Things to do this weekend (May 27 to May 29)

It's another Bank Holiday weekend, so why not get out and try one or two of these events?
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Georgina meeting her idol Ariana Grande at a gig two years ago

School prays for bomb victim Georgina

Pupils and staff at bomb victim Georgina Callander’s old school were holding a special assembly today to remember the popular student.

Mark Sheffield with his 1979 steel framed racer that was his Dad's main form of transport for many years

Polish up those bicycles and pedal along at parade in Croston

Keen cyclists are scrubbing up their vintage and unusual bikes for a parade through the picturesque village of Croston.

Jaimie Almond

First place for Croston’s Jaimie Almond in body building comp

A tree surgeon from Croston has claimed a top bodybuilding title in a national competition.

Croston showcases gardens at open day

Croston showcases gardens at open day

Villagers in Croston will be swinging open their garden gates for a day on Sunday, July 9.

New flood barrier for Croston nursing home

New flood barrier for Croston nursing home

A nursing home which flooded in the 2015 Boxing Day floods in Croston is taking steps to prevent a repeat occurrence.

Last year's Rainbow Ramble

Join the Rainbow House Ramble

Volunteers are invited to join youngsters with disabilities as they take on the annual Rainbow House Ramble.
Members of Croston Scout Group

Croston Scouts sleep out for Shelter

Members of Croston Scouts camped out in cardboard boxes to raise money for a homeless charity.

One of the dog poo bag dispensers in Croston village

Creative DIY dog poo bag dispenser

A village which is a contender for RHS Britain in Bloom has come up with a creative idea to encourage walkers to pick up their dog mess.

Chairwoman of the Croston bloom group Anne Peet with volunteers.
Croston in Bloom are finalists in the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals.

Bloomers come back bigger and better

Defiant villagers have rolled up their sleeves and pulled on their gardening gloves ready to flood Croston in colour for this year’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) Britain in Bloom UK Finals.

Happy: Billy Howards house was flooded last year but hes delighted to be back home

Victims of Lancashire’s Boxing Day floods tell of their year of struggle

The land was already saturated from Storm Desmond, but then another storm began to batter the county – Eva. By nightfall on Boxing Day, thousands of people had been forced to flee their homes, leaving behind all their possessions and treasured items. MEGAN TITLEY and MARK WHITE examine how the worst flooding in living memory affected those caught up in it.

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Croston Fair

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of upcoming events this weekend.
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Adam Platt receives a Young Citizen Award from assistant chief constable Mark Bates and Amanda Parker, High Sheriff of Lancashire at the time

Unsung community hero: Adam Platt

We are celebrating the region’s unsung community heroes. In the first in our series, Natalie Walker speaks to Adam Platt, who, despite his own health problems, always puts the lives of others before himself.
Croston Velo is one of the many cycling clubs that regularly visits Twin Lakes Velo Cafe

Bikes, dogs and even horses are welcome at Twin Lakes Cafe Velo

Croston is a popular cycling spot, with its rural roads.

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The Grapes, Croston

Mystery of popular village pub in surprise shutdown

A village has been rocked by the closure of one of its most popular pub/restaurants.

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Oliver Tenant, Steve Nicholson-Wrigley, Will Mac, and Neil Bullen at the Bedroom DJ event at Cafe Velo

Ditch your duvet and listen to the
 rising talents of the ‘bedroom DJs’

There were no early nights at Twin Lakes Velo Cafe when a host of bedroom DJs performed to eager crowds to showcase their hidden talents.

Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - November 1 2016

Here is a list of cases at Chorley and Preston magistrates' courts.
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Neil Calvert

Long-serving trustee to bid farewell to Derian House

A long-standing trustee of a children’s hospice is stepping down after more than a decade.
Last year's Winter Sparkle

Get ready for a winter wonderland

Christmas is nearly here, as a children’s hospice launches its annual Winter Sparkle Spectacular.
Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - Tuesday October 25 2016

Here is a list of cases involving Chorley or Leyland offenders at Chorley or Preston magistrates' courts

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