Category Archives: children

Ormskirk Medieval Weekend gets ready to take us back in time

This weekend will see hundreds of visitors descend on Coronation Park to see what life was like in the 12th century. Step back in time and find out what life was like in West Lancashire 900 years ago by coming along to the marvellous Ormskirk Medieval Festival at Coronation Park. The fabulous two-day extravaganza starts on Saturday 12 May and

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Scarecrow festival to premiere in July

July will see a new scarecrow festival tale place in Burscough. Organisers are hoping that the general public and local businesses will embrace the event. With businesses being charged £10 and local residents being charged £5, it is priced for all to join in. But how do you join in? Entry forms can be collected from 10 Hesketh Road or

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Council begin consultation on community transport budget – Have your say

Lancashire County Council has started to consult with local people on their proposals to reduce the budget which supports community transport services.  The council’s cabinet agreed in January 2018 to reduce the community transport budget to contribute to savings needed to meet a forecasted funding gap of £144m in 2021/22. Community transport in Lancashire is provided for people who are

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Ormskirk to ‘time hop’ back to the 12th Century in May

A medieval festival is set to take place in Ormskirk’s Coronation Park on the weekend of 12th & 13th May. It will bring to life the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of the past as Historia Normanis transport visitors back to the 12th century. There will be themed displays, demonstrations and activities and the park will be packed with Knights,

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Police share CCTV image for help in identifying three males involved in assault

Local police are asking for help in identifying the three males pictured who they believe can assist with their enquiries in relation to an assault that occurred at 02:25am on March 4th 2018 on Moor St in Ormskirk. The victim received a broken eye socket and broken cheek bone as a result of the assault. Anyone with information is asked

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Could this Liverpool player be the cover star for FIFA 2019?

A FIFA player website has been running a poll to see who should be the cover star for FIFA 2019, and Liverpool FC player Mo Salah is winning by a landslide. Over 183,616 people have voted in the poll and Liverpool star Salah has 140,257 votes. That is an amazing 76% of the votes. His closest rivals are Barcelona legend

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Assault and robbery by a group of males on a young person in Burscough

On Thursday March 29th at 22.09 police responded to reports of a robbery on Liverpool Road in Burscough. A 15-year-old local boy was walking away from the Spar shop when he was approached by a group of males. He was assaulted and his mobile phone was stolen. Lancashire Police have confirmed that a 15-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion

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