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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.

Tarleton RFC make table toppers Southport work for win

Tarleton Seconds put on entertaining show but are unable to stop Southport's high fliers

West Lancashire residents invited to Rambler's Festival of Winter Walks

Wrap up for some scenic walks across some of the North West's most beautiful countryside

Tarleton tire as Ald’s late charge seals win

Tarleton still looking for first win after struggling against Aldwinians

West Lancashire businesses celebrated as part of Small Business Saturday

Beauty salons, bridal stores and cleaning companies were among those featured

Tarleton beaten by Wigan - and time

Last second attempts failed to materialise for Tarleton side

Tarelton chocolatier urges people not to panic about worldwide chocolate shortage

World is consuming 70,000 tons more cocoa than it produced

Crowds flock to Burscough Wharf Christmas Light switch-on

Wharf got into the festive spirit on Friday

Tarleton sneak through in defensive masterclass

Seconds battle their way past Bury

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 Bridge closure after vehicle collision

One-way traffic control and temporary traffic lights on the A59

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

Decision on Tarleton phone mast deferred after protests from residents

The 23m mobile phone mast is planned for Smith Avenue, Tarleton

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