Container fire at Chorley village

Four firefighters were called out to tackle a blaze in the village of Eccleston on the outskirts of Chorley.


WATCH: Derian House 25th anniversary: Sibling Support

Siblings’ needs often come second to those of their brother or sister, due to the demands of care on parents, and the limited support available for those families. To mark Derian House’s 25th anniversary, Natalie Walker finds out more about the care on offer for siblings.
Chorley's U3A present their newest venture, the formation of a variety performance group with a dedicated show Generation Gold.

A variety of talent among Chorley's Golden Generation

A group for everyone – that is the message from members of Chorley’s thriving University of the Third Age (U3A)

Faye Keeney

Not too late to sign up to Rosemere's Walk in the Dark from Chorley to Preston

The youngest person so far this year to tackle Rosemere's Walk in the Dark is encouraging others to sign up.


Sneak peek inside £4.8m Youth Zone in Chorley

In just under two weeks Chorley’s new £4.8m Inspire Youth Zone will swing open its doors to a throng of youngsters.

Costcutter in Harpers Lane.

Chorley Costcutter turns a corner with new four-star food hygiene rating

A Costcutter in Chorley has improved on its food hygiene rating, new data reveals.

Chorley duo Andy Teague and Adam Roscoe lift the LFA Challenge Trophy

Jansen wants Magpies to settle it at Brackley

Chorley boss Matt Jansen wants to get their play-off place confirmed this evening but accepts it will not be an easy task given Brackley’s strong home record.

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Off-duty Lancashire policemen who tackled man with 8-inch blade hailed as heroes

Four off-duty police officers from Lancashire – one of them a former Preston North End star – have been hailed as heroes after tackling a knifeman and a 12-strong mob in a park.
Major congestion for Lancashire motorists after motorway crashes

Major congestion for Lancashire motorists after motorway crashes

​Motorists heading south on the M61 this afternoon were warned to expect major delays.

Shelley Gluyas will set the runners off at the Race for Life event

Buckshaw Village’s Shelley poised to be at the starting line at Race for Life in Preston

Although Shelley Gluyas’s mum and grandmother had both battled breast cancer, it came as a complete surprise when she was diagnosed in October last year.

The scene on the westbound M55 after a five vehicle smash

M55 CRASH: Lorry driver surrenders passport as case begins into fatal m-way crash

A man has made his first appearance at court charged with causing a death by carelessly driving a large articulated lorry which was involved in multi vehicle pile up on the M55.

Chorley were 3-2 winners over Clitheroe in the Lancashire FA Challenge Trophy final at the Macron Stadium on Monday night

Chorley boss Jansen not basking in cup glory as play-off push hots up

They might have won their 18th LFA Challenge Trophy final but Chorley boss Matt Jansen will not be basking in the glory.

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Katie McNally with therapists Lisa Kennedy, Charlotte Underwood and Emma Avhede in the health and wellbeing facility at Derian House

Derian House 25th anniversary: New therapies and seaside room in Vinten Place

Over the last 25 years Derian House has grown and developed into a vital service for children with life limiting conditions. The hospice continues to expand and welcomes its newest building, complete with a new seaside garden and therapy room. Natalie Walker speaks to the new wellbeing service leader about the latest additions to the service.


Youngster Jaden from Coppull is first aid hero after nan's fall

An eight-year-old was heralded as a hero after he performed emergency first aid when his grandmother fell unconscious.
Ballot box

Local elections are coming up in Chorley

Local elections are coming up in Chorley next week with voting taking place in 17 of the borough’s 20 wards.

Stuart Clayton, chief executive of Galloway's, completed the London Marathon 2018

Galloway's Society for the Blind CEO completed the London Marathon, raising thousands for the Lancashire charity

The chief executive of a Lancashire charity has raised more than £4,000 after running the Virgin London Marathon.

Penny Davis

Derian House 25th anniversary: Launch of new neonatal service in Chorley

As the Post continues to mark Derian House’s 25th anniversary, NATALIE WALKER finds out more about the launch of its new neonatal service which supports family from the very beginning of diagnosis.


WATCH: Canine Massage Guild's healing power for dogs in Chorley

It is not just humans that need a massage, as our furry friends are also in need of a rehabilitation therapy to ease pain.
Keith Fowler

Spaniel put to sleep following van accident in Chorley

An investigation has been launched after two pedestrians and a dog were hit by a van – injuring the dog so severely it had to be put down.
Laura Massaro up against Hong Kong's Joey Chan (photo: PSA)

Chorley ace Laura Massaro into quarter-finals in Egypt

Chorley’s squash world No.7 Laura Massaro is into the last eight of the PSA World Series El Gouna International on the banks of Egypt’s Red Sea.

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