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Dig into veggies at edible garden in Chorley

Wasteland in Chorley has now been transformed into an edible garden which is harvesting vegetables for the town’s community.

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A wedding picture to remember for Sam and Anna Shepherd, whose photo shoot was invaded by Vikings. Credit: Simon Kearsley at Creative Camera

Vikings photobomb wedding shoot at Lancashire beauty spot Rivington Pike

Newlyweds got a bit more than they bargained for on their wedding day when they were photo bombed by 200 Vikings.

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Plans have been submitted for a new drive-thru KFC outlet in a Lancashire village.

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Brindle Brass Band members

Hoping to bring in the brass for their band

There is never a more interesting time for a group of musicians than preparing for a national competition.

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The team at micro cafe bar Latch, Chorley 
Owner Paul Dove and manager Becky McLeod

Latch the magical bar dreams are made of......

The team at Latch really know how to mix things up, with an explosion of an explosion of pastel, rainbows and all things sickly sweet they have created the perfect formula

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Ken Anderton (centre) surrounded by family members at his special presenation lunch

Arnhem war veteran Ken Anderton, 98, is named Freeman of Euxton

A former World War Two sniper and glider pilot has been named a Freeman of Euxton.

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Sue Thompson, head of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation, during preparations for her 140 mile sponsored walk with consultant oncologist Dr Gerry Skailes,

Rosemere Cancer Foundation's chief officer takes on mega walk for anniversary appeal

After 20 years at its helm, Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Chief Officer Sue Thompson is taking the charity’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal to raise £1.5 million in her stride – literally.

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Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Work to create a new £90,000 bowling green in Euxton is now well underway.

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Marcus Carver scored at Harrogate

Magpies boss says players must take their time

Chorley boss Matt Jansen has called for more composure in the final third ahead of the National League North trip to Boston.

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Performers taking part in Chorley Live at Shepherds Hall Ale House

Call for acts for hit festival Chorley Live

Acts and performers are wanted for a two-day live music and entertainment festival in Chorley.

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Doctor Clive Barker, centre, is retiring after 31 years as a GP, pictured with colleagues at Library House Surgery, Chorley.

Family doctor Clive Barker to retire after 31 years serving Chorley

A family doctor who has served Chorley for 31 years is retiring from Library House Surgery this month.

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Gordon Payne

Former county hall Liberal leader dies

A former Liberal leader on Lancashire County Council, Gordon Payne, has died at the age of 84 after a long illness.

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Jack Johnstone with film star Daniel Craig at London's Great Ormond Street Hospital

Fundraiser bash hoping to raise funds for the Jack K Johnstone Foundation

A day of fun and joy is set to take place in Preston, raising funds for a local children’s charity
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Mellissa Hickey and Graham Szymanski completed Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad John

Chorley Age UK worker takes on Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad

A charity worker has proved she’s made of tough stuff after completing a 12-mile obstacle course in memory of her dad.

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Police have revealed the knives that were handed in as part of the amnesty

68 knives, including a machete, surrendered in amnesty

Police have revealed that more than 68 knives were handed-in across Lancashire during its two-week amnesty as part of Operation Sceptre.
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Associate development director at FI Real Estate Management Mark Adams with plans for the Botany Bay development

Plans for hotel at luxury shopping village in Chorley

A hotel could be part of a luxury shopping village which developers hope to build near Botany Bay in Chorley.

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Cuerden Valley Park

Artisan farmers' market set to come to Preston this August Bank Holiday Weekend

Residents are being urged to shop local with the return of Curden Valley Park’s monthly Farmers’ Market

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Chris Hodgen

All’s well that ends well for Chorley race ace

Chorley racing driver Chris Hodgen backed up his double win on the Silverstone Grand Prix circuit last month with a second place and a race win at Oulton Park.

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County Coun Geoff Driver Leader of Lancashire County Council

New consultation on Cuerden

New consultations will be held next week on the planned new multi-million pound Cuerden Strategic development as concerns are raised it could impact on Preston’s prosperity.

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Chorley MP Lindsay Hoyle

Chorley beauty spot protected against developers

A major beauty spot in Lancashire will now be forever safeguarded against developers by a special decree issued by a central Government arm.

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