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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.

Burscough Wharf prepares for Christmas light switch-on

Festive fun set to begin at 6pm before lights turned on at 7:30pm

Tarleton housing development gets approval from West Lancashire Borough Council

Outline planning permission granted for 17 new homes at a committee meeting

New homes plans for Tarleton up at West Lancashire Borough Council's planning committee

Up to 17 houses could be built on land at Hesketh Lane

Tarleton turn to youth and golden oldies!

Patched up Tarleton impress despite loss

Tarleton slimmer loses eight stone following health scare

Sam Taylor, 44, lost her weight after following the Slimming World plan

Bank robbery in Tarleton leaves staff terrified

Police appeal for information after man demands cash from workers in the middle of the day

Anger over the postponement of Tarleton's new link road

South Ribble MP hits out at Lancashire County Council

John Pearce breaking off the maul

Tiredness in the tackle brings down Tarleton

1st XV suffer another defeat as scoring opportunities go begging

WATCH: The Advertiser taste test for National Chocolate Week

Choc Amor in Tarleton serve up their award-winning chocolate flavours

275 home plan for Hesketh Bank goes before councillors again

Decision was deferred last month as councillors felt  questions needed to be answered

Tarleton's David Gordon chasing the loose ball

Tarleton struggle to find best form

1st XV thrashed by Fleetwood 35-7

Ormskirk Rugby Under 12s

Under-12s in fine shape to impress in triangular tournament

Opening game victory over Tarleton

Tarleton Seconds take it to the wire with Rochdale

Closely fought match against Rochdale Thirds

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