Category Archives: Road closure

Lancashire fire service ask public to stay away from Winter Hill

With the fine weather set to continue for the next few days, Lancashire Fire and Rescue have retweeted an image showing the area they need people to stay away from. @BoltonMRT have provided an image showing the area which the public should avoid. This us not just for public safety but to help maintain the progress they have made in

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Crash in Burscough causes road closure and gridlock

The A59 has been closed between Red Cat Lane and Orrell Lane in Burscough after a crash involving a motorbike and a van. The crash near the Tesco roundabout happened at around 11am. An air ambulance was sent to the scene but thankfully was not needed as the biker was taken by ambulance to Aintree Hospital Lancashire Police are urging drivers to

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This is why part of Ormskirk was cordoned off

Drivers found part of Ormskirk covered in police tape on Saturday morning. Roads around the Civic Centre were closed as police started their investigations. A Lancashire Police spokesperson said : “We were called at 02:45 hours on Saturday 28th April to reports of an assault‎ outside the Horse Shoe Inn on Southport Road, Ormskirk. “Two men – one is his

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Police close off part of Ormskirk town centre

Drivers are being diverted away from County Road in Ormskirk on Saturday morning due to a large cordon around the Civic Centre. Drivers are not able to travel up Southport Road from the junction at the five ways, the junction of A570 and Derby St West and also part of Hants Lane due to a yet unknown incident overnight. Police

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Police appeal for witnesses after motorcyclist dies

Police have confirmed the sad news that a motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car on County Road, Ormskirk. The collision occured at 5pm on Wednesday April 18, when the bike – a Yamaha MT10 – collided with a Honda Civic, causing the rider to be thrown from the vehicle. The motorcyclist suffered multiple serious injuries and was

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Road closed after motor bike and car collide

Ormskirk police had to deal with a road collision involving a car and a motorcyclist on County Road, Ormskirk at around 5pm on Wednesday 18th April. Paramedics and the air ambulance attended the scene and gave assistance to both the motorcyclist and the driver of the car. The motorcyclist was said to be in a serious condition by Lancashire Police

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All potholes to be fixed properly and within a week in West Lancs – Sorry April Fool

Sadly this story was an April fool. Drivers will have to carry on driving on some of the worst roads in Britain. However, things are not so bleak, as Ormskirk Live recently posted this story about potholes and the Monet available to fix them. https://ormskirklive.com/2018/03/26/sick-of-potholes-then-let-the-council-know Ormskirk, Burscough and most parts of West Lancashire will be looking forward to driving on

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