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Located about three miles from Skelmersdale, Newburgh is a rural village and civil parish that is five miles from Ormskirk. The village has a conservation area at its centre and includes many historic buildings, including the schoolhouse of 1714. Newburgh is twinned with the town of Newburgh, Indiana, USA.

Newburgh home raided by thieves stealing designer jewels worth thousands of pounds

Lancashire Police call for anyone with information to come forward

Parbold Girl Guides raise money for Children in Need

Every penny counts for charity as the group put funds in the outline of Pudsey Bear

A solar park

Community protest group set up against plans for Hoscar and Lathom solar farm

Stop Hoscar Solar Farm has the backing of MP Rosie Cooper

Parbold Hill circular crowned best walk in West Lancashire

Visit Sefton and West Lancashire will be leading a free guided walk on October 11

Memorial bike ride for Joel Shaw raises thousands for three charities

Friends and family completed the 127 mile cycle last weekend

Community gathers to celebrate life of special seven-year-old

Joel Shaw is commemorated at Newburgh fair

Ormskirk crime figures revealed

Figures for all wards in the borough released following Advertiser investigation

West Lancashire elections countdown

THE countdown has begun to European parliamentary and local elections on Thursday, May 22.

Man struck by car then taken to hospital by mystery couple

CCTV images of a man and a woman police want to speak to in connection with a hit and run investigation have been released by police

Letters to the Editor

Wrong to attack other schools

A Parbold teen who lost his leg in a horrific car accident has set up a new charity foundation

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A TEENAGER who lost his leg in a car accident has set up a charity foundation to help him and others get back into sport.

West Lancs councillors claim over £300,000 in allowances

COUNCILLORS have claimed over £300,000 in allowances over the last financial year.

West Lancs councillors claim over £300,000 in allowances

COUNCILLORS have claimed over £300,000 in allowances over the last financial year.

Burscough FC pays tribute to long-serving member Roy Baldwin

ONE of Burscough FC’s longest-serving members has died, aged 78.

Rufford CC in great form in season-opener against Newburgh CC

NEITHER Rufford or Newburgh’s first teams could have hoped for better conditions to start the new cricket season on Saturday afternoon.

Long-service award for Newburgh Mothers Union member

A LONG-serving stalwart of Newburgh Mothers’ Union was presented with a special certificate to mark 60 years of membership.

Trouble flares as man is run over at Sunday league football match

OFFICIALS from the Ormskirk and District Sunday Football League will hold an emergency meeting this week in response to a fracas in Kirkby at the weekend.

List of locally important buildings in West Lancashire

Do you have a favourite local landmark or building in West Lancashire?

Burscough man seriously injured after tractors collide on Boxing Day

A MAN suffered serious injuries after two tractors collided on Boxing Day.

Controversy reigns as Newburgh beat Bickerstaffe in local derby

DUE to disciplinary issues involving their opposition, Bickerstaffe Res were left watching an enthralling local derby between their first team and Newburgh at Hall Lane.