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Jamie Bowman

Jamie Bowman

Jamie is a reporter who writes mainly about the Crosby area of Merseyside. He also leads the Liverpool Echo's cricket coverage and writes music and theatre reviews.

Teenagers plead guilty to racist graffiti at school of Erick Maina, who died at the weekend

James Coleman and 17-year-old who cannot be named plead guilty to racially aggravated criminal damage

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Teenagers plead guilty to racist graffiti at school of Erick Maina, who died at the weekend

James Coleman and 17-year-old who cannot be named plead guilty to racially aggravated criminal damage

Ormskirk man has to choose between wife or medical treatment

David Sheekey has been forced to fly back from Uganda for medication

More than 1,000 residents marched from the Concourse to near the site where Whitemoss Landfill plans to expand in Skelmersdale. Photo by James Maloney

Hundreds turn out at protest march against Whitemoss Landfill expansion plans

Skelmersdale residents join together and host family fun day

Stuart Maconie

The Big Interview: Jamie Bowman speaks to Stuart Maconie

Writer and broadcaster Stuart Maconie talks about his links with West Lancashire

Stuart Maconie opening the new Creative Edge building at Edge Hill University

Stuart Maconie returns to Edge Hill University for Creative Edge launch

The writer and broadcaster attended the event to officially open the flagship building

Skelmersdale band become first signing to University record label

A SKELMERSDALE band are hoping for their big break after becoming the first artists to be signed up to Edge Hill University’s new record label.

“I liked the odd foul but I could play a bit too!” - Jamie Bowman interviews Neil ‘Razor’ Ruddock

NEVER afraid of a dodgy tackle, or a pint or two, one of ‘90s football’s biggest characters is coming to Ormskirk’s Civic Hall later this month.

...and there’s more from Jimmy Cricket as he pops into Ormskirk

COMEDY legend Jimmy Cricket paid a visit to Ormskirk this week ahead of an appearance at the town’s Civic Hall.

John Lennon’s lost summer building Scarisbrick waterworks revealed in new book

John Lennon’s lost summer building Scarisbrick waterworks revealed in new book

HE WAS the voice of a generation who led the most successful band of all time, but for six weeks in 1959, John Lennon was nothing more than a teenage labourer working at Scarisbrick waterworks.

30 years on and the ‘underpuppy’ Keith Deller still hits the bullseye

IT’S one of the most famous moments in darting history – a piece of sporting drama that ushered in a new age for a pastime previously confined to the pub.