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This is why lots of young people and adults were running, walking and hiding all over West Lancashire on Saturday

On Saturday 25th January 2020 more than 700 Scouts and Explorers supported by over 100 adult volunteers descended on Farmer Ted’s to take part in Operation Moonlight. Operation Moonlight is similar to a game of manhunt but over a very large area. The teams of Scouts and Explorers have to successfully navigate from a ‘mystery’ start point to the end

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Club bowling for joy with £1,000 cash gift

An Ormskirk bowling club will benefit from improved groundskeeping equipment after receiving a £1,000 donation from a Lancashire housebuilder.  The donation comes courtesy of Persimmon Homes Lancashire’s Community Champions scheme which invites local groups and charities to bid for cash, with two donations of up to £1,000 being made locally each month. Mere Brow Bowling Club, which is located behind

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Help Police officers this winter and reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime

Lancashire Police are asking local people to lend officers a helping hand this winter by taking simple steps to reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime. The Helping Hand campaign launched on Monday 9th December 2019 and aims to encourage people across Lancashire to do their bit in keeping our county safe, offering a helping hand to the

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Two men wanted by Police in connection with serious offences

Police are appealing for help from the public to locate two men wanted in connection with serious offences in Skelmersdale. Stephen Dowling, 23, from Skelmersdale (pictured below right) and Joel Grimes, 22, from Upholland (below left), are wanted following an affray on Sunday September 15 and threats to commit an arson attack on Tuesday September 17. The pair are also

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A new magical Harry Potter cafe and shop has opened just for muggles in Ormskirk

The recently opened Mandrakes Cafe, has always been there for witches and wizards to enjoy for many years. The former cafe, Paris in Town, was a cover for this magical experience. When two friends collaborated, they were able to conjure a spell to lift the shield hiding the magical world of mandrakes from muggles.  Mandrakes A Magical Experience in Ormskirk The Hogworts

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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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Simple phone call saves nearly 80,000 people a trip to hospital

Almost 80,000 people across the North West avoided an unnecessary trip to hospital last year thanks to enhanced telephone assessment and advice from the ambulance service. The North West Ambulance Service (NWAS) has expanded its Clinical Hub, which is a team of clinicians with various areas of expertise. These clinicians assess patients on the telephone and provide self-care advice or

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