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Following six months of local consultation, the draft Masterplan for improving the Tawd Valley Park in Skelmersdale is now available to read. The ambitious masterplan includes: New cycle paths, wetland habitat areas Improvements to the amphitheatre to create an informal event space Creation of a heritage trail New picnic spaces close to the town centre […]

West Lancashire Volunteer Centre receives national recognition

West Lancashire Volunteer Centre has received formal recognition for its work as a Volunteer Centre by being awarded Wave 4 Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation by the National Council for Voluntary Organisations. Volunteer Centre Quality Accreditation (VCQA) measures a Volunteer Centre’s ability to deliver its services to a high standard and create a local environment in […]

Feel better, get fitter and earn Skelmersdale Rewards

Skelmersdale residents are being encouraged to feel better, get fitter, and earn rewards with the release of a smartphone app.  Residents of Skelmersdale can now use the BetterPoints app to track their walking, running or cycling and by doing so, earn points to cash in for high street shopping vouchers – or donate their rewards […]

‘Level Crossing’ project

The ‘Level Crossing’ project has run for the past 18 months as an intervention project to support local people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes who struggle to make behaviour changes to prevent further health problems. West Lancs CVS has been working in partnership with Skelmersdale Community Food Initiative and the University of Central Lancashire. The […]