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Ormskirk Motorfest gets underway with over 300 vehicles on display

The weather may be not so good but the vehicles on display should brighten your day at Motorfest. With over 300 cars including vintage, modern and racing there should be a favourite for everyone. Coronation Park is full of cars and stalls and sadly puddles from the rain but a coat and umbrella will allow you to have some fun.

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Bridge closure in Burscough could cause problems for weeks

School Lane and Carr Lane will be closed for around four weeks whilst gas repairs are carried out. The bridge over the Liverpool to Leeds canal will be inaccessible as there is a large hole in a road leading up to it. A post on Facebook Group Burscough Community Forum has implied quite a few drivers are ignoring the road

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Police close Bold Lane due to ongoing incident

Police have closed Bold Lane in Aughton. The road was closed around 3pm and we are awaiting confirmation on what caused the closure, but witnesses have suggested it was a crash. Police have two cordons in place, one by Ledson Grove and another by Sandy Lane/Beech Road. Please avoid the area until the police re-open the road.

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Ormskirk MotorFest needs volunteer marshals, apply now!

The Ormskirk MotorFest returns on Sunday 26th August and organisers are looking for volunteer marshals to join in the fun and help make this wonderful event go smoothly. The event is one of the North-West’s biggest free family events and it is expected that thousands of people will come to Ormskirk to enjoy the free motoring extravaganza. With more than

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Biker critical in hospital after collision on Rainford bypass, Police looking for witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses after a motorcyclist was injured in Bickerstaffe. Around 4.50pm Thursday, July 26, a Ssangyong Rexton car was travelling northbound on the A570 Rainford bypass. As the vehicle slowed to turn close to Quattros Restaurant, a second vehicle slowed and travelled past the Ssangyong on the nearside. A Yamaha motorcycle, approaching from behind, was then involved

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Ormskirk man charged with attempted murder

Ormskirk was shocked on Monday after finding out that a road closure was due to a suspected attempted murder. Police confirmed later on Monday that they had arrested a 62-year-old-man for suspected attempted murder. The incident saw Aughton Street closed for over three hours after a Citroen DS car mounted the pavement and rammed a female pedestrian. The woman, in

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Man arrested in Ormskirk on suspicion of attempted murder

Local Police were called Monday 23rd July after recieving reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Aughton Street, Ormskirk at 10.16am. The car – a Citroen DS3, mounted the pavement, colliding with the woman. The woman, in her 60s, suffered injuries to her lower body and has been taken to Aintree Hospital. Her injuries are not

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