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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.

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.

Men-aces organise Santa dash to support Digmoor foodbank’s festive appeal

A FESTIVE feel was in the air over the weekend as the Men-aces organised their own Santa dash to support the Digmoor Foodbank.

Skelmersdale police find large cannabis farm in afternoon raid

SKELMERSDALE Police executed a drugs warrant last weekend and seized a record number of cannabis plants at an address in the town.

Skelmersdale police carry out Digmoor drug raids

POLICE carried out drugs raids in Skelmersdale last week, seizing many cannabis plants.

Skelmersdale police appeal for information after knife attack

DETECTIVES are appealing for information after a knife attack in Skelmersdale.

Digmoor residents left terrified by mischief night riots

RIOTS broke out on Digmoor estate on Mischief Night last week as wheelie bins were set alight, yobs hurled bricks and fireworks at cars and gangs filled the streets.

Digmoor Parade in Skelmersdale is fully let

BUSINESS is booming at Digmoor Shopping Parade which is fully let for the first time in several years.

Skelmersdale serial thief jailed for 10 months

A SERIAL thief who broke into a flat in Skelmersdale and stole a number of electrical items has been jailed for 10 months.

Skelmersdale teenager cuts off hair to raise money for cancer charity

A TEENAGE girl has sacrificed her long blonde locks to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

SWINCLAN and Unify Credit Union launch event at Digmoor Community Centre

SWLICAN have joined forces with Unify Credit Union to open a mini branch at Digmoor Community Centre to help local people, who are struggling to make ends meet, an alternative to turning to loan sharks and payday loan companies.

Community action day at Digmoor community centre to unite Skelmersdale residents

GROUPS from across the area are coming together for a special event which aims to unite the community, reduce crime and provide information.

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.

Campaign launched to get rid of loan sharks from Skelmersdale

LOAN sharks are on the increase in these cash -strapped times preying on innocent people who see no other way out of debt.

Over 5,000 hoax calls made to Lancashire Fire and Rescue

OVER 5,ooo malicious hoax calls have been made to Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service since 2009.