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Aughton is a village and civil parish within the West Lancashire district. It is a residential area with tree lined roads being found in all parts of the parish. Aughton has two shopping areas; on Moss Delph Lane and Town Green Lane. The parish has two railway stations, Town Green and Aughton Park.

Man hospitalised after Aughton dog attack

66-year-old left with injuries to his arm knee and hip after being savaged by two dogs

Skelmersdale Men-aces Santa Dash boosts Digmoor Foodbank this Christmas

In Pictures: The team don their festive finest for charity dash at Skelmersdale College

West Lancashire businesses celebrated as part of Small Business Saturday

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

Cottage Lane Mission in Ormskirk opens its doors this Christmas

Special Christmas Day dinner for people not with their families this year to bring festive cheer to the town

Thelma Madine talks to the Advertiser ahead of her Jack and the Beanstalk panto performance

Star dressmaker of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding takes to the stage at the Epstein this Christmas

Big Fat Gypsy Weddings star Thelma Madine set to star as Pantomime fairy

Aughton fashion designer takes up the role in Jack and the Beanstalk

West Lancashire scout leader awarded medal of merit

Kenneth Nayler has been involved with the Maghull troop since 1969

West Lancashire Council has got Ormskirk's Christmas all lit up

Hundreds of new bulbs will light up the town at the 2014 festive switch on

Drugs bust at home in Ormskirk lead to more arrests in cocaine network investigation

A woman and a man from Aughton as crackdown seizes £11 million punds worth of Class A drugs

Remembrance Sunday services: West Lancashire gathers to remember the fallen

Details of main services taking place across the borough

Aughton schoolboy meets fire chiefs after creating flying fire engine

Alfie Edgar, six, met with firemen at Ormskirk fire station earlier this month

In pictures: West Lancashire's first scarecrow festival is huge success

Church View Farm hosts unique Autumnal event

Masked robbers make off with thousands in Ormskirk town centre

Men make off in getaway car waiting for then round the corner after stealing cash box

Aughton teenager crowned North West beauty

Victoria Howell, 19, will now compete in a national competition

Aughton schoolboy impresses firefighters with his flying fire engine

Alfie Edgar, six, is due to meet with fire chiefs at Ormskirk fire station this week

Aughton solar farm rejected by councillors

Plans for the development near Gerard Hall were refused at the planning committee last week

A solar park

Aughton Green Belt solar farm plan due to be passed by councillors

Site near to Gerard Hall would provide power for around 5,000 homes

Luxury car dealership hopes to expand into Aughton

Michael Pearce Ltd is hoping to build a new showroom at the former Bellagios restaurant

Aughton schoolgirl raises hundreds for stillborn charity through loom band creations

Phoebe Povey, eight, is raising money in memory of her cousin Charlie

Ex-Marine in sex acts while watching teens

Nicholas John Matthew Cooke, 26, faced three charges of indecent exposure, reported by Steve Craddock