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A DECISION to allow Home Bargains to move into an Ormskirk retail park is set to breathe new life into the struggling centre – with talks already underway with other retailers.Read
EDGE Hill University said it hopes to begin work on a £16m media hub and 144 new student homes by spring after both projects were given the go-ahead.Read
CANCER patients who once stayed in hospital for two weeks or more following surgery are now going home after as little as two days.Read
THE owners of a pair of Harris Hawks stolen from a farm’s aviary are appealing for help in tracking them down.Read
THE members of an Ormskirk allotment society fear their site may be sold by the council to improve efficiency.Read
FEARS that areas of West Lancs green land could be at the mercy of housing developers have been sparked following a landmark appeal.Read
AN ORMSKIRK shop owner was left devastated after burglars stole thousands of pounds worth of designer handbags, clothing and jewellery.Read
A NEW talent contest linking up with Banks Carnival has been launched – and entries are now being invited.Read
A BID to convert the derelict Ainscough Mill in Burscough into 50 apartments and build 66 new homes on surrounding land were given the go-ahead by planners.Read
CAVERNOUS potholes have been causing problems to drivers on a popular country road for months.Read
HE has spent his entire working life at Martin Mere, helping create and develop wildlife habitats across the 600 acre site over four decades.Read
THE NFU has appointed a West Lancashire farmer as new Lancashire County Chairman.Read
CUADRILLA is set to meet residents ahead of submitting plans to begin fracking in Banks.Read
ST JAMES’ church, in Westhead, features a war memorial that is highly unusual.Read
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