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Former Burscough FC star publishes an autobiography with a difference

A FORMER Burscough FC player is hoping his new book can offer a life lesson for thousands of young footballers struggling to make their way in the game.

Lussey on a mission to be hit for Reds

JORDAN LUSSEY isn’t short of inspiration as he battles to make the grade at Liverpool.

Southport Clothes Show sponsors Halliwell Jones offer Visiter readers the chance to win a two-night getaway

TO CELEBRATE the launch of Southport’s first-ever Clothes Show, official sponsors Halliwell Jones are offering readers the chance to win an exclusive two-night getaway in North Wales.

Visiter gives away five pairs of tickets to Southport’s first-ever Clothes Show

FIVE lucky readers are being offered the chance to win a pair of tickets for the first ever Southport Clothes Show.

Burscough family’s joy at miracle baby’s Noah recovery

HERE is “miracle baby” Noah Connolly – happy and healthy just five months on from his fight for life after contracting Strep B.

Hesketh Bank’s Fred Gorse gets celebrity greetings as he marks his one hundredth birthday

THE great and the good queued up to ensure a Hesketh Bank man enjoyed a very happy 100th birthday.

West Lancashire Mayor Cllr Rob Bailey’s Mayoral Moments column: Mayor takes part in scouts fun run

WEEK four and the pace is picking up. On Tuesday evening I was privileged to welcome more than 30 local volunteers to the Council chamber to present certificates for more than 100 and 200 hours volunteering.

West Lancashire Mayor Cllr Rob Bailey’s Mayoral Moments column: Mayor takes part in scouts fun run

WEEK four and the pace is picking up. On Tuesday evening I was privileged to welcome more than 30 local volunteers to the Council chamber to present certificates for more than 100 and 200 hours volunteering.

Stars help Karl Vella Group raise £13,000 for Macmillan Cancer Corporate Golf Day

STARS turned out for a charity golf day hosted by autobody repair specialists The Karl Vella Group which raised £13,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support.

Former Liverpool Football Club coach Hugh McAuley signs up with St Bede’s High School in Ormskirk

ST BEDE’S Catholic High School in Ormskirk has enlisted former Liverpool FC Youth Coach and Reserve Team Coach Hugh McAuley to develop pupils’ football skills through a series of specialist training sessions.

Aughton schoolgirl leads out Liverpool FC at Blackpool match

DREAMS came true for one Aughton schoolgirl as she led Liverpool players out on to the pitch at Blackpool last Wednesday.

Wembley pitch firm J Mallinson restores disused pitches at Blaguegate in Skelmersdale

DISUSED football pitches in Skelmersdale are being transformed by the company that rescued Wembley Stadium’s troubled turf.

Liverpool FC captain Steven Gerrard is backing Paul Smith’s title defence

Liverpool FC captain Steven Gerrard is backing Paul Smith’s title defence

LIVERPOOL FC captain Steven Gerrard has thrown his weight behind Paul Smith’s British title defence.

World Cup fever hits West Lancashire

WEST Lancashire football fans shrugged off the disappointment of seeing England draw their opening world Cup game and will be supporting their heroes again this Friday.

Bickerstaffe schoolgirl’s fundraiser for trip of a lifetime

A SCHOOLGIRL'S dream to reach the wilds of the Amazon began in an Italian restaurant last week.

Hollywood stars line up to raise cansh for Clatterbridge Hospital and Queenscourt Hospice

HOLLYWOOD characters ranging from Minnie Mouse to Captain Jack Sparrow helped raise£14,000 for local charities.

Lathom’s Blythe Hall gets a massive makeover

RESTORATION work is under way on one of West Lancashire’s most impressive buildings and one of Lathom’s historical wonders.

Leon Osman (second from right) was one of four players in a hugely succesful Dalton school team who signed for various professional clubs' schools of excellence 460

Early steps on Everton star Leon Osman’s road to Wembley

THE Advertiser can today reveal pictures of Leon Osman’s earliest days in football.

Royal appointment for Mayhood Marquees

A RAINFORD marquee company received a royal invitation to pitch up at Buckingham Palace.

Who deserves an honorary Edge Hill University degree?

Who deserves an honorary Edge Hill University degree?

THIS week Liverpool John Moores University gave Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard an honorary fellowship, while our own Edge Hill University chose to award Sir George Sweeney with an honorary degree.