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Burscough Wharf

Advertiser's Cutest Kids competition is back for 2015!

There are six different categories available to enter your little darlings into

Burscough Christmas cards sell out in local post office

Colin Wareing creates special cards of Burscough in the snow

West Lancashire businesses celebrated as part of Small Business Saturday

Beauty salons, bridal stores and cleaning companies were among those featured

Crowds flock to Burscough Wharf Christmas Light switch-on

Wharf got into the festive spirit on Friday

Burscough Wharf prepares for Christmas light switch-on

Festive fun set to begin at 6pm before lights turned on at 7:30pm


Councillor David Sudworth

Community action day aims to improve relationship between Scott Estate residents and local agencies

Similar events in West Lancashire have proved a great success in the past

Ormskirk Magistrates Court

Ormskirk sisters condemned after pet dogs go on destructive rampage

Felicia Sumner and Kayleigh Sumner were punished by Magistrates for being in charge of dangerously out of control dogs

Lancashire police federation say cuts to constabulary are "ludicrous"

Number of officers is expected to fall to 2,400 by 2021

CCTV appeal launched following Beacon Inn pub robbery

Lancashire Police are trying to trace the man pictured

Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner asks residents about policing priorities

Clve Grunshaw will be visiting Skelmersdale on January 15

Martin Mere Wetland Centre

WWT Martin Mere has plenty to offer those looking for a bit of outdoor fun this festive season

Blow out the festive cob webs with a trip to Martin Mere this Christmas

A wonderful array of wildlife awaits visitors to the Ormskirk nature reserve

Martin Mere: News from the Wildfowl & Wetlands Trust

Thousands of birds set to migrate to West Lancashire for the winter

West Lancashire power cuts halved thanks to bird diversion scheme

Diverters help raise the visibility for the 30,000 whooper swans and pink-footed geese that migrate to the area every year from Iceland

West Lancashire farms scoop Lancashire Tourism Awards

Cedar Farm and Crook Hall Farm celebrate winning prestigious accolades - Plus full list of winners. By Nick Hughes

Ormskirk widow installs defibrillators in town's churches

Pat Weston became involved with the campaign in memory of her husband Eddie

Edge Hill University

Maxine Peake's acclaimed performance in Hamlet will be screened at the Arts Centre

Edge Hill Arts Centre to play host to a season of culture this spring

Highlights include actress Maxine Peake in Hamlet and celebrating 50 years of Simon and Garfunkel

Ormskirk weather station set up at Edge Hill University

University's Geography department set up the live data station

Edge Hill student receives British Empire Medal for services to charity

Mark Peers has raised over £50,000 for Alder Hey over the last seven years.

Edge Hill University celebrates year of success

Ormskirk institution has won numerous awards in 2014

Christmas message from the leader of West Lancashire Borough Council

Skelmersdale redevelopments, Ormskirk MotorFest, the Local Plan and joining the Liverpool Combined Authority - it has been a busy year for West Lancashire