Michelle Matthews

Follow Michelle at www.fb.com/MichelleMatthewsTarleton Michelle has recently taken early retirement from the Civil Service, supporting Army, Royal Air Force and Civilian Staff. Living and working in the centre of Tarleton means Michelle has the time to be an active Councillor: she has been out canvassing and is already taking up issues on behalf of residents […]

Damian Owen

Damian has lived with his family in West Lancashire for over twenty years and is an active member of the local community. A keen sports fan, he is the chair of the West Lancashire Cricket Development Group and has helped to set up Tarleton women’s and girls’ cricket teams. He also referees football at Burscough […]

Cllr Gareth Dowling – Deputy Leader

Follow Gareth at www.fb.com/CllrGarethDowling Gareth has lived and worked in Ormskirk since 2008 and is a councillor for Knowsley Ward and Ormskirk West Ward here since 2014. He has spent his life working and volunteering to support others, through his union, Labour, and Co-operative work, for Alzheimer’s Society, serving in community roles like Ormskirk Flood […]

Cllr Yvonne Gagen – Leader

I worked for West Lancashire Borough Council for over thirty years before being elected as Ashurst Ward councillor in 2010. I have lived in Ashurst for over 26 years and am passionate about helping to improve the local environment. During my time on the council I have helped to bring significant investment into Ashurst including […]