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Lancashire recommends... sports and social clubs

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Sports and social club

Where are the best sports and social clubs in Lancashire?

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Blossom Boutique

Lancashire recommends... boutique dress shops

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Dress shop

Where are the best boutique dress shops in Lancashire?

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Police officer Jonathan Allwright, 49, of Manor Court, Longton is standing trial for attempted rape and assault

Police officer denies rape allegations

A police sergeant accused of attempting to rape a woman and repeatedly assaulting her has denied the allegations.

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President's Annual Bowling Day at Longton VM Sports and Social Club. President Peter Ross and his wife Irene with club members

Longton Bowling Club celebrate President’s Annual Bowling Day

Members of Longton Bowling Club gathered to celebrate their President’s Annual Bowling Day.

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Emma Whitlock in Malawi volunteering with FOMO

Help Friends of Mulanje Orphans open a charity shop in South Ribble

A charity which supports vulnerable children in Malawi needs your help in opening a shop in the South Ribble area.

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Police officer Jonathan Allwright, 49, of Manor Court, Longton is standing trial for attempted rape and assault

Preston policeman denies attempted rape charge

One of Lancashire Police’s top traffic officers is standing trial for attempted rape and assault.

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Elton John dedicates ‘Your Song’ to Longton superfan for attending 200 shows

Elton John dedicates ‘Your Song’ to Longton superfan for attending 200 shows

“This ones for Ricky... on his 200th show!”

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Karen Hain, from Fulwood, at a previous Race for Life event

An emotional time for all at Race for Life events

A Preston woman makes an emotional tribute to her mum every year by taking part in the Cancer Research UK Race for Life in Preston.

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The fallen willow tree

Fallen tree blocks popular walk

A fallen tree has blocked part of a popular walk in Longton

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Inglewood Boutique, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... guest houses and B&Bs

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as voted by readers.

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Bed and breakfast

Where are the best guest houses in Lancashire?

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as suggested by readers.

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Carr Jewellers, Garstang

Lancashire recommends.... independent jewellers

Readers have voted. Here are the top jewellers in the region.

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Jewellers

Where are the best independent jewellers in Lancashire?

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Chapel Lane, Longton, Preston.

Councillor's reminder about two week road closure

A councillor has reminded residents a popular road will be closed for more than two weeks.

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Ulnes Walton Bridleways Association (UWBA)

Ulnes Walton Bridleways Association invites riders to a pink pleasure ride

A bridle group is inviting horse enthusiasts to join in its pleasure ride for two charities.

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Preston Bus service 12/12a, running through Longton, New Longton and Whitestake

Bus re-routed due to roadworks

A bus service will be affected by roadworks in Longton next week.

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Chapel Lane in Longton described as in a "shocking condition" by the local county councillor.

Snub row over ‘top priority’ road repair

Questions have been raised over why a main road deemed a ‘top priority’ for resurfacing two years ago still hasn’t been repaired.

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Reginald Stevens with the Mayor, Coun Linda Woollard and her consort Alistair Woollard

Happy 100th birthday Reginald Stevens

With father and son Reginald and Richard Stevens celebrating their birthday on the same day, there was one more reason to celebrate this year, as Reginald turned 100.

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