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Motorway lane closure following two car incident

Emergency services closed one lane of the M65 after an incident involving two cars.
Transport
West Lancs Freemasons donate two new BMW motorbikes to North West Blood Bikes

West Lancashire Freemasons donate two motorbikes to North West Blood Bikes

A group of Freemasons donated two motorbikes to support a blood bank delivery service across Lancashire.
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Dennis Delight with Paul on drums

Preston band Dennis Delight ready to rock again almost one year on from van robbery

Legendary Preston band Dennis Delight are ready to rock again – 10 months after drummer Paul Swindells was almost killed in a violent robbery.

Music
Ellis Matthews with children in Cambodia

Bamber Bridge woman supports poverty stricken families in Cambodia

After suffering a double tragedy last year, Ellis Matthews decided to start a new chapter in her life. With nothing to lose, the 26-year-old travelled to Cambodia as a volunteer, teaching English. But she has become so appalled at the terrible living conditions of the communities, she has put out a plea on social media to step in and help. Read her story here.
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New Lancashire Ikea beginning to take shape

Flatpack furniture fans won’t have long to wait, as work gets underway on the city’s new Ikea store.
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Fire crews have been called to the scene.

Update: Three injured in crash on Higher Walton Road

One person was taken to hospital following a two-car collision on Higher Walton Road, say police.
Transport
Kim Robinson (right) was awarded Weight Watchers Diamond Coach status at her meeting in Ingol Methodist Church at Ingol/Preston, from area service manager Louise Horrocks

Leyland, Preston and Bamber Bridge Weight Watchers leader Kim earns fourth Diamond Coach status

Kim Robinson has been awarded Weight Watchers Diamond Coach status, which celebrates exceptional support to their members during their weight loss journey.
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Plans for 192 homes on land off Brindle Road in Bamber Bridge were refused at South Ribble Council's planning committee this week. Image via Bellway Homes.

Plans for new Bamber Bridge housing estate refused by South Ribble Council

The decision to refuse a housing plot for almost 200 homes in Bamber Bridge was greeted with rapturous applause by members of the public against the plans.

Politics
Graphic illustration of the housing plot off Brindle Road, Bamber Bridge. Image: Bellway Homes.

Greenfield housing plot in Bamber Bridge set to be approved by South Ribble Council

A plot of almost 200 homes for greenfield land is set to be approved by South Ribble Council planners.

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David McCarty practices for the London Marathon on a treadmill in Sainsburys, Bamber Bridge, supported by colleagues

Leyland firefighter to take on London Marathon - in his full uniform

A firefighter has taken his support for his charity to another level as he is preparing to run the London Marathon wearing his uniform.
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WATCH: Where to do go-karting in Lancashire

Go-karting is a fun and adrenalin-fuelled activity to enjoy in groups.
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LEP -  19-02-18'Bamber bridge resident Janet Cook is concerned about the state of the new pavements, footpaths and placement of new tree planters on Station Road, Bamber Bridge.

Anger at state of £3.5m Bamber Bridge pavement improvement project

A town’s new paving scheme – part of a £3.5m improvement project – has been slammed.

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The Mayor of South Ribble, Councillor Mick Titherington and his wife Mayoress, Carole Titherington paid a visit to Shelagh Mervyn, to pay tribute to her contribution she has made to South Ribble.

South Ribble Mayor gives out award for special contribution to Bamber Bridge woman

A woman who was described as ‘very special’ has been awarded for her contribution to the South Ribble community.

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Man is charged with Ben assault

Man is charged with Ben assault

Police have charged a man following an incident in a nightclub 16 months ago which left 29-year-old Ben Pennington from Walton-le-Dale fighting for his life.

Crime
Emergency services were called to the scene on Station Road in Bamber Bridge Photo by Matt Whittle

Road blocked in Bamber Bridge after car rolls onto roof

A road has been blocked after a car rolled over in Bamber Bridge, say police.
Transport
Police would like to speak to this woman about a dog attack in Clayton Brook

'Pitbull' dog attacks woman and Spaniel

A Spaniel was left needing surgery after being savaged by a dog on a walk.

Bamber Bridge

X Factor star Wagner to appear at Walton Arms in Bamber Bridge

Former X Factor star Wagner will be making women swoon at a ladies night in Lancashire.
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Two thieves are believed to have broken into HoofsandPaws pet food business on Carr Place just before 8pm on Sunday, February 4.

Police helicopter called out as thieves target business on Walton Summit Industrial Estate

Thieves targeted a shop on the Walton Summit Industrial Estate overnight, say police.

Crime
Police released a map of the area

Teenager arrested after 'flashing' incident in Bamber Bridge

A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of indecent exposure following an incident in Bamber Bridge, say police.
Crime
The area where the flasher was spotted

Police hunt Bamber Bridge flasher

Police are on the hunt for a teenage flasher.
Crime
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