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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.

Mitch Winehouse thanks Burscough singer for Amy Winehouse tribute CD

Jeannie Pritchard has raised £140 for the Amy Winehouse Foundation

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Mitch Winehouse thanks Burscough singer for Amy Winehouse tribute CD

Jeannie Pritchard has raised £140 for the Amy Winehouse Foundation

Proposed site for travellers on White Moss Road South, Skelmersdale

Traveller sites planned for West Lancashire

Locations in Banks, Scarisbrick and Skelmersdale have all been proposed as preferred options

Military Vehicle Weekend at the Heatons Bridge Inn in Scarisbrick in 2012

Tanks roll into Heatons Bridge

The tanks will be rolling in for the Military Vehicle Weekend in Scarisbrick

Skem Men-aces complete first aid course

Skelmersdale Men-aces complete first aid course

The football team's members and coaches will all be receiving a certificate following the course

Raiders target Tongbarn store

Skelmersdale shopkeepers warned after spate of armed robberies

Police are appealing for information surrounding Tongbarn and Bearncroft robberies

Lancashire Police

Skelmersdale pensioner burgled as he slept

The thug stole cash during the burglary at the victim's bungalow

Children from At John's Burscough come and look at the Monte Carlo car

Burscough women will drive to Monte Carlo in £250 car

The four women will take on the four-day challenge in July

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

Key partners in the Booths development and Mayor of West Lancashire Iain Ashcroft

Work begins on Burscough Booths store on Ringtail Retail Park

An official ground break was held at the retail park last week

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