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Moor Hall makes top 100 restaurants in UK

It has been announce that Moor Hall has been voted as one of the top 100 restaurants in the UK at The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2018. The Awards are the result of the votes of more than 150 industry experts, spread across all regions of the UK, comprising top chefs, restaurateurs, food writers, critics and other food experts

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Two local cyclists attempt to ride over half way up Mount Everest

Two local cyclists from Middleton cycling are attempting to travel 370 miles in just 4 days to raise money for a charity close to their hearts. This us the same as riding three-quarters of the way up Mount Everest. Alan Lomax and Matt Newman accepted the challenge of raising awareness and funds for Bloodwise (Formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research). Bloodwise

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The Queen Inn take top spot in pool competition

Queen Inn have won the 2017/18 Ormskirk & District Pool League. Well done to them! However the 2018/19 season will be starting in September and new teams are always welcome to join. The matches consist of five single games and two pairs matches. This means that you can have a team of five or up to nine players. If you

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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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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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Moor Hall win yet another award

Ormskirk based Michelin star restaurant Moor Hall have won another award. They have just won the Best Breakthrough award at the GQ Awards. Moor Hall owners Andy and Tracey Bell along with chef Mark Birchall have transformed this jewel after being bought in 2015. Eighteen months of renovation allowed them to open in March 2017 and since then they have

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