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Gordon always took very good care of his school

Growing up, Paul Gregson had great inside knowledge of TWO primary schools, despite only attending one.

Education
Vera Leitao, Emma Nicholas (paediatric nurse aged 38 from Chorley), Karen Kelly (paediatric nurse aged 41 from Adlington), Jayde Melling and Nicola Robinson took part in Stand up to Cancer

Chorley mum Stands up to Cancer in memory of her daughter

A gang of nurses swapped their uniforms for bright orange wigs and legwarmers – in a bid to raise money for Stand Up To Cancer.

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The average price of a pint rose by 6p

Average price of pint of bitter tops £3 for first time

The average price of a pint of bitter in pubs has topped £3 for the first time, a new report has revealed.

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Vincent Fairclough, with Bill Ainscough  and children, parents and staff at Rainbow House, in Mawdesley

Special centre’s £100,000 boost

A leading Lancashire education centre which caters for youngster and adults from across the region has a major cash boost.

Education
Meet N Match, the friendship and dating agency for people with a learning disability, are hosting an LGBT event for people with learning disabilities

Social event in Chorley for people with disabilities who are in the LGBT community

People who are within the LGBT community and have a learning disability are invited to a special friendship and dating afternoon.

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Chinese Lions add a dash of colour to the launch of Preston's new dragon boat

The eyes have it at dragon boat launch

It was a case of dotting the eyes and crossing the Marina when Preston paddlers took delivery of their first brand new dragon boat.

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Megan Atkins and Gemma Bennett raised 1,100 for Rainbow House in Mawdesley by doing a sky dive

Friends from Leyland and St Helens raise money for Rainbow House in Mawdesley

Two women took to the skies to raise money for children with life limiting conditions.

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Marsh Mill Tavern

Lancashire recommends... places to go for dessert

From pubs, bars and cafes, here are the top five places to go for dessert, as voted by readers.

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Nearly 70 Wetherspoon's pubs in Scotland will take part in the same price cuts

Wetherspoon's slashes prices in Tax Equality Day protest

Wetherspoon's is slashing prices across nearly 900 pubs in the UK to protest against tax discrepancies that allow supermarkets to undercut pubs on alcohol sales.
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Up to 50 flights a day are now officially cancelled

The full list of Ryanair cancellations and what to do if you're affected

Ryanair have now revealed the full list of cancelled flights for the next six weeks.
Transport
Mistletoe and wine?

Aldi launches budget friendly wine advent calendar

If you’re partial to a festive drink or two throughout December you'll be able to raise a toast with every calendar door.
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Dessert

Where is the best place to go for a dessert?

If you fancy a sweet treat, where do you like to go?
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Yoga

Have a go at ... Yoga

An ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing.

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The Romanian School Choir at Northbrook School, Leyland

Romanian friendship which blossomed

Seeing a poster for a Romanian choir changed Bernadette Newby’s life.

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Wedding venue

Where are the best wedding venues in Lancashire?

Help us decide where the best place is for a dream wedding.

Lifestyle
It's the weekend

The 6 bargain booze deals you need to know about

Time for a weekend slurp.

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Adventure at Haigh Country Park

Lancashire recommends... adventure golf

Here is a list of places for adventure golf.
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Sherry Garstang, volunteer co-ordinator at Galloways, supporting National Eye Health Week

List of Galloway's events for National Eye Health Week in Lancashire

A sight loss charity is campaigning for better eye health across Lancashire as part of National Eye Health Week.
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Chorley Healey Scouts will take on the Chorley four peaks challenge

Scouts take on "The Chorley four peaks"

Chorley East councillor and youth champion, Zara Khan will pull on her hiking boots on and brush up on her map reading skills, for a hiking challenge with her scout group, Chorley Healey.

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TV presenter Kirstie Allsopp

Property Queen Kirstie Allsopp on learning to cook - and why you should too

From tackling fussy-eaters to mastering simple Sunday roasts, Kirstie Allsopp's got it all covered in her first cookbook, as Kate Whiting discovers.
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