Windswept Councillors Top Snowdon For Neo-Natal Unit

Cllr Gareth Dowling reports on an incredible day trekking up Snowdon with 70+ other “Ormskirkians”, led by Stephanie Beqo raising thousands of pounds for Ormskirk neo-natal unit. 53 more words

Gossip Column

Arise, Sir Greenbelt Pickles

The man in charge of planning reforms, including massive development on agricultural land, in the last government is to be knighted. The former Communities Secretary was sacked last week as Mr Cameron reshuffled his cabinet after winning a majority. 51 more words

Election Watch

Woman denies texting during National Anthem at WHCD —­ she was taking notes, OK?

Don’t be angry with that woman who was caught on camera at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner “texting” during the National Anthem. She wasn’t texting after all, but taking notes. 453 more words


Plan B Gossip

Gossip abounds in Aughton that the Redrow and Wainhomes’ full planning applications to develop the Plan B site with 400 houses and a council bite of the £1,900,000 new homes bonus, the Parrs Lane site that HAS “Plan B protection” (…whoops, should that be the one that according to Cllr Westley has a “caveat”) have been received at 52 Derby Street. 98 more words

Aughton Residents Watch

Town Green Parking Gossip

Local gossip is centred around the scruffy and uncared for Town Green, the two village greens on Town Green Lane. Neglected for years by the WLBC Housing department, mown on odd occasions and the grass cuttings left to rot down, once again the white van is back in its usual place, seen here today. 175 more words

Aughton Residents Watch


I’d love to tell you more about Gossip Column but there doesn’t seem to be much info out there. It’s always good to focus on the music though, and the appropriately named ‘The Beginning of Everything’ is the first song you’ll hear from these guys. 118 more words