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Man seen pushing car down outside lane of M61

A man has been spotted pushing a car in the outside lane of the M61.

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The Cuerden Strategic Site between the A582 Lostock Lane near St Catherines Hospice, the A5083 Stanifield Lane, and the A49 Wigan Road

Plans submitted to bring Ikea to Preston area

Planning permission has been submitted for a major retail site that is set to bring Ikea to the outskirts of Preston.

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St Catherines fundraiser Emma Jacovelli, second from the left, with staff from Baxi in Bamber Bridge

Staff get creative for charity

Kind-hearted staff at Staff Bamber Bridge based Baxi have donated nearly £300 to St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Dora is getting ready for Wags and Tails

Dog tails at the ready for Wags and Wellies Derian House fund-raiser

Dogs will be jumping for joy the thought of the second Wags and Wellies fund-raiser for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

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A man has been traced following the appeal

UPDATE: Man traced following CCTV bus appeal

A man has been traced following a CCTV appeal which was launched following an incident in Bamber Bridge.
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Photo Neil Cross
The former Wesley Street Mill site in Bamber Bridge

Step closer for mill site redevelopment

The long-awaited redevelopment of a former mill site has moved a step closer.

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Michael and Alan Rushe who have been running at least 5k a day for a year

Brothers set to complete their five a day

Two brothers are nearly at the finishing post of their 12-month challenge of running 5k every day.

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Passenger rescued from car wreck in Bamber Bridge

Passenger rescued from car wreck in Bamber Bridge

A passenger had to be removed from a car on a stretcher by paramedics and fire crews after a crash in Bamber Bridge this afternoon.

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The Bamber Bridge Iron Tree

Tree-mendous display in the heart of town

The centrepiece of a £3.35m regeneration scheme has sprung up in Bamber Bridge.

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, January 9, 2017

Here are all the latest listings of who has been in court and what for.

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Louise Barrett, from Bamber Bridge, with Donna Connett and her two sons Lewis and Hayden

A super fun way to help and inspire sick children

A Lancashire woman who has put the “fun” into fund-raising has been named as one of the country’s most inspiring individuals.
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A man has been charged with drink driving after his car smashed into a lamp-post

Man charged with drink driving after car smashes into lamp-post in Bamber Bridge

A man has been charged with drink driving after his car smashed into a lamp-post and landed in a front garden, police say.
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Court: Preston magistrates court

Man attacks brother in household bill row

A MAN who punched and injured his brother when he confronted him over failing to pay household bills has been ordered to do 80 hours unpaid work.

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Ann Marie Woodcock, of Brindle Road Bamber Bridge, has added a collection box for the Brain Tumour Charity to the family's Christmas lights-decorated home. Ann Marie's first husband Lee died of the disease at the age of 42.
Pictured with the box are Ann Marie and son Danny.  PIC BY ROB LOCK
2-12-2016

Festive decorations to highlight brain tumour devastation

A Preston mum is using her festively decorated home to raise awareness and funds for research into brain tumours after her husband died as a result of the disease. AASMA DAY finds out more

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Volunteers at St Mary's Charity Shop with a card from the Queen

A thank you from the Queen

When volunteers dressed up a charity shop window for the Queen they didn’t expect to receive a letter from Her Majesty saying thank you.

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Craig Mullen, Michelle Powell, Courtney Spinks, Liam Paisley, acting ward manager Jeni Hibbert, Mick Brakewell, Emma Hardman, Ben Kilner, Rosemere Cancer Foundations Amy Hilton and the wards patient liaison Sandra Finch

A family's gift to cancer patients this Christmas

A family has shown cross-continental Warrior spirit to bring Christmas cheer to patients at Rosemere Cancer Centre.

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Supermarket fire scare was false alarm

Supermarket fire scare was false alarm

A fire scare at a Bamber Bridge superstore was a false alarm.

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Police are appealing to trace the driver of a silver Ford Focus that rammed into a police car in Bamber Bridge. Photo: @LancsRoadPolice

Driver who smashed into police car wanted by officers

A driver is on the run after smashing into a police car.

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Bev Sharrock

Unsung hero - Bev Sharrock

The Evening Post is celebrating the region’s unsung community heroes. In the third in our series, Natalie Walker speaks to Bev Sharrock, who is helping adults with complex neurological needs to feel more empowered.
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Susan Restorick, 59,  with her mum who has dementia at a previous Christmas celebration

‘Why we’re taking a christmas picnic to our mum, who suffers from dementia’

NEW research by the Alzheimer’s Society today reveals more than half of people affected by dementia find Christmas to be the most isolating time of the year. But one Lancashire family have arranged an alternative Christmas for their loved one, to make the festive period more special

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