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Lancashire recommends... places to go for dessert

From pubs, bars and cafes, here are the top five places to go for dessert, as voted by readers.

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Leona Smith and Andrew Livesey, embarked on a gruelling trek up Mount Kilimanjaro

Lantei in Preston raised more than £10,000 for St Catherine's Hospice

An electrical firm has raised more than £10,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice over the last year.

Disgraced teacher Kingsley Chesworth

Former Lancashire teacher admits string of child sex offences

A former teacher who was banned from the classroom for inappropriate sexual behaviour has pleaded guilty to a string of new sexual offences involving children.

Last year's event - Tony' Forgione's wife Maureen presented the winners cup to Chris Norbury at the charity snooker match for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Charity snooker match in Lostock Hall

Snooker players are invited to a charity match to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
Amanda Watson's new look

Chorley mum shaves her head for Macmillan

A Chorley mum lost a little extra weight at her Slimming World class by shaving her hair to support people battling cancer.
Photo Neil Cross REAL LIFE STORY Jackie M'Cartney - has launched her dog grooming business in Lostock Hall Jackie with Bruce

“I have embraced life ... and finally achieved my dream of dog grooming”

Lancashire woman Jackie M’Cartney has had a varied and colourful career from working in television production and alongside many celebrities to teaching abroad. She tells AASMA DAY how she has finally achieved her dream of working with animals by opening her own dog grooming salon and how all the skills she learned along her journey are proving to be a boon.

Pub veteran officially opens new look Lostock Hall pub

Pub veteran officially opens new look Lostock Hall pub

A stalwart staff member played a star role as a pub marked the start of a new era following a major refurbishment.


Have a Go at.... cue sports

Cue sports, also known as billiard sports, include snooker, pool or billiards.
Nigel Peel

Euxton mum raises £4,000 for St Catherine's Hospice in memory of late husband

An Euxton mum has completed a trio of hospice fund-raising events in memory of her beloved husband.

An impression of the development at Lostock Hall

Decision date set for disputed Lostock Hall housing bid

Residents concerned over a South Ribble housing application on former “blast zone” land have been told they face a waiting game.

An impression of what the development would look like

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.

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.

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.
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.

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.

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.
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.

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.
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.
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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