal was invited to the World Premier of "Cilla The Musical" at the Liverpool Empire last night. It was superb with all the ...

    Qlocal was invited to the World Premier of "Cilla The Musical" at the Liverpool Empire last night. It was superb with all the cast performing perfectly. The audience were on their feet before the end of the first act. Kara Lily Hayworth as Cilla belted out the numbers in fact she was so good...

    09/09/2017
  13. Dream job for any true blue ormskirk

    A dream job for any die hard Evertonian's just been posted on the Indeed website. 'Everton Football Club is looking to recruit ...

    A dream job for any die hard Evertonian's just been posted on the Indeed website. 'Everton Football Club is looking to recruit a proactive and confident Tours & Events Co-ordinator to join our Fan Services department based at Goodison Park. Working within the Events team, the Tours & Events...

    09/09/2017
  14. Coming clean on Ormskirk's filthy sewers ormskirk

    If you were stuck in traffic in Ormskirk town centre on Thursday evening, hereís why. A team from Sapphire Utility Solutions ...

    If you were stuck in traffic in Ormskirk town centre on Thursday evening, here’s why. A team from Sapphire Utility Solutions of Preston were getting down and dirty to investigate the filthy secrets of a main sewer running down Moor St., installing four way lights on Thursday night into Friday...

    09/09/2017
  15. Adventures in the archives - why not visit today ormskirk

    By Kate Hurst Thereís almost a seasonal aspect to family history. The warmer months are great for exploring those churches, ...

    By Kate Hurst There’s almost a seasonal aspect to family history. The warmer months are great for exploring those churches, graveyards and maybe even an address or two that you’ve managed to decipher from a census record, and the autumn and winter are far better for staying indoors, doing the...

    08/09/2017
  16. Displaying foods hygiene rating must be made mandatory after Brexit ormskirk

    Council environmental health teams score food outlets from zero to five based on factors such as kitchen cleanliness, cooking ...

    Council environmental health teams score food outlets from zero to five based on factors such as kitchen cleanliness, cooking methods and food management. Businesses in Wales and Northern Ireland are legally required to display their rating. However, in England, businesses do not have to display...

    08/09/2017
  17. Council advice over potential disruption to its emergency phoneline ormskirk

    Council advice over potential disruption to its emergency phoneline on Saturday 16 September 2017 People who need to contact ...

    Council advice over potential disruption to its emergency phoneline on Saturday 16 September 2017 People who need to contact West Lancashire Borough Council’s emergency out-of-hours phoneline on Saturday 16 September 2017 are being advised they may experience some disruption. The main...

    08/09/2017
  18. Appeal to trace wanted violent sex offender ormskirk

    Police are urgently trying to locate a man with a history of violent and sexual offending recently released from prison. ...

    Police are urgently trying to locate a man with a history of violent and sexual offending recently released from prison. Keith Russell, also known Trevor Byrne, 39, originally from Dublin was released from HMP Preston yesterday (Thursday, September 7th) after he was recalled to prison in...

    08/09/2017
  19. Animal magic at Martin Mere ormskirk

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is flying open its doors on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September for the annual wildlife ...

    WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre is flying open its doors on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 September for the annual wildlife spectacular. Working with Exotic Zoo, regularly featured on Blue Peter, Animal Magic is the centre's most popular family event, with over 4000 people attending last year....

    08/09/2017
  20. BTP body worn cameras to be rolled out across the Force ormskirk

    All frontline officers at British Transport Police will soon be equipped with body worn cameras. Following a successful ...

    All frontline officers at British Transport Police will soon be equipped with body worn cameras. Following a successful 12-month trial, more than 2,800 cameras are now being rolled out across England, Scotland and Wales. All PCSOs and officers up to the rank of inspector will now be...

    08/09/2017
  21. Princes Trust team get stuck in - now get stuck in with The Princes Trust ormskirk

    Report from Jonathon Marlow The latest Princes Trust team can look back with pride on their achievements! Patrick Woods, ...

    Report from Jonathon Marlow The latest Princes Trust team can look back with pride on their achievements! Patrick Woods, Ben Hyman, Billy Tedford and James McGowan - pictured here with Mayor Neil Furey at their recent presentation night - completed a three night team building residential at...

    08/09/2017
  22. News of note from Ormskirk Parish Church ormskirk

    The Occasional Singers are performing an evening of Music & Song 'Autumn Serenade' on Friday 13th October 7.30 p.m. in ...

    The Occasional Singers are performing an evening of Music & Song 'Autumn Serenade' on Friday 13th October 7.30 p.m. in Ormskirk Parish Church. Tickets £5 (children Free) in aid of church funds.

    08/09/2017
  23. Residents encouraged to have their say on Clinical Commissioning Group policies ormskirk

    NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with the other seven CCGs in Lancashire and South ...

    NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is working in partnership with the other seven CCGs in Lancashire and South Cumbria to review clinical policies across the region. The eight CCGs across Lancashire and South Cumbria have all agreed that there is a need to review their...

    08/09/2017
  24. Information evening for potential foster carers ormskirk

    Information evening for potential foster carers Anyone thinking about becoming a foster carer is invited to an information ...

    Information evening for potential foster carers Anyone thinking about becoming a foster carer is invited to an information evening in Preston to find out more. The event will be held on Wednesday 20 September 2017 at County Hall, on Fishergate Hill in Preston, from 6pm to 7.30pm. Members...

    08/09/2017
  25. Fantastic Book Awards 2017 launch ormskirk

    Fantastic Book Awards 2017 launch This year's Fantastic Book Awards will be launched by children's authors Guy Bass, Karen ...

    Fantastic Book Awards 2017 launch This year's Fantastic Book Awards will be launched by children's authors Guy Bass, Karen McCombie and Steven Webb at the Samlesbury Hotel, Preston on Wednesday 20 September. Over 130 teachers are expected to attend the official launch of the book awards...

    08/09/2017
  26. Firearm found at a house in Tarleton ormskirk

    Liam Gould, 30, and Daniel Tracey, 25, both of Coe Lane, Tarleton, were stopped by Police in their vehicle on Pump House Lane on ...

    Liam Gould, 30, and Daniel Tracey, 25, both of Coe Lane, Tarleton, were stopped by Police in their vehicle on Pump House Lane on Tuesday evening after acting suspiciously. The two men were arrested at the scene when it was discovered that one of them was carrying cannabis and an axe was on...

    07/09/2017
  27. Storm names for 2017-18 announced ormskirk

    The storm names for the 2017-18 storm season have been announced by the Met Office and Met Éireann. The first storm ...

    The storm names for the 2017-18 storm season have been announced by the Met Office and Met Éireann. The first storm of the year will be female and will be named ¬ĎAileen¬í, the gender of the first storm alternates each year and follows Angus in the 2016-17 season. Surveys conducted...

    07/09/2017
  28. Police in crackdown on anti social use of motorbikes ormskirk

    Officers were deployed last night to the Scotch Piper Public House and surrounding areas following complaints of anti social ...

    Officers were deployed last night to the Scotch Piper Public House and surrounding areas following complaints of anti social behaviour mainly from excess speed from motorcyclists and car drivers .

    07/09/2017
  29. Get set for this year's Ormskirk 10k ormskirk

    Report from Dominic Grant The Ormskirk 10k is back - and this year's event is expected to be bigger and better than ever! ...

    Report from Dominic Grant The Ormskirk 10k is back - and this year's event is expected to be bigger and better than ever! The run starts and finishes at Ormskirk cricket club, beginning at 10:30. After completing a lap of the cricket club fields, runners will head off up Altys lane, the route...

    07/09/2017
  30. Driver caught speeding twice on Long Lane, Aughton ormskirk

    Community Road Watch report from yesterday's (September 6th) event: Site: Long Lane Aughton (20 mph) Time: 12.15 to 13.15 hrs ...

    Community Road Watch report from yesterday's (September 6th) event: Site: Long Lane Aughton (20 mph) Time: 12.15 to 13.15 hrs Throughput: 176 Offences: 24 (One driver exceeded speed limit twice) Speed: 23 Fastest Speed: 31 MPH Seat Belts: 1 Mobiles: 0

    07/09/2017
  31. Police want to speak to this man regarding assault in Ormskirk ormskirk

    Police want to speak to the man in the CCTV in connection with an assault that happened in the Mustard Club in Ormskirk at ...

    Police want to speak to the man in the CCTV in connection with an assault that happened in the Mustard Club in Ormskirk at approximately 1am on the 16th July of this year. During the incident, it's reported that a man was punched twice and knocked to the ground. We think the man in the CCTV...

    07/09/2017
  32. Coastal access, unnecessary use of public money, says CLA ormskirk

    Landowners have said the Government has used public money unnecessarily to replicate access to the coast that already existed as ...

    Landowners have said the Government has used public money unnecessarily to replicate access to the coast that already existed as Natural England announces that work is officially underway along every stretch of the England Coast Path. The CLA which represents landowners who own the private land...

    07/09/2017
  33. Campaign launched soon for Lancashire's children waiting for foster places ormskirk

    Lancashire County Council is supporting a regional campaign to recruit new foster carers and 'Do Something Incredible.' ...

    Lancashire County Council is supporting a regional campaign to recruit new foster carers and 'Do Something Incredible.' With around 20 Lancashire children coming into care each week and needing urgent foster care placements, the county council is keen to lend its support to the campaign and...

    07/09/2017
  34. Cabinet to consider £1m investment in bus network ormskirk

    Major improvements to the network of buses supported by Lancashire County Council are to be considered by the council's cabinet ...

    Major improvements to the network of buses supported by Lancashire County Council are to be considered by the council's cabinet next week. The council has already committed to make an extra £1m available to bus services, increasing the budget from £2m to £3m. A report to the cabinet meeting...

    07/09/2017
  35. Cabinet to consider £3m repairs to residential roads ormskirk

    Cabinet to consider £3m repairs to residential roads Work could soon get underway to revamp some of the county's worst ...

    Cabinet to consider £3m repairs to residential roads Work could soon get underway to revamp some of the county's worst residential roads with Lancashire County Council's cabinet to consider a £3m resurfacing programme. The cabinet agreed in August to commit the extra funding for resurfacing...

    07/09/2017
  36. Cabinet to Consider £45m Further Savings ormskirk

    As part of efforts to secure its future financial security, Lancashire County Council's cabinet will consider further savings of ...

    As part of efforts to secure its future financial security, Lancashire County Council's cabinet will consider further savings of more than £45m, identified during a detailed review of service budgets, when it meets next week. The proposed savings, which would come from more than 30 services,...

    07/09/2017

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