Category Archives: Edge Hill University

Storm troopers hoping to force you to get your car washed

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service are inviting all West Lancashire residents to come along to their Skelmersdale Fire Station for their annual Charity Car Wash. The charity event is taking place from 10am-4pm on Saturday the 28th of April. The event is supporting the Paddlers For Life charity, which helps those suffering from breast cancer. As well as getting a

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Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist dies

Police have confirmed the sad news that a motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car on County Road, Ormskirk. The collision occured at 5pm on Wednesday April 18, when the bike – a Yamaha MT10 – collided with a Honda Civic, causing the rider to be thrown from the vehicle. The motorcyclist suffered multiple serious injuries and was

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What’s brown, green, blue and grey and set to change soon?

Bins! That’s what is set to change. Soon West Lancs residents will have four bins to put out, but only if the pay for the garden waste brown bin. From 12 March 2018, West Lancs residents can sign up and pay online for the collection of garden waste. The cost is £30 per year for one garden bin to be emptied, however you

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Road closed after motor bike and car collide

Ormskirk police had to deal with a road collision involving a car and a motorcyclist on County Road, Ormskirk at around 5pm on Wednesday 18th April. Paramedics and the air ambulance attended the scene and gave assistance to both the motorcyclist and the driver of the car. The motorcyclist was said to be in a serious condition by Lancashire Police

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New parking charges for Ormskirk Town Centre

Our West Lancashire (OWL) have recently posted about proposed changes to the parking costs in Ormskirk Town Centre. Their post says, Notice of the upcoming parking charge changes has been given, the details are clearly visible in the text images. What do you think? Those who would like to object to it, including retailers and those with a commercial interest

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Edge Hill University announce major coup for 2019

Edge Hill University has announced that it will begin to offer an Access to Medicine course from 2019 and will start to train doctors from 2020. The news comes following an announcement by the Secretary of State for Health to establish a Medical School at the Ormskirk based University. The new facility will open at the West Lancashire Campus, within

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