Transport partners unveiled plans today to keep Liverpool open for business while its main railway station undergoes a three-week transformation this autumn. Journeys through Lime Street will be affected for 23 days, from 30 September to 22 October, while Network Rail undertakes vital upgrades to enable the station to cater […]

Liverpool to stay on the move during Lime Street upgrade ...

County Cllr for Skelmersdale West, Julie Gibson, has secured confirmation of the next steps for the Skelmersdale Train station. She said: “Like many in the town I was delighted at the announcement of the preferred site and at the recent Full Council meeting of LCC I asked Cabinet Member for […]

Full speed ahead – Lancashire County Council outlines next steps ...

Lancashire County Council, in partnership with West Lancashire Borough Council and Merseytravel, has identified the former Glenburn Sports College/Westbank Campus site as the preferred location for a railway station for Skelmersdale. The decision follows a comparative assessment of the two possible sites, identified in an earlier study by Network Rail. […]

Preferred Site Identified for Skelmersdale Railway Station

The government will trial ID in polling stations to stop electoral fraud, with voters being asked for identification before they can vote. The government has today announced a number of measures to combat electoral fraud, including trialling the use of ID in polling stations. Responding to Sir Eric Pickles’ report ‘Securing the Ballot’ published in […]

Eliminating electoral fraud in polling stations