Victoria Danson (left) and Alison Davis, Senior Manager of Goldcare, the group's sponsor.

The inspirational Chorley group fighting the Crohn's & Colitis stigma

An inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) which can lead to abdominal pain, severe diarrhoea, fatigue, weight loss, and malnutrition, Crohn's disease affects around one in every 650 people in the UK. Despite that fact, there is still a pervasive and damaging stigma attached to the chronic condition - a stigma Victoria Danson is on a mission to eradicate.
The Gladly Solemn Sound in concert at The Gregson Centre, Lancaster

Christmas music like you've never heard before

Still singing after 27 years - it is a record to be proud of for a choir which specialises in little-known 18th century music which boasts unusual harmonies. You can hear its rousing work this Christmas at two county venues as Fiona Finch reports.

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