Monthly Archives: April 2018

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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Council begin consultation on community transport budget – Have your say

Lancashire County Council has started to consult with local people on their proposals to reduce the budget which supports community transport services.  The council’s cabinet agreed in January 2018 to reduce the community transport budget to contribute to savings needed to meet a forecasted funding gap of £144m in 2021/22. Community transport in Lancashire is provided for people who are

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FREE Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea Event in Ormskirk

Age UK Lancashire are hosting a FREE Royal Afternoon Tea event at the Wellbeing Centre in Ormskirk on Wednesday 23 May 2018. The event will run from 1.30 – 3.30pm and is aimed at providing a fun, friendly afternoon to older people of Lancashire. The dementia friendly event will include musical entertainment, a royal themed quiz and a raffle alongside a delicious array of sandwiches

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Moor Hall win yet another award

Ormskirk based Michelin star restaurant Moor Hall have won another award. They have just won the Best Breakthrough award at the GQ Awards. Moor Hall owners Andy and Tracey Bell along with chef Mark Birchall have transformed this jewel after being bought in 2015. Eighteen months of renovation allowed them to open in March 2017 and since then they have

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Woman banned from entering Southport Town Centre

Merseyside Police have obtained a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) against a Southport woman after she was convicted and sentenced for shoplifting. Sara Francis Wilson, 41 years, from Eastbourne Road, Southport was given the CBO at Sefton Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 18 April. She was convicted of the theft of shampoo and conditioner from B & M Bargains on 20

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