Talented Chorley artist picked for national TV show comp

A Chorley-born artist is to feature on a Sky Arts TV show tonight.

Buckshaw Parkway Railway station

Police step up patrols in bid to cut anti-social behaviour

Groups of teenagers are spreading discord in Buckshaw Village with reports of anti-social behaviour.

Marketing manager Z�e Patterson of Chorley Building Society pictured in the centre with Susan Clemson, director of Finance and Technical Services on the right

Hospice to benefit from year-long fundraising drive

A building society in Chorley has unveiled St Catherine’s Hospice as their 2017 chosen charity.


Rising stars take the mic

Starlets stepped up to the microphone to entertain vistors to a karaoke at Latch bar in Chorley on Sunday.


Ryding just misses out on another top 10 spot

Bretherton skier Dave Ryding finished 11th in the slalom at the Alpine World Ski Championships.

Crown Court

Man jailed for sexual activity with Chorley schoolgirl

An aircraft engineer who befriended a Chorley schoolgirl on the internet and performed sexual acts with her has been jailed for 28 months.

Red Admiral Academy junior band after their winning performance at the Junior Brass Band Entertainment Festival of Great Britain held at Blackpool Winter Gardens.

Red Admiral Band are flying high after big band win

Talented youngsters proved top trumps after being crowned champion junior band in a national competition.

Carole Cochrane with Princess Anne

Princess Anne supports Rainbow House

The chief executive of Rainbow House gave her personal thanks to The Princess Royal after she received a large donation on behalf of the charity during a fund-raiser dinner.
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Local Historians, Richard and Linda Langford, Adam Cree and Tinker the dog who have been working together to connect Chorley's Pubs to its casualties of World War One pictured at their pop up exhibition at Astley Hall Farm House, Astley Park, Chorley,

War tales and real ales

‘What do you get if you cross three historians a highly intelligent boarder collie and the love of real ale together?’

Tapas bar

Where are the best tapas bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Missing boy found 'safe and well' in Southport

Missing teenager Jake Price has been found 'safe and well' in Southport, police have said.
The Stringer was used to pump 3,000l of water into a steamin rubbish pile (Pic: Shaun Walton/LFRS)

New Stinger’s rubbish call-out

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s new ‘Stinger’ engine was used to tackle a ‘steaming’ pile of rubbish last night.

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Day of Sunshine, Lytham St Annes

Lancashire recommends... great charity shops

Readers have voted - here are the top charity shops in Lancashire

Marsh House Care Home, Ulnes Walton

Home staff praised over improvements

A care home that faced being closed down over a series of failings has been judged to have made progress, but still ‘requires improvement’.

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Specsavers Chorley at the Awards for Excellence held in Birmingham

Specsavers Chorley has great vision with an industry win

Staff at an opticians and audiologists could hardly believe their eyes (and ears) when it was revealed they have won an industry award for excellence laboratory practice.
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Nursing staff at St Catherines Hospice, Lostock Hall

Wills Week raises thousands for St Catherine's Hospice

More than £25,000 has been handed to St Catherine’s Hospice thanks to solicitors waiving their will-writing fees in return for a donation to the charity.

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The Grange Residents with Phil Hil and activity coordinator Alison Evans

Open day at The Grange

A luxury Chorley living environment is hosting an open day for the community next week

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Vajravarahi Kadampa Meditation Centre

Have a go at... Meditation

Meditation is a means of transforming the mind. Buddhist meditation practices are techniques that encourage and develop concentration, clarity, emotional positivity, and a calm seeing of the true nature of things.

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