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Rent arrears set to sore in West Lancashire, warn council officers

West Lancashire Borough Council say that it will monitor the change over to Universal Credit closely

Council fears it will fail to balance books

West Lancashire Borough Council say that there will have to reduce the budget by one million a year

Yew Tree Farm masterplan goes before cabinet

Extensive proposals for more than 500 homes raise traffic concerns.

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

Revealed: Multi-million plan for Skelmersdale

Seven-screen cinema and improvements to the Concourse submitted to West Lancashire Borough Council

Plans to turn Ropers Arms into a Co-op convenience store set to be turned down by councillors

Petition against the plan gained over 700 signatures from local residents and businesses

Objections raised to plans for 275 homes at Hesketh Bank

Proposal due to go before West Lancs councillors tonight

Children's helicopter charity objects to wind turbine being built in their flight path

Merlyn's Life Flight for Children are against the plans for a 102m turbine in Simonswood

West Lancashire residents object to huge solar farm plans at Lathom

The solar farm is expected to take four months to build and last around 25 years

Skelmersdale social club earmarked for demolition

Plans for 18 new homes have been sent to West Lancashire Borough Council

LOOK: Crowds of thousands turn out for town's Motorfest

Stunning aerial pictures and amazing video show the success of the fourth annual festival

New tenant moves into Investment Centre

Specsavers take two large suites in Skelmersdale in Council run centre

Herds of alpacas to roam the West Lancashire countryside

West Lancashire Borough Council gives farm plan the green light

Motorfest roars into Ormskirk town centre

Thousands of people are expected to descend on the market town

Call for an Older People’s Minister

Cllr May Blake looking for resident to get involved and sign the petition

Skelmersdale Police plan arms amnesty as Operation Nemesis continues

Officers continue their efforts to disrupt criminal activity in the town

West Lancashire parks keep their Green Flag status

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

Ormskirk high street is heading for revival

High street is showing signs of recovery but isn't out of the woods yet

Detective Inspector determined to rid Skelmersdale of gangs

Several arrests made relating to drugs and assaults under Operation Nemesis