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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.
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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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Shaw Hill Golf Club members: Hilary Powell, third from the left, with past lady captains (left to right) Alison Bell, Karen Lea, her successor Lady Captain Elect Alison Davidson, Sue Taylor and Theresa Noblett

Golfers raise £5,000 as they swap putters for a night of glamour

Members of a ladies golf club have raised a further £5,000 for a cancer charity thanks to two events.

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Ian Kearney with his dog on a training exercise

A big climb for Ian to help others like his mum

Having metal plates in his legs and mild arthritis will not stop Ian Kearney from climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.
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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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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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Victoria Adams at Teddy Towers

A tower of teddies open for business

Every child’s adventure starts with a cuddly bear - and a trip to the nursery is no different.

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Dogs and puppies have been stolen from farmland in Doncaster

Police warning after shed burglary

Residents are being warned after a burglary from a shed which was not secure in Whittle-le-Woods this week.

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UPDATE: Biker killed in A6 crash

UPDATE: Biker killed in A6 crash

A motorcyclist has been killed after being involved in a crash near Chorley.

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The Air Ambulance landed in the playing field of Whittle le Woods Primary School

Fatal crash on A6

A person believed to be a cyclist has died after being involved in a road crash on the A6 near Whittle le Woods.

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Kevin Simm at  Wheelton Nursery where children  had made a banner congratulating him for The Voice and, below, with his children Charlie and Oliver

Singer Kevin Simm visits his youngest fans

The Voice winner Kevin Simm took a break from the stage to meet some of his youngest fans.

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Photo: David Hurst
Mawdesley CC V Eccleston CC at Rectory Field, Mawdesley. 
Eccleston's Matt Ashcroft

Palace Shield round up: Croston lost but Eccleston roar on

In the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division, Croston lost by 33 runs at Great Eccleston.

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The Infinity Cheer, part of a Youth Level 2 stunt group, Sophie Gardner aged 10, Keira Benneworth ,10, Poppy McGovern ,10,  nine-year-old Anya McLoughlin and Lois Barrow, seven , scooped first place in the Future Cheers Heart of England National competition at the LG Arena (NEC) in Birmingham.

Young high-fliers show why they are the best in the country

A YOUNG cheerleading squad are jumping for joy after being crowned champions in a national competition.

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The Infinity Cheer, part of a Youth Level 2 stunt group, Sophie Gardner aged 10, Keira Benneworth ,10, Poppy McGovern ,10,  nine-year-old Anya McLoughlin and Lois Barrow, seven , scooped first place in the Future Cheers Heart of England National competition at the LG Arena (NEC) in Birmingham.

Cheerleading stars jump to national success

A YOUNG cheerleading squad are jumping for joy after being crowned champions in a national competition.

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Surprise snowfall hits Lancashire

Heavy snow fell in parts of Lancashire this morning catching out commuters as they made their way into work following the Easter break.

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Kevin Simm vowed not to let negative thoughts beat him before last night's live show

Singer Kevin Simm stays in The Voice

Chorley singer Kevin Simm has progressed to the next round of BBC1 talent show The Voice.

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Junction of Dawson Lane and the A6 Preston Road. Pic: Google Street View

Motorbike rider injured after crash at busy junction

A motorcyclist was taken to hospital after a collision with a van.

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Speeding motorist who killed cyclist is jailed

A SPEEDING motorist who drove into a cyclist, causing fatal injuries, has been jailed.

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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Whittle-le-Woods crash

A 20-year-old man has been seriously injured in a crash involving his motorbike and a car in Whittle-le-Woods.

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