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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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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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Close the windows, it’s Flying Ants Day!

Flying Ants Day has arrived in Ormskirk and surrounding areas such as Burscough. People will start to take cover as thousands of insects take to the skies in hordes. The day occasion occurs when the insects sprout their wings and head off on a ‘nuptial flight”. The ants fly off to hunt for a mate, before settling in a new

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Ormskirk residents unable to park in road after hike appears

Residents who live on Marians Drive at the Heskin Lane end came home from work on Thursday to find that they could not drive down the road to their homes. Work has began on replacing a gas main and residents have found that the road is closed and there is a long hole in the road with barriers. One resident

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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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Have you seen Josie and Phillip, family and friends concerned for their welfare.

Family and friends are concerned for the welfare of a vulnerable adult. Josie Lowe and Phillip Lowe were due to meet someone at 10-10.30am today (Saturday June 15th). They failed to show. Josie (red coat in picture) has dementia and has been reported to Lancashire Police as missing vulnerable person.  If you have any information or have spotted Josie and

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Teenager appears in Crown Court charged with the murder of Alex Davies

A 17-year-old from Chorley who has been charged with the murder of 18-year-old Alex Davies, has appeared in Crown Court for the first time. The teenage boy who cannot be named for legal reasons, did not apply for bail during a 10-minute hearing at Preston Crown Court on Wednesday May 8th. Alex’s body was found in woodlands on Parbold Hill

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