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Lostock Hall

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.

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.
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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.
Photo Neil Cross
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.

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