Famous motoring experts to commentate and judge at the Ormksirk MotorFest

Former Top Gear presenter Steve Berry and legendary motor racing commentator Neville Hay will be sharing their expert knowledge with motor racing fans at the 2017 Ormskirk MotorFest on Sunday 27 August. The MotorFest is one of the North West’s biggest free family events, and thousands of people are expected to come to Ormskirk to … Read more

Family fun-day starts conversation about mental health

A local family have organised a family fun-day and rugby derby to raise money for mental health charities in memory of 25-year-old Nathan Christy, who died last year. Wigan Council’s Deal for Communities Investment Fund has contributed £2,000 to the event on Saturday 19th August, which will go towards hiring a bouncy castle, face painters, … Read more

Go pond dipping with Rangers

St Helens Council’s Ranger Service is inviting residents to discover a variety of curious aquatic creatures, with a dip in the pond at Sankey Valley Country Park. On Monday 14 August, 11am-1pm, Rangers will lead event-goers on a short walk from the Heritage Visitor Centre off Blackbrook Road, to Cambourne Pond with nets and containers, … Read more

Information evening for potential foster carers

With around 20 Lancashire children needing homes each week, Lancashire County Council is recruiting new foster carers. The County Council has recently increased the allowances payable to new foster carers so now they can expect to receive between £241 and £415 per week for each child they care for. People who have considered fostering before … Read more