Ormskirk and Skelmersdale men sentenced on drugs and rape charges

Members of a Blackpool gang which included two brothers living in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale have been sentenced to almost a century in jail. The gang was led by Christopher Nimbley, 37, of Wordsworth Street, Liverpool and planned to flood the seaside resort with drugs. The ‘Carlos’ gang smuggled heroin and crack cocaine into the town from the Merseyside area. Six

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Stephen Warnock plays his final professional match

Ormskirk born footballer Stephen Warnock took to Twitter to let his followers know that he has played the final game of his professional playing career. The match against Walsall ended 1-1 and he got the assist for the goal. The match brought down the curtain for our local lad, after he announced his plans to retire at the end of

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This is why part of Ormskirk was cordoned off

Drivers found part of Ormskirk covered in police tape on Saturday morning. Roads around the Civic Centre were closed as police started their investigations. A Lancashire Police spokesperson said : “We were called at 02:45 hours on Saturday 28th April to reports of an assault‎ outside the Horse Shoe Inn on Southport Road, Ormskirk. “Two men – one is his

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Police close off part of Ormskirk town centre

Drivers are being diverted away from County Road in Ormskirk on Saturday morning due to a large cordon around the Civic Centre. Drivers are not able to travel up Southport Road from the junction at the five ways, the junction of A570 and Derby St West and also part of Hants Lane due to a yet unknown incident overnight. Police

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Storm troopers hoping to force you to get your car washed

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service are inviting all West Lancashire residents to come along to their Skelmersdale Fire Station for their annual Charity Car Wash. The charity event is taking place from 10am-4pm on Saturday the 28th of April. The event is supporting the Paddlers For Life charity, which helps those suffering from breast cancer. As well as getting a

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