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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

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

Welcome changes could come to hospital car parking fines and charges

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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

Residents concerned over traveller site possibilities

Worries over plans for a single West Lancashire site along M58 corridor

West Lancashire Borough Council announce budget plans

West Lancashire Borough Council agrees budget plans at meeting

Ormskirk reporter awarded industry lifetime achievement award posthumously

A JOURNALIST from Ormskirk has received a lifetime achievement award posthumously for his services to the profession.

Councillor from neighbouring authority calls on West Lancs to bring back the Burscough Curves

A FORMER leader from neighbouring Sefton Council has called for the Burscough Curves, the direct rail line between Ormskirk and Southport, to be brought back into action.

Concerns Maghull development will create urban sprawl that ruins the Green Belt

FEARS have been raised over Sefton Council’s plans to release large amounts of land around Maghull and Lydiate for building.

West Lancs MP Rosie Cooper says she will turn down potential 11% pay increase

WEST Lancashire’s MP has said that she would turn down a potential 11% pay increase.

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Burscough retail park and Booths starts to take shape

BUILDING work has started on Booths supermarket on the new Ringtail Retail Park in Burscough.

Skelmersdale’s future regeneration laid out in Local Plan

SKELMERSDALE’S regeneration took a step forward as West Lancashire Council approved the borough’s new Local Plan.

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.