Major road works finally underway

Work to widen a major commuter road and roundabout has finally restarted after months of delays.

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Coun. Steve Holgate

Health transformation plans need to be in plain English

FURIOUS campaigners walked out of a key county council health meeting today claiming county councillors were not doing a good enough job scrutinising plans for “the biggest shake up of the health service since 1948”.

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Beryl Swales with her Order of St John

Bereaved families are awarded honours for having the courage to save lives of strangers

Our “Lancashire: Giving the gift of life” appeal launched last January has achieved success as latest figures reveal almost 29,000 people in the county have joined the organ donor register in the last year.

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Consultation taking place about putting time restrictions on parking in Liverpool Road, Penwortham to help shoppers

Questions are raised over car park rethink in town

Parking restrictions are being considered in Penwortham in a bid to free up spaces for shoppers.

Mr Philip John Brind, former general manager of Preston Farmers

Fond farewell to proud Prestonian and former boss of Preston Farmers

THE FORMER general manager of a leading Lancashire farmers’ cooperative has died in hospital at the age of 92.

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Rev Tim Wilby

More than 400 people pay respects to popular vicar from Chorley

FRIENDS and family of a much-loved Chorley vicar turned up to his funeral in their hundreds yesterday.

UNDER THREAT: Marilyn McDonald at the Sumpter Horse, which could be bulldozed

Date set for public inquiry that will seal fate of Penwortham’s Sumpter Horse

A public inquiry will take place in January over plans to demolish a pub to make way for a new road.

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Two hurt in road accident

Firefighters helped to treat two people injured in a collision in Penwortham.

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Air ambulance lands in Guild Way on December 9, 2015, following a crash which lead to the deaths of Nigel Hardman and Wendy Wall, both from Penwortham

Coroner hears details of horror smash on Penwortham flyover

An inquest has been held into the deaths of a man and woman who died in a horror smash on the Penwortham flyover.

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Dylan Crossey

Fundraising legacy for Dylan

Generous school friends of tragic Dylan Crossey have raised over £4,000 for the hospital which tried to save his life.

Rev Tim Wilby

Tributes pour in to Chorley vicar Rev Tim Wilby who died aged 57

TRIBUTES are pouring in after the sudden death of a popular Chorley vicar.

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Fire crews attended two incidents

Emergency calls to car blaze

Fire crews were called out to a burning car
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Make it your mission to help children this Christmas

Booths supermarket is supporting an annual toy appeal organised by Cash for Kids children's charity.

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The reception outdoor learning area at Whitefield Primary School has been targeted by vandals

Children left ‘devastated’ after school’s outdoor space targeted by vandals

Children have been left devastated after an outdoor space at their school was targeted by vandals.

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Kathryn, Charlotte and Emily Naylor

‘In so many ways I was lucky to have my mum around at school’

Whether or not school is very appealing, at least there are a few hours in the day where you can escape your parents.

Ex prison officer jailed for string of sex assaults against children

Ex prison officer jailed for string of sex assaults against children

A victim of a paedophile jailed for six and a half years for historic sex offences told the Evening Post: “He should stay in prison until he dies.”

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PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition

Tesco plans edge closer in Penwortham

PLANS to open a new Tesco in Penwortham have moved a step closer to fruition.

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Niall Hall and Amy Ford

YOUR WEDDING: Niall Hall and Amy Ford

High school eventually brought Niall Hall and Amy Ford together, leading to a beautiful wedding in Preston.

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Driver of a blue Mercedes crashes into lamp post in Penwortham

Driver of a blue Mercedes crashes into lamp post in Penwortham

THE driver of a blue Mercedes crashed his car into a lamp post in Penwortham today after a police chase.

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