Local News


New 30 year Local Plan 2020/50
A plan for a Greater Skelmersdale
15,992 new homes for West Lancashire
1,000 acres of Greenbelt to be lost
Massive new industrial estates
6,256 homes to meet Merseyside’s needs

By Elections Coming Up

Residents living in West Lancashire Borough Council’s Knowsley Ward are being reminded on how they can vote to elect a new Councillor at the By-Election on Thursday 26 July 2018.

Work starts on industrial units in Gorsey Place, Skelmersdale

West Lancashire Borough Council is looking to give a boost to the local economy and help create and safeguard jobs.

Businesses will soon be able to rent out new and improved industrial units in Gorsey Place, Skelmersdale, that could deliver or secure 35 jobs.

Young Conservatives June 2018

Young people are the future of the Conservative Party.


They’re the next generation of Conservative leaders, activists and members. And the earlier they get involved, the more skilled they’ll be at helping us win elections.


Conservatives seeking to clean up Labour’s recycling mess


The Conservatives on West Lancs Borough Council are to force a debate at the July Council Meeting on Labour’s recent decision to stop emptying Blue Boxes and Bags as well as their imposition of the £25 charge for a new Blue Wheelie Bin.     

Don't miss the fantastic Ormskirk MotorFest

Make sure you are in pole position to enjoy one of the biggest free family events in the North West of England to take place in Ormskirk. The Ormskirk MotorFest has been a hugely popular occasion since it began in 2011, attracting around 30,000 people in 2016 and 2017.

Support for Ormskirk Businesses

Businesses of Ormskirk town centre were given the opportunity to help drive forward their businesses and contribute to shaping a sustainable future for Ormskirk town centre.