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Up Holland

Up Holland

Upholland is a civil parish which lies to the east of Skelmersdale and west of Wigan. Notable people who hail from Upholland include actor Ian Bleasdale and Richard Ashcroft, lead vocalist of popular 1990s rock band The Verve.

Lancashire Constabulary live tweet incidents across West Lancashire

Tweets about burglaries, thefts and arguments over an Xbox

Up Holland roadworks on the M58 causing reduced speed limits

Drivers are advised to plan their journeys and check for roadworks before they leave

World Pheasant Plucking Championships at Fir Tree Farm

Fifth winner is crowned at unique competition at Fir Tree Farm

Remembrance Sunday services: West Lancashire gathers to remember the fallen

Details of main services taking place across the borough

Up Holland soldier appeals for help to find motorbike stolen by thieves

Black and grey Honda 700 Transalp was taken from the driveway overnight last week

West Lancashire parks keep their Green Flag status

Beacon Country Park and Coronation Park are among the top parks in the UK

Former sniper jailed for holding up a Co-op bank

William Gage, 37, was given a reduced sentence due to his troubled background

Man rescued from ravine after fall

Rescue teams help to save tree cutter

Veteran Whitemoss campaigner celebrates 93rd birthday in style

Charlie Denton still took part in May Day landfill protests

Skelmersdale 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.

Is broadcaster and author Stuart Maconie your choice as one of West Lancs' greatest?

Who are among West Lancs' greatest people? It's your vote which decides

Still time to put forward your choice for the greatest honour in the borough

Adam Legge named as man found in burnt-out car near Upholland

POLICE have confirmed that the man who was found in a burnt-out car in Up Holland last week was 41-year-old Adam Legge.

Skelmersdale in court

NATASHA Louise Mcnair, 20, of Fairstead, Skelmersdale was charged with stealing £50 from Andrew Carey on December 28, She was also charged with stealing four hair dyes, three packs of KitKats, a bottle of vodka and two cups from Home Bargains on September 4.

Skelmersdale Police appeal for information after designer handbags stolen

THE new year has got off to a very bad start for one family after thousands of pounds worth of designer handbags were stolen from their home, leaving them distraught.

Yew Tree Dairy wind turbine set to be refused

A DAIRY processing plant looks set to lose its bid to becoming more sustainable when their wind turbine application goes before the planning committee tonight.

MR T attacks party-goer at Skelmersdale pub

A CHRISTMAS night out ended in agony for one reveller when “Mr T” smashed a bottle and hit him on the side of the head with it.

Up Holland newsagent wins national retailing award

A CONVENIENCE store owner from Up Holland has been presented with a national award for his retailing skills.

Skelmersdale’s future regeneration laid out in Local Plan

SKELMERSDALE’S regeneration took a step forward as West Lancashire Council approved the borough’s new Local Plan.

Skem Men-Aces tour West Lancashire in victory parade on open top bus

OLYMPIC heroes the Skem Men-Aces enjoyed an open-top bus victory parade at the weekend to celebrate their massive achievement at the Special Olympics.