Category Archives: Skelmerdale news

Police appeal for information after stabbing in Skelmersdale on Sunday

Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a 26-year-old male was stabbed. The incident happened at around 4:30pm on Sunday, November 11th. The victim was attacked with a knife on The Winsters, sustaining wounds to his knee, arm and torso. After the incident he made his way to the Premier Store on the same street, where they called for medical

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Ormskirk set for a fun festive 5k dash

This year will see Ormskirk hold the first annual Ormskirk 5k Santa Dash and Family Fun Run. The event is to be held at Ormskirk’s Coronation Park on 25th November. Entries for the Santa Dash are £5 each and the whole family can enter the separate Family Fun Run for a single entry of £5. Registration commences at 12pm on

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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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Four arrested after death of man in Skelmersdale

Police have arrested four men following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. Officers were called at around 5:30am this morning after a man, 34, had sadly been found dead in a house on Ivydale. His death is currently being treated as unexplained and a post mortem examination will take place in due course. DCI Zoe Russo from Lancashire’s Force

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Police appeal for information after double stabbing in Skelmersdale

Detectives in Skelmersdale are appealing for information after two men were stabbed late on Wednesday evening. The stabbing happened at about 10.45pm on Wednesday, October 10th, at the junction of Birch Green Road and Ferndale. Three men and two women approached two local men aged 27 and 17, and assaulted them. The older victim suffered a punctured lung and the

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Merseyside Police looking for boy last seen on Monday 24th September

Merseyside Police are appealing for information to find a boy who was last seen on Monday, 24 September. 15-year-old Liam Hawkes was last seen at 12.30pm in Houlston Road, Kirkby. He is known to frequent the areas of Kirkby, Ormskirk and Morcambe in Lancashire. Liam is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, of slim build, with a dark brown hair,

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Local landmarks to be lit up pink and here is why

West Lancs will show its support to parents who have suffered the sad loss of a baby. West Lancashire Borough Council is arranging for Ormskirk Clock Tower and the Lightcube in Skelmersdale structures to be lit up between dusk and dawn during Baby Loss Awareness Week from 9-15 October 2018. Baby loss occurs in many forms, including miscarriage, termination of

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