Church in Chorley taped off by police

Traders were baffled as to why police taped off St George’s Church in Chorley this morning as they opened their shops.

Fire in Chorley leaves car “well and truly burnt out”

Fire in Chorley leaves car “well and truly burnt out”

A car fire meant Southport Road in Chorley had to be closed for about 20 minutes this morning.

Steve Walton, 62, with his son-in-law Ryan Crawford who donated one of his kidneys to him.
Steve's transplant was a huge success and his new kidney was functioning amazingly well.
However, out of the blue, only weeks ago, Steve was diagnosed with a rare cancer and died in hospital

“No regrets my husband donated his kidney to my dad”

This month the Lancashire Evening Post revealed the success of our “Lancashire: Giving the gift of life” campaign as almost 30,000 people from the county have registered to donate their organs after death in the past year.

AASMA DAY talks to the family of a man who was saved by a kidney donated by his son-in-law - but died less than a year later from a rare cancer.

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Woodland paths to see £13K facelift

Woodland paths to see £13K facelift

A popular wood in the suburb of Whittle-le-Woods is undergoing a £13,000 revamp, making it more accessible to visitors.

Police were called to campaigners from Protect Chorley Hospital from Cuts and Privatisation as they were holding a candle-lit vigil outside Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital on Wednesday night.

Police called over gift of cake for Chorley A&E staff

Police were called to campaigners holding a candle-lit vigil outside Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital on Wednesday night.

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From left, Stuart Clayton, Galloways Chief Executive, Robert Jones with Stuart, Marjorie Gornall, Nicky Horton, Office Manager at St Georges, Andrew Stringer, St Georges General Manager and Emma Russ, Galloways Senior Fundraiser

Sight loss charity receives £10k boost

Kind-hearted shoppers have helped to boost a Preston charity’s coffers by more than £10,000 over the past 12 months.
Councillor Marion Lowe on a happy occasion meeting Chorleys community guide dog puppy Astley when she was the mayor of Chorley

Starved bull terrier found dead in wood

A Staffordshire bull terrier which starved to death was found dumped in woods in Rivington.

Callum McAllistair is wanted by the police

WANTED: Chorley man wanted after breach of licence

A man from Chorley with links to Preston is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence.

Becky Sumner went up to the top of Preston Bus Station intending to commit suicide last week, and a Good Samaritan talked her down and saved her life

Lancashire woman saved from suicide calls for people to be open about mental health issues

When the world was getting too much for Becky Sumner, the kindness of a stranger prevented her taking the most drastic of actions. Today, she bravely tells her story to SARAH CARTER, to help give others hope and encourage them to reach out

Gordon and Donna Thorpe with two of their children Matilda, 21 months, and Phoebe, 7. Their eldest is Drew, 5

Holiday joy turned into ‘nightmare’

AN idyllic holiday turned 
into a “living nightmare” for a family from Charnock 
Richard when dad Gordon Thorpe was diagnosed with cancer.

Life Long Song company directors Janet Wright and Ali Maze have received an award  at the Adactus Breath Investment Grant Awards

Hitting the right note

Chorley’s Life Long Song came top of the pops at a ceremony for Adactus Breath Investment Grant Awards scooping the top prize in the older people’s category.

Betfred winner Stephen Griffiths

Two punters scoop £200,000 in Lancashire’s ‘luckiest town’

A lucky punter is celebrating after scooping more than £13,500 with just a 25p football bet.

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Lifehouse, Lytham

Lancashire recommends... health food stores

As people use January to detox, here is a list of the best health food stores, as voted by readers.

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Pigeon show

Top things to do at the weekend (January 20 to 22)

Here is our guide of things to do this weekend in Lancashire.
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Lancashire County Council's deputy leader, County Coun David Borrow

Lancashire’s Council Taxpayers face rises of more than 4%

Council Tax bills in Lancashire are set to rise by at least 4% in April - with Lancashire County Council saying its share of the charge will go up by 3.99 %.

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Megan Cross has gone missing from her home

MISSING: Girl, 15, missing from home

A 15-year-old girl with links to Blackpool and Morecambe has gone missing from her home in Chorley, say police.
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This image of Rivington Pike was emailed in by Paul Speight

ON YER BIKE - Take on the Ironman (well, a bit of it)

If, like me, you’re feeling a bit lethargic after the festive excesses, then stuff your over-fed frame into your best lycra and head to Rivington to take on (the best part of) the Ironman UK bike course.

Tony Slater and Sir Tom Finney

The perfect dinner date

Who would be your dream guests at a dinner party? And what would be on the menu?
Helen Glover

Can you take on The Great Row for cancer?

A Chorley gym is encouraging people to pull together to beat cancer by taking part in a unique fund-raising rowing challenge.

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