Laws allowing local authorities to ban pavement parking in London should be rolled out across the country to crack down on inconsiderate motorists endangering lives, councils say. The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents more than 370 councils in England and Wales, says all councils need extra flexibility to introduce […]

Pavement parking: councils call for ban in London to be ...


Wednesday 29 March 10.30am Elmtree School, Skelmersdale The Mayor & Consort will attend the School’s Annual Community Day Thursday 30 March 2pm The Civic, Ormskirk The Consort will attend a Charity Tea Dance which is being organised by the Mayor’s Charity Committee for her chosen charities Saturday 1 April 11am Ormskirk Bowling Club, based at Ormskirk Cricket Club […]

Mayoral engagements, week commencing Monday 27 March


Don’t miss a programme of exciting events taking place at the Chapel Gallery in Ormskirk over the next few weeks. From Saturday 1 April to Saturday 6 May, visitors to the gallery can enjoy the prestigious international Illustration Awards Exhibition from The Association of Illustrators. This exhibition will feature work […]

Great events planned for the Chapel Gallery



Enjoy the great outdoors on some great events organised by West Lancashire Borough Council’s Parks and Countryside Service in April. The Clieves Hill Circular Walk on Monday 3 April is a six-mile ramble starting at Coronation Park, Ormskirk and exploring footpaths through the wider local countryside. The walk is open […]

Springtime fun in West Lancashire parks


Funding will be distributed to local authorities and housing associations to speed up the building of thousands of new homes. More than 100 housing estates across the country are set to benefit from a significant investment to kick-start their regeneration, the Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has announced today (24 March 2017). […]

More than 100 housing estates receive regeneration cash boost


Tom Bennett’s independent review providing practical guidance to teachers on how to tackle bad behaviour in classrooms has been published. An independent review providing practical guidance to teachers about how to tackle bad behaviour in the classroom has been published today (24 March 2017). Teacher and behaviour expert Tom Bennett spent […]

New report with practical advice for teachers on pupil behaviour