THIS map shows the top ten crime hotspots in our town.
A SKELMERSDALE dad who witnessed the horrors of war has been left a broken man after completing a tour of duty in Afghanistan.
CRIME in Skelmersdale has fallen but anti-social behaviour and violence remain problems in the town according to the latest set of Home Office figures.
THE members of an Ormskirk allotment society fear their site may be sold by the council to improve efficiency.
A SKELMERSDALE man is being held in jail in France after being arrested on board a yacht laden with Moroccan cannabis.
THE NFU has appointed a West Lancashire farmer as new Lancashire County Chairman.
DEFRA Secretary of State Owen Paterson has acknowledged the hard year which farming has had, citing the ongoing challenges of flooding, Schmallenberg, high feed costs and bovine TB.
A CHILD’S Christmas present was stolen and a guard dog poisoned during a raid on a Scarisbrick workshop.
NEW Bovine TB testing rules will have immediate implications for West Lancashire’s farmers.
A NORTH west farmer has donated turkeys to a charity that will provide lonely and hungry people with a hot meal on Christmas day.