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Parbold village to receive £200k worth of funding to tackle flooding

Parbold village to receive £200k worth of funding to tackle flooding by Henry James (January 2022)

PARBOLD village is to benefit from £200,000 worth of funding to help tackle flooding and is one of 10 new projects drawn up to tackle the   Read more ...

Police constable who had secret sexual relationship with alleged rape victim warned to expect a jail sentence

Police constable who had secret sexual relationship with alleged rape victim warned to expect a jail sentence by Lynda Roughley (January 2022)

A POLICE constable from Parbold has been warned to expect a jail sentence after being convicted of misconduct in public office and attempting to   Read more ...

MG Owners Club make New Year charity cheque presentations

MG Owners Club make New Year charity cheque presentations by Henry James (January 2022)

THE Lathom based West Lancashire MG Owners Club have made their New Year charity cheque presentations.This was as a result of fund raising at their   Read more ...

Lancashire Police hold conference to focus on targeting rural crime in 2022

Lancashire Police hold conference to focus on targeting rural crime in 2022 by Henry James (January 2022)

LANCASHIRE Police has held a conference with their key stakeholders and partners with the aim of putting the focus on tackling rural crime in   Read more ...

Final call issued to take part in consultation on stoke services

Final call issued to take part in consultation on stoke services by Henry James (January 2022)

THE NHS is reminding people in Sefton and West Lancashire that it’s still not too late to share their views on a proposal to establish a   Read more ...

Mawdesley Health Club & Spa celebrates after their manager wins a Manager of the Year award

Mawdesley Health Club & Spa celebrates after their manager wins a Manager of the Year award by Henry James (January 2022)

STOCKS Hall Health Club & Spa in Mawdesley have been celebrating after their manager Mark Donnelly, won a Manager of the Year 2021 award.Mark was   Read more ...

New domestic abuse proposal being considered

New domestic abuse proposal being considered by Henry James (January 2022)

A PROPOSAL to invest £3.8m to tackle domestic abuse is being unveiled by Lancashire County Council.A new report sets out a fresh approach to   Read more ...

Aughton man included in appeal to trace UK’s most wanted fugitives

Aughton man included in appeal to trace UK’s most wanted fugitives by Henry James (January 2022)

AN Aughton man is included in an appeal to trace and bring to justice 12 of the UK’s most wanted fugitives believed to be hiding in Spain.John James   Read more ...

Shop reported to have sold alcohol and cigs to children

Shop reported to have sold alcohol and cigs to children by Henry James (January 2022)

A SHOP in Ormskirk town centre could lose its premises licence after reports it sold fake cigarettes and alcohol to children.The Ormskirk Superstore   Read more ...

Training provider offers free climate change courses to local firms

Training provider offers free climate change courses to local firms by Henry James (January 2022)

A LANCASHIRE training provider is helping businesses in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale to become more carbon friendly by offering a range of fully funded   Read more ...

Residents are handed opportunity to shape council’s new Local Plan

Residents are handed opportunity to shape council’s new Local Plan by Henry James (January 2022)

WEST Lancashire Borough Council is preparing a new ‘Local Plan’ looking ahead to 2040 and residents have until January 27 to give the authority their   Read more ...

Check out the latest Life on Cars

Check out the latest Life on Cars by Danielle Thompson (January 2022)

SAY hello to the new Ford Mondeo. Or to be more accurate, say ni hao. Apologies if I’ve offended any Mandarin-speaking Champion readers with that   Read more ...

Parking issue at Parbold beauty spot which has led to a ‘serious safety problem’ to be tackled by councillors

Parking issue at Parbold beauty spot which has led to a ‘serious safety problem’ to be tackled by councillors by Henry James (January 2022)

COUNCILLORS are to consider plans to tackle parking chaos at the Fairy Glen beauty spot in West Lancs. The sheer number of vehicles which descend of   Read more ...

CCTV demand from traders for ‘eyesore’ alleyway

CCTV demand from traders for ‘eyesore’ alleyway by Henry James (January 2022)

CALLS are being made for a security gate and CCTV cameras to be installed at an ‘eyesore’ town centre alleyway which has attracted fly-tipping and   Read more ...

Council asking people to contribute towards setting the agenda for delivering improvements

Council asking people to contribute towards setting the agenda for delivering improvements by Henry James (January 2022)

PEOPLE are being invited by West Lancashire Borough Council to contribute towards setting the agenda for delivering improvements that can benefit the   Read more ...

Parbold Village Hall open again and set to host Sunday markets

Parbold Village Hall open again and set to host Sunday markets by Henry James (January 2022)

PARBOLD Village Hall is now fully open thanks to the hard work of volunteers and the completion of a new heating and ventilation system.The centre’s   Read more ...

Rainbow Hub ‘recycle your Christmas tree’ service raises £5,500

Rainbow Hub ‘recycle your Christmas tree’ service raises £5,500 by Henry James (January 2022)

RAINBOW Hub, “Recycle your Christmas Tree” service raised £5,500 for the Mawdesley based charity supporting children and young people with physical   Read more ...

MP believes decision to draft the military in to help ambulance service is ‘too little too late from Government’

MP believes decision to draft the military in to help ambulance service is ‘too little too late from Government’ by Henry James (January 2022)

A DECISION by the government to draft in the military to support the North West Ambulance Service to cope with pressure brought on by the Omicron   Read more ...

Self-isolation for those with Covid-19 is cut from seven to five days following two negative LFD tests

Self-isolation for those with Covid-19 is cut from seven to five days following two negative LFD tests by Henry James (January 2022)

PEOPLE with Covid-19 in England can end their self-isolation after five full days from Monday, January 17, as long as they test negative on day five   Read more ...

Officer thanked for helping couple in their ‘hour of need’

Officer thanked for helping couple in their ‘hour of need’ by Henry James (January 2022)

A POLICE officer who helped an elderly woman from West Lancashire with a heart condition has been praised for being there in her ‘hour of need’ while   Read more ...

Rotary club members thank public for festive float support

Rotary club members thank public for festive float support by Henry James (January 2022)

MEMBERS of Maghull and Aughton Rotary Club want to thank residents who gave to their Christmas Float collection.In December, the club’s Christmas   Read more ...

Primary school wins West Lancashire Football Qualifier

Primary school wins West Lancashire Football Qualifier by Henry James (January 2022)

THE Year 5 and 6 football team at Rufford CE Primary School have won a West Lancashire Football Qualifier for the Danone Football Cup.They are now   Read more ...

Leaders unite around New Deal for Greater Lancashire

Leaders unite around New Deal for Greater Lancashire by Henry James (January 2022)

COUNCIL leaders have made a historic pledge to work together to deliver a bold vision for a County Deal to benefit the people of Lancashire.For   Read more ...

Care worker recruitment campaign launched

Care worker recruitment campaign launched by Henry James (January 2022)

A CAMPAIGN to urgently recruit temporary care workers for older people and adults with disabilities has launched.The campaign, run by Lancashire   Read more ...

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Lancashire Art Commission announced

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Lancashire Art Commission announced by Henry James (January 2022)

JAMIE Holman, an artist born and practising in Lancashire, has been selected to create artwork to mark the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee marking 70 years   Read more ...

Borough’s logo is a no-no for designer

Borough’s logo is a no-no for designer by Henry James (January 2022)

WEST Lancashire Borough Council has not performed well in a nationwide list of council corporate imagery, put together by a graphic designer. The   Read more ...

Man faces 15 years in jail for role in plot to supply Class A drugs

Man faces 15 years in jail for role in plot to supply Class A drugs by Henry James (January 2022)

A MAN from Ormskirk has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for his involvement in a Class A and B drugs conspiracy.John Karl Southern, of Burscough   Read more ...

Council scraps plan to sell ‘high quality’ land to its own housing firm

Council scraps plan to sell ‘high quality’ land to its own housing firm by Henry James (January 2022)

plans to sell a patch of ‘high quality public open space’ land in Ormskirk for housebuilding have been scrapped by the borough council in a move that   Read more ...

Bird flu outbreak at site in Up Holland

Bird flu outbreak at site in Up Holland by Henry James (January 2022)

A BIRD flu outbreak has been confirmed at a non-commercial premises near Up Holland.A spokesperson for the Animal and Plant Health Agency said all   Read more ...

Hillsborough Law is long overdue, says W Lancs MP

Hillsborough Law is long overdue, says W Lancs MP by Henry James (January 2022)

WEST Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has reiterated her full support to the campaign for a ‘Hillsborough Law’ to protect and support families of those   Read more ...

Merseyrail to reduce services due to Omicron staff absences

Merseyrail to reduce services due to Omicron staff absences by Henry James (January 2022)

MERSEYRAIL services will change to a 30-minute service from Monday, January 17 until further notice due to the impact of the Omicron Covid-19   Read more ...

Parkhaven Trust virtual open day for those interested in social work

Parkhaven Trust virtual open day for those interested in social work by Henry James (January 2022)

ORGANISERS of Parkhaven Trust’s virtual open day have said it is the “perfect opportunity” to discover what it’s really like to work in social care   Read more ...

Hospitals net £4.25m from partnership with neighbouring trusts

Hospitals net £4.25m from partnership with neighbouring trusts by Henry James (January 2022)

PATIENTS and staff at Southport and Ormskirk hospitals will be able to benefit from a £4.25million windfall earned with support of the Trust’s   Read more ...

Residents warned to watch out for NHS Covid passport scam

Residents warned to watch out for NHS Covid passport scam by Henry James (January 2022)

RESIDENTS are being warned by Lancashire County Council Trading Standards Service to be on the lookout for a fake NHS Covid passport scam that’s been   Read more ...

Woman seriously injured in junction collision

Woman seriously injured in junction collision by Henry James (January 2022)

POLICE have issued an appeal for information after an elderly woman was seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Rufford on Friday, January   Read more ...

MP encouraging community to celebrate Platinum Jubilee weekend

MP encouraging community to celebrate Platinum Jubilee weekend by Henry James (January 2022)

RESIDENTS in West Lancashire are being encouraged by Rosie Cooper MP to plan ahead for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee and join in the annual “Big   Read more ...

TV drama with scenes shot in Ormskirk is a hit with viewers

TV drama with scenes shot in Ormskirk is a hit with viewers by Henry James (January 2022)

A TV mini series which was partly filmed in Ormskirk is currently the top trending show on Netflix in the UK.The mystery drama series Stay Close is   Read more ...

Mulan comes to Ormskirk for Chinese New Year

Mulan comes to Ormskirk for Chinese New Year by Henry James (January 2022)

THE real story behind the legendary Chinese woman warrior that inspired Disney’s films is being brought to Edge Hill Arts Centre by Red Dragonfly   Read more ...

Councillors will be given budget to provide funds for groups in their area

Councillors will be given budget to provide funds for groups in their area by Henry James (January 2022)

A SCHEME which will give small grants to community, voluntary and faith groups has been launched.The initiative, called the Local Member Grants   Read more ...

Woodlands Animal Sanctuary appeals for more donations

Woodlands Animal Sanctuary appeals for more donations by Henry James (January 2022)

WOODLANDS Animal Sanctuary in Holmeswood has launched an appeal for more donations.Volunteers at the centre said a monthly donation will make a   Read more ...

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