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  1. Take the stress out the school holidays with Tax-Free Childcare ormskirk

    Stressed out parents can get help with childcare costs for the summer holidays from the government. Almost a third of ...

    Stressed out parents can get help with childcare costs for the summer holidays from the government. Almost a third of parents in Great Britain (31%) feel stressed trying to arrange childcare for the school holidays according to a new YouGov poll out today. The poll for HM Revenue and...

    26/06/2018
  2. Stricken wagon driver waits four hours in the heat for recovery ormskirk

    The heat was on for this wagon driver who broke down yesterday afternoon just a mile away from his base. His Renault artic. ...

    The heat was on for this wagon driver who broke down yesterday afternoon just a mile away from his base. His Renault artic. suffered catastrophic transmission failure and was rescued by this magnificent Kenworth truck operated by Lancashire firm Hough Green Recovery based in Widnes. It made...

    26/06/2018
  3. Met Office alert for ‘dangerous’ weather as deaths feared ormskirk

    AN “INTENSE” heatwave threatening to send temperatures skyrocketing above 30C has triggered hot weather health warnings across ...

    AN “INTENSE” heatwave threatening to send temperatures skyrocketing above 30C has triggered hot weather health warnings across the UK. Britain baked in scorching temperatures in the high 20Cs on Monday as a plume of boiling air from Europe and Africa engulfs the nation. Forecasters...

    26/06/2018
  4. Lancashire Community Finance in the money with Santander ormskirk

    Another local charity's 'discovered' how generous Santander can be after a cheque presentation at its Ormskirk branch. Lynda ...

    Another local charity's 'discovered' how generous Santander can be after a cheque presentation at its Ormskirk branch. Lynda Baynes, Integrated Advice Specialist at Lancashire Community Finance, is pictured at the Discovery grant cheque handover last week; the £5,000 will be used to fight the...

    26/06/2018
  5. Family fun day for diabetes patients and families ormskirk

    More than 120 families and children with diabetes took part in a fun day organised by the children’s diabetes team at Ormskirk ...

    More than 120 families and children with diabetes took part in a fun day organised by the childrenÂ’s diabetes team at Ormskirk hospital. There were musical performances from patients, a bake sale, a reptile show, games and a raffle at St AnneÂ’s Hall in Ormskirk. Patient Erin...

    26/06/2018
  6. Ormskirk hospital helps care for children of Chernobyl ormskirk

    Children from near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are getting help from doctors and nurses at Ormskirk hospital this ...

    Children from near the site of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster are getting help from doctors and nurses at Ormskirk hospital this summer. The 17 youngsters aged seven to 12 have been hosted by local families belonging to the Maghull and Ormskirk branch of the Friends of ChernobylÂ’s Children...

    25/06/2018
  7. Rainbow House develops support for its parent carers ormskirk

    Rainbow House, Mawdesley is known for its work supporting children and young people with neurological and physical disabilities, ...

    Rainbow House, Mawdesley is known for its work supporting children and young people with neurological and physical disabilities, but the charity has recognised they have also become a vital part of the lives of their childrenÂ’s parents and siblings. They recognise the importance of support for...

    25/06/2018
  8. Save The Date. Ormskirk's popular Gingerbread Heritage Festival coming soon ormskirk

    Report: Irene Slack Looking for a family day out with a difference? Why not come to Ormskirk on Sunday 15th July for the ...

    Report: Irene Slack Looking for a family day out with a difference? Why not come to Ormskirk on Sunday 15th July for the 3rd Annual Gingerbread Heritage Festival? The Festival will be opened at 11.00am by the Mayor, Cllr. Noel Delaney, and starting at the Clock Tower, there will be a...

    25/06/2018
  9. 'Tanks for the memories' this weekend at Ormskirk's Toby Carvery ormskirk

    Report: Jason Woods There'll be lots for all the family to enjoy on Saturday at the Toby Carvery's first Armed Forces Day! ...

    Report: Jason Woods There'll be lots for all the family to enjoy on Saturday at the Toby Carvery's first Armed Forces Day! You can get up close and personal with a variety of fighting machines including an armoured car and assorted Land Rovers while there'll be sideshows and attractions for...

    25/06/2018
  10. Popular charity shop not returning to 'too expensive' Ormskirk ormskirk

    A popular charity shop which recently closed won't be returning. QLocal's Roger Blaxall met the Jospice retail manager at its ...

    A popular charity shop which recently closed won't be returning. QLocal's Roger Blaxall met the Jospice retail manager at its old shop on Burscough St. now owned by the Borough Council. She said Ormskirk was becoming too expensive, citing the cost of rent with, she claimed, falling footfall...

    25/06/2018
  11. New measures announced to halve childhood obesity by 2030 ormskirk

    New measures to halve the number of obese children by 2030 have been announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt. ...

    New measures to halve the number of obese children by 2030 have been announced by Health and Social Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Building on the first chapter of the childhood obesity plan, the new measures include proposals to counter ‘pester power’ by preventing stores from displaying...

    25/06/2018
  12. Commissioner's Action Fund sees community groups awarded almost Ł70k to cut crime ormskirk

    Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded almost £70,000 to local groups and organisations through his ...

    Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner has awarded almost £70,000 to local groups and organisations through his Community Action Fund (CAF). CAF funding has been distributed to projects across Lancashire, helping groups tackle local concerns and deliver the Commissioner's key priorities. ...

    25/06/2018
  13. Police investigating escape of Shaun Walmsley appeal to football fans ormskirk

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley are appealing to football fans out watching ...

    Detectives investigating the escape from lawful custody of Shaun Colin Walmsley are appealing to football fans out watching Engalnd's World Cup games to report any sightings of him, both home and abroad. Officers have been working with police forces across the UK and overseas to locate...

    25/06/2018
  14. Allegations of wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper ormskirk

    Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 22 June 2018. We are ...

    Ofqual statement on allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in Edexcel's C4 maths paper taken on 22 June 2018. We are aware of the allegations of malpractice or wrongdoing in relation to EdexcelÂ’s C4 maths paper taken today. We are working with Pearson to establish the facts. We recognise...

    23/06/2018
  15. Know how to vote in the Knowsley Ward By-Election ormskirk

    Residents living in West Lancashire Borough Council’s Knowsley Ward are being reminded on how they can vote to elect a new ...

    Residents living in West Lancashire Borough CouncilÂ’s Knowsley Ward are being reminded on how they can vote to elect a new Councillor at the By-Election on Thursday 26 July 2018. Residents can either vote at their polling station or they can apply for a postal vote if they prefer. Alternatively...

    23/06/2018
  16. Police mobile speed camera vans will be out this weekend ormskirk

    Lancashire Constabulary have tweeted that their 'safety enforcement vans' will be out at various locations this weekend. The ...

    Lancashire Constabulary have tweeted that their 'safety enforcement vans' will be out at various locations this weekend. The new safety enforcement vans will be in Blackpool, Lytham, Preston, South Ribble, West Lancs, Lancaster, Burnley, the Ribble Valley and Colne over the next few days. ...

    23/06/2018
  17. Pop icon Sophie Ellis-Bextor will headline the Liverpool Pride Festival 2018. ormskirk

    Festival organisers made the exciting announcement to guests, sponsors and partners at last night’s VIP Press Launch at Avenue ...

    Festival organisers made the exciting announcement to guests, sponsors and partners at last nightÂ’s VIP Press Launch at Avenue HQ, Mann Island (Thursday, 21 June). The evening was hosted by radio presenter Clare Simmo, from Media Partner Radio City, who welcomed guests and officially...

    22/06/2018
  18. Car flips in dramatic Aughton crash ormskirk

    These are the dramatic scenes after the emergency services were called to Aughton last night after a car flipped over on Long ...

    These are the dramatic scenes after the emergency services were called to Aughton last night after a car flipped over on Long Lane. Police, fire and ambulance crews were called at 9.20pm to reports that a car - thought to be a late model Vuaxhall Astra - had overturned near the leafy Red Fold...

    22/06/2018
  19. 'Inspirational' day out for Aughton church ormskirk

    Aughton Park Baptist Church has been supporting Christian charity Caring for Life for a number of years now - and on Saturday ...

    Aughton Park Baptist Church has been supporting Christian charity Caring for Life for a number of years now - and on Saturday members had the chance to visit its annual supporters day along with hundreds of others from all over the country. Based in Cookridge near Leeds it was founded in 1987 to...

    22/06/2018
  20. LFRS promotes Drowning Prevention Week with stark video ormskirk

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service will be making a splash this month when they take part in Drowning Prevention Week 2018. ...

    Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service will be making a splash this month when they take part in Drowning Prevention Week 2018. Drowning Prevention Week, created by the Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) and this year run in partnership with the RNLI and Swim England, will see a deluge of water...

    22/06/2018
  21. Fraud warning after man conned out of thousands of pounds ormskirk

    Police are warning people to be aware of a scam after fraudsters pretended to be police officers and conned a man out of thousands ...

    Police are warning people to be aware of a scam after fraudsters pretended to be police officers and conned a man out of thousands of pounds. In the latest incident the victim was called by a man who said he was from the fraud squad and to ring back on 999. The line was kept open and...

    22/06/2018
  22. Spar-ing partners clinch spots at county finals sports extravaganza ormskirk

    A flurry of pupils from across West Lancashire are celebrating after securing places at the largest youth sporting event in ...

    A flurry of pupils from across West Lancashire are celebrating after securing places at the largest youth sporting event in Lancashire following victory in five district-wide competitions. The schools battled it out in cricket, rounders, tri golf, super eight athletics and inclusive football...

    22/06/2018
  23. Man sought after street pastor assaulted in Ormskirk ormskirk

    Do you recognise this man? Detectives want to speak to him after an elderly woman was assaulted following an altercation ...

    Do you recognise this man? Detectives want to speak to him after an elderly woman was assaulted following an altercation between two groups in Ormskirk at the weekend. It happened between 10:50pm and 11pm on Saturday on the Wheatsheaf car park when two groups of men have been arguing and...

    22/06/2018
  24. How to upgrade these 'blots on the landscape' ormskirk

    QLocal is delighted to post this e-mail from Halsall reader Barry Critchley with his observations on the current state of a number ...

    QLocal is delighted to post this e-mail from Halsall reader Barry Critchley with his observations on the current state of a number of roundabouts in the west Lancashire area 'Hi Roger I highlighted this months ago and so did you through QLocal news. LCC & WLBC have money from CIL, the...

    22/06/2018
  25. One in three UK children live in toxic air zones ormskirk

    Young children and babies in the UK are being disproportionately impacted by deadly levels of the most harmful type of air ...

    Young children and babies in the UK are being disproportionately impacted by deadly levels of the most harmful type of air pollution, according to new analysis by Unicef UK. The charity has revealed that one in three children in the UK (4.5 million) are growing up in areas with unsafe levels...

    21/06/2018
  26. Appeal for information on one year anniversary of missing man, Trevor Farthing ormskirk

    Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, at around 9.30am. Despite ...

    Trevor Farthing was last seen on Wednesday, 21 June 2017 on Marshalls Cross Road, St Helens, at around 9.30am. Despite extensive enquiries over the last year and appeals for information, Trevor is yet to be found. Trevor has been missing for a significant period of time, his family are...

    21/06/2018
  27. ‘Upskirting’ law moves a step closer ormskirk

    Bill making ‘upskirting’ a specific offence introduced in the Commons today (21 June 2018). government intervened to push ...

    Bill making ‘upskirting’ a specific offence introduced in the Commons today (21 June 2018). government intervened to push through the measures offenders will face up to two years in prison with the most serious placed on the sex offenders register A new law making ‘upskirting’ a specific...

    21/06/2018
  28. Mayor makes a meal of it at Nordico ormskirk

    New Mayor Noel Delaney forgot his diet for an evening as he enjoyed a delicious meal at Ormskirk's Nordico bar which was ...

    New Mayor Noel Delaney forgot his diet for an evening as he enjoyed a delicious meal at Ormskirk's Nordico bar which was showcasing its new summer menu. He's pictured with members of his charity committee and duty manager Andrew Hughes: beneficiaries this year will include the scout groups at St...

    21/06/2018
  29. Another town centre mystery solved ormskirk

    Not that there are many of them - unless you include the dreadful Ormesher murders which are still unsolved over 60 years on. ...

    Not that there are many of them - unless you include the dreadful Ormesher murders which are still unsolved over 60 years on. No, this town centre mystery has to do with a tongue in cheek complaint from one of our numerous Ormskirk readers miffed that her short cut off Church Street's been...

    21/06/2018
  30. Get clicking when digging advice to QLocal ormskirk

    QLocal's Roger Blaxall promised to do some digging about a mystery hole in the road on the Ormskirk/Aughton border: ...

    QLocal's Roger Blaxall promised to do some digging about a mystery hole in the road on the Ormskirk/Aughton border: http://www.qlocal.co.uk/ormski rk/news_list/Another_Ormskirk_ hole___and_again__no_one_seems _to_be_looking_into_it-5503150 7.htm. No need! The Prescot Road job's now been...

    21/06/2018
  31. Why there's still plenty of life in these pensioners ormskirk

    Twenty's not plenty for one very active group of local pensioners as QLocal reporter Roger Blaxall discovered yesterday afternoon. ...

    Twenty's not plenty for one very active group of local pensioners as QLocal reporter Roger Blaxall discovered yesterday afternoon. He was honoured to be invited along to a very special celebration at St Anne's Church Hall: this report from Veronica Prescott of the West Lancashire Pensioners...

    20/06/2018
  32. The Esso signs means happy motoring - but not here ormskirk

    Drivers of a certain age will remember the old slogan/jingle 'The Esso sign means happy motoring' - but that's definitely not the ...

    Drivers of a certain age will remember the old slogan/jingle 'The Esso sign means happy motoring' - but that's definitely not the case in Ormskirk nowadays! And while there might be a flashy new Esso garage on County Road, owners Euro Garages are still insisting on making locals pay top whack,...

    20/06/2018
  33. 'Bin there, doing that' says Council ormskirk

    An update on delivery of the new brown bins by the Borough Council: 'More than 20,000 brown bins have been distributed so far ...

    An update on delivery of the new brown bins by the Borough Council: 'More than 20,000 brown bins have been distributed so far to residents that have signed up for the garden waste collection service and deliveries are continuing. Anyone who has requested a brown bin from the Council doesn't...

    20/06/2018
  34. Neglected roundabout gives the impression of a miserable market town - claim ormskirk

    “The County Council should be ashamed of the appearance of the roundabout by Ormskirk Fire Station” says local campaigner, Kate ...

    “The County Council should be ashamed of the appearance of the roundabout by Ormskirk Fire Station” says local campaigner, Kate Mitchell, “because the residents certainly are.” She is now calling on it to spend some of the money received from advertising on the roundabouts for enhanced...

    20/06/2018
  35. Typhoon confirmed for 2018 Southport Air Show ormskirk

    The jaw dropping Typhoon has been confirmed for the 2018 Southport Air Show. Set to thunder through the skies over ...

    The jaw dropping Typhoon has been confirmed for the 2018 Southport Air Show. Set to thunder through the skies over Southport beach, the Typhoon will perform on the third day of the Air Show (Sunday July 8), rounding off a fantastic three days of aerial and ground displays. The Typhoon...

    20/06/2018
  36. Why some Aughton folks are taking this latest crime campaign with a big pinch of salt ormskirk

    The Government's launched a glossy new website that's being promoted in national Neighbourhood Watch Week. But it'll cut little ...

    The Government's launched a glossy new website that's being promoted in national Neighbourhood Watch Week. But it'll cut little ice with the good folk of Aughton, with local man Alan Lenton - watch co-ordinator for The Serpentine - consistently complaining about how poor Lancashire...

    20/06/2018

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