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New Providers for Eye Services Announced in West Lancashire

The NHS in West Lancashire has announced two new providers which will soon be providing local community ophthalmology (eye services) and community macular services. Following a stringent procurement process carried out by NHS West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), the local healthcare commissioner has evaluated, and moderated bids received and has selected two successful providers. […]

BetterPoints and Active West Lancs!

Did you know that Active West Lancs have a Weekly Health Walk in Beacon Country Park? Every Tuesday, starting at 10.30am you can join a social group, to walk for approximately an hour, with a well-earned cuppa awaiting you at the end of the walk. The walks are open to all and all you’ll need […]

Would You Like to Volunteer at Twinkle House?

  About Twinkle House Twinkle House is a Registered Charity that began in 2004 as parents felt they did not have any ‘practical’ support for their children. We provide a free 1:1 tailored support service for children and young people 0-19 with Disabilities or Additional Needs and their carers. This service is provided by a […]

WWT Martin Mere Needs YOU! Spring & Summer Volunteer Opportunities Now Available!

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Canoe Safari Assistant Why do we need you? At the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust we believe that the best way for people to understand and connect to wetlands is to experience them so we bring awe-inspiring nature up close. You will be directly involved in shaping our visitors’ unforgettable experiences through your warm […]

The North West crowns the humble steak pie as its British Cham’PIE’on

   In the lead up to British Pie Week (5th March-11th March), Vintage Inns want to cham’PIE’on a British favourite; after all, what’s better then enjoying a classic British dish at a classic British pub? Vintage Inns quizzed residents of the North West to find out their pie preferences to help settle its very own […]

Bookish breakfast on the menu this World Book Day across the North West

This year, in celebration of World Book Day, Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery restaurants across the North West are gearing up to welcome their share of Willy Wonka’s, Fantastic Mr Fox’s and Gruffalo’s through their doors. In the run up to World Book Day, restaurants including The Wheatsheaf Inn in Chester and The Britannia Inn in […]

National Internet Safety Day: Safer Surfing with these key tips….

Although National Internet Safety Day, 6th February, is key in highlighting this important issue, the exchange of personal data and interaction with others over the world wide web should be upper most in our mind every time we click that iconic blue “e”. The development of the internet and social networking should be seen as […]

Lancashire libraries celebrate National Storytelling Week

Lancashire libraries will be taking part in a week-long celebration of storytelling: From tomorrow (Saturday 27 January) to Saturday 3 February, libraries across the county and the school library service will take the opportunity to read stories to children and to celebrate reading. You can call in at your local library to find out more […]

Open Letter from the NEW Male Support Worker at The Liberty Centre

Good morning My name is Mark Grimes, I am the male domestic abuse support worker at the Liberty centre in West Lancashire. I have a broad range of experience from working within Children’s Social Care, Children’s Centres and the Wellbeing Prevention and Early help Service as well as working as a volunteer for a local […]