Monthly Archives: February 2019

Eamon Brady murderers given life prison sentences

Two people who murdered a man in Skelmersdale have both been jailed for a minimum term in prison of 28 years. Deborah Andrews, 44, of Elmstead, Skelmersdale and William Vaill, 37, of Evington, Skelmersdale, were given life sentences following the murder of Eamon Brady. The pair were arrested last year following a fire at Mr Brady’s address. Firefighters were called

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Police release CCTV image of man they wish to identify after robbery in Skem

Detectives investigating a gunpoint robbery in Skelmersdale in November 2018 have released CCTV images of a man they want to identify. Police were called around 8.50pm on November 21 following reports of a robbery at the Food Store in Bearncroft. A man had entered the shop holding a black handgun demanding cash and cigarettes from a shop worker. The offender

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Fancy working for an award-winning independent business in Burscough, six people required.

An award-winning independent business is looking for local talent to join its expanding vibrant team, and is offering attractive rewards including weekend breaks away, discount vouchers, and the potential of having half days on Fridays, to name a few. Established in 2003, Branded Telecoms Ltd represents BT Local Business in the region, supporting businesses across Liverpool, Chester and North Wales

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Car show being organised by Ormskirk Motor Club set for roaring success

Following a very successful inaugural event last September, registrations for the 2019 Formby Car Show, which has been brought forward to 30th June, are now open. Speaking for the organiser, Ormskirk and District Motor Club, Nick Stafford said that the success of the 2018 show, which had been organised in just a three-week window, had prompted the club to move

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Police arrest teenager on suspicion of attempted murder in Skem

Detectives are investigating a serious assault that took place on Sunday February 10th in Skelmersdale. Paramedics and police were called shortly after 7am to a report of an incident at an address on Helmsdale. Emergency services attended and a 20-year-old man was found suffering from multiple stab injuries. He was treated at the scene by paramedics and has been taken

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Teenager suffers ‘major trauma’ after accident on A59 in Ormskirk

A 13-year-old boy has been taken to Liverpool’s Alder Hey hospital after yet another accident on County Road near to the Hayfield Pub. The incident happened at around 3pm and police closed the road from Southport Road to Yew Tree Lane. Ambulances and police attended the scene and an eyewitness said that they saw someone being treated on the side

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