Vital drainage work to start at flooding blackspot in Euxton

Vital drainage work at a notorious flooding blackspot is finally underway after months of delays.

Hot paninis

Where are the best sandwich shops?

From a classic cheese and pickle to a fancy panini, we all love a good sandwich.

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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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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.
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

Junction of Euxton Lane and Wigan Road, Euxton.
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Hit and run driver left cyclist unconscious in road

A search is on for a flatbed van driver after a cyclist was knocked unconscious and injured.

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Fallen tree blocks road

A main road through Euxton has been blocked because of a fallen tree.

Craig Colman, 25, of Euxton, whose photos showing �12,000 in cash have gone viral

Barber cutting flash figure with cash pile

Photos of a Bamber Bridge barber surrounded by £12,000 cash, in the style of American rappers, have gone viral.

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The Wagging Tail

Lancashire venues

Thanks for your online votes. Here is the top five as voted by readers.

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.

Walkers take part in Derian House's Sleep Walk Under the Stars

Sleep walk goes like a dream

More than 180 sleep walkers lit up the streets as they took part in a major fund-raising event for Derian House Children’s Hospice.
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Firefighters kept busy by early morning blazes

Firefighters were called to two caravan blazes in the space of 20 minutes this morning.
Did you hear explosion firefighters were called to in the early hours today?

Did you hear explosion firefighters were called to in the early hours today?

Firefighters were called to reports of an explosion in the early hours of this morning.

Honda off-road motorbike as stolen from Euxton Car Sales, Chorley. CREDIT: Chorley Police

POLICE APPEAL: Motorbike stolen from Chorley car shop

Police are appealing for help after a motorcycle was stolen from a car dealership in Chorley.

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Willow the cat, pictured with her family in Euxton - she has recovered from 11-days without food and water after accidentally getting into a strangers car who went on holiday, she was found in the car at Manchester Airport.

Cat survives 11 days without food and water after accidentally hitching a lift to the airport

Willow the cat avoided a potential “cat-astrophe” when she accidentally became trapped in a car at Manchester Airport for 11 days without food and water - but miraculously survived.

AASMA DAY talks to Willow’s owners in Lancashire about their pet’s amazing escapade and their gratitude at being reunited with her.

Laura Dove with husband Gareth and her children Lewis, 12, Eva, four, Megan, three, and Harrison, two

‘I truly believe my little boy is heaven sent’

A MUM who suffered 15 miscarriages and lost her second son to stillbirth today spoke out about the tragedy and revealed how it is possible to find happiness after heartbreak.

Euxton U13s

Euxton’s U13 side win Lancs League cup

Euxton Cricket Club’s under 13 side beat Lowerhouse Cricket Club in the Lancashire League Cup final.

RIP Summer 2016

Lancashire set for yet more flooding as downpours continue

Summer may be over for Lancashire as the county is battered by torrential rain.

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Children from Kishunju Primary School in Kihembe on the cultural exchange programme by Zuri Project Uganda

Helping out a community in Uganda

When Martin Hewill visited Uganda seven years ago, the tales of the families living in mud huts and struggling to survive inspired him to set up a charity - The Zuri Project.

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The railway bridge at Euxton that has become an interent hit since the floods

Flood bridge work to get under way next month

Work on a notorious flooding blackspot is just weeks away from starting.

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