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Ormskirk Town Centre to share £95 million fund to revive high streets

Ormskirk is set to be one of the historic shopping areas in England that will benefit from a £95m fund. This is a bid by the government and Historic England to revive 69 high streets across England. Ministers said towns and cities across England will be able to start spending the allocated cash, with projects aimed at turning unused buildings

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Local man who attempted two post office robberies jailed for five years

A 21-year-old male from Ormskirk was sentenced to five years in jail at Preston Crown Court. Adam Jones admitting to the offences of attempted robbery and two offences of possessing an imitation firearm in Ormskirk and Burscough earlier this year.  On July 19th 2019 between 3pm and 3.30pm a man wearing dark clothing entered the Post Office in County Road,

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Police appeal for information about missing local teenager Tasharn AMU, last seen in Southport

Local Police Officers are currently seeking the whereabouts of a vulnerable child called Tasharn AMU. She was last seen in the Southport area but currently lives in West Lancashire. She was last seen on Friday 30th August at approximately 6.50pm, on Chapel Street, Southport. She does have links to the Greenwich area of London and police think she could have

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Teenager pleads not guilty to murder in Parbold of Alex Davies

A teenager from Chorley has pleaded not guilty to murder following the death of 18-year-old Alex Davies in Parbold in May 2019. Police said that Alex, from Skelmersdale, had been stabbed and suffocated when his body was found in woodlands by a dog walker on Parbold Hill in May. The defendant, who cannot be named because of his age, entered

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Transport police appeal after debris placed on local railway line

British Transport Police released images of three suspects after concrete debris was placed on a rail line in Lancashire.  The incident happened at 5.20pm on Wednesday 14 August on an area of tracks near Ridley Lane in Croston. It is the sixth time concrete debris has been placed on the tracks in the area. Placing items on the tracks is

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Thieves use sledgehammers to break into garage

Police were called on Sunday 11th August at around 7.05am to reports of a burglary at Halsall Garage in Halsall Road.  Around 12.30am on Sunday, a number of offenders broke into the building using sledgehammers. The thieves took a quantity of cigarettes, alcohol and cash before making off from the scene.  The garage was closed at the time of the

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