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Church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin to be filled with nativity cribs from all over the world

More than 150 nativity cribs from all over the world will fill the church of Goosnargh St Mary the Virgin for a four-day festival marking the start of Advent, also raising funds for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

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This photograph was taken in the Talbot Meadow, off Garstang Rd, Chipping, now the site of the village hall, football fields and childrens play area. During the WW1 women were needed to work on the land. This photograph shows training in ploughing.

Stories of WW1 soldiers to be told at exhibition in Chipping on Remembrance Sunday, also of the community left behind

On Sunday, November 12 (Remembrance Sunday) Chipping Local History Society is holding an exhibition from noon at Chipping Village Hall, marking the centenary of the First World War.

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Volunteers working on the fen coppicing willow during the volunteers' day.

Volunteers start work on wetlands to improve Grimsargh’s nature reserve

Work on the transformation of three former reservoirs into a safe haven for flora, fauna and wildlife has started in earnest.

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The housing layout in Grimsargh

Late changes help Grimsargh housing bid

A housing development in Grimsargh has received approval from the town hall after developers made late changes to their plans.

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Grimsargh Field Day Ball

What a night for Grimsargh village

Revellers had a good, good night to mark another year of success for Grimsargh Field Day whilst fundraising in earnest for the 2018 event.

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Dave Dinsdale and Tino Ferrari after the shave-off.

Dave and Tino’s Longridge shave-off smashes target for two charities

Two Longridge men have shaved off half of the hair on their heads and the alternate sides of their beards in aid of two charities close to their hearts.

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This is how the garden at Adam Wright's garden was left behind after being re-turfed.

Garden of £300,000 new build Longridge home ‘inaccessible for two years’

A Longridge father has spoken of his dismay after moving into a £300,000 home in the town, only months later to discover his garden was sinking and holes appearing.

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An aerial view of Red Scar industrial estate, Preston

Crash left biker with back injuries

Police are appealing for witnesses to a crash that left a biker with broken ribs and back injuries.

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REVIEW The Stags Head Goosnargh, July 2017 after pub has �270,000 refit

Investment pays off for new gastro pub the Stags Head

Monday, my husband declared he was right back on Slimming World.

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Licensed lay reader Delphine Burn

Christmas call for cribs display

The sun is shining outside, but 79-year-old Delphine Burn is already in full Christmas mode.

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Signs Express

Positive signs point firm in the right direction

All the signs point to a bright future for a long-established Lancashire company after a series of major contract wins.

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Licensed lay reader Delphine Burn, who came up with the idea of staging what is believed tobe the north's first Nativity Crib Festival.

A Goosnargh Church is appealing for nativity cribs for what is believed to be a unique event

What is believed to be the north’s first Nativity Crib Festival is coming to a Goosnargh church this December.

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Roman Re-enactment weekend in Ribchester

See how the Romans lived during Ribchester’s re-enactment weekend

Ribchester Roman Festival weekend takes place on July 8 and 9 on the village’s recreation field.

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The Keyfold Farm site plans

Housing bid on Preston farm site rejected

A major housing bid for north Preston has been rejected over concerns it would create an “inappropriate expansion” of a nearby village.

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The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

The Grimsargh Players are set to perform two comedies written by one of their members

Not only are amateur dramatic group The Grimsargh Players celebrating their 75th anniversary, but for the first time in the group’s history, they are set to perform two plays written by one of their own members.

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Preston town hall

Preston Council claws back cash from benefit cheats

A zero-tolerance approach to benefit fraud has seen £140,000 recovered from residents in Preston.
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Mrs Cath Dewhurst who died in November

Care bill hits family days before funeral

County Hall’s bereavement policy has been condemned as “heartless” for the second time in a fortnight after a daughter was hit with a cash demand three days before her mother’s funeral.

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Ribchester May Market

Ribchester’s spring bank holiday May Market set to be ‘bigger and better’

Organiser of Ribchester’s annual spring bank holiday Monday May Market promised this year’s event would be “bigger and better” and it promises to be just that.

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Some of the damage at Ribchester Football Club pavilion.

Ribchester footballers fear for future after vandal attack at club

A break in at the home of amateur football club, Ribchester Rovers has left them fearing for the future after items were stolen and damage caused to the pavilion.

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Theatrical production by Broughton Players

Have a go at.... Amateur dramatics

Theatre performed by amateur actors and singers. Amateur theatre groups may stage plays, revues, musicals, light opera, pantomime or variety shows.
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