Mawdesley Cricket Club given Queen's award honour

Mawdesley Cricket Club has been awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service.

Police received reports of a crashed car which had been abandoned on Market Street

Stolen car crashes in Adlington

A road was closed after a stolen car crashed into parked cars in Adlington, say police.


Lancashire court listings - Monday, June 18, 2018

Here is this week's round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Chorley St Peter's School Summer Fair Rose Queens going back to 1943 gathered a reunion in 2001, with the 2001 queen Charlotte Gibson in the centre

Nostalgia: Memories of Royal-tea remain special for former Chorley St Peter’s Rose Queen Jean

Jean Kitchen felt like royalty as she was invited to have tea with the vicar. Back then, the 77-year-old was the Rose Queen for the Chorley St Peter’s School in 1954, aged 11.

Derian House Children's Hospice clinical skills team Debbie Lomax and Trisha Clarkson, with Ben and Jerry

Derian House 25th anniversary: A nurturing clinical skills team

Looking after children with complex needs is a delicate operation which requires a lot of compassion and patience, as well as in-depth training.


Where are the best Spanish restaurants in Lancashire?

Is the weather making you want something a little more exotic?

The cause of the fire is yet to be established.

Fire takes over attic in terraced Coppull house

Two fire engines were called to Coppull this afternoon (Saturday, June 16) after reports of an attic fire in a terraced house.
Air assistance was on the scene to help find the missing man (Photos: Andy Robertson/Bolton Mountain Rescue Team).

'Mammoth' overnight effort from rescue teams and police to find missing man near Chorley

Mountain rescue personnel from Lancashire were mobilised on Friday night as part of a search to find a "high risk" man who had gone missing.
Police are looking for witnesses.

Three men target Chorley home in afternoon 'distraction burglary'

Police are appealing for information following a distraction burglary in Chorley this week.

Aaron Whitney. Have you seen him?

Man, 20, wanted in connection to 'serious domestic violence incident' that saw a woman held captive

Police are looking to speak to a Lancashire man in relation to a serious domestic violence incident that saw a woman held in captivity, handcuffed and threatened with a knife.
Council leader County Coun Geoff Driver

More cash for county council reserves now - but £144m "funding gap" still predicted by 2021

The reserves of cash strapped Lancashire County Council are getting a nearly £21m boost - thanks to underspending by the council in 2017/18.
Community radio

Community radio stations in Lancashire

Not-for-profit radio station operated, owned, and influenced by the communities they serve.
Trevor, Doron and Yvonne Salomon are appealing for people to vote for Alzheimer's Research UK to be Sainsbury's Eccleston Mill Street store's charity of the year

Appeal to vote for Alzheimer's Research UK to be charity store of year for Sainsbury's in Eccleston

A man who publicly thanked Sainsbury’s for ‘going above and beyond’ to support his mum who had Alzheimer’s, is now calling on Lancashire residents to vote for Alzheimer’s Research UK to become the store’s next chosen cause.

Parents Keep Fit with Rachel Bryan at Rainbow House

Rainbow House, Mawdesley, provides support for the whole family

Rainbow House is known for its work supporting children and young people with neurological and physical disabilities, but the charity has recognised they have also become a vital part of the lives of their children’s parents and siblings.
Tracey Earley

Lancashire nurse Tracey Earley short-listed for prestigious national health award

A Lancashire nurse has made the finals of the UK’s top national nursing awards.

Gayan Maneeshan

Chorley cricket star Gayan follows up big knock with first century

Gayan Maneeshan’s first century of the season inspired Chorley’s demolition of Eccleston in the Lancashire Knockout.

Cutting the ribbon at the opening of the new Crown Green Bowling lawn

Ribbon is cut as brand new crown green bowling lawn opens in Euxton

Bowls were rolling as a new green was opened in Euxton at the weekend.
Roger and Matt Varley of Shaw Hill at food and drink festival a Taste of Chorley

Chorley showcases its best cuisine at food festival

Thousands got a flavour of Chorley at a food and drink festival over the weekend.
Whats on
The Crown in Chapel Street after its new makeover

Painted pub proves to be divisive among Chorley's traders

A town centre pub became a big talking point in Chorley after it was tangoed.
Mark Long at work- Brindle Distillery is a finalist in the BIBAs as Family Business of the Year

Lifeline offered to closed gin bar at Brindle Distillery

A popular gin bar in Brindle which had to close after its future came under threat could have a second chance.
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