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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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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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Skelmersdale couple convicted of murder

A man and woman have been convicted of murder following the death of a man in Skelmersdale. The couple have been found guilty of murdering Eamon Brady in July 2018. Deborah Andrews, 44, of Elmstead, Skelmersdale, was found guilty of murdering Eamon Brady at Preston Crown Court on Friday, February 1 following a trial. William Vaill, 37, of Evington, Skelmersdale,

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The Ship At Lathom closed due to fire

Popular canal side pub The Ship At Lathom has taken to Facebook to break some bad news regarding a fire. Their post reads: Unfortunately we have had some really bad news overnight. At around 3am a fire started in our kitchen at The Ship. An initial inspection by fire officers looks like an electrical fault is the cause. This has

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