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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.

Man hospitalised after Aughton dog attack

66-year-old left with injuries to his arm knee and hip after being savaged by two dogs

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Man hospitalised after Aughton dog attack

66-year-old left with injuries to his arm knee and hip after being savaged by two dogs

Burscough police vow to catch mystery egg thower

Residents around Manor Road in Burscough have had their houses and cars egged

Scarisbrick Hall School submits plans for new sixth form facility

The public school plans to convert the North wing into classrooms and a common room

Low cost gym planned for Pimbo Estate, Skelmersdale

Aspire gyms hope to renovate an existing office building

Pets at Home store set for Burscough Ringtail Retail Park

Pet giant wants to move into the site alongside new Booths supermarket

Burscough nurse distraught after third pet cat shot in six years

Joanne Mcguinness had to have four-year-old Oscar put down after he was shot in the spine

Application submitted for a new student home on Sunnyfields, Ormskirk

Applicant wants to change the use from a dwelling to a house of multiple occupation

West Lancashire beauty queen gears up for next competition

Shauna Mallon is hoping to scoop another top prize after competing in America

Thelma Madine talks to the Advertiser ahead of her Jack and the Beanstalk panto performance

Star dressmaker of My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding takes to the stage at the Epstein this Christmas

Edge Hill University submits plan for 144 bedroom accommodation block

Scheme is similar to accommodation block completed last year on the campus