Crash in Burscough causes road closure and gridlock

The A59 has been closed between Red Cat Lane and Orrell Lane in Burscough after a crash involving a motorbike and a van. The crash near the Tesco roundabout happened at around 11am. An air ambulance was sent to the scene but thankfully was not needed as the biker was taken by ambulance to Aintree Hospital Lancashire Police are urging drivers to

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Smokers warned to not use cigarette bins in Lancs pub

People wanting to have a smoke in a pub in Lancashire will have to find somewhere else to stub out their cigarettes. The Scotch Piper pub, which is the oldest pub in Lancashire, has yearly visitors to one of its cigarette bins. Staff have put signs up in preparation of the birds reading “STOP!! lil birds inside”. The cigarette bin

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Check out the new look speed camera vans for Lancs roads

Lancashire Constabulary have introduced new liveried high visibility vehicles, which will play a key role in reducing road traffic collisions and injuries on the county’s roads. Eight vehicles will monitor accident hotspots, routes and roads identified by members of the public to detect speeding, seat belt offences, mobile phone use and drivers not fully in control of their vehicles. Supt

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Moor Hall makes top 100 restaurants in UK

It has been announce that Moor Hall has been voted as one of the top 100 restaurants in the UK at The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2018. The Awards are the result of the votes of more than 150 industry experts, spread across all regions of the UK, comprising top chefs, restaurateurs, food writers, critics and other food experts

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Two local cyclists attempt to ride over half way up Mount Everest

Two local cyclists from Middleton cycling are attempting to travel 370 miles in just 4 days to raise money for a charity close to their hearts. This us the same as riding three-quarters of the way up Mount Everest. Alan Lomax and Matt Newman accepted the challenge of raising awareness and funds for Bloodwise (Formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research). Bloodwise

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Can you help? Police release CCTV of suspect in attempted burglary of local pub

Police have released two CCTV images of a suspect they would like to speak to after an attempted burglary at the newly reopened Bull & Dog public house on Liverpool Road South in Burscough. The suspect was captured on CCTV between 6.40 – 6.50am on Tuesday 8th May. The man was attempting to steal items from out buildings but was

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