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Tobacco shop shuts after more than a century

A tobacconist in Lancashire will take its last breath after 150 years in the business.

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Nightclub

Where are the best nightclubs in Lancashire?

As party season is in full swing, where do you like to go for a dance?

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Linda Mitchell and Sandy Perkins from Reeders Tabacconists in Chapel Street, Chorley, get ready to close the shop after 147 years in business.

Smokers' paradise lost as Reeders Tobacconists in Chorley is set to close

A tobacconist in Lancashire will take its last breath after 150 years in the business.

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Lottie Draper, 10, from Chorley is one of Cash for Kids '500 faces'

Chorley's Lottie is a true charity champion

Lottie Draper is a 10-year-old on a mission.

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Taylor Wimpey North West surprised Rainbow House with 100 as part of its 12 Days of Taylor Wimpey Christmas Advent campaign.

Taylor Wimpey donates cash to Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Homebuilder Taylor Wimpey has surprised a specialist conductive education in Chorley with a festive present.

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New Lancashire unit for mothers with mental health issues will be one of only four in country

New Lancashire unit for mothers with mental health issues will be one of only four in country

Lancashire is to get one of only four new units in the country to help mums struggling with mental health issues – ending lengthy round trips outside of the county.

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Steve Royle as Buttons in Cinderella

Steve’s our comic king of panto... Oh yes he is!

As party tricks go, cramming ping pong balls into your cheeks is certainly an unusual one.

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Terry Trelfa, Simon Hunter, Chris Warton, Rob Coirrigan, Linda Hall, Helen Quinn, Margaret Corrigan, Julie Simmons and Brenda Trelfa. Right of the tree are Andy and Steph Hardman with the cheque for Rosemere, Shelley and Andy Dawes and Neil Bamford

Pool tournament in memory of Stevie raises funds for Rosemere

A knock-out pool tournament in tribute to a former enthusiast who died of cancer, was right on cue.

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Firefighters put out a chimney fire in semi-detached house in Chorley.

Firefighters battle chimney fire in Chorley

Firefighters put out a chimney fire in semi-detached house in Chorley.

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Coun Peter Britcliffe, Chairman of the county council's Health Scrutiny Committee

Council to monitor progress on reducing county's high suicide rate

Experts have been asked to report back within a year on the progress being made to reduce the number of suicides in Lancashire.

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An investigation is underway

Investigation after death of woman, 24, in Clayton-le-Woods

A police investigation is underway after the sudden death of a 24-year-old woman in Clayton-le-Woods.

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County Coun Gina Dowding

Councils must take action to prevent future flooding in Lancashire says Green councillor

Lancashire’s only Green county councillor has devised a five point plan to help reduce future flooding risks across the county.

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County Coun Geoff Driver, leader of Lancashire County Council

County Council leader Geoff Driver calls for auditors to investigate payments of £.5m council health and wellbeing grants

The Tory leader of Lancashire County Council wants auditors to investigate how £500,000 of grants were distributed in the dying days of the previous Labour administration at County Hall.

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Santa's grotto in Preston

Lancashire recommends... festive experiences

Here is a list of fun things to do to get in the Christmas spirit.

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Winter wonderland at Duxbury Park in Chorley

Winter wonderland fair at Duxbury Park in Chorley hampered by snow

A winter wonderland came to Chorley’s Duxbury Park despite the snowy weather.

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Christmas in Croston

Croston rings with festive cheer

The picturesque village of Croston was buzzing with Christmas festivities at the weekend.

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Villagers in Hoghton got their creative hats on to come up with sparkling designs at a Christmas tree and crib festival at Holy Trinity Church.

Twinkling trees light up Holy Trinity Church in Hoghton

A Christmas tree made of travel brochures was the main attraction at a festival.

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Malcolm Allen and Colette Hart pictured in the area they are asking to be turned into on-street parking

'Free up more parking for our Christmas shoppers'

Traders in Chorley are growing increasingly frustrated by Lancashire County Council, after their request for more on-street parking in the town centre seems to have fallen on deaf ears.

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For many Christmas is a time for family, kisses under mistletoe and opening stocking presents around a fire.

Spreading a little festive cheer to lonely people in Chorley

For many Christmas is a time for family, kisses under mistletoe and opening stocking presents around a fire.

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Christmas lights in Collingwood Road

Festive eye candy sparkles in Chorley

Hundreds of twinkling Christmas lights adorning a family home are delighting locals.

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