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CCTV APPEAL: Theft of Nectar points at Bamber Bridge supermarket

A CCTV appeal has been launched to trace a person after £300 worth of Nectar points were used from a lost Nectar card in Bamber Bridge.
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Left to right Gaz Unsworth and Alex Jenkins who will cycle from Leyland to Manchester to raise funds to support the families and victims of the Manchester terror attack.

Leyland to Manchester cycle to support families of terror bomb attack

Two members of security will cycle from Leyland to Manchester to honour the victims of the city’s horrific terror attack last month.
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Katy Hill with her mum Bernadette, who died of cancer in May 2016

Katie's Moonlight Walk for her mum

The last time Katie Hill took part in a sponsored walk, her mum was at the finish line.
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Photo: David Hurst
Diesel, who was a Homeless Hound is joined by his owner, Lester Finch, Shop2Drop models, Ellie Coxhead, left and Beth Talbot, right, and organisers of a Homless Hounds Fashion Show at Bamber Bridge Football Club, Jane Kitchen, rear left and Louise Butcher, rear right.

Hounds helped to find new homes with charity fashion show

Homeless hounds could be helped to find new owners thanks to cash raised at a charity fashion show.

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Guests at Clarriots Care's Glitz and Glam ball for Parkinson's UK

A glamorous night of fun for charity

A Lancashire based care provider pulled out all the stops as they hosted a spectacular Glitz and Glam ball to raise funds and awareness for a national charity and its local support groups.

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A team of colleagues from Prestons Yorkshire Bank are taking on the St Catherines Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk

Yorkshire Bank staff get ready for Moonlight Walk in Preston

Workmates taking on St Catherine’s Hospice’s Moonlight and Memories Walk say the fund-raiser is the perfect opportunity to work together as a team, in aid of a worthy cause.
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Staff at Brookside Care Home

Brookside Care Home gains award for care reviews

Staff at Brookside Care Home are celebrating after achieving a triple hat trick for the top 20 care review awards from carehome.co.uk.
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The men then assaulted the pair before stealing the woman's purse which contained 100.

Pair assaulted and robbed by gang in Bamber Bridge

A man was taken to hospital after he was assaulted by a group of men in Bamber Bridge, say police.
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Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Lying nurse is struck off register

A nurse has been struck off after she lied for two years that she was registered with the professional body.

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Mayor of South Ribble, Coun Linda Woollard, accompanied by her consort, husband Alistair present the prize winners, pictured here with Mick Gardner who won first prize in the photography section

Brownedge Festival showcases very best of community talent

Parishioners at St Mary’s Brownedge RC Church came to together to celebrate the creative talents of those in the community for their annual festival.

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William Dickinson (back row first on the left) on route to Singapore in 1941

Piecing together the journey of a Prisoner of War

William Dickinson never spoke of his time building the Burma Railway. But, two decades after his death, his documents and photos begin to tell their own story, as NATALIE WALKER writes
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A team of staff from HMRC in Preston did the Guild Wheel walk in aid of St Catherine's Hospice

Pink ladies raise thousands for St Catherine's Hospice

A team of women - and a dog - have raised almost £4,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice by walking along the Guild Wheel.
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Pictured (L-R) are Friends Committee Members Phil Procter, Dave Weedon, David Beattie (handing over the keys to Park Manager Simon Thorpe), Jack Spickett, Maureen Hesmondhalgh and Jean Stainton.

Rangers get boost to help maintain beauty spot

The Cuerden Valley Park Trust has received a welcome boost.

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Biker seriously injured after crash in Bamber Bridge

Biker seriously injured after crash in Bamber Bridge

A motorcyclist has serious injuries following a crash on the M65 in Bamber Bridge today.

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Photo Neil Cross
The �3.5m investment re-doing the pavements and roads, in a tree-lined, wide-pavements along Station Road in Bamber Bridge

Town centre facelift scheme targets June completion date

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The car was spotted travelling at dangerously high speeds along Hennel Lane. 
Pic: Googlemaps

Driver clocked travelling over THREE times the speed limit in Walton-le-Dale

Police clocked a car travelling at speeds of over 75mph in a 20mph zone after it failed to stop for a patrol in Walton-le-Dale.
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The Naaz Indian Restaurant in Bamber Bridge

Sadness at closure of The Naaz restaurant

Curry enthusiasts have taken to social media to express their sadness at the closure of one of the area’s best-known Indian restaurants.

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The 40 Steps in Walton-le-Dale, pictured in 1905.
Photograph courtesy of Preston Digital Archive.

Call for action on historic steps

A 1,000 signature petition has been gathered calling for an historic right of way to be reopened.

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Police would like to speak to Shakquel Hussain following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from atakeaway.
Pic: Lancashire Police

APPEAL: Man wanted after theft of Help the Heroes charity tin

A 19-year-old man from Bamber Bridge is wanted by police following the theft of a Help the Heroes Charity box and till tray from a takeaway.

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Bamber Bridge Iron Tree plaques unveiling 
Jim & Dorothy Martin

200 names added to wall of fame

Another 200 names have been added to Bamber Bridge’s new ‘wall of fame’.

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