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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.

Skelmersdale author celebrates as two novels published

Elizabeth Brown will be hosting a book launch at Skelmersdale Library in February

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Skelmersdale author celebrates as two novels published

Elizabeth Brown will be hosting a book launch at Skelmersdale Library in February

Halsall truck driver plans to run 2015km in 2015 for Adam Dunning Foundation

Roy Kenyon is planning to run around 40km per week

Burscough campsite set to build cabins and camping pods in expansion plan

The Farm on Martin Lane wants to expand to supplement farming income

Ormskirk car parks open for longer at reduced cost to encourage town centre trade

People can now park for four hours and for free on some car parks on Saturdays

Skelmersdale cremation apprentice set to cut hair for children's wig charity

Megan Campbell is cutting 10 inches off her hair for The Little Princess Trust

Millie Heaton's mum Lyndsay speaks about her hopes for 2015 and coming to terms with the Skelmersdale toddler's death

Family hope to create a memorial garden on Greenhill later this year

Ormskirk families recovering at home following horror French coach crash

Sarah Bowness. 41 had her right wrist shattered in the smash

West Lancashire council thrown into disarray following the shock resignation of Tory Cllr Adrian Owens

Cllr Owens departure from the party means Labour have a majority with 27 seats to the Tories 26

Scarisbrick caravan park hopes to add dozens of caravans to the site

Shaw Hall Caravan Park wants to add 57 more static carvans to the site

West Lancashire debt advice service experiencing unprecedented demand

Citizens Advice Bureau is urging people to remember help is there for them