Adlington vigil tonight for Manchester victims

Guides in Adlington, near Chorley, are inviting the public to attend a special vigil this evening in memory of the victims of the Manchester bombing.

Halifax Town v Choley National Conference North Play-off Final at the MSI stadium Halifax.  Towns Scott Garner challenges Chorley's Adam Blakeman. Picture Tony Johnson.

New era dawns for ambitious Magpies

A new era of success on the pitch and improvements off it has been ushered in at Chorley FC.

Groom Lee Burns and bride Kirsty Walkden from Chorley enjoy going to comic conventions

Superheroes join forces in marriage

Batman is to tie the knot with Wonder Woman with their newborn Robyn in tow.

Pic credit: RB Motorsports

Little left to salvage from village site after major fire devastated vehicle workshop

A car workshop is counting the cost of a major blaze in Mawdesley which raged for over four hours on Friday morning.

Derek Caren and Sue Moore

Mental health ‘A&E’ house opening in Coppull

A crisis house to serve people suffering from a breakdown in their mental health has opened in Coppull.

Georgina meeting her idol Ariana Grande at a gig two years ago

School prays for bomb victim Georgina

Pupils and staff at bomb victim Georgina Callander’s old school were holding a special assembly today to remember the popular student.

Chorley Police Station flag at half mast

County church opens for special prayers for bomb attack victims

A Chorley church has been opened for special prayers for the victims of the Manchester bomb attack.


Animals raise a glass for St Catherine’s hospice

Peacocks, sharks and toucans were among the animals buying rounds of beer at an animal pub crawl on Saturday.

Around 25 firefighters raced to a major blaze at a property in Heskin, say fire services.

Firefighters battle major blaze at Heskin property

Around 25 firefighters raced to a major blaze at a property in Heskin, say fire services.

Matt Jansen

Plans taking shape for pre-season as manager Jansen looks to strengthen

he dust has only just settled on an epic National League North season but Chorley are already looking ahead.

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Action from Leyland and Chorley Hockey Club's World Record attempt at the most players in an exhibition match.

Did this huge hockey match break a world record?

A world record attempt fell just short of the mark as dozens of hockey players took to the pitch.

Preston Town Hall

Prestonians rush to register right to vote

Queues formed at Preston Town Hall today as people made a last minute bid to make sure they are registered to vote in the general election.

Members of Voice for All,  a user-led advocacy group run by and for people with a learning disability who use the Brothers of Charity Services in Lancashire

A group that was created to provide a Voice for All

Giving people with learning disabilities a voice is a key priority for members of Brothers of Charity Services.

The Frequency playing at last year's G-Festival, are returning this year

Things to do this weekend (May 27 to May 29)

It's another Bank Holiday weekend, so why not get out and try one or two of these events?

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, May 22, 2017

Here's this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.

Woman hurt in smash

Woman hurt in smash

A woman was airlifted to hospital after her car crashed in Abbey Village, near Chorley on Sunday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to a house in Lancaster.

Woman freed from three-car smash

A woman had to be freed from her vehicle by firefighters following a three-car collision in Buckshaw Village on Saturday afternoon.

The Frequency performing at last year's G-Festival

Music and beer festival returns for its second year

Hoghton’s beer and music festival is back this spring bank holiday weekend following the success of 2016’s inaugural event.

New licensee Mike Hales and his manager Curtis Lunt at the newly refurbished Top Lock Pub in Wheelton.

Popular pub The Top Lock in Whittle-le-Woods will focus on cask ales

Popular canal-side pub the Top Lock in Whittle-le-Woods reopened on Friday following a two-month closure.

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