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St George's Day celebrations at Astley Park

Chorley District Scouts along with Girl Guides will be holding their annual St George’s Day celebration event on Sunday April 23 from 2pm at Astley Park.

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An exciting year ahead at the Walled Garden

An exciting year ahead at the Walled Garden

Award-winning Worden Park’s Walled Garden is looking ship shape and ready for spring - and beyond.

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Seema Kennedy MP

MP’s backing for national litter strategy

South Ribble MP Seema Kennedy has been litter-picking in Leyland, showing her support for the first national Litter Strategy.

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Anti-fracking signs in Little Plumpton, Lancashire

REACTION: Lancashire anti-fracking campaigners lose High Court action

Today campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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Anti-fracking protesters including Gayzer Frackman outside County Hall

Anti-frack campaigners lose their High Court action

Campaigners fighting a Government decision to give the go-ahead for a fracking site in Lancashire have lost their High Court action.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Key questions about first step towards Brexit

The formal process to leave the European Union starts when Theresa May triggers Article 50.

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Theresa May is preparing to trigger Article 50 and kick start Britain's exit from the EU

ARTICLE 50: Once the UK leaves the EU, is there any way back in?

As Theresa May gets ready to trigger Article 50 and formally notify the European Union of Britain's intention to leave, some will be wondering whether there is even a small chance that, one day, the UK will rejoin.

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Pack Horse Bridge at Euxton

Drain-blocked bridge needs urgent action

Action has been urged on another ‘flooded’ rail bridge in Euxton.

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Leyland Railway Station former ticket office.

Exciting new £3m plans unveiled for Leyland town centre

A £1 million improvement scheme around the Leyland railway station area starting this year has been revealed.

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Carol Price with the litter collected at a previous clean up

Litter pick at Hoghton Bottoms

Litter pickers who have been cleaning up a Hoghton beauty spot for 25 years are once again calling for help in their green crusade.

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Former Layland Truck Test Track Aston Way, Leyland

Test Track decision is deferred

A decision on the future of the former Leyland Test Track has been put on hold.

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Morecambe student Owen Lambert is treated after being hit by a car on Westminster Bridge. He was caught up in the terror attack at the Houses of Parliament. PHOTO: by Carl Court/Getty Images

Lancashire student hurt in London terror attack

A Lancashire student has been injured after being caught up in the terror alert at the House of Parliament.

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Former Layland Truck Test Track Aston Way, Leyland

Public meeting over test track plans

A public meeting will take place today as plans for hundreds of new homes go before councillors.

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Another rainy day in Preston

Preston urged to plug the rain drain

It’s raining, again, in one of Britain’s wettest places.

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View of Buckshaw Village

Green bin collection confusion at Buckshaw Village is cleared up

Residents of Buckshaw Village left in limbo over charges for garden waste collection have finally got an answer.

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Rare bird spotted for the first time in Lancashire

Lancashire's 'twitchers' were in a flap after a rare, non-native species of bird was spotted in Lancashire for the first time.
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BREXIT: How would you vote now?

BREXIT: How would you vote now?

Voters across Lancashire were clear - we want OUT of Europe.
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Scientists at United Utilities discovered the crypto bug in routine tests

Scientists still don’t know what caused Lancashire’s crypto contamination

Lancashire’s “Watergate” scandal has taken more than 2,200 staff hours to investigate – and still scientists don’t have a clue what caused it.

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The decision means Sumpter Horse landlady Marilyn McDonald will lose her home and livelihood

‘As if that stretch of road isnt bad enough’

A planning inspector’s decision to allow access to hundreds of new homes through the site of a pub has caused concern among Post readers.

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United Utilities test for contamination

Crypto probe is still looking for answers

Scientists admit they still can’t say what caused the drinking water crisis across Lancashire in 2015.

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