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Join in the Ten Ten Walk through Penwortham, New Longton, Much Hoole and Hutton for CALM

People are invited to take part in a pub crawl this Saturday with a difference.
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Gillian Bartlett (left) with Louise McParland at the launch of their mobile bar hire company Copa Fizz last September

Copa Fizz gin launch night in Brindle raises thousands for Rosemere in memory of New Longton mum

A sell-out charity event to celebrate the life of an “inspirational”  mum-of-two raised more than £4,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal.
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Copa Fizzs Gillian Bartlett (left) and Rosemere Cancer Foundations central area fundraising co-ordinator Rebecca Hall by a vat of the Copa Fizz Rosemere Gin

Gin, gin! Drink up to help Rosemere in memory of New Longton mum Louise Finch

Gin lovers can raise a toast in honour of a mum who lost her battle with cancer - whilst helping to boost funds for Rosemere’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal.
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Sharon Taplin, Keith Winder from  New Longton Sports and Social Club and Lynne Whittaker, from NWAAS

New Longton Sports and Social Club raises £750 for NWAAS

Customers of a South Ribble sports and social club have raised £750 for the North West Air Ambulance service (NWAAS).
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Jazz men Pinto Beans will be in action at The Ale Emporium in Preston on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (October 13 to 16)

The weather is forecast to be pleasant this weekend, so why not head out to try one of these events?

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Paul Burgess is on the drums for Free Parking's gig on Sunday

Things to do this weekend (October 6 to 9)

There's some great events happening in Lancashire over the coming days:

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Natalie Finch, Louise Finch and Soraya Weir at the Kentmere Challenge for Rosemere

New Longton mum won't let rare lung cancer stop her running

A Lancashire mum who has never smoked was shocked to discover she had lung cancer. She talks about how her diagnosis and treatment spurred her and her family to take part in a fundraising challenge.
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Preston Magistrates Court

Driver in court at Preston over death of cyclist Dylan

A driver has appeared in court 10 months after 15-year-old cyclist Dylan Crossey was killed in a collision with a car on a country lane near Preston.

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Dylan Crossey

Driver charged over Dylan death

Police have charged a 42-year-old motorist over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey in Whitestake near Preston 10 months ago.

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Dylan Crossey (facebook)

Driver rebailed for third time as police investigate Dylan death crash

A man arrested over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey has been bailed for a fourth time.

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"The crown of a beautiful black queen" by Preston photographer Carl Jeffers

In the frame for success

An amateur photographer from South Ribble has been announced as one of the world’s top 10 best photographers.

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Daniel and Suzanne Harrison

YOUR WEDDING: Suzanne Juniper and Daniel Harrison

When Suzanne Juniper and Daniel Harrison tied the knot , they opted for something completely different.

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Dylan Crossey

Man, 42, rebailed over Dylan crash

A man arrested over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey has been re-bailed until May 8, pending further enquiries.

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Lucy Baxter (middle), 18, has organised a charity run from Burscough to New Longton in aid of Cystic Fibrosis, which she suffers from.

Lucy to fight against Cystic Fibrosis to take part in her own half marathon

A sixth form student is defying the odds to take part in her own half marathon.

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Ellen Mason with her family

Happy 102nd birthday Ellen

Ellen Mason enjoyed being the centre of attention at her 102nd birthday.

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Fire fighters were at the scene of the fire for over two hours and used hose reels and jets to extinguish the blaze.

Fire services attend stable blaze

Two fire engines attended a serious stables blaze in New Longton early this morning (30 December), say fire services.
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Dylan Crossey

Man, 42, rebailed over Dylan crash

A man arrested over the death of 15-year-old Dylan Crossey has been re-bailed until February 27, pending further enquiries.

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St Andrew's Church, Longton

The 12 months of Longton

A Lancashire village's best offerings have been captured to help raise funds for its community church.
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Jailed: Stephen Lord

Pervert had ‘worst’ catalogue of child torture images police had ever seen

A pervert who was found with a catalogue of 105,000 horrific images of children being tortured and sexually attacked has been jailed for 27 months.

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Last year's Pendle Powerfest

Top 10 things to do at the weekend

Here is a list of fun events coming up this weekend...
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