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Mum fly-posting messages of hope

A mum of two has turned fly poster to get the message out about mental health awareness.

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James Dodwell had his head shaved by Declan Parkinson, at Declan's Barbershop, in Ashton, in aid of The Little Princess Trust

Ashton man donates hair to Little Princess Trust

A man who grew his hair to his shoulders has decided to go bald in aid of Little Princess Trust.

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Paul Hope

Man sought after attack on Preston woman

Police investigating an assault in Ashton on Ribble on Monday June 25 have released an image of a man they would like to speak to.

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Dave Billington at Bowfell

Ashton man recovering from cancer completes Wainwrights challenge

When Dave Billington was recovering from cancer of the right vocal chord two years ago, he wanted to challenge himself and acknowledge the fact that he had survived when others met in treatment had not been so lucky.

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Peter Mileham at his home in Fulwood

Five minutes with Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s new chairman Peter Mileham

When former marketing director Peter Mileham came up with the name Rosemere Cancer Foundation 20 years ago, little did he know just how much influence he would have over the charity’s success.

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Joe Howard

Ashton grandad urges other men to volunteer at Cancer Research UK's Race for Life in Preston

A father-of-four is encouraging other men to offer their time as volunteers at Cancer Research UK’s Race for Life.
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Steve Hardy (seated) has  his leg hair waxed for Rosemere Cancer Foundation watched by Capita colleagues, from the left, Emma Whitemoss, Eleanor Davies, Matthew Harriosn, Mark Lee, Leah Broadbent, Shaun Orphan and Nicola Smith

Carphone Warehouse’s Capita team in Ashton have a leg wax for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

A team of male staff waxed their legs to raise funds for a cancer charity in Lancashire

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Abbie Livesey (left) and Grace Livesey (right) who wil be doing Pretty Muddy Kids in Preston

Penwortham youngsters to take on Cancer Research UK's Pretty Muddy Kids event in memory of gran

Two sisters will celebrate their life of their grandma by taking part in the first Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids event in Preston.

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Ribbleton Park

Preston parks set for £50k windfall

Preston parks are set to receive a £50k boost as a result of a town hall savings plan.

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Ashton and Lea Golf Club

The best golf courses in Lancashire

If you fancy becoming the next golfing champion, why not try these courses?
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Ashton woman to take on London Marathon following dramatic weight loss

An NHS worker who dropped six dress sizes after weighing more than 16 stone is now tackling her next goal - to run the marathon.

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Golf course

Where are the best golf clubs and courses in Lancashire?

Readers have submitted their suggestions.

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Roisin Pelan, 36, from Ashton, who is battling cancer for the second time in four years, with daughter Ivy three

Brave mum Roisin pulls together a rambling army to walk along Hadrian's Wall in the fight against cancer

A mum is to walk a stretch of Hadrian’s Wall after finding out she’s battling cancer for the second time in four years.
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Bounce-a-thon at Preston City and UCLAN Trampoline Clubs raises £1,700 for Rosemere: WITH VIDEO

There was much jumping for joy by members of Preston City and UCLAN Trampoline Clubs, who raised £1,779 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation by staging a 24 hour bounce-a-thon.
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Photo Neil Cross'Gym of the Year trophy presentation with Mick Hall, Scott Fitzgerald, Tommy Gallagher, Joe Kilshaw, Dave Fitzgerald, Jimmy Moon and Bernard Watson of Larches and Savick Boxing Club

Larches and Savick Boxing Club fundraiser is a knockout success

It was a knockout night when Larches and Savick Boxing Club held their annual Boxing Dinner Show at Park Hall, Charnock Richard.

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Oisin Morgan

Missing Preston boy is 'safe and well'

Police have said a boy reported missing in Preston has been located and is 'safe and well'.
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Blackpool Tower Eye experience

County landmark lends a hand to Lancashire Post Christmas Appeal

One of the county’s most iconic landmark attractions has made a generous offer to help the Lancashire Post’s Christmas appeal.

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The Masjid e Salaam Mosque in Fulwood

Double planning joy for Preston Muslim Society

Preston Muslim Society is celebrating double delight as development bids passed the city’s planning committee.

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Man airlifted to hospital after 'industrial incident' close to Preston Dock

A man was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious injuries in an 'industrial incident' close to Preston Dock.
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The changes hope to bring empty homes back into use faster

Bid to bring Preston's empty homes back into use

Council bosses are considering changes to Preston’s empty house charges in a bid to bring properties back into use faster.

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