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Blister Sisters raise over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK

Sunday 16th June saw a team of 62 people take part in the Race for Life at Aintree Racecourse. The team of friends, relatives and family were called the “Blister Sisters” and have so far raised over £21,000 for Cancer Research UK.   The team was set up by Laura Moss, who was diagnosed with Duodenal Cancer in October 2018 and is currently receiving chemotherapy.  Laura wanted

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Parbold murder victim Alex Davies fund over £3000

A fund to help the parents of murdered teenager Alex Davies, who was found murdered in a wooded area near Parbold Hill on Wednesday 1st May has past £3000 The fund was set to £500 but is now over £3300. If you would like to donate, please go to https://www.facebook.com/donate/1285822428233179/?fundraiser_source=external_url While formal identification has yet to be carried out, the

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Do you care about the NHS? If so read this

We have all read in the media and via politicians about the potential privatisation of the NHS but this doctor has posted the following on social media and it is being shared to raise awareness of new plans which he says “will destroy general practice in England”. We are not sure of the validity of the plans but felt that

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Ormskirk man wins Euromillions in February but only just noticed!

It’s something that we all dream of, winning the lottery, but a local man has just announced that he has won the Euromillions from a draw in February. The lucky male, believed to be in his forties, received an email from the National Lottery after the draw in February informing him he had won a prize, but it had gone

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Burscough burglar who defecated on patio sentenced to 52 months in jail.

A 52-year-old man from Burscough has been sentenced today to 52 months in prison. Robert Owen was found guilty accused of attempt burglary and burglary. At approximately 03:30pm on 29th January 2018 Robert Owen entered the rear garden of an address on Colburn Close, Burscough. He attempted to gain entry via the rear patio doors, he was unsuccessful but caused

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Ormskirk school girl set to be a calendar girl for Christmas

An Aughton schoolgirl has launched her annual appeal for hundreds of advent calendars to cheer up children who are undergoing cancer treatment in hospital this Christmas. Six-year-old Ava Stokes and her family came up with the idea to donate advent calendars to Alder Hey and Royal Manchester Children’s Hospitals after their own personal experience. At the age of 19 months,

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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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