VOTE: Where are the best children's play parks in Lancashire?

Finding a play park to keep the young ones entertained is one step closer to a quieter life.
Resident Barbara Whitlock and parish councillor Roy Clarke, at School Lane, Farington, which has had a sign saying the road will be closed due to roadworks since September

Confusion over roadworks notice in Farington

A roadworks sign has been confusing residents....after no workmen appeared six months after it went up.

Declan Hinds and Connor Fallon

Movie Heroes and Villains football match in Bamber Bridge for Prostate Cancer UK

A host of dastardly villains and brave super heroes will swoop in on a football match to raise funds for a male cancer charity.
St Paul's Bowling Club in Farington

Farington St Paul’s Bowling Club is bowled over by the new paving

Crown green bowlers are paving the way for the future, thanks to a cash injection.

Cuerden Valley Park

Camera plan to curb Lancashire beauty spot sex acts

Cameras look set to be used in a bid to stop lewd car park sex acts at a popular beauty spot.

Whittingham and Goosnargh Sports and Social Club

Lancashire recommends... sports and social clubs

Readers have voted.

Have a go at .... pilates

The art of controlled movements, which should look and feel like a workout
Halloween mask raiders rob man in his own home

Halloween mask raiders rob man in his own home

A man has been robbed in his own home by two masked raiders who made off with his cash.

Members of Withnell Angling Club, from left, Dave Cox and Steve Chick

Illegal night fishers at Lodges told ‘don’t bother’

Measures are being put in place to tackle illegal night fishing at Farington’s contaminated Lodges.

Mike Otter near the overgrown ginnel in Farington

Residents fear vandalism as alleyway is set to reopen

Residents in Farington are frustrated over plans to reopen an alleyway which they argue will be a magnet for anti-social behaviour.

Vicky Mills, her son and event helper Zak Chap, Jenni Mills, Cath Knox and Barbara White held a Ladies barbecue in aid of St Catherine�s Hospice''

Sizzling event raises vital funds for hospice

A fundraiser got all fired up for a charity BBQ event raising nearly £2,000 for St Catherine’s Hospice.

Adam and Anya Bolton Photos by Kyle McLoughlin at Weddings by Kyle www.weddingsbykyle.co.uk Tel:07854 859162

YOUR WEDDING: Adam Bolton and Anya Greenhalgh

Newlyweds Adam and Anya enjoy their picture perfect wedding day.

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Photo Neil Cross'The Aquaspira Attenuation Tank off Croston Road, Farington, near to 'Heatherleigh, to hold excess storm and surface water

Answers over ‘toilet roll’ drainage works

If you’ve ever driven past a building site and wondered why big concrete rings and plastic pipes are being dug into the ground, wonder no more.

Protestors before the South Ribble planning meeting on 27/7/16, worried about development off Grasmere Avenue, Farington

Row over claims protestors were misled by councillors

Two councillors have denied “falsely building up expectations” and disappointing protesters over a new housing development.

Popular fun day cancelled due to bad weather

Popular fun day cancelled due to bad weather

A popular Lancashire fun day has been cancelled due to the poor weather.

Lola, a labradoodle belonging to Mark Hodson who has been put down after being poisoned

Devastation after dog dies days after paddle in pond

Investigations have begun into the death of a dog days after swimming in a pond.

Dead fish found at Farington Lodges, June 2016

Fishing lodge is reopened

Farington Lodges has reopened after a clean-up operation came to an end.

Better times: Withnell Angling Club are currently unable to use Farington Lodge due to contamination

Lodges shut after thousands of dead fish found

Thousands of fish have been found dead at Farington Lodges.

The remains of Whitfire wood mill in Farington Moss after a large fire on June 21, 2016

Firefighters remain at scene of wood mill fire

Three fire crews are still at the scene of a huge wood mill fire in Farington Moss.


FIRE LATEST - Smoke seen for miles around Lancashire

Smoke can be seen for miles around Lancashire caused by a major fire at a sawdust company near Leyland.

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