To help you find your feet and get the most of what West
Lancashire has to offer, we've put together a list of local
facilities including NHS services, schools and colleges,
leisure and sports facilities plus much more..
centres: a list of local community centres, meeting rooms and
halls for hire.
Childcare (external link): the Lancashire Family
Information Service aims to provide quality, accessible and
impartial advice and guidance on a full range of childcare
- Internet access: you can get free internet
access at any library
in West Lancashire through the People's Network. Free internet
access is also available in our four community centres in Skelmersdale. Please
note that you may have to book in advance to get access at
libraries and community centres. You can also visit Cable
(external link), an Ofcom
approved independent organisation who can help to find
the best internet, TV and phone deals in the area.
- Libraries: find
your local library.
- Parks and
playgrounds: for info about the area's parks, playgrounds,
skate parks and games areas.
toilets: a list of public toilets in the district.
- Education and learning: for information about
local schools, colleges and adult education opportunities.
- Leisure and
tourism: for info about the area's sports centres, swimming
pools, places of interest and countryside ranger
Find your nearest doctor, dentist, hospital, drop-in clinic,
optician or pharmacist via the NHS
Direct website (external link).
Find your nearest...
The Up My Street website (external
link) lets you search businesses and services - like
builders, plumbers, dry cleaners, banks or vets - by postcode.