news archive

Bulb planting completes Wigan Road improvement project
Finishing touches to landscaping project led by Adrian
Published 6 October 2013.

Licensing Committee agrees to formally consult on possible earlier midweek pub closing
Unanimous support for Adrian
Published 31 July 2013.

New play facilities at Coronation Park
Funded as a result of local housing developments
Published 26 July 2013.

Local jobless figures fall to 4 and half year low
Signs of improvement continue in local economy
Published 22 July 2013.

Are Labour capable of running local council?
Adrian asks question as Labour change leader yet again
Published 20 May 2013.

Night time nuisance almost three times as high in Ormskirk as neighbouring town
Adrian renews call for action
Published 11 May 2013.

Sun shines on project to improve Wigan Road street scape
Midstream, Students Union and community work together to improve local landscape
Published 21 April 2013.

Statement on death of Baronness Thatcher of Kesteven
Published 9 April 2013.

Can you help with Wigan Road Community Project?
Call goes out for help in improving local open area this April.
Published 9 March 2013.

Council agrees to consider call for tighter midweek licensing hours
Adrian would like to hear your views on a possible Early Morning Restriction Order
Published 10 February 2013.

Helping residents through the welfare changes
Council cabinet approves measures in which Adrian was a prime mover
Published 22 January 2013.

Armed Forces and those who work in council house boost
Adrian has led moves to revise the Borough Council's council housing allocation policy. Now have your say.
Published 13 December 2012.

Call for tighter licensing hours in Ormskirk
Adrian calls for council to consider using new licensing powers.
Published 20 November 2012.

Free press too important to free society to regulate
Adrian speaks on eve of Leveson report.
Published 12 November 2012.

All small commercial units now let
Small units all taken as Brighter Future workshop expand into Ormskirk
Published 8 October 2012.

Cash boost for Ormskirk town centre
Love Ormskirk receives £20,000 in support from council to promote the market town
Published 26 September 2012.

Motorfest "bigger and better" than last year
Adrian was a volunteer steward at this year's event and comments here
Published 30 August 2012.

It's not all gloom on economy especially in West Lancashire
Unemployment at lowest since 2008 as apprenticeships rise
Published 19 August 2012.

Protecting wallets, purses and the environment
Adrian explains how investment in local council housing is a win-win
Published 2 July 2012.

Council has heart for young people
Recent boosts for apprenticeships
Published 1 June 2012.

A decent night's sleep might still be possible for town centre residents
Adrian speaks after persuading planning committee to refuse planning applications
Published 24 May 2012.

"I'll vote for you, but..."
Adrian comments on local voter feeling
Published 10 May 2012.

Where were the other candidates?
Adrian attacks other candidates for ducking hustings event
Published 2 May 2012.

Big boost for apprentices in West Lancashire
Adrian welcomes latest Challenge Project success
Published 11 April 2012.

Can you spare a hour or two to smarten up Ormskirk?
Adrian is appealing to local residents to join a community effort to smarten the street scene on an important approach road to the town
Published 19 March 2012. UPDATED 28 APRIL 2012

Calling time on pubs that fuel drunkenness
Meeting with police and licensing officers called by Adrian leads to action
Published 27 February 2012.

Additional CCTV required in Ormskirk says Adrian
Adrian calls for additonal CCTV coverage in St Helens Road
Published 5 February 2012.

£7000 raised for Birchwood Centre by Adrian and team of young people
Adrian thanks all donors as Three Peaks appeal closes with target exceeded.
Published 4 January 2012.

Draft local plan out for consultation
Adrian points to positive changes affecting Ormskirk and Westhead and calls on residents to make their views known on latest version of local plan.
Published 23 December 2011.

Success in 20mph school campaign
Adrian hails news that his campaign for 20mph limits outside schools has been successful.
Published 1 December 2011.

Call for businesses to take on apprentices
Adrian calls on local business to take up council help and support young people through tough times.
Published 6 November 2011.

Let's have large turnout to honour our troops
Adrian calls for big public turnout for Freedom of Borough parade this Saturday.
Published 16 October 2011.

Why not a park and ride for Edge Hill?
With 45% of Edge Hill traffic passing Junction 3 a park and ride should be fully explored.
Published 17 September 2011.

Landlord accreditation scheme proposed
A report coming before council cabinet is a welcome step says Adrian.
Published 9 September 2011.

Motorfest a "roaring" success
Adrian hails the great community spirit on display in Ormskirk on Sunday.
Published 30 August 2011.

Adrian wins extra time for public to have say on Edge Hill plans
Consultation period on Edge Hill's latest planning application extended.
Published 19 July 2011.

Litter picking local grot spot
Adrian joins local churches in community work in Ormskirk town centre.
Published 30 June 2011.

Local Unemployment down by 300 since General Election
Adrian welcomes fall in jobless total as vacancies rise
Published 19 June 2011.

Police need dose of fresh thinking
Why the police can find savings elsewhere
Published 14 June 2011.

Dial a Ride's Future
Adrian speaks out on future of Dial a Ride.
Published 13 April 2011.

Easing the traffic impact at Edge Hill?
After Adrian raised the idea, a working group is established to try to minimise the traffic impacts from people visiting Edge Hill's campus.
Published 4 April 2011.