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    Introducing Heritage at Chapel Gallery

    Our West Lancashire would establish a showcase for the Borough’s heritage to be displayed by expanding the displays at Ormskirk’s Chapel Gallery. Council Officers have confirmed that utilising some of the recent space opened up in the Chapel Gallery for…

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    Ormskirk Folk should have full say on Bus Station Redevelopment

    Jane Thompson from Scott ward said, “I’ve already been contacted by residents horrified by the scale and design of the proposed buildings, especially the 4 storey one – higher than anything else in the town. Personally I’d have thought that…

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    Horrific assault in Ormskirk Town Centre

    Mr Johnson who lives in Ormskirk himself concluded, “It is our understanding that glass should not be taken outside of licensed premises as a condition of their licence and our group leader Cllr Adrian Owens has written to the local…

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    Residents benefit from extra parking spaces

    Residents in Westhead are benefiting from extra parking spaces after the ward councillors worked with residents to persuade the Borough Council to take action. Council tenants in the bungalows on Holly Close had very limited parking previously. As a result,…

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    OWL councillors call for Government Action on Leasehold Reform

    OWL Councillors have tabled a motion on Leasehold Reform for Wednesday’s Full Council meeting. This is a matter which is affecting West Lancashire residents who find among other dubious practices: Freeholds sold without their knowledge and without the right of…

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    Another example of the Influence of Independent Councillors

    Council Independents have hailed the motion passed at Wednesday’s Borough Council Meeting to start the process to reduce the number of councillors as another example of the power of a good idea. Cllr Adrian Owens said, “Our West Lancashire have…

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    Community Christmas Tree to return to Ormskirk Parish Church

    The much loved Christmas Tree and Crib outside Ormskirk’s Parish Church is set to return again this year after its successful reinstatement last Christmas. Residents can donate at Scott’s Butchers on Church Street or online at the Our West Lancashire…

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    Council can’t answer resident questions over Local Plan Consultation

    Labour resort to complete fabrications to distract attention from the fact that they can’t answer Resident Questions about new local plan consultation West Lancashire Labour have resorted to complete fabrication say Council Independents to distract attention from the fact that…

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    Safer junctions needed to reduce injury toll on County Road

    Making County Road safer and reducing the injury toll requires red light enforcement cameras at the Fiveways and Green Lane/Hayfield Road traffic light junctions if the current plans to reduce speed limits on the thoroughfare are to prove successful. That’s…

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    Labour propose using taxpayer money to boost student landlord profits

    Local Labour responding to the Our West Lancashire motion to address surplus student houses have put forward a half-baked scheme that could see student landlords profit handsomely. Speaking after the council meeting, Our West Lancashire Finance Spokesman, Councillor Ian Davis…

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    Call to turn surplus student houses into low cost family homes

    A call will be made at Wednesday’s Borough Council meeting to convert surplus student houses into affordable family homes for rent from the council. Council Independents, Our West Lancashire have tabled a motion which notes that there are currently in…

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    Kate Mitchell selected to fight Knowsley ward by-election

    Fed up of the same old “perfect on paper” council candidates? – Then please vote for me says enthusiastic local Independent campaigner and resident Kate Mitchell. Ormskirk resident Kate Mitchell has been selected by council Independents, ‘Our West Lancashire’ to…

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    Finally Cllr Moon resigns

    Responding to news that Hesketh bank Councillor, Conservative Paul Moon has today resigned his seat on West Lancashire Borough Council., Council Independents, Our West Lancashire warmly welcomed the move. OWL councillor, Adrian Owens, said “Ever since it emerged that Paul…

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    Council must act justly over blue box users

    The Borough council must respond justly to residents who use the blue box to recycle plastics, glass and cans rather than charge them for a change of the council’s making, say council Independents, Our West Lancashire. OWL councillor, Adrian Owens,…

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    Come and join us say Independents after further election success

    West Lancashire voters are looking for an alternative to the stale, old Labour/ Conservative battles say Our West Lancashire after their candidates increased their vote in all three wards where they stood, including Ian Davis winning Derby ward with an…