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Tarleton is a village and civil parish situated in the Lancashire mosslands. Known for farming due to its rich soil quality, the River Douglas runs northwards to the east of the village, which is locally thought to be the site of a Viking encampment. The parish also includes the village of Mere Brow and the hamlets of Sollom and Holmes.

Hesketh Bank village show set for Saturday

Organisers hoping crowds will come out to support the fair

Tarleton chocolatier scoops three great taste awards

Paul Williams of Choc Amor is ecstatic to be handed the gongs

Decision on 275 homes at Hesketh Bank deferred until next month

Councillors believe the contaminated land issue and other questions need to be answered by developers

Tarleton’s teams both out of luck in openers

Hawcourt and Burnley benefit from Tarleton's selection woes

Objections raised to plans for 275 homes at Hesketh Bank

Proposal due to go before West Lancs councillors tonight

Chicken sizzles with bat and ball as Tarleton claim the Pochin Cup

Second XI shine in unfavourable conditions to defeat Churchtown

Tarleton beaten by Trinity

Huyton makes promising debut against tough opposition

Tarleton lost on route 66

Heavy defeat for Tarleton at hands of Westleigh

West Lancashire pub to host a Midsummer Christmas Party

Event is becoming a popular fixture at the Cock & Bottle pub in Tarleton

Tarleton Landlord and landlady set to tie the knot next month

David Williams and Lindsay Bowler of the Cock and Bottle have had a beer named in their honour

Tarleton win as Haydock are left in the stalls

Second XI held to draw in rain soaked match

Council reveal new CCTV locations in West Lancashire

Burscough, Tarleton, Downholland and Scarisbrick to get new surveillance cameras

First XI stumble against Moorfield

Second chapter begins with sorry tale for Tarleton

Moorfield overhaul Tarleton at start of second half of season

Council CCTV catches crooks on camera

Hundreds of arrests made across the borough thanks to the council's 95 surveillance cameras

Tarleton family pulling worms out of the ground? Charming

Bowden clan become world worm charming champions after coaxing 394 animals out of the ground

Banks rescue centre gears up for fun day

The Arc takes in welfare cases from all over the country

Crohn's sufferer has dream come true after England game

Robert Wilson from Tarleton travelled to Brazil to watch the Costa Rica  

Local derby ends in draw

Barton bangs a ton but Tarleton have to settle for draw

Tarleton draw with local rivals Hesketh Bank

Tarleton through to last four of Shield

MCC in trouble early on despite winning the toss

Fairbanks Environmental team from Skelmersdale

Firms battle it out in business awards

Eight West Lancashire companies are up for BIBA accolade