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Have a go at... Clay pigeon shooting

Also known as clay pigeon shooting, and formally known as Inanimate Bird Shooting, is the art of shooting a firearm at special flying targets, known as clay pigeons or clay targets.
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Beth De Nobrega with one of her Magical Story Jars

South Ribble mum creates Magical Story Jars

If you look inside this special jar, you will find a forest of candy floss and a cheeky, ticklish tiger. For Beth De Nobrega, making up fun stories with her two children, Freya, six, and Max, two, is an important part of her life.

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Longton car and coffee morning

Longton in top gear for charity fundraiser

Car lovers from far and wide got all revved up for a special charity event in Longton.

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Eddie Otter

Longton boy takes on dualthon for St Catherine's Hospice

A seven-year-old boy who cheered his mum on in her first charity triathlon decided to follow in her footsteps – signing up to a children’s duathlon in memory of his grandma.

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Conlon chairman, Michael Conlon with Fun Run race winner Katie Mathison

Fund-raisers in Longton enjoyed the first Conlon Ribble Way Run

Runners turned out in force for the first Conlon Ribble Way Run.

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A59 Liverpool Road closed after multi-car crash near Longton

A59 Liverpool Road closed after multi-car crash near Longton

Multiple vehicles were involved in a crash on A59 Liverpool Road near Longton this evening.

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Some services to and from Preston Bus Station have changed

City to lose late night bus routes in timetable shakeup

Several late night bus services in Preston are to be cut in a shakeup of the Preston Bus timetable.

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Whittingham and Goosnargh Sports and Social Club

Lancashire recommends... sports and social clubs

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Sports and social club

Where are the best sports and social clubs in Lancashire?

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Blossom Boutique

Lancashire recommends... boutique dress shops

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Dress shop

Where are the best boutique dress shops in Lancashire?

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Police officer Jonathan Allwright, 49, of Manor Court, Longton is standing trial for attempted rape and assault

Police officer denies rape allegations

A police sergeant accused of attempting to rape a woman and repeatedly assaulting her has denied the allegations.

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President's Annual Bowling Day at Longton VM Sports and Social Club. President Peter Ross and his wife Irene with club members

Longton Bowling Club celebrate President’s Annual Bowling Day

Members of Longton Bowling Club gathered to celebrate their President’s Annual Bowling Day.

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Emma Whitlock in Malawi volunteering with FOMO

Help Friends of Mulanje Orphans open a charity shop in South Ribble

A charity which supports vulnerable children in Malawi needs your help in opening a shop in the South Ribble area.

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Police officer Jonathan Allwright, 49, of Manor Court, Longton is standing trial for attempted rape and assault

Preston policeman denies attempted rape charge

One of Lancashire Police’s top traffic officers is standing trial for attempted rape and assault.

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Elton John dedicates ‘Your Song’ to Longton superfan for attending 200 shows

Elton John dedicates ‘Your Song’ to Longton superfan for attending 200 shows

“This ones for Ricky... on his 200th show!”

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The fallen willow tree

Fallen tree blocks popular walk

A fallen tree has blocked part of a popular walk in Longton

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Inglewood Boutique, Chorley

Lancashire recommends.... guest houses and B&Bs

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as voted by readers.

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Bed and breakfast

Where are the best guest houses in Lancashire?

Whether you are staying overnight in a different town or need somewhere to put up visiting relatives, here is a list of guest houses and bed and breakfasts as suggested by readers.

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