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Here is how to get free bike hire during Bike Week

Bike hire scheme Bike & Go is encouraging people to try out cycling during this month’s Bike Week by offering free rentals to new subscribers. The scheme, which has bike hire facilities on offer at 21 train stations across the Merseyrail network – including Ormskirk – will make bike rental free during Bike Week to all those who register between

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Smokers warned to not use cigarette bins in Lancs pub

People wanting to have a smoke in a pub in Lancashire will have to find somewhere else to stub out their cigarettes. The Scotch Piper pub, which is the oldest pub in Lancashire, has yearly visitors to one of its cigarette bins. Staff have put signs up in preparation of the birds reading “STOP!! lil birds inside”. The cigarette bin

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Moor Hall makes top 100 restaurants in UK

It has been announce that Moor Hall has been voted as one of the top 100 restaurants in the UK at The Estrella Damm National Restaurant Awards 2018. The Awards are the result of the votes of more than 150 industry experts, spread across all regions of the UK, comprising top chefs, restaurateurs, food writers, critics and other food experts

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Two local cyclists attempt to ride over half way up Mount Everest

Two local cyclists from Middleton cycling are attempting to travel 370 miles in just 4 days to raise money for a charity close to their hearts. This us the same as riding three-quarters of the way up Mount Everest. Alan Lomax and Matt Newman accepted the challenge of raising awareness and funds for Bloodwise (Formerly Leukaemia & Lymphoma Research). Bloodwise

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Woman banned from entering Southport Town Centre

Merseyside Police have obtained a two-year Criminal Behaviour Order (CBO) against a Southport woman after she was convicted and sentenced for shoplifting. Sara Francis Wilson, 41 years, from Eastbourne Road, Southport was given the CBO at Sefton Magistrates Court on Wednesday, 18 April. She was convicted of the theft of shampoo and conditioner from B & M Bargains on 20

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Road closed after motor bike and car collide

Ormskirk police had to deal with a road collision involving a car and a motorcyclist on County Road, Ormskirk at around 5pm on Wednesday 18th April. Paramedics and the air ambulance attended the scene and gave assistance to both the motorcyclist and the driver of the car. The motorcyclist was said to be in a serious condition by Lancashire Police

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