Lancelots help children’s diabetes team score top marks for care

The paediatric team looking after children with diabetes at Ormskirk hospital has been recognised as one of the best in the country. A national audit found they were among the top performers for supporting children with type 1 diabetes in terms of quality improvements. Jamie Cranham, age seven, from Scarisbrick, near Ormskirk, has been a … Read more

Cyclist, 14, seriously injured in Scarisbrick collision

A 14-year-old boy has suffered serious head injuries after a collision in Scarisbrick. Police were called around 8.20pm on Saturday (September 17) following reports of an accident on Dam Wood Lane. A 14-year-old boy from Ormskirk was cycling across the road when he was involved in a collision with a silver Vauxhall Corsa. The teenager … Read more

Moped rider dies following collision in Scarisbrick

We are appealing for witnesses after a moped rider sadly died following a collision in Scarisbrick. At 9.45pm on Wednesday, September 7 a Piaggio Vespa was travelling along Dam Wood Lane in the direction of Burscough when it mounted the grass verge just prior to Drummersdale Lane and dropped into a large ditch. The rider, … Read more

Boy, 9, critically injured in collision

We are appealing for witnesses after a collision close to Scarisbrick. Police were called around 7.40pm yesterday (August 18) to Southport Road (A570) near Hurlstone Hall following reports of an accident. A black Volkswagen Polo travelling eastbound was involved in a collision with a BMW car travelling towards Southport. A nine-year-old boy, a passenger in … Read more

Man jailed for causing death by dangerous driving

A man has been jailed for causing death by dangerous driving following a fatal collision in Scarisbrick last year. Kenneth Grisedale, 58, of Hartwood Road, Southport was charged with causing death by dangerous driving after Andrew Birch, 46, was killed in a collision on the A570 Southport Road on January 6, 2015. He pleaded guilty to … Read more