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Police have launched a murder investigation in Skelmersdale following a house fire. Police were called on Saturday July 21st at 8.10am by the Ambulance Service after a report of a fire at an address on Elmridge. Emergency services attended and a man, believed to be in his 40s, was found at the property. Sadly he was pronounced dead at the

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Skelmersdale man held on suspicion of murder after crash

Merseyside Police have confirmed that two people were arrested on Wednesday, 18 July in connection with the 2016 murder of Blake Brown. The pair, a 31-year-old man from Skelmersdale and a 37-year-old woman from Fazakerley, were arrested on Wednesday afternoon on Queens Drive in Clubmoor. The arrests occurred following a road traffic collision at around 4.20pm. The Skelmersdale man has

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Teenager injured in collision in Ormskirk Monday, Police appealing for information

A teenager has suffered a number of serious injuries following a collision in Ormskirk on Monday evening. Police were called around 7.40pm on Monday (July 16) after an accident in Whiteley’s Lane. A blue Ford Fiesta travelling eastbound had left the carriageway, colliding with a hedge and overturning in a field. The driver of the Ford, an 18-year-old man from

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Going on holiday? Then why not register your alarm for free for peace of mind

Everyone looks forward to going on holiday, but there is always the nagging feeling that your alarm might be going off and annoying the neighbours. Well West Lancs Borough Council can give you some peace of mind with a totally free service. They recommend that you register your intruder alarm with the Police and also with the Council so that

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Police appeal for witnesses after man stabbed in Skelmersdale on Saturday

Police in Skelmersdale are appealing for witnesses and CCTV after a man was stabbed just before 11pm on Saturday July 14th. A 34 year old male was stabbed in the Birch Green area of Skelmersdale in the underpass close to Woodland Primary School. Police are appealing for witnesses or anyone who may have witnessed any suspicious persons in the area

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Have you seen Iulian Dionise? Police appeal for information

Lancashire Police are appealing for information for a male missing from the Banks area of West Lancashire. 34-year-old Iulian Dionisie has been missing since the weekend and Police and family are becoming concerned. Iulian is described as being 5ft 6in tall with a tanned complexion. He was last seen wearing black rock style boots, cream jeans and a black top

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United Utilities set to impose hosepipe ban

United Utilities has announced that it will have to impose a hosepipe ban (known as a Temporary Use Ban). This is after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976. From Sunday 5th August their will be a ban for domestic customers who get their water from United Utilities, however there now follows a period of time for

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