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Edge Hill University

Edge Hill University

One of West Lancashire's biggest employers, Edge Hill first opened its doors as a teacher-training college for women in 1885 and attained university status in 2005. It has three faculties, has three faculties: Arts and Sciences, Education, and Health and Social Care. Its current chancellor is Professor Tanya Byron.

Christmas message from the leader of West Lancashire Borough Council

Skelmersdale redevelopments, Ormskirk MotorFest, the Local Plan and joining the Liverpool Combined Authority - it has been a busy year for West Lancashire

Low cost gym planned for Pimbo Estate, Skelmersdale

Aspire gyms hope to renovate an existing office building

Team hopes to clean up Tawd Valley in Skelmersdale

Ormskirk Parkrun are backing the scheme alongside West Lancashire Council and Lancashire County Council

West Lancashire beauty queen gears up for next competition

Shauna Mallon is hoping to scoop another top prize after competing in America

Edge Hill University submits plan for 144 bedroom accommodation block

Scheme is similar to accommodation block completed last year on the campus

Congratulations pour in after Edge Hill wins University of the Year

University won the accolade on Thursday night

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Hundreds of Edge Hill University students and staff evacuated over fire and asbestos fears

Lancashire Fire and Rescue team break into basement to find an electrical junction fire

Edge Hill University named University of the Year in Times Higher Education awards

Ormskirk based University scooped the prestigious prize last night

Geographic Inspector for West Lancashire, Christina Shorrock, reflects on this year's policing challenges

Force has worked with partners to tackle criminality across the borough

Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes, visits West Lancashire

Bishop Paul toured Edge Hill, a Skelmersdale church project and saw Ormskirk West End in training

Bishop of Liverpool set to tour West Lancashire next week

A visit to Edge Hill, a Skelmersdale church and Ormskirk West End FC training session, are all planned

Aughton teenager crowned North West beauty

Victoria Howell, 19, will now compete in a national competition

Illegal parking causes traffic chaos in Ormskirk

University have vowed to introduce a raft of measures to tackle the situation

Andy Burnham and Jake Mills attend mental health conference at Edge Hill

Conference marks World Mental Health day on October 10

Edge Hill plans to build courtroom with Southport Magistrates furniture

University will use the oak furniture to train solicitors

You can six shoot along to Edge Hill

6 aside community football league to start

Freshers set to be welcomed by Ormskirk community

Activities planned for the next few weeks around the town

Preview: Through the Leaves of the Green Tree

Donna Worthington's new play explores the life of Etty Hillesum

Motorfest roars into Ormskirk town centre

Thousands of people are expected to descend on the market town

Danielle McGifford

McGifford still hopeful after crash

Injury heartache for heptathlete