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A gift from one mum to another...

Two mums are hoping to spread a little festive cheer to parents spending the holidays in hospital by handing out Christmas boxes.
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Alistair Waddecar

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Crowe is looking to boost his squad after receiving some bad news about star winger Ally Waddecar.

Boss may boost squad after fresh Ally blow

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Donna Louise Smith

No prison for £90,000 thief, who witnessed Tunisia beach shootings and has post traumatic stress

A COMPANY secretary who siphoned off £90,000 from her employer to pay crippling debts has been spared an immediate jail term.

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The induction service for Fr Mark Harold

Benedictine monks bow out after 300 years service

Benedictine monks have formally handed over a Bamber Bridge church to the Diocese of Salford, bringing the curtain down on more than 300 years of service in Central Lancashire.

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A 38-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of robbery following a police appeal.

UPDATE: Man arrested following robbery at Londis convenience store in Walton-le-Dale

A 38-year-old man from Preston has been arrested on suspicion of robbery following a police appeal.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - December 5, 2016

Here are today's listings of who has been in court and what for.

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Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

Bank announces shock closure of 14 branches

A raft of local Natwest branches are set to close after a shock announcement from the bank.

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A robber stole cash from Bargain Booze in Bamber Bridge.

Knife-wielding robber threatens shopkeeper before stealing cash

A thief threatened a shopkeeper with a knife more running off with a large sum of cash.
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Sleepy chef’s lucky escape from kitchen fire

A sleeping chef had a lucky escape after neighbours alerted fire crews to his wailing smoke alarm.

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Fire crews were called to the property in Bamber Bridge.

Family pets rescued by fire services from kitchen blaze in Bamber Bridge

Two cats and a dog were rescued yesterday after passers by spotted thick smoke billowing from a kitchen window.

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Sam is surprised on her doorstep by Lottery Ambassador Judy McCourt

Sam scoops £25k lottery using parents’ postcode

Lucky Sam McKay’s address won her £25,000 on the People’s Postcode Lottery, and she doesn’t even live there.

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Ben Pennington recovering at home

‘Miracle’ of coma man

Ben Pennington, the man whose life hung by a thread after he was attacked by a stranger in a nightclub, has told the Evening Post: “I’m feeling pretty good.”

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Members of NWAS at last year's walk for Little Teds

Little Ted to lead festive hospital walk

If you spot an entourage of festive troops and a teddy bear walking from Preston to Chorley, don’t be alarmed.
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UPDATE: Busy Lancashire road reopens after crash

UPDATE: Busy Lancashire road reopens after crash

A pedestrian was hospitalised after a crash on a busy Lancashire road.

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David Rowland gets his gold award at Weight Watchers in Bamber Bridge

Gold marks for Weight Watcher David

David Rowlands has been going for gold - and he won’t stop.

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Alfie's Butty Shop

Lancashire recommends... sandwich shops

Online readers have voted. Here is a list of the top five sandwich shops.
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Lancashire court listings - November 14, 2016

Lancashire court listings - November 14, 2016

Here are all this week’s listings of who has been in court and what for.

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Ikea

REVEALED: Ikea signs up to come to Preston

Furniture giant Ikea could be opening a new store near Preston, the flagship name of a major new retail park.

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Charity Commission probes armed forces charity

Charity Commission probes armed forces charity

An armed forces veterans’ charity is the subject of a statutory inquiry which will examine if money has been used for personal unauthorised benefit, among other things.

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Front row: Baxi employees Mike Baines, Dan Richardson, Leo Billington, Peter West, Peter Mitchinson.
Back row: South Ribble Borough Council Community Works Manager Howerd Booth, Baxis Ashlea Arnold, Baxis Nigel Pickles, and South Ribble Borough Councillor Phil Smith.

Town’s new garden is blooming fabulous

An unloved corner of land in Bamber Bridge is blossoming thanks to a partnership between South Ribble Council and local business Baxi.

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