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X Factor star becomes ambassador for Twinkle House

Goldie Cheung wants to help raise the profile of the charity

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

Skelmersdale sailor collects national award on behalf of all Royal Navy apprentices

Matthew Stanton, 20, attended the award ceremony in Birmingham

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X Factor star becomes ambassador for Twinkle House

Goldie Cheung wants to help raise the profile of the charity

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

Skelmersdale sailor collects national award on behalf of all Royal Navy apprentices

Matthew Stanton, 20, attended the award ceremony in Birmingham

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

Burscough Wharf prepares for Christmas light switch-on

Festive fun set to begin at 6pm before lights turned on at 7:30pm

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

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

Up Holland roadworks on the M58 causing reduced speed limits

Drivers are advised to plan their journeys and check for roadworks before they leave

Martin Mere: News from the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Thousands of birds set to migrate to West Lancashire for the winter

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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

Skelmersdale Men-aces take on West Lancashire councillors

Teams played a charity match to raise money for SHINE

West Lancashire power cuts halved thanks to bird diversion scheme

Diverters help raise the visibility for the 30,000 whooper swans and pink-footed geese that migrate to the area every year from Iceland

West Lancashire Borough Council are offering people advice to ensure that a dog is for life, not just for Christmas.
Pic Trevor Roberts

"Owning a pet is a long-term commitment" advises council

A dog is for life, not just for Christmas

West Lancashire scout leader awarded medal of merit

Kenneth Nayler has been involved with the Maghull troop since 1969

The Ormskirk Advertiser is on the move

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

Halsall dad tells of burglary ordeal leaving children feeling unsafe

Darron Green sentenced to five and a half years behind bars after admitting burglary

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

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

Brave parents of tragic teen Erick Maina speak to church youngsters just hours after his death

Church launches fundraising appeal after sad death of talented youngster

Five Skelmersdale men charged with drugs offences

Men are due in Preston Magistrates Court this morning following raids yesterday

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will present certificates to those who have achieved the DofE programme’s Gold Award, in a ceremony at St James’s Palace next week. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

Local youngsters to receive Duke of Edinburgh award from Prince Philip

High achievers to receive certificate at St James's Palace ceremony

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