West Lancashire Borough Council statement re Channel Four programme All Man featuring artist Grayson Perry

West Lancashire Borough Council has moved swiftly to back the town of Skelmersdale and its people after the broadcast of a recent television programme. Skelmersdale is a great place to do business; with its fantastic connectivity and high quality green business environment, the town is home to a growing number of high performing UK and international … Read more

Wirral puts focus on teenagers for Foster Care Fortnight

Every 20 minutes across the UK, a child comes into care in need of a foster family. To mark national Foster Care Fortnight, which starts on Monday next week, Wirral Council is launching a campaign focusing on finding foster families for teenagers, who are often more difficult to place. Said Cllr Tony Smith, Wirral’s Cabinet … Read more

A man has admitted sexually assaulting two girls

A man has admitted sexually assaulting two teenage girls on a bus. Gregory Murphy, 40, of Gladstone Street, Great Harwood, pleaded guilty when he appeared at Blackburn Magistrates’ Court today (Thursday, May 12th) to two counts of sexual assault contrary to the Sexual Offences Act of 2003 committed on May 7th. He was remanded in … Read more