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Skelmersdale North by-election result: Landslide victory for Labour

Jenny Patterson is now the elected representative to West Lancashire Borough Council

St Modwen reveal cinema who will take lease in their plans for a new Skelmersdale high street

New CGI images are released for ambitious plans by the developer who are working with West Lancashire Borough Council

Experts warnings over rat infestations in West Lancashire this Christmas

West Lancashire Council offers some simple tips to keep vermin out in the cold this festive season

West Lancashire Borough Council's service opening times over Christmas and New Year

Full list of the opening times over the festive season for 2014 into 2015 across West Lancashire

Scarisbrick Hall School submits plans for new sixth form facility

The public school plans to convert the North wing into classrooms and a common room

Low cost gym planned for Pimbo Estate, Skelmersdale

Aspire gyms hope to renovate an existing office building

Pets at Home store set for Burscough Ringtail Retail Park

Pet giant wants to move into the site alongside new Booths supermarket

West Lancashire Borough Council urges people to be wary of food poisoning this Christmas

Cooking large poultry and eating re-heated leftover food can lead to illness

Application submitted for a new student home on Sunnyfields, Ormskirk

Applicant wants to change the use from a dwelling to a house of multiple occupation

Team hopes to clean up Tawd Valley in Skelmersdale

Ormskirk Parkrun are backing the scheme alongside West Lancashire Council and Lancashire County Council

West Lancashire Borough Council urges people to follow twitter for winter weather updates

Changes to council services will be updated on their twitter page

Skelmersdale traders concerned over threat to Concourse redevelopment

Market stall holder Paul Davies is urging people to back the Concourse cinema plans

Geographic Inspector for West Lancashire, Christina Shorrock, reflects on this year's policing challenges

Force has worked with partners to tackle criminality across the borough

West Lancashire Borough Council celebrate three years of joint managing directors

A cost cutting restructure led to a radical rehaping of how the council runs

Ormskirk's Golden Lion's bid to become a bed and breakfast

Plans for five bedrooms have been submitted to West Lancashire Borough Council

West Lancashire Borough Council are offering people advice to ensure that a dog is for life, not just for Christmas.
Pic Trevor Roberts

"Owning a pet is a long-term commitment" advises council

A dog is for life, not just for Christmas

Tarleton housing development gets approval from West Lancashire Borough Council

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

Ormskirk Christmas light switch on is set to be the biggest yet

Full details of times and festive fun for Friday, November 28

Revealed: New pictures of the Skelmerdale Concourse Shopping Centre redevelopment

If given the green light be West Lancs Council development could see 695 seat cinema and new restaurants

West Lancashire Council has got Ormskirk's Christmas all lit up

Hundreds of new bulbs will light up the town at the 2014 festive switch on