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West Lancashire Borough Council works hard to tackle flytipping offences and has prosecuted a local businessman after rubbish was found dumped in the area
West Lancashire Community Safety Partnership is working to keep residents safe in the run up to Mischief Night and Bonfire Night
Here is your chance to have your say on how West Lancashire Borough Council should spend money raised from the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL)
An annual October campaign by Good Things Foundation is coming to West Lancashire. Get Online Week helps people access the internet and develop new skills, such as staying safe, making contact with friends and family, or shopping or banking online
A new free service has been launched across Lancashire to help businesses prepare for the UK’s planned EU departure on October 31
Good progress is being made on the exciting plans for two new Leisure and Wellbeing Hubs to replace Park Pool and Nye Bevan Pool
The Council has been successful in a bid for Government funding which will help it ensure the town has an even brighter future
The Borough Council's Cabinet has decided to cease work on the current Local Plan Review with immediate effect to give the authority more time to consider the best proposals for the future of West Lancashire
West Lancashire Community Safety Partnership (WLCSP) is working to ensure new students at Edge Hill University have a safe and enjoyable time whilst studying and socialising in the Borough
Did you know you can take keep fit and art classes at the Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk starting this September? And there's something for all ages
Huge crowds enjoyed one of the North West's biggest free family days out as Ormskirk MotorFest roared into town bathed in glorious late summer sunshine
West Lancashire Borough Council's 2018/2019 Annual CCTV report highlights the achievements of the Council’s CCTV operators
People living in West Lancashire can speak on certain agenda items at Borough Council meetings where important decisions are made that affect people across the area
The popular Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk continues to be open to visitors while West Lancashire borough Council looks for a new organisation to run this important cultural facility
Do you feel you can run an innovative arts gallery that has become one of the most respected in the North West?
The whole family can get in pole position to enjoy a great day out at one of the biggest free events in the North West as the Ormskirk MotorFest comes to town on Sunday 25 August
On Tuesday 3 September West Lancashire Borough Council will fly the Red Ensign to raise awareness of the UK’s dependence on Merchant Navy seafarers
Families are invited to flock into Ormskirk to discover the beauty of birds in the pages of children’s books, and join in with a new creative arts family fun festival
If you are looking for a new home in Skelmersdale, keep an eye out for new affordable homes that will soon be available to rent and buy
West Lancashire Borough Council is working with West Lancashire Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) and Citizens Advice Lancashire, to help more residents get on the internet
An impressive line-up of cars is being arranged to wow the Ormskirk MotorFest crowds on Sunday 25 August, including one raced by a top class rally driver
West Lancashire Borough Council is offering an opportunity for Community Organisations to register an interest to fully manage the future operation of Liverpool Road Meeting Room, Skelmersdale.
We would like to make West Lancashire residents aware that works to improve to the communal bin areas in Blythewood and Enstone in Skelmersdale are to begin on Monday 12 August and are expected to last for up to 2 weeks.
Have your say on West Lancashire Borough Council's exciting plans to improve Moor Street and Wheatsheaf Walks to help make Ormskirk look even more attractive for residents and visitors
Here is your chance to have a say on the official document the Borough Council uses when licensing pubs, bars and other licensed operations across West Lancashire
Latest news on recycling and garden waste collections
Following high levels of public interest West Lancashire Borough Council has decided to extend the public consultation regarding proposed new state of the art leisure and wellbeing hubs until Friday 16 August
Hard-working West Lancashire Borough Council staff and local volunteers have been praised by experts who have judged Coronation Park in Ormskirk to be among the best in the country
Do you think your voluntary group deserves an award? Then come to a special event to find out more about the Queens Award for Voluntary Service (QAVS)
We would like to make residents aware that our recycling, refuse and garden waste collection teams in Aughton and the Richmond Avenue area of Burscough were unable to complete their rounds today (Wednesday 31 July).
Residents and visitors will see Ormskirk looking even more attractive with two important improvement schemes being planned by West Lancashire Borough Council
Want to lose a little weight this summer? Active West Lancs has some great free sessions to help you 'Move it and Lose it' over the coming weeks
The Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk are planning a summer of activities that are out of this world
Lancashire County Council has written to residents in the area regarding the planning application from Aurora Energy Resources for a temporary wellsite at Suttons Lane in Great Altcar
Children aged between 5 and 12 can have fun in the great outdoors by joining the fabulous line up of summer holiday activities with the Junior Rangers Club
An exciting variety of bands are all part of the great line up for the fantastic free Music in the Park festival in Coronation Park, Ormskirk
The prestigious Lancashire Open Exhibition was unveiled at the Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk on Saturday 20 July
After the success of the War Horse walking route, West Lancashire Borough Council is working with Gorse Hill Nature Reserve to re-launch another of the Borough's popular walks, The Yellowhammer Walking Route
A fantastic line-up of cars will be on show in Ormskirk town centre on Saturday 27 July for a mouthwatering preview of what people are likely to see at one of the biggest free family events in the North West
West Lancashire residents in six locations across the Borough are being encouraged to get involved in Community Action and Engagement days in their neighbourhood
Residents in West Lancashire can still give their views on proposals to replace ageing leisure centres in Ormskirk and Skelmersdale with state-of-the-art Leisure and Wellbeing Hubs
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West Lancashire's premier countryside event the Green Fayre returns to Beacon Country Park on 20 and 21 July, and this fantastic free to enter extravaganza has something for everyone.
West Lancashire Borough Council has been looking at a number of ways they can innovate, save money and generate income as part of a programme to be self-financing from 2020/21
The Council, on 10th July, agreed the voluntary redundancy of Kim Webber, Chief Executive, as part of a package of savings and measures to deliver a sustainable and self-financing Council by 2021
West Lancashire Borough Council is implementing a new operating model to be able to maintain service provision and be financially sustainable beyond 2020/21
West Lancashire Borough Council wants you to contribute towards delivering improvements that can benefit the residents of West Lancashire
West Lancashire Borough Council is joining a national campaign encouraging people to remember the victims of the genocide in Srebrenica
On Srebrenica Memorial Day, 11 July 2019, West Lancashire Borough Council remembers the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica genocide
We would like to make West Lancashire residents aware that part of Beechtrees, Skelmersdale will be closed and temporary lights have been set up until Friday 26th July.
Local residents will soon be sent a request to check the information that appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct.
Music, art, delicious gingerbread and fabulous cars are all on the menu at a series of great summer events in West Lancashire for 2019