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Burscough library is set to reopen by Henry James (September 2020)

BURSCOUGH library is due to reopen giving people access to a range of services and information.The library will reopen from Wednesday, September   Read more ...

Borough's £1m lottery winner comes forward by Henry James (September 2020)

A MYSTERY West Lancashire £1m lottery winner has come forward to claim their jackpot weeks after the draw.The winning Lotto ticket was bought   Read more ...

Lorry driver jailed for causing fatal crash on M58 while distracted at wheel by Henry James (September 2020)

A LORRY driver has been jailed for causing a fatal collision on the M58 while being distracted by changing the heat levels and radio controls in   Read more ...

Police recover 71 knifes from bins in Skelmersdale by Henry James (September 2020)

POLICE in Skelmersdale have released pictures of the knifes which have been left in the designated knife bins within the town.The bins were recently   Read more ...

American guest speakers enjoy visit to 'exquisite' Southport by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

THE newly-appointed mission president gave a speech at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Southport last week.President Peter Johnson   Read more ...

SME manufacturers targeting growth after attending digital workshops by Henry James (September 2020)

SMALL and medium-sized enterprise manufacturers in the borough are targeting growth through Made Smarter’s digital “transformation” workshops.The   Read more ...

Opportunity to get a coronavirus test at Edge Hill University by Henry James (September 2020)

OFFICERS at West Lancashire Borough Council have said they are ‘very grateful’ to everyone who has followed the advice to self-isolate and get a test   Read more ...

Labour deputy leader calling for clarity among Conservative's Covid Regulations by Henry James (September 2020)

LABOUR deputy leader at Lancashire County Council, Councillor John Fillis, is calling for, “clarity among the chaos and confusion created by   Read more ...

'Brazen thieves' steal rose bushes from Rotten Row by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

THE Friends of Rotten Row were horrified after thieves were spotted stealing rose bushes ‘in broad daylight.’Brian Quinn, chairman of the Friends,   Read more ...

New vicar is appointed at St Luke’s Church in Formby by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A NEW vicar has been appointed at St Luke’s Church in Formby.Reverend Dr Matt Davis, was inducted at the venue on St Luke’s Church Road earlier this   Read more ...

Lecturer looks into the effects of social exclusion by Henry James (September 2020)

NEW research from an Edge Hill University academic will investigate the effects of social exclusion and will use the findings to tackle loneliness in   Read more ...

'Coastbusters' raise £1,465 for wildlife charity with 80-mile trek by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

FOUR pals have raised £1,465 by taking on a gruelling 80-mile coast-to-coast walk across northern England to raise money for a charity that has been   Read more ...

'Coastbusters' raise £1,465 for wildlife charity with 80-mile trek by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

FOUR pals have raised £1,465 by taking on a gruelling 80-mile coast-to-coast walk across northern England to raise money for a charity that has been   Read more ...

Essential works are completed at Tawd Vale Adventure Centre by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

ESSENTIAL maintenance and repair works have been completed at Tawd Vale Adventure Centre.The work was carried out by Momentum Group at the Centre for   Read more ...

West Lancs Ark CIC shares in £25,000 thanks to Police Commissioner's Fund by Henry James (September 2020)

WEST Lancs Ark CIC is one of ten local groups and organisations to be awarded more than £25,000 through Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner   Read more ...

People being asked to contribute to Veterans Art of Isolation exhibition by Henry James (September 2020)

OLDER people’s charity, Age UK Lancashire, are looking for veterans, their family and carers, to share ideas and creations they have produced during   Read more ...

High school has new face in charge by Tom Martin (September 2020)

DEYES High School has a new face in charge after Victoria Beaney was appointed the head of School.Having held positions in Warrington and Wigan   Read more ...

Man who stabbed his friend to death convicted of murder by Henry James (September 2020)

A MAN has been convicted of murdering his friend by stabbing him as the pair celebrated a birthday at a Skelmersdale home.Janis Mikitovs was   Read more ...

Thousands set to get flu jabs in West Lancashire ahead of winter months by Henry James (September 2020)

GP surgeries and pharmacies across West Lancashire are starting to vaccinate thousands of people against flu, while ensuring that coronavirus social   Read more ...

Army veteran aims to help others with their mental health issues by Tom Martin (September 2020)

AN army veteran from Litherland wants to reach out and help others in the local area who may be suffering from mental health problems.Rob McNeill has   Read more ...

Fourth man charged in connection with murder of Southport man, 27 by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A FOURTH man has been charged in connection with the murder of Stephen Maguire.Patrick Moogan, 34, of no fixed abode appeared at Liverpool   Read more ...

Biggest flu programme in history to be rolled out in Sefton by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

GP surgeries and pharmacies across Sefton are starting to vaccinate thousands of people against flu, whilst ensuring that coronavirus social   Read more ...

Biggest flu programme in history to be rolled out in Sefton by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

GP surgeries and pharmacies across Sefton are starting to vaccinate thousands of people against flu, whilst ensuring that coronavirus social   Read more ...

Life-saving device has been installed at the Southport Flower Show offices in memory of a ‘much-loved’ friend and colleague by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A POTENTIALLY life-saving device has been installed at the Southport Flower Show offices in memory of a ‘much-loved’ friend and colleague.The funds   Read more ...

Beatles mural to be repainted after building work by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A POPULAR Beatles mural in Litherland will be repainted after it was removed by the council due to essential building work.As part of maintenance   Read more ...

Animal charity warns people not to buy ‘poorly bred’ kittens by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

CAT lovers are being warned about the risks of buying ‘poorly bred’ kittens online during the pandemic.West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper is supporting   Read more ...

Volunteers tackle town’s grot spots by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A GROUP of volunteers cleaned up four grot spots in Maghull to get rid of litter and overgrown weeds.The different locations were next to Maghull   Read more ...

Animal sanctuary launches ‘Buy a Bale’ campaign by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

IT’S that time of year again when Woodlands are stocking up on food and bedding for their animals to keep them warm and fed over the winter months.   Read more ...

Young musician releases solo album by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A YOUNG musician from Maghull has released her first ever album after getting creative over lockdown!Lucy McKenzie, 14, used her enforced time at   Read more ...

Can you 'bale' out animal charity? by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

IT’S that time of year again when Woodlands are stocking up on food and bedding for their animals to keep them warm and fed over the winter months.   Read more ...

Nurses raise £500 for charity with Snowdon walk by Tom Martin (September 2020)

TWO nursing students from Crosby and Aintree have walked up Mount Snowdon to raise £500 for blood cancer charity Anthony Nolan.Kellie Riley and Amy   Read more ...

Plans for glass recycling bins challenged by councillors by Tom Martin (September 2020)

 PLANS to introduce another wheelie bin for residents to recycle glass in Sefton could be blocked by opposition councillors.Sefton Council wants to   Read more ...

Check out the latest Scam Alert! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

So, now we are into another semi-lockdown situation and daily we look and wonder at what’s next. Of course, this is the ideal situation for all these   Read more ...

Fourth man arrested over murder of Stephen Maguire by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

DETECTIVES  investigating the murder of Stephen Maguire in Birkdale in March have arrested a fourth man.Emergency services were called to an address   Read more ...

Cat with no tail gets another chance to find a forever home by Ollie Cowan (September 2020)

A CAT with no tail that was given back to an animal sanctuary three times has hopefully found his forever home!The Champion has reported how the   Read more ...

NHS staff go the extra mile in charity walk! by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

NHS staff from Southport Hospital have raised more than £16,100 by walking from Southport to Liverpool.Craig Alty, Danielle Cannon, Daniella   Read more ...

NHS staff raise more than £16,100 by walking from Southport to Liverpool by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

NHS staff from Southport Hospital have raised more than £16,100 by walking from Southport to Liverpool.Craig Alty, Danielle Cannon, Daniella   Read more ...

Amelia's image is one of just 100 chosen for national photography collection marking lockdown by Danielle Thompson (September 2020)

A BEAUTIFUL photograph of a youngster from Netherton is one of just 100 images chosen by the Duchess of Cambridge for a national lockdown   Read more ...

Charity team complete Three Peaks Challenge for girl with autism by Tom Martin (September 2020)

A GROUP of friends conquered the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge to help raise £2,830 to support a local youngster.The charity effort was organised   Read more ...

Plans to improve historic high streets in Ormskirk given £755k funding boost by Tom Martin (September 2020)

PLANS to revive historic high streets in Ormskirk have been given a major boost after a £755,000 fund was secured by West Lancashire Borough   Read more ...

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