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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.

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.
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

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.

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.

Supermarket fire scare was false alarm

Supermarket fire scare was false alarm

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

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.
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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Caitlin Kellie-Jones whilst she was at Royal Preston Hospital's neonatal unit

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.
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.

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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