Jeremy Dhondy officially launched Preston Bridge Club’s new rooms

Top Bridge player Jeremy Dhondy officially launched Preston Bridge Club’s new facilities at the St Walburge’s Centre.

Race for Life

Cancer Research Race for Life team to stop off in Preston as part of its 25 in 25 challenge

Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life team is celebrating quarter of a century of the popular fundraiser by aiming to visit all 25 race locations in the North West and North Wales – including Preston - in 25 hours.

Last year's Chorley Yamaha open day

Invite to open day at Chorley Yamaha for NWAAS and North West Blood Bikes

Motorbike enthusiasts are invited to attend a day of wild stunts and fund-raising in Chorley.


WATCH: St Patrick's fun with St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

People danced the night away and enjoyed a hearty Irish stew at The Mill’s St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh.

Members of Sightseekers, in Chorley

Sightseekers in Chorley seeks solidarity

Being blind or visually impaired can make you feel like you are living on a desert island.

Stephen Baylis and John Bossom working to fix bikes donated by Hewitt Cycle at The Lodge, in Buckshaw Retirement Village

Hewitt Cycles in Leyland donate bikes to The Lodge in Buckshaw Village for restoration project

Residents at a care village in Chorley are gearing up to take on a bike restoration project thanks to a donation from a local business.

Matthew Spaulding with his three children, Amelia, Franklyn and James

Lostock Hall dad to Race to The Stones for the Baby Beat Appeal to mark his twins' 10th birthday

A Lancashire dad will pay a nod to the neonatal unit which saved his premature twins by tackling a two-day endurance trial to mark their tenth birthday.
Kevin Brown, left, with team mate Steve Wignall

24 hour football frenzy for St Catherine's Hospice in support of terminally ill Leyland dad

Residents are invited to help a terminally man kick cancer and raise funds for St Catherine’s Hospice.

Where are the best cricket clubs in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the top cricket clubs are in the region.

Gillian Bartlett (left) with Louise McParland at the launch of their mobile bar hire company Copa Fizz last September

Copa Fizz gin launch night in Brindle raises thousands for Rosemere in memory of New Longton mum

A sell-out charity event to celebrate the life of an “inspirational”  mum-of-two raised more than £4,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal.
Mary Woodward, founder of Walmer Bridge-based charity FOMO (Friends of Mulanje Orphans)

Help Walmer Bridge charity FOMO find storage space for items to help children in Malawi

A Walmer Bridge-based charity is looking for storage space to further its life-enhancing work with orphaned children in Malawi

Gerald Dickens

Gerald Dickens talks about his famous great great grandad's legacy as he performs in Preston

Growing up, the great great grandson of Charles Dickens didn’t think much of his works.

Greens Bistro, At Annes

The best bistros in Lancashire

Here is a list of the five best bistros in Lancashire, as voted by readers.
David Thacker

Artistic director David Thacker has led such a grand life thanks to the Dukes Theatre in Lancaster

Artistic director and professor David Thacker has led an illustrious life in the world of TV and theatre, working with the likes of Arthur Miller, Dame Helen Mirren and Vanessa Redgrave.

Dan Farnworth

Two Lancashire residents awarded Churchill Fellowships to do research abroad

Lancashire paramedic Dan is jetting off to one of America’s most dangerous prisons to research how people in stressfull and dangerous jobs manage to cope with the demands of their work. NATALIE WALKER finds out more

Lostock Memorial Band

Lostock Hall and Freckleton brass bands to go head to head in National Brass Band Championships

Lostock Memorial Band showed top brass to be named winners in the regional band championships, which alongside Freckleton Brass Band will see them take to the stage in Cheltenham for the first section national finals in September.

Rebecca Hall from of the Rosemere Cancer Foundation (left) collects the 14,550 donation from Geoff Charlson and Pauline Forshaw at Chorley Golf Club.

Chorley Golf Club captains raise thousands for Chorley Hospital and Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Chemotherapy treatment at Chorley Hospital has been given a major boost following a local golf club’s record round of fund-raising activities in aid of a cancer charity.
Harlequins, the cast of the murder mystery night in aid of Methodist Action

Harlequins deals out a murder mystery in Broughton for Methodist Action

So, who did it?

Lexie Parkinson

Lostock Hall girl donates hair to Little Princess Trust

An eight-year-old girl has chopped off her long hair to raise money for a charity which provides wigs for sick children.


In pictures: Galloway’s Society for the Blind celebrates 150 years

Hundreds packed a party celebrating 150 years of a charity supporting blind people.

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