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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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Police find body in hunt for husband of stabbing victim

POLICE searching for wanted man John Cowley have found a body. At shortly after 11:30am on Thursday 18th October, officers found a body in a lake off Moody Lane in Mawdesley. Formal identification is yet to take place, but sadly it is believed to be that of Mr Cowley, 63. Police had been looking for him in connection with an

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Police appeal for help in identifying couple who attacked women on Southport bus

Police are appealing for help from the public to identify these two people. They would like to speak to them regarding an incident on a Southport to Preston bus. On Wednesday, July 12th at around 7:10pm when a woman, 56 and her daughter, 39, were on the X2 Stagecoach bus. When it stopped near to the New Fleetwood Pub in

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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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Eyes to the skies between 11th -14th August for a heavenly firework display

It’s coming up to the Perseid meteor shower which is the best display of the year. It usually peaks on a moonless summer night in the UK from 11th August until 14th August. This year coincides with a new moon so it should be a better display than usual. Your best window of observation is from a few hours after

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United Utilities set to impose hosepipe ban

United Utilities has announced that it will have to impose a hosepipe ban (known as a Temporary Use Ban). This is after what is believed to be the longest heatwave since 1976. From Sunday 5th August their will be a ban for domestic customers who get their water from United Utilities, however there now follows a period of time for

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