Call for Ikea plans to be rejected over Leyland traffic 'chaos' fears

Serious traffic concerns have prompted a call for a flagship new store to be rejected.

Niamh Cunningham, 15, who was diagnosed with a brain tumour and had to have emergency brain surgery

Niamh’s ‘migraines’ were something far more serious

Typing in your health symptoms into the internet is all too easy nowadays and many people self-diagnose themselves when they are feeling unwell or suffering from health issues.

Pub of the year is back!

The hunt is on to find 2017 Pub of the Year

We all have different ideas of what makes a perfect pub. Do you prefer a cosy traditional ale house, with comfy seats, crackling fire, the happy hum of background conversation and a pint?

Where is the best place to go for a dessert?

If you fancy a sweet treat, where do you like to go?
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Police were contacted on Saturday, September 16 following the incident on Sandy Lane

SCAM ALERT: Rogue traders target elderly in Leyland

​An elderly person in Leyland was targeted by rogue traders who used illegal selling techniques to con them out of money, say police.
Picture by Julian Brown 09/09/17    Theatre nurse Sue Wrightson throws a party at her Leyland home to celebrate the 25th anniversary of her heart transplant

Sue celebrates gift of a new heart 25 years on

Sue Wrightson has a heart of silver . . . after celebrating the 25th anniversary of her cardiac transplant.

Sue Ryder at Cuerden Hall

Charity seeking voluntary helpers

Health care charity Sue Ryder is recruiting volunteers at neurological care centre at Cuerden Hall.

Adventure at Haigh Country Park

Lancashire recommends... adventure golf

Here is a list of places for adventure golf.
There was a passionate local campaign to keep Adlington Library open

Bill to reopen axed Lancashire libraries nears £1m

Councillors have voted to fund nearly £850,000 of work to reopen 11 of Lancashire’s closed libraries.

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Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday September 19 2017

Here is a list of cases heard at Chorley Magistrates' Court.

Serious Sam Barrett and James the Fang will be appearing upstairs at The Adelphi on Saturday

Things to do this weekend (September 15 to 17)

There's a great mix of events happening in Lancashire over the weekend, and even some heading into next week.

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Saffie Roussos

Blackpool Illuminations designer works on special tribute to Saffie

An extra special star will shine this Christmas in memory of a tragic youngster killed in the Manchester Arena bombing.

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Peter Kay on stage at We Love Manchester. PHOTO: PA

We Are Manchester gig: ‘Nothing will ever divide us’

For many of us, terrorism is an act of brutality that happens somewhere else - Paris, Boston, Madrid.

GIVE AND TAKE: Lancashire County Council to make £45m of cuts but more cash for some services

GIVE AND TAKE: Lancashire County Council to make £45m of cuts but more cash for some services

A massive programme of £45m of savings has been unveiled by Lancashire County Council.

Make Worden Park one of the top 10 favourite green spaces in the UK

'Cast a vote for Leyland's Worden Park'

A park in Leyland could be listed as one of the top 10 in the UK... but it needs your votes.
County Coun Geoff Driver

Cabinet's £45m cuts list for Lancashire County Council

Lancashire County Council's cabinet meets next week to decide whether to  make   £45m of cuts to services.
Chinese food

Lancashire recommends... Chinese take-aways

Here is a list of the best Chinese take-aways, as voted by readers

Chorley Magistrates' Court

Chorley and Leyland court listings - Tuesday September 12 2017

Here is a summary of cases held at Preston Magistrates' Court involving people from Chorley and Leyland.

Are new school starters' vaccinations up to date?

Vaccination alert as figures reveal thousands of children not immunised in Lancashire

Parents and carers in Lancashire are being urged to check their children’s vaccinations are up to date as the new school term begins.
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

Calls for Lancashire county council leader Coun Geoff Driver to resign

The leader of Lancashire County Council is facing calls for his resignation as the debate escalates over a controversial restructure of the council.

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