Eyes to the skies as Draconids meteor shower set to light up West Lancs

West Lancashire will get to see the Draconids meteor shower which will light up the night sky tonight and tomorrow. With large parts of the UK set to remain clear for the next few nights, stargazers should be able to catch a glimpse of the celestial event before clouds move in later into the early hours. The October shower is

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Ormskirk Parish Church to host world renowned Choir for Choral Classics

The world renowned Liverpool Cathedral Choir is coming to Ormskirk Parish Church on Saturday Oct 12th for an hour long recital of popular Choral Classics. The recital starts at 4pm and will include such favourites as: • I was Glad, Parry • Zadok the Priest, Handel • Hallelujah Chorus, Handel Prof Ian Tracey, Organist Titulaire of Liverpool Cathedral will be playing the organ as

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Two men wanted by Police in connection with serious offences

Police are appealing for help from the public to locate two men wanted in connection with serious offences in Skelmersdale. Stephen Dowling, 23, from Skelmersdale (pictured below right) and Joel Grimes, 22, from Upholland (below left), are wanted following an affray on Sunday September 15 and threats to commit an arson attack on Tuesday September 17. The pair are also

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Five men arrested over attempted murder in a Skelmersdale

Three more men have been arrested by detectives investigating an attempted murder in Skelmersdale. Police were called around 1am on Thursday September 26 by the Ambulance Service after reports of a fire at a property in Waverley. Officers attended and a 48-year-old man was found at the scene with serious burns. He was taken to hospital and remains in a

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Openreach to rollout ultrafast broadband to Aughton and Ormskirk within the next few months

Openreach have announced that they are set to expand their Fibre to the premises (FTTP) gigabit capable ultrafast broadband to Aughton and Ormskirk. This is part of their national rollout, which is looking to reach four million premises across the country by March 2021. Openreach is the UK’s digital network business. They say it is their mission to provide the best

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Police make arrests in attempted murder enquiry of man set on fire

Officers investigating an attempted murder in Skelmersdale have arrested two men as their enquiries continue. Police were called around 1am on Thursday, Sept 26th by the Ambulance Service after reports of a fire at a property in Waverley. The 48-year-old occupant of the address was found at the scene with serious burns and taken to hospital. He remains in a

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