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Sophie McCoid

Sophie McCoid

Sophie is a Reporter on the Ormskirk Advertiser and Skelmersdale Advertiser. She has a particular interest in human interest stories, but also covers a wide range of issues affecting Sefton and West Lancashire.

Ormskirk parishioners shocked after thieves target church roof twice in one week

Lead was stolen from St Anne's Catholic Church last week

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Ormskirk parishioners shocked after thieves target church roof twice in one week

Lead was stolen from St Anne's Catholic Church last week

Pick your own pumpkin at Poplar Farm

Hundreds of people have been flocking to the farm to choose their perfect vegetable

Burscough mum sets up online store during her maternity leave

Shop at Eli has over 3,000 followers on social media

Plans for 275 homes at Hesketh Bank are unanimously passed by councillors

Proposals for the houses at Alty's were given the go-ahead by the planning committee

Skelmersdale woman appears in court after arson attempt

Patricia Gormley, 52, appeared in Ormskirk Magistrates on October 10

Aughton solar farm rejected by councillors

Plans for the development near Gerard Hall were refused at the planning committee last week

Mitch Winehouse thanks Burscough singer for Amy Winehouse tribute CD

Jeannie Pritchard has raised £140 for the Amy Winehouse Foundation

Mark Jones, 43, of Arnhem Road, Huyton, was jailed for 16 months after Ormskirk Golf Club theft

Ormskirk golf club thief jailed for 16 months

The man was spotted by a police helicopter when he made his getaway

A local youngster surrounded by green ribbons

Dynamo Rangers show their support for Whitemoss campaign

The local under 7's football team has added the campaign's symbol to their kits

World War One memorabilia found by Andrew Keith

Ormskirk businessman finds letter written by WW1 soldier

The letter, which is dated 1916, was found during a house clear out