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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.

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

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