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Campaign day to save bees is ‘buzzing’ in Heskin

Youngsters watched bees buzzing away in their honeycombs at a family day out in Heskin.

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Kath Cordingley

Keeping bees at The Bee Centre at Samlesbury Hall is more than a hobby

What do you get someone for their 44th birthday?
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The new set of stamps featuring some of the most iconic and much-loved British toys

Action Man and Sindy to feature in Royal Mail's latest stamp series

Royal Mail has launched a series of stamps commemorating famous British children's toys from the last 100 years.
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Rail strikes are set as row over driver-only trains rages

Further England-wide rail strikes have been set for next month in the row over driver-only-operated trains.

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Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Upset at plans for KFC near Trinity CE Primary School in Buckshaw Village

Plans have been submitted for a new drive-thru KFC outlet in a Lancashire village.

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Former Mayor of South Ribble Coun Linda Woollard presents a cheque to staff and volunteers at St Catherines Hospice

Former Chorley and South Ribble mayors hand over cheques to St Catherine's Hospice

Two former mayors have reflected on a busy year of fund-raising as they handed over their monies to St Catherine’s Hospice.

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Brindle Brass Band members

Hoping to bring in the brass for their band

There is never a more interesting time for a group of musicians than preparing for a national competition.

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Ken Anderton (centre) surrounded by family members at his special presenation lunch

Arnhem war veteran Ken Anderton, 98, is named Freeman of Euxton

A former World War Two sniper and glider pilot has been named a Freeman of Euxton.

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Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Brand new bowling green is on the way in Euxton

Work to create a new £90,000 bowling green in Euxton is now well underway.

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Performers taking part in Chorley Live at Shepherds Hall Ale House

Call for acts for hit festival Chorley Live

Acts and performers are wanted for a two-day live music and entertainment festival in Chorley.

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Doctor Clive Barker, centre, is retiring after 31 years as a GP, pictured with colleagues at Library House Surgery, Chorley.

Family doctor Clive Barker to retire after 31 years serving Chorley

A family doctor who has served Chorley for 31 years is retiring from Library House Surgery this month.

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Mellissa Hickey and Graham Szymanski completed Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad John

Chorley Age UK worker takes on Tough Mudder Full in memory of her dad

A charity worker has proved she’s made of tough stuff after completing a 12-mile obstacle course in memory of her dad.

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Blackpool beach

Lancashire recommends... Beaches

Time to get your bucket and spade out.

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KFC's Chicken AM

Chicken wings? KFC join the jet set with first UK airport restaurant at Manchester T3

KFC has joined the jet set! This week KFC and HMSHost International opened its very first airport restaurant – and is now serving up finger lickin’ chicken in the departures lounge of Manchester Airport’s Terminal Three – creating 50 new jobs.
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Leyland and Cuerden Lions host grand pensioners tea party at the Fox Lane Sports and Social Club, hosted by Dorothy and Malcolm Livesey and members. Attended by South Ribble Mayor Mick Titherington and mayoress Carole. Also John Gilmore for BBC Radio Lancashire

Roarsome tea party for senior citizens

Around 100 people enjoyed a grand pensioners tea party organised by the Leyland and Cuerden Lions.

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Is your child on a 'clean eating' diet?

How ‘clean eating’ can damage children’s health

Clean eating seems ideal for parents who want to establish their children’s healthy habits early on. It’s no surprise really: “clean eating” is the perfect buzz term for parents who are faced with supermarket shelves full of baby and toddler food which is high in sugar content and low in nutritional value.
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Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Support some of our very bee-st of friends in Heskin

Organisers are buzzing with excitement over a forthcoming event.

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Good Deeds Trust volunteers Terry and his wife Pat Daly, Chorley police sergeant Paul Harrison, Dementia sufferer Neil Rushton with his daughter Lindsay Moys and Dementia sufferer Roger with his wife Anne Tunnicliff.  Dementia Buddy scheme in Chorley

Chorley policeman backs scheme for safe return of dementia sufferers who can’t find home

A police sergeant is championing a new initiative he hopes will safeguard people living with dementia.

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One for the bank holiday barbecue

Aldi set to bring back 16oz rump steak for less than a fiver

Aldi’s massive rump steak, The Big Daddy, is set to come back to stores this August.

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Do you love a bacon butty in the morning?

Bacon butty prices set to soar

The cost of a bacon sandwich is set to rise considerably due to spiraling costs of pork and butter.
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