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  1. Proposed consultation on the opening hours of libraries ormskirk

    Lancashire County Council is proposing a public consultation to seek people's views on how their local libraries' opening hours ...

    Lancashire County Council is proposing a public consultation to seek people's views on how their local libraries' opening hours could be allocated across the week in future. If approved by the county council's cabinet at its meeting on Thursday 14 September, an eight-week consultation would...

    07/09/2017
  2. Back to school for thousands of pupils as new free schools open ormskirk

    33,000 new school places created across the country as number of free schools opened since 2011 passes 500 Thousands of ...

    33,000 new school places created across the country as number of free schools opened since 2011 passes 500 Thousands of children will start the term in 52 new schools as the next wave of free schools open their doors for the new academic year. Free schools are popular with parents,...

    06/09/2017
  3. First hole is cut in world's oldest nuclear store ormskirk

    Safely accessing the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo takes Sellafield Ltd a step closer to reducing the UKs nuclear hazard. The ...

    Safely accessing the Pile Fuel Cladding Silo takes Sellafield Ltd a step closer to reducing the UK’s nuclear hazard. The world’s oldest nuclear waste store has been cut...

    06/09/2017
  4. Sam Quek gets in training for the Scouse 5K ormskirk

    Sams on the starting line for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity Merseysides golden girl Sam Quek is urging runners of all ...

    Sam’s on the starting line for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity Merseyside’s golden girl Sam Quek is urging runners of all ages and ability to get involved in the Scouse 5K for The Clatterbridge Cancer Charity. Olympic hockey star Sam, who also starred in TV’s I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out Of...

    06/09/2017
  5. Another great night out in Ormskirk ormskirk

    Convivial, chilled out and relaxed - an apt description of the second of Ormskirk's Night Markets held on Saturday. Once again, ...

    Convivial, chilled out and relaxed - an apt description of the second of Ormskirk's Night Markets held on Saturday. Once again, there was a range of delicious food options provided by visiting traders, as well as some of Ormskirk’s fabulous own establishments too. Holborn Wines, Mimi & Gin, Mylo...

    06/09/2017
  6. And now for something completely different ormskirk

    Ormskirk's one and only open air bar's just opened - just in time for the start of a new student term! Co-owner Danny ...

    Ormskirk's one and only open air bar's just opened - just in time for the start of a new student term! Co-owner Danny Thompson's pictured at the Timber Yard on Moorgate which looks like an imaginative use of the old Michael Hunter's yard. Danny has developed the new venture with Richard...

    06/09/2017
  7. Duke of Cambridge to officially open 35m facility at Aintree University Hospital ormskirk

    Kensington Palace has announced that The Duke of Cambridge will visit Aintree University Hospital to formally open the new Urgent ...

    Kensington Palace has announced that The Duke of Cambridge will visit Aintree University Hospital to formally open the new Urgent Care and Trauma Centre (UCAT) this month. The £35m facility, which took four years to construct, is one of the most modern emergency centres in the country. ...

    06/09/2017
  8. Don't risk lives by using your phone when driving, urges GEM ormskirk

    Road safety and breakdown specialist GEM Motoring Assist is urging all drivers to put safety first and refrain from using their ...

    Road safety and breakdown specialist GEM Motoring Assist is urging all drivers to put safety first and refrain from using their phones at the wheel. The call comes six months after new, tougher sanctions were introduced for drivers caught using a hand-held mobile phone…. yet figures show thousands...

    05/09/2017
  9. Knife amnesty results ormskirk

    Just 41 knives were handed in across Lancashire Polices Southern Division which includes West Lancashire during a fortnightly ...

    Just 41 knives were handed in across Lancashire Police’s Southern Division which includes West Lancashire during a fortnightly long amnesty. The force held the surrender as part of a national initiative to tackle knife crime and to remove weapons from Lancashire’s streets; sixty eight knives...

    05/09/2017
  10. Richardson Cup - Burscough Richmond 2 Whitehaven 1 ormskirk

    Report by George Clandon The first round of the Richardson Cup had a bit of everything in it, end to end football, missed ...

    Report by George Clandon The first round of the Richardson Cup had a bit of everything in it, end to end football, missed chances to the home side, excellent goalkeeping from the visitor’s keeper, a penalty save from the Richmond goalkeeper, a dream start for the debutant striker and a very sad...

    05/09/2017
  11. Triple success at Ormskirk Cricket Club ormskirk

    Report and photos from Peter Rogan In the history of Ormskirk Cricket Club such success has never happened before and could ...

    Report and photos from Peter Rogan In the history of Ormskirk Cricket Club such success has never happened before and could possibly never happen again - but the unbelievable has happened ... and it all came together on the same day! All three senior teams won their respective Premier League...

    05/09/2017
  12. Net gain for local football club ormskirk

    It might be a weeks wage for many Premiership players, but its game on for Burscough Dynamo FC whose brilliant new facilities ...

    It might be a week’s wage for many Premiership players, but it’s game on for Burscough Dynamo FC whose brilliant new facilities – funded with a £98,000 grant - open soon. The impressive new pitches at the Thomas Galvin Sports ground, home of the thriving club, open on Sunday, with the Abbey Lane...

    05/09/2017
  13. Avoid unnecessary GP visits with self-care ormskirk

    The NHS IN West Lancashire is reminding residents to self-care so to avoid any unnecessary trips to their GP. Many minor ...

    The NHS IN West Lancashire is reminding residents to self-care so to avoid any unnecessary trips to their GP. Many minor ailments and conditions can easily be managed at home by simply visiting a local pharmacy and keeping a well-stocked medicine cabinet and NHS West Lancashire Clinical...

    05/09/2017
  14. 14 year old missing from Blackpool ormskirk

    Detectives in Blackpool have launched a re-appeal for information about a missing teenager. Quang Nguyen, 14, also known as ...

    Detectives in Blackpool have launched a re-appeal for information about a missing teenager. Quang Nguyen, 14, also known as Quang Maguiem, is originally from Vietnam but had been living at an address in New Lane, Thornton. He was last seen outside Primark in Bank Hey Street, Blackpool,...

    05/09/2017
  15. Get set for YoBsFest ormskirk

    Burscough residents are set for a treat when a fantastic new family music festival comes to Burscough Cricket Club on 30th ...

    Burscough residents are set for a treat when a fantastic new family music festival comes to Burscough Cricket Club on 30th September. The fun packed festival is the brainchild of an an amazing new group in Burscough that is taking things into their own hands to shake up the status quo and make...

    05/09/2017
  16. Labour reveals 351m a year in housing benefit going to bad landlords in the NW ormskirk

    Labour reveals £351m a year in housing benefit going to bad landlords in the North West. Labours Shadow Secretary ...

    Labour reveals £351m a year in housing benefit going to bad landlords in the North West. Labour’s Shadow Secretary of State for Housing John Healey has today revealed that £351m a year in housing benefit is going to private landlords letting out substandard homes in the North West. 193,000...

    05/09/2017
  17. Your vote will help a local history and heritage group ormskirk

    Our thanks to Lol Critchley and Mike Dawson for sharing this chance to help the brilliant 'Images of Burscough' website ...

    Our thanks to Lol Critchley and Mike Dawson for sharing this chance to help the brilliant 'Images of Burscough' website (http://images-of-burscough.co .uk/) keep up its good work with potential backing from the Skipton Building Society. Click here for more:...

    05/09/2017
  18. A Festival of Tales for Ormskirk Town Centre ormskirk

    A Festival of Tales for Ormskirk Town Centre A feast of visual art, creative writing and performance is being created for ...

    A Festival of Tales for Ormskirk Town Centre A feast of visual art, creative writing and performance is being created for Ormskirk in time for the run-up to Christmas. From 6 November to 5 January, a time of pantomimes and festivities, Ormskirk will offer magical fairytales of its own with...

    04/09/2017
  19. Apply online for a school place ormskirk

    Online applications for Lancashire school places go live today, Monday 4 September, for children either starting primary school, ...

    Online applications for Lancashire school places go live today, Monday 4 September, for children either starting primary school, or moving to secondary school in September 2018. Last year no fewer than 95% of parents applied online for primary and secondary school places. County...

    04/09/2017
  20. Planned roadworks in the North West ormskirk

    Planned roadworks in the North West summary for Monday 4 to Sunday 10 September 2017. The following summary of planned ...

    Planned roadworks in the North West – summary for Monday 4 to Sunday 10 September 2017. The following summary of planned new and ongoing road improvements over the coming week is correct as of Friday 1 September and could be subject to change due to weather conditions or unforeseen...

    04/09/2017
  21. Martin Mere Garden Opens ormskirk

    Inspired by the boreal forest and waterways of northern Ontario, the Gold medal winning Royal Bank of Canada Garden, as seen at ...

    Inspired by the boreal forest and waterways of northern Ontario, the Gold medal winning Royal Bank of Canada Garden, as seen at the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show has been relocated to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre. The Royal Bank of Canada Garden from the 2017 RHS Chelsea Flower Show is...

    04/09/2017
  22. 1 in 10 men aged 50 have a heart age 10 years older than they are ormskirk

    New analysis from PHEs Heart Age Test shows many have a heightened risk of a potentially fatal heart attack or stroke. ...

    New analysis from PHE’s Heart Age Test shows many have a heightened risk of a potentially fatal heart attack or stroke. Heart Age Test is the only known way of measuring our heart age, which shows how many years we can expect to live healthily without a heart attack or stroke. The higher our...

    04/09/2017
  23. Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors and visit key infrastructure in the North ormskirk

    Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors to discuss productivity in the North crucial to building an economy that works for all. ...

    Chancellor to meet Metro Mayors to discuss productivity in the North – crucial to building an economy that works for all. Philip Hammond will today (Monday 4 September) convene the government’s first meeting with all three Metro Mayors from the North of England, to discuss boosting growth...

    04/09/2017
  24. A wet summer comes to a close ormskirk

    The end of August brings a close to a wet summer and although you might not think it, it has also been warmer than average. ...

    The end of August brings a close to a wet summer and although you might not think it, it has also been warmer than average. This summer has been most notable across the UK for being wetter than average. Each of the three months have exceeded their long-term average rainfall totals in many areas....

    03/09/2017
  25. Ormskirks great and good gather at Parish Church for very special evening service ormskirk

    Ormskirk Parish Church was full of pomp and ceremony - along with some humour, too - on Wednesday evening for the licensing and ...

    Ormskirk Parish Church was full of pomp and ceremony - along with some humour, too - on Wednesday evening for the licensing and installation of the town’s new vicar, Rev. Pauline Bicknell. Some 250 folk from all over the town and district gathered at St Peter and St Paul's for the ceremony ...

    02/09/2017
  26. More pictures from Rev. Pauline Bicknell's licencing service ormskirk

    Following the service, Pauline and The Bishop invited the congregation to a celebration buffet in Church House. ...

    Following the service, Pauline and The Bishop invited the congregation to a celebration buffet in Church House.

    02/09/2017
  27. Dirty Dancings Baby and Johnny perform the famous lift on board the Mersey Ferry ormskirk

    AN ICONIC MOVE ON BOARD AN ICONIC ATTRACTION Dirty Dancings Baby and Johnny perform the famous lift on board the Mersey ...

    AN ICONIC MOVE ON BOARD AN ICONIC ATTRACTION Dirty Dancing’s Baby and Johnny perform the famous ‘lift’ on board the Mersey Ferry With the record-breaking tour in full swing, the Dirty Dancing cast visited Liverpool yesterday to take a trip on the world-famous Mersey Ferry and performed the...

    02/09/2017
  28. Courts issue 177,720 in penalties to anglers ormskirk

    The Environment Agency revealed it prosecuted 691 people for angling offences throughout April, May and June 2017. The ...

    The Environment Agency revealed it prosecuted 691 people for angling offences throughout April, May and June 2017. The Environment Agency revealed it prosecuted 691 people for angling offences throughout April, May and June 2017. In total, courts imposed penalties of £177,720, with the...

    01/09/2017
  29. Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On 2017 - Planning your trip-Free parking ormskirk

    For those of you travelling to this years Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On on Friday 1 September. Please note that due to ...

    For those of you travelling to this year’s Blackpool Illuminations Switch-On on Friday 1 September. Please note that due to industrial action, there will be some disruption to train services operated by Northern Rail on Friday 1 September. Northern Rail will be operating reduced services...

    01/09/2017
  30. Work due to start on refresh of the Mersey Tunnels Toll System ormskirk

    âMersey Tunnel users are set to benefit from an improved travelling experience as work gets underway on a refresh of the ...

    ​Mersey Tunnel users are set to benefit from an improved travelling experience as work gets underway on a refresh of the toll system in both tunnels . Improvements that will be introduced through the refresh, some of which are the result of feedback received from tunnel users, include: ...

    01/09/2017
  31. Errant Edge Hill parkers let off fines on a technicality ormskirk

    Legal or illegal - you be the judge of this BMW driver parked outside Edge Hill university. QLocal has learnt that some 30 ...

    Legal or illegal - you be the judge of this BMW driver parked outside Edge Hill university. QLocal has learnt that some 30 drivers successfully had their parking tickets overturned after it transpired that they’d all been booked illegally over a technicality. A parking warden who travels down...

    01/09/2017
  32. 300 million road projects to improve journeys in Merseyside and Cheshire ormskirk

    Two major new road schemes worth more than £300 million are set to cut congestion and improve journey times for hundreds of ...

    Two major new road schemes worth more than £300 million are set to cut congestion and improve journey times for hundreds of thousands of drivers in Merseyside and Cheshire. Highways England has set out its preferred options for upgrading the key route to the Port of Liverpool and creating a...

    01/09/2017
  33. Jury still out on town centre 'improvements' ormskirk

    Not everyone's convinced that the new look town centre is an actual improvement in what's been replaced. QLocal's Roger Blaxall ...

    Not everyone's convinced that the new look town centre is an actual improvement in what's been replaced. QLocal's Roger Blaxall broke the story last week on the removal of certain planters on Moor St. with the plinth at the junction with Moorgate the next to go in a bid to make the area more...

    01/09/2017
  34. Virgin working hard in Ormskirk ormskirk

    Virgin is over Ormskirk like a rash at the moment, as work continues to hook up parts of the town to its media services. The ...

    Virgin is over Ormskirk like a rash at the moment, as work continues to hook up parts of the town to its media services. The Scott Estate and Boundary Way are currently being dug up as cables are laid over the next few weeks with the contract due to end by mid autumn. Truth be told, the Stoke...

    01/09/2017
  35. World's longest coastal footpath one step closer ormskirk

    100% of the England Coast Path is now either being worked on or complete. Tourists from around the globe will soon be able ...

    100% of the England Coast Path is now either being worked on or complete. Tourists from around the globe will soon be able to step foot on the longest coastal walking route in the world as work is officially underway along every stretch of the England Coast Path. Natural England is now...

    01/09/2017
  36. The 2017 Southport Air Show is set to be as spectacular as ever ormskirk

    The skies over Southport are set to thunder with the roar of jet engines, the thrum of propellers and the majesty of amazing ...

    The skies over Southport are set to thunder with the roar of jet engines, the thrum of propellers and the majesty of amazing flying machines for the 2017 Air Show. Three days of awe inspiring, jaw dropping displays begin with a special Friday Launch event. The main Air Show takes place...

    01/09/2017

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