Ormskirk


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Ormskirk

(ôrmz`kûrk), town (1991 pop. 27,308), Lancashire, N England. Ormskirk is a market town. Silk and cotton textiles and metal goods are made. The church, with an embattled tower, contains the burial chapel of the earls of Derby. Nearby are ruins of Burscough Abbey (12th cent.). There is a teacher training college.
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THE Under-12s League continued this week with Ormskirk Saints once again being the team to beat, with victories over Arch Beck (20-19) and Speke (26-19).
Schools: Ormskirk School, Edge Hill University, Ormskirk CE Primary, St Bede's RC High, Ormskirk St Anne's RC Primary.
Newcastle College's merger with Skelmersdale & Ormskirk College in West Lancashire has been described by the new principal and chief executive, Jackie Fisher, as "the dawn of a new era".
They claim it's more cost-effective to shift the unit to sister hospital Ormskirk - where it was in the first place.
Barry Dawson, 21, believed to be from the Ormskirk area of Lancashire, is accused of assaulting the Everton player at his converted barn in Rufford, Lancs in the early hours of Sunday.
TRIBUTES have poured in for the headteacher of an Ormskirk primary school who passed away over the weekend.
Both players starred in Lancashire second XI's cup final defeat to Nottinghamshire at Aigburth on Monday with captain Parry hoping his Bootle side can make things difficult for leaders Ormskirk come Saturday's final round of games.
Staff and governors have agreed, in principle, for Newcastle College to joining forces with Skelmersdale & Ormskirk College, subject to outline approval from the Learning and Skills Council (LSC) later this month.
TECHNOLOGY used by nurses at Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust has seen big drops in deaths at two large hospitals.
COLWYN BAY''s hopes of toppling Premier Division title contenders Ormskirk on their own track remained unfulfilled as the North Wales visitors suffered a 52-run defeat in the last over.
The Lancashire Scholarship player smashed 47 off just 22 balls with six fours and three sixes and Ormskirk eventually strolled home with nine overs to spare.
NORTHOP Hall claimed a superb six wicket away win on leaders Ormskirk to keep alive their hopes of avoiding the drop.