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A new magical Harry Potter cafe and shop has opened just for muggles in Ormskirk

The recently opened Mandrakes Cafe, has always been there for witches and wizards to enjoy for many years. The former cafe, Paris in Town, was a cover for this magical experience. When two friends collaborated, they were able to conjure a spell to lift the shield hiding the magical world of mandrakes from muggles.  Mandrakes A Magical Experience in Ormskirk The Hogworts

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2019 Gingerbread Festival planning to be a success

Sunday 14th July sees the popular Gingerbread Festival return to Ormskirk and Committee members from Ormskirk Community Partnership are busily making the final preparations. Ormskirk Community Partnership founded the Gingerbread Festival in 2016, when it was held on a Saturday alongside the traditional market.Organised with assistance from the council, 2018 saw the increasingly successful festival move to a Sunday, where

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Blister Sisters raise over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK

Sunday 16th June saw a team of 62 people take part in the Race for Life at Aintree Racecourse. The team of friends, relatives and family were called the “Blister Sisters” and have so far raised over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK.   The team was set up by Laura Moss, who was diagnosed with Duodenal Cancer in October 2018 and is currently receiving chemotherapy.  Laura wanted

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Ormskirk time-hops back to 12th century in Coronation Park

Today will see hundreds of visitors to Coronation Park to see what life was like in the 12th century. They will be transported back in time and will find out what life was like in West Lancashire 900 years ago. 70 members of Historia Normannis have travelled from all over the country to give visitors the chance to experience the

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Christmas comes early for Ormskirk customers

Bike hire scheme Bike & Go is bringing Christmas early to its Ormskirk customers – by giving them free bike hire every Tuesday between December 4 and January 15. The offer, which covers every Tuesday except Christmas Day and is open to all subscribers, is worth almost £23, and provides an opportunity to escape the Christmas madness while enjoying some

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