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The Met Office has issued a severe weather warning forecasting strong winds of up to 80 miles per hour on Thursday 23 February 2017 as Storm Doris passes through West Lancashire. The strongest winds may only be short-lived, but damage to structures, interruptions to power supplies and widespread disruption to […]

Storm Doris: Safety advice for residents and Ormskirk Market is ...


Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust confirmed today that the disciplinary appeal hearings in respect of allegations against the former Chief Executive, Jonathan Parry, and the former Director of Human Resources, Sharon Partington, have now concluded. The independent panels that heard the appeals determined the original decisions to dismiss should […]

Outcome of executive disciplinary appeals





West Lancashire Borough Council is inviting you to support the Great British Spring Clean. Following the success of the ‘Clean for the Queen’ Campaign in 2016, which attracted over 250,000 people to take part in nationwide litter picking events, the Keep Britain Tidy Group have launched a new Great British […]

Join the Great British Spring Clean!


Lancashire’s children’s centres have been recognised with a prestigious award for the high standard of care they provide to new mums and children. The centres, which are run by Lancashire County Council and the health visiting service, which is provided by Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust, have each been awarded […]

Baby friendly award for Lancashire Children’s Centres