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Parking boost for St Catherine's Hospice coffee shop visitors

Visitors and staff at a South Ribble hospice will have greater freedom to park after the care centre was given the green light to expand its parking facilities.
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‘I’ve lost eight stone... to be able to save my son’s life’

‘I’ve lost eight stone... to be able to save my son’s life’

When Barry Stokes’ son was told he needed a kidney transplant, his dad did not hesitate to step up and offer to be a donor.

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The Hall Players cycling team are taking on the St Catherines Hospice in memory of John Nickson

Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride for St Catherine's Hospice in memory of Mr Hospice John Nickson

A popular amateur dramatics star and St Catherine’s fund-raiser will be honoured this summer, as a team of fellow actors ride out in support of the hospice at the Manchester to Blackpool Bike Ride.

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WATCH: St Patrick's fun with St Catherine's Hospice in Lostock Hall

People danced the night away and enjoyed a hearty Irish stew at The Mill’s St Patrick’s Day Ceilidh.

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Matthew Spaulding with his three children, Amelia, Franklyn and James

Lostock Hall dad to Race to The Stones for the Baby Beat Appeal to mark his twins' 10th birthday

A Lancashire dad will pay a nod to the neonatal unit which saved his premature twins by tackling a two-day endurance trial to mark their tenth birthday.
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Lostock Memorial Band

Lostock Hall and Freckleton brass bands to go head to head in National Brass Band Championships

Lostock Memorial Band showed top brass to be named winners in the regional band championships, which alongside Freckleton Brass Band will see them take to the stage in Cheltenham for the first section national finals in September.

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Lexie Parkinson

Lostock Hall girl donates hair to Little Princess Trust

An eight-year-old girl has chopped off her long hair to raise money for a charity which provides wigs for sick children.

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Last year's Guild Wheel walk

Guild Wheel walk for St Catherine's Hospice

Fund-raisers are invited to take part in a sponsored walk on Good Friday in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice.
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Vocal duo Stash on All Together Now

Preston singer's TV show springboard

A Preston singer hopes his appearance on a prime time hit show will be the springboard to a full time career in the entertainment industry.

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Preston Police Cadets present a cheque for 1,541 to St Catherines Hospice

Preston Police Cadets walk 13 miles for St Catherine's Hospice in memory of the tutor

A team of Preston Police Cadets trekked 13 miles in memory of a well-respected tutor, in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Solicitors have helped raise more than 20,000 for St Catherines Hospice through the Wills Week scheme

Wills Week a huge success for St Catherine's Hospice

More than £20,000 has been raised from an innovative scheme, which sees solicitors give their time to support St Catherine’s Hospice whilst offering their expert skills to the local community.
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Staff at InBev brewery in Samlesbury have raised 8,500 for St Catherines Hospice

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.

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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.
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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.
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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.
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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

Crime
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:

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Court news

Lancashire court listings - January 15, 2018

Here is the latest round-up of cases at Preston’s courts.
Crime
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.

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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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