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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 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

Council reveal new CCTV locations in West Lancashire

Burscough, Tarleton, Downholland and Scarisbrick to get new surveillance cameras

Council CCTV catches crooks on camera

Hundreds of arrests made across the borough thanks to the council's 95 surveillance cameras

Scout leaders take on epic voyage

Pair are canoeing across Coniston Water in metal bathtubs

Parties in West Lancashire are determined to increase turn-out

Frustration as voting figures dip under 40%

Antenatal teacher celebrates 150 births

Nina Killen set up the class two years ago

Pianist Ben hopes to play on London-bound barge

Restored barge offers the chance to realise a dream

Unchartered waters for new hung West Lancashire Council

Labour and Tories have 27 seats each with turn-out down

Arsonists put Burscough family out of business for a month

MBARK Canal Cruises aims to be back by June

Arsonist hunt continues after Burscough barges are torched

Barge owner talks to The Advertiser about the devastation caused to his business

Burscough head speaks out after pupils send intimate phone snaps

Catherine Davies warns parents of the online dangers

And the winner is...

OVER 250 people flocked to WWT Martin Mere Duck Race!

Booths plans tribute to Burscough’s heritage

Store will look like a WWII aircraft hangar

Ormskirk crime figures revealed

Figures for all wards in the borough released following Advertiser investigation

West Lancashire elections countdown

THE countdown has begun to European parliamentary and local elections on Thursday, May 22.

Best friends beat the odds to have babies one day apart

Burscough pals share their first baby joy together

Tom Stade comes to Burscough Wharf

Bryan Malcom reviews the gig on March 26: