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The Parliamentary seat of West Lancashire covers the entire borough with the excpetion of some of the northern parishes. Since 2005, the seat has been held by Labour's Rosie Cooper whose majority in the 2010 General Election was 4,343 ahead of Tory candidate Adrian Owens.

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

Burscough Curves project will still move forward despite government rail scheme ban

Burscough Curves put back on Transport Masterplan

But both West Lancashire Council and Sefton's Lib Dems call for a more detailed study

Ormskirk Bypass plans shelved

West Lancashire's MP has hit out at the County Council's plan to drop the £56m scheme to relieve traffic

Ormskirk man has to choose between wife or medical treatment

David Sheekey has been forced to fly back from Uganda for medication

Light at the end of the tunnel for Skelmersdale railway hopes

Lancashire County Council's Transport Masterplan sets out it's vision for Skelmersdale to become a regional hub

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

Skelmersdale councillor vows to save Southport Hospital's breast care services

550 people have already signed the petition set up by Cllr Liz Savage

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

Conference marks World Mental Health day on October 10

NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group has appointed Dr Peter Gregory to its board as a new GP executive lead.

NHS West Lancs appoint local GP as new executive lead

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Dr Gregory will share his experience to patients across West Lancs

Council accused of selling off green space to pay for Tory "pet projects"

Leader of the West Lancashire Borough Council says the facts are wrong and monies can not be spent in this way

West Lancashire MP Rosie Cooper in favour of ISIS airstrikes

Ms Cooper missed the vote on Friday but believes strikes are necessary

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

Plans for a new Skelmersdale high street have been unveiled

Ambitious plans by St Modwen could see hundreds of jobs created in the town

Delight over plans for two new bus stops in Haskayne

The new stops will make access to the vital public transport links more accessible for residents