Publication: Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser

First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Parbold rail crossing closed after van crashes into it

Drivers in Parbold are having to take a detour around the level crossing, after a van crashed into it last week.On Tuesday July 22 a van driver smashed through the level crossing while it was down and broke the barrier.As a result of the crash Station ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 8 hours ago]
Entities: Alex Davies
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Fundraisers hope to send Leon-Paul Salamanca Walsh on a dream holiday to Disneyland

Friends are undertaking skydives and donating a day's profit from Retreat beauty salon to raise the cashFundraisers from Ormskirk are hoping to raise enough money to send Leon-Paul Salamanca Walsh and his family on the trip of a lifetime to Euro Disn ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 8 hours ago]
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Joint retail venture fuels big expansion plans

Ableworld and Barry Pearson join forces to create new company Mobility GB LimitedThe largest mobility and stairlift retailer in the country has announced plans to expand the company even further.Ableworld has entered into a joint venture with a North ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 11 hours ago]
First reported 15 hours ago - Updated 15 hours ago - 1 reports

Fundraisers plan charity trek in memory of four angels including Millie Rose and Amelia Mae Davies

Millie Rose Heaton, Amelia Mae Davies, Rebecca Ayres and Rebecca Bamber all set to be remembered in SeptemberA group of fundraisers are planning to undertake a charity walk in memory of four very special girls, who have all died.The walking with angels ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 15 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Tributes paid to Skelmersdale Takeaway owners after they were killed in M65 crash

Best friends who worked in a Skelmersdale takeaway were killed in a three-car crash on the M65 early on Saturday morning.Mohammed Iqbal, 48, and Mazafer Iqbal, 47, were travelling home along the eastbound carriageway when the crash happened at 2.15am ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Ormskirk high street is heading for revival

Early signs that Ormskirk town centre is back on the mend are beginning to show.Last year the Advertiser investigated the decline of the high street showing pictures of the huge volume of empty shops at the heart of the town.But now, following the announcement ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 20 hours ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Missing 8ft Skelmersdale Boa Constrictor causes social media storm

Skelmersdale was thrown into panic last week as news of a missing 8ft boa constrictor spread through the town.The Advertiser was one of the first news outlets to break the story, which was picked up by the national press and broadcasters such as Sky and ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 20 hours ago]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Green fingered teen is back in business after robbery

Halsall community help to buy new hedge cutters after Lewis Chapman was dragged along with speeding carA village has rallied round to show their support for a teenage entrepreneur who was dragged alongside a car and had is gardening equipment stolen.Lewis ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Detective Inspector determined to rid Skelmersdale of gangs

A top policeman has vowed to rid Skelmersdale of its gang culture – but said it won’t happen overnight.Detective Inspector Warren Atkinson is heavily involved in Operation Nemesis which aims to disrupt and punish criminal activity in Skelmersdale and ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
First reported Jul 31 2014 - Updated Jul 31 2014 - 1 reports

Ormskirk cat owners distraught after animals poisoned

Cat owners in Ormskirk have been left heartbroken after their animals died after being poisoned.The cats all suffered similar symptoms including having a blue/green fluid coming from their eyes and mouth and blisters inside their mouths.One of the cats, ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Entities: Poison, Owner, Green Goo, Blister
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Nominate your pet to be our Pet of the Week

If you have a four-legged friend or cute critter that deserves to be Pet of the Week, fill out this formAttention animal lovers! Each week the Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser will be crowning one of your pets as our Pet of the Week.From waggy-tailed ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 29 2014]
Entities: Lizard
First reported Jul 29 2014 - Updated Jul 29 2014 - 1 reports

Police appeal for information after burglars target widower

Police are appealing for information after a burglary at a house in School Lane in Skelmersdale, where thieves stole sentimental value jewellery.The burglary happened on June 29 when an the thief broke into a bungalow on the road.Once inside the burglar ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 29 2014]

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Mike Williams, Managing Director for Ableworld says: "Barry approached us late last year with the intention of investing in our sector and after discussing various options we decided that the best route was via a joint venture."
She said: "Millie-Rose gained her angel wings at 7.15pm today surrounded by the people that loved her most."

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Parbold rail crossing closed after van crashes ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 8 hours ago]
Joint retail venture fuels big expansion plans [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 11 hours ago]
Fundraisers plan charity trek in memory of four... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 15 hours ago]
Missing 8ft Skelmersdale Boa Constrictor causes... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 20 hours ago]
Ormskirk high street is heading for revival [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - 20 hours ago]
Tributes paid to Skelmersdale Takeaway owners a... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Green fingered teen is back in business after r... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Ormskirk cat owners distraught after animals po... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Detective Inspector determined to rid Skelmersd... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 31 2014]
Nominate your pet to be our Pet of the Week [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 29 2014]
Police appeal for information after burglars ta... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 29 2014]
Whitemoss protestors speak against landfill at ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 27 2014]
Skelmersdale swimmers raise over £5,000 for gen... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 26 2014]
Ormskirk entrepreneur's culinary creation goes ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 25 2014]
Skelmersdale fundraisers face double tragedy as... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 25 2014]
Skelmersdale schoolchildren back the campaign f... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 25 2014]
West Lancashire pub to host a Midsummer Christm... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 25 2014]
Homes to be built on Ormskirk Hospital site [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Cars, jewellery and designer bags stolen in tar... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Netto set to move into former Focus store in Or... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Thugs who chased man like 'pack of wolves' and ... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Ormskirk community mourn the loss of popular te... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 24 2014]
Wild wetland walk opens at Martin Mere [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 20 2014]
105 year old Mims is star of Parbold Festival [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 19 2014]
Fundraising for Love for Leon appeal continues [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 18 2014]
Tarleton Landlord and landlady set to tie the k... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 18 2014]
Skelmersdale residents angry as Whitemoss heari... [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 17 2014]
Parents upset as Ormskirk nursery forced to close [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 17 2014]
Huge solar farm planned for Aughton greenbelt land [Published Ormskirk and Skelmersdale Advertiser - Jul 17 2014]
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