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Driftwood are riding the tide as they aim to hit the big time

It’s been a busy start to 2017 for the rising indie pop trio Driftwood already labelled as a band to watch this year.
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Motorway warning - accident approaching M65 junction

Reports are coming through of an accident involving a motorcycle and a van on the M65 roundabout at Lostock Hall.

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Lucy Clark - nee Allcock - with her mum, Gillian Allcock and her two older sisters Joanne and Claire

Losing both her parents has made Lucy determined to help others

Losing a parent as a child is both devastating and unimaginable. Their innocent and happy childhood has been shattered and they face the harsh end of life as they knew it. For Lucy Clark, it was a tough time, but she is using her own painful experiences to help children deal with their grief.
Bryan and Dorothy Waterworth celebrate their diamond wedding anniversary at Alston View, Longridge, with Deputy Mayor Coun Stuart Tyrer

Happy diamond wedding anniversary Bryan and Dorothy Waterworth

Bryan and Dorothy Waterworth are still in as much love today as they were 60 years ago when they got wed.
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Plans have been relaunched for a road bridge to link the end of The Cawsey, Penwortham and end of Carrwood Road, Lostock Hall

End of the road for 40-year South Ribble link road dream?

Concerns have been raised that the sun is setting on a 40-year dream to relieve major congestion through South Ribble.

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Sue Cook, 62, who found out she had breast cancer after getting in the habit of checking for lumps every pay day

Pay day? Use it to feel your breasts

It was a simple idea which struck Sue Cook when she turned 50 but little did she know it would save her life in years to come.

Leyland Band

Have a go at.... playing in a brass band

A brass band is a musical ensemble generally consisting entirely of brass instruments, most often with a percussion section.
St Gerard's Catholic Club, in Lostock Hall,  has spent the last year raising  20,000 for the NSPCC

NSPCC applauds fund-raising efforts of St Gerard's Catholic Club

Generous members of a Catholic club have spent the last year raising an incredible £20,000 for the NSPCC.
Wedding of David and Andrea Croft of Lostock Hall at Mitton Hall.

Lancashire couple restage wedding reception after groom rushed to hospital first time round

“We’re married, but we’ve never had our first dance.”

St Catherine's Hospice is holding two fundraising events as part of Wiggle North Series.

Gear up for family fitness challenge

An obstacle trail run and a cycle challenge for the whole family are set to get pulses racing for a South Ribble hospice.

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Lorraine Charlesworth, director of community and income at St Catherines, with Chris Nelson and Shirley Murrell from Barclays Fishergate branch, and hospice fundraiser Emma Jacovelli

Hospice project cashes in thanks to bank staff

Barclay’s staff have shown that St Catherine’s Hospice can really bank on their support, after helping to raise more than £21,000 in the last year, on top of volunteering their time at the charity’s events.

Tony Slater and Sir Tom Finney

The perfect dinner date

Who would be your dream guests at a dinner party? And what would be on the menu?
Alice Zealey celebrates her 100th birthday with family, friends and staff at Lostock Lodge care home, Preston, from left, Christine Harker, Ken Harker (Alice's nephew), Sharon Smithson (front left), centenarian Alice Zealey, care home manager Anita Mitchell and Rebecca Giddins.

Look who's 100!

Happy 100th birthday to Alice Zealey.

Oliver and Oscar Walmsley

Meet the children at the forefront of naming trends

Traditional names are making a comeback. NATALIE WALKER meets five families who went ‘old school’ when deciding upon names for their babies.

Blake and Lucy Kay perform at the St Catherines Hospice Symphony at the Tower

Shock cancellation of Symphony at the Tower

The hugely popular annual Symphony at the Tower event is no more, it has been announced.

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Leyland Male Voice Choir perform at St Catherine's Hospice

Leyland Male Voice Choir ensure they end their time on a high note

A male voice choir gave their all at their final concert to show support for St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Derian House donation, from left, Redrow's Steve Greenhalgh, Julie Atherton, Susie Poppitt from Derian House, Redrow sales director Claire Jarvis, Georgina Cox and Kay Hepson

Double cash delight for hospices

Two hospices are recovering from the surprise of receiving a bumper boost from homebuilder Redrow – and planning how to spend their windfall.

Lostock Hall Christmas lights switch-on event

Santa and the Mayor turn out for christmas lights switch-on

THREE hundred people gathered in Hope Terrace, Lostock Hall, for the switching on of the town’s Christmas lights on Thursday.

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Tributes to dead biker Jared Alexander,24, from Preston

TRIBUTES have been paid to a 24-year-old who died in a crash in Lostock Hall.

Emergency services were called to the collision just before 4.30pm and are at the scene.

Biker dies after Lostock Hall crash

A BIKER has died after a crash in Lostock Hall this afternoon.

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