Aughton is a village and civil parish within the West Lancashire district. It is a residential area with tree lined roads being found in all parts of the parish. Aughton has two shopping areas; on Moss Delph Lane and Town Green Lane. The parish has two railway stations, Town Green and Aughton Park.
IAN Ellis, 29, of Hostock Close, Prescot, appeared before Chorley magistrates charged with having articles for use in the course of a theft, namely two crow bars and a pair of pliers at Aughton, Ormskirk, on October 17.