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Rollerblading pensioner takes to city streets.

A ROLLERBLADING OAP, banned from Southport town centre, has made a comeback in Liverpool.

Geoff Dornan, 79, from Ormskirk, hit the headlines in 2009 when he was banned from rollerblading by magistrates.

But, new video footage shows the renegade has not hung up his skates.

He was captured on film skating round in circles on Liverpool's Church Street.

Geoff was handed a PS2,000 bill by magistrates in Southport after accusations that he was "a hazard" to pedestrians in the town centre's Chapel Street. In 2011, Geoff, who gained an army of supporters after his court battle, set up a charitable trust, Get Your Skates On.

At the time, he said: "I am fortunate to be pain-free and fully fit - I have no doubt that is because of skating."


Geoff Dornan

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Title Annotation:Features
Publication:Liverpool Echo (Liverpool, England)
Date:Jun 28, 2016
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