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Lostock Hall housing bid to be raised at council

South Ribble residents are seeking assurances from senior councillors over a controversial housing bid on land designated as public open space.

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Clarke Taylor, Preston cemetery and crematorium officer, visited St Catherines Hospice to make a 5,000 donation

Preston Crematorium's recycling scheme nets thousands for St Catherine's Hospice

A resourceful recycling idea carried out by Preston Crematorium has helped raised £5,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Tracy Shortt, Zip Water UK's Dan Callaghan, Michael Quinn,  Robbie Ferguson and Jody Lowe take part in Tough Mudder for St Catherine's Hospice

Preston workers take on Tough Mudder for St Catherine's Hospice

Four managers battled through a muddy obstacle course in memory of a former colleague.
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James Coldrey-Mobbs, Janet Grover and Norman Cutler at Ego at the Fox Club raise money for St Catherine's Hospice

Ego at the Fox Club in Little Hoole raises money for St Catherine's Hospice

A newly refurbished restaurant and pub has supported St Catherine’s Hospice through a charity fund-raising night.

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Molly ties a yellow ribbon in memory of her Nana Kathy Crook.

Tying a yellow ribbon for love

It is a universal message of hope - a symbol for raising awareness of all forms of cancer.

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Lyndsey French, of Bamber Bridge, presents a cheque for 1,390 to Emma Jacovelli at St Catherine's Hospice

Great North Swim in aid of St Catherine's Hospice

Lyndsey French did more than dip her toe in the water as she completed the Great North Swim in Lake Windermere for St Catherine’s Hospice.
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Gary Gibson as John Lennon entertains the crowd in aid of St Catherine's Hospice

A night of legends in Whittle-le-Woods helps to boost funds for St Catherine’s Hospice

Music legends Elvis Presley and John Lennon were brought to life for one night only as part of a lavish fund-raiser for St Catherine’s Hospice.

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A team, including Lantei Compliance Services co-founder, Leona Smith and managing director, Andrew Livesey, at the top of Mount Kilimanjaro

Lantei bosses in Preston trek up Mount Kilimanjaro

Bosses of an electrical company climbed almost 6,000 feet up Mount Kilimanjaro to raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice.
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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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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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UCLan student Amy Morris, second from left, with Hilary Alexander OBE, Mark Evans, CEO of Little Black Dress, and Alesha Dixon.

Britain’s Got Talent star Alesha Dixon could wear Preston student’s design on red carpet

TV star and singer Alesha Dixon could soon be parading down the red carpet wearing a dress made by a Preston fashionista.

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The mum claimed Coun Blow confronted her about speaking to the Mail on Sunday about the scandal.

Investigation launched after claims South Ribble Councillor verbally abused mum

The mum of a primary school girl whose alleged sex abuse started a taxi licensing investigation at South Ribble Council claims a leading councillor verbally abused her in public.
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Fire on bus sparks emergency call-out

Fire on bus sparks emergency call-out

A fire on a bus sparked an emergency call out in Lostock Hall this afternoon, say fire services.
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Staff and volunteers at the St Catherines Fulwood shop promote the hospices Moonlight and Memories Walk in store

Bag a bargain ahead of St Catherine’s memory walk

Families and friends gearing up for the St Catherine’s Moonlight and Memories Walk are being encouraged to dress to impress and bag a bargain from the charity’s shops.

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Eleanor Kirton, Henry Booth and Eden Stafford, of Lantei, who have done a sky dive for St Catherine's Hospice

Electricity firm is buzzing about all its charity work

A childhood obsession for Parka jackets and a busman’s holiday have provided the inspiration for electrical testing firm Lantei Compliance Services.

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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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St Catherines Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk

Hundreds expected for charity’s biggest fundraiser of the year

A charity is asking the community to get behind it’s biggest fundraiser of the year.

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Christine Montgomery and artist Edwin Williams at The Mill, with the painting he donated to St Catherines Hospice

Paintings raise funds for St Catherine's Hospice

Fund-raisers have found an arty way to support St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Megan Alty with her new hair, cut by Lucy Duff, of Lucia Salon, in Lostock Hall, for Little Princess Trust

Megan donates her hair to Little Princess Trust

Eight-year-old Megan Alty has donated her hair to help children with cancer.
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Plans for ponds near Ikea site

Controversial plans have been launched to create six ponds on a proposed new retail, housing and industrial site in South Ribble.

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