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  1. 'Silent Soldier Silhouettes' are now in place as part of Council's WW1 tribute ormskirk

    West Lancashire Borough Council is working on its tributes to those who served in the armed forces as it joins others across the ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council is working on its tributes to those who served in the armed forces as it joins others across the country to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. The Council has bought three 'Silent Soldier Silhouettes' from the Royal British Legion which...

    24/10/2018
  2. Leyland man missing from home ormskirk

    Have you seen Ryan Kennedy? Concern is growing for the 25-year-old who is missing from home in Leyland. Ryan was last ...

    Have you seen Ryan Kennedy? Concern is growing for the 25-year-old who is missing from home in Leyland. Ryan was last seen at 6am on 23rd October in the St Annes Road area of Leyland. He is described as being 5ft 7in tall of medium build with short brown hair.

    24/10/2018
  3. Police appeal for information after man breaches bail conditions ormskirk

    Police are appealing for information to find a man who we would like to speak to after he breached his bail conditions. ...

    Police are appealing for information to find a man who we would like to speak to after he breached his bail conditions. 22-year-old Brandon Curtis McAllister has bail conditions with a tag and has a curfew to remain at his home address between the hours of 9pm and 6am daily. Extensive...

    24/10/2018
  4. 'Rock Of Ages' at the Liverpool Empire ormskirk

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the smash hit musical 'Rock Of Ages' at the Liverpool Empire. The musical is ...

    Qlocal was invited to the opening night of the smash hit musical 'Rock Of Ages' at the Liverpool Empire. The musical is loud,funny and has rock music to suit all tastes. Rock of Ages is an LA love story lavished with over 25 classic rock anthems. Lose yourself in a city and a time where the...

    24/10/2018
  5. Happy Mondays for the Ormskirk St Annes Monday Club ormskirk

    A lively church pensioners clubs received a generous grant from the Community Link Foundation to fund a variety of activities ...

    A lively church pensioners club’s received a generous grant from the Community Link Foundation to fund a variety of activities over the next few months. Enda Rylands, CLF Chair is pictured with a few of its 20 members at the St Anne’s Parochial Centre following the handover of a cheque for £400...

    24/10/2018
  6. Lancashire Cares Older Adults Team receives prestigious national award ormskirk

    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trusts Older Adults Rapid Intervention and Treatment Team (RITT) has received national ...

    Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust’s Older Adults Rapid Intervention and Treatment Team (RITT) has received national recognition at this year’s Positive Practice in Mental Health (PPiMH) Awards. The awards are held to celebrate all of the hard work that is taking place in mental health...

    24/10/2018
  7. No wonder there's so much car crime ormskirk

    Spotted on New Court Way on Monday afternoon - a black Corsa parked up with its window fully down - a very tempting proposition to ...

    Spotted on New Court Way on Monday afternoon - a black Corsa parked up with its window fully down - a very tempting proposition to some ne'er do well. Unless of course the police have started a 'bait car' exercise in town; mind you seeing a police officer in Ormskirk is a job in itself...

    24/10/2018
  8. New look Yew Tree Road ormskirk

    Ours is not to reason why, just pay for it; the County Council's started a major project to renew the pavements on Yew Tree Road. ...

    Ours is not to reason why, just pay for it; the County Council's started a major project to renew the pavements on Yew Tree Road. Work began yesterday morning at around 8.30 and will last for the next few weeks; it looks like the workers are doing 50 metre stretches at a time.

    24/10/2018
  9. The sound and the fury on Burscough Road ormskirk

    Gone are the days when seeing a Lamborghini round Ormskirk was an event. But QLocal's Roger Blaxall was very impressed as this ...

    Gone are the days when seeing a Lamborghini round Ormskirk was an event. But QLocal's Roger Blaxall was very impressed as this white Gallardo drove past him on Saturday afternoon down Burscough Road - at the legal limit. Makes a change from some of the idiots who either can't read or think...

    24/10/2018
  10. Skem. murder investigation UPDATE ormskirk

    Four men arrested following the death of a man in Skelmersdale, have been released without charge. Police were called at around ...

    Four men arrested following the death of a man in Skelmersdale, have been released without charge. Police were called at around 5:30am this morning (23 October) after a man, 34, had sadly been found dead in a house on Ivydale. A post mortem examination has since been carried out and his death...

    24/10/2018
  11. A great way to help fight cancer with this free will service ormskirk

    An Ormskirk man's ready and waiting to help local folk who want to support the great work of Cancer Research with a free will ...

    An Ormskirk man's ready and waiting to help local folk who want to support the great work of Cancer Research with a free will service. Patrick Reade works as a consultant with Lichfield based Taylor Rose TTKW that's recently joined Cancer Research UK’s Free Will Service, which helps people aged...

    23/10/2018
  12. Dementia charity warns North West public sleepwalking into care crisis ormskirk

    The general public are oblivious to the catastrophic costs of dementia care, with many in the North West believing it is free on ...

    The general public are oblivious to the catastrophic costs of dementia care, with many in the North West believing it is free on the NHS, according to YouGov figures (1) released today by Alzheimer’s Society. People with dementia typically spend £100,000 on care over their lifetime (2) – a...

    23/10/2018
  13. People's Health Trust funding information ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper is alerting local charity and voluntary groups to grant funding available from the Peoples Health Trust. ...

    MP Rosie Cooper is alerting local charity and voluntary groups to grant funding available from the People’s Health Trust. People’s Health Trust is an independent charity investing in local communities to help create a society without health inequalities. They are inviting local groups and...

    23/10/2018
  14. 'Silent Soldier Silhouettes' now in place as part of Council's WW1 Tribute ormskirk

    West Lancashire Borough Council is working on its tributes to those who served in the armed forces as it joins others across the ...

    West Lancashire Borough Council is working on its tributes to those who served in the armed forces as it joins others across the country to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of World War One. The Council has bought three 'Silent Soldier Silhouettes' from the Royal British Legion which have...

    23/10/2018
  15. Your votes count in Aviva funding plea ormskirk

    The following projects may receive funding from Aviva if they get enough votes. Please vote for these two great projects: St ...

    The following projects may receive funding from Aviva if they get enough votes. Please vote for these two great projects: St Mark's Church Scarisbrick and Sporting Challenge: https://community-fund.aviva. co.uk/voting/project/view/4-64 ...

    23/10/2018
  16. Christmas preview at Booths, Burscough on Thursday ormskirk

    Its that time of year the much anticipated Booths Christmas book has landed and its time to get prepped and ready for the ...

    It’s that time of year the much anticipated Booths Christmas book has landed and it’s time to get prepped and ready for the delicious months. Booths have planned a series of in store events for customers, local food influencers and press. Click here for the full list of events...

    23/10/2018
  17. Investigation underway after man found dead in Skelmersdale ormskirk

    Four men have been arrested following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. Police were called at around 5:30am this morning ...

    Four men have been arrested following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. Police were called at around 5:30am this morning (Tuesday, October 23rd) after a man, 34, had sadly been found dead in a house on Ivydale. His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem...

    23/10/2018
  18. Highways England gears up for winter ormskirk

    Drivers urged to be prepared for severe weather. Highways Englands team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based ...

    Drivers urged to be prepared for severe weather. Highways England’s team of 1,300 specially trained gritter drivers based across the country are geared up for winter, ready to keep drivers moving. The company responsible for the country’s motorways and major A roads has over 500 salt...

    23/10/2018
  19. Keep Antibiotics Working campaign returns ormskirk

    New data shows that over 3 million surgeries and cancer treatments may become life threatening without antibiotics. The ...

    New data shows that over 3 million surgeries and cancer treatments may become life threatening without antibiotics. The ‘Keep Antibiotics Working’ campaign returns to alert the public to the risks of antibiotic resistance, urging them to always take their doctor, nurse or healthcare...

    23/10/2018
  20. On reflection, not such a smashing move by charity shop vandals ormskirk

    Someone had a smashing time at the popular Roy Castle charity shop in the town centre on Sunday - with the charity left to pick up ...

    Someone had a smashing time at the popular Roy Castle charity shop in the town centre on Sunday - with the charity left to pick up the tab. One of its large plate glass windows was smashed; the culprits might be identified on the Aughton St. CCTV cameras which are monitored at the Borough...

    23/10/2018
  21. Councillor cull backed by Labour ormskirk

    An Ormskirk councillor's moved a motion to reduce the number of elected members. And the call by Adam Yates of Knowsley ward ...

    An Ormskirk councillor's moved a motion to reduce the number of elected members. And the call by Adam Yates of Knowsley ward was well timed, with the Borough Council recently beginning a full organisational review to ensure it remains sustainable in the face of further austerity cuts to funds by...

    23/10/2018
  22. Red Arrows will not perform at 2019 Air Show ormskirk

    The world famous Red Arrows will not perform at the 2019 Southport Air Show. A spokesperson for the team said... 2We can ...

    The world famous Red Arrows will not perform at the 2019 Southport Air Show. A spokesperson for the team said... 2We can confirm the RAF Red Arrows will be away next summer on their largest ever tour of North America, so sadly won't be part of the Air Show line-up. Like many other air...

    23/10/2018
  23. Rise in cases of Salmonella Typhimurium ormskirk

    PHE and the FSA are working together to inform the public about the measures they can take to avoid infection with Salmonella ...

    PHE and the FSA are working together to inform the public about the measures they can take to avoid infection with Salmonella Typhimurium. Food Standards Agency, Food Standards Scotland, Public Health England and Health Protection Scotland are reminding people to take care when handling raw...

    22/10/2018
  24. OWL's vote for change move gathers pace ormskirk

    Council Independents have hailed the motion passed at Wednesdays Borough Council Meeting of starting the process to reduce the ...

    Council Independents have hailed the motion passed at Wednesday’s Borough Council Meeting of starting the process to reduce the number of councillors as another example of 'the power of a good idea'. This morning, OWL's Adrian Owens told QLocal: "Our West Lancashire have been campaigning...

    22/10/2018
  25. Queens crown slipping in Pool league ormskirk

    Report: Brian Brighouse In the short history of our league no one has successfully defended their league champions crown the ...

    Report: Brian Brighouse In the short history of our league no one has successfully defended their league champions crown the following season - and the Queen Inn’s 5 (6) – 2 defeat by the Stanley Club leaves them some 7 points behind the leaders, Bar 22, at this early stage of the season. Bar...

    22/10/2018
  26. Ormskirk CC juniors awards night ormskirk

    Report and photo: Peter Rogan From the big attendance at the Junior Awards presentation function it is clearly evident that the ...

    Report and photo: Peter Rogan From the big attendance at the Junior Awards presentation function it is clearly evident that the future of the Club is a rosy one. Lots of youngsters and their parents celebrated the successes of the season and the atmosphere was one of satisfaction - and...

    22/10/2018
  27. BTP unites with Border Force to tackle slavery ormskirk

    A series of special events are being held as part of a new crackdown on human trafficking and modern slavery. To coincide with ...

    A series of special events are being held as part of a new crackdown on human trafficking and modern slavery. To coincide with Anti-Slavery Day, officers from British Transport Police (BTP) and Border Force, have joined together for the first time to raise awareness amongst the travelling public...

    22/10/2018
  28. Government launches plan to ban plastic straws, cotton-buds, and stirrers ormskirk

    The Government has set out its plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds. ...

    The Government has set out its plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds. The Government has today (22 October) set out its plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds to protect our rivers and seas....

    22/10/2018
  29. Did the earth move for you? ormskirk

    The British Geological Survey recorded a small earth tremor today near Cuadrillas fracking site on the edge of Blackpool. This ...

    The British Geological Survey recorded a small earth tremor today near Cuadrilla’s fracking site on the edge of Blackpool. This follows three micro-seismic events yesterday. The seismic activity, the first recorded in the area since fracking began on Monday (15 October 2018), was too small to...

    21/10/2018
  30. Celebrate Prince Charles' birthday with the Mayor of West Lancashire ormskirk

    Prince Charles celebrates a landmark birthday this year and the Mayor of West Lancashire is hosting a special celebration of this ...

    Prince Charles celebrates a landmark birthday this year and the Mayor of West Lancashire is hosting a special celebration of this occasion. The Prince turns 70 on 14 November and Councillor Noel Delaney is inviting West Lancashire residents who are also 70 in 2018 to an afternoon tea in the...

    20/10/2018
  31. MP warns government to 'step back from the brink' over Universal Credit ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper has called on the government to stop the roll out of Universal Credit after conflicting government statements have ...

    MP Rosie Cooper has called on the government to stop the roll out of Universal Credit after conflicting government statements have shown confusion over the impact on claimants who will be required to transfer to claiming it from next year. It was rolled out in West Lancashire in December...

    20/10/2018
  32. The 'last post' fears for Ormskirk Post Office staff ormskirk

    MP Rosie Cooper is opposing the reported franchising of Ormskirk Post Office. The Post Office moved its base from its ...

    MP Rosie Cooper is opposing the reported franchising of Ormskirk Post Office. The Post Office moved its base from its building on Aughton Street to the back of the WHSmith on Moor Street in February 2017, to the disappointment of many customers. Now the Post Office intend to change from...

    20/10/2018
  33. 'Be cyber wise' advice from Crime Commissioner ormskirk

    Next week is 'Get Safe Online' week, highlighting the dangers posed by online criminals who look to steal your data or money, ...

    Next week is 'Get Safe Online' week, highlighting the dangers posed by online criminals who look to steal your data or money, targeting individuals and businesses. Cyber crime is one of the biggest challenges policing here in Lancashire, as it is across the country, and I am pleased to launch...

    20/10/2018
  34. Spooky news from Ormskirk's Chapel Gallery ormskirk

    Youngsters can enjoy spooky Halloween fun at the Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk during half term. On Saturday, The Lempen Puppet ...

    Youngsters can enjoy spooky Halloween fun at the Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk during half term. On Saturday, The Lempen Puppet Theatre Company presents Little Frankenstein, “a little story for little horrors”. The show starts at 2pm and is 50 minutes of family fun for people aged 5-105. Tickets...

    19/10/2018
  35. Lancashire County Council votes for stunned halal meat in schools ormskirk

    Lancashire County Council votes for stunned halal meat in schools. Only stunned halal meat will be provided to schools by ...

    Lancashire County Council votes for stunned halal meat in schools. Only stunned halal meat will be provided to schools by Lancashire County Council's catering service, following a vote by the authority's full council. The county council's cabinet had made a decision in July to provide...

    19/10/2018
  36. CCTV footage issued following attempted theft of an ATM in Walton ormskirk

    Police have issued CCTV footage of the attempted theft of an ATM at a Liverpool hospital in the early hours of Sunday 14th ...

    Police have issued CCTV footage of the attempted theft of an ATM at a Liverpool hospital in the early hours of Sunday 14th October. At around 1.45am, security at the Walton Centre on Lower Lane reported that a red Land Rover had driven into a door at the location, before driving off. Damage was...

    19/10/2018

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