4Front Theatre brings religion to the theatre in Chipping

A thespian’s two passions - religion and performing arts - have led to a perfect partnership in promoting the Christian faith in an entertaining way.

Police are hunting for a stolen car after a it rammed a police car in Chipping.

Stolen car rams police car

Police launched a hunt for a stolen car after it rammed a police car in Chipping.
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Brabin's, Chipping

Brabin's Shop and Tea Room saved from closure

Britain’s longest trading shop will remain open as new tenants are to move in this week.

Royal Preston Hospital

Lancashire doctor found guilty of £24k NHS fraud

A hospital doctor has pleaded guilty to defrauding the NHS of nearly £24,000.

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Cycle route through Garstang

Lancashire recommends... cycle routes under 15 miles

Here is a suggestion of cycle routes via road, countryside, cycle paths or even the promenade. These have been suggested as short easy routes suitable for the family.
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Nation's oldest shop could close

A Ribble Valley village faces losing one of its long standing legacies - unless a last minute buyer steps forward.

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Roast dinner - North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood

Lancashire recommends.... good places to go for a Sunday roast

A Sunday roast is pivotal to a good family get together. Readers have voted - here are the top places to get a tasty roast.
Brabin's Shop

Longest trading business to be sold

A shop which has been at the heart of the community for more than 300 years is up for sale.

Homes in Chipping have been left without power. Picture: Google

Lancashire homes left without power

Hundreds of homes in a Lancashire village have been left without power.


Rogue trader is jailed after con

RESIDENTS in Lancashire are being urged to beware of rogue traders after a man was jailed for three years six months for conning pensioners out of over £180k.

Tom Wood

Butcher Tom carves his way to world championships

A Lancashire butcher put his carving skills to the test as he came second in a world-wide competition.

Director and creator of Wallace and Gromit characters Nick Park. Photo:  Fiona Hanson/PA

Wallace and Gromit creator ties the knot in Lancashire

Preston-born animator Nick Park has returned to the county to get married.

Diversity host Slimefest in Blackpool

Top 10 things to do in Lancashire at the weekend

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend.
y A view from Black Moss reservoir to Pendle Hill pic: S. Willoughby

Experience the power of Pendle Hill

A GUIDED walk over Lancashire’s most famous hill will also provide an opportunity to share a conservation message.

Crowds at the Chipping Steam Fair

Full steam ahead at fair

There was fun in the sun for families and enthusiasts alike as Chipping Steam Fair proved a runaway hit.

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Preston Whit Fair

10 things to do in Lancashire over Bank Holiday weekend...

We’ve got 10 great things to do for you and your family for the Bank Holiday weekend.

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Egg Roliing at Avenham Park Easter Fun Day
Pictured are the annual egg rolling event.
6th April 2015

Easter eggstravaganza of events

THE start of the Easter weekend and first day of spring on Monday herald four days full of themes and activities to cover all aspects of this special season. Events kick-off tomorrow for Good Friday.

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Preston Crown Court.  PIC BY ROB LOCK

JAILED: Rogue roofer turned tiles upside down and charged £8,000 for the privilege

A rogue roofer turned over a couple’s old roof tiles and charged them £8,000 for a “new roof”.

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Celebrating country life at the Chipping Show 2015

Country life was celebrated as the village of Chipping staged its 88th Agricultural and Horticultural Show.

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