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  1. Early morning ram raid at Booths ormskirk

    This is the aftermath of an early morning ram raid at Booths, Burscough after a store window was smashed as the thieves made a bid ...

    This is the aftermath of an early morning ram raid at Booths, Burscough after a store window was smashed as the thieves made a bid to steal the cash machine. Quite why they ended up dragging the coffee machine from the store is a mystery but police responded in force with one eyewitness texting...

    10/10/2018
  2. Confiscation Order for more than Ł12 million against convicted drug supplier ormskirk

    Officers from the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU) are welcoming a hearing yesterday (Monday, 9th October) which ...

    Officers from the North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU) are welcoming a hearing yesterday (Monday, 9th October) which has resulted in a Confiscation Order of more than £12 million being issued against a convicted drug supplier from GMP. 49-year-old Paula White from Eccles was...

    10/10/2018
  3. Man recovering after failed attempt to take his own life in Lathom ormskirk

    A 30-year-old man's recovering in hospital after a failed suicide bid on Friday night in Lathom. Police and ambulance staff ...

    A 30-year-old man's recovering in hospital after a failed suicide bid on Friday night in Lathom. Police and ambulance staff attended quiet Hall Lane after a member of the public spotted a silver Astra hatchback parked in the lay by near Lathom Chapel for over two hours in the early evening. ...

    10/10/2018
  4. Ormskirk library Fun Palace success ormskirk

    Ormskirk Library was transformed as it held its second annual Fun Palace on Saturday! Members of the local community came ...

    Ormskirk Library was transformed as it held its second annual Fun Palace on Saturday! Members of the local community came together to provide a range of free activities for both young and old. The Quantum technology club brought along 3D printers and robotics technology equipment,...

    10/10/2018
  5. St Bede’s pupils and staff join in moving WW1 commemoration ormskirk

    St Bede’s Catholic High School has begun its commemoration and remembrance of the anniversary of the ending of the First World ...

    St BedeÂ’s Catholic High School has begun its commemoration and remembrance of the anniversary of the ending of the First World War, with the school gathering names of those killed in action from the local area. These soldiersÂ’ and sailorsÂ’ names have been written on poppies by pupils as an act...

    09/10/2018
  6. Salmonella linked to liquid egg white ormskirk

    Public Health England (PHE) is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella affecting people who consumed a nationally distributed ...

    Public Health England (PHE) is investigating an outbreak of Salmonella affecting people who consumed a nationally distributed liquid egg white product. ‘Dr Zak’s Barn Farmed Liquid Egg White’ has been recalled by the Food Standards Agency. Microbiological testing on a number of batches of...

    09/10/2018
  7. Hospice opens its doors to pioneering health and well-being project ormskirk

    St. Joseph’s Hospice will open its doors to the local community today for the launch of a brand new health and wellbeing project, ...

    St. JosephÂ’s Hospice will open its doors to the local community today for the launch of a brand new health and wellbeing project, in partnership with Liverpool-based charity, The Reader. The event, which starts at 1pm, has been organised to mark this yearÂ’s Mental Health Awareness Day, which...

    09/10/2018
  8. ‘Songs Across The Pond’ - a music gig for kids this half term ormskirk

    Children’s musician, David Gibb has teamed up with three-time children’s Grammy Nominee Brady Rymer from the USA to bring an ...

    Children’s musician, David Gibb has teamed up with three-time children’s Grammy Nominee Brady Rymer from the USA to bring an exciting new family music event to Lancashire! ‘Songs Across The Pond’ is a collaboration between UK children’s musician David Gibb and US based musician Brady Rymer, and...

    09/10/2018
  9. Refunds offered for Musical Fireworks ormskirk

    Refunds for Sunday 30 September after musical Fireworks cancelled. Sefton Council have issued the following statement. Thank ...

    Refunds for Sunday 30 September after musical Fireworks cancelled. Sefton Council have issued the following statement. Thank you for your patience regarding refunds. Due to the weather conditions during the first display on Sunday 30 September we made the decision to stop the display and...

    09/10/2018
  10. Work starts to upgrade platforms on the Merseyrail network ormskirk

    A programme of platform upgrades is about to begin to prepare the Merseyrail network for the arrival in 2020 of new, state of the ...

    A programme of platform upgrades is about to begin to prepare the Merseyrail network for the arrival in 2020 of new, state of the art trains that will transform how people travel. The phased programme of upgrades will take place between October 2018 and June 2019, starting with Phase one...

    09/10/2018
  11. Travellers barred from new Aughton housing development site ormskirk

    Any ideas travellers had of moving onto a new housing development on Long Lane have been dashed after these barriers were dug last ...

    Any ideas travellers had of moving onto a new housing development on Long Lane have been dashed after these barriers were dug last week. A contractor spent a day at the site - the former Mount Carmel school playground - digging up piles of earth from the site borders - and even locking the gate!...

    08/10/2018
  12. New luxury barbers opening soon in Ormskirk ormskirk

    Work's started on converting an empty Ormskirk shop into a new 'bespoke' barbers. The former pharmacy next to the Windmill pub ...

    Work's started on converting an empty Ormskirk shop into a new 'bespoke' barbers. The former pharmacy next to the Windmill pub will be opening soon with this advert appearing at the weekend looking for staff to 'jump ship' and start a new job there.

    08/10/2018
  13. Sign of the times for Ormskirk's new heritage trail ormskirk

    Ormskirk Community Partnership's holding the launch of the signs for the Heritage Trail on Sunday 21st October at 1.30pm. ...

    Ormskirk Community Partnership's holding the launch of the signs for the Heritage Trail on Sunday 21st October at 1.30pm. Mayor Noel Delaney will carry out the formalities and at 2.00pm a conducted shortened version of the Trail will take place, which will finish at 3.00pm at Stokers for tea...

    08/10/2018
  14. Support for the proposed new local plan crumbling as MP comes out in opposition ormskirk

    Independent Councillor Adrian Owens says support for the new proposed local plan is crumbling even before the public consultation ...

    Independent Councillor Adrian Owens says support for the new proposed local plan is crumbling even before the public consultation starts with the local MP, Rosie Cooper now opposing the plans put forward by her Labour council colleagues. Cllr Owens said, “Our West Lancashire has been advising...

    08/10/2018
  15. MP's school parking enforcement call ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper's called on Lancashire County Council to carry out increased parking enforcement near schools with safety of both ...

    MP Rosie Cooper's called on Lancashire County Council to carry out increased parking enforcement near schools with safety of both pupils and neighbours questioned. Residents living within close proximity have long called for more action to be taken against drivers, including parents, who...

    08/10/2018
  16. All quiet on Long Lane ormskirk

    Our thanks to QLocal reader Mike Jones for this photo taken on Friday of a very quiet Long Lane... 'Hi Thought you may like ...

    Our thanks to QLocal reader Mike Jones for this photo taken on Friday of a very quiet Long Lane... 'Hi Thought you may like this - no trains on today and Long Lane looking like it used to.'

    08/10/2018
  17. Smart road lights to prevent lane drifting at major motorway junction ormskirk

    LED road studs light up when traffic lights turn green. Technology switched on at Merseyside’s Switch Island. Smart ...

    LED road studs light up when traffic lights turn green. Technology switched on at MerseysideÂ’s Switch Island. Smart lights in the road surface, which switch on when traffic lights turn green, have been introduced for the first time at a major motorway junction to help drivers stay in the...

    08/10/2018
  18. Have you seen ‘Scouse Jay’ ormskirk

    Police are appealing for information about a wanted man. Jamie Williams, 34, also known as ‘Scouse Jay’, is wanted by ...

    Police are appealing for information about a wanted man. Jamie Williams, 34, also known as ‘Scouse Jay’, is wanted by police in connection with offences including aggravated burglary, dangerous driving, breach of a court order, robbery and kidnap. Williams is described as white, 6ft 3ins...

    08/10/2018
  19. Further arrests made in county lines drugs operation ormskirk

    A 40 year old woman and 60 year old man have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs. An 18 ...

    A 40 year old woman and 60 year old man have been arrested on suspicion of possession with intent to supply class A drugs. An 18 year old, man has been arrested on suspicion of supplying a controlled drug. They remain in custody. A 51 year old man from Blackpool arrested on suspicion of...

    08/10/2018
  20. British Transport Police releases its annual report ormskirk

    The chance of a passenger of becoming a victim of crime on the railway remains extremely low, with only 19 crimes recorded for ...

    The chance of a passenger of becoming a victim of crime on the railway remains extremely low, with only 19 crimes recorded for every million journeys in 2017/18. During this period, British Transport Police (BTP) recorded 61,159 crimes in England, Scotland and Wales, compared with 52,235 in...

    08/10/2018
  21. Ormskirk and District Snooker League Results ormskirk

    This week saw a return to league action after last weeks exciting cup matches in the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker ...

    This week saw a return to league action after last weeks exciting cup matches in the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League. Aughton Institute E continue as leaders of Division One and have now extended their advantage to a healthy five points at the top of the league table. This time...

    08/10/2018
  22. Police thank public and partners following successful Giants event ormskirk

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants weekend event a huge success. Superintendent Mark ...

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants weekend event a huge success. Superintendent Mark Morgan said: "The ‘Liverpool’s Dream’ Giants event has, as expected and planned for, proved extremely popular with people from Merseyside and beyond. "From the Little...

    08/10/2018
  23. Police thank public for making Giants event a success on Saturday ormskirk

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants event a success on Saturday. Superintendent Mark Morgan ...

    Merseyside Police has thanked the public for helping to make the Giants event a success on Saturday. Superintendent Mark Morgan said: "We recognise that the ‘Liverpool’s Dream’ Giants event has, as expected and planned for, proved extremely popular. "There were large crowds today and our...

    07/10/2018
  24. Rebell to the rescue ormskirk

    Mamma Mia! An Italian student was left in tears after Edge Hill University's admissions office didn't have time to sort out ...

    Mamma Mia! An Italian student was left in tears after Edge Hill University's admissions office didn't have time to sort out her accommodation. And it was Rebell to the rescue after the Wigan Road based student accommodation provider managed to find her a hotel for a few nights. QLocal...

    06/10/2018
  25. First new trains in Ł500 million northern investment unveiled ormskirk

    Northern rail passengers to benefit from state-of-the-art trains. 98 state-of-the-art trains will be rolled out on the ...

    Northern rail passengers to benefit from state-of-the-art trains. 98 state-of-the-art trains will be rolled out on the Northern Rail network over the coming months £500 million investment will lead to the total removal of the Pacer trains from the Northern network unveiling marks the next...

    06/10/2018
  26. Planned roadworks in the North West ormskirk

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 5 October but ...

    The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 5 October but could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen circumstances. All our improvement work is carried out with the aim of causing as little disruption as...

    06/10/2018
  27. West Lancs Bins ormskirk

    West Lancashire Borough Council is reminding residents who are still using blue boxes or bags for recycling to order a blue bin ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council is reminding residents who are still using blue boxes or bags for recycling to order a blue bin for glass, cans and plastic bottles recycling or a green bin for cardboard and paper for free by 31 October 2018. The Council is replacing blue boxes with blue...

    05/10/2018
  28. Alcohol causes 1 in 13 breast cancers ormskirk

    Drink free days campaign marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by encouraging women to take more drink free days to reduce their ...

    Drink free days campaign marks Breast Cancer Awareness Month by encouraging women to take more drink free days to reduce their breast cancer risk. Women encouraged to have more drink free days to reduce their risk of developing breast cancer This Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and as part...

    05/10/2018
  29. Projects lay the groundwork for a future of robolawyers and flying cars ormskirk

    New fund will back projects that will ensure rules and regulations keep pace with technological advances of the future from ...

    New fund will back projects that will ensure rules and regulations keep pace with technological advances of the future from virtual lawyers to flying cars. 15 winning bidders for the £10m RegulatorsÂ’ Pioneer Fund were announced today by Business Secretary Greg Clark Fund will support bodies...

    05/10/2018
  30. Lancashire libraries to pioneer new NHS Online Orb app ormskirk

    Visitors to Lancashire libraries have the chance to test out a new health app, which is designed to make access to health advice ...

    Visitors to Lancashire libraries have the chance to test out a new health app, which is designed to make access to health advice and care easier. The NHS Online Orb being developed for NHS England, brings together medical information in one easy-to-use app, which can also help patients to...

    05/10/2018
  31. Trusts alerted as firm stockpiles clinical waste and body parts ormskirk

    Government takes action against waste disposal company after it stockpiled hundreds of tonnes of dangerous human waste from NHS ...

    Government takes action against waste disposal company after it stockpiled hundreds of tonnes of dangerous human waste from NHS hospitals . COBRA meeting held last month chaired by the health secretary agreed to take action and spend £1m in preparations Up to 50 trusts served by...

    04/10/2018
  32. Ormskirk library to be transformed into a 'Fun Palace' on Saturday ormskirk

    Ormskirk is one of 19 libraries all over Lancashire being transfomed this weekend into a 'Fun Palace'! Fun Palaces pop up as an ...

    Ormskirk is one of 19 libraries all over Lancashire being transfomed this weekend into a 'Fun Palace'! Fun Palaces pop up as an annual weekend of events were arts, crafts, science, tech and digital are a catalyst for community engagement and full participation for everyone, from the grassroots...

    04/10/2018
  33. Bickerstaffe's Sandpiper backs 'paw'some campaign to welcome pups to the pub ormskirk

    They’ve long been hailed as man’s best friend, but now a national pub group has launched a Pubs for Pups campaign to encourage ...

    TheyÂ’ve long been hailed as manÂ’s best friend, but now a national pub group has launched a Pubs for Pups campaign to encourage bars across the UK to welcome dogs back to the pub for a drink with their owners. Vintage Inns surveyed British dog owners and found that over 80 per cent, or 7.2...

    04/10/2018
  34. Super structure lifted over M6 as part of major technology upgrade ormskirk

    New timelapse footage shows a giant gantry being lifted over the M6 as part of a major technology upgrade which will help improve ...

    New timelapse footage shows a giant gantry being lifted over the M6 as part of a major technology upgrade which will help improve journeys for thousands of drivers. The huge 40-metre-wide structure, spanning the width of the motorway, will hold 10 large electronic signs and is the biggest...

    04/10/2018
  35. Appeal to locate 15-year-old Liam Hawkes ormskirk

    Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September. 15-year-old Liam Hawkes was ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September. 15-year-old Liam Hawkes was last seen at 12.30pm in Houlston Road, Kirkby. He is known to frequent the areas of Kirkby, Ormskirk and Morcambe in Lancashire. Liam is described as white, 5ft 11in...

    04/10/2018
  36. Trouble at t' mill - Persimmon response to MP's parking issue complaints ormskirk

    Following our report posted on Tuesday regarding MP Rosie Cooper's concerns about parking at Burscough's Ainscough Mill, a ...

    Following our report posted on Tuesday regarding MP Rosie Cooper's concerns about parking at Burscough's Ainscough Mill, a spokesperson for Persimmon Homes Lancashire told QLocal: “The parking provision on our Ainscough Mill development was developed in line with the context, constraints and...

    04/10/2018

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