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Heroic baristas save a pensioner as he choked on a bacon buttie in a hospital cafe

Angus Reddington from Skem was attending a routine appointment with his wife he blacked out while choking on the sandwich

Footballer swaps boots for bibles after completing Edge Hill degree

Glynn Hurst gave up his football career to become an RE teacher

Freshers set to be welcomed by Ormskirk community

Activities planned for the next few weeks around the town

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Heroic baristas save a pensioner as he choked on a bacon buttie in a hospital cafe

Angus Reddington from Skem was attending a routine appointment with his wife he blacked out while choking on the sandwich

Footballer swaps boots for bibles after completing Edge Hill degree

Glynn Hurst gave up his football career to become an RE teacher

Freshers set to be welcomed by Ormskirk community

Activities planned for the next few weeks around the town

New firm breaking down the barriers in Ormskirk

Mednostic Solutions is a family-run business which says it offers the UK’s first osteoporosis treatment of its kind, reported by Adam Payne

Skelmersdale cyclists take on Everest challenge for Clatterbridge

Best friends travel up Ashurst Beacon 98 times over 24 hour

Ormskirk Netto set to create 25 jobs for local people

The new store is due to open in November

War Horse Heroes Showcase; this weekend

The showcase pays tribute to horses that played a vital role on the World War One and the centre in West Lancashire where many were trained.

Woman followed and punched through car window

Witnesses urged to come forward after the assault in Skelmersdale

Decision on 275 homes at Hesketh Bank deferred until next month

Councillors believe the contaminated land issue and other questions need to be answered by developers

Man who exposed himself is handed community penalty

Tony Allan Mills, 30, appeared at Ormskirk Magistrates Court for sentencing after pleading guilty to an act of outraging public decency, reported by Steve Craddock

Skem man charged with murdering his brother

Mark Lowe charged after police found body in a house on Sunday evening

WATCH: West Lancashire residents step up their ice bucket challenges

Dramatic video of man from Banks getting a chilly soaking for charity

Glenn, a man on a mission, wins his 1,000-mile battle

He has raised almost £3,000 so far for Alder Hey hospital, reported by Adam Payne and Steve Craddock

Ex-Marine in sex acts while watching teens

Nicholas John Matthew Cooke, 26, faced three charges of indecent exposure, reported by Steve Craddock

Students break the ice at Go Commando base

Former Royal Marine Steven Howard puts students through their paces

Man flags down police after being shot in the face

Patrol car is stopped in Lydiate and four arrested on suspicion of wounding

Revealed: Multi-million plan for Skelmersdale

Seven-screen cinema and improvements to the Concourse submitted to West Lancashire Borough Council

Skem lads take trophy from old rivals

Men-aces lift accolade after a string of unbeaten matches

Ex-soldier jailed for bomb hoax at hospital

Traumatised by life in the Army, Samuel McDowall is given a year in prison for threats that led to an evacuation of patients and staff this summer

Universal Credit set to be rolled out across West Lancashire

Lord David Freud, Minister for Welfare Reform talks to The Advertiser about the impact of the change

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WATCH: West Lancashire residents step up their ice bucket challenges

LOOK: Memories of the end of the line: Southport to Preston line

West Lancashire takes part in the Ice Bucket Challenge

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