Miracle baby Riziah is set for her first birthday

A baby girl with a complex heart condition has defied all the odds by surviving and is now approaching her first birthday.

Left to right: Olivia Richardson and Macey Martin had their hair cut for Little Princess Trust and Cancer Research UK

Best friends get the chop for cancer patients

Two school girls had their long locks cut short to support two cancer charities.
Chorley Ladies celebrate a goal

Chorley Ladies in come-from-behind victory

Chorley Ladies FC picked up a well-deserved three points in a 2-1 win at home to Hull City

Officers from Chorley attended the school on Bournes Row, Hoghton and discovered that the Woodland classroom was on fire.
Pic: Lancashire Police

Children at Hoghton school 'devastated' after vandals destroy woodland classroom

Children at a Hoghton primary school have been left 'devastated' after their outdoor woodland classroom was destroyed by vandals.

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Lyons Lane bridge will be closed overnight for 12 nights between 10pm and 6am from April 22, every night apart from Fridays.

Overnight bridge closures in Chorley

Two bridges in Chorley will be closed overnight next month to allow engineering work to take place, say Network Rail.

Rev Martin Whiffen and volunteers Celia Darbyshire and Brenda Lambert

Wanted one donkey for church Easter celebrations

Calling all donkeys this Easter.
Numerous incidents took place in March and Addlington NPT would like to speak to the men pictured as part of their enquiries.

CCTV APPEAL: Homes and vehicles pelted with eggs in Adlington

Police have launched a CCTV appeal after eggs were thrown at homes and vehicles around Adlington.
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Detectives are now appealing to the driver of the van to come forward and would urge anyone with information to contact officers.

Police appeal after stranger offers boy, 11, lift in his van

Police are appealing for information after a van driver offered to transport an 11-year-old boy in Chorley.

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Carol Price with the litter collected at a previous clean up

Litter pick at Hoghton Bottoms

Litter pickers who have been cleaning up a Hoghton beauty spot for 25 years are once again calling for help in their green crusade.

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Children's play centre

Where are the best children's play centres in Lancashire?

From rolling around in a ball pit, to whizzing down a slide, youngsters love to be let loose in an adventure centre.
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Laura Massaro pictured with men's winner Gregory Gaultier (left)

Laura lifts the title again

Chorley’s World No.5 Laura Massaro became the first Englishwoman since Janet Morgan in 1951 to lift the prestigious Allam British Open squash title on two occasions after she saw off compatriot Sarah-Jane Perry in the final of the 2017 edition of the World Series tournament.

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Red Nose Day fun in Lancashire

Find out what the people of Lancashire have been doing to mark Comic Relief's Red Nose Day
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Galloway’s the voice of news

Reading the newspaper can be thought of as a luxury by those who are blind or partially sighted.

Police are advising drivers to avoid the area

Road closed after car flips in Chorley

Traffic queued and a road was been blocked after a car flipped during a two-car smash in Chorley, say police.
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Some of the new staff members at the Starbucks Drive-Thru which is due to open on Friday

Fuel station opens in Buckshaw Village with a Starbucks

A new service station is opening this week in Buckshaw Village complete with a Starbucks Drive-Thru, a 24hour Sainsbury’s, a Greggs, Subway and a BP fuel stop.

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MP for Chorley Lindasy Hoyle issued the defiant statement today

'Terrorism will not defeat democracy' - Chorley MP's defiant message

Chorley MP, Lindsay Hoyle, has issued a defiant message to terrorists this morning saying "terrorism will not defeat democracy".
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Laura Massaro (right) in action against Egyptian qualifier Mayar Hany (Photo: PSA)

Laura’s in last eight

Chorley’s Laura Massaro moved through to the quarter-finals of the British Open thanks to victory over Mayer Hany.

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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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Investigating officers used eye witness accounts and CCTV to identify youths responsible for anti-social behaviour in the Factory Way Pilling Lane area.

Police crackdown on anti-social youths in Chorley

Police have cracked-down on youths responsible for anti-social behaviour after a rise in reported incidents in Chorley.
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Sea Life Blackpool have a Snail and the Whale special event on until March 26. Great for the kids.

10 things to do this weekend (March 25 and 26)

There's a great variety of things to try this weekend. Why not do one of these?
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