Croston

Croston

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.
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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.

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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.
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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.
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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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Real ale

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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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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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley court list - October 18 2016

Here is a list of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court.
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An RAF Chinook helicopter is deployed to help fill a hole in the flood defences of the River Douglas near Croston

Advice pack for how to avoid flooding this winter

CAMPAIGNERS working to prevent houses from flooding in Lancashire have issued advice to residents.

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Steven Nicholson-Wrigley and Jon Back from Twin Lakes Velo Cafe

Bedroom DJs get ready to share their music at new event

A bedroom DJ is urging shy enthusiasts to ditch the duvet and perform to an encouraging audience.
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Alan 'AJ' Wright

Crime author strikes again with award honour

Author Alan ‘AJ’ Wright has murder in mind as he is the running for a top prize in a prestigious crime writing competition.

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Fire walk

Walk over fire to help children with disabilities

Plucky volunteers will be walking across hot coals in aid of children with terminal or life limiting illnesses.

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The clean up continues after the floods in Croston

From flooded disaster zone to best kept village - award joy for Croston

YOU could have knocked over the residents of flood-hit Croston with a kitchen mop.

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Police stopped a vehicle in the Croston area of Lancashire after a police chase that began in Merseyside. Photo: Lancs Roads Police

UPDATE: Four arrested after police dogs and helicopter search Croston

Four people have been arrested after a police chase that began in Southport and ended near Croston.

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Last year's Dames on the Run

The Dames are back on the Run

Grab your frocks guys, as Dames On The Run is making a return next month to help raise cash for Derian House.
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Missing 36-year-old Owen McNicholas from Crosby, who has been seen in Croston

Missing man seen in Croston

Lancashire residents are being asked for help in tracing the whereabouts of missing Owen McNicolas.

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All smiles at Bishop Rawstorne CE Academy, Croston - GCSE results 2016

GCSE RESULTS: Bishop Rawstorne pupils make the grade

Pupils at Bishop Rawstorne CE Academy celebrated another fantastic year with 85 per cent of pupils achieving five or more A* to C grades, including english and maths.

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