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Special supermarket sweep to give coffers a £25,000 boost

Supermarket workers swapped a trolley dash for a pedal push on a three-day cycling adventure for Chorley Guide Dogs.

Ben Pennington fights for his life in the Royal Preston Hospital

Dad releases photo of his son fighting for his life after nightclub attack

A Preston father has taken the agonising decision to release a photograph of his 28-year-old son fighting for his life in hospital to highlight the awful damage one punch can do.

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Denise Willis (left) with her neighbour Monica, who nominated her for a Good Neighbour Award with Places for People

Everyone needs good neighbours

Two committed residents have been recognised for getting local residents involved in community activities and events.

Campaigners say the movement of nuclear weapons around the country could put thousands at risk.

Is Lancashire ‘at risk of nuclear contamination’?

Nuclear convoys carrying warheads routinely drive on the M6. If one crashed, or was attacked by terrorists, more than 260,000 people could be in danger of contamination, according to a new report.

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Steven James

Two old faces return to boost Crowe’s Brig side

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Crowe has been boosted by the return of two ex-Brig players.

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Tree-mendous welcome to town

Tree-mendous welcome to town

A new landmark is offering a warm welcome to Bamber Bridge.

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Part of M61 closed after crash

Part of M61 closed after crash

The M61 is closed in one direction after a crash.

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Evans Vanodine

Reassurance over playground’s chemical signs

Warning signs about a possible chemical emergency will soon be going up in a children’s playground - but parents have been urged not to worry.

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Craig Colman, 25, of Euxton, whose photos showing �12,000 in cash have gone viral

Barber cutting flash figure with cash pile

Photos of a Bamber Bridge barber surrounded by £12,000 cash, in the style of American rappers, have gone viral.

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Judy Miller and Edward OBrien with members of  Bamber Bridge Trades Club and Institute

Tarts and sisters pool together for Derian House

A children’s hospice has potted £1,000 thanks to a quirky tarts and sisters pool tournament.

Children and staff from Northfold and Manor Beach Primary Schools protest against the proposed closure of the libraries in Cleveleys and Thornton

Library closures not the end of the story, vow protesters

The final chapter in the Lancashire libraries saga will be written tonight when six shut their doors for the last time.

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Sainsburys and A6 Lostock Lane, Bamber Bridge

New entrance idea to reduce traffic

Supermarket bosses are looking at ways to reduce congestion around their store.

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County Cllr John Fillis, Cllr Phil Smith and South Ribble Community Works Manager Howerd Booth at the top of Station Road, Bamber Bridge, where the new 'warm welcome to Bamber Bridge' sign will go.

Spades in ground as work starts on £3m regeneration

Work has begun to transform Bamber Bridge with a £3.35 million ‘super scheme’.

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Which are the best butchers shops in Lancashire?

Can you help us decide where to go for the finest fresh meats?
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Dave and Lianne Roe were married at Our Lady and St Patricks Church in Walton-le-Dale, with a reception at Beeston Manor in Hoghton, which they travelled to in a vintage trailer

Unusual welcome-home for newlyweds

Boarded-up windows, manure on the driveway and a tractor in the dining room are not typical welcome-home gifts for a couple returning from their honeymoon.

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Ally Waddecar and Neil Crowe

Brig winger Ally is back on the road to recovery

Bamber Bridge boss Neil Crowe says wing wizard Alistair Waddecar is on the road to recovery.

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The goal that never was. Paul Vause captured what appears to be the ball going over the line for Brig but referee did not give it.

Brig rocked by Bay loss but still top table

Bamber Bridge’s impressive start to the season suffered a minor setback on Saturday, as Colwyn Bay ran out 2-­0 victors at the Sir Tom Finney Stadium.

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Young woman stabbed in early hours as detectives appeal for witnesses

Young woman stabbed in early hours as detectives appeal for witnesses

After a woman was stabbed in the early hours of the morning, Lancashire detectives are appealing for witnesses.

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Slip road from jct 2 M65/jct 9 M61 down to Walton Summit & Clayton Brook closed to a crane lorry on fire

UPDATE: Cause of motorway ‘explosions’ explained

Concerned motorists have reported hearing two loud explosions on the motorway at Bamber Bridge.

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Brig's Adam Dodd in action against Lancaster

Bloods win sees Brig take over at top of table

Bamber Bridge moved top of the NPL First Division North table after a 1-0 win at Droylsden.

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