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Parbold-based brain haemorrhage charity needs principal business partner

Parbold-based brain haemorrhage charity needs principal business partner by Henry James (September 2021)

A CHARITY based in Parbold, which funds ground-breaking research in to the treatment and prevention of brain haemorrhages and stroke, is on the   Read more ...

People encouraged to give their opinion on bus travel

People encouraged to give their opinion on bus travel by Henry James (September 2021)

LANCASHIRE County Council is asking people to say what would make them more likely to choose to catch the bus by completing an online survey.An   Read more ...

MP slams Government’s cut to Universal Credit

MP slams Government’s cut to Universal Credit by Henry James (September 2021)

MP Rosie Cooper has criticised the government’s planned cut to Universal Credit.In the wake of the success of Labour’s motion to cancel a “savage”   Read more ...

NHS Team building at Burscough Archers’ Taster Session

NHS Team building at Burscough Archers’ Taster Session by Henry James (September 2021)

BURSCOUGH Archers’ have run a team building session for NHS staff.Karen Knowles, head of Orthoptics and Optometry at Southport & Ormskirk Hospital   Read more ...

Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’

Dial M for Murder is full of ‘twists and turns and is a very entertaining night out’ by Pete Rimmer (September 2021)

Dial M for MurderReview by Pete RimmerLiverpool PlayhouseIT was good to get back to the Playhouse and see some live theatre again, and a good sized   Read more ...

Edge Hill is named Modern University of the Year by the Times

Edge Hill is named Modern University of the Year by the Times by Henry James (September 2021)

EDGE Hill University has been named Modern University of the  Year, and  was shortlisted  for the University of the Year by  The Times and Sunday   Read more ...

High-tech cameras set to be installed at hazard junctions

High-tech cameras set to be installed at hazard junctions by Henry James (September 2021)

DUAL-purpose traffic cameras are set to be installed at two junctions in Ormskirk next year to detect drivers speeding and jumping red lights.The   Read more ...

Dad who used to write stories for his children now has book published

Dad who used to write stories for his children now has book published by Henry James (September 2021)

A MAN from Burscough, who used to write stories for his children is going to have one of them published after 25 years of trying.Nick   Read more ...

Plea to lower speed limit on busy road after serious collision

Plea to lower speed limit on busy road after serious collision by Tom Martin (September 2021)

CALLS have been made to lower the speed limit on a busy road in Burscough after a serious crash last weekend involving multiple vehicles.Emergency   Read more ...

New nursery to open for children with additional needs

New nursery to open for children with additional needs by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A NURSERY dedicated to children with additional needs and their siblings will open next month in Mawdesley.Rainbow Hub is behind the new nursery,   Read more ...

Yobs causing havoc and shouting abuse at McDonald’s ‘left customers in tears’

Yobs causing havoc and shouting abuse at McDonald’s ‘left customers in tears’ by Tom Martin (September 2021)

GANGS of teenage yobs intimidated  families and threatened  staff at a McDonald’s restaurant in Ormskirk last weekend.There have been multiple   Read more ...

Suicide survivor to take on ‘ultra marathon’ for charity

Suicide survivor to take on ‘ultra marathon’ for charity by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A MAN who attempted to take his own life on two occasions will run from Ormskirk to Runcorn to help raise awareness of male suicide.Matt Bagwell, 52,   Read more ...

Heritage group may have to close unless new members join

Heritage group may have to close unless new members join by Tom Martin (September 2021)

BURSCOUGH Heritage Group, which has been running for more than ten years, could be forced to close unless more members can be found to help run   Read more ...

High-tech cameras to be installed at accident blackspots

High-tech cameras to be installed at accident blackspots by Tom Martin (September 2021)

ACCIDENT ‘ blackspots’ in Ormskirk will get soon get dual purpose cameras to stop motorists jumping red lights and speeding in a move being hailed by   Read more ...

Would you like help managing your finances?

Would you like help managing your finances? by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

WOULD you like help balancing your finances?Budgeting for a household can be a struggle and it's easy to start to feel like things are getting out of   Read more ...

Karate brothers are selected to Team GB

Karate brothers are selected to Team GB by Tom Martin (September 2021)

TWO talented brothers from Ormskirk who have a passion for martial arts have been selected to represent Team GB in this month’s WUKF World Karate   Read more ...

Edge Hill nominated for two national gongs at annual Times Higher Education awards

Edge Hill nominated for two national gongs at annual Times Higher Education awards by Tom Martin (September 2021)

EDGE Hill has been shortlisted in two categories in the prestigious Times Higher Education (THE) awards. The university has been recognised  in two   Read more ...

Shoppers wowed as virtual art project comes to life in town centre!

Shoppers wowed as virtual art project comes to life in town centre! by Tom Martin (September 2021)

AN art project to help encapsulate the past, present and future of Ormskirk has been ramped up this week to encourage more locals to come forward   Read more ...

Children’s mental health programme hits record number for support

Children’s mental health programme hits record number for support by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

AN award-winning  children’s  mental health programme, Tackling the Blues, has marked a milestone year  after  supporting  a record number of new   Read more ...

Residents celebrate 40 year anniversary of their home

Residents celebrate 40 year anniversary of their home by Tom Martin (September 2021)

RESIDENTS from an over 55s sheltered scheme inOrmskirk have enjoyed a special party to mark the 40th anniversary of the accommodation.The celebration   Read more ...

Volunteers give up more than 100,000 hours for Covid jab efforts

Volunteers give up more than 100,000 hours for Covid jab efforts by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

KIND volunteers have given more than 100,000 hours to the Lancashire and South Cumbria Covid-19 vaccination programme, which covers Skelmersdale and   Read more ...

Flag raised in honour of Merchant Navy seafarers

Flag raised in honour of Merchant Navy seafarers by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A SPECIAL ceremony took place at West Lancashire Borough Council offices to raise awareness of the UK’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers.A Red   Read more ...

Church set to hold coffee morning for cancer charity

Church set to hold coffee morning for cancer charity by Tom Martin (September 2021)

AN Aughton church is hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning to help raise funds for people affected by cancer.Christ Church Ministry Centre, on Long   Read more ...

Student who helped others during lockdown is put forward for national award

Student who helped others during lockdown is put forward for national award by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A SELFLESS Edge Hill student has been shortlisted  in the Student Nursing Times Awards. Emma Grady, who  helped set-up  a  ground-breaking  social   Read more ...

Council parking enforcement set to use electric vehicles

Council parking enforcement set to use electric vehicles by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

LANCASHIRE County Council has invested almost £3million in new electric vehicles and charging points.The first service to go electric will be the   Read more ...

Youngster captures ‘UFO’ on camera!

Youngster captures ‘UFO’ on camera! by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A FIVE-year-old girl from Aughton believes she has captured a UFO on camera!Summer Steele, who attends Asmall Primary School, was playing outside on   Read more ...

Firefighters want to avoid ‘distraction’ blazes in kitchen

Firefighters want to avoid ‘distraction’ blazes in kitchen by Tom Martin (September 2021)

WEST Lancashire residents have been reminded by firefighters to ‘stay there and cook it’, in an effort to reduce kitchen blazes.Lancashire Fire &   Read more ...

Southport and Ormskirk to partner with neighbouring trust

Southport and Ormskirk to partner with neighbouring trust by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

SOUTHPORT and Ormskirk hospitals are to partner with a neighbouring NHS trust to help secure services for patients.The board of Southport and   Read more ...

Woodlands Charity Ball to take place next month

Woodlands Charity Ball to take place next month by Danielle Thompson (September 2021)

WOODLANDS Animal Sanctuary’s team has revealed the date of their annual charity ball.The event, which has been pushed back due to Covid, will be held   Read more ...

MP slams Covid pass technical ‘blunders’ as helpline is set up

MP slams Covid pass technical ‘blunders’ as helpline is set up by Tom Martin (September 2021)

A TECHNICAL error with the transfer of vaccine data has left many people across the country without a ‘Covid vaccine passport’, despite being fully   Read more ...

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained

Hairspray is a fast-moving musical which leaves you entertained by Henry James (August 2021)

FROM the moment the Broadway musical, Hairspray, starts the action is fast-moving, and the sets and costumes are bright.The musical features Tracy   Read more ...

Council to fly Red Ensign to raise awareness of the UK’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers

Council to fly Red Ensign to raise awareness of the UK’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers by Henry James (August 2021)

WEST Lancashire Borough Council will fly the Red Ensign on Friday, September 3 to raise awareness of the UK’s dependence on Merchant Navy   Read more ...

James sets a new course record at Ormskirk Golf Club

James sets a new course record at Ormskirk Golf Club by Henry James (August 2021)

A NEW course record has been set at Ormskirk Golf Club. It was achieved by James Nash, a member of the club with a handicap of plus 4, who shot 62   Read more ...

Second team are trophy winners

Second team are trophy winners by Henry James (August 2021)

SKELMERSDALE Cricket Club 2nd XI are the winners of the Southport & District Cricket League Pochin Cup Final.The beat Bedford Park (Southport)   Read more ...

You can join live broadcast of Trust AGM meeting

You can join live broadcast of Trust AGM meeting by Henry James (August 2021)

MEMBERS of the public are invited to a live broadcast of the annual general meeting of the Board of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust.It will   Read more ...

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire

Hit musical Hairspray coming to Empire by Henry James (August 2021)

THE musical Hairspray comes to the Liverpool Empire Theatre from August 30 – September 4.Musical theatre star and television presenter Brenda Edwards   Read more ...

Titan causes quite a stir in town centre

Titan causes quite a stir in town centre by Henry James (August 2021)

TITAN the Robot caused quite a stir in Ormskirk town centre, when he appeared on the streets - much to the amazement of shoppers and visitors.The   Read more ...

Public health advice for young people preparing for new term

Public health advice for young people preparing for new term by Henry James (August 2021)

PUBLIC health experts are calling for families to "work together" with schools and colleges as thousands of children and young adults in prepare to   Read more ...

‘Creative advisors’ needed for key role in Lancashire 2025 bid

‘Creative advisors’ needed for key role in Lancashire 2025 bid by Henry James (August 2021)

THE team behind the Lancashire 2025 bid is now looking to recruit a panel of professional artistic and creative advisors from the cultural sector, to   Read more ...

Moor Hall named one of UK’s most ‘Instagrammed’ Michelin Star restaurants

Moor Hall named one of UK’s most ‘Instagrammed’ Michelin Star restaurants by Henry James (August 2021)

ONE of the UK’s most ‘Instagram-friendly’ Michelin Star restaurants is in West Lancashire, according to new research.Moor Hall, in Aughton, came 17th   Read more ...

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