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Ormskirk

Ormskirk

Ormskirk is a market town in West Lancashire famous for its gingerbread, and home to Edge Hill University. Ormskirk's Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul is one of only three parish churches in England to have a tower and a spire and is unique in that it has both at the same end of the building.

Ormskirk comes together in support of Motor Neurone Disease

Quiz night raises almost £600 and people undertake the ice bucket challenge

Anger over 'cattle truck' trains U-turn

Ministers have said trains may be refurbished, rather than replaced, by Steve Craddock

Protect our babies from cot death

New figures show higher number of West Lancashire babies are dying from unexplained deaths than national average

West Lancashire residents object to huge solar farm plans at Lathom

The solar farm is expected to take four months to build and last around 25 years

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

Kirk beaten but title chase is on

Damage limited as New Brighton held to a draw

Ormskirk U13 RugbyTeam from last season

Kirk call for players

Under 13s team looking for new players

Runners ready to have a bite of Gingerbread

The Ormskirk 10K Returns - bigger and better for 2014!

LOOK: Crowds of thousands turn out for town's Motorfest

Stunning aerial pictures and amazing video show the success of the fourth annual festival

Motorfest roars into Ormskirk town centre

Thousands of people are expected to descend on the market town

Currency cashes-in as title rivals are routed

New Brighton's collapse provides memorable game for all concerned

Leon-Paul Salamanca Walsh prepares to celebrate his fifth birthday

Fundraisers have been completing events to raise cash for a birthday trip to Euro Disney

Historic Ormskirk pub The Buck'I'Th'Vine put up for sale

Establishment is already attracting a lot of attention from local buyers

Teenagers sought after man was threatened and told to get off his bike

Man left 'shaken' and felt intimidated by youths

New look for Ormskirk charity shop

Burscough Street's Cancer Research UK due for refurbishment

Local companies come together to raise money for charity

Their 'old codger's triathlon' will return next year

Call for an Older People’s Minister

Cllr May Blake looking for resident to get involved and sign the petition

Rock The Lakes music festival heading for Mere Brow

Huge line up of bands will entertain the crowds at the Leisure Lakes

Police warn Ormskirk shoppers to be vigilant after several purse thefts on market days

Over the past couple of weeks there have been a number of crimes reported in Ormskirk town centre

Hundreds take part in war horse walk from Ormskirk to Lathom park

Walkers were led by two police horses from Lancashire constabulary