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ACCIDENT and Emergency services could close if Southport & Ormskirk Hospital Trust fails to achieve Foundation Trust (FT) status.Read
CONTROVERSIAL healthcare changes will lead to a service focused on the issues of patients in West Lancashire, according to the head of a new organisation overseeing the borough’s doctors.Read
HOSPITAL services may be moved into town centres to help Southport & Ormskirk Hospital Trust compete against private sector competition.Read
TALENTED performers wowed the crowds as the Banx-Factor auditions got under way in style.Read
A YOUNG butcher is proving the value of apprenticeships after his work led to a career and a national award.Read
CONTROVERSIAL plans for 51 new homes in Rufford are set to be approved – despite widespread objections to the scheme.Read
EDGE Hill’s plans to revamp part of its campus, creating 129 new student homes and a lake are set to be approved.Read
AN AUGHTON journalist is among a group of people chosen to be immortalised on a theatre’s remarkable new facade.Read
THIS is the man wanted by police over a violent knife and hammer attack on a woman.Read
BURSCOUGH Football Club has announced plans to create a new community football academy alongside its ambitious new stadium bid.Read
PLANS to demolish Burscough’s Victoria Park ground to create 76 apartments and houses and a new community stadium complex are set to be greenlit.Read
PLANS for a 45m high wind turbine in Burscough are set to be rejected over fears it could interfere with radar detection.Read
AS NOMINATIONS continue to pour in for the Advertiser Sports Awards, one of last year’s winners has praised the annual event for recognising the borough’s sporting stars.Read
COMMUNITY heroes have been celebrated at a glittering awards ceremony.Read
A WEST Lancashire farmer has said that grey squirrels now pose a serious threat to the countryside.Read
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