Lostock Hall

Lostock Hall

AB InBev's brewery in Samlesbury pledge support to St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

Staff at a Lancashire brewery have donated £8,500 to St Catherine’s Hospice through a range of fund-raising activities throughout 2017 – and are excited to support the charity further this year.

Members of St Gerards Club in Lostock Hall raised 5,000 for The Guide Dogs Association and Galloway's Society for the Blind. They were also given the highest honour plaque for raising a large amount for the NSPCC

St Gerard’s Club in Lostock Hall raise thousands for charity

Members of St Gerard’s Club in Lostock Hall have raised £14,000 for three charities, by hosting a series of activities over a period of 12 months.

Clubbercise in Lancashire: With video

Clubbercise is fast becoming a popular new form of exercise. It is a mix of exercise in the clubbing environment, with fun dance fitness routines using glow sticks to club anthems in a darkened room with disco lights.
Barclays essential banker Shirley Murrell

Barclay's in Preston raises thousands for St Catherine's Hospice

Colleagues at a Preston bank have shown their support for St Catherine’s Hospice following a year of fund-raising and volunteering activities.
Caunce appeared in a previous story claiming to be a clairvoyant

Lancashire woman duped brides-to-be online

A clairvoyant has been spared an immediate prison sentence after setting up a Facebook wedding goods scam, duping brides-to-be out of cash meant for their big day

Beats and Pieces Big Band are performing at The Hothouse in Morecambe

Things to do (January 27 to 29)

There's lots going on in and around Lancashire over the coming days:

Whats on
Court news

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.
Lostock Hall
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.

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