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Former star of The Apprentice
 is now in charge of his own hiring

Ten years ago, Alex Wotherspoon was sat in the boardroom waiting for Lord Alan Sugar to give him a grilling.

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Ken Anderton with members of his family

Former World War Two veteran Ken Anderton from Euxton has died aged 98

The funeral of a former World War Two sniper and glider pilot who has died aged 98 takes place tomorrow.

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Ken Anderton (centre) surrounded by family members at his special presenation lunch

Arnhem war veteran Ken Anderton, 98, is named Freeman of Euxton

A former World War Two sniper and glider pilot has been named a Freeman of Euxton.

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Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Work to create a new £90,000 bowling green in Euxton is now well underway.

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Doctor Clive Barker, centre, is retiring after 31 years as a GP, pictured with colleagues at Library House Surgery, Chorley.

Family doctor Clive Barker to retire after 31 years serving Chorley

A family doctor who has served Chorley for 31 years is retiring from Library House Surgery this month.

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Nigel Peel

Euxton mum raises £4,000 for St Catherine's Hospice in memory of late husband

An Euxton mum has completed a trio of hospice fund-raising events in memory of her beloved husband.

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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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UPDATE: Road reopened following serious crash

UPDATE: Road reopened following serious crash

A major road in the Chorley area is now re-open after a serious accident.

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Homes left without water after burst pipe in Chorley

Homes left without water after burst pipe in Chorley

Homes were left without water after a burst pipe caused problems in Chorley.

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The Euxton Methodist Scout Group have raised more than 8,000 for Derian House as part of their patrol charity challenge

Euxton Scout group raise £8,000 for Derian House Hospice

A scout group from Euxton has raised more than £8,000 for a children’s hospice after a mammoth fundraising campaign.

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Derian House staff Richard Duckett and John Rullo (as Robin Hood) with Hiawatha and Rapunzel, from Pop Up Princesses who support the work of Derian House Childrens Hospice.

Derian House holds fairy tale Sleep Walk Under the Stars through Chorley

The community is invited to embark on a magical journey under the stars to support children with life limiting and terminal conditions.

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Euxton man completes 47-day cycle trek for The Zuri Project

From having his belongings stolen to being mistaken for a psycho, charity worker Martin Hewell has experienced an eventful cycle ride from Athens to Amsterdam.
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Try a water adventure for National Go Canoeing Week from May 27 to June 4

Have at go........canoeing

Fancy a water adventure? Check out your local canoe club for National Go Canoeing Week from May 27 to June 4
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National Open Garden Scheme

National Open Garden Scheme in Euxton

The community is gearing up for a floral bonanza as part of the National Open Garden Scheme.

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Private hospital in Euxton rated ‘good‘ by inspection body

Private hospital in Euxton rated ‘good‘ by inspection body

A private hospital in Chorley has been given the overall rating of good by health regulator The Care Quality Commission (CQC).

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Samuel Davis  officially opened the Baby Beat's Little Ted's Room, with his parents Spencer and contractors from AMEON Ltd, D&G Builders, FWP and Red Accoustics in 2015

Little Ted's Room appeal fund-raising is gathering pace

A major fund-raising drive to soundproof all rooms in the delivery suite at Royal Preston Hospital has broken past the half way barrier.
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Martin Hewell, co-founder of The Zuri Project, in Uganda

Athens to Amsterdam cycle trek for The Zuri Project

A Lancashire charity worker will be cycling from Athens to Amsterdam to support community schemes in Uganda.

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Euxton Methodist Scouts are fundraising for Derian House as part of their Patrol Charity Challenge.

Euxton scouts set out on charity mission

Euxton Methodist Scouts are joining forces with Derian House for a major fundraising campaign to help make a difference to local children who are battling life limiting illnesses.

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Fish and chips

Where are the best fish and chip shops in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions for their favourite chippys in the area.

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Group is a boost for Euxton’s community

Group is a boost for Euxton’s community

Euxton’s health and wellbeing group is going from strength to strength.

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