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Potato Day 2019

West Lancashire Allotments Federation (WLAF) is pleased to announce that their seventh annual POTATO DAY will take place in at the Skelmersdale Concourse Shopping Centre WN8 6LE between 10am-3pm on Saturday 2nd February 2019. The event has been organised in conjunction with Brighter Blooms Nursey of Preston. POTATO DAY customers will be able to choose from over […]

Update on Westhead Village Hall

It is now almost 2 years since the current trustees took over the management of Westhead Village Hall from St James Church and achieved charitable status. The hall was built in 1929 and donated to the village by the Blundell family, especially for the Girl Guides and Westhead Mothers Union.  Basic maintenance had been carried […]


A caring couple, who set up a local home care business six years ago, have become the fi rst West Lancashire home care provider to receive a double Outstanding rating from the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the independent regulator of health and social care services in England. Gail and Robert Godson, of Home Instead Senior Care West Lancashire & […]

Success for Ormskirk man, Sam Formby!

Last March, local residents and business’ of Ormskirk took part in a fundraiser Red Carpet Ball at Hurlston Hall to raise an exceptional amount of £8,500 to buy a hand-cycle for Sam Formby – a popular Ormskirk guy – organised by a friend of his, David Luton. David first saw Sam three years ago at […]

West Lancashire CVS sack off Secret Santa for the gift of giving

Secret Santa’s are stressful! What do you buy Sheila from Accounts, who you have only passed pleasantries with once in the toilets? The old adage of “It’s the thought that counts” doesn’t even enter your head as you scrabble around a discount shop at 4:30pm the Sunday before Monday’s bran tub drop. Ultimately, we all […]

Message from Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service

With the festive season well underway, Lancashire Fire & Rescue Service (LFRS) is launching its Winter Safety Campaign.  Over the next few months there will be a range of activities and initiatives across the County aimed at reducing fire risk but also with the hope of helping those in our communities that are less fortunate […]

Christmas Events for all the Family – this December in West Lancs!

Farmer Christmas at Farmer Ted’s Step into an enchanted winter wonderland down on the farm this festive season. Starting on November 24th Farmer Ted’s Adventure Farm will once again be playing host to Father Christmas and some very special North Pole friends.   Winter Trail at Cedar Farm Fun for all the family with our […]

Message from Virgin Care:

Virgin Care is offering the service of our senior leadership team for approximately one day a month to work with an organisation on an area they need support with i.e. finances, communication strategy, employee relations, bid writing, etc. It’s a completely free service. We are committed to investing in and developing the local infrastructure and […]