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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 businessman David Murray is the new chair of BIG (Business Information Group).

Ormskirk businessman named new chair of European market research association BIG

David Murray will be responsible for hundreds of consultancy groups based across 15 countries

Ormskirk car parks open for longer at reduced cost to encourage town centre trade

People can now park for four hours and for free on some car parks on Saturdays

Ormskirk RFC First XV can take the positives from loss

Final score of 24-36 to Tyldesley not reflective of close match for 'Kirk

Ormskirk building firm Tricklebank Ltd are up for the Master Builders of the Year award, which is organised by the Federation of Master Builders

Ormskirk building firm Tricklebank Ltd up for national award

Winners to be announced a glitzy ceremony in London next month

Ormskirk Magistrates Court

Ormskirk sisters condemned after pet dogs go on destructive rampage

Felicia Sumner and Kayleigh Sumner were punished by Magistrates for being in charge of dangerously out of control dogs

Advertiser's Cutest Kids competition is back for 2015!

There are six different categories available to enter your little darlings into

7 things you're unlikely to hear in West Lancashire in 2015

We've come up with a few utterances you're very unlikely to hear in West Lancashire in 2015


Port toughen up after early show of complacency let Kirk in

The league leaders made the short trip across the moss to Ormskirk in confident mood looking to maintain, or even extend, their lead at the top.

Players of all ages came together to play the Clash of the Titans charity match.

Brennan on his way back after bone marrow battle

A lifelong servant of Ormskirk Rugby Club and Hightown Cricket Club battling a rare cancer is on the road to recovery after a bone marrow transplant while sporting friends rallied to raise almost £10,000 for health charities.

Ormskirk families recovering at home following horror French coach crash

Sarah Bowness. 41 had her right wrist shattered in the smash

CCTV appeal after Ormskirk station handbag theft

British transport police believe the man pictured could have vital information

Ormskirk rugby player on the road to recovery after bone marrow transplant

Russ Brennan has recently undergone treatment for Non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Ormskirk weather station set up at Edge Hill University

University's Geography department set up the live data station

Mystery mother and daughter who helped find missing Ormskirk dog are revealed

Mim and Sammy Eaton helped to find Sklya on Christmas Day

West Lancashire residents urged to stay away from A&E's across the borough

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Patients are encouraged to use GP out of hours services instead

Professional wrestling show comes to Ormskirk Civic Hall

Maghull wrestler Jack Rea has helped to organise the February show

Ormskirk RFC dish out a Trentham trouncing

Ormskirk First XV add to Trentham's misery with a 114-0 whitewash

West Lancashire couple’s care company rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission

Home Instead Senior Care one of only three adult social care services to be given the accolade

Ormskirk family search for mother and daughter who helped rescue their dog on Christmas Day

Jenna Latham and her family want to thank Good Samaritans for their help in finding Skyla

'Miracle' baby Pixie Walsh to save sister Daisy who suffers from life-limiting illness

Pixie's parents found out that their baby girl is a bone marrow match for her big sister