Monthly Archives: March 2019

Police appeal for help after two stabbed in Skem in broad daylight

Local Police are appealing for information after two men were stabbed in Skelmersdale on Saturday 30th March. Police were called around 12.45pm after two men were found with stab wounds in Southway close to the job centre. It is believed the pair, both in their early 20s, had been attacked near the subway between the CoOp Building and Eskdale. One

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Burscough company creating new role after answering one million calls

A fast-growing professional call answering business is creating a brand-new national sales management role, to support the business’ rapid expansion and the launch of a ‘Live Chat’ service. Burscough based Face for Business provides companies across the UK with telephone answering and messaging services. Recent success has seen the company answer its one millionth call, whilst celebrating its 5th anniversary.

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Ormskirk man jailed for attempted murder of estranged wife

A former parish councillor has been jailed for 12 years after the attempted murder of his estranged wife in July 2018. Mark Gibbons, 62, of Bold Lane, Ormskirk, has been sentenced to 12 years in prison after he admitted deliberately driving a vehicle at his estranged partner in July last year. He was also given an extended licence of three

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Police seek man after alleged sexual assault in Ormskirk

Local Police officers want to identify this man in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Ormskirk recently. The alleged assault took place at 7.30pm on February 12. An 18-year-old woman had just got off a bus in Moor Street when she was approached by a man. After reviewing CCTV, police want to identify the man in the picture in

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