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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.

Burscough campsite set to build cabins and camping pods in expansion plan

The Farm on Martin Lane wants to expand to supplement farming income

Advertiser's Cutest Kids competition is back for 2015!

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


West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper raises Burscough flooding fears

MP fears the sewerage system won't be able to cope with further development

Burscough Booths set to open in late June this year

High-end chain is currently in talks with local suppliers about West Lancashire produce

West Lancashire's most memorable stories of 2014

Year saw Millie Heaton pass away, Ainscough Mill in Burscough burn down and a missing boa constrictor loose in Skelmersdale

Ormskirk family plan fundraiser after Alder Hey staff save three-year-old from brain tumour

Daniel Bell was operated on in the summer and has since made a full recovery

West Lancashire councillor vows to save Burscough station's ticket office

Plans to move the library into the ticket office have been proposed by Cynthia Dereli

WATCH: Ormskirk's street pastors brighten up Mad Friday with Christmas carols

The team of dedicated volunteers sing your festive favourites as they continue to ensure people party safely

Lordsgate Primary School in Burscough celebrates 'good with outstanding elements' Ofsted rating

Early years education and behaviour and safety of pupils was awarded outstanding after November inspection


Daughter reveals relief after missing Liverpool dad confirms he is safe

Gilbert Tootle has contacted family after being reported as missing last week

Ormskirk street pastors helping West Lancashire resident enjoy their nights out this Christmas

Handing out flip-flops and offering out first aid, street pastors help to make the evenings safer

Burscough Christmas cards sell out in local post office

Colin Wareing creates special cards of Burscough in the snow

Lancashire Constabulary live tweet incidents across West Lancashire

Tweets about burglaries, thefts and arguments over an Xbox

Man hit with with baseball bat for his sat nav in Burscough

Police warn car owners not to make themselves a target for criminals

Missing Morecombe man has links to Burscough and Ormskirk

Police are looking for Andrew McCandlish who went missing from hospital on Saturday

West Lancashire Borough Council's service opening times over Christmas and New Year

Full list of the opening times over the festive season for 2014 into 2015 across West Lancashire

Local NHS opening times during Christmas

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Opening times will change during festive period

Burscough police vow to catch mystery egg thower

Residents around Manor Road in Burscough have had their houses and cars egged

Pets at Home store set for Burscough Ringtail Retail Park

Pet giant wants to move into the site alongside new Booths supermarket