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.
THE parents of a Skelmersdale teenager who was killed when the stolen car he was travelling in crashed have paid tribute to their son.
A TARLETON schoolboy has been charged with unlawful possession of ammunition by officers investigating organised crime.