Lancashire recommends... great charity shops

Readers have voted - here are the top charity shops in Lancashire


Town agrees vision for development

Penwortham has voted ‘yes’ to new policy that will help secure future development of the town

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Photo Neil Cross
Thornley Birds 2017 pantomime Peter Pan
Founder Margaret Blackburn in her final panto roll

Thornley Birds to continue to soar

A lot of pride, a lot of fun, a lot of family, lots of hard work but with great creative results – we’ll miss it all.

Liverpool Road Penwortham. Picture: Google

Man hurt in fire in Penwortham

A man has suffered burns after a fire in a Penwortham garage.

Charity shop

Where are the best charity shops in Lancashire?

As more and more people are turning to charity shops for buying furniture, electrical goods and clothes, we want to know where the best ones are.

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County Hall

Consultants get go ahead for multi million pound “passport” to county council savings

Lancashire County Council has given the go-ahead for the second phase of a £7.4m contract to transform and cut the cost of its social care service.

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An artist's impression of the Tesco in Cop Lane Penwortham

Controversial supermarket vision hit by planning delays

A new supermarket development in Penwortham looks has been beset by another delay.

Here’s all you need to know:

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James Ball at the Preston 5K

How Bereavement Support Group has helped brothers James and Adam

Meeting other youngsters who know exactly how they feel has been the “light at the end of the tunnel” for brothers James and Adam Ball.
Cyclist hurt in crash

Cyclist hurt in crash

A cyclist has been injured after a crash in South Ribble.

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Home-Start Central Lancashire

Volunteer with family charity Home-Start

A charity that has helped hundreds of families through difficult times, is appealing for more volunteers so it can continue its vital work.

Home-Start Central Lancashire in Chorley

Families get the right head start

A charitable organisation which plans never to grow old is turning 21.

Dr Sakthi Karunanithi

Have your say on Healthier Lancashire

Members of the public have been invited to attend the first formal public meeting of Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria’s decision making committee.

Crews were called to the property in Penwortham

Crews called to early morning house fire in Penwortham

Crews were called to a kitchen fire in Penwortham following reports that a person was still inside the property, say fire services.

From left, Stuart Clayton, Galloways Chief Executive, Robert Jones with Stuart, Marjorie Gornall, Nicky Horton, Office Manager at St Georges, Andrew Stringer, St Georges General Manager and Emma Russ, Galloways Senior Fundraiser

Galloway's charity receives £10k boost

Kind-hearted shoppers have helped to boost a Preston charity’s coffers by more than £10,000 over the past 12 months.
Norma Blackburn and Margaret Dunn have been chosen as Rosemere Cancer Foundations Lancashire Supporters of the Year

An award-winning fund-raising duo borne out of true friendship

Two friends have been chosen as Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Lancashire Supporters of the Year.

Lancashire County Council's deputy leader, County Coun David Borrow

Penwortham Town Council’s Library Theatre dream set to come true but Lostock Hall library will be sold off

A trailblazing Lancashire town council has won its bid to run a former library as a theatre and set up an independent community library.

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Hawksbury Drive in Penwortham the scene of an attack

Nightmare neighbour rapped

A woman who threw paint on her neighbours’ car and allowed her dog to bark at all hours of night and day has been given a court order in a last-ditch bid to make her change her ways.

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An artist's impression of how Penwortham Bypass will look.

Town bypass plans edge nearer reality

The £17.5m Penwortham Bypass has moved a step closer after a planning application was submitted by Lancashire County Council.

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County Hall

Why Lancashire County Council may be watching you

Lancashire’s trading standards service has admitted its staff sometimes fake Facebook accounts in a bid to trap persistent offenders.

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Healthcare crisis

Councillors’ plea to health bosses to ‘tell it like it is’

Councillors have issued a crisis plea to health bosses – please write in plainer English.

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