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Date for Ormskirk Christmas lights revealed and it may surprise you!

Christmas is coming up so quickly and soon it will be time for the lights to be switched on. This year Ormskirk will be having more lights than usual after winning a competition to brighten up the town. West Lancs Borough Council have decided to move the Christmas light switch on from the traditional Friday night to a Sunday afternoon.

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Ormskirk Motorfest gets underway with over 300 vehicles on display

The weather may be not so good but the vehicles on display should brighten your day at Motorfest. With over 300 cars including vintage, modern and racing there should be a favourite for everyone. Coronation Park is full of cars and stalls and sadly puddles from the rain but a coat and umbrella will allow you to have some fun.

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Ormskirk MotorFest needs volunteer marshals, apply now!

The Ormskirk MotorFest returns on Sunday 26th August and organisers are looking for volunteer marshals to join in the fun and help make this wonderful event go smoothly. The event is one of the North-West’s biggest free family events and it is expected that thousands of people will come to Ormskirk to enjoy the free motoring extravaganza. With more than

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Ormskirk’s Park pool could be demolished and so could Nye Bevan in Skem.

West Lancs Brough Council is looking at the feasibility of replacing the 40-year-old pools in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale. Plans are being considered to demolish Park Pool and Nye Bevan Pool and replace them with new up-to-date facilities. West Lancs Council faced a massive backlash after plans in 2015 revealed that Park Pool could close if the facilities at Edge Hill

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Man arrested in Ormskirk on suspicion of attempted murder

Local Police were called Monday 23rd July after recieving reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Aughton Street, Ormskirk at 10.16am. The car – a Citroen DS3, mounted the pavement, colliding with the woman. The woman, in her 60s, suffered injuries to her lower body and has been taken to Aintree Hospital. Her injuries are not

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Police close road in Ormskirk

Local Police have closed part of Aughton Street after what appears to have been an incident near to the Queens Inn public house. Police have blocked off the road and are diverting traffic away and around the scene. We are getting reports that the Police may have arrested someone at the scene but we haven’t had this confirmed yet. We

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Celebrate Armed Forces Day in Ormskirk

Monday 25th June will see West Lancashire honour the service and sacrifices made by our armed forces at a special event to commemorate Armed Forces Day. The Ministry of Defence flag will be raised at the War Memorial in Coronation Park in Ormskirk. The ceremony will be attended by service veterans; Deputy Lieutenant of Lancashire Mrs Gail Stanley; the Mayor

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