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Skem MenAces win Olympic silver

AFTER 18 months of preparations the Skem MenAces very own Olympic 8 have tasted glory.

Skelmersdale social enterprise recognised by Prime Minister with Big Society Award

A SKELMERSDALE social enterprise which gives training to disabled people has been recognised by the Prime Minister with a special award.

Retired RAF navigator from Burscough to appear on dangerous drivers TV show

A RETIRED RAF navigator is set to star in a new TV series about dangerous drivers.

Veteran reporter from Parbold up for national book award after Cameron’s 1940 gaffe

A VETERAN reporter who trailed the corridors of Parliament for three decades has been shortlisted for a national book award.

The Rosie Cooper Column. Thoughts from the MP for West Lancs: 13/09/12

The Rosie Cooper Column. Thoughts from the MP for West Lancs: 13/09/12

DESPITE this being the wettest summer for 100 years, it didn’t seem to dampen the massive success of London 2012.

West Lancashire Borough Council’s new mayor in personal attack on European Union

WEST Lancashire’s youngest- ever mayor, Cllr Paul Greenall, has launched a scathing attack on the EU just days after taking office.

Family of tragic Halsall teen who died from undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes take awareness campaign to Downing Street

THE cousin of a teenager who tragically died of undiagnosed Type 1 diabetes has taken her awareness campaign all the way to Downing Street.

Regional business awards pair chosen

TWO fledgling firms will be flying the flag for the region in the national finals of the Local Business Accelerator (LBA) campaign.

Letters to the Editor

Councillors – heed voters

Winners announced in Local Business Accelerator campaign

THREE fledgling firms will receive three months of free newspaper advertising to boost their businesses after succeeding in the Local Business Accelerator (LBA) campaign.

1,000 entries to Local Business Accelerators

A LANDMARK 1,000 entries to Local Business Accelerators (LBA) has been reached on the same day Culture Secretary Jeremy Hunt gave his backing to the campaign – with just days still to go until the deadline.

Victim’s anger over sentence handed to Maghull prison officer who beat up a taxi driver in a row over £1

Victim’s anger over sentence handed to Maghull prison officer who beat up a taxi driver in a row over £1

A TAXI driver who suffered a vicious beating from a prison officer today branded the decision not to jail his attacker as “pathetic.”

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper still concerned over NHS reforms

WEST Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has said there are still concerns that the NHS could be privatised despite the government changing its health service plans.

Boundary review will boost Tories in West Lancs, experts predict

LABOUR MP Rosie Cooper will see her 4,000-plus majority culled in a dramatic redraw of her West Lancashire constituency, academics predict.

Southport’s first Urban Art and Street Painting Festival launches this weekend

THIS weekend more than 100 of the UK’s best urban/graffiti artists will converge on New Pleasureland in Southport for the largest event of its type in the North West.

A Tarleton man is Britain’s highest-paid civil servant, it has emerged

A TARLETON man has been named as Britain’s highest-paid civil servant, it has emerged.

West Lancs public sector rich list revealed

SEVENTEEN local family doctors earn more than the Prime Minister, the Advertiser today can reveal.

Skelmersdale and Ormskirk College’s new campus is beginning to take shape

WORK is progressing well on Skelmersdale’s state-of-the-art new college.

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper backs David Miliband for the Labour Leadership

WEST Lancashire’s MP Rosie Cooper has backed David Miliband in the Labour Leadership battle.

Prime Minister David Cameron backs Up Holland Conservative candidate

UP HOLLAND Conservative candidate David Sudworth has received the backing of the Prime Minister.