Driver OK after spectacular crash

This car wasn’t going anywhere after ending up practically vertical in a ditch following an accident in Shore Lane, Hesketh Bank.

Healthwatch is looking into dentist provision for the elderly in Lancashire

Group’s probe into dentist offerings

Independent group Healthwatch Lancashire has launched an investigation into the access to dentists given to care home residents across the county.

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Election night at Chorley Town Hall
Steve Murfitt (Lab)

Councillor denies assaulting his former partner

A CHORLEY councillor has appeared in court accused of attacking his partner.

MASTER CRAFTSMAN: Stonemason Kenneth Proud has died

Stonemason behind Lancashire’s iconic buildings dies age 77

A stonemason who sculpted some of the county’s most iconic structures has died.

CAUTION: Lancs Police

Chorley woman took charity cash for herself

A former hospital worker has been cautioned by police after stealing a large sum of money meant for charity.

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Crime map showing reports of crime within a 1-mile radius of Chorley town centre.

REVEALED: Top 10 streets for crime in Chorley

MORE than 700 crimes were reported across the borough of Chorley in a single month, according to new figures.

Derian Danni meets Lucy Carter (specialists manager) and Kevin Fitzgerald (duty manager) at the Booths store in Chorley

Pop to the shops and help Derian House

One of Lancashire’s leading supermarket chains has teamed up with Derian House Children’s Hospice to sell its popular audio bedtime story collection.

Staff from Sainsbury's Bamber Bridge with  Chorley Guide Dogs branch volunteers after completing a 275mile charity cycle

Special supermarket sweep to give coffers a £25,000 boost

Supermarket workers swapped a trolley dash for a pedal push on a three-day cycling adventure for Chorley Guide Dogs.

How do you know when your pet is ill?

5 secret signs your pet is in pain

We can easily tell when our pets are feeling playful, or even a little under the weather, but  how good are owners at spotting when their dog is actually in pain?

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TIRED: Graham Liver with Pudsey before his mammoth charity challenge

BBC presenter Graham Liver is going the extra mile for Children in Need

A BBC radio presenter is going the extra mile for Children in Need by pulling a four poster bed through Preston.

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Where are the best real ale pubs in Lancashire?

Online readers have submitted suggestions for the best real ale pubs in the area.

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The team at Arden Lea Nurseries with the winning trio l to r Linda Janite, Irene Iddon and Helen Cooney in the foreground with Rose Taylor- daughter of Nick Taylor, brother of Stuart and a director

Nursery staff cook up a storm for children with disabilities

Staff at a garden nursery had their own “bake-off” to raise funds for a charity which supports children with disabilities and life limiting illnesses.
Shaw Hill Golf Club members: Hilary Powell, third from the left, with past lady captains (left to right) Alison Bell, Karen Lea, her successor Lady Captain Elect Alison Davidson, Sue Taylor and Theresa Noblett

Golfers raise £5,000 as they swap putters for a night of glamour

Members of a ladies golf club have raised a further £5,000 for a cancer charity thanks to two events.

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The Save Chorley Hospital group gathers ahead of its  London protest to demand the town's A&E department reopens as a 24-hour unit

Watchdog chairman voices fears for the future of the NHS in Lancashire

Fear that changes in the delivery of health services in Lancashire and South Cumbria could lead to services being privatised led to a frank exchange of views at a health watchdog meeting.

The park and ride car park on Bluebell Way, Fulwood, without a single car

Key sites under the hammer to boost funds

THE sale of Preston’s Bluebell Way park and ride site is just the start of a major sell-off of Lancashire County council’s “family silver” with key sites round the county on the market now, recently sold and many more likely to follow.

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Lancashire court listings - October 17, 2016

Lancashire court listings - October 17, 2016

Here are the latest listings of who was in court last week and what for.

Halloween at Blackpool Pleasure Beach

Top 10 things to do at the weekend in Lancashire

Here is a list of 10 fun things to do next weekend.
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Jenny Hughes, 67, who lost her first baby soon after birth and believes the pregnancy testing drug Primodos was responsible.

‘Losing a child is traumatic but knowing it could have been prevented makes it worse’

He was her family doctor from since she was a baby, so when Jenny Hughes went to see her GP at the age of 18 suspecting she was pregnant and he told her to take two pills to confirm the pregnancy, she trusted him implicitly.

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Market Walk, Chorley.

Youngsters hunted after ‘nasty’ street attack

Police are on the hunt for two youngsters who viciously attacked a man outside a supermarket.

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The railway bridge at Euxton that has become an interent hit since the floods

Bridge drainage work to get under way at last

Vital drainage work at a notorious flooding blackspot is due to start this month.

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