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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.

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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.

Fred Ollerton appointed as NFU West Lancashire farmer

THE NFU has appointed a West Lancashire farmer as new Lancashire County Chairman.

DEFRA Secretary of State Owen Paterson urges public to buy British

DEFRA Secretary of State Owen Paterson has acknowledged the hard year which farming has had, citing the ongoing challenges of flooding, Schmallenberg, high feed costs and bovine TB.

Cash reward after guard dog poisoned during raid on Scarisbrick motorbike yard

Cash reward after guard dog poisoned during raid on Scarisbrick motorbike yard

A CHILD’S Christmas present was stolen and a guard dog poisoned during a raid on a Scarisbrick workshop.

West Lancashire's farmers face new TB rules in 2013

NEW Bovine TB testing rules will have immediate implications for West Lancashire’s farmers.

Farmer donates to turkeys to Liverpool’’s The Brink centre

A NORTH west farmer has donated turkeys to a charity that will provide lonely and hungry people with a hot meal on Christmas day.