Ormskirk Latest News

Man found in Tarleton with a head injury believed to be from a crossbow in critical condition

Man found in Tarleton with a head injury believed to be from a crossbow in critical condition by Henry James (May 2022)

A MAN in his 20s who was found with a head injury in Tarleton, believed to be caused by a crossbow, is in a critical condition in hospital.Police   Read more ...

Joshua’s artwork chosen to be displayed at Royal Academy of Arts in London

Joshua’s artwork chosen to be displayed at Royal Academy of Arts in London by Henry James (May 2022)

A BURSCOUGH Village Primary School pupil has won the Royal Academy of Art Competition.Mrs Porter, Art subject leader at the school, entered 14 of   Read more ...

Chance to experience sights and sounds of Norman England at Coronation Park

Chance to experience sights and sounds of Norman England at Coronation Park by Henry James (May 2022)

VISITORS to Coronation Park at the weekend were able to step back in time and enjoy the Ormskirk Medieval Festival.The free event took place on   Read more ...

Brass band helps celebrate Philip’s 100th birthday

Brass band helps celebrate Philip’s 100th birthday by Henry James (May 2022)

THE Red Admiral Music Academy Band visited Aranmore Park rest home in Burscough to play for a resident who loves brass bands and who has recently   Read more ...

Four Greater Flamingo chicks hatch at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre

Four Greater Flamingo chicks hatch at WWT Martin Mere Wetland Centre by Henry James (May 2022)

STAFF and volunteers at WWT Martin Mere are celebrating after four Greater Flamingo chicks hatched at the centre last week.Flamingos are a firm   Read more ...

Vandals disrupt canal boat which operates cruises for disabled

Vandals disrupt canal boat which operates cruises for disabled by Henry James (May 2022)

A CANAL boat, which is operated from Parbold for people with disabilities and other special needs, had to cancel a booking after vandals forced a   Read more ...

New project manager and developer named at Ormskirk based charity

New project manager and developer named at Ormskirk based charity by Henry James (May 2022)

ORMSKIRK based charity, Community Lives Matter, are pleased to confirm the appointment of Jo Anne McGonigal in the role of project manager and   Read more ...

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into field on country road

Motorcyclist dies after crashing into field on country road by Henry James (May 2022)

A MOTORCYCLIST has died following an accident on a country road in Aughton.Police say the 61-year-old rider, from Bootle, crashed into a field off   Read more ...

Graphic designer’s huge Liverpool FC programme book nominated for award

Graphic designer’s huge Liverpool FC programme book nominated for award by Henry James (May 2022)

A GRAPHIC designer from Ormskirk is one of the people behind a new book about Liverpool FC’s match programmes which has been nominated for the   Read more ...

Residents invited to next CCG Governing Body meetings

Residents invited to next CCG Governing Body meetings by Henry James (May 2022)

RESIDENTS in West Lancashire are being invited to see local NHS decision-making in action, again in a virtual setting.NHS West Lancashire Clinical   Read more ...

Inspiration School of Dance’s first production is a success

Inspiration School of Dance’s first production is a success by Henry James (May 2022)

EARLY May bank holiday weekend saw Inspiration School of Dance make their debut musical performance with Matilda Jr.The musical adaptation of the   Read more ...

Merseyrail striving to raise mental health awareness

Merseyrail striving to raise mental health awareness by Henry James (May 2022)

MERSEYRAIL has become the latest signatory of the innovative Railway Mental Health Charter (RMHC).The Charter has been developed in collaboration   Read more ...

Emergency budget call by MP over cost of living crisis

Emergency budget call by MP over cost of living crisis by Henry James (May 2022)

MP Rosie Cooper has called on the government to act over the spiralling cost of living crisis with an emergency budget, as figures show the impact of   Read more ...

Art students enjoy their close-knit bond with care home!

Art students enjoy their close-knit bond with care home! by Henry James (May 2022)

LEARNING Stars art students have been busy working on a set of exciting textile sensory lap quilts for some of the residents in Stocks Hall   Read more ...

University recognised for their support of students from disadvantaged backgrounds

University recognised for their support of students from disadvantaged backgrounds by Henry James (May 2022)

EDGE Hill University has been shortlisted for two awards after joining forces with national employers to help boost career opportunities for students   Read more ...

New Deputy Lieutenant of County is announced

New Deputy Lieutenant of County is announced by Henry James (May 2022)

HER Majesty's Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire, The Lord Shuttleworth KGKCVO, has announced the appointment of Mark Mills, as a Deputy Lieutenant of the   Read more ...

People urged to hand over any illegal firearms

People urged to hand over any illegal firearms by Henry James (May 2022)

LANCASHIRE Police are urging members of the public to hand over illegally held weapons and ammunition as part of a national two-week firearms   Read more ...

Lancashire County Council appoints new executive director of growth, environment and transport

Lancashire County Council appoints new executive director of growth, environment and transport by Henry James (May 2022)

LANCASHIRE County Council has named Phil Green as its new executive director of growth, environment and transport following an external recruitment   Read more ...

Macca and Beth was ‘another good night at the Royal’

Macca and Beth was ‘another good night at the Royal’ by Pete Rimmer (May 2022)

Macca and BethRoyal Court, Liverpool WITH the odd reference to Macbeth (the play no one should mention) Macca and Beth gets off to spooky start.Macca   Read more ...

MP urges housing developer to get on with stalled project

MP urges housing developer to get on with stalled project by Henry James (May 2022)

A HOUSING developer is being urged to get on with building homes at a stalled project in Burscough by MP Rosie Cooper.The West Lancashire MP has   Read more ...

Residents forced to bring own water to tend flowers at graves

Residents forced to bring own water to tend flowers at graves by Henry James (May 2022)

RESIDENTS visiting the resting place of relatives at Ormskirk Parish Church have been forced to bring their own water to tend to flowers at the   Read more ...

No change at West Lancashire Borough Council as authority remains in no overall control

No change at West Lancashire Borough Council as authority remains in no overall control by Henry James (May 2022)

WEST Lancashire Borough Council remains in no overall control after last Thursday’s local elections.Labour finished the elections one seat fewer   Read more ...

Plans being made for The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment’s march through streets of Ormskirk

Plans being made for The Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment’s march through streets of Ormskirk by Henry James (May 2022)

RESIDENTS are invited to watch the 1st Battalion, The Duke of Lancaster's Regiment parade around Ormskirk on May 25 to exercise tits Freedom of the   Read more ...

Youths hurled brick through window of ice cream van in park

Youths hurled brick through window of ice cream van in park by Henry James (May 2022)

YOUTHS threw a brick through the rear windscreen of an ice cream van which was parked up at the entrance to Coronation Park in Ormskirk.The ice   Read more ...

Pensioner set to take on Trans-Pennine Trail on his mobility scooter for charity

Pensioner set to take on Trans-Pennine Trail on his mobility scooter for charity by Henry James (May 2022)

A PENSIONER from Burscough is to drive his mobility scooter along the 215-mile Trans-Pennine Trail to raise money for two good causes.Frank ‘Turbo’   Read more ...

County council agrees £5m local ‘Levelling Up’ fund to boost economic growth

County council agrees £5m local ‘Levelling Up’ fund to boost economic growth by Henry James (May 2022)

LANCASHIRE County Council has unveiled a £5million fund to drive forward economic growth by accelerating delivery of projects.The Lancashire   Read more ...

George comes up with eggs-ellent way to help charity!

George comes up with eggs-ellent way to help charity! by Henry James (May 2022)

AN Aughton youngster decided to use the last of his Easter egg chocolate to bake cookies and cakes to sell at a Bank Holiday bake sale to raise money   Read more ...

Appeal launched to find brother and sister with rare genetic condition a new home

Appeal launched to find brother and sister with rare genetic condition a new home by Henry James (May 2022)

ADOPTION Lancashire and Blackpool is appealing to the public to find a loving and permanent home for a brother and sister with a rare genetic   Read more ...

Man raped woman who was unwell after walking her home from party

Man raped woman who was unwell after walking her home from party by Henry James (May 2022)

A MAN who raped a woman in Ormskirk after walking her home after she was taken unwell at a party has been jailed.Joshua Corless, 23, of Wavertree   Read more ...

Pianist set to entertain audiences in Parbold with a concert of all-Spanish classics

Pianist set to entertain audiences in Parbold with a concert of all-Spanish classics by Henry James (May 2022)

DISTINGUISHED pianist, Javier Perianes, will be performing in Parbold on Saturday, May 14, 7.45pm with a programme of all-Spanish classics from the   Read more ...

Charlie, 10, walks half a million steps to help Ukraine!

Charlie, 10, walks half a million steps to help Ukraine! by Henry James (May 2022)

A PUPIL at St Michael’s Primary School in Aughton wanted to make a difference to the people of Ukraine, so he decided to complete half a million   Read more ...

Rainbow Hub to hold May holiday programme of activities

Rainbow Hub to hold May holiday programme of activities by Henry James (May 2022)

MAWDESLEY Rainbow Hub has announced its May holiday programme of activities as a provider of the Break Time fun supported by Lancashire County   Read more ...

Medieval Festival on the way at park

Medieval Festival on the way at park by Henry James (May 2022)

PEOPLE will be able to find out what life was like in West Lancashire 900 years ago by coming along to the Ormskirk Medieval Festival at Coronation   Read more ...

Businesses to benefit from virtual reality

Businesses to benefit from virtual reality by Henry James (May 2022)

BUSINESSES across West Lancashire will be able to benefit from a range of virtual reality equipment designed to help local companies prepare for   Read more ...

Clinic’s offer of help for use as Covid vaccination centre ‘was ignored by local health authority’

Clinic’s offer of help for use as Covid vaccination centre ‘was ignored by local health authority’ by Henry James (May 2022)

A CLINIC in Ormskirk says it offered the use of its facilities as a centre for Covid vaccinations but was ignored by the health authority.The   Read more ...

West Lancashire MG Owners Club marks St George’s National ‘Drive - it- Day’ 

West Lancashire MG Owners Club marks St George’s National ‘Drive - it- Day’  by Henry James (May 2022)

THE West Lancashire MG Owners Club celebrated the St George’s National “Drive -it- Day” with its own George and Dragon Run on Sunday, April 24.Once   Read more ...

Water a wonderful idea! Station’s pup-friendly offerings for customers

Water a wonderful idea! Station’s pup-friendly offerings for customers by Henry James (May 2022)

BURSCOUGH Bridge is included in the Northern stations rolling out pup-friendly provisions for its customers.With warmer weather hopefully just around   Read more ...

Could it be June for £150 energy rebate?

Could it be June for £150 energy rebate? by Henry James (April 2022)

THE Borough Council must speed up their plans to get agreed financial support to local residents say Our West Lancashire, the council Independents,   Read more ...

PM meets West Lancashire local election candidates

PM meets West Lancashire local election candidates by Henry James (April 2022)

AS part of his visit to the North-West ahead of the local elections, the Prime Minister knocked on doors in South Ribble to hear the views of   Read more ...

British Sign Language legally recognised after MP’s campaign success

British Sign Language legally recognised after MP’s campaign success by Henry James (April 2022)

BRITISH Sign Language has been legally recognised after a Bill, put before Parliament by West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper, received Royal Assent on   Read more ...

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