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Close the windows, it’s Flying Ants Day!

Flying Ants Day has arrived in Ormskirk and surrounding areas such as Burscough. People will start to take cover as thousands of insects take to the skies in hordes. The day occasion occurs when the insects sprout their wings and head off on a ‘nuptial flight”. The ants fly off to hunt for a mate, before settling in a new

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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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Ormskirk Police Station to reopen for 12 months whilst Skelmersdale Station is modernised

Due to the age and condition of Skelmersdale Police Station it is no longer fit for purpose and as such is having to be upgraded and modernised. Work is expected to begin from the start of June 2019. The investment in the new station is a positive move for the residents and community of Skelmersdale and the local areas. The

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The Ship At Lathom closed due to fire

Popular canal side pub The Ship At Lathom has taken to Facebook to break some bad news regarding a fire. Their post reads: Unfortunately we have had some really bad news overnight. At around 3am a fire started in our kitchen at The Ship. An initial inspection by fire officers looks like an electrical fault is the cause. This has

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Police chase teenagers causing nuisance on motorbikes around Skelmersdale

Police responded to calls, Sunday January 13th, after reports that a group of teenagers on motorcycles were causing a nuisance and driving dangerously in and around Skelmersdale. Police offices traced them to Pimbo Industrial Estate where they attacked a police car with rocks and smashed a window. Thankfully no officers were injured. Whilst further colleagues were making their way to

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