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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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Join the winning team in Ormskirk and you don’t even have to play!

Ormskirk Rugby Club, which is your local Rugby Union club, is a club with over 400 members from U6’s through to 65+. They are seeking players of all ages and abilities and also partners, sponsors and generally local businesses to help strengthen the community feeling at the club and the wider Ormskirk area. This is a thriving club with a

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Burscough OAP jailed for historic sexual assaults against young girls

A pensioner from Burscough has been jailed after a trial at Preston Crown Court. The 75-year-old was found guilty of a string of sexual assaults against children dating back more than 30 years. George Gutcher, of Manor Avenue, Burscough, was convicted of 17 charges of indecent assault . The charges relate to three female victims and happened between 1980s and

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Skelmersdale pensioner sentenced over importing child sex doll

A man has been sentenced for importing a child sex doll. On Friday June 8th, Douglas Charnock, of Greenway Close, Skelmersdale, admitted an offence of improper importation of an indecent / obscene article as well as possession of more than 6,000 indecent images of children. He pleaded guilty in April and was sentenced at Preston Crown Court in what is the

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Youth to perform modern take on a Shakespearean classic

The Rose Youth Theatre will present A Midsummer Night’s Dream by Geoff Bamber on Saturday July 21st 2018. They will be performing at 2.30pm and 7.00pm at Edge Hill’s Rose Theatre and if previous performances are to go by, then this should be another show not to miss. The cast will be showing how the preparations are under way for

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Scarecrow festival to premiere in July

July will see a new scarecrow festival tale place in Burscough. Organisers are hoping that the general public and local businesses will embrace the event. With businesses being charged £10 and local residents being charged £5, it is priced for all to join in. But how do you join in? Entry forms can be collected from 10 Hesketh Road or

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