Whittle-le-Woods

Whittle-le-Woods

A group that was created to provide a Voice for All

Giving people with learning disabilities a voice is a key priority for members of Brothers of Charity Services.

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Bringing Rosemere Cancer Foundations work to the fore is Hilary Powell (left) with the Rosemere Charity Amy Hilton at Shaw Hill Golf Club

Shaw Hill Golf Club lady captain Hilary's £16,000 charity donation

When it comes to raising money for charity, Shaw Hill Golf Club member Hilary Powell has it off to a tee

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A GP clinic in Whittle-le-Woods has come up with a solution to keep pace with increasing patient numbers

Doctors appointments to be held in portable cabin

Patients in Whittle-le-Woods will now have some of their doctors appointments in a temporary building.

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The Stringer was used to pump 3,000l of water into a steamin rubbish pile (Pic: Shaun Walton/LFRS)

New Stinger’s rubbish call-out

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service’s new ‘Stinger’ engine was used to tackle a ‘steaming’ pile of rubbish last night.

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Helen Glover

Can you take on The Great Row for cancer?

A Chorley gym is encouraging people to pull together to beat cancer by taking part in a unique fund-raising rowing challenge.

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AN engineer from Whittle-le-Woods Nathan Dunn dropped down on one knee and asked his girlfriend Sian Walsh to marry him on New Years Eve in 2016 to the cheers of a crowd in Chorley.

‘I dropped down on one knee on New Year’s Eve’

AN engineer pulled out an 
engagement ring and asked his girlfriend to marry him on New Year’s Eve to the cheers of a crowd.

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Frank Patterson

Former entertainer Frank brightened up darkest day

A heartbroken family is still waiting to hear how a much-loved 63-year-old father of two died during a break in Spain.

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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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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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