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Can you help Carl and the Men-aces reach new heights?

Not all superheroes wear capes, but superhumans wear stripes –  at least the superhumans of the Skelmersdale Men-aces do. The 40 strong, unique Northwest football club for adults with learning difficulties, formed in 2009, are going from strength to strength and to help the lads on their way, team manager Carl Eaton and wife Mim […]

Prince’s Trust Programme Looking for Young People in Ormskirk & Skelmersdale

The Prince’s Trust programme at West Lancashire College has two new teams starting on the 22nd January 2018 at West Lancashire College & Ormskirk Civic Hall and they are looking for any young people age 16-25 that may be interested in joining. Come and join this amazing 12 week experience in Skelmersdale or Ormskirk designed to […]

Potato Day!

West Lancashire Allotments Federation (WLAF) is pleased to announce that their sixth annual POTATO DAY will take place in at the Skelmersdale Concourse Shopping Centre WN8 6LE between 10am-3pm on Saturday 3rd February 2018 The event has been organised in conjunction with Brighter Blooms Nursey of Preston. POTATO DAY customers will be able to choose from over […]

West Lancs CVS – Spring Courses

23 January 2018: Health Champion “bite-size” taster – a session to help you/your group rethink those New Year’s resolutions on healthier lifestyles! 10am to 12pm (Concourse, Skelmersdale). £5.00 per person.   7 February 2018: Community Building in Action, 10am to 3pm, FREE COURSE.   27 February 2018: Meet a Funder, 10am to 1pm. £5.00 per […]

Health and APPiness at your fingertips

It’s January, the winter bugs are doing the rounds and the post Christmas slump has got us feeling blue, but did you know that health apps can be a great way to manage your health and happiness? There are thousands of them out there though, so finding the right one for you can be confusing! […]

Find out the latest on the Tawd Valley Masterplan

Residents can find out the latest on plans to make Tawd Valley Park an even better place for people to enjoy. A working group set up by West Lancashire Borough Council to deliver an exciting scheme for the Tawd Valley will outline progress being made at a presentation on Thursday 18 January at West Lancashire […]

Litter Pick Plans for Skelmersdale

Members of ‘Well Skelmersdale’ have decided to kick of the New Year in a very motivated way. The litter pick initiative, which was proposed by Ron and Claire Cooper, is planned to start tomorrow (Saturday, 6th January). The litter pick will cover the same route as the Skelmersdale Junior Parkrun and will begin from the […]

Your local pharmacy is there when you need it this winter

Pharmacy Services Several pharmacies will be open throughout the Christmas Bank Holiday period and the best way to find out which pharmacy is open and when is to visit your CCG’s website and check In West Lancashire you can find out which pharmacies are open and when here: http://www.westlancashireccg.nhs.uk/resources/patient-and-public-information/west-lancashire-pharmacy-bank-holiday-opening-times/ You can also get on the […]

West Lancs CCG is reminding residents over the festive period, that they can now visit a GP or practice nurse in the evenings and weekends at a time that suits them.

Say goodbye to the waiting times with the GP extended access pilot Your local GP should always be your first point of contact for any non-emergency illnesses that can’t be treated yourself through self-care. In West Lancashire a GP will be available from 8am to 6.30pm on weekdays (although local practice times may vary). However, […]