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Charity ball for Headway Preston and Chorley is a success

Preston Mayor Trevor Hart started his term of office with a sapphire ball in support of his charity of the year.

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Front row from the left, Ceri Kay and Lauren Brindle with, back row from the left, Dan Alvarez, Chris Conlan and Steve Wignall at the summit of Ingleborough, the final of the three peaks they climbed in aid of Rosemere

Preston HMRC staff take on Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A six-strong team of colleagues raised £1,200 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by successfully completing the Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge.
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Chorley Mayor, Coun Mark Perkins looks at Derian Houses Legacy Tree  with details of charitable donations

Derian House in Chorley hosting a free seminar about charitable donations in wills to avoid inheritance tax

A children’s hospice is inviting people to consider using charitable donations in their will to avoid large inheritance tax bills.
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WATCH: Higher Wheelton girl honoured with national Macmillan award in memory of her Hambleton great uncle

A young girl who cooked up a storm in the kitchen was delighted to be given a national award for her charitable work in support of her great uncle.
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Tesco Leyland staff to take on Race for Life in Wigan

Team from Tesco in Leyland ready to take a Race for Life hike to honour colleague

A team of ladies are getting ready for their fifteenth Cancer Research UK Race for Life event to honour one of their colleagues who lost her battle with the illness three years ago.

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Claire Williams at AIRE aims to bring the Lancashire scape to your living room

Interior designer Claire Williams is on a mission to champion Lancashire’s textile industry through her award-winning business - AIRE.

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Where are the best pubs to drop by during a walk in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Amanda Limerick with her son, Jared

Leyland mum completed Great Manchester Run for Kidneys for Life which supports her son

A mum whose son was born with kidney failure completed the Great Manchester Run to raise funds for research and treatment for the disease.
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Peter Mileham at his home in Fulwood

Five minutes with Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s new chairman Peter Mileham

When former marketing director Peter Mileham came up with the name Rosemere Cancer Foundation 20 years ago, little did he know just how much influence he would have over the charity’s success.

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WATCH: Off The Track music nights at The Railway in Chorley

Singer and saxophonist Amy Lovae loves music so much, she has turned a hobby into a job.
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Members of 8th Penwortham St Teresas Beaver Scouts joined the Great Plastic Pick Up national event

8th Penwortham St Teresa’s Beaver Scouts joined the Great Plastic Pick Up event

Members of 8th Penwortham St Teresa’s Beaver Scouts have been doing a good turn by helping to keep their community tidy.

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Choral master John Rutter gives singing workshop in Fulwood for Methodist Action

Music legend John Rutter gave guests a singing masterclass to help raise funds for a homeless charity.

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WATCH: Buckshaw Village man launches album with music collective

A church youth worker has launched his first album as part of a large musicians collective.
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Traditional sports day at The Stags Head in Goosnargh in aid of Derian House in Chorley

Families enjoyed a round of old school sports at The Stags Head, in Goosnargh, as part of the pub’s May Day Fun Day.

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Willow's Force Free Grooming, in Blackpool

The best dog grooming salons in Lancashire

Dogs and their owners have been voting.

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National Garden Scheme

Beautiful Lancashire gardens available to view via National Garden Scheme

People love a good nosey around someone else’s garden to see how they form their perennials and now is the perfect chance to snoop.
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Ashton grandad urges other men to volunteer at Cancer Research UK's Race for Life in Preston

A father-of-four is encouraging other men to offer their time as volunteers at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
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Preston woman's half marathon bid after losing weight

A Preston woman has used her weight loss to take part in half marathons for charity.
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Elizabeth Grant visits Melanie's pebble at Derian House

Derian House 25th anniversary: Families remember loved ones through annual Forget Me Not service

One of Derian House’s top priorities is to ensure families can return to pay tribute to their loved one.

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WATCH: Galloway's Society for the Blind in Penwortham gives blind and partially sighted people a driving experience in Wigan

Blind and partially sighted people from Lancashire were given the chance to experience the thrill of whizzing around a Wigan racetrack.
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