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Local man jailed for child sex offences

A local man has been jailed for child sex offences following investigations by Lancashire Constabulary. Colin Mooney arranged online to carry out the sickening abuse but was arrested in May 2019 after turning up for a face to face meeting. Mooney, of Ormskirk Road, Skelmersdale, admitted offences of arranging and facilitating the commission of a child sex offence and attempting

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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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Local Scout leader gets Police commendation after finding missing man

John Lechmere, a Scouter with the 51st Ormskirk (Upholland) Scout Group was awarded a Lancashire Constabulary Divisional Commendation at a ceremony at the Police’s Hutton HQ on Tuesday 19 November. Earlier this year, he was made aware that an extensive police and public search for an elderly man missing from his home overnight was taking place in the countryside around Upholland. It was quite cold and there was

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Pensioner who sadly died in a collision with lorry in Ormskirk is named

A woman who died following a collision in Ormskirk has been named.  Police were called around 12.30pm on Thursday October 17 to Park Road after a 73-year-old woman was struck by a DAF Lorry as she crossed the road. The road was closed for a number of hours whilst police and paramedics attended the scene but sadly the female died at the scene.

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Police appeal for information following death of 73-year-old woman struck by lorry in Ormskirk

Police are appealing for information after a woman sadly died following a collision in Ormskirk on Thursday 17th October. The collision happened at 12.30pm on Park Road, near the pedestrian crossing at Moorgate. A 73-year-old woman was struck by a DAF Lorry as she crossed the road. The woman, from Ormskirk, suffered serious injuries and sadly died at the scene.

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Police confirm female pedestrian sadly died after collision with lorry in Ormskirk

Lancashire Police have confirmed that a woman has died following a collision with a lorry near Moorgate in Ormskirk. Police closed the one way system along Park Road from St Helens Road to Aughton Street and also stopped traffic joining from Moorgate. The incident happened near the traffic lights on park Road near to Marks and Spencer’s. A lorry at

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Police appeal for information after three men shot in Skelmersdale

Detectives are appealing for information after three males were shot in Skelmersdale on Tuesday afternoon.. Police were called to an address on Belfield at about 1.30pm on Tuesday, October 15th, following reports that shots had been fired. Officers attended and three men aged 46, 45 and 21 were treated for gunshot wounds. An investigation is underway and police are appealing

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