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Want a rally good Christmas idea?

Ormskirk and District Motor Club (ODMC) has just announced details of a special training course taking place in January. This is ideal for novices wanting to get into Motorsport. At just £35, the course, which is being subsidised by the club, is a fantastic way to get into the sport and economical as a Christmas gift for budding rally entrants

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Police find body in hunt for husband of stabbing victim

POLICE searching for wanted man John Cowley have found a body. At shortly after 11:30am on Thursday 18th October, officers found a body in a lake off Moody Lane in Mawdesley. Formal identification is yet to take place, but sadly it is believed to be that of Mr Cowley, 63. Police had been looking for him in connection with an

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Houses, houses and more houses in new revised Local Plan

West Lancashire Borough Council has put a revised Local Plan out for consultation. The plans show a huge increase in housing and will affect some of the best farming land and green belt in the heart of West Lancashire. The revised thirty year plan proposed by the Labour administration will see swathes of prime farming land turned into housing estates.

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Going on holiday? Then why not register your alarm for free for peace of mind

Everyone looks forward to going on holiday, but there is always the nagging feeling that your alarm might be going off and annoying the neighbours. Well West Lancs Borough Council can give you some peace of mind with a totally free service. They recommend that you register your intruder alarm with the Police and also with the Council so that

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Have you seen Iulian Dionise? Police appeal for information

Lancashire Police are appealing for information for a male missing from the Banks area of West Lancashire. 34-year-old Iulian Dionisie has been missing since the weekend and Police and family are becoming concerned. Iulian is described as being 5ft 6in tall with a tanned complexion. He was last seen wearing black rock style boots, cream jeans and a black top

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United Utilities set to impose hosepipe ban

United Utilities has announced that it will have to impose a hosepipe ban (known as a Temporary Use Ban). This is after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976. From Sunday 5th August their will be a ban for domestic customers who get their water from United Utilities, however there now follows a period of time for

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