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Use it or lose it warning as Walton le Dale Park and Ride gets a two month reprieve

A failing park and ride facility in Preston has been offered an extra two month lifeline.

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Council leader Coun Geoff Driver

£7m cuts to council services

A £7m package of cuts was approved by Lancashire County Council’s cabinet today, with warnings more cuts will be announced over the next two months.

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The by-election for Longridge Town Council Dilworth ward vacancy is on December 14

Longridge gets ready for town council election

The poll cards for the Longridge Town Council election on December 14 are now out.
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Flowers

Where are the best florists in Lancashire?

Where do you get your fresh bouquets and festive wreaths from?
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Choir singing

Have a go at... choir singing

A musical ensemble of singers performing in a group or at a concert.
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Junior church choir performing at the Christmas tree festival

Treemendous effort for Longridge parish Christmas tree fair

Longridge parish celebrated another sweet success for the annual Christmas Tree Fair.

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Armed robbers struck at Longridge Spar on Mardale Road

Armed robbers struck at Longridge store

Robbers armed with a crowbar and knife have struck at a Longridge store.

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John Asquith, Operations Manager of Preston Bus

£1m boost for county bus services

Bus users in Lancashire are set to benefit from a raft of new and extended services from next month.

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Squash

Have a go at .... squash

A ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
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Barrique

Lancashire recommends... wine bars

Here is a list of the top wine bars in Lancashire
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County Coun Geoff Driver

County Council leader Coun Geoff Driver's bail extended

The leader of Lancashire County Council Coun Geoff Driver has had his bail extended for three months.
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Jack Moon pictured in his garden

Farewell to church organist who played for 66 years

A veteran church organist has died after a record 66 years of music making at a local church.

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Kevin Poynton, Sam Viera, Jim Wilson, Chairman of the Lancaster and District Masonic Group, and Peter Pemberton.

Cancer fund raising spearheaded by Goosnargh man raises more than £37,000

A prostate cancer research campaign spearheaded by a Goosnargh man has raised more than £37,000.

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Jamie and Harry Brown prepare for the Santa dash

Brothers join Santa dash for St Catherine's Hospice

Two young Lancashire brothers are preparing to join a hospice's Santa Dash next month to say thank you for the care their dad is receiving.

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"Longridge is becoming a town living in fear"

‘We live in fear without Longridge town police’

Longridge’s police station must be reopened in response to a ‘wave of crime and disorder’ says one town councillor.

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Golf

Have a go at... Golf

A club and ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
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The accident happened at around 8.30am on Thursday on Clitheroe Road

Woman cut from car after crash near Longridge

Firefighters rescued a woman who was trapped in her car following a two-car crash near Longridge.
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Lancashire Police and Crime Commissioner Clive Grunshaw (second from right) at launch of the new CSE awareness toolkit.

Do not let child sexual exploitation in Lancashire go unreported

Police and care workers are calling on the public to raise concerns if they suspect a child is at risk of sexual exploitation.Tonight Fiona Finch reports on a new initiative to protect county youngsters.
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Carl and Sara Barrow, who run Flowers with Passion in Longridge

Sara scented a new career due to passion for flowers

If you are passionate about something, you will make it work. Those are words of advice from mother-of-one Sara Barrow, who sold up her business to train as a florist.

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Photo Neil Cross. 
Preparations for the Goosnargh  St Mary's Church Nativity Crib Festival 
are being finalsied. Pictured l-r are organisers Fliss Pemberton, Delphine Burn, and Sylvia Smith.

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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