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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WEST LANCASHIRE farmer John Woods is the 2009 captain at Ormskirk.
ORMSKIRK coasted into the second round of the Lancashire Cup after a convincing victory by 181 runs at Barnoldswick.
ORMSKIRK face secondplaced Widnes at Green Lane on Saturday.
Ormskirk took advantage of the disruption and from a scrum crossed wide out to level matters at 5-5.
ORMSKIRK travel to Wigan this weekend following their impressive 43-38 win over high-flying Wirral on Saturday.
AN EX-SOLDIER named William Donovan, formerly in the Welsh Fusiliers, pleaded guilty at Southport today to travelling without a ticket from Ormskirk to Liverpool last evening.
ORMSKIRK ended 2008 with a frustrating 10-3 defeat at Hoylake on Saturday.
BOOTLE CC slumped to a heavy 118-run loss to an in-form Ormskirk at Wadham Road on Saturday.
FOLLOWING their 28-12 loss to league leaders Burnage last week, Ormskirk face bottom of the table, Winnington Park on Saturday.
HEALTH experts want to see Southport and Ormskirk children's and adults' emergency services back on one site - and the battle lines are already being drawn over which hospital they will go to.
The property commands a private position in a prestigious location, set back from Ormskirk's Ruff Lane and accessed via a long sweeping driveway.
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".