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Local driving school set to take part in Children in Need national relay

You may have seen spotty cars all over West Lancs recently and wondered what it is all about. Well, local driving school OOOSH! are taking part in the Big Learner Relay for Children in Need. On Thursday they will form a convoy to Southport with a yellow children in need roof box and their learners will drive some of the

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Eyes to the skies as Draconids meteor shower set to light up West Lancs

West Lancashire will get to see the Draconids meteor shower which will light up the night sky tonight and tomorrow. With large parts of the UK set to remain clear for the next few nights, stargazers should be able to catch a glimpse of the celestial event before clouds move in later into the early hours. The October shower is

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Ormskirk Parish Church to host world renowned Choir for Choral Classics

The world renowned Liverpool Cathedral Choir is coming to Ormskirk Parish Church on Saturday Oct 12th for an hour long recital of popular Choral Classics. The recital starts at 4pm and will include such favourites as: • I was Glad, Parry • Zadok the Priest, Handel • Hallelujah Chorus, Handel Prof Ian Tracey, Organist Titulaire of Liverpool Cathedral will be playing the organ as

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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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