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Conservatives announce their MP candidate for 2015

Cllr Paul Greenall was chosen at a meeting on Saturday morning

Council accused of selling off green space to pay for Tory "pet projects"

Leader of the West Lancashire Borough Council says the facts are wrong and monies can not be spent in this way

Rent arrears set to soar in West Lancashire, warn council officers

West Lancashire Borough Council say that it will monitor the change over to Universal Credit closely

Parties in West Lancashire are determined to increase turn-out

Frustration as voting figures dip under 40%

Unchartered waters for new hung West Lancashire Council

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

Whitemoss campaign goes to Whitehall

Councillors unanimously vote to write to the secretary of state about expansion plan

Skelmersdale bandstand demolished due to safety concerns

A COUNCILLOR has hit out at the council’s decision to demolish Skelmersdale’s bandstand saying it is evidence of ‘neglect’.

Parbold By-election takes place

THE Parbold by-election is taking place today.

Skelmersdale Sport Centre road signs taped over

Tributes for Parbold Councillor Barbara Kean

TRIBUTES have flooded in for a Parbold councillor who sadly passed away last week.

Tory Lord say Lancashire is “unloved” and “desolate”

LANCASHIRE’S rolling countryside came under attack last week when a Tory peer said it was “unloved” and should be open for fracking.

Tory Lord say Lancashire is “unloved” and “desolate”

LANCASHIRE’S rolling countryside came under attack last week when a Tory peer said it was “unloved” and should be open for fracking.

No one-bedroomed housing available for Bedroom Tax claimants

THOUSANDS of West Lancashire residents have been left on the waiting list for homes as the Bedroom Tax bites.

No one-bedroomed housing available for Bedroom Tax claimants

THOUSANDS of West Lancashire residents have been left on the waiting list for homes as the Bedroom Tax bites.

Calls for council to remove signs for demolished sport centre

WEST Lancashire Borough Council have vowed to take down road signs displaying directions to a sports centre that was demolished.

Spending Review impact in West Lancashire

LAST week the chancellor George Osborne announced his spending review - setting maximum government spending amounts for 2015-16 - this week the Advertiser looks at how that may affect our readers.

Spending Review impact in West Lancashire

LAST week the chancellor George Osborne announced his spending review - setting maximum government spending amounts for 2015-16 - this week the Advertiser looks at how that may affect our readers.

Forced to apologise over ‘bogus’ eviction notices

A NORTH Skelmersdale councillor was forced to make an apology after he sent eviction notices to all 28 of West Lancashire Conservative councillors.

Vacant homes not included in new homes calculations

THE number of vacant homes in West Lancashire is nearing 2,000, as the Local Plan – West Lancashire’s planning policy for the next 15 years – calls for 4,858 new-build properties.

West Lancs MP Rosie Cooper opposes gay marriage

THE House of Commons has voted to allow gay marriage in England and Wales despite facing opposition from more than 160 MPs – including West Lancashire’s Rosie Cooper.