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AN Ailing bird of prey has been released back into the wild after police worked with a rescue group to nurse it back to health.Read
THE future of an iconic former mill could be secured if a housing scheme on the site is given the go-ahead tonight.Read
AN ORMSKIRK retail park’s bid to overturn sales restrictions – allowing Home Bargains to move into the site, creating around 35 jobs – is set to be approved.Read
A VETERAN reporter who trailed the corridors of Parliament for three decades has been shortlisted for a national book award.Read
CONTROVERSIAL plans for 115 new homes in Banks are set to be given the green light after council planners were advised not to defend a landmark appeal.Read
HALSALL St Cuthbert’s Primary School has raised over £2,000 for Cancer and Leukaemia in Children (CLIC).Read
FORMER Prime Minister and Ormskirk MP Lord Harold Wilson will be honoured with a memorial stone in Westminster Abbey later this year.Read
SCHOOLS across West Lancs are set to benefit from almost £3m of extra government funding for 2013/14.Read
THESE images show a man wanted by police over a spree of supermarket booze thefts.Read
A FARMER has lost an appeal to display banners on Green Belt land advertising his shop to motorists along a main road – a ruling he believes will hit his business hard.Read
PICK up your Ormskirk Advertiser next Thursday (January 17) for the first of four nostalgia prints of Ormskirk in years gone by.Read
A VOLUNTARY organisation received a double boost this week – after winning an award and seeing its borough council funding extended for another year.Read
EDGE Hill’s plans to create a state-of-the- art new Creative Edge media building and build 144 more student homes on campus are set to be approved.Read
DEFRA Secretary of State Owen Paterson has acknowledged the hard year which farming has had, citing the ongoing challenges of flooding, Schmallenberg, high feed costs and bovine TB.Read
MARKET traders will be issued with credit card machines as part of a new council pilot scheme to capitalise on demand from shoppers.Read
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