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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.

Nostalgia: Giant whale in Ormskirk town centre

Ormskirk Bygone Times take a look back at the time a perfectly preserved whale came to the town and locals came out to see the gigantic mammal

Junk bar set to open in Ormskirk next Thursday

Unique bar and eatery opens at the site of the former Leisure time amusements on Church Street

West Lancashire's Stoptober was biggest success yet

Figures reveal that thousands have signed up to the campaign run by Public Health England

Ormskirk's Golden Lion's bid to become a bed and breakfast

Plans for five bedrooms have been submitted to West Lancashire Borough Council

WATCH: Ormskirk family features on X-Factor adverts

The Heyes won a chance to make their ITV debut to millions of people by dancing to Run-DMC

The Ormskirk Advertiser is on the move

Tulketh Street office to close as staff move into a new digital hub on Lord Street  

West Lancashire councillor welcome Scott ward homes plan

Planning committee approve outline proposals for residential development

Ormskirk Christmas light switch on is set to be the biggest yet

Full details of times and festive fun for Friday, November 28

'Kirk thirds work hard to sink Hoylake

Hoylake 15 Ormskirk III 21

Ormskirk RFC 1st team v Dukinfield, earlier in the season

Starlets give hope for bright future at Kirk

'Kirk second best in Aigburth - Liverpool Collegiate 37 Ormksirk 16

Ormskirk and District Sunday Football League

All the latest match reports from the Ormskirk and District Sunday Football League

Ormskirk Schoolboys storm cross country for regional finals

Local school's cross country team through to National finals

Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes, visits West Lancashire

Bishop Paul toured Edge Hill, a Skelmersdale church project and saw Ormskirk West End in training

Christmas market dates set for Ormskirk

Market will run on extra days and council car parking charges will be reduced

Ormskirk's last trains over Christmas

Merseyrail reveal their last trains on Christmas Eve and Boxing Day

World Pheasant Plucking Championship to be held this weekend at Fir Tree Farm

Be in with a chance to win a case of beer and a hamper of mixed game meat in this unique day our for all the family

Ormskirk welcomes Netto's giant Lego dog at supermarket launch

The first customers walked through its doors at The Hattersley Centre this morning

Mariners in Eureka whitewash

All the latest match reports from the Ormskirk and District League

West Lancashire JSA claimants reduce by almost 50% in a year

Figures from the Department of Work and Pensions show huge reduction as local job centres report more job vacancies