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Tree hit by lightning in Leyland park

A tree was hit by lightning in a Lancashire park today as the weather suddenly changed for the worse.

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A car was pulled over near Junction 28 of the M6. Photo: Lancs Roads Police

Drunk driver caught on motorway with lights off in the early hours

This driver was caught driving up the M6 while drunk, with their lights off.

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A Sunday School on Whit procession, passing Stanning Street, Leyland, in the 1950s

Walking the very honest Whit parade

The streets of Leyland were filled with youngsters to mark the annual Whit parade.

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Flowers and tributes continue to pour in at the chip shop in Leyland believed to have been run by the parents of Saffie Rose Roussos.

Tributes pour in for tragic Saffie at Leyland chip shop

Flowers and tributes continue to pour in at the chip shop in Leyland believed to have been run by the parents of Saffie Rose Roussos.
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Mark and Alice McGrath celebrate 70 years of marriage

‘It is a long lasting love’

A Lancashire couple who are celebrating 70 years of marriage will be looking forward to the Queen’s wedding anniversary later this year, as they share a small piece of their honeymoon.

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Ken Duncan, the former owner of Duncans Menswear on Fishergate has been fundraising for Derian House since 1993

Fundraising in full swing for 20th golf day event in aid of Derian House

An annual golf event which has raised more than £70,000 for a Chorley children’s hospice will return this June for its 20th year.
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The people of Leyland held a vigil in Worden Park for the victims of Manchester's suicide bombing last Monday

Thousands gather for moving vigil in Worden Park

Thousands gathered for a vigil to honour those who lost their lives in Monday’s terrorist attack at Worden Park in Leyland this evening.

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Bus in flames in Lostock Hall

Bus in flames in Lostock Hall

Firefighters tackled a bus fire in Lostock Hall early this afternoon.

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Saffie Rose Roussos died in the bomb blast in Manchester

Raising funds for Saffie’s family

A fundraiser set up for the family of a young victim of the Manchester bomb attack has raised over £6,000 already.

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Floral tributes. Photo Neil Cross

An outpouring of love and grief

Communities in Lancashire came together in an outpouring of grief to remember victims of Monday’s terrorist attack.

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A floral tribute to Manchester terror attack victim Georgina Callander at Runshaw College, where she was a student.

Floral tributes at Manchester attack victim’s college

A floral tribute has been made to Manchester terror attack victim Georgina Callander.

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Award-winning Worden Park

Vigil to be held at Worden Park today

A vigil is to be held in Worden Park this evening to remember the victims of the Manchester bombing.

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Toni Ann Wakeman-Massey and her daughter Olivia at the Ariana Grande concert where a sucide bomber killed 22 people.

Eight-year-old’s love for Ariana Grande could have saved her from Manchester suicide bomb attack

The mum of an eight-year-old girl says her daughter can’t get the noise of a bomb out of her head.

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A Nissan has crashed into the front of a takeaway on Runshaw Lane, Euxton

Car crashes into takeaway

Emergency services were called to Runshaw Lane in Euxton this lunchtime after a Nissan smashed through a Chinese takeaway window.

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The Frequency playing at last year's G-Festival, are returning this year

Things to do this weekend (May 27 to May 29)

It's another Bank Holiday weekend, so why not get out and try one or two of these events?
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23 May 2017.......    Red Rose White Rose for Manchester bombing. Picture Tony Johnson.

Adlington vigil tonight for Manchester victims

Guides in Adlington, near Chorley, are inviting the public to attend a special vigil this evening in memory of the victims of the Manchester bombing.

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Have a go at... art classes

Drawing and painting using pastels, water colours, acrylics or ink.

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Georgina meeting her idol Ariana Grande at a gig two years ago

School prays for bomb victim Georgina

Pupils and staff at bomb victim Georgina Callander’s old school were holding a special assembly today to remember the popular student.

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Action from Leyland and Chorley Hockey Club's World Record attempt at the most players in an exhibition match.

Did this huge hockey match break a world record?

A world record attempt fell just short of the mark as dozens of hockey players took to the pitch.

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Preston Town Hall

Prestonians rush to register right to vote

Queues formed at Preston Town Hall today as people made a last minute bid to make sure they are registered to vote in the general election.

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