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MAYORAL ENGAGEMENTS - WEEK COMMENCING MONDAY 22 JANUARY 2018
Our staff have been working hard over the Christmas and New Year period to provide vital services to local people
Some of the best works by illustrators from around the world will be on display at the Chapel Gallery in the coming weeks
Stride out in 2018 by joining West Lancashire Borough Council’s health walks
Residents can find out the latest on plans to make Tawd Valley Park an even better place for people to enjoy.
Homeowners could be eligible to have their gas heating appliance repaired or replaced for free with the Winter Warm Scheme.
We are urging people to check their details are correct on the 2018 Register of Electors.
Mayoral engagements for the week commencing Monday 8 January 2018
West Lancashire Borough Council Offices at Derby Street, Ormskirk, and in Skelmersdale will close at 12 noon Friday 22 December 2017 and re-open at 9am Tuesday 2 January 2018
We are encouraging people across the borough to have a greener Christmas this year.
Residents who want to give their views on an item on a Borough Council agenda are being reminded that they have that chance
Plans to build 36 new two-bedroom homes in the £4 million Beechtrees Revival scheme have passed another important stage
A Skelmersdale man has been prosecuted after a large amount of household rubbish was found dumped on a country lane.
Councillor Ian Moran, Leader of West Lancashire Borough Council, would like to wish everyone a very happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.
A landmark decision has been made by West Lancashire Borough Council to approve a scheme that will see the authority build houses specifically to be sold for the first time.
We have made arrangements for residents to report stray dogs between Christmas and New Year
Most of us will have an enjoyable time at Christmas, but for domestic abuse sufferers it can be a time when their situation becomes even worse
Residents are advised to make sure any Christmas treats and other food they buy is purchased from a business registered to sell food, even if it is a small operation they see on Facebook
Mayoral Engagements for the week beginning Monday 18 December 2017
We are welcoming the discussion about increasing pay for local government staff but are calling on the government to ensure it funds the extra expense it will create for all authorities
A Skelmersdale woman was jailed for breaching an Anti-Social Behaviour Injunction (ASBI) which banned her from a large area of Old Skelmersdale.
Christmas has arrived early at Digmoor Parade in Skelmersdale with the installation of a spectacular pair of Wishing Wings
The Sandy Lane Centre in Skelmersdale has been transformed as a flock of birds, created by artist Matthew Roby, make the Centre their home
Skelmersdale woman Samantha Brogan has been evicted from her West Lancashire Borough Council home after a quantity of the formerly legal high known as Spice was found on her property
The Returning Officer for West Lancashire is seeking expressions of interest from members of the public who wish to be part of a pool of casual election staff and considered for casual election related work with the West Lancashire area.
You can stay informed about West Lancashire Borough Council services if they are affected by winter weather by keeping an eye on our website or following @WestlancsBC on Twitter
Councillor Neil Furey, Mayor of West Lancashire, wishes everyone in West Lancashire a happy and peaceful festive season
With two thirds of UK households choosing to have roast turkey for their Christmas dinner, the Food Standards Agency (FSA) and West Lancashire Borough Council are offering tips on how to you can safely prepare turkey at home
The Borough Council is reminding people that from 13 December 2017 Universal Credit (UC) full service is being introduced by the government for all people in West Lancashire with a Liverpool or Wigan postcode when they make a new claim for benefits
We are working with our partners to ensure Ormskirk is safe in the run up to Christmas
If you are having money troubles this Christmas then don’t be tempted to borrow cash from loan sharks
People can have their say on the latest stage of an exciting project to make Tawd Valley Park an even better place to visit
Shopkeepers across Ormskirk are entering into the festive spirit by decorating their windows for the Festival of Tales Best Dressed Festive Window Competition 2017
Huge crowds enjoyed the 2017 Ormskirk Christmas Lights Switch on extravaganza and the event proved even more popular than previous years, with almost double the footfall in the town centre from last year, despite the wet weather
Mayoral Engagements, week commencing Monday 4 December 2017