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Burscough is a large village and civil parish within West Lancashire. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal passes through Burscough. The town is also home to two main railway stations: Burscough Junction and Burscough Bridge, as well as the WWT Martin Mere, a large wildfowl reserve.

Tanks roll in for Heaton's Bridge extravaganza

Military vehicle event set to take place on October 4 and 5

Yew Tree Farm masterplan goes before cabinet

Extensive proposals for more than 500 homes raise traffic concerns.

Glenn, a man on a mission, wins his 1,000-mile battle

He has raised almost £3,000 so far for Alder Hey hospital, reported by Adam Payne and Steve Craddock

LOOK: Memories of the end of the line: Southport to Preston line

We look back at the famous Southport to Preston rail link, 50 years after it closed, by Steve Craddock

30 year radical report puts West Lancashire rail in focus

Proposals include electrification of Ormskirk line, Burscough Curves and a new station for Skelmersdale

West Lancashire residents object to huge solar farm plans at Lathom

The solar farm is expected to take four months to build and last around 25 years

Man who was turned away from A&E needed immediate surgery

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Bryan Morely was left for hours without pain relief before being turned away from Southport and Formby District Hospital

Alfie Lund fund celebrates two years of fundraising

Family want to thank everyone who has helped raise funds and awareness

West Lancashire gardeners and traders impress at Southport Flower Show

West Lancs take home some of the most prestigious prizes

Historic Ormskirk pub The Buck'I'Th'Vine put up for sale

Establishment is already attracting a lot of attention from local buyers

West Lancashire farmers urged to secure their land as rural crime rises by 38%

Quad bikes, tools and livestock are the most commonly stolen items

New look for Ormskirk charity shop

Burscough Street's Cancer Research UK due for refurbishment

Burscough fundraiser undertakes third gruelling challenge for Alfie Lund fund

Gary Worthington is planning to complerte triathlon in Lake District in under three hours

Burscough student undertakes abseil in memory of late father

Liam Worthington has raised over £700 for Claire's Project charity

Dad's appeal for son's stolen bike

Bike stolen from a residential street in Burscough on a quiet Sunday afternoon

Burscough mum sets up bootcamp for new parents

Alex Blundell was inspired to get fit after having her own child Dixie

Ormskirk high street is heading for revival

High street is showing signs of recovery but isn't out of the woods yet

Burscough passions run high at meeting

Football: Burscough FC held a community event in the clubhouse at Victoria Park on Tuesday, June 24

Johanna Moss

Burscough Unison treasurer who took £61,000 from union accounts is jailed

Johanna Moss stole the money from Unison over a seven-year period

Wild wetland walk opens at Martin Mere

New feature hopes to give visitors a unique experience