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Proposals to modify former Regal Cinema to make way for retail unit and student accommodation recommended for approval by Henry James (April 2021)

OFFICERS at West Lancashire Borough Council have recommended that proposals to modify the former Regal Cinema building in Ormskirk to make way for a   Read more ...

Care home staff and residents go to races by Henry James (April 2021)

STAFF and residents at Stocks Hall care home in Mawdesley went to the races on Thursday, April 8.They all had a wonderful afternoon enjoying betting   Read more ...

Pupils and staff aiming to walk 1,000 km to support families affected by dementia by Henry James (April 2021)

PUPILS and staff at Lathom Park school in Ormskirk are aiming to walk 1,000 kms to raise awareness and to support families who are affected by   Read more ...

Residents urged to remain vigilant as restrictions are eased by Henry James (April 2021)

SENIOR figures at the forefront of Lancashire's response to the Covid-19 pandemic are urging residents to remain vigilant as they enjoy their   Read more ...

Police issue guidance on Covid regulations as lockdown measures ease by Henry James (April 2021)

LANCASHIRE Police is reminding residents it will continue to take a “common sense” and “proportionate” approach to policing Covid regulations as   Read more ...

MP hits out at Sefton Council chief for failing to respond to her letter by Malcolm Hindle (April 2021)

SEFTON Council has been criticised by West Lancs MP Rosie Cooper who has expressed frustration at the “unresponsiveness” of the authority to her   Read more ...

MP hits out at Sefton Council for failing to respond to her letter by Henry James (April 2021)

Neighbouring Sefton Council has been criticised by West Lancs MP Rosie Cooper who has expressed frustration at the “unresponsiveness” of the   Read more ...

Significant parts of the indoor economy spring back into action in West Lancashire by Henry James (April 2021)

HAIRDRESSERS, gyms, shops, libraries, pubs and restaurants with outdoor seating reopened in West Lancashire on a sunny, but very cold spring day on   Read more ...

Domestic cleaning firm hits 25 year anniversary by Henry James (April 2021)

ORMSKIRK business owner, Chris Wootton, celebrated a huge milestone as his domestic cleaning business Poppies reaches its 25-year anniversary on   Read more ...

Death of Prince Philip marked across borough by Henry James (April 2021)

WEST Lancashire Borough Council has opened an electronic book of condolence for residents to pay their respects to Prince Philip.The Queen’s husband,   Read more ...

Care scheme launches egg themed competition for residents by Henry James (April 2021)

TO rally up egg-citement around the Easter weekend, Brookside extra care scheme in Ormskirk launched an egg themed competition for their   Read more ...

Rapid coronavirus testing is available by Henry James (April 2021)

RAPID coronavirus testing is now available, as the county heads out of lockdown and looks towards its recovery.The rapid testing kits, for people   Read more ...

Government handing out £18m for cycle training for children and their families by Henry James (April 2021)

TRANSPORT Secretary Grant Shapps has announced £18m for cycle training across the country to ensure children and their families have the confidence   Read more ...

Parbold Hill campaign group press for rethink on landfill decision by Henry James (April 2021)

CAMPAIGNers claim they have forced Lancashire County Council to listen to residents and professional advice and ‘think again’ before allowing   Read more ...

Admit it – you probably put on a few pounds during lockdown by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

GO ON, it’s okay to admit it – you probably put on a few pounds during lockdown. With the gym being shut, the weather not being especially nice out   Read more ...

Screenlife programme ends with an online ceremony by Henry James (April 2021)

EDGE Hill and Screenlife Liverpool’s Accelerator Programme has ended with an online ceremony to celebrate its participants being the UK’s first ever   Read more ...

Charity supporters invited to celebrate Captain Sir Tom’s achievements by Henry James (April 2021)

A CHARITY-BASED in West Lancashire is inviting its supporters to take part in a national fundraising event to celebrate the achievements of Captain   Read more ...

County moves into ‘recovery phase’ by Henry James (April 2021)

AS the county moves into the recovery phase of the pandemic, the Lancashire Resilience Forum (LRF) – a multi-agency partnership leading the area’s   Read more ...

Calls for vital rail services between Southport and Manchester to be maintained by Danielle Thompson (April 2021)

CALLS are being made for the Prime Minister to maintain vital rail services between Southport and Manchester. A cross-party group of MPs and   Read more ...

County elections - deadline is looming to register to vote by Tom Martin (April 2021)

People are being urged not to miss their chance to have their say in the Lancashire County Council elections with less than two weeks left to   Read more ...

County council agree programme for highways infrastructure by Tom Martin (April 2021)

Lancashire County Council's cabinet has agreed a further detailed programme of investment in highways infrastructure over the next year. The council   Read more ...

Four convicted after man shot in Aughton robbery by Tom Martin (April 2021)

Four men have been convicted following a robbery in Aughton which left a man with serious gunshot wounds to his knee and ankle. Alan Daniels, 38, of   Read more ...

West Lancashire Light Railway Trust get huge £19k boost by Tom Martin (April 2021)

The West Lancashire Light Railway Trust at Hesketh Bank has received a grant of £18,900 from the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund to   Read more ...

Check out this week's Life on Cars by Tom Martin (April 2021)

Poor MG. If you’re going to get back into the sports car game, it probably pays not to send your press release out on April 1. That meant it got lost   Read more ...

Care home 'Memory Walk' raises funds for Alzheimer’s Society by Tom Martin (April 2021)

A care home activities coordinator has been pacing the courtyard where she works to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society. Sarah O’Shaughnessy, who   Read more ...

Big break for Niamh by Tom Martin (March 2021)

An actor from Skelmersdale is the star of a new BBC Three drama series.The Break, which returned to BBC Three for its fifth successful series, is a   Read more ...

Economic study reveals Lancashire’s 'huge potential' by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Leaders across all of Lancashire have come together to drive an ambitious plan for accelerating economic growth, making the county a major   Read more ...

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service celebrates 20 years of helping young people by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) are celebrating 20 years of running their Prince’s Trust Team programmes across multiple locations across   Read more ...

MP joins campaign supporting more learning disability nurses by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Rosie Cooper MP for West Lancashire recently met with and listened to self-advocates and carers, about why the national shortage of learning   Read more ...

Council's housing firm forges ahead with developments by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Tawd Valley Developments (TVD) is continuing to press ahead with the ambitious plans of West Lancashire Borough Council to deliver quality homes for   Read more ...

Lodge ‘to incorporate Burscough’s history’ by Tom Martin (March 2021)

STAFF at Lily Wharf Lodge are looking to incorporate Burscough’s ‘rich history and heritage’ into the home.If you have knowledge of the local area   Read more ...

Lancashire’s food and drink manufacturers 'important in Covid recovery' by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Lancashire’s food and drink manufacturing sector can play a key role in the county’s economic recovery from Covid-19, a national retail expert has   Read more ...

New challenge set for local young writers by Tom Martin (March 2021)

A competition to find the next generation of talented young writers from West Lancashire has returned for the second year. The Future Writers project   Read more ...

MP steps in to offer support to burglary victims by Tom Martin (March 2021)

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has met with the police, Dalton Parish Council and local residents who have recently been subjected to a spate of   Read more ...

Funding boost for Burscough Curves restoration plans by Tom Martin (March 2021)

PLANS to restore the Burscough Curves have been given a boost.A new pot of funding recently established by the county council called the Lancashire   Read more ...

More funds to boost bus services in West Lancs by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Bus users in West Lancashire can look forward to better services from May thanks to new investment from Lancashire County Council to make sure more   Read more ...

Restrictions at recycling centres due to be eased by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Lancashire's recycling centres will be given a boost next week, although residents are still being urged to only make a trip to the tip if   Read more ...

Over £350k for domestic abuse and sexual violence support services by Tom Martin (March 2021)

Lancashire's Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, has confirmed that over £350,000 of additional funding will go to organisations   Read more ...

MP welcomes removal of 'dangerous' scaffolding by Tom Martin (March 2021)

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has warmly welcomed the removal of the scaffolding on Bridge Street footpath.  The MP claimed that for many years,   Read more ...

Former pub could be turned into food store by Tom Martin (March 2021)

A closed down pub in Parbold could be turned into a Co-op convenience store and apartments. Property developer Langdale Capital, has submitted an   Read more ...

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