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Maghull is a town and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside. Some famous faces linked to Magull include John Lennon, who lived with relatives at Cedar Grove for a short while and also Frank Hornby, of Hornby Railways, Dinky Toy and Meccano fame.

Care worker stole £2,500 from bed ridden 92-year-old woman

Jacqueline Brown spared jail after using bank card to steal cash, Gary Stewart

Arrests made after Maghull shop is robbed

The Co-op at Rainhill and Bargain Booze in Lydiate were targeted on the same day

Joy at dental plans rethink

Campaigners are confident the long-term future has been secured for Maghull Dental services

Masked gang terrorise shoppers and staff in Maghull and Rainhill robberies

The Co-op at Rainhill and Bargain Booze in Maghull were robbed by four men in masks, leaving a female shop assistant injured

Four arrested after shop robberies

Robbers struck at shops in Maghull and Rainhill

West Lancashire gardeners and traders impress at Southport Flower Show

West Lancs take home some of the most prestigious prizes

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 September

Rampant Ormskirk keep up the chase

Ormskirk dominant against desperate Maghull

Author Mike Ormsby visited his former school in Maghull to speak to the children about his work

Author with a bewitching effect returns to former school

Mike Ormsby tells young readers about his tales of child sorcery

Letters to the Editor

Landlords must be responsible

Maricourt’s McGiveron receives England call up

Maricourt’s McGiveron receives England call up

TALENTED teenage footballer Dominic McGiveron has become the 25th youngster from Merseyside to play for the England U18 schoolboy team.

Walton building firm fined after Skelmersdale roofer left paralysed by fall

A BUILDING firm has been fined £105,000 after a Skelmersdale roofer was paralysed when he fell from a ladder while carrying a bag of building materials.

Ormskirk author and historian Mona Duggan passes away aged 87

TRIBUTES have been paid to popular author and Ormskirk historian Mona Duggan after her death last week.

Concerns Maghull development will create urban sprawl that ruins the Green Belt

FEARS have been raised over Sefton Council’s plans to release large amounts of land around Maghull and Lydiate for building.

Port of Liverpool developers call for 70 hectares of Green Belt land to be released

THE developer behind plans to expand the Port of Liverpool has called on Sefton Council to allocate 70 hectares of Green Belt land for a new “Strategic Employment Location”.

Ormskirk in court

MARK James Anthony Jones, 42, of Arnhem Road, Huyton, appeared before Ormskirk Magistrates on December 20 charged with trespassing into Ormskirk Golf Club and stealing a quantity of golf equipment and clothing to the value of £10,000 on December 19.

All the latest action from the Skem Sunday League

HALTON Hawks Power Wheelchair Football team completed a league and cup double by winning the Andrew Jones Memorial Cup held at Maghull High School.

Ormskirk in court

KENNETH Michael Size, 69, of Aughton Street, Ormskirk pleaded guilty to intentionally damaging a door, mirror and body panel of a red Citroen to the value of £515.10 belonging to Anthony Smith.

Neptune Angling Autumn League latest

AFTER the hailstorms that battered the area on Saturday, awaking to a ground frost for Sunday’s Neptune Angling Autumn League wasn’t what we were looking for in aid of a day’s fishing.

All the latest action from the Skem Sunday League

THIS week saw Stanley Club A continue to lead the way in the First Division of the Ormskirk & District Amateur Snooker League.