Category Archives: aughton

Blister Sisters raise over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK

Sunday 16th June saw a team of 62 people take part in the Race for Life at Aintree Racecourse. The team of friends, relatives and family were called the “Blister Sisters” and have so far raised over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK.   The team was set up by Laura Moss, who was diagnosed with Duodenal Cancer in October 2018 and is currently receiving chemotherapy.  Laura wanted

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Have you seen Josie and Phillip, family and friends concerned for their welfare.

Family and friends are concerned for the welfare of a vulnerable adult. Josie Lowe and Phillip Lowe were due to meet someone at 10-10.30am today (Saturday June 15th). They failed to show. Josie (red coat in picture) has dementia and has been reported to Lancashire Police as missing vulnerable person.  If you have any information or have spotted Josie and

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Teenager appears in Crown Court charged with the murder of Alex Davies

A 17-year-old from Chorley who has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Alex Davies, has appeared in Crown Court for the first time. The teenage boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, did not apply for bail during a 10-minute hearing at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday May 8th. Alex’s body was found in woodlands on Parbold Hill

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Fund for murdered teenager Alex Davies receives over £2,000

A Burscough resident has set up a fund to help the parents of murdered teenager Alex Davies, who was found murdered in a wooded area near Parbold Hill on Wednesday 1st May. The fund was set to £500 but is now over £2000. If you would like to donate, please go to https://www.facebook.com/donate/1285822428233179/?fundraiser_source=external_url While formal identification has yet to be

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Do you care about the NHS? If so read this

We have all read in the media and via politicians about the potential privatisation of the NHS but this doctor has posted the following on social media and it is being shared to raise awareness of new plans which he says “will destroy general practice in England”. We are not sure of the validity of the plans but felt that

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Gang who targeted Ormskirk homes for high value vehicles jailed

Seven members of a gang which targeted homes in Ormskirk and stole high performance cars in a series of burglaries have been jailed. During April and May 2017, there were a series of burglaries in the Chorley area of Lancashire during which houses were targeted that had high value, high performance vehicles parked on driveways or in front of the

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Ormskirk man wins Euromillions in February but only just noticed!

It’s something that we all dream of, winning the lottery, but a local man has just announced that he has won the Euromillions from a draw in February. The lucky male, believed to be in his forties, received an email from the National Lottery after the draw in February informing him he had won a prize, but it had gone

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