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Police appeal for information following death of 73-year-old woman struck by lorry in Ormskirk

Police are appealing for information after a woman sadly died following a collision in Ormskirk on Thursday 17th October. The collision happened at 12.30pm on Park Road, near the pedestrian crossing at Moorgate. A 73-year-old woman was struck by a DAF Lorry as she crossed the road. The woman, from Ormskirk, suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.

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Police confirm female pedestrian sadly died after collision with lorry in Ormskirk

Lancashire Police have confirmed that a woman has died following a collision with a lorry near Moorgate in Ormskirk. Police closed the one way system along Park Road from St Helens Road to Aughton Street and also stopped traffic joining from Moorgate. The incident happened near the traffic lights on park Road near to Marks and Spencer’s. A lorry at

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Police appeal for info after major damage to canal Bridge

Police are requesting assistance to identify the individuals involved in offences of aggravated UTMV ( Unlawful/unauthorised Taking of a Motor Vehicle) and Criminal Damage. The incident occurred at Rimmer’s Bridge, Green’s Lane, near Ormskirk, West Lancashire. Offenders used a stolen JCB from the site to cause the damage shown in the images. It is believed to have occurred between 3.45pm

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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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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 musician to be part of BBC Music Day

Local musician David Hughes will be performing in Liverpool as part of the BBC Music Day on Friday. The Ormskirk-based musician known as Charity Shop Pop will be taking to the stage as part of a free festival. Commuters at Liverpool Central station will be treated to music from the region’s best emerging artists on Friday 28th September courtesy of

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Does something need to be done about this Ormskirk accident hotspot?

A local resident has started a consultation to try to reduce the number of accidents on the County Road/A59 in Ormskirk. The junctions by the Fiveways pub and the Hayfield Pub are well know accident hotspots, whilst the junction by Yew Tree Lane is also problematic. In December 2017 69-year-old John Roberts died after a crash involving a his BMW

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