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Moor Hall makes top 100 restaurants in UK

It has been announce that Moor Hall has been voted as one of the top 100 restaurants in the UK at The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2018. The Awards are the result of the votes of more than 150 industry experts, spread across all regions of the UK, comprising top chefs, restaurateurs, food writers, critics and other food experts

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Two local cyclists attempt to ride over half way up Mount Everest

Two local cyclists from Middleton cycling are attempting to travel 370 miles in just 4 days to raise money for a charity close to their hearts. This us the same as riding three-quarters of the way up Mount Everest. Alan Lomax and Matt Newman accepted the challenge of raising awareness and funds for Bloodwise (Formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research). Bloodwise

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Police appeal for witnesses after crash in Skelmersdale

Skelmersdale Police are appealing for information after a motorbike rider suffered serious injuries in a crash in Skelmersdale. The 43 year old man, from Skelmersdale, was riding his Kawasaki ZX900cc on Gillibrands Road at about 12.45pm today (Saturday, May 12th) when he lost control of the vehicle and fell off. The man suffered multiple fractures and was taken by ambulance

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The Queen Inn take top spot in pool competition

Queen Inn have won the 2017/18 Ormskirk & District Pool League. Well done to them! However the 2018/19 season will be starting in September and new teams are always welcome to join. The matches consist of five single games and two pairs matches. This means that you can have a team of five or up to nine players. If you

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Council issue warning after fire in refuse lorry

West Lancashire Borough Council and Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service have issued an appeal to local residents. They are asking that people to not put hot ashes in their refuse bin after a fire in a collection vehicle. The warning has come after an incident when a collection crew on a round in Burscough in April noticed smoke was coming

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Ormskirk Medieval Weekend gets ready to take us back in time

This weekend will see hundreds of visitors descend on Coronation Park to see what life was like in the 12th century. Step back in time and find out what life was like in West Lancashire 900 years ago by coming along to the marvellous Ormskirk Medieval Festival at Coronation Park. The fabulous two-day extravaganza starts on Saturday 12 May and

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Police statement on death of teeanger in Parbold barn fire.

An inquest into the death of teenager Louis Simpson who died after a fire at a barn in Parbold last year has ruled that he died as a result of misadventure. Detective Chief Inspector Geoff Hurst said: “First and foremost my thoughts remain with Louis’ family and friends. His death was a tragedy for them and a sad loss to

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