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Halsall is a village and civil parish in West Lancashire. The village saw the start to construction of the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in 1770. This event is commemorated by a sculpture, Halsall Navvy, by Thompson Dagnall, situated just across the bridge from the Saracen's Head pub.

Halsall truck driver plans to run 2015km in 2015 for Adam Dunning Foundation

Roy Kenyon is planning to run around 40km per week

Thief targets Christmas tree retailer on opening weekend

Man stole trees and gardening equipment from Massams in Halsall

Halsall dad tells of burglary ordeal leaving children feeling unsafe

Darron Green sentenced to five and a half years behind bars after admitting burglary

Allotments planned for Haskayne village

Meeting about the proposals set for September 25

Derek Acorah brings his tour to Ormskirk Civic Hall

TV personality hopes to impress West Lancashire audiences By Adam Payne

West Lancashire takes part in the Ice Bucket Challenge

People from across the area take to social media to raise money for charity

Halsall villagers shocked and angry after cars vandalised

18 cars to date have been "keyed" on Summerwood Lane and surrounding streets

Green fingered teen is back in business after robbery

Halsall community help to buy new hedge cutters after Lewis Chapman was dragged along with speeding car

Local derby ends in draw

Barton bangs a ton but Tarleton have to settle for draw

Tarleton draw with local rivals Hesketh Bank

Ormskirk crime figures revealed

Figures for all wards in the borough released following Advertiser investigation

Environment Agency hit back over Alt Crossens flooding fears

THE Environment Agency has hit back over claims made by Cllr Martin Forshaw in last week’s Advertiser regarding the Alt Crossens catchment.

St Cuthbert's Halsall opens for vital services

ST CUTHBERT'S church in Halsall has re-opened thanks to the generosity of the local community.

West Lancashire flooding fears after Environment Agency budget cuts

BUDGET cuts to the Environment Agency have led to flooding fears for West Lancashire as the organisation now has less money to spend on land drainage.

Ormskirk in court

JOHN Andrew O'Connor, 25, of Waterway Avenue, Bootle appeared before Ormskirk Magistrates on December 6 charged with not being at his place of abode and having articles on his person for use in connection with a theft namely gloves, torch and a hat on September 26 at Halsall.

West Lancashire schools are amongst the best in the country

PRIMARY school pupils in West Lancashire have hit the top of the tables in the latest Key Stage Two results – ranking as some of the best in the country.

St Cuthbert’s in Halsall needs to raise £25k to restore church spire

A 14th CENTURY church has been forced to close after its spire was deemed unsafe following damage by high winds .

Football tournament a success at Ormskirk High

Year 6 girls from St Anne’s Catholic Primary school recently took part in a football tournament organised by Laura Goff and the Junior Sports Leaders at Ormskirk High School.

West Lancashire Local Plan means homes will be built on Green Belt

HOMES will be built on Green Belt land in West Lancashire despite passionate protests from the community.

Skelmersdale in court

DARRAN William Appleton, 44, of Crawford Road, Skelmersdale, pleaded guilty to producing a quantity of cannabis on July 2.

Bickerstaffe family ecstatic after tracking down their stolen family dog

A FAMILY is celebrating after being reunited with their beloved Yorkshire terrier, Poppy, after she was snatched by dog-nappers.