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  1. Government kick-starts work on Future of Mobility Grand Challenge ormskirk

    New plans could be the start of an exciting and profound change in how people, goods and services move around the country. ...

    New plans could be the start of an exciting and profound change in how people, goods and services move around the country. A wave of electric cargo bikes, vans, quadricycles and micro vehicles could replace vans in UK cities as part of plans to transform last-mile deliveries, vastly reducing...

    30/07/2018
  2. Wanted Jake Howells for burglary ormskirk

    Police are appealing for information to help find 18-year-old Jake Howells from Litherland. Merseyside Police is keen to ...

    Police are appealing for information to help find 18-year-old Jake Howells from Litherland. Merseyside Police is keen to speak to Howells in connection with offences including burglary and two vehicle thefts. He is described as white, 5ft 5in tall, of small build, with blonde hair and...

    30/07/2018
  3. People with hidden disabilities to benefit from Blue Badges ormskirk

    Blue Badge scheme to be extended to hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions. People with hidden ...

    Blue Badge scheme to be extended to hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions. People with hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions will soon have access to Blue Badges, removing the barriers many face to travel. The Blue Badge scheme...

    29/07/2018
  4. New parents could miss out on almost Ł500 from their tax credits ormskirk

    Many parents do not realise they need to deduct their statutory parental pay from their salary when renewing tax credits. ...

    Many parents do not realise they need to deduct their statutory parental pay from their salary when renewing tax credits. Thousands of parents could be at risk of missing out on hundreds of pounds from their tax credits by accidently reporting their income incorrectly. HM Revenue and...

    28/07/2018
  5. Why we are indebted to volunteers like this - Mayor's praise for WLDA group ormskirk

    Report: Brian Hardisty There are some 50 voluntary organisations in west Lancashire - and new mayor Noel Delaney's determined ...

    Report: Brian Hardisty There are some 50 voluntary organisations in west Lancashire - and new mayor Noel Delaney's determined to find out as much as he can about their good work! And that saw him visit West Lancashire Debt Advice on Tuesday evening to discover more how volunteers support...

    28/07/2018
  6. Red faces all round as Dowling returns to local politics - after just two months ormskirk

    A well known Labour councillor's back in local politics - but it was a close run thing! Gareth Dowling is now the elected ...

    A well known Labour councillor's back in local politics - but it was a close run thing! Gareth Dowling is now the elected member for Ormskirk's busy Knowsley ward but has seen a greatly reduced majority with Tory also ran George Vernon coming third after a slump in the blue vote. He didn't even...

    28/07/2018
  7. Council 'jobsworth' criticised at Ormskirk planning protest UPDATE ormskirk

    Campaigners lost one big battle but won a minor skirmish last night at the Borough Council offices. Four members of the Skem. ...

    Campaigners lost one big battle but won a minor skirmish last night at the Borough Council offices. Four members of the Skem. Veterans Association turned up the monthly planning meeting, with a Council 'jobsworth' telling them their Colours and Union Flag were not allowed in the Council Chamber!...

    27/07/2018
  8. Burscough wagon driver survives M6 crash which closes motorway ormskirk

    A local haulage company made headlines for all the wrong reasons yesterday after one of its drivers was involved a crash which ...

    A local haulage company made headlines for all the wrong reasons yesterday after one of its drivers was involved a crash which closed the busy M6. MJ Griffiths of Tollgate Crescent, Burscough (http://www.mjgriffithstranspo rt.co.uk/) is currently not naming the driver but at five o'clock...

    27/07/2018
  9. Snow White and Jungle Book themed gardens to be on display at Flower Show ormskirk

    Enchanting garden displays themed around the fairy-tale of Snow White and the timeless classic Jungle Book will be on display at ...

    Enchanting garden displays themed around the fairy-tale of Snow White and the timeless classic Jungle Book will be on display at this yearÂ’s Southport Flower Show, courtesy of the showÂ’s headline sponsor Everest Home Improvements. The Snow White and Jungle Book display gardens, which tie in...

    27/07/2018
  10. Cannabis-derived medicinal products to be made available on prescription ormskirk

    Specialist clinicians will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products by the autumn, Home Secretary Sajid ...

    Specialist clinicians will be able to legally prescribe cannabis-derived medicinal products by the autumn, Home Secretary Sajid Javid announced today. The Home Secretary decided to reschedule these products after receiving advice from experts during the two-part review he commissioned on...

    27/07/2018
  11. Northbound M6 reopens after bridge strike ormskirk

    A section of the M6 that was closed for most of Thursday after a lorry crashed into a bridge has reopened. The northbound ...

    A section of the M6 that was closed for most of Thursday after a lorry crashed into a bridge has reopened. The northbound carriageway between junctions 32 at Broughton, Preston, and 33, at Galgate, Lancaster, is open following overnight works to remove the HGV and install a bridge support. ...

    27/07/2018
  12. Exciting new homes development plans revealed exclusively to QLocal ormskirk

    Another piece in the jigsaw of the anticipated redevelopment of the old Atkinson Kirby site can now be revealed by QLocal ...

    Another piece in the jigsaw of the anticipated redevelopment of the old Atkinson Kirby site can now be revealed by QLocal Ormskirk. According to Jigsaw Homes of Manchester, it's planning to deliver 51 new homes on site, all of which will be for affordable rent, and delivered by Chorley Community...

    27/07/2018
  13. NWAS supports patients to boost their mental wellbeing ormskirk

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and the Mental Health Foundation have joined forces to provide advice to help people look ...

    North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) and the Mental Health Foundation have joined forces to provide advice to help people look after their mental health. A leaflet containing tips from the Mental Health Foundation to encourage people to boost their mental wellbeing has been produced by NWAS and...

    27/07/2018
  14. Total Eclipse of the Moon on 27 July 2018 ormskirk

    Part of the total phase of the lunar eclipse will be visible from the United Kingdom as the Moon rises. A total eclipse of ...

    Part of the total phase of the lunar eclipse will be visible from the United Kingdom as the Moon rises. A total eclipse of the Moon will occur on Friday 27 July 2018. This lunar eclipse exhibits the longest duration of totality at 103.6 minutes in the 21st century. It will be visible in its...

    26/07/2018
  15. Extra powers to prevent the misuse of drones ormskirk

    Consultation on the safe use and effective regulation of drones. The government is to consult on new measures to prevent ...

    Consultation on the safe use and effective regulation of drones. The government is to consult on new measures to prevent the misuse of drones, including on-the-spot fines and the ability to seize them if necessary. The new measures are intended to ensure drones are being used safely in a...

    26/07/2018
  16. Warning over cold callers promising timeshare exit ormskirk

    Lancashire County Council Trading Standards is warning about a timeshare 'scam' targeting people who signed up to schemes in the ...

    Lancashire County Council Trading Standards is warning about a timeshare 'scam' targeting people who signed up to schemes in the past and are desperate to get out of them. Officers are receiving complaints from people who have lost thousands of pounds in 'legal fees' to cold callers claiming to...

    26/07/2018
  17. Faith Minister calls for new bell ringers ormskirk

    Faith Minister Lord Bourne is calling on people across the nation to get involved in ‘Ringing Remembers’ as the country marks ...

    Faith Minister Lord Bourne is calling on people across the nation to get involved in ‘Ringing Remembers’ as the country marks 100 years since the end of the First World War. The government funded ‘Ringing Remembers’ project aims to recruit 1,400 new bell ringers to take part in Armistice Day...

    26/07/2018
  18. Hospitals future raised with PM by Rosie Cooper ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper was called by the Speaker of the House of Commons to ask a question of the Prime Minister at Wednesday’s PMQs. ...

    MP Rosie Cooper was called by the Speaker of the House of Commons to ask a question of the Prime Minister at WednesdayÂ’s PMQs. She took the opportunity to challenge Theresa May over the GovernmentÂ’s plans to invest in building new hospitals, while sites such as Ormskirk are being underutilised....

    26/07/2018
  19. Not such a bright future for disabled after this sad news ormskirk

    A pioneering charity which employs young disabled people to recycle donated mobility equipment will close soon as it has not ...

    A pioneering charity which employs young disabled people to recycle donated mobility equipment will close soon as it has not secured the £50,000 it needed to stay open. And it's anything but a bright future for Brighter Future Workshop, of Skem. that's been in financial difficulties over the...

    26/07/2018
  20. Old school memories at Master McGraths ormskirk

    Report: Lorna Hughes A few happy hours were spent in Master McGrath's on Saturday when 22 ex-students of Ormskirk Grammar ...

    Report: Lorna Hughes A few happy hours were spent in Master McGrath's on Saturday when 22 ex-students of Ormskirk Grammar School (1953 intake) had a reunion. Photos were pored over, memories rekindled and misdemeanors laughed about! The reunions are a regular event and are much enjoyed. ...

    25/07/2018
  21. Climate change means more action is needed to address risk of UK heatwaves ormskirk

    The current UK heatwave and water shortages highlight the need for Government to redouble its efforts to address the risk from ...

    The current UK heatwave and water shortages highlight the need for Government to redouble its efforts to address the risk from climate change, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) says. The high temperatures and lack of rain in the UK are an example of increasing risks from climate change...

    25/07/2018
  22. Sad yarn with a happy ending as another Church Street shop closes soon ormskirk

    'Knit and natters' at a popular Ormskirk wool shop will fall silent soon as Knitwise closes on Church St. But it's not all bad ...

    'Knit and natters' at a popular Ormskirk wool shop will fall silent soon as Knitwise closes on Church St. But it's not all bad news from owner Myra McKay - she's hoping to find a selection of venues for her popular knitting afternoons and evenings in and around Ormskirk, all of which will be...

    25/07/2018
  23. Why every day's a 'Fryday' here ormskirk

    A new luxury chippy will be opening soon in Burscough. These are the first pictures of the impressive new Fylde Fish Bar on the ...

    A new luxury chippy will be opening soon in Burscough. These are the first pictures of the impressive new Fylde Fish Bar on the busy Ringtail Retail Park - staff training was taking plaice, sorry place, over the last few days prior to its opening on 30 July.

    25/07/2018
  24. Bat And Barn Owl Nights ormskirk

    Popular Bat and Barn Owl nights return to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer. Every Friday in August (10th, 17th, 24th ...

    Popular Bat and Barn Owl nights return to WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre this summer. Every Friday in August (10th, 17th, 24th & 31st) join our reserve team and bat expert for this unique experience. The evening starts at 8pm until 11pm, with a walk out on the Marsh to search for barn owls...

    25/07/2018
  25. Aughton mechanic fights for his life ormskirk

    A young Aughton mechanic is still on life support after his car left the road last Monday night in a bad crash. Tom Royle, 19, ...

    A young Aughton mechanic is still on life support after his car left the road last Monday night in a bad crash. Tom Royle, 19, of Skem is in The Walton Centre with friends and family all rooting for him - one local church sent out a special prayer request earlier this week to its members. ...

    25/07/2018
  26. HPV vaccine to be given to boys in England ormskirk

    The government has announced that adolescent boys will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from ...

    The government has announced that adolescent boys will be offered the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine to protect them from cancer. Boys aged between 12 and 13 in England will be given a vaccine to protect them against HPV-related cancers, Public Health Minister Steve Brine has announced...

    25/07/2018
  27. More partnership working is needed to tackle rural crime issues ormskirk

    The National Rural Crime Survey released today (23 July) shows growing demand on police from issues that need responses from ...

    The National Rural Crime Survey released today (23 July) shows growing demand on police from issues that need responses from across different authorities according to Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner. The highest two reported issues in Lancashire were fly tipping and speeding, raised...

    25/07/2018
  28. Hayfield team put their best feet forward for Christies ormskirk

    Report: Katie Budworth Cheers! Congratulations to a team from The Hayfield who walked 34 miles from The Christie in ...

    Report: Katie Budworth Cheers! Congratulations to a team from The Hayfield who walked 34 miles from The Christie in Manchester back to the pub last Tuesday. Manager, Louise Dodd, Deputy Manager, Stacey Mynett, Assistant Manageress, Katie Budworth, Head Chef, Jonathon Cox along with Tom...

    25/07/2018
  29. Leyland Trucks keep on truckin' for Rainbow House ormskirk

    A group of employees from Leyland Trucks completed 'Born Survivor' to raise £2000 for Rainbow House. 'Born Survivor' is a ...

    A group of employees from Leyland Trucks completed 'Born Survivor' to raise £2000 for Rainbow House. 'Born Survivor' is a fast and furious 10km of military training inspired mission on a course featuring over 30 obstacles, gallons of mud and some awesome terrain near Manchester designed to test...

    24/07/2018
  30. Her sacrifice will not be forgotten - the amazing story of Ellen Preece ormskirk

    Dot Broady-Hawkes tells the fascinating story of Ellen Preece who died exactly one hundred years ago yesterday. Ellen Preece ...

    Dot Broady-Hawkes tells the fascinating story of Ellen Preece who died exactly one hundred years ago yesterday. Ellen Preece (known as Nellie to her family) was born at 2, Emily Street, Chorley on 18th March 1895 and baptised at St GeorgeÂ’s Church, Chorley in May 1895. Her father John Preece...

    24/07/2018
  31. These fake emails are after your Amazon login details - Action Fraud alert ormskirk

    From Action Fraud via Lancashire Constabulary: We’ve had an increased number of reports about these fake emails purporting to ...

    From Action Fraud via Lancashire Constabulary: WeÂ’ve had an increased number of reports about these fake emails purporting to be from Amazon. The subject line and content of the emails vary, but they all contain links leading to phishing websites designed to steal your Amazon login details. ...

    24/07/2018
  32. More than a million people still need to renew their tax credits ormskirk

    There’s just one week to go to the 31 July tax credit renewal deadline and HMRC is urging over a million customers yet to renew ...

    There’s just one week to go to the 31 July tax credit renewal deadline and HMRC is urging over a million customers yet to renew to do it online today because this is the quickest and easiest way. Angela MacDonald, HMRC’s Director General of Customer Services, said: “We’ve improved...

    24/07/2018
  33. Severe obesity in 10 to 11 year olds reaches record high ormskirk

    Analysis of the National Child Measurement Programme shows the proportion of children in Year 6 with severe obesity has reached an ...

    Analysis of the National Child Measurement Programme shows the proportion of children in Year 6 with severe obesity has reached an all-time high. Levels of severe obesity in children aged 10 to 11 years have reached the highest point since records began, according to new figures published...

    24/07/2018
  34. Sefton secures Ł2.3 million for major highway improvement project in Maghull ormskirk

    Sefton Council is delighted to have secured £2.3 million for a major highway improvement project in Maghull. The proposed ...

    Sefton Council is delighted to have secured £2.3 million for a major highway improvement project in Maghull. The proposed scheme will allow for reduced congestion and improved safety at the A59 Northway junction with Dover Road and Liverpool Road South. Funding for the project, which is...

    24/07/2018
  35. Aughton man charged with attempted murder ormskirk

    A 62 year old Aughton man has been charged following the dramatic incident on Aughton St., Ormskirk yesterday morning which ...

    A 62 year old Aughton man has been charged following the dramatic incident on Aughton St., Ormskirk yesterday morning which brought the town centre to a standstill for three hours. Mark Gibbons, of Bold Lane has been charged with attempted murder; he is due to appear at Preston MagistratesÂ’...

    24/07/2018
  36. Why there were songs of praise at Ormskirk's Emmanuel Church on Sunday ormskirk

    There have been songs of praise at a well known Ormskirk church after the good news that work's beginning soon on a transformation ...

    There have been songs of praise at a well known Ormskirk church after the good news that work's beginning soon on a transformation of Emmanuel on Derby Street. They include a new entrance foyer and better disabled provision along with new toilets, improved heating and better audio visual...

    24/07/2018

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