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Woman sadly dies following serious collision on M58

Police were called around 10.10am on January 8 following reports of an accident involving a Mercedes lorry, a Ford Transit van and two cars, an Audi and a Ford Fiesta. The collision happened in queuing traffic following an earlier incident on the M58 in which two people, a 50-year-old woman and a 14-year-old boy, sadly died. The driver of the

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Family mourn loss of “brave boy” in M58 crash

Lancashire Police have released the name of the teenager who died in the collision on the M58. Pontville pupil Joe Cairns from Radcliffe, Greater Manchester died alongside staff member Anne Kerr in the collision. Joe’s mum and dad Steph and Andy Cairns have paid the following tribute to him “Joe, my brave boy, a true fighter with a heart of

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Family pay tribute to mum of two who died in M58 crash

Police officers are continuing their investigation into the two collisions on the M58 and are appealing for any witnesses to come forward. The first incident happened on the morning of Tuesday, January 8th at around 9am close to junction 3 of the M58 westbound at Bickerstaffe. This first incident was involving a HGV, a minibus and a number of other

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Sad news regarding the closure of the M58

Emergency services were called at about 9am this morning to reports of a serious collision on the M58 motorway. The collision, which happened between junctions 3 and 4 Westbound, involved an HGV, a minibus and a number of other vehicles. Sadly a woman and a 14-year-old-boy, suffered injuries which proved fatal in the collision. Police cannot release further details at

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Christmas comes early for Ormskirk customers

Bike hire scheme Bike & Go is bringing Christmas early to its Ormskirk customers – by giving them free bike hire every Tuesday between December 4 and January 15. The offer, which covers every Tuesday except Christmas Day and is open to all subscribers, is worth almost £23, and provides an opportunity to escape the Christmas madness while enjoying some

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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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