Lostock Hall

Lostock Hall

Lancashire court listings - January 15, 2018

Here is the latest round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
St Catherine's Hospice volunteer befriender Pat Nagle with befriendee Viv Watmough

Befriending at St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall can lead to finding a true companion

Having a life changing illness is a confusing and frightening time – even more so if you are on your own.

Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron

Tim Farron ‘regrets’ saying that gay sex is not a sin

Former Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron has said he regrets saying that gay sex is not a sin.
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Dalai Lama Trek

Take on the Dalai Lama Trek for St Catherine's Hospice

Daring fund-raisers are invited to take on the challenge of a life-time in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice this year, following the launch of the charity’s first ever overseas trek.
King's Castle

The best milkshake bars in Lancashire

Here is a list of places to get milkshakes, as voted by readers.


Where are the best milkshakes in Lancashire?

Vote here for your favourite place to get a milkshake.

Court news

Lancashire court listings - Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Here is today's round-up of cases from Preston's courts.

Ryan Dixon

"I had a stroke aged eight"

Rugby mad youngster Ryan Dixon had always been fit and sporty with no health issues.

Choir singing

Have a go at... choir singing

A musical ensemble of singers performing in a group or at a concert.
Janet Alton and Jimmy Marsh

Rallying call to honour Preston veteran

The veterans community in Lancashire is rallying to provide a fitting send-off for a former serviceman.

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Frederick Rowe

Family's emotional thank you to M6 heroes

A grieving family has issued an emotional thank you to the emergency workers who risked their life to help a pensioner taken ill on the motorway.
Chorley Christmas market

Where are this year's Christmas markets in Lancashire?

Here is a round up of festive markets in the region.
Harry Cross

Whittle-le-Woods boy ran 30 miles in 30 days for St Catherine's Hospice

A schoolboy ran a mile for every day that his beloved grandad was cared for at St Catherine’s Hospice, to raise funds for the charity.

Best friends. Natalie and mum Gabrielle

A Christmas card for mum and St Cath’s

A specially-designed Christmas card will mean so much to a loving daughter this year.

CCTV of the knifepoint robbery at an off-licence in Clayton-le-Woods

UPDATE: CCTV shows shop robber in creepy Halloween mask

Police have now released CCTV images as they appeal for help in solving an armed robbery.

Jane Cooper

A green way to raise money for St Catherine's Hospice

A grandma has taken the hair-raising step of shaving her head in honour of her best friend - but not before spraying it bright green to represent the colours of St Catherine’s Hospice.


Lancashire recommends... pizza take-aways

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Families having fun at the St Gerard's Club beer and music festival for Galloway's

A music and beer festival in Lostock Hall for Galloway’s and Guide Dogs for the Blind

Champagne at a beer festival? There was no need to worry, as real ale and beer was still the focus of the four-day event at St Gerard’s Parochial Club, in Lostock Hall, as the fizz in question was none other than band The Champagne Nippers.

Charlotte Hill, of Preston, switched on the Blackpool illuminations for the Walk the Lights fund-raiser

Preston girl switches on Blackpool lights for Rosemere's Walk the Lights

An eight-year-old Preston girl made the whole of Blackpool Promenade beam when she turned on the town’s famous Illuminations on the evening of Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s annual fund-raising Walk the Lights event.
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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