Category Archives: Burscough news

Ormskirk Police Station to reopen for 12 months whilst Skelmersdale Station is modernised

Due to the age and condition of Skelmersdale Police Station it is no longer fit for purpose and as such is having to be upgraded and modernised. Work is expected to begin from the start of June 2019. The investment in the new station is a positive move for the residents and community of Skelmersdale and the local areas. 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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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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Fancy working for an award-winning independent business in Burscough, six people required.

An award-winning independent business is looking for local talent to join its expanding vibrant team, and is offering attractive rewards including weekend breaks away, discount vouchers, and the potential of having half days on Fridays, to name a few. Established in 2003, Branded Telecoms Ltd represents BT Local Business in the region, supporting businesses across Liverpool, Chester and North Wales

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Skelmersdale couple convicted of murder

A man and woman have been convicted of murder following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. The couple have been found guilty of murdering Eamon Brady in July 2018. Deborah Andrews, 44, of Elmstead, Skelmersdale, was found guilty of murdering Eamon Brady at Preston Crown Court on Friday, February 1 following a trial. William Vaill, 37, of Evington, Skelmersdale,

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The Ship At Lathom closed due to fire

Popular canal side pub The Ship At Lathom has taken to Facebook to break some bad news regarding a fire. Their post reads: Unfortunately we have had some really bad news overnight. At around 3am a fire started in our kitchen at The Ship. An initial inspection by fire officers looks like an electrical fault is the cause. This has

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Burscough burglar who defecated on patio sentenced to 52 months in jail.

A 52-year-old man from Burscough has been sentenced today to 52 months in prison. Robert Owen was found guilty accused of attempt burglary and burglary. At approximately 03:30pm on 29th January 2018 Robert Owen entered the rear garden of an address on Colburn Close, Burscough. He attempted to gain entry via the rear patio doors, he was unsuccessful but caused

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