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Have a go at... Taekwondo

A Korean martial art, characterized by its emphasis on head-height kicks, jumping and spinning kicks, and fast kicking techniques

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Photo Neil Cross Work will be delayed  on the Broughton bypass

More hold-ups for Lancashire motorists as Broughton by-pass delayed

Lancashire motorists have been warned that completion of the long awaited Broughton by-pass will be delayed until early 2018.

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Wardens out and about in Lancashire to catch dog dirt culprits

Wardens out and about in Lancashire to catch dog dirt culprits

Five dog-fouling action zone have been established in the Ribble Valley to target people who leave their pet muck in public.

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The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

Not only are amateur dramatic group The Grimsargh Players celebrating their 75th anniversary, but for the first time in the group’s history, they are set to perform two plays written by one of their own members.

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Family-friendly pub

Where are the best family-friendly pubs in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Residents of Longmeanygate, Leyland, have been concerned about the progress of road safety measures

£2m extra for road repairs in Lancashire

Lancashire County Council has received an extra £2m for road repairs from the Government.

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Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Could a business help run Beacon Fell country park?

Commercial operators could be brought in to run two of Lancashire’s countryside jewels in the crown - Beacon Fell and Wycoller country parks.

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County Hall

Child care shake-up plan for Lancashire

Radical proposals aimed at cutting the number of children and teenagers in residential care are being considered by Lancashire County Council.

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The funeral procession of Joan Dalton, 82, who used to take cake and biscuits for the drivers at Preston Bus Station

Preston Bus Station’s tribute to ‘special’ Joan

Preston Bus Station came to a standstill as drivers and customers lined up to pay tribute to a “special” woman.

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Whizz kids who started a local skating craze in Longridge

Share your memories of Lancashire’s roller skate crazes

An invitation to share your memories of roller skating in Lancashire has been issued by a county museum.


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Robert and Nicola Rigby

Proposal really hit the heights

The dramatic setting of Whalley Abbey provided stunning pictures at the wedding of Robert Rigby and Nicola Kershaw.

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Pilates

Have a go at .... pilates

The art of controlled movements, which should look and feel like a workout
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We spoke to these voters ahead of the General Election

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Power to govern lies in the hands of voters

Today Lancashire will be going to the polls to decide who will govern the country. In an election that has been variously described as a foregone conclusion and a poll that will result in a hung parliament only one thing in certain - power is in the hands of the voters.

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Mitchell Brown, three, from Longridge after his latest round of chemotherapy at manchester Children's Hospital.

Smiles for Mitchie as second round of chemotherapy ends

A three-year-old boy battling a brain tumour has put on a brave smile after finishing his second round of chemotherapy.

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Medieval knights from last years childrens Calder Vale Festival

All the fun of the fair and circus for Calder Vale children's festival

Roll on up, roll on up.

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The Stag's Head in Goosnargh is re-opening in July.

Costly ‘floor to ceiling’ makeover to re-open popular pub

Work on a £270,000 refurbishment to a popular Lancashire pub has begun this week.

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Home grown drama with healing message

Home grown drama with healing message

The Prestonbased co-creator of a new drama production for children believes it could have a special resonance for youngsters, following the tragedy of the Manchester bombing.

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The June Baker Singers perform at the concert for the Brittle Bone Society in Longridge.

Singing sweetly in tune for 10 years to great success

Almost 10 years ago, a chance encounter at a cinema led to a conversation about a group of singers who performed at events raising money for charity.

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Lloyds Bank mobile branch bank

A new era of mobile banking branches

Lloyds Bank customers in Longridge have been thrown a lifeline with the opening of a number of mobile branches.

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Adam Grayston from Longridge has opened his own gym studio after goign back to college full time at 23 to retrain in health and fitness

Longridge gym opens new doors for Adam

If at first you don’t succeed try, try again. Adam Grayston would say he’s tried it all and after two years grafting between a total of 11 jobs, he finally landed his feet firmly on the gym floor and has now opened his own studio.

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