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Tom Duffy

Tom Duffy

Tom Duffy is a Sefton based news reporter. He has a track record of covering crime stories across Bootle, Litherland, Netherton and north Liverpool.

Ormskirk man who lost his leg in a farming accident thanks neigbours

AN Ormskirk man who lost his leg in a farming accident has thanked his neighbours for saving his life.

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Everton legends Neville Southall and Kevin Ratcliffe to speak at Ormskirk FC’s sportsmens’ dinner

ORMSKIRK FC is holding an evening with Neville Southall and Kevin Ratcliffe at Goodison Park to raise money for grassroots football.

Aughton neuroscientist meets Queen at royal visit to bowel research centre

A NEUROSCIENTIST from West Lancashire met the Queen when she opened the National Centre for Bowel Research.

Aughton farmer says grey squirrels causing millions of pounds of damage to countryside

A WEST Lancashire farmer has said that grey squirrels now pose a serious threat to the countryside.

Hundreds of Skelmersdale residents attend anti-crime event

Hundreds of Skelmersdale residents attend anti-crime event

HUNDREDS of people attended a crime-fighting event at the Concourse shopping centre.

Skelmersdale man Mark Minton urges veterans to confront post-traumatic-stress-disorder

Skelmersdale man Mark Minton urges veterans to confront post-traumatic-stress-disorder

FORMER soldier Mark Minton hopes other veterans will speak out about their emotional problems after he told the Advertiser about the horrors of Helmand.

Skelmersdale’s top ten crime hotspots

THIS map shows the top ten crime hotspots in our town.

Skelmersdale dad rebuilds life after horrors of Helmand

Skelmersdale dad rebuilds life after horrors of Helmand

A SKELMERSDALE dad who witnessed the horrors of war has been left a broken man after completing a tour of duty in Afghanistan.

Advertiser reveals crime figures for Skelmersdale

CRIME in Skelmersdale has fallen but anti-social behaviour and violence remain problems in the town according to the latest set of Home Office figures.

Ormskirk allotment society fear council may sell off their site

Ormskirk allotment society fear council may sell off their site

THE members of an Ormskirk allotment society fear their site may be sold by the council to improve efficiency.

Skelmersdale man James Don languishes in French jail after drugs bust

Skelmersdale man James Don languishes in French jail after drugs bust

A SKELMERSDALE man is being held in jail in France after being arrested on board a yacht laden with Moroccan cannabis.