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Maghull is a town and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton, Merseyside. Some famous faces linked to Magull include John Lennon, who lived with relatives at Cedar Grove for a short while and also Frank Hornby, of Hornby Railways, Dinky Toy and Meccano fame.

Burscough salon owner's 'Bronzie' impresses TV stars

Leanne LeGuen's creation has been used by Strictly Come Dancing stars

West Lancashire's first ever Scarecrow Festival

Lydiate mum is hoping to reach her target for a memorial for her daughter

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Merseyside policeman selling Nazi mugs, knives and fake guns in Ormskirk

Potentially lethal weapons and sickening WW2 objects sold by officer's business

Man charged after suspected arson attack at house in Maghull

Fierce fire led to residents fearing for their lives

In pictures: Autumn in West Lancashire

With October underway, Hallowe'en fast approaching and autumn in full swing, what better way to showcase our beautiful borough of West Lancashire with some of your amazing seasonal pictures.

Aughton schoolgirl raises hundreds for stillborn charity through loom band creations

Phoebe Povey, eight, is raising money in memory of her cousin Charlie

Ormskirk Schoolgirl donates her locks to children's charity

Asha Price, had 15 inches chopped from her tresses for Little Princess Trust

LOOK: West Lancashire from the skies

Awesome aerial pictures capture borough at its best

Glenn, a man on a mission, wins his 1,000-mile battle

He has raised almost £3,000 so far for Alder Hey hospital, reported by Adam Payne and Steve Craddock

'RAF leadership course is confidence booster'

One of the Maghull Squadron Air Cadets has completed a leadership course

30 year radical report puts West Lancashire rail in focus

Proposals include electrification of Ormskirk line, Burscough Curves and a new station for Skelmersdale

Currency and Farrell help spin Kirk closer to title

Amstrong and Jones make great early century to secure match

Fundraiser takes on 1000 mile bike ride for Aughton toddler

Glenn Collis is encouraging people to join him as he cycles down Lord Street on Wednesday

Care worker stole £2,500 from bed ridden 92-year-old woman

Jacqueline Brown spared jail after using bank card to steal cash, Gary Stewart

Arrests made after Maghull shop is robbed

The Co-op at Rainhill and Bargain Booze in Lydiate were targeted on the same day

Joy at dental plans rethink

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

Masked gang terrorise shoppers and staff in Maghull and Rainhill robberies

The Co-op at Rainhill and Bargain Booze in Maghull were robbed by four men in masks, leaving a female shop assistant injured

Four arrested after shop robberies

Robbers struck at shops in Maghull and Rainhill

West Lancashire gardeners and traders impress at Southport Flower Show

West Lancs take home some of the most prestigious prizes

Fundraisers plan charity trek in memory of four angels including Millie Rose and Amelia Mae Davies

Millie Rose Heaton, Amelia Mae Davies, Rebecca Ayres and Rebecca Bamber all set to be remembered in September