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Maxine Peake's acclaimed performance in Hamlet will be screened at the Arts Centre

Edge Hill Arts Centre to play host to a season of culture this spring

Highlights include actress Maxine Peake in Hamlet and celebrating 50 years of Simon and Garfunkel

West Lancashire council thrown into disarray following the shock resignation of Tory Cllr Adrian Owens

Cllr Owens departure from the party means Labour have a majority with 27 seats to the Tories 26

Community spirit is on the festive menu

Labour-run Maghull Town Council holds its second pensioners’ Christmas dinner

Council cooking up a treat

More than 60 pensioners in Maghull receive hampers for Christmas

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper

Local MP votes for equal pay transparency

Rosie Copper MP votes for equal pay with support from stars

West Lancashire councillor vows to save Burscough station's ticket office

Plans to move the library into the ticket office have been proposed by Cynthia Dereli

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