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The new Skelmersdale town centre development will be respectful of the environment
Homeless people are among the most vulnerable in our society and West Lancashire Borough Council wants to know what you think of the plan it uses to help them
The Council would like to pay tribute to its first Chief Executive, John Cowdall, who sadly has passed away
West Lancashire Borough Council is undertaking a ‘Call for Sites’ exercise as it starts work on its new Local Plan for 2023 to 2038
With celebrations of the 75th anniversary of VE Day fast approaching West Lancashire Borough Council is asking for anyone wanting to host a street party to complete their online application by 8 March 2020.
The Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk is the place to go for great design and music in the coming months
Are you a business who wants to connect with fellow business leaders, reap the benefits of helping to promote the area and connect with those organisations who are here to support business development and growth?
A FABS new fitness class designed specifically for the over-60s is being launched in West Lancashire as part of a national campaign to help people stay active and independent as they get older
Ormskirk Market is one of the best street markets in the North West and West Lancashire Borough Council is working with traders to make sure it has a bright future
Update on delays to refuse and recycling collections in Newburgh and Burscough due to take place today
The start of 2020 marks a new dawn for Skelmersdale with building work beginning on the long-awaited town centre redevelopment
West Lancashire Borough Council is pleased to announce that work will begin on Monday 20 January to upgrade the existing footpath between Ormskirk bus and rail stations to create a new shared use footpath and cycleway
Recycling collections due to take place in Hesketh Bank today (14 January) have been delayed.
Our new Chief Operating Officer Jacqui Sinnott-Lacey believes exciting times lie ahead for the Borough and its people
Tis the season to recycle as much of your Christmas waste as possible to prevent it going to landfill
Steve Fogg, the new Chair of the Lancashire Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) recently spent an afternoon in West Lancashire with representatives from the Council, key business leaders and leading academics
Councillor Ian Moran, Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council, would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year
With the festive season around the corner drunk drivers are being warned they could be caught on CCTV
The festive season should be a happy time for all, but for anyone living with domestic abuse, the risks increase over Christmas
Even though the West Lancashire Borough Council Offices will be closed over the festive period refuse and recycling collections will continue to operate
We have made it quicker and easier for tenants to set up a direct debit and stay on top of their rent to help with budgeting over the Christmas period
We are helping visitors to Ormskirk save money this Christmas by offering them the chance to park for up to five hours for just £1 when shopping and socialising in the town centre.
You can get lots of information to help you be prepared if there is any local flooding this winter on our website
Families can enjoy a fantastic day out and uncover a host of fairy stories at Ormskirk's free Christmas of Tales event on Sunday 24 November
If you live in West Lancashire and want to have your say in the General Election on Thursday 12 December 2019 you must ensure you are registered to vote
A great new way for our tenants to give their views on repairs carried out to their homes is being introduced
At Remembrance Sunday Parades and Services on 10 November West Lancashire will pay tribute to those who have suffered or lost their lives serving their country