Monthly Archives: October 2018

Four arrested after death of man in Skelmersdale

Police have arrested four men following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. Officers were called at around 5:30am this morning after a man, 34, had sadly been found dead in a house on Ivydale. His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination will take place in due course. DCI Zoe Russo from Lancashire’s Force

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Ormskirk’s Coronation Park getting a ready for a spooktastic free event

Halloween is nearing and Ormskirk’s Coronation park is being prepared for fantastic frights and stupendous screams as scary creatures descend for Halloween on Wednesday 31 October. There will be plenty of scary goings on between 6pm and 8pm at this magnificent Halloween extravaganza, including scary walks through the woods with vampires, witches, ghosts and much more. There will be live

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Police find body in hunt for husband of stabbing victim

POLICE searching for wanted man John Cowley have found a body. At shortly after 11:30am on Thursday 18th October, officers found a body in a lake off Moody Lane in Mawdesley. Formal identification is yet to take place, but sadly it is believed to be that of Mr Cowley, 63. Police had been looking for him in connection with an

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Police appeal for information after double stabbing in Skelmersdale

Detectives in Skelmersdale are appealing for information after two men were stabbed late on Wednesday evening. The stabbing happened at about 10.45pm on Wednesday, October 10th, at the junction of Birch Green Road and Ferndale. Three men and two women approached two local men aged 27 and 17, and assaulted them. The older victim suffered a punctured lung and the

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Merseyside Police looking for boy last seen on Monday 24th September

Merseyside Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September. 15-year-old Liam Hawkes was last seen at 12.30pm in Houlston Road, Kirkby. He is known to frequent the areas of Kirkby, Ormskirk and Morcambe in Lancashire. Liam is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, of slim build, with a dark brown hair,

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Local landmarks to be lit up pink and here is why

West Lancs will show its support to parents who have suffered the sad loss of a baby. West Lancashire Borough Council is arranging for Ormskirk Clock Tower and the Lightcube in Skelmersdale structures to be lit up between dusk and dawn during Baby Loss Awareness Week from 9-15 October 2018. Baby loss occurs in many forms, including miscarriage, termination of

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