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Skelmersdale North by-election result: Landslide victory for Labour

Jenny Patterson is now the elected representative to West Lancashire Borough Council

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

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

West Lancashire to join Liverpool Combined Authority

Cllrs say it will boost relationship with Merseyside and improve job prospects

Tributes to a kind, fun and generous man.

Minutes silence held for Cllr Barry Nolan who passed away last week

"A Masterplan of broken promises" - says council leader

Cllr David Westley slams Lancashire County Council's Highways and Transport Masterplan

Shock over consultation of Glenburn School closure

Parents 'disgusted' by proposals

Anger over the postponement of Tarleton's new link road

South Ribble MP hits out at Lancashire County Council

Conservatives announce their MP candidate for 2015

Cllr Paul Greenall was chosen at a meeting on Saturday morning

West Lancs Council group on Skelmersdale Vision put on hold?

Group set up to look at why town centre plans have not happened could be shelved for another month

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

Conference marks World Mental Health day on October 10

Revealed: Multi-million plan for Skelmersdale

Seven-screen cinema and improvements to the Concourse submitted to West Lancashire Borough Council

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital shuts the door on new breast cancer patients

  • NHS

Only existing breast cancer patients will continue to receive treatment at the hospital

Welcome changes could come to hospital car parking fines and charges

  • NHS

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper has asked for details of what Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust intend to do following the government announcement

Joy at dental plans rethink

Campaigners are confident the long-term future has been secured for Maghull Dental services

Rosie Cooper MP discusses care crisis with Skelmersdale Senior Citizens Association

Social care and support on the agenda for West Lancs MP

Anger at 'unacceptable' length of grass in Skelmersdale

Councillors are furious over delay in grass cutting programme

Parties in West Lancashire are determined to increase turn-out

Frustration as voting figures dip under 40%

Unchartered waters for new hung West Lancashire Council

Labour and Tories have 27 seats each with turn-out down

Whitemoss campaign goes to Whitehall

Councillors unanimously vote to write to the secretary of state about expansion plan

Calls to back the living wage in West Lancashire

38.2% of West Lancs workers currently earn less than £7.65 per hour