Yobs attack flock of sheep

Police are trying to identify youths who attacked a flock of sheep in a field at Hesketh Bank last night, killing one lamb and leaving others in a distressed state.


WATCH: Biker training facility marks 100 years of female suffrage with pink breast cancer awareness campaign

Traditionally seen as a macho industry and sport, motorcycling is getting a feminine makeover at one Lancashire training centre, which has changed its training gear to pink to celebrate 100 years of women’s suffrage. TOM EARNSHAW finds out more...

Viran Medical Centre in Hesketh Bank is moving into a portable cabin on Tarleton Health Centre car park.

Hesketh Bank GP to move into portable cabin

Thousands of patients will see their local GP surgery moved into a portable cabin next week.

Sophie Yates, community fund-raiser for North Greater Manchester and South Lancashire, at Hoghton Tower

Volunteer for Marie Curie's Great Daffodil Appeal

Marie Curie is asking people in Lancashire to volunteer to collect for its Great Daffodil Appeal this month.

Car in ditch at Hesketh Bank

Driver OK after spectacular crash

This car wasn’t going anywhere after ending up practically vertical in a ditch following an accident in Shore Lane, Hesketh Bank.

The team at Arden Lea Nurseries with the winning trio l to r Linda Janite, Irene Iddon and Helen Cooney in the foreground with Rose Taylor- daughter of Nick Taylor, brother of Stuart and a director

Nursery staff cook up a storm for children with disabilities

Staff at a garden nursery had their own “bake-off” to raise funds for a charity which supports children with disabilities and life limiting illnesses.

SLIDESHOW: Demolished church will be relaunched as church and cafe

AFTER standing proudly at the heart of a Lancashire village for more than 80 years, demolition is underway on a once-thriving Methodist church.

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