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Lancashire County Council is the Local Education Authority for West Lancashire. As well as primary and secondary schools, West Lancashire is also home to Edge Hill University, its campus based in Ormskirk. West Lancashire College, based in Skelmersdale, was created in 2007 with the merger of Skelmersdale & Ormskirk College and Newcastle College.

West Lancashire MP fights for Glenburn Sports College in Westminster debate

MP Rosie Cooper calls for a "pause" in the consultation process of the secondary school's closure

Scarisbrick Hall School submits plans for new sixth form facility

The public school plans to convert the North wing into classrooms and a common room

Rosie Cooper takes Glenburn College fight to Westminster

West Lancashire Mp will host a parliamentary debate on the issue today

Scarisbrick school children donate advent calendars to food banks

Generous pupils collect calendars for the less fortunate this Christmas, by Nick Hughes

Universities Minister, Greg Clark, visits University of the Year Edge Hill

Minister visited the Ormskirk campus to congratulate the institution on their win

Edge Hill University submits plan for 144 bedroom accommodation block

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

Hoop happy Holland are champs!

Holland Moor girls worked hard to win Netball Tournament and the Tag Rugby team also came out on top

Glenburn Sports College parents meet with county councillor over closure consultation

MP Rosie Cooper previously branded CC Matthew Tomlinson a 'coward' for not meeting with parents

Skelmersdales's children's messages to fallen war heroes found hundreds of miles away

Pupils of Delph Side Primary send up 200 red balloons for Remembrance Day

Congratulations pour in after Edge Hill wins University of the Year

University won the accolade on Thursday night

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

Ormskirk based University scooped the prestigious prize last night

Skelmersdale's by-election showdown between Labour and the Conservatives

Two candidates will go head to head on Thursday, December 11

National recognition for Lancashire's military veterans' programme

Shortlisted in the HR Distinction Awards

Skelmersdale sailor collects national award on behalf of all Royal Navy apprentices

Matthew Stanton, 20, attended the award ceremony in Birmingham

West Lancashire power cuts halved thanks to bird diversion scheme

Diverters help raise the visibility for the 30,000 whooper swans and pink-footed geese that migrate to the area every year from Iceland

West Lancashire scout leader awarded medal of merit

Kenneth Nayler has been involved with the Maghull troop since 1969

Bishop of Liverpool, Paul Bayes, visits West Lancashire

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

Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will present certificates to those who have achieved the DofE programme’s Gold Award, in a ceremony at St James’s Palace next week. Photo credit should read: Chris Jackson/PA Wire

Local youngsters to receive Duke of Edinburgh award from Prince Philip

High achievers to receive certificate at St James's Palace ceremony

Teenagers plead guilty to racist graffiti at school of Erick Maina, who died at the weekend

James Coleman and 17-year-old who cannot be named plead guilty to racially aggravated criminal damage

Hundreds take to the Skelmersdale streets over Glenburn college's possible closure

MP Rosie Cooper joined pupils parents and staff on Saturday's march