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Digmoor is part of Skelmersdale and borders with Upholland. It is part of the most populous area in West Lancashire and is also seen as one of the most deprived areas in the borough. It has a population of just over 4,500 people.

Schoolboy speaks out against Whitemoss Landfill

Public hearings have now ended, now the wait for the answer

Nine-year-old takes on fight against hazardous landfill site

Daniel Wilde will speak at Whitemoss hearings on behalf of the children of Skelmersdale

Shock over consultation of Glenburn School closure

Parents 'disgusted' by proposals

Plans rolled out across West Lancashire to tackle mischief night

Last year riots broke out on the Digmoor estate with wheelie bins set on fire

Skelmersdale woman appears in court after arson attempt

Patricia Gormley, 52, appeared in Ormskirk Magistrates on October 10

Whitemoss campaigners urge people to support speakers at hearings

Public hearings take place this week and next


Skelmersdale woman arrested on suspicion of arson

52-year-old was rescued from a flat on Beechtrees at 10pm Wednesday night


Skelmersdale dad stabbed in his own back garden

Paul, 28, praises the community for their support following the attack

Whitemoss protestors gear up for inspector's hearings

Inquiry will close in November, with a decision expected next year


NHS West Lancashire AGM

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Meeting set to be held next Tuesday at Digmoor community centre

Teenagers sought after man was threatened and told to get off his bike

Man left 'shaken' and felt intimidated by youths

Skelmersdale Men-aces hand over cheque to Aughton's Ben Jones

Team raised £1,000 for seven-year-old after 24-hour football tournament.

Skelmersdale Police's war on drugs and gangs continues

Further arrests made as officers step up neighbourhood patrols

Whitemoss protestors speak against landfill at open floor hearings

31 residents spoke against plans to expand the site

Skelmersdale crime figures revealed

Figures for all wards in the borough released following Advertiser investigation

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Police hunt criminals after robbery in Skelmersdale

Officers looking for two white men aged around 17

Whitemoss objections published by planning inspectorate

Campaigners vow to fight on against plans that would see landfill increase to four times the size

Police appeal for information after man robbed and beaten up in Skelmersdale

33-year-old requires hospital treatment after the attack on Digmoor Road

Skelmersdale in court

ZAK Edward Murphy, 19, of Whitburn, Skelmersdale appeared before Chorley Magistrates on January 30 charged with taking a Nissan X-trail without the owner’s consent and driving it without insurance on January 29 at Skelmersdale.

West Lancashire InspectorChristina Shorrock reflects on police success in 2013

AS CHRISTMAS looms and a New Year is fast approaching, Geographic Inspector for West Lancashire, Christina Shorrock spoke to The Advertiser about police activity this year.