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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.

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.

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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Court round-up

Conman who duped partner into racking up £25k debt jailed

A conman who spun an elaborate web of lies to his girlfriend before taking her cash has been jailed.

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Steven Marden-Lloyd is gearing up for his Pedalling for Peter bike ride in memory of his husband Peter, to support St Catherines Hospice

Volunteer takes on St Catherine's cycle challenge in memory of husband

A hospice volunteer is gearing up to take on a mammoth bike ride with St Catherine’s in memory of his beloved husband.
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Kieron Grimes

Dad talks about his battle with depression

Depression is an isolating illness and one that can take over your life. Kieron Grimes speaks to NATALIE WALKER who has set up a Facebook page about his endless struggle in a bid to encourage others to talk.

Helen Barron and Kenny Burns with Kyla and Katie who attend Rainbow House

Pigeon auction raises thousands for Rainbow House

Pigeon racers have clawed more than £12,000 for a conductive education centre.

Court news

Lancashire court listings - Monday, March 27, 2017

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Armenian Kebab House, Blackpool

Lancashire recommends... places for a kebab

Readers have voted. Here is where is best to get your doner kebabs.

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Andrew Sissons who is doing the marathon in Paris for ward 24 at Royal Preston Hospital

Paris Marathon fund-raiser for Preston Hospital's ward 24

Andrew Sissons is gearing up for the Paris Marathon to support Royal Preston Hospital in memory of his mother-in-law.
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Where are the best kebab houses in Lancashire?

Which take-aways or restaurants cook a tasty doner?

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Presenter Laura Naylor from Lostock Hall

Laura’s opportunity is well presented

A rising star in the world of presenting is preparing to jet off to start her dream job.

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Penwortham Golf Club members John Wilson (left) and Jim Noblett (right) with Hayley Jackson of St Catherine's Hospice.

Penwortham Golf Club members give a big birthday boost to St Catherine's Hospice

Turning 70 was more than a milestone for five golfers as they used the opportunity to raise almost £700 for St Catherine’s Hospice.
Chorley Building Society marketing team make a visit to St Catherine's Hospice to donate 15,000

Bank staff donate £20,000 to hospice

Caring bank staff at Chorley Building Society are banking up dates in the calendar for a series of fundraising events in support of their charity of the year St Catherine’s Hospice.

Tina Kimberley and her husband Steven are taking part in the St Catherines Hospice Moonlight and Memories Walk in tribute to her dad, Keith

Tina doubles up her fundraising efforts for hospice

A Fulwood woman will tackle back-to-back charity challenges in a bid to raise vital funds for dedicated hospice staff who have cared for her dad and grandmother.

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Hugh Aitchison- vocals,piano, Marcus Maddock- guitar, Nathan Walker - cajon, indie pop band Driftwood

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.
Traffic news

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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