Hillsborough survivor to address Wigan churchgoers

A survivor of the Hillsborough Stadium football disaster is to tell a local congregation about how it changed everything – not just for life but for eternity.
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On April 15 1989 Billy Ainscough was one of 24,000 Liverpool fans who descended on the Sheffield Wednesday venue for an FA Cup semi-final showdown with Nottingham Forest.

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But that beautiful spring day was soon cloaked in darkeness as Billy found himself in the midst of a deadly crush which would claim 97 lives and injure over 700 more.

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Billy Ainscough

Billy was fortunate to survive that day but says that it had a huge impact on him then, still does and will forever.

He will tell his story at Parbold Evangelical Church at 7pm on Saturday March 11. All are welcome.