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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.

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Horse riding

Where to go horse riding in Lancashire

Saddling up to ride a horse either at an equestrian centre or on bridle paths

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The builder of Derian House, Bert Ainscough handing over the keys to Margaret Vinten accompanied by the Trustees: Douglas McMillan, Rick Thomas, Alan Chesters, who was Bishop of Blackburn, and Leo Duffy, in 1993

Derian House 25th anniversary: How it all began

As the Post continues to mark Derian House’s 25th anniversary, Natalie Walker looks at how it all began.
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Jonathan Knowles ready to cut the ribbon at the Rainbow House Ramble

Get ready for the Rainbow Ramble in Croston, Eccleston and Mawdesley

Families are invited to a colourful walk to raise funds for a conductive education centre in Lancashire.
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Shaw Hills Lady Captain for 2017, Alison Davidson, hands over a cheque to Alder Hey Childrens Hospital for 16,405

Outgoing Shaw Hill Golf Club Lady Captain raises more than £16,000 for Alder Hey

The outgoing Lady Captain of a Chorley golf club has raised more than £16,000 for the hospital which supported her grandson.

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Preston Magistrates' Court

Chorley Court Listings - Tuesday February 6 2018

Here is a list of cases involving people from Chorley and Leyland, heard at Preston Magistrates' Court.
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The crash happened at the junction of The Fields and The Green at around 4.40pm on December 4.

Woman taken to hospital after crash in Eccleston

A woman was taken to hospital after a two-car crash in Eccleston, say police.

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Duncan Platt

Rugby player from St Helens takes part in Ride London in honour of his Chorley aunt

A former professional rugby league player changed sports to honour the memory of his aunt.
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Chris Sims, who works for Trust in Blue in Wigan and Chorley

Trust In Blue handymen will get your odd jobs done in Chorley

There is now a new way of having the boys in blue round the house, as they swap their truncheons for drills to provide a handyman service across Lancashire.

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Clare Flanagan with her daughter Mia, of Eccleston

Mother and daughter strengthen their bond

A Lancashire mum who lost her dad to cancer will join her young daughter as they pay tribute to him through Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.

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Andrew Pearson

A pensioner's efforts for the Rainbow Ramble

A determined pensioner who had suffered two strokes raised nearly £300 by taking part in a colourful sponsored walk.

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Grandaddy and Nanny Trumbell

Grandaddy and Nanny Trumbell at Rainbow House family fun night

There will be fun for all Rainbow House holds a Family Fun Night as part of the annual Steam Rally during half term week.

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Crews arrived to find the buildings well alight.'Pic: Googlemaps

Large fire causes serious damage to Eccleston property

A large fire has caused serious damage to a property in Eccleston, say fire services.
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Filling Factory No 1

Lancashire recommends... Gin bars

What better way than to enjoy a G&T this Easter weekend? Readers have voted. Here are the results.

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Gin bar

Where are the best gin bars in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.
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Five minutes with.... Gladiators star Jet

Diane Youdale is much more than ‘Jet from Gladiators.’ The 47-year-old from Teesside has appeared on stage with Daniel Craig, been in a feature film with Louie Spence and has even launched her own psychotherapy and wellbeing business.

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Shaun Gash during a recent climb up Mount Kilimanjaro

Wheelchair challenge to transform 20 lives

Preston North End players will accompany two fund-raisers as they push themselves in wheelchairs on an epic journey from Lands End to John O’Groats.
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Eccleston Primary School with Blackburn players Wes Brown and Connor Mahoney

Eccleston’s bid for glory at Ewood Park

Blackburn Rovers’ Ewood Park will play host to the Kinder +Sport Kids Cup Final during the half-time interval of the Championship side’s home clash with Leeds tonight.

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Nicola Parkinson (Rainbow House), Kevin Abbott (PNE Finance Director and Trustee at Rainbow House) , Carole Cochrane  (CEO Rainbow House) and Deepdale Duck

Digging deep at Deepdale

Preston North End has continued its support of Rainbow House with a £10,000 donation in aid of the club’s official charity partner.

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Steve Walton, 62, with his son-in-law Ryan Crawford who donated one of his kidneys to him.'Steve's transplant was a huge success and his new kidney was functioning amazingly well.'However, out of the blue, only weeks ago, Steve was diagnosed with a rare cancer and died in hospital

“No regrets my husband donated his kidney to my dad”

This month the Lancashire Evening Post revealed the success of our “Lancashire: Giving the gift of life” campaign as almost 30,000 people from the county have registered to donate their organs after death in the past year.

AASMA DAY talks to the family of a man who was saved by a kidney donated by his son-in-law - but died less than a year later from a rare cancer.

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