Primus Energy wins award

Primus Energy a local Insulation and Boiler company based in Skelmersdale are delighted with the news that they have won a much coveted award in the Construction Industry. The CHAS award is given when a company meets their strict Health and Safety standards. Managing Director Peter Farrell is delighted and said ‘staff at our company […]

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Information appeal made after 29 year old man is stabbed in Skelmersdale

An appeal for information has been made after a 29 year old man sustained serious injuries after he was stabbed last weekend. The incident occurred at about 9:15am on Sunday 14th September outside of the K P H Hives shop on Eskbank, Skelmersdale. It is thought that the victim has been stabbed once to the […]

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Weather disasters have cost half a trillion dollars since world leaders last met to discuss climate change

The cost of weather-related disasters in the five years since global leaders last met to discuss climate change is almost half a trillion dollars ($490 billion or £300 billion) – three times more than for the whole of the 1970s, Oxfam warns today. In The Summit that Snoozed? Oxfam says that more than 650 million people have […]

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Everton claim comfortable win over Wolfsburg

Everton got their Europa League campaign off to a comfortable start with a 4-1 victory over Wolfsburg. Roberto Martinez indicated how seriously he is taking the Europa league when ha named the same starting line-up as he named for the previous match against West Brom. Everton were in control of the game for large periods […]

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The Chairman’s Challenge to children and young people

Have you entered the Chairman’s Challenge in a bid to win £1,000 for your school or children’s centre? This annual competition encourages children and young people to think about their health and wellbeing – and encourages their families to get involved too. Now in its 11th year, the competition is run by Lancashire County Council. […]

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Waiting days for Universal Credit claimants: consultation announced

SSAC has begun a consultation on proposals that certain Universal Credit claimants must wait 7 days before they are entitled to benefit. SSAC has today (19 September 2014) launched a public consultation on the government’s intention that certain Universal Credit claimants must wait 7 days before they are entitled to benefit. Announcing the consultation, Paul Gray, […]

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